Stairways and Handrailings Since 1959 Kern Steel has been fabricating steel stairways and handrailings. Miscellaneous steel is how Kern Steel got its start in the steel business. We have been fabricating steel ever since and have extended our business to structural steel as well as ground support equipment.

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32 Acre Park-Brighthouse Amphitheatre Location: Bakersfield, CA Contractor: S.C. Anderson Square Footage: 12,000 Tons: 112 A large portion of this job was the construction of the 3,000 sq ft Amphitheatre with exposed aluminum wire mesh panels integrated between the tube steel trusses and brace frames.  The site work included multiple styles of metalized guardrails at the bridges, amphitheatre, overlooks…

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Kern Schools Federal Credit Union Location: Bakersfield, CA Contractor: Wallace & Smith Contractors Square Footage: 270,000 Tons: 1,051 This project is in the process of becoming LEED certified. This Green Building when certified will be the only one in the Valley to be LEED certified. With this project great communication was essential to get the job done. Click here to…

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Sonora Regional Medical Center Location: Sonora, CA Contractor: H.B.E. Square Footage: 163,000 Tons: 762 This Hospital Building is four-stories with a basement. It also includes a two-story medical office building and cancer center. There are five stair towers. This hospital was constructed with structural steel and joist. It was built on the side of a mountain, which posed a…

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With Steel costs on the rise and a tight building schedule, good communication was essential between Taylor Teter Partnership, Wallace and Smith, and Kern Steel Fabrication, Inc. Together they were able to lock in a design and order the steel early, which got them a much better price. The project these companies were working together on…

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Schools Frontier High School Location: Bakersfield, CA Contractor: Colombo Construction Square Footage: 222,000 Tons: 449 Kern Steel fabricated and erected the 12 different buildings at this High School. Each building was designed to the subject discipline to be taught. Frontier High School is designed to house 2,200 students. In the construction of this High School both steel as well…

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What is a C-5 Empennage Stand? The Empennage Stand is also known as a Tail Stand. This ground support equipment is used in inspecting and maintaining the C-5 aircraft. The Empennage Stand is a six level self-propelled stand, which provides full access to the tail cone, vertical and horizontal stabilizers. The docking stand also allows…

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A small, new material can detect and repair corrosion in metal pipes. The “smart corrosion beads” are about half the thickness of a human hair. A small, new material can detect and repair corrosion in metal pipes. The “smart corrosion beads” are about half the thickness of a human hair. They are able to detect…

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Special Steel Used in Projects

From Bid to Installation you can count on Kern Steel to get your project done right. General Contractor Hartigan/Foley did. Jerry Brown the superintendent for the project said, “The scheduling, erection and attention to detail and cleanliness of the sight were exactly what we needed.” Hartigan/Foley hired Kern Steel to do a project for the…

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