We hope you enjoy your new workplace and new role.

“At Whirlwind, we’re more than a metal building and building products manufacturer. We’re creators and distributors of buildings and products that people use to Live, Learn, Worship, Work and Play – the places where their dreams take shape and their futures are created.”

Ty Sturdivant 

President of Whirlwind Steel


Our Core Values

View the video, complete and submit the quiz to HR.

The handbook will help you become familiar with some aspects of your employment, general policy statements, and information regarding your employment benefits.





Please complete, sign, and return the following employment forms to HR.

Follow instructions to complete and sign this form. Section 1 and 5 must be completed entirely. Complete Steps 2-4 ONLY if they apply to you; otherwise, skip to Step 5.

Complete section 1 of this form completely. Enter your name as it appears on your social security card.
Present your Employment Eligibility Documents to your HR department for certification.

Select “Form I-9 Basic Version (For printing and use on mobile devices.)”

Choose one of the two methods for direct deposit.

Bank/ Credit Union

Rapid Pay Card

Additional Information

  • Office employees: Click on the link below to view the training video and take the quiz that follows. Advise Rosie Castillo at (832)553-4668 when the test is completed.


  • Shop Employees: You will watch the training video in the training room and will answer a quiz.

Is a Payroll Web Based Platform for Employees – Download this application to view your paycheck stubs, W2s, benefits enrollment guide, insurance brochures, SPDs and much more.

Call Rosie Castillo at (832)553-4668 if you don’t receive your log in information within a week.

How to stay in contact with Whirlwind in the event of an emergency.

Available through GUARDIAN- Use the appropriate form based on your residence.

Available through United Healthcare.

Available through CIGNA. Whirlwind provides $10,000 of coverage at no cost to the employee. You have the option to increase the amount of your coverage.

Available through COLONIAL. Let us know if your wish to obtain more information. A Colonial representative will get in contact with you to answer your questions and help you with the enrollment paperwork.

This is an annual plan that allows employees to pay qualified insurance coverage with pre-tax dollars. Select one of these two options:

-Authorize participation “Pre-Tax” option, check the box next to the applicable benefit and sign the form.

-Decline participation “sign” and date the “Declination” at the bottom of the form.

Administered by Wage Works. This annual plan allows employees to pay eligible medical care expenses and/or dependent care expenses with pre-tax money. 

To register and access your account visit


Under this plan the employer will automatically enroll you at 3% contribution rate and will automatically increase 1% annually. Your automatic enrollment in the plan is effective 1st of the month following your hire date. To change or stop your contribution, access your account at


You will need to register your account and create an ID and a password. 

(TX employees Only)
Visit https://www.membersourcecu.org/ for more information about their line of services. The application to open a checking or saving account is available in this website.



Refer to the Employee Handbook for the current policy.



Please let HR know if you need a printed copy of any of these documents. If we don’t receive your insurance enrollment elections by your eligibility date, we will assume you have declined coverage under the plan.

Return your enrollments forms to bertha.soria@whirlwindsteel.com.

For questions concerning this information, please contact
Bertha Soria at 832 553 4629.


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Using a self-locking seal Super Seam II is a weathertight panel that gives a sleek appearance as a metal roof.


In observance of Labor Day, we will be closed Monday, September 4th.

We will resume regular operations on Tuesday, September 5th 2023.

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