Top Job Contest






Top Job Winners Gallery 2019


Check out the Full list of 2019 Top Job Winners here!






Top Job Contest

A Showcase of Outstanding Work from NOMMA Members

The Ernest Wiemann Top Job Contest is a peer-judged competition created to honor outstanding work. NOMMA members from around the world compete for awards in 17 categories, including forged and non-forged work ranging from gates and stairs to furniture and accessories. All entries are showcased during our annual METALfab convention, where NOMMA members select each year’s winners.


Enter Top Job   


Entry Information     Entry Form


Entry Fees

Early Entry November 8, 2019 $65
Regular Entry December 20, 2019 $90
Late Entry January 24, 2020 $140


Have questions or need help? Email Top Job Chair Will Keeler of Keeler Iron Works Inc. at 

Top Job photo galleries from previous years can be found below:

    Top Job Entries







Mitch Heitler Award for Excellence

Named for an industry visionary who helped found NOMMA in 1959, The Mitch Heitler Award for Excellence is the highest craftsmanship honor given by NOMMA. This coveted award is presented to a gold Top Job winner selected by a panel of judges, and marks the grand finale of our annual Top Job awards banquet. View a gallery of our previous Mitch Heitler winners here.


2019 Mitch Heitler Winner:   Finelli Architectural Iron & Stair