About Us


Deluxe Welding has been in business for over 35 years. Started by Darold Mehlhaff the current owner and President in 1978 when he decided to take his metallurgy and welding skills to a new level. Deluxe Welding started with just three employees and incorporated in 1992 and began specializing in structural steel fabrication and erection.

Deluxe Welding, Inc. is much more than your average welding shop. Our employees are AWS Certified welders and are safety focused. We offer a variety of services for large and small projects for commercial and residential customers including structural steel and ornamental iron fabrication and installation, computerized plasma/oxy-acetylene CNC cutting, metal bending/forming, small welding repairs, and material supply.

Deluxe Welding, Inc. has been serving the Reno, Tahoe and Carson City area since 1978. We offer complete welding services with walk-in’s welcome. We operate in Nevada and California under the following contractor’s licenses: Nevada Contractors Lic.# 36728 Limit $450,00 and California Contractors Lic.# 806648


Ownership & Team

Darold Mehlhaff, Founder and President

Darold has an extensive background in steel fabrication & welding. Before starting Deluxe Welding he worked for the U.S. Bureau of Mines and he has over 30 years of experience in structural steel. He utilizes his expertise to ensure every job is completed in an efficient and accurate manner. Darold is an AWS Certified welder and holds a contractor’s license in Nevada and California.

Don Posey, Estimator/Project Manager

Don started with the company in 2001 as a field supervisor and worked his way up. He has been our Estimator/Project Manager since 2004. He has many years of experience keeping projects on budget and running smoothly from start to finish. Please email any requests for quotes to him at don@deluxewelding.com or give us a call.

Derik Heitzman, Shop Foreman/Field Supervisor

Derik has been with the company since 2009. He is an AWS certified welder. Derik excels at working closely with our customers to ensure their projects are completed with total satisfaction. Safety first. He has OSHA 30 Hour Construction Industry Outreach Training and Fall Protection Awareness Training. He has many years of experience completing projects in the shop and field in a safe and timely manner.

James Liebler, Customer Service/Sales

James has been with the company since 2017. He specializes in customer service, material quoting/sales. He looks forward to helping you with your project questions and material quotes.