Employment Agreement - Bannister Steel Inc., Schuff International Inc. and Ted F. Rossin


                      AMENDMENT TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT OF
                                  TED F. ROSSIN

     This is an Extension and Amendment made on the 12th day of November, 2001
to the EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT dated October 15, 1998 between BANNISTER STEEL INC.,
a California corporation (the "Company"), SCHUFF INTERNATIONAL, INC. (fka Schuff
Steel Company), a Delaware corporation (the "Parent"), and TED F. ROSSIN, an
individual ("Executive").

                                    RECITALS

     The parties desire to amend the EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT on the terms and
conditions set forth herein.

     NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants, agreements,
representations, and warranties contained herein and for other good and valuable
consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the
parties agree as follows:

     1.   No further stock options will be granted pursuant to Paragraph 5 of
          the Employment Agreement and Schedule A thereto, entitled "Incentive
          Stock Option Plan."

     2.   Executive will receive an additional annual cash bonus payment in the
          amount of $ 1 per share for each option that would have been granted
          to Executive, but for this AMENDMENT.

     Except as specifically amended herein, the EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT remains in
full force and effect.

     In witness whereof, the parties have executed this AMENDMENT TO THE
EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT of the date written above.

     SCHUFF INTERNATIONAL, INC. A DELAWARE CORPORATION
     By:  /s/ Scott Schuff
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     Printed Name: Scott Schuff


     BANNISTER STEEL INC., A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION
     By:  /s/ Ted F. Rossin
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     Printed Name: TED F. ROSSIN


     By:  /s/ Ted F. Rossin
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          TED F. ROSSIN