Careers

DeLong’s, Inc. has positions at our headquarters in Jefferson City, Missouri and our plant in Sedalia, Missouri. Our motto “Pride in our People – Pride in our Products” was chosen as an appropriate reflection of the high quality reputation we enjoy, due to the knowledge, excellence, and productivity of the people who work with us. We are always searching for talented individuals to help us build our expertise and business. If you have skills, knowledge, and experience to share, we would like to have you on our team.

We offer a competitive wage, excellent benefits, and a teamwork environment. Our generous benefits package includes a pension plan, profit sharing plan, paid vacation and holidays, health and life insurance, as well as employee wellness programs.

Due to our unique production processes, we provide extensive on-the-job training. Even without a technical background, a candidate with strong work ethic and a desire to learn and build skills will have the opportunity for growth and advancement. 

Some of our current openings are listed below, but please send your resume or application regardless. We are always accepting applications from individuals who possess general welding and/or fabrication experience. We may have future openings in your field, and we would like an opportunity to speak with you. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Thank you in advance for your interest in DeLong’s, Inc., and we look forward to speaking with you in the near future.

Jefferson City, Missouri

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Dependability through regular and reliable attendance is required.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education.

Important Skills: The following skills are necessary for long-term success in this position, but can be learned through on-the-job training for the motivated candidate:

  • Ability to use and read a standard tape measure.
  • Construction or fabrication experience.
  • Material handling or physical labor experience.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and shop drawings.
  • Welding experience.

Duties and Responsibilities: Once trained and/or certified, the individual filling this position could be asked to perform the following tasks:

  • Use a grinder on workpieces to prepare for welding.
  • Fabricate and assemble steel bridge parts based on internal shop drawings.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as automated welders and CNC drills.
  • Move workpieces using overhead crane and jib hoists in compliance with all safety protocol.

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Dependability through regular and reliable attendance is required.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education.

Important Skills: The following skills are necessary for long-term success in this position, but can be learned through on-the-job training for the motivated candidate:

  • Ability to use and read a standard tape measure.
  • Construction or fabrication experience.
  • Material handling or physical labor experience.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and shop drawings.
  • Welding experience.

Duties and Responsibilities: Once trained and/or certified, the individual filling this position could be asked to perform the following tasks:

  • Use a grinder on workpieces to prepare for welding.
  • Fabricate and assemble steel bridge parts based on internal shop drawings.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as automated welders and CNC drills.
  • Move workpieces using overhead crane and jib hoists in compliance with all safety protocol.

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Strong problem-solving and spatial perception skills are required. 
  • Ability to use and read a standard tape measure is required.
  • Cutting torch experience is preferred.
  • CNC Machine operation experience is preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret cut sheets to select correct raw material of plate steel and execute correct cuts.
  • Use overhead crane to safely maneuver material and load onto the machine.
  • Safely and accurately use acetylene cutting torches to perform both manual and machine guided cuts in material.
  • Select correct cutting program and utilize CNC equipment to execute machine guided cuts.
  • Use problem-solving and spatial perception skills to ensure necessary pieces are accurately cut from original plate.
  • Stack, mark, and identify pieces and raw material based on internal inventory system. 

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Ability to use and read a standard tape measure is required.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and shop drawings is preferred.
  • Heavy construction experience is preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use shop drawings and blueprints to determine dimensional specifications, setup requirements, and work procedure.
  • Install workpiece holders such as blocks, risers, or clamps onto production material.
  • Load, unload, or relocate material and product as necessary.
  • Set up and prepare production pieces for drilling, assembly, or additional fabrication.
  • Make manual adjustments such as aligning work pieces or machinery to given specifications.
  • Ensure all material is stored or rigged for movement in accordance with established safety policies.
  • Track, record, and locate material by assigned identification markings.
  • Clean and organize work areas.

Sedalia, Missouri

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Dependability through regular and reliable attendance is required.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education.

Important Skills: The following skills are necessary for long-term success in this position, but can be learned through on-the-job training for the motivated candidate:

  • Ability to use and read a standard tape measure.
  • Construction or fabrication experience.
  • Material handling or physical labor experience.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and shop drawings.
  • Welding experience.

Duties and Responsibilities: Once trained and/or certified, the individual filling this position could be asked to perform the following tasks:

  • Use a grinder on workpieces to prepare for welding.
  • Fabricate and assemble steel bridge parts based on internal shop drawings.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as automated welders and CNC drills.
  • Move workpieces using overhead crane and jib hoists in compliance with all safety protocol.

Internships

DeLong’s Inc. accepts applications year round for Engineering, Drafting, Construction Management, and Industrial Technology internship positions. All internships are located at the Jefferson City office.

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Interested parties should send their application and resume including desired position and salary requirements to:

Human Resources Department
DeLong’s, Inc.
P.O. Box 479
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102

careers@delongsinc.com

DeLong’s, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.