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.

Some of our current openings are listed below, but please send your resume 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.
  • Ability to use and read a standard tape measure is required.
  • Welding and/or fabrication experience is preferred.
  • CNC machine operating and drill press experience is preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fabricate and assemble structural metal products.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as CNC machines, coping machines, automated welders, brakes, shears, cutting torches, and drill presses.
  • Grind, hammer, and chip workpieces to prepare for welding, cutting, bending, and straightening.
  • Use internal blueprints and procedures to verify conformance of welding and production processes to specifications.

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.
  • Welding and/or fabrication experience is 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:

  • Fabricate and assemble structural metal products.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as automated welders, brakes, shears, cutting torches, and drill presses.
  • Grind, hammer, and chip workpieces to prepare for welding, cutting, bending, and straightening.
  • Use internal blueprints and procedures to verify conformance of welding and production processes to specifications.
  • Perform all functional aspects of steel fabrication as directed, including grinding, cutting, bending, welding, fitting, and assembly.

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.

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, written, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Mechanical, maintenance, electrical, or repair experience is preferred.
  • Computer proficiency or experience with preventative maintenance software is preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED is preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain, and repair machinery, equipment, physical structures, and electrical systems in an industrial establishment.
  • Perform highly diversified duties to install and maintain production machines and the plant facility’s equipment.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • Detect malfunction and discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problem or repair machine.
  • Dismantle defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Repair and maintain physical structure of establishment.
  • Set up and operate machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.
  • Utilize the preventative maintenance software program to report on and track pending and completed tasks.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of an associate degree from a two or four-year accredited design and drafting program required.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use computer related design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs.
  • Work directly with design engineers to produce drawings from sketches, existing drawings, and electronic images.
  • Make final sketch of proposed drawing, check dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project.
  • Draft detailed multi-view drawings of products and structures.
  • Design parts and products based on written and verbal descriptions from design engineers.
  • Work closely with all production departments to ensure the drawings convey the correct information and are error free.
  • Work from customer drawings, internal drawings, government drawings, or specifications.

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time is required. 
  • Ability to climb, squat, bend, and lift repeatedly is required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist production employees by ensuring work areas stay clean and organized.
  • Use brooms and other tools to sweep and clean production areas.
  • Empty trash cans and other waste or scrap receptacles.
  • Transport trash and scrap items to appropriate disposal or storage areas.
  • Keep tools, chains, ladders, and other production items picked up and organized.
  • Transport small equipment, parts, or tools between departments.
  • Follow all safety rules and policies.
  • Provide other assistance to production staff as needed.

Sedalia, Missouri

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Welding and/or fabrication experience is 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:

  • Fabricate and assemble structural metal products.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as automated welders, brakes, shears, cutting torches, and drill presses.
  • Grind, hammer, and chip workpieces to prepare for welding, cutting, bending, and straightening.
  • Use internal blueprints and procedures to verify conformance of welding and production processes to specifications.
  • Perform all functional aspects of steel fabrication as directed, including grinding, cutting, bending, welding, fitting, and assembly.

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.