Careers

DeLong’s, Inc. has team members 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 a reflection of our high-quality reputation, which is due to the knowledge, expertise, and productivity of our team.

We are always looking for individuals who are dedicated, dependable, and hard-working team players. If you would like a career that is as reliable as you are with excellent benefits, we would like to have you on our team!

We offer a competitive wage, excellent benefits, and a collaborative environment. Our generous benefits package includes a fully-employer-funded 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 a strong work ethic and a desire to build skills will have the opportunity for growth and advancement. 

Our current openings are listed below.   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 hearing from you!

Standard Shift: Monday to Thursday, 3:15 PM to 1:45 AM.

 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.
  • All employees are responsible for the technical aspects of their position while demonstrating the Company’s core values: People First, Respect and Integrity, Innovation, Dependability, Enjoyment (PRIDE).

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.

Standard Hours: Monday to Friday; 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Degree from an accredited university or college in Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Safety Management, Training, or a related field is required. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for educational requirement.
  • Strong computer skills required, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to meet company requirements for operation of fleet vehicles and travel between both facilities as needed during the workday.    
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certifications preferred.
  • All employees are responsible for the technical aspects of their position while demonstrating the Company’s core values: People First, Respect and Integrity, Innovation, Dependability, Enjoyment (PRIDE).

 

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:

  • If not already held, interest in and ability to obtain relevant certifications, including Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and Visible Opacity Reading.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with varied audiences via different methods, including written documentation, presentations, and interpersonal conversations.
  • Coordinate and manage concurrent projects while ensuring appropriate record keeping for compliance, overall success, and return on investment evaluation.

 

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

  • Perform periodic plant inspections to ensure continued compliance with all federal and state environmental and safety regulations.
  • Act as company contact for applicable federal, state, and local regulator authorities.
  • Lead company proactive safety initiatives, including plant improvement and LEAN manufacturing efforts.
  • Work closely with all staff to identity, troubleshoot, and resolve safety concerns.
  • Work closely with the Production Operations team to fully understand plant operations and how to best integrate safety solutions to the workplace.
  • Develop, coordinate, and maintain records of all applicable safety training with employees, focusing on hands-on and tailored deliverables.
  • Coordinate training curriculum, including creation, working with leadership teams to determine need, and maintain schedules.
  • Maintain records and submit applicable reporting as required by OSHA, including accident reports and injury classifications.
  • Evaluate performance of workers’ compensation insurance plans from practical and financial aspects while looking for opportunities for improvement.
  • Conduct post-incident investigations to better understand how the organization can learn, grow, and ensure safe work environments for all team members.
  • Coordinate environmental plant observations, permit and regulatory compliance, and applicable record keeping and reporting for both facilities with third-party entities.
  • Corroborate with Human Resources on other duties, tasks, and special projects as a member of the People Success Team.

Standard Shift: Monday – Friday; 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, written, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Dependability through regular and reliable attendance is required.
  • Two-year technical degree in industrial, electrical, or mechanical emphasis is preferred. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education.
  • All employees are responsible for the technical aspects of their position, while demonstrating the Company’s core values: Pride, Respect & Integrity, Innovation, Dependability, Enjoyment (PRIDE).

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:

  • Mechanical, electrical, and repair maintenance experience.
  • Instillation, preventative maintenance, and repair of overhead crane experience.
  • Computer proficiency or experience with preventative maintenance software.

 

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

  • Install and repair various equipment 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 install new or repaired parts.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Install and repair electrical power supplies and wiring, and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Repair and maintain physical structure of establishment.
  • Set up and operate machine tools such as lathe, grinder, CNC equipment, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs, fixtures, and tools.
  • Utilize the preventative maintenance software program to report on and track pending and completed tasks.

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.
  • All employees are responsible for the technical aspects of their position while demonstrating the Company’s core values: People First, Respect and Integrity, Innovation, Dependability, Enjoyment (PRIDE).

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.
  • CNC Machining 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.
  • Prepare and assemble molds for neoprene bearing pads based on internal shop drawings.
  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as CNC machines, coping machines, automated welders, brakes, shears, cutting torches, and drill presses.
  • Move workpieces using overhead crane and jib hoists in compliance with all safety protocol.

 

Standard Shift: Monday to Thursday, 3:15 PM to 1:45 AM.

 

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.
  • All employees are responsible for the technical aspects of their position while demonstrating the Company’s core values: People First, Respect and Integrity, Innovation, Dependability, Enjoyment (PRIDE).

 

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.
  • Proactive approaches to learning, problem-solving, and process improvements are required.
  • Ability to perform the essential minimum physical functions of production positions, with or without reasonable accommodation, is required.
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office suite is required.
  • A minimum of an associate degree in Production or Construction Management, Industrial Technology, or related field is preferred; applicable work experience may be substituted.
  • All employees are responsible for the technical aspects of their position while demonstrating the Company’s core values: People First, Respect and Integrity, Innovation, Dependability, Enjoyment (PRIDE).

 

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:

  • In-depth understanding of all production processes performed at the facility, including Bridge Welding Code D1.5 and internal welding and quality control procedures.
  • Proficiency with internal software platforms and processes for inventory, production tracking, and scheduling, including Tekla and preventive maintenance system.
  • Ability to train, engage, and motivate team members to achieve individual and organizational goals.

 

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

  • Maintain positive communication and work with Plant Manager, supervisors, and team members daily to achieve the production goals through clarity and alignment of expectations.
  • Ensure proper documenting of production progress on production sheets, including stiffener fitting, laydowns, and x-frames.
  • Participate in and ensure in-process inspection of product for quality requirements.
  • Forecast material needs based on job schedules to ensure all material is on-site or enroute prior to fabrication.
  • Coordinate with the management team in Jefferson City regarding schedule changes and transfer of material.
  • Arrange advance distribution of necessary materials to production teams, ensuring no interruptions or delays.
  • Inventory, track, and order necessary items such as welding consumables, PPE, and other necessary items.
  • Proactively identify critical paths for upcoming jobs and coordinate problem-solving efforts with Production Operations leadership to ensure due dates are met.
  • Work with the Production Operations and training teams to formulate standard training curriculum.
  • Lead in-house training, focusing on certifications and necessary skill levels to ensure compliance with internal quality manuals, adherence to D1.5 Bridge Code, and cross-training of team members.
  • Identify incidents of necessary additional training and coordinate execution with Production Operations Team.
  • Prioritize identifying skills and attributes of promising team members in order to assist them in growing their career.
  • Participate in weekly meetings with Production Operations and other leadership teams.
  • Direct the shift overlap between 1st and 2nd Shift, ensuring a smooth transition, transfer of necessary information, and continuous production across shifts whenever possible.
  • Assist Human Resources and Environmental Health and Safety departments with coordination of documentation for the Sedalia facility.

Standard Shift: Monday to Friday, 3:15 PM to 11:45 PM.

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.
  • All employees are responsible for the technical aspects of their position while demonstrating the Company’s core values: People First, Respect and Integrity, Innovation, Dependability, Enjoyment (PRIDE).

 

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.

Standard Hours: Monday – Friday; 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational, verbal, written, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Dependability through regular and reliable attendance is required.
  • Two-year technical degree in industrial, electrical, or mechanical emphasis is preferred. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for education.
  • All employees are responsible for the technical aspects of their position while demonstrating the Company’s core values: People First, Respect and Integrity, Innovation, Dependability, Enjoyment (PRIDE).

 

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:

  • Mechanical, electrical, and repair maintenance experience.
  • Instillation, preventative maintenance, and repair of overhead crane experience.
  • Computer proficiency or experience with preventative maintenance software.

 

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

  • Install and repair various equipment 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 install new or repaired parts.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Install and repair electrical power supplies and wiring, and electronic components of machinery and equipment.
  • Repair and maintain physical structure of establishment.
  • Set up and operate machine tools such as lathe, grinder, CNC equipment, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs, fixtures, and tools.
  • Utilize the preventative maintenance software program to report on and track pending and completed tasks.

 

 

 

At this time we do not have any posted open internships. 

Please check back here for future openings. 

You may also submit your resume to the Human Resources contact information below. We are happy to review that and hold on to qualified candidates until a position becomes available.  

DeLong’s Inc. typlically fills internships in the areas of Engineering, Drafting, Construction Management, and Industrial Technology internship positions.

All internships are located at the Jefferson City office.

 

For more information on open positions, assistance with the application process, or to submit a resume outside a posted open position, please contact HR at: