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 through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. However, hours may vary depending on delivery appointments or customer need. This may include earlier starts, infrequent one to two-night runs, or night deliveries.

 Requirements:

  • Possession of a Class A Commercial Drivers’ License in good standing required.
  • A safe driving record as reflected in a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) is required.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills are required.
  • Ability to perform essential minimum physical functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations, including push, pull, lift, climb, bend, kneel, squat is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) year’s driving experience preferred.
  • Experience with oversized loads preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate company-owned trucks and trailers to facilitate shipping and receiving operations.
  • Operate trucks for the delivery, pickup, and relocation of products and materials.
  • Perform required before-, during- and after-operation user maintenance and provide required reports.
  • Provide outstanding customer service during delivery and pickup operations.
  • Operate all necessary material handling equipment (MHE).
  • Maintain all required certifications required by DOT and OSHA and company safety programs.
  • Maintain and protect all property in excellent condition.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned to support and improve the overall transportation team operations.

Standard Shift:  Monday – Thursday; 3:15 PM – 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.

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 through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 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.

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.

 

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Move workpieces using overhead crane and jib hoists in compliance with all safety protocol.

Standard Shift: Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 3:30 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.

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.

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: