Careers

Effective 12/04/2022, production positions will start at up to $22.00/hour!

Opportunity for continued increases every 6 months!

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!

Starting wage:  Up to $22.00/hour.   Opportunity for increases every 6 months!

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 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.

Starting Wage:  Up to $20.00/hour.  Opportunity for increases every 6 months!

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.

Starting Wage:  Up to $20.00/hour. Opportunity for increases every 6 months!

Standard Hours: 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.
  • 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:

  • 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.
  • Heavy equipment experience, including overhead crane and fork truck.

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

  • Read work order or follow instructions to ascertain materials to be moved.
  • Load, unload, or relocate material and product as necessary.
  • Convey material between storage and designated production areas in appropriate manner, including fork truck.
  • 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 storage areas.

Starting Wage:  Up to 20.00/hour.  Opportunity for increases every 6 months!

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.
  • 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.

 

Starting Wage:  Up to $22.00/hour. Opportunity for increases every 6 months!

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.

 

 

 

Starting Wage:  Up to $20.00/hour. Opportunity for increases every 6 months!

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.
  • 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.

Starting Wage:  Up to $20.00/hour. Opportunity for increases every 6 months!

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.
  • 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.
  • Industrial and pressurized painting experience.

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

  • Use internal blueprints and procedures to verify conformance of paint processes to specifications.
  • Grind, blast, and clean material as needed to prepare for paint processes.
  • Tend machine equipped with compressed air spray nozzles that coat products or materials with paint or primer as indicated in shop drawings.
  • Mix and pour paint or primer into reservoir of machine and couple hose to spray nozzles.
  • Move nozzles to attain specified spraying pressure ensure appropriate coating of material.
  • Attach sub piece marks with bolts as required by shop drawings.
  • Sort and stack material in an orderly and safe fashion to prepare for shipment. Use appropriate rigging procedures and operate overhead cranes to move and organize material.

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: