At JGM, family is our foundation. We are committed to hiring individuals who align with our core values and bring new talents, new perspectives, and new skills to every client interaction and project. We are driven to do whatever it takes to complete a challenge and deliver fast-track steel fabrication and industrial construction solutions “when you need it yesterday,” so we can exceed our clients’ expectations every time. Achieving this goal requires hard work, commitment, and team members you can rely on.
Earlier this year, JGM onboarded Jon Morris as Welder I. His expertise has been instrumental in delivering quality products at a rapid pace. To learn more about Jon’s roles and responsibilities, what he enjoys most about working at JGM, and his hobbies outside of the shop, we interviewed him. Keep reading to see what he had to say about his career at JGM!
How long have you been with JGM? What are your daily responsibilities?
Jon: I have been with JGM since the beginning of 2022. My daily responsibilities include being a sub arc operator and welder.
What is your favorite part about working at JGM?
Jon: My favorite part about working at JGM are the co-workers. They are great people. Very funny and nice.
What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
Jon: The most rewarding aspect of my job is seeing the whole project complete and being loaded onto the truck. At JGM, we work on some really cool projects.
What is one piece of advice you would give to someone pursuing a career in your field?
Jon: For someone pursuing a career as a welder, I would say you will not be great right out of the gate. It takes time and practice, and you will get better as you go through it. Just stick with it!
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Jon: My hobbies outside of work are going to the gun range, hunting, and welding at my home.
What is your favorite holiday tradition?
Jon: My favorite holiday tradition is my family Christmas Eve party – the entire family and neighborhood come over and everyone has a blast.
At JGM, we help construct some of the nation’s most noteworthy facilities. From football stadiums to skyscrapers, and even pet food processing plants, we are always up for a challenge. If you are interested in building a rewarding career alongside a team who is like family, check out our open positions at jgmusa.com/careers/.