Employee Spotlight – Jon Radford

Employee Spotlight – Jon Radford

Meet Jon Radford, a valued member of the DeLong’s Gizzard Equipment family. Jon is a native of Jones County, GA and now resides in Macon, GA. He plays an integral role at DeLong’s as one of our industrial maintenance mechanics. Learn more about Jon and the part he plays in our success.


How many years have you been at DeLong’s?

I’ve been at DeLong’s for 3 years.


What role model do you admire and why?

My father. He has a great work ethic and I really admire the way he handles his life as a man.


What’s your favorite sports team?

Stewart Haas Racing


What’s your favorite snack?

Granola bars


Best piece of advice you have ever received?

You can be the best person at your job, but if you aren’t then what good is it?


What is the one thing you could never live without?



What are three words that best describe you?

Dependable, Hardworking and Punctual


What all does your job role entail at DeLong’s?

I oversee all maintenance on equipment as needed in the shop. I perform preventative maintenance, aid running the CNC lathe and I’m also the Shop Manager’s assistant.


What does your average day look like?

I’m usually working with the operators and doing task management to make sure the shop is running smoothly.


Share a favorite moment that’s happened while working at DeLong’s.

My favorite moment is the company Christmas Dinner every year. We give and exchange gifts too!