Employment Opportunities

Our company designs and manufactures the Pilot Rock brand of park, street, and camp site equipment.  We market our products nationally to city/county/state/federal government parks and campgrounds, commercial camps and campgrounds, schools, colleges, contractors, architects, corporate campuses, and many other commercial customers. Pilot Rock equipment can be found throughout the United States and in many other countries.

Our fabrication, manufacturing, and finishing capabilities are extensive. We work with a wide variety of steel (sheet, bar, tube), aluminum, wood, and recycled plastic. Factory processes include: CAD, CNC, welding, shearing, punching, forming, laser cutting, thermoplastic coating, powder coating, painting, packaging, shipping, and more. We are occasionally in need of positions to operate machinery that our production includes. On-the-job training is possible for applicants with the necessary skill sets.

R.J. Thomas Mfg. Co., founded in 1959, is a third-generation family-owned business with an international reputation. All employment opportunities shown below are for jobs at our factory and offices south of Cherokee, Iowa. Applicants must be willing to commute to, or relocate to, the Cherokee, Iowa area to accept a job offer.

Click here to download our Employment Application.  After you complete it you can mail, fax or e-mail to us.

We are always looking for great people. Below are the following job openings:

Welder, Robot Operator

CNC Brake Press Operator


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