Jonas began his masonry career in 1991 after graduating from the IMI pre-job program at the Golconda Civilian Conservation Center then joined BAC Local 4 IN/KY. He returned to the IMI team as the Local 4 IN/KY pre-job Instructor in 2001, Atterbury Job Corps Center Instructor in 2002, and in 2008 he became IMI North Central Regional Director for Job Corps Programs. He holds an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences.