SIMON | Manufacturing Intern-Cheyenne, WY (Summer 2022)

Date: Oct 21, 2021

Country: Cheyenne, Wyoming, US, 82007

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Simon


Simon is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Simon specializes in aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete production, asphalt paving, and concrete, bridge, highway, and utility construction. Through strong local ties backed by global resources, we focus on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients.  What we do is bigger than construction – it is about connecting communities, building new roads to the future, and keeping the spirit of the pioneers alive and well. 

Program Overview:

At Simon, we strive for the highest levels of employee safety, ethical standards, environmental stewardship, and quality in our products and services. We believe that achieving these standards leads to positive revenue and profit – more importantly, they ensure we are doing business the right way. 


Simon’s internship program is designed to provide first-hand exposure to industry operations, as well as 1:1 mentorship and networking opportunities to students in order to supplement college educational programs in the areas of business, engineering, and construction management.  Students in the program have the opportunity to work in various administrative and operational areas, contribute to company goals through completion of focused project work, and apply concepts learned in the classroom to business operations.


 As part of the internship program, participates in projects and work related to quality control and production of aggregate, ready-mix, and asphalt.  


  • As part of the internship program, the Manufacturing Intern will gain exposure to multiple areas of production operations, including, but not limited to:
  • Participating in production and quality control planning 
  • Assisting quality control staff with lab duties related to materials testing and mix designs
  • Performing aggregate sampling and gradation testing at quarries, gravel pits and testing lab sites
  • Assisting work crews in manufacturing and crushing operations
  • Operating heavy equipment
  • Performing manual and skilled labor tasks
  • Completing other projects as a part of the internship program requirements

Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Current enrollment in a relevant Bachelor’s degree program such as Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Engineering, or equivalent
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work in  a team environment
  • Basic computer skills including use of MS Office Products
  • Valid driver's license and ability to maintain clean driving record required

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Wearing and maintaining personal protective equipment (PPE) required
  • Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Frequently exposed to all weather conditions
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Frequently required to stand/work on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain
  • Work performed indoors and outdoors; noise exposure varies from quiet to loud
  • Frequent exposure to working around moving equipment and machinery
  • Frequent exposure to dust, airborne particles and chemicals

Workplace Values Requirements:

  • Support, promote, and practice Simon core values, vision, and mission
  • Support, promote, and comply with Simon Code of Ethics, Workplace Conduct, Safety, and other established policies at all times
  • Embrace the Company’s safety culture, actively support all safety initiatives, and adhere to defined accountabilities implemented by the Safety Steering and Continuous Improvement teams
  • Align personal vision and goals with larger goals of the Company
  • Support continuous improvement to improve Simon processes, performance, safety, and overall success


The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (SIMON) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.  

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Nearest Secondary Market: Cheyenne