SIMON | Quality Control Technician-Cheyenne, WY

Date: Nov 16, 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. 


The Quality Control Technician is responsible for testing and inspection of all aggregate products produced and delivered to internal and external customers; ensures systems are established and maintained, and staff is trained to meet high quality product standards; coordinates quality control activities with other functions such as marketing, customer service, production planning, testing and new product development.


The Technician I Level is an entry-level role; candidates will have up to 2 years of experience, an Associate’s degree, and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


•    Support the Simon safety culture and other Company strategic initiatives
•    Read, understand, and have a good working knowledge of the basic specifications, principles, and products associated with the construction / aggregate / concrete / asphalt industry
•    Assess effectiveness and maximize productivity and quality opportunities that lead to continuous improvement
•    Communicate across all departments to enhance the teamwork essential to consistently producing quality products
•    Inspect products for quality, identify and take corrective action as necessary
•    Ensure that accurate test results are reported daily and on time to supervisor
•    Review and analyze test results to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications as required
•    Ensure all quality control operations and activities are conducted in conformance with company policies, regulatory agencies and acceptable working practices are in compliance with standards
•    Recommend measures to improve quality control methods, equipment, performance, service, safety and quality of products
•    Ability to write and speak clearly and effectively to all levels of employees, both individually and in large groups
•    Operates company vehicle to travel to other offices and work locations as necessary

Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience:

•    0-2 years of technical quality control experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience required; associates degree in related field preferred
•    0-2 years of experience in Quality Assurance / Quality Control testing aggregates, asphalt and concrete or in some of the field listed preferred
•    Knowledge of applicable reference and testing material manuals and specifications governed by federal, state and local testing agencies, to include DOT, ASTM, and AASHTO standards
•    ACI and DOT testing certified, or ability to become certified within 1 year; other certifications may be required
•    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