SIMON | Bridge Carpenter-Western, NE (Sign-on Bonus Available!)

Date: Sep 25, 2021

Country: North Platte, 5187, US, 69101

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. 


Our Bridge Construction crews keep communities connected through rehab and rebuiiling the network of bridges spanning the great state of Nebraska.  This is an excellent opportunity for motivated individual's who enjoy traveling, working outside, and a new challenge.  In addition to working for a solid company with local roots and access to national resources, our team members enjoy the satisfaction of being involved in projects that create a positive impact on communities where we live and a job well done.  


Highly-qualified candidates will have prior construction experience (bridge building a plus), but any individual willing to get their hands dirty, learn new skills, and contribute to the team are welcome to apply. 

In addition to an industry-leading safety record, and multiple options for year-round employment and family benefits programs, this position offers growth opportunity and a chance to work in a dynamic environment as part of a large construction organization backed by global resources. We also offer competitive wages, daily per diem, and a sign on bonus.


So what are you waiting for? Join the SimonTeam!!


•    Assists in tasks associated with bridge construction requiring knowledge of bridge, box culvert, drainage structure, and general concrete construction. 


•    Support the Simon safety culture and other Company strategic initiatives
•    Observe safety procedures, report potentially unsafe conditions, and use equipment and materials properly
•    Perform concrete form work and flatwork using a variety of forming systems including Snap Tie, Symons, and Doka
•    Build form components on site to construct structure components including footings, columns, pier caps, deck overhangs and parapets
•    Assist in decking, form work, and falsework at heights requiring fall protection
•    Assist in curb and sidewalk installation including grade and layout
•    Operate a variety of hand and power tools 
•    Assist in concrete pours including placement of truck, crane and bucket, conveyor and pump.
•    Assist in layout of and placement of reinforcing rods


Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience: 
•    Minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience in building/bridge construction and/or a related field preferred
•    Forklift, Basic First Aid, and CPR certifications or the ability to become certified required
•    Valid drivers’ license and ability to maintain a clean driving record required

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Wears and maintains personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Regularly required to use hands to move and manipulate objects
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear)
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Standing/working on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain
  • Frequent exposure to loud noise
  • Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions, dust, and airborne particles
  • Regularly exposed to fuel, oil, and other chemicals
  • Frequent exposure to typical construction site conditions, including dust and loud noise, and all weather conditions
  • Extensive travel with overnight stays away from home may be required

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: North Platte