SIMON | Truck Driver-Ogallala, NE (Sign-on Bonus Available!)

Date: Sep 25, 2021

Country: Ogallala, 5187, US, 69153

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. 


Operates a commercial vehicle to transport materials to and from specified destinations.


Highly qualified candidates will have experience operating tractor/trailers, straight trucks, and mixer trucks. This would be a great opportunity to cross train on multiple types of equipment.  All prospective candidates should enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather, be open to working in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability provide excellent service to internal and external customers.


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 and a sign on bonus.


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


•    Support the Simon safety culture and other Company strategic initiatives
•    Perform pre- and post-trip safety inspections on truck to assure a safe vehicle
•    Ensure safe operation of vehicle; document and report required maintenance and/or repair to maintenance team
•    Follow procedures for safe operation of vehicle, including securing cargo before, during, and after transit, and positioning blocks as required
•    Maintain a clean vehicle, including vehicle exterior and interior of operator cab
•    Safely operate assigned vehicle(s); may be required to operate multiple types of vehicles
•    Assist in loading and unloading of materials in truck bed
•    Prepare bill of lading and/or similar documentation for loads transported
•    Maintain accurate documentation related to job assignments as required by the Company 
•    Maintain regular contact with supervisor to receive pick-up and delivery instructions
•    Maintain driver logs according to state and federal regulations
•    Perform other projects and duties related to role as assigned


Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience: 
•    Minimum 2 years of commercial driving preferred
•    Class A CDL with endorsements and valid medical card required; candidates may be considered based on ability to obtain licensing 
•    Ability to maintain a clean driving record required
•    Ability to interact professionally with internal and external customers and other team members
•    Ability to read and write, and understand basic documents
•    Prior experience in construction or similar industry a plus

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Wears and maintains personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds
  • Required to work from a seated position driving a commercial vehicle for long periods
  • Regularly required to climb in and out of vehicles and/or equipment
  • Regularly required to use hands to handle and manipulate objects, including vehicle components, and secure hoses, chains, and/or couplings
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear)
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Regularly required to stand and walk across uneven terrain
  • Frequent exposure to loud noise
  • Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions, dust, and airborne particles; exposure to high temperatures
  • Regularly exposed to fuel, oil, and other chemicals
  • Occasional travel with overnight stays away from home may be required

Workplace Values and 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.  

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