SIMON | Dredge Operator-Scottsbluff, NE

Date: Dec 21, 2021

Country: Scottsbluff, Nebraska, US, 69361

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 power driven pumps to excavate sand and gravel, and transfer liquids, semi-liquids, or aggregate materials involved in aggregate materials production processes.


•    Support the Simon safety culture and other Company strategic initiatives
•    Observe safety procedures, report potentially unsafe conditions, and use equipment and materials properly
•    Observe pressure gauges and flow meters, control winches, and regulate speed of pumps, control pressure and rate of flow of materials
•    Maintain pumps and gaskets, tightening connections and adjusting pumps
•    Move levers to place equipment in position for excavation
•    Connect pipelines between pumps and screen plants and lay additional pipes from equipment to shore
•    Collect samples of materials for laboratory analysis
•    Record quantity of item pumped
•    Inventory contents of fuel tank
•    Install screen cloth and grizzlies on plants
•    Set up and inspect equipment prior to operation noting any concerns or repairs

Qualifications, Education, Skills, and Experience:

•    1 year prior experience operating equipment and/or related experience preferred
•    Basic mechanical skills preferred
•    MSHA certification preferred
•    Valid drivers’ license and clean driving history required

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

•    Wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) as required by company safety guidelines
•    Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
•    Regularly required to use hands to feel,  handle and manipulate objects
•    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
•    Frequently required to sit for long periods operating equipment 
•    Frequently work in close proximity to heavy equipment and machinery, exposure to loud noise
•    Frequent exposure to typical construction site conditions, including dust and loud noise, and all weather conditions

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: Scottsbluff