SIMON | Plant Superintendent-Scottsbluff, NE

Date: Jan 14, 2022

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. 


Responsible for daily operations of Asphalt plant, Dredge, and Aggregate screening and production plants, including oversight of safety, and supervision of employees; ensures production targets are met.


•    Ensure safety, quality and efficiency standards are met while directing operations of assigned sites, and ensuring customer satisfaction
•    Effectively manage the work environment to ensure safety, environmental, regulatory and production targets are met
•    Ensure continual compliance with MSHA, OSHA, DEQ, EPA and similar industry regulations at assigned sites
•    Manage the activities of Asphalt, Dredge, Aggregate screening and plant production crews, to meet established business and production objectives
•    Maintain effective relationships and interface with customers, suppliers, local communities, local, state and federal governments, and Company business groups
•    Assist with hiring, training, and developing employees to perform at their highest level 
•    Assist with development of budgets and forecasts; manage production schedules to meet plans for assigned sites
•    Review and analyze production, quality control, maintenance, and operational practices and recommend improvements to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality and production efficiency
•    Use established Key Performance Indicators to manage production results assigned sites
•    Ensure established maintenance schedules and practices are adhered to in order to reduce down-time
•    Diagnose mechanical equipment issues that arise & restore equipment to a safe workable condition
•    Work with the sales team and quality control to meet customer demand and manage production and dispatch of materials effectively
•    Safely operate company vehicles, tooling, and equipment
•    Actively support and lead Company initiatives 

Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience:

•    Proven track record of maintaining a safe work culture
•    Minimum 3-5 years of practical experience with asphalt, dredge, aggregate production or similar production process required
•    Minimum 1-2 years of experience leading and managing employees required
•    Self-directed, results-oriented, and highly motivated requiring minimal direct guidance
•    Basic to intermediate computer skills using MS Office and similar programs
•    Current MSHA Certification and/or ability to obtain may be required
•    Valid drivers’ license and ability to maintain a clean motor vehicle record 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) 
•    Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
•    Regularly required to Stand/work on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain
•    Frequent work in close proximity to heavy equipment and machinery, exposure to loud noise
•    Frequent exposure to typical production plant/industrial site conditions, including dust and loud noise

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