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SIMON | Asphalt Plant Operator-Cheyenne, WY

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Date: Jul 20, 2019

City/State/Province: Cheyenne, WY, US, 82007

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Simon (130) 



Honesty, pride, respect–these are the values the pioneers of the frontier West lived by. Over 100 years later, they are the same values that drive Simon today. It is a way of working–the right way–that has stood the test of time, and allowed us to help shape the landscape since 1954.  


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. 


Simon specializes in aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete production, asphalt paving, and concrete, bridge, highway, and utility construction. Simon has strong local ties backed by global resources, focusing on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients. 



Operates Hot Mix Asphalt plant to produce various asphalt oils and emulsions; maintains equipment


•    Support the Simon safety culture and other Company strategic initiatives
•    Assists internal and external customers with ordering
•    Reads incoming paperwork to insure proper materials are being delivered
•    Safely and properly operate Asphalt Plant
•    Adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges
•    Hook up off load hoses for AC delivery
•    Trace product and raw material lines to ensure proper transfers
•    Adjust valves as necessary to load or unload product in tanks and lines
•    Climb tank ladders (up to 50’ high) to take tank gauges or service mechanical apparatuses as needed
•    Check temperature and PSI of oil heater and adjust as necessary
•    Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication
•    Perform plant and line maintenance including repair and replacement of valves, motors, bearings, gaskets, shafts, gauges, etc.
•    Records operation and maintenance actions taken during shift in logbook
•    Complete daily production reports with details such as time, temperature and quantity
•    Clean facilities by sweeping, shoveling, scraping spills, etc.
•    Ensures materials and/or supplies on-hand for next day construction projects
•    Tear down, move and re-assemble asphalt plant
•    Travel to other work locations as necessary


Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience
•    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
•    One to three months related asphalt experience and/or training preferred, but not required
•    Valid drivers’ license with clean driving history required
•    Ability to provide customer service
•    Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
•    Must be dependable and reliable for all work shifts
•    Must be available for various shifts
•    Some travel to other work locations may be required


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: 
•    Wears and maintains personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
•    Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
•    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 
•    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


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.

Simon is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.  This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here.  For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Nearest Secondary Market: Cheyenne