SIMON | Asset Management Intern Summer 2023-Cheyenne, WY/Rapid City, SD

Subsidiary: Simon


Simon, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, 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. To learn more about Simon visit  

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit

Simon, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit

Job Summary:

The asset management intern will participate in activities and projects related equipment asset management, including shop operations practices, and preventative maintenance program management for mobile and plant equipment.  Position reports to the Corporate asset management team, and works collaboratively with representatives across the company.


Simon’s internship program is designed to provide first-hand exposure to industry operations, as well as 1:1 mentorship and networking opportunities to students to supplement college educational programs in the areas of business, engineering, and construction management.  Students in the program have the opportunity to work in various administrative and operational areas, contribute to company goals through completion of focused project work, and apply concepts learned in the classroom to business operations.

Main Responsibilities:

•    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
•    Support, promote, and practice the Company core values, vision, and mission; follow code of ethics, workplace conduct, safety, and other established policies 
•    Assist with development and implementation of standard operating procedures to support quality control and efficiency, targeting attainment and maintenance of Colas 6S certification for maintenance shops across the organization
•    Assist with development of organization-wide preventative maintenance program, including scheduling, and maintenance work order management, and identifying/recommending process improvement opportunities
•    Assist with development and implementation of an asset catalog 
•    Participate in asset analysis and disposal recommendations
•    Monitor and analyze equipment utilization data


•    Current enrollment in a construction management, business or other relevant degree program
•    Valid driver’s license and ability to maintain clean driving record 


•    Computer skill, including use of MS Office Programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, Teams), mobile devices, and the ability to learn new applications
•    Professional communication skills, and ability to present information to individuals and groups at various levels
•    Ability to work in a team environment
•    Ability to analyze reports and data, problem-solve, and make recommendations

Physical Requirements:

•    Wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) when required
•    Work performed in an office and shop environment; noise level may vary from quiet to loud
•    Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs pounds with or without assistance
•    Regularly required to use hands to manipulate handle, or feel objects
•    Regularly required to communicate (talk, hear, write/type) 
•    Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to kneel, crouch, or crawl
•    Regularly required to work on feet and walking across uneven terrain
•    Regularly required to work from a seated position using a computer
•    Exposure to loud noise produced by machinery and equipment and work near moving mechanical parts and fumes, chemicals, or airborne particles typical of a maintenance shop environment and/or construction work sites; some work performed outside with exposure to all types of weather
•    Some travel, including overnight stays may be required

Benefits and Perks:

•    Choice of 3 Medical Plan Options
•    Prescription Drug Coverage
•    Dental and Vision Plans
•    Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Options
•    Access to Telemedicine and Healthcare Advocacy Services
•    Employee Assistance Program 
•    Life and AD&D Insurance 
•    Disability Insurance 
•    Paid Holidays
•    Product and Service Group Discount Programs


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.  Benefit offerings subject to change.

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Nearest Secondary Market: Cheyenne