SIMON | Director of Quality Control-Cheyenne, WY

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:

Responsible general oversight and direction of quality control methods and processes across the organization, including development of a corporate quality plan and systems that ensure customer and client satisfaction through product and process performance.  

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’s core values, vision, and mission; follow code of ethics, workplace conduct, safety, and other established policies 
•    Provide mentoring, coaching, and support development of QC teams within the organization 
•    Act as a subject matter expert regarding quality control specifications and principles 
•    Develop and implement quality initiatives to support continuous improvement
•    Ensure all quality control operations and activities are conducted in conformance with company policies, regulatory agency guidance, and compliance standards 
•    Establish and maintain effective communication channels and drive teamwork across departments/regions to support quality initiatives
•    Collaborate with cross-functional/regional teams to establish and maintain quality and reliability standards based on product, engineering, and customer requirements; develop and implement measures to improve methods that support safety, service, quality, and performance
•    Establish organizational priorities in support of operations, cost control, and waste reduction, including effective utilization of resources related to the quality control function
•    Coordinate use of external laboratories and third parties involved in testing and quality control compliance
•    Collect, analyze, and present data regarding product, material and process quality to management teams; identify trends, and recommend solutions
•    Act as a liaison with federal, state, and local agencies on behalf of the company for matters related to quality
•    Engage in project work and special assignments in support of organizational goals and initiatives


•    Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (quality management, engineering, business, etc.) and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    ACI and DOT testing certifications; advanced certifications preferred
•    Valid driver's license and ability to maintain clean driving record required


•    10+ years of technical quality control experience and/or equivalent combination of training and experience required
•    5+ years of experience in quality control testing of aggregates, asphalt, and ready-mix concrete preferred
•    3+ years of experience leading and developing people
•    Solid business and financial acumen
•    Self-directed, results-oriented, and highly motivated, requiring minimal direct guidance
•    Ability to effectively lead and manage change, and collaborate with others at all levels within the organization
•    Ability to collect and analyze information and recommend solutions for improvement
•    Expert knowledge of applicable material testing standards and specifications governed by federal, state and local testing agencies, including, but not limited to DOT, ASTM, and AASHTO standards
•    Demonstrated understanding of construction processes and asphalt and ready-mix concrete materials production 
•    Computer skills using a range of programs and applications, including MS Office Products (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams), database/spreadsheet programs, and mobile apps

Physical Requirements:

•    Wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) as required by company safety guidelines
•    Occasionally 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 occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
•    Frequently required to Stand/work on feet and walk across uneven terrain
•    Frequently required to sit for long periods at a desk using a computer
•    Frequent exposure to typical construction site conditions, including dust, chemicals, moving equipment/machinery loud noise, and all-weather conditions typical of manufacturing and heavy-civil construction sites

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 Time Off and Paid Holidays
•    401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
•    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
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Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Nearest Secondary Market: Cheyenne