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SIMON | Plant Mechanic - Harriman

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Date: Jun 12, 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. 


Summary:     Installs, maintains, and repairs plant machinery, equipment, and physical structures in a commercial aggregate plant and/or ready-mix/asphalt production plant; assists with plant/quarry operations as needed. 
Qualified candidates will have a solid mechanical aptitude and basic to intermediate welding and fabrication experience. Must be willing to perform a variety of duties in all areas of plant operations, and enjoy working primarily outdoors in all types of weather conditions.    



•    Ensure a safe work environment by complying with all safety policies and procedures, while using the appropriate tools, equipment, and PPE for the task
•    Follow all OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment, as applicable
•    Follow directions of manager regarding daily tasks and expectations for each specific project
•    Assist with maintaining organization and safe operation of yard or plant
•    Maintain plant equipment and facilities to meet operating requirements and objectives
•    Visually inspect and test plant machinery and equipment
•    Perform maintenance mechanic assignments on plant equipment and facilities
•    Collect data for preventative and predictive plant maintenance projects
•    Perform welding and cutting assignments, including fabrication for plant equipment and structures, and make repairs to worn processing equipment according to plant standards
•    Inspect lubrication of mechanical equipment, record data for running equipment, take lab samples as required, drain oil and change oil and filters on all equipment oil reservoirs
•    Operate mobile heavy industrial equipment and/or company vehicles used to complete maintenance and perform other tasks involved in plant maintenance and operation as required

Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience: 

•    At least 1 year of welding/fabrication experience and/or equivalent combination of training and experience in an industrial or similar setting required
•    At least 2 years of industrial mechanical maintenance experience preferred
•    Experience operating heavy industrial/construction equipment preferred
•    Experience working in a pit/quarry, ready-mix/asphalt production plant and/or similar aggregate production operation preferred
•    MSHA certification preferred
•    Valid drivers’ license and ability to maintain a clean motor vehicle record required; commercial license a plus


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
•    Regularly required to sit for long periods at a desk using a computer
•    Frequent work in close proximity to heavy equipment and machinery, exposure to loud noise
•    Frequent exposure to typical production plant/aggregate site conditions, including dust and loud noise, and all weather conditions
•    Travel, including overnight stays away from home may be required


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