SIMON | Asphalt Plant Superintendent (HMA)

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 for general oversight of daily operations of multiple mobile and fixed commercial asphalt production plants; assists with production planning, budgeting, and ensuring quality and production targets are met.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Embrace the Company’s safety atmosphere, 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
  • Assist with establishing safety, quality and efficiency standards for production operations
  • Monitor operations to ensure safety, environmental, regulatory and production targets are met, including compliance with MSHA, OSHA, DEQ, EPA and similar industry regulations
  • Maintain effective relationships and work with customers, suppliers, local communities, local, state and federal governments, and Company business groups
  • Coordinate hiring, training, and development of asphalt production staff
  • Assist with development of budgets and forecasts; handle 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 garner production results
  • Monitor equipment maintenance practices and assist with maintenance planning to improve plant up-time
  • Work with the sales, construction operations, and quality control teams to establish production schedules to meet internal and external customer needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, construction management, similar field, and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Current MSHA Certification and/or ability to obtain may be required for some roles
  • Valid drivers’ license and ability to maintain a clean motor vehicle record required


  • 5+ years of practical experience with asphalt, ready mix, emulsion, and/or similar production processes
  • Consistent record of leading, managing, and developing employees
  • Discernment, including experience/ability reading, interpreting, and analyzing financial statements
  • Ability to analyze information, draw conclusions, and recommend solutions
  • Ability to communicate expertly and optimally to individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to plan, problem-solve, and work effectively to meet targets
  • Consistent record of maintaining a safe work culture
  • Adept computer skills using MS Office, plant production software, and similar programs

Physical Requirements:

  • Wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE), as the need arises by company safety guidelines
  • Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • 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
  • Work performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions
  • Travel, including overnight stays away from home required to support mobile operations
  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, handle and manipulate objects, write, use a keyboard and/or mobile device
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear), and perform tasks requiring visual acuity

Benefits and Perks:

Compensation*:$84K-$124K DOE

*Estimated target starting compensation; actual compensation to be determined based on assessment of an individual’s qualifications, education, and experience relevant to the role.

Benefits:All full-time hourly employees are eligible to participate in Simon benefits as defined in plan documents.  Available benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, term life insurance, supplemental life insurance, paid parental leave, 401K with company match, short-term disability, flexible spending plan, and education assistance.  Other benefits include eight paid holidays, and access to available company discounts. 

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. 


Application window anticipated to close on 02/05/2024; open until filled. 

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: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland