SIMON | Paver Operator

Subsidiary: Simon

 

Simon is a subsidiary of Colas USA with operations throughout Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming. We specialize in aggregate, asphalt, and ready-mix concrete materials production, with expert teams providing high-quality asphalt paving, concrete, bridge, and utility construction services. 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 www.simonteam.com/.

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, using new technology, and enhancing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit www.colasusa.com.

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 www.colas.com.

Job Summary:

Operates a commercial paving machine used for bridge, highway, roadway/street, and large patch projects. 

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 
•    Observes safety procedures, report potentially unsafe conditions, and use equipment and materials accurately
•    Operates commercial asphalt paver, including providing direction and hand signals to drivers and other employees on the paving crew 
•    Directs materials supply trucks into hopper
•    Operates other tools and equipment as required for assigned tasks
•    Performs minor equipment maintenance inspections such as greasing, checking oil and fluids
•    Drives company vehicles to worksites and company locations when authorized
•    Performs other tasks as assigned 

Education:

•    High school diploma or equivalent preferred
•    Valid drivers’ license with ability to maintain a clean driving history required

Skills:

•    3-5 years of related experience and/or training in operation of a commercial paver and related equipment preferred
•    Ability to read and interpret documents, i.e., safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Physical Requirements:

•    Wears and maintains personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
•    Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
•    Regularly required to use hands to move and manipulate objects
•    Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
•    Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
•    Regularly required to standing and work on feet for long periods
•    Regularly required to climb on and off equipment and walk across uneven terrain
•    Regularly required to work from a seated position operating equipment for long periods
•    Frequent exposure to loud noise 
•    Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration
•    Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions, dust, and airborne particles
•    Regularly exposed to fuel, oil, and other chemicals
•    Occasionally exposed to working from high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock

Benefits and Perks:

Compensation*:$24-$32/Hr 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 08/04/2024; 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 ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com


Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland