SIMON | Truck Driver

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:

Operates a commercial vehicle to transport aggregate materials (soil, sand, gravel, asphalt, etc.) to and from specified destinations performs other related duties as assigned in support of material production and construction 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 
•    Perform pre- and post-trip safety inspections on truck to ensure safe operation of vehicle
•    Ensure safe operation of vehicle; document and report required maintenance and/or repair to maintenance team
•    Follow procedures for safe operation of vehicle, including securing cargo before, during, and after transit, and positioning blocks as required
•    Maintain a clean vehicle, including vehicle exterior and interior of operator cab
•    Safely operate assigned vehicle(s); may be required to operate multiple types of vehicles and vehicle/trailer combinations involved in operations
•    Adhere to all OSHA, FMCSA, and other industry regulations, company safety policies, and general rules of the road
•    Assist in loading and unloading of materials in truck/trailer bed; may include operation of heavy equipment (including but not limited to a skid steer, loader, or similar)
•    Prepare bill of lading and/or similar documentation for loads transported
•    Maintain accurate documentation related to job assignments as required by the Company 
•    Maintain regular contact with supervisor to receive pick-up and delivery instructions
•    Maintain driver logs according to state and federal regulations
•    Perform other projects and duties related to role as assigned


•    High school diploma or equivalent preferred
•    Class A CDL with endorsements and valid medical card required; tanker endorsement preferred


•    2 or more years of commercial driving experience preferred; construction experience and experience operating multiple types of vehicles/combinations highly preferred
•    Prior experience in construction or similar industry a plus
•    Ability and willingness to operate multiple types of commercial vehicles, including but not limited to belly dumps, side dumps, end dumps, water trucks, etc.
•    Ability to maintain a clean driving record and compliance with applicable FMCSA CDL driver requirements
•    Ability to interact professionally with internal and external customers and other team members
•    Ability to read and write, and understand English

Physical Requirements:

•    Wears and maintains personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
•    Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds
•    Required to work from a seated position driving a commercial vehicle for long periods
•    Regularly required to climb in and out of vehicles and/or equipment
•    Regularly required to use hands to handle and manipulate objects, including vehicle components, and secure hoses, chains, and/or couplings
•    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 stand and walk across uneven terrain
•    Frequent exposure to loud noise 
•    Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions, dust, and airborne particles; exposure to high temperatures
•    Regularly exposed to fuel, oil, and other chemicals
•    Occasional travel with overnight stays away from home may be required

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation*:  $24-$32 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, 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. 

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