SIMON | Bridge Carpenter

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

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

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:

 Assists in tasks associated with bridge construction requiring knowledge of bridge, box culvert, drainage structure, and general concrete construction. 

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
  • Observe safety procedures, report potentially unsafe conditions, and use equipment and materials properly
  • Perform concrete form work and flatwork using a variety of forming systems including Snap Tie, Symons, and Doka
  • Build form components on site to construct structure components including footings, columns, pier caps, deck overhangs and parapets
  • Assist in decking, form work, and falsework at heights requiring fall protection
  • Assist in curb and sidewalk installation including grade and layout
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools
  • Assist in concrete pours including placement by truck, crane and bucket, conveyor and pump.
  • Assist in layout of and placement of reinforcing steel


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


  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience in building/bridge construction and/or a related field required
  • Forklift, Basic First Aid, and CPR certifications or the ability to become certified required
  • Ability to work with others in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure of deadlines and problem-solve

Physical Requirements:

  • Wear and maintain 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 finger, handle, or feel
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
  • Standing/working on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain
  • Frequent exposure to loud noise 
  • Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions, dust, and airborne particles
  • Regularly exposed to fuel, oil, and other chemicals
  • Frequent exposure to typical construction site conditions, including dust and loud noise, and all weather conditions
  • Extensive travel required

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
  • Qualified candidates may be eligible for a sign-on bonus

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
  • 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: North Platte