SIMON | Ready Mix Plant Foreman-Ogallala, NE

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 daily operation of a concrete ready-mix production plant, including safety, compliance, quality control, and dispatch of drivers to deliver product to customer sites.


All prospective candidates should enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather, be open to working in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability provide excellent service to internal and external customers. Candidates may also need to work early mornings, late evenings, and/or some weekend days depending on production needs.

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 
•    Ensure the highest standards are achieved and maintained in terms of safety, quality, and efficiency
•    Effectively coordinate daily plant operations and staff to ensure safety, regulatory, and production targets are met
•    Actively support and lead Company initiatives related to safety and employee development
•    Assist with training, coaching and development of employees to perform at their highest level
•    Maintain effective relationships with customers, suppliers, and Company business groups
•    Effectively communicate professionally with customers and drivers in person, over the phone, and on radio channels 
•    Quote prices and receive orders for materials product
•    Establish delivery schedules according to factors including truck capacity, delivery site distance, and unloading time
•    Use computer system to enter and maintain customer data, manage dispatch schedule, prepare reports, and respond to e-mail correspondence
•    Batch and inspect loads to ensure consistency of mix
•    Prepare invoices, delivery tickets, and related shipping documents; assign drivers for scheduled deliveries
•    Coordinate scheduling of plant equipment maintenance
•    Order and maintain inventory of raw materials supply
•    Safely operate company equipment, tooling, and vehicles


•    Valid drivers’ license and ability to maintain a clean motor vehicle record required; Class B commercial license preferred


•    3 or more years of experience in ready-mix production operations and/or similar role
•    2 or more years of experience in a supervisory role preferred
•    Self-directed, results-oriented, and highly motivated, requiring minimal direct guidance
•    Ability to lead and motivate others; prior experience effectively managing a team preferred
•    Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, problem-solve, and work under consistent pressure of deadlines
•    Basic computer skills, including use of MS Office products

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

•    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 across uneven terrain; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
•    Regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and heavy machinery
•    Occasionally required to work from heights
•    Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions and loud noises; including some exposure to fumes or airborne particles

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

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