SIMON | Concrete Pump Operator - Rapid City SD

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:

Drives pump to/from job sites to include residential, commercial, and industrial projects from single to multi-story structures.  We utilize our fleet of different size Concrete pumps and Telebelt to get the job done.

This position is integral to our ready-mix supply operations, and offers a challenging and rewarding work experience, with the opportunity to work with internal and external customers daily, as well as help the rest of the team as needed at the plant site.  Highly qualified candidates will have a valid commercial drivers’ license, clean driving record, and experience driving a commercial vehicle in a similar environment.  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.

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’s core values, vision, and mission; follow code of ethics, workplace conduct, safety, and other established policies 
  • Possesses the ability to lift and move concrete pump components
  • Set up and operate the concrete pump on the job site and ensures conditions at job site are safe
  • Safe operation and maintenance of the Concrete pump or Telebelt
  • Be aware of surroundings for potential hazards
  • Interacts professionally with internal and external customers
  • Performs daily a pre- and post-trip safety check on equipment and truck to assure a safe vehicle; documents any maintenance that may be required
  • May operate other equipment such as loaders, skid steers, forklifts, dump trucks, and ready-mix truck
  • Assists with the form/pour/strip of precast products
  • May spray surfaces of truck with protective/cleaning compound to prevent adhering of concrete
  • Assists work crews as required; assists with maintenance of plant and equipment
  • Maintains necessary logs, timecards, and other required paperwork


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • Class B CDL with Air Brakes and clean driving history 


  • At least 1 year of concrete boom pump operation preferred
  • Basic industrial truck maintenance experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work with multiple types of individuals and interact professionally with internal and external customers
  • Prior experience working with concrete production, construction, and/or related field preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Wears and maintains personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • Occasionally 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

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation*:  $27-$30/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, 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.  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: South Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Rapid City