SIMON | Electrician - 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:

  • Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment.

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 
  • Prioritize projects, develop and maintain work schedule, plan, coordinate, delegate and monitor projects. Ensure an adequate stock of tools and materials are available for completion of assigned workload
  • Provide technical training, guidance, leadership and coaching for affected employees. Serve as subject matter expert
  • Develop, implement and oversee electrical preventive maintenance program
  • Install and connect power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed and existing machines and equipment such as plants, conveyors, and programmable controllers
  • Diagnose and repair malfunctioning devices such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures
  • Test malfunctioning electrical circuits and equipment using appropriate tools and testing instruments
  • Replace faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, motors, and position-sensing devices
  • Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards
  • Replace electric motor bearings and rewire motors
  • Plan layout of wiring and install wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings and plant equipment
  • Diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment


  • Associate degree or equivalent in electrical trade from two-year College or technical school or at least two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record


  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment

Physical Requirements:

  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) required
  • Regularly required to lift and /or move between 25 and 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Occasionally required lift and/or move up to 100 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 
  • Employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. 
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration.

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: South Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Rapid City