SIMON | IT Intern Summer 2023 - 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 www.simonteam.com/.  

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 www.colasusa.com

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 www.colas.com

Job Summary:

  • Simon’s internship program is designed to provide first-hand exposure to industry operations, as well as 1:1 mentorship and networking opportunities to students in order to supplement college educational programs in the areas of business, engineering, and construction management.  Students in the program have the opportunity to work in various administrative and operational areas, contribute to company goals through completion of focused project work, and apply concepts learned in the classroom to business operations.
  • Under direct supervision, the IT Intern will be the first point of contact for end users and will provide remote and on-site technical support.  The IT Intern will be a part of a customer service oriented team responsible for provisioning, installation, configuration, and maintenance of end-user hardware, software, and business applications.
  • A successful candidate will be able to interact with a diverse group of employees at all levels, manage multiple concurrent tasks, and effectively address and manage service requests, incidents, emergencies, and monitor their status through resolution while keeping internal users up to date with status.
     

Main Responsibilities:

  • As part of the internship program, the IT intern will gain exposure to multiple areas of business technology, networking, and computer systems, including, but not limited to:
  • 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 
  • Assist with first line response for users requesting assistance with information technology and related issues
  • Utilize remote assistance tools to assist remote users
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot and repair workstations, smartphones, software, networks and business systems
  • Provide end-user training for specialized software
  • Complete tasks required for Simon internship program
  • Additional projects as assigned

Education:

  • Pursuing an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving history preferred

Skills:

  • Previous experience in an IT support role is highly desired
  • Knowledge of Windows 7 and Windows 10 Operating Systems
  • Previous experience with Office 365 
  • Knowledge of Power BI
  • Knowledge and experience with Ticketing/IT Service Management systems
  • Comfortable interacting with end users at all levels
  • Excellent customer service skills and a genuine desire to help people
  • Ability to learn and act in a faced paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong sense of urgency and accountability
  • Well organized to handle multiple tasks, requests, and assignments

Physical Requirements:

  • Regularly required to use hands to manipulate objects such as paperwork and office tools/equipment
  • Frequently required to sit or stand for long periods working on a computer or equipment
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Frequently required to communicate professionally in-person, over the phone, and via e-mail
  • Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Travel (up to 50%) with overnight stays away from home may be required to visit job sites and/or attend meetings 
  • Required to wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety guidelines when visiting job sites

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 (Simon) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document. If you need an accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com


Nearest Major Market: South Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Rapid City