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Sterling CO Full Time Posted: Friday, 14 February 2020
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Subsidiary: Simon (130)

Honesty, pride, respect-these are the values the pioneers of the frontier West lived by. Over 100 years later, they are the same values that drive Simon today. It is a way of working-the right way-that has stood the test of time, and allowed us to help shape the landscape since 1954.

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.

Simon specializes in aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete production, asphalt paving, and concrete, bridge, highway, and utility construction. Simon has strong local ties backed by global resources, focusing on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients.

At Simon, we strive for the highest levels of employee safety, ethical standards, environmental stewardship, and quality in our products and services. We believe that achieving these standards leads to positive revenue and profit - more importantly, they ensure we are doing business the right way.

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.

For the 2020 program, the intern will be working with teams from production plants and pits throughout our East Region (Colorado & Nebraska); approximately 50% of working time will be spent in an office environment, and 50% of working time will be spent working at field/plant locations. The intern will be exposed to the mix design process, quality control, and product dispatching, as well as time tracking, job costing, and inventory management.

Note: The base locations is Sterling, CO; however interns may be required to travel frequently with stays overnight away from the base location.

Summary: As part of the internship program, participates in projects and work related to quality control and production of aggregate, ready-mix, and asphalt.


As part of the internship program, the Manufacturing Intern will gain exposure to multiple areas of production operations, including, but not limited to:

• Participating in production and quality control planning

• Assisting quality control staff with lab duties related to materials testing and mix designs

• Performing aggregate sampling and gradation testing at quarries, gravel pits and testing lab sites

• Assisting work crews in manufacturing and crushing operations

• Operating heavy equipment

• Performing manual and skilled labor tasks

• Completing other projects as a part of the internship program requirements

Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience:

• Current enrollment in a relevant Bachelor's degree program such as Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Engineering, or equivalent is preferred

• Effective communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment

• Basic computer skills including use of MS Office Products

• Valid driver s license and ability to maintain clean driving record required

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

• Wearing and maintaining personal protective equipment (PPE) required

• Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance

• Frequently exposed to all weather conditions

• 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

• Frequently required to stand/work on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain

• Work performed indoors and outdoors; noise exposure varies from quiet to loud

• Frequent exposure to working around moving equipment and machinery

• Frequent exposure to dust, airborne particles and chemicals

Workplace Values Requirements:

• Support, promote, and practice Simon core values, vision, and mission

• Support, promote, and comply with Simon Code of Ethics, Workplace Conduct, Safety, and other established policies at all times

• 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

• Align personal vision and goals with larger goals of the Company

• Support continuous improvement to improve Simon processes, performance, safety, and overall success

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.


Simon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here . For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Sterling CO, United States of America
2/14/2020 8:59:48 PM

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