Simon Contractors Asphalt Roller Operator in Rapid City, South Dakota

We offer top wages and an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401k with company match, vacation, holidays, life, disability, flexible spending and more!

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Simon Contractors was founded over 60 years ago in 1954 by James E. Simon. In December, 1994, the growth, diversity and quality work of Simon Contractors got the attention of Colas and they acquired Simon Contractors. Since its inception, Simon Contractors has completed projects in most states west of the Mississippi River. Today, Simon Contractors, a Colas company, still operates with the integrity, quality and reliability it was founded on over 60 years ago - a distinction the company is proud to have fostered, and one that it is determined to continue.

In March 2015, Simon Contractors acquired Hills Materials in Rapid City, SD. Under Simon Contractors, Hills Materials has continued to flourish as a n asphalt paving and concrete products contractor and supplier in the Rapid City area and across the state of South Dakota.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of:


Summary: Operates steel-wheel and/or rubber-tired roller for asphalt surfaces in the construction of highways, city and county streets ,airport runways, parking lots and trench patching.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain a safe working environment for all activities on project

  • Drives machine in successive overlapping passes over surfaces to be compacted, rolling asphalt to desired compaction and smoothness.

  • Provides minor equipment maintenance inspections such as greasing, checking oil, transmission fluid and water.

  • Determines speed and direction of machine based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures.

  • Operates wacker, hand roller and hand tamp over areas not accessible to road roller.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of three years of experience operating an asphalt roller required.

  • Class A or B CDL License preferred

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Note: Position summary shown may not include ALL of the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities required. Simon Contractors uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility.