Date: Jan 16, 2022

Country: Various Locations in SC, 5200, US, 29334

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: [[division]]



Reeves Construction Company has been a key partner in the infrastructure growth of the Southeast since the company’s founding in 1955. As we’ve grown, Reeves has formed new partnerships and branched out to new subsidiaries from Sloan Construction (SC/NC), R.B. Baker Construction (GA/FL), to Southeast Emulsions (SC/GA). Reeves is a complete heavy civil highway and site development construction company dedicated to meet the specific needs of the roadway, airport, bridge, and military market. Reeves prides itself for its high company standards of safety, ethics and performance.

Reeves is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Our company provides competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee.

Job Title/Summary



Reeves Construction Company is seeking Intern Project Engineers which will be based at our locations throughout the Southeast. Qualified candidates will be currently enrolled in a Construction Management, Construction Engineering or related field of study. The individual must possess strong analytical,organizational, planning and communication skills with a strong commitment to safety, integrity and ethics. The Project Engineer will support the Asphalt Superintendents/Foremen with technical detail and interpretations of project requirements.


Main Responsibilities


(Include, but not limited to the following):

  • Read and understand plans and specifications.
  • Perform quantity takeoffs.
  • Perform solicitations to Vendors and Subcontractors.
  • Work on project site to observe progression.
  • Able to generate change orders for the project using estimating software.
  • Transfer of information from estimating software to job cost software.
  • Communicate roll out of projects with Project Manager, Superintendent and field personnel.
  • Perform safety requirements and ensure that risks are mitigated.
  • Perform submittals to agencies as required for construction of project.
  • Review and analyze job cost information – verify accurate and complete, address and or correct as necessary.
  • Communicate with Project Manager and Superintendent on a regular basis to ensure project issues and concerns are addressed.
  • Generate billing quantities from information provided by field personnel and contractual requirements.
  • Provide clear step-by-step directions and answer questions while organizing the project.
  • Able to work and assist others to work in a safe manner within the guidelines of the company’s policies.
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends if required.
  • Other duties as required.


Qualifications & Skills Required



  • Must be currently enrolled in a Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, or related field of study.
  • Good Communication skills and ability to work well with others in a Team environment.
  • Current, valid Driver’s license.



  • Hard hat (provided)
  • Safety vest (provided)
  • Safety glasses (provided)
  • Steel-toed safety shoes


Physical Demands & Work Environment


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodationsmay be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Must be able to climb onto and up and down several times a day.
  • Must withstand vibration from job site conditions as well as noise from other equipment.
  • Must be able to use arms, hands, and feet in repetitive motions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger,handle, or feel; reach and signal with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, orcrawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, colorvision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employees must have 20/40vision, either naturally or with corrective lenses. Hearing should be excellent or corrected by audio device.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is exposed to moving mechanicalparts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes orairborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high,precarious places; and chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Benefits & General Information


Competitive pay & comprehensive benefits include paid holidays, vacation, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment insurance, group health plan options (incl. medical, dental & vision, HSA, FSA), short term disability benefits & 401(k)/401(k) Roth w/company match.

**Drug-Free Workplace**
**E-Verify Participating Company**
**An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer**
**Minorities and Females Strongly Encouraged to Apply**
**EO/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans**



Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (Reeves Construction) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accomodation 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: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina