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Utility Foreman

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Country: Augusta, Georgia, US, 30907

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: [[East]]


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.


Is responsible, within an Operating Unit for the execution of the work or the assigned job(s).

Main Responsibilities

  • Supervises various phases of a utility operation, such as the installation of storm drainage, water and sewer utilities.
  • Must be able to read and interpret plans.
  • Must have the knowledge and ability to set and check grade.
  • Must have general knowledge of dig law, sloping, and safe excavation practices.
  • Must have excellent communication skills in working with the Department of Transportation and other customers, as well as in working with employees and subcontractors.
  • Responsible for implementing environmental, health and safety regulations and policies (local, state and government).
  • Responsible for arranging for maintenance and repair of equipment, including keeping equipment serviced, lubricated, and in good working order, including good housekeeping.
  • Responsible for planning, organizing and coordination of daily activities and work assignments for your team.
  • Analyze construction equipment and trucking requirements on the job.
  • Assist Superintendent in tracking costs.
  • Responsible for deliveries, productions and record keeping.  
  • Maintain daily records of all significant project facts, events and conditions.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of abilities and limitations in all applications.  Ability to recognize potential problems before breakdowns occur.
  • Must have the ability to work safely and follow the policies and procedures of the company.
  • Must instruct and train employees and ensure the safety of the workers.
  • Must accurately track and report daily work hours for crew, equipment utilization and quantities of work performed.


  • Five or more years of experience in roadway and site construction.
  • Knowledge of traffic control standards.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate equipment such as excavators, loaders, and rollers.
  • Travel in short intervals may be required.
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in the English language, both verbally and in written form.
  • Must possess a valid, current driver’s license.


  • A minimum of one year as Lead on a utility crew.
  • Erosion Control Certification.
  • Knowledge of surveying, lasers, and grade control systems.


Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (Reeves Construction) are Equal Opportunity Employers. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here 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: Augusta