Asphalt Distributor Operator - Sloan Construction Granite - Cornelius, NC

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Country: Cornelius, North Carolina, US, 28031

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Reeves Construction Company


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 Description


The Asphalt Distributor Operator's primary function is to operate the asphalt distributor truck applying liquid asphalt prior to an area being paved. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Operate an asphalt distributor truck and apply liquid asphalt or specialized emulsions to roads.
  • Coordinate with Foreman for application rate and special instructions.
  • Understand the different emulsions and how to use each one safely and effectively.
  • Keep track of time and quantities of each project and communicate that to immediate supervisor.
  • Perform related duties such as shovel work, setting string line, adding or removing extensions, and changing spray nozzles.

Job Requirements


  • Valid Class A or B CDL (Tanker & HazMat Endorsement) and good driving record.
  • Must adhere to all Department of Transportation (DOT) and Reeves Construction Company safety regulations.
  • Must be able to lift 45 pounds.

Physical Demands & Work Environment


Physical Demands:


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

  • Must be able to climb onto and up and down a vehicle several times a day.
  • Must be able to sit in a vehicle and operate it for several hours without stopping.
  • Must withstand vibration from truck, road, and job site conditions as well as noise from the truck engine, other equipment and other traffic.
  • Must be able to use arms, hands, and feet in repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to perform light manual duties, such as sweeping debris and rocks out of the truck bed or trailer, handle tarpaulins, tailgate chains, binders, and binding chains.



Work Environment:


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually very 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**
**Minorities, Females and Veterans Strongly Encouraged to Apply**



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: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord