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Excavator Operator- Sloan Construction-Duncan, SC

Date: May 3, 2021

Country: Duncan, South Carolina, US, 29334

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Reeves Construction Co.


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.





Sloan Construction Company specializes in asphalt production, road construction, bridge construction and related services. Our goal is to provide the finest-quality products and services to customers and to do this more efficiently and economically than our competitors.  To achieve this, we believe it is vital to ensure that our employees are provided with the best possible training, and fast paced career advancement.  Ability to work as a team to produce the highest quality product with an accurate and working knowledge of the paver.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Must have a basic knowledge of the mechanics and hydraulics of the machine.
  • Must have skills to conduct an inspection checklist on equipment such as tracks, lights, brakes, fuel, oil and water.
  • Must keep equipment serviced, lubricated, and in good working order, including good housekeeping.
  • Must have an understanding of control levers for movement of bucket.
  • Must have pipe experience
  • Must have a priority for safety and welfare of workers in the trench during pipelaying operations.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of the different soil types.
  • Must have the ability to operate the vehicle safely in job site situations and follow the policies and procedures of the company.
  • Job Requirements
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 6 months to 1 year of experience in similar field
  • Experience working in and around construction equipment
  • Provide own transportation to and from work

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch or walk; talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employee must have 20/40 vision, 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 employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 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 & Compensation


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