Mechanic - Reeves West Region, Macon GA

Date: Jan 1, 2022

Country: Macon, Georgia, US, 31211

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.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Repair and maintenance of various types of heavy equipment and motor vehicles while adhering to all company safety policies.
•    Proper completion of any required paperwork/records regarding repairs to equipment and vehicles on a timely basis.
•    Must be able to carry out detailed instructions, take directions to job sites.
•    Must be able to use good judgement in decision-making and be able to work with or without direct supervision.


Education & Skills Required


High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combinations of education and experience.


•    Special certificates are required in order to work on air brakes or to be qualified to replace coolant in air conditioning systems.  
•    Must have a valid driver’s license to drive mechanic truck.  
•    A Medical Certificate (Med Card) is required for this position. 


•    Mechanics must supply their own tools.
•    Must actively abide by the company’s safety policies and procedures.
•    Must have a current, valid driver’s license with a clear MVR.


Physical Demands & Work Environment




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 climb into, onto, and around vehicles with the ability to twist, squat, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, left, finger and grasp, often in a prone or awkward position.


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, or crawl; 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 to 60 pounds.  Employee must not be color-blind as he must be able to differentiate colors when working on colored electrical wires.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Employees must have 20/40 vision, either naturally or with corrective lenses.  Hearing should be excellent or corrected by audio device.


Must be able to perform medium-to-heavy work, lifting heavy vehicle parts (with the help of a crane) of 60 pounds or more.  Must be able to work while lying on a creeper underneath a vehicle and must have unrestricted manual dexterity of hands and wrists, as well as lower and upper arms.


Position requires exposure to extreme weather conditions, both inside and outside.  Must not have allergies connected to fuel, lubrication oil and grease, or fumes from the engines.  Work environment is generally very noisy.


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: Macon