Bridge Foreman - Sloan Construction Bridge Division - Savannah, GA

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Country: Savannah, Georgia, US, 31302

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.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Job requires ability to perform tasks on all areas and aspects of construction project, including the ability to work with tools, lumber, and materials.

  • Basic Carpentry as it relates to the building and bracing of wooden forms and falsework.
  • Drive Pile – must be able to work off the ground positioning pile in leads, climbing ladders up to 60 feet.
  • Steel and Concrete Girder Erection – must be able to work off the ground assembling and guiding girders into final position, including handling as needed to preset.
  • Able to clearly explain steps, provide clear directions and answer questions while organizing subordinates.
  • Able to properly train subordinates on the tasks being performed.
  • Able to work and supervise others in a safe manner within the guidelines of the company’s policies.
  • Have mathematical and analytical skills necessary to do timesheets, including quantities.
  • Able to read and check grades.
  • Able to identify potential schedule conflicts, and problems and communicate with Supervisor.
  • Able to read blueprints and assist Supervisor with formulation of work plan.
  • Able to successfully train a replacement.
  • Supervise a crew, communicate, inspect, handle conflict, and follow directions.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities


  • Able to read plans, perform simple layout with minimal supervision.
  • Plan and schedule own work and crews on a daily/weekly basis.
  • Perform multiple technical skills – proficient in four (4) areas of structural operations:
  • Steel Erection
  • Form/Construct Overhangs
  • Substructure Concrete
  • Pile Driving
  • Understand the basics of cost control, equipment operations and project requirements.
  • Effectively manage the work plan and a crew of 5-6 employees with minimal supervision.

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 frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Must be able to work off the ground and elevated heights. The employee must be able to lift and manipulate objects up to 80 lbs for 50 feet is required. 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.

Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions 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 regularly is exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne 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 and 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**
**Minorities and Females 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: Savannah