Reeves | Assistant Plant Superintendent- Macon, GA

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Reeves Construction Company, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout the states North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, has been a key partner in the infrastructure growth of the Southeast since the company’s founding in 1955. 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. To learn more about Reeves visit

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Job Summary

The Assistant Plant Superintendent oversees plants and supervises employees directly related in the manufacturing and distribution of aggregates and hot mix asphalt.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develops production plans in advance with the Plant Superintendent and Sales Department, taking into account customer requirements with respect to quantity, type of product and shipping schedule; reviewing budgeted costs, manpower requirements to meet production plans.  Assumes responsibility for meeting requirements of the approved production plan at the minimum cost and consistent with good operating practice.
  • Analyzes results of plant operations to pinpoint the variances from plans.  Inform Operations Manager of action taken to correct conditions causing variances with results.
  • Ensures all plants are operating in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Oversees the maintenance of all plants and equipment.
  • Participate and have hands-on involvement in plant repairs and ensurre projects move forward as planned.
  • Ensures all trucks at various locations are used in the most efficient manner possible.
  • Keeps operating expenses within budget allowance while conducting a continuous cost reduction program and being alert for other improvements in plant operation. 
  • Analyzes hazards, corrects, trains personnel in safe procedures.  Formulates and enforces safety procedures.
  • Requests necessary personnel to staff the plant for the forecast level of operations.  Assigns tasks, train and check progress of personnel, frequently keeping them advised of their progress. 
  • Maintains effective employee morale.  Handles grievances at the plant level, reporting cases which remain unsolved and continue bothersome to the HR & Superintendent.  Approves vacations and other absences within the limits of the CBA.
  • Maintains properties in good condition and appearance.   Carries out approved plans for plant rehabilitation and beautification.
  • Orders necessary parts and services to maintain equipment in proper running order.
  • Prioritizes the need for repairs on equipment based on pre-shift inspection reports.
  • Submits recommendations each year to the Plant Superintendent covering capital improvements, additions and replacements of plant and equipment.
  • Directs the use of standard accounting procedures in JDE and other forms to ensure the routine reporting of data relating to production, sales, inventories, costs, etc. as required.
  • Assists Operations and Area Manager in developing operating budgets.
  • Deals with customers and employees in a courteous, friendly, and honest manner.  Makes every effort to follow this policy and to influence the employees working under his direction to do likewise.
  • Ensures that the plant, equipment and site are kept in compliance with all EPA and environmental regulations.
  • Follows all federal and state laws governing business and the company’s core values in all decision regarding business and personnel.



  • High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 2-5 years of progressive experience in manufacturing, aggregates/asphalt preferred
  • 2 years of supervision experience
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Mechanical Aptitude
  • Good computer skills. Hands-on knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work with confidential information
  • Embrace's company's core values

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds from the ground to the waist
  • Ability to sit or stand for hours at a time
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, reach, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:

  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
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Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to

Nearest Major Market: Macon