Utility Foreman - St. Augustine, FL

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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 www.reevescc.com

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit www.colasusa.com

Reeves, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit www.colas.com







Reeves Construction Company has an immediate opening for "Experienced" Utility Foreman for construction projects based out of St. Augustine, FL. The Utility Foreman is responsible for managing the day-to-day utility operations of the company’s projects which included managing scheduled., vendors, subcontractors, and personnel.

Main Responsibilities


  • Supervises various phases of a utility operation, such as the installation of storm drainage, water and sewer utilities.
  • Must be able to read and interpret plans.
  • Must have the knowledge and ability to set and check grade.
  • Must have general knowledge of dig law, sloping, and safe excavation practices.
  • Must have excellent communication skills in working with the Department of Transportation and other customers, as well as in working with employees and subcontractors.
  • Responsible for implementing environmental, health and safety regulations and policies (local, state and government).
  • Responsible for arranging for maintenance and repair of equipment, including keeping equipment serviced, lubricated, and in good working order, including good housekeeping.
  • Responsible for planning, organizing and coordination of daily activities and work assignments for your team.
  • Responsible for deliveries, productions and record keeping.
  • Maintain daily records of all significant project facts, events and conditions.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of abilities and limitations in all applications. Ability to recognize potential problems before breakdowns occur.
  • Must have the ability to work safely and follow the policies and procedures of the company.
  • Must instruct and train employees and ensure the safety of the workers.
  • Must accurately track and report daily work hours for crew, equipment utilization and quantities of work performed.




  • 5+years of experience in Storm, Water and/or Sewer Utilities.
  • 1 -2 years foreman experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability of managing people, equipment, and materials in a safe, efficient and ethical manner.
  • Knowledge of traffic control standards.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate equipment such as excavators, loaders, and rollers.
  • Travel in short intervals may be required.
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in the English language, both verbally and in written form.
  • Must possess a valid, current driver’s license.
  • Experience using computers, tablets and applications related to email and timekeeping.

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 several times a day.
  • Must withstand vibration from job site conditions as well as noise from other equipment.
  • Must be able to use arms, hands, and feet in repetitive motions.


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 25 pounds. 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 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.

**This Organization Participates in E-Verify**
**Drug-Free Workplace**

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
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying

Please contact Colas Inc. at 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com

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