Screed Operator – Cornelius, NC

Location Cornelius, North Carolina
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Subsidiary: division

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 .

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 .

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 .

Main Responsibilities


Must have a basic knowledge of the mechanics, hydraulics, and the limitations of the paver.
Must have a knowledge of various asphalt mixes.
Must have a basic knowledge of various grade situations and grade ability to obtain correct drainage.
Must be capable of screeding asphalt to provide an accurate and quality finished paving product.
Must be able to receive and carry out detailed instructions, but also be able to work without direct supervision at all times.
Must be self-motivated at all times to provide a quality finished product for the Company and its customers.
Must have the ability to work safely in job site situations and follow the policies and procedures of the Company.


Must have 6 months to 1 year of experience
Must have knowledge of various asphalt mixes
Must have experience working in and around construction equipment
Provide own transportation to and from work

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 machine several times a day.
Must be able to sit in a machine and operate for several hours without stopping.
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.
Must be able to perform manual duties such as placing paint drums on the vehicle.

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. 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. Employees must have 20/40 vision, either naturally or with corrective lenses. Hearing should be excellent or corrected by audio device.


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 is regularly 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 toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

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.

This Organization Participates in E-Verify

Drug-Free Workplace

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (Reeves Construction Company) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document. If you need an accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. or send an email to .

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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