Working at Colas USA
At Colas USA, “We Open the Way” to an exciting and long-lasting career. We are powered by our people and work as teams to do the hard work that makes everyone’s life easier. The core of our business is road construction and maintenance; building for communities, cities, and the people who live in them.
Our organization is comprised of a family of over 40 companies operating in seven subsidiaries within the United States; each responsible for conducting business in 18 states respective to each location.
Globally, we operate at a much larger scale. Colas USA is part of the worldwide Colas Group, operating across five continents and backed by an international network of quarries, emulsion plants, and asphalt plants.
We take great pride in the work we do and the people we employ. At Colas USA, you are not just an employee. You are a key part of paving the way to the future.
By the Numbers
Colas USA is part of the worldwide Colas Group. Globally, there are over 57,000 employees in 50 countries on five continents. The group undertakes more than 70,000 projects each year, backed by an international network of quarries, emulsion plants, and asphalt plants.
57,000+ employees globally
800 construction work centers and 3,000 material production sites
Operations in 50 countries on five continents
70,000+ projects annually
The general public depends on the large projects Colas USA undertakes. Our organization is comprised of a family of seven companies throughout the United States and began operations in 1979 when Barrett Industries joined the family.
6,000 employees in the United States
Seven subsidiaries operating through 40 companies
Operations in 18 states
3,000+ projects annually
We take great pride in the culture we have created throughout Colas USA. Our greatest driver in sustainability is the gratification our employees have for the work they do. Whether working in the field or the office, each employee is critical in collectively accomplishing our goal of delivering high-quality products and services to our communities.
Each of our companies operates within a family-feel environment. We look out for one another and support each other in all aspects of work and life.
As a decentralized organization, each employee is enabled to exercise autonomy in accordance with the distinct characteristics of each location. Our core values, in compliance with our ethical principles and the law, is how we remain a sustainably profitable and safe organization.
At Colas USA, we work together to maintain a safe work environment and culture that keeps all of our workers, contractors, and the general public safe. There is no job so important, or service so urgent, that we cannot take the time to work safely. Our safety processes have been refined so our employees and their families can have peace of mind that they will do great work, safely.
WE USA is a national initiative designed to promote the success, advancement, and job satisfaction of women at all levels of the company and to make Colas USA an employer of choice for female professionals. In addition to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment, WE USA serves as a trusted resource to educate, inspire, and encourage women and provides development opportunities and enhanced communications.
What We Offer
Intercompany, national, or international opportunities for mobility
Support local and national organizations and causes as a team
5,500+ online courses available to help you learn new skills to further your career
We are continuing to identify innovative ways to get the job done more efficiently
Competitive, comprehensive medical/dental/vision plans for all employees
We recognize 10 national holidays throughout the year
Accrue vacation time throughout the year to take at your leisure
By taking care of yourself through the wellness program you can receive a discount on your insurance premium
Where We Work
Work With Us
We want YOU to be a part of our growing team! Learn more about each of our companies below and then search to find a position that aligns with your skills and interests.
Colas USA companies – The world leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance.
Colas USA has a network of companies that allow us to provide most of our products and services anywhere in the United States. We are committed to developing and improving products and construction services based on recycling material, improving energy efficiency, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Located in Morristown, NJ, Colas Inc. – the Colas USA corporate office – is where we manage national functions for all subsidiaries, including business development, communications, finance, human resources, and legal.
Located in the Denver Tech Center, Colas IS Support is the information technology arm of Colas USA, providing support to all of North American operations. Our vision is to deliver world-class services, strategy, and processes that support our construction and manufacturing operations.
Wherever there are paved surfaces, there is a need for “Responsible Solutions.” Colas Solutions and the family of Colas companies are dedicated to developing and providing innovative solutions for building, maintaining, and preserving today’s transportation infrastructure and the environment in which we live.
Come help us “Build the Roads You Travel!”
Since 1854, our success resides in continuously working to understand and exceed our customer’s needs, building positive relationships in our communities through involvement and environmental stewardship, and most of all – by attracting and developing passionate people who share our core values.
As part of a global organization, Barrett operates within nine subsidiary companies and over 80 locations east of the Mississippi. We offer a world of opportunities for professional developments and many career options to choose from. We pride ourselves on low turnover and higher than average employee retention, as well as a family-like culture within a large corporation.
Experience. Innovation. Enthusiasm. Excellence.
Drive through Virginia, and chances are you’ll drive on a Branscome Road. A vertically integrated heavy highway and general contracting company, Branscome offers clients a full range of heavy construction services. By employing a fleet of over 1,000 pieces of construction equipment, Branscome stands well equipped to handle any client’s infrastructure needs.
At Branscome, we strive to provide a safe work environment that allows each employee to take responsibility while experience pride in their work. Our employees inspire each other with their teamwork, innovation, and enthusiasm. This attitude of excellence generates superior customer service for which Branscome is known.
We believe our strongest assets are our people.
Colaska Inc. is a leader in heavy civil construction throughout the state of Alaska. At Colaska, we believe that our strongest asset is our employees and the way they maintain their pride and enthusiasm every day while doing business with our customers.
Colaska’s unique combination of local leadership fosters teamwork throughout our companies. By providing unparalleled customer satisfaction, super service, and the highest quality products, Colaska remains committed to achieving its ultimate goal…being a leader in the construction industry.
Outstanding people are the key to outstanding success.
Delta Companies Inc. is a highway contractor specializing in asphalt paving and road construction materials. We have operations throughout southeast Missouri, northeast Arkansas, and southern Illinois. We are a leader in our local construction industry and a proud supporter of the communities in which we live and work.
We know outstanding people are the key to our outstanding success. We value the physical and financial well-being of our employees and are committed to ensuring a safe environment for our employees at home and at work.
Global innovations. Local expertise.
Reeves Construction Company has been a key partner in the infrastructure growth of the Southeast since 1955. As we’ve grown, Reeves has branched out from our original East and West Region locations in Georgia to include Sloan Construction with locations in South & North Carolina, R.B. Baker Construction with locations in Georgia and Florida, and Southeast Emulsions with locations in both Georgia and South Carolina.
We are steadfast and focused in our endeavors to meet transportation construction needs from heavy construction services, excavation and site work, to underground utilities, asphalt paving, bridgework, and materials supply. Out people are our most valuable asset – well-trained and highly knowledgable in the construction industry.
We are pioneering the future.
Our team of pioneers is the key to our success; they are also among the most skilled and hard-working in the industry. We are proud to offer our employees a safe work environment, learning, development, & growth opportunities, and access to an industry-leading compensation and benefits package. Our core values are the heart and soul of how we do business. They guide how we treat one another, our customers, our stakeholders, and the general public.
There is more to life than work, and we value each employee and their individual health and safety. Our goal is to achieve zero accidents through visible leadership, and engaging the hearts and minds of all employees to support a positive culture of sustainable safety excellence. The way we see it, what we do is about more than safer and easier travel. It’s bigger than construction. It’s about connecting communities, growing an entire region, and building new roads to the future.
A workplace where people can grow.
Serving Southern California since 1923, Sully-Miller Companies consist of Sully-Miller Contracting, United Rock Products, and Blue Diamond Materials. Each company supports the other. Blue Diamond Materials provides the hot mix asphalt manufacturing, United Rock Products the aggregate, and Sully-Miller Contracting executes the projects.
We strive above all to offer a work environment that interests, challenges, and motivates. Sully-Miller has always understood that professional and knowledgable people are the key to success. This is why our management style encourages empowerment, decision-making, planning, and innovation by all employees.