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Project Manager (Operations) - Parsippany, NJ

Location:  Parsippany, NJ, US, 07054
Company:  Tilcon New York Inc


Job ID:  130353


“Safety, Integrity, Quality are the foundation or core values on which Tilcon New York Inc., an Oldcastle Materials Company operates.  Located in New York and New Jersey, Tilcon New York Inc. is an integrated materials company with multiple quarry locations, water terminals, heavy highway construction division, asphalt and recycle plants.  Tilcon manufactures sells and ships, made in the USA, products of crushed stone, asphalt, sand, gravel and recycled materials throughout New York, New Jersey, and some areas of Pennsylvania.  Growth opportunity, professional development and a culture of support and resources are provided to each employee for their personal growth and success within Tilcon New York Inc., and the Oldcastle Materials Group. 


Position Overview

The position is an essential function to the ongoing viability of the Company’s operations.  This position shall be responsible for the design, approval, and execution of the Northern Operations (New York sites) long term strategic plan which includes but is not limited to several high priority, high visibility capital improvement projects.  The projects include land development, building installation, road construction and aggregate/asphalt plant design + construction.  The associate will coordinate the efforts of several teams representing multiple disciplines in order to safely execute the projects and strategic efforts on time and on budget.  The position is developmental with opportunities in management of operations support department or operations upon successful completion.


Roles and Responsibilities

(Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Planning, Execution, and management of long term, large capital projects for each of the Northern Operations. 
  • Ability to navigate the Design/Bid/Budget process as well as submittal of justifications to senior leadership and CRH
  • Manages projects through to completion on time and on budget with a consistent drive for excellence
  • Progress updates communicated regularly to senior leadership and executive level leadership
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills at all levels
  • Ability to present to North Region Executive leadership
  • Ability to communicate effectively with subject matter experts (legal/engineering)
  • Ability to communicate with hourly/union labor force
  • Effectively Manage internal and external teams and/or committees with multiple personalities and multiple disciplines in order to successfully solve problems and meet goals
  • Coordinate multiple teams in multiple disciplines to ensure design accuracy, local/state/federal compliance, proper planning, and execution
  • Constant drive for improvement in operations and project execution
  • Find ways to ensure the sustainability of all operations
  • Ability to look “outside the box” and solve complex problems through collaboration


Marginal Duties and Functions

  • Additional duties as assigned or required.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.




  • BS. in Mine, Civil, Mechanical, or Environmental Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ aggregate or mining industry experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ project management experience
  • Valid driver’s license



  • Certified Professional Engineer is a plus, but not a requisite
  • Field or frontline management experience in Asphalt, quarry, and recycle production (2+ years)
  • Project Management experience and/or certification
  • Experience in permit application and obtaining local, state, and federal approval (2+ years)
  • Land design experience
  • Crushing Plant design experience
  • Acute knowledge of all equipment used in the manufacturing of products associated with the industry


Work Requirements

  • Strict adherence to Tilcon policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Manual.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures
  • Work a temporary, alternative schedule as needed
  • Ability to travel to various job sites several times a week
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Work overtime and be available for emergency overtime when the need arises. This may include occasional weekend hours
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, the general public, and regulatory authorities at all times.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Project, and internet based applications
  • High proficiency in AutoCad and Carlson Mining Software
  • High proficiency in distilling complex information down into simple, easy to understand, executive summaries
  • High proficiency and comfort in verbal communication to senior leadership
  • Ability to read and interpret engineered drawings and reports
  • Ability to read, analyze, and apply federal, state, and local statutes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the legal and regulatory community.
  • Ability to write reports and respond to inquiries from parties within the internal and external environments.
  • Works well independently and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to self-prioritize, self-manage, and self-determine one’s own workload
  • Manage a project team and direct priority and workload of said team
  • Deals with ambiguity by collaborating with people of all backgrounds and disciplines in order to make the best possible decisions
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment to utilize the skills of multiple people with multiple disciplines to accomplish goals and meet deadlines.


Physical Requirements

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time.  The employee is required to use a computer for extended periods of time.    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.


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.

This job will require both office work and field work. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment in the office is usually quiet.



  • Safety, Integrity, Quality - Formally and visibly demonstrate support and understanding of OMG and Tilcon’s core values.
  • Planning – Accurately scope out length and difficulty of tasks.  Develop schedules and measure your performance against goals.
  • Informing – consistently inform the correct people
  • Communicates Effectively – written, visual, oral
  • Ensures Accountability – Follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same. Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work.  Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures.
  • Manages Ambiguity/Complexity – Deals comfortably with the uncertainty of change.  Can decide and act without the total picture.  Deals constructively with problems that do not have clear solutions and outcomes.
  • Manages Conflict – steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities.  Settles differences in productive ways with minimum noise.
  • Budgeting – ability to accurately forecast expenses and execute operations/projects to meet budget constraints
  • Directs Work – Provides clear direction and accountabilities.  Delegates and distributes assignments and decision appropriately.  Provides appropriate guidance and direction based on people’s capabilities.
  • Builds Effective Teams – Forms teams with appropriate and diverse mix of styles, perspectives, and experience.  Establishes common objectives and a shared mindset.  Fosters open dialogue and collaboration among the team.
  • Resourcefulness – Marshals resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done. Orchestrates multiple activities simultaneously to accomplish a goal.  Gets the most out of limited resources.  Applies knowledge of internal structures, processes, and culture to efforts.


What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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