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Director of Construction- Parsippany NJ

Parsippany, NJ, US, 07054

Tilcon New York Inc



Job ID:  470454


Safety, Integrity, Quality are the foundation or core values on which Tilcon New York Inc., a CRH 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 CRH.


Position Overview

The Director of Construction is responsible for managing and leading the construction team through the entire construction process. A major role of the Director of Construction will be to focus on providing on time delivery of a high quality results while balancing the financial objectives and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Roles and Responsibilities

(Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Interface with the appropriate Individuals/departments to make sure all projects are appropriately scheduled and managed
  • Create and manage overall schedules for all projects.
  • Reviews construction cost estimates for all projects.
  • Supervises all project documentation including submittals, change orders, amendments, etc.
  • Secure work at desired margins
  • Provide ongoing coaching and feedback to the construction team
  • Ensure the motivation, management, evaluation, discipline and succession planning for all department employees in coordination with the Human Resources Manager.
  • Manage construction staff and hold routine construction meetings on and off site
  • Prepare financial reporting, forecasts and budgets for the construction department
  • Strategic planning
  • Review and approve progress payments for vendors and contractors.
  • Manage project close-out process including all required paperwork.
  • Provide weekly construction reports to executives for each project.
  • Oversee all projects and ensures they are executed and completed in a timely manner and on budget.
  • Create projected budgets early in the design phase of a project.
  • Review and approve the phasing and construction plan developed by the owner/contractor.
  • Develop timelines and critical path scheduling for initial project start up.
  • Work closely with our Sales Team to review all major subcontractor and material bids.
  • Provides input on future projects; assists development on code analysis, constructability, and estimating and code compliance.
  • Represents in project meetings with owners.
  • Make decisions and recommendations which greatly impact corporate relationship with Developer or Owner.
  • Reviews all site plans and related civil work for efficiency, construability and livability.
  • Strategic Planning; works with upper management to develop long term plans for the organization around the growth and development of construction.
  • Collaborates with senior team leaders towards a common goal; streamline the project delivery process, review progress of buy-out, submittals, construction schedule and performance on all projects.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.


Marginal Duties and Functions

  • Work on ad hoc projects as directed.



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




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Construction Management or Engineering strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years construction experience in a combination of technical, project management, supervising safety, financial outcome, customer relationship, contract, vendor relations, subcontractors, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of planning, team development, product merchandizing, inventory turnover and ROI.



  • Strong background in planning, accounting/finance, administration and economics
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the preferred knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • High level of proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint


Work Requirements

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and company procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when required.
  • When in the field, required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety Glasses, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, Dust masks & Hearing Protection.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Strong values and high standards of ethics, integrity and trust.
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with other personnel.
  • Working knowledge of English and Math, office practices and procedures.
  • Ability to develop and foster relationships and trust at all levels of the organization.
  • The ability to lead effective teams and develop direct reports.
  • Analytical ability and process improvement knowledge.
  • Make appropriate job decisions following standard policies and past precedents.
  • Self-motivated and conscientious
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and facilitate change
  • Ability to maintain records and files.
  • Perform with frequent interruptions and/or distractions.
  • Recognize an emergency situation and take appropriate and timely actions
  • Adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.
  • Ability to give presentations to both associates and senior members of the organization explaining complex solutions to problems.


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.



  • Fine motor
  • Repetitive motion
  • Right
  • Left



  • Bend
  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Climb
  • Stand
  • Walk
  • Sit
  • Reach
  • Drive


This position requires an employee to lift:



  • 0-10 lbs.
  • 10-25 lbs.
  • 25-50 lbs.


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.



  • Working with others



  • Hot weather
  • Cold weather
  • Wet weather
  • Exposed to noise
  • Exposed to high heat
  • Moving equipment



  • Safety, Integrity, Quality - Formally and visibly demonstrate support and understanding of CRH and Tilcon’s core values.
  • Attracts Top Talent - Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs.
  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Develops Talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals.
  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Cultivates Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Business Insights – Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals.
  • Manages Complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Builds Effective Teams – Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
  • Optimizes Work Process – Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.



What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Tilcon New York Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Nov 19, 2022

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

Job Segment: Construction, Outside Sales, Business Process, Project Manager, Engineer, Engineering, Sales, Management, Technology