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EHS Director - Parsippany, NJ

Parsippany, NJ, US, 07054

Tilcon New York Inc



Job ID:  156999


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 EHS Director will handle all environmental, health and safety compliance efforts as well as maintain and establish processes and procedures to ensure the safety of our personnel and the environment.


Roles and Responsibilities

(Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Business Partner
    • Oversees the development, planning, and implementation of environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures (chemical safety, ergonomics, illness and injury prevention, and building safety) within the region.
    • Work alongside operation leaders to create and sustain a culture that values safety and environmental stewardship.
    • Administer the worker's compensation program and the implementation of workplace ergonomics.
    • Ensures appropriate root cause analysis and corrective action is taken where health and safety hazards exist.
    • Conducts or directs facility inspections to identify potentially hazardous conditions, and to ensure facility and procedural compliance with applicable regulations; recommends/implements appropriate corrective actions
    • Represents sites during regulatory inspections and during routine periodic corporate audits. Prepares and executes action plan to close audit findings.
    • Maintains all required records applicable to safety, health and environmental compliance, up to but not limited to OSHA 300 Logs, MSHA specific standards, Incident Root Cause Investigations, SDS's, and chemical inventory.
    • Oversees the preparation of contracts for properly licensed hazardous and radioactive waste disposal firms and monitors waste handling.
    • Continuously monitors areas of security risk and initiates processes to minimize risk.



  • Leader
    • Manages the environmental, industrial, health and safety team for multiple facilities.
    • Manages site security teams for multiple facilities
    • Serves as point of contact / subject matter expert for emergency personnel.
    • Monitors performance of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) programs and regulatory compliance with all federal and state regulations and handles all contact with government agencies.
    • Leads job hazard evaluations to assess employee health and safety risks and develop appropriate improvement plans.
    • Conducts or directs employee safety, health and environmental training and monthly safety meetings.
    • Act as liaison with CRH and drive all CRH Safety initiatives throughout the organization.
    • Ensure that all CRH Life Saving Rules are followed.



  • Developer of Talent


    • Develops and oversees company training programs for employees in areas such as compliance training, lab/plant inspection, hazardous material handling, emergency response, industrial hygiene, and life safety.
    • Direct compliance team for all environmental and legal permitting within State & Federal regulatory compliance.
    • Support the recruitment, development and diversity of current and future talent.
    • Promote ongoing coaching and feedback. Enhance and broaden skills.
    • Develop and maintain an environment that encourages excellence, accountability, communication, as well as personal development and growth, for all EHS employees



Marginal Duties and Functions

  • Varies duties as per requested by management





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




  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.E) from a four-year college or university (safety related focus preferred) with 8+ years of practical work experience.



  • OSHA 1910, OSHA 1926 and MSHA regulation knowledge preferred
  • Safety field and facilitation experience preferred
  • 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 procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Travel to various work sites and out of state travel is required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when required.
  • 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 skills with Microsoft Office and the ability to rapidly learn different software applications.
  • Developed analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Self – motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing schedules and projects.
  • Strong ability to research data to support regulatory requirements.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the public at all times supporting the company’s mission and objectives.
  • Ability to interact with vendors, plant employees and different levels of management.
  • Strict adherence to CRH, Oldcastle and the company’s safety requirements and procedures.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors as needed.



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.



What CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family!


Tilcon New York Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Oct 12, 2019

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

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