Asphalt QC Management Trainee - Wharton, NJ


: $138,980.00 - $203,790.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Construction

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Job ID: 151523

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

Assist the GM, Asphalt Operations & QC in providing technical expertise, support and guidance to Tilcon New York, Inc.s asphalt quality control and Commercial teams, asphalt operations, and to our external & internal customers. Build the skills, knowledge and competencies necessary to becoming an effective frontline leader.

Roles and Responsibilities

(Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Demonstrate continuous leadership in supporting our core values: Safety, Integrity, and Quality.
  • Participate in workplace audits, risk assessments and inspections.
  • Adhere to all applicable regulations including (MSHA) Mine Safety and Health Administration and (OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Administration affecting asphalt plant production, safety, environmental, state, federal, and company policies; ensure observance and compliance of such regulations.
  • Assist Quality Control Manager in maintaining QC/QA processes for all asphalt and quarry operations.
  • Effectively work in a team environment and provide clear oral and written communication of technical information.
  • Support product quality and customer service through strong communication with aggregate, asphalt and recycle supervision and their associates.
  • Interact directly with internal and external customers through effective communication to satisfy material submittal and testing deadlines.
  • Participate in industry associations. Support and maintain a working relationship with state, local and private agencies.
  • Responsible for all quality control activities required to produce hot mix asphalt (HMA) and aggregate materials that meet all state, county, town, local/private and federal specification requirements.
  • Support product quality and customer service by maintaining strong line of communication with aggregate, recycle and asphalt site supervision and their teams.
  • Interact directly with internal and external customers through effective communication to satisfy material submittal and testing deadlines.
  • Conduct tests on HMA or Aggregates to determine composition and consistency with required specifications.
  • Direct and assist in adjustment of mix composition to ensure HMA stays within specifications.
  • Ability to design HMA that meets or exceeds the required job specifications.
  • Obtain and maintain current QC/QA certifications.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.
  • Overtime and weekend work required as necessary to meet company goals.
  • Additional duties as assigned or required.

Marginal Duties and Functions

  • Participate in industry associations. Support and maintain a working relationship with state, local and private agencies.
  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.


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



  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) with 3 years+ of practical work experience.
  • NJSAT certified in HMA Plant and Paving Technician.


  • Bachelors degree (B.S. or B.E.) from four-year college or university; or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 years experience in operations and leadership role.
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of various database programs including Viewpoint.

Work Requirements

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and company procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home 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

  • Working knowledge of English and Math, office practices and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain records and files.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with other personnel.
  • Ability to carry out complex oral and written instructions and deal with complex problems.
  • Ability to deal effectively with questions or problems, seeking assistance from internal and external sources when needed.
  • Perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature.
  • Adjust priorities quickly as circumstances dictate.
  • Action Oriented Enjoys working hard, seizes opportunities, and is full of energy.
  • Listening Practices attentive and active listening.

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.

Range of Motion


  • Bend
  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Climb
  • Stand


  • Walk
  • Sit
  • Reach
  • Drive


  • Fine Motor
  • Repetitive Motion
  • Right
  • Left

This position requires an employee to lift:


  • 25-50lbs


  • 0-10lbs
  • 10-25lbs

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.


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


  • Working with others

Core Competencies

Safety, Integrity, Quality

Formally and visibly demonstrate support and understanding of CRH and Tilcons core values.

Attracts Top Talent

Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs.


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.

Action Oriented

Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

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.


Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently.

Tech Savvy

Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology

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 Americas 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 youre 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.

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

Date Posted: May 10, 2019

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey
Job Segment: Manager, Business Manager, Database, Quality Assurance, Management, Technology

Associated topics: custom, gcc, healthcare, manager, project, project manager, public, site, site supervisor, supervisor * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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