Plant Foreman - New Hamburg, NY

CRH Wappingers Falls , NY 12590

Posted 3 months ago

Job ID: 161461

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 Plant Foreman supervises all quarry and primary plant operations at the Clinton Point Quarry.

Roles and Responsibilities

(Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Complies with all environmental, health, safety and training policies, procedures and requirements.

  • Directs or coordinates personnel and activities utilizing knowledge of department functions, company policies, regulations, and plant standards and practices.

  • Reviews and analyzes reports, records, directives, regulations, and confers with other supervisors/foreman to obtain data for required planning of activities and solving department problems.

  • Gives work direction, resolves problems, prepares work schedules, and sets deadlines.

  • Coordinates with other departments to insure optimal efficiency and economy.

  • Prepares work areas for upcoming maintenance activities, performs kitting of supplies necessary for maintenance.

  • Completes required reports and records for management.

  • Evaluates procedures and practices for alternate methods and improvements.

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

  • Maintains professional demeanor in dealing with critical/confidential information; restricts discussion/knowledge of activity to a "need to know" basis.

  • Regular and timely attendance is required

  • Additional duties as assigned or required.

Marginal Duties and Functions

  • Perform other related duties and special assignments as directed.


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 4 years of quarry related experience or training in supervision

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office; experience in accounting or business specific software


  • Associate degree or Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration preferred

  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the preferred knowledge, skills and abilities.

Work Requirements

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors/foreman, and general public at all times.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

  • Must be willing to work overtime and weekends when required.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Working knowledge of English and Math, office practices and procedures

  • Ability to communicate effectively with and work well with other personnel

  • Ability to deal effectively with questions or problems, seeking assistance when needed

  • Must be computer literate

  • Perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature

  • Make appropriate job decisions following standard policies and past precedents

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

  • Exposed to noise

  • Moving equipment


  • Exposed to noise

  • Exposed to high heat

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.

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

Date Posted: Jan 4, 2020

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