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Project Engineer - New Britain, CT at Tilcon Connecticut Inc in New Britain, Connecticut

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job ID: 495251

Tilcon Connecticut Inc., a CRH company, has played a vital role in building infrastructure around our state, serving the market from 23 locations throughout Connecticut. As a leading supplier of quality crushed stone, hot mix asphalt, and ready mix concrete, Tilcon Connecticut has supported the construction of superior roads, buildings and bridges. The most respected name in the construction industry, from the quarry to the road, Tilcon Connecticut does it all!

Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then Tilcon Connecticut Inc. and CRH is the company for you! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!


Tilcon CT, a CRH company. established in 1923, is one of the largest heavy civil construction contractors and material suppliers within the industry, and we are continuing to grow. Tilcon has a solid industry reputation and prides itself on hiring top level employees, encouraging, and supporting their career development. This role will be located at our New Britain, CT, office and will support all initiates in and around the State of Connecticut. This person will report to the Assistant Construction Manager.

Our core values are safety, quality, and integrity in everything we do. All Tilcon Connecticut employees are expected to partner with associates and management of Tilcon Connecticut Inc. to coordinate, support, and actively promote our safety processes. You will establish key internal relationships to help ensure safety continues to be embedded in the culture of our Company.


Applicant must be a team player willing to help find solutions, detail oriented, able to read and interpret material specifications, able to work in a physical and fast-paced manufacturing / construction environment and comply with all Tilcon Connecticut safety requirements.


Job Duties:

  • Assist the Project Superintendent(s) & Project Manager(s) in planning, coordinating and tracking construction activities including crew and equipment.

  • Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations for construction projects by implementing the Company's Health and Safety Plan.

  • Maintain and manage plans, specifications, cost, material estimates, subcontract, and related reports.

  • Project document control and submission

  • Assist Scheduler and Superintendent with two-week lookahead and CPM schedule.

  • Maintain daily log, tracking all payable quantities.

  • Coordinate proper procurement of construction materials ensuring timely delivery and accuracy of purchase orders.

  • Expedite progress payment certificates, final payment certificates and all extra work orders as per contract.

  • Calculate all productivity and material yields per plans, individual should be proficient in math.

  • Arrange and conduct construction field services as required.

  • Estimating takeoff for change order work

  • Support upcoming bids through project takeoff, material/subcontractor procurement, and site visits

  • Employees may also be assigned other work as required.

  • All other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.


  • Engineering or Construction Management Degree or equivalent in a combination of experience and education.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals and objective.

  • Focused on details, highly organized and works effectively with shifting priorities and rapid change.

  • Effectively examines events, issues, and problems to generate optimal solutions in a timely manner.

  • Fosters teamwork and cooperation with a strong ability to work with a highly functional team of experts.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

  • Ability to make timely, yet effective decisions.

  • Ability to work under pressure and adaptable to change.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

  • Strong customer orientation.

  • Developed analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Ability and willingness to give and receive honest, balanced feedback.

  • Ability to act in a professional manner with customers and represent Tilcon in a character that inspires trust.

  • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Priority emphasis and strong time management skills.

  • Expertise with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and Word.

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

  • Ability to interact with sub-contractors, state and local officials, other employees, and different levels of management.

Other Requirements

  • Valid clear driver's license

  • OSHA 10 certification.

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

  • Pass a pre-employment physical.


Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and construction areas as outlined by OSHA, MSHA, and state agencies. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position: Hardhat, safety glasses, face shield, reinforced toed shoes, hand protection, respirator, air monitor, reflective safety vest, and hearing protection.


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. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


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.

  • Standard working week - 50 hours per week.

  • Infrequent overtime and night shifts may be required based on operational requirements.

  • Reporting location - Working on a job site, from a construction site trailer.

  • Travel to/from/within jobsite(s) - reimbursement program for business travel

  • Daily exposure to construction environment i.e., heavy equipment, oncoming traffic, inclement weather (heat, cold, rain etc.)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near electrical components and controls, moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, snowy and icy conditions, heat, and cold. The employee frequently works outside.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Internal applicants: Prior to applying for any internal position, it is a requirement that employees must first notify their manager.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

  • A diverse and inclusive 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 Connecticut 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 .

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