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Senior Project Director - Texas

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Job Description

Job ID: 497530

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us. We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.

At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package and opportunities for your continued growth and development!


The Senior Project Director is responsible for leading, managing, and actively participating in all facets of specified project(s) – from the early development phase to commissioning and turnover. This position provides overall project management and oversight.

What you’ll be contributing:

  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Manages organizational structure of the project, staffing requirements, staff management, deployment, and personnel development.
  • Supervises and inspects the work performed by contractors.
  • Monitors project budgets, schedules, and work quality.
  • Performs field inspections and reports on the project process.
  • Establishes a "safety first" culture throughout all efforts managed.
  • Supports plant management in planning and preparing capital expenditure proposals and budgets.
  • Completes project performance and delivery, including safety and financial performance, client satisfaction, and contractor relationships.
  • Ensure project execution methodology/strategy aligns with Ash Grove Cement's business objectives.
  • Takes an active role in the development of contracts for the project.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

To succeed in this position, you will need:

  • Ability to read, write, and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc
  • Minimum 4 Years - Bachelor's Degree in engineering discipline and project services.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in project direction and managing large capital projects.
  • Proficient in written English, effective verbal communication, and listening skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to effectively negotiate
  • Ability to make sound independent judgments regularly
  • Ability to interpret complex statistical data
  • Ability to analyze facts and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at a conclusion
  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Knowledge of engineering and surveying theories, principles, and techniques, especially those regarding mechanical engineering.
  • Knowledge of project and contract management practices.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, and other relevant software packages.

What’s next for you?

We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The physical demands, working environment, and other conditions of employment listed in this document are representative of but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of the requirements for positions in this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

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!

Ash Grove Cement, 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.

Advice from our career coach

In order to stand out as an applicant for the Senior Project Director position at Ash Grove Cement, it is essential to showcase your expertise in project management and leadership skills. Here are some specific tips to help you make a strong impression:

  • Demonstrate your commitment to safety by highlighting any relevant certifications or training you have in plant safety guidelines.
  • Showcase your experience in managing large capital projects and overseeing project budgets, schedules, and quality.
  • Emphasize your ability to lead and develop staff, as well as your proficiency in contract management practices.
  • Highlight your skills in decision-making, problem-solving, and negotiation, along with your attention to detail and ability to interpret complex data.
  • Reference your knowledge of engineering principles and relevant software packages like AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite.

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May 19, 2024


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