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Communication Specialist - New Britain, CT

New Britain, CT, US, 06052

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  476158


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!


Position Overview

Reporting to the President, the Communications Specialist will be responsible for collaborating with all levels within the organization to create, edit and distribute communications to both internally and externally. This role will act as a brand ambassador on all internal communication platforms and is the primary resource for communication and tools supporting our field.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

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


Job Responsibility including but not limited to:

   Strategic Planning:

  • Support the business in developing the internal communication strategic plan.
  • Partner with functional leaders and the Sr. Leadership Team to create communication plans from launch and execution to long-term sustainment.
  • Partner with leaders and HR to create Talent Acquisition communication plans.
  • Strategy execution through all delivery methods including print, digital and video.
  • Determines the best method/platform for communication based on audience and desired outcome.
  • Analyzes and improves site communications to find new and effective methods to deliver information to different audiences.



Serves as an internal communications resource to the business by:

    • Improving content effectiveness,
    • Maintaining internal communications protocol around consistency and formatting, layout and messaging,
    • Develop, design and script company videos with focus on safety, recruiting, branding and marketing,
    • Ensuring internal brand and voice is consistent with the CRH brand in both digital and printed communication tools.
  • Partners as needed with cross-functional teams to create communication plans for initiatives and events.
  • Partners with leaders and HR on promotions, org-structure and new employee communications content and build.
  • Supports HR with recruiting material and marketing.
  • Monitors Interchange for report analysis, updates posting guidelines, assigns new users, updates passwords and maintains site. Ensures all content published on our site is current and relevant.
  • Participate and speak at local and regional events, charities and community outreach programs to increase awareness of the organization.

Employee Engagement

  • Supports the business with the creation of quarterly employee communications as it relates to the business performance.
  • Partners with appropriate stakeholders to secure planning and execution of communication and engagement plans to support functional initiatives.
  • Supports the creation and delivery of monthly newsletters.
  • Manages maintenance, posting guidelines and all reporting for our Interchange.




  • Bachelor’s Degree or years equivalent experience in internal communications, planning or sales marketing.
  • Proven ability in writing, editing and strategic planning.
  • Five years’ experience in Communications, Marketing, or PR .
  • Keeps up with current and possible future practices and trends.
  • Scans environment for technical skills, knowledge or capabilities that can benefit business.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with cross functional teams at all levels within the business.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong values and high standards of ethics, integrity and trust.
  • Strong action orientation and drive for results.
  • Strong oral/written communication and listening skills.


Additional Requirements

  • Travel up to 20%



Performance Managers should be highly skilled in a broad range of Competencies that will ensure their ability to lead and facilitate actions to identify opportunity, engage teams in designing and implementing solutions, and influencing critical stakeholders.  These competencies include:

  • Business Insight
  • Managing Complexity
  • Action Oriented
  • Optimize Work Processes
  • Collaborates
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Persuades
  • Courage
  • Instills Trust
  • Being Resilient

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.

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, e-mail communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time.
  • May require periodically lifting objects up to 30 lbs.




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 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.




Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is a leading supplier of quality crushed stone, hot mix asphalt and ready mix concrete products throughout the state of Connecticut. We also provide heavy and highway construction, site work, and paving services for state and local road, bridge, and highway projects.


Tilcon Connecticut Inc. and CRH 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! 



Thank you for your interest in expanding your career with Tilcon Connecticut Inc. and CRH Americas Materials.


CRH Americas Materials 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 Materials family. CRH Americas Materials 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 Materials is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mix concrete and paving services with 1400 locations nationwide.  From coast to coast, CRH Americas Materials delivers quality, dependable results to customers ranging from federal agencies to small construction companies.  Our culture is special as well.  Our most valued asset is our people, and Talent Management is an ongoing process that helps us to identify, develop, and leverage more than 18,000 employees.  Whether we are safely paving miles of interstate, building two thousand-foot-long bridges or building roads in national parks, CRH Americas Materials continued investment in people, performance, and communities has positioned us as an industry leader. 


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Tilcon Connecticut Inc. proudly supports Affirmative Action, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to workforce diversity.  M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or national origin.  Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is a drug-free work environment.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A 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.


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Date Posted:  Jan 29, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

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