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Equipment Mechanic - Plainville

New Britain, CT, US, 06052

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  423819


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

Tilcon Connecticut has an opening for an Equipment Mechanic.  As an Equipment Mechanic, the selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers.  Our core values are safely, 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 process.  The Equipment Mechanic will report directly to the Equipment superintendent and will comply with mandatory safety requirements and other functions of the maintenance team.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds, and maintains construction equipment such as trucks, trailers, cranes, paving machines, motor graders, trench digging machines, bulldozers, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools.
  • Operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and hand tools.
  • Examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
  • Replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions.
  • Tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned



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


  • Minimum high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Mechanical background with 3 years of  mechanical experience required.
  • 2 years of mechanical Tech School Training preferred.
  • Moderate IT/computer skills in diagnostics and repair of engine, transmission, and powertrain components.


Work Requirements

  • Thorough mechanical knowledge of equipment and vehicles.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform all job duties in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.


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.

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

                              Continuous                         Frequently                          Occasionally                       Not Applicable

Bend                                                                                                               X

Kneel                                                                                                              X

Squat                                                                                                              X

Climb                                                                 X

Stand                                                                 X

Walk                                                                   X

Sit                                                                                                                   X

Reach                                                                X

Drive                                                                  X

Fine Motor                                                                                                     X


  Motion                                                        X


Right                                                                  X

Left                                                                    X



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


                                             Continuous          Frequently                          Occasionally        Not Applicable

0 – 10 lbs                                                            X

10-25 lbs                                                             X

25-50 lbs                                                             X

50- 100                                                                X


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.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving, mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and heat.  The employee frequently works outside and has exposure to some vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



                                             Continuous                         Frequently                          Occasionally                       Not Applicable

Hot Weather                                                                     X

Cold Weather                                                                   X

Wet Weather                                                                                                                 X

Exposed to Noise                                                            X

Exposed to High Heat                                                                                                 X

Moving Equipment            X

Working With Others         X


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 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:  Jul 27, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Mechanic, Construction, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering