New Britain, CT, US, 06050

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  489100


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!


If you’re looking for a challenging career at a company that will reward your efforts, look no further. Let Tilcon CT lead you on a rewarding career path to gain top notch industry experience and pave the road to your success!


Job Description Summary

We are seeking qualified, safety minded, highly motivated individuals to work as interns who will gain an overall understanding of the major divisions of Tilcon Connecticut Inc. so that they can eventually be considered for a full-time position within Tilcon Connecticut Inc. or CRH. While the role will have a specific focus area (Construction, Safety, Aggregates/Mining, Asphalt, Ready Mix, Sales, Finance, Environmental, etc.), the selected candidate will be involved with and learn about various aspects of Tilcon Connecticut Inc. including, but not limited to:



  • Support the safety goals and processes of the company
  • MSHA and OSHA training and regulations
  • Fundamentals of Fatality Elimination and Risk Assessment
  • Other company policies


Operations Asphalt, Aggregates, Ready Mix, & Equipment

  • Spend time at our aggregates, asphalt, and ready mix plants to learn the fundamentals of production
  • Understand how to estimate and plan plant production requirements
  • Learn asphalt and ready mix plant scheduling process to meet customer and internal demands and minimize capacity conflicts.
  • Understand compliance requirements for our operations to meet federal and state regulations including MSHA, OSHA, DEEP etc.
  • Understand the companies environmental Policies and Programs required for permit renewals as well as CRH’s sustainability goals and initiatives
  • Equipment preventative maintenance, scheduling and shop operation
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance-Asphalt, Aggregates, Ready Mix
  • Gain an understanding of the QC/QA process and material testing procedures at Tilcon for aggregates, asphalt, ready mix concrete and construction
  • Learn the material specification requirements our products are required to meet



  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the bidding and execution of construction.  This includes project estimating/bidding, pre-construction meetings, in –house safety meetings, OJY’s, subcontractor compliance, planning and scheduling, trucking, and traffic control requirements.
  • Spend time in field operations for heavy construction, reclaim, fine grade and paving
  • Understand how crew and scheduling efficiency is instrumental to achieve project goals
  • Learn how we manage contract backlog and the importance of long term planning
  • Understand project profitability (revenue/costs)



Commercial & Financial – Asphalt, Aggregates, Ready Mix

  • Learn the fundamentals of material pricing for asphalt, aggregates and ready mix to towns, contractors and CONNDOT.
  • Spend time at a scale location
  • Learn to derive quantities from plans and how to accurately price products
  • Managing customer issues
  • Accounts Receivable & Billing
  • Exposure to Financial metrics and processes


Leadership/Development Goals

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders at Tilcon Connecticut Inc.
  • Show a commitment to be visible and active in operations with your fellow employees
  • Learn how to identify and resolve safety, personnel, and equipment/operational problems, in a timely and effective manner


In additional to learning these aspects, the selected candidate may be required to perform general laboring duties. This position will be based in Connecticut, but travel may be required throughout the State depending on the location of our jobs.



Personal Protective Equipment
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: hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection and reinforced toed shoes for any work in the field.

Ideal candidate must be currently enrolled in a college degree program and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better. 

Other Information
Position may require long hours, night work, travel/overnights and/or weekend work throughout the season. The selected candidate must display a courteous and professional attitude when dealing with co-workers and the public.

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.


Continuous: stand, walk

Frequently: bend, squat, reach, drive, fine motor, repetitive motion, left, right
Occasionally: knell, climb, sit

Not Applicable:


This position requires an employee to lift:


Frequently: 0-10 lbs.

Occasionally: 10-25 lbs.; 25-50 lbs.

Not Applicable: 50-100 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.


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 is usually quiet.


Continuous: working with others

Frequently: hot Weather

Occasionally: Cold weather, wet weather, exposed to noise, exposed to high heat, moving equipment

Not Applicable:


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.


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Date:  Feb 18, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Quality Assurance, Construction, Outside Sales, Technology, Engineering, Sales