Quality Control Technician - Newington

New Britain, CT, US, 06052

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  493727


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 a Quality Control Technician to work in our Quarries, Asphalt Plants and on our Paving jobs. The hours and location for this position are variable with weekend and night work required as needed. As a Quality Control Technician, the selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with their co-workers and managers.  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.  The Quality Control Technician will report directly to the Assistant Quality Control Supervisors and will comply with mandatory safety requirements and other functions of the quality control team.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Safely and efficiently work in a quality control capacity and report any problems to the supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Responsible for collecting, measuring, and testing of materials for construction projects including hot mix asphalt, soils sampling, aggregate sampling, core sampling, density testing, laboratory testing and mix design.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE)in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Report to work at the designated start time and stay through the end of shift.
  • Be able to work overtime when required.
  • Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold and occasionally at heights.
  • Strictly adhering to safety requirements and procedures.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



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



  • High school diploma / GED equivalent.
  • New England Transportation Technician Certification in HMA field/plant is desirable.
  • 1 year experience in quality control testing desired but not required.


Work Requirements

  • Clean DMV record
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.



  • 401K with company match benefit
  • Profit sharing
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Recognition Incentives / Employee Referral Program
  • Paid sick days – vacations & holidays
  • Company paid professional growth opportunities


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 listen. 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.


This employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. This position requires an employee to lift.


Continuous         Frequently                Occasionally    Not Applicable


0 – 10 lbs                                                              X


10-25 lbs                                                               X


25-50 lbs                                                               X


50 to 75 lbs                                                           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 occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. 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



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.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Apr 24, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Technician, Construction, Technology, Engineering