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Sales Representative, Ready Mix Concrete-New Britain CT

New Britain, CT, US, 06052

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  290979


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!




Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is seeking a Sales Representative in our Concrete division. This Individual will take a role in our sales and marketing of all Tilcon Connecticut products and services, with a primary focus on ready mix concrete. 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.  You will establish key internal relationships to help ensure safety continues to be embedded in the culture of our Company. 


Primary responsibilities


Applicant must be a team player willing to help find solutions, detail oriented, able to read and interpret material specifications, able to work in a physical and fast-paced manufacturing / construction environment and comply with all Tilcon Connecticut safety requirements.


Job Duties:

  • Comprehensive sales and marketing of all Tilcon Connecticut products and services, with a primary focus on ready mix concrete.  Customer base includes residential customers, municipalities, commercial businesses and various agencies within the State of Connecticut.
  • Follow up on all sales/quotes in a timely basis.
  • Keep fully abreast of the current marketing conditions and the activities of competitors.
  • Develop and strengthen relations with our customer base.
  • Strive to provide "world class customer service" to all clients.


  • Derive item quantities from plans and review product specifications.
  • Possess a working knowledge of concrete operations


  • Prepare required paperwork, including quotes, credit approvals, billing reports, sales reports/information requests etc. accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Review/Update monthly backlogs and enter into our forecasting models on a monthly basis.
  • Continuously review aging and address delinquent customers in coordination with our Credit Department.
  • Consistently visit our job sites and develop strategies to address operational challenges, delivery issues, mix problems 




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above duties satisfactorily. Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.




  • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience.
  • General understanding of business fundamentals                                           
  • Must have good written, verbal, and organizational skills.   
  • Math Competency is required.
  • Knowledge of the construction industry a plus (not required).
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Office, Excel and Word.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative style.
  • Ability and willingness to give and receive honest, balanced feedback.
  • Ability to act in a professional manner with customers and represent Tilcon in a character that inspires trust.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends as required




Ability to read and interpret documents such as job specifications, bid documents, and procedure manuals. 

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  
  • Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


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:  Hardhat, safety glasses, face shield, reinforced toed shoes, hand protection, respirator, air monitor, reflective safety vest, and hearing protection.


Physical demands


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.


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



What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas 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 family. CRH Americas 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 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted:  Jun 4, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Construction, Sales Rep, Sales, Engineering