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Assistant Quarry Superintendent - Wallingford, CT

Wallingford, CT, US, 06492

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  480796


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


As the Assistant Quarry Superintendent in Wallingford, the selected candidate will be required to ensure that quarry sites operate efficiently and successfully.  Oversees all operations, coordinates production, monitors site systems and hires and develops staff.  Ensuring safety, security, quality and timeliness will all be important responsibilities of this position. 

You will report directly to the Quarry Superintendent and assist with all quarry operations.  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. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Assures compliance with all safety and company and government policies and procedures
  • Analyze and correct hazardous conditions
  • Train new crew members.
  • Supervise quarry employees and operations, including, ascertaining progress in meeting time schedules to detect insufficient utilization of workers and equipment.
  • Supervises and coordinates crew activities, reviews preventative maintenance schedules and estimates work requirements for completion of reactive repairs within time constraints.
  • Effectively manage staff by setting clear performance objectives, providing regular feedback and providing development through training.
  • Request necessary personnel to staff the plant for the forecast level of operations.  Assign tasks, train and check progress of personnel, frequently keeping them advised of their progress.
  • Analyze results of plant operations to pinpoint the variances from plans.
  • Direct mine and pit planning
  • Keep controllable operating expenses within budget allowance while conducting a continuous cost reduction program and being alert for other improvements in plant operation.
  • Maintains time and materials records necessary for maintenance.
  • Assume responsibility for developing a qualified lead person to fill in or replace quarry leadership roles whenever necessary.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality and crew performance.
  • Identify deficiencies and implement a plan for continuous improvement.
  • Maintain properties in good condition and appearance
  • Participates in special projects or tasks as assigned.



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

  • Previous related experience in mining and/or construction field is preferred not required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a supervisory position is preferred not required.
  • Knowledge of profit and loss statements and an understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office and the ability to rapidly learn different software applications.
  • Possess strong basic math knowledge.
  • Basic surveying and mapping skills are preferred.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills are necessary.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Comprehensive understanding of MSHA regulations.
  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently and to direct employees effectively. 


Work Requirements

The ideal candidate will:

  • Highly detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated
  • Effective communication skills, including presentation skills and people skills
  • Ability to think creatively to find solutions to both routine and complex construction problems and continue to push the project forward.
  • Mechanical experience; preferably in the aggregate industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, strong interpersonal skills and ability to diplomatically handle challenging situations.
  • Effective at multitasking various projects and driving results
  • Team builder


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, stand, climb, crawl, bend, kneel, reach above shoulders, and lift up to 95 pounds 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 and operate various pieces of equipment.



  • Bend
  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Climb
  • Stand
  • Walk
  • Sit
  • Reach
  • Repetitive Motion
  • Right
  • Left



  • Drive
  • Fine Motor


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  This position requires an employee to lift:



  • 0 - 10 lbs.
  • 10 - 25 lbs.
  • 25 - 50 lbs.
  • 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 frequently works near moving mechanical parts, works outside in conditions that may be cold and icy, at night and weekends and exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.


The noise level in the work environment may be high.


  • Working With Others



  • Hot Weather
  • Cold Weather
  • Wet Weather
  • Exposed to Noise
  • Exposed to High Heat
  • Moving Equipment

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.



Tilcon Connecticut Inc. (a CRH Company) 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. (a CRH Company) 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.






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 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:  May 21, 2023

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Construction, Embedded, Equipment Operator, Engineering, Technology, Manufacturing