Foreperson - 2nd Shift - Wallingford

Wallingford, CT, US, 06492

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  483522


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!



We are currently seeking a second shift Quarry Maintenance Foreperson to support the efficient functioning of the Wallingford quarry for Tilcon Connecticut.  This role will provide supervision and coordination of workers engaged in repair and maintenance of production equipment.  As a quarry foreperson, the selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with employees, co-workers and management of Tilcon Connecticut Inc. to coordinate, support, and actively promote our safety processes.  The quarry foreperson will report directly to the superintendent and will comply with safety requirements and other functions of the Company.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following essential functions satisfactorily:


  • Ensures the safety of crew members
  • Trains crew members
  • Oversees job sites to ascertain 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
  • Maintains time and materials records necessary for maintenance
  • Assures compliance with all company and safety policies and procedures
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality and crew performance
  •  Mechanical ability


Additional Responsibilities

  • Perform daily pre-and-post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times
  • Willing to travel and work away from home when required
  • Report to work at the designated start time and stay through end of shift
  • Be able to work overtime when required
  • Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold
  • Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures
  • Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and /or MSHA and lead by example
  • Perform other duties as assigned



To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:



  • Minimum high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a supervisory position.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Comprehensive understanding of MSHA regulations.
  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently, and to direct employees effectively


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Motivated team player with customer service orientation
  • High level of integrity and strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skills
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet aggressive deadlines


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.


Continuous:      Sit, repetitive motion

Frequently:        Bend, kneel, squat, climb, stand, walk, reach, drive, push, carry


Not Applicable: Fine motor




Frequently:      0-10 lbs.

Occasionally:10-25 lbs.; 25-50 lbs.; 50 – 100 lbs.

Not Applicable:



Clos vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; sbility to adjust focus


Work Environment

Continuous:     Work with others

Frequently:      Hot weather, cold weather, wet weather, exposure to noise, exposure to dust.

Occasionally:   Exposure to odors, moving equipment

Not Applicable:           Exposure ot high heat, exposure to gasses








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:  Sep 24, 2023

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Construction, Manufacturing, Engineering