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Groundperson/Aggregate Helper - Wallingford

Wallingford, CT, US, 06492

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  480031


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 has an opening for a groundperson aggregate helper.  This position, retrieves, inspects, and prepares product to customer supplied specifications. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists operators with controls that admit materials separately from storage or mixing bin.
  • Maintain aggregate plant grounds.
  • Set up and maintain used concrete block area includes but not limited to stripping and stacking hardened blocks.
  • Assists in maintenance and report of paint equipment.
  • Performs routine machine maintenance.
  • Basic understanding of electronics and programmable controllers.
  • Know the basics of hydraulics, electricity and tools.
  • Assist operators to set up machines and any other necessary tasks to adhere to deadlines and completion of product.
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed.
  • Understands and applies safe use and operation of the equipment and communicates with other employees about safety related matters.
  • Responsible for efficient working condition of plant equipment.
  • Performs other related duties.


Required Skills 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent or one to six months of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of Concrete Fundamentals.
  • Familiarity with aggregate gradations.
  • Familiarity with concrete plant operations and materials.
  • Understand the basics of hydraulics, electricity and tools.
  • Ability to perform routine machine maintenance.


Language Skills

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively on radio/phone system  

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations


Computer Skills

  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Windows


Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and construction areas as outlined by OSHA and state agencies.  Protective equipment that is required for this position:  Hardhat, safety glasses, reinforced toed shoes, hand protection, safety vest/high visibility clothing for any work in the field, and hearing protection.



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.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

                             Continuous                       Frequently                        Occasionally                     Not Applicable

Bend                                                               X

Kneel                                                              X

Squat                                                              X

Climb                                                              X

Stand                                                              X

Walk                                                                X

Sit                                                                   X

Reach                                                             X

Drive                                                                                                          X

Fine Motor                                                                                                 X


  Motion                                                        X


Right                                                               X

Left                                                                 X



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- 100                                                           


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:  May 4, 2023

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Machinist, Hydraulics, Construction, Temporary, Manufacturing, Engineering, Contract