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2nd Shift Quarry Plant Operator - Wharton, NJ

Wharton, NJ, US, 07885

Tilcon New York Inc



Job ID:  441584


Safety, Integrity, Quality are the foundation or core values on which Tilcon New York Inc., a CRH company operates.  Located in New York and New Jersey, Tilcon New York Inc. is an integrated materials company with multiple quarry locations, water terminals, heavy highway construction division, asphalt and recycle plants.  Tilcon manufactures sells and ships, made in the USA, products of crushed stone, asphalt, sand, gravel and recycled materials throughout New York, New Jersey, and some areas of Pennsylvania.  Growth opportunity, professional development and a culture of support and resources are provided to each employee for their personal growth and success within Tilcon New York Inc., and CRH.


Position Overview 

Tends a battery of machines that convey, wash, crush, and separate quarried stone to produce sand and gravel. 


Roles and Responsibilities  

(Essential Duties and Functions) 

  • Maintains the required quality and quantity of productions. 

  • Checks load for proper raw materials, removes materials that may impede production. 

  • Clean work areas, shovel dirt, muck, stone, gravel from around conveyors, under belt tail pulleys, or shovel material, to ensure peak performance of the operating plant. 

  • Adjust controls on panel, control board or computer to heat, dry and mix ingredients, such as hot AC oil, sand, stone, and mineral filler to produce asphalt paving materials. 

  • Adjusts all equipment in the plant as needed to insure maximum production of quality products. 

  • Observe gauges, dials, and operation of machinery to ensure conformance to processing specifications. 

  • Makes repairs on equipment, replacing work or damaged parts. 

  • Assists welders and maintenance mechanics in making major repairs and overhauls. 

  • Communicates to supervisor of any incident of recurring equipment malfunction, poor quality raw material or production. 

  • Communicate with and cooperate with truckers and customers as required. 

  • Cleans and lubricates equipment. 

  • Perform daily pre-shift procedures. 

  • Replace or assist other workers as needed or directed. 

  • Perform other tasks as assigned. 

  • Perform all work in a safe, efficient manner, following routine and all standards of performance. 

  • Wear a hardhat, safety glasses, steel-toed footwear, gloves, hearing protection and respirator as needed. 

  • Regular and timely attendance is required. 


Marginal Duties and Functions 

  • Additional duties as assigned or required.  



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




  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) or 3 years+ of practical work experience.   



  • 5 + years of practical work experience in the asphalt plant field. 

  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the preferred knowledge, skills and abilities.  

  • High level of proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications. 


Work Requirements  

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and company procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook. 

  • Ability to work scheduled overtime and weekends and occasional night shifts. 

  • Available for emergency overtime when the need arises. This may include occasional weekend hours. 

  • Ability to travel to various job sites several times a week.  


Knowledge/Skill Requirements 

  • Ability to read English language sufficiently to read information contained in reports, manuals and regulations. 

  • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with and work well with other personnel. 

  • Ability to work in a team environment. 



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 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. 



  • Fine motor 

  • Repetitive motion  

  • Right  

  • Left  



  • Bend 

  • Stand 

  • Walk 

  • Reach 



  • Kneel  

  • Squat 

  • Climb 


This position requires an employee to lift: 



  • 0 – 10 lbs.  



  • 10 – 25 lbs. 

  • 25 – 50 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. 


This job will require both office work and field work. 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 noise level in the work environment in the office is usually quiet. 



  • Working with Others  




  • Exposed to noise 

  • Moving Equipment  



  • Hot Weather  

  • Cold Weather  

  • Wet Weather  

  • Exposed to High Heat  


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 New York 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 Posted:  Sep 7, 2022

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Plant Operator, Equipment Operator, Plant, Manufacturing