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Equipment Operator-Kearny, NJ

Kearny, NJ, US, 07032

Tilcon New York Inc



Job ID:  155333


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

Ensure safe, efficient and proper operation of heavy construction equipment to lift and transport materials to and from storage or processing areas, to feed conveyors, hoppers, chutes, and to load trucks.


Key Responsibilities 

(Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ability to operate various pieces of heavy equipment including loaders, excavators, dozers, hammers and haul trucks.
  • Perform daily pre-shift procedures
  • Communicate with and cooperate with truckers and customers as required
  • Performs equipment maintenance on a routine basis, i.e., lubrication, fueling and cleaning of loader
  • Wear a hardhat, safety glasses, steel-toed footwear, gloves, hearing protection and respirator as needed



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



  • High School or GED
  • Successful completion of MSHA / OSHA training
  • Task training on as needed basis


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Thorough operational knowledge and skills of specific equipment to be operated
  • Ability to operate assigned equipment safely and efficiently
  • Ability to service the assigned equipment to ensure maximum operating efficiency
  • Ability to carry out simple oral and written instructions and deal with simple problems
  • Basic Mathematical skills
  • Able to perform all duties without a direct threat of injury to the individual or others
  • Ability to use operator’s manual
  • Demonstrates safe, productive job performance
  • Ability to communicate effectively with and work well with other personnel
  • Ability to read English or Spanish


Work Requirements:

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and company procedures.
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required.
  • Must be flexible and able to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature depending on priorities.  Ability to multi-task is essential.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated areas as stated by OSHA and MSHA.
  • Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, this position is: face shield, safety glasses, (hard toe) shoes, dust mask and hearing protection.


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.


Range of Motion



  • Sit
  • Drive
  • Repetitive motion
  • Right
  • Left



  • Bend
  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Stand
  • Walk
  • Reach
  • Fine motor
  • Climb (ladder or stairs)


This position requires an employee to lift:





  • 0-10 lbs.
  • 10-25 lbs.
  • 25-50 lbs.



  • 50-100 lbs.



  • Close vision
  • Distance vision
  • Color vision
  • Peripheral vision
  • Depth perception
  • Ability to adjust


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.

  • Works in varied weather conditions: in wet, dusty and noisy environment, hot and cold.
  • Some danger due to working around equipment/plant and/or traffic.



  • Exposed to noise
  • Moving equipment
  • Works with others



  • Hot weather
  • Cold weather
  • Wet weather



  • Exposed to high heat


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 New York 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:  Oct 5, 2019

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Manufacturing