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Driller - Wallingford CT

Wallingford, CT, US, 06492

Tilcon Connecticut Inc


Job ID:  421941


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

Tilcon Connecticut has an opening for an experienced Driller in our Wallingford quarry.  As a Driller, the selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers.  Our core values are safely, 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 process.  This position will report directly to the drilling/blasting superintendent and will comply with mandatory safety requirements and other functions of the quarry team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Safely and efficiently operate drilling equipment
  • Maintenance of drills and compressors.
  • Other mechanical related duties



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

Work Requirements

  • 5 years drilling experience
  • Good mechanical ability.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform strenuous work in varying weather conditions.

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.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.

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                                                                  X

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 and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and heat.  The employee frequently works outside and has exposure to some vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



                                                Continuous                          Frequently                            Occasionally                        Not Applicable

Hot Weather                        X

Cold Weather                      X

Wet Weather                                                                                                                        X

Exposed to Noise               X

Exposed to High Heat                                                       X

Moving Equipment             X

Working With Others         X


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.


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 Connecticut Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Jul 22, 2022

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Construction, Engineering