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Quality Control Technician at Tilcon Connecticut Inc

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Newington, Connecticut

Job Description:

Job ID:  129445

Tilcon Connecticut Inc., an Oldcastle Materials 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 Oldcastle Materials 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 Quality Control Technician.  The hours and location for this position are variable with weekend work required as needed.  As a Quality Control Technician, the selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers.  Our core values are safety, 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 processes.  The Quality Control Technician will report directly to the Assistant Quality Control Supervisor and will comply with mandatory safety requirements and other functions of the quality control team. 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Safely and efficiently work in a quality control capacity and report any problems to the supervisor in a timely fashion.

  • Responsible for collecting, measuring and testing of materials for construction projects including hot mix asphalt, soils sampling, aggregate sampling, core sampling, nuclear density testing, laboratory testing and mix design.

  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.

  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.

  • 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.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


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


  • High school diploma required.

  • A.S. degree in Civil Engineering preferred.

  • Desired: New England Transportation Technician Certification in HMA field/plant is desirable.

  • Desired: 1 year experience in quality control testing desired but not required.

Work Requirements

  • Clean DMV record

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.

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.

                              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

Repetitive Motion                                                 X

Right                           X

Left                              X

This employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  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 occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. 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.

Internal applicants: Prior to applying for any internal position, it is a requirement that employees must first notify their manager.

What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

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

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