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Welder/Fabricator (Plainville/New Britain) at Tilcon Connecticut Inc in New Britain, Connecticut

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Job ID:  173039

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!

Welder/Maintenance – 1st Shift Position Overview

Tilcon Connecticut has an opening for an experienced Welder/fabricator person in our Plainville Quarry.  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 process.  This position will report directly to the quarry superintendent and will comply with mandatory safety requirements and other functions of the quarry team.  

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

This position involves fabrication/welding and repair plant/plant operations including working with crushers, conveyors and screens. This includes cutting torch and welding projects and also includes general work around the quarry operation and other duties as assigned. Overtime is required as needed.


  • Required:  Fabrication/Welding Experience

  • Desired: Previous Aggregate Operations Experience

  • Could on occasion work at considerable heights.

  • Must be able to have a flexible schedule to coincide with job requirements.

  • One plus year's plant / crushing experience. Knowledge of quarry production and associated equipment, and understanding of operations and safety requirements.

  • Capable of welding and cutting with a torch and assisting in preventive maintenance and plant repairs.

  • Must have mechanical aptitude.

  • Able to lift 100 pounds. Climb stairs/ladders up to 24 feet.

  • Mechanical aptitude/ability to diagnose and perform plant repairs as needed.

  • Previous maintenance/welding/cutting experience necessary.

  • Ability to operate an aerial lift.

  • Arc welding experience preferred.

  • Experience in steel erection/destruction i.e. welding, cutting, and fitting preferred

  • Experience working with crushers, conveyors and screens.

  • Must be safety-minded.

  • Able to work without close supervision, a self-starter.

  • Previous experience working in a rock quarry preferred.

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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