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Equipment Operator - Kearny

Location:  Kearny, NJ, US, 07032
Company:  Tilcon New York Inc


Job ID:  122411


“Safety, Integrity, Quality are the foundation or core values on which Tilcon New York Inc., an Oldcastle Materials 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 the Oldcastle Materials Group. 


Position Overview

Insure 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 or rail cars.

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.     Education/Experience

  • 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



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.








Fine Motor





Climb (ladder or stairs)





Repetitive motion







0-10 lbs

10- 25 lbs

25 – 50lbs



50- 100 lbs


Work Environment



Hot weather

Cold Weather

Wet Weather



Exposed to noise

Moving equipment

Works with other



Exposed to high heat



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 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 New York Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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