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Haul Truck Driver - Newington Quarry

Location:  Newington, CT, US, 06111
Company:  Tilcon Connecticut Inc

 
Job ID:  118638

 

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 a 1st shift opening for an experienced haul truck driver in our Newington Quarry.  As a Haul Truck Driver, 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.  The haul truck driver will report directly to the quarry manager and will comply with mandatory safety, MSHA requirements and other functions of the quarry team. 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Safely and efficiently operate heavy equipment such as bob cat, skid steer, and man lift and report any problems to your manager in a timely fashion.
  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance on plant equipment as needed, using ladders to access platforms, and landings.
  • When working with co-workers, constant eye contact will be maintained when backing, communicating using hand signals or other movements.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Follow direction of foreperson with regard to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite.
  • Perform daily pre–and–post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
  • Willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • 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.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

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

 

Education/Experience

  • Minimum high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

 

Work Requirements

  • Valid CDL Class A drivers’ license.
  • Minimum 5 years construction experience
  • Experience with running dump trucks, haul trucks, or similar for aggregate materials within a quarry.
  • 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 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.

 

 

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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