1+ months

Position Summary:

The Information Technology Director (IT Director) is responsible for the management, strategy and execution of all Information Technology (IT) functions for The Middlesex Corporation and related entities (collectively, the Company), in alignment with corporate goals. The IT Director directly manages a team of IT personnel, the Company™s IT operations, and oversees implementation of new IT systems and policies. The ideal candidate will have a solid technical background, ability to manage and motivate people, and experience in creating and implementing IT policies and systems that meet business objectives.


  • Comply with (and actively promote) all Safety policies and procedures including reporting all accidents, incidents and near-misses to ensure adherence to our Number One Core Value “ Safety first, in everything we do.
  • Develop IT policies and procedures on a basis for ensuring consistency in standards and leveraging of common systems while supporting business goals set by senior management
  • Establish and measure IT performance relative to cost, value creation, and Team Member satisfaction in the key areas of systems, telecommunications, network management, and support
  • Oversee and promote continuous improvement of all IT operations through measurement of performance against industry norms, KPIs, established goals and metrics
  • Ensure availability of necessary applications and systems to support business and operational needs
  • Direct efficient and cost-effective delivery of Company IT systems.
  • Lead, develop, and implement IT initiatives that enable the Company to compete more vigorously and more profitably in a demanding marketplace
  • Translates Company vision into IT systems and procedures, communicates and promotes dynamic IT strategic vision to all Company stakeholders.
  • Translate business needs into system solutions making maximum use of available tools while ensuring longer term supportability of the architecture and cost-effectiveness of the solution
  • Prepare financial budgets, cost-benefit analysis, and return on investment reports, and present proposals for capital projects to senior management
  • Manage, motivate, and develop all staff within the IT group. Ensure the organizational structure is appropriate for supporting Middlesex™s current and future business needs. Recruit appropriate talent.
  • Ensure the IT infrastructure is successfully exploited to achieve continuous improvement and competitive advantage by identifying needs and, developing and providing appropriate training and support for all Team Members
  • Assist in building relationships with vendors and creating cost-efficient contracts
  • Collaborate with senior management and other stakeholders on strategic goals and objectives
  • Handle sensitive and confidential information with tact, diplomacy, discretion, and judgment
  • Keep up to date with the most recent security risk, technological, legal, and regulatory developments, advise on how those developments effect enterprise systems, and prepare recommendations to mitigate any effects
  • Develop and manage a strategic enterprise IT Roadmap that will outline benefit, cost, and timelines for IT initiatives, upgrades, system updates, etc., ensuring that IT capabilities continually support the overall business™s goals and objectives


  • BS/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field; MS/MA preferred
  • Proven experience as IT Director, or similar role
  • Experience in analysis, implementation, and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
  • Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks, etc., including Cloud concepts (e.g., Paas, Saas, Iaas)
  • Experience in managing information technology budget
  • Proven experience in service and application delivery
  • Experience in interpreting the applicability of local and federal laws/regulations (including data privacy practices and laws) to Company operations
  • Familiarity with construction industry specific technologies, systems, and concepts a plus

Necessary Attributes:

  • Must have exceptional communication skills both in written and verbal form
  • Team player and with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage a team in an efficient and effective manner
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and follow-through a must
  • Dedicated and hard working
  • Ability to prioritize and execute in high-pressure environments while making sound business decisions
  • Ability to translate IT in a user-friendly language
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong commitment to success of all
  • Possess a strong work ethic
  • Demonstrate the upmost professionalism in how you represent yourself
  • Show quality in everything you do
  • Lead with integrity while producing high quality work

The Middlesex Corporation is an €œEqual Opportunity Employer€”Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons€

SAFELY Building America€™s Infrastructure Since 1972

Robert W. Pereira founded The Middlesex Corporation (TMC) in 1972. Through his vision, drive and commitment to Safety, Quality and Excellence, the organization, now encompassing various companies throughout the United States is a leader in the heavy civil construction and paving industries. This year, The Middlesex Corporation was ranked by ENR as the 245th largest contractor in the country out of more than 35,000 construction companies and 44th of the Top 50 Domestic Heavy Civil Contractors. The Middlesex Corporation is headquartered in Littleton, Massachusetts with regional offices in West Haven, Connecticut and Orlando, Florida.
The sustained success is a result of the Leadership and Team Members living the core values ofSafetyfirst in everything we do,Qualityin all we offer, Integrity in the way we act and do business,Professionalismin how we represent ourselves and the company,Strong Work Ethicthat produces positive results, andCommitmentto the Success of all Team Members and Stakeholders.

Our Goal is to sustain our exemplary Safety record while growing into a diversified €œTop 100 ENR Company€ and being recognized as €œOne of the Best Places to Work.€

Please see HR for information on physical demands and work environment of this job.

Team Member Competitive Benefits:

  • 401k Savings Plan with 25% Company Match
  • Health/Vision/Dental Insurance
  • Life/Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • FSA
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Health Care Advocate
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training
  • Team Member Referral Program

Please complete the employment application for consideration of employment with The Middlesex Corporation.

We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other legally protected status.


Posted: 2021-03-25 Expires: 2021-10-06

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The Middlesex Corporation
Littleton, MA 01460

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