1+ months

Position Summary:

The Paralegal is responsible for providing general legal and other support to the corporate Legal Department and risk management function. This position shall report directly to the Vice President and General Counsel. Your duties will include intaking, opening and closing files for a diverse range of claim matters, contract reviews, document management, legal research, claims support, drafting correspondence and legal documentation, monitoring external counsel billing and budgeting, fact-gathering, preparing insurance applications, and tracking and reporting on all Legal Department and risk management function activities. This position requires the ability to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision, while demonstrating the ability to issue spot and exercise good judgment and discretion.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Assist in managing the corporate claims program from notification to closure by intaking claims and providing pre-litigation and litigation support, legal research, document management, investigating claims, notifying appropriate insurers, preparing correspondence and motions, drafting, and generally maintaining claim file.
  • Assist with certain collection, employment, liability, and workers compensation claim efforts.
  • Assist in managing the corporate contract administration program by drafting and reviewing contracts, correspondence, and other documents.
  • Assist in managing the corporate insurance program by maintaining files, preparing applications, and supporting documents for renewals, and maintaining the certificate of insurance (COI) request process.
  • Assist in tracking and reporting on all claims, contract administration and insurance activities.
  • Perform legal (and other) research as needed to support ongoing corporate legal and risk management activities.
  • Assist in the development of claims, contract administration, insurance, and risk management training.
  • Provides departmental general administrative support.
  • Performs additional assignments as required by the needs of the Company, or as otherwise directed.


Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certification or associate degree in paralegal studies (bachelor€™s degree is preferred).
  • 2+ years of paralegal experience.
  • Prior experience in construction operations, construction law, contract review, litigation support, or investigating and managing claims is strongly preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver clear, concise, and focused communication and legal and analytical memoranda.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Teams and SharePoint experience a plus).

Necessary Attributes:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skill.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Superb attention to detail, as well as organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision, set appropriate priorities, and deliver efficient results within identified timelines.
  • Possesses strong analytical, decision-making and leadership skills.



The Middlesex Corporation is an \u0026#34;Equal Opportunity Employer-Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons\u0026#34;



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 222nd largest contractor in the country out of more than 35,000 construction companies and 50th 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.




Categories

Industry

  • Heavy Civil
Posted: 2022-12-29 Expires: 2023-02-28

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The Middlesex Corporation
Littleton, MA 01460

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