1+ months

Superintendent - Utility

The Middlesex Corporation
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Position Summary:

The Utility Superintendent™s primary function is to provide oversight of all field operations, management and direction to foreman and all field employees. The position is to ensure that all resources of the Company are managed, and coordinated in an efficient, professional manner, so that work is performed within the budget and on or ahead of schedule.


  • 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.
  • Manage and coordinate all field construction operations in conjunction with TMC™s General Superintendent for the utility division
  • Plan and organize key field positions to accommodate the specific project requirements
  • Monitor project objectives, company policies, procedures and performance standards of all field personnel
  • Monitor material and supply procurement/management and distribution of equipment
  • Monitor the distribution of all labor resource and maintain tool inventory
  • Understand and comply with all Company safety policies and procedures. Know where all utilities within the work zone are located. Be responsible for your own safety as well as those working in the area
  • Assist with hiring, termination and recommendations for promotion of all utility personnel
  • Maintain professional relationships with Vendors/Subcontractors for the purpose of the successful completion of our projects
  • Monitor and review time sheets and daily reports in Heavy Job
  • Assist in developing training programs for the improvement of all field personnel
  • Assist in negotiating with vendors for purchasing of small equipment, material and supplies
  • Coordinate with the General Superintendent company and/or rental equipment for efficient utilization
  • Develop in conjunction with the General Superintendent and implement a standard project setup procedure and all other services necessary for project support
  • Develop a tool/equipment inventory procedure
  • Assist Superintendents in project related issues as needed
  • Monitor all project construction through the Project Management Team in collaboration with the project Site Superintendent to ensure that the project is built ahead of schedule and within budget
  • Represent the company at project related meetings as requested
  • Monitor Superintendent relations with Clients and Engineer contacts to facilitate construction activities
  • Assist Project Managers/Estimators in the review of estimates as requested
  • Assist Project Mangers with Client and/or Subcontractor relationships as required
  • Develop relationships with equipment rental and material vendors for discounts
  • Monitor project closeout, as-builts and expedite punch list items to ensure prompt final payments
  • Company liaison to corporate insurance agent to ensure proper OSHA reports and records are maintained


  • Degree in Civil or Construction Management,
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience implementing and overseeing utility construction projects
  • Alternatively, a minimum of 10 years of field utility construction oversight

Necessary Attributes:

  • Must possess the ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage a team in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Reliance on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Dedicated and hard working.
  • Strong leadership qualities.
  • Excellent attention to detail with emphasis placed on quality.
  • Very organized with a systematic approach to tasks in order to achieve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Professionally and technically competent.
  • Quick, sharp, confident, assertive, ethical and ambitious.
  • Analytical with the ability to examine issues from multiple viewpoints.

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 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.



  • Heavy Civil
Posted: 2023-01-19 Expires: 2023-04-21

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