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The Middlesex Corporation Field Engineer - Rail in Boston, Massachusetts

Position Summary:

As a Field Engineer, you will be expected to be a job-site leader in health and safety, ensuring quality of reporting and workmanship, and that all engineering work is completed in a professional and ethical manner. We are seeking a qualified Field Engineer with proven leadership skills and a devoted work ethic who is looking for a successful career and the opportunity to grow with The Middlesex Corporation, a rapidly growing, successful, and well established heavy civil infrastructure company. We are seeking an individual who has, enthusiasm, a positive out-look and is passionate for continuous improvement. A self-starter who is productive independently, as well as part of a team and who will enjoy the prospect of working in a project civil construction site environment, managing construction project controls and business operation functions. As a Field Engineer you will play a critical role in the overall the successful and timely delivery of complex multimillion-dollar fast-track, complex heavy-civil, highway and bridge projects from pre-construction stage through project execution and completion.


  • Assisting and participation in following project functions and duties.

  • Actively promote and carry out company Safety Policies and Procedures and ensure adherence to our The Middlesex Corporation’s Number One Core Value - “Safety First, In Everything We Do”.

  • Cooperatively participate in the development, implementation, and execution of innovative means, methods, and construction strategies, to perform the work safely and productively. Develop activity work plans to successfully execute the work safely and efficiently.

  • Actively participate in the strategic development of a project management plan including development of comprehensive, CPM schedule, to include all deliverables, activity durations, work sequence, constraints, interim milestones etc., manage updates and required schedule narratives.

  • Actively assist in the development and management of project budget, manpower, equipment, subcontractors, and material resource plans.

  • Actively participate in the over-all day-today operational and decision-making project management functions including accountability for project execution and P&L results.

  • Assist in the procurement, buy-out, and management of subcontractors, suppliers/vendors to ensure work is delivered timely, safely, and compliant to quality standards.

  • Track and verify accuracy of project productions, cost coding of manhours, equipment and in-place quantities are documented daily. Prepare and submit accurate project cost reporting, revenue, and cash flow projections.

  • Assist in project engineering activities that comply with the company’s process, procedures, and contractual requirements.

  • Actively participate in project submittal process to ensure timely receipt, review and approval of submittals and shop drawings, as-builts, and other contract required documentation and project RFI process to ensure timely receipt, review, response close out.

  • Actively participate in project quality control and quality assurance plans to ensure work is constructed in compliance and is accurately documented through clear and traceable records keeping and reporting.

  • Provide technical support for, construction planning, interpretation of design and the development of efficient construction methods.

  • Develop and produce required design, drawings, engineering calcs, for project components or activities such as crane/hoisting lifts, temporary structures or works, falsework, shoring, formwork, safety systems, etc.

  • Actively participate in project close-out including, required documentation, timely management of punch list, commissioning, and transitional system operations turnover.

  • Assist in interpretation and dissemination of drawings, specifications, and other relevant project documents, for field crews and craft supervision.

  • Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining percentage of completed and installed materials and work.

  • Participate in the creation and implementation of Job/ Activity Hazard Analysis, Construction Work Plans, and work packages.

  • Assist in field surveying and project layout including elevations, control points, and compilation of as-built data.

  • Track and verify accuracy of project productions, cost coding of manhours, equipment and in-place quantities are documented daily.

  • Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s).

  • Participate in jobsite safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training.

  • Order and schedule material deliveries.

  • Perform quantity takeoffs from drawings, specifications, and other contract documents.

  • Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations.

  • Participate in CPM schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others.

  • Assist in the maintenance of project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums.

  • Participate in project daily data entry, for project tracking including, productions, labor, equipment, etc. and participate in reviewing cost reports with jobsite management.

  • Assist in identifying and documenting, change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager.

  • Provide overall support to project field operations.


  • Four-year engineering or construction management degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and or two (2) years of relevant experience in a similar capacity in heavy-civil construction projects.

  • Preferred 2+ years' construction field experience on heavy civil or infrastructure related projects.

  • Proficient computer knowledge including Microsoft Office, BlueBeam.

  • Preferred experience utilizing; HCSS HeavyJob, Vista, CAD, P6.

  • Must be able to freely access all parts of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.

Necessary Attributes:

  • Must possess the ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles

  • Team player and 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

  • Possess strong leadership qualities

  • Above average organizational skills

  • 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 “Equal 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 of Safety first in everything we do, Quality in all we offer, Integrity in the way we act and do business, Professionalism in how we represent ourselves and the company, Strong Work Ethic that produces positive results, and Commitment to the Success of all Team Members and Stakeholders.

Our Goal is to sustain our exemplary Safety record while growing into a diversified “Top 100 ENR Company” and being recognized as “One 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.