Lead Heavy Equipment Mechanic

West Point, VA posted on March 20

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Job Description/Summary


As a Team Lead/Mechanic you are responsible for shop operations for a specific shift or location, diagnosing and performing repairs and daily preventive maintenance on primarily Caterpillar Construction Equipment and Mack Trucks. Trains and assists mechanics on methods for diagnosing and repairing vehicles and equipment. Schedules or assigns work performed by team members.


Job Requirements/Qualifications


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in heavy equipment maintenance
  • Valid Driver’s License to operate applicable company vehicles
  • Acceptable motor vehicle record in compliance with Department of Transportation regulations.
  • Solid computer skills, analytical, organizational, problem solving, communication, and customer service skills.
  • Must provide own tools.
  • Plan schedule and assign maintenance work/activities of the maintenance team.
  • Oversee daily PM maintenance for the fleet.
  • Perform maintenance on fleet equipment on an as needed basis to include major and minor engine repairs and any other repairs needed to meet customer’s delivery schedules.
  • Assist Shop Superintendent to assure that all documentation is complete for the shop/personnel. Track warranty claims.
  • Ensure shop cleanliness and safety.
  • Assure that all safety program requirements are being fulfilled.
  • Provide guidance and training for all hourly mechanics to assure that all repairs are completed correctly and in a timely manner.
  • All other duties as assigned


Physical Requirements


Must meet physical requirements for the job, including the ability to lift, carry and maneuver items up to 70 pounds, including bulky objects.  These positions require repeated reaching, standing, stooping, kneeling, bending and climbing beside, onto and under a variety of equipment.  Must be able to work outside in inclement weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, dampness and humidity.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Additional duties may be assigned.



  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401K Program
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Leave


Curtis Contracting, Inc. (CCI) focuses on design-build construction and general contracting for building, highway, and infrastructure improvements for federal, state, and local jurisdictions.

CCI is separated into multiple divisions including the Building division, Civil division, Bridge division, Asphalt Paving Division, and Federal division. As a prime contractor, CCI’s work includes a full range of building construction activities and design-build projects. CCI has extensive design-build experience and prefers to pursue project solicitations that recognize safety, quality, environmental stewardship, and performance as the major factors in the contract award criteria.

CCI has a large equipment fleet and self performs all aspects of construction management, site work, utilities, demolition, asbestos abatement, heavy highway, cast-in-place concrete, rough carpentry, installation of divisions 8 & 10 items, and erection of pre-engineered metal structures.