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Lead Mechanic

Job Title
Lead Mechanic
Job ID
El Cajon,  CA 92021
Other Location
Job Title:                    Lead Mechanic          
Operating Unit:          HHS Construction, LLC
Department:               SG&A
Reports To:                Director of Fleet Management
Employment Status: Full-time, non-exempt
Primary Location:     El Cajon, CA
We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.

Company Profile:


Congruex was formed in 2017 to take advantage of historic demand for digital connectivity. The digital networks we design and build for our clients enable everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and social interactions.

Few companies in our industry can operate at scale and self-perform services like our multinational team. Our clients choose Congruex to deliver turn-key digital networks under a single platform. Our unified vision is to become the best end-to-end provider of network design and build services in the U.S.

We are the One Congruex Family. We are building tomorrow, together.

Why Work At Congruex

We offer opportunities at all levels across the nation – from students to industry veterans – in areas of engineering, construction, and professional services.
We value the wellbeing of our people and offer competitive compensation, health benefits, wellness resources, 401(k) retirement planning, and employee recognition and leadership development programs. Options may vary by geographic location.

The pillars of Congruex culture are GRIT, safety, inclusion, and family.
  • GRIT: Our GRIT values are part of our company DNA and the touchstone for our multinational workforce. 
    • Guts - having the guts to do the right thing
    • Reliability - being reliable to deliver what we promise
    • Innovation - innovating every day
    • Teamwork - embracing teamwork together as One Congruex 
  • Safety: We are committed to 24/7 safety practices on our jobsites, within our offices, and all the places our team exists in between.
  • Inclusion: Congruex embraces our team’s diversity and promotes an inclusive workplace for all.
  • Family: We are a family-oriented company committed to the long-term health and development of our people.
HHS Construction, LLC., a Congruex Company
Founded in 2003, HHS Construction is a leading provider of infrastructure services to major telecommunications and cable providers primarily in Southern California, and adjacent geographies. HHS Construction’s core capabilities include aerial, underground and substructure self-perform construction; ISP services; wireless services including Small Cell/CRAN installation, utility coordination, turn-key RF testing and maintenance; telecom engineering; placement and splicing of copper, coaxial and fiber optic cables; and pole maintenance. HHS Construction is headquartered in Ontario, California.

Job Summary:
HHS Construction, LLC. is searching for an experienced Lead Mechanic to support our El Cajon location!

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Diagnoses and repairs various construction equipment and on-highway utility trucks and trailers using basic and specialty test equipment either mechanical or electronic
  • Troubleshoots and replaces various components such as valves, hoses, fittings, tanks, pumps etc. in hydraulic systems
  • Troubleshoots and repairs complex wiring for systems such as the utility booms, chassis, and engine wiring. Must be able to read and understand wiring schematics
  • Performs basic fabrication and welding using MIG, ARC, OXY Acetylene, Torch, grinders, and other fabricating tools
  • Performs preventative maintenance and BIT / DOT inspections including wet and dry PM services and repairs that need to be addressed during BIT inspection findings
  • Raises trucks, trailers or other equipment using hydraulic or air assisted jacks or hoists in a safe practice
  • Replaces worn or defective brake components including tire replacement
  • Diagnoses and repairs air conditioning systems. (HHS provides A/C machine and test equipment)
  • Completes and submits all paperwork in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Mentors’ junior mechanics
  • Takes the lead on the most challenging repairs
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • High school or equivalent diploma/GED and minimum 10 years’ experience in Lead Mechanic role or in fields relating to medium/heavy duty truck repair, construction equipment repair, utility equipment repair or similar
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English, Bi-lingual Spanish is a plus
  • Valid driver’s license (Class A CDL preferred) and clean driving record
  • Ability to work independently, have good critical thinking / problem solving skills, follow directions, and be self-motivating
  • Ability to represent the company in a professional manner and perform their duties in an honest, ethical, and diligent manor
  • Must have and maintain good driving practices
  • Must possess good time management skills and be able to schedule/complete repairs within allocated time frame
  • Must be available / willing to work overtime as needed. Hours to be flexible and may include 1 weekend workday, to be discussed further.
  • Knowledge and experience with Ford Power Stroke and GM Duramax diesel engines
  • Must have basic computer skills and be organized
  • Must furnish own tools and work boots. (Specialized tools such as computer scanners provided by HHS)
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • Associates or Trade school degree in the field of automotive or diesel repair
  • Basic knowledge of automotive / diesel systems and 1-year minimum experience in a shop environment
  • Knowledge and experience with hand tools, power tools, measuring instruments, grinders etc.
  • ASE certifications / Air Conditioning 609 certification
  • Welding certifications
  • Qualified to perform BIT / DOT inspections
  • Brake Certifications for air systems
  • Conditions may vary. Most work will be done in El Cajon but there can also be times where an emergency breakdown requires a field repair we must respond to- as is, where is. HHS provides all safety equipment such as eye, ear, face, safety vests and related protection.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure
  • Good attention to detail
  • A desire to be future minded and open to training and career growth
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Follow written and verbal instructions
  • Professional demeanor and customer service skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical systems on trailers and trucks such as lights, etc.
  • Ability to furnish own personal hand tools. More specialized equipment will be provided by the company
  • Ability to operate floor jacks, change tires, break down tires off steel rim assemblies and repair flat tires
  • Perform lube, oil, and filter changes on a variety of different equipment
  • Perform safety inspections on equipment
  • Flexible hours
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

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