Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Lead -Track (GmbH), MANNHEIM, BERLIN, GERMANY


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Mannheim, Berlin, Germany

Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Lead -Track (GmbH)
Mannheim, Berlin, Germany

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Lead -Track (GmbH)


This is a European Union or US National Local Hire Position in Germany. As such the employee will be subject to paying German taxes and be part of the German work force with all the benefits of Host Nation employment and social system. This position is not approved for relocation allowances.

Purpose: Manages activities and personnel engaged in the full range of heavy track equipment maintenance repairs. Leads a team of up to 15 team members; possible deployment may be required to other sites to perform inspections on equipment that is 
either being issued out to or returned from using Units; overtime work hours may be required  


Positions Reporting to this Function: Heavy Equipment Mechanics – Track and Senior Heavy Equipment Mechanics – Track 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to fulfill each essential duty satisfactorily.

Performs organizational, intermediate level maintenance/modifications on military equipment such as: M1A2 tanks,
M2A2/M3A3 Bradley fighting vehicles, M109 A6/7 Howitzers, M88A2, ABV assault vehicles; sub-systems, support equipment such as mine plows, rollers, and other related items.
Works on the Light tracks M113 Family of vehicles.
Diagnoses system malfunctions, isolate causes, and correct deficie
Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using Technical Manuals (TM).
Understand repair vs replacement of major end ite Lowest level or repair.
Inspects, repairs, and replaces components, engines, transmissions, and sub-assemblies.
Identifies parts in repair manuals and places order request for needed parts
Performs annual service on equipment fle
Performs road test on vehicles after repairs and services have been complete
Mentors, and teaches subordinate mechanics to improve technical ability
Able to read and understand hydraulic and electrical diagrams and sche
Experience in hose fabrication and re
Contractor mechanics are expected to provide their own basic mechanics tool se
Maintains a daily timesheet and daily manning report and ensuring times are accurate.
Ensure strict compliance to safety practices and support the Amentum Safety Policies and Procedures.
Instills a safety-first mentality within respective work areas and a culture that achieves low accident rates and minimal lost-time injuries.
Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions.
Performs other duties are assigned.


Other Responsibilities:


Safety – Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.


Quality – Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in

compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.


Procedure Compliance – Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.


Education: High School graduate or equivalent.



5+ years’ experience as a heavy equipment mechanic is required.
1-3 years’ leadership experience required.
Work experience may be substituted for educational requirements and/or educational achievements may be substituted for years of experience. Example: Two (2) years of experience is equivalent to (2) years of college and vice versa.

Specialized knowledge and skills:

Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.
Must be able to meet and maintain all base access security requirements.
Must have a valid driver’s license.


Additional requirements: Must be able to obtain or be in the possession of a valid European Driver’s License, Class B Driver’s License


 Work Environment, Physical Demands & Mental Demands:

Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively.
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.
Must be able to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.



This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. Employee may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate would have a valid work & residency permit to work in Germany or be a national of the European Union / European Economic Area.
This position is not approved for relocation allowances.


Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


Security Clearance Required: Yes

Amentum / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBAMN 49392 2023.02.10

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FVR01 SKUUU, Mannheim, Berlin, Germany Mannheim, Berlin, Germany  ZC ZCCX

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