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Power Generation Mechanic

Government and Military

Aircraft Mechanic


Pirmasens, Berlin, Germany

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Power Generation Mechanic

Job Description

Purpose and Scope:

The Power Generation Mechanic operates and maintains motor generators, power generators and back-up generators as needed for the USAFE Global Prepositioned Materiel Services (GPMS) Program.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, repair, and service Power Generators at the unit, direct support, and general support maintenance level.
  • Perform daily preventative maintenance, including but not limited to, fueling, fluid checks, and overall functionality of power generating equipment at remote sites.
  • Perform direct support maintenance functions including replacing/overhauling major engine components, troubleshooting fuel, electrical or engine problems.
  • Additional responsibility for ordering and receiving service and replacement parts, coordinating generators and fuel tanks, and inspecting and maintaining fuel tanks, and electrical wiring.
  • Routine travel to remote site facilities by vehicle
  • Work may be reviewed by supervisor for compliance to accepted practices
  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

  • Most positions involve work typical of office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting with occasional use of computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness.
  • Must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.
  • Some positions involve work in environments (e.g., shipboard, labs, outside locations, etc.) where mechanical equipment, etc. is installed, tested, analyzed/monitored, operated, and/or maintained.
  • Equipment may be loud and noisy or have exposed moving components.
  • Such positions may involve routine lifting up to 50 pounds, regular handling, grasping, kneeling and carrying, and constant use of vision and mental alertness is required.
  • This classification may include managing hazardous material or other environmental responsibilities.

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, and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Vocational/technical training, licenses, or certificates
  • Two (2) to Five (5) years related experience.
  • Primary and Secondary Power Equipment training required.
  • Electrical Safety training required.
  • Lightning surge suppression equipment training required.
  • Must be able to read electrical schematic and perform technical inspections.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.
  • Forklift experience may be required.
  • 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 eligible for a sign on bonus up to 4,765 EUR.

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.

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