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Sr Heavy Equipment Mechanic- Track FLEX

Government and Military

Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic


Mannheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

Purpose: Amentum has an exciting opportunity in Germany on the APS-2 contract as a Sr Heavy Equipment Mechanic-Track. 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. 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. Will also be working on the Light tracks M113 Family of vehicles.

Positions Reporting to this Function: Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Track

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

  • Diagnoses system malfunctions, isolate causes, and correct deficiencies.

  • Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using Technical Manuals (TM).

  • Understand repair vs replacement of major end items. 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 fleet.

  • Performs road test on vehicles after repairs and services have been completed.

  • Can mentor, and teach subordinate mechanics to improve technical ability.

  • Able to read and understand hydraulic and electrical diagrams and schematics.

  • Experience in hose fabrication and repair.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Maintain a daily timesheet and daily manning report and ensuring times are accurate.

  • All APS-2 contractor mechanics are expected to provide their own basic mechanics tool set.

Qualification & Experience Requirements: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a mechanic is 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.

  • Must be able to meet and maintain all base access security requirements.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.

  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret U.S. Army Technical Manuals with relation to vehicle maintenance and repair.

  • Will be required to obtain a military driver’s license (OF 346).

  • Must have a valid US Driver's License.

Additional Requirements:



  • Stooping, sitting, kneeling, standing, walking, lifting up to 50 pounds by themselves-51+ with the assistance of another person, touching dexterity (hand and finger), carrying, clear seeing-general, close vision, color perception, clear speech, driving vehicle, moving objects.

  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively up to a 48-hour work week.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to situations where risk of electrical shock and vibration exist. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


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.

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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