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Sr Heavy Equipment Mechanic 2.1

Government and Military

Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic


Mannheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany

Amentum has an exciting opportunity in Germany on the APS-2 contract for a Senior Heavy Equipment mechanic. The Senior Heavy Equipment mechanic performs the full range of heavy wheeled equipment maintenance repairs. Works as part of a team; possible deployment may be required to other sites to perform inspections and repairs 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 Mechanic

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 for the following types of military heavy equipment: PLS (M1120A4 M1075,) LHS (M1074’s). HEMMTs (M984A4, M978A4, Etc.) FMTVs (M1078-M1089A1P2) STRYKERs, (JLTV’s (1278, 1280A1) and Trailers for equipment i.e.; M1076. M1082, M1095, M870 series to include Flat racks

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

  • Performs annual service on equipment fleet.

  • Performs a full range of overhaul, repair, and service on all Heavy Wheeled equipment maintenance at the Field and Sustainment level of Maintenance.

  • Inspects, repairs, and replaces components, engines, transmissions, and sub-assemblies.

  • Identifies parts in repair manuals and places order request for needed parts.

  • Performs maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs on various pieces of wheeled equipment including but not limited to military and civilian engineer equipment.

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

  • Able to read and understand Hydraulic and Electric diagrams and schematics.

  • Has experience in hydraulic hose fabrication.

  • Can mentor and teach subordinate mechanic to improve technical ability

  • 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.

  • Valid US Driver's License

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 heavy equipment mechanic is required.

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

  • Military Experience preferred.

  • 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).

  • Knowledge of GCCS-A, FEDLOG and office program is plus.

  • ASE certification preferred or other Civilian training or certificates.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for facility credentials/authorization at this work location.
    Must have or be able to obtain a US Passport


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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