M&E Global is a defence contractor undertaking services on complex military equipment and aircraft for UK and US contractors. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Vehicle Mechanic to join our team.
Based in Pirmasens, Germany. You'll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a US Military base.
Prior Vehicle Mechanic experience will be required, although additional training will be provided on site.
This role is a fantastic chance for you to further develop your skills as a Vehicle Mechanic, servicing and maintaining military vehicles and equipment in an exciting environment.
General job description
Maintaining and repairing company or government vehicles.
Completing maintenance tickets and repair orders in a timely manner.
Dispose of waste materials per regulations and policies/procedures.
Inspects diagnoses and isolates vehicle and equipment malfunctions; troubleshoots, traces, and locates defects and/or causes of mechanical problems to determine type and extent of necessary repairs.
Repairs all assigned vehicles and equipment to ensure they are safe and dependable
Repairs lighting systems, sirens, wheel bearings, radiators, heating and air-conditioning systems, springs, hydraulic systems, catalytic converters, and fuel pumps
Utilizes on-board computer diagnostic systems and other test equipment in order to test automotive computer control and emission systems; assesses and analyses malfunctions of machinery using microcomputers, callipers, gauges, and other equipment.
Inspects and tests equipment for mechanical defects and replaces worn parts.
Removes, replaces, adjusts, or cleans defective parts or components
Flushes radiators and replaces anti-freeze solutions.
Perform oil changes, check fluids, diagnose tread wear, replace batteries and trouble-shoot problems.
Utilizes appropriate techniques and procedures in accordance with manufacturer's specification in armouring vehicles as directed.
Based on assignment independently installs new vehicle equipment, such as radios, sirens, wire cages, lights, etc.
Identifies necessary parts, equipment and supplies needed to complete repair or preventative check.
Road tests vehicles during and occasionally upon completion of maintenance/repair work.
Perform other duties as assigned
Deployment package and additional benefits
Our recruitment team will be happy to discuss the deployment package and additional benefits in more detail. Here is a general outline*:
Extremely competitive rates of pay.
Weekly living allowance.
£250 towards you travelling to Germany.
Working hours Monday to Friday.
Progression and opportunities for promotion.
Holiday entitlement + bank holidays.
Training given to enhance your skillset.
Assistance with finding accommodation
This is a great opportunity to work overseas, continue a career in contracting or experience it for the first time.
Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of £200 for anyone you refer to this contract that we hire. They must be a new referral, previously unknown to us and complete 12 weeks work on contract.
*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances.