AECOM Armament Technician in Mannheim, Germany

Germany - Baden-Württemberg, Mannheim

Job Summary

This position is located in Mannheim, Germany.

The Armament Technician is responsible for the servicing of all small arms to include the M242 Bushmaster chain driven autocannon. The Armament Technician must be fully trained in the U.S. Army small arms repair, servicing and maintenance and have at least five (5) years of experience working independently as a Master Gunner or equivalent. The Armament Technician must possess, services and maintenance required under this effort. The Armament Technician is required to have a Secret security clearance.

In addition, the Armament Technician’s duties under this job title are to perform field and sustainment maintenance on small arms, infantry weapons and towed artillery; responsible for the direct and general support maintenance; include the M240 series, M320, MK 19, M9, M249, M500, CROW, M4, M16, Remote Weapons Station (RWS), M777A2 Howitzer, and 60mm, 81mm, and 120mm Mortars; responsible for the Clean, Inspect, Service, Repair, Disposition, Evacuation and Movement of all Weapons in support of APS-2.

Positions Reporting to this Function: Gunsmith II

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


  1. Accountable for the inspection, maintenance, servicing, repair test and fault diagnosis of electronic and mechanical armament components and systems, and associated explosive ordnance and other weaponry.

  2. Ensures work is performed in accordance with all prescribed safety standards, requirements and regulations.

  3. Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures' manuals.

  4. Ensures maintenance standards are in compliance with customer requirements for readiness alert status.

  5. Informs senior management and other appropriate personnel when issues arise which may impede progress toward meeting company or customer requirements.

  6. Ensures return to service on all maintenance performed in accordance with customer requirements.

  7. Ensures work is performed in accordance with technical requirements.

  8. Interfaces with customer as required regarding armament activities.

  9. Provides any required reports or deliverables in a timely manner.

  10. Maintains a safe, respectful and productive work environment.

  11. Maintains a daily time sheet and daily manning report and ensuring times are accurate.

Performs other duties and assignments as required.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM 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 AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM 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 Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  1. At least five (5) years of experience working independently as a Master Gunner or equivalent.

  2. Excellent computer, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required. Computer skills include a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

  3. High School graduate or equivalent.

  4. Security Clearance: Secret.

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

  6. Must be able to meet and maintain all Logistic Information System (LIS) access requirements (Common Access Card).

Specialized knowledge and skills:

  • Experienced in the using the Army War Reserve Deployment System (AWRDS).

  • Experienced in the using the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Unique Logistics Support Applications (TULSA) and Logistics Information Warehouse (LIW).

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

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Germany

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205315BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.