Job summary

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 Generator Mechanic to join our team.


The role

Based in Mannheim, Germany you’ll get to work alongside our dedicated workforce on a US Military base.

Purpose: Performs a full range of repairs and services of all diesel generators.

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

  1. Performs troubleshooting, maintenance and repair activities on various pieces of diesel and gas generators up to 100K volt amperes.
  2. Maintains record of repairs required, parts used and labor time.
  3. Using ammeters, voltmeters, watt meters, and other testing devices to properly diagnose faults, and repair.
  4. Duties may vary dependent on area of assignment.
  5. Maintain a daily timesheet and daily manning report and ensuring times are accurate.
  6. All APS-2 contractor mechanics are expected to provide their own basic mechanics tool set.

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.
  • €275 towards you travelling to Germany.
  • Working hours Monday to Friday.
  • Progression and opportunities for promotion to lead mechanic or inspector.
  • 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.

We also have a GMBH contract with Euro pay rates, for more information on this please ask and we will be happy to provide you with the information.

For more information please contact our recruitment team who will be happy to help:, alternatively you can view all our vacancies here:

Do you know someone who would be suitable for this role? We offer a referral fee of €150 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.


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*Please note, the deployment package varies from role to role and will depend on your current circumstances.

Job details
Occupation field:
Work experience:
Work experience is required
Duration of work experience:
Up to 1 year
Language skills:
  • English
  • Basic
Number of positions:
Date of expiry:
About company

For over 20 years, M&E Global has worked at the forefront of defence recruitment and as such, we have a wealth of knowledge in placing ex-military staff into civilian roles. This has given us a unique appreciation of the contribution and sacrifice that people working for the Armed Forces make whilst serving, and continue to do so once they leave the forces.
 M&E are committed to being an Armed Forces Friendly company, and we are... Read more