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Field Technician in Europe

Location: Fort Hood, TX, United States
Date Posted:
Category: Program/Project Management
Requisition ID: 12145
Career Level: Junior
Remote Work Options: On-Site
Clearance Type: None

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Job Description

Field Technician for Europe 


Duration of this assignment is approximately one 9 - 12 Months in support of U.S Army rotational units throughout Europe. 

  • The Field Technician Mechanic at the designated site required to interface with the client, other GDLS employees at the location, and reports to the assigned Supervisor;
  • Provides technical and maintenance troubleshooting and repair for the Abrams family of vehicles’ Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) and Shop Repairable Units (SRUs), capable of providing informal instruction to team and customer;
  • Provides guidance and training for those performing maintenance tasks and diagnosis on the Abrams family of vehicles;
  • Develops solutions to problems of unusual complexity, which require a high degree of individual ingenuity, creativity, and innovativeness;
  • Notifies Management of problems within technical areas as required, to include generating Field Problem Reports (FPRs) for processing;
  • Capable of receiving guidance from customers and translating that guidance into priorities of work, while communicating client’s needs or concerns to Management;
  • Must have valid US Passport;
  • Performs other duties, as required.


  • Must have three (3) or more years of experience in diagnosing, troubleshooting and performing maintenance on the Abrams family of vehicles;
  • Able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Must be able to meet and maintain all deployment requirements, to include a Passport
  • Ability to communicate effectively with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Able to gain access to military installations and travel throughout Europe;
  • Willing to work effectively in a team-oriented structure to include field, office, and shop environments both on and off military installations;
  • Must meet ASR guidelines for Abrams Driver’s Station entry, as described in EHSI E09;
  • Able to obtain a driver’s license and be capable of obtaining a security clearance, if necessary;
  • Required to work at various heights, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, able to climb, able to work in enclosed spaces, often in awkward positions, extreme temperatures, and other adverse weather conditions;
  • Must be a US Person

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company offering a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; ship construction and repair; land combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; and technology products and services. General Dynamics employs more than 100,000 people across 65 countries worldwide and in all 50 U.S. states, more information is available at General Dynamics Land Systems, is a business unit of General Dynamics, and is an innovative leader of ground combat systems’ equipment and software for our clients. Our performance-driven team partners with the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corp and other militaries across the Globe to ensure that next generation ground combat vehicles are ready to protect our fighting men and women in uniform. General Dynamics Lands Systems provides a competitive compensation package, site specific flexible work schedules, 401(k) with Company Match; Bonus Eligibility, Employee Development Opportunities, Tuition Reimbursement, On-site Amenities, and comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance. At General Dynamics Land Systems, we strive to be champions who drive diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to our values and beliefs to provide a healthy and secure working environment that empowers team members to build careers that reward. We are focused on supporting an inclusive company that recognizes the value in creating a dynamic team that is diverse.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, General Dynamics Land Systems (“GDLS”) provides all persons with equal opportunity and access to all aspects of employment process, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or membership in any group protected by federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. GDLS also is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.. If, due to a disability, you need an accommodation to search or apply for an opportunity with GDLS, please call 586-825-4000 or send an e-mail to [email protected] for assistance and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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