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Ranks and insignia of Organisation Todt

Ranks and insignia of Organisation Todt show the pay grades, wage groups and paramilitary ranks used by the Organisation Todt.

Ranks and Pay Grades of OT Organic Staff

OT-Pay Grade Technical Services and Transport Administrative and Executive Medical Equivalent rank
16 OT-Arbeiter OT-Arbeiter OT-Sanitäter Grenadier
15 OT-Stammarbeiter - - Obergrenadier
14 OT-Vorarbeiter OT-Vorarbeiter OT-Stammsanitäter Gefreiter
13 OT-Meister OT-Meister OT-Obersanitäter Obergefreiter
12 OT-Obermeister OT-Obermeister OT-Hauptsanitäter Unteroffizier
OT-Truppführer OT-Truppführer OT-Sanitätstruppführer Feldwebel
11 OT-Obertruppführer OT-Obertruppführe OT-Sanitätsobertruppfüher Oberfeldwebel
OT-Haupttruppführer OT-Haupttruppführer OT-Sanitätshaupttruppführer Stabsfeldwebel
10 OT-Bauführer OT-Frontführer OT-Arzt Leutnant
9 OT-Oberbauführer OT-Oberfrontführer OT-Oberarzt Oberleutnant
8 OT-Hauptbauführer OT-Hauptfrontführer OT-Stabsarzt Hauptmann
7 OT-Bauleiter OT-Stabsfrontführer OT-Oberstabsarzt Major
6 OT-Oberbauleiter OT-Oberstabsfrontführer OT-Oberfeldarzt Oberstleutnant
5 OT-Hauptbauleiter OT-Oberstfrontführer OT-Oberstarzt Oberst
4 OT-Einsatzleiter OT-Einsatzleiter - Generalmajor
3 OT-Einsatzgruppenleiter II - - Generalleutnant
2 OT-Einsatzgruppenleiter I - - General

Source: [1] [2]

Ranks and Wage Groups of OT Contractor Staff

Wage Group OT-Rank Specifications
J1 OT-Arbeiter
OT-Stammarbeiter
OT-Vorarbeiter
Technical and clerical employees under 20 years of age, without completed vocational education
J2 OT-Stammarbeiter
OT-Vorarbeiter
OT-Meister
Technical and clerical employees under 20 years of age, with completed vocational education and apprenticeship
K1 OT-Vorarbeiter
OT-Meister
OT-Obermeister
Clerical employees with repetitive tasks
K2 Clerical employees with simple tasks
T1 Technical employees with repetitive tasks
T2 OT-Obermeister
OT-Truppführer
Technical employees with simple tasks
M OT-Obermeister
OT-Truppführer
OT-Obertruppführer
Foremen
MO OT-Truppführer
OT-Obertruppführer
OT-Haupttruppführer
Head foremen
K3 OT-Obertruppführer
OT-Haupttruppführer
OT-Frontführer
Administrative employees
T3 OT-Haupttruppführer
OT-Bauführer
Technical employees with difficult tasks
K4 OT-Frontführer
OT-Oberfrontführer
OT-Hauptfrontführer
Leading administrative employees
T4 OT-Oberbauführer
OT-Hauptbauführer
OT-Bauleiter
Leading technical employees
TH OT-Hauptbauführer
OT-Bauleiter
OT-Oberbauleiter
Executives

Sources:[3]

Wage groups for front workers and OT legionaries

Wage Group Category
A Assistant foremen
B Leading skilled workers
C Skilled specialists
D Skilled workers
Leading semi-skilled workers
E Semi-skilled workers
Leading unskilled workers
F Unskilled workers
G Guard workers
H Catering and service workers
J Workers under the age of 18
K Female workers

Source:[4]

Rank insignia

  1. Mannschaften
  2. Truppführer
  3. Obertruppführer
  4. Haupttruppführer
  5. Frontführer/Bauführer
  6. Oberfrontführer/Oberbauführer
  7. Hauptfrontführer/Hauptbauführer
  1. Vorarbeiter
  2. Meister
  3. Obermeister

References

  1. ^ Rudolf Absalon, Die Wehrmacht im Dritten Reich (Boppard am Rhein: Harald Boldt Verlag, 1995), vol. IV, p. 59.
  2. ^ Handbook of Organisation Todt (1945). London: MIRS, vol. 2., Table ÏV.
  3. ^ Handbook of Organisation Todt (1945). London: MIRS, vol. 1., # 141, 147.
  4. ^ Handbook of Organisation Todt (1945). London: MIRS, vol. 1., # 143.