Note this position is full time and based in Queenstown, New Zealand.
Applicants MUST have a minimum of either 5 years of motorsport / performance / automotive industry experience or a Motorsport Engineering Degree.
Are you looking to have a lasting positive impact on the aftermarket performance / motorsport industry? Are you looking to share your extensive racing knowledge, all while having fun and developing your own skills in arguably the most awesome little town in the world?
If that sounds like you, you should keep reading.
What is High Performance Academy
High Performance Academy is an online platform that teaches car enthusiasts and motorsport professionals about engine tuning, engine building wiring and we are now starting to cover race topics like car setup, wheel alignment, braking and cooling systems, driver training and data logging.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with experience and/or training in motorsport, with a solid understanding of race setups, wiring, tuning or engine building/development to help us create and host courses and tutorials.
Don't worry about how you are in front of a camera, we can provide full training and support.
We understand that nobody can know everything and occasionally you might get asked a question that is outside your experience. The ideal candidate will be able to recognise this and have the skills to research and find answers to these questions.
It's important to note that these positions are all based in Queenstown, New Zealand (It's one of the most beautiful towns in the world). The location would suit someone with an interest in the outdoors or an active lifestyle.
What you will be doing
• Research, write and present training courses
• Research and write technical articles and content
• Setting up (in house) race vehicles for local competition use
• Creating educational motorsport content
• Support our members in our members only forum
The right candidate will:
• Be self motivated
• Be a lifelong learner
• Have a desire to be in-front of the camera
• Work well as part of a team
The ideal candidate may have experience in one or more of the following areas:
- Motorsport Engineering
- Race Engineering
- Professional Driver Training
- Simulator Training
- Development Engineering
- Chassis Engineer
- Data Acquisition
- Engine Calibration
- Engine Development
- Track Support
- Motorsport Wiring
- Engine Building
Where is the HPA based?
Queenstown is NZ’s adventure capital and is widely regarded all around the world. It’s the ideal location for anyone who loves adventure or the outdoors. Queenstown provides a stunning alpine backdrop providing world-class ski fields in winter, lakes for water sports in summer, and some of NZ’s best tramping, four wheel driving terrain, and mountain bike trails. We are only 40mins away from the best race track in the country - Highlands Motorsport Park.
What does the position pay?
We are negotiable on both salary and relocation costs to the right candidate. Salary will be based on your experience and relevant skills and will range between $75,000-$120,000NZD depending on experience.
More about High Performance Academy
High Performance Academy has grown constantly for the last 5 years from a part time job for the two founders to a full-time team of 7. The team includes videographers, marketing experts, customer service specialists and other technical tutors. The team is friendly and supportive.
While we started in a small garage, HPA now operates from a large workshop with professional offices which we refer to as “HPA Labs”. Our facility includes a Mainline chassis and engine dyno, video studio, a well equipped mechanical workshop and importantly an awesome coffee machine.
HPA enjoys close relationships with top motorsport brands. Brands like MoTeC, JE Pistons, Haltech and Syvecs to name a few.