Car Chief / No 1 Mechanic

An integral part of the team, you will be responsible for supporting a variety of GT and prototype race cars, repair, maintenance and trackside running.

Basis: Full time plus including race weekends

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the build, operation and running GT  / LMP type race car.
  • Ensure that the car is built consistently to the highest standards, meets the relevant set up parameters and all necessary criteria of the build specification.
  • Follow Engineering procedures and protocols pertaining to assembly, operation and safety.
  • Tracking of part mileage and compliance with any part life procedures.
  • Post running inspection of the cars, reporting condition and any damage.
  • Support any required rig testing either at factory base or using external facilities.
  • Set up and operation of the garage and associated infrastructure.
  • Assumes any responsibilities and duties delegated by the management team.
  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel.
  • Responsibility for the cleanliness and condition of work areas; the garage, the factory and all tools and equipment.
  • Follow all safety regulations either in the workshop or trackside.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • The ability to consistently work to the highest standards and particularly the attention to detail.
  • Over the wall pit stop experience.
  • A solid mechanical aptitude gained in the Motorsport arena.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

An ability to work and prioritize within a time sensitive environment while retaining a methodical approach is essential. You will work with a team of engineers and mechanics throughout the build process, undertaking repairs and assembly in a methodical manner. The role will require domestic travel and a willingness to work long until project requirements are met is vital.  

Pay is hourly in the shop, dependent on experience with a flat fee for race days.