P2 Mechanic - AO Racing

AO Racing was formed in 2022 with a vision of winning at the top level of motorsports. Starting off with a bang in 2023 by participating the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the World Endurance Championship with our Porsche GT3-R and RSR (Rexy). We have currently expanded the team to a 2 car GTD and LMP2 IMSA program.

 You’ll be great at this role if you:

  • Collaborate well with mechanics, race engineers, managers, and other supporting team members to efficiently build exceptional race cars.
  • Contribute ideas to enhance car performance, reliability, and crew efficiency.
  • Maintain open & efficient communication with team members during race weekends.
  • Can represent our team and sponsors with style and professionalism. On and off-track, you'll treat partners and their guests with respect, answering their questions and leaving a lasting impression during tours and events.

What You’ll Do:

  • Travel with the team to races and tests, ensuring the proper functioning of the race car for successful and flawless on-track performance.
  • Assist in scheduling build plans and service intervals, effectively communicating them to our passionate mechanics.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of technical specifications, event procedures, and pit lane rules outlined in the rule book.
  • Maintaining a professional appearance for our race cars and equipment will be one of your priorities
  • Track parts count, current service status, and necessary updates to keep everything running smoothly.
  • Ensure all required equipment, spare parts, and car options are properly loaded onto the transporter, ready for action.
  • Meeting specified timelines for race car preparation, you'll consistently deliver a high-quality product that sets the standard.
  • Accurate post-event teardown and event-related information will be meticulously recorded, leaving no detail behind.
  • Safely operate equipment according to recommended safety specifications, utilizing all necessary protective gear.
  • Go over the wall in order to service the car during Pit Stops.
  • Participate in a workout program designed to maintain physical strength and endurance at a professional level.
  • Lead by example, ensuring a seamless flow of tasks and keeping our racing machine running smoothly.

What you’ll need: 

  • Experience as a Mechanic on an Oreca LMP2, in IMSA, WEC or European Le Mans is required.
  • Your mechanical prowess shines as you effortlessly disassemble, diagnose, inspect, and reassemble race car components to 100% of technical specifications.
  • A comprehensive understanding of race car setup specifications and appropriate safety mechanisms for each component.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of effectively conveying information to all team members.
  • Proficiency in interpreting and following setup designs for race and test events.
  • Your mechanical knowledge is extensive, encompassing components, electronics, and the structural framework of race cars.
  • Proficiency in manual machining using tools such as lathes, mills, drill presses, and band saws.
  • You're no stranger to precision measurements, utilizing professional precision measuring devices with ease.
  • Ability to concentrate on detailed work for extended periods.
  • Ability to work in an environment with hazardous chemicals and fumes, with a demonstrated understanding of emergency safety procedures and proper usage of safety equipment.

Why AO Racing?

There are many benefits that come with working with us as a Full-time employee such as:  

  • 100% paid medical, dental and vision premiums for employees and their eligible family members.
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Retirement Plan
  • Parental Leave
  • All travel expenses covered
  • Modern, clean, and well-equipped shop
  • Great team environment and work ethic
  • Race team uniform and equipment