No. 2 Mechanic

We have an exciting opportunity for a Race Mechanic to join our team. Reporting to the No.1 Mechanic, you will be responsible for the preparation of the race car along with travelling to Test and Race events as required.


You will also be liaising with the No.1 Mechanic on all build specifications and set up sheets to ensure the car is prepared to the highest possible standards at all times.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with the No.1 Mechanic on all gearbox, hydraulics, sub-assembly, electronics, and composite specifications, ensure car is built following MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team’s procedures.

  • Responsible for informing the No.1 Mechanic/Spares Co-ordinator of any car part changes during all running times.

  • Travelling to Test and Race events to assist with Garage set up and pack down as required.

  • To be available to attend Test and Race events as required.

  • To take part in physical training sessions and be part of the pit crew when directed by the Chief mechanic.

  • To report any chassis, engine or equipment technical faults to the number 1 and chief Mechanic.

  • To assist the team in dismantling the pit garage system at the end of an event and to assist in any other way as directed by the Team Manager and /or Chief Mechanic.

  • Responsible for keeping a clean and tidy working environment at the circuit and our Operations Centre.

  • Attend team meetings and health and safety meetings as required.


Relevant Experience and Qualifications:

  • Previous Formula one experience as a mechanic is essential.

  • Knowledge of Formula one engine systems and build preparation.

  • Fully qualified as Motorsport mechanic NVQ or higher.


Flexibility in hours and approach is required, along with a ‘can do’, ‘team playing’ attitude. Good verbal and written communication skills are very important. The ability to work under minimal supervision to strict deadlines and in a professional manner is essential.


What do we offer:


At the heart of our performance are our people. Every member of our team has a voice and plays their part in contributing to our successes on and off the racetrack.


We take pride in creating an innovative, collaborative and high-performance culture where all of our team members are respected, empowered and valued.

Through our Accelerate 25 programme, we are continuously working to make our team even more diverse and inclusive. We welcome applications from all and are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals.


Our riverside campus is powered by 100% renewably sourced energy and features an on-site gym and exercise studio, subsidised restaurant and on-site parking with EV chargers available.


We offer a competitive and attractive package of benefits including a generous bonus scheme, Mercedes car lease scheme, private medical cover, life assurance and 25 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment, employee well-being programme.

Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team