ACO, the creator and organizer of the iconic 24 Hours of Le Mans since 1923, has seen this legendary motorsport event rapidly expand its international presence. This global growth is made possible through the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC), offering motorsport enthusiasts worldwide the opportunity to witness Le Mans-style events at eight races spanning four continents.
The Le Mans circuit hosts a wide range of other prestigious international events, including the 24 Hours Motorcycles, the French Motorcycle Grand Prix, Le Mans Classic, the 24 Hours Trucks, and the 24 Hours Karting. In addition, ACO is engaged in various activities related to motorsports and road safety, further enhancing its national and international reputation.
All these endeavors are undertaken by dedicated teams of professionals who embody ACO's core values and work at the heart of the 24 Hours circuit.
Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Technical Delegate joins the permanent ACO team responsible for the development and implementation of technical regulations. The role primarily involves the European Le Mans Series championship and its support series.
The Technical Delegate will represent ACO at events, liaising with manufacturers, competitors, and partner federations.
- PreEvent Activities: Autonomously manage technical aspects related to ACOorganized events, including the buildup of the scrutineering team in collaboration with other members of the department, preparation of technical notes and bulletins, planning of technical checks, and coordination with officials appointed for each event.
- During Events: As the appointed Technical Delegate, carry out all tasks outlined by the International Sporting Code, especially initial, random, and final technical checks. Produce reports in accordance with established standards.
- PostEvent Activities: Operational and technical debriefing, detailed reporting, and preparation of content to support the evolution of applicable technical and sporting regulations, particularly for the LMP2 and LMP3 categories.
- Functional Coordination: Coordinate the activities of specialists of the Department (Operations, Performance, Electronics) within the championship scope.
- Generalist engineering degree (e.g., mechanical engineering).
- Successful prior experiences in motorsports as a race engineer
- Stress resilience and diplomacy.
- Attention to detail and confidentiality
- Comfortable with remote work.
- English and French fluent are mandatory, both written and spoken.
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and collaborative tools (MS Teams, Google Drive, Sharepoint).
- Travel: approximately 10 races per year, including work on holidays and weekends.