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Mechanic/Wiring Tech - IMSA

Company: Penske Racing South
Location: Mooresville
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Porsche Penske Motorsport is looking for a qualified Mechanic/wiring Technician to join our team. This role will be a vital member of our traveling racing organization that competes in the IMSA Weather Tech Sports Car Championship. This position will include extensive travel both domestically and internationally throughout the year for periods of 2-3 weeks at a time. This position will be based out of our Mooresville, North Carolina facility. Responsibilities: Designing, building, repairing, and maintaining motorsport looms and harnesses.Managing, programming, and maintaining radios.Work in conjunction with parts department to produce orders for outside vendors.Maintaining inventory of looms and sensors with the systems engineers. Working with System Engineers to have stable and reliable communication to the car.Aid in trackside IT network setup, maintenance, and configuration and general IT tasks.Manage and execute assembly, disassembly, and maintenance of Porsche Penske Motorsport race cars in support of the above-mentioned series and a safe and efficient manner.Meeting specified deadlines for race car preparation while executing a high level of race car preparation.Making the necessary adjustments to the car according to established procedures for each race and test event by collaborating with managers, chief mechanics, drivers, and engineers to meet design specifications and achieve desired results.Disassembling, cleaning, and non-destructive testing of race car components.Work in support of all mileage tracking and parts management programs. Supply build sheets and mileage sheets and input data into these programs.Maintaining accurate records of changes on all adjustable components of the car during post-race teardown, i.e., recording suspension lengths, pedal positions, tracking serial #'s, etc.Safely operating equipment according to recommended safety specifications, including the use of all protective equipment necessary (protective eyewear, earplugs, etc.) while identifying any safety hazards and reporting all risks immediately to a supervisor.Openly communicating with team members in manufacturing and engineering departments to develop functional and quality components.Provide direction and act as a mentor to less experienced mechanics to ensure quality control while promoting a positive learning environment.Professionally represent the team and its sponsors on and off-track premises.Participating in the Porsche Penske Motorsport Workout Program designed to maximize physical strength and endurance to remain competitive at a professional level.International and domestic travel with the team to races and tests is expected and required for this position.Participation in the pit stop crew, including a training and fitness program. Qualifications: Required 2-3 years of experience in top-level professional motorsports in an electrical technician role.F1, IndyCar, IMSA, WEC, Formula E preferred.At track position experience preferred.Required experience designing, building, repairing, and maintaining motorsports looms and harnesses.Ability to travel internationally required.Preferred experience with Radio / Intercom systems, programming, and maintenance.General IT and networking experience preferred.Demonstrate a complete understanding of set-up specifications for race cars and the appropriate safety mechanisms for each component.Ability to communicate with all team members.Meet professional-level performance criteria to be a member of the pit crew.Be able to interpret and follow set-up designs for individual races and test events.Have wide knowledge of mechanical components, electronics, and structural framework of race cars.Manual experience using one or more of the following: lathe, mill, drill press, band saw.Be proficient in using precision measuring devices. PIf83a33e0a72a-25660-33938382

Keywords: Penske Racing South, Huntersville , Mechanic/Wiring Tech - IMSA, Engineering , Mooresville, North Carolina

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