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Race Team Support #2 Mechanic

At Haas F1 Team, we are a dynamic and expanding group that is building an open environment, full of opportunities for motivated individuals pursuing a challenge. We have proven to be competative within our first two seasons, our team is specifically designed to allow the best and brightest talent to excel within the competative world of Formula One. Come and join the newest successful Formula One team.

General Summary:

This role will provide support to the race team from the Banbury workshop and will support trackside events as required. Reporting to the Race Team Support Manager when factory based and the Chief Mechanic when traveling with the race team, you will be responsible for the assembly, servicing and repair of  the  Haas  Formula  1  race  car.  You will work as part of a team of mechanics ensuring the car is built in a methodical fashion whilst adhering to strict deadlines. When required you will be expected to work under the direction of your No 1 Mechanic during running sessions both at race weekends and test events guaranteeing that the car operates in a professional and safe manner at all times whilst ensuring that engineering requirements and changes are met promptly and accurately. When based at the factory you will assist with the Sub-assembly of components and the turnaround process of the car.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the presentation, service, overhaul and specification of the 3rd and 4th chassis in line with the expectations of the Chief Mechanic.
  • Be responsible for the build, service and readying of the pit stop car and other Race Team pit stop equipment.
  • You will ensure that the car is built consistently to the highest standards and meets the relevant set up parameters and all the criteria of the build specification.
  • Ensuring that the area or parts of the car assigned to you are consistently assembled in a safe and reliable manner.
  • Accountability for the condition and appearance of the car which should be maintained to the highest levels at all times.
  • You will be expected to be an integral part of the team, take part in pit stops and assist other team members in various tasks as required.
  • Responsibility for the cleanliness and condition of your work area, the garage, the factory and all tools and equipment.
  • Following Engineering procedures and protocols as dictated by the Haas F1 Team pertaining to assembly, operation and safety.
  • Report reliability issues as they occur and seek advice before undertaking any out of the ordinary tasks.
  • Adherence to health and safety legislation and safe working practices at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned by the RTS Manager / Chief Mechanic or his designee.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • An  ability to  read  and  interpret technical drawings and  information pertaining to  assembly, periodic updates and modifications.
  • A comprehensive mechanical understanding gained in a high-level motorsport environment.
  • The ability to consistently work to the highest standards with an exceptional attitude towards attention to detail.
  • You should be comfortable discussing engineering solutions and requirements and demonstrate basic computer skills.
  • Basic fabrication and machining skills.
  • A sympathetic approach to your work colleagues and an ability to integrate within a group environment.
  •  A can do positive approach and a willingness to help others is essential.

Education and Work experience:

Previous experience as a Race Car Mechanic gained within the field of high level motorsport.

Work Environment Physical Demands:

An ability to work and priority within a high pressure, time sensitive environment while retaining a methodical approach is essential. The role requires a willingness to work flexible hours, including a significant portion of weekends. It will include occasional travel to race and test events.

This position may require lifting up to 50 pounds, repeated bending, squatting and manual dexterity. Fast- paced work environment requiring heavy mental demands.  Work environment includes race cars, 7-post and other rigs, grinding debris, and hazardous fluids.

All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation. This job description may not detail some less major duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.

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