Car Chief

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Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
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Maintain "Safety First" priority on all projects

Report any injuries or unsafe conditions to management

Supervising, managing, and motivating team members on a daily basis

Office/Shop/Work Area Clean-Up:

Daily clean up of own area and shop area

Weekly in-depth clean up of same

Support team purchasing procedures:

Submit requisitions for parts, spares, and equipment through Team Manager

Track all parts requested from Technical Director and submit as requested

Coordinate work schedule with Mechanics in concert with Crew Chief

Competent with chassis set up and in-depth understanding of the rule book for the sanctioning body

Fulfill any other responsibilities that are related to the job



Supervise car builds and preparation by delegating tasks, providing work lists, build sheets, and clear team goals

Accept responsibility for the condition in which the car is presented for sessions and technical inspection

Work closely with Race Engineer to ensure car meets all set up parameters and technical inspection requirements

Organize and maintain essential equipment, spare parts, and options for each event

Coordinate with Crew Chief work schedules, race and testing plan

Determine parts needed for repair or replacment on a daily basis

Follow RLL procedures to compile a comprehensive logbook to build a detailed usage history of chassis and components

Follow and ensure RLL mileage standards are met

Follow RLL purchasing procedures in support of purchase order system in place:

Approval of all requests through Team Manager

Notify parts department of any parts, materials and basic supplies needed in shop or transporter

Maintain a personal supply of tools as needed for duties required

Organize and supervise the over the wall pit crew in conjunction with our pit stop coach including direction, practice times, equipment maintenance, and disaster plans

Follow Dallara and RLL procedures to ensure car preparation and appearance is to RLL standards

Job Knowledge:

Comprehensive understanding of race car set up and quality standards

Proper knowledge and use of mechanic tools and procedures including: Hand tools, set up tools, magnaflux machine, zyglo machine, tape measure, calipers and micrometers

Use of metal and machine tools including:  Drills, drill presses, grinders, punches, sanders, lathe, mill, welder, band saws, press


You are required to travel to all races, tests, and other events as the schedule dictates



This position requires the capabilities and self discipline to take direction as well as give it.  To work with engineers and driver in a highly charged, professional environment while adhering to RLL procedures and standards in a timely, organized fashion.

This position includes supervisory duties including but not limited to customarily and regularly directing other employees, setting and adjusting work schedules, and controlling the distribution of work

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