Electronics Technician

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Chip Ganassi Racing
Indianapolis / USA
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Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Accurately building precision electrical wiring harnesses and circuits to design specifications by collaborating with Engineers to achieve desired results.
  • Analyzing and incorporating manufacturer’s design specifications for all electrical components.
  • Troubleshooting all wiring and electrical problems on cars and equipment according to results of on track performance.
  • Maintaining a reasonable stock of spare parts and materials to build spare components.
  • Openly communicating with Team Managers, Engineers, equipment vendors and outside consultants to ensure problems are solved and equipment operates with the highest reliability possible.
  • Designing and continuously improving electrical harnesses and circuits for use on cars and support equipment to remain competitive at a professional level.
  • Performing quality control of finished products to ensure items exactly fit design specifications.
  • Researching and developing new materials and components to build and preserve a competitive advantage while keeping costs at a minimum.
  • Meeting specified deadlines for race car preparation while producing a quality product.
  • Maintaining accurate records of changes to all electrical components of the car to track progress in development and document proven wiring strategies.
  • Produce and maintain databases and spreadsheets to log and track all electrical/electronic parts
  • Providing direction and acting as a mentor to less experienced technicians to ensure quality control while promoting a positive learning environment.
  • Safely operating equipment according to recommended safety specifications, including use of all protective equipment necessary (protective eyewear, earplugs, etc) while identifying any safety hazards and reporting all risks immediately to a supervisor.
  • Safekeeping and proper use of all company property issued during employment, including uniforms, tools, toolboxes, electronic devices, credit cards and any other productivity tools.
  • Professionally represent the team and its sponsors on and off track premises.  Treating sponsors and their guests with respect by acknowledging them and appropriately answering their questions during shop tours.
  • Keeping work area clean and organized at all times.
  • Providing assistance to other team members on other duties as appropriate.



  • 5+ years working experience as an electronics technician, preferably in the IRL, CART, F1 or similar racing series. Military and/or aviation experience a plus.
  • Associates degree or equivalent course work in electrical engineering or applied electronics with documentation of certifications or completion of accredited program.
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of electrical components as a part of set-up specifications for race cars and the appropriate safety mechanisms for each component.
  • General knowledge of electronic and structural framework of race cars.
  • Working knowledge of crimping tools and techniques and using and interpreting results of electrical testing equipment.
  • Experience building and working on Looms. 
  • Must be proficient in using precision measuring devices.
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