No 2 Technician

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Organisation
Prodrive
Reference
VAC-3553
Sector
Location
Banbury / UK
Salary / Benefits
Competitive
Contract Type

At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. We are the world’s leading independent motorsport company and the business behind some of the greatest names and achievements in motorsport over the last 40 years. Our skilled Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers work together every step of the way to design, build and run elite competition cars on the track and off-road across the globe. For more than 15 years we have been the team behind Aston Martin Racing and our GT Customer race programme is experiencingunprecedented growth. We are also involved in the Extreme E series.


We are looking for a No 2 Technician to work within the race team, ensuring cars, spares and equipment are prepared on time and carrying out any other tasks as directed by the Chief Mechanic, Engineering department and No.1 Technicians.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out work competently and within the times laid down by the No 1 Technician/Chief Mechanic
  • Keep the No 1 Technician informed at all times of any additional work necessary on a car during build or repair
  • Perform pit stops on event
  • Ensure car is always to the correct specification
  • Ensure that the vehicles worked on are carefully handled and that all reasonable care is taken to prevent any form of damage being caused to them
  • Adopt safe working practices at all times in compliance with Health and Safety regulations and company policy, drawing to the attention of the Chief Mechanic any
  • matter of concern relating to safety of equipment or safety procedures they cannot resolve
  • Liaison with Engineering when required
  • Interact with other departments, in turn ensuring there are no un-necessary delays
  • Maintain and improve site standards in accordance with company expectations
  • Carry other adhoc duties requested by the Race Team management as the needs of the business may from time to time dictate
  • Demonstrate flexibility, prepared to work overtime, often without notice, as dictated by the demands of the business


Who are we looking for?
Our ideal candidate will have previous experience in motorsport with a strong ability to understand and interpret the build specification of a full car set up, and the ability to follow build and operational procedures accurately. You will have a proven record of carrying out a range of tasks including but not limited to all pit stop roles, garage build/strip and truck loading.


What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Competitive lieu day policy
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance


We are an equal opportunities employer
At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.


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