Overview

SUMMARY

 

Under general supervision, the Factory Racing Technician provides a high level of technical service and equipment maintenance to support the Factory Racing team riders.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

·         Rebuilds and maintains race and practice motors.

·         Keep manager updated on any problems or concerns with motor parts.

·         Maintains work areas and tools in a clean and appropriate manner.

·         Keeps parts staff informed on any shortages or parts concerns.

·         Prepares required reports and completes Build Sheet forms on all work carried out, related measurements, etc.

·         Dyno tests all motors after any work has been done on motor file dyno run with Build Sheet.

·         Calibrates and maintains all necessary test equipment in the proper manner.

·         Completes any new product training required to meet rider technical service and product needs.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Generally, requires a minimum of one (1) to two (2) years of experience in race motor service or equivalent training certification. Required proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Valid motorcycle license required.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  High school diploma required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Strong mechanical aptitude and skills
Knowledge of motorcycle industry, technologies, regulations and performance issues
Knowledge of company product performance and servicing technologies
Valid vehicle operator license
Attention to detail
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven and constantly changing environment
Flexibility to switch gears with little notice
Excellent organization skills
Ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and understand when to escalate potential issues
·         Basic math skills

·         Must be internal and external customer focused

·         Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to use tact and diplomacy; must be team player

·         Analytical abilities

·         Must be self-motivated with ability to use own initiative

Ability to ride a motorcycle with proficiency and follow company riding policies.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  None

 

CONTACTS:

Internal:  Manager, Crew Chief, Other Race Team Members,

 

External: Race Team Guests, Vendors, KTM Consumers

 

JUDGEMENT/REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to recognize discrepancies and resolve problems quickly using sound judgment, poise and diplomacy.  Requires ability to use judgment and reasoning skills to determine when issues need to be escalated.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands and fingers, bend, stoop and reach with hands and arms.

 

Ability to lift up to 100 pounds
5% daily
Able to sit at a desk and use/view computer
5% daily
Able to hear and speak into a telephone
30% daily
Able to walk, stand, kneel, bend, stoop, twist
90% daily
Able to drive and/or fly long distance
10% daily
Able to ride a motorcycle
<5% daily
 

 

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The noise in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  Other factors are:

 

·         Ability to travel.  Travel is minimal in this position.

·         Hectic, fast-paced with multi-level distractions

·         Outside environment for race events; professional, yet casual work environment

·         Indoor environment while at office; professional, yet casual work environment

·         Ability to work extended hours as required

 

Required Pre-Hire Screenings:

Criminal – Felony and Misdemeanor 7 Years

National Criminal Data Base 7 Years

Social Security Verification

Driving Record

NDOT Drug Screen