Overview

Under general supervision, the Race Team Technician, Amateur Racing is responsible for providing the highest level of technical service of equipment maintenance for the race team rider, that leads to the best opportunity for success.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans for each race event to ensure that the team’s needs, and requirements are met.
  • Maintains work areas, team transport vans, equipment, and tools in a clean and appropriate manner.
  • Prepares required reports for both pre-race and post-race equipment performance reviews.
  • Calibrates and maintains all necessary test equipment in the proper manner.
  • Monitors and adjusts service input to maximize race success opportunities.
  • Completes any new product training required to meet rider technical service and product needs.
  • Assists with the team’s race and consumer semi set-up at Supercross and Motocross National events
  • Participates in team coordination on a weekly basis
  • Communicate effectively with AMA/Feld/MX Sports event officials at SX/MX events
  • Liaises with Motorsports Parts Manager for ongoing coordination of racing inventory to assure complete service capability in race event conditions.
  • Liaises with Motorsports Administrator to coordinate weekly event scheduling and team travel arrangements
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  High school diploma required. Advanced degree in business or technical related field preferred.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and skills
  • Valid vehicle operator license
  • Flexible traveling on weekends
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to manage people
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to use tact and diplomacy; must be team player
  • Analytical abilities
  • Knowledge of company product performance and servicing technologies
  • Knowledge of motorcycle industry, technologies, regulations, and performance issues
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven and constantly changing environment
  • Ability to prioritize workload, meet deadlines and understand when to escalate potential issues
  • Flexibility to switch gears with little notice
  • Must be internal and external customer focused
  • Must be self-motivated with ability to use own initiative

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  None

CONTACTS: 

Internal: Motorsports Director, Manager, Other Race Team Members, Riders

External: Race Team Guests, Vendors, KTMNA 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 and 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 – 30% daily

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

  • Ability to travel.  Travel is extensive 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