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Autonomous Vehicle Operator

Employment Type: Full & Part Time

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2019-01-01

Location: N/A Multiple CA, AZ, PA N/A

Locations: San Francisco, Mountain View, Phoenix and Pittsburgh

 

  • Overview: Responsible for operating and evaluating either a manually-driven, or self-driving vehicle in autonomous mode, for six to eight hours per day in 1 to 2 hour stints, including collecting data and providing feedback. Our team has developed a strong team culture of safety, professionalism and personal responsibility; we expect all team members to adhere to team standards of conduct. Mechanical knowledge and a proficiency in automotive maintenance is recommended.
  • Reports to: Test Fleet Manager(s)
  • Classification:
  • Essential Job Functions:
    1. Operate vehicles with safety as a primary goal, daily.
    2. Monitor automated driving software and systems.
    3. Operate a vehicle 6-8 hours per day in 1 to 2 our stints, 4-5 days per week.
    4. Respond rapidly to high pressure situations while maintaining professionalism.
    5. Provide concise, clear, and accurate verbal and written feedback regarding the vehicle’s operations.
    6. Complete daily reports and document procedures and tests in a scientific, consistent fashion.
    7. Interact with, and educate the public on self-driving technology.
    8. Work independently, as well as in small groups of 2-10 people.
    9. Complete simple mechanical tasks, both scheduled and unplanned, en route.
  • Additional Expectations:
  • Qualifications / Requirements:
    1. Must be 21 years old.
    2. Minimum of 5 years driving experience on public roads. More is recommended.
    3. Valid  driver's license from the state in which test operations are occuring.
    4. Must meet driver requirements, including driving record & criminal history, under applicable regulations and laws in the state (s) in which the self-driving vehicle operator will be working.
    5. Must comply with our zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of alcohol or drugs by self-driving vehicle operators during a shift, including randomized drug testing.
    6. Must be able to work either early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends, as well as overnight shifts and travel for up to one month at a time, according to a pre-planned schedule.
    7. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to type at least 40 words per minute is recommended.
    8. Must be capable of adapting to ever-evolving technology in a fast-paced work environment.
    9. Must be proficient at using a computer and touchscreen tablet, as well as using GSuite (Gmail, Hangouts, and Drive, including Sheets and Docs).
    10. Must be capable of performing simple mechanical tasks, on the road, including basic maintenance.

Motorsports Manager

Employment Type: Full-Time Exempt

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2018-05-14

Location: 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476
A. Overview:
The (Race Operations Director) is an essential Senior Management position at Simraceway PDC. The Team
Manager will orchestrate the tasks, projects, and Jr Management Team as deemed necessary for the daily
operation of PDC programs from a technical and automotive perspective.
B. Reports to:
CEO, Sr. Director of Operations
C. Classification:
Full Time / Exempt
D. Strategic Job Functions
1. T1 Club - Lead and systematize technical operations for the private motorsports club brand “T1”. As
well as a be customer facing “leadership face”.
2. Technicians Training Program (“TTP”) - Lead and contribute to the evolution of the Mechanics Training
Program into an evolved version of itself to develop graduates for the future growth areas of the
automotive industry. Namely Autonomy, electrification, Simulation, Your main role and particular focus
will to set and develop a “no fuss, get it done” culture using your experience from F1 as well as
oversee program targets and the TTP Managers.
3. Motorsport Operations - Develop a motorsports program to take emotive brands into racing series in
which we can reasonably expect to perform well, develop new customers from and provide a customer
racing program to our T1 customers. Candidate race series include Continental Tire Sportscar
Challenge, Pirelli World Challenge, BOSS, F4, IMSA LMP3 .
Essential Job Functions:
1. Oversee and lead all daily functions of the PDC tech operation, except special projects which will be led
by the Technical Director. .
2. Schedule / manage Jr Management staff and all other PDC staff as required
3. Organize fleet information, part ordering/allocation/inventory, and be in direct communication with Ops
Director regarding future program car count. This information is then to be relayed to his/her (Team
Manager's) Team on a daily basis.
4. Will work directly with fleet vehicle supply partners, such as SF MCL, Enterprise, and other partners to
secure fleet or fleet repair as needed.
5. Be directly involved with the technical aspect of T1 Club vehicles and will manage that fleet as required
in the interim between hiring of a Turn One Manager.
6. Design and implement technical procedures around new and unique fleet vehicles as each situation
may arise.
7. Will need to have longstanding and direct relationships with our clients including the ability to have
communication (both verbal and written) with them when called upon.
8. Work directly with Program Director on all program scheduling, staffing tech needs and preparation and
agreement on fleet requirements
9. Special Projects as assigned by CEO
10. Assist in the creation and implementation of TTP program
11. Lead the hiring of all staff to ensure a high level of talent is aquired for all level positions
E. Additional Expectations
1. Adheres to Emotive / Simraceway policies, procedures and practices
2. Performs other duties as assigned/required
F. Qualifications / Requirements:
a. At least two years Managerial (personnel and fleet) experience
b. Positive can-do attitude and innovative thinking
c. Ability to prioritize and multitask
d. Must be available to work 40+ hours and weekends when necessary
e. Proven track record with experience in motorsports industry at a high level.
f. Valid US Driver ’ s License
g. Maintain a team environment that promotes learning, motivation, and fellowship.
h. Strong written verbal communication interpersonal skills
i. Maintain organization in an ever- changing environment
j. Exhibits initiative, responsibility, and flexibility with regard to attitude, project, and personnel
management.
G. Activity Requirements:
1. Physical Effort:
a. Normal physical mobility and agility (reach above the head, bend or stoop)
b. Normal physical strength to handle 25-50 pound objects, taking frequency into consideration
c. Normal physical ability to sit or to type for various durations of time
d. Normal dexterity of hands and fingers
e. Normal coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot
f. Use of computer, copier and telephone frequently
2. Mental Effort:
a. Normal concentration and memory
b. Normal complexity of decision making
3. Work Environment:
a. Normal exposure to weather and temperature extremes
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Fabricator/Machinist/Welder

Employment Type: Full Time Non-Exempt

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2018-03-16

Location: 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476

Fabricator/Machinist/Welder

 

Overview:

The Race Shop Fabricator/Machinist/Welder is responsible for producing, cutting, bending and fitting metal parts to support the needs of a twenty-car Formula 3 fleet as well as a variety of privately owned race cars and karts. The candidate must be extremely detail oriented, highly skilled and experienced in this field.

 

Reports to:

Team Manager

 

Classification:

Full Time Non-Exempt

 

Essential Job Functions:

  1. TIG Welding (Steel, Aluminum, Titanium, Inconel)
  2. MIG Welding
  3. Plasma Cutting
  4. Water Jet Cutting
  5. CNC Machining (including programming or CAD ability)
  6. Lathe Work
  7. Mill Work
  8. General Metal Working & Shaping (fixing crash damage, body work, etc.)

Additional Expectations

  1. Adheres to Emotive / Simraceway policies, procedures and practices
  2. Performs other duties as assigned/required
  3. Maintain contact with key customers to solicit feedback and ensure high level of program satisfaction.
  4. Demonstrate leadership role among support staff as well as ability to productively interact with fellow company personnel.

 

Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Basic Mechanic Skills
  3. Basic Computer Skills
  4. Racing experience a plus
  5. Ability to work well within a team atmosphere
  6. Ability to prioritize/multitask
  7. Ability to work weekends and overtime
  8. Open to traveling
  9. Ability to take direction from superiors and meet production deadlines
  10. Ability to build and produce race car suspension
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Technicians Training Instructor / Jedi Master

Employment Type: Full-Time

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2018-03-16

Location: 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476

A. Overview:

The Technicians Training Program Instructor is expected to mentor aspiring race car mechanics and motorsport professionals in the making. Our highly-regarded race mechanic school specializes in the preparation of entry-level mechanics for race teams—and many of the 2,700+ students who have come through our doors are now employed at all levels of IndyCar, NASCAR, IMSA, SCCA, and vintage racing teams, and by chassis and engine suppliers.

B. Reports to:

TTP Manager

C. Classification:

Full Time Exempt

D. Essential Job Functions:

  1. Training/Instructing
    1. Schedule, train, evaluate all students
    2. Assist with formal admission, testing procedures, interviewing process and retention
    3. Career counseling and job placement assistance
    4. Lecturing, testing, evaluating and communicating performance and progression with students
    5. Supervising and holding students accountable while promoting learning, participation, motivation and professionalism
    6. Organizing and delivering class objectives in a clear and concise manner; maintaining an orderly, controlled and safe work environment for students; ensuring training aids; tools and equipment are maintained and prepared for use in the classroom
    7. Develop and establish structure and process standards for TTP
    8. Work with Team Manager as it relates to training and scheduling with mechanics and facilitate effective communication with the team
    9. Assist in the maintenance of TTP files; ensuring precise records so files can be easily found by other company members if necessary
    10. Assist in maintaining inventory control of parts, materials and tools needed for TTP curriculum
    11. Assist in the redesign/update course offerings; maintaining accuracy and keeping up-to-date on the industry and company vehicles
    12. Implement rules and safety programs

E. Additional Expectations

  1. Maintain a valid driver license with clean driving record
  2. Adheres to Simraceway policies, procedures and practices
  3. Performs other duties as assigned/required

F.Qualifications:

Knowledge:

  1. Current developments and trends in the motorsport/automobile industry
  2. Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials and equipment used for instructions
  3. Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique and coordination of people and resources

Skills:

  1. Relative experience in motorsports
  2. Strong written verbal, written and oral communication
  3. Presentation Skills
  4. Creativity and adaptability; active listening
  5. Computer skills; word, excel, outlook, etc
  6. People development and instructional skills
  7. Technical expertise

 

Abilities:

  1. Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs
  2. Ability to plan and implement lessons based on school objectives and the needs and abilities of the students
  3. Multi-task and establish priorities
  4. Maintain organization in a changing environment
  5. Exhibits initiative, integrity and flexibility
  6. Handle multiple projects and details simultaneously

Fleet Coordinator

Employment Type: Full Time Non-Exempt

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2018-03-16

Location: 29395 Arnold Dr Sonoma CA 95476

FLEET COORDINATOR

 

Overview:

As Fleet Coordinator you will be responsible for the coordination of Simraceway’s fleet of sports cars and support vehicles

Reports to:

Team Manager

Classification:

Full Time Non-Exempt

 

Essential Job Functions:

  1. All Simraceway OEM vehicle maintenance shall be performed in accordance with guidelines prescribed by manufacturers.
  2. Coordinating vehicles needing repair / servicing. Arranging for onsite fix or transportation to dealership depending on vehicle condition
  3. Ensuring meticulous logs of all cars based (vehicle list, overall condition of vehicles, issue list, repair history, fuel logs, mileage logs, tire averages etc)
  4. Ordering spare parts, tires and supplies and keeping purchase logs
  5. Creating POs pertaining the fleet where necessary to be signed off by program directors
  6. Overall vehicle logistics and transportation, including assist in finding space for storage of fleet during major Sonoma Raceway events to ensure fleet is secure either off-site or onsite (parking, vehicle storage, transportation).
  7. Liaising with Simraceway’s race shop to find space for vehicles both parties and ensuring smooth day-to-day operations for both programs to run parallel.
  8. Vehicle livery – finding vendor, obtaining quotes, production and install
  9. Coordinating with vendors for any repairs or other services
  10. Coordinating staffing requirements and scheduling needs

 

Event days:

  1. Vehicle coordination for all McLaren and other potential manufacturer events – ensuring enough cars are prepped for events and briefing tech team on requirements for each event
  2. Coordinating tech team resources to be able to maintain optimal staffing levels and hours worked to reduce overtime
  3. Assisting the lead instructor with creating an accident report should an accident occur with any of the fleet cars
  4. General assistance with running of events as and when required (e.g. large corporate events with more specific requirements)
  5. Preparation of vehicles the day before the program (detailing-interior and exterior).  Cars should be staged “dealership style“ specific to program days on the morning of event.
  6. Vehicles need to be placed in required areas throughout program days based on curriculum.
  7. Ensuring that engines have been properly warmed before track time during an event
  8. Daily checks (tire pressures, wheel lug torque, all fluid levels, QC)
  9. Tend to tire changing and brake servicing/pad changing needs during and post event.
  10. Fueling of vehicles during short breaks/lunch breaks during program.
  11. Generally assisting instructors in all matters pertaining to the fleet.
  12. Drinks stations & pop-up tents positioning on track/paddock.

Additional Expectations

  1. Additional duties & tasks as requested
  2. Adheres to Emotive /Simraceway policies, procedures and practices
  3. Performs other duties as assigned/required

 

Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Basic Mechanic Skills
  3. Basic Computer Skills
  4. Clean and Valid License
  5. Multi-task and establish priorities
  6. Maintain organization in a changing environment
  7. Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility
  8. Handle multiple projects and details simultaneously

Race Team Mechanic

Employment Type: Full Time / Part Time Non-Exempt / Fly-in Contract

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2018-03-16

Location: 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476

Race Team Mechanic

Overview:

Race Mechanic is a key member of the Customer Motorsports team.  The position reports to the department Manager and is responsible for maintaining the cars over a race weekend as well as testing.  The role requires extensive mechanical skills and knowledge and the ability to travel.

Reports to:

Team Manager/Race Crew Chief

Classification:

Full Time / Part Time Non-Exempt / Fly-in Contract

Essential Job Functions:

  • GENERAL MAINTENANCE
    1. Repair and prep formula/race cars
    2. Rebuilding Car
    3. Alignment
    4. Extensive Gearbox knowledge/ troubleshooting/ repair
    5. Bleeding brakes, brake set up, changing brakes
    6. Subassembly
    7. Knowledge of motor helpful
    8. Minor diagnostics skills; troubleshooting
    9. Electrical Systems
    10. Work to maintain a team environmentat all times

 

  • Testing/Race events
    1. Preparation of vehicles for program days (detailing-interior and exterior). This usually happens the day before a program is run. Cars need to be staged dealership stylespecific to program days on the morning of event.
    2. Vehicles need to be placed in required positions throughout program days based on curriculum.
    3. Ensuring that engines have been properly warmed before track time during an event
    4. Daily checks (tire pressures, wheel lug torque, all fluid levels, QC)
    5. Tend to tire changing and brake servicing/pad changing needs during an event.
    6. Fueling of vehicles during short breaks/lunch breaks during program.
    7. Generally assisting instructors in all matters pertaining to the fleet.
    8. Drinks stations & pop-up tents positioning on track/paddock.

Additional Expectations

  1. Adheres to Emotive / Simraceway policies, procedures and practices
  2. Performs other duties as assigned/required

 

Qualifications / Requirements:

  1. At least two years mechanic experience
  2. Positive can-do attitude and innovative thinking
  3. Ability to prioritize and multitask
  4. Must be available to work 40+ hours and weekends when necessary
  5. Knowledge of race track and motor sports industry preferred
  6. Valid Drivers License
  7. Maintain a team environment that promotes learning
  8. Strong written verbal communication interpersonal skills
  9. Multi-task and establish priorities
  10. Maintain organization in a changing environment
  11. Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility

Technician Training Program (TTP) Manager

Employment Type: Full Time

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2019-03-09

Location: Turn 1, Sonoma Raceway, 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476

A. Overview:

The Technicians Training Program Manager (“TTP”) will work directly with leadership to evolve and relaunch our legacy technical training program - the Mechanics Training Program (“MTP”) for the next chapter of the Automotive industry. The MTP program has graduated over 2,500 mechanics to date. However, it’s next version - TTP - is expanding beyond the traditional scope of the program, which has largely focused on race car mechanical training. The new program will retain the race car mechanical training but expand to also include areas such as technical training for premium automotive streetcar equipment, Electric vehicles and Autonomous Vehicles (a particular focus). The program will also offer instruction on critical adjacent areas, such as advanced driving, training to become a driving instructor and general business management.

Graduates of the new program are likely to find themselves working for the best and the brightest brands in the future automotive and motorsport ecosystem. Including for own brands (Simraceway Performance Driving, T1 Club and Special Vehicle Operations) and those of our key partners, who are expanding aggressively over the next 3 years. This program is being specifically redesigned and expanded to meet this need.

The TTP Manager will be an essential Management position at Simraceway PDC. He or She will be responsible for leading the design and implementing of all aspects of the new program, working closely with two other new roles. It also holds opportunity to progress quickly to a director level role.

A qualified candidate should be self-motivated, of an entrepreneurial disposition, and have excellent

communication skills. The candidate must also be willing to accept new challenges, be able to complete

taskswith minimal direction (including independent study, to stay current with technology). The ideal candidate

will have previous training leadership / Instructor / Facilitator experience.

B. Reports to: Director of Operations / CEO

C. Classification: Full Time / Exempt

D. Strategic Job Functions

  • Create and implement the new TTP program as instructed by the DOO / CEO
  • Select and recruit applicants for admittance into the TTP program
  • Market the TTP program via outlets such as:
    • Social Media
    • Public Speaking
    • Motorsports networking
  • Understanding of instructional policies and student limitations as set forth by California State Standards.

E. Essential Job Functions:

  • Warmly greets and tours new applicants around the Simraceway facility when they arrive.
  • Handles all TTP inquiries (email requests, phone calls, social media messaging, etc.)
  • Is responsible for scheduling students daily activities.
  • Takes detailed notes regarding student’s needs and will adjust the TTP program as needed to ensure a proper learning environment.
  • Maintains a proper and safe learning environment for the students at all times.
  • Acts as liaison between student and vehicle technician(s) and/or other instructors / staff.
  • Ability to process student tuition costs and itemize any other billable expenses related to the TTP program.
  • Designs seminars and assignments for students around specific topics as requested by the DOO / CEO.
  • Orders and maintains all parts inventory associated with the TTP program.
  • Maintains logs of vehicle work completed by students for reference and accountability purposes.
  • Willingness to think outside of the box and implement new strategies as new requests / tasks are delivered.
  • Adheres to Emotive / Simraceway policies, procedures and practices.
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required.

 

F. Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years Automotive Instructor experience.
  • At least two years Managerial (personnel and fleet) experience as well as Two years automotive technician experience.
  • Current ASE Certified Master Technician.
  • Positive can-do attitude and innovative thinking.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Must be available to work 40+ hours and weekends when necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to work skillfully with highly technical diagnostic equipment, including: Scan Tools, Lab Scopes, DVOMs, Air Conditioning Recycling Equipment, Vibration Diagnostic Equipment, etc.
  • Advanced automotive systems diagnostic skills
  • Ability to maintain a team environment that promotes learning, motivation, and fellowship.
  • Maintain organization in an ever- changing environment.
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, and flexibility with regard to attitude, project, and personnel management.
  • Must be well spoken, able to communicate elegantly via the written word, and be of a professional appearance at all times.
  • Valid US Driver’s License.

Turn 1 Motorsports Club Concierge & Service Writer

Employment Type: Full Time

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2019-03-11

Location: Turn 1, Sonoma Raceway, 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476

Co-Reports to: Team Manager and T1 Membership Manager

Classification: Full Time / Exempt

A. Overview:

The “Turn 1 Concierge & Service Writer” is a new and essential management position at Simraceway Performance Driving. The Turn 1 Concierge / Service Writer will coordinate with customers to orchestrate the tasks, projects, and Technical resources necessary for the daily execution of T1 projects from a technical and automotive perspective. The role will work closely with another new role for the expanding T1 Club – “Club Services Manager” and will co report to a new technical leader, who has just left a position in F1 to lead our new technical operations. In addition to working with some of our most important and valued customers, the role will liaise with key vendors. The role presents opportunity to work on a multitude of equipment including Formula cars, GT / sportscars (McLaren in particular), exotics and classics. As well as lead the development of new process creation specifically intended to surprise and delight our customers to drive long lasting bonds.

This role is ideally suited to an enthusiastic automotive polymath 

 

Essential skills and Job Functions:

  • Warm, welcoming hospitality skills.
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail and ability to easily multitask. Specifically, ability to keep and track detailed logs of each customer vehicle within the club.
  • Ability to easily unpack and explain technical issues to customers.
  • Comfort dealing with discerning customers and premium automotive environments.
  • Is responsible for scheduling and confirming client’s track day reservations
  • Draws up work orders with specific details and designs the work allocation for technical staff accordingly.
  • Provides cost estimates to the client.
  • Answers customer questions regarding condition of the vehicle, wait time, and cost.
  • Explains terminology and the nature of work completed to customer.
  • Bill management (electronic and paper)
  • Explains billing details to customer.
  • Processes customer payments.
  • Orders, tracks and manages all inventory associated with the club vehicles and other fleets?
  • Maintains logs of vehicle work completed.
  • Answers service area phones and schedules appointments / service as needed.
  • Works directly with fleet managers on parts needs
  • Places and tracks all parts orders
  • Uses high touch service to satisfy any custom needs of clients.

 

E. Additional Expectations

  • Adheres to Emotive / Simraceway policies, procedures and practices
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required
  • Valid US drivers licence
  • Must be available to work 40+ hours and weekends when necessary
  • Must be clean cut and well presented at all times.
  • Help build a team environment that promotes learning, motivation, and fellowship.
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, and flexibility with regard to attitude, project, and personnel management.

Staff Mechanic

Employment Type: Full Time

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2019-03-10

Location: Turn 1, Sonoma Raceway, 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476

A. Overview:

Staff Mechanic is a key member of the Tech Center team.  The position reports to the department Manager and is responsible for maintaining the cars.  This role will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all racing vehicles within the Simraceway fleet. The role requires extensive mechanical skills and knowledge. 

B. Reports to:

Tech Manager, Fleet Manager(s), Works Manager

C. Classification:

Full Time / Part Time Non-Exempt

D. Essential Job Functions:

  1. GENERAL MAINTENANCE
    1. Repair and prep formula/race cars, karts and street vehicles
    2. Rebuilding Car
    3. Alignment
    4. Extensive Gearbox knowledge/ trouble shooting/ repair
    5. Bleeding brakes, brake set up, changing brakes
    6. Subassembly
    7. Knowledge of motor helpful
    8. Minor diagnostics skills; troubleshooting
    9. Electrical Systems
    10. Work to maintain a “team environment” at all times
  1. EVENT DAYS/PREP DAYS
    1. Preparation of vehicles for program days (detailing-interior and exterior). This usually happens the day before a program is run. Cars need to be staged “dealership style“ specific to program days on the morning of event.
    2. Vehicles need to be placed in required positions throughout program days based on curriculum.
    3. Ensuring that engines have been properly warmed before track time during an event
    4. Daily checks (tire pressures, wheel lug torque, all fluid levels, QC)
    5. Tend to tire changing and brake servicing/pad changing needs during an event.
    6. Fueling of vehicles during short breaks/lunch breaks during program.
    7. Generally assisting instructors in all matters pertaining to the fleet.
    8. Drinks stations & pop-up tents positioning on track/paddock.

E. Additional Expectations

  1. Adheres to Emotive / Simraceway policies, procedures and practices
  2. Performs other duties as assigned/required

F. Qualifications / Requirements:

    1. At least two years mechanic experience
    2. Positive can-do attitude and innovative thinking
    3. Ability to prioritize and multitask
    4. Must be available to work 40+ hours and weekends when necessary
    5. Knowledge of race track and motor sports industry preferred
    6. Valid Driver’s License
    7. Maintain a team environment that promotes learning
    8. Strong written verbal communication interpersonal skills
    9. Multi-task and establish priorities
    10. Maintain organization in a changing environment
    11. Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility

Karting Operation Manager

Employment Type: Full Time

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2019-03-10

Location: Turn 1, Sonoma Raceway, 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476

A. Overview:

The Performance Karting Center at Simraceway is a dynamic portion of the core business. The Management position within this department requires a candidate who carries passion for business development alongside possessing a strong entrepreneurial spirit.

The Manager is responsible for the overall organization and operation of the operation including staff management as well as any other relatable trackside Experiencesat the Karting Center.

The Manager is particularly concerned with track operations / events  but should also contribute to a more enjoyable and efficient karting experience for all participants.

The main goal(s) for the Manager are to increase revenue, foot traffic, program quality, and operations efficiency, all while focusing on a larger goal at hand, which is to  further development of the Karting Center in all aspects.

B. Reports to:

Sr Director of Operations

C. Classification:

      Full Time Non-Exempt

D. Essential Job Functions:

        1. Organize and schedule  PKC staff to ensure an efficient and safe Trackside Operation
        2. Manage the PKC Technical team to ensure safe Kart preparation and program vehicle allocation.
        3. Manage  the PKC Driver Concierge Team to ensure all booking of Corporate and Karting Programs as well as making themselves available for  live chat interactions with customers
        4. Work  with Media and Marketing needs as they arise regarding the PKC
        5. Deliver  daily deposits in a timely manner to the Sr. Director of Operations
        6. Input data  regarding daily sales and metrics as required daily.
        7. Instruct customers on safe usage of the karts, kart track, paddock area and pit lane.
        8. Monitor  customers on the track, paddock area and pit lane.
        9. Maintain a high level of appearance regarding the facilities of the PKC.
        10. Assess the track surface condition and maintain a safe driving environment
        11. Communicate information / reports / etc. to direct upper management in a timely manner
        12. Works with premier clients (Racing series) and be  on-site for all major events to  manage  the contracts / trackside staff as needed throughout.
        13. Cashier; coordination of signing of waivers. File  all appropriate paperwork
        14. Any and all other duties as related to the above.

E. Additional Expectations

  1. Adheres to Emotive / Simraceway policies, procedures and practices
  2. Performs other duties as needed
  3. Maintain contact with key customers to solicit feedback and ensure high level of program satisfaction.
  4. Demonstrate leadership role among support staff as well as ability to productively interact with fellow company personnel.

F. Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma or GED required, Associate/Bachelor degree preferred
  2. Must possess strong team leadership skills / abilities.
  3. Must be fluent with excel, word, google sheets, as well as be capable to adapt to new online systems once introduced.
  4. Must carry excellent organizational and communication skills
  5. Must posses a clean and Valid drivers License
  6. Has the ability to multi-task and establish onespriorities
  7. Must be able to maintain organization and be able to keep calm in an ever changing environment
  8. Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility
  9. Handle multiple projects and details simultaneously: e.g. watching track sessions, pit lane, paddock area, and sign-ins at once.
  10. Excellent customer service, Interpersonal and presentation skills
  11. Assertive, outgoing, and friendly with a desire for fun while carrying a strong work ethic.
  12. Interest in motorsports a plus
  13. Must be available to work weekends / holidays
  14. Must have experience working with money, balancing out a cash register, etc -  ensuring that the cash count is accurate on a daily basis.
  15. Must be open to learning new procedures etc.

Karting Mechanic

Employment Type: Full Time Non-Exempt

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2018-03-16

Location: 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476

KARTING MECHANIC

Overview:

This position is key to the Kart track; providing our customers with an outstanding racing experience by maintaining our racing karts at the highest possible standard.

Reports to:

Kart Garage Manager

Classification:

Full Time Non-Exempt

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform kart repairs and performance checks
  • Opening track and able to Prep and rebuild complete Kart Chassis, Clutch, Alignment and Engine
  • Maintain kart performance throughout the day
  • Maintain track and facility appearance and functionality
  • Keep accurate documentation of repairs, parts inventory, and special projects
  • Responsibly maintain supply of tools and machinery
  • Ensure that all tires are in good condition and maintained at proper air inflations
  • Respond to emergency situations as they arise
  • Ensure that the pit, kart shop and track areas remain clean and safe
  • Assist the track crew with track operations in limited situations
  • Perform specific facility cleaning and maintenance duties as assigned by management
  • Perform closing duties to secure the pit and track and prepare for the following day's operation
  • During non-karting activity down times, work on other vehicles as needed

Additional Expectations:

  • Adheres to Emotive policies, procedures and practices
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required
  • Work to maintain a “team environment” at all times
  • Must be available to work 40+ hours and weekends when necessary
  • At times, will be moved to other departments as needed

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or combination of education and experience
  • At least two years kart mechanic experience
  • Certification by Rotax is a plus
  • Positive can-do attitude and innovative thinking
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Clean and Valid License
  • Multi-task and establish priorities
  • Maintain organization in a changing environment
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility
  • Minor diagnostics skills; troubleshooting
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • A passion for racing a plus

 

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Kart Track Marshall

Employment Type: Full-Time or Part Time Non-Exempt

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/

2018-03-16

Location: 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476

TRACK MARSHALL

 

Overview:

As Track Marshall you will be responsible for proactively marshalling of all kart track events, looking after karts, the racing circuit and providing exceptional customer service. The Track Marshal is responsible for the overall organization and operation of Open Practice at the Simraceway Performance Karting Center. The Track Marshall is particularly concerned with issues involving safety and the enforcement of the rules, but should also contribute to a more enjoyable and efficient karting experience for all participants.

 

Reports to:

Kart Operations Manager

 

Classification:

Part Time Non-Exempt

 

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Instructing customers on safe usage of the karts, kart track, paddock area and pit lane.
  2. Supervising/monitoring customers on the track, paddock area and pit lane.
  3. Getting karts prepared in the morning for each kart event; opening track on time for public.
  4. Operate track equipment; check safety and conditions of the track; safety of truck – debris, tires, etc; assist drivers and maintain the track, karts and the venue as directed.
  5. Observe and supervise all on-track driving session
  6. Communicate and enforce all rules and regulations
  7. Collect payment and waiver signatures from customers prior to entering track
  8. Assess the track surface condition and maintain a safe driving environment
  9. Observe competitors for driving behavior and their karts' mechanical condition
  10. Assist drivers that break down or are involved in an accident
  11. Provide course information to drivers with racing flags and signals
  12. Ensure that all required equipment (fire extinguisher, brooms, oil dry) and vehicles (kart retrieval atv with trailer) are in place and ready to respond to an incident at a moment’s notice
  13. Communicate information to Simraceway management in a timely manner
  14. Cashier; coordination of signing of waivers.

Additional Expectations

  1. Adheres to Emotive / Simraceway policies, procedures and practices
  2. Performs other duties as assigned/required
  3. Maintain contact with key customers to solicit feedback and ensure high level of program satisfaction.
  4. Demonstrate leadership role among support staff as well as ability to productively interact with fellow company personnel.

 

Qualifications:

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Basic Mechanic Skills
  3. Basic Computer Skills
  4. Thorough knowledge of kart classes, categories, and technical specifications
  5. Excellent organization and communication skills
  6. Clean and Valid License
  7. Multi-task and establish priorities
  8. Maintain organization in a changing environment
  9. Exhibits initiative, responsibility and flexibility
  10. Handle multiple projects and details simultaneously: e.g. watching track sessions, pit lane, paddock area, and sign-ins at once.
  11. Excellent customer service, Interpersonal and presentation skills
  12. Assertive, outgoing, and friendly with a desire for fun and a strong work ethic
  13. Interest in motorsports
  14. Must be available to work weekends
  15. Must have experience balancing out a cash register; opens and closes registers according to company policies, ensuring that the cash count is accurate
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