F4 SECOND MECHANIC
VACANCY NOTICE NO : MR2MF4_01
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION : 15 May 2023
LOCATION : HQ Geneva, Switzerland
TRAVELS : Europe & Gulf (Middle-East)
ORGANIZATIONAL SECTION : Formula 4 Racing Team
NATURE OF APPOINTMENT : Seasonal / 12 months
Renewable subject to service requirement/availability of funds
COMMENCEMENT : 20 March 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter
EMAIL TO : email@example.com
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the general supervision of the First Mechanic, the second mechanic will be responsible for the overall management of fueling their allocated F4 race car, the coordination and organization of allocated race tires & pressures, assistance to their 1st mechanic, & support the day-to-day mechanical work of the team.
The second mechanic will perform the following duties:
Assist with disassembly, inspecting & reassembly of the F4 car.
Service & prepare the F4 race car before & after testing & races.
Support the 1st mechanic & colleagues as required.
Ensure the functionality & reliability of the F4 race car.
Responsible for the allocated part of the car (generally the rear).
Responsible for monitoring & activating the race car fire extinguisher before each release of the race car to the track.
Organizing pit lane/grid tools & performing on-grid checks & changes & ensuring race car conformity with technical regulations.
Assist with the preparation, loading & unloading of the race truck before & after each testing or race event, setup of team tent/box.
Ensure the tidiness, cleanness & good functionality of the working space, tools & materials.
Carry out other relevant duties as required;
OTHER COMPETENCIES AND CONSIDERATIONS
PROFESSIONALISM: Accountable, strategic thinker, client & management oriented. Knowledge of the Team’s rules & the Formula 4 technical regulations. Shows pride in work & in achievements; demonstrates professional competence; is conscientious & efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines & achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Respect for diversity.
COMMUNICATION: Communicates with impact, speaks & writes clearly & effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others & responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, & respects having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
CLIENT ORIENTATION: Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients & suppliers by gaining their trust & respect; identifies clients' needs & matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside & outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps management informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services.
University degree in motorsport engineering and mechanics, mechanical engineering and management and/or a proven 2 years of working experience as a mechanic on single-seaters and a car racing team.
Applicants are required to have at least 2 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of motorsports
Professional work experience in Formula 4, ideally the GEN2 F4 & other single-seater categories would be an asset.
Experience in rebuilding the Sadev F4 gearbox & rewiring of an F4 electrical system would be an asset.
Proficient knowledge and experience of MS Office.
Experience with car re-vinyl & repair of carbon fiber parts
Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Teamwork and Collaboration
Ability to work in a multicultural environment
English is the working language of Maffi Racing.
For the position advertised, fluency in both oral and written English is required.
Knowledge of other working languages of Maffi Racing would be an advantage (Italian, French, Spanish).
PASSPORT / VISA / PERMITS
Applicants must be EU/Swiss citizens or have the relevant visa requirement to travel to the EU territory and work in the country where testing and races take place.
CONSIDERATIONS: The paramount consideration in the appointment of an individual contractor is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.
Only applicants in whom Maffi Racing has a further interest will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in a technical assessment followed by a competency-based interview. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.