3715 Swenson Avenue, St. Charles, IL, USA
AO Racing/Inspire HR Consulting

Are you ready to dive headfirst into the exciting world of professional racing? AO Racing is seeking enthusiastic and qualified individuals to join our team as a vital contributor to our success. As a key member of our crew, you’ll collaborate closely with mechanics, managers, race engineers, and other team members to build top-performing race cars and support equipment. Your ideas and expertise will help enhance car performance, reliability, and crew efficiency. Get ready to immerse yourself in the action, maintain open communication, and represent our team with professionalism both on and off the track.

 Founded in 2022, AO Racing has swiftly risen to prominence in the world of professional sports car racing. The team has a global footprint, with strong efforts in IMSA, The World Endurance Championship, & The European Le Mans Series. We have currently expanded 2024 IMSA team to field a 2 car Porsche GTD (Rexy) and Oreca LMP2 (Spike) program.

 You’ll be great at this role if you:

  • You thrive on collaboration, working seamlessly with our talented mechanics, managers, race engineers, and supporting team members to efficiently build top-notch race cars.
  • Contribute ideas to enhance car performance, reliability, and crew efficiency will take us to new heights.
  • Maintain open communication with team members during race weekends, informing them of pit lane changes and daily schedule targets.
  • Open to guidance and mentorship from team members, ensuring quality control and fostering a positive learning environment.
  • Can represent our team with flair and. Whether on or off-track, you’ll charm our sponsors and their guests, answering their questions during tours and events and leaving a lasting impression.

What You’ll Do:

  • Travel with the team to races and tests, ensuring the proper functioning of the race car for successful on-track performance.
  • Assist in planning for build schedules and service intervals, effectively communicating build plans to mechanics.
  • Become a rule book guru, maintaining a thorough understanding of technical specifications, event procedures, and pit lane rules outlined in the rule book.
  • Can keep it looking sharp! Maintaining a professional and clean appearance for our race cars and equipment will be your mission, both in our cutting-edge shop and at the track.
  • Track inventory, including parts count, current service status, and necessary updates.
  • Loading up for the ride! You’ll ensure all required equipment, spare parts, and car options are properly and safely loaded onto our transporter, ready for action.
  • Meet specified deadlines for race car preparation while consistently delivering a high-quality product.
  • Leave no details behind! Maintain accurate records of post-event teardown and event-related information.
  • Safely operate equipment according to recommended safety specifications, utilizing all necessary protective gear.
  • Go over the wall in order to service the car during Pit Stops.
  • Participate in a workout program designed to maintain physical strength and endurance at a professional level.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work! You’ll lend a helping hand to your fellow team members, ensuring a seamless flow of tasks and keeping the racing machine running smoothly.

 What you’ll need: 

  • Desire to learn and excel in the racing industry.
  • General understanding of mechanical components, electronics, and structural framework of race cars or similar high performance machines in automotive or aviation fields
  • Communication skills, capable of effectively conveying information to all team members.
  • Ability to concentrate on detailed work for extended periods, many times under stressful parameters.
  • Ability to work in an environment with hazardous chemicals and fumes, with a demonstrated understanding of emergency safety procedures and proper usage of safety equipment.

 Why AO Racing?

There are many benefits that come with working with us as a full-time employee such as:  

  • 100% paid medical, dental and vision premiums for employees and their eligible family members.
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Retirement Plan
  • Parental Leave
  • All travel expenses covered
  • Modern, clean, and well-equipped shop
  • Great team environment and work ethic
  • Race team uniform and equipment

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