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Karting Mechanic

Employment Type: Full Time Non-Exempt

Simraceway https://simracewaydrivingschool.com/


Location: 29359 Arnold Drive Sonoma CA 95476



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


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