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Mechanic

Salary
Competitive
Location
Thurleigh
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time - 42.5 hours + weekends

A great opportunity has arisen for a versatile and hardworking Mechanic or Vehicle Technician to join the PalmerSport team here at Bedford Autodrome.  This role will involve working within the Engineering team, maintaining our high-performance fleet of BMW M4s, PalmerSport Formula 3000s, Ginetta G56s, JP-LMs, and Caterhams as well as a whole host of event support and site maintenance vehicles to ensure we deliver market leading retail and corporate motor racing events. 

Jobs duties will include:

  • Maintaining to the highest standards and preparing the PalmerSport event vehicle fleet
  • Conducting thorough inspections of our high-performance vehicles on the completion of our corporate events
  • Work with our Engineering team to determine the source of mechanical and electrical problems and work to solve issues efficiently and comprehensively
  • Complete job cards to a very high standard to detail a vehicle repair and service history
  • Report to the Workshop Supervisor with diagnosis and parts required to rectify
  • Complete diagnostic testing on the mechanical and electrical system
You will be / have:
  • A good understanding of mechanical engineering with a recognised qualification i.e. City and Guilds
  • A flexible attitude to working hours as there will be late finishes as well as evening and weekend working required in this role
  • Previous experience working with high performance / race spec vehicles
  • Any race team car preparation experience will be highly valued in this role
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Pride in your work and want to complete tasks to the best of your ability
  • A track record of meeting strict deadlines
In return PalmerSport offer:
  • Competitive pay + benefits
  • Up to 31 days holiday per year
  • Access to a plethora of discounts via our MSV Hub
  • A pass for yourself and a friend to attend all events hosted at MSV circuits across the country
  • Discounted food and drink when working on site
  • A workplace pension
  • Free onsite parking
  • Training opportunities

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a race / high performance environment, without the requirement of travelling.  Working with high performance race spec vehicles, this isn't your everyday mechanic position!

To apply for the role of Mechanic at PalmerSport, please click the apply button above and attach a copy of your CV and covering letter to be considered.