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Motorsports Electrical Specialist

  • Location
    • Concord, North Carolina
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Onsite - Position requires an employee to be onsite on a full-time basis.

We are seeking a Motorsports Electrical Specialist to join our growing team and work across all GM related motorsports to support electrical needs of various on-site test equipment, our Racing Programs, and with Team partners.

A thorough understanding of electrical systems in the motorsports environment is critical for success in this position. Your knowledge should include the electrical systems of modern race vehicles, track support equipment , and awareness of the diverse types of test equipment used in this field. Test equipment examples include simulator rigs, SPMM machines, and various test rigs for specific vehicle systems.

Your electrical motorsports background, critical thinking skills, and initiative can provide for a high degree of self-management in day-to-day operations. The productive candidate will be a well-organized, initiative-taker with effective communication skills, the ability to formulate a plan and then, successfully perform it with minimal supervision.

Knowledge of Mil-Spec wiring, Autosport Connectors, Raychem DR based harness systems, lithium battery systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, communication protocols such as CAN and LIN, PCB design and assembly are desired skills.

Additional Description

What you will need

  • 5+ years of industry relevant electrical experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent firsthand electrical experience

  • Professional motorsports experience is highly preferred

  • Knowledge of motorsports electrical systems

  • Experience troubleshooting complex electronic systems

  • Milspec or Motorsports wiring harness production

  • Familiarity with Lithium-Ion Battery systems

  • Electronic Circuit Design

  • Printed Circuit Board design

  • Engine/Chassis dyno, Test rig experience

  • Must be able to lift thirty pounds over head and have sound hand strength to use tools

  • Ability to multitask in a highly flexible environment and adjust quickly to constantly evolving goals

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship leadership skills to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed

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