After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin is back on the grid for 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team has more than 500 passionate people at its heart, making a team with both a rich heritage and a fresh perspective – bringing new energy to the sport with a determination to shake up the order and compete at the sharp end.
The Aston Martin era represents the beginning of a new journey for us, but the racer’s attitude and can-do approach remain central pillars in the team’s philosophy. The focus is always on improving performance and delivering results. With fresh investment and energy, the stage is set to build on Aston Martin’s rich history in motorsport and establish Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team as a competitive force in the years ahead.
To succeed on this mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and hunger for competition. It’s a stimulating and rewarding place to work, with pure racing at the core of everything we do. We are building for a strong future and every member of the team will play an important role in our success.
We are a brave and united team who value authenticity, honesty, and are never afraid to question conventions. We embrace these values in ways that reflect our modern world. If you share our racer’s spirit and want to contribute to the next chapter in Aston Martin’s glorious history, please apply and join one of the most exciting projects in Formula One.
Garage Technician – F1 Evolution
To assist in completion of garage builds in preparation for F1 Evolution events
To assist in freight planning, loading/ unloading for air, sea, and road
To assist on car related duties during event (fuel, tyres etc)
To ensure all issues are reported to the Chief Mechanic/Number One Mechanic
To ensure a safe working environment and that all Healthy and Safety is followed
To actively participate in pit stops as and when required, including fitness training
To carry out winter freight and equipment service and rebuilds
To travel to all F1 Evolution events
To actively contribute to the Team’s primary objective of consistently being a top three team in the FIA Constructor’s Championship
To build garages for events, prepare race trucks and work areas as required
To maintain the high standards of garage presentation at all times during an event
To adhere to the schedule for the weekend and ensure readiness for sessions
To communicate effectively and adhere to radio protocol
To ensure effective communication with Chief Mechanic/Number One mechanics when working on the cars
To actively participate in pit stops as allocated and ensure training requests are adhered to
To assist in planning, organising, and effecting garage pack-downs
To ensure safe and secure transportation of all equipment by road, air and sea
To work proactively, responsibly, and professionally, in accordance with the company’s reporting structure
To maintain and develop skill levels to industry standard
To drive company vehicles as required to and from events in a safe and professional manner
Any other duties as reasonably requested aligned to your job role
Skills and Knowledge Required
Previous experience as a Garage Technician in a F1, F2, F3, Sportscars or other high level Motorsport environment
Ability to demonstrate good working relationships with internal departments and outside suppliers
To be available to travel as and when required to fulfil the requirements of a race team Garage Technician
To be self-motivated and to motivate others to thrive in a challenging environment
Ability to calmly and confidently work under pressure to achieve targets and deliver results within required timescales
Ability to demonstrate strong written and oral communication and organisational skills
Possess an innovative and flexible approach to creative problem solving and possess the ability to work through challenges in a scientific and analytical manner
Be results orientated and be confident in your decision-making skills
To have a flexible attitude and ability to work as part of a team in a demanding and rapidly changing environment
To be flexible to working hours as required
Be enthusiastic and versatile and be able to build and develop good working relationships with colleagues
Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to Health and Safety
The role will be based at the Silverstone Factory / Brackley premises and has a requirement to travel as and when requested to meet the requirements of the Company.
This job description reflects the major tasks to be carried out by the postholder and identifies the level of responsibility at which the postholder will be required to work. Subject to the discretion of the Company, the postholder will carry out the duties specified above together with such other duties or tasks for the Company as reasonably required.
You may also be required to perform additional duties for the Company from time to time commensurate with your skills and experience.
Aston Martin Formula One Team is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion, belief, sex or sexual orientation. We strive to be a Team that reflects all the communities with which we engage around the world through diversity in the workplace and promoting an inclusive culture in which all team members are respected, empowered and valued.