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NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Engineer, Safety Systems based in Concord, NC

The Engineer, Safety Systems is a hands-on position that uses engineering principles to develop, design, coordinate, conduct, review and summarize safety related research and testing in efforts to improve safety for drivers, crews and spectators. This position also investigates on-track incidents to identify opportunities for improvement. In addition, this role works with industry partners to improve safety through the review, creation and implementation of rules, specifications and protocols.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Participates in/performs a variety of mechanical and test operations with electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or mechanical assemblies and sub-assemblies on safety equipment such as seats, seat belts, helmets, roll cage assemblies and other equipment.

  • Designs, develops and troubleshoots new and existing unique quasi-static and dynamic test fixtures.

  • Conceptualizes experiments from conversations/directions and determines and designs test methods and sequences of operation where complete information is not always available.

  • Communicates design requirements verbally and through engineering specifications to shop personnel.

  • Uses data acquisition to acquire force, displacement and acceleration data and is responsible for scheduling and organizing test fixtures, high speed cameras, transducers calibrations, purchases and maintenance.

  • Analyzes test results, writes comprehensive technical summaries and forms engineering recommendations.

  • Occasional race weekend support of safety engineer research projects including data acquisition and prototype component evaluation.

  • Approximately 30% travel required including some weekends

Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Mechanical or Biomechanical Engineering; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proficient with Matlab. Proficient with or ability learn PTC Creo or CATIA.

  • FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) certification preferred.

  • Must have effective reading, writing, and communication skills and be able to work well independently or as part of a team.

  • Experience with trouble shooting, setting up and using data acquisition systems, high speed video cameras, load cells, displacement transducers, accelerometers and other transducers a plus.

  • Must be mechanically inclined (this is a hands-on position). Experience with machining, basic hand/power tools, welding and diagnostic equipment a plus.

  • Must be a team player who likes working as part of a team, a good listener who is open-minded and flexible, and an innovative thinker with strong critical decision making skills and strong technical skills.

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We are a company unlike any other. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

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