Flat Track Technician

Murrieta California
Required Experience: 5 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: $65000.00 - $75000.00 per Year
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description
KTM has an incredible opportunity for an experienced track technician to join our team as Flat Track Technician. This is a very important roll to play involving our product, athletes, and race teams.

Responsibilities include:
• Oversees team technicians and race shop work areas.
• Oversees team coordination on a weekly basis.
• Liaises with Motorsports Manager for ongoing coordination of racing inventory, including inventory analysis and possibly purchasing spare parts and specialty racing parts for the race shop and race truck.
• Prepares required reports for both pre-race and post-race equipment performance reviews.
• Ongoing race event planning and management to ensure that the team’s needs and requirements are met, including parking, set-up and tear-down of race truck at race events.
• Monitors and adjusts service input to maximize race success opportunities.
• Ensure that team transport hauler and equipment is properly maintained by technicians and everything is kept clean and in an appropriate manner, coordinating with Fleet Specialist as necessary.
• Manage the technical points of the race bikes including race tech, tire choices, tire allotment and strategy based on suspension setting strategy.
• Oversees calibration of all necessary test equipment in the proper manner.
• Completes any new product training required to meet rider technical service and product needs with staff.
• Work in with professional and amateur racers/teams to analyze their comments and provide them with technical assistance on racing motorcycle set-up and engine management performance.
• Ensure that the KTM brand is represented at the highest level of quality during race events including race display, employee conduct, and employee appearance.
• Assist Team Manager conducting employee annual reviews in accordance with HR requirements as team grows.
• Maintain work areas and tools in a clean and appropriate manner.
• Assist media department on as needed bases with bike preparation, including washing and reconditioning bikes.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Time to time must assist with Customer Serves duties as needed
• Engine rebuilding for Race team and CS needs, event participation and other duties as requested
Job Requirements
Generally, requires a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in race team service or equivalent training certification. Required proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Valid motorcycle license required.
• Engine – Five years of Dyno testing, engine part analysis, endurance testing of engine parts, maximizing each engine part for the highest level of performance with-in the rule book.
• Suspension – Development of racing suspension settings, including internal valving, spring rate, clickers settings, shock length, fork height, ride height and internal components for maximum performance.
• Chassis – Evaluating different chassis components, including steering head angles, triple clamp fixings and offsets, linkage ratings and torsion ratings for swing arms.
Perks
PAID FOR TRAVEL TIME. GREAT BENEFITS, 401K AND PTO SETUP. FUN AND VIBRANT CULTURE