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Damper Technican

Company: Penske Racing South
Location: Terrell
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Role and ResponsibilitiesThe traveling damper technicians primary at-track responsibly is to communicate data-driven damping recommendations as well as ensuring damper quality control and managing inventory logistics. When at the shop, the responsibly will be to assist with building and developing dampers or other vehicle performance related initiatives.

  • Communicate damping recommendations:
    • Understand available damper options and pro/cons of each as established through full vehicle simulation and/or physical testing
    • Interact with race engineer and driver to recommended damper options
    • Document and brief shop-based damper department personnel on at-track issues and desired vehicle handling directions
    • Damper dynoing:
      • Execute tests via EMA, crank or hydraulic dyno
      • Perform analysis on dyno results
      • Maintain dynos
      • Damper building/documenting:
        • Assemble/disassemble and service dampers
        • Maintain associated records
        • Additional responsibilities may include:
          • Data analysis of at-track damper testing
          • Damper support at 7-Post test events
          • Mechanical assembly, development and/or testing of other non-damper vehicle sub-componentsQualifications and Education RequirementsThe damper technician will be organized, self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision. A strong inter-personal communication skillset is required along with an exceptional team mentality.
            • Mechanical proficiency
            • Prior experience building and dynoing dampers
            • Proficient in computer software (Microsoft Suite)
            • Basic knowledge of vehicle dynamics
            • Matlab, Pi Toolbox, Roehrig, and Servotest Pulsar software knowledge a plusTeam Penske is an equal opportunity employer. PI216477943

Keywords: Penske Racing South, Charlotte , Damper Technican, Other , Terrell, North Carolina

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