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Performance Automotive Technician

Santa Clara, CA, USA

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About the Role

The preferred candidate will have a solid background in automotive repair or in a performance automotive related field and is looking to develop skills in engineering and the aftermarket automotive parts industry.


Job Responsibilities

  • Hospitality - At Turn 9, it is important to treat all of our customers and guest with great respect and welcoming arms. We want them to feel at home and comfortable to know their vehicles are in safe hands.

  • Performs basic engineering design and technician jobs.

  • Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles and completing preventive maintenance such as engine tune-ups, oil changes, and tire rotations.

  • Repairs mechanical and electrical system malfunctions and replaces parts and components.

  • Modifies vehicle systems such as braking, suspension, drivetrain, tire and wheel for performance purposes.

  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, and preventive maintenance.

  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipts.

  • Ability to mount and balance tires and perform tire repair.

  • Ability to perform performance vehicle alignments.

Automobile Technician Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of technical and mechanical procedures

  • Strong reading skills and understanding of service manuals

  • Strong understanding of road racing and associated performance modifications

  • Great attention to detail

  • Fast learner

  • Strong communication skills - ability to clearly communicate with the customer about their vehicle.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma /GED equivalent

  • Some Engineering Experience

  • SolidWorks Experience Preferred

  • Adobe Illustrator Experience Preferred

About the Company

Turn 9 Motorsport is an independent automotive performance shop owned and operated by enthusiasts. Every team member here is involved in motorsports. We participate in local HPDE events and are part of the same community as all of our customers. At Turn 9, we pride ourselves on performing the highest quality service as quickly and efficiently as possible for the right price — something all our customers appreciate. If you think you could be an awesome addition to the team, apply and reach out to us!

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