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Experienced Race/Vehicle Development Technician

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Posted 12.07.2020 in

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I am a passionate Motorsports enthusiast, with recent work at McLaren Automotive as a vehicle technician in the vehicle development team.

I am an organised and efficient individual looking to develop my wide range of skills within the automotive and racing industry.

In previous years, I have worked for multiple semi-professional and professional Motorsport teams, as a number one/two mechanic and tyre engineer.  I also have wide experience working in low volume vehicle manufacturing at Ginetta Cars.

I am able to relocate if a full time job offer is made with the right pay. I am also available for race weekend work.

Full Time Employment

Manufacturer: McLaren Automotive
Department: Automotive Vehicle Development
Date: 01/07/2019 – 31/03/2020
Role: Development Vehicle Technician

• Work alongside other Technicians and Engineers to solve various technical and mechanical issues.
• High pressure, fast paced environment
• Problem solving and vehicle diagnosing
• Use test drivers feedback to interoperate issues found with the vehicle
• Vehicle geometry setup
• Technical Support at various worldwide tests and events
• Read and follow technical drawings and diagrams

Manufacturer: Ginetta
Department: Racing
Date: 07/11/2017 – 14/06/2019
Roles:  G40 Car builder
            Bodywork Sub Assembly & Fitter
            Pre Impregnated Laminator

• Follow a series of build manuals and technical drawings
• Fully Build vehicles and parts to customers specifications
• Problem solving and vehicle diagnosing
• Identify and resolve manufacturing faults and defects
• Run and support customer vehicles on test and race events
• Trim and finish composite parts to a set specification and highest of standards
• Laminate parts with the correct layup and material to the highest of specifications


Professional Racing Experience

Manufacturer: Ginetta
Date: 25/05/2018 – 14/06/2019
Championship: BARC Ginetta GRDC
Role: No.1 mechanic

Team: Excelr8 Motorsport (Race Weekends Only)
Date: 03/08/2017 – 31/10/2018
Championship: MSVR Mini Challenge Championship
Role: Tyre Engineer

Team: Private Driver - Andrew Kluge (Race Weekends Only)
Date: 06/04/2017 – 31/05/2018
Championship: BRSCC Formula Ford Championship
Role: No.1 mechanic

Team: Absolute Racing  (Race Weekends Only)
Date: 24/03/2017 – 18/09/2017
Championship: MSVR Formula 3 Monoposto
Role: No.2 mechanic

Team: Britcover Racing (Race Weekends Only)
Date: 02/10/2015 – 16/10/2016
Championship: BRSCC Formula Ford Championship 
Role: No.1/2 mechanic


Key Skills

• Vehicle fault diagnostics
• Strong communication skills, both verbally & written
• Perform well within a working team environment
• Can read and understand engineering drawings
• Thrive under pressure
• Well organised
• Attention to detail
• Team player but can work individually
• Reliable
• Self motivated
• Laminating (both pre impregnated and wet lay)
• GRP finishing
• Composite trimming and fitting
• Minor Composite repairs
• CAD (Solidworks)



• IMI Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842 – 2006)
• HV Competent Person Course (McLaren Automotive)
• First Class with Hons BSc Motorsport Competition Car Technology
• Distinction in Motorsports Competition Car Technology Foundation Degree
•Full UK category B Drivers Licence
• A levels in the following:
-Extended Work Project
-Product Design
-Maths Engineering (AS Level)
• GCSEs in the following:
-Business & Economics
-Double Science
-English Language
-English Literature
-Resistant Materials
-Religious Studies


Significant Achievements

• Worked with members of the McLaren Automotive Development team to break the 250 mph boundary with the McLaren Speedtail
• Britcover Racing - Team finished 2nd in the Pre 90 BRSCC Formula Ford Championship after securing multiple podium finishes.
• Absolute Racing – 2017 F3 Monoposto Champions, following a number of race wins and seconds.
• Received the Myerscough 2017 Institute of Advanced Motorist Blackpool & Flyde Award.
• Graduated Myerscough College with a First Class Hons in BSc Motorsport Competition Car Technology.
•Graduated Myerscough College with a Foundation Degree in Motorsport Competition Car Technology with a Distinction

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