Team Penske

Gearbox Mechanic - Indycar

Undisclosed salaryPower trainFull timePermanent
Mooresville, US

About the position



  • Assembly and adjustments of sub-assembled items related to the race car. Specifically, this will involve the Gearbox assembly consisting of differentials, gearbox ratio cluster, gears, and all associated gearbox parts.
  • Disassembling, cleaning, inspection, and non-destructive testing of components.
  • Maintaining accurate records of component and mileage changes. This is inclusive of event information required to have a post-event debrief with the group leader.
  • Ensuring all race car components are safely joined, bolted, or otherwise secured.
  • Communicate with crew chiefs, sub-assembly leader, race engineers, and competition director regarding the progress of work.
  • Ensure that all required tools, options, and spares are loaded on the transporter for events.
  • Meeting specified deadlines for race car preparation while producing a quality product.
  • Safekeeping and proper use of all company property issued during employment, including uniforms, tools, toolboxes, electronic devices, credit cards, and any other productivity tools.
  • Traveling with the team to races and tests to ensure the racecar is properly functioning in preparation for successful on-track performance.
  • Additional sub-assembly work to include Uprights, Driveshafts, Brakes, and Wheel Guns.
  • Assist with race car maintenance and upkeep during race and test events.
  • Keeping the work area clean and always organized.
  • Professionally represent the team and its sponsors on and off-track premises. 
  • Travel to race and/or test events as required.



  • If pit crew, participating in the workout program designed to maximize physical strength and endurance to remain competitive at a professional level for pit crew acceptance 
  • 3+ years’ experience as a mechanic or subassembly team member on IndyCar, Sports Car, or F1 series race cars. Others considered if specific types of racing are listed.
  • Experience specifically with Xtrac gearbox and gearbox components.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills.
  • Computer skills and competency desired.
  • Intimate knowledge of race car mechanical components, electronics, and structural framework.
  • Magnaflux & Zyglo non-destructive testing certification will be required if the candidate does not currently possess it.
  • Must be able to concentrate on detailed work for long periods.
  • Must be proficient in using precision measuring devices.
  • Manual experience using one or more of the following: lathe, mill, drill press, band saw.
  • Travel to race and/or test events as required.
  • Ability to operate hand tools.
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs. from ground level.
  • Ability to stand, bend, or stoop for extended periods of time. 


Team Penske


Free car parkingHealthcarePaid holidaysPaid sick leave


English(Professional working proficiency)


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Mooresville, US