Damper Technician

Job Title: Damper Technician

Location: Indianapolis

Terms: Full-Time

Special Requirements: Travel including all 18 INDYCAR races.


As the Damper Technician, you will be at the helm of the entire INDYCAR team’s Damper department, overseeing the meticulous development, testing, and application of dampers for both cars. This pivotal role requires a combination of technical expertise, leadership skills, and a deep understanding of damper dynamics within the motorsports industry.

Key Responsibilities:

At the Workshop:

  • Damper Build and Event Preparation:
    • Oversee damper build and event preparation for both cars of the team, collaborating with the damper engineer.
    • Take charge of damper development, integrating innovative ideas into the build process.
  • EMA Dyno Testing and Validations:
    • Conduct EMA Dyno testing and validations, employing frequency domain team analysis tools to ensure optimal damper performance.
  • Season Planning:
    • Organize and lead planning activities for the season within the damper department, ensuring alignment with overall team goals.
  • 7 Post Rig Testing:
    • Take responsibility for 7 Post rig damper preparation and actively contribute to the engineering group in 7 post rig testing.

At the Track:

  • Timing Stand Presence:
    • Work on the timing stand during sessions to propose innovative ideas on damper adjustments and options.
  • Data Analysis at the Track:
    • Analyze data in real-time to generate new ideas for damper adjustments and options during events.
  • Maintenance and Preparation:
    • Be responsible for the maintenance and preparation of dampers during events, collaborating closely with the damper engineer.
  • Project Participation:
    • Within the engineering group, actively participate in specific projects related to the damper department.
  • Reporting:
    • Report directly to the Technical Director for all projects involving the Damper department.


  • Extensive experience in damper development and testing within the motorsports industry.
  • Proficient in EMA Dyno testing and frequency domain analysis tools.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment


Embracing our shared values defines our identity as forward-thinkers at JHR. You embody the essence of accessibility, inclusivity, and humility (Rock the Compassion). You possess a keen awareness of our world, nurturing a proactive spirit to foster positive change (Show heart and hustle). Honesty, trustworthiness, and authenticity are your hallmarks (Champion Integrity). With ambition, agility, and a penchant for innovation, you pave the way for the unique JHR approach (Chart the Unchartered). Recognizing that unity propels us farther, you prioritize the JHR family (Family Comes First).

We invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity at Juncos Hollinger Racing. Join us in shaping the future of racing and be a part of a dynamic team that embodies our core values. To apply, please send us your resume.

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