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11/09/2017 10:47 am  #1


Automotive Machinist / Engine Builder

Established automotive restoration shop with a focus on the mechanical restoration of high-end pre and postwar European marques is seeking an experienced engine builder to join our team.

Ideal candidate would possess the following skills and experience:
• At least ten years experience in the development, building, and tuning of vintage or racing engines.
• Proficient in all automotive machining operations, including cylinder boring and honing, line boring, seat and guide work.
Proficiency with manual machining operations including milling, turning, and grinding.
Proficiency with basic inspection and measurement processes.
Proficiency with common non-destructive testing procedures.
Proficiency with balancing of engine components.
• Strong planning and documentation skills.
• Proficiency with productivity software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Cleanliness and extreme attention to detail.
• Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.

Additional beneficial skills include:
• Experience with water brake dynamometer and control software.

• Knowledge of related metallurgy and treatment processes.
• Mechanical engineering background.
• Solidworks experience.

Job responsibilities will include:
• Project related historical research.
• Disassembly and evaluation of the engine.
• Development of comprehensive project plan.
• Working with outside vendors to source parts and services as needed.
• Execution of all related rebuilding processes from cleaning, machine work, subcomponent work, through to final engine assembly.
• Written and photographic documentation of the restoration process.
• Engine dyno testing and tuning.

Located in a beautiful farm setting in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, our shop is a small, well equipped, team oriented workplace with a friendly, low stress atmosphere. We have a forty year history of performing uncompromising work on some of the most challenging engine projects from around the world.
Benefits include paid vacation, health care plan, and SEP IRA with employer match.


You can discover more about our shop at:
www.LeydonRestorations.com
www.facebook.com/LeydonRestorations

Please send resume, references, and a portfolio of your work if available, to:
eric@leydonrestorations.com

 

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