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Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway – Illinois’ largest sporting facility – is located in Joliet, Ill., approximately 30 miles south of downtown Chicago on Old Historic Route 66. The multi-purpose sports and entertainment complex annually hosts a broad array of programming encompassing more than 100 events, including major motorsports entertainment, endurance events, musical concerts and festivals, corporate training seminars, industry trade shows, and much more.

Chicagoland Speedway, a 1.5 mile paved oval, hosts racing events of the major U.S. racing series, and currently conducts races in all three NASCAR national series, including the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, the NASCAR Xfinity Series, and the NASCAR Cup Series. Chicagoland Speedway operates along with Route 66 Raceway, a multimillion-dollar complex that includes a ¼ mile stadium-style drag strip and a ½ mile dirt oval track.

Position Purpose

Provide maintenance support and knowledge of the facility operations in the motorsports industries, while working in the high energy and fast-paced environment at Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway.

Company Conformance Standards

In the performance of their duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Fulfill functions with established budgets.
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and vendors.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain/Enhance the aesthetics of the facility i.e., refurbish assets, repaint, rebuild etc. in an effort to keep the facility in top operational condition.
  • Inspect plumbing, HVAC, interior and exterior of buildings, parking lots and all other areas and repair as needed.
  • Perform proper maintenance on all department assets to ensure efficiency and extend life.
  • Provide emergency assistance for inoperative vehicle/equipment when needed.
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance/routine service inspection programs within.
  • Operational and maintenance knowledge of owned/rented equipment and tools.
  • Assist with event operations for large to small events held at the facility and work events as needed.
  • Work with and manage any trade personnel that may be hired to work such as plumbers, electricians and/or carpenters to complete these projects.
  • Follow safety practices and be aware of potential safety hazards/occupational hazards and implement systems and safeguards to insure a hazard free workplace.
  • Assist the department in general facility maintenance and construction projects.
  • Fulfill numerous work order/requests for maintaining the facility’s needs.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and written.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Utilize computer skills as or if needed i.e., Microsoft office (outlook, word and excel).
  • Must have the knowledge and ability to operate mowing equipment, fork trucks, skid loaders, backhoe, tractors, jet dryers, and lifts.  Also, must possess skills to weld, construct / carpentry work, and wrench.  Must demonstrate attention to detail.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

Work involves moderate to heavy work in all types of weather.  There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, bend, lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday.  Drive motorized vehicles to travel to different locations both on and off the facility.  Occasional evening and weekend hours are required as needed.

Performance Measures

  • Increased efficiency and reduction of expense in daily/event processes and procedures.
  • Delivery of services within budget.
  • Completion and fulfillment of assigned projects.
  • Accuracy and timeliness of work product.

Apply Now!

Learn more about this role and our team by applying at www.careers.nascar.com for consideration.


We are a company unlike any other. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. We know the key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, a solid benefits package focused on wellness, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status or any basis that is protected by applicable law except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

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Maintenance Technician Event Staff - Chicagoland Speedway
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