Canepa

Canepa is the industry leader in buying, selling and restoring the highest quality automobiles including, but not limited to: BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes, Porsche, and Shelby. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. We are located in beautiful Scotts Valley, CA. operating out of a new, and state of the art facility.

Employment

The Canepa Motorsports shop provides complete ground up mechanical and cosmetic restoration and track support. We attend 4 to 6 premiere vintage races each season. The focus is 1950's to 1990's era racing cars:

  • Can-Am
  • Trans-Am
  • IMSA and FIA
  • GT to Group C prototypes
Employment

The Restoration and Custom shops produce concours level projects for both individual customers and corporations. These projects include all levels of repair & service, and range from complete restorations to mechanical and performance upgrades.

  • Collectable Sports Cars
  • Hot Rods
  • Concept Cars
  • Customs Corporate Show Cars
  • Personalized exotics

LIST OF CURRENT JOB OFFERINGS

Experienced Auto Upholsterer

Experienced Auto Upholsterer

Canepa is an industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state-of-the-art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Canepa is seeking expert-level auto upholsterer. You will produce work for world-class collectible automobiles at our state-of-the-art facility in Scotts Valley. Candidates must have experience in high-end luxury restoration, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy to original factory condition. Your skills must be top notch and produce extremely high-quality results. We need someone who takes direction and completes jobs with limited supervision. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for candidates who are dedicated to producing work that will add and sustain value for generations to come.

Job Duties Include:

  • All aspects of interior upholstery restoration, replacement and repair, from floor to roof, seats, trim and lining
  • •  Highly customized installations and precision vintage restoration
  • •  Convertible soft top installation
  • •  Maintain highly accurate materials records with very low margin for error
  • •  Versatility in working with a wide variety of premium quality upholstery
  • •  Extensive use of sewing machines and application of various techniques
  • •  Hand-crafted upholstery work required
  • •  Use of tools and equipment including drills

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 to 10 years of high-quality auto upholstery experience required
  • •  Strong understanding of measurements in all units
  • •  Ability to read and understand work orders and how they relate to the cutting and sewing of
  • materials in accordance to specific patterns
  • •  Experience with sewing machines and hand stitching
  • •  Physically able to lift and bend with heavy vehicle components
  • •  Comfortable with safe use of hand and power tools
  • •  Ability to properly install upholstery in tight spaces on the interior of vehicle frames
  • •  Steady and precise hand-eye coordination
  • •  Strong attention to detail is a must
  • •  Good at taking both verbal and written direction and switch tasks as priorities shift with short notice.

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • • Competitive Wages
  • • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • • Paid Vacation
  • • 401K

Compensation: DOE

Job Type: Full-time

Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Porsche Technician

Porsche Technician

Canepa is an industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Great opportunity for experienced Porsche Technicians. Individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of workmanship in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team. Porsche cars include, 356, 911, 959, etc

Qualifications:

  • • Must be a journeyman level Porsche technician with experience on Porsche 356 through 993
  • • Must have strong diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • • Must have a strong understanding of fuel injection systems and controls
  • • Must have excellent troubleshooting skills in hydraulic systems, electrical systems, drivetrain and suspension systems
  • • Electrical experience
  • • Experience with basis internal engine repair and setup
  • • Experience with transaxle repair
  • • Available to work full time, and willing to work overtime when necessary
  • • Must have basic computer and internet skills

Not required but a “plus”:

  • • Ability to perform alignments using a computer aided alignment rack.
  • • Ability to mount and balance tires with road force balancer.
  • • European auto repair experience.

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • • Working in a large professional facility
  • • Opportunity to fast track experience
  • • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K

Compensation: Please submit a salary requirement with resume.

Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Fabrication/Machinist/Welder

Fabrication/Machinist/Welder

Canepa is an industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state-of-the-art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Canepa is seeking an experienced professional for our fabrication department and machine shop. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

Job Duties Include:

  • • Design, fabrication, machine work, problem solving for restoration and racing vehicles
  • • Create materials list and order materials to complete the job
  • • Determine materials and processes that were used to produce the original parts
  • • Design and fabricate special tools to fit unique jobs
  • • Machine the more complicated parts involving threads, tapers or tolerances
  • • Machine parts requiring precise bolt patterns
  • • Document and file drawings for parts being produced

Skills Desired:

  • • Automotive experience in high performance and racing cars
  • • The qualified candidate will have fabrication, machine shop experience, and welding
  • • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • • Motivated and fast paced personality with serious work ethic
  • • Computer skills preferred

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • • Competitive Wages
  • • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • • Paid Vacation
  • • 401K

Compensation: DOE

Job Type: Full-time

Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Auto Body Technician

Auto Body Technician

Canepa is an industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Canepa is looking for an Auto Body Technician. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of workmanship in the industry. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

Qualifications:

  • • Must have automotive experience
  • • Must have minimum of 4 years of auto body experience
  • • Preferred knowledge of restoration style of bodywork
  • • Strong bodywork skills recommended
  • • Available to work full time, and willing to work overtime when necessary
  • • Must have basic computer and internet skills

Not required but a plus:

  • Early domestic and muscle car experience

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • • Paid Vacation

Compensation: DOE

Job Type: Full-time

Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Motorsports Manager

Motorsports Manager

Canepa is an industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Canepa is seeking a qualified full time General Manager for our Motorsports Department. Ideal candidate would have managed a high-level Motorsport shop and/or owned their own shop and has a thorough understanding of maintaining the highest level quality of work. Candidate will be working hands on with some of the finest automobiles in our state of the art facility in beautiful Scotts Valley, CA.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • • Proven track record of completing projects, prioritizing and meeting deadlines.
  • • Mechanical and automotive experience with racecars preferably Prototypes, Sportscars, Open Wheel, etc. (1950s to 2000).
  • • Knowledge of fabrication, welding and machining.
  • • Practical track experience; Team Manager/Crew Chief.
  • • Customer communication skills and the ability to successfully keep customers current on projects.
  • •Organizational skills; keeping detailed notes and writing up projected outlines and proposals.
  • • Computer skills (ie: Windows, Explorer, Outlook)

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • • Forecast parts and labor on projects.
  • • Ensuring and maintaining customer satisfaction.
  • • Quality assurance of work performed/delivered.
  • • Ensure a safe and productive operation through proper implementations and administration of company policies and procedures.
  • • Assigns work orders; ensuring work is distributed efficiently for the highest shop and technician productivity and standard of repair.

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • • Competitive Wages
  • • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • • Paid Vacation

 

Compensation: Please submit a salary requirement with resume.

Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Motorsports Mechanic

Motorsports Mechanic

Canepa is an industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Canepa is seeking a Motorsports Mechanic that is interested in taking the next step in their career. This individual must be quality minded, hardworking, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service in the industry. Applicant must have a broad knowledge base of all mechanical aspects of a vehicle, from suspension and brakes to engine and transmission. Must be highly versatile with superior skills and be able to produce work of the highest quality. Candidate should have exceptional diagnostic ability along with race preparation experience. We are seeking a person who is highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team.

Requirements:

  • • Race cars and project cars experience
  • • Porsche (race) engines and gearbox experience
  • • Some machine/fabrication/welding skills
  • • Able to work to a schedule and take direction
  • • Have own tools
  • • Having a racing background is preferred
  • • Prepared to support race weekends

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • • Competitive Wages
  • • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • • Paid Vacation
  • • 401K

Compensation: DOE

Employment time: Full-time

Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941

Service Shop Helper

Service Shop Helper

Canepa is an industry leader in sales and restoration of the highest quality automobiles including, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, BMW, Lamborghini, Shelby etc. Our technical experts have a combined experience of more than 200 years in the automotive and mechanical engineering industries and are a leading provider of motorsports goods and services. We provide exceptional automobiles and world-class services to enthusiasts around the globe. Our state of the art facility is located in the beautiful Scotts Valley, California.

Canepa is seeking a Service Shop helper. This individual must be quality minded, hard working, punctual and dependable. The candidate will be highly professional, who can work individually, as well as part of a multifunctional team. This is a full time position.

The entry level Service Shop Helper will work in the Service Department on a full time basis and will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the Service Department.
  • • Inventory, photograph, and package parts for shipment/storage.
  • • Assist technicians with their work.

Qualifications:

  • • Clean driving record with ZERO points on your driving record.
  • • Ability to work on an individual basis with limited direction.
  • • Ability to work well with the public.
  • • Basic automotive, parts department, and computer skills are a plus, but are not required.

OUR BENEFITS INCLUDE:

      • • Competitive Wages
      • • Medical, Dental and Vision
      • • Paid Vacation
      • • 401K

Compensation: $13 per hour

Apply today for a rewarding and challenging position with one of the industry leaders.

Please submit your resume here

FAX: 831-430-9941


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