Parts/Research/Historian Assistant

About Grand Touring

Grand Touring is a group of highly skilled, professional craftspeople whose mission is to restore and revive classic cars. We are exceedingly passionate about our projects which we regard as works of art. Our main objectives include maintaining the utmost originality whenever possible, serving our clients’ needs, and making sure our team embodies the qualities and workmanship required to meticulously service and restore vintage vehicles.

Purpose

The Parts/Research/Historian Assistant will be integral to the success of a project. Their eye for detail, ability to maintain an organizational structure and research skills will support the overall project team. This individual will have a passion for diving deep into archives to find and then source the correct parts necessary for project completion.

What You'll Be Working With

1950's to early 1990's European sports cars— Ferrari, Lamborghini, Bizzarrini, Iso Grifo, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Jaguar, Aston Martin...

Responsibilities

  • Create/maintain organizational structure for documentation of project progress.

  • Conduct historical research on projects to ensure highest level of restorative accuracy.

  • Manager historical research.

  • Analyze build sheets, forums, and/or historical archives to find the most accurate information needed to source or create needed parts.

  • Research needed parts.

  • Source parts.

  • Maintain positive relationships with vendors.

Qualifications/Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • High School degree or equivalent.

  • Passion for research and uncovering details many may have considered lost to time.

  • Interest in classic cars.

  • Self-motivated with a strong drive and sense of urgency.

Skills

  • Enjoys finding solutions to the diverse problems that may arise throughout a project.

  • Has an eye for detail.

  • Knack for organization.

Physical Demands

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Additional Information

Benefits

Paid time off

Pay: Based upon experience

Work Location: Frederick, MD

Job Type: Full-time