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Broadcast Engineer

Broadcast Engineer

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NASCAR Productions seeks a talented professional to join our team in the position of Broadcast Engineer based in our Charlotte, NC office. 


The Broadcast Engineer is an integral part of the team responsible for the productions operating system and overseeing the technical aspects of live productions.  They are tasked with working in a post/live facility in order to service the engineering needs of clients involved in the production of television shows.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Manage the day to day engineering duties and maintenance of equipment on live broadcasts
  • Build and program live shows in collaboration with Senior Broadcast Engineers
  • Maintain engineering shop
  • Configure and patch connections between microphones, amplifiers, fiber transmitters, telephone lines, and auxiliary power supplies to relay broadcast material to master control
  • Test and troubleshoot equipment prior to broadcast
  • Manage parts inventories, cable pulling, equipment installation and integration
  • Maintain open lines of communications in order to quickly remedy broadcast interruptions
  • Provide technical support for the IT and other Engineering Departments
  • Work to increase knowledge of control rooms, studios and other parts of the Broadcast facility, including switcher programming, audio console programming, intercom programming, and other necessary live broadcast programming
  • Travel: 10% including weekends


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) or equivalent from four-year college or technical school and a minimum of four (4) years of broadcast engineering and transmissions experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience with satellite provider, television stations, and/or remote mobile unit company preferred.


OTHER QUALIFICATIONS                  

  • Ability to read and comprehend drawings and schematics
  • Knowledge of RTS Intercom systems, Evertz or similar HD Video and audio routers, and knowledge of Grass Valley production switchers
  • Basic understanding of how IT interacts with broadcast areas and the ability to work thru basic system issues
  • Knowledge of broadcast equipment such as scopes, routers, camera systems, multi viewer monitor systems, EVS, etc.
  • Strong IT base as it relates to the broadcast world

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We are a company unlike any other. At NASCAR, you will find a community of diverse individuals respectful of our history and heritage, but with an eye toward the future. 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, sex, national origin, age, color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or any characteristic that is protected by law.

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