The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport. The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. In 2017, more than 1 in 4 (28%) FORTUNE 500 companies continue to invest in NASCAR; while 58 million unique TV viewers, 55 million unique visitors to NASCAR’s in-house operated digital properties and 12 million followers on social platforms consume the sport at home. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
NASCAR Event Management seeks a professional for the role of Technical Inspector, Race Official. This position officiates race event by inspecting vehicles and directing competitors in proper procedures for participating in race events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Work with team of tech inspectors to verify compliance on race cars.
Work one or more assigned inspection station(s) for preliminary through post-race inspection, ensuring competitors are following The Company’s standards. Including post-race inspection at R&D Center as requested.
Assist with traffic control, crowd control and credential verification.
Handle issues appropriately in garage and pit areas.
Assist in pre and post work day operations to include assembly and disassembly of inspection equipment.
Unload and load haulers, as requested.
Assist with transportation of vehicles, as requested.
Understand, communicate, and enforce The Company’s race procedure rules.
Successfully pass Pit Road Official Exam as administered.
Officiate race on pit road or in other locations using applicable technology.
Maintain proficiency in and knowledge of all pit road rules and penalties.
Implement / apply the appropriate pit road / practice / qualifying procedures /race procedures in a consistent, timely and professional manner.
Establish and maintain proper communications with the assigned crew chief(s) and / or Race Control as required.
Properly execute and confirm any directive from Race Control.
Competent use of standard technology such as keyboard, mouse, windows-type applications, etc.
Display willingness and ability to learn new software programs created for race officiating.
Use the Mobile Inspection Application to perform all pre-Event vehicle inspections to ensure compliance with rules for competition.
Maintain equipment to avoid damage and ensure that hardware is properly stored for use at future events in accordance with The Company’s Mobile Inspection Training curriculum.
Perform duties in a timely and authoritative manner while portraying a professional image.
Competent understanding of radio use, procedures and etiquette.
Responsible for securing equipment (e.g. tape measure, binoculars, watch, flags, radios) for duties assigned and for performing routine checks on same.
Attend meetings and educational seminars.
Assist Research & Development personnel, as requested (i.e. Roamer arm help, or help with any race equipment that has been impounded for further evaluation).
Perform other duties as assigned.
Approximate travel 90%.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must be able to read a tape measure.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Customer service, people skills, represent Company. Use of computer is helpful.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.