NASCAR

Remote Broadcast Engineer

Company/Track NASCAR
Job Locations US-NC-Charlotte
ID
2020-4083

Company Overview

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, Americrown Service and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, 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. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, TwitterInstagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

Job Description

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

 

This person will be responsible for essential set up and testing of broadcast equipment in the field.  The Engineer is responsible for deploying, troubleshooting and ensuring systems are operational prior to broadcast.

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

 

In the Field:

  • Oversee and manage all aspects surrounding the set-up, testing and successful operation of the broadcast-transmission equipment necessary to facilitate the broadcast of live and pre-recorded events from remote locations.
  • Oversee the routing and testing of transmission paths between track and production facility; ensure paths are operational and configured appropriately.
  • Manage the maintenance of remote broadcasting equipment; use expertise to perform in-depth troubleshooting and on-the-spot repairs; manage interactions with vendors when external repair services are necessary.
  • Manage intercom and router configurations and implement changes as needed; deploy and test Tally GPI closures.
  • Manage backup records of ASI signals.
  • Collaborate with broadcast partners and vendors to obtain and distribute audio/video and data feeds; develop and continually review and update processes to maximize efficiency for all stakeholders.

On-site:

  • Oversee the deployment, operation and inventory of the broadcast television and radio equipment within the production facility.
  • Manage technical operations for live television, radio, and web productions.

Required skills / experience:

  • Associates degree and 6 years’ experience in broadcast engineering. Mobile production truck experience preferred.
  • Specific knowledge of RTS Intercom systems software, Evertz/Grass Valley or similar HD Video and audio routers configuration, knowledge of Grass Valley production switchers, Calrec audio.
  • 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.
  • Ability to travel up to 70% including weekends.

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. At NASCAR, you will find a community of passionate individuals who care about the sport and are united in seeing it grow. 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. 

 

Follow us on Twitter @NASCARJobs to stay current on all of our openings.

 

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