NASCAR

Competition Technology Technician IV

Company/Track NASCAR
Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
ID
2020-4176

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

The Competition Technology Technician IV will Research, design, build and operate the multi-loop scoring system. Design, build, and implement application specific hardware and software solutions for Competition Technology.

 

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

 

  • Responsible for the research, development design and implementation of technology for the collection and distribution of data for NASCAR events.

 

  • Working knowledge of Electrical Engineering concepts

 

  • Design and Prototype systems and circuit boards to manage key Competition systems

 

  • Research new technologies as required by Racing Operations and Competition

 

  • Ability to write software, understand API’s and SDK’s

 

  • Understands SQL Server

 

  • Design, Build and support trackside caution light systems

 

  • Repairs cables and other related equipment as needed.

 

  • Uses a logical approach to solve technical issues.

 

  • Trains scoring system technicians on SOPs.

 

  • Operates the systems to provide the most accurate information to the end users.

 

  • Monitors, diagnoses, and troubleshoots connectivity between NASCAR Technology Center (NTC) and Race Control.

 

  • Keeps detailed and accurate records of situations, problems, repair items, etc. and routes to the appropriate level or person to be handled as archived. Must follow-up on submittals to ensure action is taken.

 

  • Monitors main and backup scoring systems simultaneously to ensure all systems are in sync.

 

  • Assists technicians with troubleshooting and repairs.

 

  • Diligently monitors multiple systems, maintains radio communication, and provides information as requested by the Chief Scorer or tower.

 

  • Performs routine maintenance on systems.

 

  • Drive Company vehicles as needed.

 

  • Approximate travel required: 70%, including weekends.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

Associate degree (A. A.) Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical Technology or similar discipline is preferred or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Must have formalized training and/or experience in networking and computer technology. 

 

Must be able to:

- Use hand tools of the trade correctly and safely, including multi-meters, screwdrivers, wire cutters and soldering irons.

 

- Create, Read and follow SOPs, flow charts and technical drawings and schematics.

 

Experience includes:

- Electrical engineering background

- Any programming languages.

- Network design and administration.

- Signal distribution.

- Wired, RF and fiber optic cable.

 

Experience with or ability to use more complicated electronic test equipment, test programs and specialty tools such as coaxial crimpers, phone plug crimpers, pin & de-pinning tools, etc.

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