• Full Time
  • Concord, NC
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NASCAR

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

We are a company unlike any other. 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 seeks a talented professional to join in the position of Remote Broadcast Engineer based in our Concord, North Carolina office.

The Remote Broadcast Engineer is responsible for essential set up and testing of broadcast equipment in the field.  The Engineer deploys, troubleshoots and ensures systems are operational prior to broadcast.

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

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, configure & troubleshoot DANTE audio network and DANTE devices.
  • 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.
  • Travel: 70% including weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience and/or training in Broadcast Engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Mobile production truck experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  •  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Proficient on Company-provided hardware and software.
  • 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.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision