Trainee OB Engineers will be required to fulfil a wide range of engineering tasks covering video and audio signal quality, camera racking, communications, links, rigging, testing, establishing external feeds, troubleshooting and assisting other members of the crew in a live sports Outside Broadcast (OB) environment. At base the Trainee Engineer will participate in maintenance duties, ensuring all equipment is in good working order as well as the planning and preparation of larger fixtures. Trainee OB Engineers will also be expected to undergo HGV driver training.
Outside Broadcast (OB) Guarantee Engineers will have overall responsibility for ensuring all technical facilities are delivered on time and to the highest possible standards on location. These include leadership of the engineering team, deployment of the OB Unit, guarantee responsibility for all inputs and outputs, (including any presentation and/or Racecourse TV facilities) and ensuring signal delivery to the customer(s). This position will also support the Unit Manager in delivering the service to the highest possible standards to customers and other racing stakeholders.
As an experienced HGV driver this role will have the primary responsibility of the safe driving of the RaceTech Outside Broadcast vehicles adhering to the applicable driving regulations. Additionally, this role will be trained to operate race coverage cameras. Full training will be provided on the fundamentals of Outside Broadcasting, and the safe rigging, operation and de-rigging of race cameras along with hoist vehicles and other OB equipment.