Communication Systems Technician

Purpose of the Role:

The aim of this role is to provide communications support for all track and dyno events. The role holder will be responsible for the installation, test and maintenance of the communications systems at track and dyno events including Intercom and handy radios. The role will also grow to cover further area of team support such as pit gantry and battlestation build and maintenance.

Key Relationships:

Car and Trackside Systems Manager

Race Team Manager

Principal Accountabilities:

The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Installation and maintenance of Radio equipment in the garage and on the pit wall
  • Installation and maintenance of the intercom system in the garage and on the pit wall
  • Programming of communications equipment with the authorised frequencies for the event
  • Build, test and maintenance of associated pit equipment
  • Build, test and maintenance of driver crash helmet communication systems, including driver earpieces
  • Fault finding garage communication systems
  • Maintenance and repair of team communications equipment such as moulded earpieces
  • De-rig of all communications equipment post event

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working in a highly technical engineering function
  • Experience in RF communications systems
  • Experience in network communications systems and VOIP
  • Competent Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Experience and Knowledge of trackside operations would be advantageous but not essential
  • Experience in Raychem System 25 desirable (training can be given)

Personal Attributes:

  • Must be able to proactively use initiative where appropriate
  • Highly self-motivated to achieve targets set both for this role and the wider team
  • A team player who is supportive of others
  • Determined, results focused and driven to achieve successful outcome
  • Eager to learn and enthusiastic
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have the ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout the world