The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport. The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., 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 http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join our team as a Competition Technology Technician who enjoys nationwide travel and is able to commit to the race season from February - November.
Responsible for the complete setup and breakdown of computerized timing & scoring system and the collection, distribution and verification of scoring documentation.
Essential dutires and responsibilities
- Performs routine maintenance on systems.
- Operates the systems to provide the most accurate information to the end users.
- Sets-up Multi-Detection System by unloading and transporting to the scoring stand.
- Sets-up, installs and connects Multi-Detection System to servers.
- Ensures system is installed and functioning properly.
- Monitors system during testing, practice sessions, qualifying and races.
- Monitors, diagnoses and troubleshoots connectivity between NASCAR Technology Center (NTC) and Race Control.
- Ensures equipment is properly disassemble and packed after each race and transported to the next location.
- 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.
- Communicates and transfers information via each email, Internet and/or File Transfer Protocol (FTP) on a regular basis.
- Monitors main and backup scoring systems simultaneously to ensure all systems are in sync.
- Repairs cables and other related equipment as needed.
- Assists technicians with troubleshooting and repairs.
- Diligently monitors multiple systems, maintains radio communication, and provides information as requested by the Chief Scorer or tower.
- Uses a logical approach to solve technical issues.
- Drive Company vehicles as needed.
- Approximate travel required: 90%, including weekends.
- Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Eductation and experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two years of experience in information technology and telecommunications. An A.S. degree in Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical Technology or similar discipline is desired but not required.
Formalized training and/or experience in networking and computer technology.
- Use hand tools of the trade correctly and safely, including multi-meters, screwdrivers, wire cutters and soldering irons.
- Read and follow SOPs, flow charts and technical drawings or schematics.
Experience desired, but not required, with:
- AMB electronic timing systems.
- Any programming languages.
- Network 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.