Reports to: Head Engineer in Charge
Company: Lucas Oil Products, Inc. - Television Production Studio
Location: Corydon, IN
Do you want to wake up every day, excited to work for a company invested in its people, committed to giving back to the community, and be part of a team and culture rooted in heritage and driven by purpose? Do you want to join a talented team of television production experts as they bring the exciting world of motorsports to homes all across the world? If so, we encourage you to connect with us about this opportunity!
Lucas Oil Products is seeking a Broadcast Engineer in Charge to 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 This role sits within our Studio Production team, who is responsible for capturing and producing xxxx of motorsports content a year.
As a Broadcast EIC at Lucas Oil, you will:
- Represent a premium national brand
- 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, ensuring 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 records and other digital signals as needed
- 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
- Manage the truck inventory to get the best results during a production
- Repair, calibrate, and test electronic equipment at the component level as delegated by the Chief Engineer
- Repair, configure, and maintain various computer and networking equipment used in broadcasting operations
- Assist with equipment installations and faxing of mobile units.
- Build, repair and test intercom equipment
- Program and repair 2-way radio equipment
- Provide technical assistance and leadership to the mobile unit engineer apprentices.
- Document faults and problems with equipment and make proper orders for repairs.
- Maintain a short turnaround and a high degree of accuracy in testing, calibrating and repairs equipment
- Contribute to the organization of the Field Shop and facilitate an efficient working environment for Field Shop personnel
Experience / Skills
- At least 5 years of experience working in the Broadcast Television industry
- Must be knowledgeable in all areas of technical production and familiar with all studio production equipment including Broadcast Audio, Video and Control Systems, Video Servers, Storage Area Networks, & RF Systems, Editing and Post Production Systems, etc.
- Ability to function well under pressure, i.e. during live broadcasts
- Experience working with freelancers
- Good communication skills and a proven self-starter
- Able to multitask, has strong attention to details and able to meet deadlines
- Able to solve practical problems and be a team player
- Up to 40% travel will be required
What you will get from Lucas Oil:
Access to training and development
Incredible healthcare benefits (medical/dental/vision/life)
401K program, with company match
Access to many Work Perks, including but not limited to event tickets, partner discounts, apparel and promotional items
Paid time off
About Lucas Oil Products
Submit your resume by going to LucasOil.com/Careers. Be sure to indicate which position you are applying for.