Communications Engineer (Race Circuit)

  • Job Reference: BA-COMS
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Motorsport Vision
  • Website: www.msv.com
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering, I.T. & Communications, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

As part of our commitment to provide an outstanding customer / client experience at all MSV race circuits (Donington Park, Brands Hatch, Bedford Autodrome, Snetterton, Oulton Park, Cadwell Park, Couvron). We are looking to further enhance our Circuit Infrastructure team by seeking a motivated and hardworking Communications Engineer to maintain and install all fibreoptic equipment at our world famous race circuits.

This role would suit somebody a strong knowledge of fibreoptic installation, who's used to working independently pulling, splicing and installing low voltage electrical systems and also used to working in an outside environment.

Infrastructure at our circuits will include but is not limited to: PA systems, track limit sensors, marshal post / digital flag systems, CCTV, Wi-fi and timing systems.

Duties for this role include:

  • Working with the Electrical Systems and IT team ensuring all infrastructure at our circuits are installed and maintained to the highest standard
  • Improving existing circuit infrastructure systems to ensure reliability and durability throughout race events
  • Design and create systems that are both cost effective and fit for purpose
  • Work to strict health and safety guidelines with awareness that occasionally you will be completing work near a live track environment.
  • Ensuring that all systems installed are in compliance with relevant codes of practices.
  • Completing installation work to strict deadlines

For this role you will be / have:

  • Previous experience as a fibreoptic/infrastructure/communications engineer or similar
  • Obtained accredited certifications in fibre / telecommunications installation - Desirable
  • Experience working with fibre, armoured/SWA and low voltage cables
  • Previous experience working with CCTV, PA Systems & low voltage equipment
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a larger team
  • An interest in motorsport is desirable but in no way essential

You will receive:

  • A competitive basic salary with an annual pay review
  • Up to 31 days' holiday per year with a Christmas shutdown
  • A season pass, with a plus one, to visit events at any of our circuits
  • Free onsite parking
  • A workplace pension
  • Some flexibility around start and finish times
  • Discounted food and drink when working on site
This is a fantastic opportunity to work within the motorsport industry, providing MSV with the knowledge and knowhow to future proof our infrastructure. This role will be primarily based at either Donington Park or Bedford Autodrome but will involve travel to all UK circuits as well occasional travel to Europe.