Trainee Camera Operator/HGV


Raynes Park, London; Midlands Full-time £25,000

Category: Racecourse Posted: 25.02.2021

RaceTech provides a unique range of technical and broadcast services to the horse racing industry – from cameras and full outside broadcast production, public address and audio systems, to photofinish and many other technical solutions.

We have immediate vacancies for Trainee Camera Operators to work on live sports outside broadcasts at racecourses in the South, from our Raynes Park base.

As an experienced HGV driver and horse racing enthusiast, you will have primary responsibility for the safe driving of RaceTech’s OB vehicles. Additionally, you will be trained to operate race coverage cameras and in OB operations including the safe rigging, operation and de-rigging of cameras along with hoist vehicles and other OB equipment. The role will also include a variety of general OB tasks to ensure the smooth operation and delivery of all technical services to our racecourses and broadcast partners. Candidates with the right approach can also learn other skills e.g. photo finish, public address and presentation cameras.

You should be HGV qualified with a good understanding of driver regulations. Physically fit, you must be comfortable working at heights, in isolation and exposed to the elements, with strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and be part of a team. Knowledge of live sports broadcasting is desirable as is any experience with cameras, lenses or photography and with a keen interest or knowledge of horse racing; and a willingness to learn and develop is key. You must also be prepared to travel and to work evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

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