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Trainee Camera Operator HGV

Race Tech
Race Tech
Raynes Park, London
Test Drop Down Value
Full Time
06/04/2021 11:53:08


Do you have the drive to work in horse racing? We need Trainee Camera Operators/HGV Drivers to work on live sports outside broadcasts at racecourses mainly in the South, from our Raynes Park base.

£25,000 to start, rising quickly

As an experienced HGV driver and horse racing enthusiast, you will have primary responsibility for the safe driving of RaceTech’s Outside Broadcast (OB) vehicles. Additionally, you will be trained to operate race coverage cameras and in our 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. photofinish, public address and presentation cameras.

You should be fully 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. Applicants must live within 30 minutes’ drive of our Raynes Park base.

Application:  For an application form, please email Deadline for application 14th May 2021. 

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