Racecourse Technician (Field based)

Racecourse Technician (Field based)

Job Details:

  • Permanent / Full time (subject to a 6-month probation)
  • Starting salary £28000 per/annum
  • Location: Scotland

About our client

Our client is a customer service provider within the IT and gambling sector, formed in 2004 with Headquarters based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and employing over 20 staff.

You will be joining a growing team at an exciting time as the company goes through an internal restructure and an expansion of the business.

The team provides services on all UK racecourses from Perth to Newton Abbot for several varied clients with individual needs.

The business has a team of nationwide technicians who:

  • Supply hardware and software to over 400 on-course bookmakers in the UK, 362 days of the year
  • Support multiple associated corporate clients e.g.

    the British Horse Racing Authority and various Broadcasters
  • Provide full technical support at each race meeting throughout the UK as required

We are looking for an ideal candidate who has/can:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Computer literate
  • Works well under pressure
  • Money handling
  • Ability to work alone and in a team
  • Good problem solving, organisation and literacy skills
  • Prepared for weekend work and overnight stays
  • Smart and presentable appearance
  • Physically fit due to the demands of role
  • Clean driving licence

Desirable but not Essential:

  • Good understanding of computer networks (wired and wireless)
  • An understanding of horseracing/betting industry
  • An understanding of 3rd party software installations and configuration
  • Manual handling at work qualification
  • Basic first aid

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for delivery of equipment to site in a timely manner, erecting and configuring of the RDT network to suit the environment.

In addition to this you will assist the network users throughout the day with any hardware/software/connection issues they may incur before dismantling the network after racing.

How to Apply

If this role is of interest and you would like to learn more please attach your CV to the link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £28k per year
  • Location: Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: RDT10
  • Posted: 2021-07-06 14:03:25 -

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