Kroenke Sports & Entertainment

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment

Lead Technician

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment - Part Time
Fort Worth · TX
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Job Title: Lead Technician

Department: Production - SkyCam

Business Unit: SkyCam

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Reports To: Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

Employment Type: Full Time – Salaried– Exempt

Supervisor Position: No


Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) is an American Sports and Entertainment holding company based in Denver, Colorado. KSE is committed to providing world class sports and entertainment for both live and broadcast audiences. We are the employer of choice as the owner and operator of Ball Arena, DICK’S Sporting Goods Park, the Paramount Theatre, Denver Nuggets (NBA), the Colorado Avalanche (NHL), Colorado Mammoth (NLL), Colorado Rapids (MLS), KIMN,KXKL, KKSE (FM/AM), Altitude Sports & Entertainment, Major League Fishing/Fishing League Worldwide (MLFLW), Winnercomm, Outdoor Sportsman Group and SkyCam. 


SkyCam® is a leading designer, manufacturer, and operator of mobile aerial cameras systems.  SkyCam plays a significant role in changing the way live sporting events are broadcast. If you are enthusiastic about joining a dynamic team and contributing to cutting-edge projects in the world of sports entertainment, we encourage you to apply.


Nature of Work:

The Lead Technician will work on various engineering projects including assisting in all areas of technical support, design, maintenance, and operations of SkyCam systems both in house and in the field. 


Examples of work performed:

  • Works in the SkyCam Shop under direction of the CTO to test, prepare, repair, maintain, kit, and deploy SkyCam systems.
  • Extensive electronics, electrical, and computer knowledge to troubleshoot failure and repairs across complex systems.
  • Ability to isolate, identify, repair, and certify failures at the board level. 
  • Works under the direction of the CTO regarding the deployment of the system and the maintenance and repair of the systems. 
  • Interfaces with CTO on matters of engineering and shop operations as they directly pertain to field operations and safety. 
  • Supports operations in the shop and reports to the Fort Worth facility. Typical tasks may include general maintenance, testing, and system prep. Other duties might include R&D, design, etc. as assigned.
  • Capable of in the shop/field repairs and directing other crew members with the setup and operation of the equipment. 
  • Familiar with the operation of all necessary tools and the various pieces and parts to assemble and rig the system. 
  • At times, acts as on-site leader for equipment and crew at an event, and a point of contact for other crews/EICs in the field. 
  • Interfaces directly with the client, venue operator, or other crew leaders to ensure safe and proper installation.  
  • Provides guidance to and mentoring of SkyCam crew. 
  • Trains EICs, E2s, Riggers, Pilots and Operators both on job sites and at the Fort Worth facility. 
  • On call for field trouble issues, coordinating with the CTO as required.
  • While on client job sites, responsibilities include, but not limited to:
    • Report and directly communicate all equipment issues and recommendations to the CTO.
  • Participates in various meetings as required, such as staff, operational and organizational meetings.
  • Other duties as requested/required.


This description is a summary only and highlights the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change based on business needs. The Company reserves the right to add or remove duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.


Working Conditions & Physical Demands:

  • The noise in the work environment is usually moderate or can be loud at times. 
  • Potential 25% domestic and international travel; must possess or able to obtain US Passport.
  • Work in extremely high stress environment, fast-paced with multi-level distractions.
  • Ability to work extended hours; nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Valid Driver’s License as required.
  • Lift up to 25 lbs. up to 1/3 of time.



  • Minimum
    1. High School Diploma
    2. Requires a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, preferably in media, broadcasting, production industry
    3. Proficient in the use of MS Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
  • Preferred
    1. Bachelor’s degree preferred (AS or Technical School acceptable). 


Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to manage through complex situations in a professional manner.  
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills with a strong work ethic.
  • Skilled in the use of computer networks, serial communications, and RF
  • Electrically and mechanically inclined, proficient with hand tools and electrical test equipment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Possesses good analytical and creative skills.
  • Strong communications skills and eagerness to collaborate with a variety of individuals.
  • Comfort with working in a rapidly changing environment and open to innovative ideas.
  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends, and Holidays is a must 
  • Extensive domestic and international travel; must possess or able to obtain US Passport.



  • Base salary ranges $75,000 - $80,000 


Benefits Include: 

  • 12 Paid Company Holidays
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-term Disability
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) 
  • Flexible Spending plans (FSAs) 
  • 401K/Employer Match


Equal Employment Opportunity

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.