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Broadcast Engineer – Timeline Television – London


Company: Timeline Television

Address: London


  • Full Time

Timeline Television

This is an opportunity to work in BT Sport’s award-winning broadcast facility located in vibrant HereEast, with Canalside restaurants and bars on its doorstep, a free onsite gym with regular classes and a subsidised restaurant for staff. You will get the chance to work on a variety of sports and entertainment programmes for BT Sport’s core programmes such as the UEFA Champions League and Rugby Tonight as well as many external productions such as BBC’s NFL Show, ITV Sport’s studio shows and entertainment shows.

About the Role

The company are looking for a Broadcast Engineer to join their broadcast engineering team supporting the technical facilities of the BT Sport facility which includes four broadcast studios, ten galleries (UHD and HD), a large post-production village, multi-channel MCR and playout operation.

Main Duties

Ensure that the operational needs of BT Sport, production partners and 3rd party shows are met effectively and that the technical requirements of the programmes are achieved by means of innovation and development.

  • Respond to all stakeholders in a positive, friendly, and proactive manner
  • Rig, operate, monitor, and maintain equipment including cameras and vision, augmented reality, studio monitoring, vision switchers, routers, and modular products in the studios, MCR, CAR and associated technical areas
  • Work on technical installation projects, configure and route sound and vision feeds using BNCS control system
  • Operate and interrogate a broad range of systems and retrieve logs for analysis.
  • Ensure that technical faults are identified and logged, then resolved. Implement alternative technical solutions as required
  • Engage with suppliers for service agreements, repairs, and to order spares
  • Comply with the safety regulations, ensure the electronic equipment is aligned to the defined standards and keep appropriate records

This is a shift-based role which requires weekend work and occasional night shifts

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Broadcast engineering training and qualifications
  • Experience in a customer facing role with excellent service and communication skills
  • Good understanding of end-to-end production processes and the ‘live’ transmission chain in a broadcast environment
  • Excellent trouble shooting and diagnostics skills
  • Experience of vision, sound, routing, and communication systems for TV studio environments
  • Ability to make critical assessment of television pictures and waveforms
  • Good knowledge of computer systems, IT and TCP/IP networking infrastructure.
  • Good documentation writing skills
  • Previous experience with any of the following will be highly regarded: Sony Vision Switchers, Sony 2400 cameras, BNCS, GV Vision Switchers, Axon/GVG/Evertz Glue, Evertz Multiviewers, NCAM AR tracking system
  • Knowledge and/or experience in UHD and IP Broadcast systems preferable
  • Ability to learn, and able to keep up with technical changes within the Industry
  • A team player and ability to remain calm under pressure

Benefits

You will be eligible for a variety of employee benefits including but not limited to:

  • Private health care
  • Medical cash benefits
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Travel insurance

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable company, then please copy and paste the following link into your browser to be redirected to their website where you can proceed with your application: https://www.timeline.tv/careers/current-vacancies/

Please only apply if you are eligible to work in the UK.

Reference ID: 23034

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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