Broadcast Engineers

About the Role

We are looking for a Broadcast Engineer to join Timeline’s broadcast engineering team supporting the technical facilities of the BT Sport facility which includes four HD broadcast studios, 1 UHD and 9 HD galleries, a large post production village, multi-channel MCR and playout operation.

Main Duties

  • Maintain and operate equipment in Studios, MCR and associated technical areas.
  • Work closely with production teams and other technical departments to ensure that the operational needs of BT Sport, production partners and 3rd party shows are met effectively.
  • Work on technical installation projects for BT Sport, 3rd parties and production partners.
  • Achieve the technical requirements of programme makers by means of innovation, development and work with R&D teams from vendors and clients.
  • Ensure that technical faults are resolved quickly, or alternative solutions implemented, so that the broadcast output and studio operation is not impacted.
  • Ensure that all electronic equipment is maintained and aligned to defined standards and is modified and updated as required.
  • Prioritize the daily support workload and meet deadlines individually and as part of a first-line support team.
  • Rig, operate and monitor equipment including cameras, lighting and vision systems, projection equipment, studio graphics and other systems as required.
  • Configure and route sound and vision feeds around the BT Sport facility using BNCS.
  • Operate and interrogate a broad range of systems and retrieve logs for analysis.
  • At times you may be required to work at other Timeline sites or on location.

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 Mixers, Sony 2400 cameras, BNCS, GVG Vision Mixers, Axon/GVG/Evertz Glue, Evertz Muliviewers, NCAM AR tracking system.
  • A team player and ability to remain calm under pressure.

This is a 7/14 shift-based role which includes weekend work and some night shifts

Benefits

We offer an opportunity to work with collaborative and helpful team members across all locations. You are also eligible for a variety of employee benefits including:

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

We also organise regular social events across different locations, giving an opportunity to get to know employees all over.

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Location: BT Sport

Contract: Permanent / Full Time

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