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Broadcasters & Service Providers
United Kingdom

OB Engineer

My client is a leading OB provider in the live sport sector with over 50 years’ experience of providing technical services.

As an OB Engineer you will be required to fulfil a wide range of engineering tasks on location covering video and audio signal quality, camera racking, communications, rigging, testing, establishing external feeds, and troubleshooting in a live sports OB environment.

You will support the Guarantee Engineer and Unit Manager on site and assist other members of the crew to ensure delivery of high-quality service. At base you will participate in the planning and preparation of larger fixtures.

The ideal candidate will have;

  • Good knowledge of HD-SDI and/or IP Broadcast systems
  • Familiarity with key broadcast systems such as camera channels, matrices, switchers etc.
  • Competence in the use of electrical supply systems typically up to 63amp single phase
  • A practical approach to problem-solving to rectify faults and/or establish a ‘work-round’
  • A level of fitness to manually move equipment to all appropriate locations.
  • Confidence with working at heights, in isolation and exposed to the weather
  • Knowledge of MS Office and Broadcast IT
  • Degree level of education in engineering or media/broadcast or similar
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines while remaining calm
  • Good working knowledge of health & safety requirements and legislation
  • A full clean UK driving licence preferable, HGV desirable

In return you will receive a competitive salary, 35 days annual leave, pension, life insurance, gym discount plus other benefits.

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