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Guarantee Engineer (Outside Broadcast)
A job opportunity has a arisen for a Guarantee Engineer to work for a leading sports specific technical and outside broadcast services company.

About the Role

Key Responsibilities:

The OB Guarantee Engineer will have overall responsibility on location for ensuring all technical facilities are delivered on time and to the highest possible standards. These include leadership of the engineering team, deployment of the OB Unit, guarantee responsibility for all inputs and output, signal delivery to customers and supporting the Unit Manager to the customer and stakeholders.  


The Guarantee Engineer will ensure all SOP's are followed, will lead the resolution of faults or Incidents promptly - delegating where appropriate – and ensuring the overall engineering standards are maintained and improved.


It is expected that the Guarantee Engineer will cover Unit Managers on occasions and after gaining suitable experience.

About You

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of Outside Broadcast and live sports broadcasting desirable
  • Deep understanding of HD-SDI and/or IP Broadcast systems
  • Strong competency in use of electrical supply systems typically up to 63 amp single phase
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience with end to end signal flow of broadcast camera systems
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience with broadcast matrices, switchers, talkback and ‘glue’
  • Strong RF knowledge with radio cameras, links and radio talkback systems 
  • Competent in use of broadcast IT systems
  • Practical approach to problem-solving to rectify faults and/or establish a ‘work-around’
  • Physically fit to manually move equipment to all appropriate locations.
  • Able to plan tasks and prioritise effectively
  • Willingness to educate, develop and mentor all OB engineers
  • Comfortable with working at heights, in isolation and exposed to the weather
  • Adept at MS Office and Broadcast IT.

Next Step
To Apply:
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