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VT Guarantee Engineer

We are looking for a VT Guarantee Engineer, who will work primarily on OB locations and at our Greenford base, with occasional work at other Timeline locations as necessary to cover programme and maintenance needs. 

About the Role

The VT Guarantee is expected to maintain, deploy and operate the wide range of broadcast and network equipment and systems deployed OB Trucks and any other Timeline business environments. The Guarantee is required to work at the highest level of technical complexity under programme and/or operational pressures.

Main Duties:

  • Guarantee VT operation on Timeline’s fleet of scanners, flyaways and remote productions by prepping, maintaining and operating VT equipment.
  • Deliver exceptional and personalised service to Timeline’s clients.
  • Supervise the rig of VT equipment in base and on site.
  • Ensure that technical faults are cleared and identify and implement alternative solutions.
  • Ensure all customer requirements are tested and back-up systems are in place.
  • Assist in prepping, loading and planning of jobs.
  • Assist the company in the development and testing of new equipment and technologies.
  • Assist the company in the training and development of other staff members.
  • Follow up on faults and liaise with manufacturers to arrange replacements and returns.
  • Involvement with build and refurbishment projects.
  • The job will involve a great deal of travelling, driving and frequent periods away from home, in the UK or abroad.

About You

Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Broadcast engineering experience.
  • Flexible approach to problem solving and openness to new challenges and alternative solutions.
  • Knowledge of UHD and HD baseband vision systems and desire to learn about emerging technologies.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP address systems including configuration of network switches.
  • Installation, configuration and operation of EVS XT servers and LSM Remotes.
  • Thorough knowledge of EVS XFile, XSquare, XTAccess servers and IPDirector workstations.
  • Media Management in small to large scale environments.
  • Installation and operation of Avid and Premiere edit workstations.
  • Clear understanding of the fundamentals of a file-based editing workflows and various file transcoding, processing & delivery systems.
  • A positive manner and ability to respond tactfully and sympathetically to staff and client requests.
  • The ability to work both alone and as part of a team, and a true ability to remain calm under pressure.



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.

Next Step
To Apply:
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