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Senior Broadcast Sound Engineer

NEP is hiring Senior Broadcast and Guarantee Sound Engineers to lead the operation of OB trucks, audio OB fly pack systems and communication systems on a range of  sport, light entertainment and special event OB's.

 

Need a new audio change and ready to be challenged?

 

Please get in contact!

The Role


Summary:

The Senior Broadcast Sound Engineer is a pivotal job leading the operation of OB trucks, audio OB fly pack systems and communication systems on a range of NEP projects. 


This will suit established Audio Engineers with knowledge of digital audio systems, digital communication systems and audio/video routing systems, and outside broadcast truck / fly pack workflows, who want to be a part of an unrivalled team of technologists and OB experts - Our team of Engineers is world class!


Responsibilities:

Broadcast Engineers take ownership for the deployment and operation of our fleet of UHD and HD outside broadcast trucks, fly-pack systems and new future-proofed IP capable trucks, which are SMPTE ST2110 compliant and adopt the Grass Valley IQ UCP 25GbE gateway card as part of their revolutionary core architecture. 

 

All Engineers will continue to develop their knowledge of Calrec Sound desks, Telex Talkback systems, Arista 7504 IP switches and Axon Cerebrum control systems. If you're inquisitive, have knowledge of networking and IP infrastructure, excellent at fault-finding and like to get involved you'll fit right in!

 

Our HQ is in Bracknell, Berkshire and primary deployments will be with our fleet in the UK, however applicants should be willing to travel further afield on the world's most prestigious broadcasts.


Skills / Qualifications Required:

    • HND level (or equivalent) in a relevant technical or scientific discipline
    • Previous experience working in outside broadcast facilities as a Guarantee Audio Engineer
    • Understanding of the building blocks of a basic outside broadcast solution
    • Networking and IP infrastructure knowledge
    • Excellent fault-finding and practical skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Logical thought processes; ability to work well under pressure
    • Ability to use initiative; meticulous attention to detail; pro-active and self-motivated
    • Flexible attitude
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure
    • Time management skills and ability to work to very tight deadlines
    • Full clean UK driving licence.

 

Benefits:

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

  • BUPA private medical insurance including dental cover
  • Cycle to work schemes
  • Travel insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection insurance
  • Spot bonuses and peer recognition awards.

 

Company Overview


NEP UK, part of the NEP Worldwide Network, is the leading provider of outside broadcasting, fixed rig, and remote production and media workflow solutions. 


With over 30 years of experience serving the broadcast and live events industry, NEP UK delivers the highest quality content with credits including, The Championships at Wimbledon, MLB The London Series 2019, The Michael McIntyre Show, British horse racing, F1, WTA, The Premier League and Love Island...

 

NEP specialises in the latest technological solutions and boasts a talented team that is dedicated to making sure the most prestigious broadcast events worldwide are delivered at the highest standard from concept through to creation.

 

NEP’s team of more than 4,000 employees are driven by passion and a focus on technical innovation, and together they have supported productions in over 65 countries on all 7 continents. Headquartered in the United States, NEP has offices in 24 other countries.


Next Step


To learn more about these opportunities - or to apply - please send your details online via grapevinejobs in the first instance. 


We'll treat all application in strict confidence, and we will be in touch with qualified candidates as soon as we can.