Park Royal, London, NW10





Graduate Electronics Engineer

Advanced Broadcast Services Limited is looking for an enthusiastic and personable Junior-Level Electronics Engineer to support the business in the broadcast television industry.

The Company:
ABS Broadcast is one of the largest independently owned playout and television facilities companies in Europe.

The home of the ABSolute Delivery Platform, ABS manages the transmission and technical requirement of many major television channels globally.

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The Role:

This role would suit a recent Engineering graduate. Experience of the broadcast industry would be very beneficial although full training will be given. 

You will work shifts in a busy MCR (minimum 39 hours per week, maximum 48 hours per week) and have overall responsibility for transmission during your shift.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing playlists including import, manipulation, re-timing and monitoring
  • Ingesting and recording of feeds
  • Technical QC of all incoming material
  • Compliance QC of all UK playout material
  • Preparing secondary events for playout, including graphics and subtitles
  • Manually triggering graphics when required
  • Handling on-air emergencies, calmly, logically and professionally
  • Fault tracing along the broadcast chain and liaising with third party suppliers
  • Providing first line engineering support across the entire MCR
  • Escalating to management and senior engineers as required
  • Incident logging and reporting
  • Receiving and handling incoming telephone calls from clients in a professional manner. 

Candidate Profile


  • Recent Engineering degree
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • High level of numeracy
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to problem solve, without delay, in a highly pressurised environment
  • Effective time management and organisational skills and the ability to prioritise own workload
  • Strong ability to work with engineering support to match technical solutions with channel requirements
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Eagerness to learn and work with new systems
  • The ability to demonstrate initiative and work flexibly and adapt to changing circumstances
  • A genuine passion for broadcast television.

Further Details:

  • Reporting to: Head of Broadcast Operations and Operations Supervisor
  • Salary: £13.52 per hour increasing each year dependent upon performance
  • Benefits: Workplace pension scheme
  • Location: Park Royal, London, NW10 7PA
  • Closing date: 14 July 2019.

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