Ealing, London, W5




Lead Broadcast Engineer

We are looking for a Lead Broadcast Engineer to join our team in the Ealing Broadcast Centre. 

The facility offers a truly comprehensive range of production services from post-production and finishing to remote production and live productions.

The Lead Broadcast Engineer will:

  • Lead the broadcast engineering support to our production galleries and engineering facilities
  • Manage remote production and work with production to deliver a wide range of programmes
  • Lead and line manage a team of Broadcast Support Engineers
  • Work closely with clients, production teams and internal departments to ensure that operational, production and resource needs are effectively and efficiently met
  • Devise ways of achieving the needs of productions by means of technical innovation and development
  • Ensure that technical faults are resolved, or alternative ways of meeting production or other requirements are identified and implemented with the minimum loss of time
  • Ensure that electronic equipment in the area is safe, maintained and aligned to defined standards and is modified and updated as required
  • Ensure sufficient ‘spares’ are available on site to meet support requirements
  • Liaise with vendors and support partners to ensure projects and operational needs are met
  • Undertake work as necessary to ensure that Statutory Safety Regulations are complied with, and that appropriate records are kept in all areas of responsibility
  • Ensure that technical documentation is updated and shared as needed
  • Proactive role in reviewing and improving workflows, processes and communication within the teams
  • Ensure that all Timeline policies, regulations and procedures are being complied with.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Significant experience of vision, sound, routing, communication and computer systems
  • The ability to make critical assessment of video and audio signals using technical monitoring equipment
  • Fundamental knowledge of IT and TC IP networking infrastructure.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines with the resources available
  • A good knowledge of commercial processes and the ability to manage budgets
  • A highly effective communicator with a customer focused attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to react tactfully and sympathetically to requests from all stakeholders, production clients, suppliers and freelancers.


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:

Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own website, and apply.