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Guarantee Vision Engineer

  • NEP
  • Bracknell, UK
  • 18/11/2021

Job Description

Job Description

 

The role of Guarantee Vision Engineer is a technically rewarding and pivotal role within NEP UK’s Vision & VT team. Working with colleagues in the UK and across the NEP group on a wide range of rewarding projects. 
 
You will work with our fleet of outside broadcast trucks and fly-pack systems, working in both SDI and IP architectures. Our engineers deliver projects across the globe for clients in UHD and HD as well as HDR and SDR.  Many of our projects utilise new and emerging technologies to provide turnkey solutions for our clients to meet their editorial and budgetary requirements in multiple genres including sport, entertainment, and reality strands. 

Whilst you will be UK based, regular international travel will be required in this role.
 
What you will do:
 
  • Show significant understanding of vision control operations and be able to operate as a Vision Supervisor on sports OB’s.
  • Assist the Guarantee Broadcast Engineer in the delivery of large outside broadcasts, both at our base in Bracknell and onsite at various locations, domestically and internationally.
  • Have the technical ability to guarantee small outside broadcasts alone.
  • Lead and plan the deployment of large fibre installations on outside broadcasts with an understanding of the varying facility different projects may require.
  • Build fly-pack systems, under the guidance of a Senior Broadcast Engineer, from a client specification.
  • First-line fault-finding and repair of a range of broadcast and AV audio and video equipment
  • Interpret and implement instructions and requests from clients, producers, directors and other colleagues.
  • Strive to learn the operation of the NEP UK fleet, with the aim of progressing to a Guarantee Broadcast Engineer.
 

Requirements

  • Either
D egree/HND level (or equivalent) in a relevant technical or scientific discipline;  
Vocational qualification in a media engineering technology field; or
Strong evidence of suitable in work learning and development, complimented with relevant practical and theoretical training.
  • Prior experience working in outside broadcast facilities
  • A comprehensive understanding of the production practices and engineering workflows adopted in outside broadcast​
  • Good networking and IP infrastructure knowledge
  • Full clean UK driving license