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  • Timeline Television Ltd
  • Greenford, UK
  • 10/02/2022

Job Description

About the Role

Timeline Television is looking for experienced, proactive, highly focused and organised individuals to work with our Outside Broadcast Team as a Rigger.


You will be required to rig and derig all on-site cable requirements across Timeline’s outside broadcasting division and transport OB trucks between locations.


The role will be spread across 3 London locations: Greenford, Ealing and Stratford as well as on location throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide.


This role involves weekend work and unsociable hours.


Main Duties

•      Driving Timeline vehicles, including HGV trucks loaded with equipment and assets essential to broadcasts.

•      Potentially assisting technical operators on events.

•      Assisting with maintenance of the garage and warehouse areas.

•      Assisting / Directing the warehouse staff with prepping and loading of cable on tender vehicles.

•      Supervising the rigging of cables and equipment on OB sites across the UK and Europe in the absence of the Rigging Supervisor, with subsequent derigging after the event.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

•      A Full Clean HGV Class 1 Drivers Licence is essential

•      Ability to work as part of a larger team

•      Ability to work in an active environment where loading, lifting and physically intensive work are regularly required.  

•      Willingness to comply with Timeline policies, working practices and Health and Safety guidelines, and to follow any applicable legislation, and customer working practices.

•      Self-motivation and ability to establish effective working relationships with other members of Timeline and the production team.

•      Flexible approach to the job and ability to adapt to last-minute changes to the operational requirements of Timeline and those of the customer.

•      Willingness to be contacted and available at short notice on off-duty days, due to the unpredictable nature of incoming work.

•      Moderate level of computer literacy in order to work with the computer systems in place at Timeline Television.

•      Thorough knowledge of all outside broadcast cables and connectors in use at Timeline and other OB companies.

•      In-depth knowledge of trucks, loading restrictions, weight restrictions and any other transportation requirements to ensure a smooth HGV operation.


Health & Safety Responsibilities

•      All duties and activities in accordance with current Timeline Health and Safety Guidance.

•      Good basic knowledge of Electricity at Work safety regulations.

•      Knowledge of road transport legislation, HGV laws and restrictions.


Education & Professional Experience

•      Experience in an operational rigging role in TV Outside Broadcasting is highly desirable but not essential


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