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Project Engineer

  • NEP
  • Milton Keynes, UK
  • 13/04/2022
Full time Design Engineering Installation-Maint-Repair System / Solution Architecture Broadcast Engineering

Job Description

Company Overview


NEP Connect Ltd is part of the NEP Group and worldwide network, and we are a leading provider of global critical connectivity services. Our technology and team deliver content to millions of viewers worldwide via a comprehensive satellite and Anylive® fibre infrastructure.


We broadcast 250 hours of live content every day, supporting clients that include global brand names and broadcasters like the BBC, Channel 4, Five, ITV, Sky Sports, to deliver experiential live events and social network streaming to audiences in multiple territories.


NEP’s team of more than 3,500 employees are driven by passion and a focus on technical innovation, and together we have supported productions in over 65 countries on all 7 continents. Headquartered in the United States, NEP has offices in 24 other countries.


The Role


A permanent role has arisen for a Project Engineer within the NEP Connect project team to assist NEP Connect in delivering best-in-class services. As a technical Project Engineer, you will provide broadcast and/or communications solutions to both internal and external clients. Typically, these projects will be in an office-based environment although there may be requirement to assist in other project teams within NEP Connect as necessary.




  • Liaise with relevant internal and external stakeholders on all aspects of the project cycle as appropriate, working closely with the Projects and Technical Solutions departments with initial capture and definition of client requirements.
  • System design architect covering all aspects of client requirements and take responsibility for the specification of suitable fit-for-purpose equipment.
  • Create system build information including the project plans (Gantts), drawings and schematics, wiring schedules, and bills of materials associated with the implementation of new and existing services and facilities.
  • Manage the installation, test, and commission phases of the project through to successful client acceptance and handover, including the creation of system and handover documentation
  • Produce and/or obtain risk assessments and method statements where appropriate, following health and safety regulations and policies, including the company’s guidelines and practices.
  • When required oversee external contractors e.g., coach builders, wiring teams, furniture manufacture etc.
  • Maintain good working knowledge of industry best practice, staying up to date with developments in the relevant technical fields.
  • Participate in regular updates with Head of Projects and assist in the training of new employees as required. Be an active member of the team and role model, contributing towards the continued development and improvement of operational procedures within the department, working with colleagues to integrate fully within the existing project team.


Skills / Qualifications



  • Broadcast engineering background with practical installation experience
  • Imaginative approach to problem solving
  • Good understanding of A/V broadcast systems and RF infrastructure
  • Understanding of IP technologies and electrical engineering principles
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage time and tasks
  • Confident communicator with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Flexible, adaptable and self-motivated. Interested in working in a team, but a confident autonomous and loan worker when required
  • Good health and safety awareness



  • Good understanding of fibre and satellite communication systems including mobile and fixed links (terrestrial and satellite)
  • CAD skills
  • CCNA/P


The job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties to be performed by the employee.

The job description may be altered to reflect the business needs of the Company.


Personal Attributes


This position may have access to confidential information and, as such, must be managed with great integrity. Professional, unbiased, and credible behaviours in this role are essential at all times.


Communication – the ability to speak and write so as to be clearly understood by others, using appropriate vocabulary, grammar and style.


Teamwork – a sense of team can make a significant difference in whether you meet or fail your objectives. Team meetings are required to share information, tips and successes are essential. Just as important is creating and maintaining the bond across the team.


Initiative – the willingness to move things forward by taking action without needing to be asked and without due escalation.


Organising Work – the ability to marshal and manage resources (people, funding, materials and support) to achieve a task. Able to manage own time efficiently and to handle multiple activities in parallel to accomplish the goals. Be conscientious and take great pride in your work.


Inquisitive – the ability to ask appropriate questions and understand the implications.


Analysis – the ability to gather relevant information, notice relationships between different pieces of information, reason from cause to effect and generate effective solutions to practical problems.


Integrity – the willingness to adhere to social, ethical, professional and organisational standards. Be respectful and listen to others.


Achievement Orientation – the determination to set oneself and meet high standards, exceeding norms and expectations.


Judgement – the ability to be rational, objective and unbiased when making decisions or taking action.


Visionary – the ability to demonstrate personal commitment to Company goals in an energetic way so as to motivate others and create an environment where the core values are realised.