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Trainee BATCAM Camera Operator

  • Epping, UK
  • 12/09/2023
Full time Broadcast Engineering Camera Operator / Technician Entry Level / Junior / Apprentice Training

Job Description

Trainee BATCAM Camera Operator

Role overview:

BATCAM has an exciting opportunity to become part of our small, but busy team.

BATCAM is looking for a trainee BATCAM camera operator who is an enthusiastic, positive thinker, self starter, lover of tech, problem solver and open minded to learn many new skills. If you are reading this and are confident at least 50% of the above applies then we want to hear from you.

Above all, we are looking for positive people who have a 'can do' attitude.

Who are we?
BATCAM is the UK leader in live aerials from our BATCAM UAV systems. We work weekly on large scale events, from Premier League to Champions League football to Horse Racing, Cricket,  Rugby, Athletics, plus regular non-live shoots for commercials & dramas. We also work on international projects such as International football tournaments and other major international sporting events. We regularly work with blue-chip clients such as TNT Sports, Sky, BBC, Amazon, DAZN and ITV. As well as our aerial systems we have a suite of specialist cameras including wire and rail camera systems. We have multiple gimbals, from SHOTOVER, Extreme Cameras, Movi Pro’s and DJI Ronin.

The role
The applicant will initially be based at our offices in Epping, Essex, full time, 5 days a week. Office days require learning our equipment and preparing kit for future events. As the applicant progresses and learns the equipment they will split their time between the office and onto our live events shadowing camera operators on live broadcasts.

Ultimately the aim is for the applicant to become a fully fledged BATCAM Cam op.

MUST have skills:

  • A video CV of past work.
  • Driving licence
  • Due to insurance requirements the applicant must be over 21 years of age.

NICE to have skills:

  • Past experience of working in a live environment.
  • Experience of gimbals
  • Experience of Sony Alpha Series of cameras
  • Worked with drones in the past