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Full-Time Graduate/Junior Broadcast Engineer

£29,000 - £30,000 yearly
  • Limitless Broadcast
  • Woking, Surrey, UK
  • 11/02/2024
Full time Audio Visual / Display Broadcast Engineering Entry Level / Junior / Apprentice Facilities

Job Description

Limitless Broadcast are hiring a full-time Graduate/Junior Broadcast Engineer to join their innovative team in Woking, Surrey. We're a leading technical services provider in live media and outside broadcast, working with top tier production companies and broadcasters in live sports, reality, and entertainment. 

 

This is a great opportunity to join a company actively pioneering a new era of live media and technical production. Therefore, we are seeking career-minded people who would like to grow with the company, and thrive on the challenge of doing things differently.

 

LIMITLESS (adj), “Without end, limit, or boundary”

“Highly resilient remote and cloud coverage for live sports, entertainment, reality, and adventure. Forging a future where the only limit is imagination.”

 

Our Ethos and Beliefs

At Limitless, we are pioneers in remote and cloud production, leveraging technology to innovate well and sustainably. Our commitment extends to fostering positive social and environmental impact on screen, and behind the camera. This ethos is not just a client-facing principle; it's the core of our internal culture and the people we choose to join our team.

 

Our Experience

 

The Limitless team are carefully-selected, multi-skilled people from varied backgrounds. We make a diverse and progressive team combining years of live events, media and broadcast experience. As an innovation-first company, we work with top tier broadcasters, visionary production companies, and producers seeking to break new ground. Our portfolio spans ambitious brand activations, live stunts, commercials, live sports, live music, prime-time entertainment, reality and factual. 

 

We believe in

 

Doing Innovation Well
As early-adopters with entrepreneurial spirit, we’re obsessed with new technology. We design and build our own to create new workflows and services, carefully measuring risk versus reward in open dialogue with clients. This way, we deliver groundbreaking innovation successfully.

Building Trust
Great work is achieved through trustworthy and healthy relationships. We pride ourselves on maintaining a welcoming, friendly, and down-to-earth culture both onsite and in our remote production hub. We are fair, honest, and responsible in client relationships, and seek to partner with like-minded organisations.

Sustainability
As an albert sustainable supplier, we’ve pledged our commitment to the mission towards Net Zero choosing to offer ultra flexible remote and cloud solutions seeking to cut carbon emissions across our work.

The Limitless personality is:

  • Customer obsessed and solution orientated; confident, engaging and approachable

  • Proactive and forward-thinking

  • Has good interpersonal skills & builds trust quickly

  • Has a positive outlook and an insatiable desire to learn, develop and grow with the company

The Role

The ideal candidate will bring a team player, proactive, solution-oriented attitude with a passion for learning and growth. As a junior engineer, you'll assist in planning and delivery of high-standard live broadcasts and technical services, remote and cloud productions across a varied portfolio of work both on-site or based in our galleries.  Essential to the role is an interest in cloud technology and remote production. The position offers hands-on experience with our cutting-edge equipment. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Assist in designing and implementing solutions needed on a project-by-project basis

  • Assist technical scoping, site visits and production meetings with clients and suppliers

  • Provide operational cover and engineering support in a multi-skilled capacity on projects as required

  • Work alongside other crew, staff or freelancers on-site depending on the project’s need and act with initiative to ensure smooth delivery as required

  • Assist with the design and build of project specific equipment configurations, racks and programming

  • Keeping up to date and maintaining technical logs and systems documentation

  • Work on developing new systems, software or hardware to streamline delivery, improve performance or achieve new goals

  • Perform diagnostics and repairs on equipment; including maintaining the company’s’ studios, galleries, fly-aways and Outside Broadcast vehicles

  • Actively research to understand new technologies and methods to aid personal and professional development

  • Attend and contribute to strategy and planning meetings

 

Your Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Relevant experience (i.e. work placement, degree qualification or extra-curricular activities) in the live events, engineering and/or broadcast industry with an understanding of the complex technologies and requirements involved in delivery

  • Bachelor’s or technical degree in an applicable field

  • Ability to work within a team environment or independently depending on the project’s needs

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and IT literacy

  • Methodical organisational, and time-management skills

  • Well-developed representational and interpersonal skills

  • Positive attitude towards improvement and development of processes and procedures

  • Ability to prioritise tasks based on their urgency

  • A proactive, dependable and team player approach ensuring your work supports the company’s endeavours 

  • Principles of video and audio transmission, including typical standards such as HD-SDI, Dante, etc

  • Demonstrable knowledge across a variety of areas such as cameras, sound, vision, connectivity, etc

  • A full driving licence and passport is highly desirable

  • Ability to work under pressure in a live environment and within programme requirements which will include working unsociable hours when required

 

Benefits and Remuneration

  • Typical starting salary of £29,500 per annum and a 40-hour working week

  • Industry standard annual leave and holiday entitlement, with overtime, TOIL and flexible working policies

  • Pension scheme with company contribution, bonus scheme

  • Opportunities for professional development and training

  • Meritorious culture, offering opportunity for advancement at any point, based on performance and contribution

 

There will be a requirement for travel within the UK and abroad, including overnight stays away from home. You must live within a regular commutable distance of our head office in Woking, Surrey. We have free parking available on-site. 

 

This is a full time permanent role based on a flexible 40-hour work week. Your standard contract will be working rota’d 5 days in any 7; including across weekends, with the potential for additional overtime during busy periods.

 

How to Apply


If you’re interested in getting involved, please email your CV and covering letter to careers@limitlessbroadcast.tv.

We’re an equal opportunities employer and interested to hear from individuals from all backgrounds.