A broadcast engineer will work with hardware and broadcast systems used broadcast station and ensure that programmes are broadcast on time and to the highest quality. As well as operating and maintaining the systems, carry out updates and repairs, carry out studio work, set work, post-production operations or be involved in outside broadcasts, where sound and images are relayed live back to a studio or straight to the network.
Working hours can be long and usually include regular unsocial hours - weekend, evening and night work is common, as you'll be working shifts. You may be required to work long hours at short notice, particularly for live programming
· Maintaining specialist equipment for video production, broadcast and satellite transmission and interactive media
· Setting up and monitoring audiovisual links between units in different locations
· Installing and testing new facilities and equipment
· Setting up and operating editing facilities in post-production suites
· Analyzing and repairing technical faults on equipment and systems
· Minimizing loss of service when equipment fails by quickly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision
· Setting up and operating equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts
· Designing and installing custom audiovisual circuits
· Designing and manufacturing hardware and systems
Min Required Experience: 2 year(s)
Min Qualification: Bachelor's Degree/HND
Requirements and Skills:
· Knowledge of broadcast rules and regulations.
· Knowledge in maintenance, usage, and design of technical broadcast equipment.
· Skill in responding to operational/technical equipment problems.
· Skill in both verbal and written communication.
· Skill in repair of digital and computer systems.
• Bsc/HND in electrical/ electronic engineering
• Further training and qualifications are advantages
• Minimum of 2 years’ work experience.