Position: Broadcast Engineer, ACC Network Production
Company: Boston College
Location: Boston MA US
broadcast equipment and facility maintenance, live field trucks and transmitter
maintenance. Provides support to news gathering by operating live field trucks. Maintain
the technical integrity of the BC ACC Network operating facilities including
but not limited to the control room, studios, maintenance shops, transmission,
news gathering, production equipment and facilities. Respond to facility outages
and perform basic maintenance on building systems. Design, purchase, install,
repair and maintain analog, digital and high-definition broadcast equipment as
well as computer and IT equipment associated with the operation and the
broadcast signals of the network.
Work as a member of the network’s engineering team and the division’s technology
team to implement state of the art technical facilities at a competitive broadcast
network. Ensure all equipment is FCC compliant.
Respond to employees’ requests regarding tools and resources they need for their job.
Determine solutions through process improvements with existing technology or
purchasing new equipment. Identify solutions where new equipment may result in
savings to the company. Examine all solutions to ensure implementation –
process improvement or new equipment – is cost efficient.
Act as technical quality supervisor for studio productions, live events, remote
Follow university guidelines and policies including those surrounding Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) program.
Follow through with assignments to be sure the network is in compliance with
all EHS training, policies and initiatives.
Support and execute live/recorded programming and conduct quality control of all outgoing feeds
Adjust, align and integrate all elements of truck equipment inventory to provide a mobile
production facility as required by events. Elements include but are not limited
to: camera, lenses, video servers and other video recording devices
Read and understand signal flow diagrams
Understand,configure and maintain broadcast transmission including audio, video, and fiber
Understand video and audio file formats and structures for both import and export to
post-production and IP-delivered sources and destinations.
Modify existing equipment, layout, design and maintenance of electrical circuits including
component and surface mount repairs on all broadcast equipment
Fulfill designated “on-call” responsibilities relating to support. Respond and report on client
concerns regarding transmission paths and coordinate conference bridges.
Participate in evaluating and recommending solutions.
Ensure high-quality video and audio content from sports and
other live events, and ensures a predictable production experience and outstanding results—all the
time, every time.
– Bachelor’s degree required Master’s preferred
– Formal Experience/Education in Athletic Management is a plus
– Certified in Crestron Control Systems is a plus
– 5+ years of technical experience in the broadcasting industry
– 3+ years of engineering linear and digital broadcasts
– 3+ years experience in video control room environment
– 3+ technical support.
– Leadership skills
– Ability to take direction and maintain good relationship with staff
– Ability to understand and adapt to budgetary constraints and get the most of what is available
Flexible daily work schedule. Evening and weekend schedule relates directly to athletic events and other university event schedules. This position includes working on holidays. Working in multiple locations is often required.
This position works in multiple types of environments – office, production room, as well as outdoors acquiring video footage/content. In addition, this
position is responsible for lifting video equipment which may be as heavy as 45-50 lbs.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
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