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AV Specialist / Broadcast Engineer

Posted 48 days ago
Badajoz, Spain, EuropeDependant on experinceJob Reference: 34350
Pentasia are currently recruiting for a AV Specialist / Broadcast Engineer to join a company on a Live Casino project in Badajoz, Spain.

Role Summary:  

As a Live Chroma Keying Specialist, you will participate in the construction and maintenance of our studios.
It will be your job to ensure that programs are broadcast on time and of the highest quality. You will carry out updates and repairs as well as operate and maintain the systems.
The perfect candidate should be able to build studios from scratch according to the provided plans and diagrams, seting up Live Chroma Keying solutions and maintain various broadcast systems.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Installing and testing new facilities and equipment;
  • Setting up and Maintaining equipment for virtual studio production;
  • Setting up and monitoring audio-visual links between units;
  • 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 audio-visual circuits;
  • Designing and manufacturing hardware and systems;
  • Developing and using awareness of best workplace health and safety practices;
  • Interpreting and implementing instructions and requests from product owners, creative directors, and colleagues;
  • Communicating effectively with members of the team and other colleagues;
  • Keeping up to date with the industry and changes in technology by building and maintaining a network of contacts and investigating new systems and techniques.

Requirements Skills: 
  • Advanced crimping skills on various connectors, such as BNC, Micro BNC, RJ45, and XLR;
  • Strong knowledge in hardware AV broadcast and IT networking - setting up and configuring a star network and ensuring communication between all devices;
  • Knowledge of scalers and matrix functionality and purpose;
  • Advanced knowledge of hardware chroma keyers, video switchers, video routers, Blackmagic Decklink, and similar devices - installing and configuring;
  • Advanced knowledge of chroma studio lighting, camera setups such as iso, aperture, shutter speed, output resolution and frame rate, camera colorization, and profiles;
  • Advanced knowledge of photography concepts like aperture, shutter speed, ISO speed, exposure, and camera lenses;
  • Experience in electronic engineering and using communication equipment;
  • Advanced knowledge of operating a video camera;
  • Advanced knowledge of production video switcher;
  • Experience with live chroma keying;
  • Advanced understanding of SDI infrastructure;
  • Sufficient color vision and hearing;
  • Excellent IT and Project Management skills;
  • The ability to work well in a team;
  • Fault-finding skills and the ability to solve technical problems creatively;
  • Flexibility;
  • Fluency in English.

If you are interested in apply please respond to this advert with your most recent CV or for more information please contact David Kelly from Pentasia.