Broadcast Engineer

Mix 96
03 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Broadcast Engineer Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP20 2PZ Salary: Competitive, DOE + Car, Laptop and Mobile Contract: Permanent, Full time Here at UKRD we're looking to add a new Broadcast Engineer to our multi-skilled Group Technology team. The chances are, if you have read this far, you're the person we're looking for! You'll have experience of a live radio environment and have an interest and aptitude for all things tech. If you know how to get back on air when your playout system fails, can make the right audio come out of the right bits of a mixing desk and do more than "turn it off and back on again" when your PC plays up, we'd love to talk to you! The Role: Your core duties will be broadcast IT, office IT and engineering, as well as being part of the UKRD out of hours support rota providing 24hr technical cover for business critical systems across the whole group. Where there may be gaps in your knowledge we have a widely skilled existing team who will support you throughout and complement your determination with their experience ensuring you become a valuable member of our team. You will report to the Managing Director of the station at which you are based, with a dotted line report to the Head of Broadcast Technology, who is responsible for Group IT policy and strategy. You will be working closely alongside our existing Technology team. There may be times where periods working away are required to complete some project work. The Candidate: The successful engineer will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the technology in various radio stations managed by UKRD Group, predominantly support of Mix 96 in Aylesbury, KL.FM in Kings Lynn and Spirit FM in Chichester. You'll also be able to get your hands dirty in other Group offices and we will provide you with a car, laptop and mobile phone. You should have an understanding of radio and its associated technologies, ideally playout systems, Windows desktop & server and IP networking. If you have the skills and experience we require and you enjoy working with friendly, professional people with a bit of fun thrown in, please click on the APPLY button and forward an up to date CV and cover letter. Due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants. If you do not hear from us within four weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Strictly no agencies!
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