Assistant Maintenance Engineer

United Kingdom
£26,000 per annum
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Maintenance Engineer Salary is £26,000 per annum Full Time (36 hours per week over 5 days) Fixed Term Contract to 30th November 2022 St Pancras, London Join us as we embark on an exciting project to save and share audio archives. The project, Unlocking our Sound Heritage, is part of the British Library's Save our Sounds programme, and will digitally preserve almost half a million rare and unique recordings, establish a network of audio preservation centres across the UK and encourage more people to enjoy and learn from audio archives. As the Assistant Maintenance Engineer, you will help ensure that the audiovisual equipment vital to the preservation of endangered media selected for the project is maintained, operating at the highest standards and available when needed. This will include the repair and maintenance of audiovisual equipment, particularly analogue audio and video equipment, to component level, equipping sound studios at the Library's Centre for Conservation according to the demands of the project and supporting the audiovisual workstations used by specialist transfer engineers. The successful applicant will have demonstrable knowledge and understanding of a wide range of audiovisual technologies, from open reel tape to current digital formats, professional experience in electronic engineering and education to HND level or equivalent, knowledge and understanding of audiovisual circuit design and operation and strong computer literacy. This post may involve travel to the Library's partner organisations, as required. This post is part of a Heritage Lottery funded project For further information and to apply for the role please visit the Library site and complete an Online Application Form. Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Closing Date: 24th September 2017 Interview Date: 9th October 2017
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