Outside Broadcast Rigger

The SmartList
12 Feb 2018
22 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description
LOCATION: Hemel Hempstead (Travelling throughout UK and occasionally Europe)

JOB TITLE: Outside Broadcast Rigger

SALARY & BENEFITS: £18,000 + in house training, pension, mobile phone, wet weather gear, boots, credit card, hotel stays and childcare vouchers

WORKING HOURS: Full time hours working various shifts on weekdays and weekends. Sometimes this is at short notice so flexibility is required

THE COMPANY: We are currently working with a globally recognised provider of television sports graphics and data solutions to broadcasters and governing bodies. They deliver services for a huge variety of sports including football, rugby, cricket, tennis, snooker, darts, hockey and even fishing! Due to internal promotions they are currently seeking Outside Broadcast Riggers to join their growing team.

THE ROLE: As an Outside Broadcast Rigger you will drive vans to venues throughout the UK and Europe to provide rigging and technical support to the operations department on the road. It does involve unsociable hours, weekends, long travel and overnight stays.

Key Responsibilities for the Outside Broadcast Rigger role to include:-
  • Driving a range of broadcast vehicles as required to and from OB venues around the UK and Europe.
  • Forming part of the outside broadcast team once on-site, including rigging cables and technical equipment
  • Set-up for and complete Unit Managers facilities check, act as point of contact with client until operators arrive on-site
  • De-rigging cables and technical equipment
  • Plan travel and accommodation with Operations
  • Assist with general day-to- day maintenance and roadworthiness of fleet
  • Planning and booking scheduled vehicle maintenance

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate needs to be a driven, self motivated, punctual individual. You will need to make sure you are in appropriate dress code and represent yourself in a professional manner at all times. You will need to be physically fit and ideally like sport. Having a C1 licence is desirable, however the company will pay for this for the right candidate.

Key experience essential for the role of the Outside Broadcast Rigger:-
  • Physically fit
  • Computer literate
  • Full UK Driving Licence (ideally clean)

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.
You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

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