Transmission Operator

Feltham, London
Competitive + Benefits
07 Feb 2013
21 Feb 2013
Job Type

Help drive continuity of high-profile branded transmission services with a global leader in Digital Communications

Arqiva is a communications infrastructure and media services company spearheading the provision of network solutions and services in the digital world. We provide much of the infrastructure behind television, radio, satellite and wireless communications, both in the UK and globally. Customers include world-renowned major broadcasters and telco providers, the UK's five mobile network operators and the emergency services.

As Transmission Operator, reporting to the Broadcast Shift Leader and based within our client studio in Feltham, your key responsibility will be the efficient and smooth running of all the Transmission & studio operations. You’ll primarily be operating as a Transmission Controller. Key activities will include:

• Operating the line acquisition position and passing material to the BES editorial team
• co-ordination and control of ingest and audio enrichment equipment
• the execution of transmission schedules
• Prepare material ready for transmission using both tape and non-linear technologies

Additionally, you’ll be responsible for first line fault diagnosis, liaising with the Engineering team.

The Transmission Operator will have a demonstrable track record in a similar role within broadcast media, this must be in a live Transmission environment. The role requires experience of graphics and captioning systems with operational broadcast or IT equipment possibly working for BBC, SKY, ITV, Satanta sport. Your really firm grasp of the end-to-end process of Channel Playout, including all operational procedures, will match your general understanding of UNIX/Windows operating systems. Key personal attributes will include:

• your ability to prioritise your workload
• strong all-round interpersonal and organisational skills
• your clear ambition to expand your technical knowledge within IT and broadcast systems.

A committed ,team player, you’ll also be able to work accurately under pressure and be willing to work unsociable hours.

If this Transmission Operator role describes you and you can see yourself playing a key role in our organisation in support of our developing technologies, then please click on the apply button below!

Job reference OLR5181

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