Job title: MCR Operator
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Broadcast Media, Entertainment & Media Production
Expertise: Engineering, IT & Dev Operations & Production
Skills: Playout MCR Master Control Room Engineer Transmission Graduate Broadcast Media Television
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: GBP £18,000.00
Salary to: GBP £24,000.00
Location: Midlands, UK
Job published: 15/07/2020
Job ID: 37384

Job Description

A leading broadcast distribution company is looking for an MCR Operator to join its team on a permanent basis. Working within their Network Operations Centre, you will be responsible for monitoring and supporting playout, encoding, contribution services, multiplex, and transmission systems.

You will monitor multiple channels at any one time to ensure their on-air presence, providing first line fault diagnosis to broadcast systems and escalating issues to appropriate suppliers where necessary. As part of this role you will be required to log any issues / incidents, QC as well as add and edit material into playlists and check ongoing schedules.

Our client is looking for applicants that have a technical mindset and a keen interest within the broadcast industry. Ideally, you will have some experience working within a Master Control Room (MCR) or Playout/Transmission environment.

Our client is also keen to see those who have recently graduated from the class of 2020 with a broadcast technology / broadcast engineering related degree or equivalent. Full training will be provided.

Please note, this is a shift-based role covering weekends and nights.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading television distribution company and be trained in MCR operations.

If you feel this is the right role for you and if you are fully eligible to live and work in the UK without restrictions, then please apply now for immediate consideration.