Job title: MCR Engineer
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Casual
Industry: Broadcast Media, Entertainment & Media Production
Expertise: Engineering, IT & Dev Operations & Production
Skills: MCR Engineer MCR Operator Satellite IP Broadcast Master Control Room Teleport Uplinking Multiplexing Encoding
Pay interval: Daily
Pay rate: Negotiable
Location: South East, UK
Job published: 28/07/2020
Job ID: 37390

Job Description

Are you an experienced MCR Engineer looking for freelance work and able to work within the Buckinghamshire area?

Do you have good knowledge of satellite or IP distribution?

We have a fantastic opportunity with a leading broadcast services company who are looking to build on their pool of freelance MCR Engineers. In this role you will be responsible for quality checking the integrity of all incoming and outgoing video and audio signals and monitoring the performance of operational systems.        
As MCR Engineer, your duties will also involve communicating and escalating faults swiftly, booking lines and feeds for occasional use services when necessary, undertaking routine testing and maintenance of transmission equipment and operating Master Control switchers.              
You will also be responsible for providing technical advice and assistance across studios, lines and live operations and coordinating services with customers, satellite operators and 3rd party providers.    
To be considered for this role, candidates must have previous experience of working within a Master Control Room/ Teleport environment with good working knowledge of RF, uplink, multiplex, encoding and conditional access systems, video routers, talkback units and video monitoring systems.

Any knowledge of Nimbra would also be highly advantageous.
This is a shift-based role working on a rota of 12-hour shifts across early, late and nights as well as weekends.
This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading broadcast services provider.
If you feel you have the right skill-set and determination to succeed in this exciting position and you are already eligible to work in the UK, please apply with a copy of your CV now.