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Live / Stage Production Engineer

Fox Sports

Los Angeles, CA 10-19-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Live / Stage Production Engineer - NABET 53

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Live/Stage Production Engineer is responsible for the day to day maintenance of Live Production and post-production equipment in both on-air and off-air television environments supporting Fox Sports. This professional should have strong verbal/written communication skills and is responsible for documenting necessary changes to the production environment as well as reporting daily tasks in a ticketing/trouble logging system. Additionally, Engineers are required to perform emergency & preventative maintenance on all systems and to train fellow engineers or operators as needed.

This position will be filled as a Nabet 53 Union Representative. This position will also require an open flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Extensive knowledge of live production workflow dealing with production switchers, audio consoles, intercom systems, wireless audio, server-based playout, graphics generators
• Knowledge with Live Studio Automation Systems and Newsroom driven workflows
• Knowledge with Control Room Automation Systems
• Understanding an on-air Sports environment and has the ability to maintain & troubleshoot issues with advanced TV Studio Production equipment
• Has the proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision; must be a self-motivated self-starter that can initiate ideas
• Provide written & verbal reports or instructions to peers, management, and clients
• Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in an always changing fast-paced environment

WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Knowledge of SDVN
• Experience with Sony Switchers, Grass Valley Switchers, Studer Audio Consoles, Calrec Audio Consoles RTS intercom, Evertz Routing systems
• Setting up 1080p & 4K Production Workflows
• Five years' experience as a Maintenance Engineer in live television environment
• College degree in Engineering, Broadcast or IT is preferred
• Cisco Networking Certification coursework completed
• Professional level IT skillset to include a well-rounded networking, software, and Linux/Windows operating system knowledge base
• Experience with Mac and PC, possess skills related to file-based workflows, including knowledge of video codecs, audio codecs, transcoding, file movement, etc.
• Rudimentary knowledge of IP routing and switches a plus
• Identify signal parameters and troubleshoot issues using test equipment including waveform monitors, vector monitors and audio distortion analyzers

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Company Profile
Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes.