Full Time Job

Audio Operator

NBC Sports

San Francisco, CA 09-15-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
• Perform as an A1, A2, or ''co-Pilot'' by working collaboratively with Technical and Production staff to satisfy production needs for live, taped and automated programming for NBC Sports California and NBC Sports Bay Area Networks
• Work creatively and collaboratively with Production and Operations management to establish sound production practices for the delivery of content within sports, news, and topical programming
• Become fully knowledgeable in all aspects of operation and basic maintenance of the production audio systems including but not limited to Calrech audio console, RTS intercom system programming, audio server routing, RF microphones and IFBs as well as other audio or communication related support systems
• Perform daily set-up operations and continuously monitor audio levels from all sources across multiple studios to ensure consistent quality in accordance with established industry standards and guidelines
• Pro-actively and as directed, maintain the integrity of all associated audio and support equipment, notifying Operations management should anything require repair or replacement

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications
• Minimum two (2) years of related A1 experience in live, multi-camera studio production
• Bachelor's degree in Communications or Engineering or equivalent work experience required
• Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and set / strike studio gear

Additional Job Requirements
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays
• Must be willing to work on site in San Francisco and at remote studio locations
• Willingness to travel and work outside standard hours, and on weekends with short notice
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
• Must be willing to work non-traditional shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications
• Previous experience with Calrech audio boards, RTS intercom systems & ZETTA audio servers a plus; Configuration knowledge of the RTS Adam Edit communication system preferred
• Knowledge of all commonly used RF and wired microphones, IFB and PL systems
• Familiarity with Bay Area sports
• Qualified applicants must demonstrate and maintain an understanding of established industry standards, equipment and quality control
• Proficiency in iNEWS or similar newsroom computer system a plus
• Experience with production control room automation systems a plus
• Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
• Must be a collaborative team player who works well with others, in a fast paced, dynamic studio environment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4jqoy-3-227-235-216-42 in your application.