JOB OPENING: MetLife Stadium Seeks Experienced Broadcast Engineer
MetLife Stadium – located in East Rutherford, NJ and home to the NFL’s New York Giants, New York Jets, and various marquee sporting and entertainment events – is currently seeking a Broadcast Engineer.
The position provides video engineering services and broadcast services to MetLife Stadium (MLS); provides facilities and services for video and audio replays, team assets, video display and l format LED displays, as well as engineering support to broadcast trucks; provides support and maintenance for simultaneous video production of primary event feeds, IPTV video production distribution, and external video presentations; maintains and provides audio and visual equipment and systems for tenant needs throughout MLS.
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Supervises the work of part-time and casual employees consisting of Broadcast Engineers and Audio Visual crew members
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Include the following, other duties may be assigned.
- Helps maintain the integrity and operability of replay room, video distribution channels and systems through maintenance work
- Finds and implements solutions for equipment that is not functioning during broadcasts so that the broadcasts are not interrupted;
- Maintains, schedules, assigns, plans, monitors and reviews the work of department personnel performing a variety of assigned projects and tasks;
- Assists teams and third party events in show presentation at the direction of the department manager
- Develops engineering solutions to facilitate build out requests to plan and coordinate equipment usage schedules, priority of capital expenditures and procedures for equipment maintenance, repair and upgrade and installation;
- Act as liaison with manufacturers to coordinate and authorize warranty repairs for both preventative and predictive maintenance;
- Monitors acquisition and use of materials, consumables and animation media;
- Maintains time, payroll, work orders, material, equipment and other departmental records and submit timely reports to Director of Broadcast and AV Services to maximize departmental revenues;
- Oversees the facility’s commercial insertion system;
- Assists in preparation of capital and operations budget;
- Creates, assists and monitors engineering design requirements relating to equipment;
- Supervises technical engineering personnel crewed to an event;
- Handles emergency repairs during events;
- Provides backup as Engineer in Charge (EIC) when Director of Broadcast, A/V, and Media Services cannot be present – related to remote production trucks to insure all signals and data are routed properly
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The employee should also have the following qualification:
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in related field preferred; Broadcast/Communications;
- 10 to 15 years of component level engineering work at network, major market or large facility level;
- Knowledge of Riedel Comm System, Harris Router, EVS System, Maxx, Crossfire, Sony Switcher, Optocore Audio Network, Cobranet Audio Network, Familiarity with Stadium Truck Docks, NuComm, HME’s, LAN, 802.11x, IPTV, audio decoding and distribution equipment and broadband requirements including, Multicasting Solutions, Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. Advanced knowledge of Internet;
- Protocol TV, (IPTV) in HD and other formats and broadcast and ENG content capturing and distribution internal and enterprise solutions. Possess knowledge of digital and analog audio systems and distribution networks.