Broadcast/Video Technician

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Name: Storm Cowle

Phone: 03 8768 6400

Email: humanresources.au@ct-group.com

Location: Perth, Western Australia

ABOUT US

Part of the NEP worldwide network, NEP Live Events is a leading video technology provider for concert touring, festivals, live events, television, and corporate events industries in the Asia Pacific region with divisions in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Auckland.

Comprising of Creative Technology Australia and Big Picture Australia/New Zealand, both leaders in video production services, NEP Live Events aims to provide our clients with superior technical solutions and unsurpassed quality.

Creative Technology delivers a wide variety of projects, including racing and sports television productions, live events, music festivals, and corporate events. To provide the latest video production technology on a wide variety of projects, we house an impressive and varied inventory of Outside Broadcast Trucks, Portable Production Systems, Cameras, Replay/Media Servers, Processors, Video Switchers, and LED Screens. We are looking for technicians with a range of skills in these areas to bring it all together on projects we deliver in Perth and throughout Western Australia, Australia, and the world.

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Creative Technology believes that, first and foremost, the efforts of our people are what contribute to our successes. We offer a range of benefits that assist our team in their professional development and wellbeing, including:

– Recognition incentives

– Rewards and Benefit programs

– Wellness resources and discounts

– Training platforms and resources

THE ROLE

Due to growth in the business, our Melbourne office is seeking technicians with passion and experience working on outside broadcasts and/or live events to add to our vibrant team of employees. 

Creative Technology’s Video Production and Broadcast Technicians will be expected to develop their skills in operating, configuring, and maintaining the wide range of broadcast equipment and systems deployed in an Outside Broadcast and Event Production environment. The role entails interacting with our team of project managers and the operations department to ensure the successful execution of our Racing and Sports Broadcasts and various Live Event Productions. You will be working as part of our technical team operating, installing, and de-rigging up cameras and video systems specified on our projects at a vast number of locations. You will have some practical experience installing and operating broadcast and video production equipment, camera, flyaway systems, and video displays, with a desire to develop your skills to secure senior technical roles.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the delivery of our projects under the direction of a project manager or crew leader.
  • Client-focused, personable, and professional in client interactions.
  • Adhere to project-specific timelines.
  • Participate in ensuring projects are accurately despatched from and returned to the warehouse in their entirety.
  • Play a proactive role in your professional development.
  • Uphold work health and safety procedures.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Experience with an array of video production equipment, including displays, flyaway and camera systems, graphics, and video replay servers.
  • Knowledge of HD baseband vision systems and desire to learn about emerging technologies.
  • Familiarity with vision equipment such as Ross Carbonite Vision mixers; Grass Valley and/or Sony CCU and Cameras; Multi-viewers; EVS LSM rig and configuration.
  • Sound understanding of video technologies, signal distribution, and broadcast fundamentals.
  • Technical aptitude for problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Experience working on large-scale events, festivals, and touring shows.
  • Clear thinking and calm under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a team or alone.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Must be reliable and prepared.
  • Enthusiasm for the events and broadcast industry.
  • Flexible towards working hours

INDICATIVE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience setting up, configuring, and operating OB Trucks, Replay/Media servers, and graphics systems.
  • Operating broadcast cameras and/or CCU.
  • Experience in operational roles in Video Production/Outside Broadcast – Video Switcher, Graphics Operator, Camera Operator, Audio, and Comms.
  • Experience in production communications.
  • Installation of Video displays.
  • Experienced installing, configuring, and operating Audio-Visual systems.

As you will know, the events and broadcasting industry has a wide range of roles on productions; we have listed the above indicative skills and experience to indicate the roles we offer our technical team. We hope this provides you the opportunity to highlight how your skills and experience will assist in your growth with us. You are encouraged to demonstrate the current capabilities, knowledge, and experience in video production/broadcasting and your eagerness to build on them.

NEP Live Events strives to foster a diverse and inclusive working environment where all people can be themselves at work and are treated with dignity, decency, fairness, and respect. We are committed to creating a workplace that inspires innovation, embraces change, and fosters teamwork and inclusion. We encourage every employee’s unique ideas, knowledge, personal expression, talents, and life experience to continuously challenge our thinking and push us to be and deliver the very best.

If you are excited by the prospects this position offers, please send your resume and introduction letter to employment.au@ct-group.com.

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