Post Production Engineer

Post Production Engineer

Are you an individual who is keen to develop in the technological, broadcasting sphere? If so, we would love to hear from you!

We are currently looking for a Post Production Engineer to join our team who support a number of post-production facilities owned or operated by Red Bee Media within the London area.

This client facing role deals with first line support calls, both directly from users and after referral from other support departments or responding to automated monitoring systems within the business. Some travel across London will be required.

As a Post Production Engineer, you would be expected to have knowledge of post-production systems, technologies, workflows, and processes and should be aware of modern developments within the industry. It is important you’re comfortable working both within a team as well as independently.

The purpose of the role is to drive up and maintain stability of the assigned systems, and to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Customer Issue handling
  • Receive, 1st Line calls, accurately record, investigate and where possible diagnose and resolve
  • If required escalate within the Post Production Engineering team whilst clearly communicating the situation with the stakeholders affected
  • Escalate to the Senior Post Production Engineers for technical guidance, where needed
  • Maintain records and logs of work done using the department service desk tools, on the installation, modification and repair of systems
  • Perform regular checks of systems, and undertake routine scheduled maintenance on supported technologies

Essential Requirements:

  • Ability to work as part of a team supporting multiple sites efficiently and conscientiously
  • A clear ability to multi-task in a complex dynamic environment with regularly changing priorities
  • Deep understanding of customer service with the ability to view systems in terms of service provision rather than discrete technical components
  • An understanding that the business of post-production will occasionally require the flexibility to work out-of-hours and take ownership of service affecting issues until a satisfactory resolution is reached
  • Experience of working in a fast-moving modern post-production environment
  • Experience of Post Production procedures and methods, familiar with online/offline workflows
  • Excellent operational knowledge of standard Non-linear editing software including:
  • Avid Media Composer,
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe After Effects,
  • Apple Final Cut Pro
  • Knowledge & experience of shared storage and asset management systems,
  • Avid ISIS
  • Avid Interplay
  • Knowledge and experience of Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of QC processes

Desirable Skills:

  • ACSR Qualifications
  • Knowledge of more specialized non-linear editing systems including:
    • Digidesign Protools
    • Discreet Flame
    • Filmlight Baselight
    • Blackmagic Resolve
  • Knowledge of broadcast video formats, protocols, infrastructure and encoding standards
  • Desirable to have familiarity with video & audio matrices, control systems & KVM Matrix systems
  • Knowledge and experience of tape-based dubbing and format transfer principles and system with a good operational, setup and config knowledge of most formats of broadcast VTRs with experience of basic maintenance and fault finding desirable.

Job Location: London (W12 7TP)

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Length: Until 31st March 2022 (Possibility of extension)

Cable Puller

Cable Puller

Are you an experienced UG fibre cable puller prepared to work in London? If so, we’re interested in hearing from you as we have multiple contract positions available on competitive day rate.

Cable Puller responsibilities include;

  • Attending sites and providing underground fibre cabling.
  • Rod & rope and fibre cable laying in ducts
  • Cable pulling, jointing and testing in MDU / Buildings
  • Working at heights and in the UG network whilst adhering to Health and Safety standards at all times

The desired skills and experience from the Cable Puller would include;

  • Full UK Driving License
  • Proven experience in fibre cable pulling, rodding and roping
  • NRSWA Unit 2
  • CSCS
  • Manual Handling
  • PIA (Physical Infrastructure Access) of the network
  • Fibre experience with Openreach or Virgin Media or with other fibre network infrastructure building companies
  • Fibre blowing
  • BT Accreditations (SA002, S7)

Cabling Engineer

Cabling Engineer

At Comvergent we make networks work and despite the challenges over the last year have entered an exciting stage of new business growth. As such we are seeking Cabling Engineers (2-man teams) to join our team working across London for a project commencing this November.

We have both permanent and contract vacancies available and the Cabling Engineers will primarily be working in 2-man teams to complete MDU (Multiple Dwelling Units) fibre installations across the London area.

The Cabling Engineers will also be responsible for:

  • Installing containments (internally and externally going up the outsides of buildings); box trunk installation, tray work (on top or inside)
  • Pulling cable between risers (i.e., utility panels that carry cable between floors)
  • Pulling cable in cable chambers
  • Production of SLD’s on successful completion of tasks along with the creation of accurate A55 documents using Planpoint application or similar.
  • Understanding Microsoft Word/Excel/PDF based Job Packs.
  • Understanding BT diagrams.
  • Working outdoors in all weathers.
  • Travel to and from various locations as and when required.
  • Working to completion deadlines to ensure operational requirements are met along with working in confined spaces.
  • Completion of works to a high standard is expected by Comvergent Limited
  • Flexibility with regards to working hours as some locations may be out of hours due to traffic restrictions as well as being prepared to work out of the area if required (accommodation will be provided in these occasions)
  • Attend accredited training courses as and when required.
  • Always adhering to all Comvergent Limited Health and Safety policies.

We would welcome applicants with the following skills and qualifications:

  • MDU installation or similar cabling experience.
  • Previous experience of working on the Openreach One Fibre Network.
  • NRSWA Unit 2 Accreditation between one member of the team.
  • BT Openreach accredited for at least 2 years ideally with the following accreditations:
    • SA001 Safety overhead.
    • SA002 Safety underground.
    • S8 PIA overhead cable installation.
    • S7 PIA sub-duct and cable installation.
  • Full UK manual driving license held for a minimum of 12 months.
  • UK trailer licence required by at least one member of the team.
  • Ability to work unsupervised in teams of two and have a strong customer focused attitude.

Location: London

Role Type: Permanent & Contract work available!

Start Date: November 2021

Permanent Salary: £25- 30k (DOE) with employee benefits (including private healthcare, dental)

Contract Rate: Price Per Job working self-employed under CIS

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Field Engineer

Job Title – Field Engineer

Job Location – South London (Croydon & Bromley)

Job Description:

  • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
  • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
  • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
  • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
  • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
  • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.

Experience

  • Must have VF,MBNL & Tef, base station corrective skills
  • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
  • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber
  • Provide own Vehicle