NBC Universal NABET Engineer Technical Director in Washington, D.C., District Of Columbia

Job Number 31025BR

Job Title NABET Engineer Technical Director

Business Segment NBC News Group

Sub-Business NBC News

Posting Category TV Content & Production

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province District of Columbia

City Washington, D.C.


Job Duties

  • Collaborate with the team

  • Offer technical and creative solutions to create the overall vision for air

  • Prepare and organize show notes, script, set placement and camera directions

  • Build and organize switcher effects, snapshots, transitions and specialty wipes

  • Create and maintain show documentation

  • Test and prepare systems and equipment for use

  • Prepare and route video and audio sources

  • Switch live programs

  • Work with engineering to ensure equipment is meeting client expectations

  • Manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Communicating effectively with technical crew

  • Supervise production crew on a daily basis


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience using production switchers, DVE’s, graphics devices, DDR’s, electronic routers and patch bays

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a live news and/or sports production control room environmentAdditional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.

  • Must be 18 years or greater.

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

  • Must be available for all shifts (weekends and holidays); schedule changes with little to no notice; working additional hours beyond schedule as needed

  • Must be available for all shifts, including weekends and holidays

  • Must be willing to work additional hours beyond scheduled with no notice

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to think quickly, and keep pace with fast moving shows

  • Extensive experience with Sony Production Switchers

  • Strong client service and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to handle pressure in an on-air environment

  • Knowledge of live news TV production processes

  • Advanced PC computer skills

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, team-oriented environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously