The Broadcast Field Engineer’s primary responsibility shall be to adjust, test, configure and commission Broadcast & IT systems, bringing projects to completion and ensuring quality. They must also understand design, demonstrate installation techniques. He or she must be able to understand large systems and have a solid technical background and understanding of video, audio, control and data/networking. The specialist will work closely with the Assistant Director of Athletics for Broadcast Services to provide both general and specific recommendations on installation standards, technologies, personnel, job specifics and implementation. As a staff member of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Athletics, the selected candidate will be a person of integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference, and institutional rules as they apply to the Ragin Cajuns Athletics program.
- Pull and terminate all types of video, audio and control cabling - Serve as primary technical resource on live broadcasts, web streams and show productions - Work with the Assistant Director of Athletics for Broadcast Services on the front end design phase of projects - Proactively identify areas of concern with system design, equipment integration and end-user functionality needs - Program broadcast gear (includes: routers, switchers, mixers, CG, etc.) - Communicate with the Assistant Director of Athletics for Broadcast Services on status updates, issues and suggestions - Serve as a role model for teammates and students by exhibiting a high quality of work, an excellent work ethic, and a positive attitude - Compile system commissioning reports and perform system tests to verify proper functionality - Perform student training - Work with subcontractors and/or third parties as necessary - Identify integration inefficiencies and propose solutions - Provide technical support to Louisiana employees and clients in any areas of expertise - Work with on-site tech team to identify and finalize punch list items - All other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate
- Bachelor's degree (Master’s preferred) from a regionally accredited institution. (An Associate's degree plus two (2) years of full-time work experience, or six (6) years of full-time work experience, may substitute for the required degree.) - One (1) – three (3) years Broadcast Engineering (i.e. Production Truck, Video or Television Production) experience or comparable preferred - One (1) – three (3) years Commissioning of broadcast equipment experience or comparable preferred
- Ability to work extended daily hours, evenings, and weekends as needed
- Ability to climb ladders up to 24’ tall and lift up to 50 lbs.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license
- Excellent communication, organizational, teaching, public relations, interpersonal, customer service, computer, problem solving, and supervisory skills. - Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others; commitment to working with multi-cultural populations. - Have a strong work ethic, be resourceful, be self-motivated, and be of high character principle - Experience with CAD, video design and theory, audio design and theory, soldering, and audio/video switching, connectivity, routing, terminations and signal flow - Knowledge of system configurations, broadcast A/V theory and IT networking - Have a high level of job site familiarity i.e. construction and corporate atmosphere - Ability to read and comprehend CAD drawings, blue prints and technical drawings; program and configure broadcast systems
Internal Number: req 850
About Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns
The mission of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is to offer exceptional education informed by diverse world views striving to develop innovative leaders who advance knowledge. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accredits the University, which offers undergraduates and graduates degrees in the arts, sciences, and professional programs. The University is a public research university with high research activity, an enrollment of over 18,000 students and 800 faculty members. UL Lafayette is the largest of nine universities in the University of Louisiana System. The University offers degree programs in 55 undergraduate disciplines, 15 post-bachelor certificates, seven graduate certificates, the master’s degree in 28 disciplines and the doctorate in 10 disciplines. Additional information about the University is available on the University webpage at http://louisiana.edu./
Located midway between New Orleans and Houston, Lafayette is the heart of Louisiana’s Acadian-Creole region. The city of over 126,000 is part of the Lafayette-Acadiana area, which has a total population of 616,000 and is one of Louisiana’s fastest-growing metropolitan area...s. Lafayette serves as the base of Louisiana’s offshore oil industry, as well as the financial, retail, and medical center for South-Central Louisiana.
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