Milton Keynes

Fixed Term Contract to 31st Aug 2018



Technical Operators

SIS require multi-skilled Technical Operators capable of working with broadcast equipment in live and post production environments to provide audio and video control room support to the station.

This role is offered as a Fixed Term Contract to 31st Aug 2018


Job Purpose

To be a multi-skilled Technical Operator capable of working with broadcast equipment in a number of various live and post production environments. 

The Technical Operator is primarily responsible for providing audio and video control room support to the station, working closely with all teams to deliver professional broadcast content.  The role reports to Platform Supervisors.


Key Responsibilities

Live broadcast sound desk operation:

Mixing sound sources, monitoring and maintaining of audio levels, audio ingest and playback. Operation of ancillary equipment (including compressor/limiter, ISDN). Use of microphones, rigging of all equipment ensuring health and safety guidelines are met. Liaison with production staff and talent via talkback, use of the broadcast router.

VT Operation:

EVS replay and ingest/playout, source selection via monitoring router, use of IP Director and other server based video systems.

Graphics playout:

On-screen graphics control via PC interface, selection of automated data, manual data input

Vision Switching and use of vision desk for selection of source to air, utilising DVE moves.


Use of talkback facilities, interaction with broadcast and monitoring routers, carries out start-up and power down procedures in some technical areas.

Studio and Camera operation:

Camera set-up and racking, operation of remote camera control systems, use of intelligent lighting controller/lighting desks, set-up of microphones and all associated studio equipment.


Use of Avid non-linear edit facilities to produce ad hoc and scheduled programmes. On-screen graphics incorporation.


SIS Values

Customer Focus Develop and build effective relationships with Customers.

Teamwork Develop a harmonious, effective working environment for colleagues.


  • Identify new ideas and processes.
  • Committed to continuous personal development.


  • Ensure that the best interests of SIS are upheld at all times.
  • Provide high quality and timely delivery of duties.
  • Operate within the legal and regulatory framework.


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