Broadcast Engineer

New Orleans, LA Full-time

The National WWII Museum is currently seeking a Broadcast Engineer.  Under the supervision of the Director of Theater & AV Systems, this position will set up, operate, and maintain the equipment used to acquire, edit, and transmit audio and video for Museum events.

Essential responsibilities include the following:

·         Maintain campus-wide broadcast spaces on campus for video production, live streaming transmission, and interactive media.

·         Set up and monitor audiovisual links among campus venues.

·         Install and test new equipment.

·         Maintain editing facilities in post-production suites.

·         Analyze and repair technical faults on equipment and systems.

·         Minimize loss of service when equipment fails by quickly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision.

·         Set up and operate equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts.

·         Design and implement hardware and systems.

·         Interpret and implement instructions and requests from producers, directors, and other colleagues.

·         Consult with, train, and assist Museum team members with producing and running live events including webinars, lectures, and conferences.

Qualifications include the following:

·         3-5 years’ experience with Ross Video equipment including, but not limited to, routers, switchers, and facility control systems.

·         Experience in electronic engineering and using Clear-Com equipment.

·         Sufficient color vision and hearing; strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.

·         Ability to apply digital and analog theory and work from diagrammatic information.

·         Fault-finding skills and the capacity to solve technical problems in a creative way; ability to remain calm under pressure.

·         Excellent communication and time management skills along with an attention to detail.

·         Excellent computer skills; must be familiar with both Mac and Windows operating systems.

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