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FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports' digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports' portfolio are FOX's interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.
Big Ten Network is looking for a Multi-Camera Insert Control Room (M.I.C.R.) Engineer to assist remote productions of live events. Under general supervision, this position is responsible to support the Remote Engineer in Charge (M.I.C.R. Engineer) onsite at events while assisting remote Engineering and Production departments in Chicago for our camera aggregation (M.I.C.R.) productions. Duties include connecting, quality control, troubleshooting and repairing all video, audio, data, and communications feeds during our camera aggregation productions. Candidates must have the ability to maintain a 9-month production/driving schedule and will work flexible hours/shifts including weekends and holidays during the production year (August through June). Applicants must hold a valid driver's license and be able to adhere to the Department of Transportation rules and regulations as they pertain to commercial motor vehicles. This position is remote and the BTN is open to all US based employees; however, the business prefers the candidate to be in one of the following states: IN, IL, IA, MN, NE, MD, PN, NJ, OH, MI, or WI.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Connecting, troubleshooting, and repairing feeds during a camera aggregation (M.I.C.R.) event
Troubleshooting audio consoles, production support equipment, cameras, video, and intercom systems
Quality control of incoming audio and video feeds during the show
Assisting the EIC (engineer in charge) with delegating duties to remote crew during pre-show set up, live broadcast, and striking of events at remote locations - mainly at B1G school facilities
Managing the inbound/outbound of deliveries, craft services and payroll sheets for BTN freelance hires
Repairing faulty audio and video equipment under the direction of the EIC
Troubleshooting any problems that may occur in a timely manner
Executing and completing projects as assigned with minimal supervision
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
2-year technical degree or equivalent industry experience with broadcast equipment courses/training
3 years broadcast experience in a television production environment
General knowledge of cameras, lenses, audio and video sources, convertors & cabling
A valid driver's license
Excellent reasoning skills to assist in troubleshooting problems
Proficient in MS Office software applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio, etc.)
Able to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively communicate to multiple entities during remote productions
Professional reliable person with honesty and integrity
Ability to get a Commercial Driver License (CDL), pass a DOT Physical, and obtain a medical certificate to drive M.I.C.R. unit on a needed basis
SPSG and small battery transport trainings
Expected to work outdoors in and around truck compounds, in all-weather elements, periodically in early morning or late evening hours on any days of the week, including weekends and holidays
Frequent use of hands and fingers to write, manipulate telephone, and computer keyboard
Regularly required to hear, talk, and use close vision
Occasionally required to bend and lift up to 50 pounds and can reach high places
Able to stand for long periods of time as necessary
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
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Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $25.97-34.86 per hour. We provide Freelancers with healthcare and 401k after they meet eligibility criteria and any State required time-off, in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
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