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Manager, Production Engineering Maintenance

New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Production Engineering Maintenance

Jobid 23768-386992

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 37071BR

**Job Title** Manager, Production Engineering Maintenance

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Engineering

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** New York

**City** New York



NBC Universal has an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to become the Manager of Maintenance in the Production Engineering group, reporting to the Director of Production Engineering Support. This position will manage the day-to-day operation of a diverse 24/7 user-facing support team of 20+ engineers servicing Studios, Control Rooms and core infrastructure for all live and taped productions at 30 Rockefeller Plaza – including NBC News and MSNBC, Entertainment, Sports and Special Events.


+ General team management - Develop and maintain staffing schedules. Provide regular feedback to employees and management on performance and goals, including regular formalized written performance reviews and performance improvement plans. Work with employees to develop their skillsets and their careers. Balance daily team responsibilities between on-call support, projects, preventative maintenance and training. Develop a strong team with a healthy mix of individual subject matter expertise and generalized knowledge.

+ On-call support management – Schedule 24/7 on-call support serving production operations users at 30 Rock. Develop support standards, escalation procedures, systems and practices for issue tracking, reporting and resolution.

+ Projects and preventative maintenance management – Assign employees to both individually-led small project work and support of larger engineering projects. Develop regular maintenance procedures and schedules, including preventative tasks and system upgrades.

+ Client management – Work directly with production operations clients and management to both formally and informally report on issues root cause, short and long term resolution and prevention. **Supported Production Environment** Key systems supported by our group include the following.

+ 8 full-size production Studios and several smaller insertion studios:

+ Sony Professional HD cameras and BRC-series cameras on pedestal, jib and handheld/steadicam

+ Teleprompters

+ Vinten, Ross and Telemetrics camera robotics

+ Wireless audio and comms for talent and technical operations

+ Monitoring for set elements and off-camera (vanity) - LED, LCD/Plasma, front and rear projection

+ “Front of House” audio and public address systems, including Studer and SSL mixing boards

+ Extensive BSP connectivity infrastructure, including SMPTE camera fiber, audio/video and networking

+ 8 full-size production Control Rooms and several smaller mini controls:

+ Sony 8000-series production switchers

+ Ross Overdrive automated production control

+ GV Kaleido-series and Evertz MVP/VIP multiviewers

+ RTS/Bosch KP-series intercom panels and ADAM backend

+ Calrec and Lawo mixing boards for production audio and live music, extensive Calrec Hydra networking

+ GV Trinix and NVision video routers with Encore and NVision control systems

+ LSB Virtual Studio Manager and DNF “Flex Control” series production control and orchestration systems

+ GV/Miranda Densite-series modular processing and distribution systems with iControl management


+ 5+ years of recent experience with a broadcaster or broadcast industry technology manufacturer.

+ Must be willing to work evenings, overnights, weekends , holidays with little or/no notice

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Client-focused Support: Strong customer service skills and unfailing professionalism, and an enthusiasm partnering closely with clients in a high-stress environment of constant change.

+ Strong Communication Skills: Impeccable written and verbal communication with management, clients and employees – both technical and non-technical audiences. Understand engineering technical documentation.

+ Proven Leadership Skills: Prepared to manage a diverse team of represented and non-represented, hourly and salaried employees. Allocate resources effectively to meet business goals and develop the team.

+ System and Problem Ownership: Dedication to maintaining a stable, high-performance production environment

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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