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The Studio Electrician will work across a wide variety of NFL Media studio productions. The function is to work with the Lighting Director to provide lighting services utilizing core electrical qualifications and competencies. The work can sometimes be physically demanding and requires manual handling and rigging, work at height and, operating a variety of man-lifts.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with a wide variety of internal and external production and planning teams, including. independent production companies, freelancers, suppliers, and contractors

  • Undertake planning of production related electrical and lighting equipment

  • Specify power and distribution systems and any resources requirements including for production objectives.

  • Rig, operate and de-rig production lighting and associated equipment, including generators where competent, and practical and effects lighting

  • Operate lighting consoles in simple set ups where competent

  • Undertake inspection, testing, commissioning, acceptance, or maintenance work on new or existing production owned installations or equipment, facilities and vehicles

Required Qualifications

  • 5 years work experience using a range of television studio lighting equipment.

  • 5 years work experience of operation and maintenance of all types of luminaries.

  • Knowledge and experience of operation and maintenance of dimmer circuits and other switch gear used in studios and on location

  • Experience in production lighting in broadcasting or a similar environment preferred

  • Knowledge of new technologies available in production lighting is essential.

  • Excellent interpersonal & communications skills required

  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities a must

  • Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment

  • Ability to work flexible hours including holidays, nights, and weekends

  • Ability to carry 75lbs for up to 30 minutes at a time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Other Key Attributes / Characteristics

  • Knowledge of DMX, IP Networking, and other lighting protocols.

  • Familiarity and experience working with 1080p, HDR, UHD, and 4k studio environments a plus.

  • Interpersonal communication and organizational skills.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work high above the ground

  • Must be able to lift 75lbs

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to work in stressful environments.

Travel:

  • Limited

Terms /Expected Hours of Work

  • Flexible schedule to include early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays

  • Less than 29 hours/week when needed

  • We also continue to prioritize the health and safety of our NFL workforce. Consistent with that commitment, considering the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread the COVID-19, we require that members of our NFL workforce be fully vaccinated. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation for a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.

  • The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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