Employer Vacancies

Apprentice

10/11/2017

Company

Company Name: NEP Ireland

Location of Position: Kilcoole but travel required

Company URL: www.nepgroup.com


Position

Number positions: 3

Vacancy Type: Graduate Programme/Internship

Duties: This Apprenticeship opportunity within NEP ROI, will suit a team player with looking to gain experience in Outside Broadcasting and a desire to learn and work with state-of-the-art technology. The role will involve rotating around our different departments including sound, vision, rigging and engineering, giving the apprentice the opportunity to gain value hands on experience in each of these roles and help you hone in on your desired speciality. This position will include travel. Main Responsibilites Support the rig, maintenance and operation of OB Trucks and audio OB fly pack systems and communication systems; • Assist both sound and vision engineers with the onsite build of technical and production areas. Provide on-site client service and technical support, • Build and FACS checking of cameras. • Rigging both audio and video outfield equipment. • Installation of necessary external cabling. • Work towards being suitably proficient to provide relief cover for camera operators, audio mixer and vision control. • Assist in the management of equipment, loading and unloading tenders, and preparing equipment for fly packs, according to load sheets, and/or ad hoc requirements/requests. • Assist in first line maintenance on equipment whilst away from base HQ; log any identified faults and where appropriate arrange for items to be repaired; • Simple Audio control operations. • Support the build of fly pack systems with the support of our Senior Engineers and Chief Engineer from a client specification. • Learn how to interpret and implement instructions and requests from clients, producers, directors and other colleagues. • Work with colleagues to ensure operations run to plan, time and budget.


Applicant Required

Target Discipline: Electronic Engineering

Level: BA

Additional Info: The individual must have a driving license and want to travel internationally as we cover events across Europe and there are opportunities for worldwide travel as we cover events like the Common Wealth Games in Australia and the Winter Olympics. A desire for career progression is also vital as we expect apprentices to move on, specialise and take on responsible roles, eventually becoming the chief engineer on a project. As its broadcasting we operate 7 days a week and often work weekends and in the evenings, it all depends on what we are filming and broadcasting. The apprenticeship will begin in January 2018, run for the year and has a starting salary of €22,000.


Application Procedure

Method application: A CV and cover letter detailing why they want to job.

Closing Date: 01-12-2017