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Broadcast Engineer

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas
Job number: 15318

Job Description:

Broadcast Engineer

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The Broadcast Engineer is involved in broadcasting and executing live and recorded presentations for a company that is centered on developing its salesforce and telling stories. In this position, special emphasis is placed on presentation, maintenance, and implementation of Globe Life’s video recording studio and live presentation venues at its headquarters and remote locations. The Broadcast Engineer is an experienced broadcast/IT professional who maintains, designs, documents upgrades, and executes live productions and works well both independently and on a team.   This position is based out of our McKinney, TX office with a hybrid schedule and WAH schedule.

• Responsible for implementing content creation and maintaining A/V equipment, including, but not limited to, technical oversight of Globe Life studios, conference center, playout and distribution systems, new equipment or equipment upgrades, field equipment for Media Department, and facility redesign
• Technically produce video podcasts
• Oversee and participate in technical aspects of productions in studio and conference center
• Source, schedule, and lead freelancers for productions
• Repair equipment as needed and install new equipment as needed with manufacturers
• Present facility and equipment upgrades, modifications, evaluation of equipment alternatives, and equipment selection and configuration
• Ensure completed facilities and installed equipment meet industry specifications and operate as intended
• Assist the Marketing Department in development of training programs for facilities operations and assist in complex technical issues and problem resolution
• Collaborate closely with producers and executive leadership for presentations and broadcasts
• Maintain scheduling of on-site production spaces and associated costs
• Gather, organize, and update requirements of assigned tasks and projects
• Present solutions to peers, Technology management and customers
• Keep software up-to-date on equipment and test for compatibility and function



Required Skills

• Programming and operation of broadcast switchers, soundboards, DMX lighting consoles, broadcast cameras, and other media studio equipment
• Repair of media equipment and coordination with manufacturers for repair of resources
• Working knowledge of DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, and other networking aspects a plus
• Understanding of tri-level synchronization
• Video and audio codec compressions and streaming protocols (ProRes, H264, RTMP, Dante, AES67, SMTPE 2110, etc.)
• RF coordination
• Standard theatrical rigging practices and competencies
• Expertise in signal path and distribution of audio/video sources delivery across multiple end sources and channels
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, ability to thrive in a team environment, and aptitude for quick, quality decision making
• Highly detail-oriented and self-motivated
• Excellent organization and time-management skills
• Ability to progress multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

Required Knowledge & Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, broadcast, telecommunications, or video production from four-year college or university
• ETCP rigging certification a plus
• Must have five years of professional live video and post-production experience
• Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office, Mac and PC operating systems
• Must be able to learn new technologies and become a power user

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for health care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contributes to HSA.

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

Do I have to apply for every job that I am interested in? - Yes. Though our Talent Acquisition Team searches our database for qualified candidates, the only way to ensure that we know what position is of interest to you is if you apply for it directly.

Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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