Venue Design & Deployment Project Mgr

  • Job Reference: 82435186-2
  • Date Posted: 14 March 2019
  • Recruiter: NBC Sports Group
  • Location: Stamford, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Production, Studio & Facilities, Training
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Responsibilities

Role Purpose
Primary responsibility would be to help coordinate the design, deployment and installation of Venue equipment and systems. Will be responsible for keeping the Olympic Venue Information System (VIS) technical information up to date and will reconcile the Olympic Equipment Management System (OEMS) list with the VIS equipment sheets. The person in this position will be expected to contribute ideas and solutions for various technical and operational areas, and will work closely with the Venue Project Managers, Venue Design Engineers, Audio Design Engineers, Audio Project Manager, Communications Project Engineer, Sr. Technical Managers and Venue Technical Managers, to assist with the dissemination of Venue Engineering information to vendors and Production Teams.
This is a full-time limited term position with an estimated end date in late April 2022; unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Responsibilities

  • Assists with the collection of technical facilities requirements for the design of Venue facilities.
  • Coordinates the requirements and requests for facilities with other Engineering Project groups and the design of Venue TOC rooms, Fly-pack Control Rooms, and other Operational areas.
  • Develops equipment lists of Venue requirements and oversees the procurement of the equipment and systems.
  • Tracks the progress of Venue Integration Projects and monitors integration schedules to insure that schedules are kept up to date.
  • Will work with the Field Shop staff to prepare shipments to venues and will help coordinate equipment transfers between venues.
  • Will assist in explaining and training/troubleshooting Digital File Based workflows at the Venues, including EVS and Avid file exchange.
  • Will work with the Venue Technical and Field Shop management groups, to coordinate the collection of equipment from the venues after competition ends.
  • Directly interfaces with the Venue Seniors Technical Managers and assists them in their planning of the deployment of sub-systems into the venues.
  • Communicates system designs and plans to the Senior Technical Managers and coordinates their support and follow up to the design.
  • Prepares and reviews, write-ups and material, explaining the Venue Systems plans and procedures for the Venue Technical manual.
  • Assist with the preparation of documents and materials for the BM/TM seminar.
  • Works closely with the other technical departments which interface with the venues, and coordinates their plans into the overall venue plan; Editing, Graphics, Results/Timing and Telco.
  • Assists with problem solving, during the games, with all venue systems.
  • Coordinates the Venue EVS deployment with EVS Project manager and the NBC Editing and MAM project managers and will monitor training for IP Directors operators, Logging efforts, and Archiving storage clusters at the venues.
  • Notifies VP of Venue Engineering if projects and milestones start falling behind schedule.
  • Acts as expeditor to monitor timeliness of all outgoing and incoming shipments. Walking the FS floor twice a day to make sure nothing is missed of left off of shipments.

Qualifications/Requirements
Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in a logistics or utility role on large scale remotes handling broadcast equipment/gear
  • Basic electronics, audio and video wiring theory.


Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Monroe, CT & Stamford, CT
  • Must be willing to work for long durations of time in the Olympic Host City
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.