SNA1744 - Sound Technician

Division: Technical
Department: Studio Operations
Section: Not Applicable
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abu Dhabi
Closing Date: 16-Oct-2021
Job Description: The Sound Technician will be expected to have in depth knowledge of mics, radio mics, intercom systems, 4 wire coms and clean feeds. Working in a fast-paced breaking news channel, you will need to be able to react to a fast-changing program with an ability to concentrate for long periods. The role will help to ensure cost-effective delivery of a high-quality sound and communications service by helping to implement a strategy that aligns to that of Broadcast Operations and the Business. Key Responsibilities:
  • Help provide professional audio services to all clients.
  • Control audio from multiple sources to provide communication and quality line-up.
  • Use communications systems to facilitate the effective operation of the production environment.
  • Assist in the implementation of audio facilities for new programs and special events.
  • Apply technical knowledge of sound recording equipment to accurately achieve the determined objectives. 
  • Help Sound Directors execute their jobs correctly by providing clear communication and rundown updates in addition to supporting them on the Mixer when needed.
  • Ability to work in different shift pattern that covers 24 hours rota.
Key Skills, Experience and Education:
  • BS in Communications Engineering would be preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience required.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Arabic, good in written and spoken English.
  • Proven commitment to making innovative television news.
  • Ability to maintain a consistent program style.
  • Proactive approach, committed to continuous improvement and self-motivated.
  • An effective communicator.
  • The ability to anticipate and react quickly and to use your initiative in the many situations arising from this type of production.
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph


Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy closing dates are subject to change.

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