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Video Engineer - EXE000AL

Newark, NJ
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Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Newark (NJ)

Video Engineer


Primary Function

       Provide audiovisual and videoconference technical support for broad, high level and complex multimedia and broadcast events in conference rooms and event spaces; provide expertise and guidance to clients and colleagues, and technical and operational feedback to engineering and management

       Work with and provide backup support to Pru Productions Engineer-in-Charge for broadcast video facility


Role and Responsibilities

       Set up, operate and strike conference room systems including varying types of microphones and sound amplification and mixing systems, data/video displays and projection systems, AV device control systems, video switching, robotic camera systems, professional audio and video recording systems and video streaming

       Operate audio board, place microphones on presenters, maintain proper sound levels during meetings

       Perform AV equipment troubleshooting and testing prior to and during meetings

       Set up and operate professional broadcast cameras for recording, streaming, and video conferencing

       Extensive knowledge of projection systems, graphic presentation software like PowerPoint, and hardware, as well as image scaling on various display types, environments and sizes

       Versed in the set up and operation of various audio systems, including automated and manual mixers, and a wide variety of audio sources, such as computer audio and/or CD/DVD playback 

       Advise staff producers, Technical Directors, Production Managers, Event Managers and others of all and any asset limitations of meeting spaces as applicable

       Report system anomalies, equipment problems, customer relations issues or any other daily event concerns that arise to appropriate colleagues and supervisors at Pru Productions

       Monitor the condition of all equipment, perform on-site analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex A/V hardware problems; recommend and implement corrective solutions under supervision of the Engineer-in-Charge

       Research and develop new AV and broadcast solutions in coordination with the Engineer-in-Charge and members of the Pru Productions team

       Maintain up-to-date knowledge of A/V and broadcast equipment and document changes, updates, and upgrades to existing installations

       Make recommendations for A/V and broadcast products in support of procurement and development efforts

       Support the Pru Productions Engineer-in-Charge and fill-in as needed for ongoing operation and maintenance of television, remote video and audio equipment, and video editing suites



       Excellent customer service skills and professional presence

       Strong understanding of all phases of event, video production and post-production

       Knowledge of DSPs, signal flow and routing, AV controllers and installed audio-visual systems

       Strong knowledge of current broadcast and AV industry practices, standards and procedures

       High level of problem-solving skills and the ability to recommend and implement alternative set-up and/or operations for complex systems

       Extensive experience with video and audio systems, lighting equipment, computers, and device control systems

       Familiarity with computer networks (LANs, net connections and IP)

       Familiarity with ProTools and other audio software applications.

       Ability to read and create wiring diagrams, CAD drawings and schematics

       Solid work ethic Patience and Exceptional Customer Service skills.

       Ability to report for early morning and/or evening assignments as required

       General electrical knowledge (LV and analog signal)

       Can thrive in an environment where priorities shift on a dime and schedule changes quickly


Education and Experience

       Bachelors Degree in Communications, Broadcasting, Video/Audio/Electronic Engineering or related field preferred; or Technical school training with electronics training and related experience

       6 years experience with the setup, operation and troubleshooting of auditorium, theater, broadcast, and hotel environments


Physical Demands

       The duties of this position require the ability to bend, kneel, crawl, climb ladders and to stand for long periods of time

       Candidate must be capable of working at heights and have good balance

       Candidate may be required to lift heavy equipment up to 50 pounds


@!*!Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States Asia Europe and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The companys well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength stability expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services including life insurance annuities retirement-related services mutual funds asset management and real estate services. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.
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Posted: 2020-03-18 Expires: 2020-09-26
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