NBC Universal Engineering Assistant - NBC Sports in Stamford, Connecticut

Job Number 33540BR

Job Title Engineering Assistant - NBC Sports

Business Segment NBC Sports Group

Sub-Business NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

Sports & Olympics

NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as America’s Olympic Network, NBC has broadcasted 14 Olympic Games including the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, more than any other network. NBC Olympics is also renowned for its award-winning production including more than 90 Emmy Awards. Its ability to amass large audiences with broad promotion, particularly for the Olympics, has resulted in NBC Sports broadcasting nine of the top 10 most-watched events in U.S. television history, including the 2012 London Olympic Games which stands at No. 1 all time with 217 million viewers. In 2009, NBC Sports won the prestigious Peabody Award for its production of the Beijing Games and was named ‘Best in Sports Television’ at the Sports Business Awards.

Career Level Entry-Level

Country United States

State/Province Connecticut

City Stamford


  • This is a project / limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 24 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are complete.Role PurposeThe Engineering Assistant is responsible for supporting Engineering organization effort related to the PyeongChang Olympic Games. Responsibilities

  • Organize, scanning & pack up of Engineering Technical equipment

  • Reconciling inventory and assist with replenishment of parts

  • Utilize NBC Olympic software programs (VIS & OEMS) to provide information to Technical Logistics

  • Build equipment lists and pick lists from OEMS system

  • Build shipment request lists for deployment to Olympic on site facilities

  • Assist with the preparations of video, audio, fiber and Data cable, that is sent to the venues

  • Other technical and physical tasks required for the installation of a television production system


Basic Qualifications

  • College Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum one (1) years’ experience as a utility, gaffer, grip, production assistant or related

  • Knowledge of television equipment preferred

  • Basic knowledge of broadcast or production logistics or related preferred

  • Must be computer proficient in Microsoft WindowsEligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Willingness to work overtime and must be able to work weekends and Holidays

  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, Connecticut

  • 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.

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics

  • Possess a high level of initiative, strong customer service skills and interpersonal skills

  • Must be a team player

  • Must be detail and deadline oriented

  • Must have a strong work ethic