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Audio Electronics Engineer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £26,000 per annum
Location: St Pancras
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
Vacancy Group: Collections
Category: Collection Care, Curation & Conservation
Date Posted: 19/10/2017
Reference: 01568


Full Time (36 hours per week over 5 days), Fixed Term Contract to 30th October 2022


Join an exciting project to save and share audio archives. The project, Unlocking our Sound Heritage, is part of the British Library’s Save our Sounds programme, and will digitally preserve almost half a million rare and unique recordings, establish a network of audio preservation centres across the UK and encourage more people to enjoy and learn from audio archives.


As the Audio Electronics Engineer, you will help ensure that the audiovisual equipment vital to the preservation of endangered media selected for the project is maintained, operating at the highest standards and available when needed.


This will include the repair and maintenance of equipment, particularly analogue audio and video equipment, to component level, equipping sound studios at the British Library’s Centre for Conservation according to the demands of the project and supporting the audiovisual workstations used by specialist transfer engineers.


The successful applicant will have knowledge of electronic engineering to HND level or equivalent, understanding of audiovisual circuit design and operation and strong computer literacy.  Experience of a range of audiovisual technologies would be an advantage.


This post is part of a Heritage Lottery funded project

Closing Date:
23 November 2017

Interview Date:
5 December 2017

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you currently have the right to work in the United Kingdom


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