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Technical Supervisor London

Job Description

Title:                    Technical Supervisor

Reports to:          Managing Director and Group Technical Director  

Job Purpose:      

The role will be in-house and location based. The in-house work will include comprehensively supporting the technical and management teams, building and supporting OB systems, maintaining in-house equipment, and liaising with clients. You will be working within a small team and managing multiple shoots. On location, the role will be to provide primary technical management and support to the client and crew, as well as rectifying technical faults in live environments.

Key Responsibilities:

Thorough knowledge of Flyaways and OB trucks, including building, altering and live running of the systems

Technical phone support to clients and staff

Minimising loss of service on location at times of equipment failure by rapidly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision

Interpreting and implementing instructions and requests on location from producers, directors and other colleagues

Knowledge of all camera formats and codecs, and impact on post-production workflow

Attending technical recces and providing clear kit lists to the client and Procam bookings team

Thorough knowledge of 4k and HDR workflow, including an understanding of 4k over IP.

Thorough knowledge of system and location cameras as well as the technical set-up of them through an OB system.

Thorough knowledge and practical understanding of building a video and audio system for a production.

Knowledge of lenses including cine lenses and external servo set-ups

Design of audio/visual and engineering Schematics for all projects.

Maintain specialist broadcast equipment for audio and video productions

Installing and testing new facilities and equipment

Analysing and rectifying technical faults on equipment and systems

Coordinating the repair of hardware and other broadcast technology systems

Keep abreast of constant changes in technology by investigating new systems, techniques and equipment


Good communication skills in order to communicate effectively with members of the Procam team, as well as clients.

Broad knowledge of frame rates, sync, resolutions, time code, compressions, video delays and the issues associated with changing and amending these for a production.

Willingness to learn about new and un-tried technologies to keep Procam ahead of the technical curve.

Experience of managing a team in-house and on-location to meet aggressive targets when required. 

You must have high customer facing standards in your approach to your work.


An even temperament, with the ability to keep calm under pressure. You should also be comfortable working independently, as well as within a group.

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