Broadcast Operation Engineer

Company Details

Es’hailSat was established in 2010 with the goal of managing and developing Qatar’s presence in space.

Reports to: Broadcast Manager

Job Purpose/Role:

Broadcast Engineers are responsible for the installation, maintenance and operation of all broadcast-related equipment.

Job Description

Install Broadcast Equipment

  • The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for receiving and installing all new audio and visual equipment.
  • Designs broadcast system and ensures maximum uptime as per SLA
  • They must be capable of reading and understanding schematics and technical manuals in order to effectively follow installation instructions.

Maintain Broadcast equipment

  • The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for performing regular maintenance on all broadcast equipment as well as preventative maintenance.
  • Perform regular software and hardware updates
  • Broadcast Engineers must be extremely knowledgeable regarding all broadcast technology in order to effectively care for equipment and ensure that it does not fail.

Troubleshoot problems

  • Often working within time-sensitive environments or for live broadcasts, the Broadcast Engineer must be able to quickly troubleshoot and diagnose video and audio issues
  • Perform extensive testing before a recording or transmission, as well as solving any problems that arise once a broadcast has begun.
  • They have to communicate with third parties, such as the equipment vendors, in order to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.

Repair Broadcast equipment

  • Responsible for finding a solution and completing repairs to the equipment until it is functioning well again
  • Broadcast Engineer is also responsible for identifying when repairs are not possible and new equipment must be ordered.


  • Create necessary documents for day to day activity
  • Create the schedule for preventive maintenance

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in engineering

Minimum Experience:

  • 5 years as practical experience as a Broadcast Engineer

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Solve Complex Problems
  • Time management skills
  • Proficient in Windows, Apple, and Linux operating systems
  • Demonstrating an ability to interface with clients and other departments
  • Fluent in English, both in speaking and writing
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