Director of Technical Services -BBVA Stadium

  • Houston Dynamo
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • 07 Jan, 2021
Full time Broadcast Coordinator Leadership & Management Technology

Job Description

Position Summary
The Director of Technical Services will manage the setup, maintenance, organization, and deployment of broadcast, scoreboard, video, and audio technologies throughout BBVA Stadium.  This full-time position is responsible for a variety of Audio/Video, Scoreboard, and Broadcast services and equipment. The position requires a personable, well-rounded individual to work independently with hands-on responsibilities.
Required Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a similar role or related field
  • Knowledge of function and operation of AV equipment used for a multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility
  • The ability and knowledge of working in a fully operational HD video control room
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred 
  • Photoshop, After Effects, and Premiere experience a plus
Essential Functions:
  • Manage technical broadcast operations for Dynamo, Dash, TSU, and other Stadium Events
  • Manage content workflow for in-stadium presentation
  • Plan and Control budget for Stadium AV Department
  • Work closely with vendors for all stadium events & broadcast production trucks
  • Oversee the operations of scoreboard and video board maintenance
  • Prepare, set, and test all AV equipment ahead of events start time to ensure all functions are working properly
  • Crew and Schedule part-time staff for all stadium events 
  • Operation of Advance AV Equipment - Audio & Sound System Technology for events and press conferences
  • Coordinate with AV Technicians for pregame, halftime, and postgame ceremonies
  • Minor repair/replacement of systems and equipment such as TV’s and amplifiers
  • Perform routine maintenance to AV equipment and maintain a clean, labeled, and organized inventory of equipment and tools
  • Set up, install, upkeep, and manage all portable multimedia equipment
  • Collaborate with Stadium staff and Event contacts for AV services for meetings and stadium events
  • Maintain an inventory and maintenance log of all AV equipment
Ideal Candidate Should:
  • Have working knowledge of stadium audio systems, control room equipment, portable audio setups, PC and Mac operating systems, professional-level video cameras, wireless microphones, & Clear Comm. systems
  • Have basic Knowledge of Click Effects systems, production switchers, Chyron, and replay systems
  • Basic video editing and graphic creation skills
  • Basic knowledge of AV integration and installation
  • Be familiar with cable pulling, rack wiring, and termination techniques as well as basic soldering skills a plus
  • Have excellent management and leadership skills with keen attention to detail and desire to grow in this position
  • Have attention to detail and time management 
  • Be able to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain positive, productive, and supportive working relationships
  • Be able to troubleshoot technical issues under pressure
  • Possess a solid technical background
  • Be able to work in a control room and machine room settings
  • Be able to work extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • He/She is expected to attend ALL home games at BBVA Stadium and other live events that take place on holidays and weekends.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.