Broadcast Engineering Graduate Trainee Scheme (WALES)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you due to finish or have already achieved a degree in a technology related subject?

Are you fascinated by technical systems and design and the way things fit together?

Do you love solving problems?

This is an exciting opportunity to train as a Broadcast Engineer with the BBC, while gaining a post graduate qualification.

Role Responsibility

This 22 month graduate scheme is aimed at growing the best creative technologists for broadcasting. You will be based at one of our BBC locations for all your work placements and will get the opportunity to spend periods away on study at University You’ll undertake work placements in the BBC’s engineering teams in order to gain an understanding of the systems involved in the production and broadcast of BBC output, and the diverse technologies that make this possible. You will work with project, product and technical teams in the planning, design, development, integration, commission and testing of broadcast systems.

You will be paid a salary by the BBC and on successful completion of the two years you will gain a Post Graduate Engineering degree. At the end of the scheme, it is likely that you will secure a position working in one of the job areas listed below. Your original location might change depending on where the vacancies occur. Starting base locations are likely to include Birmingham, Glasgow, Salford and London.

  • Systems Engineering
  • Project Engineering
  • Software Engineering

The Ideal Candidate

Throughout the application process, you will be assessed on the following:

  • Problem solving
  • Practical application
  • Communication
  • Flexibility
  • Proactivity
  • Resilience
  • Collaboration
  • Time management

We will also want you to demonstrate that you:

  • Hold an honours degree (at least a 2:1 or equivalent) in  Electronics, Physics, Maths, Computer Science or a closely related subject, coupled with high level of logical and mathematical reasoning skills
  • Bring a sound knowledge of audio, video and broadcasting principles and an understanding of the demands of a broadcasting environment
  • Have a personal interest in the creative elements of broadcasting and technology
  • Have the right to work in the UK

If you have a disability and would like your application to go through the Extend Hub you will be able to select this option when you apply. 

Application Process:

  • 17th December - Online application form closes
  • 4th January - Candidates notified whether they are through to the video assessment stage
  • 10th January - Deadline for candidates to complete video assessment
  • 30th January - Candidates notified by this date whether they have been selected for an assessment day
  • 4th February - Assessments held this week in Birmingham

Package Description

Please note that this page is for Cardiff placements only.Should you wish to apply for another location, please search for the Broadcast Engineering Graduate Scheme on Careers Hub and there will be a separate page for other locations. 

Welsh language skills are not necessary / Nid yw sgiliau yn yr iaith Gymraeg yn angenrheidiol

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.  /   Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ac ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

 The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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