Media Services Technician, Bell Media

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Date: Oct 11, 2017

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 179321 


Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 137 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Our Network team plans, designs, builds and operates Bell’s multi-billion dollar networks, including the continued expansion of our fibre optic network, HSPA+ and LTE —  Canada’s largest and fastest wireless network.

The service we provide is the foundation of Bell’s competitive advantage and a critical step towards achieving Bell’s goal to be recognized by customers as Canada’s leading communications company.


Title: Media Services Technician, Unifor 723M, Bell Media

Posting Date: October 10th, 2017

Closing Date: October 24th, 2017

Location: 299 Queen St W, Toronto

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job Status: Temporary – Part Time

Hours of Work: Casual Part Time as Required. On Call, 24 heures/jour



  • Working in a central equipment room involved in recording, digitizing, editing, and outputting of commercial, promotional and program materials for all BellMedia Queen St Services. 
  • Work with production teams to maintain an on-air look and deadlines.
  • Ability to work with post-production, news and on-air broadcast operations departments to maintain BellMedia technical standards.
  • The ability to work and adapt in a fast paced team environment that is continually changing as new technology and digital workflows are introduced.
  • Management of multiple automation playlists with an immediate and direct on-air impact. This involves thoroughly checking and editing playlists while loading on-air media and simultaneously monitoring several broadcast services.
  • Live on-air switching when the need arises
  • Coordinate live satellite feeds and perform daily records.
  • Digitization and preparation of both long and short form media for air
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a post-production tape/file environment.
  • The effective operation and use of broadcast hardware including Sony PDW-1500, PDW-U1, HDW M2000, HDW 1800, PDW-EX30, DNW-A75, DVW-A500 decks, audio consoles, waveform monitors, vectorscopes, and routers.
  • Knowledge of all major non-linear editing products including Avid & Final Cut Pro, After Effects and major post audio systems including Protools.
  • A basic understanding of digital delivery and workflow for various SD and HD formats including upconverting, frame rate and file conversions. 
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven problem solving skills.
  • The ability to multitask multiple requests involving various workflows, and requirements.
  • Post-secondary education in Broadcasting or a related field.
  • Working knowledge of Imagine/ADC or similar automation software.
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure when necessary.
  • Previous experience in a live broadcasting environment.


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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Union
Job Location: Canada : Ontario : Toronto
Application Deadline: 2017-10-25

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.


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