- Participates in and provides work direction to lower-level television engineering and production staff relative to the operation, installation, removal, and servicing of television production and digital and analog broadcasting equipment such as cameras, videotape recorders, audio recorders, switchers, amplifiers, studio lighting, encoders, transcoding engines, IT networking equipment, and a UHF digital and microwave system. - Troubleshoots equipment, the television station’s network system and engineering problems, and makes repairs or provides work direction over equipment and system repairs. - Analyzes and diagnoses engineering and software problems using schematics and logic probes down to the circuit level. - Makes recommendations to the Director of Television Engineering and Technical Operations regarding operating procedures and the purchase or modification of equipment and related matters. Assists in training operations staff in the set up and operation of equipment.
Education: Sixty semester units from a recognized college or university, preferably including 18 units of college-level courses in telecommunications, information technology, electronics, computer science, electrical engineering or a related field. A certificate of completion of specialized curriculum in telecommunications from the armed forces may be substituted for the required education or additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis provided that the requirement of high school or evidence of equivalent educational proficiency is met.
Experience: Five years of experience in a broadcast cable, or post production facility with responsibility for the maintenance of technical equipment used in color video production, recording, and transmission, and the maintenance of FCC-required logs and reports.
Special: A valid California Driver License Use of an automobile FCC General Class License, Society of Broadcasting Engineers (SBE) Broadcast Technologist Certification, or higher certification
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