Broadcast Engineer
Job Details
Dallas, TX - Dallas, TX
Bachelor's Degree
Media - Journalism - Newspaper

The Maslow Media Group is in search of a Broadcast Engineer for our client, a premier global telecommunications partner in Dallas, Texas.

The Broadcast Engineer works with specialized equipment to regulate the strength and clarity of images and sounds we see on television.

This is a Freelance role on an as-needed basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs set-up, calibrates, operates, monitors, and maintains television broadcast equipment to produce, switch, receive, record, edit, and reproduce the DTV color television signal, in compliance with FCC rules and regulations.
  • Maintains accurate logs and records, and prepares discrepancy, test, and security reports, as stipulated by FCC regulations.
  • Conducts functional and operational tests of uplink and air control television broadcasting equipment; evaluates quality and performance of video and audio reception, production, and transmission.
  • Provides operational support for studio and remote site television productions, post-production and duplication services, state microwave networking transmissions, cable services, and institutional distribution of program materials.
  • Maintains and enforces building security during after-hours station operation; submits facility usage reports.
  • Broadcasts emergency public service announcements, to include information regarding dangerous weather or other community-related emergencies, as necessary.
  • Provides functional supervision and training, as appropriate, for student employee broadcast engineers.
  • Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and previous experience as a Broadcast Engineer
  • Must have background in Master Control and Robo Cameras
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule on a regular basis
  • Ability to test and evaluate audio/visual signal quality at the point of production, transmission, and reception
  • Skill in the setup, operation of state-of the-art commercial audio-video broadcasting equipment.
  • Knowledge of building security policies and procedures
  • Experience with live productions and live sporting events
  • Mobile truck engineer live event experience is a plus
  • Broadcast news experience is a plus

 

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