Title: TV Engineer
Operates and maintains audio, video and broadcast equipment for both Radio and Television.
Primary Duties & Global Responsibilities:
- Operates a wide variety of television and radio broadcast equipment.
- Operates and monitors television and radio equipment transmission to maintain correct audio and video signals.
- Operates satellite uplink and downlink equipment.
- Responsible for operational and maintenance logs as required by the FCC and WGVU.
- Performs operational checks on broadcast equipment.
- Assists with the installation of broadcasting equipment.
- Maintains knowledge of FCC rules and SBE standards.
- Supervise student employees.
- Other related duties as assigned.
Secondary Duties & Responsibilities:
- Provides support for broadcast productions and business television events.
- Trains students, interns and temporary employees in the set-up and operation of television broadcast equipment.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
- High school graduate or equivalent; two year technical degree.
- Minimum of three years experience in RF troubleshooting, operation and maintenance of television and radio production/broadcast equipment.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully operate office equipment.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully-provide quality customer service.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain satisfactory work performance and attendance records.
- Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully work independently, organize own work and coordinate work activities of others.
- Demonstrated knowledge of computer operating systems.
- Demonstrated knowledge of FCC rules and industry standards.
- Willingness to work any shift, weekends, holidays and overtime.
- Demonstrated experience coordinating and prioritizing work assignments and maintaining work flow to meet deadlines.
- Ability to work under inclement weather conditions.
- Supervisory experience.
- Four year degree.
- Knowledge of satellite equipment.
Supervision Received: Supervised by a designated supervisor, but is expected to work independently and apply appropriate policies and procedures to assigned area of responsibility.
Supervision Exercised: Occasional supervision of Production Assistants, temporary employees and interns.
Revised Date: September 1997
For questions regarding employment, email Human Resources Employment Information. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.