Hearst TelevisionPittsburgh, PA
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How do I hire an Operations Technician? WTAE-TV, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA is interviewing candidates for a fulltime broadcast Operator Technician.
Use computers and software extensively to perform numerous and varied file-based workflows including media preparation, playlist management, record schedule management, and shot recall for robotic cameras. Operate studio and transmitter remote equipment including: cameras, both master control and production control room video switchers, satellite downlinks, HD video servers, and related automation software, audio mixers.
Using video, audio and waveform quality control monitors, must be able to judge video and audio levels and quality to a high degree of accuracy.
Preference will be given to applicants who have training in broadcast communications and job experience in Television Control Rooms and studio operations. The ideal candidate will have a great deal of prior experience with computer file-based workflows. Related military experience will be considered.
Applicants must be capable of a high degree of independent thought and action as there is little routine supervision of this position. Must be able to make judgments quickly and perform tasks on schedule with a very low rate of error. Applicants must be able to ascertain whether equipment is malfunctioning so that maintenance techs and/or managers can be notified in a timely manner to effect repairs. Any serious applicant must be highly computer literate, comfortable working with a wide variety of computer applications. Must be able to learn fast. Applicants must also be reliable and punctual and be able to work varied shifts including overnight, holidays and weekends. Must have a valid PA Driver's license and reliable personal transportation.
Technical School Degree, Electronics Certification, and/or SBE TV Broadcast Certification desirable. Military training and experience will be considered. This job is no longer available. Click here to view current job listings.