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Broadcast Operator - Master Control Operator-Temporary position
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Broadcast Operator - Master Control Operator-Temporary position

Job Description

 

Ultimate Staffing is seeking a Broadcast Operator  to join its client, who is the nation’s leading satellite TV provider with more than 16.6 million customers. Customers enjoy hundreds of channels of digitally delivered entertainment, sports, news, family and informational programming. This company is leading the HD revolution with 92 national HD channels- more quality HD channels than any other television provider. Subscribers enjoy access to over 265 channels of 100% digital picture and sound, exclusive programming, industry-leading customer satisfaction (which has surpassed cable for seven years running) and superior technologies that include advanced DVR and HD-DVR service and the most state-of-the-art interactive sport packages anywhere.

 

This is a temporary position through Ultimate Staffing. Must be flexible to work any shift.

 

Following established procedures and using electronic measuring instruments and computer control systems, monitors signals on assigned channels being transmitted to customers. Inserts programming material into programs being broadcast through live switching.  Assists supervisor in resolving problems with incoming and outgoing signals.  Monitors and troubleshoots operation of automation systems and other computers that control playback of material.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 

Monitors signals on assigned multiple channels transmitted to company subscribers to ensure adherence to company broadcast standards.

 

Analyzes signal components using equipment such as waveform monitors, vector scopes and audio scopes to detect suspected signal malfunctions and their source and refers problems to supervisors for resolution.

 

Checks out individual parameters within computer systems that control playback of TV programming to ensure proper functioning and link to back-up computer to maintain control in the event of an emergency.

Job Requirements

 

 

Must be able to monitor simultaneously-occurring multiple events or monitor sports/special events being broadcast live and have rapid reaction time to selectively pinpoint problems and/or insert promotional material as scheduled.

Must have the ability to use complex electronic measurement and test instruments, and follow written and verbal instructions.

 

Must have well-developed interpersonal relationship skills and work closely with others in a team environment.

 

Requires 1-2 years of experience within broadcast industry.

 

This is a temporary position and requires clearing a background check and drug screen. 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Is subject to prolonged low-light environment and must have acute hearing and vision abilities in order to sort out and monitor signals with multiple events occurring simultaneously.

 

The employee sits extensively, answers telephone calls, and uses hands extensively to manipulate electronic measuring instruments. Occasionally bends, reaches, and pushes and pulls file drawers to file records and reports. Must have the ability to lift and move equipment up to 10 pounds.

 

Most Broadcast Center employees work on a shift basis, and as such will be required to periodically rotate shifts and regular days off.

 

Individuals of the broadcast operations team engaged in monitoring and troubleshooting the playback, recording, and transmission of TV signals through channels to customers. Must have knowledge of analog and digital technology, and demonstrated working skills in video, audio, and computer automation.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $24.00 /Hour
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Telecommunications
Education Not Specified
Experience 2 to 5 years
Manages Others No
Industry Broadcasting - Radio - TV, Entertainment
Required Travel Not Specified
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Broadcast Operator - Master Control Operator-Temporary position


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