Engineering / Technician

Technician for WDSU-TV
New Orleans, Louisiana

posted on March 08, 2017

job posting:

Job ID: 1995 Position Type: Part-Time Job Description WDSU- has an opening for an experienced broadcast Operations Technician. The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. The Operations Technician will be responsible to communicate effectively with the production department, as this is integral for a smooth outcome of newscasts. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location. Job Responsibilities: • Operate robotic cameras and studio floor directing • Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment) • Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors • Maintain and understand lighting grid and control board with knowledge to maintain proper programming. Ability to climb ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures as needed. • Dress microphone’s and IFB’s for all on camera appearances • Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots • Assist with promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned. • Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, audio and TD) • Non-linear editing as needed for TV News-Creative Services Productions • Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager Required Skills • Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications Education: • College Degree preferred but not required or equivalent work experience Required Experience • Should have 2+ years of experience working as a maintenance technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment

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expires on 05/06/2017