Centralcast Operator

Phoenix, AZ
Posted: 2016-12-28

Description:

Job Summary | Major goals and objectives

The Centralcast Operator monitors the on-air signal of multiple television stations and switches sources to air using Harris Automation as well as a manual master control switcher. Also Ingests programs, commercials and promos as needed.

Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

  • 70% Operates technical hardware and systems related to on-air operations. Monitors on-air signal of multiple television stations and switches sources to air using Harris Automation as well as a manual master control switcher. Records satellite feeds and ingests programs, promos, and commercials into playout servers. Video editing as required.
  • 15% Documents on air operations through logs and reports including recording transmitter readings and writing discrepancy and shift reports.
  • 10% Communicates issues and problems to management and other personnel at local and remote facilities to ensure all material is ready for air.
  • 5% Participates in projects and special assignments as requested by management.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered

Education:

  • Completion of high school or equivalent is required.  

Experience:

  • At least 3 years of successful experience in a broadcast television station master control or operational/technical department is required.
  • Experience providing master control/operational support to multiple stations is highly preferred.
  • Experience with Harris Automation is highly preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work flexible, varying shift schedules as needed including early mornings, overnights, and weekends.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and complete work assignments in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible with the ability to shift focus on new priorities.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment.
  • Must have good organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be able to follow directions and dependably complete work assignments.
  • Must be technologically proficient.
  • Strong or intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Travel Required (Approximate): None

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Contact:

https://meredith.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/EXT/job/Arizona-Phoenix/Centralcast-Operator_JR02828

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