Broadcast Engineering Maintenance Tech III

Columbia, SC
Posted: 2019-08-06


The SC ETV Commission is looking for an experienced Broadcast Engineering Maintenance Tech III.


Serves as an operator in Master Control Broadcast Operations. Maintains all aspects of operations during assigned shift to minimize on-air malfunctions. Responsible for multi-channel circuits, returns and feeds, and frequent use of computers to remotely control satellite systems.  As a member of the essential personnel team (Broadcast Operations Tech) works shifts during statewide emergencies and communicates effectively with Emergency Preparedness Division and other State agencies as needed.

Provides technical analysis for TV and FM transmitter operations. Communicates with engineering field operators and transmitter supervisors.  Frequently monitors telemetry for TV and FM returns in Master Control through the use of computer applications.
Works with other studios for live Legislative sessions (State House) and joining regularly scheduled programs in progress. Works with Production department to facilitate and communicate during fast-paced, live productions.  Assists Engineering department with broadcast operations for various news live shots, studio productions and/or unscheduled breaking news updates.  Frequently communicates with State Government agencies and outside agencies as it pertains to: Television, Radio, Satellite and Streaming media.

Reports malfunctioning equipment through Maintenance Trouble Report system. Reports detailed discrepancies as they relate to noticeable on-air malfunctions or switching anomalies through Broadcast Discrepancy Report system.
Performs other related duties as assigned to include providing technical analysis of ongoing communications with various departments such as: production faxes, schedule times.



Associates degree in a related area; or high school diploma and experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic broadcasting equipment.


5 years of experience in related field.


You must apply on-line at Job #93326 

Follow the status of your application on-line.

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application.  Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education.  A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing work history and education sections of the employment application.  The employment application will be considered incomplete and not forwarded.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer