To support and maintain a range of broadcast and IT equipment, to provide technical advice and expertise to operational and programme activities in Channels Television.
Maintain broadcast automation systems for the studio and automatic transmission systems for the transmitter plant.
Maintain technical equipment and systems to the required safety and technical standards with minimum disruption to operational activities.
Maintain, sets up and operates remote production facilities, to include all engineering activities associated with remote television productions.
To test and align new equipment’s prior to installation in broadcast facility.
Maintain and set up transmission equipment for broadcast and point-to-point microwave links.
Knowledge of broadcast rules and regulations (NBC).
Knowledge in maintenance, usage, and design of technical broadcast equipment.
To interpret and diagnose technical problems from a range of sources.
To create and maintain asset records and technical documents.
To provide input, advice to technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels.
To provide input, advice and feedback on the suitability, sustainability and use of new products and processes.
BSc. in Electronics, Broadcasting or related field AND two years experience in broadcast engineering which includes equipment, repair and installation; OR,
Four years experience in broadcast engineering which includes equipment, repair and installation; OR,
Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Must have the ability to act quickly and pragmatically under pressure to priorities and resolve technical faults and problems.
Must have the ability to simplify and systematically analyze and evaluate technical problems.
Ability to communicate clearly with a range of people at different web of the organization and explain and discuss technical issues using a range of styles, tools and techniques.
Ability to access and advice on the technical quality of vision, audio and data in line with Channels TV guidelines.
Ability to carry out first line support to all Channels TV areas concerning contribution and distribution feeds.
Ability to produce reports, spreadsheets and system diagrams with appropriate software packages.
An understanding of television, transmitters on the associated transmission and carrier systems in an HD environment.
To monitor and control the central equipment management system.
To perform audio, video, RF circuit performance checks and measurements.
Optimum Utilization of satellite resources time efficient spectrum planning for analog and digital services.
Design, integration of relevant sub systems installation and commissioning of analog and digital satellite uplink system for distribution and contribution of signals.
Design and integrate sub systems and build compact satellite uplink based on state of the art digital technical.
Advice on augmenting capacity to meet future transmission required especially in satellite networking using digital video compression.
Service for broadcast network ranging from key provision and operation.
Must be able to work any scheduled time, including nights, weekends and holidays to support the 24×7 on-air broadcasts.