Operations Technician PT

Employment Type

: Part-Time


: Miscellaneous

KCRA has an opening for a part-time 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. * Master Control Operations. * 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. Qualifications * Must have a solid background in operation of broadcast television systems and equipment. * Experience with Master Control Operations, Studio Robotics Systems, Video Servers, Content Acquisition and Preparation, Audio Console Operation, and Videotape Operations * Flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned. * Ability to work effectively with other team members. * Ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure. Education: * College Degree preferred but not required Experience * Equivalent work experience. * Military training and experience will be considered.

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