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Broadcast/computer technician (Wichita, Kansas)

Wed, 02/27/2019 - 12:19 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Full time

The Broadcast/Computer Technician is a part of the engineering team, responsible for the day-to-day operation of master control to provide a quality broadcast in pursuit of the station mission when assigned and to work alongside other engineering staff to maintain station IT systems.

Essential position functions for master control operations
• Maintain a high quality, on time, smooth and professional on-air look
• Record and maintain the daily transmitter log
• Monitor all outbound program sources to ensure compliance with official program logs and technical procedures
• Operate computer, video and audio equipment as required for air, program preparation and promotional material
• Tune, switch, record and check satellite feeds required
• Accurately maintain the discrepancy forms in detail as required
• Utilize PBS advisories for timely program advisory information

• Master control operations while signed on duty

Other functions
• Secure the building during non-office hours
• Be the principal engineering staff maintaining computer systems and networks
• Adhere to the policies of the station and attend all station meetings and serve on committees as requested
• Other responsibilities and duties as required to ensure the growth and to meet the station mission and deparatment goals

Position requirements
• Higher education degree, five (5) years experience or equivalent combination of experience/education in related fields
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
• Good color recognition and hearing sufficient to monitor picture and sound quality as required
• Ability to read, write, speak and understand English well
• Strong strategic, organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team member
• Working knowledghe of Microsoft OS, networking and troubleshooting skills
• Have 24/7 access to station network and email
• Responsible to chief engineer (and senior broadcast technician for MC duties)

Send resume, cover letter and references to Linda Miner at lminer@kpts.org