CG35 - Broadcast/Engineer Maintenance Technician I
General Nature of Work:
Operates broadcast transmitters and/or moderately simple stereo television production facilities.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
This class is intended for use at the entry level.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Loads and sets up assigned videotape recorders for playback following a program schedule and records program material.
Operates radio and/or television transmitters in accordance with Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations.
Duplicates program material onto videotape formats.
Monitors and adjusts transmitted signals for compliance with Federal Communications Commission regulations.
Operates equipment used in association with computer-controlled editing systems to ensure correct playback and recording parameters.
Performs moderately simple setup and technical operation of microphones, mixing consoles, audio tape recorders, limiters, equalizers, revert units, studio cameras and field cameras for studio and remote productions.
Utilizes video wave form, picture monitors, vectorscopes and meters to ensure technical standards are met.
Routes audio/video signals in and out of studio production areas using audio/video patch fields and routing switchers.
Maintains daily logs and reports.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of operating moderately simple television production facilities.
Knowledge of basic electronic equipment used in radio and/or television transmission.
Knowledge of television and/or radio broadcast standards.
Knowledge of the Federal Communications Commission's rules and regulations governing radio and/or television transmission.
Knowledge of production techniques.
Ability to prepare equipment log records and daily transmitter logs.
Ability to work both independently and with others.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Selected positions in this class require a FCC third class permit.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A high school diploma and radio or television technical experience.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A high school diploma and one year of radio or television technical experience.
MUSC Physical Requirements: