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CG45 - Broadcast/Engineering Maintenance Technician III

Band 5  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Directs the installation, maintenance, repair or operation of television and radio equipment; may perform mechanical maintenance and repair at television broadcast transmitter sites.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Positions in this class require documented levels of proficiency for assigned equipment, which is typically complex; positions may also be involved in the layout, design and construction of broadcast facilities.

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.)

Performs general maintenance at a radio or television transmitter; maintains transmitter purchasing records and site security.
Installs, maintains, sets up and repairs television or radio equipment used in the production of programs; may supervise lower-level technicians in the assembly, construction, installation or maintenance of equipment or facilities.
Performs modifications of existing electronic equipment.
Provides technical guidance or supervision to subordinate personnel.

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 electronic equipment.
Knowledge of building mechanical systems such as plumbing, heating and air conditioning.
Knowledge of radio and television production equipment, including maintenance and repair of complex audio and video equipment.
Knowledge of broadcasting standards.
Knowledge of Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations governing radio and/or television transmission.
Skill in the repair, maintenance and set-up of equipment used in the production of radio and television programs.
Ability to supervise lower-level technicians.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

An associate degree in electronics or mechanical technology and work experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic broadcasting equipment.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and three years of work experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic equipment used in the area of radio/television production, routing, distribution, and broadcasting. Some positions within this class require the possession of a commerical radio telephone operator's license.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Possess good grip strength.
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Abiity to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 60 lbs., from floor level to height of 60 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to use hand/power tools. (Infrequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer literacy.
Ability to work overtime as required.


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