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Air Ops Technician II

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc is seeking an Air Ops Technician II to oversee the day to day operations of our master control operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reports directly to the Engineering Manager and oversees day to day activities of master control operations in a multicast environment.
  • Works with Traffic department for the acquisition, ingest, transcoding, storage and playout of digital media content assets, and the management of those assets as related to master control.
  • Works with Traffic department to prevent and solve all problems related to the facilitation and documentation of content managed through Traffic and Master Control systems.
  • Works with vendor technical support for all systems in the master control environment for the update, maintenance and repair of those systems.
  • Assists in trouble shooting microwave and fiber STL, ICR and studio contribution paths.
  • Performs weekly maintenance on computer systems as required, including software and firmware updates as required.
  • Assists approximately 1/4-time in the IT department for LAN, WAN and desktop support.
  • Maintains comprehensive database of software and firmware updates of all master control systems, and how these updates affect other associated systems.
  • Prepares and updates Standard Operating Procedure manual for the master control environment, including videotape, digital media assets, and satellite operations, making sure the Operations staff is up-to-date on new software and procedures.
  • Provides technical training to new Operations employees and additional ongoing training to all Operations employees.
  • Performs weekly checks and sign-off of RMPBS transmitter logs for all stations in the network. Fills operational positions as needed.
  • Performs discrepancy report follow-up, and discrepancy report summaries.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor`s degree in Television/Radio Production, or a related engineering field.
  • Minimum three years broadcast TV operations experience.
  • SBE Television Operator`s Certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of FCC Rules as pertains to master control operations.
  • Solid understanding of television engineering as it applies to multi-channel master control operations.
  • Experience with automation systems relating to a multi-channel environment.
  • Experience in development and administration of in-house training programs.
  • Experience in writing Standard Operating Procedure manuals.
  • Experience in use of LANs, and in providing basic desktop support for computer hardware and software.
  • Basic LAN support experience preferred. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic working knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing programs.
  • Prior experience in supervising and scheduling technical operations and staffing preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to hr@rmpbs.org. Please put Air Ops Tech II in the subject line.

  1. A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit RMPBS's needs and stating how you found out about this opening.
  2. A resume detailing education, training, salary history and employment experience.
  3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.
  4. Salary requirements.
Items must be received by Sunday, October 27, 2013 for consideration. No phone calls please.

KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc., as non-commercial public television and radio stations. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-10-27