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Broadcast Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for setting up, installing, monitoring and maintaining station facilities. Ensures technical quality and availability of KSFR’s broadcast signal.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Log and report problems about equipment and/or repair or take equipment for repairs.
  • Record programs for broadcast.
  • Perform routine cleaning and rebooting (where appropriate) of equipment
  • Maintain documentation of station equipment and processes including program clocks and automation playlist in conjunction with the Operations Manager.
  • Verify along with operations staff that station is on-air. Report outages to Chief Technology Officer and/or RJ Communications.
  • Prepare automation playlist to deliver the program schedule.
  • Provide technical support to program producers for recording or delivering live their programs.
  • Assist the Operations Manager in training volunteers in the proper use production equipment.
  • Assist the Chief Technology Officer with the design, implementation and maintenance of the stations hardware and software infrastructure
  • Assist the Chief Technology Officer with completing and maintaining an inventory of equipment both on-site and off.
  • Assist the Chief Technology Officer with preparing a 5 year equipment budget.
  • Assist as needed postings of KSFR social media accounts such as Facebook and twitter. 

REQUIREMENTS:

The Broadcast Technician must be able to respond to emergencies in all but the most severe circumstances. Should possess a basic understanding of electronics theory in general and have experience in "trouble shooting" and repair down to component level; be able to perform corrective maintenance to all station equipment; handle "on call" emergency repairs and preventive maintenance schedules; maintain inventory of spare parts; install new equipment and design circuits to meet desired programming, availability and sound quality objectives. As a technician, command a working knowledge of computers and networking, WAN, LAN, and Internet protocol configurations.

Experience in the following is preferred; Radio automation, General understanding of FM transmitter operation, Federal Communications Commission legal operating parameters. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and organizational skills, a demonstrated ability to act independently, display flexibility, creativity, develop innovative solutions and be constructive member of the stations team.

Minimum 1 year experience in Broadcast Engineering or Information Technology experience preferred with college, technical school or GED education in related fields. Must be 18 years of age or older and have a current, valid drivers license and be able to lift equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Also have the ability and willingness to travel and work overtime.

HOW TO APPLY:

Tazbah McCullah
General Manager
PO Box 28670
Santa Fe, NM 87592
tmccullah@ksfr.org
505-428-1379Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

DEADLINE: 2016-06-30