Posted: Friday, March 10, 2017 9:13 PM
Working at The Weather Channel television network 13;
As The Weather Channel television network, we have heightened focus on innovation, first:class storm coverage and hyper:localized weather information available through our various TV platforms including: The Weather Channel, WeatherScan and Local Now. For more than 30 years, The Weather Channel television network has inspired viewers to explore, investigate and appreciate the experience of weather in all its forms.
We are one of the most widely distributed television networks and the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive real:time programming of any media outlet, with trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather.
Weather is inherently fascinating, and we share our passion through the stories we tell to our audiences through our programming. The more our viewers engage with us, the more our stories illuminate how weather impacts almost everything.
Were always looking for new talent to keep us on top like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.
Position Summary 13;
The Master Control Technician provides 24x7 operational support for all Master Control Operations, Production Systems, Remote Operational Support and Distribution Systems in use by The Weather Channel, weather, and other related initiatives. This position is a base level core member of the Broadcast Operations and Engineering team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities 13;
:Insure the integrity of TWCs network feeds and validate air automation operations
:Provide tier 1 technical and customer support for TWCs broadcast and production facility
:Assist in troubleshooting television broadcast and production equipment issues including but not limited to, air automation systems, servers, master control switchers, broadcast related computer graphic systems, emergency power systems, transmission systems and broadcast support equipment
:Perform and log daily operational checks of critical broadcast equipment to ensure identified signals meet industry performance standards
:Monitor and correct/improve the quality of the video/audio signals and programming for TWC projects
:Proactively monitor critical broadcast systems for defects or system failures and escalate or make repairs as necessary
:Support non:core MCR equipment/systems as needed
:Maintain records which include, but are not limited to, engineering shift logs, AQS reports, and engineering service request forms
:Provide system outage notifications for critical system failures
:Ensure that operational documentation is current and recommend processes to continuously improve documentation
:Participate in all critical systems and career growth training
:Proactively communicate the status of operations and engineering issues and coordinate repair information flow to the Engineer:On:Duty, Broadcast Operations and Engineering management team, and to Broadcast Engineering clients
:Work as a part of a team to continually develop and improve processes used to support MCR clients
:Accept assignments and technological challenges as required by an ever changing dynamic media operations environment 13;
Education, Experience, Certification Requirements 13;
:3 years documented technical training with experience in Master Control, Broadcast Engineering or similar technical environment 13;
: 2 year Technical Degree (4 year preferred) or equivalent experience 13;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 13;
:Excellent Written/Verbal communication skills 13;
:Ability to manage several activities simultaneously in a rapidly changing environment 13;
:Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimal supervision 13;
:Possess working knowledge of Broadcast Automations Systems and Master Control Environments 13;
:Demonstrated strong desire to continually increase technical and operations knowledge of all equipment and systems used 13;
• Location: Atlanta
• Post ID: 57886098 atlanta