Job Summary

Oversees television and/or radio engineering operations.

Job Functions

Directs and coordinates operation and maintenance activities of radio or television broadcasting.

Establishes procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of transmitter equipment.

Trains workers to interpret readings and indicator lights on control console and picture on video monitor, and to determine operating adjustments required to obtain uniform audio sound level and video picture of specified clarity and color.

Tunes or directs worker to tune transmitter to ensure signal emissions and radiation do not infringe on frequencies or broadcast area of other stations, and to obtain optimum operational performance of transmitting equipment.

Trains workers in diagnosing causes of transmitter malfunctions, using test equipment, and in repairing to return transmitter to operational status.

Establishes procedures for testing of transmitter equipment.

Develops, plans, and prepares schematic drawings designed to modify and improve existing transmitter equipment.

Directs and coordinates equipment modification activities to prevent interruptions in transmitting operations.

May remove and repair, or assist workers to remove and repair equipment.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and six years of experience. Experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.

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