Operations Engineer, WNYT/WNYA

Posted: 06/14/18 | SHARE:


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 

  • On-air switching of programming and commercial insertion
  • Keeping FCC station and program logs
  • Recording and preparation of video/audio material for program and news play-out. 
  • Transmitter remote control operation
  • Audio operation for production and/or live news
  • Operation of ENG vehicles
  • Basic equipment maintenance. 



Candidates are required to have previous experience in Broadcast Master Control Operations, or equivalent academic training. 

Skills preferred include:

  • On-air Switching
  • Video Server Operations
  • Run Audio for Live Programs
  • Remote Truck Operation

Preferred qualifications include experience with Master Control Automation, Grass Valley switching systems and ENG/Sat truck operation.  Current FCC General Class license and/or SBE certification in Television Broadcasting a plus. 

Applicants must have a valid unrestricted New York State driver's license and safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked.

Physical Requirements:

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all inclusive:  Sight, hearing and manual dexterity to certify proper video and audio quality, driving vehicles, and to operate necessary equipment.  Mobility to retrieve materials from various locations in the station, to set-up cabling and equipment at live news sites.  Weight range of lifting:  60 pounds.

Additional Information:

This job will be scheduled for 40 hours per week. Scheduled days and shifts may vary.  

Job# 11-18
Albany, NY
No Telephone Calls Please

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