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Operations Engineer

Albany, NY - Posted on: Monday 10/24/16


POSTING DATE:   October 19, 2016       
JOB#:   23-16
JOB TITLE:   Operations Engineer           
COMPANY:   WNYT/WNYA , Engineering Maintenance


STATUS:   Full Time, Hourly

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. 

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



Candidates are required to have previous experience in Broadcast Master Control Operations. 

Skills required 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.


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.


To Apply:

Job# 23-16
Albany, NY
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