TV Broadcast Studio Engineer
About the Job
This position is to serve the electronic maintenance needs of Kenneth Copeland Ministries with emphasis on the News Studio, Media Processing Center, and its associated equipment. TV studio/remote engineering operations will also be assigned as needed. The Chief Engineer will assign the position’s work projects. However, under most circumstances, the employee should work independently once assigned a project or location.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Complete preventative and corrective electronic maintenance on a wide range of audio and video equipment including, but not limited to: switchers, news production automation equipment, and a variety of recording equipment.
Maintain maintenance of studio and portable broadcast cameras, video recorders of various formats, and various video equipment types.
Assist in video and audio mixing, processing, distribution, and monitoring of equipment.
Perform engineering and operational duties, including, but are not limited to, upkeep of News Control Room and Studio equipment, camera setup, and assuring video quality for news productions.
Oversee the setup, maintenance, and operational condition of the news production equipment and report to the Chief Engineer any issues that need to be addressed.
Oversee the quality of the final video product coming to and from the news production facility.
Assist with other studios, control rooms, and events as needed or assigned.
High school graduate, plus additional technical training or equivalent experience in the electronic field.
Seven years minimum experience at a news production facility.
Experience with operation and maintenance of professional broadcast news production equipment.
This position requires an understanding of how to troubleshoot news production systems.
Must be able to understand operation manuals to set up and maintain news production systems.
Requires an operating knowledge of test equipment, including but not limited to signal generators, waveform monitors, and IP-based equipment.
EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:
Signal generators, Waveform monitors, IP-based equipment, Servers, Fiber Equipment, and any other technology required to achieve the goals.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must be able to work for a minimum of seven and a half hours per day in various temperatures and locations, including studio, edit suite, and outdoor events.
Be able to lift at least 70lbs.
Be able to work long hours as needed.
TYPICAL MENTAL DEMANDS:
Ability to adapt to last-minute changes and high expectations.
Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, and articulate goals.
Must understand vague and implicit instructions and react favorably in all work situations.
Must be detailed, organized, and communicative.
Must be task and goal-oriented.
Requires the ability to multi-task.
Must adapt well to changing work situations.
Must be able to grasp and apply new ideas.
Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions.
Must relate and interact with people at all levels.
General working conditions are similar to any other professional teleproduction and duplication facility.
Ability to work shifts and events as assigned.
Born again believer and must adhere to the doctrines of this organization as upheld by Kenneth and Gloria Copeland and their appointed representatives.
Must work well with others, as a team and according to Romans 16:17, must not cause dissension, difficulties, and divisions.
Must maintain a good attendance record.
Membership and attendance at EMIC are preferred.
Because of the wide range of personal contact with ministry leaders within and outside the organization, this position requires considerable diplomacy, maturity, and excellent communication skills.