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Broadcast Technician in Washington, DC at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Broadcast Technician provides technical support to broadcast facilities in repair, maintenance, installation and modification of all broadcast-related equipment.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Operates, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs complex electronic, computer based, optical and mechanical broadcasting systems. Repairs and maintains equipment in emergency and preventative situations.
  • Sets up and operates various broadcasting equipment such as recording, video and editing equipment; checks equipment for operational readiness; provides operational assistance/instruction to others as needed.
  • Prepares and maintains various technical records and engineering logs pertaining to broadcast equipment performance and discrepancies according to regulations.
  • Participates in all aspects of video postproduction, including audio mixing, technical direction, C.G. operation, computer editing, videotape operation and editing.
  • Sets up, maintains and operates remote production facilities, to include all engineering activities associated with remote television productions.
  • Tests and aligns new equipment prior to installation in broadcast facility.
  • Sets up and maintains transmission equipment for broadcast and point-to-point microwave links.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of broadcast rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge in maintenance, usage, and design of technical broadcast equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle and respond to operational/technical equipment problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting and repair of digital and computer systems.
  • Experience in live production environments
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Job Requirements

  • Ten  (10) years of experience working with various communications systems including  five (5) years of experience in AFN Broadcast equipment preferred
  • Prior military, including direct support to military operations and special operations experience and training preferred.
  • Associate's degree in Electronics, Broadcasting or related field and two years experience in broadcast engineering which included equipment, repair and installation; or, four years experience in broadcast engineering which included equipment, repair and installation.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Generally works in normal office environment, but may be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice.