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Broadcast Engineer

Remuneration:negotiable 
Location:Johannesburg, Ferndale
Remote work:Not Applicable
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Junior/Mid
Reference:#NATV88
Company:Newzroom Afrika


Job description

Applications are invited for the above-indicated vacancy within Newzroom Afrika. The successful incumbent will report to the manager: broadcast engineering.

Job purpose

Responsible for supporting production staff to create a seamless broadcast of 24x7 Newzroom Afrika channel with ad insertions and switching between live news and recorded programs.

Key responsibilities:
  •  Check all equipment is operational before the daily broadcast starts according to the standard operating procedure.
  •  Replace faulty equipment if the equipment cannot be repaired in the situation.
  •  Repair faulty equipment if possible.
  •  Ensure preventive maintenance of equipment is done as per schedule.
  •  Update the various SOP’s if needed.
  •  Monitor the quality of Broadcast and Off-Air signals.
  •  Escalate faults to the manager of the department if the problem is taking longer than normal to resolve, to minimise downtime.
  •  Assist in the continued development and implementation of media workflows and help to identify areas for workflow improvement.
  • Ensure proper shift handover process is done and engineering fault report created.
  • Update of equipment inventories i.e. equipment issued and received from engineering. 


Requirements

  • Be able to present technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Knowledge of Broadcast Operations/technology.
  • Technical knowledge of technical equipment workflows.
  • Technical knowledge of video and audio standards.
  • Technical knowledge of satellite systems.
  • Technical knowledge of bonded cellular systems.
  • Technical knowledge of television studios.
  • An understanding of media management techniques, IT, and the postproduction
  • A minimum of three years experience.
  • Good knowledge of various computers and computer applications.
 Competencies:

• Communication
• Teamwork 
• Problem solving
• Interpersonal skills
• Able to act independently
• Able to work under pressure
  • Self-starter
  • Able to take initiative
Key objectives:
  • Good technical operations knowledge
  • Quality control - be able to maintain technical quality of the channel
  • Coordination
  • Understanding reporting
Values
  • Result-driven
  • Integrity
  • Viewer centric
  • Innovative
  • Teamwork


Company Description

Newzroom Afrika is a premier South African 24-hour TV news channel broadcasting in Southern Africa, East, and West Africa.

Posted on 25 Nov 14:42, Closing date 3 Dec

Apply

Jamela Chomela
careers@newzroomafrika.tv
0104484050

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Newzroom Afrika is a premier South African 24-hour TV news channel broadcasting in Southern Africa, East and West Africa

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