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Show Director/Ops Engineer


Show Director/Ops Engineer

• Emerging Level


Set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to transmit television programs.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  Directors  Floor Director  Live Event / On Location Services 
Location Greater Milwaukee Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Oct 13, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Control audio equipment to regulate volume level and quality of sound during television broadcasts. Ensure integrity of station's on-air technical performance.

  • Perform floor director and teleprompter positions during live and taped productions.
  • Perform video receive and master control duties:  monitor and adjust on air material within the automation system.
  • Observes records and operates transmitter power and frequency readings.
  • Set up and operate satellite and ENG receive equipment for recording programs, commercials or other feeds, capturing incoming feeds and other media.
  • Set up and operate Ignite Automation system for News and other local material as instructed.
  • Operate camera controls and maintain proper video levels.
  • Mix on air audio for News and other local material.
  • Set up and operate IFB systems.
  • Perform necessary troubleshooting to all equipment including but not limited to News Ticker, Crispin Automation, Ignite, Chyron, lighting board and audio equipment.
  • Able to write IQT's and manage disaster recovery.
  • Perform other duties as directed by manager.
  • High school diploma or equivalency.  Some college preferred.
  • Minimum two years experience in broadcast television environment.  Working knowledge of studio cameras, teleprompters and lighting.  ENG/SNG/DSNG experience preferred but not required.
  • Working knowledge of Master Control, video servers, scopes and switcher operation in a broadcast television station.
  • Knowledge of transmitter power parameters.
  • Strong computer and communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain composure and accuracy under deadline.
  • Must be organized and detailed oriented.
Work Environment
Able to work weekends, holidays and evenings.

Additional Requirements
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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