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September 22, 2021  

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Tech 3, Broadcast Engineering

Comcast

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Who We Are

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the worlds best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary

Responsible for carrying out technical aspects of the on-air delivery of programs, including ingest and outgo. Installs and maintains critical on air video, audio, RF, baseband, signal processing, transport and transmission equipment. Troubleshoots a variety of television broadcast, transport and transmission equipment. Has developed specialized knowledge/skills in own area. May act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  • Previews scheduled programs to ensure that signals are functioning and programs are ready for transmission. Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on television and digital broadcasting electronic systems and equipment, such as switchers, consoles, videotape machines, cameras, robotics, electromechanical equipment and servers to ensure optimum broadcast performance and minimum interruptions, delays and other problems in the broadcast facilities.
  • Observes, monitors and converses with broadcasting personnel in order to determine audio and video levels and to ascertain that programs are airing.
  • Responds to broadcast equipment outages, malfunctions and related technical problems and conducts diagnostic testing, repair and replacement activities.
  • Ensures consistent, high quality analog, digital television signal transport and satellite transmissions. Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts. Designs and modifies equipment to employer specifications.
  • Informs management of equipment performance and diagnostic issues requiring more senior attention.
  • Instructs trainees in how to use television production equipment, how to film events and how to copy/edit graphics or sound onto videotape.
  • Assists in project research, design, planning, implementation and procedure documentation.
  • Preferred experience with the following video production systems: NewTek Tricaster Production Switcher, Apple MAC OS Edi Systems, NDI and Dante
  • Performs preventive and minor equipment maintenance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.

Disclaimer:

  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Education

High School Diploma / GED

Relevant Work Experience

5-7 Years

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

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(Entered: 07/30/2021. Posted: 07/30/2021-10/30/2021)

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