Broadcast Technician Broadcast Technician

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Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for a Broadcast Technician in Toronto. At Channel Zero, we are driven by a passion to build effective solutions. With change being a constant, the ideal candidate has the ability to adapt and change direction.

 

This is a full-time, junior level position.  Shifts are generally days but may include occasional evenings, nights and on-call.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up and troubleshoot satellite transmissions, multiplexed signals and automation system operations for multiple broadcast streams and High-Definition channels.
  • Effectively communicate with manager, master control operators, vendors, clients and management on all issues affecting the transmission of channels.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain various Broadcast servers, computer servers, and Non-linear editing systems used in Digital media workflows.
  • Troubleshoot and repair of traditional broadcast equipment such as, video master control switchers, routing switchers, and supporting infrastructure.
  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new facilities and/or addition or modification of existing facilities.
  • Keep manager informed on all repairs and maintenance issues or other matters affecting operations.
  • Update and maintain drawings and create new ones for assigned projects.
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance of computer systems and networks.
  • Provide support of master control operations.

 

Key qualifications:  

  • Broadcast Engineering Diploma/Degree or relevant experience in a broadcast engineering capacity.
  • Ability to work under pressure, make sound decisions and find effective solutions.
  • Competent technical ability to perform basic troubleshooting of both standard and high definition broadcast video/audio signals, with sound understanding of a variety of automation systems and video path flow.
  • Ability to work with multiple platforms (Linux, Windows 64-bit systems and Mac OSX) troubleshoot issues and test updates.
  • Excellent multitasking skills and great attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to problem solve.
  • Willing and enthusiastic about learning new technologies.
  • Must work well in team environment at the same time work well under minimal supervision.

 

 

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled

 

Quoting ref# BT-2018-04, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:  careers@chz.com

 

Channel Zero Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

About the company:

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels, including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  The newly launched Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that combines the best of Bloomberg’s global content with locally produced Canadian subject matter.  Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on CHCH.com, BloombergTV.ca, Andpop.com and ChartAttack.com, as well as the top ad exchanges.  Other divisions of Channel Zero include Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels, and Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.chz.com.