$37.92-$56.89 Hourly / $6,572.80-$9,860.93 Monthly / $78,873.60-$118,331.20 Yearly
Maintains, repairs, monitors, and coordinates the continuous, efficient, and safe operation of Office of Cable Communication systems including the CTTV microwave system, the internal broadband distribution systems serving the Convention Center, the Police Department, and City Hall Plaza, the city’s Training Channel, the video and audio distribution/recording systems in City Council, and all video and audio production equipment and systems including video tape recorders, cameras, audio mixers, test instruments, and television monitors.
Manages and coordinates the use of the fiber optic network for television broadcast, secure video conferencing, and teleconferencing; provides fiber optic cable management and technical support to equipment expositions to maintain technical skills.
Designs, procures, installs, and maintains video and audio production system, post-production system, and automated playback system.
Formulates technical requirements and prepares bid specifications for radio frequency transmission systems, video and audio systems, and the fiber optic local network. Consults with other city departments to design broadband distribution and security systems.
Maintains on-going monitoring of contracts to ensure compliance with city regulations or requirements.
Reviews technical complaints submitted by cable subscribers and performs on-site verification.
Coordinates vehicle maintenance and repair with the Fleet Maintenance Division.
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of: operating theory of video systems, including analog and digital signals; microwave transmitters and receivers; broadband RF cable television distribution, including headend signal reception and processing and subsequent distribution; remote and automated broadcast playback systems; AC/DC power distribution, including line power, use of stand alone generators, and power conditioning; satellite earth stations; fiber optic systems, including FM, AM, and digital; audio systems, including PA, wireless multitrack, studio recording, and conferencing; and FCC rules and regulations concerning cable television, microwave, and broadcast.
Working knowledge of: specialized test equipment (spectrum analyzer, field strength meters, vectorscopes and waveform monitors, oscilloscope, volt meters, optical time domain reflectometer); erection of microwave antennas and towers; design and installation of remote production trucks; design of production facilities, control rooms, and television studios; design and installation of fiber optic distribution systems and related systems; and the design of computer LANS for digital video and audio.
Ability to: design, maintain, operate, and install technical broadcast equipment; read, interpret and apply engineering data; install cameras, videotape recorders and integrate into existing systems; calibrate cameras, switchers, VCRs, video and audio amplifiers, and microwave systems; design, maintain and install fiber optic equipment for broadcast and video conferences; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; train/ oversee television production equipment operators.