Arizona Broadcasters Association


Master Control Supervisor/Assistant Engineer

  • Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:17 AM
    Message # 6993343


    ● Manage daily operations of Master Control to ensure clean on-air product.
    ● Manage Master Control board operator crew – hiring, scheduling, payroll, training, etc.
    ● Cover all Master Control board operator vacation and sick day shifts.
    ● Oversee maintenance and upkeep of Master Control equipment.
    ● Interact with clients and distributors to ensure quality of incoming content.
    ● Assist Chief Engineer with higher level engineering needs, including installation of new equipment.
    ● Assist with engineering needs of other departments – Traffic, Production, Sales, IT, Management, etc.
    ● Travel to remote transmitter sites for periodic inspection and preventive maintenance.
    ● Address building and facility maintenance as needed.

    ● General computer and IT knowledge.
    ● Ability to interact well with other people and departments.
    ● Ability to multi-task and shift priorities on short notice.
    ● Must have valid driver’s license.

    ● 2 Year Associates Degree or equivalent experience in the broadcast field
    ● Familiarity with automation systems, broadcast servers, storage systems, transcoding, audio/video formats, video switchers, satellite dishes, satellite tuning.
    ● Familiarity with distribution services such as Pathfire, Pitch Blue, Extreme Reach, Comcast, OTS, etc.
    ● Familiarity with FCC rules and regulations.
    ● Familiarity with transmitters and RF systems.
    ● Training available in these areas if necessary.

    KAZT-TV is Arizona’s only locally owned independent TV station, serving Phoenix and Northern Arizona.  We specialize in syndicated programming (game shows, talk shows and sit-coms) and local production.  We have a studio-based morning show, but do not have a news department for hard news. 

    This is a salary position. Typical shift is 7am-4pm M-F but candidate must be able to work 24/7 as needed, including weekend and overnight board coverage.  Position is on call 24/7 for any Master Control needs.  Anywhere from 30% to 50% of the job in total will be covering Master Control board shifts, depending on varying vacation schedules and training needs.  The remainder of the job is dedicated to Master Control daily operations and various engineering duties.  While KAZT serves the Phoenix DMA, KAZT Master Control facilities and this position are based in Prescott, Arizona.

    Position includes optional Health Benefits package and company match 401k program.

    Submit resumes to:

    KAZT-TV is an EEO employer.

426 North 44th Street, #310, Phoenix, AZ  85008  |  Phone: 602-252-4833  |  Fax:  602-252-5265

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