Operator of transmission equipment (mobile) - Salary and Career
Sound/audiovisual recording operation technicians

Operator of transmission equipment (mobile) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They operate radio and television station equipment, organize and execute the station's programming schedule, handle audio (soundtracks, music, vignettes, commercials, promotional calls and programs) and manipulate audio and video. They check the technical quality of the recorded and generated content, in addition to managing signal traffic. In the exercise of activities, they mobilize time management skills, as well as communicative skills to interact with technical, programming and commercial teams.

How much does an Operator of transmission equipment (mobile) earn

A Operator of transmission equipment (mobile) earns between $0 and $0 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.502 and a median salary of $1.502 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 2 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Operator of transmission equipment (mobile)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.502 18.028 376 8
1º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Median Salary 1.502 18.028 376 8
3º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Higher Salary 0 0 0 0

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • technicians in operation of radio stations, television systems and video producers
        • sound/audiovisual recording operation technicians

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Main workplaces

Sound/audiovisual recording operation technicians they work on radio stations, television stations and in recreational, cultural and sporting activities. They work in the open, indoors or in vehicles, rotating shifts or at irregular hours. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, who work in teams, under occasional supervision. Some of the activities performed are subject to noise, time pressure and radiation that can lead to stress.

What does it take to work in the field of Sound/audiovisual recording operation technicians

The exercise of occupations requires continuous training within radio and television stations, in order to obtain tacit knowledge linked to the set of equipment to operate, in a process of constant change. The full performance of the activities occurs with experience of one to two years. The required schooling is complete high school.

Functions and activities of Operator of transmission equipment (mobile)

Sound/audiovisual recording operation technicians must:

  • check content technical quality;
  • check technical content quality;
  • check technical quality of content;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • run programming grid;
  • check the technical quality of content;
  • audio treat;
  • audio treatment;
  • execute schedule grid;
  • communicate;
  • arrange programming grid;
  • treat audio;
  • manipulate audio and video;
  • execute programming grid;
  • organize schedule grid;
  • handle audio;
  • organize schedule;
  • organize programming grid;
  • manage signal traffic;
  • check equipment operation;
  • check the technical quality of the content;

  • Activities

    • monitor audience;
    • edit programs;
    • check screenplay;
    • demonstrate self-control ability;
    • select signals to service products;
    • create frames and/or camera movements;
    • demonstrate diffuse attention capacity;
    • check playlist;
    • demonstrate dedication;
    • manage intercom between receiving points of signal generation;
    • conduct programming according to the schedule established by the broadcaster;
    • work under pressure;
    • turn equipment on/off;
    • switch transmission and/or reception equipment;
    • align transmission and/or reception equipment;
    • test equipment;
    • work as a team;
    • sequence playlist;
    • consolidate display script;
    • check signal;
    • distribute audio;
    • record content;
    • tuning display script;
    • perform equipment and systems checklist;
    • check characters and graphics before they are displayed;
    • prepare stage equipment and resources;
    • monitor entry and exit signals;
    • execute program script change;
    • demonstrate visual acuity;
    • monitor accessibility features (closed caption, pounds and audio description);
    • channel signals;
    • check the material captured;
    • add special audios;
    • monitor audio and video quality;
    • elaborate text for character display;
    • select soundtracks;
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • manage time;
    • prepare reports;
    • edit audio (soundtrack, music, vignette, commercial, promotional call);
    • record audio;
    • evaluate received material;
    • teach auxiliaries (lighting, audio and cableman);
    • generate content;
    • issue technical opinion;
    • communicate exhibition scripts to related departments;
    • select signals to meet the programming grid;
    • separate equipment and materials;
    • apply provisions of the relevant legislation;
    • monitor execution of programming grid;
    • check contents to be displayed;
    • archive final content;
    • adjust programming grid;
    • plan media;
    • disclose audience;
    • receive material;
    • coordinate live program display time;
    • demonstrate sensitivity;
    • interact with related areas;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • configure audiovisual equipment;
    • report occurrences;
    • receive schedule change notification;
    • demonstrate auditory acuity;
    • capture audio;
    • manage intercom between receptive points of signal generation;
    • organize display, edit and record content;
    • operate display systems (table, vt, computers and playlist);
    • organize display, edit, and record content;
    • adequate format of material for placement;
    • check work routine schedule;
    • insert logo, graphics, watermark and characters;
    • disclose the schedule for different media;
    • synchronize schedule with network;
    • connect/disconnect listener line;
    • select images;
    • change playlist;
    • check equipment configuration;
    • start maintenance;
    • check time references;
    • trigger contingency and/or redundancy system;
    • position microphones, cables, cameras and lighting;
    • mount playlist with contents to display;
    • synchronize time references;
    • perform primary maintenance;
    • check routine work schedule;
    • master product;
    • inform affiliates about schedule (time and/or show schedule , interval configuration);
    • sound out videos, vignettes and commercials;
    • record measurements and/or occurrences;
    • show suggestions on the station's programming schedule;
    • detect problems;
    • install microphones, cables, cameras and lighting;
    • adjust video levels and/or standards;
    • report;
    • level modulation;
    • type characters;
    • monitor technical signal quality;
    • demonstrate ability to concentrate;
    • monitor instruments of indicators of malfunction of systems and equipment;
    • coordinate show and commercial showtimes;
    • demonstrate initiative ability;
    • demonstrate logical reasoning;
    • mix audio;
    • check signal;

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