Video Operator Technician

Los Angeles,
Reference: VO02032022
Type: Permanent


The Video Operator Technician is responsible for technical video duties in support of broadcast production. This is a technical position.

Position: Video Operator Technician

Reports to: Engineer in Charge

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Supervisory Responsibility: No

The Video Operator Technician is responsible for technical video duties in support of broadcast production. This is a technical position. You will deliver network level visual results in shading during live broadcasts over as many as seven cameras simultaneously. You must have proven experience as a broadcast shader, video engineer and technician. You must be technically oriented and have a desire to learn more about the technical ecosystem.

You will be a vital member of the Gravity Media Las Vegas team and represent our team values.

● Communication – we value direct, constructive communication and strive to communicate effectively

● Attitude – we know our positive mindset leads to success

● Professionalism – we aim for excellence in our skills and our behavior toward each other and our client

● Fortitude – we are steadfast in our can-do approach especially in dynamic, high pressure situations

● Trust – our shared vulnerability, especially when learning something new, is the foundation of our camaraderie

● “Sin”ergy – our Vegas brand of teamwork means our combined power as a team is stronger than the total power of us as individuals

Expectations and responsibilities

● Work consistently at a high level, accurately, efficiently under pressure

● While self motivated, must have a team-centric mindset

● Adapt to changing priorities including last minute program changes

● Maintain professional standards of behavior with Gravity staff, client personnel and talent

● Possess superior communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with team members, non-technical persons and clients. You should be superb at distilling down complex concepts and ideas.

● Think precisely and remain calm under pressure

● Maintain knowledge of technology trends, standards, and methodologies

What you’ll be doing

● Taking direction from the local Engineer in Charge as you work within a highly skilled technical broadcast team in a fast paced, network level facility

● Fault finding in real time to solve for unexpected technical issues during network level broadcasts

● Operating RCP units during broadcast

● Color control and shading of 5 studio broadcast cameras during live and live to tape

● Operating, including color shading, of 5 of robotic cameras

● Coordinating and communicating with lighting for desired results during broadcast

● Coordinating and communicating with on-site studio camera operators and remote production team

● Providing technical reports and general status for each project

● Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and knowledge base

● Minimum 3 years video experience of increasing responsibility and skill in a broadcast environment

● Demonstrated knowledge and high level hands-on experience with broadcast camera equipment, including complete camera chains.

● Understanding of waveform monitors should be exceptional and ability to communicate their use is a must

● Detailed understanding of color correction and color matching for broadcast and the ability to convey that understanding as it relates to lighting

● Experience with live and recorded remote broadcast transmission technologies and systems

● Familiarity of associated broadcast production systems (signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/decoding, feeds, master control, automation, server-based playback and transmission systems, etc.) a plus

● Broadcast training from SONY, LAWO, Dante, EVERTZ, RTS and ClearCom preferred

● Familiarity with Autocad and Vizio desired

● Excellent soldering skills and precise skills in terminating various types of cable

● Prior experience in the installation, programming and maintenance of production and broadcast equipment and related IT and IP hardware is a bonus.

● Education or training in broadcast TV production

Physical Requirements

● Ability to sit, reach outward or above the shoulder, stand, walk, handle with fingers, stand, bend, and stoop.

● Ability to effectively use communication headset

● Ability to manipulate small equipment efficiently and quickly under pressure

● Ability to operate a keyboard, view a video display terminal screen, ability to use telephone equipment.

● Ability to lift up to 20 pounds and push or pull up to 25 pounds.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $30.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Las Vegas, NV 89109: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location


  • Health insurance