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27-4031.00 - Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

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Set up and perform live shots for broadcast.

27-4012.00 Broadcast Technicians
  • Monitor strength, clarity, and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjust equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.
  • Play and record broadcast programs using automation systems.
  • Align antennae with receiving dishes to obtain the clearest signal for transmission of broadcasts from field locations.
  • Select sources from which programming will be received or through which programming will be transmitted.
  • Set up, operate, and maintain broadcast station computers and networks.
  • Install broadcast equipment, troubleshoot equipment problems, and perform maintenance or minor repairs, using hand tools.
  • Substitute programs in cases where signals fail.
  • Make commercial dubs.
  • Set up and operate portable field transmission equipment outside the studio.
27-4013.00 Radio Operators
  • Communicate with receiving operators to exchange transmission instructions.
  • Operate radio equipment to communicate with ships, aircraft, mining crews, offshore oil rigs, logging camps and other remote operations.
  • Send, receive, and interpret coded messages.
  • Coordinate radio-related aspects of locating and contacting airplanes and ships that are missing or in distress.
  • Examine and operate new equipment prior to installation to ensure that it performs properly.
  • Set up antennas and mobile communication units during military field exercises.
27-2012.03 Program Directors   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Operate and maintain on-air and production audio equipment.
  • Direct setup of remote facilities and install or cancel programs at remote stations.
27-2012.05 Technical Directors/Managers Bright Outlook
  • Operate equipment to produce programs or broadcast live programs from remote locations.
27-4032.00 Film and Video Editors Bright Outlook
  • Set up and operate computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product.

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