Also called: Master Control Operator (MCO), Broadcast Engineer, Broadcast Technician, Engineer
In the Air Force: Broadcast Journalist Apprentice; Broadcast Journalist Craftsman; Broadcast Journalist Helper; Broadcast Journalist Journeyman
In the Army: Combat Documentation/Production Specialist; Visual Information Equipment Operator-Maintainer
In the Coast Guard: CWO - Information Systems Technician; LDO - Communications, Submarine; LDO - Information Systems; RL - Special Duty Officer Billet - Information Professional Officer
In the Marine Corps: Combat Documentation/Production Specialist; Cryptologic Technician Maintenance; Field Radio Operator; Information Systems Technician Submarines; Mass Communications Specialist; Visual Information Equipment Operator-Maintainer
In the Navy: Broadcaster; CWO - Information Systems Technician; Cryptologic Technician Maintenance; Information Systems Technician; Information Systems Technician Submarines; LDO - Communications, Submarine; LDO - Information Systems; Mass Communications Specialist; RL - Special Duty Officer Billet - Information Professional Officer
- Monitor strength, clarity, and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals, and adjust equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.
- Observe monitors and converse with station personnel to determine audio and video levels and to ascertain that programs are airing.
- Monitor and log transmitter readings.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Ideas and Logic
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