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Master Control Operator

Master Control Operator

Company: GospelTV
Contact Person: Kunle Oluwojure
1700 Kramp Road
Breslau, Ontario , N0B 1M0
Phone: 5196483328

Position Description

The Master Control Operator (MCO) is responsible for ensuring the quality and accuracy of our on-air products by continuously monitoring, overseeing, and maintaining programming.

This position's hours are Mondays - Fridays & some Saturdays: 9AM - 4.30PM.


  • Encode programming for airing
  • Regularly Monitor programming and advertising
  • Receive and Schedule syndicated programming, Ensures transmission meets Station quality standards.
  • Ensures the high quality airing of commercials with high run rates and minimized down time.
  • Switches on/off live events.
  • Controls audio equipment to regulate the volume and sound quality during television broadcasts. Identifies and works to prevent, to the extent possible, problems and roadblocks.

Networking Knowledge

  • Familiarity with Cisco T1/T3 and Fibe Networking
  • Proficiency with NewTek Routing Technologies in Tricaster
  • Knowledge of the Rushworks Alist systems
  • Hands on experience with FTP transfers
  • Hands on experience with BlackMagic Routers
  • A+ knowledge of File storage and system backups Prepares programming for future playback. Observes monitors and converses with station personnel to determine audio and video levels and to verify that programs/commercials are airing properly.
  • Preview scheduled programs to ensure that signals are functioning and programs are ready for transmission.
  • Communicates with Sales, Traffic, and Account Services to make sure content is received and aired. Completes appropriate paperwork functions as required.
  • Logs daily discrepancies and verifies all commercial inventory, taped events, and aired live events. Collaborates with Ministry teams and with other departments to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction. Reports equipment problems, ensure that repairs are made, and make emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.
  • May perform additional duties of similar complexity as required or assigned.


  • Required Qualifications 2+ years’ of professional work experience.
  • 2+ years’ experience using computers in a professional work environment.

Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunication systems.
  • Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot computers preferred; proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Understanding of modern operating systems, networks protocols.
  • Ability to professionally interact with customers and co-workers; strong verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and without supervision.
  • Ability to analyze situations and use logic to address issues; careful attention to details preferred.
  • Strong work ethic with an emphasis on team commitment.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as a part of a regular schedule and/or dictated by business need. Reliable and motivated to fulfill obligations; ability to work independently and without supervision.
Posted: January 25, 2017 | Renewed: September 7, 2021 | Expires: March 1, 2022
Posted Under: Information Technology
Career ID: [ 3504 ]