A/V Technician

  Afghanistan Broadcasting System (Oqaab)
Secondary School   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2073
Date Posted:Apr 25, 2017
Closing Date:May 29, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:5
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:550 - 700 USD monthly
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:50,96,90,66

About Afghanistan Broadcasting System (Oqaab):


Founded in 2013, Afghanistan Broadcasting System (ABS) is the only licensed Afghan company to provide Digital Television (DTV) throughout Afghanistan and to facilitate the ITU mandated switchover from analog to digital broadcasting. Headquartered in Kabul, ABS has regional offices from which it will focus on rolling-out the DTT network and DTH service across the country. Through its branded Oqaab platform, ABS is offering a mix of Afghan and soon premium international TV channels in areas, where no terrestrial reception was offered before.

Company Benefits:
Lunch Subcidy
Free Transportation Service

Job Summary:

Primary responsibilities include operation of all Audio Visual (AV) support resources for Oqaab - Digital Broadcasting. Ensure the smooth and error free broadcasting of all channels on our platform. Collaborate professionally with creative staff, our employees and other ABS departments. ABS will provide the required trainings on its technical equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Oversee resources to proactively ensure high quality service delivery while striving for continuous improvement.

Responsible for following protocols for A/V products and services

Responsible for the smooth operation of our headend system

Responsible for adding / removing TV channels and immediate troubleshooting in case of errors

Provide professional, courteous technical support service with an emphasis on
client services.

Operational support for all AV control devices

Provide immediate response to requests for assistance

Job Requirement:

Minimum 4 years experience as A/V Technician in an Afghan TV channels

Secondary school certificate required

Bachelor preferred

Ability to read audio visual design documents.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel and Word

Ability to manage cable installation & terminate a wide range of audiovisual and data connectors.

Ability to build equipment racks and dress all cabling in a professional manner.

Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.

Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects.

Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.

Ability to take direction without follow up.

Ability to work collaboratively with others for whom you have no direct supervisory authority.

Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required.

Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal

Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.

Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights, weekends, holidays and be
on-call as necessary.

Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department.

Dari or Pashto (native)

English (fluent) is a must

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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