3521-Broadcasting and audio-visual technicians

Job Title: 

Broadcasting and audio-visual technicians

Job Description: 

Broadcasting and audio-visual technicians control technical functioning of equipment to record and edit images and sound and for transmitting radio and television broadcasts of images and sounds, as well as other types of telecommunication signals on land, sea or in aircraft.


Tasks include

  • controlling equipment to record sound
  • controlling equipment to edit and mix image and sound recordings to ensure satisfactory quality and to create special image and sound effects
  • applying knowledge of principles and practices of image and sound recording and editing in order to identify and solve problems
  • controlling transmitting and broadcast systems and satellite systems for radio and television programmes
  • (e) controlling radio communications systems, satellite services, and multiplex systems on land, sea or in aircraft
  • (f) applying knowledge of principles and practices of broadcasting, telecommunications terminals and transmissions systems, in order to identify and solve problems
  • (g) making emergency repairs to equipment.
Specific Occupations: 

Cameraman, motion picture/ Cinematographer/ Assistant, production: media/ Cameraman, video/Mixer, sound

Operator (audio equipment (radio/television)/ microphone)/dubbing equipment/ sound-mixing equipment/ light/(camera (motion picture)/ (television))/ audiovisual/ studio equipment: radio/ studio equipment: television/ transmitting equipment: radio/transmitting equipment: television)

Operator, recording equipment (discs/tape/video/wire)

Tester, recording/Assistant, motion picture/ Worker, audio-metrical/Editor, sound (motion picture)

Technician (sound (radio/television studio)/ sound-effects/ soundtesting)/ Mechanic, audio visual/ Technician( broadcasting/ sound-testing/ video)

Operator (Morse code/photo-radio/radio equipment (flight/land-based/sea-based/ radio telegraph)/ telecommunications equipment/wireless Semaphone)

Operator broadcasting equipment (radio/telecine/television/video/field)

Operator (control-room equipment (radio/television)/public address equipment/ cinematograph)

Inspector, telegraphic traffic/Officer, radio station/Signaller, telegraph/ Projectionist, cinema/Station telegrapher (railway)/Telegrapher/Telegraphist, testing

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2220