Master Control Operator (TS/SCI, Clearance Sponsorship)
Washington, DC 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Posting Title
Master Control Operator (TS/SCI, Clearance Sponsorship)
External Job Description


The Master Control Operator serves as a centralized point of control for all broadcast services in a high tempo environment. This individual will be responsible for operation and monitoring of broadcasting, video production, video editing, and audio visual (AV) equipment used for broadcasting, livestreaming, webcasting, and taping for a wide range of high-profile, live and staged programs, events, meetings, and conferences. Essential functions include live video production, post-production, archiving and customer service.

Some positions require shift work ending at 9pm.

Compensation Range: $75,000 - $110,000.


TWD & Associates, Inc. is a vibrant, information systems and technology management company, that provides technology solutions to commercial, non-profit and government customers. TWD fosters a balanced work environment that is based on our core values of integrity, service, fairness, empowerment, and professionalism - it's what makes TWD a great place to work, and what draws and retains committed employees, as well as top-level customers. To learn more about our company, culture, values, benefits, please visit our


  • Expertise in audio and video editing, signal mixing, processing, duplication, and distribution.

  • Operation, maintenance, and documentationof broadcast-quality audio and video recording systems in a unique environment.

  • Sufficient experience and expertise to work independently.

  • Edit, record, receive, monitor, distribute, and catalog all multimedia recordings for historical record.

  • Use professional video cameras of various taping formats, audio mixers and sound boards, network connections for live web broadcasting, studio layouts and lighting effects, and TV production studios.

  • Support multiple live event production switching, live keying of graphic titles and quality control checks.

  • Post-production support includes editing, use of prepackaged graphics, quality control and post event audio and video distribution to multiple outlets.

  • Set up, operate, and maintain broadcast, production, editing and AV equipment.

  • Monitor equipment for performance and upgrades, report problems and process equipment for repair.

  • Copy/edit/record graphics or sound.

  • Must have ability to work closely with others and maintain a high level of quality customer service.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


This position requires a Department ofDefense (DoD) security clearance at the Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information level (TS/SCI). If the ideal candidate does not hold this active clearance, TWD & Associates is willing to sponsor the clearance process.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. College Degree preferred.

  • Ability to comprehend and utilize audio, visual, and power related mathematics.

  • Basic mechanical aptitude

  • Basic understanding of audio-visual equipment and concepts

  • Well versed with common office productivity applications, such as the Microsoft Office suite.

  • Able to work independently and as a team member.

  • Must have professional demeanor, patience, flexibility, and strong customer-service skills.


Ability to communicate effectively with both employees and managers. Ability to convey a professional and positive image to customers.


Ability to comprehend and apply basic mathematics.


Ability to be responsive and persuasive to all levels of the organization. Good analytical and reasoning abilities.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to75 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is inside a centrally heated and air-conditioned office building. The noise level in the work environment is low.

Adhoc Requirements
Job Type
Washington, DC 20500 US (Primary)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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