ENGINEER (R10002126)

The engineering position maintains and installs equipment at the studio and transmitter facility, provides broadcast engineering support for all news and production operations and provides assistance and training to operators.  This position will perform duties at the studio including maintenance of master control and production automation systems, ingest and playback servers, routing systems, satellite distribution, microwave systems, networking equipment, server hardware, and other various facility needs as assigned. The position will also provide timely and professional support for fast-paced news and broadcast television environment.  The ideal candidate will also have strong working knowledge of all components related to the transmission system, including electrical, cooling systems, encoders, exciters, antennas, and other related RF equipment.

 

Requirements: Must have a minimum of five years of experience repairing and maintaining transmitters and their related components.  Must have a strong background in information technology and knowledge of IP networking, computer and software maintenance.  Previous experience with Grass Valley iTX automation systems, Sony production switchers, ELC automation, Vinten robotics systems, Chyron graphics systems, Utah routers, Centrio multiviewer, and BitCentral news playback is a plus.  Must have knowledge of FCC rules and regulations. Willingness and ability to work varied schedules and on an on-call basis. Ability to travel to remote broadcast sites, as needed. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, work efficiently, and meet deadlines.  Understanding of the requirements of a 24/7/365 live news operation. A bachelor degree in technical and/or electronics preferred; equivalent education/military/experience/training is acceptable. Previous experience or familiarity with the use of VidCAD software is desired.  Prior experience in a commercial television station preferred.

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