Website WRBL-TV


Broadcast IT Engineer – Part-time

WRBL in Columbus, GA is seeking a part-time Broadcast IT Engineer. This entry-level position will support all live Broadcast and Post Production/Editing equipment in a digital television facility. The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a critical component of this role.

Responsibilities and Skills:

Installation and Maintenance of Television Broadcast and Information Technology Equipment.

Thorough computer skills, a must.

Excellent troubleshooting and problem -solving skills are essential. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems and electronics at the component level.

General understanding of digital video formats is important

Working knowledge of LAN/WAN/VPN networking, Video over IP and VOIP technologies is useful

Must be able to read technical drawings/documentation

Knowledge of satellite, microwave, and fiber transmission technologies.

The possibility of unexpected and/or late-night calls for engineering-emergencies at the station

Perform other duties as assigned


Vacancy Type:
Part Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:

Columbus – 31901



Experience troubleshooting audio and video signal flows.


Demonstrated expertise in analyzing and solving complex technical problems; in owning tasks and drives through to completion


Knowledge of FCC license and reporting requirements a plus

SBE certification a plus




In addition to working well independently, must also work well as part of a team.  Ability to work well with people at all levels, professions, and disciplines

Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service

Strong analytical and organizational skills to effectively prioritize work and resolve issues.  Excellent reasoning skills in order assist in troubleshooting problems

Ability to follow verbal instructions while involved in high-pressure situations, being pro-active and relating information in a concise manner during critical situations

Must be able to work highly varied and flexible hours in support of live news events ?(i.e. nights, weekends, and holidays)

Proactive, dynamic, flexible, self-starter with a positive attitude who is able to learn new systems or equipment on their own

Ability to function well under pressure, i.e. during live breaking news situations

Strong analytical and reasoning skills

Valid driver’s license

Self-starter, must be able to work efficiently without direct supervision

Able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces


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