Broadcast Engineer

Posted by Nexstar Media

Huntsville, AL
Posted: 2020-06-08

Description:

The Broadcast Engineer operates, maintains, updates and repairs hardware and systems used for broadcasting and business operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
  • Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station
  • Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions
  • Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts
  • Installs and maintains the IT network, switches, data backups, work stations and printers 
  • Interprets and implements instructions and requests from other station personnel
  • Communicates with members of the engineering team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g. , emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.

Requirements:

Experience:

  • Minimum two years experience in broadcast engineering, including experience video server and video editing equipment.

Requirements & Skills:

  • Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Can lift 65lbs.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Minimum three years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Strong PC/MS Office experience
  • Can work flexible hours
  • Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
  • Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment
  • Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Contact:

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, youll enjoy your career with us!

Apply online at https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar/2/refreshFacet/318c8bb6f553100021d223d9780d30be 
Job Req #3210

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