Job ID: 148852954

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
Salary
$35+ Hourly
Job Description

WJLA/NewsChannel 8 is seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned
  • Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems
  • Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems
  • Provide technical support to operational users
  • Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required
  • Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems
  • Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices
  • Other duties may be assigned

 

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

 

  • Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
  • Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person
  • Be able to read and understand technical materials
  • Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
  • Able to concentrate for long periods of time
  • Hold a valid driver's license
  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
  • Associate’s degree (AA) in electronics preferred
  • Minimum of five years broadcast experience
  • Working knowledge of broadcast station operations
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