Broadcast Engineer

We are actively searching for an energetic, highly motivated Broadcast Engineer to enhance our exceptional engineering team. The ideal applicant must be able to work independently, under strict deadlines.

Job Description:
Installs and maintains complex broadcast television systems
Ensures integrity of the on-air broadcast signal through the installation & repair of equipment & systems
Performs routine preventive maintenance of facility equipment
Provides written operational instructions for newly installed equipment and systems
Works closely with the Chief Engineer to maintain system drawings
Works with all departments to develop operational work flows and to fulfill technical requirements
Installs and updates file based systems
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Chief Engineer

Skills (essential and preferred):
Minimum 5-7 years as maintenance engineer in a broadcast television environment
Demonstrated understanding of newsroom systems (ENPS)
File based workflows
Experience with computer networking in a broadcast environment
Television automation systems such as Ross Overdrive and Crispin
Microwave and Satellite associated equipment
File conversion equipment/software (Carbon Coder and Elemental)
Master routers and switching systems
Bonded Cell systems (TVU)
Must be able to work any shift in a 24/7 operation and be able to be on-call
Valid Drivers License — Be able to lift 50lbs

Education (essential and preferred):
An associate degree or higher in electronics, Broadcast Technology or related course study or equivalent military experience desired
A minimum of 5-7 years maintaining and installing broadcast equipment

Send resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Human Resources
441 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, TN 37210

Email: humanresources@wkrn.comNo phone calls please.
Be sure to include your name and the job title in subject line.

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WKRN-TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training or promotion of employees because of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.