Broadcast Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

New Haven-Hartford,CT

Nexstar Media Group,Inc.

DESCRIPTION

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

  • 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, workstations 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

JOB EXPERIENCE

Experience:  

1. Minimum three years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment.

 

2. Proficiency with computers servers and general IT infrastructure preferred.

 

3. Strong PC/MS Office experience.

 

4. Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems, and editing systems.

 

5. Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.

 

6. Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems.

 

7. Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.


REQUIREMENTS

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
  • 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
  • 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

 


ADDITIONAL INFO

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Pre-employment Background and MVR Screening required.


HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar

https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nexstar/job/Engineer-I–Broadcast_REQ-20062?locationRegionStateProvince=bffb3e4c9a4a4542bc6bd075a4c26247