IT System Technician

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Nexstar Media Group,Inc.


  • JET 24 and FOX 66 are looking for the next member of our engineering department!  This position is in a fast paced, FUN environment where no two days are ever the same.  Work with the market’s #1 newscasts and be a part of serving our community with a multifaceted network.  Come be a part of the broadcasting and newsgathering industries!

    Job Description Position Summary

    WJET/ABC 24 is seeking a talented candidate to join our Engineering Department and assume IT support that will include: telephony, AV, networking, eMail, computer workstations, printers, and various software applications.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    Provide IT support to station personnel.

    Assists in working closely with the Chief Engineer with information technology staff and system.

    Coordinates fiber connectivity, production setups, AV routing and patching audio equipment and information technology systems.

    Evaluates, installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology systems.

    Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station(s).

    Experience with Avid, Office 365, Microsoft Office Suite; configuring and troubleshooting desktops and laptops.

    Assist with building and grounds maintenance

    Performs other duties as assigned.


    Requirements and Skills:

    Bachelor’s degree preferred, Associates degree required in Information Systems, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

    Familiarity with Avid-related software/hardware products a plus.

    Available for emergency calls after hours and on weekends

    Valid driver’s license required

    Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

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

    Ability to work extended hours, as needed.

    Minimum two years’ experience with Information Technology in a television broadcasting environment a plus.

    Minimum 2 years of Windows desktop management, and administration including Win 7,8 and 10.

    Minimum of 2years of Windows server administration including 2008 and 2012.

    Basic network troubleshooting with cisco and /or juniper equipment.

    Basic understanding of Linux


    Physical Demands & Work Environment:

    The IT support technician must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, work on ladders and in confined spaces, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face to face discussions with individuals or groups, work in close proximity to others, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work outdoors in all weather conditions and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The IT support person must be able to lift, set up and help operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

    Position reports to:  Chief Engineer

    JET 24 is a service of Nexstar Media Inc, an equal opportunity employer.



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