WCNC-TV is looking for a Senior Broadcast Engineer to provide technical support for the NBC affiliate in Charlotte, NC. This individual will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing television production, transmission, and broadcast systems equipment.
- Support day to day operations of our television stations including all daily news operations and equipment.
- Maintain, support and upgrade broadcast and IT environments throughout the station including the news department, sales and traffic departments, and/or television broadcast studios.
- Understanding of PC and Server based systems a must. Knowledge of IT based Broadcast systems and operation and maintenance a plus.
- Maintain and/or repair satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation, editing systems, intercoms, monitors, display systems, as well as traditional desktop and file/print services.
- Provide technical support to operational users.
- Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and software applications, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection.
- Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
- Create and maintain wiring documentation, and system configuration documentation.
- Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices.
- Maintain knowledge staying current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, and studio production.
- Provide light building maintenance and perform other duties as assigned.
- Ability to troubleshoot and maintain television broadcast equipment.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills (ability to clearly communicate the status of problems, provide updates to progress on projects, and offer solutions to technical issues).
- Associate degree (AA) in electronics, related field or work experience in lieu of degree, 5-7 years.
- Knowledge of television transmitters preferred.
- Ability to install and maintain computer systems and network equipment.
- Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
- Must possess strong personal interaction skills, good communication skills, ability to work under pressure and deadlines, and ability to prioritize multiple projects.
- Available to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays, as needed.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use of hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks.
- Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
- Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
- Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.
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