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KSWB is seeking a Broadcast Engineer/IT Specialist. This position will support all live Broadcast and Post Production/Editing equipment in a digital television facility. The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast paced environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a critical component of this role.

Responsibilities and Skills:

·       Installation and Maintenance of Television Broadcast and Information Technology Equipment.

·       Thorough computer skills, a must.

·       Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems and electronics at the component level.

·       General understanding of digital video formats is important

·       Working knowledge of LAN/WAN/VPN networking, Video over IP and VOIP technologies is useful

·       Must be able to read technical drawings/documentation 

·       Knowledge of satellite, microwave and fiber transmission technologies.


·       In addition to working well independently, must also work well as part of a team.  Ability to work well with people at all levels, professions and disciplines

·       Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service.

·       Strong analytical and organizational skills to effectively prioritize work and resolve issues.  Excellent reasoning skills in order assist in troubleshooting problems.

·       Ability to follow verbal instructions while involved in high-pressure situations, being pro-active and relating information in a concise manner during critical situations. 

·       Must be able to work highly varied and flexible hours in support of live news events ?(i.e. nights, weekends, and holidays).

·       This position is located San Diego, CA.


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