• Full Time
  • Anywhere


Hearst Television, Inc


WTAE-TV, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA has an opening for a full-time Maintenance Technician. You will maintain the station???s equipment and systems from acquisition to distribution. This position provides technical and IT support for all station efforts. You will report to the Chief Engineer. 

Job Responsibilities

  • News-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices
  • IT systems and associated hardware and software. This includes infrastructure and end user support
  • Production equipment including robotic camera systems, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather systems, audio consoles, and other gear used in production
  • Transmitter sites, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems

Qualifications Requirements:                                              

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, able to plan and execute equipment installation, research/design, and detailed documentation of work
  • Knowledge of desktop and server operating systems 
  • Networking support of various LAN/WAN devices and systems
  • In depth knowledge of video production/television systems
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as collaboratively with other team members
  • Must possess a positive attitude and driven by successful problem solving
  • Flexible to various work shifts and days off as assigned
  • Capable of following instructions, verbal and written
  • Able to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
  • Valid driver???s license; position requires travel to remote transmitter and microwave sites                                   
  • Equivalent related work experience in a Television/Video/IT environment will be considered
  • SBE/SMPTE/IT Certification is a plus.
  • Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) will be considered   

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.


Hearst's benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

  • Medical | Dental | Vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Emotional Wellness Support
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • LGBTQ+ Health Services
  • Additional benefits to meet your and your family's needs





Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE