Broadcast Engineer

Nextstar Media Group, Inc

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, work stations 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


Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 1/15/2019
Closing Date: 3/15/2019
State: North Carolina
URL: http://

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

The Broadcast Engineer must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Broadcast Engineer must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

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Job Req #: 2019-3923


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