Maintenance Engineer

Job Description

Provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and microwave equipment.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Responsible for preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and microwave equipment.
Drive, set up and operation of a Satellite IP truck.
Maintain logs and records as required by law.
Maintain logs and reports as per FCC Rules and Regulations.
Install and maintain video, audio, RF and computer equipment. These systems include digital transmitter system, microwave systems and of all broadcast equipment including, but are not limited to studio camera and switching systems, video monitors and technical measurement devices, video file servers and automation systems, electronic graphic systems.
Maintain and operate all studio electronic equipment.
Install new equipment.
Maintain and repair news bureau equipment, ENG equipment, IP truck, satellite dishes and related equipment.
Assist in the design of any improvements to our operation.

Required Skills

Must be able to use a variety of equipment including but not limited to: Ross switchers, Logitek audio consoles, Panasonic cameras, Ross Inception, Ross Xpression, Final Cut editing systems, Harris automation and Nexio video servers. RF and transmitter experience a plus. CAD experience a plus.
Must be a senior technician or paraprofessional highly experienced with a similar level of responsibility.
Ability to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently.
Must have knowledge of FCC rules. The use of test equipment and soldering skills required.
Ability to guide and coach colleagues.
Ability to effectively communicate with departmental and station personnel as required.
Ability to work independently under timeline to achieve departmental and station goals.
Must be able to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals.
Ability to prioritize.
Must be able to work with microwave, transmitters and satellites.
Ability to effectively work and communicate with others.

Education Required

Must have 5 years of broadcast TV maintenance preferred.
Extensive knowledge of computer networking and broadcast automation systems.
3-5 years of studio and transmitter maintenance experience preferred.
Must have a valid Driver’s License.

Benefits

Medical
Dental
Vision
401K

How to Apply

Scripps.com/careers
JRO29431

Station:
WRTV

Location:
Indianapolis

Employment Type:
Full-time

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