The Maintenance Technician repairs and maintains all mechanical and electronic equipment within the broadcast facility, as well as remote microwave sites, mobile production, and ENG/SNG vehicles. This position provides IT support and repair for Broadcast IT systems, repairs video production and master control switchers, video and audio routers, video servers, studio cameras, ENG cameras and camcorders, monitors including video and waveform, vector scopes, audio, video and RF amplifiers, microwave transmitters and receivers, intercom and IFB systems, audio production boards, graphics production equipment, computers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station. Rhe ability to do ON_CALL duties 24/7 as assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
50% - Performs troubleshooting of hardware and software problems on all Broadcast equipment. Repairs component or board level as appropriate.
30% - Provides prompt service in support of daily News Department operations and other station departments.
15% -Performs preventative maintenance as appropriate on station equipment
5% -Cross-trains other members of the technical staff, and improves/updates technical job skills.
Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements|all must be met to be considered.Education: Associates degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent training and/or experience.
Experience: Five years experience maintaining technical equipment in a television broadcast or post-production facility preferred.
Must possess mid-level experience and knowledge of computers, servers, data infrastructure including Ethernet and fiber in support of IP and communications protocols, and computer operating systems (Windows 10/Office 365, 2016/Serverc etc).
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to install and configure computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer-related problems in support of Broadcast specific technology.
Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues.
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Must possess a positive work attitude, a strong work ethic, and ability to work well with others.
Ability to prioritize and make changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.
Ability to make well-informed decisions quickly while under pressure.
Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule in support of a 24x7x365 Broadcast operation.
Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, climb ladders, grasp objects and work in a physically active setting.
Must have a valid driver s license and clean driving record.
Travel Requirement - %5 local only
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