Freelance TV Maintenance Technician
WBZ-TV is looking for a technician who can maintenance, repair, installation, and operation of broadcast technical equipment and systems within the broadcast plant and related facilities at a top-10 market television station duopoly. Also provide support of station operations in major station efforts or special projects as needed.
Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of IT, analog and serial digital television systems (SD and HD) and equipment found in a large television plant as well as experience in non-linear editing systems and video compression systems. They should also be competent in using Microsoft Office products and have at least a basic understanding of CAD software. Experience with microwave, satellite and two-way radio systems would be considered a plus. Operating experience (video, audio and camera robotics) is desirable. Candidates should have a minimum of five years' experience as a radio, television or cable systems maintenance engineer in a professional broadcast facility or closely related industry. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. SBE certification is preferred.