Full Time Job

Broadcast / IT Maintenance Technician


Westbrook, ME 10-18-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Responsibilities:
• Maintains digital transmitters, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.
• Maintains production equipment including robotic camera system, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather graphics and weather systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFBs.
• Maintains 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.
• In-person attendance is required

Qualification 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.
• Must have advanced skill with video production/television, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation
• Desired to have experience with Autocad for system design and layout
• Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, and in confined spaces
• Must be flexible to work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
• Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently and with minimal supervision
• Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written
• Must have the ability work with minimal supervision
• Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
• Valid driver's license.

• Associates degree in Electronic/IT Technology or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent.
• SBE/SMPTE/IT certification is a plus.
• Equivalent related work experience in a Television/Video/IT environment will be considered
• Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered
• Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course from Defense Information School (DINFOS) a plus.

Additional Requirements

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rojv52-3-93-74-25-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.