Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineer


Portland, OR 06-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
KATU/KUNP in Portland Oregon is seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems and data networks. Emphasis on maintaining broadcast transmitters and translator along with their associated equipment (microwave, fiber, etc.) will be required.

Responsibilities include:
• Assist the engineering design, building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned
• Maintain and repair transmitters ( TV, Microwave, Fiber, Satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems, IT and Network systems
• Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems
• Provide technical support to operational users
• Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required
• Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices
• FCC required tests and monitoring
• Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
• Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person
• Be able to read and understand technical materials
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time
• Hold a valid driver's license
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, evenings and on-call
• Associates degree (AA) in electronics or similar experience preferred
• Minimum of five years broadcast experience
• Working knowledge of broadcast station operations
• Willing to travel in all weather conditions to transmitter and remote translator sites

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d51pw7-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.