Full Time Job

Engineer - Master Control Hub


Seattle, WA 3 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
KOMO in Seattle, WA is seeking a Broadcast Engineer who will support the regional Network Operating Center! This individual will be responsible for providing technical support to NOC and station customers, installing and maintaining computers, servers, 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, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Responsibilities include:
• Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned
• Maintain and repair transmitters (broadcast, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, video servers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, monitors and display systems that are utilized in our master control installations.
• Provide technical support on business / IT systems such as Windows, MS Office, Active Directory and other business applications
• 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 and equipment installations to engineering standards and practices
• Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
• Able to work overtime when necessary, including nights weekends and holidays
• Able to travel within the pacific northwest to assist NOC stations up to 25 percent, as necessary.
• Able to provide excellent customer services to end users and station departments
• Able to read and understand technical materials
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time
• Able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
• Hold a valid driver's license
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings.
• Associate's degree (AA) in electronics preferred
• Minimum of five (5) years broadcast experience with four (4) years' experience providing technical support in an IT or Engineering department
• Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems
• Working knowledge of broadcast station operations

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm9776-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.