Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineer


San Francisco, CA 04-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

At KRON the Broadcast Engineer's main responsibilities are to help maintain the technical infrastructure for the TV station, and to support a fast paced news operation.

This is a full-time, union position

We prefer that candidates have a passion and some experience in most of the following areas:
• State of the art broadcast equipment, with an emphasis on broadcast control rooms, studio operations, graphical equipment, and news gathering equipment and software
• Strong experience with PCs, laptops, servers, and networking equipment is desired
• RF technology including satellite and microwave transmission
• Cellular newsgathering equipment
• Experience with IP based media workflow is desired
• Some knowledge of FCC Broadcast rules and regulations is a plus
• Experience with high-powered solid-state broadcast transmitters is a plus

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who pays attention to detail and is a team player. Other key responsibilities, attributes, and characteristics include:
• Maintain positive and proactive communication on all technology related issues among all other departments (News, Sales, Production & Promotions)
• Assist in capital-based projects, including design, installation, and then maintenance
• Flexible, but also focused on completing tasks and projects
• Must be able to occasionally work weekends, longer hours or varying shifts when necessary to meet production and broadcast emergencies or deadlines
• Knowledge of CAD drawing programs (Visio), editing, (Adobe Premiere) and MS Office Suite preferred
• 3 years of broadcast TV maintenance preferred
• A college degree and or SBE Certification are highly desired
• Any and all other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will be a key part of the team, where opinions and collaboration are the norm. Maintaining an atmosphere where people enjoy coming to work will be a key element of success for this position.

Compensation - $33.00/hr commensurate with experience and job skill

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3z0on-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $33.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.