Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineer- DC


Washington, DC 05-17-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
NewsNation is a national news cable network currently reaching 75 million television households across the United States. The network is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Group (NXST).

NewsNation has an immediate opening for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer for our Washington DC studios. The successful candidate will assist in construction and maintenance of state-of-the-art broadcast systems supporting our national news operation.

Desired Experience and Skills
• Five (5) years' experience as an engineer in a broadcast facility
• A two-year degree in a technical profession desired
• Knowledge of current television broadcast systems including ENPS newsroom, Bitcentral, studio cameras, wired and wireless audio gear, satellite transmission and reception, LED videowalls/processors experience a plus.
• Expert troubleshooting skills and ability to understand system drawings (AutoCAD experience a plus)
• Working knowledge of common television test equipment including signal generators/analyzers, scopes, etc.
• Proficiency and experience performing cable installations, soldering, crimping cable connectors, including cable documentation, labeling, post-installation commissioning and testing processes, etc.
• Strong IT skills including IP networking concepts and equipment, storage systems, redundant computer system concepts, administration, etc.
• Ability to respond to trouble calls in a 24×7 environment (including nights, weekends, holidays as needed)
• Attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent verbal, written and people skills
• Experience in large systems integration/installation a plus
• Ability to lift 50 lbs
• Knowledge of common business software applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook) a plus
• Legal right to work in the US - Visa sponsorship will not be provided.

This position will require shift work which may include nights, weekends, and holidays, along with overtime as situations and breaking news demand.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d95zez-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.

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.