Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineer

Nexstar

Albuquerque, NM 10-22-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Broadcast Engineer operates, maintains, updates and repairs hardware and systems used for broadcasting and business operations.
• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
• Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station
• Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions
• Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts
• Installs and maintains the IT network, switches, data backups, work stations and printers
• Interprets and implements instructions and requests from other station personnel
• Communicates with members of the engineering team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:
• Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
• Minimum three years' experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Strong PC/MS Office experience
• Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
• Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment
• Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Physical Demands:
• Physical ability and dexterity to work on small delicate components without damage to surrounding electronic parts and/or circuit boards; must use hands to do simple grasping, pushing, pulling
• Required to stand and sit for long periods of time
• Must be able to bend at the neck and waist
• Must be able to drive, squat, climb, reach above shoulder level, lift or carry up to 50 lbs.
• Must be able to occasionally climb ladders in building, on trucks, and to access equipment on the roof of the building as needed
• Some local travel may be necessary

Personal Protective Equipment:
• Other various safety equipment as necessary for task

Work Environment:
• Work performed primarily in Engineering shop, studio, outside premises, transmitter, and office environment
• May be exposed to the following conditions: heat/cold, dust, moving machinery, loud noises, height, confined spaces, electrical equipment

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Company Profile
Nexstar

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.