KIII-TV is looking for a Broadcast Engineer to provide technical support for the ABC affiliate in Corpus Christi, Texas. This individual will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing TV/Digital production, transmission, and broadcast systems equipment.
• Support day to day operations of our television stations including all daily news operations, equipment and computer-based IT systems.
• Maintain and/or repair satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation, editing systems, intercoms, monitors, display systems, as well as traditional desktop and file/print services.
• Provide technical support to operational users.
• Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and software applications, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection.
• Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
• Create and maintain wiring documentation, and system configuration documentation.
• Maintain knowledge staying current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, and studio production.
• Knowledge of IT and Broadcast systems operation, maintenance and services as needed to assist in supporting these systems.
• Provide light building maintenance and perform other duties as assigned.
• Maintain, support and upgrade broadcast and IT environments throughout the station including the news department, sales and traffic departments, and/or television broadcast studios.
• Ability to troubleshoot and maintain television broadcast equipment.
• Associate degree (AA) in electronics, related field or work experience in lieu of degree.
• Knowledge of television transmitters preferred.
• Ability to install and maintain computer systems and network equipment.
• Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
• Must possess strong personal interaction skills, good communication skills, ability to work under pressure and deadlines, and ability to prioritize multiple projects.
• Available to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays, as needed.
• Ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks.
• Work Environment: Office
• Physical Demands: Medium work
• Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
• Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment
• Physical Demands Set: Medium work: Involves standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.
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