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Associate BIT Field Engineer


Atlanta, GA 04-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
This role is based in Atlanta, GA.

The Job

The Associate Broadcast & IT Field Engineer is tasked with timely and professional support in a fast paced 24x7x365 field newsgathering/production environment. Individuals in this job have demonstrated basic skills, knowledge and competencies necessary to meet the full range of field engineering responsibilities. Association BIT Field Engineers are responsible for setting up and operating fiber/IP/satellite transmission links, video/audio routing, remote/local communications, as well as performing quality control, maintenance and repair of all television remote broadcast and receiving equipment as well as performing general hardware and software support for local computing equipment such as laptops, printers and connectivity equipment on site. This position requires basic electronics and IT support skills. Travel (typically Domestic, but occasionally international) is required and the ability to physically lift and move equipment weighing 50 pounds or more is necessary. Willingness to perform varied tasks when required on assignment to support field production. Ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations frequently encountered in field remote environments. Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbal, written) required. Associate level engineers have demonstrated competency in a wide variety of technology. Demonstrated baseline knowledge in analyzing and solving complex technical problems and be able to work independently and autonomously in a team-based environment is a must. This position will primarily provide field support but will also spend time in-house, or assisting Broadcast and IT teams with project and maintenance work when not otherwise deployed in field.

The Essentials
• Typically one or more years of experience in television, including troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of broadcast production equipment, IT systems, RF/satellite transmission systems, and studio systems; IP/ASI streaming systems, file ingest systems and quality control.
• Basic operational skills on a broad range of television remote broadcast and production equipment such as: SNG satellite uplink/downlink equipment, microwave, video encoding, ENG/Studio cameras and support equipment, A/V routers and infrastructure, video switchers, audio mixers, media decks, NLE edit systems and storage devices, fiber optic links, signal processing and transcoding devices, production communications (intercom) and computer systems/ IT networks architecture. Problem solver who is able to perform well in a fast-paced environment.
• Exposure to technology companies such as Sony, Harmonic, Evertz, etc. 2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics (or equivalent education/experience/training)
• Demonstrated knowledge of computer and data networking hardware and applications to ensure complete technical support in the field.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnkwqm-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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