WESH 2/CW18 Hearst Television's NBC and CW affiliate in Winter Park (Orlando) Florida-TV has an opening for an experienced broadcast Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station's on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location. The candidate should have a passion for Broadcast/IT engineering and be comfortable with current and new technology trends.
• Maintains ENG microwave trucks, satellite/microwave antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.
• Maintains production equipment including robotic camera system, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather graphics and weather systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFBs.
• Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG/DSNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
• Maintains support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, computer systems, microphones, and intercoms.
• Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.
• PC installation, support, and repair.
• Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently.
• Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written.
• Must have the ability work with minimal supervision.
• Must be available to work any assigned hours, and perform other duties as assigned.
• In-person attendance is required.
• 2+ years of experience working as a maintenance technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment; or 2+ years of experience in a related military occupation specialty.
• Must have advanced skill with video servers, digital audio and video switching systems, personal computers, IT networking equipment, electronic test equipment, television microwave and satellite equipment.
• Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment.
• Experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital transmitters is a plus
• Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
• Must be flexible to work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
• Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
• Must have excellent vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.
• Associates degree in electronic engineering or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent preferred.
• SBE CPBE (or better) certification a plus.
• Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Military training and experience in electronics, avionics or related fields will be considered.
• Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course from Defense Information School (DINFOS) a plus.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d28wx2-3-237-16-210-42 in your application.