Full Time Job

Engineer

WPEC

West Palm Beach, FL 04-29-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WPEC has an excellent career opportunity for a full-time Hybrid Engineer to support the Engineering Department on its daily technical and on-air operations. This position involves maintaining television transmission and video automation systems, as well as hands-on operation of broadcast equipment. The candidate will be directly responsible for FCC compliance monitoring, quality control, repairs, maintenance, and capital project initiatives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Provide support in the management of broadcast television equipment and computers
• PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing, and repairing workstations, news gathering equipment, studio production equipment and much more
• Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department
• Assist with video equipment set-up, installation and maintenance
• Assist Engineering with Transmitter and Master Control maintenance and operation
• Develop knowledge of facility specific system needs and assist in maintenance and repair
• Assist in regular security updates
• Perform physical inventory of equipment
• Wiring and installation of complex technical equipment using established standards
• Ability to read and understand schematic drawings, blueprints and technical documentation

Requirements:
• Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field
• 2 - 4 years of related broadcast experience
• A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality
• Strong familiarity with broadcast operations and a willingness to learn
• Familiarity with basic hand tools and test equipment for video, RF, IT networking diagnostics and installation
• Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
• Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
• Excellent communication skills
• Familiarity with Avid, Ross Video, Grass Valley / Miranda related software and hardware products a plus
• Former Military encouraged to apply

Physical Demands/Work Environment:
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• On-call duty, including weekends and holidays
• Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds
• Ability to work at heights of up to 40 feet on ladders or man-lifts safely

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g43bxv-34-204-174-110-42 in your application.