Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineer


Philadelphia, PA 01-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

WPVI-TV Broadcast Systems Specialist

The WPVI-TV Broadcast Systems Specialist candidate will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting and support of the infrastructure and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for broadcast engineering/IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing, etc.).

• Installation, configuration, and daily maintenance/troubleshooting of broadcast systems
• Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls
• Interface with third party vendors and support technicians
• Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management
• Adhere to Disney policies and best practices in a broadcast environment
• All others duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements
The ideal candidate must:
• Possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills.
• Have experience with RF equipment such as broadcast transmitters, microwave equipment, etc..
• Demonstrate excellence in documentation and system drawing.
• Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
• Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team.
• Be project oriented, organized and able to show a list of previously executed projects from concept to completion.
• Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines.
• Be willing to expand their knowledge with emerging broadcast industry concepts/technologies.

WPVI-TV is a 24/7 operation and the candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, and be willing to be on call and/or work extra hours as needed. Candidate should be able to lift and carry equipment as necessary.

Preferred Experience

Experience with the following is preferred:
• AutoCAD and Visio software
• Automated Production Control software
• Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment
• Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems
• Adobe Creative Software Products

Preferred Education/Training

A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, and/or equivalent experience.

Additional Information:

This position is located at WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, PA. EEO/M/F/D/V/SO/GI

This position is with ABC, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.