Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineer


Columbus, OH 11-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WSYX / WTTE, in Columbus, OH, is seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Responsibilities include:
• Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned
• Maintain and repair transmitters (TV, Microwave, satellite, etc.), fiber networks, satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, video production switchers, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors, video server systems, and display systems
• Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems
• Provide technical support to operational users
• Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required
• Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices
• Other duties may be assigned
Other Qualifications and Requirements:
• Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
• Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person
• Be able to read and understand technical materials
• Experience working with computers, servers, and network switches
• Be able to troubleshoot network problems
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
• Hold a valid driver's license
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes, including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
• An associate's degree (AA) in electronics is preferred
• 2-5 years of broadcast experience preferred
• Working knowledge of broadcast station operations

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


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw902y-54-80-252-84-42 in your application.