Full Time Job

IT / Broadcast Maintenance Technician


Harrisburg, PA 10-08-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The IT/Broadcast Maintenance Technician is a member of the Technical Services Department and responsible for providing engineering, IT, and general maintenance support for the station under the direction of Technical Services Management.

• Assist in maintaining all station broadcast equipment within the facility
• Install, support and maintain IT equipment and infrastructure
• Support users with email, desktop and laptop support
• Support antivirus installation and similar workflow support systems for all departments
• Review and maintain system design documents and drawings
• Perform routine maintenance on all broadcast equipment
• Problem solving/troubleshooting to reduce equipment downtime and maximize system efficiency
• Develop audio/video and IT solutions that meet end users' requirements in conjunction with Chief Engineer and IT Network Systems Engineer
• Responsible for maintaining multiple servers/routers/hubs/switches/PC's
• Generates analysis from concept to completion on projects assigned
• Interface with various users, technical services, technicians and other Engineers to implement, install and debug these systems
• Responsible for successful completion of new initiatives and operational projects
• Assist in and conduct the daily operations and maintenance of building systems, including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, HVAC and other general maintenance requirements of facilities
• Perform other job-related duties as requested by management

Requirements & Skills:
• BS degree in Electrical Engineering, IT, and/or other advanced technical/science degree or related work experience
• Experience with broadcast audio, video and control systems, video servers, graphics & IT systems
• Ability to independently analyze and problem solve to produce creative solutions
• Knowledge of master control and operations
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient with Windows and Mac operating systems
• Detail oriented with ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to communicate with non-technical staff to resolve technical matters
• Knowledge of IT networking, firewalls, RF, fiber optics and encoding/decoding
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks
• Ability to be on call for emergency response and other duties as assigned

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.

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