Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineering Technician


West Palm Beach, FL 07-08-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

WPEC, in West Palm Beach, is seeking a Broadcast Engineering Technician! This entry-level position will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes assisting in the installation and maintenance of 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. Bring a thirst for learning and a willingness to work hard. We're looking for the right person to join our team of skilled and experienced Broadcast Engineers.

Responsibilities include:
• Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned

• Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors 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

• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines

• Able to concentrate for long periods of time

• Hold a valid driver's license

• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings

• Associate's degree (AA) in electronics is preferred

• Minimum of five (5) years of broadcast experience

• Working knowledge of broadcast station operations

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