Date Posted March 26, 2020
Industry TV Jobs
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Description:

KSNV, located in Las Vegas, NV, 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 (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
  • 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
  • Minimum of five (5) years of broadcast experience
  • Working knowledge of broadcast station operations

Additional job details:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell
  • The employee must occasionally climb ladders to perform various assigned duties at heights
  • Some walking on level and uneven surfaces periodically throughout the day, while carrying technical equipment
  • Some reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting may be required to store materials and equipment throughout the work day
  • Proper lifting techniques are required; must be able to maneuver items up to 50 pounds
  • This position requires frequent exposure to the outdoor climate and weather conditions

Work Schedule

  • The schedule of the position is full-time (40 hours a week), occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call
  • This position will require to attend occasional off-site meetings during and after business hours
  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings

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

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