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KSL TV Transmitter Engineer #3014

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Make full contribution to the Engineering Department at Farnsworth Peak by ensuring all signal processing and signal handling equipment performs reliably and within the correct FCC and KSL-TV operating parameters. Maintain Farnsworth Peak building facilities i.e.: power generation, HVAC systems and general routine cleaning. *Note: Management will assign responsibilities on a regular and/or rotating basis depending upon the need and proven capabilities and the need to provide expertise for the future.


  • BSEE, BSET, AASET, related field or equivalent military or technical training.
  • SBE certification of senior broadcast engineer level or a 1st class FCC license.
  • Five (5) years full-time television maintenance, or equivalent experience including:
    • Designing and/or maintaining electrical power systems, including grounding systems.
    • Installing and maintaining FM and TV transmission equipment such as: High Voltage, High power UHF and VHF transmitters, microwaves, stereo generators, etc.
    • Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations regarding television broadcasting.
    • Water cooled transmitter maintenance, joints, water treatment, glycol, etc.
    • A working knowledge or understanding of transmitter/site control systems.
    • An understanding of 8VSB modulation, mask requirement, and associated test equipment.
  • Experience in operating personal computers and prefer some maintenance background in maintaining PC's including networking and network wiring standards.
  • Ability to exhibit self-motivation and the ability to coordinate and timely complete complex tasks involving new or constantly changing situations.
  • Efficient work habits as work performed affects the ability of others to do their work. Performance also has a long-term, continuing financial effect on the company's image and ability to compete.
  • Proven ability to make competent judgements as to the technical quality of RF, video, and audio signals.
  • Ability to correctly and timely solve unanticipated problems or perform unscheduled assignments that demand immediate attention.
  • Consistently works hours required. Works more when required to meet deadlines including irregular hours, long and unscheduled hours, be on-call as required, weekends, holidays, overtime, etc.
  • Proven ability to handle stress.
  • Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients.
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.


  • The worker is subject to safely, accurately, and timely perform assigned functions in an isolated environment at a remote location. Finalist will be required to pass an examination by the company doctor.
  • Lift, move, and carry up to 50 pounds on occasion.
  • Good eye coordination with the ability to distinguish between different colored electrical wires.
  • Free of an uncorrectable impairment, which would preclude functioning effectively in rarified air at high altitude.
  • Free of an uncorrectable emotional instability which would make working in an isolated environment undesirable.
  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
  • A substantial physical movement (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
Free of uncorrectable impairment which would prevent bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-06