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Broadcast Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Broadcast Network Engineer installs, supports, and maintains information systems functions in a broadcast television environment. Information systems include, but are not limited to Windows and other operating systems, network and broadcast video servers, end-user desktop and laptops, telecommunication systems, news editing and automation, printers, custom applications and related-user accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Job Functions:
40% Troubleshoots and repairs hardware and software issues in studio and remote production equipment.
20% Lead or participate in system implementation(s) and upgrades, including creating and maintaining documentation and related diagrams using applications such as VISIO or VidCad.
20% Performs preventative maintenance as appropriate on station equipment.
10% Provides technical support to remote broadcasts.
10% Develops and updates technical job skills. Provides training on new systems.

REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Education:
Bachelor`s degree in Information Systems Management, Broadcast Engineering or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience:
Five years related technical work experience.
Experience troubleshooting methodologies that apply to networked Server/PC environment and standalone workstations.
Windows operating system experience including Windows NT 4.0/2000/XP in a corporate network environment. Mac OS X support helpful.
Previous project management experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking related to PC function and communication with e-mail and software applications in Ethernet-based networks.
Basic knowledge of electronics troubleshooting and repair.
Good decision-making skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
Excellent communication skills are essential to understand users` requirements and provide training on new systems.
Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to prioritize and make frequent changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.
MCSE and CCNA certifications preferred.
Solid understanding of the requirements of a 24/7 live, large market television news operation a must for this position in addition to the IT skill set.

HOW TO APPLY:
Broadcast Network Engineer KPTV6097
KPTV Fox12 in Portland, OR is currently recruiting for the position of Broadcast Network Engineer. Qualified applicants may apply online via the Meredith Careers page located at: www.meredith.com.

DEADLINE: 2013-07-19