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Broadcast Engineer: IT Systems Administrator


KATC-TV has an opening for Broadcast Engineer: IT Systems Administrator.  

This individual will be responsible for the understanding of servers and the maintenance of the company’s IT system efficiency. Primary duties will include troubleshooting of problems reported by end users, and maintaining the network and system security. Linux knowledge a plus but is not required.



 Duties will also include maintaining technical broadcast transmission equipment, responding to operational challenges requiring service recovery, and maintaining electronic equipment to meet station needs and network operational goals. Specific duties this individual will complete include installing, testing, and performing preventive or corrective equipment maintenance, serving in the on-call rotation, and responding to inquiries from staff concerning technical operational problems, implementing remedial actions and emergency repairs as necessary.



Associate of Arts degree in Electrical Engineering, Management Information Systems, Broadcast Engineering, Computer Science, or related field; two years experience in broadcast engineering or a broadcast operations environment; basic knowledge of RF, directional and non-directional transmission systems; knowledge of broadcast operations software and equipment; understanding digital television; knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP networking and IP-based systems; ability to lift 70 pounds and work at various heights; ability to use hand and power tools; hold a valid drivers license; basic knowledge of FCC rules and regulations; and ability to understand system drawings and signal flows.


Applicants will have an excellent motor vehicle record and be subject to a background check and drug screening.


Please submit your cover letter and resume package to: 
Vicky Cormier, KATC-TV, 1103 Eraste Landry Road, Lafayette, LA 70506
or email:


KATC is an equal opportunity employer.


DEADLINE: 2016-09-30