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BIT Engineer


WIS Television is seeking a Broadcasting Information Technologies Engineer. Our Engineers work in a fast-paced operations environment supporting out TV Operations. The job involves installation, support and troubleshooting of transmission, broadcast, automation, and IT technologies.


Daily Hire Responsibilities include ( and are not limited to):

- Installation, troubleshooting and support of Control Room and Studio Systems e.g. Automation, Switcher, Audio, Cameras, Multi-viewer, Etc.

- Installation, troubleshooting and support of on-air systems: Solid State Transmitter, ATSC for Over The Air and Cable providers, MPEG Encoding, PSIP and associated distribution technologies.

-Troubleshooting and support of associated broadcast networking technology, internetworking, TCP/IP, Multicast, UDP networks etc.

- Strong Computer Client/Server skills/MS Windows.

- Communicated with he production and operations staff to understand/ discuss equipment problems in order to effectively troubleshoot.

- Proficient with documentation and interpreting system diagrams.

- Logging of all equipment problems. Effective communication of issues to coworkers, management and vendors.

- Adhering to Broadcast standards and best practices.

- Support Special Events as required.


Qualifications/ Requirements:

-Degree in Electronic Engineering and/ or equivalent 6 years industry experience.

-SBE Certificate or equivalent preferred.

- Equivalent written and verbal communication skills.

- Experience in a "live" broadcast environment.

- Solid understanding of requirements of a 24/7 live news operation.

-Must be well-organized and self- motivated

- Valid drivers license; ability to lift 50 lbs or more; ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces.


Applicant must have good organizational and communicational skills. SBE Certificate or equivalent preferred. Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your cover letter and resume. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.


DEADLINE: 2017-02-10