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Maintenance Technician

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WCVB has an opening for a full-time Maintenance Technician. The person in this role maintains the station’s equipment and systems from acquisition to distribution. This position provides technical and IT support for all station efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibilities

This employee will maintain the following:

  • News-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
  • IT systems and associated hardware and software. This includes infrastructure and end user support.
  • Production equipment including robotic camera systems, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather systems, audio consoles, and other gear used in production.
  • Transmitter sites, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications Requirements:                                              

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, able to plan and execute equipment installation, research/design, and detailed documentation of work.
  • Knowledge of desktop and server operating systems.
  • Networking support of various LAN/WAN devices and systems preferred.
  • In depth knowledge of video production/television systems.
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as collaboratively with other team members.
  • Must possess a positive attitude and driven by successful problem solving.
  • Flexible to various work shifts and days off as assigned.
  • Capable of following instructions, verbal and written.
  • Able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
  • Able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces.
  • Valid driver’s license; position requires travel to remote transmitter and microwave sites.

Education:                                        

  • Associates Degree in Electronic/IT Technology or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics/IT school equivalent (including military).
  • Equivalent related work experience in a Television/Video/IT environment will be considered.
  • SBE/SMPTE/IT Certification is a plus.    

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/maintenance-technician-3657 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2018-09-30