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Broadcast Engineer

KXAN / KBVO-CA / KBVO / KNVA

Location: Austin, TX

Contact Name: Nexstar Media Group

Web: http://www.kxan.com

Job Description

Category:

Engineering

Position/Title:

Broadcast Engineer

Details:

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

 

Vacancy Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

1/7/2019

Closing Date:

2/7/2019

City:

Austin - 78701

Experience:

The Broadcast Engineer operates, maintains, updates and repairs hardware and systems used for broadcasting and business operations.

Requirements:

•             Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station

•             Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station

•             Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions

•             Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts

•             Installs and maintains the IT network, switches, data backups, work stations and printers 

•             Interprets and implements instructions and requests from other station personnel

•             Communicates with members of the engineering team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues

•             Performs other duties as assigned

 Requirements & Skills:

•             Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

•             Fluency in English

•             Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

•             Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

•             Minimum three years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment

•             Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment

•             Strong PC/MS Office experience

•             Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems

•             Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment

•             Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems

•             Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

 

The Broadcast Engineer must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Broadcast Engineer must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.

 

Contact:

Apply online at: https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com

 

Apply Online URL:

https://broadcastcareers-nexstar.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchLocation=12781-12827-Austin&mobile=false&width=1030&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 

Job Req #:

2018-3684