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Category: Engineering
Position/Title: Broadcast Engineer

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

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

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

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.

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Job Req #: 2018-3684