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Broadcast Engineer

logo Location:  Charlotte NC
Control #:  110110T
Description:  

The WSOC TV Broadcast Engineer is primarily responsible for supporting news and master control operations during weekday evenings and on-call weekends. Responsibilities will also include satellite encoders and decoders, microwave systems, in-house RF, and other RF systems. Inside the studio this engineer will participate in the normal maintenance activities that are required in a TV station, including switchers, cameras, computers, ENG/SNG vehicles, cabling, master control and newsroom automation systems etc. Person will troubleshoot network issues related to broadcast systems and work with IT to resolve them. This person will actively work on engineering projects on a nightly basis and communicate with engineering team on progress.

Duties:

  • Maintenance and repair of all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems
  • Design, execution and management of engineering projects as directed by Director of Engineering and Engineering Manager
  • Development and maintenance of technical documentation such as drawings, technical bulletins, and version notes
  • Work and communicate with the local IT team to ensure compliance and interoperability for broadcast systems
  • Preparation and timely delivery of required logs, status information, and reports.
  • Must be able to use tools to effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and repair RF and studio equipment
  • Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers and public.

    Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a related field or equivalent experience preferred
  • 5+ years of working experience in broadcast engineering preferred
  • Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, applicable electrical, mechanical, structural and civil engineering methods important
  • Solid working knowledge of PCs, networks, routers, MS operating systems and application software such as Word and Excel preferred
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in teams
  • Must be able to work day, night and weekend shifts when necessary
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Should be comfortable working on ladders and overhead
  • Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful

    To apply go to http://bit.ly/2u6XFJ4

    About Cox Media Group: Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The companyís operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the countryís biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

    Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individualís age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Posted 3/15/19.

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