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IT Specialist/Maintenance Engineer

logo Location:  Lincoln NE
Control #:  110369T

KLKN-TV is looking for a full time IT Specialist/Maintenance Engineer to join our team. This position is responsible for IT Desktop Support and assisting with installation and setup of digital broadcast systems. The IT Specialist will perform day-to-day maintenance and carry out upkeep of computers and network infrastructure, peripherals and provide end-user support. The position will also support ENG operation and other television systems reporting to the Chief Engineer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain LAN/IT infrastructure, installation and support of network hardware & software
  • Responsible for response to and remediation of networking issues, troubleshooting wireless LAN connectivity issues, Active Directory and Office365 administration.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to end users
  • Implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
  • Ability to work as a part of a large collaborative group
  • Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices. Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.
  • Ability to move equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds


  • A high school or equivalency diploma and either a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or two (2) years of IT experience that involved installation, operation, maintenance and problem diagnosis of network equipment including, PC’s, servers, and switches.
  • Experience in the television broadcast setting is a plus
  • Experience with AV switching, video encoding/decoding and file transcoding is a plus


  • Current knowledge of Microsoft Windows desktop and server operating systems
  • Knowledge of the components, operation, maintenance, configuration and repair of network and wireless equipment and mobile device support
  • Support of enterprise and web-based applications
  • Possess the positive attitude of a collaborative team player
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines
  • Demonstrate professional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Must be flexible to work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
  • Fluency in English; strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

    Benefits Offered:

  • 401K, Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, paid vacations, sick days & holidays.

    Application Details:

    Please email your resume to, mail to KLKN-TV, Attn: BM, 3240 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68502 or apply in person between 9am-5pm. Please denote how you became aware of this position in your response. Equal Opportunity Employer – all qualified candidates are may apply. Posted 5/11/20.

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