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Broadcast Maintenance Engineer - WDIV-TV

A successful candidate will have the passion to work in the Broadcast Television industry with a preferred 2-4 years of experience (can be concurrent). Should be familiar with technologies such as: RF transmission (microwave, satellite, ATSC 1.0/3.0), computer automation systems, video encoding/transcoding, audio/video formats, video/audio over IP, ENG systems, Windows/Linux/OSX operating systems, streaming platforms (OTT, IPTV, PTP, SMPTE 2110, DANTE, AES67).

Requirements:

-Ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain technical equipment. Familiarity with preventative maintenance procedures.
-Proficient in using hand and power tools.
-Strong knowledge of various broadcast & IT technologies.
-Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and blueprints.
-Exceptional problem-solving skills to identify and resolve technical issues promptly.
-Ability to follow and enforce safety guidelines to ensure a safe working environment. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
-Ability to interact with team members and report maintenance findings clearly. Capacity to adapt to new technologies and maintenance methodologies. Strong organizational skills to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently.
-Ability to maintain accurate records of maintenance activities and repairs.
-Proven ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team.
-Ability to interact with other department managers and teams in a professional and customer friendly manner.
-Respond to maintenance requests promptly and effectively.
-Be part of a team that provides 24/7/365 support. This includes working weekends, holidays, early morning & late night shifts.
-Willingness to work flexible hours and respond to emergency maintenance situations. Capability to perform physically demanding tasks including lifting heavy equipment, working from heights and working in various weather conditions.
-Valid Michigan Driver's License with clean driving record.

Preferred:

Degree in Broadcast/Computer/Electrical Engineering or equivalent. SBE Certification or related Military training a plus.

How to apply:  Email cover letter and resume to Rob Spiers, Broadcast Technology Manager. rspiers@wdiv.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

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