WPVI, Broadcast Maintenance Engineer – ABC Owned TV Stations – Philadelphia, PA

ABC Owned TV Stations

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The WPVI-TV Broadcast Maintenance Engineer candidate will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting and support of the infrastructure and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for broadcast engineering/IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing, etc.).

Responsibilities :

  • Installation, configuration, and daily maintenance/troubleshooting of broadcast systems
  • Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls
  • Interface with third party vendors and support technicians
  • Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management
  • Adhere to Disney policies and best practices in a broadcast environment
  • All others duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications :

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Broadcast Engineering with relevant IT experience
  • Possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Have experience with RF equipment such as broadcast transmitters, microwave equipment, etc..
  • Demonstrate excellence in documentation and system drawing.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team.
  • Be project oriented, organized and able to show a list of previously executed projects from concept to completion.
  • Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Be willing to expand their knowledge with emerging broadcast industry concepts/technologies.

WPVI-TV is a 24/7 operation and the candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, and be willing to be on call and/or work extra hours as needed. Candidate should be able to lift and carry equipment as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • AutoCAD and Visio software
  • Automated Production Control software
  • Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment
  • Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems
  • Adobe Creative Software Products

Preferred Education :

  • A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, and/or equivalent experience preferred.


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