Broadcast Maintenance Engineer

EMPLOYER: WMTW-TV


Description:

WMTW-TV, the ABC affiliate in Westbrook, Maine, has an opening for an experienced broadcast Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician position is a great opportunity for an entry level candidate or veteran to foster career growth through a combinations of training, mentoring and hands-on experience. You will work with the engineering team to maintain, repair and upgrade equipment covering all aspects of our operation from IT Systems to cameras and transmitters. You will report to Director of Engineering.

Responsibilities

Repair, troubleshoot and maintain all types of Broadcast equipment.
Work with engineering and IT management and staff to support important on-air systems and workflows including news, production and broadcast systems and equipment
Support station IT operations under the direction of the IT Manager, Director of Engineering and/or Assistant Chief Engineer.
Maintain LAN/IT Infrastructure, installation and support of network hardware and software.
Conduct troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation and cabling tasks

Requirements

Basic knowledge of electronics and component repair
Knowledge of computer, computer systems and basic IP networking
Experience maintaining and troubleshooting equipment
Skills with video production, microwave systems, and IT infrastructure
Lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs.; climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
Work flexible hours and shifts, including holidays and weekends
Autocad/Visio proficiency for system design and layout preferred
Background in transmission and satellite communications is a preferred
Higher education in technology, SBE or related military experience will be considered
In-person attendance is required

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

Benefits

Hearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.

Medical | Dental | Vision
401(k) matching
Emotional Wellness Support
Paid Time Off
Paid Parental Leave
LGBTQ+ Health Services
Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

ABOUT US
Hearst Television (HTV) owns and/or operates 35 television and two radio stations serving 27 media markets across 39 states reaching over 22 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry’s premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.

How to Apply:

Contact: Danielle Monteferrante
Phone: (212) 887-6863