Broadcast Maintenance/IT Engineer

  • Full-time
  • Westbrook, ME
  • October 16, 2022



Job Responsibilities:
Maintains digital transmitters, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.
Maintains production equipment including robotic camera system, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather graphics and weather systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFBs.
Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
IT systems and associated hardware and software. This includes infrastructure and end user support.
In-person attendance is required

Qualification Requirements:
Excellent troubleshooting skills, able to plan and execute equipment installation, research/design, and detailed documentation of work.
Knowledge of desktop and server operating systems.
Networking support of various LAN/WAN devices and systems.
Must have advanced skill with video production/television, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation.
Desired to have experience with Autocad for system design and layout.
Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, and in confined spaces.
Must be flexible to work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned.
Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently and with minimal supervision.
Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written.
Must have the ability work with minimal supervision.
Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
Valid driver’s license.

Associates degree in Electronic/IT Technology or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent.
SBE/SMPTE/IT certification is a plus.
Equivalent related work experience in a Television/Video/IT environment will be considered.
Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.
Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course from Defense Information School (DINFOS) a plus.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

How to Apply:

Contact: Hearst Careers
Phone: (515) 247-8888