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Maintenance Technician

Organization: KCRA
Date Posted: 11/1/2018
City: Sacramento
Location: California
Country: United States
Primary Category: Broadcast
Type of Position: Full-Time

Description & Details

KCRA has two openings for an experienced broadcast Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

·         Maintains automation systems,  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.

·         Maintains support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, servers, XDCAM decks, computer systems, microphones, and intercoms.

·         Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.

·         Maintains digital transmitters, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.

Required Skills

·         A solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications preferred

·         Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level.

·         Knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking preferred.

·         Advanced skill with video production, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation preferred.

·         Experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital broadcast transmitters.

·         Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces

·         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

·         Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently

·         Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written

·         Must have the ability work with minimal supervision

Required Experience

·         2+ years of experience working as a maintenance technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment.

·         Military experience will be considered.

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