This proactive individual must possess the ability to troubleshoot, repair, install and perform preventative maintenance of broadcast equipment. As Broadcast Technologist you will work on maintaining and supporting all aspects of station’s day-to-day operations. You will also provide direct technical support for our news department which produces more than 50+ hours of live programming weekly.
Must have the ability to combine logic electronic theory, and knowledge of the equipment operation to troubleshoot and repair analog/digital electronics, computers, and mechanical assemblies (MacGyver skills).
Knowledge of hand tools, power tools, and test equipment (multi-meter, spectrum analyzer, etc.)
Mechanical ability required to disassemble, troubleshoot, install, customize, and repair electron equipment.
Able to work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems such as Windows, Mac, Linux and 8-b NES.
Can effictively organize and prioritize tasks while remaining flexible enough to meet the daily demands placed upon your schedule.
Must be willing and able to participate in on-call rotation.
Amateur Radio Operator, FCC license, or SBE certifications preferred.
KFOR is an equal opportunity employer
Maintains TV transmitters, microwave equipment, audio consoles, video switchers, satellite transmitters/receivers, audio/video monitors, and associated equipment.
Maintains signal quality and proper levels throughout the studio and transmitter equipment according to established engineering practices, station policy, and FCC regulations.
Operates, maintains, and repairs electronic newsgathering equipment as required.
Install, maintain, and repair microwave and satellite equipment on station vehicles.
Install and maintain cellular bonding equipment used by field crews.
Install and troubleshoot wide area networks, local area networks, servers, routers, and switches.
Perform preventative maintenance inspections and equipment upgrades.
Maintains maintenance records and assists in station documentation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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