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Engineer - Broadcast

WKEF / WRGT Dayton, OH Full-Time
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WKEF/WRGT TV, in Dayton, OH, is seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.


 


Responsibilities include:


 


  • Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned

  • Maintain and repair transmitters (TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems

  • Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems

  • Provide technical support to operational users

  • Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required

  • Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems

  • Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices

  • Other duties may be assigned



Other Qualifications and Requirements:


 


  • Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision

  • Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person

  • Be able to read and understand technical materials

  • The ability to set priorities under pressure of deadlines

  • Hold a valid driver's license

  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings

  • Maintain “On Call” status 24/7 as assigned for emergency equipment repairs

  • Associate’s degree (AA) in electronics preferred

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of broadcast experience

  • Working knowledge of broadcast station operations

    Cunningham Broadcasting Corporation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.


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