Broadcast Engineer, Sinclair Broadcasting


Job Description
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse ! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!
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 (AM, FM, 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
Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
Other duties may be assigned
Other Qualifications and Requirements:
A self-starter who is able to work efficiently without direct supervision
The ability 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 based on deadlines
Hold a valid driver's license
Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
An associate’s degree (AA) in electronics is preferred
A minimum of 5 years of broadcast experience is required
Working knowledge of broadcast station operations
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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