Engineering Technician

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain and repair cameras, video production switchers, audio equipment, video routers, automation/editing systems, video server systems, graphic systems, monitors and display systems, receivers, transmitters.
  • PC hardware/software support of on-site installation, service, troubleshooting, and repairing of workstations
  • Provide support in the management of servers, network security, and network services
  • Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
  • Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
  • Apply regular security updates
  • Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department
  • Provide first response support as needed to maintain live news broadcasts
  • Responds to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment 
  • Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance
  • Assist with transmitter maintenance
  • Provide end-user support across all departments
  • Assist in fleet management
  • Assist in building maintenance and scheduling of maintenance
  • Perform physical inventory of equipment
  • Maintain digital telephone system
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Associates degree or higher in broadcast, IT, electronics or computer related field
  • 2 - 4 years of related broadcast experience
  • A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality
  • Hold a valid driver's license with clean driving record
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
  • Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision and as part of a group
  • Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via email, phone, or in person
  • Be able to read and understand technical materials
  • Experience working with computers, servers, and network switches
  • Familiarity with Ross and Avid related software and hardware products a plus

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
  • On-call duty, including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds

The base hourly compensation range for this role is $23.00 to $28.00 per hour. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidates’ relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location. Full time positions are eligible for benefits that include participation in a retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, sick leave, vacation time, personal time, parental leave and employee stock purchase plan. 

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
About Us 
Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!
About the Team
The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.
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