Maintenance Engineer – CBS46

The Maintenance Engineer repairs and maintains all mechanical and electronic equipment within the broadcast facility, as well as remote microwave sites, mobile production, and ENG/SNG vehicles. This position provides IT support and repair for Broadcast IT systems, repairs video production and master control switchers, video and audio routers, videotape recorders, video servers, studio cameras, ENG cameras and camcorders, video monitors, waveform monitors and vector scopes, audio, video and rf amplifiers, microwave transmitters and receivers, intercom and IFB systems, audio production boards, graphics production equipment, computers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station.

Essential Job Functions
• 50% Performs troubleshooting of hardware and software problems on all Broadcast equipment. Repairs component or board level as appropriate.
• 30% Provides prompt service in support of daily News Department operations and other station departments.
• 15% Performs preventative maintenance as appropriate on station equipment
• 5% Cross-trains other member of the technical staff, and improves/updates technical job skills.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Associate’s degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Five years of experience maintaining technical equipment in a television broadcast or post-production facility preferred. Must possess mid-level experience and knowledge of computers, servers, data infrastructure including Ethernet and fiber in support of IP and communications protocols, and computer operating systems (Xp, Windows 7, Windows 10, Server 2008, etc).

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to install and configure computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer-related problems in support of Broadcast specific technology.
Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues.
Good written and verbal skills.
Must possess a positive work attitude, a strong work ethic, and ability to work well with others.
Ability to prioritize and make changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.
Ability to make well-informed decisions quickly while under pressure.
Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule in support of a 24x7x365 Broadcast operation.
% Travel Required (Approximate): <5%


Interested, qualified candidates should apply on line at
Meredith Corporation, CBS46 WGCL-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.