Broadcast Maintenance Technician

Job Number: R50011373

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Engineering

Location: Southfield, Michigan

Job Posting Date: February 12, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

JOB DESCRIPTION

WJBK Fox 2 Detroit seeks an experienced broadcast maintenance technician to provide full-time technical support for all broadcast equipment including, but not limited to, master control on-air equipment such as automation system and on-air servers as well as Broadcast IT systems, transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, network switches, servers, IP systems, monitors and display systems.  Maintain network interface with Fox Hub/Spoke systems to send and receive local and national programming and commercial content.  Install various new television electronic equipment and software to enhance our ability to produce local news, sports, productions and daily on-air programming integrated with commercial content.  Assist with remote location productions.  Perform other related duties as deemed appropriate and as assigned.

Minimum 2 years of college or technical school majoring in a Broadcast related field, IT related field or equivalent broadcast experience.  At least 3 years working in a Major Market Broadcast environment or IT environment.  Proven ability to repair, maintain and operate all types of standard broadcast equipment and related software.  Proven ability to install, configure, maintain and operate IP based SAN, LAN, or WAN systems.  Computer literacy is essential.  CAD experience a plus.  Must have excellent communication skills.  Ability to adapt to a fast-paced quickly-changing technical environment.  Understanding of all pertinent FCC rules and regulations.  Cisco certification and SBE certification is highly desirable.  Knowledge of safety practices and procedures.  Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships.  Valid driver license.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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