Maintenance Engineer

Job Number: R50013860

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Engineering

Location: Oakland, California

Job Posting Date: April 15, 2021

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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 29 stations in 18 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 Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Maintains and installs equipment at the studio and transmitter facility, provides broadcast engineering support for all news and production operations and provides assistance and training to operators.

This position will perform duties at the studio including maintenance of master control and production automation systems, ingest and playback servers, routing systems, satellite distribution, microwave systems, networking equipment, server hardware, and other various facility needs as assigned. The position will also provide timely and professional support for fast-paced news and broadcast television environment.  The ideal candidate will also have strong working knowledge of all components related to the transmission system, including electrical, cooling systems, encoders, exciters, antennas, and other related RF equipment.  Must have a strong background in information technology and knowledge of IP networking, computer and software maintenance. Previous experience with Grass Valley iTX automation, Ignite production automation, Vinten robotics systems, Chyron graphics systems, Evertz routers, and BitCentral news playback is a plus.   Other duties assigned as deemed appropriate and necessary.

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year  college or technical

 school; and at least four years related experience in TV station maintenance, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Particular emphasis will be placed on experience with software applications, operating systems and general-purpose troubleshooting in a network environment.  Membership in IBEW union required. 

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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