Maintenance Technician

Job Number: R50020880

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Engineering

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: November 18, 2022

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • WFLD Fox Chicago is seeking a skilled Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to join our team. The selected candidate will assist in performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of all equipment associated with a 24/7/365 television operation in a major market. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintenance and repair of Automated Master Control Systems, Automated Production Control Rooms Systems, Studio Production equipment, Camera Control Systems, Robotic Pedestals, Remote Production ENG equipment, Newsroom Video Playback, File Based Archive solutions, non-linear edit systems and satellite distribution systems.  The selected candidate will also assist in system design, construction and commissioning of new technologies at the Studio, Transmitter, and Remote Facilities.  Familiarity with Evertz Magnum, Grass Valley ITX, Sony switchers and ELC, Bit Central Playout, Chyron Graphics systems, and Telestream Vantage is a plus. 

    Qualifications:

Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in TV Engineering which must include a strong IT background. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to work nights and weekends is a must.

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.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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