Supervisor Engineering

Job Number: R50025552

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Engineering

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Job Posting Date: May 28, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.

JOB DESCRIPTION

KMSP TV/WFTC TV  is in need of a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer who will support the technical backbone of our operation. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates with a foundational understanding of broadcast systems who are looking to broaden their expertise in a hands-on environment.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine maintenance of broadcast production systems, automation, and control room equipment.
  • Assist with troubleshooting and resolving technical issues across a broad range of broadcast equipment.
  • Collaborate on installation and basic configuration of new hardware and software systems.
  • Help maintain broadcast IT and bonded cellular systems, servers, and devices essential for broadcast operations.
  • Join project teams to support the rollout and integration of new technologies.
  • Act as a reliable team member, providing input and support to ongoing operational improvements.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Basic understanding of SDI and IP-based technology and workflows.
  • Familiarity with computer networking principles and broadcast automation systems.
  • Comfortable learning new technology and applying it in a dynamic setting.
  • Some experience with transmitter maintenance a bonus, but not required.
  • Basic to moderate familiarity with IP networking and  Windows, Apple, and Linux server/client environments.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently as necessary.
  • Eagerness to learn and an adaptable "can do" attitude towards work and challenges.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to coordinate with team members and external partners.

Expect a supportive, fun atmosphere with opportunities to take on various tasks, a chance to collaborate with a savvy team, and the platform to enhance your technical skill set. Whether you're an up-and-coming engineer or have a solid foundation and ready for the next step, we encourage you to apply.

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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