Relief Technician

Job Number: R50025684

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Engineering

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Southfield, Michigan

Job Posting Date: June 17, 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

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support production and studio equipment, incl. robotic cameras systems, automated master control, automated newsroom automated audio and similar.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of technical equipment both IT and hardware, including network systems, switches, routers, and computers (Servers and PC).
  • Occasionally assist the IT department with supporting Windows computers and network as needed.
  • Experience with Cisco switches, networking infrastructure and Microsoft Office O365 is a major plus.
  • Maintain and update equipment documentation, standard operating procedures, and preventative maintenance procedures as required.
  • Must be able to document daily tasks, projects, and coordinate CAD documentation. Other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge of Broadcast and IT technical principles, including production workflows, broadcast equipment and systems including, but not limited to, cameras, sound, vision, graphics, post-production, media management, MCR and various playouts including streaming and OTT.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, able to prioritize a daily workload in a fast paced high-pressure environment, and to meet deadlines both individually, and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work effectively across different projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills to provide technical advice for a live news environment.
  • Understanding of and acceptance of the 24/7 staffing requirements associated with the Broadcast industry.
  • Self-motivated, with a passion for the job, proactive and approachable.
  • Solid work ethic with proven technical expertise
  • Physical ability to remove and reinstall servers and similar objects when required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or related experience required or technical school training with electronics training and related experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience with the setup, operation and troubleshooting of professional broadcast & IT equipment.
  • Experience with the following equipment preferred: iNews, Sony's ELC, Chyron graphic systems, SSL audio, VM Ware work environment, Harmonic, WSI, TVU/LiveU, iTX or related broadcast computer systems.

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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