Nexstar Media Group

  • Broadcast Engineer

    Requisition ID
    2018-2992
    Category
    Engineering
    Job Locations
    US-NY-Albany
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

     

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    The Broadcast Engineer operates, maintains, updates and repairs hardware and systems used for broadcasting and business operations.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Upstate New York television station has an opening for a Broadcast Engineer to work with station engineering staff in support of the studio equipment and to maintain two UHF DTV transmitter sites.   

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:


    Previous experience maintaining broadcast equipment and associated IT systems in a studio environment required.

    Experience in troubleshooting and repairing broadcast transmitters, digital and analog microwave and remote control systems associated with broadcast transmitters.  Experience working with and maintaining high power antenna systems are a plus.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

     

    Work with studio maintenance staff in support of the studio’s audio and video systems and IT based control for both Ross News Automation and Crispin Master Control automation systems.

    Work with Chief Engineer to keep television transmission systems fully operational and FCC compliant.

     

    Maintain all EAS monthly logs, for both transmitters as required by FCC.

     

    Maintain ENG transmission systems including central receive sites and truck located transmitters and antennas.

     

    How to Apply: All internal & external applicants must apply online @ www.nexstar.tv/careers.  First time users must create an account then apply for this job and attach your resume. Background check required.  A NEXSTAR BROADCASTING STATION.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

     

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