Nexstar Media Group

  • Technician-Maintenance

    Requisition ID
    2018-3540
    Category
    Engineering
    Job Locations
    US-NV-Las Vegas
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% 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 Technician is a member of the Technical Services Department and responsible for providing engineering and general maintenance support for KLAS-TV under the direction of Technical Services Management.

    • Assist in maintaining all station broadcast equipment within the facility. 
    • Install, support and maintain IT equipment and infrastructure.
    • Review and maintain system design documents and drawings.
    • Perform routine maintenance on all broadcast equipment.
    • Problem solving/troubleshooting to reduce equipment downtime and maximize system efficiency.
    • Develop audio/video and IT solutions that meet end users’ requirements.
    • Responsible for maintaining multiple servers/routers/hubs/switches/PC’s.
    • Generates analysis from concept to completion on projects assigned.
    • Interface with various users, technical services, technicians and other Engineers to implement, install and debug these systems.
    • Responsible for successful completion of new initiatives and operational projects. Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
    • Perform other job related duties as requested by management.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, IT, and/or other advanced technical/science degree or related work experience.
    • Experience with broadcast audio, video and control systems, video servers, graphics & IT systems.
    • Knowledge of master control and operations.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
    • Proficient with Windows and Mac operating systems.
    • Must be detail oriented with ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to communicate with non-technical staff to resolve technical matters.
    • Knowledge of IT networking, firewalls, RF, fiber optics and encoding/decoding.
    • Ability to lift and move PC and peripheral equipment…50lbs.

    Ability to climb latter, stairs, and work in high elevation, tight environments.

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