Nexstar Media Group

  • Broadcast Maintenance Technician

    Requisition ID
    2019-6367
    Category
    Engineering
    Job Locations
    US-MI-Grand Rapids
    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 Maintenance Technician is a member of the Technical Services Department and responsible for providing engineering and general maintenance support for the station under the direction of Technical Services Management.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Regularly test, adjust, clean and inspect all audio, video, computer and other technical equipment in studios or transmitter facilities.
    • Configure and modify broadcast equipment systems.
    • Construct, assemble, wire and install items such as control panels and related equipment.
    • Ensure that power levels and the station’s broadcast signal (frequency) meet government regulatory standards.
    • Develop, implement and maintain preventative maintenance program schedules and records.

     

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Good analytical and technical problem solving skills.
    • Advanced understanding of information technology.
    • Ability to implement new technologies or methods as needed.
    • Working knowledge of state of the art broadcast equipment.
    • RF knowledge is required.

     

    Education/Experience: Associate’s Degree in Electronics Engineering required or Bachelor’s degree preferred. Previous experience maintaining computer workstations, servers and network infrastructure helpful. Knowledge of digital and analog transmitters a plus.

    Training/Equipment: Operate broadcast equipment and software.

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: This position requires frequent climbing and frequent lifting of objects weighing up to fifty pounds.

    NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. *********

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