Maintenance Technician

  • Engineering
  • Other
  • Dayton

Website whiotv WHIO-TV

Posted on: November 29, 2023

Job Description

Cox Media Group WHIO TV is looking for a Maintenance Technician who will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting and support of the infrastructure and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for broadcast engineering/IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e., Broadcast technology as software, Streaming, OTT, Cloud Computing, etc.). This Position reports to the Engineering Manager for television.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Installation, configuration and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, signal processing and transmission systems
Troubleshoot and repair a variety of TV broadcast and production equipment
Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls
Interface with third party vendors and support technicians
Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management
Cable installation and termination
All other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
Possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills
Be able to reimage or build up servers and desktop computers at the OS level
Have experience with RF equipment such as broadcast transmitters and microwave equipment
Demonstrate excellence in documentation and system drawing
Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team
Be project oriented, organized and able to list previously executed projects from concept to completion
Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines
Be willing to expand knowledge of emerging broadcast industry concepts/technologies
Have a reliable mode of transportation (public transportation is not suitable)
Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications
AutoCAD and Visio software
Avid & iNews, Imagine, Evertz, RTS, Ignite
Remote access systems (LogMeIn, TeamViewer, VNC, etc.)
Automated Production Control software experience
Experience with Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment
Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems experience
Adobe Creative Software Products experience

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our Engineering team here at WHIO, please apply at:

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