Engineer – Maintenance

Company: Meredith Corporation
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Location: St. Louis
Full Time

KMOV, the CBS affiliate in St. Louis, MO is searching for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer. The Broadcast Engineer repairs, maintains and provides technical and operation support to mechanical and electronic equipment within the broadcast facility. The Broadcast Engineer also provides support to news and production operations.

Essential Job Functions:
50% – Troubleshoots technical equipment problems and makes repairs. Operates technical hardware and systems related to on-air operations. Monitors on-air signal of multiple television stations and switching sources to air.
30% – Performs prompt service in support of daily news department operations and other station departments.
15% – Performs preventative maintenance as appropriate on station equipment.
5% – Cross trains other members of the technical staff, and improves/updates technical job skills.

– Five years experience maintaining technical equipment in a television broadcast station or post-production facility.
– Must possess mid-level experience and knowledge of computers, servers, data infrastructure including Ethernet and fiber in support of IP and communications protocols, and computer operations systems (XP, Windows 7, Server 2008, etc.)

– Associates degree in electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Specific knowledge, skills and abilities
– Must be able to work flexible, varying shift schedules as needed including early mornings, overnights and weekends in support of a 24x7x365 broadcast operation.
– Ability to install and configure broadcast technical equipment and computer hardware and software.
– Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues. Good written and verbal communication skills.
– Must possess a positive work attitude, strong work ethic, and ability to work well with others.
– Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks and be able to prioritize and make changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.
– Must have a valid driver’s license.

Additional Information:

Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of the Meredith team.