WFIE-TV in Evansville, IN is looking to hire a qualified Maintenance/IT Staff Engineer.
Formal electronics education or military electronics training a plus. 5 years hands-on broadcast engineering experience required in the design, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of a wide variety of broadcast equipment. This includes microwave, satellite, video servers and broadcast digital equipment.
Candidate must exhibit an advanced knowledge of broadcast electronics, analog and digital technology, computers, LAN/WAN networks, station automation, digital UHF transmitters, related microwave and other RF equipment. Candidate should be familiar with SD/HD digital TV formats, ATSC encoders and be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the latest related technologies and FCC rules and regulations.
Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day, with weekend, night, on call and holiday work a possibility. Must be able to lift heavy equipment, work at heights and obtain a DOT medical card for operation of SNG truck. The successful candidate must be able to think on their feet, work well with others, and be a self-starter and a team player. Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.
Qualified applicants, please apply online and attach your cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V