22 hours ago
(8/10/2018 9:37 AM)
The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for the integrity of all WPIX technical and broadcast systems including media servers, routing systems, file distribution systems, Transmitter / RF systems, Live Trucks,
non-linear editing systems, audio video distribution, Master Control and Production switchers, Encoding systems, audio systems, communication systems, Cameras (Studio and ENG), test and monitoring systems. Create and maintain system documentation.
Maintenance of all technical facilities including complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast Engineering environment
Ability to rapidly diagnose problems, and provide alternative solutions if needed to maintain production and on Air deadlines
Ability to comprehend complex concepts and workflows
Participate and contribute to the design, development and deployment of broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets within the Broadcast environment
Participate and contribute to the training and ongoing education of Operations staff in the operation of equipment and systems
Meticulously adhere to regularly scheduled preventative maintenance routine for all systems. Ensure parts and supplies are available so that equipment repairs are made as soon as possible
Work with system vendors and technology partners to install and configure equipment and software, solve system problems and implement solutions and upgrades
Responsible for overseeing routine maintenance, annual inspections and audits of all physical, plant & building systems
Must be able to lift heavy equipment for installation/maintenance when required
The ideal candidate should have experience in broadcast system engineering as well as have experience working in live broadcast environments. Should hold a B.S. in Engineering or Computer Science or have demonstrable equivalent experience. The candidate should have notable experience related to broadcast systems design and integration. Experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, Windows and MAC operating systems preferred. Software coding, specifically XML and HTML experience highly desirable. Must be a television system problem-solver and troubleshooter for live events and broadcasts.
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