• Broadcast Engineer

    Job Location(s) US-Washington DC
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/11/2018 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Contract (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    - Location: Washington, D.C.

    Position Summary:

    Under general supervision, this position provides multiple levels of maintenance, technical support and repair to the broadcast operations facility. Supports a combination of on-site and off-site facilities, remote broadcasts, digital transmission paths and RF systems.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Troubleshoots and repairs daily routine and emergency problems with broadcast equipment as they relate to transmission levels, signal losses, off-air interference and equipment failures.
    • Installs broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards.
    • Performs regularly schedule preventive technical maintenance in broadcast studios.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Associate's degree or higher in electronics, broadcast technology or related course of study or equivalent, relevant experience.
    • At least 1-3 years of experience maintaining and installing broadcast equipment or other multimedia computer based systems.

    Requirements and General Skills:

    • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities.
    • Must be able to work all shifts required in a 24/7 operation in a high-pressure environment.
    • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
    • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
    • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
    • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
    • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

    Technical Skills:

    • Experience with the following:
      • Digital and IP-based routing, playout and recording systems,
      • Broadcast audio digital consoles and related studio equipment,
      • PC and MAC based broadcast and production workstations,
      • Satellite receivers,
      • IP and ISDN broadcast codecs,
      • Telecom and networking equipment,
      • RF based transmission equipment,
      • Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility.


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