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Job Details

Transmitter/Broadcast Engineer

Company name
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Arlington, VA, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Radio, Tv

Posted on
Oct 29, 2020

Valid Through
Feb 11, 2021

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ABC7-DC is looking for a Transmitter/Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

In addition, job responsibilities will include…

Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems

Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems

Provide technical support to operational users

Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required

Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems

Responsible for repair, maintenance and installation of television transmitters and associated equipment.

Responsible for stations compliance with FCC and FAA Rules and Regulations.

Troubleshoot and repair VHF/UHF television transmitters and associated equipment

Maintenance of microwave links

Involves working with AC, DC and RF voltages in transmission equipment

Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

Minimum of 5 years’ broadcast experience

Solid understanding of core hardware, computer systems, and electrical systems

Experience working with microwaves, transmitters and satellites is preferred

Self-motivated and the ability to work efficiently without direct supervision

Confidence in troubleshooting problems and effectively communicating solutions to internal and external customers

Ability to read and understand technical materials

Hold a valid driver's license

Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings

Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.

Associates degree or higher in electronics or a related field is preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
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