Broadcast Engineer

  • Job Reference: 100970810-2
  • Date Posted: 2 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Sinclair Broadcast Group
  • Location: Dakota, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Broadcasting, Engineering & Technology, Multi Platform Broadcasting, Training
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KMEG-TV has an opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer! This is an ideal opportunity for an electronics tech looking to give broadcasting a try.

Responsibilities include:
  • Support of both office and broadcast-specific IT infrastructure
  • Installation and maintenance of video and audio equipment
  • Maintenance of microwave radio links and satellite earth station equipment
  • Maintenance of high-power UHF transmitters
  • Occasional facility maintenance tasks
Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of circuit theory and the use of electronic instrumentation
  • Must be able to solder
  • Ability to read schematic diagrams
  • An AAS in Electronics or equivalent military training is preferred
  • Must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb and work outdoors in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Should be familiar with network routing and IP addressing
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision and guidance
Other requirements:
  • Some overtime will be required, including emergency call-ins and occasional overnight shifts
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • No experience is required for candidates with formal electronics training (equivalent experience preferable)
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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Job Location
Dakota Dunes, US-SD