Broadcast Engineer

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Jan 31, 2013
Closes
Mar 02, 2013
Contact
Mr. Chris Horne
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
This position covers the evening shift, and responsibilities include:
•Work closely with all departments to help satisfy the technical needs of the broadcast facility and network
•Acquisition, routing and quality control of incoming & outgoing feeds
•Facilitate repairs and preventative maintenance of various pieces of equipment in the facility
•Assist ENG, Studio and Remote production staffs by providing Engineering support of live broadcasts
•Assist in construction, installation & documentation of new systems and equipment
•Assist in supporting IT/Desktop Hardware/Network/VOIP related issues
•Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Assistant Director of Engineering
•Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
•Ability to work evening shifts exclusively
•Minimum of five (5) years experience in Broadcast Engineering
•Associates Degree or practical equivalent in Management Information Systems, Electronics Engineering or Broadcast Digital Video
•Thorough knowledge of SDI video systems
•Thorough knowledge of digital cameras, switching, audio and routing systems
•Experienced in satellite and fiber transmission & receiving systems
•Knowledge of non-linear editing, video workflow and storage systems
•Expertise in Broadcast and Newsroom computer/IT systems
•Knowledge of iNews a plus
•Understanding of all aspects of Standard & High Definition television, including MPEG encoders & decoders and other New Media applications
•Understanding of electronic, electrical, computer and mechanical systems
•Installation experience is desirable
•Excellent interpersonal & communication skills are required
•Ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities as needed
•Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
•Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressure environment
•Ability to lift a minimum of 40lbs to facilitate movement and integration of equipment.
•Ability to travel for business on an occasional basis
•Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
•Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
•Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
•Must be 18 years or older
•Internal applicants must submit via the NBCU Career Opportunity System

NBC UNIVERSAL IS AN AA/EOE/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE


Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered. The job number is 8687.

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