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Maintenance Engineer

Fox Corporation, Southfield, Michigan, USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands


OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox TV Stations

Fox Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Do you have a Broadcasting or IT engineering background?  If so, we have a part-time position for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer.  In this role, you will be an important member of a team supporting the News Operation, Production, Master Control and the entire television station.  FOX is an exciting place to work where we are breaking barriers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support production and studio equipment, incl. robotic cameras systems, automated master control, automated newsroom automated audio and similar.
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of technical equipment both IT and hardware, including network systems, switches, routers, and computers (Servers and PC).
  • Occasionally assist the IT department with supporting Windows computers and network as needed.
  • Experience with Cisco switches, networking infrastructure and Microsoft Office O365 is a major plus.
  • Maintain and update equipment documentation, standard operating procedures, and preventative maintenance procedures as required.
  • Must be able to document daily tasks, projects, and coordinate CAD documentation. Other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge of Broadcast and IT technical principles, including production workflows, broadcast equipment and systems including, but not limited to, cameras, sound, vision, graphics, post-production, media management, MCR and various playouts including streaming and OTT.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, able to prioritize a daily workload in a fast paced high-pressure environment, and to meet deadlines both individually, and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work effectively across different projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills to provide technical advice for a live news environment.
  • Understanding of and acceptance of the 24/7 staffing requirements associated with the Broadcast industry.
  • Self-motivated, with a passion for the job, proactive and approachable.
  • Solid work ethic with proven technical expertise
  • Physical ability to remove and reinstall servers and similar objects when required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or related experience required or technical school training with electronics training and related experience.
  • At least 3 years’ experience with the setup, operation and troubleshooting of professional broadcast & IT equipment.
  • Experience with the following equipment preferred: iNews, Sony's ELC, Chyron graphic systems, SSL audio, VM Ware work environment, Harmonic, WSI, TVU/LiveU, iTX or related broadcast computer systems.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

Fox Corporation

Want to learn more about Fox Corporation? Visit Fox Corporation's website.