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Station Name: KFOR-TV
Position Title: Broadcast Technologist
Position Category: Engineering
Full-Time Position? Yes
Type of Station? Television
Broadcasting Sector: Commercial
Geographic Market: Oklahoma City
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Position Duties: This proactive individual must possess the ability to troubleshoot, repair, install and perform preventative maintenance of broadcast equipment. As Broadcast Technologist you will work on maintaining and supporting all aspects of station's day-to-day operations. You will also provide direct technical support for our news department which produces more than 50+ hours of live programming weekly. Maintains TV transmitters, microwave equipment, audio consoles, video switchers, satellite transmitters/receivers, audio/video monitors, and associated equipment. Maintains signal quality and proper levels throughout the studio and transmitter equipment according to established engineering practices, station policy, and FCC regulations. Operates, maintains, and repairs electronic newsgathering equipment as required. Install, maintain, and repair microwave and satellite equipment on station vehicles. Install and maintain cellular bonding equipment used by field crews. Install and troubleshoot wide area networks, local area networks, servers, routers, and switches. Performs preventative maintenance inspections and equipment upgrades. Maintains maintenance records and assists in station documentation. Performs other duties as assigned. Must be willing and able to participate in on-call rotation.
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Required Experience: Must have the ability to combine logic, electronic theory, and knowledge of the equipment operation to troubleshoot and repair analog/digital electronics, computers, and mechanical assemblies (MacGyver skills). Knowledge of hand tools, power tools, and test equipment (multi-meter, spectrum analyzer, etc.) Mechanical ability required to disassemble, troubleshoot, install, customize, and repair electronic equipment. Knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems such as Windows, Mac
Preferred Experience: Amateur Radio Operator, FCC license, or SBE certifications preferred.
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Skills Required: •Able to work independently and as part of a team. •Can effectively organize and prioritize tasks while remaining flexible enough to meet the daily demands placed upon your schedule.
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Submission Materials: For consideration please apply to www.tribunemediacareers.com
Contact Name: Cheryl Brown
Contact Address: cheryl.brown@tribunemedia.com
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Posting Submitted: 1/8/2018

The above information was accurate as of the posting date. If an application deadline is not specified, OAB will post the job for 45 days; therefore, this job may no longer be available. Job seekers are advised to check with the station to confirm the opening before applying.


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