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Broadcast Engineer

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Broadcast Engineer

• Intermediate Level

Summary

TelevisaUnivision Local Media Houston has an opportunity for a Broadcast Engineer. This position participates in the installation, maintenance and repair of TV and Radio studio/transmitter equipment to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements.

Category Audio / Music / Sound  RADIO  Technician 
Location Houston, Texas Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jul 08, 2024
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

TelevisaUnivision Local Media Houston has an opportunity for a Broadcast Engineer.  This position participates in the installation, maintenance and repair of TV and Radio studio/transmitter equipment to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Responsibilities include maintaining telecommunications, computers, networking systems and integrating platforms for online content.

ABOUT YOU:
You are a motivated, enthusiastic self-starter who can work effectively in a team as well as independent.

YOUR DAY-DAY:
  • Supports Director of Technology with supervision of engineering staff members as needed.
  • Maintains station operation through preventive and corrective maintenance.
  • Establishes and follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment.
  • Works with Radio programming, TV news and Operations department to maintain broadcast equipment as needed.
  • Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
  • Performs necessary measurements of equipment performance.
  • Installs and performs maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc. Provides maintenance/support of computer networks and related systems.
YOU HAVE: 
  • Basic knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations
  • Television automation experience
  • Working knowledge of computer networking technology.
  • Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level.
  • Knowledge of high-power FM and TV transmitting facilities. 
  • Familiarity with RCS-Zetta and Avid software/hardware products a plus.
  • Knowledge of generators and UPS systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret design documentation, including elevations, connection drawings and schematics.
  • Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education, Military training in electronics/communications technology and work-related experience.
  • Minimum 3 years Broadcast experience with TV/Radio Studio and transmission facilities.
  • SBE Certification preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record required.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb ladders and working on elevated surfaces (e.g. rooftops).
  • Manual dexterity for soldering, use of hand tools and working on small components.
  • Ability to be on-call to respond to studio and transmission systems failures at remote transmitting locations.
  • Must be willing to work from office in Houston, TX
  • Must be willing to work a rotating shift schedule. 
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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