Broadcast Maintenance Technician

Broadcast Maintenance Technicians are responsible for corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance of television equipment as well as monitoring the flow and operation of all video formats and ensuring the continuous optimal performance of equipment during assigned shift.

Personal requirements of a Broadcast Maintenance Technician may include:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Problem solving and fault finding
  • Manual dexterity

Broadcast Maintenance Technicians may complete the following tasks:

  • Monitor the flow and distribution of audio music formats and digitally encoded video services
  • Observe audio/video quality, On Screen graphics and textual information for 50+ broadcast channels, perform hourly visual inspection of all transmission systems, and oversee the notation, escalation, and/or resolution of any discrepancies
  • Perform regular scans of broadband audio and video services, internet feeds, and cellular services
  • Responsible for the end-product delivery of content in multiple formats on multiple platforms
  • Address minor maintenance issues and inform relief shift of any persistent or recurring problems
  • Field operational status queries from and provide technical support to affiliates and follow up with them to confirm their resolution

This position requires the completion of a qualification in IT or equivalent live broadcast room experience.