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ENG/Microwave Repair Technician, KFSN-TV

Job ID 446654BR Location Fresno, California, United States Job Posting Company Disney ABC Television Group Job Posting Area Disney ABC Television Group Date posted 04/20/2017
KFSN, the Disney/ABC Owned TV station in Fresno, CA, is seeking an experienced, ENG/Microwave Repair Technician for full-time employment. This proactive individual will succeed in the troubleshooting, repair and installation of modern digital broadcast equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of video, audio and RF systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment, ENG/SNG Vehicles, Remote Bureaus, non-linear editing systems, ENG camera and lens repairs.
  • Track news equipment repairs, address issues and order replacement parts for ENG/SNG field equipment and news vehicles with minimal supervision.
  • Troubleshoot, operate or assist with transmission of satellite/RF microwave truck/bonded cellular devices from the field.

Basic Qualifications

  • Skilled in basic electronic maintenance and the ability to troubleshoot and repair complex equipment.
  • Provide maintenance and installation of low to medium powered transmitters.
  • Use of audio/video/data test equipment such as digital waveform-spectrum analyzer.
  • Ability to understand and maintain technical documentation and drawings.
  • Knowledge of modern Electronic News Gathering (ENG) systems and field operations.
  • Working knowledge of television equipment and integrated systems.
  • Excellent problem solving abilities and skill in prioritizing issues.
  • Applicants must be reliable and punctual.
  • Demonstrate professional interpersonal and communication skills with members of the engineering staff, station employees and management and outside vendors.
  • Have good organizational and record keeping skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong computer skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Successful applicant will be a strong self-starter, team player and goal oriented.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 pounds, climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces.
  • This position may require overtime as job schedules warrant, and in emergency situations, call in on nights and weekends.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in ENG/SNG Operations and Maintenance in a television environment or similar.

Required Education


Preferred Education

Military electronic training with emphasis on high power transmitters, college or technical school degree preferred with specific training in Electronic Technology or equivalent work experience in broadcast maintenance and operations.

Company Overview

This position is with KFSN Television LLC (KFSN-TV)

Fresno, CA

REQ ID 446654

Equal Opportunity Employer –Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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