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WABC - Maintenance Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10017609 Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Sep. 22, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:


  • Installation and maintenance of broadcasting and production facilities.

  • Work independently and as part of a team;

  • Troubleshooting and providing solutions as situations develop in a 24x7 broadcasting environment.

  • Shift work involves early mornings, days, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of broadcast maintenance experience providing technical support for broadcast television, live program origination, and post-production environments.

  • A strong technical background in HD and SD digital video and audio systems, with a minimum of 3 years of technical maintenance experience.

  • Be able to install, configure and maintain broadcast and production equipment.

  • Have a broad knowledge of broadcast signals and test procedures and be able to use test equipment to identify and diagnose problems.

  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve in-depth problems in an efficient manner.

  • Be able to perform at a high level while working in an extremely fast-paced and often unpredictable production environment.

  • Possess a high standard for quality work.

  • Experience with digital video servers, routing switchers, and production control room equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with high-power microwave transmitters/receivers and antenna systems.

  • Experience in the maintenance of a satellite downlink facility.

  • Strong PC and networking skills.

Required Education

  • College Degree plus a minimum of three years directly related work experience. Requisite experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.

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About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with WABC Television (New York), LLC, which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WABC Television (New York), LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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