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Scripps is hiring! KTNV, the Scripps ABC station in Las Vegas, is seeking a Broadcast Engineer to join the team! The Broadcast Engineer performs preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and microwave equipment.

**This job description applies to all employees but may vary depending upon union agreements

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Provide world class customer service to all business partners internal and external to the Scripps organization with a positive “can do” attitude.

  • Support, maintain, and install the full range of broadcast, Radio Frequency (RF), and production systems based on both Serial Digital Interface (SDI), and Internet Protocol (IP) based architecture.

  • Setup and enhance software, hardware, server, automation and workflow systems, projects and equipment to enable our teams to be both productive and efficient. Ensure all meet current industry standards and comply with Company policies and expectations.

  • Partner with the news department to develop, build and support content workflow and support systems including integration and problem-solving software, hardware, networking and infrastructure. This will include support and integration of audio and video, cameras, editing systems, streaming, content management and workflow.

  • Use company purchasing management system to purchase and track assets and services as well as replacement cycles. This will include contributing to budgeting planning with the team and Director of Engineering to support business needs.

  • Drive and assist in the operation, support, and maintenance of mobile live trucks which may involve work in confined spaces and on top of vehicle with the use of mobile work platform. Live truck technology may include microwave, satellite, cellular bonding, and video/audio equipment.

  • Resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently, often under pressure.

  • Design improvements to our operation.

  • Maintain logs and reports as per FCC Rules and Regulations.

  • Provide, enhance, and utilize proactive monitoring system to anticipate technical issues and be able to act accordingly.

  • Update technical plan documentation when installations are completed to include changes that are made.

  • Document and maintain records of equipment repairs.

  • Research part numbers and pricing to determine where to purchase and the cost of repairs.

  • Operate studio, news and control room equipment.

  • Perform other duties as directed.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Degree in computer science, electronic engineering, or related subject; or equivalent experience.

  • Network certification required (Cisco, CompTIA Network+).

  • SBE certification preferred.

  • At least 3 year broadcast operations experience preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including able to work multiple days, holidays, evenings, weekends, and possible overtime

  • hours as needed.

  • Availability to travel over multiple days is possible.

  • Must be able to work in changing weather conditions.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

Qualified applicants should apply at http://scripps.com/careers.  

​ABOUT SCRIPPS:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is one of the nation’s leading media companies, focused on creating a better-informed world through a portfolio of news, information and entertainment brands. Scripps will become the nation’s largest television broadcaster, reaching 73% of U.S. television households through 108 stations in 76 markets, pending regulatory approval of its acquisition of ION Media. Committed to serving local audiences through objective journalism, Scripps operates 60 local TV stations in 42 markets. It is creating a national TV networks business that will include ION Media’s entertainment programming, Newsy’s straightforward headline and documentary news content and the five popular Katz broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship for the company.

Station/Company

KTNV

Post Date: January 5, 2021
Closing Date: February 5, 2021