Engineer Operator/Technician

Posted: Feb 27, 2018 03:53 PM

Duties:

Duties will include operation and maintenance of broadcast equipment and satellite earth-station controllers and receivers, video servers, ENG receive systems, routing systems, audio mixing consoles, and camera video control panels. Also, programming and loading spot playback systems, transferring commercial an program content from various sources, and maintaining documentation of content, in coordination with other departments.

Additional duties will include audio mixing for newscasts and other production, review and quality control of recorded material, occasional switching of on-air programming, monitoring and logging of transmitter status, video and audio set-up and operation for live remote broadcasting, and other related duties as directed by the Chief Engineer. Working hours will include nights, weekends, and holidays.

Requirements:

Knowledge of broadcast video and audio systems, experience with videotape and servers, C-band and KU-band satellite receive systems, and computer operation, including familiarity with Window XP, and Windows 7-8.1 operating systems. Basic electronic troubleshooting knowledge and experience with post-production video editing, on-air switching, and live production audio is a plus. 

Bilingual is preferred.

Other requirements:

  • Strong experience in fabrication, electronic soldering, component level repair
  • Proficiency with soldering irons, hand tools, and electrical test equipment
  • Experience with video switchers, audio mixers, studio cameras, ENG cameras and transmission equipment, video servers
  • Automotive repair, camera accessory repair, satellite dish alignment and receiver configuration
  • Audio/video cable assembly
  • Proficiency with legacy broadcast equipment (3/4 inch tape machines, DVC Pro, Beta, etc.)
  • 2 years experience in TV/Radio Engineering

KRGV-TV does not discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. The Federal Communications Commission specifically prohibits discriminatory employment practices.

Informing you and your organization of the above employment opportunity is an affirmative action on our part to actively seek qualified minorities and women for our staff vacancies.  Through your assistance, we want to ensure that our employment opportunities are made known to members of minority groups and to women

KRGV-TV is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

If you know of any person(s) who might be qualified for the above vacancy, please send a resume and cover letter to Tammy Meier, Personnel Manager, KRGV-TV, P.O. Box 5, Weslaco, Texas 78599; or e-mail to tammy@krgv.com; or fax to 956-973-5003.

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