Broadcast Engineer

Employer
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
May 26, 2017
Function
Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team! WBFF, in Baltimore, MD, is seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment. Responsibilities include: Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assignedMaintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systemsProvide budget information to support the implementation of new systemsProvide technical support to operational usersConsult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as requiredProvide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systemsPerform all technical work to engineering standards and practicesOther duties may be assigned Other Qualifications and Requirements: Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervisionBe able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in personBe able to read and understand technical materialsAble to set priorities under pressure of deadlinesAble to concentrate for long periods of timeHold a valid driver's licenseMust be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and eveningsAssociate's degree (AA) in electronics preferredWorking knowledge of broadcast station operations Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! Required SkillsRequired ExperienceJob LocationBaltimore, MD