Broadcast Engineer

Employer
RT America
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Closes
Jul 16, 2018
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
RT America has an immediate opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to work in the latest in broadcast technology. Candidates for this position should have a broadcast background, 21st century skill set, and a team-oriented attitude. The ideal candidate must be flexible with rotating schedules. This is a full-time position in RT America's Washington DC studio. We offer a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits. Responsibilities: Installing, testing, upgrading, maintaining, and repairing television broadcast equipment. Assisting with documentation of engineering systems. Troubleshooting video, audio and IT issues and providing rapid resolutions. Provide end users with professional and timely technical support. Schedule inbound fiber and satellite remote feeds. Job Requirements: Strong knowledge of broadcast systems and signal workflow. Familiarity with Grass Valley broadcast switchers, Lawo broadcast audio consoles, Ikegami broadcast cameras, intercom systems, video and audio patch panels, and Evertz routing, clocks and distribution equipment. Execute and complete projects with minimal supervision. Ability to prioritize and complete tasks on time and with quality. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and work at heights from ladders or similar equipment. Quickly and accurately troubleshoot issues in a high pressure, fast paced environment. Must be available to work a rotating schedule, including overnight . Qualifications: Minimum of an Associate's degree in Electronics, Broadcasting or related field. Two to four years of engineering experience in a television environment. SBE certification desired but not required. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

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