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Broadcast Maintenance Engineer

Tribune Company

Los Angeles, CA
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Careers Center | Broadcast Maintenance Engineer

Broadcast Maintenance Engineer

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/3/2017 6:00 PM)
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JOB TITLE: Maintenance Engineer - KTLA

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager


Versatile hardware/software systems design & support Engineer with the ability to adapt to the diverse and changing hardware and software systems utilized at KTLA. Must efficiently analyze, troubleshoot, and correct malfunctioning equipment and systems. Respond to trouble calls and effectively communicate with operators and staff to resolve problems. Hands on experience with traditional station gear (VizRT, Evertz, Telex, Vinten robotics, etc…) as well as new ip-based systems.


Three to five years job experience as a Maintenance Engineer. BS degree in a technical discipline, i.e., electrical engineer or equivalent work experience. Ability to work alone, determine priorities and be a self-starter without supervision. Ability to work under deadlines and time constraints. Ability to work various hours including nights and weekends. Must be able to lift equipment up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, and work on scaffolding or top of trucks. Must have the basic skills to read station drawings, understand signal paths, utilize test equipment, terminate wires, and troubleshoot fiber connections. Must have fundamental computer, server, and network knowledge as it applies to broadcast engineering. Autocad, PHP programming, and production truck experience a plus.


KTLA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.


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