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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 1 year 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 approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.


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    Posted: 2019-01-14 Expires: 2019-02-13

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