Television Maintenance Engineer (KOIN-TV)

Category: Engineering
Position/Title: Television Maintenance Engineer
Details: Television Maintenance Engineer

KOIN 6, a Nexstar Media Group, Inc a television station in Portland, OR is looking for a television maintenance engineer in a top 25 market. 

The Maintenance Engineer participates in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility. 

Vacancy Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 3/1/2019
Closing Date: 5/1/2019
City: Portland - 97201
State: Oregon
Experience: Brief description of duties & Responsibilities:
  • Participate in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility

  • Understand and assist in compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws

  • Help implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the facility.

  • Participate in engineering and other technical projects.

  • Evaluate, select, install, service, and maintain facility broadcast equipment and information technology systems.

  • Work closely with management and co-workers to ensure company objectives are being met.

  • Applicant will be responsible for assisting in the operation, installation, maintenance, and repair of technical and other equipment related to the operation of KOIN TV.  Occasional assistance with live remote productions will be necessary.

  • Additional duties as required

Requirements: Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 
  • 3 years previous broadcast engineering experience.

  • The ability to terminate broadcast and IT related cables is required.

  • Experience with Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices, SAN storage,  satellite ground stations, and RF preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills.

  • Ability to identify the development needs of others and coach/mentor others to improve their knowledge and/or skills.

  • Provide Desktop support.

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work extended hours as needed, may include overnight and weekends.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • ‘Can Do’ attitude, desire to learn new skills consistent with good engineering/IT practices.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements: 

The Maintenance Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and be able to work on ladders, rooftops and work in confined spaces as required in performing job tasks.

Work Schedule:  Flexibility with schedule is a must. Shift may include nights, weekends and holidays.

Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

TO APPLY:Please visit the Work for us page on our Website at www.koin.com or at the Nexstar Website at: to complete the application process.

ABOUT US:  Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic. 


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