Broadcast Engineer

Date:                      June 12, 2014
Colorado Springs, CO.
Position:               Broadcast Engineer

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a great news market in a beautiful setting, here's your chance.  Our staff covers stories that receive national attention.

KRDO-TV, the ABC affiliate in Colorado Springs, is the winner of the past 2 Regional Murrow Awards for Overall Excellence.  We are seeking an aggressive, highly motivated and skilled Broadcast Engineer to join our staff.

Job Summary:
Works under the supervision of the Chief Engineer in maintaining all technical equipment.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work under the Chief Engineer in handling operational emergencies as needed and assist in technical projects.
  • Assist Chief Engineer in designing and maintaining control room, master control and related IT network.
  • Responsible for maintaining and repairing all types of equipment (routing switchers, editing systems, broadcast IT systems, transmitter, microwave links etc) as directed by the Chief Engineer.
  • Work under Chief Engineer to maintain all equipment necessary to ensure our broadcast signals are coming through clearly to those in our viewing areas.
  • Responsible for building maintenance including organizing and ordering supplies as well as controlling inventory.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain control room and master control equipment.
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with FCC and FAA rules. 
  • Troubleshoot problems and maintain the stations computer network.
  • Must be available on an on-call basis and carry a cell phone – 24 hrs per day, 7 days per week
  • Will serve as a back-up for Chief Engineer when needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 2 years of technical electronics school or equivalent.
  • 2 years experience in electronic/mechanical repair or equivalent work experience required.
  • Good troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Must be proficient in Windows and MS Office products.
  • Must be competent in the use of electronic test equipment, and hand tools.
  • Strong background in quality control and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of Computers, Pc's LAN/WAN, IP switchers, IP network wiring and configuration, Windows related software and networks.
  • Must have working knowledge with broadcast and newsroom operations.
  • Must be familiar with ENPS, Chyron and Harris NEXIO and Velocity nonlinear edit systems.
  • Ability to work constructively under pressure and handle numerous time-sensitive issues on a daily basis.  
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
  • Must be able to lift 50 Lbs, stoop, crouch, or work on ladders up to 20 feet in height and on high rooftops.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Drivers License.

Please send resumes/demo tapes to:
                                    KRDO NewsChannel 13
                                    Attn: Human Resources
                                    399 S. 8th Street
                                    Colorado Springs, CO.  80905
                                    Fax (719) 575-6327

Successful candidate must pass a drug test and background check.


KRDO NewsChannel 13 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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