WPEC - Broadcast Engineer

WPEC - Broadcast Engineer

WPEC in West Palm Beach, Florida is seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:

Closing Date:

West Palm Beach




Responsibilities include:

·         Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned

·         Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems

·         Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems

·         Provide technical support to operational users

·         Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required

·         Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems

·         Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices

·         Other duties may be assigned


Other Qualifications and Requirements:

·         Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision

·         Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person

·         Be able to read and understand technical materials

·         Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines

·         Able to concentrate for long periods of time

·         Hold a valid driver's license

·         Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings

·         Associate’s degree (AA) in electronics preferred

·         Minimum of five years broadcast experience

·         Working knowledge of broadcast station operations


Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/

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