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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Engineering Technician

Engineering and Architecture

Technician

No

Flint, Michigan, United States

WEYI/WBSF has an excellent career opportunity for a full-time Engineering Technician to support the Engineering Department on its daily computer/network and broadcasting operations. This position involves maintaining computers and servers related to television transmission and video automation systems, as well as business-side work stations. The candidate will be directly responsible for supporting our broadcast and IT equipment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services
  • PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations
  • Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department
  • Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance
  • Assist Engineering with Transmitter and Master Control maintenance
  • Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
  • Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
  • Apply regular security updates
  • Perform physical inventory of equipment
  • Maintain digital telephone system

Requirements:

  • Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field
  • 2 - 4 years of related broadcast experience
  • A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity with Avid related software and hardware products a plus

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
  • On-call duty, including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!