• Engineer, Maintenance

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/13/2017 5:54 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Title: Maintenance Engineer

    Reports to: Director of Engineering


    The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the maintenance and repair of technical equipment and computer based systems associated with the operation of Q13 FOX, KZJO and KRCW.

    Flexibility in both days and hours is required to meet all the different demands that are part of this position. A background in Broadcast Engineering is required with a minimum of 5 years of experience.

    An overall understanding of TV engineering and broadcast production is also key to be successful in this position.


    • Troubleshoot and repairs of electronic and mechanical equipment that is required for the operation of Q13 FOX, KZJO and KRCW
    • To work closely with the other departments in the maintenance and operation of their associated equipment
    • An in-depth knowledge of computer networking, cabling, software installation and repair
    • A strong knowledge of IT based broadcast equipment
    • To work with the Engineering staff to ensure proper operation of the station with optimum quality and conform with all FCC and FAA rules and regulations
    • General knowledge and understanding of high power transmitters, ENG, SNG and RF microwave systems
    • Use and knowledge of specialized and standard test equipment
    • Work with our corporate counterparts as requested
    • Provide backup coverage for maintenance at our Portland sister station
    • A valid Washington driver’s license
    • An understanding of how an air chain works

    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 more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. 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% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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