• Maintenance Technician

    Location US-NC-High Point
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/4/2018 12:45 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    WGHP/FOX is recruiting for a skilled maintenance technician to join our team.  This is an excellent entry level engineering opportunity. 



    The essential functions of this position are:

    • Will assist in installation, maintaining and repair of broadcast equipment, systems and installations, including but not limited to routing and switching systems, studio equipment, receivers and links, edit systems, live vehicles, RF and ENG/SNG equipment.
    • Ideal candidate should have the ability to understand various broadcast systems functionality as the whole and to the device level of same broadcast systems.
    • Work effectively and courteously with other departments to solve equipment and operational problems.
    • Provide documentation, as required. Documentation may include, but is not limited to, technical drawings, databases, repair logs and procedures.
    • Required to ensure timely repair of equipment.
    • Regularly set up, adjust, assemble, control, test and operate station equipment to meet engineering department requirements.
    • Required to keep skill sets and knowledge current in existing and emerging technologies.
    • Must be proficient with word processing software and job specific software such as databases, terminal and control programs. Good computer skills are a must.
    • An understanding of computer networking, cabling, software installation and repair
    • Attend and participate in department meetings, safety meetings and training.
    • Must be able to lift equipment weighing 50 pounds.
    • Regularly receives and gives information and instruction via telephone and e-mail to station personnel or outside vendors.

    Any other duties as may be assigned by the Manager of Engineering or VP/Director of Technology.


    Must have a high school diploma or equivalent education.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including overtime and varied hours, holidays and weekends as required.  Must be prepared to occasionally work outside in adverse weather conditions such as rain, snow and extreme heat or cold. Must be able to lift and carry fifty (50) pounds (using hand truck or pushcart) and with hands lift and carry equipment, traverse walking distances, stairs and rough terrain to complete essential job functions


    Travel as required to remote production site, translator and transmitter sites.




    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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