• Maintenance Engineer

    Location US-IL-Moline
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/29/2018 5:42 PM)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    The technical equipment and physical plant of the station requires routine maintenance and repair to keep it in correct operating condition. Situations also arise that require emergency or short notice conditions and station maintenance staffs are available to meet those needs. Keeping the station on the air and operating properly is the responsibility of the Maintenance Engineers.



    1. Responsible for mechanical, electrical, and electronic maintenance and repair of building and physical plant equipment: heating, ventilating, and air conditioning; lawn and grounds equipment; towers; vehicles; and other equipment as assigned.

    2. Responsible for equipment installation, construction, renovation, and record keeping. Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings, instruction manuals, and other technical information.

    3. Must be able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

    4. Other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Skills and Knowledge
    The person who fills this job must have an understanding of television station operations and must be able to function as an operator as required... Additional experience in equipment maintenance or verifiable training in equipment maintenance, computer systems, and mechanical maintenance desired. Must have ability to work with hands and must be able to use tools, test equipment, and problem solving skills in maintenance and repair of equipment. Must have ability to analyze the situation for the course of action needed. Position does require standing, lifting, manual dexterity, full vision, color perception, speaking, and hearing. Some responsibilities will require lifting, climbing, standing, walking, reaching, and balancing. Position requires a valid driver’s license.

    High School Diploma or equivalency required. College degree in Electrical or Broadcast Engineering preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast operations, and at least two years of maintenance experience required.


    To Apply
    Please submit your resume to Troy Hollmer Chief Engineer, WQAD-TV 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265 Troy.Hollmer@WQAD.com 309-764-8888 309-736-3235



    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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