Sinclair Broadcast Group

Broadcast Engineer Technician

2 weeks agoJohnstown, PA

WJAC-TV is looking for a Broadcast Engineer Technician!

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and repair computers, servers, transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, monitors and display systems
  • Provide technical support to operational users
  • 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 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
  • Assist with building and installing electronic systems/equipment as assigned
  • Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required
  • Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices and maintain accurate records of all work performed
  • Other duties may be assigned
Other Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent experience in IT, electronics, or computer-related field
  • Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
  • 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
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule with 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!

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let's talk.

Client-provided location(s): Johnstown, PA, USA
Job ID: sinclair-8741

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Wellness Program
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • HSA
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Holiday Events
    • Company Outings
    • Snacks
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Performance Bonus
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Promote From Within
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

Company Videos

Hear directly from employees about what it's like to work at Sinclair Broadcast Group.