Sinclair Broadcast Group
Broadcast Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-TN-Nashville Map
Posted: 03/29/2020
Closing: 04/28/2020
Degree: 2 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

WZTV/WUXP/WNAB is looking for a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.


In addition, job responsibilities will include…



  • Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems

  • Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems

  • Provide technical support to operational users

  • Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required

  • Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems

  • Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices


What skills do you need to be successful in our role?



  • 5 to 7 years broadcast experience

  • Solid understanding of core hardware, computer systems, and electrical systems

  • Experience working with microwaves, transmitters and satellites is preferred

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work efficiently without direct supervision

  • Confidence in troubleshooting problems and effectively communicating solutions to internal and external customers

  • Ability to read and understand technical materials

  • Hold a valid driver's license

  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings

  • Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.

  • Associates degree or higher in electronics or a related field is preferred


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

Broadcast Engineer