# of Openings: 1
Employment Status: Regular Full-Time
Work Days: Varies
Work Hours: Varies
More information about this job:
FOX 8 (WVUE-TV in New Orleans), is seeking applicants for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer position. Preferred applicants will have prior work experience at a television station however those with electronics or computer/IT backgrounds with no TV experience will be considered. Preferred applicants will have knowledge of broadcast electronics, analog and digital technology, computers, LAN/WAN networks, station automation and UHF television transmitters. Other desired skills include knowledge of SH/HD digital TV formats, ATSC encoders & related technologies with some understandng of FCC rules and regulations.
Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day, including weekends, nights, on-call and holiday work possible. Must be able to lift heavy equipment, work at heights and obtain a DOT medical card for operation of SNG truck. The successful candidate must be able to think on their feet, work well with others, be a self-starter and a team player.