Broadcast Technician

Engineer for KET
Lexington, Kentucky

posted on July 04, 2017


job posting:

Senior Broadcast Technician Job Description: Kentucky Educational Television has the following full time job opening at the Network Center in Lexington. JOB TITLE: Senior Broadcast Technician REPORTS TO: Director of Transmission Systems RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides support to the Director of Transmission Systems in the procurement, installation, maintenance, and compliance duties related to Digital Television RF Systems, Microwave systems, Satellite Transmission Systems, and transmission facilities. Provides maintenance to Kentucky Educational Televisionís statewide network DTV transmission systems and ancillary RF equipment. This includes maintenance of transmitter building grounds and support equipment (HVAC equipment and Generators). Responsible for the procurement and delivery coordination of maintenance items, supplies, and equipment to support the digital plant at the Network Center and transmitter sites. Installs equipment and makes performance measurements as required to maintain state of the art operation and other special projects as requested by KET. Maintains and verifies all necessary records, logs, and reports required by FCC Regulations and local and state agencies. Also, maintains and verifies records, including time sheets, inventory, transmitter reports, and any special reports requested by KET. Provides technical support and assistance to viewer DTV reception inquires. Works a flexible schedule on a regular basis, to include weekend shifts as assigned. Other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES REQUIRED: 2-year technical college degree plus 2 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of TV/radio broadcasting equipment. Knowledge of RF telecommunications systems, IP telecommunications systems, digital television systems, digital electronics, and Windows-based computer systems or equivalent combination of education and experience. Moderate physical activity is required; including climbing ladders, handling of average-weight objects up to 70 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day. A valid driverís license is required, as position requires travel. SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience. Organization: Kentucky Educational Television Job Location: Lexington, KY United States Job Category: Engineering/Operation/Technical Job Type: Full time


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expires on 09/02/2017