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Broadcast Technician in Boston, MA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 6/23/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

WFXT Boston is looking for our next Engineering team member. The ideal candidate will enjoy troubleshooting complex systems, have a great working knowledge of IT and networking systems, and be able to work with solid-state RF equipment. Our new team member coordinate with other departments regarding the maintenance and operation of equipment while ensuring compliance with all company, FCC, FAA, and FEMA rules, regulations, and guidelines. Opportunities will arise to assist with the long-range plan for equipment and system improvement. The Broadcast Engineer will participate in periodic training and business continuity sessions and lead projects to further the technical proficiency and preparedness of the engineering department.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Installation, configuration and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, signal processing and transmission systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair a variety of TV broadcast and production equipment
  • Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls
  • Interface with third party vendors and support technicians
  • Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management
  • Cable installation and termination
  • All other duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

What we look for

WHAT YOU WIL BRING:

  • Possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Be able to reimage or build up servers and desktop computers at the OS level.
  • Have experience with RF equipment such as broadcast transmitters and microwave equipment.
  • Demonstrate excellence in documentation and system drawing.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team.
  • Be project oriented, organized and able to list previously executed projects from concept to completion.
  • Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Be willing to expand knowledge of emerging broadcast industry concepts/technologies.
  • Have a reliable mode of transportation (public transportation is not suitable.) Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s License.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Preferred Experience:

  • AutoCAD and Visio software
  • Avid & iNews, Imagine, Evertz, RTS, Sony ELC
  • Remote access systems (LogMeIn, TeamViewer, etc.)
  • Automated Production Control software
  • Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment
  • Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems
  • Adobe Creative Software Products

WFXT is a 24/7 operation, and the candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, and be willing to be on call and/or work extra hours as needed. Candidate should be able to lift and carry equipment as necessary.  

WHAT WE OFFER YOU: WHY YOU SHOULD WORK AT CMG

CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

We provide valuable local content to viewers in the communities we serve through our 33 high-quality, market-leading television stations in 20 markets, 53 top-performing radio stations delivering all genres of content in 11 markets, and numerous streaming and digital platforms. Our portfolio includes primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. We also offer a full suite of national, regional, local, and digital advertising services with CMG Local Solutions, CoxReps and Gamut.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. 

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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