Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must 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.

Maintenance Technician KAYU TV in Spokane, WA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 5/8/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Summary

KAYU FOX 28 has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Technician! This person must possess a can-do attitude, be a good communicator, be a self-starter, and be detail-oriented. It’s a physically challenging position, so the individual must be able to lift and carry 70 pounds.

This position performs repairs and maintenance on station equipment/desktop computers and assists engineering department with broadcast operations and building and site maintenance. Responsibilities also include trouble-shooting, ordering parts, using test equipment, and performing emergency repairs as necessary.


  • Operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs building systems and or calls out the appropriate service company in a full-time capacity with benefits.
  • Assists engineers when necessary to prepare for trips to transmitter sites, fills vehicles with gas and takes out for services as needed.
  • Submits accurate logs and records for city, county and FCC purposes.
  • Replace lights around buildings, air filters HVAC belts, and arranges fire systems inspections.
  • Orders parts and supplies and performs various station construction projects as necessary.
  • Travels to operations sites for various duties.
  • Assists viewers and clients with reception questions as necessary.
  • Performs various lawn and building maintenance, as well as snow removal in winter months before employees arrive to work.
  • Sprays weeds at transmitter sites in the spring and summer. And guides certain maintenance crews.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Must have good communication skills and be a self-starter.

Working Conditions

Hours are primarily 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Position may be on-call at critical times. Works in inclement weather conditions. Lifts over 70 pounds regularly. Some travel is required.



What we look for


  • HS diploma
  • Must have and maintain a valid WA Driver’s License
  • An insurable driving record
  • Be willing to have a background check and drug/alcohol testing
  • Prefer 1-3 years previous experience
  • Current references required
  • Knowledge of good safety practices
  • Clear thinking and decision making
  • Presents a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work effectively and safely under pressure and without supervision.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and general public.


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!



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