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Engineer KMTR-TV (Part Time)

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: Eugene
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Part Time Engineer to -provide assistance to the Chief Engineers at KMTR and KVAL located in Eugene, Oregon and assist with engineering duties at KPIC-TV located in Roseburg, Oregon and KCBY-TV in Coos Bay, Oregon. This individual will assist in -installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment. They will also provide assistance in building maintenance, grounds maintenance, hands-on support of office equipment, as well as maintaining the station vehicle fleet.


Provide the engineering support for the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned

Help maintain computers and servers related to television transmission and video automation systems, as well as business-side work stations.

Help 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

Assist in maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications

Communicate with engineering management and associate engineers on technical issues and project progress as required

Assist with -preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting of broadcast electronical equipment, including but not limited to, cameras, audio and video equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment

Perform tasks associated with daily building upkeep

Perform building and vehicle safety inspections

Other duties as assigned

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Provide support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services

PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations

Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department

Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance

Assist Engineering with Transmitter and Master Control maintenance

Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance

Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems

Apply regular security updates

Perform physical inventory of equipment

Maintain digital telephone system


Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field

Broadcast experience preffered

A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality

Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems

Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking

Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure

Excellent communication skills

Familiarity with Avid related software and hardware products a plus

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

Must be able to work a flexible schedule

On-call duty, including weekends and holidays

Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds

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


Keywords: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Eugene , Engineer KMTR-TV (Part Time), Engineering , Eugene, Oregon

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