Field Engineer

Columbia, SC
Posted: 2017-05-15

Description:

SCETV seeking a Field Engineer.

AGENCY SPECIFIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Please complete the State job application to include all previous and current work history and education. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Responsibilities:

Under general supervision assists transmitter supervisors in the operation of multiple digital broadcast transmitter installations.  Provides relief coverage for transmitter supervisors.

Performs routine and emergency maintenance on very complex high power broadcast transmitters and on very complex video and audio processing, monitoring, remote control, and associated equipment.

Checks broadcast signals and operation for compliance with FCC and FAA rules and regulations.  Keeps required records and files for compliance with FCC and FAA rules and regulations.

Orders parts, supplies, and tools as required for transmitters, associated equipment and building.  Maintains building and grounds. Performs general inspection of transmitting tower, guy lines, and  guy anchors.

Prepares monthly ETV Transmitter Reports.

Assists with management and maintenance of Emergency Communication Systems.  Attends meetings and other events/functions as SCETV representative.

Requirements:

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • An associate degree in electronics and related experience.
  • A valid South Carolina Drivers License.
  • An FCC General Class Amateur Radio License.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

An Associate degree in electronics or military electronics training and two (2) years of operating and maintaining a TV and FM, or high power radar transmitter installations and digital transmitters; or any equivalent combination of education, training or experience.  FCC Extra Class Amateur Radio License.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

May lift and/or move heavy equipment.  Operates around high voltage and large electrical equipment.Work place contains high voltage electrical and electronic equipment.  Must be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Some night and weekend work periodically required.  Must be able to respond to emergency calls within a short time period.  Required to carry a cell phone.  This position requires statewide travel to all South Carolina counties where SCETV equipment is located.

Contact:

Please note that this position was previously posted on January 18, 2017 and is being re-announced.  Applicants who applied for the position previously who wish to still be considered for this job will need to reapply.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.jobs.sc.gov
OR
1041 George Rogers Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29201
Job #66657
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