Broadcast Engineer

Broadcast Engineer

Second Generation of Iowa Ltd


Second Generation of Iowa is seeking a Broadcast Engineer. This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, newsroom computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.


Responsibilities include: *Assist with the design, building, and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned *Maintain and repair transmitters (TV, Microwave, satellite, etc.), fiber networks, satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, video production switchers, audio equipment, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, monitors, video server systems, and display systems *Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems *Provide technical support to operational users *Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required *Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams on all work performed on technical systems *Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices *Maintain and repair equipment used in an aggressive news environment. *Oversee incoming remote broadcasts during newscasts *Provide first response as needed to maintain live news broadcasts *Must have knowledge of current FCC rules and regulations and ensure operational compliance *Must be able to work unsupervised and as a part of a group *Other duties may be assigned Other Qualifications and Requirements: *Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision *Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in-person *Be able to read and understand technical materials *Experience working with computers, servers, and network switches *Be able to troubleshoot network problems *Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines *Hold a valid driver's license  



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