Title: TV Maintenance Engineer
Maintains and operates audio, video, broadcast and satellite equipment for television and radio. Maintains television and radio transmitters, satellite, microwave and fiber optic system.
Primary Duties & Global Responsibilities:
- Maintains and operates audio, video, STL and transmitter equipment for WGVU/WGVK-TV.
- Maintains studio, transmitter and related equipment for WGVU-AM and FM.
- Maintains and operates satellite communication equipment.
- Designs video, audio, and control systems and circuits.
- Installs equipment and systems.
- Maintains knowledge of FCC rules, SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute)
- Maintains maintenance logs and other required records.
- Performs engineer-in-charge duties for broadcast productions and business television events.
- Supervise student employees.
- Other related duties as assigned.
Secondary Duties & Responsibilities:
Coordinate activities with clients and vendors to ensure timely completion of projects.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
- High school graduate supplemented by two years of technical training, appropriate degree or certification.
- Minimum of four years of broadcast equipment operation and maintenance experience and/or additional relevant technical training.
- Knowledge and experience working with FCC rules, SMPTE and ANSI standards.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully operate office equipment.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully provide quality customer service.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully maintain satisfactory work performance and attendance records.
- Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully work independently, organize own work and coordinate work activities of others.
- Demonstrated experience to successfully design systems and circuits.
- Willingness to work any shift, weekends, holidays, and overtime.
Ability to work under inclement weather conditions.
- Four year technical or engineering degree.
- Supervisory experience.
- Knowledge of a satellite communication equipment.
- Knowledge of computer operating systems, applications and computer networks.
Supervised by a designated supervisor, but is expected to work independently and apply appropriate policies and procedures within the assigned area of responsibility.
Hire, train, supervise, schedule and coordinate the work of student employees and may act as lead worker to other COT staff members within the department/unit/division.
Revised Date: September 1997
For questions regarding employment, email Human Resources Employment Information. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.