Broadcast Engineer/IT Specialist/Maintenance Manager

Job title: Broadcast Engineer/IT Specialist/Maintenance Manager

Company: Nexstar

Job description: KSWB is seeking a Broadcast Engineer/IT Specialist/Maintenance Manager. This position will support all live Broadcast and Postproduction/Editing equipment in a digital television facility. The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a critical component of this role.

Responsibilities and Skills:

Installation and Maintenance of Television Broadcast and Information Technology Equipment.

Maintain and/or repair satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation, editing systems, intercoms, monitors, display systems, as well as traditional desktop and file/print services.

Thorough computer skills, a must. Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software, and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and software applications, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection.

Maintain wiring documentation and system configuration documentation.

Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are essential. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems and electronics.

General understanding of digital video formats is important

Working knowledge of LAN/WAN/VPN networking, Video over IP and VOIP technologies is useful

Must be able to read technical drawings/documentation

Knowledge of satellite, microwave, and fiber transmission technologies.


In addition to working well independently, must also work well as part of a team. Ability to work well with people at all levels, professions and disciplines

Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service.

Strong analytical and organizational skills to effectively prioritize work and resolve issues. Excellent reasoning skills in order assist in troubleshooting problems.

Ability to follow verbal instructions while involved in high-pressure situations, being pro-active and relating information in a concise manner during critical situations.

Must be able to work highly varied and flexible hours in support of live news events (i.e., nights, weekends, and holidays).

Associate degree (AA) in electronics preferred or related field or work experience in lieu of degree.

Possess a good driving record.

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and work on ladders and/or lifts up to 15 ft.

Involves moderate physical demands including standing prolong hours, stooping, bending, lifting/pushing up to 25 lbs.

This position is located San Diego, CA.

Expected salary:

Location: San Diego, CA

Job date: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 01:55:01 GMT

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