19 days old

Maintenance Engineer

Scripps Media, Inc.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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The Maintenance Engineer II works under the direction of the Director of Engineering to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio, IT and HD equipment and radio frequency (RF) systems including high power UHF transmitters and microwave. Heavy emphasis on Newsgathering equipment including camcorders, VTR's wireless gear, live trucks, and monitors.


Key Activities

  • Perform preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems. Emphasis on News equipment including camcorders, VTRs, wireless gear and monitors.
  • Install video, audio, IT, HD and RF equipment. Update technical plan documentation when installations are completed to include changes that are made.
  • Administer computer-based audio/video/control systems and may be required toconfigure software applications
  • Document and maintain records of equipment repairs.
  • Research part numbers and pricingto determine where to purchase andthe cost of repairs
  • Perform IT operations, assistance, and installations as needed.May run cables and connectors
  • Participate in the weekly on-call engineer schedule. This is an after-hours duty that may be assisted by phone or require a return trip to the facility. This will also include the analog/digital transmitters and translators as part of the responsibility.
  • Perform live truck repairs in confined spaces and on top of vehicles with the use of mobile work platforms.
  • Perform other duties as needed and directed.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a two-year electronic technical degree or equivalent. Four-year degree preferred.
  • Must have three to five years of Broadcast TV maintenance and two years' News equipment maintenance and IT Mac and PC or equivalent.

Skills & Abilities

  • Familiarity with various test instruments, alignment apparatuses and knowledge of personal computers.
  • Operational knowledge of television station equipment.
  • Must be self-motivated and have good time management skills.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
  • Must have the ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings, and technical manuals.

Work Environment

  • Occasionally may be required to reach, climb, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.

About Us

The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 52 television stations in 36 markets, Scripps is one of the nations largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, includingNewsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leaderStitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networksBounce,Grit,Escape,LaffandCourt TV; andTriton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of theScripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, Give light and the people will find their own way.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis ofrace, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.



Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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