Engineer
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

Job Description



WTVC has an excellent career opportunity for a full-time Broadcast Engineer in the Engineering Department. This position involves maintaining television transmission and video equipment, including computers and automation systems. The candidate will be directly responsible for hands-on support of a modern broadcast facility.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


•       Provide support in the maintenance of all station facilites and equipment, including knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems


•       Provide engineering support for the installation, servicing and repairing of broadcast equipment and systems


•       Provide engineering support for the technical needs of the News Department, including troubleshooting of field gear and procedures


•       Assist associates with training and operation of station equipment


•       Provide Engineering support with transmitter maintenance


•       Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems


•       Provide on-call engineering support for station operations


Requirements:


•       Associates degree or technical education in electronics or computer related field


•       2 - 4 years of related broadcast experience


•       A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality


•       Strong familiarity with broadcast systems and standards (FCC R&Rs)


•       Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure


•       Excellent communication skills


•       Familiarity with Avid related software and hardware products a plus


Physical Demands/Work Environment:


•       Must be able to work a flexible schedule


•       On-call duty, including weekends and holidays


•       Ability to lift equipment generally less than 50 pounds


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!




About Us


 


Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!


 


About the Team


 


The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…