Broadcast Engineer

Date Posted: 7/7/2020

Job Description

Job Description:

KYTX-TV – Tyler, TX is searching for a Broadcast Engineer.  The candidate selected for this position will have knowledge for the installation and maintenance of video, computer and network equipment located at the TEGNA Tyler, TX studios and transmitter site. The person will be required to interact well with staff from various departments, and to provide technical support to these departments as needed. This position reports directly to the Head of Technology and Operations.  Do you know IT and broadcast?​


•         Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned

•         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

•         Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices

•         Maintenance - Participate and contribute to a preventive maintenance program and schedule to provide the Clients with an efficient and reliable technical infrastructure.

•         Will troubleshoot equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.

•         Video, Audio and networking cable and connector construction and installation

•         Manages own time to perform within defined schedule

•         Responsible for redlining CAD and Visio documentation for as-built purposes

•         Responsible for network configuration of all AV devices

•         Responsible for filling out IP tables

•         Responsible for managing and updating hardware and software versions and storing configurations in shared storage

•         Assists other staff / engineers with field questions and clarifications

•         Responsible for field testing and escalating and resolving issues with equipment and programs

•         Provide assistance to other staff members when needed

•         Availability to participate, respond to and manage 24x7 responses to emergency client needs in the rotating on call schedule. Responses could include a remote session from a computer to resolve the issue or a visit onsite.

•         Perform other tasks as requested

•         Provide excellent customer service with departments and team members​

Job Requirements

Preferred qualifications:

•         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 and Bomgar

•         Be able to read and understand technical materials

•         Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines

•         Able to concentrate for long periods of time

•         Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings

•         Associate's degree (AA) in electronics or technical preferred- Military experience would substitute education

•         SBE certifications preferred

•         Interest in obtaining company funded CTS-I, Cisco and SBE certifications

•         Experience with computer systems, including Windows, Microsoft Office suite, and related industry software.

•         Experience in structured wiring termination, rack fabrication, setup, and calibration of audio/video equipment and automation control systems

•         Understanding of data networks, including WAN/LAN, DHCP, switching/routing, WiFi, topologies, and various protocol standards.

•         A thorough, demonstrable understanding of systems integration techniques

•         Ivanti – SCCM experience

•         Desire and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

•         A commitment to continuing education in a fast-paced and always-changing industry.

•         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

•         Strong personal time management and problem-solving / troubleshooting skills.

•         ENPS- Bitcentral- Production and Directing and Audio - VMWare knowledge

•         A valid driver’s license.

•         A professional appearance and demeanor

•         Ability to lift/maneuver up to 50lbs and physical ability to frequently: bend, kneel, stand, and walk for extended periods of time.

•         Proper use of hand/power tools, ladders, and other site safety equipment.​



TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.


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About Us

KYTX-TV is the TEGNA CBS affiliate in the Tyler/Longview area of beautiful East Texas.  For over 10 years, the station has kept our viewers informed about local events and news that impact their lives through quality storytelling, timely local reporting and participation in community events.  KYTX won the Edward R. Murrow award in 2014 recognizing the station’s commitment to its community.  At KYTX, the future is bright.  We’d like you to be a part of it!