Maintenance Technician
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Description

​​Local24 Memphis is looking for a full time Maintenance Technician who's responsibilities include day-to-day hands on maintenance of all technical equipment across all departments. This includes traditional broadcast hardware and software as well as general electrical-mechanical maintenance and repair. 

Maintenance technician is responsible for the day-to-day hands-on maintenance of all the station’s technical equipment. This includes traditional broadcast hardware as well as industry-centric software and content production tools used by Local24 Memphis. Duties will include maintenance at the transmitter location, microwave sites, and remote broadcast equipment outside of the studio. Maintenance technician responds quickly to provide technical support as needed for news and other content production operations. 

  • ​Understanding of basic television broadcast and news operations and work flow 
  • Represents Local24 Memphis in a positive manner with the public, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse staff
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities 
  • Strong organization/coordinating skills 
  • Takes direction from the Chief Engineer for installation and maintenance of all technical equipment automation systems, master control and production equipment, newsroom computer systems, transmitters, microwave sites, ENG equipment and other support equipment
  • Work in a manner that ensures maximum productivity, quality, and timely completion of assigned projects
  • Assist operations staff when necessary
  • RF experience is a plus 
  • Computer networking knowledge is a plus
  • Contributes to maintaining up-to-date technical documentation that accurately represents the installed equipment at Local 24 Memphis

Job Requirements

  • ​​This position requires a solid understanding of electronics, electrical - mechanical, and computer technologies used by WATN
  • Candidate must be a self starter who can work with limited supervision and have strong interpersonal skills
  • This position requires a minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in a technical maintenance role​. ​

About TEGNA

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 www.TEGNA.com.

 

 

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

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 51 television stations and four radio stations in 43 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 35 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. 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 www.TEGNA.com.