BROADCAST AND VIDEO ENGINEER

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Broadcast and Video Engineer, under the direction and supervision of the Director of Engineering, will oversee all studio and control room equipment for WXPN-FM. This includes consoles, audio and video recording and playback equipment, remote equipment, satellite downlink facilities, broadcast transmission equipment and off-air monitors. Train staff and ensure proper usage of all audio and video equipment. Perform equipment installations and upgrades, assist with EAS reporting and preparing weekly station logs for FCC filing. Assist IT department by providing station IT support. In conjunction with the Digital Content Manger, provide technical coordination for in house and remote live audio/video broadcasts which includes installing and operating audio/video equipment and the hiring and supervising of tech support for various productions. Supervise interns/work-studies in the engineering department. Serve as primary backup for Director of Engineering. Any and all other duties as needed.

Qualifications: Electronic technical school graduate, Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required. SBE certification a plus. At least one to three years experience as a radio station maintenance engineer preferred.

Component level maintenance skills, knowledge of standard wiring conventions used in the industry, mechanical skills and the ability to read schematics and mechanical drawings are a must. General usage and troubleshooting knowledge of broadcast and video industry equipment is required. Computer skills including familiarity with all operating systems and basic computer maintenance are required. Familiarity with public radio is a plus. Must have a valid driver's license.

Reference Number: 81-25572

Salary Grade: A

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: WXPN Surrogate

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: V-Clerical Information Systems/Technology