Broadcast Engineer

TWDC Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

Job Summary:

WPVI-TV Broadcast Systems Specialist

The WPVI-TV Broadcast Systems Specialist candidate will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting and support of the infrastructure and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for broadcast engineering/IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing, etc.).

Responsibilities

  • Installation, configuration, and daily maintenance/troubleshooting of broadcast systems
  • Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls
  • Interface with third party vendors and support technicians
  • Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management
  • Adhere to Disney policies and best practices in a broadcast environment
  • All others duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate must:
  • Possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Have experience with RF equipment such as broadcast transmitters, microwave equipment, etc..
  • Demonstrate excellence in documentation and system drawing.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team.
  • Be project oriented, organized and able to show a list of previously executed projects from concept to completion.
  • Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Be willing to expand their knowledge with emerging broadcast industry concepts/technologies.

WPVI-TV is a 24/7 operation and the candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, and be willing to be on call and/or work extra hours as needed. Candidate should be able to lift and carry equipment as necessary.

Preferred Experience
Experience with the following is preferred:
  • AutoCAD and Visio software
  • Automated Production Control software
  • Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment
  • Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems
  • Adobe Creative Software Products

Preferred Education/Training

A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, and/or equivalent experience.

Additional Information:

This position is located at WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, PA. EEO/M/F/D/V/SO/GI

This position is with ABC, Inc. , which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television .

ABC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.