Video Broadcast Engineer (WTVI-PBS Charlotte) (Req 2787)

Video Broadcast Engineer (WTVI-PBS Charlotte) (Req 2787)


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Piedmont Community College (WTVI-PBS Charlotte Campus)


$42,935 - $65,260


State Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, January 8, 2018
Closes: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, January 8, 2018

Expected Work Hours

40 Hours

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Electronics Engineering, Broadcasting, or related field and four years’ experience in broadcast equipment, system design, repair and installation Or Associate’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Electronics, Broadcasting or related field and six years’ experience in broadcast equipment, system design, repair and installation.

Preferred Qualifications

Society of Broadcast Engineers certification

Position Description

Establishes and maintains maintenance procedures and periodic checks to ensure high quality
performance of electronic equipment.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Inspect, test and repair all television broadcast equipment.

2. Performs routine maintenance and repair on TV studio and editing system equipment. Ensure critical updates are performed on studio and broadcast equipment. Complete FCC required weekly documentation on Tower light checks and EAS messages received and transmitted. Work with Joint Master Control in Syracuse, NY to perform maintenance of onsite Spoke equipment.

3. Installs, maintains, repairs and operates WTVI’s Broadcast communications equipment.

4. Work with RF Consulting Engineer on the FCC Mandated repack.

5. Have knowledge of camera shading, production workflow, master control operation.

6. Understand Audio and Video patch panel and routing systems.

7. Work with editing staff on the transfer of media needed for productions and transfers to JMCO for broadcast.

8. Have knowledge of audio signal flow for live audio console.

9. Have knowledge of video signal flow, tally, and IP connections for studio production switch.

10. Take remote transmitter reading and tower light checks daily.

11. Work with WTVI Traffic department to ensure all locally produced material required for broadcast has been delivered to JMCO.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics

Knowledge of principles and practices of broadcast engineering including government rules and regulations

Knowledge of principles of digital and analog communications systems

Knowledge of usage, design, repair, maintenance, and installation of technical broadcast systems

Skilled in supervising the work of others

Effective communication skills

Extreme attention to detail, ability to report for duty at odd hours as needed

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