Pay Grade/Pay Range: 57 Hourly (non-exempt) – Minimum – $ 17.35 Midpoint – $ 25.33
Department/Organization: 207251 – Ctr for Public Television and Radio
Normal Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 7:45am to 4:30pm
Job Summary: The Broadcast Engineering Tech Sr. will be responsible for achieving and maintaining first-class broadcast standards for the production and transmission of programming for the Center for Public Television and Radio and for WUOA/WVUA.
Required Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of broadcast IT engineering experience; OR an Associate’s degree and four (4) years of broadcast IT engineering experience; OR High school diploma and six (6) years broadcast IT engineering experience.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to respond to problems 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Must have valid U.S. driver’s license. Must be at least 19 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report that is in compliance with University policies. Applicants under the age of 21 will have some driving restrictions.
Skills and Knowledge: Management skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings and electronic schematic diagrams. Knowledge of highly complex and sophisticated broadcast and computing software and hardware equipment. In-depth knowledge of digital and analog technologies as used in a broadcast environment. Thorough understanding of broadcast and microwave radio frequency technology and theory of operation. Proficiency in troubleshooting and repairing high power, radio and television transmission systems including transmitters. Understanding of radio and television production and on-air operations. Understanding of FCC rules and regulations relative to TV and radio broadcasting and steps necessary for compliance. General knowledge of all building systems and knowledge of compliance standards with all related governmental industry regulations.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing analog, digital and RF equipment at the component level. Experience directing others on projects with adherence to deadlines. Completion of a vocational/technical program in electronics.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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