Maintenance Engineer III

The E.W. Scripps Company Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 2 months ago

Primary Purpose

The Maintenance Engineer III works under the direction of the Director of Engineering to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.

Key Activities

  • Responsible for preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.

  • Drive, set up and operation of a Satellite News Gathering (SNG) truck complete with audio, video and RF equipment.

  • Maintain truck logs and records as required by law.

  • Maintain satellite uplink logs and reports as per FCC Rules and Regulations.

  • Install and maintain video, audio, RF and computer equipment. These systems include analog and digital transmitter system, ENG microwave systems, Doppler Radar systems and of all broadcast equipment including, but are not limited to studio camera and switching systems, video monitors and technical measurement devices, videotape machines and systems, disc based video file servers and automation systems, electronic graphic systems.

  • Maintain and operate all studio electronic equipment.

  • Install new and used equipment (specify, what kind of equipment?).

  • Maintain and repair news bureau equipment, ENG equipment, ENG vans and SNG truck, satellite dishes and related equipment.

  • Assist in the design of any improvements to our operation (what kind of improvements? Process, etc. ?; define our operation

Skills

Education & Experience/Certifications

  • Must have two years of college or technical school; majoring in electronics or a related field.

  • Must have 5 years of broadcast TV maintenance preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of computer networking and broadcast automation systems.

  • 3-5 years of studio and transmitter maintenance experience preferred.

  • Digital facilities experience is required.

  • Must have valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

  • FCC General Radiotelephone License or Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.

  • FCC General Class license or SBE Certification desired.

Skills & Abilities

  • Must be able to use a variety of equipment including but not limited to: Kalypso and Saturn switchers, SSL and Euphonix audio consoles, DVC PRO VTRs, JVC video cameras, Chyron CG, Avid Thunder still stores, computer graphics systems, Apple editing systems, Harris automation and Omneon video servers. RF (Radio Frequency) and transmitter experience a plus. CAD experience a plus.

  • Must be a senior technician or paraprofessional highly experienced with a similar level of responsibility.

  • Ability to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently.

  • Must have knowledge of FCC rules. The use of test equipment and soldering skills required.

  • Ability to guide and coach colleagues.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with departmental and station personnel as required.

  • Ability to work independently under timeline to achieve departmental and station goals.

  • Must be able to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals.

  • Ability to prioritize.

  • Must be able to work with microwave, transmitters and satellites.

  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with others.

Work Environment

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including able to work multiple days, holidays, evenings, weekends, and possible overtime hours as needed. Availability to travel over multiple days is essential.

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds

Additional Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

About Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; The List, a national Emmy-award winning show, delivers everything you need to know about what's trending in the form of a fun list; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including "Pickler & Ben," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."

As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.


upload resume icon
See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Solutions Engineer III

Verizon Communications

Posted 5 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-04-16T00:00 What you'll be doing... At Verizon Connect (VZConnect), we guide a connected world on the go. We're in it to win it. Today we're the #1 global provider of fleet management solutions for both enterprise and small/medium businesses. Our consumer products, like Hum, create a more connected ride with vehicle diagnostics, emergency assistance, and WiFi. And to top it off, our partnerships with major car manufacturers help us care for more drivers with our connected technologies. As a top 20 SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant. This person will cover the Mid-Atlantic and parts south sales markets. As a Solutions Engineer III, you will partner with Verizon Connect's Senior Client Executives to develop value propositions for our platform products and conduct pre-sales presentations to sign Verizon Connect's most strategic, high-profile prospects. You will be responsible for all technical aspects of proposed solutions working in close partnership with the Product Management, Engineering, and Post-Sales Services. This role will work closely with the regional Sales Directors and area Sales Vice Presidents to develop Pre-Sales engagement playbooks for the area Solutions Engineering team to adopt and implement. For this job, you'll bring extensive pre-sales experience with enterprise software selling within large Fortune 500 companies, a strong technical background, and detailed knowledge of web technologies, and enterprise SaaS applications. You must have a strong background in technology, Internet protocols, sales, systems information management, and systems design, including experience in consultative selling or solution-based sales. You also enjoy working with people and technology, and as such you have both the ability to interact with engineering teams as well as excellent relationship-building and communication skills. Duties: * Collaborate with regional and area sales leadership to land strategic customer opportunities. * Partner with Senior Client Executives to provide support for the most strategic deals and opportunities in the East or West areas, which may include mentoring and support of assigned solutions engineers. * Design and implement solution processes to align product and vertical selling strategies to the area team. * Develop review process with regional SE teams for opportunity assessment and process improvement training and development programs. * Communicate Verizon Connect value proposition to varying technical and non-technical clients, including executive ''C'' level management, VP, and Director levels, and end-users. * Propose and/or design technical solutions to meet prospect's business, technical, and/or financial goals. * Support and setup tradeshow demo playbooks. * Partner with Sales to develop requirements documents, presentations, proposals, and ROI models, and coordinate with a team of support specialists, consultants, or project managers to execute sales objectives or to ensure that all pre-sales customer requirements are documented and transitioned. * Maintain expert knowledge of Verizon Connect products to develop and present unique solutions, and maintain knowledge of emerging trends in technology and online advertising What we're looking for... You'll need to have: * BA/BS degree preferred with a strong academic record or several years of applicable experience * 7+ years of Technical sales or field sales experience * Documented success in large enterprise opportunities in your current role. * Demonstrated success in cross functional initiatives and experience in technical expertise. Even better if you have: * Technical degree and industry experience * Sales engineering or consulting experience preferred * Proven ability to adapt your presentations to the technical level of the audience, and comfort with presenting technical materials to large groups. When you join Verizon... You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon. Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better. Verizon Communications Tampa FL

Maintenance Engineer III

The E.W. Scripps Company