Information Technology - Broadcast Engineer I

  • 1350 13th Avenue Columbus, Georgia 31901
  • Jul 08, 2020
Full time Computer Science Systems Engineer Network Engineer Information Systems Technical Support

Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!


WRBL in Columbus, Georgia is seeking a Broadcast Engineer/IT Specialist. This position will support all live Broadcast and Post Production /Editing equipment in a digital television facility. The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast paced environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a critical component of this role.


Responsibilities and Skills:

Installation and Maintenance of Television Broadcast and Information Technology Equipment.

Thorough computer skills, a must.

Mac OS & Final Cut Pro experience a plus

Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems and electronics at the component level.

General understanding of digital video formats is important

Working knowledge of LAN/WAN/VPN networking, Video over IP and VOIP technologies is useful

Must be able to read technical drawings/documentation

Knowledge of satellite, microwave and fiber transmission technologies.


In addition to working well independently, must also work well as part of a team. Ability to work well with people at all levels, professions and disciplines

Must be well-organized, detail-oriented and possess excellent oral and written communication skills including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service.

Strong analytical and organizational skills to effectively prioritize work and resolve issues. Excellent reasoning skills in order assist in troubleshooting problems.

Ability to follow verbal instructions while involved in high-pressure situations, being pro-active and relating information in a concise manner during critical situations.

Must be able to work highly varied and flexible hours in support of live news events (i.e. nights, weekends, and holidays).

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Employee must be able to Walk, Sit & Stand for long periods of time, Lift & Carry 80 lbs, bend, squat, reach, stretch, climb up and down ladders, use fingers, hands and arms for extended periods of time in repetitive motions.

Full-time Employee Benefits include Vacation, Sick, Personal, Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401k etc.   after a respective waiting period

Required education:

  • Degree in Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science or related Job Field.

Required experience:

  • Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science experience
  • Television Technology is a plus

Required license or certification:

  • Valid Driver’s License with a Good Driving Record.

How to Apply:

 EOE M/F/D/V           No Calls Please.

Candidates must consent to a Background and MVR Screening.

Qualified Candidates must use this Link to Apply & Attach your resume.

Nexstar Careers - First Time users must create an Account  


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!


Electrical-Electronics Engineering, IT Project Management, General-Other: Installation-Maintenance-Repair, Facilities Management-Maintenance, Equipment Install-Maintain-Repair


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