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Company: Nexstar Broadcasting
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer p erforms the repair, replacement, modification, installation, removal, adjustment, and integration of all RF and related equipment that is essential for the operation for WJTV and WHLT.

  • Repair and maintain microwave transmitters and receivers.

  • Repair and maintain VHF high power transmitters.

  • Repair and maintain UHF high power transmitters.

  • Repair and maintain remote control equipment.

  • Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station.

  • Assists with installs and maintains the IT network, switches, data backups, workstations and printers.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Requirements & Skills:

    • A Degree in electronics, military training, or trade school is necessary but related experience will be evaluated.

    • Three years maintenance of audio, video, and RF experience preferred.

    • Knowledge of gas & diesel powered AC generator, surge suppressers, air conditioning systems, digital theory, microprocessors, computer operations, as well as general electronics, theory and practices of good television standards as well as a thorough knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.

    • Must be competent in the use of electronic test equipment.

    • Possess or able to obtain a valid Mississippi driver's license.

    • Must be willing and physically capable of working in hot, cold, wet, cramped, noisy, or dirty places.

      Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 200 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 68% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC's UHF discount). The division's portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv .
      EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Nexstar Broadcasting, Jackson , Engineer, Engineering , Jackson, Mississippi

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