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Company: Gray Television
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business. About WEAU: WEAU 13 News broadcasts to 26 counties in western Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. We're an hour drive away from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area in a growing community with great schools and health care. Job Summary/Description: WEAU 13 News, the Gray Television owned, NBC-affiliate in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, is seeking an Engineer. A Broadcast Engineer supports all live and taped programming and post-production at WEAU. They perform quality control measurements to ensure proper video and audio quality is maintained for broadcast and assist local production team needs. Duties include troubleshooting, maintaining and installing studio and editing equipment. The Engineer interacts daily with production staff and will be responsible to follow all WEAU and FCC standards and guidelines. Manage all engineering aspects of the technical facility including studio support, post editing systems, field production support and transmission of live/taped events & programs. Have expert knowledge regarding equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in an assist in emergency situations Performs regular maintenance tasks including repairs, equipment replacement, supplies, etc. Documents and executes necessary corrective actions Ensures all transmission equipment is operating correctly before and during live event telecasts - corrects and documents technical problems and reports them to the managers Ensures compliance with applicable regulations and communication with other departments by maintaining discrepancy logs and equipment incident reports and regularly auditing these documents to identify areas where performance or process needs improvement. Assist Chief Engineer in overseeing and implementing Engineering projects. Must be able to insert and remove control room rack equipment weighing 25-50 pounds with the help of another employee. Works closely with General Manager and corporate leadership to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station. Maintains station vehicles, including live satellite trucks Maintains building needs Have working knowledge of the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems Familiar with networking routing and IP addressing Must be available to work during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and updates, and provide on-call services 24-7 Display and maintain professional appearance, based on station standards and professional demeanor Must have a clean driving record and live drug free Must have a background / previous working experience in engineering A Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related is preferred, but is not required Qualifications/Requirements: - If you are interested in this position and you're qualified, you may go to , type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references WEAU 13 News (Gray Television) is a drug-free workplace. Gray Television participates in E-Verify. WEAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Additional Info: Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Eau Claire , BROADCAST ENGINEER - WEAU, IT / Software / Systems , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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