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KXLY

TV: Staff Engineer F/T

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Saturday, 26th December 2020
Friday, 26th February 2021
Location: Spokane, Washington
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Job Description:

Staff Engineer | KXLY Broadcast Group | Spokane, WA
About us:
The KXLY Broadcast Group is a Morgan Murphy Media company.  We are a family-owned, people first business located in Spokane, Washington, and ourcommunity is at the core of what we do and who we are.
 
About this opportunity:
We have an immediate full time opening for a Staff Engineer to be a part of ourtop-notch team of engineers dedicated to providing technical support to all KXLY Broadcast Group properties including:  Television - KXLY 4.1 – ABC; KXLY 4.2 – MeTV; KXLY 4.3 – Heroes & Icons; KXLY 4.4 - Start TV, KXLY 4.5 – DABL, KXLY 4.6 – QVC and KXLY 4.7 – HSN, and Radio - 92.9 ZZU, Rock 94 ½, The Big Coyote Country, Hot 969, KXLY 920 AM and ESPN Radio 700.  You’ll be working in the beautiful northwest, where you can enjoy a thriving city without the hour-long commute to work. Spokane is surrounded by beautiful scenery, lakes, and mountains.
 
What you’ll do:
  • Handle daily repairs for News, Production, Programming, Operations, G/A and Sales
  • Assist with installation of computer hardware and software across all departments
  • Assist with installation of digital video and audio hardware and software across all departments
  • Assist with building maintenance, to the degree local codes allow
  • Vehicle inventory and maintenance
  • Help inventory station assets
  • Set up live remote shots for TV News and Radio
  • Assist with repair of RF transmitters, towers, and microwave equipment
  • Other duties as assigned
 
What you’ll bring:
  • College Education or equivalent
  • Proven ability to be accurate in work
  • Advanced skills with Excel, Word, CAD, and other MS Windows applications
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving and substance record
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • BSEE College Degree or an ASEE College Degree with minimum five-year relevant experience preferred
  • Working knowledge and understanding of digital broadcast technical systems preferred
  • HVAC Maintenance and repair preferred
  • Networking, IT, and video over IP experience preferred
  • Society of Broadcast Engineers Certification preferred
 
Physical Demands and Environment:
  • Ability to respond to emergencies on a 24/7 basis including travel by air
  • Ability to climb and lift heavy equipment safely
  • Good color vision and binaural hearing
  • Ability to work safely in inclement weather conditions
 

Preferred Skills:

What KXLY offers:
·         We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, our culture, and our community
·         We are a team of talented and creative professionals.  Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
·         Excellent training to promote success in your role
·         Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days, and holidays
 
What’s next?
For online application instructions go to:  https://www.kxly.com/station/jobs-with-kxly
 
 KXLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
 
What KXLY offers:
  • We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, our culture, and our community
  • We are a team of talented and creative professionals.  Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
  • Excellent training to promote success in your role
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days, and holidays
 
What’s next?
For online application instructions go to:  https://www.kxly.com/station/jobs-with-kxly
 
 
KXLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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