CBSFort Worth, TX
Full Time Job
KTVT/KTXA, the CBS owned facility in the Dallas /Fort Worth Metroplex seeks a highly qualified team player to provide maintenance services at our facilities based in Fort Worth, TX. We are a dynamic, fast paced group dedicated to providing innovative solutions to the business of covering News and providing great Television in the nation's 5th market.
* Support and maintain an active production facility. Repair, calibration and installation of audio & video broadcast/IT equipment. This includes equipment within the production facilities such as control rooms and studios (cameras, switchers, audio mixers, multi-viewers, intercom system, monitors, graphic equipment, server/playback, etc.) and related supporting infrastructure in terminal gear/data center, transmission sites and throughout any broadcast infrastructure plants supported by the team (A/V routers, data routers, RF/fiber transmission, tally, signal processing gear, CATV system, etc.). Maintenance/repair of ENG crew gear (field cameras, mixers, microphones, lights, etc.) may be required.
* Perform technical support for critical/on-air production systems. Ability to back-up or assist other support groups and clients for non-critical systems and IT/PC gear, including installation, problem correction, removal/replacement, or other tasks as necessary to ensure continuation of customer work productivity and/or on-air transmission.
* Participate on technology design, installation, and integration projects with complex, leading-edge technology in an increasingly broadcast IP and IT centric environment. This includes broadcast and server-based systems, data networking (e.g., routers, switches) and other comparable equipment.
Applicant should have 3 years of Broadcast Engineering experience and possess the following:
A strong Broadcast Engineering background and advanced ''hands on'' knowledge of audio, video, PC, server and IT networks. Excellent project management skills, documentation and system integration. Experience in troubleshooting electronic circuits to the component level. An AA/AS degree or certificate in electronics, Advanced Engineering Technology degree or applicable electronics study and/or experience. SBE certifications are a plus.
Responsibilities include maintaining and installing equipment, and providing engineering support to all news, production, and transmission facilities. Develop working knowledge of overall station equipment & systems operations to provide maintenance and repair of same. Solid understanding of the requirements of a 24/7 live news operation.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to competing demands from multiple directions, and balance shifting priorities across a range of stakeholder groups. Demonstrated ability to manage through difficult and stressful situations, work under deadline pressure.
Must possess a valid Driver's License and maintain good DMV record in order to operate a vehicle.
Ability to interact and communicate at a high level with technical staff, production personnel, managers and co-workers.
This position requires being on call and flexibility to work odd hours during maintenance windows or as emergencies dictate.
Ability to lift 70lbs or more; ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces and in, above, and below equipment racks.
ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.
?Click for more details
As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind
• The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
• The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
• The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.