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Position: Broadcast Engineer/IT Specialist
Company: Tribune Media Company
Location: San Diego CA US

KSWB 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). This position is located San Diego, CA.

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