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Job Opening: Maintenance Engineer – NABET


Position: Maintenance Engineer – NABET
Company: NBCUniversal
Location: Universal City CA US

Support the local news stations by maintaining electronic and digital equipment to support News production
Troubleshoot complex ENG systems, microwave systems, ENG Vehicles, as well as other broadcast & production systems
Read schematic diagrams and troubleshoot analog and digital equipment to the component level
Troubleshoot and respond in a timely fashion to maintenance needs for live broadcast


Minimum 3 years experience in broadcast maintenance engineering as well as thorough knowledge of electronic maintenance for broadcast television
Minimum 3 years experience with digital microwave transmission systems, fixed and portable as well as digital encoder systems
Working knowledge ENG and DSNG Satellite maintenance and repair
Knowledge and experience in studio switching systems, automation control, graphics systems and audio systems in both News & live production
Familiarity with digital communication systems
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement between the Company and the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians Union (NABET). Successful candidate will be required to join the NABET Union if not already a member and remain a member in good standing of that union
Must be willing to work overtime, evenings, and on weekends with short notice, and respond to emergency calls
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics

Familiarity with MPEG transport streams and Television encoders
Working knowledge of laptop editing
Familiarity with all FCC rules, regulations as well as test equipment operation for diagnosis of all digital and analog signals
Demonstrated ability to solve problems, prioritize decisions, act decisively and successfully execute multiple assignments concurrently
Good interpersonal skills to communicate at all levels & Self Starter
Possess the ability to prioritize and work independently
Believes that teams are smarter and more dynamic together
Detail oriented



Career Level



Universal City




United States

About Us

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.


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