Microwave Technician

Ref#: 33807
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Miami, FL, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

Primary duties involve gathering News material, Non-Linear gathering. ENG Microwave, Satellite, uplink Operation, LiveU and Dejero.  Coordinate microwave and satellite feeds for both recorded programming and live news broadcasts.  Troubleshoot and resolve technical difficulties along with Engineering Maintenance quickly and accurately to changing the news needs.

Must be available to work all shifts if needed

Other duties as assigned.


At least one year of relevant experience in a broadcast facility, such as a TV station or Cable/Satellite.

AS/BS degree in a relevant field a plus.

Ability to multitask in a live news broadcast environment.

Excellent communication skills within and between station departments.

Excellent computer skills on common computer platforms.

Familiar with Grass Valley Stratus a plus.

Willing and able to work any shift in a 24/7/365 working environment, including weekends and holidays.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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