TV Maintenance Technician

Ref#: 29877
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Boston, MA, 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.).

Duties include maintenance, repair, installation, and operation of Broadcast Technical Equipment and Systems within the broadcast plant and related facilities.  Also support of station operations in major station efforts or special projects as needed.


Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of analog and serial digital television systems (SD and HD) and equipment found in a large television plant as well as experience in non-linear editing systems and video compression systems.  They should also be competent in using Microsoft Office products and have a good understanding of CAD software.  Experience with Avid systems, XDCam equipment, studio automation, microwave, and satellite systems would be considered a plus, as would SBE certification.  Full-power television transmitter maintenance experience is highly valued.  Operating experience (video, audio and camera robotics) is desirable.  The candidate should have a minimum of five years’ experience as a television maintenance engineer in a professional television facility or closely related industry.

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