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COMPLETE Broadcast Maintenance Engineer, Operations - Washington, DC, USA

9 days ago


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Washington, DC, USA, Washington, DC, USA, United States   [ View map ]

Job Posting Title:

Broadcast Maintenance Engineer, Operations

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Job Description:

Are you a motivated broadcast maintenance engineer with experience maintaining and troubleshooting broadcast and IT equipment? Do you enjoy working in a team environment that promotes collaboration and creativity in the workplace? 

Disney Inc is hiring a full-time broadcast maintenance position to work at the ABC News Bureau in Washington, DC! This is one of the largest production operations facilities in DC, producing multiple shows daily for ABC and ESPN. This role requires working nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as situations demand.

The position will be covered by the NABET-CWA Master Agreement.


  • Provide ongoing support for a 24/7 television broadcast facility including the installations of new systems. 
  • Install, configure, and maintain television broadcast systems.
  • Assist in building and maintaining control rooms, master control, editing systems with multiple server systems. 

Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • At least five years of broadcast maintenance experience in a live environment
  • Possess a wide range of knowledge and skills in television technology and engineering
  • Have a strong proven understanding of studio, transmission and editing systems.
  • Have a strong background in broadcast television maintenance with expertise in digital video, audio and control systems.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve complex system problems quickly with little external technical guidance and develop corrective measures for problems
  • Be able to quickly identify and replace failed hardware and work with vendors to isolate and resolve technical problems quickly
  • Ability to handle basic hardware installation and lift up to 20lbs to heights up to 6ft
  • Excellent understanding of  technical drawings and other documentation for all broadcast devices, services, and processes.
  • Experience using the systems below:
    • Sony MVS Switchers, NVision routers with NV9000 control systems
    • Grass Valley Miranda iControl
    • AVID NEXIS editing server with Avid FastServe and associated editing clients
    • Grass Valley K2 editing servers with associated editing clients
    • Grass Valley Kaleido-X virtual monitor walls
    • SSL Audio Consoles
    • Studio and field Robotics
    • Integrated Receivers Decoders and other Satellite and ASI gear
    • Fiber Optic gear including setting up CWDM


  • Associate or bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Job Posting Segment:

ABC News

Job Posting Primary Business:

Operations (ABC News)

Primary Job Posting Category:

Broadcast Operations - Linear

Employment Type:

Full time

Primary City, State, Region, Postal Code:

Washington, DC, USA

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  • Organization Details
    1504 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. US

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