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Broadcast Maintenance Technician


Philadelphia, PA, US, 19130


CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, the CBS News Streaming Network, CBS News Streaming local platforms, local websites and, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, the CBS News Streaming Network, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND EVENING NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,, CBS News Radio and podcasts, Paramount +, all digital platforms, and the CBS News Streaming Network, the premier 24/7 anchored streaming news service that is available free to everyone with access to the internet. The CBS News Streaming Network is the destination for breaking news, live events, original reporting and storytelling, and programs from CBS News and Stations’ top anchors and correspondents working locally, nationally and around the globe. CBS News’ streaming services, across national and local, amassed more than 1.01 billion streams in 2021. Launched in November 2014 as CBSN, the CBS News Streaming Network is available on 30 digital platforms and apps, as well as and Paramount+. The service is available live in 91 countries. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast news division.  


Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
The CBS News and Stations owned & operated KYW-TV in Philadelphia is seeking a broadcast maintenance engineer to join our team. 
Candidates should be proficient in the design, repair and maintenance of all television systems including software applications, control rooms, studios, and remote sites. Daily areas of focus are studio switchers, Sony ELC automation and remote control equipment (both IP and serial based), satellite equipment (including satellite dishes, IRDs, and analog satellite receivers), fiber connectivity, MPEG2 and MPEG4 (ASI and IP based encoders and decoders), video and audio routers, audio mixers and consoles, studio, and ENG cameras, cloud based editing systems, monitors, broadcast monitoring and RF test equipment, and multi-viewer equipment.

In addition to maintenance responsibility, the position will lead designs and be responsible for projects from concept to completion. Position will perform drafting using CAD, installing media projects, and configuring systems, integrating equipment into live broadcast workflows.
This exciting and interesting opportunity will require the ideal candidate to work well under pressure, pivoting and leading multiple changing priorities with a team oriented approach, coordinating with operations, creative services, and news. Position will hold scope meetings, design review meetings, and will lead projects, sometimes with tight deadlines. Excellent and clear communication skills are needed.
•    A degree in a technical related field, appropriate IT certifications, and/or equivalent experience is required for this fast paced and exciting opportunity.
•    Project management methodology background is a plus.
•    Associate degree or equivalent in Electronics Technology or Electrical Engineering Technology.
•    Minimum of 4 years of broadcast industry experience in a technical position is preferred.
•    Must have good general knowledge and experience with IT based systems.
•    System level installation, along with troubleshooting ability.
•    Must be a motivated “self-starter” who has the ability to work unsupervised.


This position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement with IATSE.
Must be available to work any shift within a 24 hour, 7 day period. Some overnight work may be required. Other duties as assigned.



Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia