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Washington DC, USA: Broadcast IT Field Engineer -SNG Truck - WBD

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Broadcast IT Field Engineer - Satellite News Gathering Truck - WBD

Washington DC, USA

The Broadcast & IT Field Engineer is tasked with timely and professional technical support in a fast paced 24x7x365 field newsgathering/production environment. Individuals in this job have fully demonstrated the skills, knowledge and competencies necessary to set up and operate satellite news gathering ("SNG") trucks & flyaways, install & configure video streaming hardware, perform quality control, maintenance and system level repair of all television broadcast and/or satellite transmission and receiving equipment, as well as perform general hardware and software support for local computing equipment (e.g. laptops, LAN connection, digital phones) on site.

This position requires proficient RF, electronic/electrical and IT support skills. Travel, often on short notice, is required, and the ability to physically lift and move equipment weighing 50 pounds or more may be necessary. Must be willing to perform varied tasks when required on assignment to support the production. Must have ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations frequently encountered in field remote environments. Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbal, written) are required. Ability to safely drive SNG trucks within DOT regulations

This position will primarily provide field support but will also spend time in-house, or assisting Broadcast and IT teams with project and maintenance work when not otherwise deployed in field.

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