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Broadcast Engineer – KHGI TV, Kearney

KHGI has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Broadcast Engineer. This role plays an imperative role as the go-between resource for the engineering team, leadership, and the location’s personnel. We need a dynamic individual to help grow the impact of our engineering team! This position involves maintaining computers and servers related to television transmission and video automation systems, as well as business-side workstations. The candidate will also be directly responsible for hands-on support of all broadcast equipment.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 9/11/2023

Closing Date: 11/10/2023

City: Axtell

State: Nebraska

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•             Maintain and repair station all broadcast and supporting equipment as needed Provide support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services

•             Assist with transmitter maintenance

•             Provide PC/software support of on-site installing, servicing, updating, and repairing workstations

•             Address maintenance and repair requests as required.

•             Respond to issues regarding facilities maintenance to include but not limited to HVAC, plumbing, grounds, etc. 

•             The possibility of unexpected and/or late-night calls for engineering-emergencies at the station

•             Act as the subject matter expert and point of contact for all things as it relates to equipment and technology at the location, as well as stay up-to-date on the new industry standards

•             Provide additional support and resource subject matter expertise in the absence of the Chief Engineer to all staff (including leadership and location personnel, and the onsite Engineering team)

•             Implement, install & maintain engineering systems and provide end-user support across all departments


•             Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field

•             2 – 4 years of related broadcast experience

•             A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality

•             Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking

•             Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure

•             Excellent communication skills

•             Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is preferred but not required

•             Valid & unencumbered driver’s license

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

•             Must be able to work a flexible schedule

•             On-call duty, including weekends and holidays

•             Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds

•             To work at the TV station regularly

•             Daily opportunities to learn the art of how-to (re)prioritize

•             The station’s obstacles and challenges are your challenges

•             Provide transmitter support

•             Replace or adjust defective and/or improperly functioning equipment

•             Networking / Wiring

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Contact: Sinclair Broadcast Group            

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