Engineering Technician
Employer: WTXF Job Posted: 2/15/2020
Location: Philadelphia, PA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:


Fox TV Stations
FOX Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.


WTXF Fox 29 is currently seeking an Engineering Technician to assist with production and/or operational roles for our live studio productions. Roles may include, technical director, audio board operator, floor direction, technical operations coordinator, master control operator, or program prep/ingest operator. Ability to operate a production switcher, robotic camera systems and audio consoles. Switch on air programming, commercials and promotional materials as directed by station log. Tune in and troubleshoot satellite receivers to record programs for air and check for quality. Tune in and troubleshoot microwave and IP-delivered live shots and feeds. Monitor on air product to ascertain problems with transmission such as loss of audio or video. Help identify and troubleshoot technical problems. Prepare report describing problems encountered during transmission of programing. Transfer programming and commercials from server to automation system. Check timing of segments on programming. Maintain high degree of quality control. Perform FCC required compliance procedures. Stay current with emerging technologies and industry changes. Ability to operate a broad range of production equipment. Other duties as assigned. Work varied hours, holidays, weekends and during severe weather situations as needed and/or scheduled. Associate’s degree (A.A.) from two-year college or technical school preferred or a minimum 2 year’s equivalent experience.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to or call (215) 982-5215 or visit our readily accessible station located at 330 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.

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