Engineer – IBEW in California from Fisher Communications

Company: fishercommunicationsinc
Application URL:

Reference: 668
Type: Permanent
Position: Engineer – IBEW
Location: Bakersfield, California
Industry: Media

Install and maintain video, audio, and other equipment associated with television and radio broadcasting including server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks and broadcast transmission equipment.
Provide engineering design and assistance with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned.
Maintain and repair transmitters (TV, Microwave, Fiber, Satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems.
Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems.
Provide technical support to operational users.
Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems.
Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices.
Other duties that may be assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  
Experience: 3-5 years of experience required
Education: Associate’s degree (AA) preferred
Other Qualifications: • Working knowledge of broadcast station operations.
• A self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
• Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person.
• Be able to read and understand technical materials.
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines.
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time.
• Hold a valid driver’s license.
• Ability to visually distinguish detail and color under various lighting conditions.
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours weekends and evenings.
• Must have the ability to climb a ladder (up to 10 feet in height).
• Working familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
Language Skills: Ability to read, comprehend and compose common instructions, business correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other Fisher team members.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions expressed in written, oral or diagram form.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to remain in a static position for extended periods of time and converse with and communicate with others. This position requires frequent moving about, and handling or positioning items. The team member must occasionally position himself/herself in small or unusual spaces. In addition the team member must be able to transport or move up to 50 pounds. The team member must be able to identify objects and be able to communicate in writing.
Work Environment: Team member must be prepared to work outdoors. Occasionally will be asked to work in high, precarious places and work with and near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally may be subjected to loud noise.



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