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The Walt Disney Company Broadcast Maintenance Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Summary:

WPVI-TV Broadcast Maintenance Engineer

The WPVI-TV Broadcast Maintenance Engineer candidate will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting and support of the infrastructure and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for broadcast engineering/IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing, etc.).


  • Installation, configuration, and daily maintenance/troubleshooting of broadcast systems

  • Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls

  • Interface with third party vendors and support technicians

  • Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management

  • Adhere to Disney policies and best practices in a broadcast environment

  • All others duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate must:

  • Possess strong engineering, IT/networking, and troubleshooting skills.

  • Have experience with RF equipment such as broadcast transmitters, microwave equipment, etc..

  • Demonstrate excellence in documentation and system drawing.

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team.

  • Be project oriented, organized and able to show a list of previously executed projects from concept to completion.

  • Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines.

  • Be willing to expand their knowledge with emerging broadcast industry concepts/technologies.

WPVI-TV is a 24/7 operation and the candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, and be willing to be on call and/or work extra hours as needed. Candidate should be able to lift and carry equipment as necessary.

Preferred Experience

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • AutoCAD and Visio software

  • Automated Production Control software

  • Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment

  • Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems

  • Adobe Creative Software Products

Preferred Education/Training

A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, and/or equivalent experience.

Additional Information:

This position is located at WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, PA. EEO/M/F/D/V/SO/GI

Job ID: 831480BR

Location: Philadelphia,Pennsylvania

Job Posting Company: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution

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