Broadcast Television Engineer

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Location: Kansas City, MO US
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Job Description

KMBC/KCWE-TV has an opening for an experienced Broadcast Television Engineer. The Broadcast Television Engineer maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. The Broadcast Television Engineer will be responsible to communicate effectively with the production department, as this is integral for a smooth outcome of newscasts. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.  This is an IBEW/Union position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, audio and TD).
  • Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment).
  • Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors.
  • Dress microphone’s and IFB’s for all on camera appearances.
  • Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots.
  • All broadcast operation duties as assigned engineering management.

Required Skills

  • Must work well in a team environment; must have good interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be willing to work any shift assigned including weekends and holidays.
  • Must be flexible and able to change assignments with little or no notice.


  • College Degree preferred but not required or equivalent work experience. 

Required Experience

  • Previous broadcasting experience preferred.      
  • Studio and master control experience preferred.
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