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Broadcasting Transmission Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_973396_1018365

Posted on 08 October 2018
Job Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Contract Type
$60,000 - $85,000 / Year

A Broadcasting Transmission Engineer job in Atlanta, GA is available through Modis Engineering. You will be required to install, test, and repair technical equipment within the Teleport/ Satellite uplink facility, including satellite antennas, high power amplifiers, upconverters, modulators, routers, servers, SD/HD encoders and receivers and other ancillary satellite communication equipment. This is a direct hire opportunity. The salary range for this position is between $60,000 and $85,000 per year depending on experience - OT eligible. Relocation assistance and sponsorship is not available.

Broadcasting Transmission Engineer job responsibilities include:

•             Uses miscellaneous analog and digital test equipment to correct equipment problems including oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers under the supervision of others and alone.

•             Monitor and maintain all building services including electrical distribution, Generators, and HVAC.

•             Assemble waveguide, cable, and fiber optic systems.

•             Schedules and performs preventative/corrective maintenance on systems or equipment as necessary.

•             Provides users and clients with professional, courteous, and timely technical support.

•             Updates drawings and create new ones for all future projects.

•             Creates work flows and designs for new and existing customers.

•             Creates and manipulates ad insertion and the gear involved. To include scripts, contact closures, logging software and other equipment based on client’s needs.


•             Two-year degree in Electronics Engineering Technology (EET) and/or equivalent experience in Satellite Communications/Broadcast RF Communications or equivalent knowledge of the field preferred.

•             3 to 5 years of broadcast industry experience and/or equivalent knowledge base

•             Individual must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate client maintenance requests. Must have the ability to provide an on-call status dictated by a rotating schedule and client basis.

•             Proficient in PC-based hardware and software applications

•             Well versed in all aspects of the RF environment and gear being utilized. Comprehensive knowledge of HD/SD video, audio and RF systems

•             Able to operate broadcast, transmission, and test equipment. Experience with automation systems

•             Able to read and understand technical operations manuals

•             Able to make time critical decisions in a live on-air environment under pressure. Able to troubleshoot most problems without help or supervision. Individual must be able to work under pressure and meet strict job deadlines.

•             Thoroughly versed in calculating frequencies and formula.

•             To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all duties related to operating and maintaining a satellite uplink facility.

•             Able to communicate in the English language, apply logical troubleshooting skills, and be able to manipulate formulae.

•             Individual must be able to frequently lift heavy objects.

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