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Wyoming PBS Broadcast Field Technician



Category

Classified Staff

Job Location

2660 Peck Ave Riverton, Wyoming

Tracking Code

22-B049

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

 

**This position is open until filled, please attach a current resume/CV and a Cover Letter. Resume/CV and Cover Letter can either be attached as a .docx or.pdf or listed in the space provided in the application. If documents are attached, just list "see attachment" in the space provided in the application. For assistance, please email cwchr@cwc.edu or call 307-855-2112. **

Position Summary
Under the general direction of the Chief Technology Officer, the Broadcast Field Technician is
primarily responsible for the operation and maintenance of the WyomingPBS Broadcast and
Microwave networks.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
1. Travels to tower sites to respond to outages and identify and repair issues or setup
repair requests with contractors.
2. Maintain all maintenance records at each tower site.
3. Perform maintenance on generators, battery power systems and telecommunications
equipment.
4. Maintains essential parts inventory, ensuring critical parts are available in case of
equipment failure.
5. Provides support to studio and field productions as needed.
6. Operate within the framework established by CWC’s policies, procedures, and practices.
7. Perform other reasonably related duties as directed or assigned.


Position Specifications
Minimum Qualifications

Education

  • Associate’s degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education.

Experience

  • 3 years in the broadcast industry or related field.

Licenses/Certifications

  •  Valid driver’s license. Wyoming Low Voltage Technician license preferred.

Equivalency Statement

  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Desired Qualifications

  • Wyoming Low Voltage Technician license preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Knowledge of broadcast transmitters and/or TV translators preferred.
2. Knowledge of digital microwave transmission systems preferred.
3. Knowledge of DC power distribution and battery systems preferred.
4. Knowledge of backup generator systems and/or automatic transfer switches preferred.
5. Knowledge of communication towers, grounding systems and building maintenance
preferred.
6. Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
7. Knowledge of and skills in the use of computers and software applications including, MS
Windows / Office.
8. Ability to relate with a diverse population in a professional, helpful manner.
9. Ability to organize, prioritize, and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion
with attention to detail.
10. Ability to work independently while supporting a team effort.
11. Ability to effectively identify and resolve problems.

Level of Supervision
This position operates under the general supervision of the Chief Technology Officer.

Working Environment
Reasonable accommodation will be extended to otherwise qualified individuals with a legally
recognized disability.

Equipment Used

  • Broadcast and microwave test equipment, personal computer and hand/power tools.

Physical Requirements

  • Tasks require a variety of physical activities, which generally involve muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching and light lifting. Regular talking, hearing and seeing are required in the normal course of performing the job. Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity is required to perform some essential functions. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking, and creative problem-solving. Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Environmental Conditions

  •  Work is performed in the field at remote sites throughout the state of Wyoming. Extensive travel is required (approximately 80%) and some evening/weekend work. Work is performed under limited supervision. Work must sometimes be performed under extreme weather conditions including the use of a snow-cat to access remote sites. Work requires an ability to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

CWC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  

If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-855-2112 or email cwchr@CWC.edu.


Salary Range

$19.08 - $21.47

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