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Broadcast Engineer - 516631

Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

 

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Broadcast Engineer - 516631

  • Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
  • CCIS
  • Communication
  • Engineering/Computer Science
  • Information Systems/Technology Support
  • Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
  • Closing at: Jul 17 2022 at 22:55 CDT

Pay Grade/Pay Range:  58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 41017.56 Midpoint - $ 59468.40


Department/Organization: 207251 - Ctr for Public Television and Radio


Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm; on call after hours possible


Job Summary: The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for supporting and maintaining a range of broadcast and IT equipment and provides technical advice and expertise to operational and program activities. Responsible for the overall technical quality and transmission of the broadcast. May be responsible for technology planning and budgeting.


Additional Department Summary: This position is responsible for leading the Center for Public Television and Radio and WVUA in achieving and maintaining first-class broadcast standards for the production and transmission of programming. In order to maintain these standards, great care must be given to the research, design, construction, and maintenance of the requisite technology and physical facilities. All engineering team members are subject to on-call after hours to support on air operations at the main facility and transmitter sites.


Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting or engineering and two (2) years of experience in a broadcast engineering field; OR Associates degree in a broadcasting or engineering and four (4) years of experience in a broadcast engineering field; OR an FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License and four (4) years of experience in a broadcast engineering field, OR an SBE Certification and four (4) years of experience in a broadcast engineering field.

Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 19 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report that is in compliance with University policies. Applicants under the age of 21 will have some driving restrictions.


Skills and Knowledge: Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio). Experience with basic TCP/IP networking, AoIP, SNMP. Posses a working knowledge of TV Master Control operations, video servers


Preferred Qualifications: Working knowledge of Wire CAD.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.


Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

Please note, all Staff Employment positions close at 10:55pm CST.

Non-Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 3 days. Exempt positions are posted a minimum of 7 days.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

 

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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"EEO is the Law" Poster

“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement

Family and Medical Leave Act

Employee Polygraph Protection Act

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