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ViacomCBS Freelance TV Maintenance Technician in Boston, Massachusetts

REF#: 38082

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Part-Time (without benefits)

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Boston, MA

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

WBZ-TV is looking for a technician who can maintenance, repair, installation, and operation of broadcast technical equipment and systems within the broadcast plant and related facilities at a top-10 market television station duopoly. Also provide support of station operations in major station efforts or special projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of IT, analog and serial digital television systems (SD and HD) and equipment found in a large television plant as well as experience in non-linear editing systems and video compression systems. They should also be competent in using Microsoft Office products and have at least a basic understanding of CAD software. Experience with microwave, satellite and two-way radio systems would be considered a plus. Operating experience (video, audio and camera robotics) is desirable. Candidates should have a minimum of five years’ experience as a radio, television or cable systems maintenance engineer in a professional broadcast facility or closely related industry. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. SBE certification is preferred.

FUNCTION: Engineering

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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