Broadcast Engineer At KPNX-TV 12 News Phoenix

KPNX-TV 12 News Phoenix

Broadcast Engineer

Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Engineering/Technical
Hiring Organization: KPNX-TV 12 News Phoenix
Education level: Not specified
Experience: 3-5 years
Deadline: Not specified
Location: Phoenix, AZ, USA

Company Overview

KPNX, the TEGNA NBC affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona is looking for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to join the Technology team. This position is responsible for the day-to-day hands-on maintenance of the station’s technical equipment including traditional broadcast hardware and industry specific software.

The ideal candidate can balance multiple ongoing projects while addressing the immediate maintenance needs of a 24/7 operation. If you enjoy problem solving, are a people person, like solving technical/IT challenges and enjoy communicating, this position has your name on it. Don’t wait, apply today!


  • Install and maintain broadcast and IT equipment at studio facilities, transmitter site, in remote broadcast vehicles, and at other remote locations.
  • Troubleshoot equipment issues, making repairs or implementing workarounds as needed.
  • Perform routine security updates and reboots of broadcast servers.
  • Contribute to technical documentation that accurately represents installed equipment.
  • Occasional field work on remote productions.
  • Minor building-related maintenance tasks occasionally required.

Job Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience in broadcast engineering or related.
  • Strong organizational, communications, and time-management skills. Able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, take initiative, and work well with others.
  • Solid understanding of current computer hardware, network technologies, and Microsoft’s Active Directory environment.
  • Ability to plan technical projects and clearly communicate the status of problems, provide updates to progress on projects, and offer solutions to technical issues.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand, and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Available on call.
  • Travel: Rarely: less than 10%.

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