Broadcast Engineer-Santa Maria, CA #5911

NPG of California has an immediate opening for an experienced Broadcast Engineer to provide technical support to the operation of KEYT-TV, KCOY-TV, KKFX-TV.

Working under the direction of the Chief Engineer, position duties include but are not limited to;  the installation and maintenance of all broadcast equipment, broadcast systems, troubleshooting and repairing the station’s automation systems, broadcast servers, HD/SD video encoders, HD/SD video multiplexers, video and audio processing frames/cards, NPG’s MediaFlow, other digital video processors/servers.

This position additionally is responsible for maintaining an efficient and friendly help desk (Cherwell) for all departments, as well as, providing technical support and assistance towards News and Sales initiatives designed to increase ratings and revenue.

Candidates should possess a HS diploma, two-years’ experience in broadcast, cable, RF or IT environment, as well as, good troubleshooting and problem solving skills.  A degree in computer and/or electrical engineering, and A+, ACMT, CTO, CBT, CBTE, or CBNE certifications although preferred, are not required. The ability to work constructively under pressure and handle numerous time sensitive issues on a daily basis is imperative for success.

Candidates must be flexible in regards to scheduling as required hours for this position include nights, weekends, some holidays, as well as, being on-call, and working in various weather conditions, when necessary.  Additional requirements include the ability to lift 100 lbs, stoop, crouch, or climb at least 40 feet, and traveling overnight within the market as needed.

When applying for this position, please note your referral source, and send resume to:

Email –

Mail – Jessica Davis

730 Miramonte Drive

Santa Barbara, CA 93109.

Fax – 805-882-3914


KEYT 3 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting closes when position is filled.

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