KSL Broadcast Group
  • 23-May-2018 to 22-Jul-2018 (MST)
  • KSL TV Engineering
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Who we are: Bonneville International has been a leader in broadcasting for over 50 years, with a mission to build up, connect, inform and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We currently own and/or operate 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, Sacramento, San Francisco and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5, in Salt Lake. We're proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

Position: KSL is looking for a transmitter engineer to contribute to the Engineering Department by ensuring DTV transmitters and associated equipment located on Farnsworth Peak perform reliably and within correct FCC specification. You will work closely with member stations to ensure timely response to problems and requests.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist Engineering and DTV Members in maintaining a reliable high quality "on-air" product
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on building and DTV Member equipment
  • Maintain Farnsworth Peak building facilities including power generations, UPS, monitoring, control, and HVAC systems
  • Generate weekly shift and transmitter measurement reports
  • General cleaning and maintenance


  • 5 years knowledge and experience operating and maintaining DTV Transmitters and RF systems including microwave equipment, mask filters, combiners, transmission lines, switching equipment, and antennas
  • Able to monitor, troubleshoot, and repair tower lighting systems
  • Proficient with computer workstations and software, computer networking design, and troubleshooting
  • Able to manage stress effectively
  • Consistently work hours required. Work more when required to meet deadlines or when circumstances required, including irregular hours, long and unscheduled hours, weekends, holidays, overtime, etc.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to effectively function in an isolated environment at a remote high altitude location for extended periods of time
  • Lift, move, and carry up to 50 pounds on occasion
  • Good hand/eye coordination with the ability to accurately distinguish between different colors
  • Substantial physical movement of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Able to work on ladders and in confined spaces
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

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