Maintenance Engineer

KPLC-TV/Raycom Media Lake Charles, LA

KPLC/KVHP is seeking a qualified candidate with 2 to 5 years’ experience in the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of a wide variety of broadcast equipment. This includes microwave, satellite, video servers and broadcast digital equipment. Candidate must exhibit a knowledge of broadcast electronics, analog and digital technology, computers, LAN/WAN networks, station automation, digital UHF & VHF transmitters, related microwave and other RF equipment.

Candidate should be familiar with SD/HD digital TV formats, ATSC encoders and be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the latest related technologies and FCC rules and regulations. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day, with weekend, night, on call and holiday work. Must be able to lift heavy equipment, work at heights and obtain a DOT medical card for operation of SNG truck. The successful candidate must be able to think on their feet, work well with others, and be a self-starter and a team player.

KPLC/KVHP is located in beautiful Lake Charles, Louisiana, and is the local NBC, FOX and ABC affiliate for the 174th market. We also broadcast 4 other digital streams, as well as a very strong Internet presence with our news. KPLC/KVHP broadcasts 6.5 hours of news daily.

Qualified applicants, apply online at and attach resume. Drug screen and MVR check required. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V

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