Engineering Technician
Philadelphia, PA 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description


Fox Television Stations is one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 29 stations in 18 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Seattle.


WTXF Fox 29 is currently seeking an Engineering Technician to assist with production and/or operational roles for our live studio productions. Roles may include, technical director, audio board operator, floor direction, technical operations coordinator, master control operator, or program prep/ingest operator. Ability to operate a production switcher, robotic camera systems and audio consoles. Switch on air programming, commercials and promotional materials as directed by station log. Tune in and troubleshoot satellite receivers to record programs for air and check for quality. Tune in and troubleshoot microwave and IP-delivered live shots and feeds. Monitor on air product to ascertain problems with transmission such as loss of audio or video. Help identify and troubleshoot technical problems. Prepare report describing problems encountered during transmission of programing. Transfer programming and commercials from server to automation system. Check timing of segments on programming. Maintain high degree of quality control. Perform FCC required compliance procedures. Stay current with emerging technologies and industry changes. Ability to operate a broad range of production equipment. Other duties as assigned. Work varied hours, holidays, weekends and during severe weather situations as needed and/or scheduled. Associate's degree (A.A.) from two-year college or technical school preferred or a minimum 2 year's equivalent experience.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to or call (215) 982-5215 or visit our readily accessible station located at 330 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company's success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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