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Broadcast Technology Tech

Requisition ID req10359
Working Title Broadcast Technology Tech
Position Grade 09
Position Summary **Relocation assistance up to $1,500 available **New Mexico PBS/KNME-TV, a department of the University of New Mexico, is seeking a broadcast technician to join our engineering team.

Under general supervision, this position provides technical assistance to RF transmission and studio broadcast technology technicians. Installs, operates, maintains, and repairs broadcast studio, satellite transmit/receive, and transmission systems and equipment.  This position assists with performing functional and operational testing procedures to ensure quality reception and transmission of television broadcast products.

This position will also assist the senior broadcast technology technicians with maintaining documentation in compliance with Federal Communication Commission rules and regulations. This position has an expectation of being available in the event of equipment malfunction requiring emergency repairs. As this position will be assisting the RF team, requires the ability to climb towers up to 180′ ft. using best safety practices. Tower climbing safety training will be provided.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver’s license is a requirement for this job.
  • Successful candidate must submit to a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications Position requires a high school diploma or GED with 3 years of directly related experience.

Completed degrees from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Additional Requirements This position includes exposure to high altitudes and extreme temperatures related to outdoor environments. This position requires a valid New Mexico driver’s license.
Campus Main – Albuquerque, NM
Department KNME Operations (247A)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type Regular – Full-Time
Term End Date
Status Non-Exempt
Pay $15.00 – $18.00/hr DOE
Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB Statement Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required No
For Best Consideration Date 10/21/2019
Application Instructions Please attach resume and cover letter. Please address the preferred qualifications explicitly in the cover letter in order to be considered for this position.

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