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Junior Broadcast Technician in Training

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • To be determined CAD / Year
  • May 24, 2024
  • Salary/Pay: To be determined

Dougall Media

Dougall Media, Thunder Bay’s only locally owned broadcast/multimedia company, has an exciting opportunity in our Engineering Department, as a Junior Broadcast Technician in Training.

Dougall Media provides a healthy work/life balance in a supportive and inclusive corporate culture. This position will be a fun but challenging role, that offers positive reinforcement and growth opportunities. Working with Dougall Media, you will receive unique employee perks such as free event tickets, pizza parties, staff celebrations, and staff development.

The selected candidate will play a critical role in ensuring the smooth operation of Dougall Media’s broadcasting facilities and the delivery of high-quality audio and video content to audiences around Northwestern Ontario. Combining technical expertise, problem-solving skills, and a strong attention to detail to support the complex and dynamic field of broadcast engineering.

Responsibilities include:

Hardware-level troubleshooting and repair of broadcast equipment and infrastructure.
RF installation and maintenance for television and FM radio transmission systems.
Installation and maintenance of broadcast television and radio infrastructure.
Installation and provisioning of broadcast IT networking infrastructure.
File maintenance for broadcast television and radio playout systems.
Structured cabling installation, testing, labeling and data basing.
Other duties as assigned.

Requirements for this position:

Technical Knowledge: A strong understanding of broadcast systems, including cameras, microphones, video switchers, audio mixers, routers, servers, encoders, decoders, transmitters, and receivers.
Signal Flow Understanding: Ability to comprehend signal flow within a broadcast facility, from acquisition through production to transmission.
Electrical Engineering: Knowledge of electrical principles and circuits, including power distribution, grounding, and protection systems. Post-secondary diploma/certificate preferred.
Digital Signal Processing (DSP): Understanding of digital audio and video processing techniques, including compression, encoding, and decoding.
Computer Networking: Familiarity with networking concepts such as TCP/IP, UDP, VLANs, routing, and switching, as well as experience with network equipment configuration and troubleshooting.
Troubleshooting Skills: Ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues quickly and efficiently, both in equipment and signal flow.
Maintenance and Repair: Proficiency in maintaining, repairing, and calibrating broadcast equipment to ensure optimal performance.
Communication Skills: Effective communication is crucial for collaborating with other team members, providing technical support, and conveying complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
Teamwork: Broadcast engineering often involves working as part of a team, collaborating with producers, directors, technicians, and other professionals to deliver high-quality broadcast content.
Class G Driver’s license.

Dougall Media is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dougall Media is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 346-2569.

We thank you for your interest in working with Dougall Media, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

If interested, please click apply where you can submit your resume and cover letter, to begin the application process. Start your new career today!

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