Broadcast Systems Technologist

Knowledge Network, BC’s public broadcaster, has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Broadcast Systems Technologist to maintain, update and repair hardware and software based systems used across television and internet distribution platforms. 

You will maintain, upgrade and support broadcast information technology throughout the station.  Working with the broadcast team, you will assist in project research to identify technical needs, interpret wiring diagrams, update AutoCAD drawings, test/integrate new systems, and maintain inventory for engineering parts and supplies.  You will troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers and operating systems, storage, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection.

You are a graduate of a Broadcast Systems Technology or similar program with good diagnostic and troubleshooting abilities for IT and Broadcast system operations.  You have great people skills, a good communication style, accurate record keeping abilities and a desire to find solutions.  In addition to a strong aptitude for learning various broadcast applications, you have an innate curiosity about how things work and you’re just as keen to get out the power tools for minor maintenance.  You have at least 2 years of experience in a broadcast operations environment, and you are a firm believer in constantly updating your skills to keep up with technology.

This position does not require shift or weekend work, however, 24 hour on call is required to respond to emergencies.

Knowledge Network is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in everything we do. This position provides the opportunity to further your career by joining a dedicated team of skilled professionals who believe in the value of public broadcasting.  Please send a letter stating why you are the right person for us, along with your resume to, by March 22, 2019.

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