Electronic Technician – News Technology (Global) – Corus

Regina, SK, Canada Req #947
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.
GlobalRegina, is currently seeking an Electronics Technician.This position reports directly into the Manager News Technology

The successful candidate will be required to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, days, evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities

As an Electronics Technician, the following is an outline of some but not all of the primary functions and responsibilities for this position:
The troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of all types of broadcast equipment in a state of the art HD facility, including, Control room equipment, Video Servers, Automation Systems, Edit Systems, HD/SDI Router, Studio Systems
Maintain and repair of Over the Air transmitters (OTA)
Maintain and operate microwave truck and central receive site
Implement and document temporary and permanent installations to meet production and technical requirements
Participate in equipment purchasing or system design recommendations.
Provide Business / Broadcast IT/Network systems support
Assist in the installation and commissioning of new facilities and/or addition or modification of existing facilities
Contact suppliers to present quotes for new or replacement materials.
Make recommendations regarding design of new computer equipment facilities and systems
Work closely with News Operations to maintain a consistent and high quality product.
Perform other duties as required to the above
About You:
What We Need From You:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
A degree or diploma, or a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of Electronics, Computer Technology, Engineering or Broadcast Systems Technology
The ability to troubleshoot Broadcast Electronics Systems
Working knowledge of digital video/audio signals and their integration into Broadcast Systems
Working knowledge of computer system hardware, to the device level, their capacities and capabilities. Should have the necessary skills and ability to assemble, configure or service any workstation hardware
An understanding of live Television Production
The ability to troubleshoot Non-Linear Edit systems
An understanding of microwave and satellite signals
Familiarity with Over the Air transmission
The knowledge to maintain engineering documentation in written form as well as through tools such as AutoCAD and MS Visio
The ability to assist in the implementation of new installations and modification of existing facilities
Strong communication skills
Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word, and Office.
The flexibility to accommodate shift work and rotating on call for emergencies.
Travel as required
Valid driver’s license.
At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

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Internal candidates must meet eligibility requirements before we can apply for an internal position at Corus, which includes being in their current role for at least 12 months. Please ensure you notify your manager before applying to this role.

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