Status: Full-time position
Location: Lincoln, NE
Deadline Date: 2/28/13
Job Summary: Position works independently to test configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform preventative maintenance on TV and radio network equipment.
Qualifications: Associates or similar two-year technical degree in communications/electronic equipment or related discipline of study OR equivalent work experience (3 years) using, maintaining, repairing, modifying, and testing communications/electronic equipment.
Position requires ability to climb ladders, lift, carry, push and pull up to 75 pounds. Will use various hand tools and power tools in order to maintain and repair equipment. Ability to work independently in the performance of duties. Ability to work irregular hours and be accessible by phone in cases of emergency.
Duties: Install, operate and repair digital television and radio transmitters, translators, NOAA National Weather Service transmitters and related equipment in assigned geographical service area/region, with regular trips to other Nebraska sites. Operate and repair ancillary equipment to translator and transmitter systems in Nebraska. Perform regular preventative maintenance activities of television and radio transmitters, translators, NOAA National Weather Service transmitters to ensure proper and efficient functioning of all transmission equipment. Provide supervision of tower crews and other contracted personnel doing maintenance at regional NET transmitter sites. Order and install equipment, work with vendors, and work with local land owners to ensure compliance with agreements. Supervise or install new equipment and antennas as required. Interprets CAD drawings, wiring and schematic diagrams. Responsible for the upkeep of the buildings and grounds of transmitter locations. Operate and oversee maintenance of a State-provided vehicle. Make recommendations to supervisor for equipment replacement, system modifications and general operations requirements to enhance the function of the transmission sites. Operate and repair ancillary equipment to translator and transmitter systems in Nebraska. Maintain files of operation, program logs, and tower inspections, etc. and reports tower lighting failures as required by the FCC and FAA.
Review to begin February 28.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Applications may be filed online at
Our office is located at
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94905
Lincoln, NE 68509-4905