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Broadcast and Special Projects Engineer

Location: Hybrid Remote/Lewiston, Maine

Do you have experience with RF transmission and enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather? Maine Public is seeking a full-time Broadcast and Special Projects Engineer to join a team dedicated to maintaining our first-class broadcasting systems!

The Broadcast and Special Projects Engineer is responsible for the maintenance and operation of Maine Public’s television and radio transmitters and digital RF transmission systems. Reporting to the Transmission Manager, this position maintains and adjusts television and radio broadcast transmitters, microwave transmitting and receiving equipment, digital RF transmission systems, and terminal television, radio and remote control equipment. The successful candidate will enjoy both working independently and with a team and have strong troubleshooting and communication skills.

With regular travel throughout the State of Maine, the ability to travel to remote sites and operate snowmobiles, ATV, or other similar vehicles is required.

Job Requirements:

  • Five years’ experience in high-power RF equipment, four years college training in Electrical Engineering, CIS, or equivalent experience
  • Comprehensive IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A valid driver’s license and pre-employment background check will be required

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

Apply for this position online.

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Maine Public Broadcasting is a state-wide independent public media resource, including PBS, NPR, BBC, and others, with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

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