Nexstar Media Group

  • Maintenance Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Job Locations
    US-LA-Baton Rouge
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 171 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.7% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation.  Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC.  Learn more at

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    The Maintenance Engineer participates in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities


    • Participate in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility
    • Understand and assist in compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws
    • Help implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the facility.
    • Participate in engineering and other technical projects
    • Evaluate, select, install, service, and maintain facility broadcast equipment and information technology systems
    • Work closely with management and co-workers to ensure company objectives are being met
    • Other duties as needed

    Requirements & Skills:


    • 3 years previous broadcast engineering experience
    • The ability to terminate broadcast and IT related cables is required
    • Experience with Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices, SAN storage, Isilon storage, satellite ground stations, and RF preferred
    • Strong interpersonal and organization skills
    • Ability to identify the development needs of others and coach/mentor others to improve their knowledge and/or skills
    • Provide Desktop support
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Ability to work extended hours as needed, may include overnight and weekends
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • ‘Can Do’ attitude, desire to learn new skills consistent with good engineering/IT practices

    Physical Demands & Work Environment:


    The Maintenance Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.



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