WLFI, in West Lafayette, is seeking an IT and Broadcast Engineer. This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, network serves, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Responsibilities include:

•       Assist with the building and installation of electronic systems and equipment
•       Sets-up all new hire network log-in configurations, assists with new cell phone configurations
•       Provide desktop support for standard business applications as well as specialized broadcast scheduling systems
•       Develops and updates technical job skills, and provides training on new systems.
•       Maintain the station’s network infrastructure.
•       Provide technical support to on-air and news operations
•       Document all work, providing signal flow diagrams as required
•       Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices
•       Other duties may be assigned

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

•       Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
•       Microsoft and Cisco certifications are desirable
•       Be able to read and understand technical materials
•       Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
•       Able to concentrate for long periods of time
•       Hold a valid driver’s license
•       Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
•       Associate’s degree (AAS) in electronics or Information Technology is highly desirable
•       Experience is not a must; recent graduates will be considered
•       Broadcast experience is a plus, but not required
•       Windows operating experience including Windows XP/Office 365, 7/Server, 2003/Windows, 2008/Red Hat Linux and Mac OSX.  Previous project management experience preferred.

NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background Check and Drug Screen.


Apply online at www.wlfi.com