KCCI, the CBS affiliate in Des Moines, Iowa has an opening for an experienced broadcast Maintenance Technician. Join the award-winning team and Iowa’s News Leader. Make your efforts count for something! We support our community with timely information, local business growth and entertaining programming. Des Moines is frequently listed as one of the best places to live in the US. The Maintenance Technician position is a great opportunity for an entry-level candidate or veteran to foster career growth through a combinations of training, mentoring and hands-on experience. You will work with the engineering team to maintain, repair and upgrade equipment covering all aspects of our operation from IT Systems to cameras and transmitters. You will report to the Director of Engineering.Responsibilities•Support station IT operations under the direction of the IT manager, Assistant Director of Engineering and Director of Engineering
•Maintain LAN/IT Infrastructure, installation and support network hardware and software
•Work with engineering and IT management and staff to support important on-air systems and workflows including news, production and broadcast systems and equipment
•Provide user support in windows workstation environment for custom and standard software applications
•Assist users with installing and using new software features and apply updated services and implement OS upgrades
•Conduct troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation and cabling tasks

•Basic knowledge of electronics and component repair.
•Knowledge of computer, computer systems and basic IP networking•Experience maintaining and troubleshooting equipment
•Skills with video production, microwave systems, and IT infrastructure
•Lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs.; climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
•Work flexible hours and shifts, including holidays and weekends•Autocad/Visio proficiency for system design and layout preferred
•Background in transmission and satellite communications is a preferred
•Higher education in technology, SBE or related military experience will be considered

Diversity Statement
At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That’s why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.BenefitsHearst’s benefit programs are modern, flexible and designed to focus on you. As a Hearst employee, you and your spouse or partner or dependents would have access to the following benefits.
•Medical | Dental | Vision•401(k) matching
•Emotional Wellness Support
•Paid Time Off
•Paid Parental Leave
•LGBTQ+ Health Services
•Additional benefits to meet your and your family’s needs

About CompanyHearst Television (HTV) owns and operates 33 television and two radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. HTV is recognized as one of the industry’s premier broadcasting companies and has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism, industry innovation, and community service.