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Broadcast Technical Assistant - Yorkton SK

Job Posting

Position: (Full Time) Broadcast Technical Assistant

Reports to: Broadcast Technician

Station(s) CJGX(GX94), CFGW (FoxFM)

Location: Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Application Deadline: June 30, 2023

Only those candidates selected to interview will be contacted and no phone calls please.

As the Broadcast Technical Assistant, it is your responsibility to assist the local Broadcast Technician with creating and maintaining all aspects of technology that keeps us broadcasting on all our platforms! If you love technology and want to learn how it works with radio, we want to hear from you. CJGX(GX94) and CFGW(FoxFM) in Yorkton, SK are seeking a talented Broadcast Technical Assistant to join our technical team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Installation, setup, maintenance and repair of studio and transmitter site broadcast equipment

· Assist in scheduling of studio and transmitter HVAC maintenance and repairs.

· Assist in scheduling of studio and transmitter Standby Power Generator maintenance and repairs.

· Maintenance of IP network-based audio and data systems

· Maintenance of computer workstations working with the Harvard IT Department

· Assisting in broadcast construction projects

· Setting up equipment for remote broadcasts

· Assist Promotions with technical requirements as assigned.

· Shared 24-hour on-call responsibilities, dealing with emergencies.

· Participate in departmental and corporate meetings as required.

· Assist with annual Engineering/IT operational and capital budgets.

· Backup support for Yorkton, Regina and Saskatoon sister stations where required.

· Other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

· Familiarity with IP network wiring and troubleshooting

· Knowledge of MS Windows and MS Office computer systems

· Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate experience in the broadcast industry, as well as interest in audio and RF related disciplines.

· A working knowledge of Axia Audio systems and Wide Orbit Automation systems will be an asset.

Essential Requirements:

· A valid driver’s license and a current drivers’ abstract

· Ability to work with minimal support as part of a cooperative team in a fast-paced environment.

Please send your resume & cover letter to:

Chris Terpsma, VP Engineering and Infrastructure

Harvard Media

Please put “Yorkton Broadcast Technical Assistant” in your subject title.

Harvard Media Inc. values diversity in its work force and is committed to Employment Equity

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