Job Summary

EAGLE Communications, Inc.

Location: KTVM-TV Bozeman, MT 59715

Job Type: Non-Exempt FT Employee

Years of experience: 3+ years

Education Level: Associate Degree or higher

Broadcast Engineer - KTVM

KTVM-TV is seeking to hire a broadcast engineer.?  This position is primarily responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all technical systems including news, studio, production, editing, computer and network equipment in the KTVM studio in Bozeman as well as the satellite news bureau in Butte.?  This position will also assist in servicing KTVM’s primary television transmitters in Bozeman and Butte as well as several translators and microwave relay sites; making experience with RF communications is desirable.

As a local television station, KTVM operates 24/7. The individual hired for this position understands he/she will need to be available during emergency on-call situations as well as providing critical engineering support to the news department during key times – i.e. ratings sweeps, election nights or special news, sports or community events.

This position provides engineering support for a vast geographic area with some of the work being done in remote, mountainous locations and will need to pass a background check of their driving history.? The person in this position will also be cross- trained in news production roles in order to handle these functions in times of sickness or vacations.

The successful candidate will have a degree in electronics or related field or equivalent work experience in a broadcast or cable company.  This position will also support Engineering management in preparing the annual engineering budget and plan for KTVM as well as working with the business office in reviewing and authorizing on going engineering expenses.  Successful candidate must be able to work independently without direct supervision but will ask for assistance when needed.

Equal Opportunity Employer.? 

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Robert Owen

Director of Engineering                                                                      

KECI/?KCFW/?KTVM Television

340 W.? Main

Missoula, MT 59802