Broadcast Engineer Bay Area


  • Work closely with all departments to help satisfy technical needs of the Broadcast Facility and Network in both live and studio environments
  • Assist users with difficulties associated with satellite feeds, non-linear editing equipment, video server systems, digital audio mixing equipment, video productions switchers, graphics platforms, camera/robotics systems, studio lighting, intercom systems, etc.
  • Perform equipment repairs/maintenance, system installation/integration, and training/guidance for operations personnel.
  • Provide support to control room, non-linear editing, IT, ENG, studio and remote transmission technologies and systems.
  • Contact vendors, peers, and/or technical support services to facilitate timely resolution of operational and technical problems.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of broadcast/media facility experience
  • Associate's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experienced in satellite and fiber transmission, receiving systems, and IT/network administration
  • Thorough knowledge of Adobe non-linear, workflow and storage systems (if applicable)
  • Understanding of all aspects of Standard & High Definition television, including MPEG, J2K and other New Media applications
  • Experience with the operation and administration of file based media workflows and electronic newsroom automation technologies.

    Eligibility Requirements
    • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    • Must be willing to work in San Francisco, CA
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

      Desired Characteristics

      • Experience operating SNG/EFP trucks or remote production sets
      • Ability to problem solve, work independently and effectively communicate with other departments