Entry-Level Satellite Engineer

in NEW HAMPTON, NH

Entry-Level Satellite Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    15662060

  • Req #

    2011270

  • Job Location

    NEW HAMPTON, NH, US

  • Job Category

    IT \ Engineering \ Technology

  • Job Type

    Full Time

Associate-Technical Services-New Hampton, NH

AT&T- is more than entertainment – we are a technology company. Our Northeast Uplink Facility Technical Services Department is seeking an Associate-Technical Services to work at the uplink facility located in New Hampton, NH

Within the first 6 months, you will be working toward mastering the core competencies of our technicians. You will work closely with the Technical Operations Center to identify problems in specific markets/channels and restore the broadcast. Our customer satisfaction relies on keeping programming on-air and this can’t be done without you.

Our environment offers the best of both worlds – we are a strong team and rely on each other, but much of the work is performed independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure consistent, high quality digital television signal transports and satellite transmissions.
  • Installation, diagnosis and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, RF, baseband, signal processing, transport and transmission equipment. This responsibility includes DirecTV’s Mpeg 2 and Mpeg 4 Broadcast transmissions streams and all associated Local Collection Facilities, Broadcast Centers, Ground station Equipment, and associated Monitor and Control hardware.
  • Configure and troubleshoot a variety of television broadcast, transport, and transmission equipment.
  • Perform routine maintenance on various subsystems.
  • Summarize and Present Technical information in both verbal and written form
  • Assist in project research, design, planning, implementation, procedure documentation and training.
  • Training and development of new employees
  • Develop a base knowledge of site facility systems and assist with emergency building system repairs as needed.Special Requirements:
    • All candidates must be willing to carry a company provided on-call phone, participate in a cyclic on-call rotation, and must reside less than 45 minute drive time from the main uplink facility.
    • The uplink facility is a 24x7 facility and requires the ability to work various shifts, including holidays and overtime as necessary to support the on-air mission.
    • Minimal travel via commercial airline required on occasion (<25% travel)

      Minimum Qualifications:

      • Associates degree, certificate or equivalent military training in electronics and/or related systems is preferred.
      • Solid analytical and problem solving skills, good oral and written communication skills.
      • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with changing priorities.
        Physical requirements:
        • Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
        • Ability to climb external antenna system ladders and work at heights up to 30 ft.
        • Dexterity to work in confined spaces down to 16 cubic ft.
        • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather.
          Preferred Qualifications:
          • Associates degree, certificate or equivalent military experience with electronics, communication, television broadcast or Earth Station processes and equipment.
          • Demonstrate knowledge in either RF Ground Station Antenna systems or MPEG Video Compression systems.
          • Previous experience with VMWare, V-Sphere, v-Center Virtualized environments or willingness to learn.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree, certificate or equivalent military training in electronics and/or related systems is preferred.
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills, good oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with changing priorities.
    Physical requirements:
    • Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
    • Ability to climb external antenna system ladders and work at heights up to 30 ft.
    • Dexterity to work in confined spaces down to 16 cubic ft.
    • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather.
      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Associates degree, certificate or equivalent military experience with electronics, communication, television broadcast or Earth Station processes and equipment.
      • Demonstrate knowledge in either RF Ground Station Antenna systems or MPEG Video Compression systems.
      • Previous experience with VMWare, V-Sphere, v-Center Virtualized environments or willingness to learn.

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