About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
WIS-TV has been the #1 ranked television station in the capitol city of Columbia, South Carolina for 67 years. WIS broadcasts to 41 of the state's 46 counties, making it truly "South Carolina's TV Station". WIS ranks as the #2 ranked NBC in the country (out of 253 affiliates). Among its many former notable on-air staff is NBC Today Show co-host Craig Melvin. Melvin, a Columbia native, got his start as a reporter and anchor for WIS. WIS is an award-winning news operation with over 60 Emmy nominations in the last 5 years. WIS is also the proud recipient of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for Journalism Excellence and has been awarded "South Carolina Broadcasters Association Station of the Year" a record 16 times. Our station's rich history of community service supports a diverse Midlands of South Carolina population and has dedicated our support of the state's many veterans (South Carolina is home to the most retired military veterans in the nation) in our "Year of the Veteran" initiative which honors and supports veterans many needs. Columbia is also home to Fort Jackson, the U.S. Army's largest army installation for Basic Combat Training in the nation, and employers Blue Cross Blue Shield and Palmetto Health systems. WIS provides over 50 hours of live news per week for the viewers of South Carolina and is proud to have two broadcast icons in Judi Gatson and Rick Henry as reigning TV Anchor and TV Sportscaster of the Year.
In 2019, WIS commissioned Columbia's CW on 10.2, which now provides a full schedule of programming and WIS newscasts, including a nightly 10pm newscast. The historic and iconic WIS building is located two blocks from the South Carolina Statehouse and just across the street from the sprawling University of South Carolina. Outdoor enthusiast relish the areas many golf courses that South Carolina has to offer along with boating and fishing on the large 50,000 acre Lake Murray recreational area in Lexington County. Lake Murray is the largest recreational reservoir in the world.
WIS Television, the #1 station in Columbia, SC, is seeking a full-time Broadcast/IT Engineer. This position reports to the Chief Engineer as part of an active team where you will be empowered to make decisions and lead project implementation. We challenge the team to never settle and always get the most out of every piece of technology in new and creative ways. Serving the other employees, supporting station initiatives and making sure that WIS continues our market dominance is what this team is about. Maintaining our IP based workflow from Ross Overdrive, VIZRT Graphics, video editors, network switches and virtual machines we handle it all and use the strengths of each team member to make each other better.
Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Install and configure computer hardware, operating systems, and applications within the company.
- Troubleshoot local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and networked systems.
- Routine maintenance of hardware and software, such as performing software upgrades and file backups on the network daily, weekly, or monthly.
- Solve IT Help Desk problems promptly.
- Assist computer users through phone, email, or in-person.
- Train users to work with new computer hardware or software.
- Set up or repair broadcast equipment, computer equipment and related devices.
- IT certifications (ex. CompTIA A+, MTA, CCNA etc.) preferred.
- A degree in computer science or a related technology field is preferred.
- 1-3 years of relevant experience in computer user support.
- Time management skills and the ability to establish reasonable and attainable deadlines for resolution are required.
*** This position might include on-call rotation which may require weekend/holiday emergency work as needed. ***
Come join our dynamic team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now"
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.