Maintenance Engineer/IT Technician

KPLC-TV 7 (Lake Charles, Louisiana)

Posted 3 months ago

KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, LA is looking for a Maintenance Engineer that will primarily be responsible for the IT services and computer maintenance. The qualified candidate will also assist, as necessary, in all other aspects of our technical and facility maintenance and other duties, as required by the Director of Technology. The candidate must be able to follow instructions and work independently, as well as work in a team atmosphere.

Some of the responsibilities will be to assist personnel with installation, configuration and ongoing usability of system hardware and software, offer daily operations and systems support to personnel, verify functionality of hardware and software components, troubleshoot hardware and software issues in person, remotely and via phone, and assist employees with computer problems and answer their questions. They will also be responsible for conducting network backup operations, physically capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted, must have effective written and oral communication skills, able to work well with minimal supervision and the ability to prioritize tasks.

Must have an Associates Degree in computer maintenance and networking, or equivalent demonstrated knowledge, 1+ years’ experience on current network operating systems, ability to meet deadlines and manage stress effectively in high-pressure situations, understanding of IT principles and an ability to communicate technical concepts effectively to a varied audience and strong sense of discretion and confidentiality required. MVR and drug screening required. Qualified applicants apply on-line at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings. No phone calls please.

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It is the policy of Gray Television (KPLC-TV) to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to their, race, color, age, religion, national origin or sex. If you know of individuals who might be interested in and qualified to work at the station, we encourage you to refer them to us.

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