Electronic Technician – News Technology (Global)

Corus Entertainment

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Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

Division: Global News Regina

Work Status: Full-Time

Location: Regina, SK (Onsite)

About the Role:
Global Regina, is currently seeking an Electronics Technician. This position reports directly into the Manager News Technology. The successful candidate will be required to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, days, evenings and weekends.

You’ll be working on things like:

  • The troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of all types of broadcast equipment in a state of the art HD facility, including, Control room equipment, Video Servers, Automation Systems, Edit Systems, HD/SDI Router, Studio Systems
  • Maintain and repair of Over the Air transmitters (OTA)
  • Maintain and operate microwave truck and central receive site
  • Implement and document temporary and permanent installations to meet production and technical requirements
  • Participate in equipment purchasing or system design recommendations.
  • Provide Business / Broadcast IT/Network systems support
  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new facilities and/or addition or modification of existing facilities
  • Contact suppliers to present quotes for new or replacement materials.
  • Make recommendations regarding design of new computer equipment facilities and systems
  • Work closely with News Operations to maintain a consistent and high quality product.
  • Perform other duties as required to the above

If you have the following…we want to hear from you!

  • A degree or diploma, or a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of Electronics, Computer Technology, Engineering or Broadcast Systems Technology
  • The ability to troubleshoot Broadcast Electronics Systems
  • Working knowledge of digital video/audio signals and their integration into Broadcast Systems
  • Working knowledge of computer system hardware, to the device level, their capacities and capabilities. Should have the necessary skills and ability to assemble, configure or service any workstation hardware
  • An understanding of live Television Production
  • The ability to troubleshoot Non-Linear Edit systems
  • An understanding of microwave and satellite signals
  • Familiarity with Over the Air transmission
  • The knowledge to maintain engineering documentation in written form as well as through tools such as AutoCAD and MS Visio
  • The ability to assist in the implementation of new installations and modification of existing facilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, Word, and Office.
  • The flexibility to accommodate shift work and rotating on call for emergencies.
  • Travel as required
  • Valid driver’s license.

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you’ll feel it. You’ll see it in action.

You’ll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You’ll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You’ll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day – Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us, and our workplace pretty unique – and amazing.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’.

  • No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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