About us:

The KXLY Broadcast Group is a Morgan Murphy Media company.  We are a family-owned, people first business located in Spokane, Washington, and our community is at the core of what we do and who we are.

About this opportunity:

We have an immediate full time opening for a Staff Engineer to be a part of our top-notch team of engineers dedicated to providing technical support to all KXLY Broadcast Group properties including:  Television - KXLY 4.1 – ABC; KXLY 4.2 – MeTV; KXLY 4.3 – Heroes & Icons; KXLY 4.4 - Start TV, KXLY 4.5 – DABL, KXLY 4.6 – QVC and KXLY 4.7 – HSN, and Radio - 92.9 ZZU, Rock 94 ½, The Big Coyote Country, Hot 969, KXLY 920 AM and ESPN Radio 700.  You’ll be working in the beautiful northwest, where you can enjoy a thriving city without the hour-long commute to work. Spokane is surrounded by beautiful scenery, lakes and mountains.

What you’ll do:

  • Handle daily repairs for News, Production, Programming, Operations, G/A and Sales
  • Assist with installation of computer hardware and software across all departments
  • Assist with installation of digital video and audio hardware and software across all departments
  • Assist with building maintenance, to the degree local codes allow
  • Vehicle inventory and maintenance
  • Help inventory station assets
  • Set up live remote shots for TV News and Radio
  • Assist with repair of RF transmitters, towers and microwave equipment
  • Other duties as assigned

What you’ll bring:

  • College Education or equivalent
  • Proven ability to be accurate in work
  • Advanced skills with Excel, Word, CAD and other MS Windows applications
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving and substance record
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • BSEE College Degree or an ASEE College Degree with minimum five year relevant experience preferred
  • Working knowledge and understanding of digital broadcast technical systems preferred
  • HVAC Maintenance and repair preferred
  • Networking, IT, and video over IP experience preferred
  • Society of Broadcast Engineers Certification preferred

Physical Demands and Environment:

  • Ability to respond to emergencies on a 24/7 basis including travel by air
  • Ability to climb and lift heavy equipment safely
  • Good color vision and binaural hearing
  • Ability to work safely in inclement weather conditions

What KXLY offers:

  • We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, our culture and our community
  • We are a team of talented and creative professionals.  Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
  • Excellent training to promote success in your role
  • Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days and holidays