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Company AT&T

Job Title Satellite Broadcast RF-Transport Technician

Jobid att4-6042100

Location: New Hampton, NH, 03256, USA

Description **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.


+ 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:**

**•** Must have a valid state driver’s license with no restrictions.

• 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.

• Must have a negative pre-employment drug test.

• Criminal and MVR background must meet company hiring criteria.

• 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)

**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.

**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.

At AT&T, we’re bringing it all together. We deliver advanced mobile services, next-generation TV, high-speed internet and smart solutions for people and businesses. That’s why we’re investing to be the premier integrated communications company.

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