Who We Need & What You’ll Do
 The Video Engineer II is a member of the engineering team  that is responsible in maintaining the operation of a  24/7, multi-studio facility. These responsibilities include the maintenance and repair of all studio equipment and training of studio personnel for proper operation of equipment and systems. They will also participate in installation and/or modification projects for new or existing system. 

Who We Are

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania; a severe weather center in Wichita, Kansas; and offices in New York City and elsewhere around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their activities and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, digital out of home, the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel and AccuWeather NOW streaming service. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.
 

Job Responsibilities

  • Works safely and maintains operational status of facility along with assuring proper performance of systems 
  • Assures that all studio systems and device conform to Federal Communications Commission requirements regarding operating and technical  
  • Advises, assists, and instructs operations personnel in matters pertaining to video and audio systems.
  • Trains operations personnel in equipment use and operational procedures and evaluates performance of personnel compliance to engineering procedures. 
  • Performs preventive maintenance, repairs, installation, and modification of video and audio systems.
  • Updates maintenance and repair logs on all studio equipment. 
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, workflow processes, and works cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in video production techniques, equipment, and industry standards.
  • Works independently and cooperatively with other staff members, management, and outside support technicians. 
  • Will be scheduled for on-call status supporting operations personnel in evaluating and troubleshooting studio equipment failures or operational errors. 
  • Will provide engineering support during studio production events as  
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least1 year of broadcast engineering experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to troubleshoot system problems down to the equipment level. 
  • Experience with chroma keying and lighting for chroma key environments.
  • Experience inworking on installation projects. 
  • Proficient in cable fabrication using appropriate crimping and soldering tools and techniques. 
  • Experience in reading system documentation and drawings. 
  • Experience in using video and audio test measurement   
  • Knowledge of industry video and audio standards and associated file formats.
  • Knowledge of video productions techniques for both studio and remote environments 
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues, other department employees, with venders and clients 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be available to work overnights, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.

More About AccuWeather
 
AccuWeather's innovation-first promise has led to the development of many award-winning and propriety features that are available free to the public, including AccuWeather MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy ™, the exclusive AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature, and AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale for Hurricanes, among many other revolutionary products for the greater safety, convenience and comfort of our users. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of the Fortune 500 and thousands of other businesses in the U.S. and globally.
 

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here and its supplement here. The pay transparency policy is available here.
 

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to human.resources@accuweather.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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