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Maintenance Technician/IT Specialist at WZZM

Maintenance Technician/IT Specialist

WZZM Grand Rapids, MI Full-Time
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WZZM, the ABC affiliate in Grand Rapids, MI, is looking for an Maintenance Technician/IT Specialist to join our team. This position is responsible for integration, maintenance, operation, and support of broadcast and business information technology systems and reports to the Broadcast Supervisor.​



  • Support telecommunications systems.
  • Maintain, upgrade, and support broadcast Information Technology throughout the station including the studio and transmitter facilities.
  • Support day to day operations of broadcast information technology systems, software, and equipment.
  • Video, Audio and networking cable and connector construction and installation
  • Create and maintain wiring documentation, and system configuration documentation.
  • Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and PC applications, LAN cabling, system security, virus protection, video recording hardware.
  • Availability to participate, respond to and manage 24x7 responses to emergency client needs in the rotating on call schedule. Responses could include a remote session from a computer to resolve the issue or a visit onsite.
  • Available to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays.
  • A valid driver's license.
  • Other duties as directed.​

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to think on their feet, work well with others, and be a self-starter and a team player that is focused on quality customer service for internal customers.
  • Be able to read and understand technical materials
  • Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
  • Have experience with computer systems, including Windows, Microsoft Office suite, Windows 2008-2016 Server, Active Directory, and related industry software.  Support network security, network rights, naming standards, and software upgrades.
  • Knowledge able to stay current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, studio production and workstation products.
  • Willing to train on IT and Broadcast system operation and maintenance to service all aspects of the television environment.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks.​


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Maintenance Technician/IT Specialist
Estimated Salary: $49K

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