SBE Chapter 124 Portland/Salem, OR & Vancouver, WA



Maintenance Engineer

KOIN 6 a Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Television Station in Portland, Oregon is seeking a Maintenance Engineer in a top 20 market.

Job Summary

The Maintenance Engineer participates in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility
  • Understand and assist in compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws
  • Help implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the facility.
  • Participate in engineering and other technical projects
  • Evaluate, select, install, service, and maintain facility broadcast equipment and information technology systems
  • Work closely with management and co-workers to ensure company objectives are being met
  • Other duties as needed

Requirements & Skills

  • Three (3) years previous broadcast engineering experience
  • The ability to terminate broadcast and IT related cables is required
  • Experience with Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices, SAN storage, satellite ground stations, and RF preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills
  • Ability to identify the development needs of others and coach/mentor others to improve their knowledge and/or skills
  • Provide Desktop support
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed, may include overnight and weekends
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Can Do’ attitude, desire to learn new skills consistent with good engineering/IT practices

Physical Demands & Work Environment:


The Maintenance Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Must be able to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends, early mornings, and holidays.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

TO APPLY: Please visit the Work for us page at or at the Nexstar Website at: . to complete the application process.

Please remember to attach your cover letter, resume and a link to your demo reel (if applicable).

ABOUT US: Broadcasting since 1953, KOIN 6 News is Portland’s CBS affiliate, providing local news, network and syndicated entertainment to viewers in Oregon and SW Washington. KOIN 6 News is Watching Out For You with 34 hours of local news broadcasts each week, featuring award-winning, in-depth investigations, news, weather and traffic.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us. 


KOIN is an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

KOIN values the contribution of its employees. We recognize their efforts by offering a competitive compensation plan and an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K), and more. We are committed to a drug and alcohol-free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background and DMV check.

Abbey Still
Production Director/Operations Assistant 
Redding Radio/Radio Chico
530-226-9500 | 206-291-6700  
3360 Alta Mesa Drive, Redding CA 96002
Redding Radio is currently seeking a talented and experienced Chief Engineer
• Hands-on FM and AM transmitter experience plus digital audio and audio streaming
• Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antennas, satellite downlinks, automation systems, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment
• Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations
• Strong verbal and writing communications skills, time management skills including ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment
• Experience in project planning, management and execution
• IT & Network knowledge and experience including PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Willing to be on-call 24/7 in case of equipment failure
• Valid driver’s license
• Willing to travel regularly between Redding & Chico offices, and our multiple tower sites across Northern California
Position is available in our Redding, CA Office. To apply, please submit a cover letter, and resume to No calls please. 
Redding Radio LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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