Sirius XM Radio Inc. Technician - FT Temp in Washington, District Of Columbia

Requisition ID

18-506

Job Title

Technician - FT Temp

Location

District Of Columbia

Schedule

Full-time

Type of Position

Temporary

Job Description

Location: Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, this position provides multiple levels of maintenance, technical support and repair to the broadcast operations facility. Supports a combination of on-site and off-site facilities, remote broadcasts, digital transmission paths and RF systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots and repairs daily routine and emergency problems with broadcast equipment as they relate to transmission levels, signal losses, off-air interference and equipment failures Installs complex broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards.

  • Performs regularly schedule preventive technical maintenance in broadcast studios.

  • Maintains program continuity for multiple audio channels.

  • Performs regular tests to ensure optimum performance.

  • Performs routine balancing, aligning, sweeping and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signals.

  • Anticipates and prevents, to the extent possible, problems and outages prior to their occurrence.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or higher in Electronics, Broadcast Technology or equivalent, relevant experience.

  • At least 1-3 years of experience maintaining and installing broadcast equipment or other multimedia computer based systems.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities.

  • Must be able to work all shifts required in a 24/7 operation in a high-pressure environment.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.

  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with the following:

  • Digital routers and audio recorders,

  • PC and MAC based audio digital workstations,

  • Broadcast consoles,

  • Satellite receivers,

  • ISDN codecs,

  • T-1 terminal equipment,

  • RF based transmission equipment,

  • Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility.

  • Understanding of broadcast electronics.

  • General Knowledge of IT infrastructure including data switches, routers, KVM.

  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Company EEO Statement

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.