Junior Radio Broadcast Technician

Come play a key role in building the future of Sports & Media! Everyone wants to be part of a transformational team – and that’s exactly what we’re building at Rogers Sports & Media. A team that innovates and a team that wins.

 

At Rogers Sports & Media we are committed to creating and growing teams that are digital-first, fast-moving and bold-thinking and are focused on delivering impact with everything they do. Our impressive collection of assets includes media properties, sports teams, sports events & production, venues, e-commerce platforms and a close connection with our Connected Home and Wireless team. Collectively, we touch the lives of 30 million Canadians every month!

 

Not only is our business strong, but so is our culture. We genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. That starts with our firm commitment to a diverse, inclusive and safe workplace. We’re also dedicated to giving back by using our media megaphone to help Canadians who need it most. Our team is All IN on diversity and inclusion – find out more at www.allinforequity.ca.

 

Are you up for the challenge and the fun?  If so, consider the following opportunity!

 

Rogers Communications, Media Business Unit is seeking a Broadcast Technician to join our Broadcast Engineering Team in Toronto, Ontario. The Engineering Team is responsible for the technical support of our 4 radio stations. Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Engineering, this position will be responsible for the Toronto radio operations which include CHFI 98.1, CKIS 92.5, CFTR 680 and CJCL 590.  

 

The broadcast technician is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all aspects of the radio stations technical operations from the radio automation computer systems to the control room and transmitter equipment. As part of the job the successful candidate will be required to travel amongst Toronto properties for service of production facilities and transmitter sites.

 

What you will do...

  • Maintenance, repair and installation of audio and transmission equipment (AM up to 50,000 watts and FM up to 20,000 watts).
  • Maintenance of radio/audio related computer equipment and associated servers, and networks.
  • Develop studio and transmitter projects in conjunction with the rest of the radio broadcast teams.
  • Develop and maintain engineering dept. records and drawings using Visio, AutoCAD and Excel.
  • Maintain stock for engineering parts and supplies.
  • Liaise with other departments on technical matters.
  • Assist with technical requirements for remote broadcasts and productions. This may include interaction with Television assets.
  • Some minor building maintenance.
  • 24-hour On-Call response to emergencies on a rotating basis.

 

What you will bring...

  • Travel required to maintain transmitter and production facilities. Valid G class License is mandatory.
  • Graduate of recognized Broadcast Technician, Electronics Technician or Technologist program.
  • Knowledge and experience with AM and FM transmission systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with WideOrbit digital audio automation systems and Burli newsroom systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with Axia Livewire and Wheatnet Audio systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with computer hardware, software and Local Area Networks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal support as part of a cooperative team in a fast paced environment.
  • Proactive in maintenance and repair of studio and transmitter equipment.
  • Proficiency with hand tools and soldering.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to see projects and tasks through to completion.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate experience, aptitude or interest in audio-related disciplines.
  • Passion for the sciences of, electronics, mechanics, Physics and chemistry is a tremendous asset.
  • Passionate for audio and sound fidelity is a must.
  • Knowledge of streaming technologies and compression algorithms. 
  • Knowledge of multi-cam or vmix video streaming software is a tremendous asset
  • Knowledge of audio/video editing software is an asset

 

Here’s what you can expect in return:

  • A manager who deeply cares about your development and long-term career at Rogers
  • A competitive salary and benefits that include access to our Employee Share Accumulation Program, Retirement Benefits and a variety of other perks including 50% off Rogers services and Blue Jays tickets
  • A team that trusts and wants to win together
  • Smart and accomplished colleagues who are focused on both the “what” and the “how” 
  • Your choice of hardware and software (iPhone or Android/Mac or PC etc.) 

 

Schedule: Full time
Shift: Variable
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 333 Bloor Street East (908), Toronto, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Broadcasting & Broadcast Technicians
Requisition ID: 273495
 
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:

  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

 

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.
 
Posting Notes:  Rogers Sports & Media

 

 

 

Location: 

Toronto, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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