The Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Maine Public Radio
Maine Public Classical
Transmission Technician

If you enjoy traveling in the great State of Maine whether it's sunny, rainy, snowing or blowing, and IF you have a minimum of two years' experience or training in maintaining electronic and electrical equipment, this job could be right up your alley.

This position is responsible for the general routine maintenance and operation of television / radio transmitters, digital RF transmission systems, and microwave system interconnecting MPBN facilities, and other associated terminal equipment.


  • Perform routine maintenance and adjustments on television and radio broadcast transmitters, microwave transmitting and receiving equipment and digital RF transmission systems.
  • Perform routine maintenance and adjustments on all terminal television, radio, and remote control equipment involved in the normal operation of a broadcast transmitting facility.
  • Run routine tests on equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Configure, according to pre-defined standards, and maintain computer-based transmission systems.
  • Provide necessary supervision of buildings and roads at transmitter sites.
  • May serve as crew chief during equipment maintenance or during special project assignments.
  • Be available for on-call duty during non-work hours as assigned.
  • May be required to operate transmitter equipment when other personnel are unavailable.
  • Will be asked to assume overall responsibilities of assigned transmission systems during periods when other personnel are unavailable.
  • Required to communicate with Master Control regarding equipment outages and durations.
  • Must access remote sites using ATV or snowmobile.
  • Other reasonably-related duties as assigned.


  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience or training in maintaining electronic and electrical equipment preferred.
  • A General Class FCC Operator’s license and / or SBE certification preferred.

This position is located at our facility in Lewiston, Maine.

To apply for this position, please submit cover letter and resume to no later than Monday, July 14, 2014.


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