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The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

General Job Overview:

You'd be part of the ''go-to'' tech team for all technical and facility needs. From studio equipment, transmitters, anything IT, facilities, streaming, FCC compliance, video gear, telephone systems, Wi-Fi, VPN, satellite reception, and more. Support two office buildings, and 11 remote sites, all linked together with our own point-to-point network, and Multi-WAN Routing.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform routine broadcast studio equipment maintenance and repair, as well as configuration changes

Computer workstation & server (physical & virtual) installation, administration, troubleshooting, and maintenance, including virus/malware prevention, patch management, upgrades, etc.

Provide user support on computers, printers, and software

Perform routine facilities maintenance and repair, as well as coordinate with outside contractors when necessary

Coordinate/ plan live and remote broadcasts, sports streams, special events, etc.

Ensure compliance with FCC Rules, and other applicable codes, statutes, ordinances, laws, etc.

Assist Technical Team on projects, as well as be on call with other members of the technical team

Be able to work nights and weekends as needed if technical problems occur

They can also function independently in the field, and at remote sites to prevent problems.

The best candidate will have people skills and a willingness to collaborate, while making explaining the complicated in simple terms.


Experience working with audio and video equipment and basic test equipment

Experience working with broadcast transmission equipment and basic test equipment

Experience working with a wide variety of IT equipment and basic test equipment

Computer system support and installation experience

Clean driving record

Education and/or Experience:

Experience working in broadcast engineering and RF desirable

Experience in IT hardware & software

Experience with Linux desirable

Understanding of audio systems

Language Skills:

Good communication skills required

Be able to explain procedures in Non-Technical terms

Other Skills and Abilities:

Must have desire to learn all technical aspects of Radio Broadcasting

Strong mechanical skills required

Ability to work well under pressure

Ability to work well as a team player and independently

Be familiar with electrical systems

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, be able to work in tight spaces, and operate with limited lighting and in rough terrain.

Mid-West Family La Crosse is an equal opportunity employer and women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


201 State Street

La Crosse, WI 54601

TechJob@MidWestFamilyLaCrosse.com EOE


Send materials to: techjob@midwestfamilylacrosse.com

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