(On-Site) Broadcast Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512234-861270
    • Job Location: Charlotte, NC
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 18, 2023
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:



We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Broadcast Engineer to join our dynamic team and contribute to the successful operation and maintenance of our broadcasting facilities. As a Broadcast Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring seamless transmission and delivery of audio and visual content to our audience. Your technical expertise, problem-solving abilities, and commitment to excellence will help us maintain a high-quality broadcasting experience for our viewers and listeners.



  • Provide immediate response and resolution to technical issues during live broadcasts or pre-recorded content, troubleshooting and resolving problems to minimize downtime.

  • Oversee the setup, configuration, and maintenance of all broadcast equipment, including cameras, audio consoles, video servers, satellite receivers, transmission systems, and related hardware and software.

  • Monitor and troubleshoot broadcasting signals, ensuring consistent and reliable transmission through satellite, cable, or IP file-based systems.

  • Conduct regular tests and inspections of equipment to ensure optimal performance and adherence to industry standards, promptly addressing any issues or discrepancies.

  • Collaborate with other teams, such as production and IT, to integrate new technology and ensure seamless workflows between various broadcasting systems.

  • Develop and implement contingency plans and disaster recovery procedures to ensure continuous broadcasting in case of unexpected failures or emergencies.

  • Identify opportunities for technological improvements, participate in equipment upgrades, and recommend new solutions to enhance broadcasting efficiency and quality.

  • Design, install, and maintain accurate records, technical documentation, and inventory of broadcasting equipment and software.

  • Work flexible schedule which can include nights and weekends.

Experience and Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Broadcast Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).

  • Proven experience as a Broadcast Engineer or in a similar technical role within the broadcasting industry.

  • In-depth knowledge of broadcast systems, including cameras, audio and video processing equipment, transmission systems, and satellite technologies.

  • Familiarity with industry standards, regulations, and best practices (e.g., ATSC, SCTE 104/SCTE 35, SMPTE, FCC regulations, etc.).

  • Proficient in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues under pressure during live broadcasts.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, to support 24/7 broadcasting operations.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with various teams and stakeholders.

  • Proactive attitude towards learning and staying updated with emerging broadcast technologies.


As a Broadcast Engineer you are going to be part of an innovative and fast-paced broadcasting environment, making a significant impact on the delivery of high-quality content to our global audience.

INSP - Who we are

By any standard, INSP is one of today's most successful cable networks and multi-media entertainment companies with a staff of talented producers and storytellers who create, acquire, and distribute premium, popular programming content across an array of platforms.

Our INSP Linear cable network is available in every market, nationwide, to more than 60 million households via Dish Network, DirecTV, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-verse and more than 2,800 cable systems, along with vMVPD's including FRNDLY TV, SLING TV, Philo and Fubo TV. It is viewed by more than 47 million households a year and attracts a loyal audience, so much so that we rank among leaders in the total amount of time viewers spend watching.

INSP's ratings consistently exceed most high-profile networks, making us among today's highest-rated cable networks. With 7 consecutive years of year-over-year ratings increases (2014-2021), the INSP audience continues to expand. We are the only network with this record of consistent growth, and in 2021, we had the highest ratings of any year in our longstanding history.

The INSP linear network provides a trusted viewing experience, with a lineup of acquired timeless and popular classic Westerns, along with branded original programming. We feature stories of action and adventure, showcasing everyday heroes and developing new heroes with original programs.

INSP, LLC as an employer provides a collaborative work environment and values a healthy work-life balance for its employees. We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package for full-time employees, a 401(k) Plan (with company match), and generous paid time off.

If you want to join a talented team, that is committed to excellence, then INSP is the place for you!