Broadcast Technologist

Edmonton, AB, Canada Req #3533
Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day. 

Our culture and our people are what make us, US.

We have a passion to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Our award-winning culture is an expression of who we are, what we do, and how we thrive. Our values describe our culture in action. They outline how we achieve our goals, work together, engage with partners, and interact in our communities. At Corus, we Win Together, Think Beyond, Make it Happen, Learn Every Day and Show We Care. 

Ready to join US?

Division: Technology

Work Status : Temporary Full Time Contract ( 12 months)

Location: Edmonton, AB (Onsite)


About the Role:


The Corus Entertainment/Global News Technology team is seeking a candidate for a temporary full time 12 month contract for a Broadcast Technologist position based at Global Edmonton, reporting to the Supervisor, News Technology. The successful candidate will be required to work a variety of shifts including overnight, early mornings, days, evenings and weekends.


This is a bargaining unit position of Broadcast Technologist – Group E.


The following is an outline of some, but not all, of the primary functions and responsibilities for this position:


You will contribute by:


  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain a variety of broadcast systems, facilities and equipment.
  • Maintain, repair and periodically operate of Microwave and Satellite uplink trucks.
  • Field service technical support for remote productions and special events
  • Provide Business / Broadcast IT/Network systems support
  • Implement and document temporary and permanent equipment installations to meet production and technical requirements
  • Participate in equipment purchasing and system design recommendations.
  • Work with vendors for equipment purchasing and support
  • Represent Corus and Global Television in a professional and courteous manner. Perform other duties as required.


Skills and experience you will bring:


  • Graduate of a recognized post-secondary Technologist or Broadcast Engineering program.
  • Must be a strong team player who is eager to embrace new technologies, works well with others, is self-motivated and has the ability to work unsupervised in a fast-paced environment
  • An understanding of digital video/audio signal standards and their integration into Broadcast Systems.
  • Working knowledge of media content acquisition, editing, and production workflows and technologies
  • Advanced networking knowledge is an asset.
  • An understanding of RF transmission and reception for television, microwave and satellite signals.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Visio, Word and Excel
  • Possess a valid class driver’s license and clear driving record.
  • Willingness to adapt to rapidly changing technology and workflows


Application Deadline: May 27th, 2024



Every day, we work hard to become an even more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace that supports the well-being of our people and makes a positive difference in our communities. Want to learn more? Have a look at our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan and Sustainability Report for more information on our approach to People, Planet and Responsibility.

We want our workforce to reflect the full diversity of communities across Canada.

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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Job Family TO-Technical Operations
  • Job Function 04-Engineering Technologists/Technical Professionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
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