Transmission Technician

Website Maine Public Broadcasting Network

Transmission Technician
Location: Bangor, Maine

Do you enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather? Do you have experience with (or an interest in learning about) broadcasting equipment, electronics, or RF transmission systems? Maine Public is seeking a full-time Transmission Technician to join our team!

Our Transmission Technicians are responsible for maintaining our broadcasting equipment and transmitter facilities, including television and radio transmitters and digital RF transmission systems. You’ll join a crew performing routine maintenance and adjustments on television and radio broadcast transmitters, microwave transmitting and receiving equipment, digital RF transmission systems, and terminal television, radio, and remote control equipment. Work also includes maintaining transmitter buildings and properties, regularly communicating with Master Control regarding equipment outages, and assisting with special projects.

Job Requirements:

Must enjoy working independently and outdoors in all weather. Strong work ethic and aptitude for learning required. Must be available for on-call rotation during nights and weekends. Experience or training in maintaining electronic and electrical equipment preferred. Broadcast experience preferred. A valid driver’s license and the ability to access remote sites using ATV or snowmobile is required. A pre-employment criminal background check is required.

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.


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by Sunday, February 25, 2024


About Maine Public: We are a non-profit, community-supported public media organization and the sole provider of statewide (and beyond!) public broadcasting coverage. As one of only seven statewide PBS/NPR joint licensees in the country, Maine Public operates 14 radio frequencies (with construction permits for seven more!), five free over-the-air television signals, three television translators, and 26 links of microwave to connect it all together. We are also the backbone of Maine’s Emergency Broadcast System. We broadcast a mix of local and national programming, educational programs, news and public affairs shows, documentaries, and arts and cultural programs. With NPR, PBS, and other partners we strive to be the standard bearer for high-integrity journalism and programming.


Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

Maine Public Broadcasting is a state-wide independent public media resource, including PBS, NPR, BBC, and others, with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

Maine Public believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success and we welcome and encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to building inclusive and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status or military service record, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  We’re committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion.

Maine Public is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Maine Public will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Department:, 1-800-884-1717.

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