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Nashville Public Television

Engineering Associate

Nashville Public Television


Job Summary

Nashville Public Television (NPT), Nashville’s PBS station seeking to hire an Engineering Associate. The Engineering Associate will assist with all aspects of production engineering and broadcast engineering responsibilities, including production tasks as needed. Reporting to the Senior Director of Engineering.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Understands the broadcast chain for ATSC 1.0 and ATSC 3.0.
  • Ability to install and maintain broadcast equipment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and production equipment.
  • Understands how to set-up and shade studio cameras for NPT productions and studio rentals.
  • Understands how to set-up a production server for multi-camera records and playbacks.
  • Provides support for NPT editors and quality control aspects for distribution using the latest PBS Technical Operation Specifications.
  • Provides support in maintaining building systems (HVAC, Security System, Electrical, Plumbing, etc.).


Education and Experience: 

  • Certification or degree in broadcast engineering or a related field is preferred. Additionally, three to seven years’ experience in a technical operations field is preferred. The willingness to gain additional knowledge/training in the field of broadcast engineering; informational technology and cyber security.     

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with physical impairments to perform the essential functions. Individuals may need to sit or stand for extended periods as needed.  May require reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist, or lifting as required, up to 50 pounds.  Proper lifting techniques required.  Work space varies from inside, to working outside for extended periods during the day. While primarily a traditional work schedule, this position could include some nights and weekends.

Additional Information


In addition to comprehensive and ongoing training, NPT offers benefits, including health insurance, and dental and vision insurance.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, Attn: HR, Nashville Public Television (NPT), 161 Rains Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 or email to Position will be open until filled.

NPT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit our website for more information at


  • Date Posted: October 18, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Salary Range: Varies w/ experience