Senior Technical Maintenance/MIS

Montreal, QC, Canada Req #543
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Are you creative, dynamic and passionate?  Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals?  Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you.  If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

About the Role:

GlobalMontreal, is currently seeking a Technical Maintenance / MIS technician. This position will be a part-time position reporting directly into the Senior Manager, Technical Services.

The successful candidate will be required to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, days, evenings and weekends.


In your role as a Technical Maintenance / MIS Technician, you must be able to perform functions as outline:

  • The troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of all types of broadcast equipment in a state of the art HD facility, including Video Servers, Automation Systems, Edit Systems, HD/SDI Router, Studio Systems

  • Implement and document temporary or permanent installations to meet production and technical requirements

  • Provide Business / Broadcast IT/Network systems support.

  • It is necessary that the incumbent have a basic knowledge of computer system hardware, to the device level, and that the incumbent will have the necessary skills and ability to assemble, configure or service workstation hardware

  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new facilities and/or addition or modification of existing facilities

  • Contact suppliers to present quotes for new or replacement materials.

  • Make recommendations regarding design of new computer equipment facilities and systems

  • Perform other duties as required to the above

About You:

What We Need From You:

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • A degree or diploma in Electronic / Computer Technology / Engineering or Broadcast Systems Technology

  • The ability to troubleshoot Broadcast Electronics Systems

  • An understanding of digital video/audio signals and their integration into Broadcast Systems

  • Have a basic knowledge of computer system hardware, to the device level, their capacities and capabilities. Should have the necessary skills and ability to assemble, configure or service any workstation hardware as they pertain to Broadcast and connected systems

  • An understanding of live Television Production

  • The ability to troubleshoot Non-Linear Edit systems such as, Grass Valley, Adobe Premiere etc.

  • An understanding of microwave and satellite signals

  • Familiarity with Over the Air transmission

  • The knowledge to maintain engineering documentation in written form as well as through tools such as AutoCAD and MS Visio

  • The ability to assist in implementation of new installation and modification of existing facilities

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

  • The flexibility to accommodate shift work and rotating on call for emergencies.

  • Travel as required

  • Valid driver’s license.

Why Corus?

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. 

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people's lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you'll feel it. You'll see it in action. 

You'll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You'll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You'll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day - Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique - and amazing - place to work. 

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now'.  
*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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  • Montreal, QC, Canada