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Steam Locomotive Fireman - The Dollywood Company - Full Time Year Round

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Steam Locomotive Fireman - The Dollywood Company - Full Time Year Round

Birmingham, AL
+1 location
Hoover, AL
  • Responsibilities

    Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! WE ARE ADVANCING THE WORLD OF BROADCASTING AND WE WANT YOU TO JOIN OUR WINNING TEAM!

    WBMA, in Birmingham, AL, has an excellent career opportunity for a full-time Broadcast IT Engineer! In this role, you will support the Engineering Department on its daily computer, network operations and broadcast equipment. This position involves maintaining computers, servers, ENG equipment and other equipment related to television transmission and video automation systems, as well as business-side work stations. You will be directly responsible for hands-on support of modern broadcast equipment.

    In addition, you will also be responsible for maintaining computer network and broadcast equipment at Sinclair owned and operated facilities, including WABM, WBMA, WTTO, and other facilities as needed. You must be efficient in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure.


    • Provide support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services
    • PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations
    • Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department
    • Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance
    • Assist Engineering with Transmitter and Master Control maintenance
    • Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
    • Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
    • Apply regular security updates
    • Perform physical inventory of equipment
    • Maintain digital telephone system
    • Perform maintenance on ENG equipment


    • Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics, or computer related field
    • 2-4 years of related broadcast experience
    • A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality
    • Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac, and Linux operating systems
    • Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
    • Knowledge of ENG equipment
    • Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Familiarity with Avid related software and hardware products is a plus


    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
    • On-call duty, including weekends and holidays
    • The ability to lift equipment generally less than 50 pounds

    You must apply online at to be considered for the position.

    Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications


    • Able to project Dollywood’s image by being genuinely friendly and caring and by taking pride in their work.
    • Must be self-motivated and disciplined.
    • Must be able to prioritize and complete work assignments on a timely basis.
    • Must maintain strict confidentiality and judgment regarding privileged information.
    • Must display and live out our Lead with Love principles by being: patient, kind, trusting, unselfish, truthful, forgiving, and dedicated.
    • Must be willing to constantly improve.
    • Must have professional appearance with good personal hygiene.
    • Must promote and support a “team” work environment by cooperating and helping co-workers.
    • Must adapt to changes easily.
    • Must tolerate a fast-paced, hectic environment.
    • Must show appreciation to others.
    • Must be sensitive to the needs of our Guests and feel empowered to take action to meet their needs within company guidelines.
    • Must function independently with limited supervision and guidance.
    • Must be very well organized with a high attention to detail.
    • Must be able to analyze and remember information.


    • Able to display and live out our Lead with Love principles by being: patient, kind, trusting, unselfish, truthful, forgiving, and dedicated.

    • Able to tolerate temperatures of 0 to 110 degrees.

    • Able to work outdoors.

    • Able to operate/drive a motor vehicle.

    • Able to hear, see and speak.

    • Able to speak, read and write English.

    • Able to smile and make eye contact to make a friendly impression when greeting guests, vendors and other employees.

    • Must have manual dexterity necessary to complete all job duties.

    • Able to sit and/or stand for long/short periods.

    • Able to maintain good personal hygiene.

    • Able to get along with other employees to work out problems and resolve conflicts.

    • Able to comprehend instructions and retain information.

    • Able to maintain dependable work attendance and flexibility with assigned work schedules including any required overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays.

    • Able to tolerate a fast-paced, hectic environment.

    • Able to be flexible to handle frequent changes in priorities.

    • Able to prioritize tasks and complete assignments on time.

    • Able to balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch, and work in confines spaces.

    • Able to lift, carry, push and/or pull objects and materials of moderately heavy weight (up to 50 pounds) and occasionally heavier weight (up to 100 pounds).

    • Able to work at heights up to and in excess of 150ft.

    • Able to tolerate approved exposure levels to various chemicals found in cleaning solvents, adhesives, paints, and lubricants

    • Able to use hand tools, power tools and equipment such as air compressor, skill saw, electric drill, impact wrench, hand wrenches, shovel, etc.

  • Industry
    Media Production
  • Locations
    Birmingham, AL • Hoover, AL