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Post Date: 9/22/2009
Facility Type: Radio Station Job #: 3174
Job Title: Broadcast Automation Engineer
Location: Madison, WI
Job Description:

Summary:
A member of the Radio Engineering Department, providing a full range of technical services in support of Company activities. Install, support, service, maintain, repair, and build broadcast equipment with special emphasis on computer-based broadcast automation systems. Reports to the Director of Engineering and Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
A. Computer-based Broadcast and Production Systems
1. Plan, specify, purchase, assemble, manage and maintain broadcast computers and networks.
2. Oversee use of computers in production and broadcast facilities statewide.
3. Assure reliability of computer-based radio production and broadcast systems.
4. Maintain effective security on broadcast computers and networks.

B. General Broadcast Equipment and Systems
1. Participate in the planning and development of new systems.
2. Purchase necessary equipment, parts, and supplies.
3. Assemble, install, and configure equipment.
4. Perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
5. Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve problems in broadcast systems.
6. Travel to Company facilities as necessary to support systems and equipment.
7. Cross-train with other engineers and provide back-up/fill-in capability.
8. Provide after-hours support of systems and equipment.

C. Maintain High Technical Standards
1. Perform work to professional standards of safety, reliability, and appearance.
2. Develop and perform tests to evaluate performance of broadcast systems.
3. Suggest changes in equipment or procedures for higher quality or efficiency.
4. Insure operations are in compliance with FCC, FAA, EPA, OSHA, and other regulations.
5. Inform Director of Engineering and Operations of any difficulties encountered.

D. Technical Liaison
1. Communicate effectively with all personnel and departments.
2. Develop specifications to be met and provide feedback on results.
3. Train and support users of equipment and systems.
4. Perform quality control processes.

E. Documentation
1. Document systems, configuration, wiring, procedures, and techniques.
2. Maintain inventories of equipment, parts, supplies.
3. Secure approvals for purchases, document buys as per Company rules.

F. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Essential Job Functions:
Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve problems.
Plan, install, and maintain Company’s computer automation systems.
Use IT and networking skills to maintain complex broadcast computers and networks.
Provide an effective liaison between Programming, Operations, Traffic, and Engineering.
Travel to various Company facilities as needed to install and maintain broadcast equipment.
Create and maintain accurate documentation of configurations, wiring, and procedures.
Perform preventive maintenance and testing to ensure smooth operation of equipment.
Lift and carry equipment weighing 40 pounds.
Climb, reach, bend, and kneel to install and maintain equipment.

Qualifications/Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree.
• At least 5 years of experience in a computerized broadcast environment.
• A track record of success and growth in operation and administration of radio automation.
• Proven ability to properly install and use broadcast/recording and test equipment.
• Effective organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to work productively and successfully with diverse, multicultural people and groups.

Desirable Qualifications:
• Public radio engineering or operations experience.
• Experience with the Broadcast Electronics’ AudioVault system.
• Society of Broadcast Engineers professional certification, especially CBNT level.
• Personal means of transportation to conduct site visits, as necessary.

Salary:
The salary for this position spans two ranges ($35,358 – 60,789). Actual pay will be dependent upon skills and experience. We expect to offer in the high 40s to low 50s. Company offers a comprehensive benefits package.


Post Date: 9/22/2009
Facility Type: Radio Station Job #: 3173
Job Title: Engineer/IT
Location: Wichita, KS
Job Description:

Job includes day to day engineering/IT duties for 4 AM radio stations and a news/agriculture network. There will be some travel as our radio stations are in Kansas and Oklahoma.


Post Date: 9/21/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3172
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Job Description:

Seeking a maintenance engineer. Duties will include maintenance of broadcast equipment such as Beta Decks, Digital ENG Cameras, DVR's, satellite earth-station controllers and receivers, video servers, ENG receive systems, routing systems, audio mixing consoles, and camera video control panels. Require knowledge of broadcast video and audio systems, experience with C-band and Ku-band satellite receive systems, and computer operation, including familiarity with Windows NT, 2000, and XP operating systems.


Post Date: 9/18/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3171
Job Title: Broadcast Systems Engineer
Location: Nashville, TN
Job Description:

We seek a Broadcast Systems Engineer (BSE) who reports to the Senior Broadcast Engineer. The BSE is primarily responsible for overseeing and performing installation, maintenance, and repair of Company television broadcast and production equipment to keep the equipment and systems compliant with FCC regulations, Company standards, and manufacturers' specifications. The secondary function of this position is to manage and maintain the Company telephone system.

Qualifications: Associate's degree or equivalent in engineering or a related field. At least three (3) years experience with technical facilities related to the broadcast industry. SBE certification highly desirable. Good manual dexterity. Computer literate.


Post Date: 9/18/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3170
Job Title: Broadcast Engineers & Maintenance Personnel
Location: Riverside, CA and Alexandria, VA
Job Description:

Existing systems are analog, digital, and there are planned future upgrades to HD. Systems include those for radio and television broadcasting, post-production, satellite operations, master control, network operations, and television studios and audio booths. There is extensive use of AVID integrated news systems including AVID Isis, Apple Final Cut, and Sundance automation. We are also looking for training personnel to provide training in broadcast operations and maintenance to military personnel. Maintenance efforts include equipment installation, bench repair and test, system corrective and periodic maintenance, and continuous performance monitoring. Engineering efforts include evaluating emerging technologies, recommending system and equipment upgrades, designing new systems, field and studio production technical support, and assisting in the completion of the conversion from legacy analog systems.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED. Candidates must speak and write good English, and be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to work as a team member is essential. Must be a US citizen and be able to pass a background check and/or obtain a security clearance.

Experience: Candidates must have a minimum of two years experience in radio and television broadcast engineering or maintenance. Technical school diplomas or certificates, and vendor/manufacturer training course completion are desirable. Prior military broadcast operations and maintenance training and experience is highly preferred. Candidates with a combination of broadcast and IT backgrounds, and certification by the Society of Broadcast Engineers as a Broadcast Engineer, Senior Broadcast Engineer and/or Broadcast Network Technologist are highly desirable. Certifications in AVID training including AVID Certified Support Representative (ACRS) are also highly desirable.

If you currently work in these or related work sites, you are encouraged to reply in confidence.


Post Date: 9/18/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3169
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Lawton, OK
Job Description:

Responsibilities include general broadcast maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of satellite equipment, transmitters, and receivers, computer repair and maintenance, and electronic repair and maintenance. Qualified applicant must be proficient in computers and networking technologies, be proficient in audio/video systems, microwave, satellite, and television transmission systems and be able to lift 20 pounds above the head. Bachelors in Telecommunications or equivalent education preferred. Applicants must work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to work a variable schedule as needed. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required.


Post Date: 9/16/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3168
Job Title: Broadcast/RF Transport Technician-2
Location: Castle Rock, CO
Job Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Installation, diagnosis and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, RF, baseband, signal processing, transport and transmission equipment.
Ensure consistent, high quality analog and digital television signal transports and satellite transmissions.
Troubleshoot a variety of television broadcast, transport, and transmission equipment.
Install cabling and new equipment.
Perform routine maintenance.
Assist in project research, design, planning, implementation, procedure documentation and training.

Qualifications:

3-5 years technical maintenance experience with electronics, communication, television broadcast, high power amplifiers (Klystrons/TWT's), antenna tracking systems, up/downlink signal processors, transport and transmission systems such as analog/digital receivers, digital video compression systems , network adapters, video/audio routers, DA's, patch panels, converters, switchers, multiplexers, modulators, demodulators, television network and control automation.
Experience must include a strong background in troubleshooting, analyzing relationships between components within television systems and it transport systems, conducting routine maintenance and utilizing transport and spectrum analyzers, waveform/vector scopes, and other test equipment.
Experience installing cabling and new equipment, interpreting wiring diagrams/schematics and working with engineers to test and integrate new systems.
Must possess a good background with LAN, WAN, and computer technologies including the ability to learn various computer applications and internal programs critical to television broadcast processing and transport.
Associates degree, certificate or equivalent specialized training in electronics and/or related systems is preferred.
Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with changing priorities.
Our Broadcast Center is a 24x7 facility and requires the ability to work various shifts, including holidays and overtime.
All candidates must be able to lift 30 to 40 pounds.


Post Date: 9/16/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3167
Job Title: Assistant Chief Engineer
Location: Hudson, MA
Job Description:

We are looking for an Assistant Chief Engineer with installation, maintenance and studio broadcasting equipment experience. Must be a team player with common sense and business knowledge. Must also be able to coordinate and execute plans approved by general and operations manager. Knowledgeable with small equipment repair, wiring and installation. This position assumes the responsibility of the Chief Engineer during the Chief Engineer’s absence. Extensive broadcast electronics knowledge a plus. Candidates must be willing to be on emergency call and available to work a variety of schedules that may include nights and weekends. May need to lift heavy equipment.


Post Date: 9/16/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3166
Job Title: Multimedia Systems Maintenance Technicians
Location: Washington, DC
Job Description:

Responsibilities/Duties:

• Assist with the design, engineering and maintenance of multimedia systems and infrastructure.
• Provide technical support for AV systems at client site or as directed.
• Coordinate and/or escalate issues or activities on system projects
• Document all equipment, configuration and installation procedures for reference.
• Perform other work as directed.

Skills Required:

• Certified and/or strong knowledge in audiovisual environments.

Experience Required:

• At least 6 years of proven experience in the installation, troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance of electronics with at least two years specifically maintaining audio & visual (AV) systems and AV support equipment.

Education Required:

• A Bachelor Degree in computer science or a related field. Note: 6 years of additional experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelors degree.

Qualifications Required:

• Electronics training with curriculum that must have dealt directly with the maintenance, troubleshooting or repair of analog and/or digital electronics.
• Candidate MUST possess a Top Secret clearance with Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (SCI) access security completed within the last 3 years. In addition candidate should have a Single Scope Background (SSB) Investigation completed within the last 36 months.
• MUST be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contract - PSD.

Details:

Candidates will be subject to a Department of Defense background security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for Secret Security Clearance.

This is a full time, exempt position.


Post Date: 9/16/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3165
Job Title: VTC Multimedia Systems Technicians
Location: Washington, DC
Job Description:

Responsibilities/Duties:

• Provide technical expertise for all video teleconference systems at client site. Includes
COMSEC expertise and experience with COMSEC equipment, set up and management of the basic operations system, hardware installation, system configuration, call accounting system and usage reports.
• Maintain VTC Calendar and schedule sessions.
• Coordinate and execute customer video teleconferences and provide multimedia presentation assistance.
• Set-up, operate and conduct host and remote multi-media video teleconferences.
• Operate dual screen projection equipment. Monitor the condition of lights, microphones, projection equipment, and cleanliness of customer conference facility to maintain a professional appearance.
• Perform other work as directed.

Skills Preferred:

• Possession of Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) certification (CBTE or CBNT) or similar credentials is a plus.

Required:

• Certified and/or strong knowledge in broadcast systems and/or audiovisual environments.
• Electronics training with curriculum that must have dealt directly with the maintenance, troubleshooting or repair of analog and/or digital electronics.

Experience Required:

• At least 6 years of proven experience in the installation, troubleshooting, repair, and preventative maintenance of electronics with at least two years in television broadcast systems and production equipment that includes a broad range of current & emerging audio video systems including, but not limited to CATV, HDTV, television, video, audio, computer / Internet, satellite TV, streaming video & teleconferencing systems and other video & audio systems, equipment and technologies.

Education Required:

• A Bachelor Degree in computer science or a related field. Note: 6 years of additional experience is considered equivalent to a Bachelors degree.

Qualifications Required:

• Candidate MUST possess a Top Secret clearance with Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (SCI) access security completed within the last 3 years. In addition candidate should have a Single Scope Background (SSB) Investigation completed within the last 36 months.
• MUST be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contract - PSD.

Details:

Candidates will be subject to a Department of Defense background security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for Secret Security Clearance.

This is a full time, non-exempt position.


Post Date: 9/16/2009
Facility Type: Radio and Television Station Job #: 3164
Job Title: IT System Administer
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Job Description:

- Prefer MCSE and CCNA credentials as well as 5+ years experience in Information Technology, MS Windows NT/2003/2008 (Active Directory, Group policy.) Network administration. Linux, UNIX and Novell experience also a plus.
- Strong knowledge and experience with Windows 2000 Pro, Windows 2000 and 2003 Server/Advanced Server, Windows XP Pro, Windows Vista, All versions of MS office.
- Strong knowledge and experience with Network Operations, software and hardware support.
- Comprehensive knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP, LAN and Ethernet.
- Strong knowledge of email and web standards (SMTP, POP3, IMAP, LDAP, HTTPS)
- Knowledge of network switching, bridging, routing, and security access control technology.
- Highly desired but not required: TV Broadcasting administration with an understanding of: ENPS newsroom and integrated Avid nonlinear systems. As well as production control room and Master Control Systems such as Leitch, Pathfire, pinnacle, and more.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Responsible for the deployment, maintenance, support and upgrade of servers, desktop PC’s, hardware, software, operating systems and distributed printers
- Design and support server system(s) and supporting software
- Troubleshoot end-user problems
- Oversee administration of all File Servers, LAN/WAN/VPN and ensure Tape and Disk Backup procedures are followed accordingly
- Coordinate with Broadcast Operations and provide support for broadcast specific mission critical IT infrastructure
- Ensure network (Operating systems, LAN/WAN/VPN) security access and protects against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction
- Troubleshoot network access problems and enforces network security policies and procedures
- Provide advanced end-user PC Support
- Other responsibilities as directed by Chief Engineer, GM and Senior Management
- Must be available on an on-call basis and carry a cell phone – 24 hrs per day, 7 days per week
- Interact with all levels of the organization, as well as, possess excellent organizational, verbal and written skills
- Excellent troubleshooting and documentation skills
- Must be able to lift object over 50 pounds
- Must be able to work in hot and cold environments for extended periods of time.
- On occasion provide remote services to other group TV stations as directed by Chief Engineer.


Post Date: 9/16/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3163
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Connecticut
Job Description:

Job Description:

The primary role for this position will be the operation and maintenance of transmitters and satellite subsystems as well as their associated infrastructure. In addition, you will perform the installation, commissioning and integration of new sites into the network using departmental provided documentation and procedures. We are looking for a high energy professional who will be responsible for all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance as well as emergency restorative procedures.

Skills/Experience:

Three to five years experience in this or a related technical field. A working knowledge of industry standard best practices is needed along the ability to troubleshoot complex systems such as broadcast transmitters, network IP and Telecom subsystems. This will be accomplished using company provided specialized test equipment, e.g., spectrum analyzer, RF power meter, KU antenna satellite acquisition, T1 digital line. You must be able to climb short ladders, lift at least 80lbs. and maintain a valid driving license.

Additional Skills:

Must possess organizational, teamwork and interpersonal skills. Well developed communication and computer skills with an emphasis on understanding complex technical drawings and reports are a must. The ability to multitask in a high energy environment and be calm under pressure are great assets.

Education Requirements:

A related technical school certification or equivalent experience is required.


Post Date: 9/16/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3162
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Detroit, MI
Job Description:

Job Description:

The primary role for this position will be the operation and maintenance of transmitters and satellite subsystems as well as their associated infrastructure. In addition, you will perform the installation, commissioning and integration of new sites into the network using departmental provided documentation and procedures. We are looking for a high energy professional who will be responsible for all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance as well as emergency restorative procedures.

Skills/Experience:

Three to five years experience in this or a related technical field. A working knowledge of industry standard best practices is needed along the ability to troubleshoot complex systems such as broadcast transmitters, network IP and Telecom subsystems. This will be accomplished using company provided specialized test equipment, e.g., spectrum analyzer, RF power meter, KU antenna satellite acquisition, T1 digital line. You must be able to climb short ladders, lift at least 80lbs. and maintain a valid driving license.

Additional Skills:

Must possess organizational, teamwork and interpersonal skills. Well developed communication and computer skills with an emphasis on understanding complex technical drawings and reports are a must. The ability to multitask in a high energy environment and be calm under pressure are great assets.

Education Requirements:

A related technical school certification or equivalent experience is required.


Post Date: 9/16/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3161
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Austin, TX
Job Description:

Multi-channel broadcast television operation seeks qualified technician with solid TV studio maintenance experience with the following equipment i.e., computer-based broadcast equipment such as editing and automation systems, routers, production switchers, disc-based video servers in addition to ENG Camera, VTR, Monitor, and ENG truck maintenance. AAS in electronics and minimum 5 years experienced required. This is a challenging 24/7 operation, and good attitude and initiative are rewarded with an enjoyable working environment.


Post Date: 9/9/2009
Facility Type: Radio Station Job #: 3159
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Aberdeen, WA
Job Description:

We’re looking for an engineer with at least 2-3 years experience as an Assistant or Chief Engineer. You should have a solid understanding of electronics principals, automation functions, FM transmitters, directional AM, IT and AudioVault or similar automation system. Additionally, you will be responsible for FCC compliance, routine maintenance and ongoing projects. You don’t need a ton of experience, but you will need an abundance of common sense.

We’ll give you all the resources you need to get the job done. This is a great opportunity to work for a quality radio company and get the experience you need to grow your career.

SBE Certification preferred.


Post Date: 9/9/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3158
Job Title: Lead Field Integration Technician
Location: Carlisle, PA
Job Description:

Lead Technician will be responsible for making sure that each job is completed on time and the client is satisfied. The Technician will maintain a job book recording job status, job problems or delays, and employee daily time reports. Technician needs to be proficient at trouble shooting, test set up, and proper component operation.

Should be familiar with passive and active RF components such as mixers, amplifiers, antennas, and other components involved in RF communication.

Required Qualifications:

• Working knowledge of ENG truck functions including Driving, Generator, Mast, Safety Systems in the Broadcast Industry
• Proficient in the use of RF test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, power meters, Video and Audio level and other test equipment as necessary
• Must be familiar with computer IP addressing schemes, understand basic phone and data systems, and knowledgeable of MS Office Suite
• Must be willing to travel on short notice
• Manage all aspects of travel for oneself and crew members
• Must be willing and available to travel for 2-3 weeks in length with travel in all 50 states

Core Values:

• Customer focused
• People focused
• Results/Quality focused
• Team focused
• Creatively focused
• Technically/Professionally focused


Post Date: 9/9/2009
Facility Type: Radio Station Job #: 3157
Job Title: Transmitter Site Engineer
Location: Northwestern KY
Job Description:

This is a part-time position providing "contract engineer" type technical support for one non-comm FM transmitter site located half way between Owensboro and Henderson Kentucky.

On call emergency service is necessary/experience with tube FM transmitters important.


Post Date: 9/9/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3155
Job Title: Assistant Chief Engineer
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Job Description:
Requires extensive experience in maintaining & troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment, Thomson transmitters, remote translators, microwave and studio equipment, Wolfcoach SNG truck, video servers and IT infrastructure, 40 ft. video production truck. Must exhibit an advanced knowledge of electronics, digital technology, networking, computer and network security, station automation, RF systems as well as studio and remote production. Must have at least 8 years experience in the maintenance and operation of broadcast RF equipment. Trade school, military training or college degree preferred. SBE certification or equivalent credentials desired.


Post Date: 9/9/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3154
Job Title: Support Engineer
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Description:

Job Purpose (general statement of responsibilities):

To become a full team member of the Company’s Customer Service Department providing in-house and on-site support for the Company’s customer base. This includes after-hours “On-Call” duties.

Required Skills:

• Position requires the commissioning of broadcast systems, upgrades, maintenance and repairs to MPEG2/MPEG4, DVB, and ATSC broadcast systems for Americas region. A program of 24/7 on-call coverage for technical assistance and progression of issue resolution with customers.
• Live system work is an essential part of this position. A high degree of attention to detail, clear, methodical thought and understanding is an essential requirement to this position. Remote upgrade and investigative work of customer systems may be required on a periodic basis.
• Serves as the direct maintenance liaison for clients. Responds via phone and on-site to customer calls and complaints regarding technical issues. Maintains records relating to technical repair projects and services provided as well as the tracking of inventory details for Tandberg equipment on customer sites for internal purposes.
• Provides 24/7 day-to-day technical assistance, support and trouble shooting with other CS Engineers.
• Serves as a primary corporate contact for specific customer matters related to maintenance support.
• Meets Company’s Customer Service quality reputation and status within the broadcast industry by ensuring the high standards of professionalism and quality of work is maintained at all times and with all work/efforts.
• Provides after hours customer technical support on a rotating basis (24x7 support).
• Assists in the pre-stage and installation of new systems. This requires the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds.
• Travels to customer facilities when required. Estimated travel is 50%+.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree/foreign degree equivalent in Electrical Engineering, and a minimum of 5 years of electronics experience in the video broadcast industry required.
• Experience must include work with MPEG-2/DVB systems design, installation, configuration and testing of end-to-end digital video delivery systems such as: Direct-To-Home TV delivery systems, Cable Head-Ends, and Television Stations.


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3153
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer repairs, maintains and provides technical and operational support to mechanical and electronic equipment within the broadcast facility, with primary responsibilities focused in our Southeast Master Control Hub.

Essential Job Functions:

40% Provide prompt service in support of daily Centralcast Hub operations.
5% Provide prompt service in support of other station departments.
40% Troubleshoot hardware and software problems on all Broadcast equipment. Repair to component or board level as appropriate.
10% Perform preventative maintenance as appropriate on station equipment.
5% Procedure and equipment flow documentation. Write discrepancy reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

All must be met to be considered.

Education:

Associate’s degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent training and/or experience. SBE Broadcast Engineer Certification and computer-related Certification (Microsoft-Cisco) preferred.

Experience:

Five to seven years experience maintaining technical equipment in a television broadcast or post-production facility is required.
Experience with computers, servers, data infrastructure including Ethernet and fiber in support of IP and communications protocols, and computer operating systems (NT, Win2000, XP, Win2003, etc).

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Advanced knowledge of Harris Automation configuration and device servers as well as video servers, audio and video routers, satellite dishes, receivers, master control switchers, transmitters and non-linear editing systems and other electronic equipment associated with a broadcast television station.
Ability to install and configure computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer-related problems in support of broadcast-specific technology.
Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues.
Good written and verbal skills, positive work attitude, a strong work ethic.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to prioritize and make frequent changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.
Ability to make decisions quickly under pressure.
Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule.
Must be motivated to learn new broadcast technologies and deepen knowledge of existing systems.
Must have a good understanding of system design and be able to create and follow signal flow drawings.


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3152
Job Title: Assistant Chief Engineer
Location: Syracuse, NY
Job Description:
We are looking for a proactive, take charge Assistant Chief Engineer. Are you a self starter who will be responsible for both repair and scheduled preventative maintenance on television equipment including Beta SP, DVC-PRO tape machines, automation, switchers, servers, UHF transmitters, computers and network equipment? Our successful candidate will also be responsible for updating transmitter logs, conducting tests, running diagnostics evaluations, as well as executing checklists to discover equipment and system anomalies. You should possess component level electronic skills are required. This position is a 24 hour on call status and there is occasional overnight work. You must be able to work under pressure and with other people.

A minimum of 3 years of television broadcast experience is preferred. Management expertise and the ability to plan and execute daily tasks and projects are a plus. STL experience desired. Novell Network experience is a plus. Associate Degree in Electronics or comparable field experience is preferred. SBE Certification is preferred.


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Radio Station Job #: 3151
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Honolulu, HI
Job Description:

Required Skills / Experience:

• 3+ years of experience in a radio engineering role.
• Bachelors degree or equivalent in electronics, communication or related field.
• SBE Certification highly desirable.
• 3+ years of experience troubleshooting and repairing failures in broadcast equipment to the component level.
• Thorough understanding of the components necessary to the broadcast air-chain. (BE Audiovault, RCS Selector, RCS NexGen)
• Implementation and maintenance with streaming media.
• Possess understanding of radio frequency emission theory & application.
• Good written & verbal communication skills
• Strong problem solving ability.
• Strong communication and management skills
• User-level knowledge of MS Office.
• IT experience in standard radio applications is needed.

Job Description:

• Install, maintain, & repair broadcast equipment.
• Perform installation & maintenance to microwave & satellite equipment.
• Repair equipment to the module level.
• Ensure that all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely & legally.
• Fill role as Station Chief Operator as defined under FCC rules Part 73, (73.1870)
• Responsible for station compliance with FCC technical regulations
• Ensure that needed operational and maintenance procedures and guidelines for modern new production systems editing, graphics and playback equipment are followed
• Provide input to capital budgeting process
• Other duties as assigned.

We offer full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance and other benefits.


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3149
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: Phenix City, AL/Columbus, GA
Job Description:

Applicant to be responsible for the maintenance of radio station studio and transmitter equipment. Applicant should have knowledge of studio audio systems, audio automation systems, satellite receive systems, STL systems and AM and FM transmitters. We provide contract engineering services to local area radio and translator stations.


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3148
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: Yuma, AZ
Job Description:

Typical Duties:

Perform on-air switching of local, network, and syndicated programming
Dub in commercials from tape to servers for playback
Responsible for checking in shows and commercials
Monitor audio and video levels of all shows, commercials, satellite feeds and live programming
Review and complete daily broadcast and transmitter logs
Notify Chief Engineer of any transmitter variances or outages
Responsible for utilizing the Emergency Alert System
Perform other tasks related to the position as assigned

Requirements:

Live News experience recommended
Hands-on experience in the operation of equipment normally encountered in a television station, including video and audio control boards, VTR machines (Beta, DVCPro, and DVCAM), character generators, etc.
Able to communicate clearly in speech and writing
Familiar with television terminology and capable of performing correctly with split second precision, even under stressful conditions
Programming and operation of commercial server experience; and FCC license or SBE operator certification preferred


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3147
Job Title: NetVx Support Engineer
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Description:

An industry-leading cable television company is seeking a NetVx Support Engineer to join the Los Angeles Broadcast Center team. The primary responsibilities of this position will include creating procedures to ensure clean and clear audio/video transmission; assessing the status of broadcast equipment and video compression systems, including video/audio encoders, receivers, and decoders; and monitoring digital signals and capturing data, including performing real-time data captures in the broadcast stream using transport stream monitors, analyzers, and other tools.

Requirements:

Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field is required.
Four years experience in Video and Audio systems engineering is required.
Professional experience supporting NetVx is required.
Knowledge of VOD specifications, XML, and digital television technologies is required.
Experience with Unix and the MS Office suite of applications is required.
Additional details will be provided to qualified candidates.


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3146
Job Title: Customer Service Supervisor
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Job Description:

Description:

This position offers supervisor responsibility for a team of Broadcast Technical Support Staff assisting customers vie Phone/email with the operational quality issues of broadcast system equipment specifically Routers, Audio Video Processing products, Multiviewers, Master Control Switchers, branding products and software control systems.

The supervisor is responsible for developing the staff and deploying new process or technologies that improve our ability to help customers in a timely manner. Also part of the time the supervisor will spend directly supporting customers. The position requires a high degree of interfacing between customers, field service, design engineering, third party vendors, manufacturing, service repair center, finance, service marketing, field sales and other functional and product teams. Success of this position will be measured based on overall improvements in staff productivity, customer satisfaction ratings, reduction of RMA’s and shorter lead-time in responding to customer issues with accurate solutions.

Responsibilities:

Major responsibilities of this position include the following:
• Supervision of Technical Support Stuff
• Create status reports and/or other communication mechanisms that ensure customer (and sales) are aware of what were doing to address issues. Ensure follow-up that issues are resolved.
• Support Broadcast product line and interoperability with other Company products.
• Understand and apply various technology and approaches.
• Understand and be able to support integration questions/issues with third-party products commonly found in a broadcasters environments
• Define and implement customer interrelationship standards and approaches. Includes open/closed calls, first call closure, customer satisfaction with call resolution/treatment.
• Develop and implement trouble-shooting checklist and techniques to reduce overall problem-solving time as well as elimination of calls.
• Identify, qualify and report hardware or software bugs to Engineering. Follow-up with Engineering until a resolution has been defined and implemented with customer.
• Create FAQ’s to be used internally and externally with customers.
• Review RMA and results of repair process. Recommend improvements for better design/build, diagnosis or trouble-shooting approaches to Engineering, Manufacturing or other internal teams, which will result in a reduced number of RMA’s.
• Support the identification, development and deployment of new support tools like phone system, E-support, chat-rooms and remote monitoring technologies.

Staff Supervisor Responsibilities:

• Establish staff performance measurements focusing on: Customer Satisfaction, Productivity, and Quality Improvement.
• Create new processes using policies/technology/people to improve customer feedback communication loops.
• Define training program for staff ensuring technical competence in products and systems.
Other:
• Support new product service readiness plans. Define and have key staff developing service readiness plans and participating on product NPI teams.
• Define action plans to address product quality issues that call center and field engineering identify as key trends or that have major impact on warranty costs, customer satisfaction and future product sales.

Experience/Education:

• 5 to 10 years experience working with broadcast equipment
• 3 to 5 year’s supervisor experience
• Technical technologist or engineering degree.


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Radio Station Job #: 3145
Job Title: Staff Engineer
Location: Denver, CO (DTC area)
Job Description:

Duties include: inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antennas, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related equipment. Direct and perform testing and maintenance of studio, remote and broadcasting equipment to ensure operational performance and to ensure that it meets industry standards and FCC rules and regulations.

Qualifications: must have at least four years of college or technical school training; or equivalent combination of education & experience. IT knowledge and Audio Vault automation experience preferred. Ability to multi-task and work various hours and days, including some weekends and holidays. Must be available for on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure. FCC General Class License or SBE Certification preferred and valid driver’s license required.


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3144
Job Title: P/T Master Control Operator
Location: Louisville, KY
Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications:

• 2-4 years broadcast operations/master control experience, 1-2 years live studio operations
• Knowledge of programming and transmitter logs, broadcast standards, and procedures
• Able to work in a fast-paced studio environment
• Good oral/written communication skills
• Computer literate

Accountabilities:

• Setup and operate microphones, audio sources, IFB, intercom, and audio production console
• Operate robotic camera and other studio equipment
• Operate master control switching systems and equipment - also monitor TV Transmitters systems
• Utilize various devices and media, record, transfer, and playback commercials and program material
• Maintain accurate FCC and program logs


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3142
Job Title: Manager - Technology & Strategic Planning
Location: New York, NY
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

The Technology and Strategic Planning Manager will lead multiple broadcast technology initiatives. The candidate must be knowledgeable on the integration of computer and IP based technologies into a television environment. The candidate will lead strategic efforts around broadcast/IT initiatives and set strategic direction of operations activities. The candidate may lead and direct operations resources, help to develop and analyze information/data to ascertain trends, and recommends and implements changes in direction.

The candidate must have a working knowledge of high definition digital television standards, strong IP networking skills and an underlying knowledge of computer operating systems and databases are required. This candidate will work closely with operations and outside vendors to identify technology solutions that will improve work flow processes, streamline the content production-distribution pipeline and the most efficient means to repurpose content. This individual will focus on broadcast automation and media management software, video server and high availability high bandwidth data storage systems, high speed data networks and file based content media management tools and software. This person will also build prototype systems and must have a hands-on approach to projects in a broadcast/IT lab environment.

Basic Requirements

Education: Engineering degree required

Work Experience: 10+ years in a broadcast engineering new technology environment

Skills:
• Working knowledge of TV and IT industry standards such as ATSC, SMPTE, IEEE.
• Proficient in MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and Word
• Proficient in configuring and installing IP based networks and broadcast software systems.
• Hands on experience with diagnostic IP, video and audio analysis toolsets
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Excellent listening skills
• Team oriented professional

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: BSEE or BSET, PMP certification, Cisco or MS certifications also desirable

Work Experience: 10+ years in a broadcast engineering new technology environment

Skills:
• Working knowledge of TV and IT industry standards such as ATSC, SMPTE, IEEE.
• Proficient in MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and Word
• Proficient in configuring and installing IP based networks and broadcast software systems.
• Hands on experience with diagnostic IP, video and audio analysis toolsets
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• Excellent listening skills
• Team oriented professional


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3141
Job Title: Product Management Manager - Production and Editing
Location: Northridge, CA
Job Description:

Working in a matrix organization, collaborate with all functional areas, external partners and customers to effectively lead all aspects of editing portfolio of products. This includes, but not limited to: [1] complete financial oversight, [2] overall responsibly for the product strategy and life cycle for existing and new products, and [3] Leadership responsibility for the team.

• Plan, schedule and implement overarching processes, organizational systems and structures for the most efficient use of resources, monitoring performance against objectives and facilitating the achievement of operational objectives with optimum results. • Establish and communicate clear priorities and direction based on strategic objectives and market conditions.
• Manage multiple complex projects with an emphasis on providing quality products on schedule, at or below budget, and achieve the stated financial objectives.
• Ensure detailed marketing plans (strategic and tactical) are developed, communicated and implemented to maximize the opportunity.
• Collaborate with marketing communications to develop marketing and sales collateral in various formats.
• Define and communicate the value proposition for the product family.
• Identify and implement strategic partnership to maximize the value of the product portfolio.
• Develop product pricing and margin models to achieve financial expectations.
• Provide clear understanding of product forecasting to meet market demand and manufacturing production planning, taking into consideration inventory investments.
• Define, communicate and execute product roadmaps releases to schedule and cost targets, including the end-of-life strategies.
• Conduct regular analysis and assessment of competitive offerings (strategy, features and pricing). Develop and implement strategies taking this information into consideration.
• Collaborate with Engineering, Marketing, Sales and other functional areas to ensure all operational issues are effectively addressed.
• Evaluate and recommend investments to maximize the financial results of the product line or portfolio.
• Ability to travel up to 40%.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in business, engineering, computer science or related discipline.
• 8 to 12 years of direct work experience in a Product Line Management or Marketing role, in the broadcast industry.
• Prior product line or marketing management experience in the news and sports edits (including workflow design and optimization).
• Prior experience as and editor in news or sports and/or management of editing staff or journalists helpful.

Preferred Additional Skills:

• Master degree in business preferred.
• Successful track record of leading a product portfolio, with full profit and loss responsibility, in a high tech global environment, for a sustained period of time.
• Prior experience with market positioning, market development, market pricing and competitive analysis.
• Demonstrated ability with all aspects of the product life cycle.
• Strong global business acumen.
• Demonstrated ability of leading in a highly fluid environment, customer oriented environment.
• Ability to influence at multiple levels of an organization.
• Effective communication skills (oral and written).
• Successful track record of establishing strategic direction.
• Sound operational decision making skills.
• Entrepreneurship orientation.
• Strong global acumen.
• Ability to develop strategic relationships and sell the vision.
• Customer orientation.
• Effective leadership skills, including but not limited to: [1] Change management capabilities, and [2] Demonstrated ability to build and develop organizational talent, [3] ability to operate in a matrix structure.
• Learning orientation.
• Personal insight and courage.
• Ability to handle multiple complex projects and drive to the desired results.


Post Date: 9/4/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3140
Job Title: Microwave and Satellite Communications Engineer
Location: Lexington Park, MD
Job Description:

The selected candidate will provide expertise in the design of government and commercial microwave and satellite communications systems to enhance the capabilities of a well-established team of RF communications system engineers. Work will center on the design of fixed, portable, and mobile systems and will include path analysis, link budget analysis, site selection, and specification of antennas and other transmission and terminal equipment.

Must have:
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) degree
Ability to obtain security clearance
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
At least four years related experience

Preferences:
Previous experience in any of the following areas of RF communications system engineering: microwave, satellite, cellular/PCS, telephone relay, telemetry, distribution, and/or SNG.

This position is located in scenic and historic Southern Maryland in the St. Mary's County Technology Corridor adjacent to the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidate. Applicants must be currently residing in or willing to relocate to St. Mary's County, Maryland or surrounding areas.


Post Date: 8/6/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3102
Job Title: Multimedia Technicians
Location: Washington, DC
Job Description:

We are currently looking for Multimedia Technicians III who will provide broadcast-related audio and video support. Multimedia Technicians will daily monitor on-air broadcasts, record and archive applicable information, coordinate the use of fiber-optic audio and video broadcast transmission circuits to various external agencies and maintain archived database for historical purposes.

• Document the activities of client and staff by monitoring digital and analog television broadcasts.
• Receive, distribute and record audio feeds, both on-the-record and off-the-record from event sites worldwide.
• Provide audio and video distribution of official client briefings to selected government agencies.
• Provide broadcast and closed circuit TV coverage via fiber optic and RF copper systems throughout the complex.
• Utilize digital non-liner video editing equipment to provide a daily news summary seven days a week and provide continuous video playback the following morning.
• Provide video and audio post-production services in support of various clients’ projects.
• Operate various computer character generator and titling systems to generate text messages on local CATV distribution system.
• Catalogue, edit and duplicate video and audio media as requested.
• Finalize products for submission to external customers for historical purposes.
• Manage over 3-million dollars in state-of-art broadcast resources.
• Maintain positive working relationship and goodwill towards client’s staff representatives.
• Coordinate activities of commercial broadcast engineers and be responsible for all technical aspects of production, ensuring picture and sound quality meets or exceeds commercial standards of the broadcast industry.

Education and skills:
• Associate Degree in related field or equivalent years of experience.
• Two to five years experience with broadcast-related field, using audiovisual systems and equipment.
• Knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of audiovisual systems and techniques, latest developments in the broadcast industry.
• Promote a team environment with a positive attitude.

Candidates will be subject to a Department of Defense background security investigation and must hold active TS/SCI security clearance.


Post Date: 8/6/2009
Facility Type: Other Job #: 3101
Job Title: Multimedia Systems Engineers
Location: Washington, DC
Job Description:

We are currently looking for Multimedia Systems Engineers who will supervise, inspect and outline quality assurance requirements for audiovisual equipment and will perform following duties:

• Perform scheduled maintenance at regular intervals with devotion to ensure all equipment functions are operational without notice.
• Conduct operator maintenance support including minor repairs, circuit card replacement and fuse replacement.
• Maintain a wide variety of broadcast television-related equipment including: high-end camcorders and VCRs, television monitors, signal character generators, audio-video switchers, routing systems, head end processing equipment, non-linear recorders, digital video recorders and test equipment.
• Maintain a channel cable television system, 240 channel satellite broadcast system, 15 channel antenna farm, microwave, audio/video fiber optic distribution system and all audio distribution circuits throughout government facility complex.
• Administer all records, files and correspondence conducted by maintenance operations.
• Conduct preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment.
• Train other personnel.

Required education and skills:

• BS/BA or equivalent experience in related field.
• Two to five years direct experience with various fixed and portable audio-visual systems and equipment required – installation, operation and maintenance of audio-visual equipment such as control systems, VTC, video processors, fiber router, audio-visual switchers and routers, video aspect ratios, television monitors, video projections, non-linear editing systems, audio amplifiers and audio telecommunications.
• Detailed knowledge of Fiber optic Theory and maintenance experience required.
• Experience with PESA Router Switcher digital and analog, AVID and Unity systems and maintenance of high definition camcorders, OmniBus Systems, Digital Betacam recorders, VidCAD, television, A/V and telecommunications systems highly desirable.

This is a full time, exempt position.

This position will be subject to a Department of Defense background security investigation and the candidate must possess and active TS/SCI security clearance.


Post Date: 8/4/2009
Facility Type: Television Station Job #: 3097
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Description:

Summary: Broadcast/Post Production engineers responsible for but not limited to the configuration, preventive and corrective maintenance of all Broadcast and Production equipment in our Los Angeles Production facilities.

Key Responsibilities:
• Resolve system support requests and perform in-depth system maintenance.
• Install, upgrade, and maintain Post Production Equipment
• Troubleshoot hardware and software problems.
• Write engineering SOP’s pertaining to the operations and maintenance of broadcast and production systems including but not limited to plant routing systems, sync and reference systems, and other production related equipment.
• Provide support to all end-users as needed.
• Provide input on equipment and software purchases.
• Evaluate new technology and make recommendations regarding equipment selection, software selection and testing with the Operations department.
• Maintain, troubleshoot, and support both MAC and PC based systems that support Broadcast and production Operations.

Requirements:
• Three years of Broadcast Engineering experience or related experience.
• Ability to troubleshoot Mac and PC software and hardware problems, including Mac OS 9, Mac OS X, Win98, WinNT, Win2K, WinXP, applications, drivers, workstations, servers, drives, cards, printers, scanners, and other peripherals.
• Ability to troubleshoot Mac and PC networking issues.
• In-depth understanding of SD and HD digital Video standards, as well as Digital Audio standards.
• Collage Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Television Production preferred but not required
• Current PC Avid ACSR preferred but not required.
• A+, Net+, CCNA, MCSE preferred but not required
• Organization and attention to detail.
• Ability to follow through on support requests in a timely manner, escalating to other members of the team when appropriate.
• Ability to prioritize and address multiple tasks and projects in a dynamic work environment.
• Ability to perform well in a high-pressure environment.
• Ability to work independently and with other members of a team.
• Proven oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to read and decipher system schematic drawings.
• AutoCAD skills preferred but not required.
• Ability to lift heavy equipment as needed (50 lbs.).