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Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13057
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Television/IT Technician
Location: TX: Carrollton
Job Description:

We are recruiting for the position of Broadcast Television/IT Technician for our HUB facility located in Carrollton Texas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include maintaining the broadcast automation system, monitoring systems, installation of new equipment, documentation, overall maintenance of all broadcast systems both IP based and traditional, and other responsibilities as required. Maintenance and management of complex NAS/Transcoding and video file workflow. Maintenance and management of FTP and other content acquisition systems. Support of remote distribution using public and private networks along with the remote facilities. Maintenance and management of servers providing a virtual machine-based, Remote Desktop user environment for general business software. Windows 7/10 desktop support as needed. Setup and maintenance of backup and recovery procedures. Support for VOIP telephone systems.

Applicants must be punctual and professional and able to work within tight deadlines. The Broadcast/IT technician is responsible for assuring that the final on-air product to our viewers, and advertisers is consistent and of high quality. Additionally, ensures that all users of our systems have the required productive environment to perform their tasks in a professional manner.

• Maintenance of on-air automation system and playout servers.
• Ensuring proper playout of all spots and programs.
• Monitoring commercial spots and programs as needed.
• Monitoring of remote stations, and reporting of discrepancies and outages
• Maintenance and configurations on multiple ATSC encoding/multiplex systems
• Maintenance and configuration of EAS and other local systems at remote locations
• Interface with outside vendors of broadcast software or services, such as Wide Orbit traffic, Nielsen encoding, and program guide/PSIP providers,
• Interface with ISP and other providers to assure constant quality of services.

Required Knoeledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Detail oriented with good written and verbal communication skills, the ability to perform multiple tasks and work independently as well as with others.
• Five year of broadcasting operations and/or maintenance experience.
• 2 years direct IT experience with servers, encoding, decoding, transcoding and distribution equip and software.
• Demonstrated ability to set up, monitor and install firewalls, switches and network infrastructure.
• Willing to work all shifts and days as required by scheduling. Overtime may be required.
• Must have own transportation to and from work.
• Occasional travel required

Preferred Education and Experience:

• College or Tech school degree/courses in electronics, IT or broadcast operations
• Experience with broadcast automation and playout systems
• Experience with file based video workflows and file transcoding
• Windows Certification is a plus
• SBE Certification is a plus
• Competence with MS Excel, Word, Visio

Physical Requirements:

• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Ability to: lift or move up to 50 lbs.; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; climb ladders; work above the ceiling and on elevated surfaces; work around high voltage equipment.
• Work outdoors in any weather for short periods, clear snow from dishes and other tasks.

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13061
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Monitor, manage and maintain all broadcast platforms including IT network infrastructure.
• Evaluate and optimize workflows related to broadcast systems including encode / decode platforms, NLE and Media Asset Management utilizing scale out NAS, SAN and RAID based systems
• Evaluate and maintain encoding, transcoding, archiving, and file replication systems.
• Install upgrades to all operating systems, applications, hardware and media storage devices.
• Repair and maintain Mac and PC based platforms including Workstations, Laptops and Servers
• Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
• Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
• Break Fix - troubleshoot, diagnose and repair and/or replace hardware and software components
• Liaise with vendors and other engineering personnel for problem resolution
• Plan and execute various time critical technical and operational projects
• Activities related to researching, sourcing, planning and executing multiple, highly visible and complex projects across different departments.
• Make recommendations on needed resources, feasibility, budget and timing requirements.
• Develop and produce documentation for troubleshooting purposes.
• Test new technology and make recommendations to Management for inclusion in strategic plan
• Ongoing assessment of workflows, identifying manual processes that can be streamlined, improved upon with new equipment/software or automation
• Provides solutions oriented support to News, Production, Creative Services and other departments as needed.
• Produce work that is consistently professional, reliable and detail oriented.
• Other duties as deemed necessary

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Broadcast Engineering equivalent experience in Broadcast, Digital Media, Post Production.
• Working knowledge of both digital (SD/HD) and analog video/audio systems
• Extremely well versed in media workflow tools and production systems such as Vantage, GVG Stratus, iNews, iControl and Ross Overdrive.
• Must be willing to work in Houston, TX
• Willingness to travel and work outside standard hours, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Ability to lift and carry 35+ pounds of gear

Desired Characteristics:

• Demonstrated ability in component & system level troubleshooting of IT and / or broadcast systems
• Proficient with IT routers, switches, firewalls, and port management applications
• Experience with Fiber Channel, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet, and related transport protocols.
• Markup language and coding experience with XML, Java, Perl
• Proficient in A/V file transcoding, data archiving processes and MPEG Compression Technologies.
• Hands on experience with support of non-linear edit systems such as Premier, FCP, Edius.
• Demonstrated knowledge and a working understanding of Video over IP Protocols.
• Strong ability to read and generate system documentation (Visio, ACAD).
• Positive work ethic, ability to work well in groups to execute projects on time and on budget while meeting customer expectations.
• Ability to communicate and interact effectively with diverse audiences across different departments, ranging from non-technical clients to technical professionals and operations staff.
• Must be able to process large amounts of information, analyze this information and make sound decisions, sometimes under intense deadline

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13062
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial: NBCUniversal
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CT: Hartford
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Monitor, manage and maintain all broadcast platforms including IT network infrastructure.
• Evaluate and optimize workflows related to broadcast systems including encode / decode platforms, NLE and Media Asset Management utilizing scale out NAS, SAN and RAID based systems
• Evaluate and maintain encoding, transcoding, archiving, and file replication systems.
• Install upgrades to all operating systems, applications, hardware and media storage devices.
• Repair and maintain Mac and PC based platforms including Workstations, Laptops and Servers
• Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
• Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
• Break Fix - troubleshoot, diagnose and repair and/or replace hardware and software components
• Liaise with vendors and other engineering personnel for problem resolution
• Plan and execute various time critical technical and operational projects
• Activities related to researching, sourcing, planning and executing multiple, highly visible and complex projects across different departments.
• Make recommendations on needed resources, feasibility, budget and timing requirements.
• Develop and produce documentation for troubleshooting purposes.
• Test new technology and make recommendations to Management for inclusion in strategic plan
• Ongoing assessment of workflows, identifying manual processes that can be streamlined, improved upon with new equipment/software or automation
• Provides solutions oriented support to News, Production, Creative Services and other departments as needed.
• Produce work that is consistently professional, reliable and detail oriented.
• Other duties as deemed necessary

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Broadcast Engineering equivalent experience in Broadcast, Digital Media, Post Production.
• Working knowledge of both digital (SD/HD) and analog video/audio systems
• Extremely well versed in media workflow tools and production systems such as Vantage, GVG Stratus, iNews, iControl and Ross Overdrive.
• Must be willing to work in Houston, TX
• Willingness to travel and work outside standard hours, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Ability to lift and carry 35+ pounds of gear

Desired Characteristics:

• Demonstrated ability in component & system level troubleshooting of IT and / or broadcast systems
• Proficient with IT routers, switches, firewalls, and port management applications
• Experience with Fiber Channel, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet, and related transport protocols.
• Markup language and coding experience with XML, Java, Perl
• Proficient in A/V file transcoding, data archiving processes and MPEG Compression Technologies.
• Hands on experience with support of non-linear edit systems such as Premier, FCP, Edius.
• Demonstrated knowledge and a working understanding of Video over IP Protocols.
• Strong ability to read and generate system documentation (Visio, ACAD).
• Positive work ethic, ability to work well in groups to execute projects on time and on budget while meeting customer expectations.
• Ability to communicate and interact effectively with diverse audiences across different departments, ranging from non-technical clients to technical professionals and operations staff.
• Must be able to process large amounts of information, analyze this information and make sound decisions, sometimes under intense deadline

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13048
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MD
Job Description:

AM station with two FM translators in Eastern Maryland needs a contract engineer for some technical work, wiring and odds and ends, as well as someone available for off air emergencies.

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13050
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

Need a satellite/systems engineer/technician to monitor a worldwide system.

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13051
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Director of Engineering – Transmissions
Location: NE
Job Description:

Seeking dynamic Engineering Director to provide technical and administration of the Television and Radio Systems. The Engineering Director reporting to the CTO is responsible for a variety of functions including broadcast equipment and supervising personnel who operate this equipment.

Responsible for the day-to-day technical operations, budget and maintenance of broadcast transmission systems. Assumes operational responsibility and control for specific engineering areas, including TV transmission, radio transmission and signal delivery systems. Participates in the design, installation and implementation of new technical systems. Manage technical and operating staff and assigns work priorities within areas of responsibility. Evaluates the performance of technical staff. Formulates technical operating procedures for review and approval.

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13052
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Director of Engineering - Network Operation and Distribution
Location: NE
Job Description:

Seeking dynamic Engineering Director to provide technical and administration of the Television and Radio Systems. The Engineering Director reporting to the CTO is responsible for a variety of functions including broadcast equipment and supervising personnel who operate this equipment.

Responsible for the day-to-day technical operations, budget and maintenance of broadcast systems. Assumes operational responsibility and control for specific engineering areas, including master control, network operation and network signal distribution. Participates in the design, installation and implementation of new technical systems. Manage technical and operating staff and assigns work priorities within areas of responsibility. Evaluates the performance of technical staff. Formulates technical operating procedures for review and approval.

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13046
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: FL: Miami
Job Description:

Maintains overall digital broadcasting electronic systems and related equipment for optimum transmission/broadcast performance.

Responsibilities:

- Maintains traditional radio and digital broadcasting electronic systems and equipment used to ensure optimum transmission and/or broadcast performance including electromechanical equipment such as switchers, consoles, transmitters, transceivers, and radio/voice modems.
- Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems.
- Conducts diagnostic testing, repair and replacement activities.
- Provides information technology solutions and services in the design, development, modification, implementation, and maintenance of cost-effective infrastructure.
- Documents equipment maintenance, repair, and replacements.
- Actively protects station FCC licenses by keeping up with applicable FCC rules and maintaining station compliance.
- Decides test equipment, parts, and related tools needed for use in maintenance and repair.
- Installs, maintains, and supports desktop computer equipment for internal users.
- May maintain and repair information technology systems for assigned stations/locations.
- May have responsibility for maintenance and upkeep of company-owned facilities, buildings, and transmitters.
- Must be able to communicate well and work well with others.

Qualifications:

- Proficiency with RCS NexGen automation software, Axia networked audi- platform, and Burk Autopilot desirable.
- Experience maintaining high-power AM and FM transmitter required.

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13047
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: FL: Miami
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Participates in designing, configuring, deploying and maintaining various types of electronic equipment for optimum transmission and/or broadcast performance with scalability, performance and reliability.
• Assists clients, fellow technicians, and service personnel in the installation, training and support of software, hardware, and related 3rd party peripheral components, including but are not limited to file servers, commercial grade workstations, networking switches, NICs, monitors, KVMs, and radio equipment.
• Tests faulty electronic components and circuits to locate defects and applies knowledge of electronic systems to diagnose causes of malfunction.
• Responds promptly to client needs; troubleshoots problems to ascertain issue and develops solutions in a timely manner.
• Implements planned maintenance support (e.g. installs tools, applies upgrades, etc.) as a preventative/precautionary measure.
• Aligns, adjusts, and calibrates equipment according to specifications.
• Maintains internal tools used by the department and records repairs, calibrations and tests.
• May participate in after-hours engineering/maintenance tasks and station events.
• May serve as after-hours support on call rotation for service trouble incidents.

Qualifications:

• Can gather and analyzes information skillfully
• Proven experience in group problem-solving situations; strong analytical skills
• Independence; ability to work under minimal supervision, independently and/or as a member of a project team
• Stress tolerance, especially when dealing with tight timeframes and difficult and/or emotional client situations
• Ability to multitask and prioritize workload under deadlines in a fast-paced environment; can escalate appropriately
• Compelling detail orientation with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving, following up until issues are resolved
• Ability to develop, read and Interpret technical documentation
• Excellent verbal and written skills; ability to communicate at detailed technical level as well as to distill advanced concepts into fundamental principles for teammates; can edit work for spelling and grammar
• Experience maintaining high-power AM and FM transmitters and Proficiency with RCS NexGen automation software, Axia networked audio platform, and Burk Autopilot desirable.

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13038
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NY: Buffalo
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Manages the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

General Responsibilities:

* Oversees staff that maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
* Establishes routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
* Oversees and assist with the installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers,recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas,control systems, remote equipment, etc.
* Works with local management to coordinate remote broadcasts as needed.
* Responsibilities include compliance with FCC rules and regulations, budgeting, and 24/7 on call.
* Manages a staff of one or more people.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent management skills
* Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task, delegate and handle pressures and deadlines
* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
* Advanced experience with cluster-wide audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone and engineering IT systems
* Computer literacy in applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Automation Systems, Novel, Linux, etc.)
* Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level
* Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities
* IT skills including local area and wide area networking
* Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing
* Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators and record keeping
* Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds
* Minimum 7+ years as Chief Engineer

Education and Licensing:

* Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
* SBE CBRE Certification a plus
* Must possess valid state driverís license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance

What We Offer:

* Competitive pay commensurate with experience
* Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with HSA and company match
* 401K with company match
* Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13039
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: TX: Dallas
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of computers, LAN/WAN networks and telecommunication equipment. May also assist the Chief or Assistant Chief Engineer with the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market.

General Responsibilities:

* Maintain maximum up-time for all computer system and LAN/WAN networks.
* Follow routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all network and computer equipment
* May assist on the installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
* Responsibilities include keeping systems patched and software up to date, ensuring anti-virus software is current and operating correctly and being on 24/7 in the event of an off-air emergency.
* Must be willing to learn about radio automations and routing systems.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Windows Server 2003, 2008, XP, Windows 7, Windows 10, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server 2000-2003-2005-2008, MySQL, Microsoft IIS, Apache, Mac iOS, Microsoft Office and Exchange clients.
* Routing/Switching: MPLS, BGP, OSPF, IP Multicast, VOIP
* Internet Security: Firewall (PIX/ASA, Barracuda), Intrusion Detection Services, NAT, Policy Routing, DMZ, VPN (IPSec, L2TP)
* LAN/WAN architectures including Ethernet, Spanning Tree, ISL and Point to Point Circuits.
* Cisco PIX/ASA firewalls, Cisco Switches, Cisco IP Routers, Cisco VOIP, etc.
* Experience with packet level network troubleshooting.
* Adtran Atlas DACS, Adtran T1/T3 CSU/DSUs, ISDN BRI and PRIs.
* Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines
* Computer audio including WAV, MP2, MP3, AAC.
* May be required to lift 50 pounds
* Minimum 3+ years in IT related field

Education and Licensing:

* Microsoft MCSE preferred
* Cisco CCNA or above preferred
* SBE CBNT a plus
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills required.
* Continuing education to maintain knowledge on the latest systems and technology.
* Must possess valid state driver’s license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance

What We Offer:

* Competitive pay commensurate with experience
* Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with HSA and company match
* 401K with company match
* Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13040
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: LA: Baton Rouge
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Manages the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

General Responsibilities:

* Oversees staff that maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
* Establishes routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
* Oversees and assist with the installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers,recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas,control systems, remote equipment, etc.
* Works with local management to coordinate remote broadcasts as needed.
* Responsibilities include compliance with FCC rules and regulations, budgeting, and 24/7 on call.
* Manages a staff of one or more people.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent management skills
* Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task, delegate and handle pressures and deadlines
* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
* Advanced experience with cluster-wide audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone and engineering IT systems
* Computer literacy in applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Automation Systems, Novel, Linux, etc.)
* Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level
* Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities
* IT skills including local area and wide area networking
* Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing
* Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators and record keeping
* Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds
* Minimum 7+ years as Chief Engineer

Education and Licensing:

* Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
* SBE CBRE Certification a plus
* Must possess valid state driverís license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance

What We Offer:

* Competitive pay commensurate with experience
* Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with HSA and company match
* 401K with company match
* Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13041
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OR: Eugene
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Manages the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

General Responsibilities:

* Oversees staff that maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
* Establishes routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
* Oversees and assist with the installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers,recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas,control systems, remote equipment, etc.
* Works with local management to coordinate remote broadcasts as needed.
* Responsibilities include compliance with FCC rules and regulations, budgeting, and 24/7 on call.
* Manages a staff of one or more people.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent management skills
* Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task, delegate and handle pressures and deadlines
* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
* Advanced experience with cluster-wide audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone and engineering IT systems
* Computer literacy in applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Automation Systems, Novel, Linux, etc.)
* Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level
* Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities
* IT skills including local area and wide area networking
* Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing
* Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators and record keeping
* Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds
* Minimum 7+ years as Chief Engineer

Education and Licensing:

* Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
* SBE CBRE Certification a plus
* Must possess valid state driverís license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance

What We Offer:

* Competitive pay commensurate with experience
* Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with HSA and company match
* 401K with company match
* Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13042
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OH: Toledo
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Manages the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

General Responsibilities:

* Oversees staff that maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
* Establishes routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
* Oversees and assist with the installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers,recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas,control systems, remote equipment, etc.
* Works with local management to coordinate remote broadcasts as needed.
* Responsibilities include compliance with FCC rules and regulations, budgeting, and 24/7 on call.
* Manages a staff of one or more people.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent management skills
* Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task, delegate and handle pressures and deadlines
* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
* Advanced experience with cluster-wide audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone and engineering IT systems
* Computer literacy in applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Automation Systems, Novel, Linux, etc.)
* Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level
* Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities
* IT skills including local area and wide area networking
* Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing
* Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators and record keeping
* Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds
* Minimum 7+ years as Chief Engineer

Education and Licensing:

* Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
* SBE CBRE Certification a plus
* Must possess valid state driverís license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance

What We Offer:

* Competitive pay commensurate with experience
* Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with HSA and company match
* 401K with company match
* Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13011
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: CA: Redding
Job Description:

The ideal candidate must be capable of learning specialized software applications and have an aptitude for operating electronic equipment. You must have great attention to detail, excellent computer skills, and must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to::

- Operating the Master Control console
- Monitor 17 television signals on "air", "Cable", & "Satellite (Direct and Dish)"
- Setting up satellite receivers for syndicated recordings and LIVE sports events
- Transferring and editing video server elements via FTP
- Maintaining daily transmitter and "on air" programming reports
- Monitor television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience.
- Other duties as assigned

You must be reliable, have a professional attitude, good computer skills (Outlook e-mail, Windows based), be punctual, great multi-tasker and able to follow instructions. Must be able to work days/nights and have reliable transportation. Must be a team player, able to work well with others is essential. Physical requirements - must be able to sit and monitor computer screens throughout shift.

Post Date: 01/19/2018
Job #: 13012
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Supervisor
Location: CA: Redding
Job Description:

Responsibilities include:

- Supervise Master Control Operators
- Insure the overall technical and operational success of the station's programming
- Monitor broadcast signal readings for multiple transmitters and maintain transmitter log
- Work with the News, Traffic, Programming, and Sales departments to resolve any issues that might affect Master Control Operations
- Scheduling Master Control Operator shifts to ensure coverage
- Verify that all content is available and ready to air, maintain required logs, and uphold station standards and FCC compliance by monitoring the station’s technical performance
- The Master Control Supervisor is also responsible for the technical competence of the Master Control Operators and will be expected to facilitate ongoing training in order to maintain high standards
- Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

- Experience in television master control operations including air switching live programs
- You must also have experience with computer automation systems, television satellite systems, VTRs, server based ingest and playback systems, Microsoft office products, and file based ingest and playback servers
- Dependable and detail oriented
- Communicate effectively and work well with others
- Be able to follow instructions with minimal supervision
- Knowledge of computers and an aptitude for operating electronic equipment is preferred
- This salaried position requires 24 hour on-call status and various operating shifts including weekends and holidays

Post Date: 01/16/2018
Job #: 13010
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast Engineering Tech
Location: AL: Tuscaloosa
Job Description:

We seeks applications from dynamic individuals for the position of Broadcast Engineering Tech. This position provides maintenance and technical support of the broadcast and IT infrastructure at our facilities including documentary production and post-production, the television station, and the Public Radio network.

Post Date: 01/12/2018
Job #: 13007
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: FL: Tallahassee
Job Description:

We seek an experienced IT/Engineer to provide technical support for all broadcast equipment, including, but not limited to, master control on air equipment, such as automation systems and on-air servers, all IT systems equipment, as well as transmitter equipment, at our Tallahassee, Florida studio and remote facilities. Experience in IT, computer/network support, proven ability to install and maintain equipment, effective organization and communication skills are a must. Experience in broadcast television engineering, training in electronics troubleshooting and repair, and SBE certification is highly desirable.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintain broadcast technology, facilities, and equipment for the station
• Implement new IT and engineering projects as directed by project management
• Be on call 24/7 to provide timely response to station off-air situations, equipment issues, transmitter issues, etc.
• Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve electronic and or electrical issues at both the studio and transmitter locations.
• Evaluate, install, maintain all IT and A/V systems, including all control rooms, studio equipment, field gear, etc.
• Maintain the IT network, switches, work stations, servers, laptops and printers
• Maintain news gathering field gear, to include cameras, editors, microwave/satellite live trucks
• Perform routine equipment/facility maintenance at studio and remote locations
• Assist with system integration and modification of Broadcast/IT systems, specifically with reference to cabling and system documentation, to Company standards
• Communicate with members of the Technology team and other departments to contribute to the resolution of equipment and system performance issues
• Performs other duties as assigned

Skills and Attributes:

• Understanding of all IT/IP workflows and signal flows
• Understanding of all HD/SD workflows and signal flows
• Enthusiastic about troubleshooting, learning new technologies, and figuring out how things work
• Excellent technical problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• In-depth knowledge of Windows 10 and Windows server versions needed
• Knowledge of Active Directory, Cisco routers, and all other Small Business Networking
• Team Player
• Must be able to analyze complex electronic problems and make recommendations for swift corrective action
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Must be able to work independently, yet strong collaboration skills required
• Must be able to prioritize and be a pro-active thinker
• Willing to work flexible hours (we support a 365, 24/7 business).
• Knowledge of AVID/SUNDANCE automation and OMNEON play to air servers a plus
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record are required

Education and Experience:

• TV Broadcast background required
• Minimum of 3+ years in professional television broadcast environment installing/operating/repairing television/IT equipment. Ability to repair and install IT/IP systems, as well as SD/HD digital broadcast systems.
• Technical degree in Information Technology, Broadcasting, Electronics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

• The IT/Engineer must be able to stand, sit and kneel for long periods, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions using common sense without supervision, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the IT/Engineer must be able to lift, set up, and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls and differentiate between colors. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, requiring average or above vision.

Post Date: 01/12/2018
Job #: 13009
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast IT Engineer
Location: WI: Wausau
Job Description:

We are seeking an IT Specialist to become a Broadcast IT Engineer. A Broadcast IT Engineer is an essential part of our Engineering Team which supports all departments. IT is the backbone of our company. Without computer systems and cutting edge technology supported by a Broadcast IT Engineer we would not be number one in the market.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for maintaining all technology and maintaining all of the building systems. The Broadcast IT Engineer will work closely with the Chief Engineer, as well as the other Department Heads. The Broadcast IT Engineer will also work closely with our information technology department.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Technology:

• Ensure that the Company is always on the cutting edge of technology.
• Work with the Engineering Team to be creative in keeping ahead of the competition.
• Take direction from the SVP of Technology and VP of Production regarding new technology, and implement with corresponding workflow modifications.

Budget Planning & Administration:

• Help plan and execute departmental budget.
• Assist in development of Capitol budget.

Quality Control:

• Oversees all technology in the Company
• Performing all routine maintenance procedures as outlined by the vendors we work with

Other Duties as Assigned:

• Strong management skills
• Good communication skills
• College Degree or equivalent job experience
• Significant experience in a broadcast engineering and broadcast IT environment a plus.
• Ability to perform tasks associated with office duties…
• Valid Driver’s license, and good driving record (will be reviewed)
• Pre-employment drug screening, and random drug testing.

Physical Requirements:

• Able to transport oneself to meetings, and on-location shoots
• Sitting or standing for long periods of time
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Able to carry moderately heavy equipment, cameras, tripods, monitors
• May be working in extreme weather conditions, heat or cold
• Light mechanical skills
• Potential exposure to high noise or unusual light levels
• Ability to work on a ladder

Miscellaneous:

• Work schedule will vary due to production demands, or possible permanent schedule changes.
• Work assignments will at times include evening, weekends, holidays, and out-of-town assignments.
• Regular and reasonable work attendance required. Consistent tardiness will not be tolerated.
• Other duties as assigned.

Post Date: 01/12/2018
Job #: 12980
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Manager of Broadcast Technology & Architecture
Location: NJ
Job Description:

Reporting to the VP of Engineering & Graphics Technologies (VPEGT), the Manager of Broadcast Architecture (MBTA) will play a pivotal role in the development of large scale project vision and associated design. Working within a team of engineers the MBTA will be providing front line Engineering support of all of the technologies that comprise our state-of-the-art cable network World Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs as well as our domestic news bureaus. A strong emphasis will be placed on the support of Core Plant technology, complex software systems and related ingest, storage, image manipulation, playout, transcoding and transmission technologies.

Post Date: 01/12/2018
Job #: 12983
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: Communications Officer
Location: MN
Job Description:

Full-time position for Class A Journeyman Electrician with an electronics background.

Responsibilities include maintaining, upgrading and operating the voting system, audio recording equipment, public address systems and communications equipment; installing computer cable; maintaining inventory of backup parts and programs necessary for emergency repairs; providing technical assistance to facilitate radio and TV services; and maintaining all electrical equipment including the intercom system, lighting, dimming, power, and special effects.

Must be Class A Journeyman Electrician to qualify. Ability to troubleshoot and work well under pressure necessary. Knowledge of personal computers a plus. An understanding of State Government and the Legislative process helpful. Good communications and human relations skills important. Must have ability to work long and irregular hours especially during the legislative session. A motivated self-starter who is able to work independently.

Post Date: 01/12/2018
Job #: 12984
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NM
Job Description:


We are seeking detail-oriented candidates for a Broadcast Operator position. Under general supervision, this position ensures continuity of broadcast programming and servicability of equipment during operating hours. Maintains all required program and operational logs to demonstrate FCC compliance. Works on roster within a 7-day workweek, 19 hour per day operating schedule. Creates broadcasting program schedule; which schedules times, space and dates for broadcast coverage. Coordinates, orders and maintains logs on broadcast rights for programs aired. Rigorously consistent and reliable attendance is a requirement of this position.

Post Date: 01/12/2018
Job #: 12992
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OH
Job Description:

Install, operate and maintain technical broadcast/production systems (studio, remote and post production) and equipment to support multi-platform content creation. Maintain proper technical performance and operation meeting ideastream quality standards, plus FCC rules and regulations at studios and multiple transmission sites throughout the area.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

- Repair, maintain and calibrate all broadcast/production equipment.
- Assist with installation and routine, scheduled maintenance of media distribution/production equipment and systems.
- Integrate studio, remote and post production workflows and SOP’s
- Design and construct systems and components as required.
- Make recommendations regarding equipment purchase.
- Maintain state of the art knowledge of digital production and distribution technologies.
- Serve as an advisor to the organization on assigned broadcast technology specialty.
- Serve as a technical advisor to other engineering personnel; provide technical assistance as needed.

Knowledge/skills/aptitudes:

- Understanding of broadcast theory and best practices.
- Proficiency working with digital asset management systems, processes and workflows.
- Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot video and audio editing equipment and systems.
- Experience with “audio over IP” systems and consoles
- Practical knowledge of QC test equipment
- Understanding of HD and SD video formats, analog AES as well as embedded audio, closed captioning rules and Program and System Information protocol desired.
- Written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to identify and correct visual and audio problems.
- Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Demonstrated ability to run audio in a “live” setup
- Decision making and problem solving skills required. Demonstrated ability to work well with others and meet deadlines required.

Experience:

- Moderate level of experience in TV broadcast engineering and production activities.
- Experience in video editing and post production operations
- Experience in “live” production operations

Education:

- SBE Broadcast Engineer Television CBNT Certificate or equivalent.
- Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience (4+ years)

Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:

- Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Physical ability for fine motor manipulation of tools.
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to climb ladders. Must be able to drive to locations throughout the region.

Post Date: 01/12/2018
Job #: 12998
Organization Type:
– Other: Broadcasting/Radio/TV
Job Title: Other: Director of Integrated Technologies
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We are seeking an ambitious Director of Integrated Technologies who is passionate about what we do in local radio, on-air and online. We are looking for a dynamic technology leader who knows how to win every day. This position is for the radio guru who loves all technology, production techniques and wants to be an innovator.

The Director of Integrated Technologies should have a strong track record of strategic planning and program leadership in broadcast or streaming entertainment, with outstanding management, business, and communication skills. Our ideal candidate will have at least 5 years' experience in station programming in a large or major radio market.

• Ensure all aspects of department administration is addressed in a timely manner, to include, but not limited to, building maintenance coordination, security coordination, code compliance management (fire suppression, ADA, elevators, escalators, etc.), invoice coding and approval, manage video surveillance as needed.
• Implement, oversee, and drive all major projects assigned to the department to meet required deadlines.
• Oversees and assigns the daily work activities of the staff. Responsible for scheduling the team and maintaining on-call list
• Directs testing and maintenance of studio, remote, and broadcasting equipment to ensure operational performance meets industry standard, rules, and regulations of the FCC.
• Develop strategic plan for engineering and information technology and integration to the broadcast environment
• Develop and update technology and new media on an ongoing basis to meet business needs
• Evaluate the stations needs for broadcast equipment and makes recommendations for improvement in technical performance of station equipment.
• Prepare maintenance and repair schedules for studio, remote, and transmitter site broadcasting equipment to improve reliability of broadcasts
• Maintain a positive work environment through active team participation and a good attitude focused on quality customer service
• Effectively communicate with other department heads to plan, prioritize, and ensure efficient operations of the radio stations.
• Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including computer software and hardware with a focus on Microsoft Windows server, Media and Entertainment Technologies, Radio Broadcasting and workstation products
• Enforce corporate computing policy and procedure for both Indy Radio end users and external vendors
• Implement preventive maintenance program for transmitters, studio, computer systems and develop operational best practices
• Recommend and manage annual operational and capital budget for station(s) department and control expenditures within budget limitations.
• Ensure the regulatory compliance of SOX IT
• Available to work various hours and days including some weekends and holidays. On-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure
• Oversees and directs activities of Engineering and IT staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
• Other duties as directed
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent from four-year college or technical school;
• Minimum 5 - 7 years computer experience, broadcast experience, and transmitter maintenance preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Knowledge and understanding of FCC regulations and license requirements
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools like Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Experience analyzing data to draw business insight
• Experience developing and executing strategies based on budget needs
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• In-depth knowledge of digital transmission equipment.
• Experience with software including PD Advantage Web, PPM Analysis tools and Tapscan
• In-depth knowledge of MusicMaster software, Wide Orbit software, and running an audio control board
• Keen attention to detail
• Excellent multi-tasker
• Ability to think on your feet, with exceptional problem-solving abilities
• Team oriented, helpful, professional, focused and positive
• Experience with radio station playout technologies
• Enjoy working with new technologies in fast paced environment; ability to work long hours
• Positive attitude focused on quality engineering and IT strategies for the Indianapolis market

Post Date: 01/12/2018
Job #: 13000
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Senior Broadcast IT Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

We are seeking a Senior Broadcast IT Engineer for our television, radio, and networked computer systems. Qualified candidates will be responsible for engineering, design, installation, configuration, documentation, troubleshooting and systems maintenance for production, post-production, on-air, media encoding, quality control (QC), disaster recovery, electronic graphics, and all interconnecting data networks including LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi, FM and TV transmitters. This position also requires hands-on technical support of PCs and Macs, telephony, and first-tier help desk support. This is a frontline position to providing top-level technical support and customer service to staff.

This position is part of the Engineering and Information Systems Department and reports to the CTO.

Candidate must be willing and able to travel to remote sites and facilities in Watertown, Utica, Pompey, and Albany, New York, if needed.

Our standard office hours are Monday to Friday, but with expectation of 24/7 emergency response and possibility of occasional evening or weekend hours during special events.

Responsibilities and Duties:

- Evaluate quality of audio, video, transport stream and data network signals using various test and measurement equipment including waveform monitors, transport stream and data stream analyzers.
- Regional travel to perform programming, maintenance or upgrades of broadcast equipment.
- Troubleshoot signal flow through a system and identify faults, to the component level if necessary or possible.
- Install and integrate new equipment and cabling in all technical areas.
- Respond to emergency requests to solve or provide workaround solutions for failed systems.
- Perform service on video routers, switchers, camera, and replay systems.
- Troubleshoot computer and network systems, email and telephony systems, basic server and user administration, print servers, and Group Policy Management.
- Add devices and users to a local area network.
- Provide excellent customer service to colleagues when responding to help desk requests.
- Create and keep up-to-date documentation to track changes and catalog systems.

Qualifications and Skills:

- Work safely with single phase and 3-phase AC power systems up to 480 Volts, and with low voltage, high current DC power and distribution systems.
- Grounding and bonding to reduce noise in electric circuits and to prevent lightning and static damage.
- Ability to install wiring of all types through walls and overhead, not limited to cable trays and passageways, or under raised floors, and to bend and shape conduit when needed.
- Familiarity with Bolt-On breakers and other electrical components, including fused and un-fused disconnects, and distribution equipment including transfer switches, surge suppressors, line voltage regulators and transformers.
- Remote Control Systems as used in broadcast transmitting, including AC and DC Control, analog and digital interfaces and IP connections with back up IVR delivery.
- Audio and video transport via microwave and Fiber Optic Cable within a point-to-point network environment.
- RF systems including FM-HD and analog FM and UHF TV (ATSC 1.0 and ATSC 3.0).
- Satellite distribution systems and TVRO equipment from 1.0 Meter to 5.0 Meters in the C-band and KU-Band frequency range and L-Band conversion. V-Sat system knowledge helpful to handle aligning of satellite receive-only antennas. Terrestrial rejection filter installation and setup also helpful.
- Ability to service Glycol Cooling Systems as used in transmitting equipment. This includes pumps, valves, pressure and flow metering. Handling and disposal of such products and familiarity with state and federal laws regarding same.
- Diesel generator service and experience helpful. Welding and brazing a plus. Temporary and permanent repairs of pressurized cooling systems using copper and lead-tin or silver solder are necessary.
- Analog and digital audio, including integration of both, within a broadcast environment.
- Analog and digital video systems including composite, component, SDI and HD-SDI, HDMI, 4K, Timecode, Reference, and concepts of cross-conversion or up-down conversion.
- Audio automation systems, such as WideOrbit.
- Must possess a solid understanding of network sharing, user credentialing via Active Directory/ADFS/Kerberos, switch topology, LAN and WAN protocols, and IP addressing.
- Experience in mixed environments, running Windows, Mac and Linux workstations and servers.
- Experience with SAN and NAS technologies, including EMC and Synology.
- Ability to work within a multiple VLAN network and with Cat6 Ethernet cabling.
- Understanding of general FCC rules and regulations and the ability to interpret and file necessary paperwork for transmitter monitoring, EAS monitoring and the reports generated from those sources.

Requirements:

- Bachelor’s Degree in broadcast engineering, computer science, or similar field; equivalent experience and certifications in Microsoft, Cisco, EMC, Adobe considered.
- 5+ years’ experience as a hands-on engineer in a broadcast and/or post-production environment.
- 3+ years’ experience with desktop, server and network configuration and support.
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team or individually with minimal supervision.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to create clear, precise documentation.
- Proven troubleshooting and analytical skills.
- Strong organizational skills and proficiency in establishing priorities with multiple projects under tight deadlines.

Post Date: 01/12/2018
Job #: 13006
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Location: CO
Job Description:

We have a great opportunity available for a Technical Operations Manager to oversee the operations team.

The Technical Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the Technical Operation Center (TOC) which manages and monitors daily operations of all broadcast and digital streams. The Technical Operations Manager communicates to appropriate staff, in a timely manner, changes in programming, problems with programming or equipment, and resolution to any technical problems. The Technical Operations Manager develops and documents procedures for software, studio use, and other procedures necessary to all broadcast functions.

Knowledge and competencies:

- Knowledge of public radio programming and public radio listener expectations.
- Thorough knowledge of FCC regulations for radio broadcasting. Society of Broadcast Engineers Certified Radio Operator.
- Experience managing technical support, including setting and evaluating policies and procedures.
- Experience operating, managing, and troubleshooting audio playout, routing, and transmission systems.
- Experience troubleshooting studio and computer systems and providing basic studio support.
- Competent in using windows workstations, remote access software, and office productivity software.
- Experience operating a studio control board and audio software for live broadcasting.
- Strong customer support, verbal communication, and written communication skills.
- Have adequate hearing to make audio quality determinations, adequate vision to read user access panels on broadcast electronic components, and physical mobility and dexterity to access electronic devices and wiring in standard server racks.
- Manager must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
- Ability to stay calm and think clearly during emergencies.
- Ability to think and act strategically and prioritize tasks, particularly during emergencies.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12972
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Vice President of Engineering
Location: NC
Job Description:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining all systems to ensure fault tolerant and error free operations of stations’ broadcast equipment including daily oversight of local Hub/Spoke technology to produce efficient, flawless TV Station operations. Must effectively manage engineering, master control, production, news technical, facilities, security, MEP systems and tower/transmitter. Must develop and implement strategic, current and long range technical and technological operation plans, prepare departmental expense budgets and oversee the preparation of both current and future capital plans. Develop and maintain station’s disaster response plan. Must possess the ability to establish procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and studio operations. Responsible for station compliance with FCC, OSHA and FAA regulations. Ideal candidate must possess extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems, government regulations and industry standards to ensure the television stations’ technical compliance. Must have significant technical expertise in the planning implementation and maintenance of television station and RF facilities. Understanding of digital and automation technology is essential. Individual must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with all levels of management through excellent verbal and written communication. Must possess strong attention to detail, accuracy and strong organization skills. Must have the ability to direct and motivate the technical staff and work well with all station departments. Knowledge of ELC and iTX environments is a plus. Complies with all FTS computer requirements – myfoxpay, Navigator training, password protection, computer usage, etc. Complies with all FTS and Station policies – Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Insider Trading, etc. Bachelor’s Degree in electronics/electrical engineering preferred and a minimum of ten (10) years broadcast engineering management experience required. SBE certification is preferred. Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint software a must.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12974
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Lynchburg
Job Description:

We are an industry leading, non-profit, Christian radio group who is looking for a staff broadcast engineer for radio studio engineering and IT responsibilities. We desire candidates who are passionate about their work and who strive to bring excellence to everything that they do.

Travel: 2-3 Days per week on road. Some overnights required. Most travel within 1-3 hours.
On-call: 7-days a week for emergency situations.

Duties:

- Maintain radio station studio equipment
- Maintain computer systems including repairing and replacing PCs.
- Installation of new studio equipment
- Administer VOIP phone systems
- Assist engineering & technical staff in other areas of engineering
- Perform other duties as assigned by management
- RF and transmitter experience is a plus but not required.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12941
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

We seek an Assistant Chief Engineer to assist with overseeing the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assists in managing all aspects of the Engineering Department.
• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter sites.
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Assists with managing engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets.
• Manages and coordinates fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems.
• Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology systems.
• Repairs and maintains station building infrastructures.
• Assists in maintaining station vehicle fleet, including live satellite trucks.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Evaluates employee access and trains employees on station information systems or new equipment.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
• Minimum three years' experience with Information Technology systems in a television broadcasting environment.
• Familiarity with Avid-related software/hardware products a plus
• Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours, as needed

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12945
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: AV Specialist
Location: WA: Bellingham
Job Description:

As our AV Specialist you will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the audiovisual equipment and computer systems used in all general-use classrooms, television studios, and computer labs.

In this role, you will be the primary point of contact for emergency calls for technical support in these classrooms and labs. Working with other audiovisual support staff, you would also provide technical expertise to support special events and videoconferencing needs. You will also be responsible for managing the AV Equipment Loan, coordinating student workers, checking out equipment, and handling inventory.

Your responsibilities will include:

- Installation, upgrading, and maintenance of the functionality of general-university classroom, television studio, and lab AV equipment and computers
- Providing emergency classroom and lab technical support
- Handling the inventory, maintenance, and checkout of portable media equipment
- Supporting the technical requirements of special events that require media equipment (such as laptop computers, webcams, microphones, speakers, podia, projectors, and screens)
- Assisting in the decision-making for acquisition of new systems for instructional support
- The State HR classification for this position is Information Technology Specialist 2.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12965
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Technologist
Location: OK
Job Description:

This proactive individual must possess the ability to troubleshoot, repair, install and perform preventative maintenance of broadcast equipment. As Broadcast Technologist you will work on maintaining and supporting all aspects of station’s day-to-day operations. You will also provide direct technical support for our news department which produces more than 50+ hours of live programming weekly.

Responsibilities:

- Maintains TV transmitters, microwave equipment, audio consoles, video switchers, satellite transmitters/receivers, audio/video monitors, and associated equipment.
- Maintains signal quality and proper levels throughout the studio and transmitter equipment according to established engineering practices, station policy, and FCC regulations.
- Operates maintains and repairs electronic newsgathering equipment as required.
- Install, maintain, and repair microwave and satellite equipment on station vehicles.
- Install and maintain cellular bonding equipment used by field crews.
- Install and troubleshoot wide area networks, local area networks, servers, routers, and switches.
- Performs preventative maintenance inspections and equipment upgrades.
- Maintains maintenance records and assists in station documentation.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

- Must have the ability to combine logic, electronic theory, and knowledge of the equipment operation to troubleshoot and repair analog/digital electronics, computers, and mechanical assemblies (MacGyver skills).
- Knowledge of hand tools, power tools, and test equipment (multi-meter, spectrum analyzer, etc.)
- Mechanical ability required to disassemble, troubleshoot, install, customize, and repair electronic equipment.
- Able to work independently and as part of a team.
- Knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems such as Windows, Mac, Linux, and 8-bit NES.
- Can effectively organize and prioritize tasks while remaining flexible enough to meet the daily demands placed upon your schedule.
- Must be willing and able to participate in on-call rotation.
- Amateur Radio Operator, FCC license, or SBE certifications preferred.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12967
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Technician
Location: WI
Job Description:

We have a part-time opening for an experienced broadcast Operations Technician. The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. The Operations Technician will be responsible to communicate effectively with the production department, as this is integral for a smooth outcome of newscasts. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

• Operate robotic cameras and studio floor directing
• Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
• Assist with promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned.
• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, audio and TD)
• Non-linear editing as needed for TV News-Creative Services Productions
• Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Experience Requirements:

• Should have 2+ years of experience working as an operations technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in operating a wide variety of broadcast equipment
• Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:

• Must have a solid background in operation of broadcast television systems and equipment

Education:

• College Degree preferred but not required
• Military training and experience will be considered

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12968
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Director
Location: NM
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced Technical Director/Master Control Operator for our station’s live fast-paced newscasts and Master Control Operations. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of broadcast operations and production activities. The TD/MCO will work together with directors and producers in planning newscasts and pre-production activities.

Job Responsibilities:

• The position is responsible for the visual direction of newscasts
• Successful candidate will provide creative input and will work closely with the newscast producer and production crew
• Employee will be responsible for clean technical execution of the overall look of the newscast
• Newscast execution with Sony Switcher, ENPS, VIS RT Graphics and Bitcentral video
• Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast
• Maintaining on air operation to include running commercials, network and local programming
• Monitors multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals
• Operate Harris Automation equipment
• Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures
• Observing transmitters and taking readings as necessary
• Maintains program logs and reports discrepancies
• Executes, edits, updates and appends playlists
• Acquires content from various distributors
• Studio camera operations

Experience Requirements:

• Should have 2+ years of experience working as a technical director at a commercial television station with extensive experience in the operation of a wide variety of broadcast equipment.

Qualification Requirements:

• Computer literacy is mandatory
• Candidate must be detail oriented and able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
• Applicant must be able to multi-task
• Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills
• Must be flexible with work schedules, work week may require weekends and holidays.
• Ability to learn specialized software applications
• Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements

Education:

• College Degree in Broadcast Communications or related field preferred or equivalent work experience.
• Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12969
Organization Type:
– Other: Business Services/Federal Contractor
Job Title: Other: Audio Visual Engineer
Location: AL: Huntsville
Job Description:

We are an established Support Services Company dedicated to delivering exceptional services. We combine technical skills with creative excellence to go beyond expectations. Our team enjoys a casual work environment, opportunities for development, and meaningful work that makes a difference for our customers and the country. We are currently accepting resumes for an Audio Visual Engineer opening in support of our NASA Marshall Space Flight Center contract in Huntsville, AL.

The Audio Visual Engineer will be responsible for:

• Operation and maintenance of cable infrastructure, audio visual equipment, and coordination with any video/TV studio requirements.
• Designing and maintaining audio visual systems and services including:
o Video projection systems
o Audio teleconference systems
o Control systems (AMX)
o Video camera systems for monitoring required Center activities
o Video wall systems
o Broadband Campus CATV systems (Digital and Analog)
o Satellite Systems Downlink
o Event production audio visual support
• Providing design documentation for all accepted proposals.
• Monitoring service request system and processing incoming customer requests.
• Performing troubleshooting, maintenance and repair for any service request incidents received.
• Conducting physical inspections and audits of Satellite downlinks for required safety and operations audits.

Essential Skill/Educational/Experience Requirements:

All candidates must have the following:

• BA/BS Degree in relevant field plus 5 years of related experience. In lieu of degree, 10 years of related experience is required.
• Proficiency in using Microsoft Office products
• Proficiency in using AutoCAD LT for diagrams and schematics
• Proficient knowledge in IPTV distribution network operations
• Proficient knowledge in CATV and Coax network operations

Please note the following:

• Relocation is not provided.
• Benefits provided include sick, vacation, holiday pay, short and long term disability and retirement. Educational assistance is also available.

What We Offer:

We reward our employees with competitive pay and benefits, flexible scheduling to reward work-family balance, and tuition assistance for professional growth.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12970
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Vice President of Engineering
Location: MA
Job Description:

As a key member of the senior management team, the VP of Engineering is responsible for overseeing all technical areas of the network. Manages workflow optimization, baseband delivered signals, transport streams in ASI or IP and RF services. This position requires a strong leader with an ability to direct and motivate technical staff. Additionally, as chief engineer you will be required to establish and maintain a reliable maintenance program while operating the department in compliance with FCC rules and regulations.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining all systems to ensure error free operations. In this role you will be accountable for the networks technical performance including Broadcast IT. You will provide technical insight and vision as it relates to current and future video server, automation, and related media management initiatives as well as current and future Production, Post Production and file based Workflows.

This person will work as part of a collaborative Engineering team to include Engineer in Charge and on-call duties.

Responsibilities:

- Develop Engineering plans and strategies to support the achievement of our business objectives
- Function as a strategic advisor to executive management regarding broadcast engineering technology and systems
- Set the direction and goals of the department, effectively communicating and fostering inclusion among the Engineering team
- Key member of our leadership team engaged in moving the business forward and ensuring relevancy
- Lead the team on planning, anticipating operational needs, and executing cross-departmental projects
- Experience with system design and integration
- Identify, diagnose and repair all broadcast related production equipment, uplink transmitters, Broadcast IT networks, antennas, etc. in a timely manner
- Maintain broadcast production equipment, uplink transmitters, Broadcast IT networks, antennas etc.

Qualifications:

- 15+ years in broadcast/production engineering maintenance experience required
- 10 years of experience managing and developing a team
- A bachelor of science or advanced degree is preferred
- Must possess extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems, government regulations and industry standards to ensure the television stations’ technical compliance
- Experience in HD systems, production workflows and transmission systems
- FCC License and/or SBE Certification at the CBTE level required
- CCNA certification
- Understanding of digital and automation technology is essential
- Familiarity with IT and computer control systems as well as a CCNA certification
- Experience with Cisco PowerVu compression platforms and occasional use compression such as Adtec and Ericsson
- Use of AutoCad, Visio and MS Project is required
- Must embrace the Company’s Core Values; People, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Teamwork, Diversity, Integrity, Accountability, Passion, Social Responsibility
- Understanding of our key systems including; Evertz EXE Router, Evertz Magnum, Sony MBPS, Vision Routing, Ross PCR Automation, Cisco PowerVu IRD, Imagine Master Control Automation, EVS, Playout/Ingest, ENPS, Liebert Power Systems, Volicon, Network Switching/Routing, Juniper Firewall, VMware VSphere Virtual Machines, Adobe Premier, SpectraLogic Archive, Autocad Documentation, RTS Telex Comms, Telestream Workflow management, SSL Audio Consoles, ENCO Audio Servers, Zeus Ticket Management, SQL Database, TVGraphics Graphic Systems for EDGE, Telecast Fiber Transmission, Haivision IP Transmission, EEG ICAP Closed Caption Encoders, Neilson Encoders, Ericson IP Encoders

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12910
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: WA: Spokane/Tri-Cities/Yakima
Job Description:

We’re looking for an IT help desk team member to provide internal support for employees and contractors. Candidates should have a mix of technical and customer service skills, and be passionate about technology and helping people and advancement. We support PCs, BYOD, printer, faxes, copiers, etc.

Basic Function/Responsibilities including but not limited to:

• Handle help desk escalations through walkup, email, phone or delegation
• Follow up on outstanding requests and ensure timely resolution
• Create accounts and configure hardware as part of on-boarding process
• Support audio and video equipment in conference rooms
• Manage and monitor internal assets to ensure accurate inventory records and infrastructure diagrams must be kept up to date
• Other duties may be added and/or assigned as needed

Required Experience:

• Windows 7, Google Collaboration Apps and MS Office
• PC hardware, Printers, scanners, computer peripherals, Mobile devices (iOS, Android)
• Client PC connectivity - Ethernet, TCP/IP and VPN
• File server knowledge
• Experience with AVG desktop security products experience preferred but not mandatory
• Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills
• Ability to communicate technical information, both verbal and written, to a wide range of end-users
• 2-5 years+ experience working in a Windows environment with a proven track record of making good decisions in daily work and during stressful situations/environments. Must have good vision and dexterity, climb ladders and lift, carry and hold 50 pounds at times.

Other:

• Some random travel in-state
• Must maintain an insurable driving record and subject to background check
• Some irregular hours will be required
• Reports to IT manager and Chief Engineer, and is a part of the engineering department
• A computer related college degree and certifications a plus A+, Windows, Cisco, etc.
• Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds, climb a ladder and bend for prolonged periods of time, have good vision and dexterity
• 3 (meaningful) employment references and contact information with resume
• Salary DOE plus standard benefits package

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12918
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

As the Broadcast Engineer, the Candidate will be responsible for all technical issues deemed necessary for the full and complete operation of the Station. That means the Candidate will oversee and ensure that the station is fully functional on a 24-hour basis.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12927
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian, College/University
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Tallahassee
Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Chief Engineer to lead our TV/FM Engineering Department.

The Chief Engineer position is responsible for the effective utilization and maintenance of the station's full powered UHF and FM transmitters, and associated microwave transmitters/receivers. This position takes on the role of "Chief Operator" as required by the Federal Communications Commission.

Major Responsibilities of this position include:

- Supervising, training, and evaluating the engineering staff and coordinating all engineering work assignments/on-call responsibilities for all locations.
- Implementing preventive and corrective maintenance programs for technical equipment systems.
- Maintaining work areas, tools, inventory and library. Maintaining logs and records as appropriate to meet Federal Communications Commission requirements.
- Supervising and performing maintenance of servers and professional audio and video equipment.
- Reviewing technical information to maintain and provide technical proficiency.
- Attending technical/safety seminars, trainings, and conferences as needed in order to ensure the station is in compliance with all safety standards and protocols.
- Assisting the Director of Engineering, Operations & Facilities with planning, designing and implementing technical facilities improvement and equipment replacement including capital budget recommendations, quote and bid preparation/analysis, and representing projects with vendors and departments.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of at least four years of experience in Broadcast Engineering and Management. In addition, the candidate must also have experience in all of the areas indicated below in order to be considered for this opportunity.

Minimum Qualifications of this position include:

- Experience safely operating machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work.
- Experience with current media, technology and trends.
- Experience with video and Audio transport streams.
- Experience with Broadcast Automation systems and maintenance.
- Experience with the principles and practices of project planning, development and evaluation.
- Experience utilizing the concepts, principles and practices of management.
- Experience utilizing the standards, principles, trends, and practices of television and radio production.
- Experience reading and interpreting technical manuals, equipment, diagrams and specifications.
- Experience with inventory management and control.
- Experience training and supervising employees.
- Knowledge of Video Encoding, Compression and Transcoding.
- Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Must be willing and able to be on call and accessible after normal business hours on nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Must have a valid Florida or Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to hire.
- Must successfully complete/pass a criminal background check prior to hire.

This is a full time salaried position which includes a wonderful benefits package! Salary is negotiable and will be determined based on the candidate's education, experience and qualifications.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12930
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MI: Traverse City
Job Description:

A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station by performing the following duties:

- Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician's activities
- Assist and advise in planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
- Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the station
- Establish the procedures to insure that all IT equipment is operational and secure
- Keep software versions up to date. Insures software license compliance. Follows all corporate directives for IT security
- Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitters; including but not limited to: cameras, video equipment and/or audio switching equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
- Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance of all transmitters, Translators, and Microwave Sites
- Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (sometimes after regular hours and weekends)
- Works closely with General Manager and department managers to ensure station objectives and expectations are being met.
- Managerial tasks, such as, but not limited to, maintaining monthly logs, providing status reports on station project(s), making schedules, planning budgets, working with tenants, and evaluating employees.
- Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

- A minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast television
- 21st century skill set, a great team-oriented attitude and a dedication to quality
- A strong IT background
- A college degree, SBE certification, and A+ certification are highly desired
- Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations such as all applicable FCC requirements and OSHA regulations.
- Strong problem solving and prioritizing skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Great leadership and management skills are essential for a candidate to posses
- A high proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Suites, etc.
- Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable by our insurance provider
- Must be willing and able to be on call and accessible after normal business hours on nights, weekends, and holidays to ensure continuous operation of the station

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Chief Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12787
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CT: Hartford - Farmington
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated, SBE-certified individual to join our engineering team in Hartford, CT. Candidates should have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in radio or television broadcast facilities. Requirements also include a two-year Associates degree in electronics or five (5) years of hands-on maintenance experience with AM and/or FM analog and HD transmission systems, two-way, STL and studio audio. Basic knowledge of personal computers is a must. Knowledge of digital audio and logic techniques and systems is highly desirable. SBE Certification preferred; knowledge of CAD systems and techniques is a plus. If chosen, you’ll work with a dedicated group of broadcast professionals committed to excellence. Best of all, you’ll receive best-of-breed training, support and benefits.

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12855
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– Television Station - Non-commercial
– Cable TV Facility
– Satellite Facility
– Other: Non-profit
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: AL
Job Description:

The Broadcast Technician works alongside the Broadcast Engineers to help maintain all equipment related to Broadcasting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Work with Broadcast Engineers to maintain and repair broadcast related systems.
• Perform preventative maintenance on an assortment of production equipment.
• Perform software/firmware upgrades as needed.
• Compliant with required safety and technical standards
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

• Minimum of (2) Two years’ experience in broadcast television or related field.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Must be able to read and understand technical drawings and manuals.
• Must be able to work outside of normal business hours, including morning, nights and weekends.
• Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Physically able to perform the duties (ability to lift 60 lbs. or more)
• Good eyesight and hearing are required; No color blindness.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Computer proficiency in hardware, software and networking.
• Strong troubleshooting skills.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith and Company mission.
• Bilingual

Required Education:

• Associate’s degree (AA) in Electronics/IT or demonstrated equivalent in work experience.

Additional Information:

Benefits: Medical, dental, FSA, vision care, life insurance, short & long term disability, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays. EOE

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12856
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– Television Station - Non-commercial
– Cable TV Facility
– Satellite Facility
– Other: Non-profit
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Center Operator
Location: AL
Job Description:

The Technical Operations Center Operator is responsible for material preparation and playout and monitoring of television and radio programming. Utilizing automated systems, the Operator follows a prepared schedule, implements changes when necessary and makes transitions from recorded to live content.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Ensures that the material scheduled for playback is available and plays at the scheduled times
• Maintains the playlists and makes timing adjustments due to timing discrepancies
• Monitors the quality of the audio and video material
• Cooperates with Production and Engineering staff during program events that are scheduled to playback live
• Operate and observe all equipment associated with the Technical Operations Center
• Implement back-up procedures due to equipment failure
• Prepare discrepancy reports for any differences in what is scheduled to air versus what actually airs
• Coordinate transition to and from live programming with production staff.
• Monitor transmission equipment and log readings
• Monitor back-up power equipment and conduct manual changeover to utility power when necessary
• Monitor alarm display located in Technical Operations Center.
• Answer telephone calls and investigates queries from affiliates and signal distributors.
• Ingest program and interstitial material for playback and archival purposes
• Understand the schedule of live events and ingest those events
• Find the in points and durations of all segments of the program material that is ingested
• Find items that are missing from the on-air system and make sure that they are ingested prior to their scheduled playback time.
• Monitor system that transfers material to and from the archive.
• Purge and re-ingest material that has been edited or updated with closed-captioning
• Notify proper Engineering staff of signal problems.
• Notify proper Operations staff regarding problems with on-air automation system.
• Supply information regarding any discrepancies during shift to Technical Operations Center Supervisor
• Other duties as assigned by the TOC Manager.

Required Qualifications:

• Practical experience and knowledge of broadcasting
• Knowledge of personal computers and familiarity with Windows environment
• Ability to switch large circuit breaker for power system (up to 20 pounds of pressure)
• Flexible hours to include working on weekends, holidays and overnight hours
• Regular and prompt attendance
• Able to stay in precise work area for long periods of time
• Ability to walk outdoors and climb stairs
• Good eyesight (20/20 corrected) and hearing are required. No color blindness.
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Team player; collaborates well with others

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith & Company mission.

Required Education:

• Associates’ Degree in Electronics, Broadcasting or demonstrated equivalent in work experience.

Additional Information:

Benefits: Medical, dental, FSA, vision care, life insurance, short & long term disability, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays. EOE

Post Date: 01/08/2018
Job #: 12870
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for an experienced Chief Engineer reporting directly to the General Manager.

The Chief Engineer is responsible for leading the Operations, Maintenance, Transmitter and Information Technology team, which supports our broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the broadcast engineering and studio activities day-to-day, including during live broadcasts. Other responsibilities include managing the implementation and documentation of capital and special projects, managing and maintaining the compliance to FCC requirements, advising and assisting in the creation of operational and capital budgets, assisting in the technical support of critical hardware and software, monitoring and scrutinizing daily on-air technical quality and supporting improved workflows for both on-air and online products.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years’ experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role.
- Demonstrated strong leadership, team management, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, - Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows.
- Working knowledge of other technologies including; Camera Robotics Controls and Information Technology Infrastructure.
- Demonstrated strong project management experience.
- Ability to work well and make quick decisions under pressure.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Post Date: 12/22/2017
Job #: 12766
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

Global cable network hiring a post production maintenance engineer to manage the edit suites and studio technology. They really are looking for an EVERTZ engineer (Magnum, Vistak Link, Insight, SDVN, PTP), someone with very strong video router/switch expertise but if you have Grass Valley, imagine communications, or another video router product expertise that will be fine. This maintenance engineer should also have exposure to AVID, adobe, test equipment, networking concepts, vmware, and understands video and audio signal formats (1080i, 720p, UHD / HDR ). Union position.

Post Date: 12/22/2017
Job #: 12767
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Project Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

Work within project engineering team to design, engineer media technology solutions including documentation and training for the installation of new broadcast equipment, cable/fiber, and necessary infrastructure. Must have new technology video content engineering skills - streaming video/audio, VOD, OTT expertise. Not just a traditional broadcast engineer, but someone that knows the new video content distribution methods. Engineer design future digital video delivery systems for a global media/entertainment network

- Create high level conceptual drawings for large projects as needed. Create detailed signal flow diagrams with AutoCAD.
- Manage utilization of infrastructure such as Routers, Rack Space, Power,etc.
- Specify and order required equipment and materials to complete projects Work with Operations to ensure project timelines, priorities and dependencies are defined..
- Interface on a technical level with commissioning engineers to close out projects.
- Manage existing documentation, ensuring changes to systems are correctly documented over time
- Maintain a knowledge of current developments in broadcast technology.

Qualifications/Requirements:

- Strong attention to detail and appreciation for accurate documentation.
- Proven understanding of baseband video signal flow, standards, and common video infrastructure.
- Good understanding of IP infrastructure and topology (routers, switches).
- Self-motivated independent worker who performs well in a collaborative environment.
- Positive and professional attitude
- Strong written and verbal communications and reporting skills

Desired Characteristics:

- Proficient in AutoCAD, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.
- Basic scripting/programming skills
- Wide understanding of Broadcast Television technologies from Studio & Post Production to Master Control & Distribution.

Post Date: 12/22/2017
Job #: 12771
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Duties include:

- Troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment to the component level in cameras, routers, switchers, microwave, transmitters, and associated terminal equipment.
- Maintenance and repair of technical equipment, installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations.
- Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems.

The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, cameras, robotic pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment. Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required. Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment. Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission, and Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus. Cisco Networking certifications are a plus. UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred. Must have a General Class FCC license and/or SBE certification. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited electronics school or college with 6 years’ experience in broadcast maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license Ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather. All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing the pre-employment drug screen and a full background check. Local travel, OT, weekends and holiday will be required.

Post Date: 12/20/2017
Job #: 11534
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: QC Technical Evaluator
Location: NY: Long Island (Hauppauge)
Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

• Perform detailed quality and technical evaluation for all product procured for use on all HBO platforms
• Identify and report any deviations from technical standards, capture metadata, and prepare clear/concise written evaluations
• Research internal reports and historical records to recommend viable solutions to correct technical anomalies and/or determine next steps
• Operate equipment to measure, capture and qualify specific technical requirements during evaluation
• Verify technical fixes, revise evaluation reports, and update departmental records and databases
• Report equipment concerns/failures to appropriate parties including Management and Engineering

Requirements:

• 3-5 years of experience working in the television or film industry in a production and/or post-production capacity
• Expertise in mastering and distribution workflows, techniques, and standards
• Proficient with various file formats such as MXF, AS-O2, OP1a, ProRes, IMF, etc.
• Experience with file playback software; AmberFin proficiency a plus
• Extensive knowledge of television broadcast and broadband distribution technologies
• Familiarity with next generation formats such as UHD, HDR, Dolby Atmos, etc. a plus
• A motivated self-starter who expresses a willingness to learn new skills and stay current with broadcast technology trends
• Superior time management/multi-tasking/leadership skills and the ability to thrive in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
• Aptitude to make autonomous decisions and use sound judgment consistently and effectively
• Must be proficient in both Windows and Mac OS; Linux experience a plus

Post Date: 12/20/2017
Job #: 12450
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Post Production Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Production Maintenance Engineer will repair, maintain and provide technical and operational support for all networking, production, and related post-production equipment .

Responsibilities:

- Maintaining, repairing troubleshooting all Evertz, Avid, Graphic and Post Audio related issues (servers and editors).
- Evertz or similar media routers/switchers, video over IP is a must!
- The position requires extensive knowledge of Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Technician will have a strong understanding of video routing – (baseband, video over IP and IP routing set up and configuration), Omnitek, EEG close captioning solutions, television production systems and timing relationships with various pieces of equipment.
- Position may also be called upon to assist in the design and implementation of certain projects when needed.

Requirements:

- College degree in Computer Science or equivalent job experience
- At least 4 years professional experience in a similar capacity
- Subject Matter Expert in Evertz products including Magnum, Vista Link, insight, SDVN, PTP and standards like SMPTE 2110
- Strong understanding of video and audio signal formats such as 1080i, 720p, UHD/HDR and the various frame rates associated with these formats
- Ability in the application and use of analog and digital television test equipment such as WFM/VS, EEG, Omnitek Ultra TQ, rasterizers including Phabrix and Leader.
- Strong support and troubleshooting of network and signal flow problems, as well as install and configure complex post production video and audio processing systems
- Proficient with Windows, Mac OS and Linux Operating Systems.
- Understanding of networking concepts including routing, subnetting etc.
- VMware, Horizon and server/workstation virtualization
- Avid (Interplay, ISIS, Capture, Media Central, Media Composer) a plus
- Adobe Creative Cloud and third party hardware a plus
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, CAD and Visio is required.
- Flexible and adaptable to changing requirements and schedules, work independently with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal skills and adeptness at building relationships .

Post Date: 12/19/2017
Job #: 12751
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: CA: Rocklin
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Tech II to construct and wire broadcast equipment racks, program, test and repair various broadcast equipment. As well as provide technical support to field engineers.

This is an on-site position, based out of our headquarters in Rocklin, CA.

Here's what we're looking for:

* 1-2 years of experience troubleshooting and repairing electronics to the module level. Experience working on radio/broadcast equipment a plus!
* SBE Certification or amateur radio license highly desirable.
* Ability to solder and desolder electronic components without causing damage to the components or PC board.

Employment Requirements:

* Must pass a pre-employment reference and background check
* Proof of legal authorization to work in the United States

Post Date: 12/19/2017
Job #: 12754
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: OH
Job Description:

We are looking for a full-time master control operator/technical director willing to work a very flexible schedule involving weekends and various hours during the week. Qualified individuals will be operating switching and automation equipment in master control and Ross Overdrive production automation. Computer skills, timekeeping, and the ability to organize and multi-task are a must. Duties include master control operation, remote feed and syndication acquisition and segmenting using Florical. As a technical director, the position requires good communication skills to work with producers and to direct talent and guests. The TD will also be responsible for coding newscasts and local shows.

Post Date: 12/14/2017
Job #: 12688
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager: Engineering Supervisor
Location: OK: Tulsa
Job Description:

Responsible for producing high quality and technically compliant on-air product. Maintain on-air equipment with maintenance support. Manage and perform administrative tasks and participate in technical planning. Manage and perform administrative tasks and participate in technical planning. Promote and execute the company’s strategic objectives.

Essential Duties:

Work with Engineering management to hire, train, supervise and develop Engineering Technicians. Perform maintenance of master control video server playout systems, automation, switching systems, and ancillary air operations equipment in master control in a coordinated manner with station engineering maintenance personnel. Act as liaison between Operations, Maintenance and Traffic Departments. Maintain appropriate records to ensure compliance with FCC rules and regulations and station policies. Assist in system design to meet specific station needs. Work a variety of positions and shifts as part of a regular routine. Ensure reliable high quality, technically compliant air product is produced.

Skills:

Oversee the operation aspects of master control; operate transmitter and transmitter facility; tuning all satellite feeds and microwave feeds and the recording of program feeds to video tape or servers. Responsible for ensuring quality control of our product, audio levels, camera shading, as well as any incoming feeds.

Education:

Applied Science Degree in electronics, military training, or trade school certificate preferred. Related experience will be evaluated by Company management and may be substituted on the basis of two years of experience equals one year of education. Experienced and capable of performing maintenance on master control video server playout systems, automation, switching systems, and ancillary air operations equipment in master control in a coordinated manner with station engineering maintenance personnel. Minimum three years television engineering experience or comparable work experience. Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) Certifications preferred. Must have or be able to obtain FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operators Permit.

Special Requirements:

This position may require the operation of a company vehicle or personal vehicle for company use, a copy of a current driving record must be provided with the employment application. A driving record can be obtained from your local tag agency. All employees are required to provide documentation of employment eligibility to work in the United States.

Post Date: 12/13/2017
Job #: 12579
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Broadcast System I.T. Engineer is responsible for the support of all broadcast I.T. technical facilities, equipment and software applications for local operations including but not limited to workstations, servers, phones, networks, databases, automation systems, and video and editing equipment used for production and program origination.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide regional and onsite support for broadcast I.T. systems and network infrastructure for 24/7 News production and Origination.
• Diagnose and implement fix agents or develop alternative methods to overcome unexpected technical problems to maintain continuity in on-air broadcast.
• Troubleshoots equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisor.
• Works with multiple service providers in maintaining station’s WAN connectivity.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software.
• Assists the Engineering and Technical Operations team to develop broadcast I.T. systems supporting local news production when needed.
• Ensures adherence to corporate I.T. policies and best practices for Broadcast I.T. infrastructure.
• Assists in managing vendors and system integrators in broadcast I.T. System new builds or upgrades.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

• Technical proficiency in configuration of ASA Firewalls.
• Experience in administering Mac, Linux, and Windows systems that includes Windows XP, 7, 10 workstations, Windows 2003/2008/2012 server, and SQL Enterprise server a plus.
• Must be familiar with TCP/IP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco WAN/LAN switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS) and network monitoring tools.
• Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision.
• Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and a functional level.
• Communication: demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English with the ability to produce clear and concise written analysis and reports.
• Interpersonal: ability to interface with internal company and division personnel at various levels and outside equipment vendors and suppliers; must be able to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
• Must adhere to schedule guidelines.
• Individual could be asked to be on call.
• The individual must be able to travel when needed to support any broadcast IT issues that arise.
• Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" coverage and severe weather emergencies.
• Willing and able to work weekends and holidays.
• Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the state of residence.

Education:

• Minimum two year degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience in a Broadcast environment.
• 4 year degree preferred.

Related Work Experience:

• At least 2 years’ experience in Information Technology, Management Information Systems or related field.
Working Conditions
• Works inside and outside throughout the year.
• May be subjected to various weather conditions, which could include extreme hot and cold.
• Requires travel to remote locations including news bureaus, microwave receive sites, news/sports venues.
• Can require long periods of personal computer use and phone communications.
• Communicates in person, by phone and by email.
• Drives company vehicle to and from different locations in a safe manner by obeying all traffic laws.
• Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds.

Post Date: 12/13/2017
Job #: 12580
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

Job Summary/Basic Function:

* Communication and Comprehension
* Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to convey clear, well articulated information.
* Ability to understand, speak, and write English in order to convey messages and correspond in an articulate and professional manner.
* Possess public communication skills that allow professional representation of the Company to a variety of business, government and community customers and associates.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Problem Solving
* Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Minimum of 10 years in video systems and maintenance
* Knowledge of IP routing, general computer and equipment interfacing, Linux,
* RF Systems setup, operation and troubleshooting.
* Aligning satellite dishes and electronic principles.
* Wiring/solder skills
* General mechanical and troubleshooting skills and general camera operating skills.
* Regularly required to hear and speak in order to effectively communicate orally.
* Occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb stairs to move about the building.
* Handle materials, reach overhead, kneel or stoop in order to conduct business.
* Regularly lift 10 or fewer pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Knowledge of video production and video standards
* Knowledge of live sports production.

Work Hours:

* Must work flexible hours and maintain 24/7 on-call availability.

Post Date: 12/13/2017
Job #: 12604
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Engineer
Location: CA: San Diego
Job Description:

We are searching for an Operations Engineer for our television properties in San Diego. Position will work with producers to create on-air programming including news and will be required to direct/technical direct newscasts, news breaks, promos and other programming or special productions Position will also be required to code newscasts prior to air and to utilize news production automation and associated peripherals. Candidates must understand live remote news production and be able to determine the location of live shots; set up clean signals; operate on-air automation systems; implement programming and traffic instructions; and ingest on-air programming, commercials and promotional material. Candidates will also be required to follow Company’s quality control standards, ensure FCC compliance and must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of News Production Automation equipment, including Transmissions and Master Control/Ingest.

Post Date: 12/13/2017
Job #: 12641
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: Sarasota
Job Description:

We seek an experienced Broadcast Engineer to provide technical support for all broadcast equipment including, but not limited to, master control on air equipment, such as automation system and on air servers, all IT systems equipment, as well as transmitter equipment, at our Sarasota, Florida studio and transmitter facilities. Experience in broadcast engineering, proven ability to install and maintain equipment, effective organization and communications skills is a must. Training in electronics troubleshooting and repair, computer/network support, and SBE certification is highly desirable.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage and maintain complex television integrated systems with minimum or no supervision
• Implement new engineering projects as directed by project management
• Be on call 24/7 to provide timely response to station off-air situations, equipment issues, transmitter issues, etc.
• Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve electronic and or electrical issues at both the studio and transmitter locations.
• Responsible for all technical aspects of control room maintenance and repairs and will play key role in the continuing design and upgrade of all major systems.
• Evaluate, install, maintain all A/V systems, including all control rooms, studio equipment, field gear, etc.

Skills and Attributes:

• Understanding of all HD/SD workflow and signal flow
• Enthusiastic about troubleshooting, learning new technologies, and figuring out how things work
• Excellent technical problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• In-depth knowledge of Windows 10 and Windows server versions needed
• Knowledge of Active Directory, Cisco routers, and all other Small Business Networking
• Team Player
• Must be able to analyze complex electronic problems and make recommendations for swift corrective action
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Must be able to work independently, yet strong collaboration skills required
• Must be able to prioritize and be a pro-active thinker
• Willing to work flexible hours (we support a 365, 24/7 business).
• Knowledge of AVID/SUNDANCE automation and OMNEON play to air servers a plus

Education and Experience:

• TV Broadcast background required
• Minimum of 3+ years in professional television broadcast environment installing/operating/repairing television equipment. Ability to repair and install SD/HD digital broadcast systems.

Post Date: 12/06/2017
Job #: 12577
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast I.T. Analyst
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Broadcast System I.T. Analyst is responsible for maintaining the broadcast I.T. infrastructure while providing service to broadcast operations, media management, and transmission platforms in a 24/7 news broadcast environment. The position requires the individual to act independently through the use of skills, experience, and training to actively manage broadcast I.T. systems and resolve client issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities (60%) - Broadcast I.T. System Administration.

• Responsible for administrating Broadcast I.T. infrastructure including routers, switches, Active Directory, NAS, and SAN.
• Plan continuous Broadcast I.T. infrastructure component updates to further increase system reliability and stability under the guidance of management.
• Refine and improve current applications and systems for user experience.
• Propose best practice solutions and document workflows that addresses system deficiencies and user needs.
• Insures adherence to corporate I.T. policies and best practices for Broadcast I.T. infrastructure.
• Manage vendors and system integrators in broadcast I.T. system new builds or upgrades.

Secondary Responsibilities (40%) - User support

• Provide onsite support for broadcast I.T. systems and network infrastructure supporting 24/7 news production and origination.
• Capture and gather logs and work collaboratively with technical teams to escalate and follow up on reported issues with vendors to maintain continuity in on-air broadcast.
• The individual must be able to travel and work weekends as assigned to support live news broadcasts and to support any broadcast IT issues that arise.
• Will troubleshoot equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Education and Experience:

• Minimum two year degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience in a Broadcast environment Administration background within a broadcast I.T. environment.
• Good understanding of video formats, file transfer protocols, and Media Asset Management (MAM) systems.
• Working understanding of network equipment including switches, routers, and firewalls.
• Administrative knowledge of Mac, Windows, Linux Operating Systems.
• Administrative knowledge of Windows 2003/2008/2012 server and SQL Enterprise server.
• Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision.
• Must be able to meet schedule requirements Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• Individual could be asked to be on call.
• Valid driver’s license required.

Post Date: 12/06/2017
Job #: 12563
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Technician
Location: NM
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced broadcast Operations Technician. Day to day engineering operations functions include, but are not limited to, media management of items for broadcast, shading of television cameras, operate ENG and SNG receive equipment for Newscast, operate audio control consoles, file preparation and ingest equipment, various switching communications gear, ENG van, and any other television related equipment as assigned. They will also assist with IT management and assist users with computer and connectivity issues and also proactively participate in training other operators in all skill sets. Engineering Operating Technicians may also perform routine maintenance tasks as assigned. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

• Shade studio cameras for newscast and special events.
• Operate satellite and ENG receivers for acquisition of live microwave and satellite signals for news operations.
• Cover master control duties as needed and assist in the file management of all digital assets.
• Perform routine maintenance of file servers to keep content up to date and purge unneeded content as necessary.
• Have computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots.
• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control and audio)
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering and Assistant Chief Engineer.

Experience Requirements:

• Prior experience in broadcast news production, IT technologies, technical school or college technical classes preferred.
• Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:

• Must have a "can do" attitude and a passion for excellence
• Must have flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned, including weekends and holidays.
• Must be able to work effectively with other team members
• Must have ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure.
• Must be able to multi-task accurately.
• Must be able to physically perform all tasks assigned.
• Must be able to follow instructions, verbal and written.

Education:

• College Degree preferred but not required
• Military training and experience will be considered

Post Date: 12/01/2017
Job #: 12384
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Perform installation, preventive maintenance, and repair on our C-Band and Ku-Band fixed and temporary fixed (mobile) satellite equipment and systems (transmit and/or receive). This also includes work at the television and radio transmission sites. Assist in design and implementation of the computer controlled technical systems, procedures, reports and record keeping for the NMCS (Network Management Control System). Will be involved in the on-going implementation, maintenance, and operation of the NMCS. Expected to work with Network Operations support groups, and assist the staff in performing their duties effectively and efficiently. Perform necessary installation, integration, and system modifications for remote transmitter sites to facilitate the engineering and operation of each site both Television and Radio. Will work with transmission department to assure integrity and reliability of terrestrial interconnection system, and multicast signal. Provide documentation of transmitter site modifications. Work with support groups, and the Chief Engineer-Network Operations assisting in whatever capacity is needed.

Post Date: 12/01/2017
Job #: 12379
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

We seek a Chief Engineer to oversee the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites. Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Manages all aspects of the Engineering Department.
• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter sites.
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.
• Works with corporate leadership to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Manages engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets.
• Manages and coordinates fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems.
• Working knowledge of television and digital studio broadcast and production systems including: video server technology, digital HD and SD signal routing and switching, digital SD and HD encoding technologies and techniques, television and radio automation and traffic systems and the interface of these systems, audio encoding, routing and storage, television editing systems, large disk-based video and audio storage systems and integration of the broadcast and production environment into an IT system.
• Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology systems.
• Maintains station fleet of vehicles, including live satellite trucks; repairs station infrastructures.
• Communicates and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Prepares and maintains Engineering Department budget and expenses.
• Works closely with General Manager and department managers to ensure station objectives are being met.
• Guides, directs and motivates subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
• Evaluates employee access and trains employees on station information systems or new equipment.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
• Minimum five years’ experience with Information Technology Systems in a television broadcasting environment.
• Experience with Avid systems, digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.
• Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others, coach and mentor others to improve their knowledge or skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours, as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Chief Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Post Date: 11/28/2017
Job #: 12082
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: ND: South Dakota
Job Description:

We are currently looking for an experienced Field Engineer for our North Dakota & South Dakota signals.

Here's what we're looking for:

* 2+ years experience troubleshooting and repairing radio broadcast electronic equipment
* Good understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain
* Understanding of satellite technology, and radio frequency emissions
* SBE Certification highly desirable
* Candidates currently residing in North Dakota or South Dakota preferred.
* Willingness to travel. Our Field Engineers are on the road about 75% of the time.

Post Date: 11/28/2017
Job #: 12217
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer: IT & Broadcast Engineer
Location: IN: West Lafayette
Job Description:

This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, network serves, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Responsibilities include:

• Assist with the building and installation of electronic systems and equipment
• Sets-up all new hire network log-in configurations, assists with new cell phone configurations
• Provide desktop support for standard business applications as well as specialized broadcast scheduling systems
• Develops and updates technical job skills, and provides training on new systems.
• Maintain the station's network infrastructure.
• Provide technical support to on-air and news operations
• Document all work, providing signal flow diagrams as required
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices
• Other duties may be assigned

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

• Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
• Microsoft and Cisco certifications are desirable
• Be able to read and understand technical materials
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time
• Hold a valid driver's license
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
• Associate’s degree (AAS) in electronics or Information Technology is highly desirable
• Experience is not a must; recent graduates will be considered
• Broadcast experience is a plus, but not required
• Windows operating experience including Windows XP/Office 365, 7/Server, 2003/Windows, 2008/Red Hat Linux and Mac OSX. Previous project management experience preferred.

NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background Check and Drug Screen.

*EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled*

Post Date: 11/28/2017
Job #: 12220
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Vice President, Technology & Operations
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

The VP, Technology & Operations oversees all technical aspects of this multi-format joint licensee. This includes the air operations unit, ensuring compliance with Company policies and FCC regulations, and responsibility for the Company’s technology departments, including Engineering, Field Engineering, IT, Facilities, Security and Broadcast Operations. In addition, this position is responsible for staff management/direction, budget preparation/oversight, administrative support, staff training/development, facility/transmitter maintenance, etc., as well as developing organizational technology strategy that addresses both short and long-term planning.

Join the leadership team of a multi-faceted media organization known for its national and local productions in a diverse community that offers a high quality of life, including access to a wide range of outdoor recreation, national historic landmarks, museums and world-class cultural events.

Position: Vice President Technology & Operations
Division: Technology and Operations
Reports To: Executive Vice President
Status: Full-time, Exempt

Duties:

• Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the air operations unit, ensuring compliance with Company policies and FCC regulations
• Oversees and provides support for the technology departments including Engineering, Field Engineering, IT, Facilities, Security and Broadcast Operations
• Responsible for staff management/direction, budget preparation/oversight, administrative support, staff training/development, facility/transmitter maintenance, etc.
• Develops organizational technology strategy that addresses both short and long-term planning,
• Establishes and maintains technical standards and priorities, and business development related to technology
• Works with Senior Leadership and President to understand current and future organizational technology needs
• Advises as to how technology solutions or capabilities can be leveraged to create opportunities and further benefit the organization
• Ensures that the Company’s technical capabilities are innovative and solution oriented, creating a flexible and agile environment

Candidate Qualifications:

• BS/BA Degree required
• Min. seven years relevant experience with proven ability to manage staff, prioritize objectives, maintain technical and RF facilities. Experience with both Radio and Television technology is necessary with a strong understanding of the technology necessary to support a growing digital presence
• Creative and visionary thinker with the ability to translate ideas into action and understand and express the business impact of emerging technologies
• Demonstrated experience leading a diverse team to support organizational goals
• Demonstrated experience effectively managing complex projects, large budgets, setting and accomplishing goals while managing dynamic priorities
• Demonstrated skill and successful experience in organizational change and transition management, including creating efficiencies, and implementing new and emerging technologies, including new/revised work processes
• Ability to explain highly complex technical projects in easy-to-understand terms to non-technical colleagues
• Strong leadership, supervisory, management and interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to foster a motivated mindset/attitude among staff with the ability to drive both strategic and tactical efforts as necessary

Post Date: 11/28/2017
Job #: 12221
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: IA
Job Description:

Dynamically diverse, fast paced, challenging position responsible for managing and maintaining the local area network utilizing leading edge infrastructure and systems, including Cisco Nexus, Cisco UCS, VMware, EMC VNXe & Isilon, and VoIP. Also supporting specialized on-air broadcast systems, News, and Sales production systems, as well as end user systems support. This is a hands-on position in a mid-sized news oriented broadcast television environment.

Job Responsibilities:

- Install/Maintain/Support Cisco LAN/IT infrastructure
- VMware Virtual Environment Management/Support
- Enterprise Backup Management/Support
- Windows Server/Desktop OS understanding & proficiency
- Production Storage Systems
- Management/Support
- Desktop, laptop, and workstation computer systems installation/management/support
- Provide technical guidance and support to end users
- Office 365 Production Suite Support
- WSUS, SEP, Cylance Management & Support
- Wireless & Remote connectivity installation/management/support
- Intrusion Detection Systems knowledge & management (IDS)
- Cisco VoIP systems knowledge & support
- Familiarity with Service Now
- Ability to work with enterprise shared services technology group

Experience Requirements:

- In-depth experience with IP network connectivity & troubleshooting
- In-depth experience with virtual environments & systems backup/restore
- In-depth experience with current MS Windows server/desktop operating systems
- Active Directory management/support
- Experience with remote & mobile device support & connectivity
- Experience with Enterprise & web-based applications
- Advanced troubleshooting/analytical skills

Qualifications Requirements:

- Minimum 7 years in advanced IT systems administration & management
- 2+ years’ experience in the broadcast environment
- Management/Leadership skills
- Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines
- Good interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude, team player
- Maintain Corporate Standards, Policies, and Procedures
- Scripting/Coding experience a plus
- May be required to be “on-call” outside of normal working hours

Education:

- BS or BA in Computer Science, Information Science or Information Technology or an equivalent combination of training and real-world work experience.
- MCSE, CCNA, VCP6-DCV or VCP6.5-DCv certifications preferred

Post Date: 11/22/2017
Job #: 12064
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

The engineering position maintains and installs equipment at the studio and transmitter facility, provides broadcast engineering support for all news and production operations and provides assistance and training to operators. This position will perform duties at the studio including maintenance of master control and production automation systems, ingest and playback servers, routing systems, satellite distribution, microwave systems, networking equipment, server hardware, and other various facility needs as assigned. The position will also provide timely and professional support for fast-paced news and broadcast television environment. The ideal candidate will also have strong working knowledge of all components related to the transmission system, including electrical, cooling systems, encoders, exciters, antennas, and other related RF equipment.

Requirements: Must have a minimum of five years of experience repairing and maintaining transmitters and their related components. Must have a strong background in information technology and knowledge of IP networking, computer and software maintenance. Previous experience with Grass Valley iTX automation systems, Sony production switchers, ELC automation, Vinten robotics systems, Chyron graphics systems, Utah routers, Centrio multiviewer, and BitCentral news playback is a plus. Must have knowledge of FCC rules and regulations. Willingness and ability to work varied schedules and on an on-call basis. Ability to travel to remote broadcast sites, as needed. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, work efficiently, and meet deadlines. Understanding of the requirements of a 24/7/365 live news operation. A bachelor degree in technical and/or electronics preferred; equivalent education/military/experience/training is acceptable. Previous experience or familiarity with the use of VidCAD software is desired. Prior experience in a commercial television station preferred.

Post Date: 11/21/2017
Job #: 11843
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering will be an innovative, creative, collaborative and technically driven professional who works with hardware and broadcast systems that are used across TV, Radio & Digital. This position will oversee the daily engineering operations, while strategically keeping the organization at the forefront of technological trends. The role includes advising, implementing, managing, budgeting and being hands on. Also includes successfully navigating technologies and forward planning to identify necessary equipment replacements and up-grades. The position will also oversee maintenance and installation of broadcast equipment, to include systems and equipment utilized at the transmitter, in the studios, control rooms and edit suites. This position and the engineering department will work closely and collaboratively throughout the organization and with external partners.

Accountabilities include but are not limited to:

• Staff and project management, mentoring and training.
• Prepares budget for fiscal year, for projects and equipment/system purchases.
• Works to maintain an equipment management system with equipment life cycle.
• Sets and establishes high quality technical standards and priorities that are aligned with business goals, mission and vision.
• Works with Senior Leadership team to inform and provide advice on technological needs of the organization, new technology capabilities and solutions.
• Develops technology strategies and planning for short and long-term.
• Regularly communicate with Senior Leadership on engineering objectives.
• Oversee maintenance, diagnosis and repair at transmitter and studio sites.
• Testing and installing new equipment.
• Analyzing and repairing technical faults on equipment and systems.
• Setting up and operating equipment and transmission links during remote broadcasts.
• Designing and installing custom circuits, hardware and systems.
• Interpreting and implementing instructions and requests from producers, directors and other colleagues or external partners.
• Communicating effectively with members of the team and other colleagues.
• Keeping up to date with the industry and changes in technology by building and maintaining a network of contacts and investigating new systems and techniques.
• Provides first call response for broadcast and on-air emergencies, ensuring all incidents and service requests are properly resolved, documented and classified.
• Available for 24 hour on call.
• This position will provide assistance in maintaining the broadcast technical infrastructure and provide labor for project execution and installation.
• Ongoing maintenance, configuring and updating of all broadcasting systems and equipment
• Insure compliance with all FCC regulations.
• Successful candidate will serve as Chief Operator for stations.
• Provide engineering support for live productions and post production workflows.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience, including education, training and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position (such as broadcast, video and audio experience).
• Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in electrical engineering, computer sciences or a related discipline. SBE Certification desired.
• Must be familiar with FCC Rules and Regulations regarding broadcast.
• Strong supervisory and management experience.
• Ability to effectively manage complex projects and large budgets.
• Excellent oral, written communication skills, along with exceptional organization and time management skills.
• Creative, collaborative and innovative professional with can do attitude that translate ideas into action.
• Ability to explain/describe complex technical terms and projects in easy-to-understand terms to non-technical personnel.
• Familiarity with various test instruments and alignment procedures.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Detailed oriented and highly accurate in record keeping and work habits.
• Experience with maintaining existing systems and equipment, including both TV an FM transmission equipment, STL and Satellite reception equipment, while planning and designing new systems, equipment, etc. To meet changing needs of the organization.
• Familiarity working in IP including local area networking, file handling, and protocol management as it relates to the broadcast environment.
• Experience in electronic engineering and using communication equipment.

Requirements:

Strong presenting skills, detail oriented and must possess excellent verbal and interpersonal communications skills. Must be highly motivated, enthusiastic and possess desire to achieve, with an ability to be a self-starter. Must be able to operate with flexibility, remain calm under pressure, be proactive and be results oriented. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

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 disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. Will require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required (up to 50 lbs.), filing documents, climbing, storing equipment and working around high voltage equipment. Proper lifting techniques required. Working in spaces/rooms with various temperatures and lighting, confined spaces, and broadcast equipment as found in a typical technical broadcast environment in addition to working outdoors in all types of weather conditions and temperatures.

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