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Post Date: 06/23/2017
Job #: 8707
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

We are seeking a motivated candidate for its current Assistant Engineer opening. This position will help in the maintenance of all technical and operational aspects of the Studio and Transmitter Facilities while learning and developing key skills. This role reports directly to the Chief Engineer and Director of Engineering. The Assistant Engineer must have experience fixing and testing equipment and exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Minimum 1 year of experience in the broadcasting industry (may include college broadcasting clubs or classes)
• Intermediate knowledge of computer hardware and troubleshooting techniques
• Intermediate knowledge installing hardware
• Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills including both verbal and communication skills
• Ability to multitask and balance various tasks and priorities within a reasonable time frame
• Demonstrate ability to work through difficult and stressful situations
• Strong PC computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook
• Ability to lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs., carry out frequent reaching, stretching, twisting and bending.
• Standing for up to two hour at one time, and sitting for extended periods
• A valid California state driver license
• Ability to be available within reason for unseen emergencies
• Knowledgeable of FCC Broadcast rules and regulations preferred

Post Date: 06/23/2017
Job #: 8708
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: VA: Richmond
Job Description:

We seek a part time Master Control Operator responsible for operation of all systems within a multi station master control. Duties include, but are not limited to, operation of station broadcast automation systems, editing on-air playlists, setup and record satellite and other electronic delivery feeds, ingest and prepare video content onto servers, live on-air switching and quality control of all programming and transmission systems. Must have ability to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules including EAS systems and logs. Must work well in a high pressure, fast paced, live news environment and possess superior level computer skills in Windows 7 and software applications. Good communication/people skills required. 2 years previous master control experience desired.

Post Date: 06/23/2017
Job #: 8746
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

Having recently designed and built an entirely new state of the art facility, we are now looking for a talented individual to join our technical team and be a part of this journey to success.

Responsibilities:

Our next Broadcast I.T. Engineer will be responsible for installation, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of IT, broadcast and non-broadcast equipment. In the IT realm, you will be working with Cisco networking appliances, Cisco UCS running VMware, Linux, Windows Server and workstation, Active Directory, ShoreTel VoIP systems, and patch management platforms such as WSUS and Qualys. In the broadcast realm, experience with HD-SDI routing and distribution systems, digital workflows where media moves as live IP streams or files across IP networks, RF networks, automated and non-automated production equipment including video switchers, audio consoles, microphones, etc. will be a plus. This person will need to provide timely support for needs arising during live broadcasts. Your ability to analyze, research, and troubleshoot systems both as an individual and as a team will be key.

Qualifications:

Required:

- At least five years of I.T. experience
- Intermediate to advanced knowledge of IP networking concepts including distribution/routing, VLAN segregation, access control lists, multicast. KPRC utilizes Catalyst and Nexus switching equipment.
- Total mastery of board-level computer repair and operating system installation
- Must be able to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Clear understanding of CIFS, iSCSI, NAS, DAS, SAN systems including NetApp and Isilon

Preferred:

- Experience with virtual environments
- Broadcast experience

Post Date: 06/23/2017
Job #: 8755
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OH
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer II works under the direction of the Director of Engineering to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio, IT and HD equipment and radio frequency (RF) systems including high power UHF transmitters and microwave. Heavy emphasis on News gathering equipment including camcorders, VTR's wireless gear, live trucks and monitors.

Key activities:

• Perform preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems. Emphasis on News equipment including camcorders, VTRs, wireless gear and monitors.
• Install video, audio, IT, HD and RF equipment. Update technical plan documentation when installations are completed to include changes that are made.
• Administer computer based audio/video/control systems and may be required to configure software applications
• Document and maintain records of equipment repairs.
• Research part numbers and pricing to determine where to purchase and the cost of repairs
• Perform IT operations, assistance and installations as needed. May run cables and connectors
• Participate in the weekly on-call engineer schedule. This is an after-hours duty that may be assistance by phone or require a return trip to the facility. This will also include the analog/digital transmitters and translators as part of the responsibility.
• Perform live truck repairs in confined spaces and on top of vehicle with the use of mobile work platform.
• Perform other duties as needed and directed.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must have a two-year electronic technical degree or equivalent. Four-year degree preferred.
• Must have three to five years of Broadcast TV maintenance and two years News equipment maintenance and IT Mac and PC or equivalent.

Skills & Abilities:

• Familiarity with various test instruments, alignment apparatuses and knowledge of personal computers.
• Operational knowledge of television station equipment.
• Must be self-motivated and have good time management skills.
• Ability to work well with others.
• Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
• Must have ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals.
• Must be able to drive for company and/or in a company vehicle.
• Valid driver's license, driving record in compliance with station policy, and proof of insurability (liability limits of $100,000 per person/$300,000 per accident/$50,000 property as defined by station policy).

Post Date: 06/23/2017
Job #: 8757
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: SC: Greenville
Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to join our Engineering Team. We are a dynamic cluster composed of 7 brands, 5 FM transmitter sites, 2 AM directional transmitter sites, 5 translators and 14 air/production studios.

The individual we seek will work as a part of a team to accomplish the following:

• Troubleshoot, install, repair, upgrade and maintain transmitter facilities and related equipment including FM and FM HD transmitters, AM Directional transmitter sites, translators and their delivery systems, Studio to Transmitter Links (STLs), remote control systems, satellite downlink and receiving equipment.
• Troubleshoot, install, repair, upgrade and maintain studio air and production equipment, broadcast automation equipment, associated studio equipment such as editing computers, phone systems, steaming computer systems, EAS equipment and audio processing.
• Contribute to the IT Department including software upgrades and installation, LAN/WAN configurations, documentation and computer upgrades.
• Setup and operate live broadcast equipment from remote sites as required.
• Perform on call duties as needed to maintain full operations of all stations.

Required skills:

• A minimum of three years broadcast engineering experience.
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to work as a team member.
• Complete working knowledge of the broadcast equipment listed above.
• Complete knowledge of FCC rules and regulations as pertains to broadcast facilities and operations.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Must be able to handle and carry a 60 pound load.
• SBE certification(s) recommended.

Post Date: 06/23/2017
Job #: 8790
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: PA
Job Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Ability to maintain and repair satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, videotape systems, routers, intercoms, monitors and other distribution and production equipment associated with a broadcast television and radio station.
• Ability to read and understand technical drawings and manuals.
• Compliant with required safety and technical standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Five (5) years’ experience in broadcast television and radio.
• Associate’s degree in electronics and/or completion of a certificate program in electronics from an accredited technical institute.
• Computer proficiency in hardware, software and networking.
• Proficient in test equipment for use in installation, maintenance and repair of broadcast systems.

Skills and Abilities:

• Skill in interpreting and diagnosing operational/technical equipment problems.
• Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Must be able to work outside of normal business hours, including mornings, nights and weekends.
• Remain current on the developments and applications of state of the art broadcast engineering technology.

Post Date: 06/21/2017
Job #: 8701
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator: Technician
Location: OH
Job Description:

We have need for an experienced Master Control Operators/Technician who is responsible for assuring programming is broadcast on schedule and in accordance with quality standards. The technician also performs all tape room functions.

Duties include:

* Program/monitor automation systems for a multi-channel television operation: assure all programs are cued and broadcast on time
* Assure all programs are available to the automation systems on a timely basis
* Monitor EAS and perform EAS procedures in accordance with FCC regulations; run weather or special crawls as required. Monitor on air signal at all times; correct problems or seek technical assistance
* Read electronic scopes and adjust signal as required
* Monitor and operate transmitter functions; take corrective action as needed
* Adjust satellite receivers
* Adjust break elements
* Notify Traffic of problems with tapes…
* Operate “Video Tape” position on studio productions, perform machine to machine editing. Perform dubbing, duplicating functions.
* Operate equipment manually as necessary.

Qualifications:

* Knowledge of basic electronics a must. Demonstrated ability to operated video/audio equipment.
* Knowledge of FCC rules and experience in broadcast operations very helpful.
* Must be computer literate in windows applications.
* Demonstrated ability to work without close supervision and react quickly and accurately in a fast paced “live” environment.
* Must demonstrate ability to consistently work well with others.

Post Date: 06/21/2017
Job #: 8704
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MI
Job Description:

Would you like to work in an environment that compliments your faith and values your skills as an engineer? Like an opportunity to join an extremely talented engineering team and put your skills to good use in a growing inspirational television network? If so, and you have at least five years of high power TV/RF experience, excellent time management and organizational skills, fluid in digital production, master control, automation and transmission systems, we want to connect with you!

Post Date: 06/20/2017
Job #: 8614
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer operates, maintains, updates and repairs hardware and systems used for broadcasting and business operations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station.
• Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions.
• Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts.
• Installs and maintains the IT network, switches, data backups, work stations and printers.
• Interprets and implements instructions and requests from other station personnel.
• Communicates with members of the engineering team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum 3-5 years experience.

Post Date: 06/20/2017
Job #: 8307
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Dir of Engineering
Location: FL: Pensacola
Job Description:

The Assistant Director, Engineering and Operations position is a full-time professional/managerial position. The Assistant Director, Engineering and Operations will be responsible for planning of systems, equipment selection, installation, operation, and maintenance of all sophisticated electronic equipment associated with a broadcast television station; and ensures rapidly changing technology supports the mission of the Company. The job requires varied shifts including nights, weekends, and being on call. The successful candidate will maintain and operate broadcasting equipment including high power UHF transmitter sites, microwave relay sites, towers, generators, satellite uplink and receive systems, signal distribution, routing systems, processing systems, archive, TCP/IP networks, monitoring devices, automation systems, camera systems, production switchers, playout servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFB etc.; work closely with Traffic and Master Control and Production personnel; and provide technical support for productions and special events. This position reports to the Director, Engineering and Broadcast Operations/Assistant General Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree with major course work in electronics or related field, four years’ full-time experience in a broadcast television facility performing maintenance of sophisticated broadcast equipment, and a valid driver’s license required. Successful results of a criminal background check are required. OR Graduation from an accredited institution with an associate’s degree or equivalent military electronics training, eight years of full-time experience in a broadcast television facility performing maintenance of sophisticated broadcast equipment, and a valid driver’s license required. Successful results of a background check are required.

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer Society of Broadcast Engineers certification; CISCO CCNA or equivalent network training; FCC First or General Class license; experience with high power UHF transmission plants; excellent computer skills and good understanding of IP based LAN, WAN and Internet based systems; familiarity with MS Office, Visio and/or other drafting software; and familiarity with Public Broadcast Station (PBS) operations.

Salary Range:

$55,000.00 - $65,000.00 (Depending on the qualifications, the salary is negotiable. However, the college does not generally hire at the top of the range.)

Fringe Benefits:

The value of the benefits package provided by the Company averages nearly 39% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates. Other benefits offered include tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick and annual leave.

Supplemental Materials:

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume to supplement the online application. If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted. Supplemental materials (cover letter, resume, transcripts, licenses, etc.) must be uploaded and assigned to the online application.

Post Date: 06/20/2017
Job #: 8309
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial: PBS
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast Operations Supervisor
Location: AZ: Phoenix
Job Description:

Supervises broadcast engineering activities and personnel in maintenance of technical and operational standards in broadcasting signals and ensures compliance to Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) rules and regulations for on air Operations. Trains and schedules subordinate personnel in broadcast operational and production activities.

Essential Duties:

• Manages On Air operation of 5 digital TV Channel Master control
• Supervises the activities of subordinates
• Interprets FCC and industry technical standards to measure quality of equipment performance to ensure regulations are met, and regulations followed
• Prepares and maintains various technical records and engineering logs
• Advises department personnel, users and viewers on technical capabilities of system/equipment and answers questions or resolves technical problems
• Participates in the planning of department short and long range plans for facility changes, system modifications and installations
• Schedules engineering activities and workers based on facilities requirements
• Establishes and updates departmental procedures as needed
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Five years’ experience operating and supervising broadcast on air systems including; MCR and production control rooms - switcher, audio consoles, graphics systems, video servers, studio cameras, closed captioning, traffic systems and automation systems. Or, a combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience operating and supervising PBS affiliate broadcast master control systems including specific knowledge of Myers Protrack, Crispin Automation, Harmonic or Omneon playback systems, satellite receivers and video routing systems (7 years)
• Experience with EAS and Closed Captioning setup and standards
• Experience managing staff and scheduling shift work
• Experience in technical training in the operation, design or maintenance of broadcast, electronics or IT systems (2 years)
• Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast rules, regulations and guidelines
• Demonstrated knowledge of maintenance, usage and design of broadcasting equipment
• Demonstrated knowledge of supervisory practices and principles
• Evidence of effective verbal and written communication

Working Environment:

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse (75%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10%).Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (15%). Rgular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions.

Post Date: 06/20/2017
Job #: 8318
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Producer Mgr (Engineer)
Location: AZ: Phoenix
Job Description:

Provides broadcast engineering services for our stations, studios, remote production operations, planning, maintenance and emergency services. Works with Chief Engineer to identify and complete work, understands the scope, nature and importance of work assigned and make progress without excessive supervision, demonstrates a willingness to think through problems and work barriers to achieve goals and follow-up work in order to achieve priority objectives.

Post Date: 06/20/2017
Job #: 8335
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OK
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for maintaining compliance with pertinent FCC Rules as regarding posting or keeping station technical files, records, logs, licenses, permits, authorizations or other required documents. In particular, the weekly performance of the Chief Operator Log Review of the Station Log as specified in Part 73.1870 (c) (3).
• Responsible for monitoring all transmission facilities to determine compliance with Parts 17, 73 and 74 of the FCC Rules and performing, or supervising the performance of any and all corrective actions and repairs to maintain compliance with the rules, company policy and good engineering practice.
• Responsible for maintaining and keeping in proper working order all transmission and studio, and various other electrical/mechanical equipment found at television stations.
• Responsible to fulfill all duties required of a departmental head.
• Oversee the training of all transmitter operations personnel to a skill level which renders those personnel knowledgeable and capable of performing their duties in compliance with FCC Rules and company policies prior to assuming responsibility in that capacity.
• Oversee the training of all non transmitter operations personnel to a skill level required for the position by the station and good engineering practice.
• Responsible for providing personal support in whatever capacity is required to assist in successful production of television programs and to assist Station Manager to help meet the needs of the station.
• Responsible for maintaining 24 hour "on call" liaison with station personnel, and available during those time to render emergency assistance. Otherwise, responsible for designating a competent alternate person as a back up during illness, vacation and other approved absences.
• Responsible for efficient effective scheduling and management of all engineering department personnel, including but not limited to participating in hiring and dismissal decisions and disciplinary actions.
• Responsible for the purchase of all capital and non capital items necessary for proper operation of the facility under direct supervision and cooperation of the Station Manager (and in some cases the Network Vice President of Engineering) at the lowest possible cost to the station.

Position Requirements:

• Working knowledge of general electronic theory
• Computer literacy and systems familiarity
• Analog and digital component level trouble shooting skills as applied to television transmitters, microwave systems, satellite receive systems, studio, electrical, mechanical and other equipment used in television broadcast stations.
• Knowledge of all FCC Rules pertinent to television broadcast technical requirements as found in Parts 17, 73 and 74.
• Supervisory skills sufficient to properly and efficiently train, schedule and manage a technical staff.
• Organizational skills sufficient for timely filing of required company reports, FCC reporting and logging requirements, scheduling of preventative maintenance and general coverage of required activities of the engineering department.
• Previous experience as chief engineer or technical supervisor at a television broadcast station is preferred.
• Must be able to travel, bend, lift and carry up to a maximum of 70 pounds, climb on step-stools, ladders and other necessary equipment.

Education and Certifications:

• High school diploma for equivalent)
• Two or more years of college level electronics curricula or bona fide electronics school/military equivalent.
• Valid FCC radio operator permit.
• Society of Broadcast Engineers certification preferred.
• Valid Drivers license

Supervision Received:

• Reports directly to the Station Manager and is evaluated by the manager in terms of general employee performance.
• Cooperates with and is evaluated by the Network Vice President, Engineering in the area of performance of technical skills, good engineering practice and compliance with corporate and FCC technical policies.

Post Date: 06/20/2017
Job #: 8338
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: OR
Job Description:

This individual will be a key team member of the Engineering team responsible for the operation, installation and maintenance of local newsroom equipment and software in a broadcast news environment. This position will require a proven broadcast engineer background with experience in troubleshooting production control, automation software and audio\video issues. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to analyze manual processes and procedures along with assisting in the development of automated solutions.

Knowledge of TV Broadcasting administration with an understanding of Master Control and newsroom automation, non-linear video editing systems, broadcast automation and media play-out servers, routers/switches as well as satellite, cable and broadcast transmissions.

Other highly desired skills, but not required: UNIX, LINUX, macOS, MS Windows, operation commands, programming scripts and utilities is important. Familiarity with active directory, vSphere, file servers, and LAN/WAN/VPN.

A valid Oregon driver’s license or the ability to obtain one is required.

This is a full-time position with benefits. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes a comprehensive benefits plan (medical/dental/vision/life/short-term and long-term disability, 125C and 401K with employer match, etc.). We work in a challenging, live environment and have opportunities for learning.

Post Date: 06/20/2017
Job #: 8576
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: WI
Job Description:

The Director of Core Engineering and Technology supervises the team that provides technical support to our studios statewide and oversees the technical operations center in Madison, which manages the audio for broadcast and online use. The Director oversees our Core Engineering Department, which includes three maintenance engineers and the Operations Manager. This individual oversees equipment planning, purchase and maintenance at our production and broadcast facilities. Reports to the Chief Operating Officer and works closely with engineers at the Educational Communications Board, which maintains our transmitters statewide, as well as with the Digital/Online team and the Information Technology Department.

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Oversee and Direct Activities of the Core Engineering Department:
- Manage team of maintenance engineers focused on maintaining studio and production facilities. Oversees Operation Manager, who supervises the technical operations center in Madison.
- Responsible for all supervisory duties including creating goals that are tied to the strategic priorities, providing timely work performance feedback and coaching as needed, addressing issues as they arise, and providing a formal written performance evaluation annually. Develop and supervise continuing education plans for technical staff to ensure that that they develop job skills to accommodate advances in production and broadcast technology.
- Oversee technical operations in production and broadcast facilities statewide.
- Assure the continued delivery of high quality radio production, broadcast and related services.
- Oversee all radio operations control including downloading and distribution of produced and acquired programming.
- Collaborates with digital/online leadership to support audio and data distribution via the Internet.
- Collaborates with the IT department to ensure appropriate digital tools function well in supporting production for broadcast and web audio.
- Develop and monitor quality control procedures and standards, corrective action taken as necessary.
- Oversee the planning and development of new production and delivery technologies.

2. System design, purchasing, installation, and maintenance:
- Plan, design, purchase, maintain and upgrade technical systems including the conversion of the radio production facilities from analog to digital. Oversee capital equipment evaluations and select or approve equipment for purchase. Initiate and oversee capital equipment purchases.
- Plan design, purchase, direct installation and maintenance of digital storage facilities. Coordinate production, broadcast and network operations facilities.

3. Budgets, grant applications, capital expenditure plans:
- Prepare and oversee technical and department budgets, prepare technical components of capital grant applications, develop and maintain short and long range capital replacement plans and replacement purchases.
- Maintain capital inventory.

4. Technical consultation and compliance:
- Provide technical information to department managers to facilitate their budget planning.
- Serve as liaison between Company and the Educational Communications Board, which oversees maintenance of transmitters statewide. Participate in the partnership’s Core Technical Team and other related teams and committees.
- Create and maintain records and files as required by state and federal law and regulatory agencies, including FCC, CPB, EPA and PTFP.
- In conjunction with information technology services, assist in the planning, development, and implementation of computer hardware and software.

5. Other duties:
- Effectively engage diverse perspectives and experiences in all workplace interactions and demonstrate respect for others in all workplace relationships.
- Promote professional development for self and staff members on conflict resolution, multicultural awareness and diversity and inclusion.

Required Qualifications:

• BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• At least 5 years radio engineering experience.
• In-depth knowledge of radio digital studio broadcast and production systems.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills individually and in a team setting; collaboration skills that actively support a productive, respectful work environment.
• Proven leadership skills.
• Project administration, budget planning and purchasing skills.
• Outstanding computer knowledge, both user and systems administration.
• In-depth knowledge of FCC rules and regulations pertaining to broadcast compliance.
• Demonstrated commitment to supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with Audiovault or other broadcast automation systems.
• Society of Broadcast Engineers certification.
• Experience as a supervisor/manager.
• Knowledge/understanding of RF transmissions systems and theory.
• Experience in public broadcasting.

Salary:

The expected pay for this position is in the $60,000-$75,000 range; actual pay will be dependent upon qualifications, experience and official title. The Company offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, life insurance, pension plan, flexible spending accounts, employer paid training and development, generous paid vacation and sick leave.

Post Date: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8291
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Vice President of Technology
Location: NV
Job Description:

We seek our next Vice President of Technology, to lead our organization’s engineering and technology department to new levels of success. This person has demonstrated experience in project management, long term vision and planning, budget creation and implementation, competency in TV broadcast engineering; including equipment, tower, licensing, RF, translators, FCC rules and can prove they are creative, personable, strategic, thoughtful and passionate about public television with the skills to lead a dynamic team and be part of our senior management group.

Post Date: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8267
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial, College/University, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Director of Engineering: IT and Operations
Location: AL: Tuscaloosa
Job Description:

We seek applications from dynamic individuals interested in assuming a leadership position as Director of Engineering and Technical Services.

This position functions as chief engineer and technology officer for: a public radio network reaching approximately 80 percent of the state; a television production center for both non-commercial and commercial multi-media series and specials; and one of just two full power commercial stations in the country licensed to a university. The position is required to maintain a high operational standard relative to technological innovation, strategic investigation of current and emerging distribution platforms, maintenance and upkeep of various broadcast and computer technologies, compliance with FCC broadcast regulations and general knowledge of digital broadcast, mobile, computer and online industries. As a member of the senior management team, the position is a hands-on leader who supervises, trains and evaluates a staff of broadcast, operations, and IT engineers and technicians in keeping all facilities in top-notch condition and positioned for future development.

Salary range is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package includes tuition waivers, educational opportunities, paid sick and annual leave and matching retirement contributions. Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates.

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of broadcast operations and advanced technology experience required. Prefer Society of Broadcast Engineers certification; FCC First or General Class license; experience with high power UHF transmission plants; excellent computer skills and good understanding of IP based LAN, WAN and Internet based systems.

Post Date: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8268
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: GA: Savannah
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 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: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8269
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: KS: Topeka
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 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: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8270
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Audio Technician
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

We are looking for additional, component-level Electronic Techs who have experience in, or who can easily adapt to, pro-audio and digital equipment repair.

You must have verifiable component level repair experience. Simply having operated, set up, or been responsible for routine maintenance of electronic equipment may not qualify you for this position. You will be required to read schematics and have excellent soldering skills to be a viable candidate. A technical test will be given at the time of application to determine these factors.

If you are an electrical engineering student looking to co-op, or if you are a graduate seeking real-world experience, this may be a worthwhile step for your career.

We repair, offer custom modifications, and provide routine maintenance on Guitar Amplifiers, Mixing Consoles, Keyboards, Digital Effects, Speakers, Speaker Cabinets, Crossovers, Power Amplifiers, for both analog and digital equipment, associated with the music, broadcast, and communication industries.

This is a full time weekday job and is available now.

It is preferred that you have some musical background, but not necessary, as orientation and OJT will be provided.

We are a professional and fun group to work with and are looking for more like-minded professionals to join our team who are dedicated to supporting the music industry. The economy has everyone getting things repaired and our workload is increasing. So if you need work, and meet these conditions, please come see us.

We provide weekly service to over 50 music stores throughout the Southeast.

Post Date: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8282
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: SC: Charleston
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced IT Manager with strong knowledge of networking fundamentals, experience with software and hardware support, and excellent troubleshooting skills. Candidate should also have expert knowledge in Desktop and Server Operating Systems- primarily Windows and a familiarity with major PC applications such as Microsoft Office and Adobe.

Ideal candidate will be extremely organized, detail oriented and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or minimum of 5+ years’ work experience in information technology preferred. Experience in a broadcast environment a plus.

Post Date: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8215
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

Do you have what it takes to lead a 7-person maintenance engineering department? Do you want to live in beautiful Central Virginia? If so, we want to talk with you.

The successful candidate must have exemplary problem-solving skills and be a motivational manager. As part of the management team, the Chief Engineer will oversee all maintenance of the broadcast plant, including the impending repacking of the station to a new television channel.

Responsibilities Include:

• Manage maintenance of all television production equipment and transmitter installations
• Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; 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
• Manage planning and execution of equipment installations
• Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications
• Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician activities
• Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (may occur after regular hours and on weekends)
• Prepare recommendations for annual budgets including preparation of engineering department budget.

Qualifications & Requirements:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• FCC/SBE/computer license/certification
• Ability to do component level repair and RF experience/knowledge
• Strong wiring, design, and documentation skills
• Minimum of five years broadcasting experience as an assistant chief or higher required
• Valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements:

• Receive, process, and maintain information through oral/written communication, effectively
• Special requirements: Ability to work on ladders, in tight spaces, and lift up to 50 lbs

Post Date: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8217
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Supervisor: Broadcast Operations Supervisor
Location: AZ
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced MCR operations supervisor. This key position will lead the Master Control operation and integration with all station departments. Knowledge of ProTrack traffic systems and Cripsin Automation is key. We are a leader in broadcast technology with state of the art playback and encoding systems that feed five digital channels via a statewide translator system covering over 80% of the state’s population. The ideal applicant with have extensive broadcast operations experience in both master control and production environments.

Essential Duties:

• Manages On Air operation of 5 digital TV Channel Master control.
• Supervises the activities of subordinates.
• Interprets FCC and industry technical standards to measure quality of equipment performance to ensure regulations are met and followed.
• Prepares and maintains various technical records and operational logs.
• Advises department, users and viewers on technical capabilities of system/equipment and answers questions or resolves technical problems.
• Participates in the planning of department short and long range plans for facility changes, system modifications and installations.
• Schedules engineering activities and workers based on facilities requirements.
• Establishes and updates departmental procedures as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

• Knowledge of broadcast rules, regulations and guidelines (EAS, FCC, CC, SAP, CALM).
• Knowledge of maintenance, usage and design of broadcasting equipment.
• Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
• Skill in both verbal and written communication.

Post Date: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8262
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OR: Eugene
Job Description:

Qualifications/Experience Desired:

• 5+ years full time broadcast engineering desirable
• Time management skills and the ability to multitask
• Experience with digital automation systems and related logic interfacing, including but not limited to RCS/Prophet/NexGen/Simian desirable
• Knowledge of computer network installation and trouble shooting
• Ability to work with spreadsheets
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Skills needed for working in a fast-paced, challenging, loosely structured environment
• Must be a team player but also be able to work independently
• Must have a strong work ethic and a “can do”, positive attitude
• Ability to lift 70 pounds
• Flexibility to work nights and weekends as necessary. We operate 24/7/365

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• FCC compliance
• Diagnose and repair all broadcast related equipment
• Repair and maintenance of high power AM and FM broadcast transmitters and directional AM arrays
• IT Systems installation, maintenance and support
• Component level repair
• Be available for emergency response
• Valid driver’s license required. Company vehicle provided
• Some regional travel required. Multi-market operation

Education:

• Associates degree in Electronics or other related technical degree or equivalent experience desirable
• SBE Certification desirable

Post Date: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8263
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: OR: Eugene
Job Description:

Qualifications/Experience Desired:

• 5+ years full time broadcast engineering desirable
• Time management skills and the ability to multitask
• Experience with digital automation systems and related logic interfacing, including but not limited to RCS/Prophet/NexGen/Simian desirable
• Knowledge of computer network installation and trouble shooting
• Ability to work with spreadsheets
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Skills needed for working in a fast-paced, challenging, loosely structured environment
• Must be a team player but also be able to work independently
• Must have a strong work ethic and a “can do”, positive attitude
• Ability to lift 70 pounds
• Flexibility to work nights and weekends as necessary. We operate 24/7/365

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• FCC compliance
• Diagnose and repair all broadcast related equipment
• Repair and maintenance of high power AM and FM broadcast transmitters and directional AM arrays
• IT Systems installation, maintenance and support
• Component level repair
• Be available for emergency response
• Valid driver’s license required. Company vehicle provided
• Some regional travel required. Multi-market operation

Education:

• Associates degree in Electronics or other related technical degree or equivalent experience desirable
• SBE Certification desirable

Post Date: 06/16/2017
Job #: 8266
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Temple
Job Description:

The ideal candidate should have a broad base of technical skills and experience. This position will be co-responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the broadcast engineering and studio activities day-to-day, including during live broadcasts. Additional responsibilities include assisting Engineering/IT and Production departments. The ideal candidate should have experience in the following:

• FCC Broadcast Regulation Compliance
• Computer networking
• Electrical Engineering and Repair
• RF Engineering and Repair
• Project management
• ENG Techniques (Microwave and Satellite)
• Studio Television Production
• Troubleshooting and problem solving.

Job Requirements:

• 3-5 years technical experience in engineering role
• Strong analytical skills to troubleshoot and solve medium to complex technical issues in real-time
• Ability to interact and communicate at a high level with technical staff, production personnel, managers,
and co-workers.
•This position requires being on call and flexibility to work odd hours during maintenance windows or as emergencies dictate.
•A two-year technical school degree, associate degree in electronics or SBE certification is desirable. Must be dependable, a self-starter, able to perform quickly and efficiently under pressure of deadlines.

Post Date: 06/12/2017
Job #: 8200
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer: RF Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

This is a full time employee position with a global TV Programmer, reaching 3 billion subscribers across 220 countries. The Operations team is seeking an Engineer to operate and monitor primary and backup transmission systems including multiplexes, fiber distribution, affiliate receive systems at 2 locations.

Responsibilities:

* Strengthen the transmission reliability of the North America and Latin America Networks to all of their affiliates.
* Monitor uplink power and downlink signal levels ensuring over 100 networks are operating properly.
* Repair, maintain, upgrade and perform preventive maintenance on all equipment associated with the RF signal. This will include but is not limited to Arris encoding systems, Cisco encoding systems, frequency converters, HPAs, modulators, Evertz equipment, IF switching equipment, network switching equipment, antenna de-ice systems, and fiber optics system.
* Respond immediately to calls from the Tech Ops Center in regards to signal transmission or calls from affiliates to maintain on-air signals.
* The Distribution Staff Engineer must be able to handle any necessary switching during normal or emergency conditions to ensure that all services remain on the air.
* Maintain a daily shift checklist, and shift report.
* Communicate issues to management.
* Routinely check all physical plant remote alarms in the Transmission Center including but not limited to HPA systems, uplink chains, and all down link infrastructure.
* Have a fundamental understanding of earth station M&C systems including Crystal and

Requirements:

* 4 + years of experience in RF and transmission systems
* 4 + years of experience with Domestic and International Television Satellite compression and distribution systems
* C-band RF experience and a familiarity with Arris and Cisco encoding systems
* Ability to operate associated test equipment including but not limited to spectrum analyzer, power meter, signal generator, oscilloscope, video waveform monitor, vector scope and transport stream analyzer.
* Basic knowledge of architectural, mechanical, and electrical systems and how these systems interact with the technical equipment.
* Candidate must have the ability to perform well in a high-pressure environment.
* Computer literacy, excellent oral and written communication abilities and close attention to details are required.
* Linux experience a plus.
* Overnight, weekend, holidays, and rotating shifts are required as this is a 365/24/7 mission critical position. Additional shifts during emergency situations will be required.

Post Date: 06/08/2017
Job #: 8210
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility: Home Box Office
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NY: Hauppauge
Job Description:

Our Media Networking Engineering team is looking for a Production Maintenance Technician to provide engineering support to our Post Production Avid, Graphics and Amberfin systems. This person will provide support to our 24x7x365 Broadcast facility located in Hauppauge, NY consisting of a mixed IP and baseband transmission environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

* The engineer will primarily focus on the Post Production Avid edit and storage, Graphics and Amberfin systems.
* Provide support for the 24x7x365 Broadcast facility consisting of a mixed IP and baseband transmission environment.
* Communicate with, understand and intelligently interface with various internal operating groups that include but are not limited to: Post Production, Broadcast Engineering and Operations, as well as various other technical and operating groups both internal and external.
* Handle in depth configuration, system and hardware troubleshooting using in depth knowledge of Avid non-linear edit systems, Avid NEXIS storage and workflow systems.
* Identify and isolate network or signal flow problems, as well as install and configure complex post production video and audio processing system

Requirements:

* Minimum of 5 years of related experience working in a Post Production facility or supporting the IT infrastructure within a Broadcast facility. Thorough understanding of Broadcast and IT network systems and signal flow concepts required.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
* Support experience with, Avid ISIS or NEXIS, and Avid Media Composer edit platforms. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
* Willingness to escalate problems to the team when additional support is needed and contribute when other team members need assistance.
* Must be willing to work overtime and on weekends as required to support special events.
* Must be able to work various hours and shifts as required in support of a 7 days by 24 hours by 365 days Broadcast and Post Production facility.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

* Avid ProTool and audio plugins support experience including S6 consoles and MTRX hardware
* Avid Interplay ACSR support experience a plus
* Functional knowledge of the following graphics software packages: Adobe Creative Cloud 2016, Maxon Cinema 4D, AutoDesk Entertainment Creation Suite, Nuke and 3rd party plugins including Boris, Genarts, Video Copilot and more.
* VMware ESXi 6.0 understanding and basic troubleshooting skills desired
* Support experience for ancillary equipment such as disk recorders.
* Familiar with video and audio signal formats such as 1080i, 720p, UHD/HDR and the various frame rates associated with these formats
* Able to demonstrate proficiency in the application and use of digital television test equipment such as WFM/VS, EEG, Omnitek Ultra XR, rasterizers including Phabrix and Leader.
* Knowledge of Evertz Routers, Harris automation systems, Chyron character generator and Harmonic playout server a plus
* Knowledge of Evertz Vistalink and Magnum configuration and operation. Ability to read and understand AutoCAD drawings.
* Strong understanding of the following operating systems: MAC OSX, Windows 7, 10, Linux and Windows 2008 and 2012 server
* Strong understanding of IP routing concepts, Active Directory and DNS

Post Date: 06/08/2017
Job #: 8159
Organization Type:
– Other: Engineering
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: IL: Urbana
Job Description:

We seek an Assistant Chief Broadcasting Engineer to supervise and have oversight of our Radio and Television engineering staff; install, operate, and maintain broadcast equipment; and support revenue generating media units of the station.

Digital broadcast computer equipment and transmitter digital/analog equipment for radio/television, including application of FCC rules and regulations; broadcast audio, video, and transport stream IP networking systems; broadcast electronic circuit test equipment for troubleshooting digital signals to board and/or component level; broadcast proprietary software such as: digital audio delivery systems, digital radio and TV automation systems, radio and TV traffic systems, HDTV PSIP creation systems, digital audio and video networked server systems; digital video switchers, and digital software- controlled terminal gear.

Post Date: 06/08/2017
Job #: 8165
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– Satellite Facility
– Other: Network Staff Engineer
Job Title: Other: Staff Engineer
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

We are looking for qualified candidates to join our team. The Network Broadcast Engineer is responsible for support and assistance with all technical aspects of Company operations including occasional travel to radio stations across the country.

Responsibilities include the installation, diagnostics and maintenance of studio and broadcast audio equipment, wiring, interface & processing; high-power RF transmission systems; general electronics; and satellite uplink/downlink communications. Prior broadcast engineering experience required, including RF experience. Associates degree in electrical engineering and/or S.B.E. certification helpful. U.S. citizens legally qualified to work in America need only apply. Competitive compensation and excellent benefits for the right candidate. This is not an I.T. Job.

Post Date: 06/08/2017
Job #: 8176
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: RF Engineer
Location: VT: Burlington/Plattsburgh N.Y.
Job Description:

The person in this role supports all station, in-house and remote locations. The person in this role will primarily be responsible for installation, troubleshooting and maintaining high power television transmission and microwave equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

• Maintain microwave and satellite trucks and equipment upgrades.
• Be involved in studio maintenance and installation of television broadcast and IT equipment.
• Travel to remote sites within our market to install, troubleshoot and maintain equipment.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

• Knowledge of electrical power, IT and light HVAC.
• Must have valid driver's license and clean driving record.
• A working knowledge of television equipment and integrated systems.
• Skilled in electronic maintenance involving high powered transmitters is a plus.
• Ability to understand and maintain technical documentation and drawings.
• Demonstrate professional interpersonal and communication skills.
• Excellent attention to detail, computer skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Successful applicant will be a strong self-starter, team player and goal oriented.
• The ability to rapidly respond properly to issues that unexpectedly arise is necessary.
• Be able to operate off-road vehicles during all seasons and weather conditions.

Education:

• Military training with emphasis on high power transmitters, college or technical school degree preferred with specific training in Electronic Technology or equivalent work experience in Broadcast Maintenance and Operations.
Required Experience
• 3 years of experience in maintenance in a commercial broadcast television station preferred.
• Knowledge of encoders, IRDs and a clear understanding of transport streams such as ASI and SMPTE 310.
• SBE certification is a plus.

Post Date: 06/08/2017
Job #: 8183
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: AK
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer will provide system support in all aspects of broadcast and new media engineering; including planning, installation, maintenance, repairs, FCC compliance and training.

We seek a good natured, energetic person with great organizational and people skills, as well as significant experience in broadcast engineering. We seek someone who will enjoy working in a dynamic and innovative organization and bring strong verbal and written communication skills and a proven track record in project planning and implementation. We seek someone who enjoys working in the field with station personnel and community members.

Post Date: 06/08/2017
Job #: 8202
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial: Broadcasting Network
Job Title: Other: Manager, Engineering and IT
Location: DC
Job Description:

This role will oversee our Washington D.C. News technical broadcast facility and studios. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated advanced capability in the design, implementation and support of broadcast engineering and IT technologies and operational models within a mission critical broadcast and digital environment.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years of managing mission critical Broadcast/IT environments at a TV station; preferably in News
• Extensive experience in Broadcast and Digital systems, Networking, Servers, Desktops, Monitoring, Content Management and ENPS
• In depth understanding of complex systems including: On-Air systems; Studios; Control Rooms; Communication technologies and Internet technologies
• “Hands on Engineer” capable of managing and coaching a diverse staff of talent, producers and studio technicians
• Effective liaison with corporate IT to ensure company policies, security practices and standards are maintained
• Strong leadership, analytical and decision-making skills with ability to stay abreast of latest technologies
• Working knowledge of NTSC, PAL, SECAM and broadcast/recording formats
• Knowledge of encoding/transcoding (SD/HD, MPEG2/MPEG4)
• Knowledge of distribution systems with demonstrated practical experience in one or more industry standards (MPEG, IP Transport, Multicast)
• Awareness of Network protocols, routers and switches, BGP, OSPF, Multi-cast Video, MPEG, RF, VPN, Terminal Services.
• Experience in Field Operations desired, including satellite, microwave, bonded cellular and IP newsgathering technologies.
• Knowledge of FCC standards for broadcast equipment.
• Knowledge of equipment installation and removal as it pertains to maintenance and servicing
• Available to work some nights and weekends as needed
• Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field is preferred
• Cisco and Microsoft certifications a plus

We are located in the heart of Washington, D.C. – perfect for someone who loves being where the action is! We offer a professional and challenging work environment, competitive salary and full benefits package.

Post Date: 06/08/2017
Job #: 8203
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IA: Cedar Rapids/Iowa City
Job Description:

We're an independent broadcaster looking for an Engineer or Chief Engineer in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area. We need care for a 100kw FM, a 5kw 3 tower directional AM, 4 translators and the studios, software and hardware that go with them. We have an IT contractor, so this job is not about setting up a sales person's printer. No travel.

Post Date: 06/07/2017
Job #: 7810
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York City
Job Description:

Local News Network hiring broadcast and maintenance engineers. They are looking for engineers that have the ability to manage a production news facility, from the studio , ingest, encoding, automation, master control, distribution, playout, transmission. Someone that has expertise in one or more of the areas of broadcast engineering.

Critical Competencies for Success:

• Strong technical understanding of digital broadcast technology, digital video and audio signal types, media formats, CODEC’s, wrappers, sync, time code and signal flow.
• Knowledge of production control technology including large format switchers, digital audio consoles, video servers, studio equipment, digital video distribution, etc. required. Experience with ENPS or other NRCS systems highly desirable.
• Advanced knowledge of MPEG encoding technology and head-end/NOC distribution required. Familiarity with traditional terrestrial and satellite broadcast technology is preferred.
• Demonstrated experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Broadcast Automation systems. Advanced knowledge of serial, GPIO, and IP control methodologies. Prior experience with Crispin Automation and/or Wide Orbit traffic scheduling system preferred.
• Experience supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure, routing, switching, VLANs, etc., and the associated protocols. Current CCNA Certification preferred.
• Ability to analyze and interpret various system logs to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve technical broadcast issues. Prior programming experience preferred
• Ability to read and follow blueprints and system schematics as well as frequently produce workflow documents, signal flow schematics and Standard Operating Procedures. At least 2 years of extensive experience with MS Visio and/or AutoCAD required.
• Multi-tasking and on-the-fly prioritization skills are essential. Must frequently complete time-critical assigned tasks under stressful situations with minimal or no supervision.
• Key Technology:
- Evertz EQX Routers
- Ross Production and Master Control Switchers
- Crispin Automation
- Chyron Graphics
- WSI Weather Systems
- AP ENPS News Room Systems
- RTS Intercom
- Imagine Communications Nexio Media Storage
- Yamaha Audio boards

Post Date: 06/07/2017
Job #: 7811
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Project Engineer
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

Global television network has its hub for digital distribution in Denver, Colorado and they are seeking a project engineer. Someone that has current expertise across broadcast/video over IP, new technology for the industry. They seek someone that can perform POCs, architect/design solutions, and then manage the implementation. The type of equipment in-house now includes Evertz, Grass Valley, Miranda, Cisco, Ross, Arvato . They would like engineers with network architecture, TCP/IP, Virtual machines, UCS gear, Cloud, in addition to traditional broadcast audio and video.

Responsibilities:

• Work within project engineering team to develop and revise documentation for the installation of new broadcast equipment, cable/fiber, and necessary infrastructure.
• Create detailed signal flow diagrams with AutoCAD.
• Create high level conceptual drawings for large projects as needed.
• 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 are met, and project priorities and dependencies are clearly 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:

• 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.
• Self-motivated independent worker who performs well in a collaborative environment.
• Positive and professional attitude
• Strong written and verbal communications and reporting skills

Required:

• 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.
• Experience with virtualization software and hardware.
•Familiarity with video encode/decode process, and understanding of format differences.
• Experience in building/maintaining a variety of file storage systems, as well as archive solutions.
• Ability to handle a multi-project work environment and manage time accordingly

Post Date: 06/02/2017
Job #: 8074
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial: WWLP-22News
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: MA: Chicopee
Job Description:

We seek a qualified individual to join our operations team as a full-time Master Control Operator. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring the quality and accuracy of the on-air product, ensuring the transmission meets government regulations, troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, and preparing programming for playout. Candidate must also be detail oriented, have thorough knowledge of PCs, videotape R/PB equipment and related broadcast software.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

• Operate video switchers, and router panels, routing video and audio signals, file servers, multi-channel automation systems, and all related broadcast equipment.
• Live-on air switching.
• Server based distribution management.
• Maintain on-air programming, as well as tune in satellite feeds.
• Monitor transmitters, maintain logs, ingest and file transfer shows and commercials.
• High stress environment with deadline pressures.
• Position may include weekends, holidays and overnight hours.

Prior Experience or Training Required:

Two year technical degree and knowledge of server based video operations is preferred; minimum of one year experience in television operations preferred. Must have the ability to use vector scopes, waveform monitors, and other engineering test equipment and have a working knowledge of broadcast videotape/videodisc machine operations.

Post Date: 06/02/2017
Job #: 8081
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial: Kentucky Educational Television
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: Senior Broadcast Technician
Location: KY: Lexington
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Provides support to the Director of Transmission Systems in the procurement, installation, maintenance, and compliance duties related to Digital Television RF Systems, Microwave systems, Satellite Transmission Systems, and transmission facilities.
• Provides maintenance to our statewide network DTV transmission systems and ancillary RF equipment. This includes maintenance of transmitter building grounds and support equipment (HVAC equipment and Generators).
• Responsible for the procurement and delivery coordination of maintenance items, supplies, and equipment to support the digital plant at the Network Center and transmitter sites.
• Installs equipment and makes performance measurements as required to maintain state of the art operation and other special projects as requested.
• Maintains and verifies all necessary records, logs, and reports required by FCC Regulations and local and state agencies. Also, maintains and verifies records, including time sheets, inventory, transmitter reports, and any special reports requested.
• Provides technical support and assistance to viewer DTV reception inquires.
• Works a flexible schedule on a regular basis, to include weekend shifts as assigned.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

2-year technical college degree plus 2 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of TV/radio broadcasting equipment. Knowledge of RF telecommunications systems, IP telecommunications systems, digital television systems, digital electronics, and Windows-based computer systems or equivalent combination of education and experience. Moderate physical activity is required; including climbing ladders, handling of average-weight objects up to 70 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day. A valid driver’s license is required, as position requires travel.

Post Date: 06/02/2017
Job #: 8111
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: Orlandi
Job Description:

Hands-on engineer with a customer-service focus and a willingness to work as part of a high level and professional team

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Troubleshoots and repair television studio and field equipment
• Provide operational support for IT networks, automation systems, workstations and users
• Support and troubleshoot PC/MAC hardware & software
• Maintain RF, satellite and fiber transport equipment
• Install video/audio equipment and PC workstations
• Install, troubleshoot and maintain ENG/DSNG satellite systems
• Light general facilities maintenance
• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

• Technical background with PC’s, MAC, software and networking
• A strong technical background in ENG/DSNG trucks, satellite systems, fiber networks and studio automation a must
• Time Management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
• Interpersonal: ability to interface with internal company and division personnel at various levels and outside equipment vendors and suppliers
• Communication: strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate solutions; and able to relate well with diverse populations and age groups
• Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving. Must enjoy working with people and assisting staff with technical support issues
• Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the State of residence
• Must adhere to schedule guidelines
• Must be able and willing to work different shifts and be flexible with schedule changes

Education:

Related Work Experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

• Previous experience with 24 hr television news a plus

Education:

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

Working Conditions:

• 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, sports venues, fiber hub sites, cable headends and other locations
• Can require long periods of personal computer use and phone communications.
• Communicates in person, by phone and by email
• Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays
• Drives company vehicle to and from different locations in a safe manner by obeying all traffic laws
• Lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds
• Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds

Post Date: 06/02/2017
Job #: 7958
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast & IT Systems Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

What part will you play?

* The Broadcast & IT Systems Engineer requires a solid understanding of technology and practices necessary to perform maintenance, installation in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment.
* In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a knowledge of broadcast and IT infrastructure including:
* Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
* Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation and transmission systems, etc.)
* A working knowledge of IT and data networking is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

What will you be doing?

* Collaboration with team members, clients and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments.
* This position will primarily provide facility-based support. However, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities.
* Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team.
* Our teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes. Adherence to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers is required. This includes documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in house service management system(s).
* A willingness to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position.
* We expect our BIT engineers to build good relationships amongst our client base and to provide excellent customer service. Good communication skills (verbal and written) are required.
* Shift work on a rotating schedule is necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

What do we require from you?

Requirements:

* 2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training).
* Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking.
* Typically five or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level
* Demonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflows
* Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
* Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments
* Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments
* Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems

Desirable Requirements:

* Willingness to learn proprietary equipment and applications and bring recommendations based on prior experiences.
* Considered a Subject Matter Expert on systems and companies such as Sony, Snell, Harmonic, Evertz, RTS etc.
* Microsoft network certification or similar.
* CCNA of Linux training is a plus.
* Software programming skills (HTML, V.B., C++, scripting, etc) Autocad, MS Office Suite, Visio experience Familiarity with ITSM Service Management processes

But wait, there’s more!

* Paid time off every year to volunteer
* 2016 Best Company for Working Mothers
* An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

Post Date: 06/02/2017
Job #: 7961
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: VT: Northern New York
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time Maintenance Technician. The person in this role maintains the station’s equipment and systems from acquisition to distribution. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote locations.

Job Responsibilities:

This employee will help maintain:
• transmitter sites, microwave relay sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and other systems.
• production equipment including camera systems, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, audio consoles, microphones, and tracks inventory.
• news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
• support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, videotape machines, microphones, and intercoms.
• Conducts troubleshooting, equipment installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.

Required Skills:

• Some electrical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair and test equipment for operation. Will train on specific systems.
• Basic knowledge of computers, and some basic networking skills.
• Able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces.
• Flexible schedule to occasionally work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned.
• Able to be on-call, on a shared rotational schedule.
• Ability to work independently as well as effectively with other team members.
• Capable of following instructions, verbal and written.
• Able to work with minimal supervision.
• Able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
• Good vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.
• Valid driver’s license; position requires travel to remote transmitter and microwave sites within our region.

Education:

• Experience or on-the-job training in the troubleshooting and repair of equipment that would provide basis that can be built upon with training. (Subject to our assessment) Associates degree in Electronics Technology a plus.
• Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course a plus.
• Graduates of Electronics technical programs (credit and non-credit) encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 06/02/2017
Job #: 7962
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Senior Broadcast & IT Systems Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

What part will you play?

*The Senior Broadcast & IT Systems Engineer requires an expert level of understanding as it pertains to technology and practices necessary to perform maintenance, installation in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment.
* In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a knowledge of broadcast and IT infrastructure including:
* Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
* Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)
* An in-depth knowledge of IT and data networking is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

What will you be doing?

* Collaboration with team members, clients and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments.
* A Senior is expected to coach or lead other teammates and is also depended on to provide recommendations to the leadership team.
* This position will primarily provide facility-based support. However, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities.
* Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team. Our teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes.
* Adherence to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers is required. This includes documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in house service management system(s).
* A willingness to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position.
* We expect our Senior BIT engineers to build good relationships amongst our client base and to provide excellent customer service.
* Good communication skills (verbal and written) are required.
* Shift work on a rotating schedule is necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

What do we require from you?

Requirements:

* 2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training).
* Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking.
* Typically ten or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level
* Demonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflows
* Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
* Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments
* Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments
* Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems

But wait, there’s more!

* Paid time off every year to volunteer
* 2016 Best Company for Working Mothers
* An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

Post Date: 06/02/2017
Job #: 7963
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial: CNN Broadcast Engineers
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Associate Broadcast & IT Support Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

What part will you play?

* The Associate Broadcast & IT Support Engineer requires a basic understanding of technology and practices necessary to perform maintenance, installation in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment.
* In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a knowledge of broadcast and IT infrastructure including:
* Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
* Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation and transmission systems, etc.)
* A baseline IT and data networking knowledge is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

What will you be doing?

* Collaboration with team members, clients and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments.
* This position will primarily provide facility-based support. However, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities.
* Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team.
* Our teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes. Adherence to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers is required.
* This includes documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in house service management system(s).
* A willingness to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position.
* We expect our BIT engineers to build good relationships amongst our client base and to provide excellent customer service. Good communication skills (verbal and written) are required.
* Shift work on a rotating schedule is necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

What do we require from you?

* Typically, one or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level
* Demonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflows
* Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
* Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments
* Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems 2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training).
* Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking.

But wait, there’s more!

* Paid time off every year to volunteer
* 2016 Best Company for Working Mothers
* An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

Post Date: 06/02/2017
Job #: 7980
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

We are seeking a person with the knowledge and ability to repair, configure and maintain all equipment as needed. This person will also provide IT support for maintenance of broadcast related servers, networks, and workstations; repair and maintain all studio, satellite, microwave, and graphics equipment. This individual will assist with the system design and installation of new equipment; provide input for new equipment purchases; and provide support for remote broadcasts.

Must be skilled in systems engineering and design and have strong knowledge of IP networking systems. A two year college degree, technical school certification or equivalent experience is preferred. Additional training in specific types of broadcast and computer equipment is preferred. Participation in an after-hours, on-call rotation is required; must be available to work odd or long hours as needed. Good, quick decision making abilities and excellent communication skills are required. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted. A pre-employment drug screening is required.

Post Date: 06/02/2017
Job #: 8057
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: ND: South Dakota
Job Description:

We are looking for a Field Engineer I to maintain our signals in the Dakotas.

Post Date: 05/26/2017
Job #: 7879
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NE
Job Description:

The director of engineering will assist with the design, specifications, documentation, oversight and installation of all systems and equipment for multiple stations. Develop and maintain thorough understanding of existing facilities and work toward making units safer, cohesive and responsive to departments within station environment.

Key activities:

* Effectively manage the planning, design, installation and repair of all television, mobile and internet systems and equipment.
* Evaluate and maintain the spectrum and broadband usage of the facility.
* Motivate and manage a staff of professional maintenance engineers, operators and IT technicians.
* Coordinate projects; manage the scheduling of personnel; and plan, design and document on-going and future television and online systems.
* Work with related departments; in the determination of current and future studio and transmission needs; in the preparation and tracking of capital, expense, repair and maintenance budgets; in the evaluation of equipment prior to purchase.
* Communicate professionally with individuals and groups within and outside of the station.
* Communicate on a frequent basis with all other departments.
* Maintain good personnel labor relations. Identify training needs, motivate and develop staff to meet the on-going and future technological needs of the station.
* Keep the station compliant with the FCC Rules and Regulations, as well as related local, state and federal regulations. Work with Corporate personnel in particular areas of common interest.
* Perform other duties as needed and as directed by the General Manager and Sr Dir, Engineering.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

* An associate degree in electrical or electronic engineering from an accredited institution is preferred.
* A BSEE degree is advantageous

Skills & Abilities:

* Must have an understanding of electronic, electrical, mechanical and information systems.
* Must possess effective leadership and management skills as well as the ability to work well with the management team.
* Communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Post Date: 05/26/2017
Job #: 7915
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NV: Western U.S. Region
Job Description:

We have a Chief Engineer opening at a television station in the Western U.S. region. It is full time and offers great benefits, relocation assistance, and competitive pay. If you or someone you know might be interested please let us know right away.

Job Description:

Responsible for installation and repair of all equipment and supervising master control operators.

Essential Functions:

1. Installs and repairs all equipment including the UHF full power transmitter.
2. Supervises master control operators.

Competencies:

1. Technical Capability.
2. Strategic Thinking.
3. Communication Proficiency.
4. Ability to Multitask.
5. Leadership.
6. Teamwork.
7. Experience with the following equipment is preferred:
- Harris Sigma Full power UHF transmitters
- Axcera solid state low power transmitters
- Nexio series playout servers
- NetVx series encoders
- Audioarts audio consoles
- Utah Scientific, 400 series, routers/master control systems.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Reports directly to the VP of Engineering

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Required Education and Experience:

1. Background in television and/or radio broadcast engineering.
2. Experience with RF, microwave, and transmitter (low & full power)
3. FCC 1st class or General Radiotelephone license preferred but not required.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
We encourage women and minorities to apply.

Post Date: 05/26/2017
Job #: 7917
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

The Senior Broadcast Engineer role will supply technical support for 24/7/365 live News station studios and production facilities. This high level technical staff position requires an experienced individual with ample Television network ingest/encoding, quality control, play-out and Master Control technical knowledge, live production and workflow skills. Ability to communicate under complex and stressful conditions to all levels is key to the success. In-depth knowledge of Broadcast Automation Systems, ENPS newsroom rundown systems as well as core video distribution technologies is required.

Key Responsibilities:

* “Hands on” Senior Broadcast Engineer capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
* Monitor, supervise, and strive to improve the broadcast maintenance facility standards and various production control work flows with a focus on the stations broadcast studios, production control rooms, Network channel play-out, , Master Control and Graphics Branding systems, and transmission systems.
* Must have strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management, operational staff, broadcast vendors and external contractors.
* Lead and manage assigned projects from conceptual stage through to launch including managing successful build out and commissioning.
* Frequently liaison with Director of Engineering to implement station production work flows and technical standards that meet or exceed the stations application requirements and business goals.
* Generate new and update existing engineering block diagrams, design documentation, and Standard Operating Procedures for various broadcast technical systems.
* Must possess strong multitasking skills. Consults with Engineering and Senior level management to conceptualize new systems and integrate new technologies/systems into existing operation
* Communicate with supervisor, the news desk, and the rest of the production team any changes and/or discrepancies to daily production and/or technical infrastructure
* Facilitate communication between the Engineering technical team, news desk and production staff.
* Take ownership of 2nd tier support for complex engineering issues and technical challenges.
* Strive to develop innovative solutions using state of the art enterprise level systems architecture serving complex broadcast and digital media applications and operational challenges.
* Responsible for the ongoing maintenance of all facility Broadcast Systems e.g. Routers, control room systems, studios, traffic and weather systems.
* Solid knowledge of newsgathering & production technologies. Support on-air quality control, including, but not limited to; Broadcast acquisition, production, playout and archive Secondary Distribution Channels.
* New initiatives. Video streaming, Publishing to Web & Social platforms.

Education/Experience:

* 5 years of experience working in a live production environment at a news station, media organization, television network, or television production studio with at least 3 years of technical hands-on engineering experience required.

Critical Competencies for Success:

* Strong technical understanding of digital broadcast technology, digital video and audio signal types, media formats, CODEC’s, wrappers, sync, time code and signal flow.
* Knowledge of production control technology including large format switchers, digital audio consoles, video servers, studio equipment, digital video distribution, etc. required. Experience with ENPS orother NRCS systems highly desirable.
* Advanced knowledge of MPEG encoding technology and head-end/NOC distribution required.Familiarity with traditional terrestrial and satellite broadcast technology is preferred.
* Demonstrated experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Broadcast Automation systems.
* Advanced knowledge of serial, GPIO, and IP control methodologies. Prior experience with Crispin Automation and/or Wide Orbit traffic scheduling system preferred.
* Experience supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure, routing, switching, VLANs, etc., and the associated protocols. Current CCNA Certification preferred.
* Ability to analyze and interpret various system logs to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve technical broadcast issues. Prior programming experience preferred
* Ability to read and follow blueprints and system schematics as well as frequently produce workflow documents, signal flow schematics and Standard Operating Procedures. At least 2 years of extensive experience with MS Visio and/or AutoCAD required.
* Multi-tasking and on-the-fly prioritization skills are essential. Must frequently complete time-critical assigned tasks under stressful situations with minimal or no supervision.

Key Technology:

Evertz EQX Routers
Ross Production and Master Control Switchers
Crispin Automation
Chyron Graphics
WSI Weather Systems
AP ENPS News Room Systems
RTS Intercom
Imagine Communications Nexio Media Storage
Yamaha Audio boards

Post Date: 05/26/2017
Job #: 7918
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Candidate will work independently providing support to a network of over 150 computers and other network equipment. Infrastructure includes: routers and switches; Windows Server domains and various workgroups; Windows OS; specialized servers that host 3rd party news production software; NAS servers; network printers. Candidate will also assist Broadcast Engineers with various engineering related tasks.

Duties:

• Manage user access to network resources
• Help Desk support for various computer and network related issues
• Track support tickets with various outside vendors
• Deployment of new computer hardware, and operating systems
• Maintain various network related documentation
• Upgrade/install infrastructure items such as servers, workstations, laptop computers, routers, switches, and cabling
• Setup and maintain remote IP cameras
• Maintain Avaya digital phone system – setup users and troubleshoot issues
• Recommend appropriate hardware and software to fit the needs of specified projects
• Assist Broadcast Engineers with duties such as setup and troubleshooting of live news productions, troubleshooting audio and video equipment and repairing various electronics

Post Date: 05/19/2017
Job #: 7876
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Radio-TV Engineer/Digital Media Arts Center Manager
Location: MA: Franklin
Job Description:

Reporting to the Communications Coordinator, this position will be responsible for the programmatic, operations, and technical needs of the Digital Media Arts Center, and meet FCC technical requirements.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

A. Support the technical operations of the studios and the Digital Media Arts Center (DMAC).
B. Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair audio/video/computer equipment, which may include developing RFPs for proposed equipment.
C. Support remote broadcasts for the Company and sponsored video/audio streaming events.
D. Provide support with the audio/video production classes.
E. Manage the College’s Digital Media Arts Center and supervise work-study students and interns.
F. Assist students working in the Radio Studio and audio/video production labs including helping with programming and training students on how to use equipment.
G. Meet technical/studio needs of the Communication faculty.
H. Respond to trouble shooting calls for technical situations/emergencies (24/7), and work after regular hours as applicable in response to College and staffing needs.
I. Maintain computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the Digital Media Arts Center, establish procedures to ensure all computer based equipment is operational and secure.
J. Manage all licensure and software registrations.
K. Perform preventative maintenance and/or troubleshooting on all equipment, including but not limited to; transmitters, video cameras, audio & video switching and routing systems, processing and monitoring equipment, computer based audio and video editing systems, and remote broadcast equipment used for audio and video streaming.
L. Maintain transmitter reading logs per FCC regulations, ensure Nielsen rating system and EAS system is functional at all times and is up to date on all FCC rules and regulations.
M. Initiate orders for repair and replacement items; recommend new equipment purchases.
N. Advise faculty on new and emerging technologies in the fields of radio and television production.
O. Develop relationships with vendors, product technical support and software specialists.
P. Work with various department across campus providing video/audio production assistance.
Q. Insure proper operation and conformity with FCC license and regulations, including transmitter maintenance.
R. Possibility to teach relevant classes in the field, if applicable. Other
S. Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications:

Associate’s degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. A minimum of 3 years related technical experience in a television/radio studio work environment including experience working with digital media tools and software required. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is essential. Strong customer service, interpersonal and communication skills required. Familiarity with FCC requirements related to TV/Radio highly sought. Possession of SBE Certification highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Walk, bend, stand for long periods of time, work in front of a computer screen, deal with stressful situations. Present to students/staff. May lift objects up to and over 50 pounds. Work may be performed in an external environment with exposure to inclement weather and varying temperatures. Hours and schedule may vary outside of regular work schedule depending on need. Flexible schedule and ability to support Center 24/7 required.

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7863
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

The role is a critical part of the Technology & Operations leadership team in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated advanced capability in the design, implementation and management of broadcast Engineering and IT technologies and operational models within a mission critical broadcasting environment; specifically in Local News. The candidate will focus on excellence, quality and enhancing capabilities; both technology and staff


Job Duties:

* Oversee the end-to-end delivery of all the Station core broadcast and IT infrastructure that are in daily use
* Leverage new technology to develop innovative solutions for complex architecture and operational challenges
* Lead and manage multiple projects from conceptual stage through design to launch including budget tracking and reporting
* Maintain the reliability of all critical on-air systems with zero downtime as the goal
* Develop new workflows designed to improve quality and reduce flaws
* Design and implement permanent technical solutions
* Develop and help manage annual operating and capital budgets
* Strategic planning and initiatives
* Risk Management: Assess all issues, adds, changes in order to mitigate impact to station
* Manage issue tracking in SharePoint and ensure Root Cause analysis and prompt closure of open tickets.
* Make new technology recommendations, identify best practices and establish high operating standards
* Develop and document best operational practices (SOP’s and Engineering Documents) and ensure adherence
* Implement and adhere to strict change management procedures
* Grow and develop Engineering and IT staff
* Interface with all levels of management & user community
* Work closely with key business unit leaders
* Forge and foster positive relationships with Infrastructure & support teams external to WRC e.g. Facilities, Broadcast Operations/Engineering, Corporate IT
* Seek opportunities to reduce spend/increase newsgathering efficiency by implementation of smart technology
* On call 24/7/365
* Travel as needed

Basic Qualifications:

* Minimum 5 years of managing mission critical Broadcast/IT environments at a TV Station: preferably in News
* Extensive experience in Broadcast Systems, Networking, Servers, Desktop, Monitoring, end user support

Additional Job Requirements:

* Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.
* Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
* Must be 18 years or greater.
* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
* Must be available on evenings and some weekends

Desired Qualifications:

* Hands on engineer capable of managing and coaching a diverse staff of engineers and technicians
* In depth understanding of complex systems including: ATSC On-Air systems; Automation, Studios, Control Rooms, Transmitters; Communications technologies; Monitoring, and internet technologies
* In depth understanding of Station’s IT infrastructure, networking, servers, desktops and remote sites
* Liaise with corporate IT and ensure WRC is adhering to company policies, security practices & standards
* Responsible for the management and tracking of all department assets
* Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
* Experience in building large scale systems to support business

Project Management:

* Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management & user community
* Cisco certifications

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7864
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT/Digital Manager
Location: DC
Job Description:

The ideal candidate will have a track record in systems administration, support and upgrades of large scale IT/Broadcast centric technologies within Media. Experience in IT based technologies within a 24/7/365 News production environment is desirable.

Duties include:

* Supervise Station Systems Analysts and IT Tech Support personnel
* Forge and foster positive relationships with internal clients and external support teams
* Provide support, maintenance and upgrades across all IT based systems
* Administer servers, storage, networking, mobile devices, Lap Tops, software and security updates
* Provide first class support to newsroom users and associated critical production systems
* Plan, design, implement projects as assigned
* Develop a close working relationship with Corporate and Division IT & support teams
* Bring new ideas and operational practices to enhance the overall effectiveness of the team
* Maintain vigilance around Security of systems and work with Corporate Security to ensure compliance
* Work closely with key vendors including support, projects and evaluating new technology offerings
* Adhere to policies, procedures, and best practices
* Partner with Studio Operations, Engineering and Field Operations groups to troubleshoot and maintain systems and complete technology projects.
* Lead and manage multiple projects from conceptual stage through to launch including budget tracking and reporting.
* Seek opportunities to reduce spend/increase newsgathering efficiency by implementation of smart technology
* Administration and Support of mission critical News production systems including but not limited to: Dalet Digital Asset Management, Isilon Storage, Omneon Servers, Panasonic P2 workflows, video codecs and transcoding, edit platforms including Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier, Ross Automated Production Control, WSI Traffic and Weather systems, Chyron & Ross Expression graphics
* Creation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for existing and new workflows
* Ensure staff is highly trained, cross trained and able to function independently with accuracy
* Project management, risk mitigation and on-time delivery
* Administration and support of Mobile devices (IOS/Android/Hot Spots), Web based technologies, VOD encoding and Windows & Apple Desktops
* WAN/LAN network and security management including remote sites
* Administration of Active Directory Users & Groups, Servers (including VMs)
* Administration of Cisco Networking devices
* Evaluation and implementation of Broadcast and IT technologies in order to drive station operations, efficiency and competiveness.
* Capital recommendations in order to develop and enhance technology infrastructure
* Adhere to strict change management procedures and perform systems outage management

Basic Qualifications:

* Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
* Minimum 5 years working in a mission critical Broadcast/IT environments
* Minimum 3 years in a managerial role
* Experience in administrating large scale systems to support business needs
* Extensive experience in Broadcast Systems, Networking, Servers, Security, Desktop, Lap Top, Monitoring as well as supporting a large user base
* Experience with Digital Asset Management

Additional Job Requirements:

* Must be willing to work in Washington D.C.
* Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
* Must be willing and available to be on-call and work evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays as required
* Must accept Solutions as Company’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
* Must be 18 years or older

Desired Qualifications:

* Cisco certifications desired
* Microsoft Certifications desired
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills
* Experience in Field Operations desired, including Trucks, satellite, microwave, bonded cellular and IP newsgathering technologies.
* Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of an organization
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Detail orientation
* Ability to adapt and work well in a rapidly changing environment
* A team player who can also work independently and is a self-starter

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7865
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

Job Duties:

* Support day to day broadcast television, digital and IT/IP operations
* Work on projects and assist with design and implementation reviews
* Work closely within a larger team of Broadcast Engineers and IT Specialists to help bridge traditional broadcast practices with IT technologies.
* Respond to outage calls regarding technical issues
* Work with internal team members and vendors to resolve problems as necessary
* Assist with implementation of software upgrades and system expansions
* Perform periodic maintenance procedures such as system health checks and proactive system restarts
* Document support procedures specific to Network systems to be utilized by the larger Engineering, IT and Operations teams at the facility
* Manage and work on projects in the areas of Routers, Switches, LAN, WAN, WLAN, Proxies, Load Balancers, Firewalls (internet, 3rd party and internal), DMZ, Remote Access, Authentication, DNS, Intrusion Prevention/Detection Systems (IDS) and wireless authentication clients

Basic Qualifications:

* BS in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
* 4+ years of support in in a live broadcast/IT environment
* Demonstrated understanding of news operations, control systems, Network practices, systems, transmission, server based workflows and microwave, satellite, fiber and bonded cellualr systems

Additional Job Requirements:

* Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
* Must be covered by Solutions, our Company’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
* Willingness to travel and work shifts/overtime and on weekends with short notice
* Available 24/7/365

Desired Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have experience with the following systems:

* Graphics branding devices (Ross XPression, Chyron), Video Server Systems (Omneon), digital editing systems (Final Cut/Adobe Premier), Transcoding and delivery systems (Telestream Vantage), Transmission Encoding/Decoding Systems (Harmonic, Motorola, Tandberg, Cisco), Storage systems (Isilon, Omneon, SANs, NAS’), Network infrastructure (Switches, Routers, etc.) , IT Systems such as Servers, Workstations, SQL Databases, Broadcast Infrastructure (Routers, Frame Sync’s, Intercom, etc.
* CCNA/CCNP certified a plus
* Knowledge of Cisco Network equipment a plus
* VMware VCA/VCP certified a plus
* Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting & analysis
* Effective interpersonal skills
* Demonstrated successful design, planning and implementation of wide and local area network architecture, including capacity planning and technical troubleshooting
* Must have expertise in network security and access control systems and related strategies.
* Expertise working on a team with motivated cross-functional individuals focused on a common goal of delivering cutting edge solutions to meet aggressive business demands in an ever-changing environment.
* Operating Systems: Cisco IOS, NX-OS, IOS-XR, JUN-OS, Linux, MS Windows

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7868
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

We are seeking a Chief Engineer to lead our Engineering Department and keep our technical facilities optimally running. This is a management position that will oversee a vital part of our operations and staff.

Duties include supervising a staff of engineers, Master Control Operators and our IT department. Candidates must be able to juggle several daily and long-term projects simultaneously and effectively coordinate their department to get the jobs done. This position will also be the spearhead for a major FCC repack project during these next few years, so they must be able to hit the ground running.

Qualified candidates should have 5+ years as a Chief, Assistant Chief, or lead engineer at a broadcast station. Extensive knowledge about FCC requirements for broadcast stations is a major plus. Candidates should be able to effectively communicate and manage their staff and work with management at a station and a corporate level. We are looking for candidates with not only the technical knowledge, but also strong leadership skills. They must have the ability to foresee and prevent future issues and keep calm when solving a crisis.

We offer competitively priced health and life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan up to 6%, and vacation and sick time benefits. Salary will be commiserate with experience.

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7851
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial: TCT Ministries
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MI
Job Description:

Would you like to work in an environment that compliments your faith and values your skills as an engineer? Like an opportunity to join an extremely talented engineering team and put your skills to good use in a growing inspirational television network? If so, and you have at least five years of high power TV/RF experience, excellent time management and organizational skills, fluid in digital production, master control, automation and transmission systems, we want to connect with you!

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7857
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

Coordinates radio station(s) activities concerned with acquisition, installation, maintenance, or modification of studio broadcasting equipment and transmitter site infrastructure in accordance with FCC compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Other duties may be assigned. Inspects, repairs, and maintains all broadcasting and radio station equipment including transmitters, satellite uplinks/downlinks, computer, antennas, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephones, and related equipment.
* Evaluates studio needs for broadcasting equipment and makes recommendation for improvements in technical performance of station equipment.
* Establishes procedures for operation and maintenance of studio, remote control, and all transmission equipment.
* Directs and performs testing and maintenance of studio, remote, and broadcasting equipment to ensure operational performance meets industry standards and rules and regulations of Federal Communications Commission.
* Develops modification plans for existing broadcasting equipment to improve technical performance and overall quality air sound of stations.
* Directs modification and testing of equipment t ensure operational performance meets specified standards.
* Prepares repair and maintenance schedules for studio, remote, and transmitter site broadcasting equipment to improve reliability of broadcasts.
* Provides computer hardware/network support.
* Recommends annual budget for station(s) engineering department and controls expenditures within budget limitations.

Market Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises employees in the Engineering Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, and the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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/or Experience:

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, equipment operating instructions, and FCC regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of manager, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, able to apply mathematical skill when using oscilloscopes, voltmeters, distortion analyzer, and trigonometry, basic calculus, and other provided instrumentation. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables..

Other Skills and Abilities:

Excellent mix of computer knowledge both digital and analog electronics. Knowledge of UHF and VHF transmitters and receivers, antennas and other broadcast equipment. Ability to multi-task and work long hours. Ability to respond in a timely “on-call” capacity.

Certificates, Licenses, Other Requirements:

FCC General class license or SBE Senior certification, valid driver’s license and state mandated auto insurance.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and appropriate vision needed to drive as required with a valid driver’s license.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and risk of non-ionizing radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7859
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: Burlington/Plattsburgh
Job Description:

The person in this role maintains the station’s equipment and systems from acquisition to distribution. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote locations.

Job Responsibilities:

This employee will help maintain:

• Transmitter sites, microwave relay sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and other systems.
• Production equipment including camera systems, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, audio consoles, microphones, and tracks inventory.
• News-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
• Support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, videotape machines, microphones, and intercoms.
• Conducts troubleshooting, equipment installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.

Required Skills:

• Some electrical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair and test equipment for operation. Will train on specific systems.
• Basic knowledge of computers, and some basic networking skills.
• Able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces.
• Flexible schedule to occasionally work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned.
• Able to be on-call, on a shared rotational schedule.
• Ability to work independently as well as effectively with other team members.
• Capable of following instructions, verbal and written.
• Able to work with minimal supervision.
• Able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
• Good vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.
• Valid driver’s license; position requires travel to remote transmitter and microwave sites within our region.

Education:

• Experience or on-the-job training in the troubleshooting and repair of equipment that would provide basis that can be built upon with training. (Subject to our assessment) Associates degree in Electronics Technology a plus.
• Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course a plus.
• Graduates of Electronics technical programs (credit and non-credit) encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7860
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
– Other: Telecommunications
Job Title: Systems Engineer: RF Systems Engineer
Location: CA: Torrance
Job Description:

The RF Systems Engineer candidate will support the Director of Ground Systems with design and development of new ground station architecture as well as providing support for management of existing ground station operation and maintenance programs to insure the operability of remotely located tracking stations.

Primary Duties:

• Responsible for leading system design, development, integration, test and operations and maintenance of both new and existing ground stations
• Task planning, scheduling and coordination with local station managers and other engineers and support staff
• Organize data and records for use in preparation of various reports
• Lead and support on-site station operations when required
• Lead constant process improvement tasks for ground stations

Skills Required:

• Broad range of knowledge and experience in multiple disciplines related to ground station design and operation
• Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interface with international customers as well as senior consulting sub-contractors
• Familiarity with software development
• Proficient in matlab programming
• Hands-on design and test experience in various HW units including RF and basebandand hardware integration of a system level design

Education/Experience Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college/university in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Aerospace, or Systems Engineering.
• 5+ years hands on ground station experience specifically with large antenna systems, RF handling, telemetry and command data processing equipment, monitor and control equipment and network communications
• Excellent communication and technical writing skills
• Must be flexible and able to handle occasional heavy workload
• Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally, some of which will include multiple-week trips
• Willing to learn and expand systems knowledge
• Familiar with proposal activities and development
• Ability to obtain Secret Security Clearance. US citizenship required.

Post Date: 05/12/2017
Job #: 7819
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Systems/Automation Engineer
Location: NJ
Job Description:

We are looking for an IT professional to provide technical support and advice to help our staff effectively use computer software and hardware in a dynamic multi-platform environment. The successful candidate will identify the hardware and software needed to provide solutions to end-users’ problems. You will also be the primary administrator of the broadcast automation systems. This position requires additional IT related responsibilities and tasks, as well as non-IT duties as assigned by supervisor or management. You will assist with server and network support, roll out computers for new employee setups, and oversee printer maintenance and repair. This position requires communication via telephone, online and face-to-face support with all of our New Jersey radio stations.

Qualifications:

• Must have minimum 3 years of tech support experience;
• Must administer and maintain the broadcast automation systems, including an AoIP systems;
• Must use Windows 2003/2008/20012 Server, Windows Ver. XP, 7 and 10, Active Directory and Microsoft Office 2010 – Office 365;
• Must maintain Windows Desktops from a functionality, security, and patch standpoint using automated tools;
• Must assist with backup (and restoration in emergencies) of data on servers;
• Must help monitor and maintain company-wide anti-virus system;
• Must compose and edit documentation for end-user training;
• Must share 24/7 on-call duties to respond to site outages and emergencies;
• Must have experience installing PC/Laptop Hardware and Software;
• Must be capable of working in a disciplined manner in a team environment, with strong organizational and analytical skills;
• Must travel within New Jersey. Valid driver’s license and good driving record are required.

Post Date: 05/12/2017
Job #: 7815
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Desktop Support Specialist
Location: DC
Job Description:

This member of the technology team provides front-line support of the Company’s user base and associated end-user systems, including desktop computers, mobile devices and other technology; supports and maintains the Company's communication and computer systems, including installation and configuration of various hardware and software; troubleshooting computer and network problems; fixing hardware and software related issues; and working with other members of the engineering department to maintain the computer network system to avoid the occurrence of hardware or software issues.

Essential Job Functions:

· Respond to and resolve technical queries and issues from staff under deadline pressure.
· Configuration of hardware and software; carrying out planned maintenance and upgrades to desktop systems and software.
· Ensure the proper operation of all computers, printers, mobile devices and other related technology.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Proficient in Windows 7 and 10 Operating systems, MS Office and Outlook versions 2010-16, and other applications typical for a business computing environment. Proficiency in Mac OS X helpful.
· Experience with industry-specific software systems, including Burli newsroom software, Enco Digital Audio Distribution (DAD) system and others is preferred.
· Experience with system setup, imaging, support, helpdesk, mobile devices, and basic LAN/WAN technologies
· Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
· Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
· Ability to function in a team environment.
· Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed, including on-call and some after-hours emergency-response.

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
· Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computer keys and general office equipment (telephone, copier, calculator, etc.) for extended periods of time.
· Ability to hear and speak clearly and follow both oral and written direction.
· The Company may make reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Post Date: 05/10/2017
Job #: 7730
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

Global television network looking for a project engineer - strong video Over IP design, architecture, engineering and maintenance. New technology focus for broadcast facilities a must

Responsibilities:

• Work within project engineering team to develop and revise documentation for the installation of new broadcast equipment, cable/fiber, and necessary infrastructure.
• Create detailed signal flow diagrams with AutoCAD.
• Create high level conceptual drawings for large projects as needed.
• 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 are met, and project priorities and dependencies are clearly 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

Qualification:

• Strong video Over IP design, architecture, engineering and maintenance. New technology focus for broadcast facilities a must
• 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.
• Self-motivated independent worker who performs well in a collaborative environment.
• Positive and professional attitude
• Strong written and verbal communications and reporting skills

Required:

• 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.
• Experience with virtualization software and hardware.
•Familiarity with video encode/decode process, and understanding of format differences.
• Experience in building/maintaining a variety of file storage systems, as well as archive solutions.
• Ability to handle a multi-project work environment and manage time accordingly.

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7725
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: NRG Media, LLC
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: IA
Job Description:

Successful applicants will have at least three years hands-on Chief Engineer experience, work well with the team and complete projects in a timely manner. Transmitters and NexGen digital audio experience is preferred. Strong computer background is helpful. SBE certification desired. If you have good people/communication skills, we want to talk to you!

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7726
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

Successful applicants will have at least three years hands-on Chief Engineer experience, work well with the team and complete projects in a timely manner. Transmitters and NexGen digital audio experience is preferred. Strong computer background is helpful. SBE certification desired. If you have good people/communication skills, we want to talk to you!

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7727
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WI
Job Description:

Successful applicants will have at least three years hands-on Chief Engineer experience, work well with the team and complete projects in a timely manner. Transmitters and NexGen digital audio experience is preferred. Strong computer background is helpful. SBE certification desired. If you have good people/communication skills, we want to talk to you!

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7728
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: NRG Media, LLC
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Successful applicants will have at least three years hands-on Chief Engineer experience, work well with the team and complete projects in a timely manner. Transmitters and NexGen digital audio experience is preferred. Strong computer background is helpful. SBE certification desired. If you have good people/communication skills, we want to talk to you!

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7677
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Other: Studio Engineer
Location: CT: Stamford
Job Description:

This is a project/limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 24 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Purpose:

This freelance engineering role provides mission critical broadcast support of a 24x7x365 sports production facility. Candidates will have a working knowledge of broadcast and IP networks and infrastructure within a production facility and will resolve user issues quickly by performing problem analysis and resolution of server-based record and playout systems, MPEG/J2K encoders/decoders and transmission systems, IP based video routers, fiber transport, intercom, tally, and digital audio networks.

Responsibilities:

- Support live production by responding to service requests obtained via two-way radio, phone, email, in-person, or the internal Production Support application
- Based on an understanding of technical production and network systems, determine the nature of the problem and implement an acceptable solution that meets the customer’s needs in a timely manner.
- Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues using system documentation and through collaboration with other engineers, vendors, and IT personnel.
- Participate in technical projects including documentation, installation, troubleshooting, calibration, and maintenance.
- Monitor and adjust broadcast systems to meet accepted broadcast standards using diagnostic tools such as SDI scopes, audio/data analyzers, and other equipment.
- Record critical and shift log information using the internal tracking application.
- Perform repair of audio & video broadcast equipment, including repairs at the system and board levels.
- Use vendor-specific system software (i.e. Magnum, GVG, RTS) to fulfill operator route and assignment requests.
- Basic CAD functionality including creating, redlining, and printing.
- Effectively communicate the outcomes and results of efforts to team members and users.

Qualifications/Requirements:

- Minimum 3 years of experience supporting a broadcast or IT-related video production facility.
- Experience supporting broadcast equipment from Evertz, EVS, Sony, Calrec, Lawo, GVG, Miranda, Image Video, Ericsson
- Knowledge of IP networks, LANs, switches, routers, and network diagnostic applications
- Must have strong technical skills, be resourceful and self-motivated, and possess excellent documentation and communication skills.
- Ability to work flexible hours to support a 24x7 production operation.
- Lift up to 40 lbs., climb ladders and use/drive studio scissor lifts.

Eligibility Requirements:

- Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be 18 years or older

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7688
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Digital Video Engineer
Location: CO: Colorado Springs
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, technically advanced and self-motivated Digital Video Engineer to provide support for television station technical operations – such as on-air automation systems, encoding, multiplexing, transcoding, monitoring and video/IT systems - as well as installation and maintenance of equipment at all our station locations.

This position will be based at the Broadcast Operations Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, but will work with multiple and various groups within the organization, both local and corporate, to ensure organizational effectiveness and all levels of statutory compliance. Successful candidate will be able to work independently, exhibit strong collaboration, verbal and written communication skills, and have a proven record in project-planning and implementation. At least two years’ experience in broadcast television engineering or information technology is required, with a four-year degree in communications, electrical engineering or information technology preferred. Must manage and perform on-call duties and work flexible hours.

Physical requirements of this position are: lifting objects up to 50 lbs., working on ladders and high rooftops, lifting, moving and setting television, multimedia and related production equipment, and working in tight spaces.

This is a full time position with a competitive benefits package. Candidate must possess or be able to acquire a valid Colorado driver license and submit to and pass a drug test and background check.

Post Date: 04/28/2017
Job #: 7621
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

We are seeking a person with the knowledge and ability to repair, configure and maintain all equipment as needed. This person will also provide IT support for maintenance of broadcast related servers, networks, and workstations; repair and maintain all studio, satellite, microwave, and graphics equipment. This individual will assist with the system design and installation of new equipment; provide input for new equipment purchases; and provide support for remote broadcasts.

Must be skilled in systems engineering and design and have strong knowledge of IP networking systems. A two year college degree, technical school certification or equivalent experience is preferred. Additional training in specific types of broadcast and computer equipment is preferred. Participation in an after-hours, on-call rotation is required; must be available to work odd or long hours as needed. Good, quick decision making abilities and excellent communication skills are required. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted. A pre-employment drug screening is required.

Post Date: 04/28/2017
Job #: 7641
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NY: Albany
Job Description:

We seek an experienced, motivated, and goal oriented Assistant Chief Engineer, to help in the maintenance of all technical and operational aspects of the Studio and Transmitter Facilities. This position reports directly to the Director of Technology. This position requires a strong working knowledge of a wide range of broadcast and content technologies. The Assistant Chief Engineer will work regularly with the staff, outside clients and members of the viewing and listening audiences, requiring excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

• Minimum 4 years’ experience in broadcast engineering at a broadcast, video production or cable television facility, performing hands on work on productions and live events, maintaining and updating infrastructure
• Minimum of 2 years’ of experience managing technical staff and projects including part-time and contract staff with demonstrated ability to improve performance, output and quality
• Proficient IT skills related to modern broadcast automation, and encoding systems
• Experience with both audio and video play out systems
• Experience with FM & TV transmitters and traditional microwave links
• Knowledgeable of FCC Broadcast rules and regulations
• Proven ability to successfully plan, coordinate, and execute tactically and strategically
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills including both verbal and communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to adjust to competing demands from multiple directions, and balance shifting priorities across a range of stakeholder groups
• Demonstrated ability to work through difficult and stressful situations.
• The ability to deliver work on time and at budget
• Experience with live studio and field productions
• Strong PC computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
• Ability to lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs, carry out frequent reaching, stretching, twisting and bending.
• Standing for up to two hour at one time, and sitting for extended periods.
• A valid New York State driver’s license and good driving record is required for all WMHT positions.
• Ability to maintain a flexible schedule.

Post Date: 04/27/2017
Job #: 7619
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

Qualified applicant will have experience in the design, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of a wide variety of broadcast equipment. This includes microwave, satellite, video servers and broadcast digital equipment. Candidate must exhibit an advanced knowledge of broadcast electronics, analog and digital technology, computers, LAN/WAN networks, station automation, digital UHF transmitters, related microwave and other RF equipment. Candidate should be familiar with SD/HD digital TV formats, ATSC encoders and be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the latest related technologies and FCC rules and regulations. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day, with weekend, night, on call and holiday work. Must be able to lift heavy equipment, work at heights. The successful candidate must be able to think on their feet, work well with others, and be a self-starter and a team player.

Post Date: 04/25/2017
Job #: 7576
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Technical Operations Manager will supervise engineering maintenance staff, determine project priorities and lead integration of new systems and technologies. The candidate will serve as a Technical Lead in the daily preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of all equipment associated with a 24/7/365 television operation in a major market.

Responsibilities will include:

- Installation, repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment;
- Maintain and update broadcast standard operating procedures and systems documentation;
- Manage the engineering unit within the organization; and manage special projects and initiatives as assigned.
- The position's responsibilities include commitment to and compliance with the City's EEO policy.

Preferred Skills:

- 2 years’ experience in TV Engineering in a position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering;
- Proficient with High Definition video play out servers, routers, automation systems and KVM systems, broadcast TV encoders, transmitters and standards, RF operation and repair, Video Routers, IP Video Switchers, Automation Systems, networking knowledge, IP configuration, command prompt testing/pinging, trouble shooting;
- Knowledge of entire system comprised of multiple components and micro systems based on reading wiring diagrams and router and other lists;
- Knowledge of wiring diagrams, AutoCAD drawings Evertz, Pebble Beach, Audio Vault, and Axia a plus;
- SBE Certification is a plus;
- Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment;
- Demonstrated abilities to manage projects, contractors and staff as required.

License Requirement:

- A Motor Vehicle license valid in the State of New York may be required for some assignments. This license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.

Qualification Requirements:

1. BA from an accredited college including or supplemented by 24 credits in the field of voice and/or data telecommunications or in a pertinent scientific, technical, electronic or related area, and four years of satisfactory fulltime experience in the performance of analytical, planning, operational, technical, or administrative duties in a voice and/or data telecommunications or closely related electronics planning, management, and/or service organization, one year of which must have been in a highly specialized capacity and 18 months must have been in an executive, managerial, or administrative capacity or in the supervision of staff performing work in the voice and/or data telecommunications field;

or

2. An associate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 12 credits in the field and five years of experience as described in "1" above;

or

3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above.

(NYC Residency is required within 90 days of appointment)

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