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Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15408
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Duties:

1. Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the air operations unit, ensuring compliance with Company policies and FCC regulations.
2. Provides the supervision of operations personnel, which includes scheduling, work allocation, training, enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution.
3. Evaluates performance of operating personnel, prepares and administers performance reviews and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
4. Authorize overtime and scheduled time off changes of operating personnel according to work requirements.
5. Designs and/or oversees the design, installation and integration of technical equipment into broadcast systems; resolves technical installation and operational issues, trains operating personnel and develops technical procedures.
6. Plans, organizes, and manages engineering projects; researches and advises management of capital requirements, and participates in the development of project budgets, grants, and bid specifications.
7. Develops or assists with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of the unit.
8. Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals, including the development of Standard Operating Procedures to insure best use of facilities and operations personnel.
9. Responsible for training personnel in correct operating procedures per Standard Operating Procedures.
10. Develops processes and procedures for improving productivity and services through preventative maintenance.
11. Works with other departments in the development and implementation of special projects; participates in interdepartmental operational and planning discussions.
12. Maintains current knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment and systems and advises others as to implementation possibilities.
13. Serves as the Designated Chief Operator of our stations as required by FCC. Reviews and signs transmitter logs.
14. Interview prospective operator candidates and make hiring recommendations to VP Technology & Operations.
15. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field.

Experience Requirements:

Minimum 10 years experience in television broadcasting with prior supervisory experience.

Equipment Skills:

- Working technical knowledge of all equipment used in television production and digital television broadcasting, including video and audio encoding and transport stream multiplexing. Working knowledge of IT systems utilized in broadcast television and radio, digital ENG and analog/digital Ku uplink operations.
- Working technical knowledge of all equipment used in analog and digital radio broadcasting including analog and digital Studio to Transmitter links, analog, digital and hybrid transmitters.
- Working technical knowledge of audio automation systems, especially ENCO server systems and IP or TDM audio distribution systems.

License Requirement:

SBE certification preferred

Working Relationships:

Ability to work with people; ability to communicate fully and to the point, work closely with other staff and programming personnel.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15396
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

We are looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering news that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment!

We are a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.

Join Our Journey If:

You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

A Master Control Operator is responsible for monitoring news and/or sports programming streams for quality for the assigned news channel.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Monitor on-air quality and automation systems for multiple program streams
• Monitor closed captioning on the news channels for accuracy and order live captioning when necessary
• Collaboration with editorial and control room staffs regarding live programming
• Commercial break monitoring and manual insertion
• Media management, segmenting and editing of news and sports programming
• Look for opportunities to continually refine workflows, creating new efficiencies and capabilities
• Clearly communicate with personnel internally and externally
• Exhibit excellent customer skills and be attentive to all departments needed

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism, Production or related field or equivalent work experience preferred
• Experience working in a television news and/or sport environment, 4+ years
• Time Management: Must have the ability to organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations. Must have the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change
• Strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including automated on-air playout systems, newsroom editorial software, non-linear editing systems, microwave/satellite systems, bonded cellular systems and router systems
• Deep knowledge of preferred systems: Dalet, Harmonic, Evertz, RTS, and Chyron
• Communication: Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate with all levels within the organization and with external vendors.
• Teamwork: Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative, ability to handle criticism, even temperament and a positive approach to problem solving. Must work effectively within a team environment. Dependable self-starter who can operate consistently with a high degree of accuracy. Strong attention to detail and desire to excel. Must also be able to work independently without direct supervision
• Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines, work different or extended shifts and flexible with schedule changes
• Must be willing to work during severe weather emergencies (hurricanes) and/or extended news and sports coverage

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15397
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: KY: Louisville
Job Description:

We are looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering news that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment!

We are a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.

Join Our Journey if:

You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

A Broadcast Engineer maintains all technical facilities, equipment and software applications not overseen by the IT department, under the direction of the Operations Manager. This includes, but is not limited to: satellite, microwave, fiber optic and MPEG transport, control room switchers, routing, patching, familiarity of IT systems, networking, media workflows and facility HVAC, electrical and security systems. The Engineer ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 News Network environment. The Engineer must interface closely with systems users to identify and correct problems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains and repairs on-site and remote broadcast equipment: DSNG Live Trucks, Microwave Receive Sites, Satellite Dishes, Equipment Centers, Studios, Control Rooms, Newsrooms.
• Will be required to work regardless of inclement weather.
• Works with operations on remote field productions - setting up, breaking down and troubleshooting cameras, cables and switchers. Establishing and maintaining satellite, microwave, MPEG and/or other transmission links.
• Coordinates repair of equipment with outside vendors.
• Works with all users to determine technical needs and concerns.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisor.
• Provides primary vendor interface for troubleshooting complex system issues.
• Resolves software problems beginning at the lowest level (user – tech - vendor).
• Evaluates, researches, and recommends equipment and software acquisitions for the channels and newsrooms.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software as directed.
• Fabricates cables and small part modifications.
• Maintains equipment center and workshop, spare parts inventory, tools and storage areas.
• Ensures that disaster recovery methods are accurate and accessible (Back-ups.)
• Will troubleshoot equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Will routinely review broadcast equipment, software, work stations and develop and carry out regular maintenance schedule that will reduce damage and loss due to everyday wear and tear.
• Works closely with management and peers to develop proficiency resolving engineering and IT issues.
• Quickly isolate and troubleshoot engineering and IT issues in a demanding work environment.
• Troubleshoot and repair electronics at the component level. Read, interpret and update station drawings, flow charts and cable run lists.
• Develop work around to keep systems running and multi-channel network on air.
• Take direction well and be able to work with vendor support over the phone to resolve issues.
• Flexible to work outside the normal hours as business requires, including a rotating on-call shift with availability 24/7.
• Must be able to lift 75lbs.

Education and Experience:

• Minimum four year degree in Broadcast Engineering, Communication or related field or the equivalent experience required.
• Formal electronics training or equivalent experience preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years broadcast television or related field experience required. Engineering experience preferred.
• General understanding of CAD and systems documentation.
• Familiarity of TCP/IP/SNMP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco switches and other IT infrastructure preferred.
• General understanding of Microsoft SQL database systems.
• Must have (or able to obtain) a Kentucky driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15398
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineering Supervisor
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

We are looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering news that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment!

We are a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.

Join Our Journey If:

You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

The Engineering Supervisor manages aspects of the critical infrastructure, equipment, drawings and pertinent software applications under the direction of the Director of Engineering. This includes, but is not limited to: satellite, microwave, fiber optic, multicast/unicast MPEG transport, control room switchers and audio boards, routing, patching, familiarity of IT systems, automation systems, networking, ENG vehicles and field production. The Engineering Supervisor ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 News Network environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains and repairs on-site and remote broadcast equipment: DSNG Live Trucks, Microwave Receive Sites, Satellite Dishes, Equipment Centers, Studios, Control Rooms and Newsrooms.
• This position is based in New York City and may require travel to support related locations, newsrooms and personnel.
• Will be required to work regardless of inclement weather.
• Coordinates repair of equipment with outside vendors.
• Works with various department heads to determine technical needs and concerns.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisors.
• Provides primary vendor interface for troubleshooting complex system issues.
• Evaluates, researches, and recommends equipment and software acquisitions for the channels and newsrooms. All PC and software recommendations are in conjunction with the IT group.
• Installs and upgrades systems, components and software.
• Ensures that disaster recovery methods are accurate and accessible (backups).
• Must be flexible to work outside the normal hours as business requires. On-call is expected.
• Must be flexible in accepting changing job and training requirements.
• Works closely with Editorial and Technical management and peers to develop proficiency resolving engineering issues

Education and Experience:

• A Degree in Broadcast Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience is preferred.
• 3 years television engineering experience, and operational television experience is a plus.
• Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electronics at the component level. Read, interpret and update station drawings, flow
charts and cable run lists. CAD knowledge is required.
• Must have an intimate knowledge of radio frequency, baseband, optical and MPEG transport, various scopes essential to the maintenance and repair of electronic equipment including oscilloscopes, waveform/vector scope, spectrum analyzers and multimeters.
• Must be able to quickly isolate and troubleshoot engineering in a demanding work environment.
• Must develop work around to keep systems running and multi-channel network on air.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15399
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NY: Menands
Job Description:

Qualifications:

Candidates are required to have previous experience in Broadcast Master Control Operations, or equivalent academic training.

Skills preferred include:

- On-air Switching
- Video Server Operations
- Run Audio for Live Programs
- Remote Truck Operation

Preferred qualifications include experience with Master Control Automation, Grass Valley switching systems and ENG/Sat truck operation. Current FCC General Class license and/or SBE certification in Television Broadcasting a plus.

Applicants must have a valid unrestricted New York State driver's license and safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked.

Duties:

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

- On-air switching of programming and commercial insertion
- Keeping FCC station and program logs
- Recording and preparation of video/audio material for program and news play-out.
- Transmitter remote control operation
- Audio operation for production and/or live news
- Operation of ENG vehicles
- Basic equipment maintenance.

This job will be scheduled for 40 hours per week. Scheduled days and shifts may vary.

Physical Requirements:

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all inclusive: Sight, hearing and manual dexterity to certify proper video and audio quality, driving vehicles, and to operate necessary equipment. Mobility to retrieve materials from various locations in the station, to set-up cabling and equipment at live news sites. Weight range of lifting: 60 pounds.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15348
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Ft. Walton Beach
Job Description:

We are looking for a Chief Engineer. The Chief Engineer 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.

Key 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
- Travel to other markets or towers and stations may be required
- Manages a staff of one or more people
- 24/7 on call

Qualifications:

- Excellent verbal and written communication 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
- 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
- Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
- 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
- Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
- 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
- Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15349
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

We are looking for a Chief Engineer. The Chief Engineer 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.

Key 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
- Travel to other markets or towers and stations may be required
- Manages a staff of one or more people
- 24/7 on call

Qualifications:

- Excellent verbal and written communication 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
- 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
- Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
- 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
- Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
- 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
- Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15382
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: MA: Springfield
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: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15388
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: FL: Orlando
Job Description:

* Maintenance and installation of digital television equipment, ENG systems, field gear, studio systems, servers, automation and broadcast computer hardware.
* Work performed in a fast paced news and production operation.
* Must possess and maintain a driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the Company.
* Must be able to work weekends, nights, holidays and on short notice as needed.
* Reports to the Director of Technology.
* Minimum of five years recent experience in broadcast maintenance and repair of broadcast television equipment.
* Working knowledge of satellite RF systems, digital and analog television equipment, non-linear editing systems and ENG technical operations.
* Strong background in high power RF transmitters is a plus.
* Ability to utilize and operate electronic test equipment for the purpose of diagnosing and measuring video, RF and electronic signals.
* A minimum of 2 years technical school, military training or college is preferred.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15395
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: WI
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer maintains all technical facilities, equipment and software applications not overseen by the IT department, under the direction of the Operations Manager. This includes, but is not limited to: satellite, microwave, fiber optic and MPEG transport, control room switchers, routing, patching, familiarity of IT systems, networking, media workflows and facility HVAC, electrical and security systems. The Engineer ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 News Network environment. The Engineer must interface closely with systems users to identify and correct problems. This position requires some.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains and repairs on-site and remote broadcast equipment: DSNG Live Trucks, Microwave Receive Sites, Satellite Dishes, Equipment Centers, Studios, Control Rooms, Newsrooms.
• Will be required to work regardless of inclement weather.
• Works with operations on remote field productions - setting up, breaking down and troubleshooting cameras, cables and switchers. Establishing and maintaining satellite, microwave, MPEG and/or other transmission links.
• Coordinates repair of equipment with outside vendors.
• Works with all users to determine technical needs and concerns.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisor.
• Provides primary vendor interface for troubleshooting complex system issues.
• Resolves software problems beginning at the lowest level (user – tech - vendor).
• Evaluates, researches, and recommends equipment and software acquisitions for the channels and newsrooms.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software as directed.
• Fabricates cables and small part modifications.
• Maintains equipment center and workshop, spare parts inventory, tools and storage areas.
• Ensures that disaster recovery methods are accurate and accessible (Back-ups.)
• Will troubleshoot equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Will routinely review broadcast equipment, software, work stations and develop and carry out regular maintenance schedule that will reduce damage and loss due to everyday wear and tear.
• Works closely with management and peers to develop proficiency resolving engineering and IT issues.
• Quickly isolate and troubleshoot engineering and IT issues in a demanding work environment.
•Troubleshoot and repair electronics at the component level. Read, interpret and update station drawings, flow charts and cable run lists.
• Develop work around to keep systems running and multi-channel network on air.
• Take direction well and be able to work with vendor support over the phone to resolve issues.
•Flexible to work outside the normal hours as business requires, including a rotating on-call shift with availability 24/7.
•Must be able to lift 75lbs.

Qualifications:

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

Education and Experience:

• Minimum four year degree in Broadcast Engineering, Communication or related field or the equivalent experience required.
• Formal electronics training or equivalent experience preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years broadcast television or related field experience required. Engineering experience preferred.
• General understanding of CAD and systems documentation.
• Familiarity of TCP/IP/SNMP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco switches and other IT infrastructure preferred.
• General understanding of Microsoft SQL database systems.
• Must have (or able to obtain) a New York driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15337
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: TN
Job Description:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems and computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be responsible for all aspects of a large market operation.

Responsibilities:

• This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications, personable interaction with fellow employees and organizational skills.
• Responsible for all aspects of a large market operation.
• Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7.
• Install, maintain, and repair all broadcast equipment (both studio and transmitter hardware) related to the 5 FM and 2 AM stations in Memphis.
• This position requires the people skills to manage a 3 person engineering team, and has daily interaction with executive management, accounting, programming, sales and a fulltime news department.

Qualifications:

• You must be able to work independently and as a team leader/member of this 3-person engineering department.
• Familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems and computer/IT skills.
• For consideration you must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.
• Ability to troubleshoot GatesAir/Harris, BE and Continental transmitters is preferred.

Experience:

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required.

Education:

• An associate degree or greater in a technical field or equivalent experience is required.

Certification:

• SBE certification is a plus.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15346
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: MI: Mount Pleasant
Job Description:

Responsible for installation, repair, and preventive maintenance of Company owned broadcast apparatus as well as occasional engineering support for video and audio production activities. This position provides repair and maintenance support for several TV and radio transmitter sites in Northern Michigan.

- Education equivalent to 2 years of broadcast related maintenance and repair training at the college or trade school level.
- At least 3 years regular broadcast repair experience.
- Possession of a valid general class FCC Radiotelephone Operator's License, valid SBE Certification, or equivalent knowledge and/or experience required.
- Possession of a valid Michigan Driver's License
- Considerable travel and weekend work required.
- Ability to perform the essential functions and requirements of the job.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15299
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: IL: Chicago
Job Description:

This position handles transmitters at two of the premiere rooftop sites in the US, Willis Tower (AKA Sears tower) and the John Handcock Center, plus the Aux sites for our 5 full power FM and 2 AM stations (one 10KW ND, One 5kw 4 tower DA). The ability to plan and execute projects is a must for this position, plus standard troubleshooting skills for both AM and FM systems. You must be able to work independently, Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7. For consideration you must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an excellent driving record. A minimum of 5 years of broadcast RF experience is required. An associate degree or greater in a technical field or equivalent experience is required. FCC General Class License or SBE certification is a plus.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15305
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Works independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment in geographical area. The Site Manager will also maintain and repair low TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment. Schedule will include travel, evenings, and weekends.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15310
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Chief Engineer/IT Administrator
Location: TX
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer/IT Administrator. This position will manage the day to day operations and maintenance of RF transmitters, broadcast equipment, office electronics, and information technologies which support the day to day broadcast and business operations of this radio station cluster.

Responsibilities:

- Maintenance, repair, and installation of multi-station RF, transmitters, studio, office electronics, computers and IT systems. This position requires availability for after-hours emergencies.

Working Relationships:

- Good customer service skills in technical support of broadcast and business operations personnel
- Communicate with all internal departments to help address their technical needs
- Position reports to the Market Manager

Key Tasks:

- Maintain studio and radio transmission systems
- Maintain office and studio IT support tasks
- Routine inspection and maintenance of radio broadcast and IT systems
- Perform transmitter site facilities maintenance
- Supervise the execution of live station remote broadcasts on-air and on the internet
- Maintain a valid driver’s license and insurability
- Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
- Maintain office/studio VoIP phone system

Qualifications:

- Minimum five years of experience in broadcast engineering and broadcast IT related field. Any Cisco, Palo Alto, Microsoft, CompTIA, Ubiquiti Networks or SBE certifications a plus.
- Five years of prior experience with broadcast transmission and studio audio equipment.
- Five years Axia Audio (Livewire, Element, StudioEngine, Pathfinder configuration and troubleshooting) experience.
- Five years RF transmitting equipment operation, maintenance.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15321
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: RF Broadcast Transport Technician
Location: CO: Castle Rock
Job Description:

We are seeking a Technician to work at the Broadcast Center located in Castle Rock, CO. You will work closely with the Technical Operations Center to identify problems in specific markets/channels and restore the on-air broadcast. Our customer satisfaction relies on keeping programming on-air and this cannot be done without you. Within the first 6 months, you will be working toward mastering the core competencies of our department. You will continue to develop your skills by fulfilling Job Qualifications and Core Competencies, throughout your career with us. Our environment offers the best of both worlds we are a strong team and rely on each other, but much of the work is performed independently.

Responsibilities:

- Ensure consistent, high quality digital television signal transports and satellite transmissions.
- Installation, diagnosis and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, RF, baseband, signal processing, transport and transmission equipment.
- This responsibility includes the Mpeg 2/Mpeg 4 transport streams and all associated Local Collection Facilities, Broadcast Centers, Ground station Equipment, and associated Monitor and Control hardware.
- Configure and troubleshoot a variety of television broadcast, transport, and transmission equipment.
- Perform routine maintenance on various subsystems.
- Summarize and Present Technical information in both verbal and written form Assist in project research, design, planning, implementation, procedure documentation and training.
- Training and development of new employees

Special Requirements:

- Must have a valid state driver’s license with no restrictions. Must have a negative pre-employment drug test. Criminal and MVR background must meet company hiring criteria.

The CRBC is a 24x7 facility and requires the ability to work various shifts, including holidays, weekends, and overtime as necessary to support the on-air mission. Minimal travel via commercial airline required on occasion (<15% travel)

Additional Information:

Minimum Qualifications:

- Associates degree, certificate or equivalent military training in electronics and/or related systems is preferred.
- Solid analytical and problem solving skills, good oral and written communication skills.
- Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with changing priorities.

Physical Requirements:

- Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
- Ability to climb external antenna system ladders and work at heights up to 30 ft.
- Dexterity to work in confined spaces down to 16 cubic ft. Ability to work outside in inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Desired work experience to include technical maintenance or equivalent military experience with electronics, communication, television broadcast or Earth Station processes and equipment.
- Demonstrate knowledge in either RF Ground Station Antenna systems or MPEG Video Compression
systems.
- Demonstrate knowledge in LAN, WAN, and computer technologies including the ability to learn various computer applications and internal programs critical to television broadcast processing and transport Knowledge of VMWare, VSphere, VCenter and Virtual Encode systems, or willingness to learn.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15323
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: OH: Cleveland
Job Description:

This position serves as the third tier of support for our network, systems infrastructure, associated hardware, software and security. This role will have responsibility for three primary functions: network administration, systems administration, and security. This position will coordinate with engineering and other functional areas to provide technical and organizational support for departmental networks, servers, and application resources; as well as to provide customer support to those areas.

The successful candidate will have:

• Holistic knowledge of PCs, network hardware, operating systems and software.
Microsoft, Cisco or VMWare certification strongly desired (or equivalent level experience)
• 4+ years of experience in multiple systems administration environment including: Microsoft server environment, Linux, VMware, Cisco, SAN/NAS, storage/archive systems.
• Experience working in a heterogeneous datacenter environment.
• Systems support and/or systems configuration, software installation and setup experience.
CISSP or Associate of (ISC)2 designation HIGHLY desired.
• Bachelor’s degree in Technology Management, Computer Science or related field preferred (an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered).

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15324
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MI
Job Description:

The Michigan Chief Engineer is responsible for the installation and maintenance of broadcast equipment systems utilized at the Michigan Broadcast Center and at our AM and FM transmission sites in Michigan and Wisconsin in compliance with applicable FCC regulations and good engineering practice.

Essential Functions:

* Installs, maintains, repairs, and upgrades broadcast equipment consisting of, but not limited to; audio routing, systems, consoles, program delivery automation systems, digital audio satellite uplink systems, AM/FM transmission systems, and associated equipment to insure reliable operation from the Michigan broadcast center facilities; with direct support of systems outside Michigan as required or necessary
* Serves as On-Call Engineer on a rotating basis with Engineering staff; responds to technical emergency problems with Company stations at any of our locations; may require overnight, weekend and holiday work, as needed
* Coordinates with engineering staff to ensure stations’ technical emergencies are quickly resolved
* Shares the responsibility the duties of FCC Designated Chief Operator to insure compliance with FCC requirements for EAS and station logging with Engineering staff
* Investigates interference issues; provides and implements recommendations for resolution
* Performs and documents preventive maintenance of the Michigan Broadcast Center systems as well as all AM/ FM transmitter and translator sites

Education and/or Experience:

* Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field; or equivalent education and experience
* Minimum five (5) years successfully maintaining multiple high power AM and FM transmission systems, including directional AM arrays, resulting in legal and stable technical performance meeting good engineering practices
* Minimum three (3) years with network or station group engineering experience
* Minimum three (3) years of satellite uplink experience
* SBE Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer™ – (CBRE™) or ability to obtain within 12 months

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Proven ability to troubleshoot audio, and RF circuits to the component level utilizing schematic diagrams
* Proven ability to perform RF and/or audio proof of an AM and/or FM audio transmission system
* Knowledge of AM and FM RF directional and non-directional transmission systems
* Highly skilled in configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining radio studio systems including on-air telephone systems, microphone processors, digital audio routing and console systems
* Current knowledge of FCC rules
* Excellent oral, presentation and written
*Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and work at heights from ladders or similar equipment
* Ability to climb ladders and work in varying weather conditions

Other:

* Valid state driver’s license with acceptable driving record
* Dependable vehicle and proof of auto insurance
* Requires in-state travel; requires out-of-state travel on an as-needed basis

Our cutting-edge team provides a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15268
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: FL: Orlando
Job Description:

We are seeking a talented Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to join our team of television professionals. Successful applicant will be self-motivated, detail-oriented and a team player. Applicant must have schedule flexibility to handle possible assignments of weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Job Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Installation & maintenance of broadcast equipment and systems.
• Servicing the technical needs of news, production, sales, and marketing departments.

Experience Desired:

• Experience maintaining video servers, switchers, cameras, automation systems, news gathering equipment, microwave systems, live microwave and satellite trucks, and transmitters.
• Experience with digital encoding/decoding
• Strong Computer and IT Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

• Some experience in a maintenance position in broadcast commercial television preferred.

Education:

• College, Technical School Degree or Equivalent Education desired.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15287
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Carrollton
Job Description:

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

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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

Preferred Education and Experience:

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

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

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15291
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: TX: El PAso
Job Description:

We have an opening for an Engineering Manager in the El Paso, Texas market. Candidates must have a strong background in radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, RF equipment, AM directional antenna systems and computer/IT skills.

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

- Technical management and maintenance of a multi-station AM/FM radio station cluster and assuring FCC legal compliance in all aspects of the operation. This is a service oriented position.
- Excellent written and oral communications and organizational skills
- Ability to work independently, occasional night and weekend work is expected
- Must be on-call and available to respond 24/7
- Ability to climb ladders, work in small spaces and ability to lift 50 pounds.
- Familiarity with Nexgen or other audio playout systems High and low power RF transmission systems and transmitter maintenance Microsoft operating systems Audio mixing consoles Power generators and UPS systems Satellite systems Tower management
- 2 years technical school or military training in electronics or equivalent experience Prior radio broadcast experience, SBE certification or FCC General Class license is preferred A Valid state driver’s license with an excellent driving record.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15296
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: SC: Charleston
Job Description:

Engineering manager (Assistant Chief Engineer) will report to the Director of Technology and assist with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department. Responsibilities to include supervising broadcast engineering staff, project management, and installation, repair and maintenance of all digital broadcast equipment. Experience in maintaining digital broadcast equipment, including video routers, and switchers, video servers, editing systems, automation systems, cameras, digital audio consoles, computer networks, microwave and satellite systems. 5 years of maintenance experience in television broadcast or related field and proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking required. SBE certification is a plus. Must be a team player with excellent communication, leadership, and people skills.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15297
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: SC: Charleston
Job Description:

Ideal candidate will have experience in the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of a wide variety of DTV broadcast equipment and be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the latest related technologies. This includes microwave, satellite, video servers and broadcast digital equipment. Working knowledge of broadcast electronics, analog and digital technology, computers, station automation, transmitters and related microwave equipment a plus. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day, with weekend, night, on call and holiday work. This is an excellent entry level opportunity.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15298
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: SC: Charleston
Job Description:

We seek a 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 be able to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules including EAS systems and logs.

Work shift will include overnights, weekends and holidays. Successful candidates must work well in a high pressure, fast paced, live news environment and possess excellent computer skills. Excellent communication/people skills required. Previous master control experience desirable.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15263
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: RF Electronics Staff Scientist/Engineer
Location: CA: Berkeley
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced Electronic Staff Scientist/Engineer. You will independently lead and have technical responsibility for the RF Engineering Section of Electronics Engineering and Controls Group in support of the Advanced Light Source (ALS) accelerator complex, a world-class user facility that provides high intensity photon beams for science. You apply RF engineering principles, develop methods, and research techniques toward the solution of complex technical problems in RF Engineering. You will perform a variety of engineering tasks such as developmental work, characterization measurements, design and develop subsystems and conduct repairs in support of the RF systems currently installed. You will perform reconfiguration and design work for planned system upgrades.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership of the RF Engineering Group and have technical responsibility for the progress and success of the RF Systems at the ALS.
• Working independently, apply RF engineering principles, develop methods, and research techniques toward the solution of complex technical problems in RF Engineering.
• Perform a variety of engineering tasks such as developmental work, characterization measurements, design and develop subsystems and conduct repairs in support of the RF systems currently installed.
• Perform reconfiguration and design work for planned system upgrades. Will design using ECAD tools and evaluate designs using circuit simulation.
• Independently lead the support of the ALS RF systems which includes the upgrade, repair and maintenance of following systems:
- Low phase noise, 500 MHz Master Oscillator and signal distribution system
- Low Power RF Controllers consisting of analog and digital based (FPGA) phase and amplitude control loops
- Electron Gun System, a thermionic gun that is pulsed at 125 MHz and operates at an accelerating potential of 120 kV DC,
- Sub-Harmonic Buncher amplifier systems operating at 125 & 500 MHz in pulse mode at 20 kW
- 24 MW pulsed L-Band PFN Modulators delivering power to the 3 GHz Linac accelerating structures
- 80 kW CW, 500 MHz IOT based Booster Ring RF amplifier system
- 65 kW CW, 500 MHz Klystron based Cavity Teststand amplifier system
- 300 kW CW, 500 KHz Klystron based Storage Ring RF system system
- Solid-state RF amplifiers at 125 MHz, 500 MHz & 3 GHz
- HVDC Power Supply systems with 208 VAC, 480 VAC and 4160 VAC input, upto 54 kV output and 800 kW average power
- Hi-speed amplifier protection systems; Thyratron crowbar and Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) disconnect switch
- Normal conducting, Ultra High Vacuum (UHV) high-Q resonant RF cavities at 125, 500 MHz & 1.5 & 3.0 GHz
- Coaxial, WR-650 and WR-1800 waveguide RF transmission line systems
- Higher Order Mode (HOM) Damping systems
- Temperature Controlled water cooling systems
- Multi-megahertz pulsed Cam-Shaft beam kicker system
- PLC & EPICS based controls, ModBusTCP protocol, IEC 61131 Structured Text programming
• Lead RF projects and be a resource to other RF related projects at LBNL.
• Provide supervision and leadership to technical staff
• Coordinate electronic and mechanical resources needed to complete a task or project.
• Work with other scientists and engineers to review and solve difficult technical issues.
• Improve documentation, baseline data and operating and maintenance procedures.
• Provide scope, cost and schedule estimates for research and engineering projects.
• Represent the Laboratory to the outside world in RF Engineering through, for example, participation in design reviews, workshops and conferences.
• Author or contribute to conference presentations and publications.

Additional Responsibilities:

• May extend knowledge in the fields of RF amplifier technology, accelerating structures or feedback controls.
• Independent engineer who plays a leadership role in RF amplifier systems or accelerating structures research and development.
• Publish and present findings in refereed journals and conference proceedings.
• May develop or lead internal or external collaborations.

Required Qualifications:

• BS or equivalent in Engineering or a related field
• 10+ years of relevant experience in the design, construction, implementation and maintenance of systems involving pulsed megawatt klystrons and hundred kilowatt class CW klystrons in the several hundred megahertz to multiple gigahertz frequency range including associated power supplies and modulators.
• 3+ years as a demonstrated technical leader and supervisor
• Demonstrated leadership and authority in the area of High Power RF Amplifier systems (electron tube or solid-state). Preferred for charged particle accelerator applications.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of UHV materials, UHV assembly techniques and of accelerating structures.
• Experience with industrial control systems and control algorithms/techniques.
• Experience with a finite element method solver for electromagnetic structures such as HFSS or Microwave Studio.
• Have knowledge of beam interaction with accelerating structures and stripline kickers.
• Experience with E-CAD tools for schematic capture, simulation, design for Manufacture.
• Experience using Project Data Management (PDM) tools such as Windchill, AutoEDMS, etc.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to interact effectively with experts in multiple disciplines, including machine control software engineering, mechanical engineering, physics and operations.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

• Have working knowledge of digital based controls for RF systems. Typically, FPGA/DSP based systems with multi-channel heterodyned up and down converted signals.
• Experience with superconducting RF systems for charged particle accelerators and synchrotron light source physics is preferred.
• Experience with EPICS control system desired.

Notes:

• This is a full time career appointment.
• Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
• Salary is commensurate with experience.
• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15266
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Information Technology
Location: FL: Tampa
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced IT Support Engineer to lead our team in the Information Technology Department. The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the IT infrastructure for our Radio Stations in the Tampa market and the needs of our departments in a timely and collaborative way. The candidate will have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking, Microsoft Server, Office, and various supporting applications in a Broadcast Environment.

Qualifications:

• Ability to provide helpdesk support to end users as required, on and off site, including mobile technology.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Server OS, specifically storage functions.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems and Microsoft Office.
• Knowledge of SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
• Expected to perform maintenance and operation of broadcast-related IT resources including but not limited to audio storage, audio distribution, and broadcast studio software and peripherals.
• Must maintain proper inventory and licensing of all deployed software.
• Ensure IT activities are within security parameters as outlined by management.
• Handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
• Experience with WideOrbit Radio Automation software is preferred, but not required.
• Experience with Avaya VOIP system is preferred, but not required.
• Project management experience is a plus.
• Ability to contribute to operating and Capital budget decisions.
• Willingness to learn new technologies associated with the position

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15259
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OK: Tulsa
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer 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, 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 afterhours 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.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15261
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: RF Electronics Engineer
Location: CA: Berkeley
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Digital Low Level RF (DLLRF) Electronics Engineer. As a member of the RF Engineering section of the Electronics Engineering and Controls Group you’ll support the Advanced Light Source (ALS) accelerator complex, a world-class user facility that provides high intensity photon beams for science. You will independently perform a variety of (DLLRF) engineering tasks such as developmental work, simulation, characterization measurements, design/develop subsystems, optimize, tune, operate, maintain and upgrade the RF systems. The DLLRF systems include equipment or systems such as low-noise oscillators, RF signal acquisition, cavity amplitude and phase controls loops for amplifier systems built with pulsed megawatt klystrons and hundred kilowatt class CW tetrodes, inductive output tubes (IOT), klystrons and solid state amplifiers in the VHF to S-Band frequency bands.

RF Electronics Engineer (Level 2) Specific Responsibilities:

• Under minimal or no supervision for routine work and general direction of the RF Lead engineer for new assignments, support the ALS RF systems. As a member of the RF section the upgrade, repair and maintenance of following systems:
- Low phase noise, 500 MHz Master Oscillator and signal distribution system
- RF Phase and Amplitude Controllers consisting of RF signal acquisition and digital based (FPGA) signal processing
• Contribute to the hardware design and FPGA firmware development of the LLRF systems. Assist with simulations, characterization measurements and optimizations.
• Work with engineers and scientists to ensure the integration of LLRF with other accelerator subsystems such as control system and high power RF systems.
• Develop the Human Machine Interface to the RF system.
• Assist RF Lead Engineer on RF projects.
• Assist RF Lead Engineer in identifying and meeting requirements.
• Provide guidance to technical staff
• Create and maintain documentation, baseline data and operating and maintenance procedures.

In addition to the above, RF Electronics Engineer (Level 3) Specific Responsibilities:

• Lead the hardware design and FPGA firmware development of LLRF sub-systems. Conduct simulations, characterization measurements and optimizations.
• Coordinate electronic, mechanical, software developer resources needed to complete a task or project.
• Work with other scientists and engineers to review and solve difficult technical issues.
• Provide guidance to technical staff
• Create and maintain documentation, baseline data and operating and maintenance procedures.
• Contribute scope and provide cost and schedule estimates for projects.
• May represent the Laboratory to the outside world in LLRF Engineering through, for example, participation in design reviews, workshops and meetings.
• Author or contribute to conference presentations and publications.
• Provide input for cost and schedule estimates for sub-projects.

RF Electronics Engineer (Level 2 &3) Desired Responsibilities:

• Independent engineer who contributes to the research and development of LLRF system design.
• May develop or lead internal or external collaborations.
• May work with other scientists and engineers to review and solve technical issues.
• May provide oversight to other technical staff on specific LLRF projects.
• Provide input for cost and schedule estimates for sub-projects.
• May represent the Laboratory to the outside world in RF Engineering through, for example, participation in design reviews, workshops and meetings.

RF Electronics Engineer (Level 2) Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in engineering or related field.
• 3+ years of relevant experience in three or more of the five segments of RF Engineering: the design, construction, implementation, operation and maintenance of systems involving analog to digital signal acquisition, digital signal processing firmware design and closed loop feedback control.
• Demonstrated relevant knowledge of electronics engineering concepts, theories, practices, and tools.
• Demonstrated programming and troubleshooting skills in Matlab or Python/C/C++, and Verilog or VHDL languages.
• Working knowledge of charged particle accelerator beam-RF cavity interaction.
• Working knowledge of industrial control systems and control algorithms/techniques.
• Experience with E-CAD tools for schematic capture, simulation and design for manufacture.
• Experience using Project Data Management (PDM) tools such as Windchill, AutoEDMS, etc.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

In addition to the above, RF Electronics Engineer (Level 3) Required Qualifications:

• 5+ years of relevant experience in three or more of the five segments of RF Engineering: the design, construction, implementation, operation and maintenance of systems involving analog to digital signal acquisition, digital signal processing firmware design and closed loop feedback control.
• Solid understanding of microwave theory and measurements, digital signal processing, control theory and software defined radio technology.
• Working knowledge of charged particle accelerator beam-RF cavity interaction.
• Demonstrated experience with industrial control systems and control algorithms/techniques.
• Experience using Project Data Management (PDM) tools such as Windchill, AutoEDMS, etc.

RF Electronics Engineer (Level 2 & 3 ) Desired Qualifications:

• Advanced degree desired.
• Experience with EPICS control system desired.
• Working knowledge of beam interaction with accelerating structures.
• Experience with Xilinx FPGA products based tools preferred.
• May have experience with Project Data Management (PDM) tools such as Windchill, AutoEDMS, etc.
• May have knowledge of superconducting RF systems for charged particle accelerators and synchrotron light source physics is preferred.
• May have supervisory experience.

Notes:

• This is a full time 2-year term appointment with the possibility of extension or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs.
• Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
• Salary is commensurate with experience.
• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15248
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering and I.T.
Location: TN
Job Description:

We are looking for a Director of Engineering responsible for management of all engineering functions including security, RF operations, all broadcast and digital distribution systems, equipment and building maintenance, towers operations, engineering and IT personnel management, budgets including capital planning and operations/maintenance, and vehicles. This position requires a strong leader with an ability to direct and motivate technical staff. Varied and extended hours may include some weekends, holidays, and required travel.

Responsibilities:

- Develop and implement current and long-range technical operation plans with an emphasis on emerging technology and competitive ENG
- Manage and assist in negotiation of station purchases
- Ensure that all projects are properly implemented and executed
- Responsible for station compliance with FCC, OSHA and FAA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures
- Establish procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and proper studio operations
- Oversee the management and development of engineering and IT personnel
- Develop and implement systems for technical redundancy
- Other duties as directed.

Qualifications:

Minimum:

- Five years’ broadcast engineering management experience
- Extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems and knowledge of government regulations and industry standards required ensuring the station's technical compliance
- Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation and maintenance of television station facilities, including RF facilities and IT
- Must be able to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills
- Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software
- Excellent written/verbal communication skills.

Preferred:

- Bachelor's Degree in electronics/electrical engineering
- SBE certification.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15249
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: WI: Milwaukee
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer maintains all technical facilities, equipment and software applications not overseen by the IT department, under the direction of the Operations Manager. This includes, but is not limited to: satellite, microwave, fiber optic and MPEG transport, control room switchers, routing, patching, familiarity of IT systems, networking, media workflows and facility HVAC, electrical and security systems. The Engineer ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 News Network environment. The Engineer must interface closely with systems users to identify and correct problems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains and repairs on-site and remote broadcast equipment: DSNG Live Trucks, Microwave Receive Sites, Satellite Dishes, Equipment Centers, Studios, Control Rooms, Newsrooms.
• Will be required to work regardless of inclement weather.
• Works with operations on remote field productions - setting up, breaking down and troubleshooting cameras, cables and switchers. Establishing and maintaining satellite, microwave, MPEG and/or other transmission links.
• Coordinates repair of equipment with outside vendors.
• Works with all users to determine technical needs and concerns.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisor.
• Provides primary vendor interface for troubleshooting complex system issues.
• Resolves software problems beginning at the lowest level (user – tech - vendor).
• Evaluates, researches, and recommends equipment and software acquisitions for the channels and newsrooms.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software as directed.
• Fabricates cables and small part modifications.
• Maintains equipment center and workshop, spare parts inventory, tools and storage areas.
• Ensures that disaster recovery methods are accurate and accessible (Back-ups.)
• Will troubleshoot equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Will routinely review broadcast equipment, software, work stations and develop and carry out regular maintenance schedule that will reduce damage and loss due to everyday wear and tear.
• Works closely with management and peers to develop proficiency resolving engineering and IT issues.
• Quickly isolate and troubleshoot engineering and IT issues in a demanding work environment.
• Troubleshoot and repair electronics at the component level. Read, interpret and update station drawings, flow charts and cable run lists.
• Develop work around to keep systems running and multi-channel network on air.
• Take direction well and be able to work with vendor support over the phone to resolve issues.
• Flexible to work outside the normal hours as business requires, including a rotating on-call shift with availability 24/7.
• Must be able to lift 75lbs.

Qualifications:

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


Education and Experience:

• Minimum four year degree in Broadcast Engineering, Communication or related field or the equivalent experience required.
• Formal electronics training or equivalent experience preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years broadcast television or related field experience required. Engineering experience preferred.
• General understanding of CAD and systems documentation.
• Familiarity of TCP/IP/SNMP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco switches and other IT infrastructure preferred.
• General understanding of Microsoft SQL database systems.
• Must have (or able to obtain) a New York driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Post Date: 05/31/2018
Job #: 15242
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: VA: Charlottesville
Job Description:

We seek an experienced Assistant Chief Engineer to join our Engineering Department. This individual will assist with daily operations and maintenance of our TV station’s transmitters, studio equipment and other associated equipment and systems. In addition the Assistant Chief Engineer will consult and communicate with the Chief Engineer on technical issues as needed, along with developing, enforcing and improving upon department standards and practices.

Job Duties (included but are not limited to):

• Inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast equipment, antenna systems, satellite downlinks, STL systems, automation systems, office computers and networking (with IT support and supervision), studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone systems and other related equipment.
• Work with engineering department to plan, prioritize and ensure efficient operations and functions of the station.
• Direct and carry out testing/maintenance of studio, office and broadcasting equipment to ensure operational readiness.
• Ensure equipment performance meets industry standards coupled with good engineering practices.
• Enforce station network and computing policies and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Associates Degree in a technical discipline, trade school, military or direct experience preferred.
• Minimum of 5 years broadcast engineering experience with various areas of exposure.
• Possesses knowledge and understanding of FCC rules and regulations.
• Strong team player with a commitment to relationship-building along with strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with all employees.
• Possesses knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft office as well as various operating systems.
• Working knowledge of HVAC and facility management items is helpful.
• SBE Certification preferred.
• A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required for this position.

Physical Requirements:

•May require the climbing of ladders and working on elevated surfaces.
• Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. with reasonable accommodation
• Good manual dexterity for soldering and use of hand or power tools.
• Able to stand, walk, crouch and reach while performing the duties of this job with our without reasonable accommodation.

We offer a competitive benefits package for full-time employees, including but not limited to health insurance coverage, 401(k) options, and paid time off.

Post Date: 05/30/2018
Job #: 15160
Organization Type:
– Other: Aerospace
Job Title: Other: Lead Communications Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Launch Communications Engineering group supports busy launch site operations with operational voice, mission critical video, vehicle and payload interface RF systems, site communications infrastructure, and real time operations. This position would be a lead member of the team based at our launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Post Date: 05/30/2018
Job #: 15220
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: FL: St. Petersburg
Job Description:

Senior Engineering position responsible for all aspects of radio. RF, Audio, and IT.

Post Date: 05/24/2018
Job #: 15140
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

This position is responsible for the technical operations of multi-station AM &FM cluster including all radio broadcast equipment and Broadcast IT computer and data network assets under direction of the Chief Engineer and in collaboration with station staff.

Minimum Responsibilities:

• Have full understanding of technical facilities, complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in a radio broadcast, streaming & production environment
• Ability to rapidly diagnose problems, and provide alternative solutions if needed to maintain production deadlines.
• Ability to comprehend complex concepts and workflows
• Participate in and contribute to the design, development and deployment of complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast Engineering environment
• Participate in and contribute to the training of staff radio operators, promotions staff and air talent in the operation of studio and remote broadcast equipment and systems
• Occasional participation in or execution of major or high-visibility remote broadcasts and/or promotions.
• The employee must be able to work evening, weekend and/or overnight as needed to accommodate projects, facility availability, and emergency service.
• The employee, along with the Chief Engineer will be on 24-hour call and will be responsible for radio engineering operations when the Chief Engineer is unavailable or otherwise engaged.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

• Strong technical experience with radio broadcast equipment.
• Understanding of customary equipment, design, documentation and integration of radio broadcast systems.
• Knowledge of Wide Orbit Automation for Radio.
• Familiarity with or knowledge of Harris Vistamax routing and mixing systems.
• Knowledge of Telos Axia/Vx Audio over IP telephone systems.
• Familiarity with or knowledge of the Wheatnet Audio over IP Routing and mixing systems.
• Knowledge of essential broadcast IT concepts including (but not limited to); Microsoft client and server operating systems, IPV4 (IPV6 a plus), SAN/NAS systems, Broadcast IT architecture, system wiring and network performance analysis.
• Awareness of, (if not proficiency with) Cisco networking, firewall and IP Switches.
• Proficient in Microsoft Visio or other technical concept and documentation applications.
• Knowledge of Burk Arc+ and Arc 16 facilities control and monitoring systems
• Experience maintaining and supporting AM and FM transmission systems. Directional
• AM transmission and FM master antenna environment experience a plus.
• Strong communication skills.
• Ability to express complex concepts verbally and in written documentation
• Ability to work alone or as part of a team
• Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and motivation
• Ability to maintain knowledge of technology and industry trends
• Work in a 4-station AM & FM radio broadcast facility with a shared studio complex and 5 transmission locations supporting music, talk, & network-based radio products.
• Ability to perform functions under tight time constraints is critical to this position. Will be coordinating efforts with the Chief Engineer, with corporate-level IT support staff and technical personnel from/with other allied and co-owned businesses.
• Ability to acquire or produce and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and meet company vehicle driving standards

Education or Formal Training:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Communications, Broadcasting or Radio/TV/Film, or equivalent work experience.
• SBE certification preferred as a Certified Radio Broadcast Engineer (CBRE) and Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist (CBNT).

Experience:

• A minimum 5 years’ experience utilizing the aforementioned skill set in day-to-day support of a radio broadcast facility. Primary focus during this work experience should have been operating and supporting a varied array of radio products.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

• Stand up to 1/3 of time.
• Sit and/or walk up to 2/3 of time.
• Lift up to 50 lbs. up to 1/3 of time.
• Moderate to very loud noise.
• Frequently will be in a studio or at a live event with unforeseeable environments.

Post Date: 05/24/2018
Job #: 15142
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Engineering Manager
Location: TX: Austin
Job Description:

Our broadcasting department is growing and we are looking for a Broadcast Engineering Manager for our engineering team. You will be responsible for the proper operation of all broadcast related technology, which includes a high level of preventive maintenance. The general responsibilities include maintaining the daily technical operations of our facilities, including towers, transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other broadcast-related operating systems. This role also works to maintain existing broadcasting capabilities and to provide quick solutions to technical problems.

This position ensures that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices. The CE ensures that all licensed operations are maintained in compliance with FCC Rules & Regulations.

What you'll be doing in your day to day:

- Ensure compliance with all federal, state and municipal regulations for Company owned/managed Broadcast assets.
- Ability to Architect or re-engineer broadcasting solutions as per changing technologies.
- Establishes procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment on dedicated basis for maximum efficiency and running a live, full-time home shopping and omni-network e-commerce network that is in critical mass distribution across North America
- Ability to understand and manage the Company’s unique and proprietary live reverse auction format from a broadcast engineer standpoint
- Manages and troubleshoots the Studio camera systems, switchers, On Air Graphics Video-servers, Closed Caption and other miscellaneous equipment and systems related to
- Broadcast Studios and Studio Controls
- Responsible to prepare, coordinate and plan daily needs of Broadcast, Studios and Controls
- Responsible for the cabling, equipment and system related to the Broadcast Core environment, and in tandem working with the IT and social media departments for best practices/consumer experiences
- Ensure that project’s designs/implementation conform to established plant/studio technical standards and maintain documentation standards
- Establishes procedures for testing ofequipment, performance of preventative maintenance activities, and operation of equipment – proactive not just reactive
- Directs and coordinates equipment modification activities to maximize 24/7 live environment
- Ability to multi-task and react quickly during daily broadcasts and for the overall operation
- Networking and operating system trouble shooting skills in a broadcast video environment are essential
- Work closely with the respective managers of the various teams to craft innovative and robust solutions to operational issues as well as shaping the technical vision to meet the immediate and future operational requirements of the Company
- Develop deep understanding of operational needs through liaising with operations staff and immersion in the operation’s processes
- Ability to assist in RFPs and vendor selection and management

How you'll qualify:

- 5+ years of experience as a Technologist supporting a 24x7 Production environment
- 5+ years of experience with Systems Design work and as well as some degree of Project management experience
- Ability to manage IRDs and field support with cable operator engineers, MVPDs, broadcasts and third parties
- Ability to hire and manage a small team of staff and create escalation procedures
- Assist Senior Management to develop long and short-term Capital/Expense budgets as well as estimates to support new production initiatives and technology replacement cycles
- Assist to identify and implement cost reduction opportunities as well as streamlining value added processes and procedures
- Assist in tracking of budgets and on time delivery of projects and commitments
- Knowledge of broadcast television technologies including Analog/SD/HD SDI Video, 5.1 multi-channel audio, Audio/Video/IP signal routers, Control Room facilities, character generators/graphics play out systems, video servers, VTRs, digital compression, satellite and RF systems and broadcast test and measurement equipment.
- Additionally, knowledge of IP based broadcast systems and the emerging standards as well as the vendor’s products conformance to such standards
- Strong understanding of Broadcast Engineering standards and practices including the newly emerged SMPTE standards in support of Video over IP
- Demonstrated success in leading technical projects to successful conclusion

Desired Education:

- Bachelor’s or Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Broadcast Engineering or equivalent industry experience highly preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

- FCC General Radiotelephone, SBE Broadcast Certification, CET Certifications, and MCSE

Benefits and Perks:

- Our Benefits are AWESOME! We cover medical, dental, and vision!
- We also have 401(k) of course, Company Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program as well as generous paid time off. We also do HOPE Scholarships for your kids in college as well being heavily involved in our community!

Post Date: 05/24/2018
Job #: 15131
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: AL
Job Description:

Responsibilities include: switch station breaks and programming analog and digital channels, record satellite program feeds, segment syndicated programming, record newscast for playback, and check quality of program feeds prior to air time. Operate Crispin tapeless airplay system: Beta SP, DVC Pro tape machines. Dub commercials, promos and PSA's for air. Check next days logs for missing material. Keep accurate transmitter and program logs. Good mathematical, computer and internet skills are necessary. High School diploma, 20/20 vision (or correctable equivalent). Must be able to work over nights and weekends and to pass a pre-employment drug screening.

Post Date: 05/23/2018
Job #: 15130
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast Equipment Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We are seeking a qualified Broadcast Equipment Maintenance Engineer. Candidate must have at least 5 years experience at a broadcast facility. The position will provide technical support to broadcast facilities in repair, maintenance, installation and modification of technical broadcasting equipment at a high-definition television facility and at remote transmission sites. Experience with maintenance of broadcast ENG equipment (Panasonic P2 and non-linear edit a plus).

Candidate must have a thorough knowledge of Windows 7/8/10 and server 2008/2012 workstations, Mac OS & Final Cut Pro experience a plus. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems at the component level. Travels to remote locations for equipment repair, work under pressure in order to meet broadcast deadlines, make decisions and take corrective action without supervision are all a part of this job. Candidate will be required to maintain “on-call” or “stand-by” status for response to emergency situations and be able to work highly varied and flexible hours (i.e. nights, weekends and holidays). Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential.

In addition to working well independently, candidate must also work well as part of a team. Must be well organized, detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service. Candidate must be able to lift 25lbs.

Post Date: 05/22/2018
Job #: 15112
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: WI: Wausau
Job Description:

This position provides construction, maintenance and repair support for a wide range of predominately high power Radio Frequency electronic equipment and systems for the ECB including DTV, Broadcast Interconnect, EAS, AMBER, FM, State/Federal All Hazards Radio, satellite downlink systems, and our radio facilities. These positions will be expected to progressively develop technical expertise in analysis, design, and modification of content distribution systems, media interconnect systems, and associated RF analog and digital program delivery and transmission monitoring equipment.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15044
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: MN
Job Description:

We are looking for a maintenance technician with a minimum of 3-5 years' experience.

Essential Job Functions:

The Maintenance technician is responsible for the day-to-day hands on maintenance of all the station's technical equipment. This includes traditional broadcast hardware as well as industry centric software and content production tools used by the Station. Duties may also include maintenance at the transmitter site, microwave sites, and remote broadcast equipment outside of the studio. Maintenance technician responds quickly to provide technical support as needed for news and other content production operations. This position requires a solid understanding of electronics, electrical mechanical, and computer technologies used by the Station. Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills.

Job Requirements:

* Understanding of basic television broadcast and news operations and workflow.
* Represents the Station in a positive manner with the public, clients, suppliers and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse staff.
* Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
* Strong organization/coordinating skills.
* Takes direction from technical manager for installation and maintenance of all technical equipment, automation systems, newsroom computer systems, transmitters, microwave sites, ENG and other support equipment.
* Work in a manner that ensures maximum productivity, quality, and timely completion of assigned projects.
* Assist operations staff when necessary.
* RF experience a plus.
* Computer networking knowledge is a plus
* Contributes to maintaining up-to-date technical documentation that accurately represents the installed equipment at the Station.
* Able to handle general building repairs.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15048
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: WA: Spokane
Job Description:

General Responsibilities:

- On air switching, routing, timing calculation, program recording and preparation
- Monitors network transmissions for quality control
- Generates and executes play lists on automation system
- Troubleshoots and resolves programming issues prior to air
- Good program log reading skills ascertaining correct program, spot and station break schedules
- Flexibility of shifts

Minimum Qualifications:

- 1 year Master Control experience preferred
- 2 or more years of college or technical school preferred
- SBE Operator Certification preferred
- Good communication skillset and ability to work independently
- Able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
- Proactive in rapid deadline situations
- Excellent attention to detail a must
- Effective project-management skills
- Valid driver's license, acceptable driving record

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15075
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Satellite Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

Under general supervision, this position provides multiple levels of maintenance, technical support and repair to the broadcast operations facility. Supports a combination of on-site and off-site broadcast technical facilities, remote broadcasts, digital transmission paths and RF systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Troubleshoots and repairs daily routine and emergency problems with broadcast equipment as they relate to transmission levels, signal losses, off-air interference and equipment failures Installs complex broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards.
- Performs regularly scheduled preventive technical maintenance in broadcast studios.
- Maintains program continuity for multiple audio channels.
- Performs regular tests to ensure optimum performance.
- Performs routine balancing, aligning, sweeping and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signals.
- Anticipates and prevents, to the extent possible, problems and outages prior to their occurrence.
- Assists broadcast talent with the use of technical equipment when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Associate's degree or higher in electronics, broadcast technology or related course of study or equivalent, relevant experience.
- At least 1-3 years of experience maintaining and installing broadcast equipment or other multimedia computer based systems.

Requirements and General Skills:

- Ability to multi-task and shift priorities.
- Must be able to work all shifts required in a 24/7 operation in a high-pressure environment.
- Strong communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
- Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
- Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

Experience with the following:
- Digital routers and audio recorders,
- PC and MAC based audio digital workstations,
- Broadcast consoles,
- Satellite receivers,
- ISDN codecs,
- T-1 terminal equipment,
- RF based transmission equipment,
- Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility,
- Familiarity with an IP based audio system such as Axia or Dante is a plus.
- Understanding of broadcast electronics.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15085
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Market Engineering Manager
Location: AL
Job Description:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems and computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be responsible for all aspects of a large market operation.

Responsibilities:

• This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications, personable interaction with fellow employees and organizational skills.
• Responsible for all aspects of a large market operation.
• Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7.
• Install, maintain, and repair all broadcast equipment (both studio and transmitter hardware) related to the 8 FM and 3 AM stations in Central Alabama.
• This position requires the people skills to manage a 3 person engineering team, and has daily interaction with executive management, accounting, programming, sales and a fulltime news department.

Qualifications:

• You must be able to work independently and as a team leader/member of this 3-person engineering department.
• Familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems and computer/IT skills.
• For consideration you must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.
• Ability to troubleshoot GatesAir/Harris, BE and Continental transmitters as well as WheatNet IP audio management system is preferred.

Experience:

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required.

Education:

• An associate degree or greater in a technical field or equivalent experience is required.

Certification:

• SBE certification is a plus.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15087
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Network Operations Center Technician
Location: CA: Rocklin
Job Description:

Our Network Operations Center (NOC) Technicians monitor our radio networks. They partner with Engineers and Broadcast Techs to ensure our programs are broadcast in compliance with FCC guidelines and the highest level of quality. They do this by proactive remote communication w/broadcast equipment and staff.

We are a media ministry. Our mission is to create compelling media to encourage our listeners in their relationship with Christ. Our mission is our passion. If you feel called to be here, please connect, if this is not your thing, no worries, but this would not be a good culture fit for you.

We have 2 positions, 1 a full-time position - Wednesday through Sunday 10pm - 6am (overnight) and Part Time, weekends, overnight. It is based out of our headquarters in Rocklin, CA.

As a NOC Tech I, here are a few things that you'll be doing:

• Interpret and verify audible or visible signals received on transmitter remote control systems indicating transmitter or other related information at facilities.
• Use basic troubleshooting skills to triage, isolate, and equipment operation via remote control and/or software/firmware problems in broadcast equipment.
• Take corrective and proactive action to resolve problems or report problems to Engineers.
• Actively coordinate, cooperate and communication with Field and Contract Engineers to assist with operation, testing, and remote repair of broadcast equipment (such as remote control equipment, satellite-fed equipment and communications equipment) used in radio broadcasting.
• Verify daily delivery and integrity of transmitter and activity logs. In addition, prepare other reports including telemetry analysis as appropriate.
• Adjust Network Operations Center equipment to ensure uninterrupted service.
• Assist in various adjustments and repairs to EMF uplink and related equipment.

Here's what we're looking for in a NOC Tech I:

• Basic knowledge of transmitter operations and legal limits.
• Basic knowledge of SNMP, IP, VSAT, Remote Control Systems, Processors, Endecs, etc. to perform NOC duties as assigned with substantial supervision.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Ability to think logically from problem to solution, and when appropriate, develop alternative solutions.
• Strong communication and customer service skills. Ability to communicate internally and externally and quickly respond to "customer" concerns with compassion and excellence.
• Proven ability to deal with multiple, simultaneous problems in a systematic and logical manner.
• Ability to carry out instructions, deal with problems, and resolve problems in a timely manner.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15090
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Satellite Facility
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: NY
Job Description:

Location: New York, NY or Washington. D.C.

Serves as a member of the Media Engineering team as a point person on infrastructure design projects that will advance our operational systems into the next generation of IT centric systems that will supply the highest level of quality and reliability to subscribers. Responsible for troubleshooting and refining design issues and implementing required changes to meet the requirements of assigned projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Design, install and deliver required documentation prior to system hand off to stakeholders.
- Translate technical requirements into functional designs and engineering solutions for existing and developmental workflow.
- Design, install and deliver complex broadcast systems within deadlines.
- Study product design, customer requirements performance standards, then determines project specifications.
- Conduct tests assuring safe and satisfactory product performance.
- Write and maintain technical documentation in reference to equipment installation and operation, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, and database experience.
- Review industry trends and new product lines to determine validity to current and future system design.
- Lead multiple projects in various phases of development and attend related vendor meetings to track development path.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in broadcast technology, IT systems, and/or project management or equivalent, relevant experience.
- 5+ years of experience as a project/sales engineer, bringing projects from design to production systems, ideally in a broadcast field or similar 24/7 customer facing enterprise.

Demonstrate the following:

- Proficient in project management practices and standards, certification or formal training in project management processes such as Six Sigma, CAPM, or PMP.
- Systems documentation and operational procedures.
- Experience working with cross functional teams and stakeholder.
- Demonstrated leadership and ability to work independently by:
- Managing a project - Vendor interaction, preparation of documents for stakeholder acceptance and training.
- Leading multiple projects and reporting status to management for risk analysis.
- Improved or enhanced an existing system through:
- Reconfiguration,
- Upgrade,
- Redesign.

Requirements and General Skills:

- Ability to multi-task and shift priorities.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
- Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction.
- General proficiency and working knowledge in all areas of media engineering.
- Availability to travel for assignments at remote company locations.
- Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

- Familiarity with audio over IP transmission.
- Familiarity with digital routers and audio recorders.
- Familiarity with PC and MAC based audio digital workstations.
- Familiarity with boadcast consoles.
- Familiarity with project management techniques and disciplines.
- Familiarity with product life cycles.
- Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility.
- Familiarity with HVAC, Electrical, Mechanical, and data center systems.
- Experience with broadcast video systems including routers, transcoders, monitoring systems.
- Comprehensive understanding of broadcast electronics.
- Familiarity with broadcast program automation for all signal components.
- Basic understanding of IT infrastructure, including routers, switches, networks concepts and database systems.
- Ablity to understand routing logic, signal flow and various systems of the signal path.
- Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 14990
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: WA: Seattle
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced individual to take over the Assistant Chief Engineer title. The position also includes the IT Manager responsibilities. We are looking for someone who can maintain all aspects our broadcast/transmitter facility which is located on Capitol Hill in Seattle. This person would also make regular visits to our business/production office. Applicants should have at least 5 years of hands on experience in television broadcasting, production and IT network equipment installation. A college degree with an emphasis in broadcast or IT is preferred. Recent Microsoft and or SBE certifications are a plus.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15009
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: GA
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering manages all aspects of the Broadcast Station and Digital Operations. This position ensures that the station operates efficiently and in compliance with all federal, state and local agencies. The Director of Engineering supervises all maintenance and IT staff. This role oversees physical plant operations and improvements including all electronic television equipment as well as building-related issues. This position ensures the department effectively and proactively services the station’s newscast and content operations. The Director of Engineering also develops foresight into the technical future of broadcasting and identifies cost reductions and business opportunities through technology. This position is critical in the strategic plan for capital acquisitions for the broadcast station.

Essential Job Functions:

25% - Manages personnel of the Technical Department and oversees maintenance of all station broadcast equipment to insure infrastructure is functional at all times.
20% - Manages the daily operations of the studio, digital assets and transmitter facilities including modernization, new construction, safety, and security. Insures rapid response to unexpected issues in studio and field.
20% - Initiates communication and effectively coordinates with staff and other departments to optimize the workflows needed to ensure clean, error-free, technical operations. Participates in staff and editorial meetings and takes action to ensure information is disseminated between staff and other departments – news/promotion/production/digital. Goes out on reporter/photographer assignments (including in Live, ENG and Production trucks) and other actions to optimize workflow, hardware and software operations.
10% - Prepares and manages the annual fiscal operating budget for the technical department. Ensures department spending is within or under budget.
10% - Oversees project management of plant improvements, new construction and news/digital/production assignments, i.e. video transfer, editing, and archiving. Ensures completion by estimated timeline and brings project in or under budget.
5% - Maintains the physical plant (studio/transmitter) to acceptable levels of operational requirements by OSHA, FCC, federal, state and local agencies. Performs hands-on technical equipment maintenance.
5% - Prepares and manages the department and capital equipment budget. Reviews equipment and facility requirements for purchase of additional and replacement items.
5% - Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, the engineering portion of the Strategic and Business Resumption plans, and compliance with corporate policies.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements (All must be met to be considered):

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or trade school degree/diploma in electronics or broadcasting or equivalent technical training and/or experience.

Experience:

Previous employment in the capacity of Chief Engineer or minimum of 5 years as an Assistant Chief Engineer, in broadcasting, production, or institutional organization is preferred. Experience at a major news operation is highly desirable.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Possession of an FCC General Radiotelephone License or equivalent.
• Certification in broadcast engineering desirable.
• Should possess a general knowledge of all engineering fields including electrical, electronics, mechanical and civil engineering with a thorough understanding of electronics and broadcast engineering management.
• Must have strong understanding of IT systems.
• Thorough understanding of FCC rules and regulations.
• Good leadership skills.
• Ability to operate the station within an allotted budget.
• Ability to design and implement changes to meet current and future plant needs.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Knowledge of general labor relations. Demonstrated experience in organizing and motivating personnel.
• Must be able to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
• Ability to identify how technology can reduce operating costs and provide new business opportunities.
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record.
• Limited travel; primarily local.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15010
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Other: Lead AutoCAD Drafter
Location: WI: Remote Office
Job Description:

The CAD Lead/Drafter shall be an internal resource and coordinator for CAD best practices and standards, and will assist in maintaining the internal block database. The CAD Lead will maintain and revise the Company CAD standards and internal documentation through quarterly revision cycles.

The CAD Lead/Drafter must have a strong interest in technology, and be willing to learn the different connectors, signal types, and workflows in broadcast and AV systems.

Job Duties:

• Define and maintain CAD standards for the company include block library.
• Coordinate weekly CAD needs with Project Managers/Engineers/CAD staff
• Provide engineers and project managers schedule projections.
• Bring CAD resource calendars to staff meeting and coordinate requirements for the week including staff assignments.
• Manage CAD & Bluebeam software licenses, updates, and training.
• Manage Autodesk Vault users and life cycle processes.
• Provide feedback to the Engineering Manager on team members to be incorporated during quarterly and yearly reviews.
• Coordination with contractors during pre-construction phase.
• Identify and direct CAD contractors as needed.
• QA/QC of CAD worked performed by all CAD staff.
• Collaborate with engineering in preparing AutoCAD and Revit drawing packages
• Utilizing pre-engineering documentation, generate elevation and plan views, video/audio/data/control signal flows, pin detail drawings, and system notes in AutoCAD and Revit.
• Identify possible design concerns where spatial or technical conflicts occur.
• Revise drawings based on engineering and client feedback.
• Attend design workshops and drawing review sessions with engineers and project managers and document design changes.
• Maintain proper file version control.
• Provide daily status updates and end of day document packages to engineering.
• Perform data extractions from AutoCAD, Revit, and Bluebeam Revu.
• Update drawings to include redline changes to complete as-built drawings.
• Setup and maintain Bluebeam studio sessions.
• Coordinate delivery and receipt of CAD deliverables.
• Support project closeout processes and archival of CAD drawings.
• All other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

Job Requirements:

• Up to 10% travel, sometimes on a last-minute basis
• Occasional evening and weekend work

Qualifications:

• Strong interest in audio and video technologies, equipment, and signal flow
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self-motivated
• Resourceful
• Demonstrated ability to organize
• Ability to solve unusual or unexpected technical and installation problems
• Well-developed sense of urgency and ability to function in a fast-pasted environment delivering document packages with speed and accuracy.

Preferred:

• AV or Broadcast design experience
• BIM experience

Education/Experience:

• High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelors Degree preferred
• CAD/Drafting degree
• 2+ years experience preferred, with emphasis placed on construction, low voltage, manufacturing, or electronics industry CAD work
• AutoCAD and BIM experience with Autodesk AutoCAD 2015 or later and Autodesk Revit 2015 or later preferred
• Experience with Autodesk Vault and CoolOrange Power Jobs
• Experience with Bluebeam Revu and Bluebeam Studio Prime

Computer Skills:

• Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, and Excel

Certificates and Licenses:

• InfoComm CTS certification required within six months of employment

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15011
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: TV Studio Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC: Raleigh
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, ENG field equipment. Knowledge of on-air weather and graphics display systems is a plus. This individual will assist with the design and installation of new systems; provide input for new equipment purchases; and provide support for remote broadcasts.

Must be skilled in systems engineering and design and have good understanding of IP networking systems. A two year college degree, technical school certification or equivalent experience is required. 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, including second shift during the spring / summer season. Good, quick decision making abilities, strong communication skills and a can-do attitude 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. EOE M/F.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 15038
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Field Engineer: Entry Level
Location: CA: Los Angeles
Job Description:

We are looking for a super- sharp, always curious technologist who can teach us a thing or two. And someone who is fun to work with.

Duties:

• Pull and terminate all types of video, audio, and control cabling.
• Perform installation and basic maintenance of broadcast and IT equipment in outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment.
• Work with Operations staff to ensure the proper preparation, execution, and delivery of projects.
• Set-up and configuration of production systems such as; A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom.

Requirements:

• 1-2 years experience in a TV production environment (preferably on remote locations), or maintenance role.
• Education or training in TV production, computer platforms, IP/IT technologies accepted in lieu of experience.
• Hands on experience with audio/video switching, connectivity, routing, terminations and signal flow
• A demonstrated knowledge of and experience working with multimedia production workflows.
• Demonstrated familiarity with basic server types, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
• SBE CTO, CBT certification(s)

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 14908
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO: Grand Junction
Job Description:

The Broadcast/IT Engineer will assist the engineering department in keeping the broadcast network, audio network, and IP network in good shape. Support functions including remote monitoring and troubleshooting to ensuring all network systems are as reliable and technically effective as possible. Work with the VP Engineering, Director of RF Engineering, and Broadcast Network Engineer to maintain all broadcast production and distribution systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Maintain, design and install broadcast equipment.
- Maintain, design and install broadcast transmission systems and sites.
- Maintain, design and install monitoring and remote control systems.
- Assist New Media and Technology department with support and troubleshooting Windows and Linux server equipment.
- Assist production department with studio equipment and training staff on proper use.
- Work closely with the Engineering department to accomplish organizational strategic goals and FCC compliance.
- Keep current with the state of the art for computer, computer networks, software, broadcast, RF, production and distribution systems and equipment.
- All other job-related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Core Competencies:

- Change/Adaptability/Flexibility: Adapts to change that benefits the Company, is open to new ideas,
takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, adjusts plans to meet changing needs.
- Communication: Communicates well both verbally and in writing, promptly shares information and ideas with others throughout the organization as appropriate, has active listening skills, can negotiate and persuade as needed.
- Results Focus/Initiative: Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets high standards and takes responsibility, provides leadership/motivation.
- Collaboration: Working collaboratively with others to solve problems, achieve common goals and positive results. Listens to others and values opinions. Is open with other team members and expresses disagreement constructively. Seeks opportunities to work on teams as a means to develop experience and knowledge.

Knowledge and Competencies:

- A four-year college degree in related field or equivalent years of experience in Broadcast and IT.
- Experience in audio and broadcast systems.
- Experience in Zetta or other radio broadcast automation system.
- Experience in Axia or other audio routing systems.
- Experience with satellite broadcast uplink/downlink systems.
- Experience with spectrum analyzers and other broadcast related tools
- LAN and WAN infrastructure experience including VLANs.
- Cisco router experience, and managed switch experience.
- Experience with wireless licensed and unlicensed point to point audio and IP links.
- Advanced knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.
- Ability to communicate and listen actively.
- Ability to think and act strategically.
- Ability to adapt to changing needs.
- Ability to prioritize assigned tasks.
- Strong writing and oral communication skills.
- Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills.
- A general knowledge of radio in general (and public radio in particular) is preferred.
- Because radio broadcasting is an audio medium, you must be able to discern audio problems through auditory senses.
- Since IT and broadcasting equipment will need to be moved on occasion, you must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
- Valid driver’s license required.
- Occasional non-standard hours and 24/7 on call apply.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 14909
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Senior Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

Under minimal supervision, the Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the maintenance of studio production, post production and IT equipment in both on-air and off-air conditions. This professional should have strong verbal/written communication skills. They are responsible for documenting necessary changes to the production environment as well as documenting daily tasks in a ticketing/trouble logging system. Engineers are required to install, configure and maintain all systems and to train fellow engineers or operators as needed.

Responsibilities:

• Troubleshoot issues with Broadcast systems (switchers, audio consoles, cameras, video processing equipment, intercom, multi-view monitors, audio/video routers, playback and ingest systems)
• To keep Production, Post-Production and Operations On the Air.
• Maintain Broadcast IT & Network equipment and applications. (Windows, Mac OS, Linux servers/workstations)
• To keep Broadcast IT systems and workflows functioning properly.
• Troubleshoot electronic hardware down to the component level.Repairs are expedited and downtime is minimized.
• Install and upgrade broadcast hardware/software.
• To have complete, functioning workflows for Production, Post Production and Operations.
• Provide written/verbal reports or instructions to coworkers, management and clients.
• The status of correcting or repairing an issue is communicated properly and timely.
• Train fellow engineers and operators.
• To maintain a flow of engineering, production, and operations information.

Qualifications

• College degree in Engineering, Broadcast or IT preferred.
• Five years of experience as an engineer in live television or post-production environment.
• Professional level IT skillset to include a well-rounded knowledge of storage, networking, software, and operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux).
• Knowledge of broadcast video routing systems, signal distribution and processing, installation and repair.
• Identify signal parameters and troubleshoot issues using test equipment including waveform monitors, vector monitors, audio metering, network and cables analyzers.
• Knowledge of production systems including switchers, cameras, audio, multi-image displays, digital effects, graphics, editing.
• Sony and Ross switchers, Calrec audio consoles and hydra network, Vizrt, Dalet, Adobe CC, Front Porch Digital DIVA archive, Aspera and Signiant products, RTS intercom, Evertz EQX,MVP,VIP with magnum control, DreamCatcher and EVS playback.
• Knowledge of satellite and compression systems (receivers, dish control systems, encoders, multiplexers, encryption and decryption equipment).
• Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to interact with all levels of people including management, peers, operators, and vendors.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, Visio, and AutoCAD.
• Attention to details and organizational skills are critical. Keep a clean workspace.
• Ability to function in a dynamic environment and work independently.
• Be able to relate well in interpersonal situations and use diplomacy and tact.
• Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 14931
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: VT: Burlington/Plattsburgh
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 in remote locations within our market.

This employee will help maintain:

• Transmitter sites, microwave relay sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing 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, satellite and microwave trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
• Support equipment including Master Control equipment, video switchers, monitors, videotape machines, microphones, and intercoms.
• Additionally, they will conduct troubleshooting, equipment installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 14941
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer II will work with the Engineering team to execute and distribute live and preproduced Sports and News content to cable and satellite subscribers. This position is responsible for the set-up, configuration, maintenance, diagnosis and operation of a broad spectrum of broadcast systems and equipment. This position will apply proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help identify, report and resolve issues inorder to maximize the benefit of the systems investment.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited too:

• Provide Tier 2 level technical support of broadcast related operating systems
• Provide hands on engineering support at the client, hardware and software level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas:
• Studio Production
• Master Control Operations
• Transmission
• Newsroom
• Remote Production
• Post-production
• Digital Asset Management Systems
• Graphics
• Work with vendors to troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades.
• Maintenance and repair of broadcast related hardware and software systems
• Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents
• Train Operations Personnel. Articulate concepts and solutions to mixed skillset users
• Hands-on installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
• Read and Maintain System Documentation utilizing Excel, Microsoft Versio, Autocad
• Monitoring, test and measurement of critical systems
• Support Remote productions as an Engineer In Charge
• Communicate major outages to department managers

Qualifications:

• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances
• Must be able to solve complex problems
• Subject matter expert in at least one of the following areas:
• Studio Production
• Master Control
• Transmission
• Newsroom systems
• Remote Productions
• Post-production
• Digital Asset Management Systems
• Ability to install and configure PC and Mac Workstations
• Intermediate knowledge of networking, Windows and PC operating systems, including [Cisco IOS, Windows 2016,Windows 2008, Windows 2007, VMWare, SQL, Citrix, AntiVirus and Wireless Solutions
• Intermediate understanding of IT Networking, Firewalls and Fiber-Optics
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel. Versio
• Troubleshooting Skills - Intermediate, System & Board Level
• Knowledge/Ability to apply terminations/connectors to various types of network cables such as coaxial, twisted pair, and optical fiber cables that carry SDI video, AES audio, RF and IP signals. Connector Types include BNC, N, F, RJ-4S, and D-sub-miniature.
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work in an operator capacity as required
• Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge
• Broadcast equipment knowledge/experience at the intermediate level should include:
• Routing Switchers - Evertz EQX, Xenon; Production Switchers - Sony MVS 8000 series, Ross, Tricaster; Studio Cameras - Sony HDC-1500 & HDC-2400; Newsroom Systems - Dalet Galaxy Client, OneCut editor, Brio playout server, Rundown; Production Automation - Ross Overdrive, CamBot robotics; Master Control Systems - Evertz Quartz MC Switcher, Imagine ADC automation, Versio, Evertz Closed Caption Encoders; Digital Asset Management Systems - Dalet Galaxy, Spectralogic T950 Library & Black Pearl Data mover, Quantum Tier 1 & Tier 2 SAN's with StorNext, XenData data mover, TelestreaM Vantage transcoders, Aspera & Signiant Internet file transfer; Terminal Equipment- Evertz DA's, Frame Sync, Up/Down/Cross Converters, Delays, Audio Embed/De-embedders, Multiviewers; Encoders - ATEME Titan & CM5000, Evertz 7882ENC, 3480, Adtec EN 91, 100; Decoders - ATEME DM5000, Evertz 7882DEC, Adtec 60, 71, Cisco 9854, Erricson 8200; Video Test & Measurement - Tektronix WFM 8300, WVR 8300 , Imagine VTM Series , AVCOM SNG2500C; VTR's & Media Recorders - Sony HDW-D1800 HDCam, PMW-1000 XDCam, BVW Series BetaCam, Panasonic AJ-HD1400 DVCPro, AJA KiPro; Video Servers - Imagine Nexio Farad/Volt, Dalet Brio, Evertz Dream Catcher, EVS, Volicon, Mira; Post Production - Adobe Premiere, CC, Avid ProTools, Dalet OneCut
• Practical knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques
• Intermediate understanding of the following broadcast standards:
• SMPTE 259, 292M, 424M, SMPTE Timecode, MXF
• ITU-R Rec.709, 601, 2020
• MPEG 2, MPEG 4, HEVC
• EIA RS-422, RS-232
• FCC Rules & Regulations
• Certifications (Desired):
• SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) - CBTE, CBNE
• FCC General Class License
• Network – CCNA

Education & Experience:

BS Degree in technical discipline or four (4) years equivalent work experience and Four+ (4+) years Experience as a Maintainence or Broadcast Engineer

We believe every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication, openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn and grow, and an overall positive attitude. Roles may require the following:

• Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
• Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
• Varying schedule as a result of changing production, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
• Dexterity of hands, fingers to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other compute components
• Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and loss of staff members
• Participate in an established on-call rotation
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds at varying distances
• Local travel approximately 15% and may require trips out of state

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 14944
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineering Assistant
Location: TX: San Antonio
Job Description:

Aid in installation, maintenance of transmission equipment, studio equipment, and office equipment including office workstations.

Responsibilities:

• Required to coordinate with all departments within the cluster and with station clients when necessary.
• Some interactivity may be required with local city officials and other tenants at our sites.
• Installation, routine inspection and maintenance of cluster transmitting equipment and transmitter sites, studios and on air automation. (May include some general maintenance of site including plumbing, grounds keeping, and electrical repair).
• Installation and maintenance of cluster work stations and office equipment
• Review trouble reports, perform or schedule maintenance and repairs as necessary.
• Assist in the maintenance of cluster Informational Technologies.
• Assist in review of EAS logs
• Assist in completion of weekly engineering reports.
• Assist in completion on year capital budget requests
• Assist in completion of yearly operational budget.
• 24/7 accountability for emergency repair and occasional equipment maintenance or installation, including a rotating 24/7 on-call system
• Maintain a valid driver’s license and insurability
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Qualifications:

• Candidate should also familiar with computers and operating systems.
• Experience with RCS NexGen a plus.

Education:

• Candidate should have a college degree in electronics or electrical engineering or equivalent experience in broadcast engineering.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Post Date: 05/18/2018
Job #: 14986
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Station Manager, to install and maintain all radio equipment, to maintain the technical operation within FCC guidelines and to oversee the maintenance of the building and grounds.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

- Act as Chief Operator of the stations as defined by the FCC. This includes regular travel to each transmitter site for maintenance and repairs.
- Review weekly EAS/CAP tests as sent and received.
- Monitor and maintain operation of all radio equipment within FCC rules and regulations. Maintain tower and lighting system in accordance with FAA and FCC rules. Ascertain and record all equipment readings and measurements per FCC requirements.
- Review weekly operator logs and program logs for accuracy.
- Possess a strong understanding of electronics theory in general as well as have experience and trouble shooting skills down to component level. Perform corrective maintenance to all radio equipment, "on call" emergency repairs and preventive maintenance schedules. Maintain inventory of spare parts. Install new equipment and design circuits to meet desired objectives.
- Have a good working knowledge of computers… networking, WAN, LAN, IP and internet protocol configurations. Maintain the hardware for all computer systems. Should be proficient in both current as well as past Windows Operating Systems as well as Windows Server versions.
- Possess proven skills and understanding of both high power FM & AM transmitters, repair and maintenance.
- Possess strong understanding of ku-band and C-band satellite uplinks and downlinks. Some hands on experience required.
- Coordinate building & grounds maintenance, internal systems, non-radio equipment, and utilize outside vendors as required.
- Maintain telephone system and act as liaison with service and hardware vendors.
- Assist in the training of staff members and trainees related to technical issues.
- Represent station at church and community events as assigned. Independently handle listener correspondence on technical questions. Answer phone when necessary and give authoritative information as assigned.
- Participate on-air as assigned.
- Perform related and special duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

- High School diploma or GED
- 3 years of radio broadcasting experience

Preferred Requirements:

- Bachelors in Radio Broadcasting or similar degree

Work Environment/Conditions:

This job operates in a professional broadcasting environment. This role routinely uses standard office and broadcast equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets.

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

This is a full-time position: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Routine travel to repeater stations is expected for this position.

Additional Information

We comply with all applicable laws pertaining to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and any other applicable legally protected category.

Post Date: 05/10/2018
Job #: 14812
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Technology
Location: IN
Job Description:

This position is responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of IT systems and broadcast/computer systems while providing support to TV and FM Broadcast Operations; and supervision of technical staff.

Duties:

Assures compliance with all FCC rules and directives. Director of Technology is responsible for all technical activities within the plant including the scheduling of preventative maintenance, the installation of new equipment, and coordinates the repair of all malfunctioning equipment including IT and HVAC equipment. Employee is responsible for the design, installation, and integration of technical equipment; and maintenance of the entire plant including all studio and transmitter equipment. Director of Technology supervises broadcast technical staff.

Skills:

Working technical knowledge of all equipment used in television production and broadcasting, including video and audio encoding, and Radio broadcasting. Demonstrate knowledge of IT planning and implementation. Troubleshooting experience with computer based systems a necessity. Employee must have knowledge in the use of basic test equipment. RF transmitter knowledge and experience is mandatory.

Qualifications:

Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and setting priorities are a must. Ability to work non-traditional hours with occasional evening shifts as well as on call outside of office hours as needed. This job requires interaction with many people, and employee must possess good communication skills and get along well with others. Must be punctual and have regular, consistent attendance.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field is required. Employee must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in television/radio broadcasting or IT field with prior supervisory experience.

Post Date: 05/10/2018
Job #: 14815
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: FCC Compliance Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

We are looking for an FCC Compliance Engineer to pro-actively evaluate and respond to radio frequency challenges faced by EMF, including propagation analysis and improvement, interference resolution, and routine FCC document preparation and review.

Here's what we're looking for...

* Experience filling FCC applications. Lots of them.
* Advanced understanding of Parts 1, 11, 73, and 74 of the FCC rules.
* Experience with FM propagation software for signal and interference analysis.
* Advanced understanding of RF propagation and the impact of obstacles, weather conditions, etc. with emphasis on FM frequencies.
* Excellent understanding and history of predicting and resolving intermodulation interference.
* History of complying with FCC rules.

Post Date: 05/10/2018
Job #: 14864
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Customer/Technical Support Representative
Location: OH: Cleveland
Job Description:

We are looking to fill the position of Customer/Technical Support Representative based in our Cleveland, OH office. In this position, you will:

• Provide client support and technical issue resolution via E-Mail, phone and other electronic medium
• Provide level 1 & 2 Support for all Company products, while ultimately growing into a level 3 roll
• Follow up with customer/dealer to ensure support needs are met and satisfied in a timely fashion
• Utilize our database ticketing support system (CRM) to process basic parts orders and repairs
• Be available via cell phone for after hour questions
• Assist with writing FAQs, Support Documents and manuals
• Attend weekly conference meetings with the support team
• Follow up with different departments in the Company to ensure action is being taken in regards to the customer
• At times, assist with beta testing of new products
• Travel (possibly 25-35% of your time), to support customer needs (ie: system commissioning and/or on site product training)
• Participate in major trade shows (pre-show building, packing, setup, etc…) when necessary
• Participate in our 24/7 On-Call rotation (approx. once every other month). This involves the M-F weekly night shift from 9pm till 7am the next morning and all day Saturday and Sunday

Post Date: 05/10/2018
Job #: 14880
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Digital Audio QA Specialist
Location: NY: Nationwide
Job Description:

We are searching for an experienced, reliable and task-oriented Digital Audio QA Specialist. Our preferred location for this role is NY, NY; however, we are willing to place the Digital Audio QA Specialist in any Company Market. The Digital Audio QA Specialist is responsible for ensuring that our digital audio streams and podcasts sound their absolute best. This includes, but is not limited to: QA, identifying potential problems before they escalate and working with corporate and local engineering to triage and address issues.

General Responsibilities:

- Daily listening audits
- Working with engineering to build new streams
- Coordinate with streaming vendors
- Train local programming teams on fill content
- Work with our smart speaker partners on upgrades and new skills
- Traffic national fill campaigns
- First line of support for local markets streaming questions and needs
- Serve as a backup for digital audio ad operations

Qualifications:

- 1-2+ years of experience in a digital audio or video environment, preferably with a production concentration
- Strong working knowledge of how digital ad severs work, digital audio editing, computer networking protocols, as well as analog and digital audio signal and workflows
- Strong familiarity with radio station automation and production systems
- Attention to detail, critical listening skills and the ability to prioritize are a must
- Ability to multi-task in a very fast-paced environment and hit tight deadlines
- Excellent communication skills

What We Offer:

- Competitive pay
- Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
- 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
- Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 05/10/2018
Job #: 14891
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Other: Senior Content Delivery RF Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced professional to join our content delivery team. With a strong high-level background in content delivery systems that use: data networks, RF engineering, fiber backbone, video and audio encoding, and transport stream analysis. That also will be able to support the content delivery systems. Maintain and operate broadcast encoding system such as Motorola/Arris, Harmonic, Internet broadband, MediaPath, Digital Rapids video encoders systems and advanced encoding processes for supporting the expanded transport projects of STE.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Lead responsibility for RF hardware/subsystem development and test.
• Monitor, Operate and adjustments of satellite transmission equipment, including satellite antennas and transmitters system as necessary
• Maintain the transmitter room and antenna farm in order to promote maximum uptime while maintaining FCC and OSHA standards.
• Run routine tests to verify amplifier redundancy switching.
• Maintain proper logs and record keeping in accordance with FCC requirements.
• Test, install and maintain all systems that deliver Company content to affiliates.
• Troubleshoot and resolve problems with entire transmission chain.
• Inspect, clean and lubricate dish rotor assemblies as well as de-ice systems.
• Compile reports of discrepancies and forward to management on a weekly basis.
• Assist in troubleshooting problems with broadcast encoder services systems.
• Perform daily checks on transmission equipment, cable plant, dish farm, broadcast, fiber encoders, and satellites encoder systems
• Help develop preventive maintenance schedules for delivery systems.
• Provide leadership and guidance on any and all technology changes, including but not limited to IP Video Delivery, Satellite Transition Uplink/Downlink requirements, Customer Headend technology approvals, etc
• Provide leadership and guidance on Test, install and maintain all systems that deliver Company content to affiliates.
• Maintain daily checks on transmission equipment, cable plant, dish farm, VOD, broadcast, fiber encoders, M&C systems, and satellites encoder systems.
• Monitor Company’s linear and non-linear channels, report any disruption in service and monitor problem resolution.
• Preform code updates, signal transitions, and other special processes.
• Research, test and troubleshoot new software features for Company’s content delivers and track results.
• Maintain content distribution of services to affiliates over fiber, satellite, Telco, Internet, point to point, streaming, MPEG2, MPEG4, HAVC, ATM, ATSC, and other formats.
• Provide leadership and guidance on new deliver systems development and testing.
• Run routine tests to verify content delivery systems are running optimally.
• Repair faults, track trends and respond to urgent after hours calls.
• Help develop preventive maintenance schedules and write SOW.
• Provide support and maintenance to in house cable plane and associated hardware
• Install new systems and/or technologies while making recommendations to improve operations.
• Act as a liaison between Company and vendors.
• Help management with reports of discrepancies, daily operation, new technology and what other operators on a weekly basis.
• Provide training to staff as needed.
• Perform daily checks on transmission equipment, cable plant, dish farm, VOD, broadcast, fiber encoders, and satellites encoder systems.
• Maintain and administer control systems that are used to transmit Comapny services, which includes but not limited to Digicipher encryption, broadband servers, VOD, streaming, Harmonic NMX and Motorola / Arris modular BNC system. Responsible for data management within these systems, and working closely with other department staff.
• Provide support and maintenance for satellite, fiber, broadband, compression, cable headend and encryption encoders to ensure peak operating levels within FCC standards and regulations with minimal program outages.

Required Skills:

• Lead responsibility for RF hardware/subsystem development and test; experience as Certified Principal Engineer or equivalent.
• Working knowledge of satellite signal distribution, digital cable architecture, satellite encoders & receivers, conditional access systems, Dolby Digital 5.1, Cable Labs on-demand specifications, cable on-demand systems and implementation, content management systems (CMS),
• Broadband compression (MPEG, AVC, HEVC, etc.), DRM and content protection technologies, interactive television systems, user interface guides, and navigation applications, IPTV distribution.
• PC experience with working knowledge of Window, Excel, Word, VMS, UNIX, SYBASE, SQL, data base management TCP/IP networks, multicast and Report Tools are necessary.
• Experience with fiber and satellite communications systems
• Subject to working rotating shifts, weekends and holidays on a rotational basis as a part of normal shift scheduling and be on call 24/7.
• Provide on the job training to other staff
• Operation of satellite transmission equipment, including satellite antennas and transmitters

Other Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required
• Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred; with an minimum of 10 years of experience with RF with extensive knowledge of satellite KA/KU/C-band uplinks system, Optical/HFC design including RF/optical combining/splitting infrastructure, DOCSIS and PON technologies.
• OSHA and FCC certificates
• Ability to manage across functional teams to achieve desired business results.
• Ability to translate a business agenda into technology terms
• Excellent verbal, written and training communication skills
• Experience with communications satellite and fiber systems
• Must be motivated, safety minded, and demonstrate a team attitude.
• Must have the ability to work well under pressure.
• Strong knowledge in Quality Management/Process Improvement
• Ability to continuously stand or walk.
• Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and lift.
• Ability to lift up to 75 pounds occasionally.
• Ability to work in adverse weather conditions.

Post Date: 05/04/2018
Job #: 14792
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: VA: Richmond
Job Description:

Responsibilities include supervising broadcast engineering staff, project management, and installation, repair and maintenance of all television station equipment. Minimum 4 years experience in broadcast engineering or related field and proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking required. Advanced electronics education or military electronics training a plus. Must be a team player with excellent communication and people skills.

Post Date: 05/02/2018
Job #: 14736
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MO: St. Joseph
Job Description:

Position requires total responsibility for the station's technical operations, including studio, on-air, news, remote operations, production, power and video/IT systems as well as installation and maintenance of equipment at the transmitter site and translator(s). The Chief Engineer will direct the development and administration of departmental operating plans, budgets and capital projects, and will direct and administer guidelines to assure the proper functioning and maintenance of all technical equipment and systems. Additional responsibilities include organizational effectiveness and compliance with all local, state and federal laws. The Chief Engineer will work closely with news, creative services, finance and all other creative and administrative departments within the station and Company. This position will be critical to help determine and direct the course of future technology selection and integration based on research and experiential knowledge.

Candidates must possess sound leadership abilities, strong collaboration skills, excellent verbal and written communication and a proven record in project-planning and implementation. At least two years’ experience in broadcast television engineering 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. Our organization is driven to build a legacy of technological firsts and dominant news ratings all while developing Internet and new media strategies.

This is a full time position with a competitive benefits package. Candidate must possess or be able to acquire a valid Missouri driver license and provide proof of adequate vehicle insurance. Candidate must pass a drug test and background check.

Special requirements consist of lifting heavy objects and working on ladders up to 20 feet in height and on high rooftops, ability to perform work requiring the lifting, moving and setting up of television, multimedia and related production equipment and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs and work in tight spaces behind equipment racks.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 05/02/2018
Job #: 14763
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MD
Job Description:

Live, work and play at the beach while building a career at American’s finest small-market broadcast group! We are searching for a Chief Engineer to shepherd us into the ATSC 3.0 Future. Enjoy life with this family-owned company on the beautiful Delmarva Peninsula, located between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. We seek an experienced television engineering professional. If you’re a hands-on leader with deep knowledge of broadcasting equipment, RF transmission, digital television, IT, ENG, master control, news and studio operations, we’d like to hear from you. We operate four network-affiliated television stations, five radio stations, a robust digital division and low power TV stations. Our Award-Winning news team operates from an 11,000 square foot NewsPlex and has three additional brick and mortar bureaus, microwave, satellite and TVU trucks as well as an ENG Helicopter and Drone Fleet. We’re looking for a forward-thinking, out-of-box, solutions-oriented individual. Minimum 5 years television engineering experience and ASEE or BSEE preferred. SBE certification a plus. This position reports to the Director of Engineering..

We are an "Equal Opportunity Employer"

Post Date: 04/27/2018
Job #: 14687
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NV: Las Vegas
Job Description:

Seeking a full time Broadcast Engineer. Responsible to assist with the daily operations and maintenance of the station’s transmitters, studio equipment and other associated computer/network equipment and systems. Installation and tear down of equipment and other light construction work may be required as well as visits to remote sites located in rough terrain. Consult and communicate with engineering manager on technical issues as required. Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices.

The ideal candidate will be a broadcast engineer with the following qualifications:

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is desired, SBE certification and/or FCC licensing is a plus.
• Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the broadcasting industry within a similar role is required.
• Strong project management skills
• Knowledge in all areas of radio engineering with a particular emphasis on high powered AM and FM transmitters and related antenna systems
• Knowledge of computers and networks and other IT skills as they relate to broadcast systems
• RF experience, knowledge of FCC compliance issues, satellite and other systems is required
• Ability to troubleshoot equipment down to the component level.
• This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communication skills, personable interaction with fellow employees and organizational skills.
• Ability to work independently and as a team member.
• Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7. The position allows for the use of company vehicles for travel to sites, cell phone, and expenses as necessary.
• Knowledge of safety practices
• Valid Drivers’ License and excellent driving record required. Must have a reliable means of transportation

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 04/27/2018
Job #: 14693
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Production Assistant
Location: IA: West Des Moines
Job Description:

The Production Assistant is responsible for operating television cameras to record scenes for live and recorded broadcasts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Composes and frames shots, applying the technical aspects of light, lenses and camera settings to achieve the effects sought by directors.
• Adjusts positions and controls of cameras to change focus, exposure and lighting as requested by the director.
• Operates studio cameras during live broadcasts.
• Operates remote cameras during live broadcasts.
• Confers with directors and other crew members to discuss sequences, desired effects, camera movements and lighting requirements.
• Sets up and performs shots for broadcasts.
• Sets up cameras and related equipment.
• Tests, cleans, maintains and repairs camera equipment.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Skills:

• Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
• Fluency in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Minimum one year's experience with camera operation in a television broadcasting environment.
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Strong PC/MS Office experience.
• Experience with other broadcast-related equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

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

Post Date: 04/27/2018
Job #: 14709
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Contract Transmitter Engineer
Location: CA: Los Angeles
Job Description:

Contract engineer for maintenance and emergency response to FM radio transmitter sites in Los Angeles area.

Post Date: 04/27/2018
Job #: 14711
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Engineer/IT Technician. This position will support all live Broadcast and Post Production/Editing equipment in a digital media facility. The ideal candidate must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure and be solution-oriented. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must.

Responsibilities include:

• Installation and Maintenance of Television Broadcast Media Technology Equipment
• Support of IT related systems, both end user and core systems
• Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve electronic and or software related issues
• Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve mechanical/building related issues
• Other duties may include on location support of live broadcast or streamed events

Qualifications:

• Excellent computer skills a must
• Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills are essential
• General knowledge of LAN/WAN/VPN networking helpful
• Ability to read technical drawings and documentation
• General knowledge of satellite and microwave systems a plus!
• Ability to work well independently as well as with a team
• Lift over 50lbs and climb ladders

This position may require working evenings, weekends or holidays.

Post Date: 04/27/2018
Job #: 14617
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We are seeking a qualified Broadcast Equipment Maintenance Engineer. Candidate must have at least 5 years experience at a broadcast facility. The position will provide technical support to broadcast facilities in repair, maintenance, installation and modification of technical broadcasting equipment at a high-definition television facility and at remote transmission sites. Experience with maintenance of broadcast ENG equipment (Panasonic P2 and non-linear edit a plus).

Candidate must have a thorough knowledge of Windows 7/8/10 and server 2008/2012 workstations, Mac OS & Final Cut Pro experience a plus. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems at the component level. Travels to remote locations for equipment repair, work under pressure in order to meet broadcast deadlines, make decisions and take corrective action without supervision are all a part of this job. Candidate will be required to maintain “on-call” or “stand-by” status for response to emergency situations and be able to work highly varied and flexible hours (i.e. nights, weekends and holidays). Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential.

In addition to working well independently, candidate must also work well as part of a team. Must be well organized, detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service. Candidate must be able to lift 25lbs.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Pre-employment drug screening required
Motor Vehicle Record is required

Post Date: 04/27/2018
Job #: 14618
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for an Overnight Master Control Operator. A qualified candidate should be a team player, willing to learn, have great communication skills, work well under deadlines and a good understanding of computers.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Operate Harris Automation equipment
• Maintaining on air operation to include running commercials, network and local programming
• Monitors multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
• Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
• Observing transmitters and taking readings
• Maintains program and transmitter logs.
• Executes, edits, updates, and appends playlists.
• Setup of microwave and satellite feeds for news and programming.
• Reports equipment issues and transmission discrepancies.
• Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

• Applicants must be reliable and punctual
• Can work flexible hours and shifts including holidays and weekends
• Computer literacy is mandatory
• Attention to details is imperative
• Applicant must be able to multi-task
• Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills
• Ability to learn specialized software applications
• Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Pre-employment drug testing is required
Motor vehicle record required

Post Date: 04/27/2018
Job #: 14644
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Technician
Location: NE
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

• Operate studio cameras and occasionally, remote cameras
• Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment)
• Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors
• Maintain and understand lighting grid and control board with knowledge to maintain proper programming. Ability to climb ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures as needed.
• Dress microphone’s and IFB’s for all on camera appearances
• Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
• Assist with promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned.
• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control and audio)
• Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Experience Requirements:

• Prior experience in broadcast news production, technical school or college technical classes preferred, but not required.
• Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:

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

Education:

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

Post Date: 04/27/2018
Job #: 14661
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: IN: Fort Wayne
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

* Maintenance and repair of station equipment
* Follow preventative maintenance schedule
* Install new equipment
* Equipment including, but not limited to:

- AVID editing eqipment
- Grass Valley video servers
- Harris Nexio video servers
- JVC cameras
- Utah Scientific routing system
- IP based video encoding and decoding

* Candidate will also fulfill Master Control duties for vacation relief
* Switch station breaks and programs-analog and digital channels
* Record satellite program feeds
* Check quality of program feeds prior to air-time
* Operate Nexio tapeless airplay system; Beta SP and DVCPro tape machines
* Dub commercials, promos and PSA’s for air
* Check next day’s logs for missing material
* Keep accurate transmitter and program logs

Experience and Skills Necessary:

* IT skills are a must
* Experience maintaining and repairing electronics equipment
* Board and component level troubleshooting
* An understanding of audio/video signal flow
* Good mathematical skills
* Previous Master Control experience preferred

Education Requirements:

* High school diploma

Post Date: 04/27/2018
Job #: 14681
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: TN: Nashville
Job Description:

The Chief Engineer 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
• Professional growth and career path
• Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
• Recognition and reward for outstanding performance
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
• 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
• Vacation & Holidays to enjoy the fruits of your labor

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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