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Post Date: 03/24/2017
Job #: 7307
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OR: Bend
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, technically advanced and self-motivated Chief Engineer.

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 included 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.

This is a full time position with a competitive benefits package. Candidate must possess or be able to acquire a valid Oregon driver license.

Physical Demands:

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.

Post Date: 03/24/2017
Job #: 7292
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: NOC Technician I (Part Time)
Location: CA: Rocklin
Job Description:

We have a part time, weekend opening for a NOC Technician I. Our NOC Technician I monitors operations of 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.

This is a part-time position that is based out of our headquarters in Rocklin, CA.

Shift Hours: Sat & Sun, 6am - 2:30pm

Here's what we're looking for:

* 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.
* Proficiency with MS Office products and other common software (internet browsers, etc.).

Post Date: 03/24/2017
Job #: 7296
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial: Joint Licensee
Job Title: Master Control Operator: Content Distribution Specialist
Location: FL: Jacksonville
Job Description:

The Content Distribution Specialist will operate and oversee the computers, software, and broadcast equipment that gathers media assets, assembles program streams, and delivers broadcast television signals to stations around the country.

Qualifications:

• High School diploma &/or equivalent, prefer Associated degree
• 2+ years applicable broadcast experience with training in master control operations and traffic.
• Excellent organizational skills with a strong attention to detail.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Proven computer aptitude.
• Clear ability to multitask and prioritize while working under pressure and tight deadlines.
• An ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems quickly.
• A “can-do” customer service attitude; previous experience working with clients.
• Proven ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
• Must be able to work a day, night, or weekend shift with the ability to move into an alternate shift if needed, as well as overtime & holidays.
• SBE certification preferred or the ability to earn SBE certification.
• PBS experience a plus.
• Knowledge of Grass Valley iControl and iTX a plus.
• Knowledge of Myers ProTrack a plus.

This position is slated for the evening (4pm - Midnight) or overnight shift (Midnight – 8am).
In order to be considered, candidates must be willing to work either shift.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a great working environment.

Post Date: 03/24/2017
Job #: 7297
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: MA: Chicopee
Job Description:

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

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Prior Experience or Training Required:

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

Post Date: 03/22/2017
Job #: 7291
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial: WWLP-22News
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: MA: Chicopee
Job Description:

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

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Prior Experience or Training Required:

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

Post Date: 03/21/2017
Job #: 7234
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: Magnum.Media
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: WI: Portage
Job Description:

Full-time Engineer for group of WI stations mostly connected by interstate system. Proven experience in the maintenance of analog & digital transmitters, remote control, STL, I/T, FCC regs etc. We've been blessed to work with several wonderful contract engineers over our 26 year history who've built solid facilities. Now seek an individual to take our stations under their wing. Stable family owned group, just a dad and two sons. We consider it a privilege to be broadcasters. Newly remodeled engineering office, shop and finished attached garage in group center located in Portage, WI.

Post Date: 03/21/2017
Job #: 7270
Organization Type:
– Other: Radio Network
Job Title: Other: Network Staff Engineer
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

We are looking for qualified candidates to join our team. The Network Broadcast Engineer is responsible for support and assistance with all technical aspects of Company operations, including occasional travel to radio stations across the country. Responsibilities include the installation, diagnostics and maintenance of studio and broadcast audio equipment, wiring, interface & processing; high-power RF transmission systems; general electronics; and satellite uplink/downlink communications.

Post Date: 03/21/2017
Job #: 7271
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: OH: Columbus
Job Description:

We seek an innovative, visionary leader who will keep the station on the cutting edge of digital technology on all platforms. This critical senior management position oversees and manages all Engineering, Master Control, and Quality Control Personnel. The DOE manages and maintains all broadcast equipment/systems responsible for daily on-air operation of the station with an eye towards evolving and innovate technologies. Uses RF and IP engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink/uplink, microwave transmission systems and SNG and ENG vehicle maintenance. Manages and maintains all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation (i.e., HVAC, networking, Generators, changeover switches, UPS systems electrical, and mechanical). Also Manages the Station’s FCC licenses, implements changes with regards to FCC requirements and exercises knowledge of FCC rules and regulations to protect the station’s license.

Requirements:

- A thorough understanding of all Broadcast disciplines and future technologies including ATSC 3, spectrum modifications, and implementation of multiple streaming platforms with a strong I.T. background.
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Broadcast engineering and operations management
- Degree in Electronics, Engineering or related field is preferred.
- SBE Certification in both Broadcast and I.T. disciplines is a plus.

Post Date: 03/21/2017
Job #: 7273
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– Television Station - Non-commercial: Nonprofit
Job Title: Other: Network Support Technicians
Location: OR: Bend
Job Description:

Interested in the intersection of technology and media? Consider being a Network Support Technician based in Bend, Oregon. We are looking for two individuals passionate about technology to join an expanding team supporting our content creation and distribution.

Post Date: 03/21/2017
Job #: 7281
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Engineer works under the direction of the Chief Engineer to provide preventative maintenance, installation, and emergency repairs to video, audio, IT, and HD equipment, radio frequency systems, and other equipment to the radio station.

Key activities:

- Assist with installation, maintenance, operation and support of complex broadcast systems and equipment at a variety of transmission sites and studios.
- Assist in planning facility and equipment maintenance, expansion and improvements.
- Facilitate compliance with FCC, FAA, and other relevant regulators.
- Maintain all equipment associated with radio facilities including automation, production, live sound, and the associated engineering IT infrastructure.
- Operate and maintain high-power FM broadcast transmission equipment.
- Operate and maintain remote broadcast vehicles and associated equipment.

Education:

- Associates degree in technology, electrical engineering, information technology or related field.
- SBE certification preferred.

Experience:

- 2 years experience in radio broadcast engineering or equivalent experience.

Skills & Abilities:

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

Post Date: 03/17/2017
Job #: 7198
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Duties include but are not limited to: Troubleshooting broadcast electronic and networking equipment to the component level in cameras, video and IP routers, switchers, microwave and ATSC transmitters, and associated terminal equipment; Maintenance and repair of technical equipment; Installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations; Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems. Maintain documentation and show proficiency at locating equipment based on line drawings. Must be able to create CAD line drawings. The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, cameras, robotic pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment. Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required. Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment. Must have thorough knowledge of Windows operating systems and be proficient at MS Excel, Word, and Visio. Cisco Networking certifications are a plus. Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission and thorough RF knowledge – theory and practical. UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred. Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus. Must have a General Class FCC license and/or SBE certification. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited electronics school or college with 6 years’ experience in broadcast maintenance. Must have ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license. Local travel, OT, weekends and holidays WILL be required.

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7074
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Technical Lead
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to serve as a Technical Lead during installation, maintenance, repair and full operation of equipment utilized in live event signal transmission and equipment utilized for distribution of final program signals from the network to the Teleport for distribution to the home viewer.

- This position requires good organizational, leadership, electronic maintenance and highly technical operations skills.
- This position requires 24/7/365 shift work and serves specifically as a lead role during major high profile events.
- The skill set demanded by this position are dynamic and have, and will continue to change rapidly.
- This individual must demonstrate the ability to accept and adapt to these changes while presenting a willing and positive attitude
- This position will serve as Operational Lead to oversee and provide guidance to the day to day operations of the TOC, oversee and/or coordinate the transmission paths of live and taped events as well as network signals.
- Provide technical oversight, Coach and /mentor staff in regards to technical systems utilized for day-to-day operation and responsibilities.
- Cultivate cooperative relationships between customers and Engineering staff to ensure technical as well as operational readiness.
- Provide daily reporting related to operational issues and/or Air impacting events.
- Accountable for development, testing and implementation of new systems, software and equipment.
- Create and maintain documentation on transmission operations, processes/procedures, equipment & equipment systems.

What do we need from you?

- 3+ Years of live event technical operational experience.
- 2+ Years television maintenance experience Demonstrated understanding of MPEG compression technology.
- Demonstrated understanding of RF transmission technology.
- Demonstrated understanding of fiber optic technology and broadcast satellite systems.

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Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7081
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Other: Contract Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

If you love to ski and dream of the Colorado lifestyle, read on. Contract broadcast engineer wanted in the central Colorado area, including Aspen, Vail, Breckenridge, etc. Mostly radio, but possibly some TV. Need very strong skills with studios, transmitters, microwaves, and computers, of course. Winter access to high altitude sites is by snowcat, or occasionally helicopter. Summer access by 4wd backcountry roads, and sometimes hiking. Customer base is about a dozen stations, with occasional work from several more.

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7125
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

We are seeking an Assistant Chief Engineer to keep our technical facilities optimally running and leading engineering related projects. This position will work closely with our Engineering staff and will often need to coordinate with Department Heads and others to complete projects.

Duties include troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining our broadcast equipment. This includes working with an IT systems engineer and several operations engineers.

Qualified candidates should have 2+ years’ experience in television broadcast engineering, PC literacy, a valid driver’s license, and a flexible schedule. Candidate must possess a strong electronics background including working knowledge of digital electronics and RF.

We are looking for a candidate who will take ownership and pride in maintaining our facilities and will have the ability to spearhead engineering projects as they arise. Candidates must have a flexible schedule with regards to nights, weekends and holidays.

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

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7133
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

Responsible for installation, repair, and maintenance broadcast servers and network components. The position will be the primary engineer for the design and integration of Broadcast Equipment into the IT infrastructure of the facility and network. This position will assess and make recommendations for software and hardware for broadcast workflows. Performs all standard Broadcast Engineering duties as well.

Responsibilities:

- Work with the engineering staff to maintain the Master Control room hardware & software and workflows. This will include but is not limited to playout server systems, transcoding systems, FTP and content delivery systems. Additionally, this role will manage and maintain the play to air automation system and any interface(s) to the traffic system.
- Manage and maintain the news room hardware & software and workflows. This will include but is not limited to Avid systems, transcoding systems, and encoding systems for web & mobile streaming.
- Work with the engineering staff to maintain the Production Control Room hardware & software and workflows. This will include but is not limited to playout server systems, production automation, CG systems, and control interfaces.
- Work with IT to maintain network infrastructure as they relate to broadcast and on-air systems. Ensure that software, firmware, and OS versions for broadcast equipment are up to date as needed.
- This role will be a liaison with local and corporate IT to ensure compliance and interoperability for broadcast systems.
- Work with end users and leverage technology to develop or improve workflows. These workflows should be in line with station’s plan for digital workflows and content distribution.
- Design, execution, and management of projects will be required as well.
- Develop and maintain technical documentation such as drawings, technical bulletins, and version notes.
- Applicant must be able to lift 25 lbs., work on ladders of 6 feet or more.
- Person must be able to pull cable above ceiling tiles and under computer flooring.

Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree or Associates in a related field preferred. Professional certification(s) in IT or broadcast are also desirable. Or equivalent work experience.
- 3 Years minimum of Broadcast Engineering and IT experience.
- Programming skills in a standard language like .NET or C are a plus.
- Apple and Linux support skills and experience.
- Working knowledge of video codecs is a plus.
- Strong communication and people skills are required.

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7143
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Tech III Video Maintenance
Location: NY: Bethpage
Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

- Maintaining all aspects of live and Playback SD/HD, on air broadcast automation and media archive systems; specifically network configurations and control platforms.
- Must be able to work with broadcast systems and associated network architectures and related support, as well as hardware/software installations and configurations and have the ability to work well in a fast-paced pressure environment without supervision and lead by example.
- Must be able to coordinate and execute the implementation of new project initiatives and technologies as well as the routine day to day troubleshooting and maintenance functions on all broadcast network systems.
- Computer and networking skills a must – MS Windows OS, SQL server, Linux, Evertz Mediator, Harris automation, FPD/DIVA, Grass Valley DDRs, SANs and related experience highly preferred.
- Create and maintain positive relationships with Operations Management and the other Engineering groups within the structure.

Operational Activities of the Position:

- Respond/delegate calls from Engineer on Call to assist on any Network Applications/IT Engineering related issues.
- Work in combination with joint Video Maintenance Group.
- Work in conjunction with other Engineering groups (EOC, TOC/Encoding Technicians), when required, to timely resolve issues.
- Work in conjunction with other Operational groups (OAS, QC, Transcoding Technicians), when required, to timely resolve issues.
- Troubleshoot equipment / systems methodically and effectively and follow up with email to staff
- Working knowledge of systems infrastructure and topology.
- Carry out all tasks as specified by respective Management Staff.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

- Minimum 3 years’ experience in on air broadcast automation and media archive systems.
- Knowledge of Network configurations/topology and control platforms.
- Ability to train and share advanced technical insights to peers in and out of the Network Application’s Group, in order to gain further knowledge of systems, procedures and networking topology.
- Understanding of plant’s core infrastructure as it relates to automation, archive system and digital file based asset management system and workflows.
- Excellent computer skills
- Must be able to work flexible hours, weekends, and Holidays
- May be required to lift heavy equipment.

Technical/Functional Competencies:

- Vast experience in the Broadcast Systems / Network Applications/ IT support division of the Broadcast Engineering Group
- In-depth knowledge of Network systems and topology
- Ability to document workflows and procedures (SOP)

Key Experiences/Achievements:

- Ability to train peers on systems, equipment troubleshooting, configurations, workflow processes
- Works as support arm for Video Engineering, project execution, setup, commissioning, functional qualification
- Timely reporting on Net Apps related issues

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7144
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility: The Mink Company
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Tech Adv Engineer
Location: NY: Bethpage
Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

- Responsibilities include but are not limited to maintaining all aspects of live and Playback SD/HD, on air broadcast automation and media archive systems; specifically network configurations and control platforms.
- Must be able to work with broadcast systems and associated network architectures and related support, as well as hardware/software installations and configurations and have the ability to work well in a fast-paced pressure environment without supervision and lead by example.
- Must be able to coordinate and execute the implementation of new project initiatives and technologies as well as the routine day to day troubleshooting and maintenance functions on all broadcast network systems.
- Computer and networking skills a must – MS Windows OS, SQL server, Linux, Evertz mediator, Harris automation, FPD/DIVA, Grass Valley DDRs, SANs and related experience highly preferred.
- Create and maintain positive relationships with Operations Management and the other Engineering groups within the structure.
- This position must be able to act in a leadership-type role, with emphasis on ability to manage projects and tasks and delegate work to lower level technicians in the department.

Operational Activities of this Position:

- Respond/delegate calls from Engineer on Call to assist on any Network Applications/IT Engineering related issues.
- Work in combination with joint Video Maintenance Group.
- Work in conjunction with other Engineering groups (EOC, TOC/Encoding Technicians), when required, to timely resolve issues.
- Work in conjunction with other Operational groups (OAS, QC, Transcoding Technicians), when required, to timely resolve issues.
- Troubleshoot equipment / systems methodically and effectively and follow up with email to staff
- Working knowledge of network systems infrastructure and topology.
- Carry out all tasks as specified by respective Management Staff.

Key Measures of Success:

Operating metric(s):

- Ability to take direction from Network Applications Management and report back with accurate and timely responses
- Ability to use knowledge gained to handle tasks proactively
- Ability to become adept with all systems that fall under the Network Applications umbrella
- Ability to clearly document and explain existing and new systems and workflows
- Ability to act in leadership type role and train and delegate tasks to lower level technicians.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

- Minimum 7 years’ experience in on air broadcast automation and media archive systems.
- Knowledge of Network configurations/topology and control platforms.
- Ability to train and share advanced technical insights to peers in and out of the Network Application’s Group, to gain further knowledge of systems, procedures and networking topology.
- Superior understanding of plant’s core infrastructure as it relates to automation, archive system and digital file based asset management system and workflows.
- Excellent computer skills
- Must be able to work flexible hours, weekends, and Holidays
- May be required to lift heavy equipment

Technical/Functional Competencies:

- Vast experience in the Broadcast Systems / Network Applications/ IT support division of the Broadcast Engineering Group
- In-depth knowledge of Network systems and topology
- Document workflows and procedures (SOP)

Key Experiences/Achievements:

- Ability to train peers on systems, equipment troubleshooting, configurations, workflow processes
- Works as support arm for Video Engineering, project execution, setup, commissioning, functional qualification
- Timely reporting on Net Apps related issues

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7145
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider: The Mink Company
Job Title: Field Engineer: Training Technician
Location: NJ: Mahwah
Job Description:

Candidate will perform field commissioning and training of high performance camera robotic
products at customer installations. Must be capable of working within a team environment to
plan, organize, execute and thoroughly document system designs, including the ability to assist
in developing technical solutions for customers. Test and debug skills are necessary; must
understand interoperability of hardware and software. Knowledge of, and experience with,
analog and digital design (motor drive, microcontrollers) are a plus. Must be able to manage
and support multiple tasks on a consistent basis, while providing the highest level of service.
In addition, the candidate will provide product training to both in-house and customer
personnel. Candidate will participate in all aspects of the service and production test
departments of high performance camera robotic products at the factory. Needs to demonstrate
the ability to use appropriate production tools, and have a mechanical aptitude. System and PC
board level testing, with troubleshooting, to include use of; proprietary software, analog / digital
circuits, linear & switching power supplies, and wire cabling troubleshooting. Candidate will
maintain a positive quality assurance atmosphere at all times. Good verbal, presentation and
writing skills are required. AAS Electronics or equivalent; 3 years or more applicable experience
preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Candidate will do field commissioning and training of products at customer installations.
• Provide product training to in-house personnel as needed.
• Candidate will participate in all aspects of the Production Test and Service departments
for high performance robotic camera products.
• Creation and upkeep of company product documents.
• Maintenance of current products and feature additions.
• Coordinate multiple build activities internally with engineering projects.
• Directing test engineers and technicians on specific projects.
• Provide customer support in the factory and in the field.

Job Qualifications:

• AAS Electronics or equivalent; 3 years or more applicable experience.
• Must be capable of working within a team environment to plan and execute.
• Capable of thoroughly trouble shooting and documenting complex system designs.
• Proven ability to assist in developing technical solutions to customer specifications.
• Experience with testing and debugging; in field customer sites.
• Strong Knowledge of time management
• Networking, basic knowledge of; addressing IP numbers, gateways, and firewalls
• Strong knowledge of analog, digital and embedded design (motor drives, D/A, A/D,
embedded microcontroller circuitry).
• Mechanical aptitude to include motion devices; motors, gears, etc.
• Knowledge of design, development, test engineering, and manufacturing processes.
• Knowledge of Front End graphical user interface design
• Ability to read hardware block diagrams, schematics, and wiring diagrams.
• Knowledge of PCB schematic and layout tools a plus.
• Strong computer skills, including Microsoft suite; Outlook, Word, Excel, etc…
• Willing to travel domestically and internationally, less than 50%.

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7157
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Provide technological leadership to include research, planning and adopting emerging computing and communication technologies in support of the Company, a state-of-the-art telecommunications facility serving Nebraska. Responsibilities include oversight of hardware, software and infrastructure; development and execution of policies, budget, and strategy; planning and implementation of IT projects; and contract management. Manages team that is responsible for implementing and supporting various platforms including but not limited to Windows and Linux servers, LAN/WAN, VPN, TCP/IP, VMware and Hyper-V virtualization, Avid editing systems, broadcast and OTT distribution and storage related networking needs, Network Security, Remote and Cloud-based applications, backups and disaster recovery planning. To be successful in this critical role requires self-motivation, a strong work ethic and can do attitude. The candidate must be interested in continued learning and be proactive in seeking ways to utilize technology in support of business initiatives. Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program.

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7193
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial: Television Station
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: FL
Job Description:

Responsible for operating the iTX Master Control (MCR) automation system. Ingests material into the system, oversees the system while on air, and ensures quality of the system’s output to air. Deals with the centralization Hub in all matters pertaining to the iTX system. Responsible for all ancillaries MCR devices while at work. Fully versed in the operation of the Splicer. Knows when to deal with it locally or when to communicate with the Hub or with TOC. Handles Live Events such as sports events and breaking news including the Join in Progress that follows. Identifies and troubleshoots technical problems. Assist News with ENG and Satellite feeds when needed. Maintains high degree of quality control for digital channels. Performs FCC required compliance procedures. Maintains accurate transmitter and QCR logs. Handles calls immediately from viewers with closed captioning and reception concerns. Ability to work unsupervised, as well as part of a team. Associate degree (A.A.) from a two-year college or technical school preferred. A minimum of 2 years’ equivalent experience. Ability to work nights, overtime, weekends and holidays.

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7194
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial: Television Station
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

This position will be responsible for proper operation and maintenance of automated newsroom and production system and all associated sub-systems. This includes but not limited to: automated audio, Sony HD switcher and Sony ELC, robotic cameras, BitCentral and its corresponding sub systems. Must be accomplished in IT equipment within the television station, including network systems, switches, routers, computers (Servers and PC). The desired candidate should have experience in non-linear editing systems, news gathering systems such as TVU, LiveU, ENG, SNG, video streaming and have an understanding of MESH networks. Additional experience with News Ticker, Chyron graphics and its related subsystems as well as the operation and maintenance of iTX automated master control system and its sub-systems, station-air path RF systems, HD/SD-SDI routing systems, file based systems for program and commercial ingesting are highly desirable.

The qualified candidate will be required to document daily tasks, projects, and coordinate CAD documentation. Ability to work unsupervised, as well as part of a team. Associate degree (A.A.) from a two-year college or technical school preferred. A minimum of 5 years’ equivalent experience. Ability to work nights, overtime, weekends and holidays.

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7195
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: RF Engineer
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

We are looking for candidates that are self-motivated with the ability to work well under pressure, have good reasoning skills and meet deadlines. Applicant should be detail-oriented with the ability to understand and follow instructions, make good decisions in the field, and be a team player with a strong sense of responsibility. Job responsibilities include installation, operation, maintenance and repair of high power broadcast, RF and transmission equipment. Applicant must have schedule flexibility to handle possible assignments of weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Job Responsibilities:

• Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of television transmitters, weather radar, microwave equipment, ENG and SNG trucks
• Will be involved in studio maintenance and installation of television broadcast and IT equipment
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative group
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications Requirements:

• Knowledge of electrical power, IT and light HVAC
• A working knowledge of television equipment and integrated systems
• Skilled in basic electronic maintenance involving low-medium powered transmitters
• Applicants must be reliable and punctual
• Ability to understand and maintain technical documentation and drawings
• Demonstrate professional interpersonal and communication skills
• Have good organizational and record keeping skills
• Excellent attention to detail, strong computer skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Successful applicant will be a strong self-starter, team player and goal oriented
• The ability to rapidly respond properly to issues that unexpectedly arise is necessary

Education:

• Military electronic training with emphasis on high power transmitters, college or technical school degree preferred with specific training in Electronic Technology or equivalent work experience in broadcast maintenance and operations.

Experience:

• 3 years of experience in maintenance in a commercial broadcast television station preferred
• Working knowledge of Information Technology systems, personal computers, IT networking tools and equipment, video servers, digital audio and video switching systems, electronics, and electronic test equipment.
• Knowledge of encoders, IRDs and a clear understanding of transport streams such as ASI and SMPTE 310
• SBE certification is a plus

Post Date: 03/16/2017
Job #: 7196
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: TN: Tri Cities
Job Description:

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

General Responsibilities:

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

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What We Offer:

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

Post Date: 03/10/2017
Job #: 7051
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NY: Rye Brook
Job Description:

The successful candidate will have excellent technical skills with an emphasis on teamwork within a dynamic, multi-platform Broadcast environment. Must be able to adapt and engage in a fast paced often changing, live television operation. The role requires interaction across many groups and departments requiring excellent communication skills and a professional demeanor. Candidate must be willing to work a variety of shifts. Must be able to work well under pressure, inspire confidence and be passionate about technology while providing the best technical support for our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

* Ability to effectively troubleshoot and diagnose Television station technical issues and problems quickly and methodically.
* Knowledge and experience with Television studio production, video servers, broadcast automation, master control, and News Room systems is preferred. Ability to isolate and resolve technical problems with facility broadcast systems.
* Provide IT desktop support for Windows & MAC PC’s workstations & Servers, software applications, local and remote disk storage systems, and peripherals.
* Knowledge of Microsoft , MAC and Linux operating systems (DOS, Windows, Windows Server and AD, MAC OS10X and MAC Server, Linux)
* Ability to configure and troubleshoot computer network infrastructure including Ethernet switches.
* Understand network tools (PING, Port Scan, etc.) as well as SNMP systems and architecture.
* Basic knowledge of digital video and audio media file formats, digital SD and HD SMPTE standards including streaming media data formats, video compression CODEC’s, wrappers and metadata.
* Ability to understand base band and file based digital video production workflows and delivery systems.
* Knowledge of satellite and IP transport a plus.
* Ability to understand schematic wiring and block diagrams a definite plus.
* Job requires physical activity such as the ability to lift equipment up to 50 lbs. and climb ladders.

We put a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and desire to join an incredible Engineering team.

Post Date: 03/10/2017
Job #: 7052
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY: Rye Brook
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Education/Experience:

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

Critical competencies for Success:

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

Key Technology:

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

Post Date: 03/10/2017
Job #: 7054
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: IT/Broadcast Support Technician
Location: NY: Hauppauge
Job Description:

This is a hands-on position responsible for maintaining the technical integrity of a hybrid base band video/audio and IT infrastructure in a major Network Operations Center and uplink facility.

Essential Responsibilities:

* Install, repair & maintain audio, video, RF, and server based broadcast systems
* Provide on-call support 24 hours per day, 365 per year. Support may entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to UPS/LIPA failures, storms or severe weather, and loss of personnel.
* Respond to technical emergencies; address prompt restoration of network outages.
* Ability to work independently on assignments and report back on progress
* Strong organizational and planning skills with ability to manage multiple mission critical assignments
* Ability to maintain and repair a variety of Baseband video/audio, Automation, Encoding, RF and Windows or Linux based server Equipment.
* Should be familiar with using Vistalink for configuring Evertz equipment.
* Provide accurate and timely technical changes to Engineering staff to keep the facility up to date
* Testing and certification of new installations or modifications
* Coordinate and supervise technical aspects for LIVE events
* Training of staff as needed
* Ability to repair analog or digital equipment.
* Familiar with configuring/troubleshooting Windows Server and/or Linux based systems.
* Able to troubleshoot basic Networking problems (blocked ports, subnetting/routing issues)
* Flexible schedule

Recommended Qualifications:

* AAS Electrical Engineering, AAS Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent required, BS Electrical Engineering or Computer Science preferred, Windows experience required!
* 3 to 5 years experience in broadcast television, cable TV broadcaster or MSO
* Prior experience working in a high pressured environment delivering consistently sound judgment with mission critical assignments
* Ability to change priorities and handle last minute assignments
* Ability to train technical staff on current and future technology as new equipment is deployed.
* Manufacturer’s training and certification on Evertz, Sony, Motorola, Harris/Louth, SA/Cisco broadcast equipment a plus.
* Knowledge of Windows operating systems, basic networking required, UNIX/Linux a plus
* Knowledge of analog and digital audio technology, satellite RF technology and distribution methods, data networks, servers, archive, distribution systems, analog and SMPTE standards
* Excellent communications, written and interpersonal skills
* FCC, CCNA, MCSE or SBE licenses/certifications a plus!

Post Date: 03/10/2017
Job #: 7055
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Other: Lead AV Installation Technician
Location: MN: Eden Prairie
Job Description:

Under the direction of the Project Manager, the Lead Installation Technician shall be the primary field contact and coordinator for corporate, educational, gaming, sports, and broadcast clients. In addition to performing installation duties, he or she shall be the point person in the field for crew delegation, client communication, installation standards, configuration and training. Communication and leadership must be displayed with a high level of authority. Effective project planning, coordination and completion with a high level of neatness, accuracy and efficiency are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

* Efficiently pull, terminate, label, and test cabling between audio, video, data, and control equipment per code and project requirements
* Can effectively train subordinates on proper installation technique and standards
* Holds technicians accountable
* Proper termination of audio and video types of connections with a high level of accuracy and efficiency
* Can effectively train subordinates on proper connection technique and standards.
* Soldering skill must be high level
* Wiring equipment racks
* Minimal neatness issues
* Minimal connection errors
* Ability to complete installation of large scale projects.
* While managing multiple personnel, including subcontractors
* Show a high level of understanding and comfortability when working with multiple contractors, clients and other parties involved.
* Structural support system knowledge
* Ability to safely and efficiently install support structures for monitors, projection screens, and speaker clusters, cameras etc.
* Must show a high level of knowledge with structural support systems and integration.
* Demonstrate a high level of on site engineering for support integrity and clean design.
* Correctly configure and set up equipment per spec or drawings.
* Read and understand the SOW or spec
* Identify risks within documents and present to management or PMs appropriately.
* When necessary research equipment spec to ensure correct configuration.
* Change Orders
* Be able to identify potential change orders.
* Obtain field directive signatures appropriately
* Always keep the PM in the loop
* Understand CAD drawings fully on any size or scale project.
* Delegate tasks effectively and efficiently to other technicians on a specific job.
* Utilize task list tool provided.
* Show efficiency in creating and assigning task lists, duties along with setting expectations to field crew members.
* Can identify if additional resources would be required or effective.
* Can assign personnel based on skill level while allowing time for on site training to occur.
* Proactively identify areas of concern in system design or safety related to equipment integration and end-user functionality needs.
* Communicate with the client, project manager, salesperson, programmers and engineer with status updates, issues, and suggestions, attending job progress meetings as necessary.
* Compile system check out testing paperwork, and perform system tests to verify proper functionality.
* Daily reporting is timely and effective
* Few errors or delays
* Assign tasks to others as necessary
* Perform training on system operation for clients as needed.
* Understand the system functionality and specifics that may be required to have effective training
* Train and mentor other technicians as well as the following:
* Rack wiring standards
* Commercial cabling standards
* Connection/Termination standards
* Operational standards and procedures
* CAD drawings
* System functionality
* System testing
* Reporting
* Safety
* Structural support systems
* Work with subcontractors and/or third parties as necessary.
* Understand the roles and requirements of said parties.
* Identify integration inefficiencies and propose solutions.
* Provide personnel analysis as requested.
* Show full understanding of A/V test equipment and meters.
* RDL, Extron, HDMI etc.
* Can configure and program a variety of A/V gear
* Extron, Kramer, RDL, Switchers, DSP, CCTV, Broadcast
* Load Crestron
* Understand and be able to connect to I.P. devices
* Material handling
* Project site clean up

Job Requirements:

* Up to 70% travel, sometimes on a last-minute basis.
* Occasional night and evening work.
* Must be able to climb ladders up to 24’ tall and lift up to 60 lbs.
* Must be able to work in small spaces and on uneven surfaces.
* Must maintain CTS and PLT certification

Qualifications:

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

* Solid written and verbal communication skills
* Must show the ability to coordinate and delegate appropriately on site
* Communicate at a high level with managers and PMs
* Obtain clarification if unclear on a topic or procedure
* Training ability with lower level technicians and clients with the ability to identify areas of concern with regard to subordinate installers
* Evaluate installers upon request
* High level of knowledge with video, audio, and control connectors and cabling
* Ability to solder at a high level
* Ability to read schematic drawings and CAD
* Solid knowledge of programming systems and interfaces and equipment configuration.
* Solid logistical and analytical skills
* Excellent understanding of analog and digital audio and video signals, control protocols and systems, computer networking and proper wiring and termination techniques
* Ability to program a variety of different processor/controller type systems including audio, video, and CCTV.
* Maintain positive attitude
* Maintain professionalism
* Ask questions
* Work in a team environment
* Show a willingness to learn and adapt with ideas
* Show a solid understanding of Alpha values, practices, standards and procedures
* Leadership ability
* Show “safe” practices

Post Date: 03/10/2017
Job #: 7035
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MA: Boston
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

- The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for broadcast equipment and facility maintenance, live field trucks and transmitter maintenance.
- Provides support to newsgathering by operating live field trucks. Participates in project initiatives for the Owned Stations Division, reporting to the Chief Engineer.
- Maintain the technical integrity of the operating facilities including but not limited to the control room, studios, maintenance shops, transmission, newsgathering, production equipment and facilities. Respond to facility outages and perform basic maintenance on building systems.
- Design, purchase, install, repair and maintain analog, digital and high-definition broadcast equipment as well as computer and IT equipment associated with the operation and the broadcast signals of the station.
- Work as a member of the station’s engineering team and the division’s technology team to implement state of the art technical facilities at a competitive television station.
- Ensure all equipment is FCC compliant.
- Respond to employees’ requests regarding tools and resources they need for their job. Determine solutions through process improvements with existing technology or purchasing new equipment.
- Identify solutions where new equipment may result in savings to the company. Examine all solutions to ensure implementation – process improvement or new equipment – is cost efficient.
- Act as technical quality supervisor for studio productions, live events, remote feeds, etc.
- Participate in the station’s Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) program. Follow through with assignments to be sure the station is in compliance with all EHS training, policies and initiatives.

Basic Qualifications/Requirements:

- Demonstrates an understanding of news operations, control systems, transmission, videotape, high definition video systems, server-based workflows and microwave and satellite systems.
- Knowledge of safety procedures.
- Ability to perform unit functions on a regular basis.
- In depth working knowledge of control room, non-linear editing, IT, ENG, studio and remote technologies and systems.
- Understands site operations and maintenance techniques.
- Must be a self-starter who is results oriented.
- Possess strong analytical capabilities.

Eligibility Requirements:

- Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.
- Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.
- Ability to work any of a 24/7 shift, holidays, weekends and respond to breaking news events.
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
- Must be 18 years or older.
- Must have a clean driving record.
- Ability to stand, walk, bend and lift up to 50 pounds, carrying up to 25 pounds for up to two miles.

Desired Characteristics:

- Excellent people skills with the ability to effectively address, manage, and resolve the concerns of co-workers and peers.
- B.S. Engineering, Information Technology or related field.
- Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities.

Post Date: 03/10/2017
Job #: 7047
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Vice President of Engineering
Location: FL
Job Description:

Candidates must have a strong background in radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems and computer/IT skills.

Responsibilities include management of a world class engineering staff, producing and executing capital and operating budgets and assuring legal compliance in all aspects of the operation. This is a service oriented position.

Job Requirements include: excellent written and oral communications, personable interaction with fellow employees, excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently and as a team member, occasional night and weekend work is expected, must be on-call and available to respond 24/7, ability to climb ladders, ability to work in small spaces and ability to lift 50 pounds.

This position requires a minimum of 10 years leadership experience.

An associate degree or greater in a technical field or equivalent experience is required and SBE certification is a plus.

For consideration you must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.

Post Date: 03/10/2017
Job #: 7005
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced engineer to assist the Chief Engineer in day to day operations. Degree, SBE, computer and/or broadcast engineering preferred. Transmitter experience a plus. Excellent benefits package.

Post Date: 03/10/2017
Job #: 7007
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Other: Sr. Telecommunications Specialist
Location: DC
Job Description:

A Senior Telecommunications Specialist is needed who can apply telecommunication system management and administrative, technical and analytical skills to assist the operations, traffic management and maintenance of equipment in a global broadcast program delivery system through coordination with sites worldwide. The transmission of international radio and television programming and data services involves transmitting sites and affiliates with network operations and maintenance activities that are scheduled and coordinated. The telecommunications network includes satellite, terrestrial fiber MPLS, Internet and microwave distribution platforms supporting a wide variety of video and radio program distribution and other telephone, VOIP, LAN/W AN interconnects worldwide. The monitoring operation mission serves as a central 24/7/365 single reporting point for operational and maintenance issues for the entire global distribution network.

Telecommunications Specialist Tasks List:

• Applies technical knowledge and skills in numerous types of complex telecommunications systems to operate and maintain the global distribution network on a 24/7/365 basis.
• Applies technical knowledge with hands-on fault isolation and repair of telecommunications equipment that will include outage reporting and escalation via the Division's trouble ticketing/ tracking system, as appropriate.
• Coordinates and directs the operation of equipment located at telecommunications facilities worldwide.
• Receives reports of operational anomalies from various locations globally and takes appropriate action to restore programming and resolve the problem.
• Immediately notifies management of major system outages.
• Maintains a Daily Log, all operational and maintenance activities, including telephone, email, or other reports of telecommunications system outages, directly detected anomalies of equipment, changes made to system configuration, troubleshooting activities, resolution of all problems and anything else that might impact the global network operation. Log entries must be accurate and complete and indicate the location and individual of the entity.
• Utilizes client software interfaces to provide the appropriate analysis and control of system operation used in, but not limited to, applicable compressed digital video systems such as Cisco PowerVu, and monitor and control (M&C) systems.
• Performs periodic equipment and system maintenance.
• Replaces defective equipment and components including, but not limited to High Powered Amplifiers (HPAs), Up and Down Converters, Modulators, Multiplexers, Encoders, Servers, PCs, Monitors, KVM switches, etc.
• Assists with the installation, configuration, testing and commissioning of new equipment and systems.
• Applies 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-subminiature.

Additional Information:

• The position is required to work with all existing staff, transmitting station personnel, other senior management, engineering contractors, engineering service providers, engineering equipment providers, technical and broadcast staff. The purpose of these organizational contacts is to facilitate the successful transmission of broadcast element programming from their source to the final destinations which include transmitting stations, TV, AM (shortwave and medium wave) and FM stations, affiliate TV, AM and FM stations, and Direct-To-Home (DTH) audiences worldwide and to keep everyone abreast of network conditions.
• The work is often sedentary with long periods of sitting combined with intense concentration, occasionally under the stress of high pressure to quickly resolve an issue. Some work involves the physical installation of new or modified equipment in the facility. During these more physical work periods, the position may be required to lift electronic equipment of approximately 80 pounds above eye level to replace a failed unit as well as climb in and around satellite antenna structures for maintenance and repair.
• The majority of the work environment is conducted in a control center environment. There are no special or unique hazards involved other than the usual ones associated with working with tools, working around and in satellite dish antennas, working on ladders, working with wiring beneath raised floors or above drop ceilings and working around voltages up to 480 volts and mild exposure to RF energy within ANSI guidelines that are typically found in satellite facilities of this nature. A portion of the work will be outdoors in varying climates.

Technical Skills and Knowledge Required:

• Must have 5 years or more of experience as a telecommunications specialist, preferably in the areas of radio and television broadcasting.
• Technical knowledge of and the ability to operate and maintain digital telecommunications system technologies for encoding and transmission of radio. Television and IP data signals over satellite, Microwave, fiber optic. TCPIIP. MPLS and similar distribution platforms.
• Knowledge of SDI video, AES digital audio, and IP digital systems, multiplexing, VOIP, automated video and audio switching, etc.
• Knowledge of satellite distribution uplink and downlink beams. commercial frequency
• Spectrums. Radio Frequency (RF) and Intermediate Frequency (IF) bands. Power levels vs. dish size and other satellite distribution related technology.
• Maintain effective personal contact and cooperative working relationship with personnel of varied backgrounds and interests throughout the global network.
• Skill in oral and written communications to provide information to other team members, the management chain, Transmitting station personnel and broad cost element customers. This also includes the ability to accurately log and report system problems, the status of upgrades, enhancements and new Implementations and other communications to management.

Post Date: 03/10/2017
Job #: 7008
Organization Type:
– Other: Energy
Job Title: Other: Audio Visual Techncian
Location: IN
Job Description:

Supports and maintains in-house A/V/C equipment. Includes operating, maintaining, distributing, installing, configuring, repairing and upgrading various electronic products while ensuring their optimal performance. Troubleshoots problem areas in a timely and accurate fashion, and provides end-user training and assistance as required. Configures, monitors and supports Company’s WebEx and IP based video conferencing. Produces and manages audio and video projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Provides Technical A/V/C Support for all of the Company, both in-house and off-site. Integrates company owned A/V/C equipment with outside contractor/hotel conference room/convention center equipment.
- Installs, configures and maintains LAN and WAN infrastructure for voice and video systems. Provides end-user support for audio and video systems.
- Purchases and supervises complete lifecycle management of all facilities technology equipment.
- Troubleshoots and resolves any equipment or technical problems company wide.
- Maintains and tracks all A/V/C equipment owned by the Company. Performs required preventive maintenance and coordinates the servicing of equipment that is damaged or in need of repair.
- Assists in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future A/V/C equipment and technology needs.
- Maintains up-to-date knowledge of A/V/C equipment contracts and supervises contract-based installations.
- Supervises, schedules and performs set-up and operation of field and studio production equipment.
- Directs talent and crew. Ensures assets are utilized in a secure manner. Oversees and performs studio editing, A/V and multimedia post-production tasks.

Job Specifications:

Education:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, A/V/C or related field

Experience:

- 5 years’ experience with professional A/V/C systems and equipment as well as data networking and producing effective, high quality video or other electronic communication media

Skills and Abilities:

- Strong understanding of audio, video and computer integration
- Intermediate computer skills including relevant video systems and software
- Demonstrated level of professionalism, positive attitude and ability to motivate others
- Ability to manage multiple projects with varying scopes and timelines
- Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand
- Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and work as part of a team
- Strong customer orientation
- Demonstrated project management skills
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to operate audio, video and editing equipment

Post Date: 03/02/2017
Job #: 6996
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: OH: Cleveland
Job Description:

This proactive individual will succeed in troubleshooting, repair, installation and preventive maintenance of broadcast equipment. Person should have strong expertise in TV broadcast systems including IT/LAN infrastructure, studio, control room, master control, wireless mics and newsroom equipment including non-linear editing systems, field cameras and ENG trucks. Provides direct technical support for news department doing more than 60 hours of live programming weekly.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Maintain station equipment through preventive maintenance and repair.
• Installation, wiring and documentation for broadcast equipment, automation, IT servers, switches and routers.
• Perform diagnostics and repair of computer systems. Hardware repairs/Software installations, updates.
• Perform on-site user support for desktop PC’s, MAC and other computer related issues.
• Operate or assist with transmission of satellite/RF microwave truck/bonded cellular devices from the field.
• Assist news department with support for non-linear editing systems, FTP, basic live truck repairs.
• Have basic understanding of technical documents and drawings.

Requirements:

• Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in IT, electronics or television environment or similar.
• Ability to troubleshoot/ repair broadcast equipment including computer systems, ENG cameras,
• Wireless devices, video monitoring systems, routers, patch panels.
• Working knowledge of HD equipment including encoders/decoders, digital distribution of A/V.
• Use of audio/video/data test equipment such as digital waveform-spectrum analyzer.
• Demonstrated IT experience with basic server, networking topology and operating systems.
• Work with management team on design, installation and integration of digital broadcast technology.
• Amateur radio operator, FCC license, Cisco/Microsoft/SBE certifications all a plus.
• Good hand dexterity with ability to climb ladders, work in high or tight spots, lift minimum 50 lbs
• Excellent problem solving abilities and skill in prioritizing issues.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Post Date: 02/28/2017
Job #: 6989
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT & Desktop Support Technician
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

We are looking for a part time IT and desktop support technician to help oversee IT infrastructure in Sacramento.

Experience in the following areas is desired.

• Local Area Network: configuring, maintaining, and administering.
• Computers: configuring, installing, managing, maintaining, updating software applications.
• Server/Systems Administration: Adds and configures printers. Responsible for managing and maintaining backups in accordance with company standards.
• Desktop Operating Systems and End-User Software: knowledge and familiarity with current operating system platforms
• Be able to communicate effectively, both oral and written.
• Familiarity with radio broadcast specific applications.
• 2-4 years of work experience in information technology (IT) and in a radio broadcast station environment is strongly desired.
• Candidates should have exceptional interpersonal skills and be proficient verbal and written communicators. Able to ascertain problems, evaluate options, and execute solutions in a timely and orderly fashion. Establish standard operating procedures, outlining/defining technical quality desired.

Post Date: 02/28/2017
Job #: 6572
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: HI
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

* Fulfill the function of Chief Operator as described in Part 73.1870 of FCC Rules.
* Responsible to fulfill all duties required of a departmental head.
* Responsible for maintaining full compliance at all time with all pertinent FCC Rules dealing with technical operations at television broadcast stations as specified in Parts 17, 73 and 74 of the FCC Rules.
* Responsible for monitoring all transmission facilities to determine compliance with FCC
* Rules and performing, or supervising the performance of any and all corrective actions and repairs to maintain compliance with the rules, company policy and good engineering practice.
* Oversee the training of all transmitter operations personnel to a skill level which renders those personnel knowledgeable and capable of performing their duties in compliance with FCC Rules and company policies prior to assuming responsibility in that capacity.
* Oversee the training of all non transmitter operations personnel to a skill level required for the position by the station and good engineering practice.
* Responsible for maintaining and keeping in proper working order all transmission and studio, and various other electrical/mechanical equipment found at television stations.
* Responsible for providing personal support in whatever capacity is required to assist in successful production of television programs as needed.
* Responsible for providing personal support in whatever capacity is required to assist Station Manager to help meet the needs of the station.
* Responsible for maintaining 24 hour "on call" liaison with station personnel, and available during those time to render emergency assistance. Otherwise, responsible for designating a competent alternate person as a back up during illness, vacation and other approved absences.
* Responsible for maintaining compliance with pertinent FCC Rules as regarding posting or keeping station technical files, records, logs, licenses, permits, authorizations or other required documents. In particular, the weekly performance of the Chief Operator Log Review of the Station Log as specified in Part 73.1870 (c) (3).
* Responsible for the purchase of all capital and non capital items necessary for proper operation of the facility under direct supervision and cooperation of the Station Manager (and in some cases the Network Vice President of Engineering) at the lowest possible cost to the station.

Position Requirements:

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

Education and Certifications:

* High school diploma for equivalent)
* Two or more years of college level electronics curricula or bona fide electronics school/military equivalent.
* Valid FCC radio operator permit.
* Society of Broadcast Engineers certification preferred.
* Valid Drivers license
* Reports directly to the Station Manager and is evaluated by the manager in terms of general employee performance.
* Cooperates with and is evaluated by the Network Vice President, Engineering in the area of performance of technical skills, good engineering practice and compliance with corporate and FCC technical policies.

Post Date: 02/22/2017
Job #: 6934
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY: Watertown
Job Description:

We seek a full-time Broadcast Engineer with working knowledge of technical operations of a TV station including operations, servicing and maintenance of electronic and mechanical equipment involved in production/broadcast of live and recorded programs. Additional responsibilities include transmitter maintenance, the ability to troubleshoot to component level and knowledge of computer repair & networks. Successful candidate should possess a minimum of 3-5 years of experience. BS/Electrical Engineering preferred.

Post Date: 02/22/2017
Job #: 6935
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

This position requires an experienced hands-on Manager to conduct the day-to-day operations of a class A television station. Responsibilities include general office duties, master control and transmission system operations, and working with a national team of professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Monitor on-air signals and notify the Engineering Manager of any problems in the outgoing streams that you cannot correct.
2. Control and operation of Video Server to ingest on air program material and create/modify/run playlists according to the schedule provided by traffic manager
3. Monitor the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and follow the published procedures for tests and activations.
4. Monitor programming received via satellite for transmission quality.
5. Notify the Engineering Manager immediately when equipment fails.
6. Prepare traffic reports certifying that broadcasts meet FCC requirements for local content and children’s programing.
7. Assist the engineering and traffic departments when circumstances warrant.
8. Weekly on site transmitter checkups.
9. Other duties as assigned.

Post Date: 02/22/2017
Job #: 6948
Organization Type:
– College/University: Cable Station
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MD
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer will be responsible for strategic direction, designing, purchasing, installing, repairing and maintaining both digital and high-definition broadcast equipment as well as computer workstations, broadcast servers and IT equipment associated with the operation and the broadcast signals of the stations. The scope of work includes both television and radio casting signals, the IT infrastructure, network and system interoperability with needed applications.

Work Performed:

* Maintains the technical integrity of the operating facilities (including the control room, studios) and equipment (including field production, post production, satellite and master control).
* Works with Plant Operations and IT on maintenance of building systems and responding to facility outages.
* Works as a member of the stations production teams and IT department to implement state of the art technical facilities at a competitive television station.
* Trains staff and part time personnel, as well as creating detailed SOP documents for equipment use and workflows.

Post Date: 02/22/2017
Job #: 6955
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: TX: Carrollton
Job Description:

We are building a new multi-channel origination center in Carrollton, TX and are recruiting for the position of MCR Operator.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include, operating the broadcast automation system, monitoring station feeds, recording program and commercial feeds, timing programs, digital server operations, maintaining program logs and other responsibilities as required.

Applicants must be punctual and professional and able to work within tight deadlines. The Master Control Operator is responsible for delivering the final on-air product to our viewers, as well as managing advertiser assets and ensuring that all commercial spots run on time and in their entirety.

• Operation of on-air automation system and playout servers.
• Ensuring proper playout of all spots and programs according to schedule.
• Ingesting commercial spots and programs as needed.
• Monitoring of remote stations, and reporting of discrepancies and outages

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Detail oriented with good written and verbal communication skills, basic computer skills (including Excel and Word), the ability to perform multiple tasks and work independently as well as with others.
• One year of broadcasting operations experience.
• Willing to work all shifts and days as required by scheduling. Overtime may be required.
• High School Diploma

Education and Experience:

• College or Tech school degree/courses in electronics, IT or broadcast operations preferred
• Experience with broadcast automation and playout systems preferred
• Experience with video editing and AV systems preferred
• Must have transportation to and from work

Post Date: 02/22/2017
Job #: 6956
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: TX: Carrollton
Job Description:

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.

Applicants must be punctual and professional and able to work within tight deadlines. The Broadcast technician is responsible for assuring that the final on-air product to our viewers, and advertisers is consistent and of high quality.

• 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

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Detail oriented with good written and verbal communication skills, basic computer skills (including Excel and Word), the ability to perform multiple tasks and work independently as well as with others.
• Three year of broadcasting operations and/or maintenance experience.
• Willing to work all shifts and days as required by scheduling. Overtime may be required.
• High School Diploma

Education and Experience:

• College or Tech school degree/courses in electronics, IT or broadcast operations preferred
• Experience with broadcast automation and playout systems preferred
• Experience with video editing and AV systems preferred
• Must have transportation to and from work

Post Date: 02/17/2017
Job #: 6889
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Temple
Job Description:

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

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

Job Requirements:

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

Must be dependable, a self-starter, able to perform quickly and efficiently under pressure of deadlines.

Post Date: 02/17/2017
Job #: 6905
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Broadcast Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for installation, maintenance and repair of broadcast and non-broadcast equipment for the Station. This position will also provide IT support. Equipment to be maintained will include HD-SDI routing and distribution systems, automated and non-automated production equipment, audio consoles, microphone and audio distribution equipment, ENG field acquisition, broadcast and office computers and software.

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.

Post Date: 02/17/2017
Job #: 6914
Organization Type:
– Other: Broadcasting Network
Job Title: Other: Manager, Engineering and IT
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

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

Post Date: 02/17/2017
Job #: 6917
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Technician
Location: NY: Burlington/Plattsburgh
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Required Skills:

• Must have troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level.
• Must have basic knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking.
• Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces.
• Must be flexible to occasionally work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned.
• Must be able to be on call at times, on a shared rotational schedule.
• Must have the ability to work independently as well as effectively with other team members.
• Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written.
• Must have the ability work with minimal supervision.
• Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
• Must have good vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.
• Must have a valid driver’s license; position requires travel to remote transmitter and microwave sites within our region.

Education:

• Associates degree in Electronic Technology or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent (including military) or equivalent related work experience.
• Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course a plus.

Post Date: 02/17/2017
Job #: 6882
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Location: TX
Job Description:

This position requires an experienced hands-on Technical Operations Manager to assist the VP Engineering in overseeing the day-to-day engineering and technical operations of ENG/SNG, Production Control Rooms, Master Control, Studios and all remote sites. The Technical Operations Manager must be a leader who challenges personnel and investigates technical and operational systems to innovate for all news channels (TV and Digital). Responsibilities include oversight of the engineers, technicians and staff assigned to the Engineering Department. The Technical Operations Manager will work closely with the News Department management and staff to ensure the operation of news equipment, news transmission systems and vehicles. Must be experienced in budgeting, ordering, tracking of purchases and repairs on news equipment and news fleet. Coordinates the technical and staffing logistics on remotes and station events.

Qualifications:

Position requires a four (4) year college/technical school degree related to Broadcast Operations/Content with a minimum of five (5) year's technical news experience in a major market. The Technical Operations Manager must have strong communication skills, be successful in leading and motivating employees and have strong attention to detail. Must be familiar with Collective Bargaining Agreements. Previous managerial experience and overseeing a large team of employees is strongly recommended. Past experience supervising employees under Collective Bargaining Agreements is preferred. Must be capable of solving day-to-day maintenance and operational issues. Must demonstrate ability to think through problems to a logical conclusion. Must set clear expectations for engineers, technicians and staff and hold employees accountable for consistent performance. Must possess ability to communicate problems accurately to co-workers, managers and vendors. Must be able to work on and resolve problems without constant support and guidance from Supervisors.

Post Date: 02/17/2017
Job #: 6883
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: Cumulus Media
Job Title: Chief Engineer: IT
Location: TN: Tri-Cities
Job Description:

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

General Responsibilities:

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

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What We Offer:

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

Post Date: 02/17/2017
Job #: 6884
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: Cumulus Media
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NV: Reno
Job Description:

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

General Responsibilities:

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

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What We Offer:

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

Post Date: 02/17/2017
Job #: 6885
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: Cumulus Media
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA: Oxnard/Ventura
Job Description:

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

General Responsibilities:

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

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What We Offer:

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

Post Date: 02/10/2017
Job #: 6857
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Radio Broadcast Engineer/IT Administrator
Location: FL: Orlando
Job Description:

Senior Radio Broadcast Engineer supporting the technical operations of the station. The position is replacing a retiring staff member. This role is not entry level, and requires a combination of previous broadcast engineering and IT systems administration experience.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Design and Administration of:
* Windows and Linux servers
* VMWare ESXi
* Windows desktops
* Cisco routers, switches, and firewalls
* Microwave data links
* Internet streaming systems
* Internet web systems
Broadcast equipment including:
* Digital mixing consoles
* Audio routing systems
* Audio processing systems
* FM transmitters and transmission systems

On call at all times to support the 24/7 station operations.

Minor Duties and Responsibilities:

Regular preventative maintenance of:
* Electrical systems
* Diesel generators
* Air Conditioning systems
* Tower systems

Qualifications for the Job:

Education:

* College degree in a related field is a plus
* SBE certifications
* IT certifications

Experience:

* At least 4 years combined experience in a broadcast engineering role, IT administration role, and/or electronics role.

Other:

* Tower climbing certification is a plus
* Electronics repair is a plus

Key Competencies:

* IP network design and analysis
* Audio system proficiency
* Excellent troubleshooting skills

Physical Requirements:

* Must be in good physical condition and willing to occasionally work outdoors in a physically demanding environment.

Post Date: 02/10/2017
Job #: 6864
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Supervisor
Location: IN: Lafayette
Job Description:

We are looking for a candidate with directing and or Master Control experience. He/She must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes. The candidate will also be responsible for other production duties such as web publishing, camera operation, and audio operation. Candidate must have a knowledge of computers and production equipment. The ability to run Master control, ingest media into servers and monitoring on air signal output are the main responsibilities. Will prepare playlist and programs for next day air. Purge content from previous day’s logs. Use of Adobe Photoshop, other editing software as well as control room experience preferred. Automation knowledge a plus. NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Post Date: 02/10/2017
Job #: 6865
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator: Part -Time
Location: IN: Lafayette
Job Description:

We are looking for a candidate with directing and or master control experience. He/she must have good communication skills and the ability to react quickly to changes. The candidate will also be responsible for other production duties such as computer graphics, camera operation, and audio operation. The ability to run Master control, ingest media into servers and monitor on air signal output are the main responsibilities. Use of Photoshop and other editing software and well as control room experience preferred. NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Post Date: 02/10/2017
Job #: 6804
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AZ: Phoenix
Job Description:

Manage all activities related in the technical operations of Radio Divisions. Make full contribution to the success of the department and the stations by being an effective team member and by ensuring station stays on the air, and that the department’s human assets and all studio and transmitter technical equipment function at optimum capability in accordance with FCC Rules and Regulations, BIC and station Policies and Procedures. Oversees IT and Help Desk to ensure that information systems, networking and data management systems function at optimum capability.

Key Responsibilities:

* Participate with management team in strategic planning for radio stations.
* Ensure the electronic operating systems of the radio divisions are properly maintained and that the equipment meets or exceeds FCC performance standards.
* Perform equipment repair and maintenance as required.
* Manage and participate in the design, construction and purchase of equipment for projects being assembled by all departments.
* Orient, train, coach, schedule and assign work, regularly evaluate performance and encourage technical growth of the engineering and IT staff in compliance with FCC and company policies and procedures. Be completely familiar with and conduct supervisory duties in accordance with established company goals, policies and procedures.
* Schedule engineering personnel to meet the needs of the Radio Divisions.
* Ensure that all personnel are aware of FCC rules and regulations and that Radio Divisions operate within those regulations.
* Prepare recommendations for the stations annual capital budgets and prepare Engineering department budget. Review same with VP/Market Manager. Operate within approved budget. Oversee capital budgets.
* Advise other department heads in the need and use of electronic equipment.
* Be responsible for the technical success of all remote broadcasts, including ordering lines and assigning and checking equipment.
* Coordinate with BIC Engineering to maintain entire system in a competitive and upgraded condition.
* Maintain a valid FCC license for the stations.
* Keep abreast of changes in the state of the art in broadcast technology and equipment.

Required Skills and Experience:

* Mininimum of a two-year technical degree.
* A minimum of 5 years Radio Broadcast Engineering experience.
* Proficient with FM transmitters including HD
* Proficient with AM Directional Design and Maintenance, EAS, as well as IT based systems including:

a. Studio audio distribution
b. Broadcast consoles
c. Routing switchers
d. Digital editors
e. Automation systems
f. And remote broadast equipment

* Strong wiring, design, and documantation skills.
* FCC/SBE/computer license/certification, ability to do component level repair and RF experience/knowledge.
* Unquestionalbe ethics and integrity.
* A focus on complete customer satisfaction. Strives for continuous quality and productiviety improvement.

Post Date: 02/10/2017
Job #: 6829
Organization Type:
– Other: Non-Profit
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

Maintains and repairs physical structures of buildings by performing the following duties.

Major Duties:

• Perform building maintenance such as, but not limited to, light bulb replacement, HVAC filter replacement, roof maintenance and water leak prevention, window maintenance and gap sealing, replacing door handles/locks, making minor repairs, unstopping toilets, etc.
Note: Use of ladders going on building roofs will be required.
• Onsite point of contact for day-to-day maintenance requests.
• Provide supervision to building contractors.
• Safely operate a forklift as needed, required.
• Assist in moving furniture, setting up tables, chairs, etc. for various events, as well as loading and unloading trucks.
• Safely use power and hand tools such as saws, drills, etc, required.
• Communicate as needed for work purposes via phone, e-mail, texting, etc, required.
• Assist in planning and developing daily, weekly, monthly & quarterly preventive maintenance plans.
• Marquee (Sign) Management
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Performance Standards:

• Working knowledge of HVAC, plumbing and electrical.
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point, Visio and Outlook, preferred.
• Good written/verbal communication and organizational skills a must.
• Ability to maintain spreadsheets for scheduling Preventive Maintenance.
• Ability to read and understand work orders, parts and service manuals and service bulletins.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability and agility to perform all tasks listed in all weather conditions.
• Ability to establish and maintain good positive working relationships.
• Ability to review and submit invoices.
• Professional and courteous attitude a must.
• Ability to work on multiple projects essential.
• On-Time and Regular attendance essential.
• Must be self-motivated and responsible, requiring minimal supervision.
• Effective utilization of time and resources.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to lift boxes, furniture and equipment up to 50 lbs.
• Periods of walking
• Climbing stairwells
• May require standing for long periods of time
• Working at a fast pace; subject to many interruptions; and both physical and mental stress.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

• High School diploma or GED is required.
• Prefer two (2) years’ experience in a general maintenance field.
• Must have a valid Class C Texas driver’s license and clean driving record.
• A comparable amount of related training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
• Must be forklift certified or able to become certified.

Special Requirements:

Must have a cell phone at the time of employment, and maintain during employment, as employee is subject to call-out.

Post Date: 02/10/2017
Job #: 6836
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager: Broadcast Maintenance/IT Support Manager
Location: AZ: Phoenix
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Broadcast Maintenance/IT Support Manager. This position builds, strategizes, innovates, and leads the technical support team. He/she will manage the day-to-day work of Tech Support maintaining operations of all technical systems and equipment ensuring error free operation as well as oversee recruitment, training, performance management, and other supervisory duties.

Description/Duties:

• Supervise Tech Support staff.
• Responsible for technical areas of the facility (including broadcast technologies & IT systems).
• Develop, document, and implement best practices, maintenance procedures, and proactive changes to existing systems to promote continual service improvements.
• Manage helpdesk system, tracking incidents and requests, ensuring tickets are updated and progressing toward resolution.
• Participate in engineering planning, ensure projects are implemented and completed on schedule using industry standards, best practices, and are fully documented.

Mandatory Skills and Experience Required:

• 7 - 10+ years current television experience in an engineering role supporting on-air/critical systems.
• Minimum 5 years of television experience in technical management or supervision.
• In-depth knowledge of broadcast television technologies including; IT and infrastructure, Critical Air-Chain, Playout and Control Room Automation, Newsroom Computer Systems, Live Streaming, and traditional broadcast technology.
• Strong analytical skills to troubleshoot and solve medium to complex technical issues, IT or Broadcast in real-time.
• Proactively maintain/manage on-air and IT related operational systems and components.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office365 suite, AutoCAD LT.
• Proficiency in operating systems (i.e. Microsoft, Linux, etc.) and IP networks.
• Organized and detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills including authoring and maintaining polished technical support documents such as FAQs, step-by-step instructions, and checklists.
• Comfortable supporting a dynamic, evolving, and fast-paced news environment.
• Ability to interact and communicate at a high level with technical staff, production personnel, managers, and co-workers.
• This position requires being on call and flexibility to work odd hours during maintenance windows or as emergencies dictate.

Preferred Skills and Experienced:

• 10+ years technical experience in an engineering role supporting a news-centric commercial television station in a top-25 market.
• Understanding of emerging digital production and media platforms
• Certifications in IT or Broadcast.
• Project Management skills and experience.

Formal Education Required and/or Equivalent Experience:

• Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent and demonstrable experience.

Work Environment/Physical Activities:

* Occasional work outside normal hours when necessary in support of a 24x7x365 operation such as during maintenance windows, open shifts, or special events.
* Occasional crawling or climbing into tight spaces such as in equipment racks and ceiling spaces.
* Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

Post Date: 02/10/2017
Job #: 6841
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Technician
Location: CA
Job Description:

We are currently seeking a full time, entry level, Maintenance Technician to install and maintain broadcast studio equipment. Primary job responsibilities include troubleshooting, repairing, installing, and documenting Master Control, Production Control, and News editing broadcast systems. Additional responsibilities include providing Master Control operation, and Tier 1 technical support for News Department systems during evening and weekend newscasts.

Education:

* Degree or certification in Electronics or Computer Science or equivalent job experience.
* Equivalent job experience is 4 years or more full time employment directly related to 3 or more categories listed below under Experience.
* CCNA, MCSE, CompTIA, or equivalent certifications a plus

Experience with the following is a plus:

• Imagine ADC automation, Avid Interplay, Evertz Master Control and Routing
• Operational knowledge of a typical TV station with local news
• HD-SDI, ASI, H.264, and MPEG2/MPEG4 Video Encoders/Decoder
• IP networking fundamentals
• Electronic component level troubleshooting

Basic Skills:

• Read and write legibly, calculate time accurately, and perform basic mathematics
• Work under pressure with deadlines and communicate well with others
• Lift 50 lbs., work on ladders, stoop, and crawl
• Work any shift, including weekends and holidays

Valid CA driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required.

Language Skills:

* Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

Physical Requirements:

* Ability to drive, stand, walk and sit for up to 8 hours.

Post Date: 02/10/2017
Job #: 6846
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Production Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

We seek candidates for the position of Production Engineer in the Broadcast Infrastructure & Audio work group. The primary responsibilities of this individual:

Provide hands-on technical and project support of audio and broadcast infrastructure systems for live studio broadcast events and post-production activities.

What will you be doing?

Responsibilities also include:

* The installation, maintenance and repair of sophisticated audio and video production hardware, software and related systems.
* Preparation and execution of audio- and broadcast infrastructure-related projects including design, documentation, installation and training.
* Maintain accurate and timely documentation of equipment maintenance, systems, inventory and project details.
* Participation in ongoing training initiatives including the development and delivery of training to co-workers.
* Dynamically and effectively communicate with clients in order to collect information and assess their engineering needs.
* Make clear, sound decisions under pressure and rapidly changing situations.
* Supported systems and facilities are in-operation 24/7, so this position requires flexible scheduling and overtime expectations.

What do we require from you?

* Typically, five or more years of experience in audio-for-television engineering or a related field is required.
* Additional high-level experience, particularly in large television or related organization, is preferred.
* The person filling this position will need to possess a good balance of digital audio and television engineering skills and will need to demonstrate proficiency in working with computer-based production systems.
* Having had responsibilities in previous large scale network television systems, live remotes or in studio production environments is desired.
* A successful candidate will be a self-starter and will have exceptional organizational and client service skills.
* Military or industry related experience

Important technical skills:

* Large-format digital audio console operation, repair and maintenance
* Experience with network consoles such as Lawo audio consoles a plus
* Pro Tools audio workstation operation, technical support and troubleshooting
* Mac OS X, Windows and/or Linux system administration
* Audio/video/control router operation, programming experience a plus.
* Familiarity with documentation systems including CAD software and wiring databases.
* Live- and post-production for broadcast support with an emphasis on audio production.
* Familiarity with digital audio and video formats and synchronization.
* Familiarity with audio and video IP formats and synchronization.
* Understanding of analog audio and video production signals including audio gain-staging.
* Experience with wireless microphone, in-ear-foldback and intercom systems is desired.

But wait, there’s more!

* Paid time off every year to volunteer
* 2015 Best Company for Working Mothers
* An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

Post Date: 02/03/2017
Job #: 6802
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial: KFMB Stations/CBS 8
Job Title: Other: Operations Engineers (News Automation Operators)
Location: CA: San Diego
Job Description:

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

Post Date: 02/03/2017
Job #: 6803
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: OH: Columbus
Job Description:

We seek an innovative, visionary leader who will keep the station on the cutting edge of digital technology on all platforms. This critical senior management position oversees and manages all Engineering, Master Control, and Quality Control Personnel. The DOE manages and maintains all broadcast equipment/systems responsible for daily on-air operation of the station with an eye towards evolving and innovate technologies. Uses RF engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink/uplink, microwave transmission systems and SNG and ENG vehicle maintenance. Manages and maintains all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation (i.e., HVAC, networking, Generators, changeover switches, UPS systems electrical, and mechanical). Also Manages the Station’s FCC licenses, implements changes with regards to FCC requirements and exercises knowledge of FCC rules and regulations to protect the station’s license.

Requirements:

A thorough understanding of all Broadcast disciplines and future technologies including ATSC 3, spectrum modifications, and implementation of multiple streaming platforms with a strong I.T. background. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Broadcast engineering and operations management
Degree in Electronics, Engineering or related field is preferred.

SBE Certification in both Broadcast and I.T. disciplines is a plus.

Post Date: 02/03/2017
Job #: 6785
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast Engineering IP Technician
Location: AZ: Phoenix
Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Broadcast IP Technician to work with newest IP based broadcast production systems, and help manage and maintain these. Setup of record and play back devices for daily broadcast operations. Determines if equipment is functioning properly; performs adjustments and minor maintenance on equipment as needed. Sets up, adjusts and checks studio and or classroom projection equipment to maintain proper picture and sound quality. Transcodes programs from one format to another in adherence to broadcast and streaming guidelines. Responds to emergency situations as technical difficulties arise; determines proper response and repairs equipment or notifies proper senior team members. Assist with installation of new equipment and performs minor maintenance and repairs.

Essential Duties:

• Support efforts to expand the use of IP based video systems for broadcast and media production
• Setup and configure accounts for broadcast & news related desktops, servers, and control room systems
• Security updates and maintenance for all broadcast related servers, printers, and equipment for Windows, Linux, and Mac
• Administer server upgrades, maintenance, and replacements for multiple file servers, streaming services, media servers, web servers (PHP and MySql), Rhozet transcoder, off air monitoring
• Building new packages for distribution via Group policy
• Providing desktop support for building via CSIT
• Providing XSAN maintenance, support, and upgrades
• Providing Network configuration for our internal broadcast networks
• Providing PBS Connect website user accounts approvals, groupings, etc
• Overseeing broadcast equipment support for the IT related functions
• Providing backup configuration and maintenance for all servers and critical appliances
• Responsible for wiping/cannibalizing equipment heading for salvage

Schedule is Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 7:00pm, to include occasional evening and weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications:

Two years technical training in the operation, design or maintenance of broadcast, electronics or IT systems with three (3) years’ experience operating broadcast systems including; production switcher, audio consoles, graphics systems, video servers, studio cameras and field equipment; OR, any Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience in working with staff and students in a deadline oriented production environment
• Demonstrated knowledge of video switcher, television camera, audio console and studio lighting operations and set up
• Demonstrated knowledge in operation of video record and playback servers
• Demonstrated knowledge of general computer operating systems both Mac and PC
• Able to work occasional Saturdays

Working Environment:

We are located in downtown Phoenix. Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended period of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time. Regular activities require ability to quickly changing priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Must clearly communicate to perform essential functions. Drive ASU vehicle to and from events. Lift and carry up to 25 lbs.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Background Check Statement:

We conduct pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Post Date: 02/03/2017
Job #: 6720
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Digital Systems
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer will manage the technical operations of this duopoly in accordance with FCC, OSHA, and Corporate Engineering Standards and practices that meets SMPTE/IEEE and ATSC and other applicable specifications. In addition to maintenance duties for Engineering, this employee will install and turn up new technologies and provide necessary operator training to match department workflow. As needed this position supports repair and maintenance of the facility.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

In depth knowledge of broadcast technical operations including IP based equipment. Extensive knowledge and experience with hardware, software, and multiple OS of servers and PC’s is required. Ability to work with any manufacturer on applications. Basic understanding of networking devices on multiple LANs and connecting to WANS is a plus. Strong organizational and communication skills. Ability to understand and implement written procedures and directives a current working knowledge of IT and broadcast equipment, an understanding of multiple formats of video and transport streams. A clear working knowledge of multiple digital media formats and basics of transcoding. Ability to maintain satellite operations. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships. Maintain confidentiality regarding company information.

Education:

Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent broadcast experience.

Experience:

3 years engineering experience working in a TV broadcast news environment.

Credentials:

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Ancillary Training a plus:

ITX Automation system training and experience
OSHA Electrical (NEC) lockout/tag out training
SBE certification
Network IT training
FCC General Class license
OSHA MSDS training
RF transmitter and microwave training or experience
Satellite installation and maintenance training

Other:

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, reach above one’s head and climb ladders.

Post Date: 02/03/2017
Job #: 6777
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
– Television Station - Non-commercial
– Cable TV Facility
– Satellite Facility
– Post Production Facility: Turner
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The Broadcast & IT Systems Engineer requires a solid understanding of technology and practices necessary to perform maintenance, installation in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment.

In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a knowledge of broadcast and IT infrastructure including:

- Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
- Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation and transmission systems, etc.)
- A working knowledge of IT and data networking is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.
- Collaboration with team members, clients and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments.
- This position will primarily provide facility-based support. However, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities.
- Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team.
- Our teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes. An adherence to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers is required. This includes documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in-house service management system(s).
- A willingness to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position.
- We expect our BIT engineers to build good relationships amongst our client base and to provide excellent customer service. Good communication skills (verbal and written) are required.
- Shift work on a rotating schedule is necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

Duties include and not limited to:

- Support and maintain an active production facility.
- Repair, calibration and installation of audio & video broadcast/IT equipment. This includes equipment within the production facilities such as control rooms and studios (cameras, switchers, audio mixers, multi-viewers, intercom system, monitors, graphic equipment, server/playback, etc.) and related supporting infrastructure in terminal gear/data center and master control areas, transmission sites and throughout any broadcast infrastructure plants supported by the team (A/V routers, data routers, RF/fiber transmission, tally, signal processing gear, CATV system, etc.).
- Depending on your location, maintenance/repair of ENG crew gear (field cameras, mixers, microphones, lights, etc.) may be required.
- Perform technical support for critical/on-air production systems.
- Ability to back-up or assist other support groups and clients for non-critical systems and IT/PC gear, including installation, problem correction, removal/replacement, or other tasks as necessary to ensure continuation of customer work productivity and/or on-air transmission.
- Support upgrades of outside broadcast facilities, including "pool" wiring projects, and live event productions. This includes equipment transport, set-up, operation and breakdown.
- Participate on technology design, installation, and integration projects with complex, leading-edge technology in an increasingly broadcast IP and IT centric environment. This includes broadcast and server-based systems, data networking (e.g., routers, switches) and other comparable equipment.
- Document quality standards, system anomalies, operational procedures, reference materials, and project work.
- Use of 1) AutoCad for system documentation and 2) ITSM ticketing tool to log incidents/requests.
- Ensure sufficient inventory of parts and technology supplies, working with procurement and asset management teams to order and track inventory.
- May participate in remote assignments with engineers from across Turner.
- Represent the company in dynamic, multi-cultural environments and effectively interface with demanding broadcast personnel (e.g., on-air talent, producers) in a professional manner.

What do we require from you?

- 2 or 4-year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training).
- Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking.
Specific certifications may be required to work on proprietary equipment/systems (e.g., Cisco, Harmonic).
- Typically, five or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level.
- Demonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflows.
- Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.).
- Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments.
- Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments.
- Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems.
- Willingness to learn proprietary equipment and applications and bring recommendations based on prior experiences.
- Considered a Subject Matter Expert on systems and companies such as Sony, Snell, Harmonic, Evertz, RTS etc. Microsoft network certification or similar.
- CCNA is a plus.
- Software programming skills (HTML, V.B., C++, scripting, etc). Autocad, MS Office Suite, Visio experience.
- Familiarity with ITSM Service Management processes.

But wait, there’s more!

- Paid time off every year to volunteer
- 2015 Best Company for Working Mothers
- An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

Post Date: 02/03/2017
Job #: 6779
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full time staff Broadcast Engineer.

The candidate must possess:

• Minimum 2-year degree in electronics technology or equivalent
• Valid driver’s license
• Have or agree to obtain within one year FCC GROL or SBE certification
• Have or agree to obtain within one year Comtrain or equivalent tower climbing certification and be able to perform tower work to 300’
• Be able to lift at least 50 pounds from the floor to waist high
• Ability to travel throughout upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania with approximately 15% overnight travel
• A basic understanding of IP networking topology
• A self-starter with a strong desire to learn and work with a minimum or no supervision
• Ability to adjust to a very changeable work load

The ideal candidate will also possess:

• Ability to perform electrical wiring to NEC standard
• An aptitude in building and tower construction
• Experience in FM broadcast engineering

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