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Post Date: 08/11/2017
Job #: 9306
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineering Technician
Location: TX
Job Description:

Performs the duties of television technician, including handling the operations of television equipment, audio boards, and station automation operations. Performs quality assurance on commercial and program material. Also performs on-air operations for the Production Control rooms/Studios, works with directors in the operation of robotic cameras (including shading) and the coding of ELC or equivalent system. The candidate must have the ability to handle multiple technical responsibilities and changes in a fast-paced newscast.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Two (2) or more years’ experience as a television technician in a medium or large television market. Position requires handling of multiple demands with professionalism and results and must be able to possess strong communication skills. The ability to work under pressure and work in a cohesive team environment is a must. Working knowledge of IT a plus. The candidate must be flexible and willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as necessary.

Post Date: 08/10/2017
Job #: 9304
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: MA: Springfield
Job Description:

We seek a qualified individual to join our operations team as a part-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: 08/09/2017
Job #: 9292
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment, such as studio cameras, automation systems, video servers, fiber optic transport equipment, VHF/UHF transmitters, satellite receivers and microwave radio. An Associate’s degree in Electronics or equivalent experience is required. Knowledge of RF Communications is highly desirable. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits.

Position Description:

Individual will be responsible for the repair, maintenance, installation, and modification of broadcast equipment. Some travel to remote locations for maintenance and repair is required. Ability to work outdoors under summer and winter conditions, including snow and ice, climb ladders, lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs., use hand and power tools, is required. A valid California driver’s license is required.

Post Date: 08/08/2017
Job #: 9277
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility: Cable Network
Job Title: Other: Project Specialist
Location: NY: Bethpage
Job Description:

The Project Specialist is responsible for executing broadcast system project initiatives. The Project Specialist will evaluate mechanical impact of each project, executing the integration plan for deployment within the Company facility. The Project Specialist will execute the project plan as designed

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Review of project documentation to develop materials lists and cable fabrication schedules
• Work with engineering and system integrator track project timeline with assigned action items.
• Work with system integrator on equipment delivery, installation and test/validation.
• Oversee systems integrator and Company personnel performing equipment and sub-system wiring and install.
• Validate completed system for handoff to operations and act as technical liaison to operations for burn in period.

Key Relationships (Both Internal & External):

• Works with all disciplines within Engineering group when reviewing or executing projects
• Works with Operations groups when reviewing punchlist items or discrepancies
• Works with external Systems Integrators/Contractors to execute project tasks
• Supervises activities of temp pool of Wiring staff

Qualifications (Required & Preferred):

• Significant experience with Systems Integration company preferred.
• Systems Integration experience – 5 years required as Site Supervisor with significant on-site experience required, 10 years preferred.
• If candidate has fixed-facility experience, 10 years experience as Junior Engineer or Integration Supervisor required.
• Technical experience: IT skills – AutoCAD, MS Excel/Word experience required. System continuity test experience required for baseband and IT systems.
• Must be capable of working independently within an on-air facility.
• Degree and Certifications: 5 years Systems Integration experience or equivalent
• Managerial experience: 5 years supervising wiring staff on an active jobsite required.

Post Date: 08/08/2017
Job #: 9281
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

General Description:

This is a full-time position. The Chief Engineer will oversee the Content Distribution & Delivery Department and implement daily broadcast engineering operations while staying abreast of technological trends to help shape the future of the Company. The role of the Chief Engineer is to act as a senior advisor to assist top management in successfully navigating new media landscapes and technologies and forward plan to identify necessary equipment replacements and up-grades, as well as oversee maintenance and installation of broadcast equipment. This includes systems utilized in the studios, control rooms and edit suites.

Essential Functions:

* Manage the daily technical operations of the full-power station in Fresno, CA and low-power station in Bakersfield, CA.
* Maintain workflow of broadcast equipment and systems (encoding, transcoding, downlink systems, automation systems, etc.).
* Ongoing maintenance and updating of all broadcasting systems, including but not limited to:
- Video servers (Harmonics Spectrum X)
- On-air playout and switching system (Ross Video routing system)
- RF systems and broadcast systems (encoders, PSIP, microwave encoder, etc.)
- IRD systems (Ericson & Sencore)
* Oversee preventive maintenance, diagnosis and repair at transmitter and microwave sites.
* Oversee recruitment, hiring, training and provide supervision of all Content Distribution & Delivery personnel, including Master Control, Broadcast Ops.
* Insure compliance with all FCC, OSHA, FAA, EEO regulations as well as all local, county or state ordinances governing the physical plant and tower sites.
* Ongoing planning and updating of all broadcast systems.
* Coordinate and work with IT personnel on a variety of projects and equipment arrays that have an IT framework.
* Configure software applications for broadcast equipment.
* Provide engineering support for live productions and post production workflows.
* Communicate regularly with CEO and executive management regarding engineering and network objectives.
* Analyze and rectify technical faults on equipment and systems.
* Minimize loss of service at times of equipment failure by rapidly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision.
* Familiarity with various test instruments, alignment apparatuses and knowledge of personal computers.
* Facilitate all telephone installation, routing, adjustments and maintenance as they relate to general office and on-air production.
* Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications and Capabilities:

* Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in electrical engineering, computer sciences or a related discipline.
* 5+ years’ experience as a Chief Engineer, Director of Engineering or Department Head position in the broadcast engineering field.
* 5+ years’ experience working on UHF transmitters and microwave systems. Pluses are SBE certifications and experience with multiple transmitters.
* Knowledge of current FCC/FAA regs and the ability to insure station’s compliance is crucial.
* Demonstrated ability and thorough knowledge of engineering functions as they relate to the repair, maintenance and installation of television broadcast equipment.
* Knowledge and skills to instruct, as well as perform, routine repair, installation and maintenance of all broadcast equipment.
* Maintain consistency with all quality standards.
* Willing and able to participate in on-call duties nights and weekends as needed.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Verifiable time management and project management skills.
* Must be self-motivated and highly capable in working well with others.
* Solid computer background, with demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products and commonly-used smartphone applications.
* Detail-oriented and highly accurate in record keeping and work habits.
* Consistent and accurate completion of all assigned responsibilities
* Must have the ability to offer guidance and instruction as it relates to engineering tasks.
* Flexible, supportive, and professional attitude with staff members, customers, volunteers, and vendors.
* Work cooperatively with all of the station’s staff toward fulfillment of the station’s mission, goals, and objectives.
* Consistent dependability in attendance and effective utilization of time.
* Protect confidential information.
* Must have the ability to offer guidance and instruction as it relates to engineering tasks.
* Must be sighted and have good hearing.
* Position requires working in confined spaces and frequent climbing of ladders.
* Must be able to reach, bend, stoop, climb and lift up to 50 pounds, among other physical activities.
* Must have a valid driver’s license.

Other:

The statements contained in this job description reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences, as relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9218
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Other: Satellite NOC Uplink Operator
Location: NV: Las Vegas
Job Description:

The Satellite Network Operations Center (NOC) Uplink Operator works in a fast-paced 24x7 environment in Las Vegas, NV. Candidate will operate, monitor, and troubleshoot multiple satellite transmissions, manage the same through a variety of control systems and generate reports of all issues through a Trouble Ticket system and/or Shift Log. This position requires experience operating satellite uplink and downlink systems as well as video compression systems in a live broadcast environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Access satellite with remote uplink systems based on a daily timed schedule of events
• Define and configure satellite broadcast hardware operating parameters
• Define and configure video compression hardware operating parameters
• Qualify the performance of an end-to-end satellite transmission with appropriate test/analysis equipment and audio/video monitoring system
• Recognize and perform corrective action and report network/system failures and impairments
• Real time troubleshooting of live events and fault-isolation of satellite/broadcast communications equipment
• Perform analysis of MPEG-2 transport stream signals for performance and anomalies
• Perform analysis of video and audio baseband signals
• Manage incident and service outage escalations to the proper departments for immediate action or further action by senior level engineers
• Monitor, remotely troubleshoot and diagnose all fixed and mobile satellite transmission facilities
• Document all activities in the shift change report to update oncoming shift personnel
• Provide support to NOC Downlink Technicians as needed for escalated issues
• Maintain accurate daily report/logs of network statistics, maintenance work orders and trouble tickets
• Documenting and maintaining knowledge base of procedures and troubleshooting resources
• Coordinate troubleshooting of terrestrial circuits in conjunction with Data communications department

Required Skills and Abilities:

• Competent understanding of satellite transmission components for broadcast of SD/HD digital video and audio signals
• Analyze and interpret satellite specific RF data measurement values and those of monitoring, transmission & control equipment.
• Working Knowledge of:
- Satellite Industry Standards (DVB, MPEG, SMPTE, ETR.101.290)
- Transmitters (TWT Amps/SSPA/HPA)
- Encoding, MPEG2/MPEG4/AVC
- IRD/Receivers/Decoders
- Modulators/Demodulators
- Satellite antenna – polarization (linear/circular)
- Up converters and Block Frequency Converters (BUC and BDC)
- SD/HD SDI signal processing
- C/Ku band satellite frequency conversion calculations
- Remote control application (RDC/RDP, VLC, Radmin Viewer, Serial Communications)
- Processes associated with occasional use satellite and terrestrial fiber transmissions
- MS Windows, MS Office and similar software programs
- Uplink satellite antenna peaking and cross-polarization process
- Transport stream analysis and basic knowledge of ETR 101 290
- General networking knowledge to include subnets and IGMP V2 and V3
- Audio and video measurements using standard test equipment

Desired Experience:

• Statistical multiplexing encoding systems
• Video distribution via Multicast or Video Over IP
• Satellite Transponder Loading
• Antenna Control Units (ACU) operation
• Commercial or military SATCOM
• Understanding of RF carrier parameters such as modulation, FEC, symbol rates, etc.
• Basic understanding of terrestrial fiber infrastructure.
• Technical role within a DTH, CATV or IPTV headend environment

Equipment Familiarity:

• Harmonic Encoders and Multiplexers
• Ericsson Encoders
• Harris/Imagine Communications Digital Video Systems
• Newtec Modulators and Demodulators
• Sencore IRDs
• Arris/Motorola Satellite IRDs and Video Compression Systems
• Comtech EF Data/Radyne Modulators
• Various Spectrum Analyzers

Excellent Benefits:

• Health plan that includes dental and vision
• Prescription plan
• Life insurance
• Employer paid long term disability insurance
• 401k that matches up $0.25 per every contribution dollar up to 4% of your gross.
• 6 sick/personal days per year
• Vacation Pay – 1 week after 12 months, 2 weeks after 24 months

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9219
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: WA: Kennewick
Job Description:

Hours:

Full Time/Must be available to work all shifts and work any day of the week, possibly on short notice

Reports To:

Master Control Supervisor & Chief Engineer

General Responsibilities:

- On air switching, program recording & prep
- Aggressive monitoring of network transmissions for quality control
- Solve/troubleshoot problems in a crisis situation, i.e., computer/equipment malfunction or failure
- Keep detailed logs and maintain records
- Read television programming log to ascertain name of program or station break, and at what time program or station break is scheduled to air
- Watch several monitors at once while listening to multiple audio sources

Minimum Qualifications:

- Ability to do quick and accurate basic math
- Should have a good understanding of file and folder management under Windows 7
- Able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment and think quickly in a pressure situation
- Must have a good knowledge of computer use
- Good communication skills and ability to work without supervision
- Constant attention to detail and excellent project management skills a must
- Able to lift and carry 40 pounds or more

Preferred Qualifications:

- 1 year Master Control experience and/or 2 years college or technical school
- SBE Operator Certification
- Knowledge of basic video file formats and non-linear editing is a plus
- Knowledge of Grass Valley Edius Software is a plus

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9227
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Maintenance and repairs of all transmitter/translator sites including:
- All equipment: RF broadcasting, satellite link, remote control, temperature controls
- Company owned buildings or towers
- Remote control interface (air card, phone line, web)
• Installation of complete receive and transmit systems at new translator sites
• Maintenance and repairs of studio broadcasting and studio RF equipment
• Minor equipment repairs when possible
• Timely shipping and receiving of engineering/RF equipment ordered or sent back for repair.
• Maintain arrangements with contract engineers around the state to diagnose and/or repair problems and/or do periodic maintenance on translator sites
• Obtain quotes for needed equipment for both repairs and installation work

Expectations:

• Along with the General Manager, maintain a schedule of work flow and plan ahead
• Schedule repair trips in a manner consistent with the principles of stewardship (i.e. take all necessary equipment along, group maintenance and repairs)
• This is a job that will require on-call status and occasionally unusual work hours.
• Stay up to date on changes in broadcasting equipment and systems

Full time position, compensation commensurate with experience. Outside Contract work will be permitted.

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9234
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: SD: North Dakota
Job Description:

This position will cover our signals in the Dakotas.

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

* 2+ years experience troubleshooting and repairing radio broadcast equipment.
* Good understanding of satellite technology
* Knowledge of applicable, broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations
* Proficiency using standard broadcast test equipment, such as VOMs, oscilloscopes, and RF spectrum analyzers.
* SBE Certification highly desirable
* Candidates currently residing in North Dakota or South Dakota preferred.

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9244
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: ID: Boise
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities include:

* Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned
* Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems
* Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems
* Provide technical support to operational users
* Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required
* Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems
* Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices
* Other duties may be assigned

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

* Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
* Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person
* Be able to read and understand technical materials
* Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
* Able to concentrate for long periods of time
* Hold a valid driver's license
* Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
* Associate’s degree (AA) in electronics preferred
* Minimum of five years broadcast experience
* Working knowledge of broadcast station operations

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9177
Organization Type:
– Other: Non-Profit Organization
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

Establish technical and engineering standards that comply with accepted standards and assure compliance with these standards. Supervise all engineering personnel. Advise other technical personnel and oversee all use of Broadcast equipment. Position includes advising, supervising, overseeing the use and repair of all technical equipment: television, data processing, telephone, security and energy management systems. Paperwork, research, design, construction and development, and installation and maintenance are involved.

Direction:

Chief Engineer should be able to oversee a wide variety of functions, directing and depending on others to do much of the hands on work. Consulting with executive staff and department managers on their needs; giving advice and researching options will be important.

Key Elements:

Hands on work of engineering, as well as the visionary capacity to review "the broader picture" and look to the future; designing new technical systems. Meshing work involving several departments. Managing time and personnel wisely. Good techniques in interfacing with management, employees, co­ workers, vendors and community agencies.

Experience:

BS Degree in Engineering and 5 to 10 years’ experience in similar position required. Knowledge and at least 5 years’ experience in the engineering of all broadcast equipment, as well as strong knowledge in data processing and telecommunications required. Able to design, install, repair and also supervise others performing these functions. Understanding of budget management.

Success Factors:

Strongly motivated to use modern technology to tell people about Christ and His Good News. Being inventive and able to see the "total picture." Finding satisfaction in a job well done: flexibility; willing to go the extra mile, even when called in at "off' hours; ability to function under questioning and scrutiny will be helpful. Someone who is willing to work long and varied schedules, who enjoys helping others perform their duties and finds satisfaction in lightening the loads of others will be more likely to enjoy the position.

Reports To/Evaluated On:

Management of areas of responsibility. Management of Engineering Staff. Contribution to the entire "team". Technical knowledge of the several areas related to this position. This position will report directly to the VP of Media.

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9210
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: MO: Kansas City
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced broadcast Maintenance Engineer. The Maintenance Engineer maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

* Maintains digital transmitters, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.
* Maintains production equipment including robotic camera system, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather graphics and weather systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFBs.
* Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
* Maintains support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, videotape machines, XDCAM decks, computer systems, microphones, and intercoms.
* Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.
* Coordinate live shots for newscasts.
* Operational shift will be assigned.

Required Skills:

* Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications
* Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level
* Must have knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking
* Must have advanced skill with video production, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation
* Desired to have experience with Autocad for system design and layout
* 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 work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
* Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently
* 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 excellent vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.

Education:

* Associates degree in electronic engineering or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent or equivalent work experience.
* SBE CPBE (or better) certification a plus.

Required Experience:

* Should have 2+ years of experience working as a maintenance technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9213
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Radio Studio/Network Engineer
Location: CA: Los Angeles
Job Description:

Install, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, etc. Radio Broadcast Studio Equipment for local stations and a Radio Network operation. Also includes certain related administrative duties. Experience with Wheatstone TDM/IP consoles, XDS head end and receivers, ENCO automation, Telos 2101 & IP phone systems, Comrex Access/BRIC-Link, studio wiring and documentation a plus.

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9214
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

The successful candidate should have previous work experience as a broadcast engineer that was involved with the maintenance and the repair and installation of television broadcast equipment. This position will collaborate with the Chief Engineer on project planning, supervise staff with the implementation of new equipment and systems, and equipment repair.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Must be a self-starter, motivated, and continually looking for ways to improve the station both technically and operationally.
· Strong troubleshooting abilities.
· Solid communication, organizational and leadership skills.
· Familiarity with the maintenance of equipment and technologies used in a television news environment, such as Avid
· Familiarity with over the air broadcast encoding and transport stream processing equipment.
· Strong IT skills, familiarity with Microsoft Operating Systems
· RF and UHF transmitter maintenance experience is a plus.

Requirements:

· Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Broadcast Technology or related field or equivalent work experience
· SBE certification a plus
· Background and DMV check required.

Post Date: 08/04/2017
Job #: 9217
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NV: Las Vegas
Job Description:

We are looking for experienced Broadcast Engineers to support our rapid expansion. Prospective candidate would be working in a fast-paced 24x7 television broadcast environment in Las Vegas, NV. Candidate will be responsible for installation, maintenance, configuration and troubleshooting of satellite, RF, baseband A/V and video compression systems within the facility. This position requires prior broadcast engineering experience in a live on-air environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintain all systems within broadcast facility to include satellite uplink/downlink, RF distribution, SDI/HD-SDI video distribution/processing and video compression systems.
• Install new television broadcast systems and equipment as needed. This will require knowledge of cable fabrication, rack mounted equipment installation and general system integration.
• Ability to create and read signal flow and CAD drawings as used within a broadcast facility.
• Real time troubleshooting and resolution of live satellite/broadcasting equipment.
• Perform troubleshooting and analysis of MPEG-2 transport streams.
• Perform analysis of video and audio baseband signals.
• Ability to remotely troubleshoot and diagnose fixed and mobile satellite transmission facilities.

Desired Skills and Experience:

• A minimum of 4 years related work experience in an on-air television broadcasting environment.
• Competent understanding of satellite transmission components for broadcast of SD/HD digital video signals
• Technical Installation experience to include encoders, receivers, production switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, monitors and display systems and video encoding equipment.
• Statistical multiplexing encoding systems
• Video distribution via Multicast or Video Over IP
• Understanding of RF carrier parameters such as modulation, FEC, symbol rates, etc.
• Basic understanding of terrestrial fiber infrastructure.
• Technical role within a DTH, CATV or IPTV headend environment
• Working Knowledge of:
- Satellite Industry Standards (DVB, MPEG, SMPTE, ETR.101.290)
- Transmitters (TWT Amps/SSPA/HPA)
- Video Encoding, MPEG2/MPEG4/AVC
- IRD/Receivers/Decoders
- Modulators/Demodulators
- SD/HD-SDI signal processing
- Uplink satellite antenna peaking and cross-polarization process
- Transport stream analysis and basic knowledge of ETR 101 290
- General networking knowledge to include subnets and IGMP V2 and V3
- Audio and video measurements using standard test equipment
- MS Windows, MS Office and similar software programs

Excellent Benefits:

• Health plan that includes dental and vision
• Prescription plan
• Life insurance
• Employer paid long term disability insurance
• 401k that matches up $0.25 per every contribution dollar up to 4% of your gross.
• 6 sick/personal days per year
• Vacation Pay – 1 week after 12 months, 2 weeks after 24 months

Post Date: 07/28/2017
Job #: 9152
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: FL: Sarasota
Job Description:

We are seeking an IT Manager. We are looking for someone who is knowledgeable of the television engineering field, including broadcast IT systems and their integrations. This includes news productions systems, master control automation, satellite automation, studio systems, news aggregation systems, etc.

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and 4 yrs work experience in information technology (IT). Strong knowledge of networking fundamentals. Software and hardware support, troubleshooting skills. Expert knowledge in Desktop and Server Operating Systems- Windows, Linux, OS X. Familiarity with major PC applications such as Microsoft Office, Adobe, etc. Strong verbal and written communication skills. MSCE certification is preferred.

The Ideal Candidate has:

• Effective Communication Skills, both written and oral
• Adaptability, flexibility, self-motivation, problem solving, analytical thinking, good time management skills and the ability to work effectively in a stressful environment
• Ability to work independently and on a team at the same time
• Methodical, organized and detail oriented work habits
• Vendor relations/contract experience a plus

The candidate must be available “on-call” for technical issues during odd hours (nights/weekends) and work cooperatively with staff engineers/technicians and other department managers. Candidates should also be comfortable on ladders, able to lift 40-80 lbs., and be able to perform other physical tasks related to equipment/infrastructure installation.

Post Date: 07/28/2017
Job #: 9160
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer: IT Specialist
Location: VA: Richmond
Job Description:

We seek a full-time IT Specialist to work directly with the IT Manager and technology department. IT Specialist will provide hardware and software support for all departments on multiple computer and networking platforms using a wide variety of business and broadcasting software, hardware and tools. End-user technical support skills are essential. Will handle day-to-day technical support requests, troubleshoot and maintain servers, workstations, networks and assist in maintaining all broadcast equipment in an IT environment.

Expertise with installation, support and maintenance of current OS platforms, IP networking technologies is a must. Must be team player with excellent communication and people skills who can work effectively in a fast paced 24/7 broadcasting environment. Drug Screen required.

Post Date: 07/28/2017
Job #: 9171
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer provides maintenance support and broadcast equipment for eight radio stations This includes the station’s SAS audio routing system and control surfaces, release path equipment, STL transmission lines, AOIP equipment, AutoCAD drawings and wire list, cable fabrication, control-network and audio cable runs, fiber and copper circuit maintenance, ingest and iLogger air check systems, EAS Dasdec system, and transmitter site equipment installation and maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Respond to maintenance repair of equipment through the Helpdesk ticketing system and collaborate repairs with technology teams.
* As assigned provide maintenance engineering support and routine broadcast system check at the facility’s studios and control rooms, as well as facilitate repair for equipment at transmitter sites.
* Work directly with DOE and RF engineers on installation of equipment at transmitter sites including reading and creating AutoCAD drawings and wire lists, fabricating and running cables for broadcast equipment.
* Provide first line of maintenance support to non-technical staff and production teams and Master Control operator. This includes:
* Assuring connectivity to the Network Operations Center (NOC) and STL transmission lines and release path equipment.
* Providing technical support for SAS consoles, DAVID Playout System, IP Codecs , ISDN, PhoneBox, X-Y routers, transmitter site equipment, remote control system (Burk AutoPilot) and connecting remotely to offsite equipment.
* Maintain organization and safe conditions in the shop and other technical areas.
* Follows Standard Operating Procedures set by Engineering management team.
* Document and communicate resolutions to technical problems on tickets, and maintain these for references.
* Maintain inventory log of spare equipment, stock of parts available, and parts needed for ordering, as well as ordering of parts at request and upon supervisor’s approval.
* Facilitate and follow through on equipment repairs sent out to manufacturer or third party repair centers.
* Recommend equipment or new technology for shop or to improve operation.
* Acquire and maintain an in-depth knowledge of technical facility and operation, especially as it relates to broadcasting equipment.
* Participate in training seminars, classes, workshops, recommended by the Company.
* Comply with all Company and Engineering Department policies and procedures.
* This position requires use of a computer, telephone and other office and technical broadcast equipment. An ability to communicate effectively is required. This position requires bending, reaching and lifting of up to (50 pounds).
* Ability to work extended hours as needed, including evenings, weekends, early morning, overnights and may be asked at times.

Qualifications:

* College graduate or equivalent technical training in Communication, Electronic Technology or related degree – preferred.
* Knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Standard Audio Engineering practices – required
* Experience with AutoCAD – required
* Recording or Broadcast Studio and Technology Experience – required
* Knowledge and understanding of current recording studio practices and signal flow – required
* In-depth understanding of electronics, electrical engineering – required
* Experience with radio RF systems – a plus
* Familiarity with digital audio workstations and practice - preferred
* Knowledge of computer technology - required
* Ability to work in a self-motivated manner and deliver work on-time and on-spec – required
* Ability to work well in a team, attention to details, and follow instructions – required
* Experience with technical and broadcast equipment, ability to learn new systems and procedures quickly – required
* Audio Engineering Degree – preferred
* Computer Technology A+ Certification – preferred
* Two or more years of equivalent experience – required

All positions require:

* The intellectual and emotional depth, maturity, self-confidence and interpersonal skills to work effectively with the senior leadership team, colleagues, staff and external partners and provide motivation at all levels of an organization
* Excellent communication skills—both oral and written—with an impressive reputation for building and maintaining relationships with people at all levels of an organization, across a diverse range of cultural, generational, ethnic, racial, educational and social backgrounds
* Use of a computer, telephone and other office and/or broadcast equipment; ability to communicate effectively through a variety of methods including but not limited to; Microsoft Office software, internet based applications for internal and external communications.

Post Date: 07/28/2017
Job #: 9172
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The MC Operator's primary responsibility is playback of all pre-recorded and live show elements for the newsgroup which includes.

What will you be doing?

- Responsible for switching the network signal to uplink house, inserting commercial breaks in conjunction with log requirements, note all on and off air discrepancies.
- Depending on the network specific needs, could be responsible for 1-3 networks at one time and communicate with multiple control rooms including control rooms in NY, DC and remote locations.
- Duties include the loading of program files and change programming & break content as needed to accommodate editorial changes in program scheduling, show timing, sponsorships and breaking news.
- In addition, MCO document changes in commercials for sales invoicing and sales operations.
- Maintain discrepancy logs to identify problems and changes affecting air including resolution taken.
- Oversee outgoing signal for quality and content.
- The position requires the ability to trouble shoot and recover multiple signals seamlessly from on air issues as well as develop preventative measures to avoid on air faults.
- Required to learn new technologies as they are implemented in the department.
- In addition, responsibilities include recording of shows for replay, trimming segments, timing shows, creation & completion of all show timing sheets and communicating to master control & editorial information regarding shows.
- Applicant must be open to new ideas, new technology and production methods and have a solid work ethic and a positive approach to the job.
- Flexible and open to changes to daily operation as required by new technology.

What do we need from you?

- Four-year degree from accredited university, military experience or demonstrated experience in the field.
- Most applicants have Master's or Bachelor degrees in Journalism or communications. (Other degrees are considered).
- Applicants should have at least 2 to 3 years of master control and/or control room experience.
- Candidate should have a news background.
- A strong candidate watches television news and reads newspapers every day.
- Fluency in Spanish a plus.

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Post Date: 07/26/2017
Job #: 9150
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Junior Media Technology Engineer
Location: MD
Job Description:

This team spearheads many of the highest priority and cutting-edge technical initiatives. This position on the team will be responsible for the support, configuration, maintenance and design of post production systems at production facilities, as well as participate in the roll-out of technical initiatives.

Core Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Evaluate new technologies and make educated recommendations regarding equipment and software
• Experience supporting Telestream Vantage
• Troubleshoot hardware and software problems including maintenance support
• Provide full life-cycle support to end-users requests as
• Create detailed engineering SOP’s for the operation and maintenance of computer systems
• Other job duties, responsibilities, and project assignments as assigned

About You - Capabilities:

• Motivated individual with knowledge and interest in troubleshooting and maintaining file based workflows
• Ability to troubleshoot Mac and PC software and hardware problems, including Windows, Linux and MAC operating systems and applications, drivers, workstations, servers, and peripherals
• Ability to work independently and with other members of a team and follow through on support requests in a timely manner, escalating to other members of the team when appropriate
• Ability to perform well in a high-pressure environment and prioritize multiple tasks
• Proven oral and written communication skills
• Ability to provide on-call/remote support on a rotating schedule outside of regular business hours, as needed.
• Ability to lift heavy equipment as needed (50 lbs)
• Travel may be required (locally)
• This position is considered an essential position. During times of inclement weather, emergencies, or when access to the workplace may be impeded the employee must work with management to make arrangements to report to work safely
• Must have the legal right to work in the United States

About You - Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in post-production, broadcast, of media industry environments.
• Experience with A+, Net+, MCSE, Microsoft Office.
• Knowledge of accelerated media file transfer protocols such as Signiant and Aspera.
• Knowledge of video and audio codecs and frame rates including compression and transcoding solutions
• Understanding of AWS architectures and methodologies.
• Ability to read and understand technical drawings.
• Knowledge of Adobe Premier, After Effects, Avid Media Composer, Symphony, & ProTools.
• Previous work with media asset management systems (MAM), virtual machines (VM), and server administration.

Post Date: 07/26/2017
Job #: 9122
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

Opening is for chief engineer of TV station. Scope of operation includes over the air transmission, local and network production, and satellite uplinking.

Responsibilities:

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

Position Requirements:

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

Education and Certifications:

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

Supervision Received:

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

Supervision Exercised:

• Assistant Chief Engineer

Post Date: 07/26/2017
Job #: 9124
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: ME
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Broadcast Engineer. This position is responsible for maintaining all technology and maintaining all of the building systems. The Engineer will work closely with Chief Engineer and the other Department Heads. The Engineer will also work closely with our VP of Production, as well as other Engineers.

Post Date: 07/26/2017
Job #: 9133
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Technician
Location: NE
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full time Engineering Operations Technician. Engineering Operations Technicians will perform various day to day engineering operations functions, including but not limited to, media management of items for broadcast, operating television cameras and robotics, audio control consoles, file preparation and ingest equipment, various switching communications gear, ENG microwave van, ENG satellite van, and any other television related equipment as assigned. They may also proactively participate in training other operators in all skill sets. Engineering Operating Technicians may also perform routine maintenance tasks as assigned. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

• Operate studio cameras and, occasionally, remote cameras
• Maintain appearance of studios
• Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, media management and audio)
• Operate ENG microwave vehicle and ENG satellite vehicle
• Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Qualifications Requirements:

• Must have a “can do” attitude and a passion for excellence.
• Must have flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned including weekends and holidays.
• Must be able to work effectively with other team members.
• Must have ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure.
• Must be able to multi-task accurately.
• Must be able to work independently without supervision to complete complex remote assignments.
• Must be able to troubleshoot operational problems and devise ways to accomplish assigned tasks.
• Must be able to physically perform all tasks assigned.
• Must be able to follow instructions, verbal and written.

Education:

• Some college education preferred. Current students welcome.

Experience:

• Prior experience in broadcast news production, technical school, or college technical classes preferred.

Post Date: 07/26/2017
Job #: 9149
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

Job Duties:

- Maintaining the technical integrity of the operating facilities (including the control room, studios, maintenance shop) and equipment (including live trucks, transmitter, newsgathering and production)
- Performing basic maintenance on building systems and responding to facility outages
- Designing, purchasing, installing, repairing and maintaining analog, digital and high-definition broadcast equipment associated with the operation and the broadcast signal of the station
- Working as a member of the stations engineering team and the divisions technology team to implement stat of the art technical facilities at a competitive television station
- Ensuring all equipment is FCC compliant
- Responding to employees request regarding tools and resources
- Determine solutions through process improvements with the existing technology or purchasing new equipment and ensuring implementation is cost efficient
- Participating in the stations Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) program

Basic Qualifications:

- Minimum 3-5 years of experience working as a maintenance engineer in a broadcast environment
- Demonstrated understanding of news operations, control systems, transmission, P2, server based on workflows and microwave and satellite systems

Additional Job Requirements:

- Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
- Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays

Desired Characteristics:

- B.S. Engineering, Information Technology or related field
- Ability to alternate from detailed work to client interaction spontaneously
- Knowledge of safety procedures
- Ability to perform unit functions on a regular basis
- Understanding of site operations and maintenance techniques
- Must be a self-starter who is results oriented
- Strong analytical capabilities

Post Date: 07/21/2017
Job #: 9071
Organization Type:
– Other: Television Production
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TN: Franklin
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full time television production Maintenance/IT Engineer. The Maintenance/IT Engineer operates, maintains, updates, and repairs hardware, facilities and systems used for producing episodic series for television and digital distribution.

Summary of essential job functions:

* Maintain television and digital production technology, facilities and equipment for the company.
* Maintain the IT network, switches, work stations, laptops and printers.
* Maintain production studio and post production gear, to include cameras and editing systems.
* Perform routine equipment/facility maintenance at the company’s studio and post productions facility.
* Assist with system integration and modification of TV/IT systems, and communicate with other departments, both on site and at the corporate location, to contribute to the resolution of equipment and system performance issues.
* Maintain company server and all computer equipment. Work with corporate IT as needed to maintain performance and procure equipment as needed.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements and abilities:

* Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, Information Technology or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
* Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, must be self-motivated.
* Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
* Strong PC/MS Office/Mac experience.
* Experience with video cameras, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems, editing systems.
* Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple task simultaneously.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

* The Maintenance/IT Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, lift, set up, and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.

Post Date: 07/21/2017
Job #: 9086
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Columbus
Job Description:

We are seeking an energetic and detail-oriented individual to manage the successful operation of our technical and building facilities and provide support on the various needs of other departments. The Broadcast Engineer is part of a team responsible for the uninterrupted operation of all television, IT, and building management systems. A successful candidate must be a good multi-tasker with prior experience in television-broadcast as well as a working knowledge of IT systems and the advanced broadcast technologies of a television station.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for managing and participating in the successful, sustained operation of all technology; including software systems, Television and TV Production systems, television transmitters, building and facilities, and all IT and network systems. This also includes the regular Phone System and Mobile Phones.
• Perform general and preventative maintenance on all broadcast, IT, and building facilities equipment.
• Help provide project & repair cost documentation when necessary to the Mgr.
• Help provide strategic planning and guidance towards organization goals; developing long-range plans for systems upgrades and implementation of new technologies.
• Participate in cross-training program for all Engineering & IT personnel.
• Be available on-call for emergencies for technical operations (IT, TV Production, and facilities) and for transmitter emergencies when necessary.
• Provide guidance and support with the development and implementation of all current and future projects, special, facilities rentals, and other new business initiatives.
• Stay current on state-of-the-art developments in IT, production, and broadcast technical areas and make recommendations to senior leadership when necessary.
• Provide Specific Engineering Signal Flow Diagrams for all work performed on technical systems.

Credentials and Experience:

• At least 3-5 years of experience working in the Broadcast Television and IT Technology Field.
• Degree in Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
• Must have extensive broadcast operations experience in television and IT operations.
• Working knowledge of television and digital studio broadcast and production systems including: video server technology, digital HD and SD signal routing and switching, digital SD and HD encoding technologies and techniques, television and radio automation and traffic systems and the interface of these systems, audio encoding, routing and storage, television editing systems, large disk-based video and audio storage systems and integration of the broadcast and production environment into an IT system.
• Thorough knowledge and experience with television transmission, microwave, and remote control systems.
• Knowledge of FCC license and reporting requirements.
• Thorough knowledge of the operation of state-of-the-art television studios and associated systems.
• Highly developed computer skills; experience with designing, installing and maintaining a windows based computer network system with at least 50 plus users.
• Effective understanding of Microsoft Office and Servers operating systems.
• Must work in collaborative manner and foster a team spirit.
• Ability to organize, prioritize & perform multiple assignments under pressure and within deadlines.
• Be able to work effective in a growing company, in a dynamic environment while ensuring that cross-departmental demands needs are fulfilled and expectations met.
• Great communication skills with a strong desire to provide outstanding customer service and interact effectively with all levels of the WRBL Team.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to Walk, Sit & Stand for long periods of time, Lift & Carry 80 lbs, bend, squat, reach, stretch, climb up and down ladders, use fingers, hands and arms for extended periods of time in repetitive motions.

Full-time Employee Benefits include Vacation, Sick, Personal, Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401k etc. after a respective waiting period

Required Education:

• Degree in Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science or related Job Field.

Required Experience:

• Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science experience
• Television Technology Field: 3-5 years

Required license or certification:

• Valid Driver’s License with a Good Driving Record.

Post Date: 07/21/2017
Job #: 9087
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: ID: Boise
Job Description:

Job Summary:

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

General Responsibilities:

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

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What We Offer:

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

Post Date: 07/21/2017
Job #: 9088
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OR: Eugene
Job Description:

Job Summary:

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

General Responsibilities:

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

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Education and Licensing:

* Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
* SBE CBRE Certification a plus
* Must possess valid state 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: 07/21/2017
Job #: 9089
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: KS: Topeka
Job Description:

Job Summary:

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

General Responsibilities:

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

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What We Offer:

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

Post Date: 07/19/2017
Job #: 9047
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: SC: Charleston
Job Description:

Ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience in the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of a wide variety of DTV broadcast equipment. This includes microwave, satellite, video servers and broadcast digital equipment. Candidate must exhibit a working knowledge of broadcast electronics, analog and digital technology, computers, station automation, UHF IOT transmitters and related microwave equipment. Candidate should be familiar with SD/HD digital TV formats, ATSC encoders and be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the latest related technologies. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day, with weekend, night, on call and holiday work.

Post Date: 07/18/2017
Job #: 9030
Organization Type:
– Other: Public Forum Host
Job Title: Audio Engineer: Assistant Audio Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

Requirements:

* Able to work 24 hours per week, often during evenings.

Responsibilities:

Live Event Support:

* Setup, mix and record on-site and off-site events
* Interact with talent while addressing headset or handheld microphone needs.
* Troubleshoot and resolve issues during live events.
* Assist Videographer with audio needs as well as multimedia presentations.
* Assist with live streaming of video and audio.
* Help store, inventory and maintain audio equipment

Production Support:

* Pro Tools editing of event recordings for radio broadcasts, podcasts, video and archiving.
* Uploading files for distribution to FTP servers, Drop Box, etc.
* Maintaining the Company’s audio archive.
* Maintaining schedule and event requirements

Qualifications:

* Thorough knowledge of analog and digital audio applicable to live sound, recording, editing and file distribution.
* Experienced Pro Tools audio editor on Mac based systems.
* Strong digital mixer skills. Yamaha QL-1 and Dante audio routing skills a plus.
* Wireless Microphone knowledge with emphasis on the Shure ULX-D system a plus.
* Strong live sound experience needed, familiarity with Meyers Sound and Crestron systems a plus.
* Able to occasionally drive to handle off-site events.
* Emphasis for punctuality, being a team player and taking instruction.
* Able to lift up to 50 lbs
* Candidate must have be highly organized, focused and have a strong work ethic.

Post Date: 07/18/2017
Job #: 9044
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

We are seeking an Engineering Manager who will directly lead the day to day repair and maintenance of our on-air product, equipment, studio production systems, transmitter, building maintenance, at all our sites by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Directly leads and manages the day to day engineering team to maintain the stations highest quality of distributed broadcast signals. Must lead, manage, initiate improvements with the highest standards of excellence. Supervise the engineering employees to build a team that excels with every assignment and provide management oversight to create and maintain the highest levels of engineering quality control processes. Responsible for all the day to day engineering projects, tasks, and assignments, including multiple reports. Responsible for all FCC regulatory compliance as Chief Operator, including the Chief Operator FCC log. Must meet all assigned deadlines. Schedule resources to meet department projects/tasks. Follow the day to day policies and procedures for Purchase Order workflow. Responsible for Engineering IT related equipment and network assignments. The ideal candidate will implement and maintain the highest level of quality control and minimal downtime of equipment. Must meet all Electrical Safety, Tower safety, and OSHA regulator for health and safety of employees. Assist VP Engineering/Operations with strategies, project development, procurement, and implementations of 3-year capital planning. Assists VP Engineering/Operation during scheduled and non-scheduled hours. Ability to work non-schedule hours during breaking news or whenever an operational need arises for maintaining the highest quality of signals distributed by the station. Other duties as assigned.

Typical Physical Requirements of Position:

Regularly stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to climb ladders and perform roof work inspections.

Education:

College degree or broadcast equivalent knowledge and experience required. Minimum 3 years’ equivalent experience

Post Date: 07/14/2017
Job #: 8999
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Dir of Engineering: Engineering Division Director
Location: NE
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic Engineering Division Director to provide technical and advisory support for the administration of the ETV and Radio Network Systems. Responsible for a variety of functions concerning broadcast equipment and supervises personnel who operate this equipment. Work may involve travel and working outside normal business hours.

Responsible for the day-to-day technical operation and maintenance of broadcast technical systems including associated equipment and evaluates technical performance. Assumes operational responsibility and control for certain engineering areas, including budget assigned to those areas. Initiates television and radio engineering research and participates in the design of modification of technical operation procedures. Supervises the implementation of new or modified technical systems. Coordinates staff and equipment and assigns work priorities within areas of responsibility. Evaluates technical specifications and operating standards of equipment as well as personnel requirements and the performance of staff. Formulates technical standards of operations for review and approval.

Post Date: 07/14/2017
Job #: 8962
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

This position is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the radio and television studio and transmitter facilities including terminal, computer, networks, administrative computing systems, STL equipment, and mechanical and electrical systems located at those facilities, as well as for the application of system analysis techniques and procedures to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications, and:

• Maintenance, repair, testing, and operation of all radio and TV broadcast production and distribution equipment.
• The design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing or modification of technical systems or programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user or system design specifications.
• Ensure the continued operation of all transmitters and translators, towers and satellite systems; travel to tower and transmitter field sites to perform maintenance and troubleshooting as needed.
• Ensure compliance with all FAA and FCC rules and regulations.
• Provide technical expertise and recommendations to meet or exceed broadcast performance criteria as established by the FCC, FAA, SMPTE, SBE, State of New York, and Company policy.
• Work with the public, cable TV companies, and agencies to provide information and general assistance with reception issues.
• Monitor broadcast and production systems and respond to technical problems and requests for system repairs.
• Provide support for modifications and upgrades to broadcast and production systems in collaboration with project managers and/or vendors.
• Maintain all technical areas in an organized and safe condition, including any transmitter sites, and workbench and testing facilities.
• Repair and documentation of systems as related to organizational computing/servers and the core network/systems that connect them to broadcast systems and other networks.
• Maintain and support traditional IT network infrastructure.
• Maintain and support corporate communications systems (Mail, File Sharing, phone systems).
• Purchase parts, order services as needed.
• Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Must Haves:

• Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Broadcasting, or related field, or significant equivalent experience.
• Two years of experience working with broadcast equipment.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and the ability to troubleshoot to the component level of all analog and digital electronic equipment, broadcast production, and transmission systems.
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field.
• Five years of engineering work experience in a broadcasting environment.
• SBE certification and/or FCC broadcast licensing.
• Experience with computer networks and networking protocols.
• Familiarity with radio/TV standards and knowledge of relevant emerging transmission protocols and technologies.

Interested candidates should send the following required documents: (1) resume; (2) cover letter, noting where this job announcement was found; and (3) contact information for three professional references.

Post Date: 07/14/2017
Job #: 8978
Organization Type:
– Post Production Facility: Createvores
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Chief Technical Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Position Overview:

We are looking for a highly experienced and qualified Post-Production Engineer to manage a core team and operate a high caliber Machine Room (MCR) to support our NY-based post facility. We provide a service shop from creating dailies, to editorial, finishing, and delivery.

Reports to: Managing Director(s)

Responsibilities:

• Confidently assume role as primary technical resource for editorial and post-production users (including Producers, Directors, Clients, etc.)
• Work to support current projects, improve workflow, and implement technology plan to move the facility into the future.
• Ensure proper and efficient management of all MCR support team (approx 5-6) to provide technical expertise to all internal staff & Clients.
• Assess each situation carefully and deliberately, and escalate issues to Managing Director(s), as needed.
• Provide comprehensive support for all Apple, Windows, and Linux workstations—including build-out, configuration, and troubleshooting.
• Maintain nightly backups, in addition to routine system maintenance.
• Update & maintain list of Open Directory Users and FTP accounts.
• Engage with Project Managers and plan for the implementation of customer & workplace solutions (including any requirements for customization, training, etc.)
• Occasional support needed for technical needs in LA Machine room/post facility.

Requirements:

• At minimum 5 years of experience as head engineer in a post-production environment.
• Ability to lead a team, problem-solve, and communicate.
• Strong understanding of Adobe CC Premiere, After Effects, AVID Media Composer, Pro Tools and BlackMagic DaVinci Resolve.
• Strong sense of personal responsibility for task completion.
• Experience supporting and troubleshooting Mac OS X, Windows and CentOS.
• Knowledge of video formats, protocols and post-production workflow.
• Basic understanding of network technologies – switches, patch panels for Ethernet, SDI and fiber.
• Strong sense of client service.

Post Date: 07/14/2017
Job #: 8988
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MA
Job Description:

We seek a qualified individual to join our technical team as a Broadcast Engineering Technician. Experience maintaining on-air video servers, master control automation, routing switchers, digital tape machines, general computer networking, MPEG video, video over IP, transmitter monitoring and satellite uplink operations is preferred, but not required. Working hours will consist of shift work including some weekends/evenings and on-call rotation.

Prior Experience or Training Required:

Must have experience within a television or cable broadcast facility. Electrical engineering and IT background strongly desired.

Post Date: 07/06/2017
Job #: 8915
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
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: 06/29/2017
Job #: 8824
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: KS: Lawrence
Job Description:

Job Purpose:

Successfully operate, monitor and repair broadcast equipment systems.

Essential Functions:

- Determine cause of broadcast system failures and coordinate repair in a timely manner.
- Monitor and maintain the performance of all broadcasting systems to ensure their continuous operation.
- Set up, operate and maintain professional video equipment.
- Encode, monitor and upload video files.
- Troubleshoot and repair all cable and broadcast systems in the control room and at locations, over the phone, or from a remote computer.
- Understand cable, broadcast and advertising insertion system performance specifications, perform tests, and repair equipment with minimal supervision.
- Understand the reception and broadcast of all programming types including satellite, broadcast, and local origination.
- Knowledge of automation, traffic and billing systems and their relation to the broadcast and cable systems.
- Ability to manipulate connectors, fasteners and wire, and use hand tools and customary CATV power tools.
- Work closely with the appropriate internal departments.
- Produce timely and accurate reports.
- Be willing and able to travel in accordance with our "Use of Vehicle for Company Business" policy.
- Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.
- Adhere to our privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.
- Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.

Additional Functions and Responsibilities:

- Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.
- Support the mission, vision, and values of the Company.
- Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.
- Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated and detail oriented approach towards work and all work projects.
- Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment.
- Multitask and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
- Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, coworkers and management.
- Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions
- Actively follow Company policies and procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:

- High school diploma or GED required. Some college or vocational training preferred.
- Minimum two years’ experience in cable or broadcast television preferred.
- Knowledge of the National Electrical Codes.
- Strong computer skills in NT/95/98/2000/XP. Plus, background in SQL.
- Know and understand all NTSC video/audio standards.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

- The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 70 lbs.
- The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
- Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.

Post Date: 06/29/2017
Job #: 8826
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NV
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

* Maintain and operate all studio electronic equipment.
* Install new and used equipment.
* Maintain and repair ENG equipment, ENG vans, and SNG truck.
* Maintain and repair news bureau equipment.
* Perform preventative maintenance and emergency repairs on all aspects of television equipment.
* Maintain the RF side of Satellite Trucks and Microwave units.
* Responsible for performing preventative maintenance and upgrades on television transmitters, satellite trucks, microwave units, RF units and test equipment.
* Install video, audio, RF and computer equipment.
* Maintain and repair satellite dishes and related equipment.
* Occasionally operate video control/assist in videotape during newscasts.
* Document and record equipment repairs and maintenance schedules.
* Research part numbers and pricing.
* Assist in the design of any improvements to our operation.
* Perform other duties directed.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

* Must have minimum of an associate degree or related work experience.
* 2 years of college or technical school majoring in an Electrical related field and/or RF is required.
* More than 7 years of studio and transmitter maintenance experience, preferred. Digital facilities experience a plus.
* Must have 3 years of broadcast TV maintenance preferred.
* Must have digital terminal and distribution equipment, master control switchers,Sony camcorders and Graphics devices such as VizRT and PC, Apple editing systems, television audio consoles, DVE's and Crispin automation systems.
* Must have RF (Radio Frequency) microwave, satellite and transmitter experience and high definition systems. Computer literacy is essential and working knowledge of networks a plus.
* CAD experience a plus.
* Must possess a valid driver's license and provide proof of insurance. SBE Certification desired.

Skills & Abilities:

* Have a working knowledge of video servers, news room computer systems and non-linear editors, broadcast cameras, switchers, routers and miscellaneous studio and broadcast equipment. Have strong mechanical skills.
* Ability to take direction and work well with others in a team environment.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Must have knowledge of FCC rules.
* Must be able to often serve in a lead role where general guidance and training of less experienced support personnel is needed.
* Must be able to take the lead in effectively applying new technology and skills in accomplishing tasks.
* Ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals.
* Must have skills in the use of test equipment and soldering.
* Must have ability to prioritize tasks and work within deadlines.

Post Date: 06/29/2017
Job #: 8838
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Ft. Walton Beach/Pensacola
Job Description:

Job Summary:

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

General Responsibilities:

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

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What We Offer:

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

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