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Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16181
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The Senior Broadcast & IT Systems Engineer requires an expert level of understanding as it pertains to technology and practices necessary to perform maintenance, installation in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment. In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a knowledge of broadcast and IT infrastructure including:

* Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
* Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)
* An in-depth knowledge of IT and data networking is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

*We operate in a 24/7 production environment. Shift work on a rotating schedule may be necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

The Day-to-Day:

* Collaborating with team members, clients and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments
* Coach or lead other teammates and is also depended on to provide recommendations to the leadership team
* Provide facility-based support- however, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities
* Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team. Company teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes
* Adhering to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers; including documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in-house service management system(s)
* We expect our Senior BIT engineers to build good relationships amongst our client base and to provide excellent customer service
* Shift work on a rotating schedule is necessary to meet the needs of our customers

The Essentials

* 2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training)
* Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking
* Typically 10 or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level
* Demonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflows
* Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
* Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments
* Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments
* Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems
* Ability to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16182
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We are accepting applications for a Director of Engineering. This is a full-time, exempt staff position. The Director of Engineering (DOE) oversees the technical operations of the Station, its HD channels, and Internet streams. The position holder is also the Designated Chief Operator of the station according to the requirements of the Federal Communications Commission and, as such, is responsible for ensuring the station complies with applicable FCC rules and regulations. The DOE is responsible for developing short and long-term facility plans, recruiting and teaching a student staff, facilitating equipment maintenance, and providing technical support, as needed, for television and the communication department.

Three years of broadcast engineering or related experience is required. This includes experience with and knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations as they pertain to licensing and operating a full-power FM/HD radio station, radio frequency transmission and reception systems; and computer networks, operating, and digital audio systems. Experience teaching/training/managing staff members on the proper operation of radio studio and transmission equipment is also required. Candidates must have obtained a bachelor's degree in communication, telecommunications, media or a related field.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16185
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: On Call Master Control Technician
Location: CA: Brisbane
Job Description:

The Master Control Technician ensures continuity of broadcast signals in accordance with the Program log or Automation System (Oasys) schedule. This requires aural and visual observation skills coupled with proper response in case of equipment malfunction.

Job Details:

1) Competently set-up, record, process and play-out various audio/video formats used for broadcasting inclusive of satellite and field remote feeds, program suppliers and other program sources.
2) Operates audio equipment and systems during live Newscast and any locally produced programs.
3) Performs monitoring, logging and execution of airings of EAS, closed-captioning and other FCC compliance requirements.
4) Performs tasks needed to successfully prepare program packages ready for airing.
5) Performs other tasks that may be required by the Master Control Supervisor and the Chief Engineer.

Requirements:

1) Must be authorized to work in the USA
2) Must be physically fit to do the tasks
3) Able to adjust to changing priorities in Studio operations.
4) Must be willing to work in shifts and be on-call as needed
5) Good attention to details
6) Able and willing to learn new systems and follow procedures
7) Good computer skills
8) Preferably with background in TV production and/or education in electronics

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16187
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:


Performs technical work in the design, installation, operation and maintenance of video, audio, fiber optics and data networks for a broadcast facility. Coordinates and maintains computer based and broadcast equipment that includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, encoders, decoders, automation, server systems, and broadcast transmission equipment. Supports live production and post-production activities, studio, and remote location presentations. Reports to the Chief Broadcast Facility Coordinator.

Qualifications:

* Graduation from high school or an equivalent recognized certification supplemented by course work in Television, Electronics or Broadcasting; minimum of three (3) years of experience in a broadcast engineering environment.

Necessary Special Requirement:

* Must possess Federal Communications Commission (FCC) general class license or Society of Broadcast Engineers Certification.

Preference For:

* Associate’s Degree in Broadcast Technology, Electronics, or Computer Networking; five (5) years of experience in a broadcast engineering environment.

Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday; may be required to work evenings and weekends.
Other: Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Valid FL Class A CDL at time of application and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16176
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Dir of Engineering
Location: IA: Des Moines
Job Description:

We are searching for an effective manager and passionate leader for the position of Assistant Director of Engineering. A strong IT background and understanding is required, including a detailed knowledge of the latest IT-based broadcast television systems.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to organize, plan, manage, document and execute assignments within a demanding live broadcast environment. The individual will be directly responsible for supervision of the installation, operation, and maintenance of all studio and field equipment and the supervision and motivation of the technical and operational staff responsible for the highest quality television product in the market. The position will also provide oversight of facility integrity and infrastructure, serve as the point person for logistics planning of special events and projects, and will assist the Director of Engineering in achieving station and departmental objectives and priorities.

We are looking for a results-oriented leader with the ability to motivate, communicate, and interface with various departments. We seek an individual to join a management team committed to excellence.

Job Responsibilities:

* Assist Director of Engineering in daily departmental managerial tasks and on-going projects.
* Manage and support broadcast maintenance engineering and associated technical staff in their daily work assignments.
* Assist in maintaining satellite antenna systems, microwave antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems.
* Exhibit a good working knowledge of television systems maintenance and IT systems, as well as FCC requirements and licensing.
* Oversight of all studio and field equipment.
* Assist IT department in support of systems as needed.
* Document and maintain engineering operational policies and procedures.
* Ability to adapt to multiple priorities and tasks and follow through until successful resolution is achieved.
* Requires excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure and during emergencies.
* Assist with capital budget planning and execution, with collaboration from other departments.
* Manage implementation of capital projects.
* Assist with oversight of engineering operations budget.
* Establish and maintain operational technical standards policies.
* Train and educate staff to understand all relevant systems.
* Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

* Attention to detail - strong organizational and communication skills are imperative.
* Works and communicates with internal and external clients and customers to meet their needs in a polite, courteous, and cooperative manner. Committed to quality service.
* Displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently. * Works with minimal supervision. Demonstrates responsible behavior and attention to detail.
* Computer and technical literacy. Demonstrate knowledge of vLAN configurations and managing critical updates to systems.
* Lifting 50 pounds, climbing ladders and other physical activity associated with equipment installation.
* Must have current driver’s license.
* Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast transmission and production.
* The ability to work with other departmental leaders.
* Experience working in a union environment.
* Working knowledge of data networks, data communications, computer systems and equipment.
* Understanding of computer operating systems.
* Ability to follow drawings and schematics and troubleshoot systems and equipment.
* Working knowledge of audio and video technologies, both digital and analog.

Preferred Experience:

* 5 years in television broadcast operations and maintenance, or military equivalent.
* 3 years of supervisory experience.
* Multi-channel television station automation and servers.
* File-based newsroom workflows and Adobe non-linear editing.
* Technical configuration experience with video routers, switchers, and video systems.
* Television transmitters and broadcast encoders.
* Understanding of various audio and video encoding types.
* ENG, SNG, and CNG transmissions.
* Knowledge of Virtual Server Platforms, VizRT and BitCentral Playback.
* SBE certifications.
* Other relevant educational experience.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16178
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Director of Technology
Location: NH: Concord
Job Description:

We seek a Director of Technology (DoT) to work closely with the Chief Operating Officer and leadership team in providing strategic and tactical leadership for the technology needs of the Company. The DoT oversees broadcast operations, information technology, engineering functions, broadcast transmission/distribution services and a suite of digital products and delivery systems. The DoT is responsible for planning, developing and maintaining the station’s technical infrastructure. He/she serves as Chief Operator of all FCC licensed facilities, ensuring full compliance with FCC rules and regulations, CPB standards and other applicable laws and policies. The Director of Technology manages a full-time staff of three technology professionals as well as independent contractors and vendors.

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

• Minimum of 10 years of experience in a technology leadership role, ideally in broadcasting.
• Demonstrated expertise in managing and supporting computers and network infrastructure
• Experience with digital audio formats and technology for mobile and emerging platforms.
• Experience with FM Transmitters, antenna systems, digital and analog broadcasting equipment, satellite technology, FCC rules and regulations for licensed broadcast facilities and public broadcasting preferred.
• Excellent strategic planning, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
• Previous experience managing personnel and budgets.
• Ability to effectively analyze, appraise, evaluate and solve problems of an organizational, administrative and technical nature.
• Experience evaluating and negotiating contractor and vendor bids
• Outstanding customer service skills.
• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
• Bachelor's degree in electrical or computer engineering, information technology or related field or equivalent experience.

Personal Characteristics Desired:

• Passion for the Company’s mission.
• A pragmatic, collaborative, team-oriented leader with highly developed relationship building skills; adept as an influencer and consensus builder.
• Creative, versatile, intuitive and driven; mission oriented.
• An unquestioned reputation for integrity and ethics; a strong character that will quickly gain the trust of others.

We believe that diversity is important to our success. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16179
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

The Field Engineer maintains the Company broadcast facilities and technical equipment. Ensures technical integrity of owned and operated radio stations within assigned market(s). Bachelor's degree in communications preferred. Associates degree required. 5 years + Radio/Engineering experience preferred. AM and FM experience a plus. Bilingual is a plus. Work schedule is Monday through Friday, but may need to work flexible hours; including occasional weekends and evenings. 40% travel to our radio sites, including over-night, out-of-state travel. Preferred location out of our Chicago market, but open to other major markets.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16180
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The Broadcast & IT Support Engineer will use a wide range of necessary technical skills to perform maintenance, installation, board and/or some component level repair of broadcast and IT equipment in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment. In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a thorough systems knowledge of broadcast IT infrastructure which includes:

* Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
* Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)
* A strong baseline IT and data networking knowledge is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

Our teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes. Adherence to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers is required, including documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in-house service management system(s).

While primarily providing facility-based support, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities. Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team. Our Engineers collaborate with team members, clients and other support groups to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments. We expect our BIT Engineers to build good relationships among our client base and to provide excellent customer service.

*We operate in a 24/7 production environment. Shift work on a rotating schedule may be necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

The Work:

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

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16172
Organization Type:
– Other: Satellite Services Provider
Job Title: Other: Global Occasional Use Operations Manager
Location: PA: Hawley
Job Description:

We operate Sports and Events Occasional Use Services out of our Operations Center, in Hawley, Pennsylvania and as part of our expansion plans in the US and around the world to drive our growth in Sports and Events Operations, we seek an experienced Global Occasional Use Operations Manager.

Your Responsibilities

• Lead a team providing operational, technical and maintenance support for US and an international range of Sports and Occasional Use customers
• Direct all operational aspects of the Global Sports & Events activities at various worldwide sites and responsible for daily activities, with focus on reliable and efficient service delivery for Sports and Events/Occasional Use.
• Establish goals and objectives for Global Sports and Event Operations.
• Manage work plans, Key Performance Indicators, budgets and operational costs.
• Increase the global team’s productivity and performance year over year.
• Achieve seamless customer service and ensure service level agreements are met.
• Provide technical and operational guidance to support projects and day to day activities.
• Ensure accurate reporting (Faults, weekly, quarterly and annual)
• Coordinate activities and work plans with the commercial, SSL (Service Segment Leader) booking & engineering teams.

Your Profile:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Industrial Management or relevant field
• Significant experience (12 - 15 years) in sports and events operations and broadcasting arena which is mandatory
• Solid understanding of broadcast and media technologies: RF, DVB, Network, IP etc.
• Proven track record of managing a large team across multiple locations and remote locations
• Proven experience in managing complex activities and projects for T1 global clients
• Minimum of 8 years’ experience in managing teams of more than 25 employees
• Thorough understanding of new technologies and clients entering the media space
• Production, Network origination familiarity a plus
• Experience in managing an annual budget
• Proven experience with RFPs/tenders: respond, examination and implementation
• Ability to work under the pressure of strict deadlines and commitment to be available 24/7
• Proven ability to envision, initiate, create, document and implement company’s procedures, processes and work flows
• Leadership skills and ability to actively develop direct reports by providing them with coaching, training and feedback
• Robust customer focus and service orientation
• Strong communication and presentation skills. Additional language skills preferably in Spanish and German are an advantage.
• Experience working in a team-oriented environment
• Excellent decision-making and provides the team with clear direction
• Must reside in Hawley, PA, USA

What’s in it for you?

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the Company team and collaborate towards success.

We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16173
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: TN: Nashville
Job Description:

We are seeking a RF Systems & Facilities Manager that will be responsible for managing all transmitter and RF repairs and maintenance including new system design and installation. The RF Systems and Facilitates Manager will also manage the staff that performs structure, physical plant and grounds maintenance and repair tasks at transmitter sites. The ideal candidate will be responsible for oversight of maintenance vendor annual contracts in areas including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, generators, vehicles, transmitters & towers, grounds maintenance and cleaning.

The RF Systems & Facilities Manager will primarily be responsible for the repair and maintenance of all mechanical and electronic components associated with the station’s RF broadcast equipment, including SD and HD transmitters, microwave transmitters and weather radar. This person will also assist station maintenance engineers with repairs of conventional broadcast and computer equipment located within the broadcast facility, and with the maintenance of mobile production, SNG and ENG vehicles.

Specific duties include repair (to board or component level as appropriate) of power supplies, exciters, intermediate and high-power RF amplifiers, microwave transmitters and receivers, monitors, encoders, audio and video amplifiers, waveform monitors and vectorscopes, microwave transmitters and receivers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station.

Transmitter engineers must also have a working knowledge of personal computers, basic computer networking, and computer operating systems; be able to install and configure computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer-related problems.Because of the nature of the duty, RF Systems and Facilities Managers are required to be available on a 24/7 basis to address emergency problems. This is a primary requirement of the position.Transmitter engineers are also responsible for assuring that the operation of all station broadcast equipment meets F.C.C. specifications.

II. Essential Job Functions Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results.

- 40% Troubleshoot hardware and software problems at transmitter and remote microwave sites. Repair to component or board level as appropriate.
- 20% Troubleshoot hardware and software problems on studio broadcast equipment. Repair to component or board level as appropriate.
- 10% Provide prompt, courteous and professional customer service to station departments.
- 10% Perform preventative maintenance as appropriate on station equipment.
- 10% Cross-train other members of the technical staff, and work at improving/updating technical job skills.
- 05% Provide technical support to remote broadcasts as needed.
- 05% Assist in the design and construction of equipment racks, control rooms and technical work areas.

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

- Education: 2 yr technical degree or equivalent training. RF transmitter training preferred.
- Experience: Three to five years maintaining solid state and tube type full power transmitters, translators, and microwave, video and audio equipment. HVAC and basic plant electrical systems experience.
- Experience working with contractors, maintenance vendors, vendor employees.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Proficiency with spectrum analyzer, oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, power meters and other test equipment used to repair and calibrate transmitter, microwave, video, audio and associated equipment.
- Familiarity with all FCC regulations concerning television broadcasting, LPTV and EAS.
- Familiarity with commercial HVAC systems and controls Familiarity with commercial electrical supply and switching systems Ability to negotiate contract pricing and coverage with maintenance vendors.
- Ability to be on-call for specified times.
- Must be detail oriented and highly accurate in record keeping and work habits.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be comfortable working in a highly automated, highly computer intensive environment.
- Ability to learn different software applications.
- Ability to work well under pressure and during equipment failure modes while maintaining a proper and accurate air signal at all times.
- Ability to travel to remote sites unsupervised and perform repairs while in field.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16174
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: TN: Nashville
Job Description:

We are seeking a Network Desktop Administrator that will be responsible for the day-to-day hands-on maintenance of the technical infrastructure at WSMV - TV. This position is responsible for the integration, maintenance, operation, and support of broadcast and business information technology systems and reports to the Director of Engineering (DOE). The position will support broadcast-centric software and hardware as well as traditional desktop and file and print services. He/she will respond quickly to provide technical support for news, sales, and other content production operations.

The ideal candidate will support day to day operations of broadcast information technology systems, software, and equipment. Maintain, upgrade, and support broadcast Information Technology and mobile devices throughout the station including the studio and transmitter facilities. Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and PC applications, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection. He/She will support telecommunications systems including business telephone switches, PRI, VOIP, carrier Ethernet, and other telecommunications technology. Candidates must have experience with or knowledge of Windows 2008-2012 Server, and Active Directory in a complex LAN and WAN computing environment. Support network security, network rights, naming standards, login scripts, and software upgrades.

The NDA will create and maintain all wiring documentation, and system configuration documentation. Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, studio production and workstation products. Must be willing to train on IT and Broadcast system operation and maintenance to service all aspects of the television environment. Must be available to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays. Have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks. Other duties as directed.

Must be able to think on their feet, work well with others, and be a problem solver/self-starter and a team player that is focused on quality customer service for internal customers. Work closely with the DOE, Asst. DOE, and with corporate IT support. He/She will effectively communicate the status of problems, provide updates to progress on projects, and offer solutions to technical issues. External contacts include vendors of IT and communications services, software and hardware including but not limited to Dell, Cisco, AT&T, Verizon, Avid, Grass Valley, Microsoft and consultants/outsourced functions).

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight %

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

- 60% Installation, Maintenance and Design of Broadcast and Non-Broadcast computer systems. Network security, email and broadcast IT systems support. Support the entire day and in particular News Broadcasts.
- 20% Function as a technical resource on IT projects.
- 20% Int Install and maintain standardized software configurations on desktop and server computers.

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:

- BS in Information Systems Management or related field preferred. Experience in Broadcast engineering or related field.

Experience:

- 4 years related technical experience. Experience trouble shooting methodologies that apply to networked Server/PC environment and standalone workstations. Windows operating experience including Windows XP/Office 365, 7/Server, 2003/Windows, 2008/Red Hat Linux and Mac OSX. Previous project management experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to install and configure computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer-related problems in support of Broadcast specific technology.
- Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues.
- Must possess a positive work attitude, a strong work ethic, and ability to work well with others.
- Ability to prioritize and make changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.
- Ability to make well-informed decisions quickly while under pressure.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks. Good written and verbal skills.
- Ability to work a flexible work schedule in support of a 24x7x365 Broadcast operation
- MCSE and CCNA certifications preferred. Experience with Grass Valley Ignite, Avid Editing, AVID Interplay, Media Composer and VizRT preferred. Previous television experience preferred. SBE certification a plus.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16175
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast Engineer FM/TV
Location: FL
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Engineer. Job duties include: assist and back-up the TV/FM Chief Engineer and IT Systems Engineer to provide Television and Radio Engineering and IT installation and maintenance support including office IT infrastructure, TV and FM studios production suites/machines, and Radio/TV Transmitters in a 24x7x365 environment. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, encoders, decoders, automation, A/V and office computer and server systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

The salary range is $48,722 - $70,646 and would be based on job experience.

Post Date: 08/09/2019
Job #: 16169
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Senior
Location: AZ: Phoenix
Job Description:

Provides technical support in broadcast facility repair, maintenance, installation and modification of technical broadcasting equipment in studio and control room. Incumbents in this classification may also travel to remote locations for equipment repair, work under pressure in order to meet broadcast deadlines, make decisions and take corrective action without supervision and may be required to work various shifts within any 24-hour period of the we

Essential Duties:

• Operates, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs complex electronic, computer based, optical and mechanical broadcasting systems.
• Designs facility changes required to accommodate new broadcasting equipment; evaluates costs and specifications along with implementation plan required to install new equipment.
• Sets up and operates various broadcasting equipment in studio and on location; checks equipment for operational readiness; provides operational assistance/instruction to students and instructors as needed.
• Prepares and maintains various technical records and engineering logs pertaining to broadcast equipment performance and discrepancies according to regulations.
• Participates in all aspects of video postproduction, including audio mixing, technical direction, C.G. operation, computer editing, video server operation and editing.
• Develops product documentation as needed.
• Works with students and instructors to setup and or assist in video productions.
• Performs modifications according to engineering specifications and decides priority or repair, maintenance and modification.
• Tests and evaluates new equipment for possible purchase by station or department; recommends equipment for purchase.
• Monitors inventory of replacement parts and other engineering supplies; orders equipment according to departmental procedures.
• Coordinates with department managers and engineering staff to plan special projects. Coordinates the development of custom software for special broadcast projects.
• Assists in the planning, development and presentation of training programs for staff in use of new broadcast systems and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree in Electronics, Broadcasting or related field AND four years’ experience in broadcast engineering which includes equipment repair and installation; OR, Six years’ experience in broadcast engineering which includes equipment repair and installation; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications:

• Evidence of an undergraduate or Graduate degree in electronics, journalism, computer science or a related field.
• Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast rules and regulations.
• Demonstrated knowledge in maintenance, usage and design of technical broadcast equipment.
• Experience in responding to operational/technical equipment problems.
• Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills, and ability to work with students.
• Experience in repair of digital video and computer systems.

Working Environment:

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse (75%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10%). Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds (15%). Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.

We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Post Date: 08/09/2019
Job #: 16171
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Other: Network Operations Technician 1 (Evenings)
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

We are seeking a creative and forward-thinking team member to support our 24/7 Network Operations Center. As a Network Operations Technician you will join an innovative and diverse workplace; supporting a wide range of business communications technologies. You will be responsible for our Network Control Center; providing tier 1 support to our customers, responding to alerts, and troubleshooting hardware and software issues. You must be able to work weekends and weekdays as scheduled. This position requires flexibility, you must be able to work 4 PM – Midnight, Monday - Friday.

What you need to be successful:

• Exceptional communications skills
• Be creative and forward-thinking
• Excellence in customer support
• A passion for technology

Position Requirements:

• Working toward or have obtained an Associate’s Degree
• The ability to lift 50 pounds
• A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled

Experience with any of the following is a plus:

• RF
• FCC licensing
• A/V systems integration
• TCP/IP networking, sys admin, or structured cabling
• Software, web, or scripting development
• IP streaming technologies

People come to our Company and they stay. Why? We’re family. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We’re a locally owned, pioneering, stable, community advocate, do-the-right-thing Company that offers some of the best benefits in the business. A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Company properties are tobacco free. We participate in E-Verify. A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16164
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Telecommunications Specialist II
Location: NV: Las Vegas
Job Description:

Under general direction, operates, maintains, and assists in the planning and maintenance of Company technical facilities, analog, and digital broadcasting/cable equipment, wide-area network (WAN) integrated electronic media storage/servers, software interfaces, automation and distribution systems, local area network (LAN) computer systems, and microcomputers.

Salary:
Placement will be at Grade 59 (starting salary of $27.31/hr., plus benefits) of the negotiated Support Staff Salary Schedule. Months and hours may vary depending on assignment. Placement will be made in accordance with Company regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
1. Performs technical design, upgrade planning, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities, broadcasting equipment, WAN and LAN computer systems, peripheral devices, integrated server/software integration and interfacing user support, television transmission and reception systems, studio and editing systems, as well as other related systems and equipment.
2. Researches and recommends acquisition of new and emerging technology interconnecting and delivery systems such as, but not limited to, video distribution systems for the WAN, satellite and fiber optic integration technology, and automation of video services.
3. Assists in the technical design and upgrade planning for facilities, systems, and equipment.
4. Installs microcomputers and peripheral devices for systems including automation, machine control, VOD, and WAN systems.
5. Installs application menus and vendor provided software.
6. Configures and reconfigures hardware and software to match system environment, including debugging of programs for systems used with VOD and automation hardware.
7. Uses logical problem determination procedures to isolate faults in microcomputer software, hardware, and communications.
8. Provides technical explanation of DTV production and transmission system operations to TV producers, management, technical, and non-technical personnel so they understand how best to implement and use digital TV systems.
9. Specifies, installs, operates, and maintains digital video and audio, microwave systems, routing switches, production and master control switches, storage systems including tape, disk and optically-based systems, WAN and LAN computer networks used in television systems and multi-channel automation systems.
10. Designs, evaluates, and coordinates engineering and inspection of instructional television distribution systems in new schools and rehabilitation projects with Construction Management.
11. Operates master control and Telecine.
12. Performs videotape editing, color balancing of cameras, and adjustments to camera video levels in support of recorded studio, remote productions, and live broadcasts.
13. Troubleshoots and repairs to the component level all electronic circuit systems, including television and computer equipment.
14. Attends conferences, seminars, and trade shows, as approved, to keep up-to-date with changing technologies in the television broadcasting, telecommunications, and computer industries.
15. Provides the maintenance and repair of EBS, MATV, and CATV systems at all Company schools, transmission, and other sites.
16. Meets with vendors when necessary.
17. Maintains accurate required documentation of tasks performed to comply with FCC and SBE regulations, PTFP/NTIA, BLM, and OSHA.
18. Supervises and instructs assigned staff (i.e., telecommunication specialist I, master control specialist and student worker staff).
19. Installs, repairs, and operates WAN, LAN, VOD, and other analog or digital equipment for master control, Telecine, recording studio productions, and equipment.
20. Conforms to safety standards as prescribed.
21. Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

(Position Expectations):
1. Knowledge of advanced electronics including logic circuits, amplifier characteristics, filter selection, and usage.
2. Knowledge of EDP system specifications for all computer systems.
3. Knowledge of local and wide-area computer network technology, such as internetworking and data communication.
4. Knowledge of microcomputer electronic components, operating systems, and applications.
5. Knowledge of digital audio and video standards, MPEG2, telecommunication standards, optical imaging, data-stream encryption, modulation types including NTSC AM, ATSC 8VSB, FM, QPSK, QAM, and 8PSK.
6. Knowledge of digital and analog television transmit and receive systems such as microwave, satellite, translator, EBS, MATV, and CATV systems and studio equipment.
7. Knowledge of television and production activities and the equipment required to perform these functions.
8. Comprehensive knowledge of all telecommunications specialist I knowledge, skills, and abilities.
9. Ability to operate testing equipment.
10. Ability to read schematics.
11. Ability to read, interpret, and apply FCC, SBE, PTFP/NTIA, BLM, and OSHA rules and regulations.
12. Ability to operate and maintain television equipment.
13. Ability to prepare technical and/or statistical reports.
14. Ability to work cooperatively with employees, vendors, other agencies, and the public.
15. Ability to recognize and report hazards and apply safe work methods.
16. Possess physical and mental stamina commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

Position Requirements:

Education, Training, and Experience:
1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., GED, college, technical, or trade school transcript, foreign equivalency, etc).
2. Two (2) years of college courses in computer science or electronic engineering from an accredited college or university; and, Two (2) years experience in support of telecommunication computer systems and the installation, maintenance, and operation of current television technology broadcast equipment; or Four (4) years experience, as outlined above, will fulfill the college and experience requirement.

Licenses and Certifications:
1. A valid driver’s license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate a motor vehicle in Nevada. License must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.
2. Copy of current driving history issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles (within 6 months), is required at the time of application and at the time of interview, prior to final selection.

Preferred Qualification(s):

Society of Broadcast Engineer (SBE) Operators and A+ certification/Cisco CCNA certification are preferred, but not required at the time of application. If not currently in possession, certification must be obtained within one (1) year of hire and then maintained for the duration of the assignment.

Documents Required at time of Application:

1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., GED, college, technical, or trade school transcript, foreign equivalency, etc.).
2. College transcript(s) if applicable.
3. A valid driver’s license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate a motor vehicle in Nevada.
4. Copy of current driving history issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
5. Specific documented evidence of training and experience to satisfy qualifications.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16165
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Duties include: troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment to the component level in cameras, routers, switchers, microwave, transmitters, and associated terminal equipment. Maintenance and repair of technical equipment, installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations. Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems. The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, cameras, robotic pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment. Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required. Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment. Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission, and Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus. Cisco Networking certifications are a plus. UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited electronics school or college or possess equivalent experience in broadcast maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license. Ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather. All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing the pre-employment drug screen and a full background check. Local travel, OT, weekends and holiday will be required.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Disabled/Veterans

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16166
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Supervisor
Location: MA: Chicopee
Job Description:

Duties:

Provides direct supervision and training to Hub Operations staff. Manages the Hub budget. Creates and maintains staff schedules, conducts performance evaluations, coaching and counseling. Supervises the maintenance and installation of Hub equipment to include software upgrades as advised by IT. Interfaces with key Hub vendors and suppliers. Provides communication and coordination with stations served by Hub and Centralized Traffic and other Hubs to ensure all needs are met in a timely manner. Provides timely and effective communication to the Manager, Master Control Hubs of all issues affecting the Hub.

Skills:

Prior supervisory experience in a Master Control Hub environment. Extensive knowledge of television master control operations, FCC regulations related to master control operations and the ability to effectively manage people in a high paced, 24/7 operations. Experience with Florical automation systems to include playout and ingest operations as well as Vantage Transcoding systems required. Must be able to lift 40lbs, be able to bend, squat and kneel in order to install and maintain equipment. Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time while monitoring operations.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16168
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Field Engineer
Location: CA: Rocklin
Job Description:

As a Field Engineer, here's what you will be doing:

* Evaluate the overall technical operation of facilities within the Southern California & Las Vegas territory, and take corrective action as needed, to ensure equipment is functioning.
* Install, maintain, and repair broadcast equipment (such as audio processors and mixers).
* Install and maintain microwave and satellite equipment.
* Regularly operate equipment that regulates the signal strength, clarity, and sound.
* Maintain knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations and ensure all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely and legally.
* Analyze and fix technical faults on equipment and systems to the module level.
* Partner with contract engineers to resolve technical problems.
* Occasionally, carry out work on non-broadcast equipment (such as electrical generators, air conditioning units, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, etc.) as conditions dictate.
* Make trips to sites to perform installations or repairs; and EMF headquarters for training or special projects. The length of these trips varies depending on the specific needs.

To qualify for this position, here's what you'll need:

* 5+ years experience troubleshooting and repairing radio broadcast electronic equipment.
* Good understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain.
* Understanding of satellite technology.
* Understanding of radio frequency emissions.
* 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 the San Bernardino, Riverside, Yucaipa area preferred.

Employment Requirements:

* Must pass a pre-employment background & reference check.
* Must provide proof of legal authorization to work in the US.
* Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable motor vehicle report.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16158
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: IL: Marion
Job Description:

We have an opening for a PT Network Control Operator here at our Network Television Production Headquarters in Marion, IL. The hours are from Midnight to 8:00 a.m. weekends and holidays. Must be computer literate and must have the ability to multi-task and be able to work in a highly technical environment. Also, must have a flexible schedule and exhibit a high degree of attention to detail and be motivated to learn. Driver’s License is required.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16160
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Technology Engineer
Location: NY: Buffalo
Job Description:

The Broadcast Technology Engineer position is responsible for the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of all broadcast and content creation systems. Emphasis is on IP integration and networking of systems for production, distribution, delivery and control of television and radio content. Additional duties include transmission systems repair & maintenance, TV and event production engineering.

We are looking for individuals who:

• Possess an understanding of installation, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of TV and radio broadcast equipment.
• Demonstrate knowledge of broadcast technologies including, but not limited to: IT, Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows, and network/IP-based media systems.
• Are competent and comfortable in live television and event environments.

What you need to succeed:

• Associates degree in Electronics, Broadcast Technology, Information Technology or related military training / experience preferred.
• 2+ years’ maintaining and installing broadcast equipment.
• Must be a collaborator that is detail oriented and can multi-task.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16161
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Other: Network Operations Technician 1
Location: NC
Job Description:

We are seeking a creative and forward-thinking team member to support our 24/7 Network Operations Center. As a Network Operations Technician you will join an innovative and diverse workplace; supporting a wide range of business communications technologies. You will be responsible for our Network Control Center; providing tier 1 support to our customers, responding to alerts, and troubleshooting hardware and software issues. This position requires flexibility; you must be able to work noon - midnight every Saturday and Sunday.

What you need to be successful:

• Exceptional communications skills
• Be creative and forward-thinking
• Excellence in customer support
• A passion for technology

Position Requirements:

• Working toward or have obtained an Associate’s Degree
• The ability to lift 50 pounds
• A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled

Experience with any of the following is a plus:

• RF
• FCC licensing
• A/V systems integration
• TCP/IP networking, sys admin, or structured cabling
• Software, web, or scripting development
• IP streaming technologies

People come to our Company and they stay. Why? We’re family. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We’re a locally owned, pioneering, stable, community advocate, do-the-right-thing Company that offers some of the best benefits in the business. A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Company properties are tobacco free. We participate in E-Verify. A pre-employment drug screening is required.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16163
Organization Type:
– Other: Multichannel
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Dallas/Fort Worth
Job Description:

Our Field Engineering organization is currently seeking a Field Engineer to support its operations throughout the Texas/Oklahoma Region. The Field Engineer will work from a home office in Dallas/Ft Worth area.

This position is considered 100% Travel and the Field Engineer will be responsible for the following:

* Leading technical engineering support for all aspects of regional Local Collection Facilities and coordination/assistance with other technical departments as needed to support the same.
* Author/Review/Approval of MOP's as needed.
* Perform RF signal surveys to FCC specifications and document the findings, investigate interference issues, provide and implement recommendations for resolution. Position requires inspection, validation and repair of baseband and SDI audio/video installations and drawings.
* Work with group as a whole to simplify signal delivery and associated documentation as applicable.
Troubleshoot video and audio impairments related to signal acquisition, have strong knowledge of ATSC & IPTV signal components and specifications, and various ANSI/SMPTE protocols.
* Fabrication and labeling of cables is required. Installation of system devices as needed and general upkeep of LCF/LRF as a whole.
* Perform field pre-commissioning, commissioning, maintenance of MPEG compression and pre-decommissioning as needed. Installation of baseband and IP multicast video transmission and multiplexing equipment. Position will assist in troubleshooting vendor owned connectivity up to and including optical transmission circuits.
* Documentation of both work performed and any issues found or remaining is required on a timely basis.
* Face to face communications with local TV stations engineering staff on technical issues.

Qualifications:

* BS or AS Degree in an Engineering discipline.
* Professional certifications will be considered in lieu of the Technical Degree requirement with a minimum of five (5) years technical experience in a Television Broadcast, Cable or Telco environment working on digital and analog broadcast & transmission systems, including RF, baseband, fiber, compression, networking, and satellite.
* Proficiency in ATSC, IPTV and terrestrial RF systems and their various components, MPEG compression systems, IP multicast knowledge, and Telco fiber systems
* A general knowledge of baseband audio/video, digital audio/video, satellite transmission systems, computer networking systems (Ethernet, Serial, TCP/IP and Video Over IP), electrical power systems (AC/DC) and telco/data co-location protocols are necessary.
* Strong oral and written communications and highly developed organizational skills required. Must have extensive range in lifting/carrying and be able to remove and install technical equipment.
* Must have well developed interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as required.
* Individual will be asked to provide verification of a valid U.S. driver's license, favorable motor vehicle record. An annual MVR audit will be pulled.
* Position is considered to be full-time travel, working in a combination daytime and overnight maintenance support capacity with the ability to work outdoors on tall buildings in adverse weather conditions.
* Must have Normal Color Vision due to working on the above systems and for safety of the Field Engineer.
* Requires hand/eye coordination, high manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude.

Post Date: 07/25/2019
Job #: 16156
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WA: Yakima
Job Description:

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

* Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician's activities
* Assist and advise in planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
* Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the station
* Establish the procedures to insure that all IT equipment is operational and secure
* Keep software versions up to date. Insures software license compliance. Follows all corporate directives for IT security
* Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; including but not limited to: cameras, video equipment and/or audio switching equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
* Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance of all transmitters
* Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (sometimes after regular hours and weekends)
* Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

* A minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast television
* 21st century skill set, a great team-oriented attitude and a dedication to quality
* Strong leadership skills and exceptional communication are absolutely essential for the successful candidate to possess
* A strong IT background
* A college degree, SBE certification, and A+ certification are highly desired

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Post Date: 07/19/2019
Job #: 16150
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: IT Media Engineer
Location: SD
Job Description:

We are looking for an IT Media Engineer, with a strong background in IT networking and digital media technologies.

Responsibilities include:

- Network switch management;
- Network security analysis and mitigation;
- Monitor equipment statuses;
- Media workflows;
- Wiring documentation;
- Video streaming (through our sd.net service);
- Audio streaming (through our sd.net service);
- Assist in tracking and managing tower and site contracts;
- General IT support for employees.

This position reports to the engineering manager and will require some statewide travel, including overnights and weekends to support Company productions and streaming services.

Licenses and Certifications:

Successful candidate must possess a driver's license and have the ability to obtain a CDL within 6 months. SBE certification is a plus.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Five or more years in the network engineering and/or broadcasting fields is preferred. A good work ethic, the ability to work independently and as a team, a willingness to learn, excellent computer and networking skills in the Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems, good communication skills and a good mechanical aptitude are also desired.

Knowledge of:

- Engineering principles;
- Electronics at the component level;
- Computer operational and technical skills;

Ability to:

- Direct and supervise the actions of others when necessary;
- Diagnose and correct technical problems;
- Use oscilloscopes and A/V service monitors;
- Work independently and within a team.

Veteran’s Preference Eligible

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

We do not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.

We offer paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 07/19/2019
Job #: 16151
Organization Type:
– Other: Broadcast Equipment Sales
Job Title: Sales Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

Duties:

Represent the Company in promoting the sale of top tier Broadcast Radio Equipment. Meet with potential customers to discuss new requirements or upgrades and prepare solutions. Research equipment options and with the help of the Company, prepare price quotations. Attend industry meetings and trade shows like the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) to maintain visibility and support for the Company.

Skills and Competencies:

The ideal candidate would be a Freelance, Consulting, or Contract Radio Broadcast Engineer with the following set of skills:

- A good practical knowledge of Radio Station and Transmission systems is a requirement. AM, FM, HD Radio, AoIP, STL’s, satellite distribution and emergency alert messaging.
- A working knowledge of industry FCC regulations and code of practices.
- Knowledge of current ‘state of the art’ practices.
- Intimate familiarity with leading industry brands.
- The ability to confidently advise and recommend suitable equipment to Broadcasters.
- Usual practical knowledge of Microsoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe and RF propagation software.

The successful candidate would be an accomplished engineer with an outgoing personality, a flair for sales, and the ability to connect with other engineers and personnel at all levels of a Radio Broadcast operation.

Post Date: 07/19/2019
Job #: 16152
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated, self-driven individual with technical experience in large-scale video distribution to join our service operations team. As a Senior Specialist - Technical Operations, you will work on a team that is responsible for supporting a designated platform, performing troubleshooting steps and taking action to resolve issues identified through monitoring by performing any hands on work required to maintain our lineup of world class products and services.

In this role, you will be responsible for the following functions related to the service:

- Implement and leverage best-in-class technologies, tools, and processes to continually optimize the customer experience
- Perform first touch resolution
- Incident response, root cause analysis, and problem management across a diverse set of technologies
- Optimize event detection and alerting capabilities
- Documentation and robust knowledge base creation
- Project management and support
- Change Implementation, documentation and training

As the successful candidate, you will:

- Put the end-user experience at the core of the team's focus and continually drive to measure and improve it
- Provide first touch resolution support to the video delivery environment
- Lead system testing and validation of monitoring and control maintenance
- Assist with projects including the planning, implementation, documentation, and training of staff as needed.
- Take ownership of issues affecting the service regardless of functional area or organizational boundary
- Be adaptable, expect change and keep both skills and mindset current to respond to the demands of the business
- Leverage technical skill sets to explore, evaluate, and deliver new technologies, techniques, and tools to advance the capabilities of the team

The background of the successful candidate should include:

- 4+ years of experience with technologies associated with providing a live channel video and video-on-demand (VOD) services in on premises or cloud-based environments with IP and satellite distribution
- BS/BA in a technology related field is preferred
- A good understanding of computer networking services and tools
- Strong working knowledge of physical equipment and infrastructure, technical workflow diagrams and working with engineers to test and integrate new systems
- Must have the ability to work in a fast pace environment with changing priorities
- Expertise in configuration and optimization of a diversity of toolsets to maintain and improve services, to include Splunk, AppDynamics, New Relic, MoogSoft, Prometheus, Grafana, Nagios
- Experience and familiarity with Kubernetes, BitBucket/GIT, Unix/Linux, AWS and agile/scrum methodologies with strong scripting and automation skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, analytical skills and ability to influence and teach others
- Experience with administrating, maintaining, troubleshooting, and configuring various systems in a Windows and/or Linux environment

This position is in a 24x7 facility and may require the ability to work various shifts, including holidays and overtime

All candidates must be able to lift 30 to 40 pounds

Post Date: 07/19/2019
Job #: 16153
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

This position will help design the broadcast operation of the future, while overseeing all day-to-day and long-term engineering and technical management operations including towers, RF transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other related broadcast operating systems.

Job Responsibilities:

• Develops, maintains, administers and owns engineering departmental operations budget and capital budgets for studio and transmitter locations.
• Identifies, analyzes and trouble shoots problems or issues related to engineering, including studio and transmitter problems in a timely and effective manner.
• Works with and provides direction to engineering employees and others on solutions.
• Provides hands on support as needed.
• Consults and collaborates with General Managers and station management on long-term and short-term engineering objectives, goals and action plans.
• Executes engineering objectives, goals and action plans and is held accountable for results.
• Studies and plans for future station engineering needs including purchases and growth.
• Communicates how objectives, goals and action plans affect the stations.
• Leads Engineering staff.
• Develops strong department through applicable training, evaluation, and daily contact with employees. Establishes, consults and communicates departmental, station and Corp policies, procedures and guidance as needed.
• Knowledgeable of and applies as needed all current FCC rules and regulations. Ensures that all stations are compliant with FCC rules and regulations at all times.
• Brings forward-thinking solutions to workflow design, with strong knowledge of today's IT-based systems and processes

Qualifications:

• An associate or bachelor degree, or equivalent experience and/or certification, in broadcast electronics, telecommunications, IT or related field is required.
• 3-5 years broadcasting or IT experience.
• Thorough knowledge of current FCC rules and regulations.
• Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
• Compelling detail orientation with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving, following up until issues are resolved.
• Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
• Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
• Ability to function in a team environment yet be able to work as an individual contributor.
• Work well under pressure.
• Available to work with short notice including early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
• Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.
• Must have valid driver's license and good driving record as determined by company policy. Motor Vehicle Record will be checked.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 07/17/2019
Job #: 16149
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Media Systems Architect
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

The Media Systems Architect is responsible for the architectural system design and deployment of the key production systems through all continuous technology upgrade cycles. The Media Systems Architect is a union position under NABET.

Essential Functions:

* Assist with project management of strategic systems upgrade projects through the entire project lifecycle from concept inception, solution design, system deployment through to its transition into operation
* Assist with interaction and tight coordination with internal cross-functional resources, spanning all organizational departments and levels as well as the third parties/vendors/integration teams for the flawless execution of projects
* Assist with creation and maintenance of comprehensive system design drawing packages, workflow and procedural documentation
* Assist development of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
* Assist development of a detailed project plan, timeline, resource allocation and coordination; establish metrics to measure and track progress, set up a reporting structure to effectively manage changes with the ability to communicate efficiently with project stakeholders across the organization.
* Maintain knowledge of industry technology trends to identify, evaluate and select technologies required for solution delivery as well as integration with existing technologies and migration paths for full adoption
* Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Other Job Functions:

* Supports current systems as needed

Knowledge/Experience Required:

* MS/BS in Broadcast Engineering or equivalent experience
* 5+ years of experience in Broadcast systems design and systems integration in the industry
* Extensive knowledge of current broadcast video standards; SDI, ASI and various codecs (MPEG-H, MPEG-4, MPEG-2), DVB standards, ATSC standards, audio codecs such as MPEG-H, AAC, AC-3, MP3, MP2.
* Working experience in deployment of asset management and automation systems for broadcast and post production facilities
* Working experience in design and deployment of shared content exchange and heterogeneous storage architecture for production environments; including but not limited to content ingest, editing, playout and archiving
* Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD, Visio design applications
* Proficiency in MS Project; MS Office
* Proficiency in Telestream Vantage, Adobe CC, Evertz Magnum and VistalinkPRO, StorNext, Cisco IOS, Image Video TSI-4000, etc.
* Strong analytical, problem-solving, consultation and organizational skills
* Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills with the ability to efficiently communicate across various levels of subject knowledge and understanding

Knowledge/Experience Desired:

* Experience in launching automated Master Control, Production and Asset Management Systems
* Experience in setting up post production edit suites in fully integrated content sharing environment
* Working knowledge of video/audio over IP standards; SMPTE-2110, AES67.

Post Date: 07/17/2019
Job #: 16148
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NC: Fayetteville
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Chief Engineer. Duties include, but are not limited to:

Studio and transmitter maintenance and construction, RF Systems, and audio routing systems. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely manner. We are looking for a high energy, self-motivated person, who is qualified for this rare opportunity to work with us as we prepare to build and move to a new studio facility. Our Fayetteville market includes (4) FM’s, (1) AM and (2) Translators. The ideal candidate will also support our staff with all computer-related hardware and software needs; manage local computer networks; manage local phone systems and provide mobile phone support. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the IT infrastructure for our Radio Stations in the Fayetteville market and the needs of our departments in a timely and collaborative way. The candidate will need knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking, Microsoft Server, Office,
and various supporting applications in a Broadcast Environment.

Qualifications:

· Minimum five years of radio engineering experience and two years of IT training
· Knowledge of RF Systems, and RF troubleshooting skills;
· Preferred experience with radio studio construction and maintenance;
· Preferred experience with Radio Automation software (Audio Vault &Wide Orbit)
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Server OS, specifically storage functions, Microsoft Desktop Operating
Systems and Microsoft Office.
· Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
· Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
· SBE Certification is a plus;
· In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products including SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
· Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance are required;
· Ability to provide helpdesk support to end users
· Knowledge of SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
· The ability to ensure IT activities are within security parameters as outlined by management.
· Project management experience

This position is full-time and includes benefits

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16147
Organization Type:
– Post Production Facility
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

- Ensures all broadcast equipment is calibrated and operating correctly during editing. Has working knowledge of all areas of technical set-up in edit bays.
- Troubleshooting videotape machines, production support equipment, cameras, switchers and non-linear edit systems (AVID, EVS and Nexio).
- Maintaining Avid systems (Media Composer, Unity ISIS, Interplay and archive LTO systems).
- Corrects and documents technical problems. Consults VP Regional Engineer regarding corrective actions unable to resolve alone.
- Performs Maintenance tasks including repairs, equipment replacement, cleaning, supplies, etc.
- Communicates effectively with post-production staff to understand & fulfill requests during post-production shift.
- Reports important facility issues to Regional SVP/GM & Executive Producer and VP Regional Engineer.

Qualifications:

- Associates Degree required; BS in Broadcast Engineering is highly preferred.
- Minimum of 2 years experience working with and repairing broadcast equipment in fast-paced, sports television production environment.
- Proficiency in the use of broadcast related test equipment (including but not limited to, waveforms and vectorscopes, test signal generators) required.
- Experience in maintaining Avid systems (Media Composer, Unity ISIS, Interplay) and archiving LTO systems a plus.
- Strong analytical/communication skills required.
- Must have excellent reasoning skills in order to assist in troubleshooting and ability to read and understand system and CAD drawings workflow. Strong analytical skills required.
- Knowledgeable in all areas of technical production, and familiar with all post-production equipment components used within building. Flexible hours/schedule and weekend and holiday shifts will be required. Ability to work as a team member is a must.
- Regularly required to hear, talk and use close vision. Occasionally required to bend and lift to 50 pounds.
- Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays) and must be available for overtime if needed.

Typical tools, equipment and materials utilized:

- Computer with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc)
- Etecad File Manager (CAD) experience is a plus.
- Lead Time Optimization experience is a plus.
- Telephone, printer, calculator, copier, fax machine.
- All telephone communications within our building.
- Hands on working knowledge of all software programs in house.

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16143
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NE: Omaha
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer works under the direction of the Director of Engineering. This position will primarily provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio, IT and HD equipment and radio frequency (RF) systems.

Key Activities:

- Assist in the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities items.
- Responsible for a wide range of technical repairs on the facility and associated various systems including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, and irrigation systems.
- Help to ensure that all facility equipment is maintained properly through daily, weekly, and monthly preventive maintenance in order that optimum performance can be achieved.
- Assist with inspections of all construction and installation projects while updating all necessary company managers or directors through progress reports.
- Participate in monthly departmental safety meetings. Helps to implement preventive measures and recommendations of the company Safety Committee.
- Keep facilities and departmental areas safe, clean, and organized.
- Install video, audio, IT, HD and RF equipment.
- Document and maintain records of equipment repairs.
- Research equipment to determine where to purchase and the cost of repairs
- Perform basic broadcast and IT operations, assist with installations as needed. This includes running and terminating cables.
- Perform live truck repairs in confined spaces and on top of vehicles.
- Perform other duties as needed and directed.
- Must be a team player.
- Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
- Must have the ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings, and technical manuals.
- Assist in supervising general facility cleaning, waste removal, floor maintenance, exterior and grounds maintenance, as well as company recycling programs.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- 3+ years of experience preferred

Skills & Abilities:

- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and consistently communicate (both written and verbally) with employees as well as middle and upper management.
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet all deadlines.
- Must have strong mathematical skills, with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Must have solid organizational and computer skills including working knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Must be familiar with building codes and maintenance trades.
- Must have familiarity with OSHA requirements applicable facility-wide and have experience with safety programs.
- Must be ready to learn new skills.

Work Environment:

- Must be able to work a flexible schedule including able to work multiple days, holidays, evenings, weekends, and possible overtime hours as needed. Availability to travel over multiple days is possible.
- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds

Additional Requirements:

- Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, we and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16144
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Engineer IV
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer III works under the direction of the Director of Engineering to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs, and install of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.

Key Activities:

- Responsible for preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.
- Drive set-up and operation of a Electronic News Gathering (ENG) truck complete with audio, video and RF equipment.
- Maintain truck logs and records as required by law
- Install and maintain video, audio, RF and computer equipment. These systems include analog and digital transmitter systems, ENG microwave systems, and of all broadcast equipment including, but are not limited to studio camera and switching systems, video monitors and technical measurement devices, video file servers and automation systems, electronic graphic systems.
- Maintain and operate all studio electronic equipment.
- Install new and used IT & broadcast equipment.
- Maintain and repair news bureau equipment, ENG equipment, ENG vans and SNG truck, satellite dishes and related equipment.
- Assist in and propose the design of any improvements to our operation.
- Provide support and implement improvements to digital media systems
- Provide support and implement improvements to media workflow systems

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- Must have two years of college or technical school; majoring in electronics or a related field.
- Must have 5 years of broadcast TV maintenance preferred.
- Extensive knowledge of computer networking and broadcast automation systems.
- 3-5 years of studio and transmitter maintenance experience preferred.
- Digital facilities experience is required.
- A valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) desired.
- FCC General Radiotelephone License or Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit desired.
- FCC General Class license or SBE Certification desired.

Skills & Abilities:

- RF (Radio Frequency) and transmitter experience a plus. CAD experience a plus.
- Must be a senior technician or paraprofessional highly experienced with a similar level of responsibility.
- Ability to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently.
- Must have knowledge of FCC rules. The use of test equipment and soldering skills required.
- Ability to guide and coach colleagues.
- Ability to effectively communicate with departmental and station personnel as required.
- Ability to work independently under timeline to achieve departmental and station goals.
- Must be able to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals.
- Ability to prioritize.
- Must be able to work with microwave, transmitters and satellites.
- Ability to effectively work and communicate with others.
Work Environment/Additional Requirements:

- Must be able to work a flexible schedule including able to work multiple days, holidays, evenings, weekends, and possible overtime hours as needed. Availability to travel over multiple days is essential.
- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
- Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, we and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16146
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Channel Engineer
Location: CO: Centennial
Job Description:

The Channel Engineer will provide full-service maintenance and engineering support to our television broadcast center located in Centennial, CO. Equipment consists of state-of-the-art television broadcast equipment, providing multiple channels to customers via satellite and streaming. Responsibilities include research, recommend, adjust, test, configure and commission Broadcast & IT systems. Candidate will also engineer solutions to existing equipment that brings projects to completion and ensures the highest quality possible.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

• Data smart engineer. Networking, systems integration skills, Windows, Mac and Linux experience.
• Be the first line of engineering support for master control, edit suites, storage, graphics etc.
• SOPs- Update documentation such as standard operating procedures for the Support Group.
• Projects & Capital Planning - Contribute to the project planning effort. Evaluate and recommend infrastructure components, software, and tools.
• Emergency - Availability to participate and manage 24x7 responses to urgent facility needs.
• Communicates with fellow engineers to ensure tasks are completed satisfactorily.
• Work directly with Channel reps to define project priorities, scheduling and asset allocation to quickly address and resolve issues.
• Ability to bridge between traditional Broadcast Engineering and emerging IT disciplines.
• Knowledge of project management solutions, production hardware and software including, but not limited to, storage, asset management, archive, audio and remote/field production tools.
• Ability to work shifts in support of a 24x7x365 environment.
• Provides lead technical guidance and support for channel projects and initiatives.

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

• Supports and facilitates content aggregation, edit operations, transcoding and distribution of Company content through fiber, streaming and satellite.
• Ensure broadcast operations compliance with FCC and CRTC guidelines and regulations.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

• Ability to trouble-shoot equipment problems and determine and execute solutions in a fast paced environment.
• Advanced knowledge of audio and video equipment, repair and maintenance in a studio or live remote environment.
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills. Excellent intra-departmental problem-solving skills.
• Computer skills: Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Suite. Working knowledge of project production sharing and scheduling software such as Shotgun or similar. Project sharing software such as Basecamp or similar. Working knowledge of scripting languages.
• Working knowledge of digital editing, audio systems, broadcast interface, RF systems, Chyron, Channel Box and Prime.
• Ability to read AutoCAD and complex wiring schematics.
• Serve as the lead technical engineer for long term projects and enhancements.
• Working knowledge of OSHA safety standards.

Education or Formal Training:

• High school diploma or GED.
• 2-4 years Television broadcast experience, specialized electronics training certification or degree in electronics or broadcasting, preferred.

Experience:

• Two to four years experience with live productions, post production audio and video edit
• Experience with Word and Excel software, preferred.

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16138
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: FL: West Palm Beach
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer II works under the direction of the Director of Engineering. This position will primarily focus on facility maintenance but will also provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio, IT and HD equipment and radio frequency (RF) systems.

- Assist in the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities items.
- Responsible for a wide range of technical repairs on the facility and associated various systems including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, and irrigation systems.
- Help to ensure that all facility equipment is maintained properly through daily, weekly, and monthly preventive maintenance in order that optimum performance can be expected and achieved.
- Assist with inspections of all construction and installation projects while updating all necessary company managers or directors through progress reports.
- Participate in monthly departmental safety meetings. Helps to implements preventive measures and recommendations of the company Safety Committee.
- Keep facilities and departmental areas safe, clean, and organized.
- Assist in supervising general facility cleaning, waste removal, floor maintenance, exterior and grounds maintenance, as well as company recycling programs.
- Install video, audio, IT, HD and RF equipment.
- Document and maintain records of equipment repairs.
- Research part numbers and pricing to determine where to purchase and the cost of repairs
- Perform basic broadcast and IT operations, assist with installations as needed. May run cables and connectors
- Perform live truck repairs in confined spaces and on top of vehicles.
- Perform other duties as needed and directed.
- Ability to work well with others.
- Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
- Must have the ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings, and technical manuals.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- 3+ years of experience preferred.

Skills & Abilities:

- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and constantly communicate (both written and verbally) with employees as well as middle and upper management.
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet all deadlines.
- Must have strong mathematical skills, with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Must have solid organizational and computer skills including working knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Must be familiar with building codes and maintenance trades.
- Must have familiarity with OSHA requirements applicable facility-wide and have experience with safety programs.

Work Environment:

- Occasionally may be required to reach, climb, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, We and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16140
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT Ops Tech III
Location: CA: Bakersfield
Job Description:

The IT Ops Tech III will support the installation and maintenance of employee equipment and systems including desktop computers, mobile phones, faxes, and printers. Configures, installs, maintains and upgrades computer systems hardware and software.

Key Activities:

- Configures, installs, maintains and upgrades computer systems hardware and software.
- Administers and maintains the security of operating systems.
- Mobile phone deployments, general support, and troubleshooting.
- Restores files or systems by designing, writing and implementing backup procedures.
- Provides operational support for the organization's information systems and peripheral equipment, such as application servers, database servers, web servers, desktops, printers and storage devices.
- Performs recovery procedures, scheduling and backups, and monitors batch processes.
- Miscellaneous IT tasks support, projects and on-call support.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- Associates degree preferred. High school diploma/GED required.
- 5+ years of experience.

Skills & Abilities:

- Proficient in basic system administration tools & processes
- Strong computer networking skills and organizational skills.
- Able to conform to a high-security environment and execute the rules governing the Scripps company security and control policies.
- Able to work within stressful situations and multi-task as necessary

Work Environment:

- Office environment
- Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends and evenings.
- Some moderate lifting may be required
- Occasional overtime

As an equal employment opportunity employer, We and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16141
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: MO: Kansas City
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer is responsible for the on-air performance of broadcast operations including all video, audio and associated equipment adhering to policies and procedures established by the Dir, Engineering and other management.

Key Activities:

- Back up the Dir, Engineering in managing the installation and repair of all television, mobile and internet systems and equipment.
- Monitor and enforce procedures, regulations, and policies as set by management. Assist in establishing and implementing policies and procedures.
- Assist in managing the scheduling of personnel; and plan, design and document on-going and future television and online systems.
- Work with Dir, Engineering in the determination of current and future studio needs; in the tracking of repair and maintenance budgets; in the evaluation of equipment prior to purchase.
- Communicate professionally with individuals and groups within and outside of the station.
- Communicate on a frequent basis with all other departments.
- Maintain good employee and labor relations. Coordinate staff training to meet the on-going and future technological needs of the station.
- Perform other duties as needed and as directed by the Dir, Engineering.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- An Associates degree in electrical or electronics engineering from an accredited institution is preferred.
- 3 years of experience in television engineering and operations

Skills & Abilities:

- Must have an understanding of electronic, electrical, mechanical and information systems.
- Good verbal and written communications skills
- Must be able to function during demanding and stressful periods and be time flexible
- Must have a keen interest in emerging broadcast related technologies and how they might be utilized in our business environment

Additional Requirements:

- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
- Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, We and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16142
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: San Diego
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer III works under the direction of the Director of Engineering to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repair and installation of video, audio, and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.

Key Activities:

- Responsible for preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.
- Drive, set-up, and operation of an Electronic News Gathering (ENG) truck complete with audio, video and RF equipment.
- Maintain truck logs and records as required by law
- Install and maintain video, audio, RF and computer equipment. These systems include analog and digital transmitter systems, ENG microwave systems, and of all broadcast equipment including, but are not limited to studio camera and switching systems, video monitors and technical measurement devices, video file servers and automation systems, electronic graphics systems.
- Maintain and operate all studio electronic equipment.
- Install new and used IT & broadcast equipment.
- Maintain and repair news bureau equipment, ENG equipment, ENG vans, and SNG truck, satellite dishes and related equipment.
- Assist in and propose the design of any improvements to our operation.
- Provide support and implement improvements to digital media systems
- Provide support and implement improvements to media workflow systems

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- Must have two years of college or technical school; majoring in electronics or a related field.
- Must have 5 years of broadcast TV maintenance preferred.
- Extensive knowledge of computer networking and broadcast automation systems.
- 3-5 years of studio and transmitter maintenance experience preferred.
- Digital facilities experience is required.
- A valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) desired.
- FCC General Radiotelephone License or Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit desired.
- FCC General Class license or SBE Certification desired.

Skills & Abilities:

- RF (Radio Frequency) and transmitter experience a plus. CAD experience a plus.
- Must be a senior technician or paraprofessional highly experienced with a similar level of responsibility.
- Ability to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently.
- Must have knowledge of FCC rules. The use of test equipment and soldering skills required.
- Ability to guide and coach colleagues.
- Ability to effectively communicate with departmental and station personnel as required.
- Ability to work independently under a timeline to achieve departmental and station goals.
- Must be able to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings, and technical manuals.
- Ability to prioritize.
- Must be able to work with microwaves, transmitters, and satellites.
- Ability to effectively work and communicate with others.

Work Environment/Additional Requirements:

- Must be able to work a flexible schedule including able to work multiple days, holidays, evenings, weekends, and possible overtime hours as needed. Availability to travel over multiple days is essential.
- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
- Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, we and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Post Date: 07/10/2019
Job #: 16133
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: Director of Technical Services
Location: MI
Job Description:

The Director of Technical Services is responsible for the management of broadcasting engineering, including operations and maintenance for a four-station television and eight station radio network. This position is also responsible for identifying increased efficiencies, network reliability, planning for and implementing new technologies and platforms relating to production, editing, and distribution of content.

- Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience that equates to four years.
- Five years of broadcasting television and radio engineering experience.
- Component level understanding of television production, distribution, UHF, VHF, and microwave transmission equipment.
- Component level understanding of FM production, distribution, and transmission equipment.
- Project management experience.
- Experience creating and operating IP networks.
- Familiarity with live streaming and new and emerging technologies.
- Experience with migration to fiber optic based delivery to broadcast locations.
- Understanding of FCC, FAA, NEC, OSHA, and MiOSHA regulations.
- Ability to use office productivity software.
- Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
- Ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

We strongly and actively strive to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within our community. We do not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight.

Post Date: 07/10/2019
Job #: 16134
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Satellite Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

We have an opportunity for a Broadcast Staff Engineer who wishes to dedicate his talents and abilities to Christian Ministry. Relocation to Charlotte, NC, is required. This is a full-time paid position with benefits.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

- Work with existing Engineering and Management Staff in the construction and maintenance of AM & FM transmitter sites.
- Install equipment and interconnect wiring at studio and transmitter locations using engineering practices and applicable codes
- In-house construction and testing of wiring harnesses, switching controllers, etc.
- Document equipment and wiring
- Maintain, troubleshoot and repair broadcast transmitters, RF and audio equipment, interconnect wiring, satellite uplink and downlink equipment and broadcast studio equipment
- Periodic travel for radio station construction and major maintenance at existing stations

Required Knowledge:

- Understanding of basic electronics theory
- Working knowledge of radio equipment and transmission
- RF experience and troubleshooting skills

Required Education:

- Preferred – Bachelor in Electrical Engineering
- Minimum – Associate Degree in Electronics Technology

Preferred Experience:

- Construction and maintenance of AM & or FM broadcast transmitters, transmission systems, antennas, remote control equipment, etc.
- Installation and maintenance of radio studio equipment including mixers, processors, and switchers
- Maintenance of satellite uplink and downlink antennas, transmitters and receivers
- Bench work, including circuit board soldering, wiring and harness construction

General Requirements:

- Team player with good interpersonal skills and willingness to assist others
- Self-motivated and organized with a desire to learn new skills as required
- Good communication skills
- Good organizational skills with attention to documentation accuracy and detail
- Good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

Required Abilities:

- Read, comprehend, interpret and carry out detailed technical instructions
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
- Use mathematics for electronic formula and parameter calculations
- Accomplish physical labor, indoor and outdoor, related to transmitter site builds, equipment placement, etc.

Post Date: 07/10/2019
Job #: 16136
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Duties include:

- Troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment to the component level in cameras, routers, switchers, microwave, transmitters, and associated terminal equipment.
- Maintenance and repair of technical equipment, installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations.
- Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems.
- The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, cameras, robotic pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment.
- Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required.
- Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment.
- Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission, and Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus.
- Cisco Networking certifications are a plus.
- UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred.

- Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited electronics school or college or possess equivalent experience in broadcast maintenance.
- Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions.
- Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license.
- Ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather.

All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing the pre-employment drug screen and a full background check. Local travel, OT, weekends and holiday will be required.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Post Date: 07/10/2019
Job #: 16137
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: OH: Cleveland
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer is responsible for the on-air performance of broadcast operations including all video, audio and associated equipment adhering to policies and procedures established by the Dir, Engineering and other management.

Key Activities:

- Back up the Dir, Engineering in managing the installation and repair of all television, mobile and internet systems and equipment.
- Monitor and enforce procedures, regulations, and policies as set by management. Assist in establishing and implementing policies and procedures.
- Assist in managing the scheduling of personnel; and plan, design and document on-going and future television and online systems.
- Work with Dir, Engineering in the determination of current and future studio needs; in the tracking of repair and maintenance budgets; in the evaluation of equipment prior to purchase.
- Communicate professionally with individuals and groups within and outside of the station. Communicate on a frequent basis with all other departments.
- Maintain good employee and labor relations. Coordinate staff training to meet the on-going and future technological needs of the station.
- Perform other duties as needed and as directed by the Dir, Engineering.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- An Associates degree in electrical or electronics engineering from an accredited institution is preferred.
- 3 years of experience in television engineering and operations

Skills & Abilities:

- Must have an understanding of electronic, electrical, mechanical and information systems.
- Good verbal and written communications skills
- Must be able to function during demanding and stressful periods and be time flexible
- Must have a keen interest in emerging broadcast-related technologies and how they might be utilized in our business environment.

Work Environment:

- Must be able to lift up to 75lbs.

Additional Requirements:

- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
- Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16124
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to join the Engineering team. The positions main responsibility will be for the continued success of the on-air and on-line broadcast of the radio stations. Specifically: The inspection, operation, maintenance and repair of all outside transmitting locations and supporting facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

- Maintain the integrity and operations of all on-air and on-line products.
- Assist with the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the entire broadcast technical plant including studios and transmission facilities.
- First Responder to off-air issues.
- Install broadcast equipment at the studios, transmitter sites and microwave facilities.
- Maintain required operating logs, technical documentation and operating instructions for all systems.
- Assist in planning and development of all aspects of technical facilities including studios, transmitters, telephone systems, satellite, STL, computers and data networks.

Requirements:

- 5 years knowledge and experience operating and maintaining broadcast and RF systems including microwave equipment, transmission lines, switching equipment, and antennas.
- Proficient with computer workstations and software, computer networking design, and troubleshooting.
- Consistently work hours required. Position will require some long and unscheduled hours. Including nights, weekends and holidays.
- Team player with good communication skills.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
- Must have reliable transportation to respond to after-hours emergencies.

Physical Demands:

- Lift, move, and carry up to 50 pounds on occasion
- Good hand/eye coordination with the ability to accurately distinguish between different colors
- Substantial physical movement of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
- Able to work on ladders and in confined spaces
- Bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16125
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: AL: Huntsville
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Full-Time Operations Technician. Master Control Operations is a 24/7 department including weekends, overnight and holidays. After training, operators are responsible for the direct control of media programming to air. Operators are generally working in a solo environment but does require interaction with other departments.

General Responsibilities:

• Monitor 4 TV channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
• Operate and monitor computer equipment.
• Execute, edit and update automation play-lists.
• Keep accurate program and transmitter logs.
• Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
• Ensure satellite feed reception for broadcast.
• Assist in the ingestion and dubbing of commercials.

Requirements:

Some education or experience in television/radio broadcasting is preferred but not required. The ability to learn, adapt and work in a live, fast paced environment is required.

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16126
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: FL: Jacksonville
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time Senior Engineer to work with our 8 radio stations.

Job Responsibilities:

• Primarily responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of all technical systems for a modern radio group.

These responsibilities include:

• RF systems (AM, FM, HD, STL).
• Studio Systems (Automation, Consoles, Production, Remotes).
• Power and electrical support systems (Generators, UPS, etc.).
• Monitoring and control systems.
• Digital content delivery systems (Streaming audio, Datacasting).
• Business Continuity Planning understanding and implementation.
• Deep understanding of FCC compliance and record keeping is required.
• IT/networking, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance is also required.

Qualifications:

• Qualified candidates should have at least five years of broadcast engineering experience.
• Must have extensive experience in the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of RF plants, including directional AM antenna systems.
• Quick response to technical issues with a customer service and solutions-based approach is required. Interest and skills in other areas of radio broadcasting will also be valued.
• SBE and other certifications a plus and ongoing certifications and training will be required.
• Strong communication skills are required.

Necessary Language Skills:

• Able to fluently communicate in English.

Physical Demands:

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Other:

• Reliable mode of transportation (public transportation is not suitable.).
• Valid Florida Driver License.
• Occasional night and weekend work may be required.
• Must be computer literate.

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16120
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Hampton Roads
Job Description:

We are searching for an Engineer. The Engineer maintains the installation, maintenance/repair of studio equipment, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. For us the broadcast business is more than just playing music, it is about serving our communities, our listeners, our employees, and our advertisers. The center of GREAT radio is a GREAT signal so we “darn near” worship a solid engineer. We are looking for a radio engineer with a successful track record. The person we are looking for is someone who sees the future of radio and is excited about it. This is a critical position in our company. (That you’d get to work in an area that is full of every outdoor experience possible is simply a plus). Includes: assisting with telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

Key Responsibilities:

• Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
• Oversee a cluster of 5 radio stations – 4 FM’s/1 AM as well an HD 2 (possibly more to come).
• Follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
• Performs necessary measurements of equipment performance
• Installs and performs maintenance on broadcast consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
• Assists with maintenance and support of computer networks and related systems
• 24/7 on call

Qualifications:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Working knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations preferred
• Computer literacy in or the desire to lean applicable software packages
• Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level preferred
• Ability to assist in troubleshooting and repairing AM and FM transmitting facilities
• Knowledge of electrical systems and the UPS and standby generators
• Knowledge of Wide Orbit System is a plus
• Troubleshoot HVAC systems problems and minor maintenance as needed
• Knowledge of telephone systems including VOIP
• Interact with management and staff at all levels
• Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines and skills in prioritizing
• May be required to lift 50 pounds
• Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
• Minimum 5+ years in broadcast engineering or related field

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

• Competitive pay
• Professional growth and career path
• Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
• Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16122
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Technology
Location: GA
Job Description:

Director of Technology will manage a staff of Engineers and IT professionals. Overall job description is to maintain the stations broadcast technology, facilities, and all equipment.

General Responsibilities:

- Maintain broadcast technology
- Maintain the IT networks, switches, work stations, computers and printers
- Maintain the news gathering equipment
- Perform routine equipment/facility maintenance
- Assist with system integration and modification of TV/IT systems.
- Supervise and mentor team members in Engineering, IT, and Master Control
- Work with other department heads to encourage a team approach to everyday business in all departments

Requirements:

- Technical Degree in Electronic Engineering, Broadcasting, Information Technology or a related field.
- 5 years or more experience in a broadcast television station
- Excellent communication skills both oral and written
- Strong PC/MS Office experience
- Experience with video cameras, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems, editing systems, and live trucks
- Familiarity with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, satellite antennas, receivers, and other broadcast related experience.
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We expressly prohibit any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of our employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16123
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

This position is responsible for the organization, installation and maintenance of all studio, production, news gathering equipment of the station.

Job Responsibilities

• Installation, diagnosis and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, signal processing, transport and transmission equipment.
• Troubleshoot a variety of television broadcast transmission equipment.
• Develop a base knowledge of site facility systems and assist with emergence building system repairs as needed.Keeping FCC Station and program logs.
• Transmitter remote control operation.
• Audio operation for production and/or live news.
• Operation of ENG vehicles.

Qualifications:

• Must have 2 years technical school and or Associates Degree in Electronics or a minimum of 2 years experience in the broadcast industry.
• Strong computer skills and experience with IT systems such as LAN, WAN and associated hardware with the ability to troubleshoot to the component level with some RF experience required.
• Must have a valid driver`s license and a good driving record and the ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle. Driving record will be checked.

Post Date: 06/21/2019
Job #: 16114
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

- Trouble shooting, repair and preventative maintenance of television broadcast equipment, computers, and computer networks in a 24x7x365 environment.
- Provide on-demand, and preventative maintenance support for all operations areas at the Broadcast Center in New York.
- Interface with system users, technicians, engineers and other Broadcast Television Maintenance personnel to resolve on-air problems

Qualifications:

Required:

- Ability to trouble shoot electronic equipment down to the circuit level including knowledge in the use of electronic test equipment. Experience with repair, configuration, and operation of professional television broadcast equipment
- Associates degree in electronics, audio or video technology, or equivalent experience.

Preferred:

- In depth knowledge in one or more of the following: Video, Audio, Cameras, Control Data, RF, Fiber-Optics, and MPEG broadcast distribution systems
- Experience with Windows and Linux computer operating systems, and computer networking.
- Electrical Engineering, or other technical degree

Post Date: 06/21/2019
Job #: 16116
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Senior Director of Technology
Location: DC
Job Description:

Lead the D.C. Market's broadcast engineering and information technology teams for secure on-air, on-line and on-site operations.

Job Responsibilities:

This Leader will directly manage and provide leadership for the IT/Engineering staff and provide work direction on a daily and weekly basis, working off of short, medium, and long term departmental goals.
Ensure effective design, installation, maintenance, security, and reliability of studio and transmitter equipment. Ensure that all studio and transmitter equipment is installed, maintained and operated in compliance with FCC, federal and state laws.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, related field or equivalent work experience.
- Requires 5+ years background in Broadcast Engineering and IT or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to be a self-motivated and effective project manager with excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Willing to travel to other Company markets and when necessary work evenings and weekends.
- Must have a patient, service-oriented mentality and able to support mission critical needs of a 24/7 broadcast company.
- Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
- Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
- Ability to function in a team environment.
- Must possess a valid driver's license.
- Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
- Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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