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Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15937
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: KS
Job Description:

We are searching for our next certified Chief Engineer. Must be competent in RF and digital engineering. Will oversee Assistant Engineer and maintenance of our full power and translator signals plus develop engineering projects as needed. Two years of experience preferred and appropriate education is a plus.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15940
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: UT
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Maintain integrity of on-air product for 100% reliability of on-air product when assigned; occasionally work nights, weekends and be available 24/7 in response to emergency issues as assigned.
• Maintain, troubleshoot & repair an entire broadcast media group, equipment and systems as related to Broadcasting Studios, AM, FM and HD operations
• Install technical equipment & systems at studios and transmitter sites in keeping with good engineering practices.
• Requires excellent documentation and reporting of wiring and equipment changes at the studio and transmitter sites.
• Assist in planning, development, and maintenance of all aspects of AM & FM radio technical facilities, satellite up-linking, IP Networks, STL, including IP Microwave systems.
• Support station & field operations, as necessary, especially during major studio & field efforts involving complex technical operations.
• Create instructional materials and train others on proper operation of new technical equipment.
• Some supervisorial duties will be required.
• Maintain and Review weekly transmitter and studio logs for correct and complete entries as required by the F.C.C.
• Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned

Qualifications/Education:

• Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline
• Minimum of 5 years experience in radio broadcast facilities with minimum 2 years Associates degree in electronics or 10 years hands-on maintenance experience with AM, FM Radio or Television facilities
• Knowledge of basic IP Networking, Satellite up-linking, NexGen for Radio and Traffic Automation systems, digital audio, logic techniques, and basic programming highly desirable
• SBE Certification is a plus
• Experience with Axia Console and Audio Routing system or equivalent is preferred.
• Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
• Must be flexible to work various days, non-standard shifts as assigned and work on call
• Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently
• Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written
• Must have the ability to work with minimal supervision and be proactive
• Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
• Must have excellent vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.
• Must have a valid state driver’s license for operation of company vehicles
• Must have excellent customer service skills
• Mentoring and developing junior engineers

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs and ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Note:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15941
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Chief of Engineering & Technology
Location: LA
Job Description:

Chief of Engineering & Technology is a department head leadership position, managing the station’s technology with a core team of engineering and IT staff. The Chief of Engineering & Technology, while staying within regulatory mandates, ensures that station’s technical and news operations, building facility, digital production, as well as distribution systems produce and deliver high-quality video streams across multiple platforms.

Overall Responsibilities:

• Oversee television technical operations, including master control play-out systems and servers, HD studio facilities, edit suites, remote and microwave equipment, video streaming, IT infrastructure, cable and satellite distribution, as well as all other technical and facility systems and platforms.
• Ensure around-the-clock (24X7) high-quality broadcast and digital platform operations in a co-located, multi-station facility.
• Supervise operations, engineering, building maintenance, and IT staff.
• Plan and implement the station’s capital investment as well as technical operating budgets with a commitment to remain within these resources.
• Provide internal authority and responsibility with FCC matters and with other regulatory authorities such as EPA and OSHA.
• Plan and implement broadcast and IT operations throughout technical plant as well as connectivity with the corporate network.
• Maintain engineering, broadcast and IT procedures and documentation, including Standard Operating Procedures, up-to-date technical drawings and service contracts.
• Implement systems for routine and emergency maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment with a stress of continuity of service
• Ensure broadcast and IT network administration and the troubleshooting of hardware, software and network connectivity.
• Provide physical plant (building) facilities maintenance management and oversee safety and security procedures.
• Provide regular reports to supervising management on state of equipment, systems and facilities.
• Oversee management and planning of projects, as required.
• Maintain technically accurate records.

Preferred Education and Experience:

• Degree or equivalent experience in television engineering, broadcasting, computer science, or related field required.
• Solid understanding of all current broadcast television encoding and transmission systems and standards
• Minimum 5+ years technical experience, 2+ years in technical management position, in broadcast engineering and/or video production or equivalent with HD and IT-based systems with a stress in the following areas: Broadcast play-out and automation systems and workflow, News operations (where applicable), HD multi-camera studio production, including sets and chroma key operations, audio, lighting, character generator , motion graphics systems as well as live digital workflow. Also, experience is required in field production for single camera and multi-camera shoots, including operating remote audio, and video production equipment. Expertise is also required in post-production operations, including non-linear editing as well as online video distribution
• Expertise in RF installation, repair and operation including terrestrial or electronic news gathering microwave, high power television transmitters as well a C-Band and Ku-Band satellite transmission, reception and operation.
• Familiarity with fiber installation and operations as implemented in IP or in video use.
• Expertise with IT systems and IT network administration, implementation as well as management of IT solutions for a multi-site organization including file-based content, back-up systems, website and databases.
• Expertise in encoding and transferring multimedia files.
• Facility (building) management expertise with specific experience with complex power management systems, emergency generator and heat ventilation and cooling a must.

Other Job Requirements:

• Commitment to the station’s mission and viewers.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work successfully under stressful conditions.
• Pro-active in solving problems.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment with both technical and non-technical staff.
• Strong work ethic with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15942
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO: Colorado Springs
Job Description:

The ideal candidate will work with local engineering staff and various groups within the organization to ensure organizational effectiveness and all levels of statutory compliance. Must possess general to advanced IT skills including desktop repair, software installation and troubleshooting, intermediate to advanced networking.

Required Qualifications:

Successful candidate will be able to:

• Have understanding of concepts and the application of VLANs, VPN, and VOIP, general to advanced broadcast.
• Specific skill and experience in on-air automation systems, encoding, multiplexing, transcoding, monitoring and video/IT systems
• Installation and maintenance of equipment at all station locations.
• Ability to Work independently
• Exhibit strong collaboration, verbal and written communication skills
• Have a proven record in project-planning and implementation.
• Minimum of two years' experience in broadcast television engineering or information technology is required.
• Must manage and perform on-call duties and work flexible hours.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license

Physical requirements:

• Lifting objects up to 50 lbs.
• Working on ladders and high rooftops
• Lifting, moving and setting television, multimedia and related production equipment
• Working in tight spaces.

References must be made available upon request. Successful candidate must pass a drug screen and background check.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15943
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: KY: Louisville
Job Description:

We seek an Assistant Engineer to assist with day to day operations of the engineering department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites.

Responsibilities:

• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the stations and transmitter sites.
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Works closely with Market Engineering Manager to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains equipment and information technology systems.
• Repairs and maintains station building infrastructures.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience & Skills:

• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
• Minimum of three years' experience in the broadcasting environment.
• Familiarity with NexGen radio automation software/hardware products a plus
• Familiarity with STL systems and WIFI systems is a plus.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Familiarity with AM and FM transmission systems

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15944
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA: Moreno Valley
Job Description:

To provide full service maintenance and engineering support to a radio and television broadcast center located in Riverside, CA. Equipment consists of state-of-the-art television and radio broadcast equipment, providing multiple TV and radio channels to customers via satellite network feeds.

Requirements:

• Must have at least 5 years’ experience in broadcast engineering/maintenance or a complex IT/Network-related field.
• At minimum, must be certified by the Society of Broadcast Engineers as a Certified Broadcast Network Engineer (CBNE), or acquire certification within 6 months of hire.
• Must be competent in the signal flow, use and maintenance of digital television and radio equipment in all categories, including video processing, switching and storage systems.
• Possess thorough knowledge of broad-spectrum RF systems, modulation techniques, antennas and wave propagation, as well as maintenance and operation.
• Must have a thorough knowledge of IT computer systems, networks, network shares, routers and switches, FTP and file base workflows and general security.
• Must have the ability to repair to component level.
• Must have a thorough understanding of FCC Rules and Regulations relating to radio, television and satellite broadcast (including NTSC Standards).
• Must have extensive knowledge of standard safety regulations and precautions.
• Must be able to comprehend schematic diagrams, block diagrams and wiring drawings.

Function:

• Repair, align, and maintain, to broadcast industry standards, digital and analog video/audio systems, satellite decoders, signal routers, synchronizing generators, digital video servers, automation systems, computer networks and all other peripheral systems and equipment.
• Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve PCs, servers, clients and other computer-related equipment problems to ensure functional operation.
• Work new equipment project installation duties as assigned, to include associated documentation and training requirements.
• Fabrication and installation of specialized fiber optic and copper network cables, coax cables and cable harnesses.
• Performs periodic preventive maintenance tasks.
• Must work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.

General:

• All applicants are subject to a minimum of 90 days for the purpose of evaluating your performance.
• This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) Tier 1 background check.
• This position is subject to random drug testing.
• Base Pay rate will be in accordance with the latest Department of Labor Wage Determination on the contract and shift differential and/or Sunday premium will apply, when appropriate.
• As this is a 24/7 shop, shift assignments and days off will be subject to operational necessity.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and individuals with protected veteran status

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15929
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

The main responsibility as a Senior Engineer is to assist the Chief Engineer in maintaining on-air facilities and assisting in off-air emergencies. Responsibilities include installation, maintenance and repair of equipment, broadcast systems and technologies in all technical areas of a modern radio group. Build out projects as assigned, and work supervised or as part of a team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• High power RF systems (directional AM, FM, HD, STL.)
• Studio Systems (radio automation, consoles, production, and remotes.)
• Power and electrical support systems (generators, UPS, etc.)
• Monitoring and remote-control systems.
• Digital content delivery systems (streaming audio, datacasting.)
• Business continuity planning, understanding and implementation.
• FCC rules and knowledge of compliance and weekly log review process.
• IT/Networking, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance is also required.

Qualifications:

• Qualified candidates should have at least eight years of broadcast radio engineering experience.
• Must have experience in the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of transmitters, and associated RF equipment. Directional AM experience a plus.
• Quick response to technical issues with a customer service and solutions-based approach is required. After hours and weekend work required as needed.
• SBE and other certifications a plus and ongoing certifications and training will be required.
• Strong communication skills and excellent documentation skills are required.
• Experience with the budgeting process a plus.

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.)
• Occasional night and weekend work may be required.
• Valid and clean Texas Driver License.
• Must be computer literate.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15931
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

Qualified candidate must be self-starter, team player with excellent communication and people skills. Responsibilities include installation, repair and maintenance of all television station equipment. Minimum 2 years of experience in broadcast engineering or related field and proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking required. Advanced electronics education or military electronics training required. RF experience with broadcast transmitters also a plus.

Applicant must have a passion for and be comfortable working with current IT and TV technologies, concepts and emerging trends. This individual must be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast
paced environment, working both independently and as part of a team. The ideal candidate must excel in our departmental foundations of communication, customer service, accountability, planning and preparation, and responsiveness. Additionally, there must be an ability to work a schedule that may include weekdays, nights, weekends, and holidays and be willing to be on call or work overtime.Strong troubleshooting skills for computer workstations, laptops, software, broadcast systems, and servers is required as is excellent organizational and documentation skills. Qualified candidates must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Duties involve the installation, maintenance, and repair of broadcast equipment such as field and studio cameras, switchers, audio consoles, servers, microwave and satellite receive equipment. Ensure our television production and transmission meets audio, video and technical standards to reach our viewers. We are looking for an all-around maintenance engineer to provide technical support for live, local news, and work as part of a team to maintain our technical facility. The right candidate will be able to troubleshoot and repair systems and individual pieces of equipment. Job duties may include anything from building cables to configuring routers or HD encoders. Good company, and a fun place to work with lots of live news and entertainment programming.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Install new equipment and document signal flow and wiring
* Perform alignment and repairs of equipment
* Troubleshoot broadcast systems, computers, and servers
* Assist studio and remote crews with operations as needed

Qualifications:

Required:

* AS Degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent job experience.
* Minimum 2 years’ experience in equipment installation and maintenance at a television broadcast facility.
* Background in areas of broadcast hardware, software and experience with a digital plant.
* Must be a team player and a self-starter.

We offer an employee 401(k) with an employer match, competitive health insurance, and paid sick, vacation and holiday time.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15932
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: Assistant Broadcast Director
Location: AL
Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time Assistant Broadcast Director to handle the operation and maintenance of technical facilities. We operate 9 transmitter sites with 18 transmitters, over 2200 miles of two-way digital microwave and a satellite distribution network.

Qualifications include graduation from an accredited junior college or technical school with a two-year degree in Electronics, RF (Radio Frequency) Broadcasting, Telecommunications, or a related field. Three (3) years’ experience in maintenance, operation and repair of broadcast equipment. Qualifying experience above the minimum may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. A valid Alabama Driver License is required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Overseeing technical broadcast equipment functions and day-to-day operations and maintenance of designated facilities throughout the state, maintenance and repair of broadcast equipment and automated control systems, examination & interpretation of technical data for installation, repair and/or modification of equipment, analysis & diagnosis of equipment problems and working toward appropriate timely resolutions, assist in writing equipment and service specifications for use in bidding process and serves as liaison for the Company in consulting manufacturers regarding equipment problems and/or operating procedures.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15933
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: WY
Job Description:

Purpose:

Provide technical support to broadcast facilities in repair, maintenance, installation and modification of technical broadcasting equipment in the studio and at remote sites.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electronic, computer based, industry broadcasting systems. Repair and maintain equipment in emergency and preventative situations.
* Prepare and maintain various technical records and engineering logs pertaining to broadcast equipment performance and discrepancies according to regulations.
* Install and maintain traditional broadcast distribution, monitoring, and control systems including but not limited to FM transmitters, digital and Analog STLs, and KU Band uplink and downlink satellite equipment and remote control. Maintain Internet VPN based broadcast systems.
* Perform preventive maintenance and major repairs on solid state electronic and broadcast equipment.
* Participate in technology design, installation, and integration projects with leading-edge technology in a broadcast IP/IT-centric environment, including broadcast and server-based systems, data networking (e.g. routers, switchers) and other comparable equipment.
* Set up, maintain and operate remote production facilities, to include all engineering activities associated with remote radio productions.
* Test and align new equipment prior to installation in broadcast facility.
* Set up and maintains transmission equipment for broadcast and point-to-point microwave links.

Supplemental Functions:

* Prepare reports on progress of projects, as directed.
* Instruct others on troubleshooting, repairing, installation, and operation of equipment.
* Recommend equipment and supply purchases, as needed.
* Stay current with new instructional technology systems and equipment advances. Stay current with FCC regulations.

Competencies:

* Technical/Professional Knowledge
* Consistency
* Analysis/Problem Identification
* Delegating Responsibility
* Attention to Detail
* Work Prioritization & Management

Minimum Qualifications:

* Education: Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or related field or equivalent educational program.
* Experience: 3 years work-related experience dealing with broadcast sites, transmitters, generators, and related equipment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
* SBE Broadcast Engineer Certification.
* Knowledge of FCC broadcast regulations.

Desired Qualifications:

* Knowledge of broadcast IT and data networking infrastructure including tech spaces such a control and production rooms, transmitter sites.
* Knowledge of computer desktop systems, hardware applications and data networking. Familiarity with Telos/Axia, MS Office Suite, RCS Zetta Automation, Adobe Audition, Raritan KVM and Zoom preferred.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15934
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: BIT Engineer
Location: SC
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast/Information Technologies Engineer. Job functions include maintaining and installing equipment at the studio and transmitter facility, providing engineering support to all news and production operations, maintaining working knowledge of overall station equipment operations to provide assistance and training to operators. Applicant should have a strong background in information technology and knowledge of IP networking, and computer and software maintenance.

Responsibilities include preventive maintenance, installations, and repairs on all equipment and grounds at the facility and keeping the station’s technical operation in compliance with FCC rules and the terms of the station authorization. The ability to be able to assume occasional operation of the SNV/ENG truck for remote TV broadcasting of news or community events would be a plus. Experience with studio equipment preferred. Valid driver’s license; ability to lift 50 lbs or more; ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces; Solid understanding of the requirements of a 24/7 live news operation. Applicant must have good organizational and communication skills.SBE certificate or equivalent preferred.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15923
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering and I.T.: Director - Technology
Location: CA: Fresno
Job Description:

We have an opening for Director – Technology who will oversee the operations and maintenance functions of technical personnel, equipment, infrastructure, and building facilities to ensure a smooth and efficient operation for broadcast, production and NexGen endeavors. This person will also assist the Division Technology team in the development of long-term goals and action plans to ensure smooth implementations of new technologies to meet company-wide goals.

Responsibilities include:

Operate Station in compliance with all FCC OSHA and FAA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures; Oversee the management and development of technology personnel; Facilitate short and long-term technical projects to insure proper execution and implementation; Assist Division Technology in the development of long-term goals and action plans to ensure smooth implementations of new technologies to meet company-wide goals; Troubleshoot and repair complex equipment used in daily operation including equipment associated with broadcast operations, network infrastructure, transmission facilities, production control rooms, etc.; Develop and manage operational budgets and maintain proper documentation.

Qualifications for this position are:

Minimum of five years of technical management experience working in a broadcast facility; Proven experience in leading a diverse team of technologists to set and accomplish organizational goals; Effectively managing complex projects and operational budgets; Strong IT based skills, networking and IP video distribution infrastructure, with knowledge of SMPTE 2110 and SMPTE 2022 beneficial; RF experience is necessary; Knowledge of planning, technical design, construction, maintenance and operation of all aspects of broadcast facilities; Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills; Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills with the ability to direct and motivate the technical staff and work well with all station departments. Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15926
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

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

Key activities:

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

Education & Experience:

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

Skills & Abilities:

• Familiarity with various test instruments, alignment apparatuses and knowledge of personal computers.
• Operational knowledge of television station equipment.
• Must be self-motivated and have good time management skills.
• Ability to work well with others.
• Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
• Must have ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals.

Work Environment:

• 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 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: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15927
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Audio Engineer
Location: VA: Lynchburg
Job Description:

Provide engineering and system support for our broadcast radio stations and audio streaming services/applications. Responsible for all FCC compliance and information. Also takes a key role for special radio projects, events, and fundraising. Will also assist in other areas of audio engineering within the Broadcast Communications department as a whole.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Primarily responsible for maintaining the equipment and systems required to operate the stations and the network. Work in conjunction with outside consultant to accomplish this task.
2. Fill the role as the flagship station’s FCC Chief Operator and maintain FCC logs for items like Tower Lights, EAS, Operating logs, etc.
3. Assist with technical aspects of the website and mobile app
4. Do voice over work as needed
5. Do audio production work as needed
6. Provide technical support for broadcasts
7. Manage and document equipment life cycle process
8. Use extensive background in both live and broadcast audio mixing both operationally as well as in a mentoring capacity
9. Work closely with Director of Broadcast Operations to execute audio strategies throughout the Company environment
10. Plan, organize, and execute audio productions while working closely in a professional mentoring capacity
11. Work closely with IT for daily needs and for special projects/fundraisers
12. Ensure effective completion of all assignments in a timely and efficient manner
13. Ability to work well with tight schedules and high-pressure environments
14. Keep informed of industry trends and practices to implement at the Company as applicable and practical
15. Will be required to work a flexible schedule and be on call for technical issues.
16. Perform other duties as assigned

Abilities and Competencies Essential to the Function of the Job:

Communication and Comprehension:

* Ability to understand, speak, and write English in order to convey messages and correspond in an articulate and professional manner.
* Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to convey clear, well-articulated information.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Excellent computer skills.

Problem Solving:

* Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature. Technical troubleshooting a must.

Physical and Sensory Abilities:

* Occasionally required to travel to local and campus locations.
* Frequently required to sit for extended periods to perform deskwork or type on a keyboard.
* Fine motor skills and dexterity is essential to be able to operate, configure, and maintain equipment.
* Regularly required to hear and speak in order to effectively communicate orally.
* Occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb stairs to move about the building.
* Handle materials, climb ladders, reach overhead, kneel or stoop in order to conduct business.
* Regularly lift 40 or more pounds.

Qualifications and Credentials:

Education and Experience:

1. 1-3 years of experience in audio production essential.
2. 1-3 years of radio engineering experience preferred.
3. Four-year degree in radio or audio engineering or a similar concentration
4. Radio Engineer Certification from the Society of Broadcast Engineers a plus. RF knowledge a plus
5. Thorough knowledge of High Definition audio-related television technology for Studio and Remote production, and nonlinear audio editing.
6. Growing knowledge of audio production and post production.
7. Able to setup audio systems for multiple venues and lead students to learn same.
8. Skilled in mixing on multiple audio consoles with inputs up to 128.
9. Familiarity with computer and network systems, especially in a broadcast and post production environment.
10. Ability to work with different Company and outside clients to build positive relations and best practices.
11. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Preferred Certifications:

* Any of the following Engineering Certifications and/or membership are desirable:

* Society of Broadcast Engineers
* Audio Engineering Society

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15928
Organization Type:
– Other: Media company
Job Title: Other: Electronics Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

We seek a customer-service-focused and mission-driven Electronics Engineer to help build our technical support team. The position maintains and repairs broadcast technical equipment. S/he also designs, constructs, installs and tests said equipment and assists the Engineering Technology leadership determine Engineering Service’s purchasing requirements.

Essential Duties:

* Construct, install, test, maintain, repair, and provide technical support for broadcast and audio equipment, systems, studio facilities, and audio networks.
* Ensure technical databases and documentation are current.
* In partnership with Engineering Technology leadership, plan projects and/or execute project plans.
* Take ownership of customer issues and follow through to resolution.
* Respond to critical issues on a 24x7x365 basis as required.
* Expand knowledge of current and emerging audio broadcast equipment, systems and workflow.
* Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

* Two years college in computer science or electronic engineering required. Four year degree in related field or equivalent experience highly preferred.
* At least two years’ experience in engineering maintenance at a broadcaster, production house, electronic equipment manufacturer or systems integrator preferred.
* Experience in programming and installation of a multi-console facility, intercom, automation and router based digital audio system.
* Familiarity with IP based audio systems and protocols.
* Ability to utilize test equipment commonly used in broadcast related electronics and computer network servicing.
* Experience with computer networking.
* Demonstrated experience providing high level of professional, courteous, and consistent interactions with clients.
* Troubleshooting experience at the systems level of broadcast and audio production-related equipment, computer hardware, and individual equipment to the component level.
* Ability to read schematics and understand signal flow
* Ability to use common hand and power tools
* Demonstrated ability to perform under deadline pressure.
* Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts as required. This includes weekends, overnights, and occasional holidays.
* Ability and willingness to work overtime as required.
* Demonstrated knowledge of audio, recording, and radio production theory and practice.
* Must be able to work independently or with a team.
* Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
* Hearing skills must ensure that our audio quality standards are maintained.
* Must hold a valid driver’s license.
* This is a union position.

What else?

* Familiarity with MS Office suite and AutoCAD LT preferred.
* Familiarity with AES 67, Ravenna, and other audio over IP transports preferred.
* Familiarity with Lawo hardware preferred.
* Audio Engineering Society (AES), Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) involvement preferred.
* Network level TV/Radio experience a plus.
* Public Radio experience a plus.

We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including health and wellness benefits, retirement, and work/life balance programs, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15919
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NE
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic Director of Engineering to provide technical and advisory support to the Chief Technology Officer for the administration of broadcast network systems. The position maintains responsibility for a variety of functions concerning broadcast and/or production equipment as well as supervising the personnel who direct the operation of such equipment; performs related work as required.

At least eight years of experience in broadcasting electronics - television, radio and cable operations; including varied broadcast areas involving both operational and maintenance experience AND at least three years' experience in a supervisory capacity. Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering may substitute for four years' experience in broadcasting electronics.

Preferred: SBE certification(s) is plus or may acquire within six months from date of hire.
Other: Valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation in order to perform work-related travel.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15920
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Works independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment in geographical area. The Site Manager will also maintain and repair low TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment and assist with Radio and/or TV broadcast related equipment installation and maintenance in Lincoln main facility. Schedule will include travel, evenings, and weekends. Open until filled.

An associate's or similar two-year technical degree in communications/electronic equipment or related discipline of study OR equivalent work experience (3 years) using, maintaining, repairing, modifying, and testing communications/electronic equipment.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15921
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: St Petersburg
Job Description:

We are looking for a broadcast engineer for our Florida group of stations based in St. Petersburg (Tampa Bay). The person we’re looking for must have a minimum five years experience in radio broadcast engineering, and have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15922
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NY
Job Description:

We seek a Master Control Operator responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assures on-air FCC compliance for all on-air streams and operation and maintains quality station image.
• Accurately records, prepares, and logs program and commercial material for over-the-air broadcast.
• Interfaces video servers, computers, video delivery systems, satellite receivers, and quality control devices to ensure the highest level of program A/V integrity.
• Ensures accuracy of program log and reports all deviations.
• Controls multiple program streams of a multichannel automation system or manual on-air switching of programs.
• Responsible for the operation of all master control equipment and occasional assistance in microwave feed room.
• Works closely with Technical Services to ensure optimum equipment performance.
• Coordinates all news breaks for airing when required.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Technical Degree in Electronics, Broadcasting, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
• Minimum three years' experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment.
• Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work different shifts and extended hours, as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Master Control Operator must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Master Control Operator must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15916
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer will work with the Engineering team to execute and distribute live and preproduced News and/or Sports content to cable and subscribers. Responsible for the set-up, configuration, maintenance, diagnosis and operation of a broad spectrum of broadcast systems and equipment.

Major Duties and Responsibilites:

* Provide basic to intermediate level technical support of broadcast related operating systems.
* Provide hands on engineering support at the client, hardware and software level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas if applicable: Studio Production, Master Control Operations, Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies), Newsroom, Remote Production and/or Remote Sites, Post Production and/or Long Form Edit, Digital Asset Management Systems, and/or Graphics.
* Design, implement and/or install Broadcast Systems such as Broadcast Router, Camera Robotics System, Production Truck, RTS system, etc.
* Work with vendors or other engineering personnel to troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades.
* Maintenance and repair of broadcast related hardware and software systems.
* Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents.
* Articulate concepts and solutions to mixed skillset users including training as needed.
* Hands-on installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
* Read, write, and maintain system documentation.
* Monitoring, testing and measuring of critical systems.
* Support on-site and remote productions as an Engineer in Charge.
* Communicate major outages to other team members and department managers.
* Assist internal customers with engineering related issues.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
* Strong knowledge of IP networking and cross-platform operating systems and applications.
* Apply proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help identify, report and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of the systems investment.
* Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and solve complex problems while demonstrating a positive attitude and positive approach.
* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to clearly communicate solutions;
* Ability to relate well with others.
* Assist personnel with engineering-related issues while demonstrating professional behavior, including strong customer service skills.
* Ability to install and/or support cross-platform systems.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Visio, and AutoCAD.
* Knowledge and ability to apply terminations/connectors to various types of network cables such as coaxial, twisted pair, and optical fiber cables that carry SDI video, AES audio, RF and IP signals. Connector Types include BNC, N, F, RJ-45, and D-sub-miniature.
* Broadcast equipment knowledge/experience at the intermediate level should include but not limited to Routing Switchers, Production Switchers, Studio Cameras, Newsroom Systems, Production Automation, Master Control Systems, Digital Asset Management Systems, Terminal Equipment, Encoders, Decoders, Video Test & Measurement, Media Recorders, Video Servers, Post Production.
* Practical knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques where and/or as applicable.
* Understanding of broadcast standards.
* Knowledge of Audio/Video over IP.
* Assist and advise facilities department regarding issues that affect broadcast operations where and/or as applicable.
* Responsible for maintenance and documentation of station fleet where and/or as applicable.
* Must have and maintain valid drivers license.
* Must be willing and able to drive a company vehicle to and from assigned location while obeying all traffic laws.

Education:

* Associates Degree in Engineering/Technical Discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience

Related Work Experience Number of Years:

* Experience as a Maintainence or Broadcast Engineer 3

Certifications (Preferred):

* SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) - CBTE, CBNE
* FCC General Class License
* Network – CCNA

Working Conditions:

* Office environment. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other issues that may arise. This includes but is not limited to severe weather emergencies.
* Must be able and willing to work various shifts, longer shifts, weekends and holidays, and be flexible with schedule changes due to "breaking news", and/or severe weather emergencies.
* Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
* Travel: 15% where applicable

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15917
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Radio Engineer
Location: TX: Dallas
Job Description:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Maintain integrity of on-air product for 100% reliability of on-air product when assigned; occasional nights, weekends and available 24/7 in response to emergency issues as assigned.
• Maintain, troubleshoot & repair an entire broadcast technical plant, equipment and systems as related to Broadcasting Studios, AM, FM and C-Band Uplink facilities.
• Install technical equipment & systems at studios and transmitter sites in keeping with good engineering practices.
• Requires excellent documentation and reporting of wiring and equipment changes at the studio and transmitter sites.
• Assist in planning & development of all aspects of AM & FM radio technical facilities, satellite up-linking, IP Networks, STL, TSL, including telephone and two-way systems.
• Support station & field operations, as necessary, especially during major studio & field efforts involving complex technical operations.
• Create instructional materials and train others on proper operation of new technical equipment.
• Some supervisorial duties will be required.
• Maintain and Review weekly transmitter and studio logs for correct and complete entries as required by the F.C.C.
• Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned

Report to: Director of Engineering

Qualifications:

5 years’ experience in broadcast facilities with minimum 2 years Associates degree in electronics or 10 years’ hands-on maintenance experience with AM, FM Radio or Television facilities. Knowledge of basic IP Networking, Satellite up-linking facilities, XDS-ATX/PICO hardware and software, WideOrbit for Radio and Traffic Automation systems, digital audio, logic techniques, and basic programming highly desirable. SBE Certification preferred. Valid state driver’s license for operation of company vehicles is required. Personal vehicle is required for 24hr response for emergencies. Excellent customer service skills are required.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Note:

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15918
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide Tier 1 level technical support of broadcast related operating systems.
* Provide hands on engineering support at the client (software interface) level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas:
* Studio Production
* Master Control Operations
* Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies)
* Newsroom
* Remote production
* Work with vendors to help troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades.
* Assist Broadcast Engineer II & III with the maintenance of Broadcast related hardware and software systems.
* Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents.
* Assist in the training of operations personnel.
* Assist in the installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
* Utilize facility and system documentation to facilitate support activities.
* Monitoring, test and measurement of critical systems.
* Support remote productions as a technician.
* Communicate major outages to department managers.

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

* Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.
* Must be able to solve basic problems.
* Skills to grow into a subject matter expert.
* Ability to install and configure PC and Mac Workstations.
* Knowledge of networking, Mac, Windows and PC operating systems.
* Basic understanding of IT Networking, Firewalls and Fiber-Optics.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Versio.
* Troubleshooting skills - Basic
* Knowledge/ability to apply terminations/connectors to various types of network cables such as coaxial, twisted pair, and optical fiber cables that carry SDI video, AES audio, RF and IP signals Connector Types include BNC, N, F, RJ-4S, and D-sub-miniature.
* Good written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to work in an operator capacity as required.
* Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge.
* Basic broadcast equipment knowledge/experience should include:
* Cameras - Field, Studio
* Digital record devices - Tape Machines, Disc recorders
* Video Switchers - Routing, production
* Basic knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques.
* Routing Switchers - Evertz EQX, Xenon; Production Switchers - Sony MVS 8000 series, Ross, Tricaster; Studio Cameras - Sony HDC-1500 & HDC-2400; Newsroom Systems - Dalet Galaxy Client, OneCut editor, Brio playout server, Rundown; Production Automation - Ross Overdrive, CamBot robotics; Master Control Systems - Evertz Quartz MC Switcher, Imagine ADC automation, Versio, Evertz Closed Caption Encoders; Digital Asset Management Systems - Dalet Galaxy, Spectralogic T950 Library & Black Pearl Data mover, Quantum Tier 1 & Tier 2 SAN's with StorNext, XenData data mover, TelestreaM Vantage transcoders, Aspera & Signiant Internet file transfer; Terminal Equipment- Evertz DA's, Frame Sync, Up/Down/Cross Converters, Delays, Audio Embed/De-embedders, Multiviewers; Encoders - ATEME Titan & CM5000, Evertz 7882ENC, 3480, Adtec EN 91, 100; Decoders - ATEME DM5000, Evertz 7882DEC, Adtec 60, 71, Cisco 9854, Erricson 8200; Video Test & Measurement - Tektronix WFM 8300, WVR 8300 , Imagine VTM Series , AVCOM SNG2500C; VTR's & Media Recorders - Sony HDW-D1800 HDCam, PMW-1000 XDCam, BVW Series BetaCam, Panasonic AJ-HD1400 DVCPro, AJA KiPro; Video Servers - Imagine Nexio Farad/Volt, Dalet Brio, Evertz Dream Catcher, EVS, Volicon, Mira; Post Production - Adobe Premiere, CC, Avid ProTools, Dalet OneCut
* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

Familiarity with the following broadcast standards:
* SMPTE 259, 292M, MXF
* TU-R Rec.709, 601
* MPEG 2, MPEG 4
* EIA RS-422, RS-232

Certifications (Desired):

*SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) - CTO
* Network - CCENT

Education & Experience:

* Associates Degree in Technical discipline or two (2) years equivalent work experience

Office environment:

* Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
* Varying schedule as a result of changing production, games and news coverage requirements
* Dexterity of hands, fingers to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other compute components
* Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call sport. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and loss of staff members
* Participate in an established on call rotation
* Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds varying distances

Post Date: 01/25/2019
Job #: 15909
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Chief Engineer
Location: MO: Kansas City
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Experience Requirements:

* Should have 2+ years of experience working as a Maintenance Technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment or 2+ years of experience in a related military occupation specialty

Qualification Requirements:

* Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications
* Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level
* Must have knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking
* Must have advanced skill with video production, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation
* Desired to have experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital transmitters
* Desired to have experience with Autocad for system design and layout
* Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
* Must be flexible to work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
* Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently
* Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written
* Must have the ability work with minimal supervision
* Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
* Must have excellent vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.

Education:

* Associates degree in electronic engineering or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent.
* Military training and experience in electronics, avionics or related fields will be considered
* SBE CPBE (or better) certification a plus.
* Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course from Defense Information School (DINFOS) a plus.

Post Date: 01/25/2019
Job #: 15912
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

We are looking for a SNG/ENG Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will drive the Satellite News Gathering vehicle or Electronic News Gathering vehicle to news story locations and establishes satellite or microwave transmission to the station as well as sets up and connects appropriate cables and portable microwave equipment to establish clear video and audio signals for broadcast. Responsible for operating audio, video and transmission equipment for live remote broadcasts The SNG Technician will operate equipment at the station to receive satellite and microwave signals; communicates with field crews to establish those signals, and monitors the quality of those signals once established. Communicate effectively with news managers and producers about the status of satellite and microwave transmissions. Maintain all assigned equipment and tools in good operating condition. Assist with routine vehicle and electronic maintenance. Shoot video and audio recordings in the field, newsroom, and studio as well as collect information and obtain sound at the scene of news events. Edit news stories on deadline in the field and in the newsroom and assist others with news gathering operations when needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Two years’ experience as an SNG/ENG Technician and/or photojournalist at a commercial television station. Prior experience with Satellite News Gathering vehicle, Electronic News Gathering vehicle, Bitcentral, Video Camera & Related Accessories, Microphones, Mixers & other Field Audio Equipment, LiveU Networks Backpack preferred. Working knowledge of microwave/satellite equipment. Demonstrated skill or ability to develop skill in video photography and editing on deadline. Communicate clearly and deal effectively/politely with co-workers and the public. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Must have a valid credit card and be willing to travel for news events. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required.

Post Date: 01/25/2019
Job #: 15914
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: PA: Philadelphia/Wilmington
Job Description:

We are looking for Studio/Transmitter Engineers to join our team. Duties include, but are not limited to, studio and transmitter equipment maintenance, broadcast plant construction, facility/building maintenance and coordination, remote broadcasts as needed, and assist in compliance with FCC rules. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely matter. We are looking for organized, self-motivated people who are able to work independently as well as collaboratively. Our Philadelphia/Wilmington market includes (6) FM and (3) AM stations. Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking, Microsoft Server, Office, and various supporting applications in a Broadcast Environment helpful. This position will also work in-studio with our legendary personalities, and support our three AM stations, as well as our FM in Wilmington.

Qualifications:

• Minimum two years of radio engineering experience.
• Familiarity with FCC Compliance needs
• Knowledge of Audio, RF Systems, and related troubleshooting skills;
• Preferred experience with radio studio construction and maintenance;
• Preferred experience with Radio Automation software (Zetta and Wide Orbit)
• Working knowledge of AoIP systems - (Wheatnet and Axia).
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds; climb ladders
• Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
• SBE Certification is a plus;
• Valid driver’s’ license and vehicle insurance are required;
• Project management experience

This position is full-time and includes benefits.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15904
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: WI
Job Description:

We have an opening for an Assistant Chief Engineer. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to organize, plan, manage, document and execute assignments within a demanding live broadcast environment. This person is responsible for the management of the equipment and computer systems that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining regulatory compliance, and assuring quality control of on air product. This position involves supervisory roles while reporting directly to the Director of Engineering.

Job Responsibilities:

* Directly manage and oversee broadcast operations and the maintenance engineers, which include Master Control Operators, Control Room Operators, Maintenance Engineers and other technical staff.
* Effectively manage and motivate the department personnel to attain maximum focus to ensure smooth and efficient operations to produce the highest level of quality to the viewer.
* Deploy and train personnel in new and existing equipment/technology/procedures including the station’s broadcast automation system, live newscast production, and digital workflows.
* Exhibit a good working knowledge of television maintenance and IT systems, as well as FCC requirements and licensing.
* Document and maintain engineering and operational policies and procedures.
* Ability to adapt to multiple priorities and follow through until successful resolution.
* Requires excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations.
* Manage the building and its related systems such as HVAC, plumbing and electrical system.

Experience Requirements:

* 5 years of experience in Television Broadcast Operations/Maintenance.
* 5 years of experience with computer networking, VMWare, and computer broadcast production systems.
* 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience.

Qualifications Requirements:

* Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, computers, computer systems, and networking,
* Attention to details is imperative.
* Ability to work with budgets. Maintaining and Planning is a plus.

Education:

* College Degree or related military training
* SBE certifications are preferred.
* Networking and VMWare certifications a preferred.

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15897
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NV
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer will assist the VP of Technology with overseeing the day to day operations of the Technology Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the studio, transmitter and remote sites.

Essential Job Functions:

• Maintain all studio and transmitter equipment, including but not limited to: transmitters/receivers (TV, Microwave, satellite, etc.), cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation, editing systems, video servers, intercoms, LAN networks, monitor and display systems
• Use working knowledge to maintain/repair all RF technical equipment in the TV studio and transmitter facilities, Studio to Transmitter Links and satellite uplinks/downlinks and microwave transmission systems
• Responsible for providing timely response in resolving technical and operational issues including but not limited to off air situations, equipment and transmitter issues 24/7
• Use working knowledge of PC's, networking, routers, switches, operating systems, SAN’s, archives, network security and Microsoft applications software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Access Database and PowerPoint
• Use comprehensive knowledge of basic electronic theory for troubleshooting to the system and boards to the component level where applicable
• Provide technical support to operational users
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required (an equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered):

• Understanding of TV broadcast systems, workflows and distribution.
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations
• Strong troubleshooting skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft OS, office suite; IT & Network skills on broadcast related, IP based equipment and applications
• Ability to work on both IP based broadcast equipment and legacy broadcast equipment
• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education/work-related/military experience preferred
• Minimum five years' experience in a television broadcasting environment
• Strong interpersonal, organizational skills, and willingness to assist others
• Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize assignments
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all aspects of the position
• Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Ability to work extended hours, as needed i.e. weekend, evening and holidays.
• Available for emergency response 24/7, as needed
• Act as responder for station disaster recovery
• Have valid state driver’s license. Acceptable driving record. Background check is required
• Have the right to work in the United States.

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
• Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 75 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.
Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15899
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing technical expertise and engineering support to assigned locations. Additionally this position will support new technology and related project initiatives by researching and evaluating emerging technologies. The responsibilities require systems integration, remote production, studio production and IT knowledge.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

* Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
* Responsible for broadcast infrastructure design, integration, maintenance, and operation. Extending production abilities to remote sites as necessary.
* Document scope of work for engineering projects.
* Interface with system integrators and vendors on system design, installation, commissioning and repairs. Responsible for managing build-outs and infrastructure upgrades.
* Manage the engineering and operational logistics during project integration by providing transitional plans that will incorporate the new system while maintaining existing operations.
* Responsible for broadcast infrastructure redesigns and upgrades which include integrating new equipment into the existing system, software and firmware updates, and documentation revisions.
* Manage Broadcast Engineering staff, including hiring, developing, and scheduling and task management of assigned news channel engineering department.
* Develop strong working relationship with other engineering staff and business leaders.
* Oversee and maintain broadcast and production infrastructures. Including but not limited to: Control Rooms/Production Trucks, Master Control, Ingest and acquisition, Edit Suites, Newsroom, Equipment Center and Transmission.
* Responsible for short/medium/long term forecasting and budget proposals for new projects and replacement of current equipment.
* Track, manage and advise management on departmental expenses.
* Manage performance of direct reports.
* Approve, read, and maintain system documentation as well as review documentation submitted by all broadcast engineering personnel.
* Hands-on role that will lead assign, train, schedule and oversee the work and performance of others.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
* Ability to work effectively in a complex 24/7 news environment by diagnosing and resolving or developing alternate methods to overcome issues and maintain continuity in on-air broadcast
* Knowledge of Windows 7 workstations
* Knowledge of Windows Server and SQL Enterprise server preferred
* Intermediate knowledge with TCP/IP Network topologies, and basic understanding of VLANS and Cisco WAN/LAN switches preferred
* Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply solutions to meet business needs
* Knowledge of ENG/DSNG trucks, satellite systems, fiber networks
* Knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques
* In-depth understanding of broadcast standards
* Functional ability of IP networking and cross-platform operating systems and applications
* Knowledge of Audio/Video over IP Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
* Ability to interface with internal company and division personnel at various levels and outside equipment vendors and suppliers
* Ability to make decisions and work collaboratively with others to solve problems
* Ability to influence people with purpose, direction and motivation to accomplish goals
* Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate solutions to team members and other departments
* Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
* Work independently with no supervision and guidance
* Ability to work under time pressure deadlines
* Valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the state of residence

Education & Experience:

* Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technical discipline preferred or equivalent work experience
* 7+ years of Broadcast engineering experience
* 2+ years of management experience

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:

* Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
* Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
* Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
* Participation in an established on-call rotation

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15900
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

The main responsibility as an Assistant Chief Engineer is to assist Chief Engineers in maintaining on-air facilities and assisting in off-air emergencies. Primary responsibilities include installation, maintenance and repair of equipment, broadcast systems and technologies in all technical areas of a modern radio group. Build out projects as assigned, and work supervised or as part of a team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• High power RF systems (directional AM, FM, HD, STL.)
• Studio Systems (radio automation, consoles, production, and remotes.)
• Power and electrical support systems (generators, UPS, etc.)
• Monitoring and remote-control systems.
• Digital content delivery systems (streaming audio, datacasting.)
• Business continuity planning, understanding and implementation.
• FCC rules and knowledge of compliance and weekly log review process.
• IT/Networking, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance is also required.

Experience and Education:

• Qualified candidates should have at least eight years of broadcast radio engineering experience.
• Must have experience in the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of transmitters, and associated RF equipment. Directional AM experience a plus.
• Quick response to technical issues with a customer service and solutions-based approach is required. After hours and weekend work required as needed.
• SBE and other certifications a plus and ongoing certifications and training will be required.
• Strong communication skills and excellent documentation skills are required.
• Experience with the budgeting process a plus.

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.)
• Occasional night and weekend work may be required.
• Valid and clean Texas Driver License.
• Must be computer literate.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15892
Organization Type:
– Other: Radio Group/Satellite Network
Job Title: Other: Staff Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

We are looking for a qualified candidate to join our team. The Network Broadcast Engineer is responsible for support and assistance with all technical aspects of Company operations including occasional travel to radio stations across the country. Responsibilities include the installation, diagnostics and maintenance of studio and broadcast audio equipment, wiring, interface & processing; high-power RF transmission systems; general electronics; and satellite uplink/downlink communications. Previous high power RF experience is required. We offer a good salary and the best benefits package in America. We strongly prefer someone who has a servant's heart, willing to comply with our standards, a people person, as well as a team player. Our engineering staff is comprised of conservative, practicing Christians. This is NOT an IT job.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15893
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities will include:

• Maintenance, repair and upgrade of existing equipment and systems to ensure 24/7 operation of the television and radio stations and PEG channels;
• Research, design and installation of new equipment and systems to improve efficiency and reliability of broadcast and cable outlets;
• Manage engineering staff, determining priorities and ensuring timely and accurate completion of tasks and project;
• Review and, where appropriate, update all existing documentation outlining engineering procedures and protocols and system diagrams;
• Generate engineering procedures and documentation, including diagrams, for any new equipment and systems;
• Manage engineering staff at all designated technical locations, including master control, production and transmission sites;
• Manage and coordinate work of contracted vendors including maintenance, repair and other technical consultants;
• Coordinate, where appropriate, with other City agencies for the completion of assigned tasks;
• Manage the purchase and inventory of all equipment and systems at all designated technical locations;
• Provide regular written communications to supervisor and other management as required;
• Ensure that all work is completed in compliance with all FCC and other regulatory requirements.

The position’s responsibilities include commitment to and compliance with the City’s EEO policy.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

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

or

2. An associate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 12 credits in the field of voice and/or data telecommunications or in a pertinent, scientific, technical, electronic or related area and five years of experience as described in "1" above;

or

3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and one year of the specialized experience as described in "1" above and must possess the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills:

The preferred candidate should possess the following:

• A Motor Vehicle license valid in the State of New York may be required for some assignments. This license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment;
• At least 5 years of broadcast engineering experience, at least two years of which should be in a management or other position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical /Mechanical Engineering preferred;
• Should be proficient with High Definition video play out servers, routers, automation systems and KVM systems, broadcast TV encoders, transmitters and standards, RF operation and repair, Video Routers, IP Video Switchers, Automation Systems, networking knowledge, IP configuration, command prompt testing/pinging, troubleshooting knowledge of entire system comprised of multiple components and micro systems based on reading wiring diagrams and router and other lists, knowledge of wiring diagrams, AutoCAD drawings Evertz, Pebble Beach, Audio Vault, and Axia a plus;
• SBE Certification is a plus;
• Should be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment; be able to work flexible hours, 24/7 as equipment/issues arise.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15894
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Tampa
Job Description:

Responsibilities :

We are currently seeking a Chief Engineer for a full time staff position. The Chief Engineer is responsible for supporting the day to day mission critical systems and processes of a television station and news operation. You will focus on building, maintaining, and supporting a broadcast and IT infrastructure that includes but is not limited to RF transmission, broadcast equipment, post production, media encoders and software. You will also assist IT in technology implementation and basic support such as hardware and software installations as well as patching. This position is primarily located at our Tampa, Florida station but is part of our Central Florida Technology Team and may be called upon to support our other stations in Fort Myers as well as Orlando.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide Maintenance Support to our newsroom systems, as well as hands-on design and implementation of new technologies in a 24/7 environment.
• Evaluate and perform root-cause analysis on escalated issues.
• Track issues through resolution utilizing issue tracking system.
• Perform hardware and software installations.
• Maintain and support transmission facilities, ensuring operation in accordance with FCC standards.
• FCC Chief Operator responsibilities.
• Monitor and maintenance compliance with all FCC standards such as EAS.
• Interface with vendors and manufactures to address support issues as well as research and plan future initiatives including budgeting.
• Effectively lead projects using project management best practices to ensure initiatives are delivered on time and on budget, while balancing varying priorities of simultaneous projects.
• Have a strong understanding of current server and storage technologies.
• Provide excellent and timely customer service and support.
• Provide training and develop standard operating best practice documentation to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Be a professional and articulate, proactive communicator with a coaching and mentoring attitude.
• Ability to maintain standards and compliance, manage change controls, solve complex problems and take action on decisions.
• Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or similar, with 5+ years of related experience preferred. Equivalent experience in Broadcast, Digital Media, Post Production or vendor experience considered.
• Experience with digital broadcast transmitters.
• Emergency On-site 365/24/7 Support.
• Basic understanding of AutoCAD.
• Proven ability to read technical documentation and signal flows.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Must be willing to work in Tampa, Florida.
• Must be willing to travel and support other stations outside standard hours and on weekends with short notice.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Ability to lift and carry 35+ pounds of gear.

Desired Characteristics :

• Bilingual (English/Spanish)
• Hands on experience with newsroom computer systems.
• Hands on experience with newsroom production and automation.
• Hands on experience with post production software support such as Adobe Premiere, Avid, and Final Cut pro or similar.
• Proven understanding of asset management and digital distribution concepts, servers and streaming platforms.
• Solid knowledge of file-based delivery, compression, transcoding and streaming technologies.
• Highly customer focused and very responsive.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Strong desire to learn and cross-train in new technologies.

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15895
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Technologist
Location: NH
Job Description:

The Broadcast Technologist position is an entry level position providing support for end users and technical systems. This a hands-on position in a mid-sized news oriented broadcast television environment.

Job responsibilities include:

* Windows OS installation and support
* Provide technical guidance and support to end users
* Office 365 production suite installation/support
* System & Application installation/updates
* Browser configuration and support
* Imaging and systems deployment
* Windows Server OS experience
* Basic LAN/WAN connectivity experience
* Active Directory experience in a domain environment

Experience Requirements:

* Desktop OS proficiency & understanding
* Systems connectivity & functionality
* Mobile device knowledge and support
* Broadcast Applications knowledge
* Advanced troubleshooting/analytical skills
* Excellent problem-solving abilities and skill in prioritizing issues
* Security awareness & preventative efforts

Qualifications Requirements:

* Minimum 2 years’ experience in IT
* 2+ years’ experience in the broadcast environment
* Good analytical & technical problem-solving skills
* Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines
* Good interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude, team player
* Maintain Corporate Standards, Policies, and Procedures

Education:

* College or Technical School degree preferred
* MTA – Fundamentals of IT, MTA – IT Infrastructure preferred

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15888
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineer Supervisor
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:
This is a full-time position for someone with an interest in working at and managing technical operations at a major market broadcast AM and FM facility. This is an opportunity to work in a modern multi-station New York City radio cluster with studios located in Manhattan and transmitting facilities at the Empire State Building as well as 50KW AM facilities in the Bronx and New Jersey.

This is a hands-on position on the front lines of engineering.

* Primary responsibilities include all aspects of planning, installing and maintaining systems for the 4 FM, 3AM and National Sports Network associated with the our New York radio cluster.
* The engineer filling this position will be required to effectively communicate with programming as well as outside facilities where many of our high profile New York sports teams operation.
* Must have at least 5 years large market radio engineering experience.
* Experienced with broadcast studio systems, Technical Operations Center operations, High power AM and FM transmitters and Basic IT skills are a must.
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, with skills in Visio are desirable.
* Able to perform basic network configuration tasks and troubleshoot broadcast IT systems. Will be required to learn and support Wide Orbit, Burli, NeoScreener and Axia platforms, as well as Comrex IP Codecs and ISDN codecs.
* Capable of effectively managing your own time as well as managing complex projects and staff to meet cluster objectives.
* Must be able to work well under pressure while remaining calm, day or night and be able to effectively triage in challenging situations with a customer service focus and positive attitude.
* This is an IBEW position that requires excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal. Prior union membership not required.
* Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, climb ladders, and grasp objects and work in a physically active setting.
* General Class FCC license/SBE Certification is a plus. Bachelor’s degree or related certifications a plus.
* Valid state driver’s license for operation of company vehicles is required. Personal vehicle is required for emergencies.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15887
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

We seek an Assistant Chief Engineer to assist with overseeing the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assists in managing all aspects of the Engineering Department.
• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter sites.
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Assists with managing engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets.
• Manages and coordinates fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems.
• Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology systems.
• Repairs and maintains station building infrastructures.
• Assists in maintaining station vehicle fleet, including live satellite trucks.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Requirements & Skills:

• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
• Minimum three years' experience with a television broadcasting environment.
• Familiarity with Avid-related software/hardware products a plus
• Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours, as needed

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

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

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15886
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MT
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a broadcast engineer in big sky country. This is an opportunity to become part of a great state-wide engineering team and work with the number 1 stations in the state. If you enjoy the outdoors, doing something different every day and have a passion for news and engineering this is your opportunity. We offer great benefits and pay equivalent to larger markets.

We are looking for a self-motivated person with 3+ years in broadcast maintenance or equivalent schooling, can perform IT operations, work well with others and has working knowledge of master control and news production. There is a heavy emphasis on news gathering equipment including cameras, VTR’s, wireless gear, and live equipment. This position will require you to work inside and out in the elements. You will be riding a snowmobile, drive a snow cat or 4X4 to the transmitter sites.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15889
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AL
Job Description:

The Broadcast and Digital Network Chief Engineer is responsible for all broadcast equipment and systems supporting the Company and a network of broadcast towers in southeast Alabama. Equipment and systems include, but are not limited to, television master control, servers, automation, radio and television studio equipment, fiber optic networks, microwave system, distribution to cable companies, over the air distribution via three FM radio transmitters, HVAC, and more.

In addition to other duties as assigned, the Chief Engineer is an integral part of arranging leases on Company owned towers. The Chief Engineer monitors broadcast licenses and license renewal schedules for radio and the microwave system.

The Chief Engineer supervises a staff of engineers and reports to the Director of the Broadcast and Digital Network.

Preferred experience includes the following:

1. Associate degree or greater
2. Ten years of experience
3. Broadcast Engineering Certification
4. FCC license
5. Society of Broadcast Engineer (SBE) certification
6. Experience meeting grant requirements for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, specifically the Community Service Grant.

Driving may be necessary but is not a primary responsibility

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On-call availability and some evening and weekend hours are required to maintain continuous operations.

- Ability to bend, lift and carry up to 40 pounds, as well as climb on ladders and step stools.
- Physical and manual dexterity to work in small spaces and with cables, dials, knobs and similar equipment.

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15881
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

We are looking for passionate, talented and driven individuals with an eagerness to join the best and most dedicated in gathering, producing and delivering live sporting events and ancillary programming. Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant and timely information about the teams they love.

The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the installation and maintenance of all equipment associated with IT Operations, including some related broadcasting systems. This position provides technical support during productions and live events related to the network and it’s a 24/7 support role and requires expert level knowledge and mentoring capabilities.

Emphasis: IT Operations

The position will primarily be responsible for maintaining all hardware and software systems related to the day to day operation of the network under the direction of the IT Manager. This position provides top-level support for all systems and assists junior engineers in troubleshooting problems. This includes, but is not limited to Windows, Linux, VMware, Citrix, Dalet and related storage systems. This role ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 enterprise environment. The engineer must interface closely with systems users and team to identify and correct problems.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

- Maintain Active Directory and all related Windows server systems
- Maintain VMware and all related systems including Virtual Center
- Maintain 3PAR and Netapp storage systems
- Maintain Citrix and all published applications in our environment
- Secure all servers and maintain them up to date with their security patches
- Manage VEEAM backups of all systems and their recovery process
- Maintain SQL databases and their respective backups
- Maintain monitoring systems and respond to notification alerts
- Maintain all server hardware and respective updates
- Manage application software updates
- Manage Anti-virus server and keep environment safe of malware/exploits
- Run auditing process using SOX compliance principals
- Follow ITIL 3.0 fundamentals
- Manage escalations from team members and Broadcasting team
- Create flowcharts, Visio diagrams, and other project documentation
- Follow change control process
- Support 24/7/365 Network

Required Qualifications:

- 7 to 10 years’ expertise with Windows Active Directory. Windows 2012 R2 and 2016 Server Preferred.
- 7 years plus experience with storage technologies like 3PAR and Netapp.
- 7 years plus with VMware infrastructure
- 5 to 7 years’ experience working with Citrix environments
- 7 to 9 years’ experience working with HP ProLiant server line
- 7 to 9 years’ experience of Symantec Enterprise Protection server
- Knowledge and configuration on HPSIM server
- Knowledge and configuration of HP iLO
- Knowledge on fiber and iSCSI storage connectivity
- Experience with VEEAM backups and recovery methods
- Experience installing and imaging servers
- Knowledge running auditing process for a mid-size corporation following SOX compliance
- Knowledge of broadcasting systems like Dalet is a plus.
- 5 to 7 years’ experience with Solarwinds or equivalent monitoring software
- Knowledge configuring and managing Microsoft Windows and SQL Clusters
- Experience installing and managing SQL 2014 databases
- PowerShell scripting a plus
- Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

Preferred Qualification:

- Ability to mentor junior engineers and provide recommendations for new systems
- Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
- Ability to work independently on assignments and report back on progress
- Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
- Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
- Flexible during times of change.
- Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
- Must be willing and able to learn, understand, and grow with the business.
- Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
- Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Education & Experience:

- Computer Science Degree or similar discipline and/or seven (7) years equivalent IT work experience.
- Microsoft, VMware and Citrix certifications are pluses.
- Netapp or 3PAR training a plus.
- Leadership/Staff Accountability:
- Hands-on role that may also lead, assign, train, schedule and oversee the work of other staff members.
- Communicate Technologies to both Broadcasting and IT teams.

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

- Office Environment
- Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
- Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
- Dexterity of hands, fingers to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other compute components
- Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support.
- Participate in an established on-call rotation
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds at varying distances

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15882
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

We are looking for passionate, talented and driven individuals with an eagerness to join the best and most dedicated in gathering, producing and delivering live sporting events and ancillary programming. Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant and timely information about the teams they love.

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

- Provide Tier 1 level technical support of broadcast related operating systems.
- Provide hands on engineering support at the client (software interface) level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas:
- Studio Production
- Master Control Operations
- Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies)
- Newsroom
- Remote production
- Work with vendors to help troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades.
- Assist Broadcast Engineer II & III with the maintenance of Broadcast related hardware and software systems.
- Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents.
- Assist in the training of operations personnel.
- Assist in the installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
- Utilize facility and system documentation to facilitate support activities.
- Monitoring, test and measurement of critical systems.
- Support remote productions as a technician.
- Communicate major outages to department managers.

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

- Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.
- Must be able to solve basic problems.
- Skills to grow into a subject matter expert.
- Ability to install and configure PC and Mac Workstations.
- Knowledge of networking, Mac, Windows and PC operating systems.
- Basic understanding of IT Networking, Firewalls and Fiber-Optics.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Versio.
- Troubleshooting skills - Basic
- Knowledge/ability to apply terminations/connectors to various types of network cables such as coaxial, twisted pair, and optical fiber cables that carry SDI video, AES audio, RF and IP signals Connector Types include BNC, N, F, RJ-4S, and D-sub-miniature.
- Good written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work in an operator capacity as required.
- Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge.
- Basic broadcast equipment knowledge/experience should include:
- Cameras- Field, Studio
- Digital record devices - Tape Machines, Disc recorders
- Video Switchers - Routing, production
- Basic knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques.
- Routing Switchers - Evertz EQX, Xenon; Production Switchers - Sony MVS 8000 series, Ross, Tricaster; Studio Cameras - Sony HDC-1500 & HDC-2400; Newsroom Systems - Dalet Galaxy Client, OneCut editor, Brio playout server, Rundown; Production Automation - Ross Overdrive, CamBot robotics; Master Control Systems - Evertz Quartz MC Switcher, Imagine ADC automation, Versio, Evertz Closed Caption Encoders; Digital Asset Management Systems - Dalet Galaxy, Spectralogic T950 Library & Black Pearl Data mover, Quantum Tier 1 & Tier 2 SAN's with StorNext, XenData data mover, TelestreaM Vantage transcoders, Aspera & Signiant Internet file transfer; Terminal Equipment- Evertz DA's, Frame Sync, Up/Down/Cross Converters, Delays, Audio Embed/De-embedders, Multiviewers; Encoders - ATEME Titan & CM5000, Evertz 7882ENC, 3480, Adtec EN 91, 100; Decoders - ATEME DM5000, Evertz 7882DEC, Adtec 60, 71, Cisco 9854, Erricson 8200; Video Test & Measurement - Tektronix WFM 8300, WVR 8300 , Imagine VTM Series , AVCOM SNG2500C; VTR's & Media Recorders - Sony HDW-D1800 HDCam, PMW-1000 XDCam, BVW Series BetaCam, Panasonic AJ-HD1400 DVCPro, AJA KiPro; Video Servers - Imagine Nexio Farad/Volt, Dalet Brio, Evertz Dream Catcher, EVS, Volicon, Mira; Post Production - Adobe Premiere, CC, Avid ProTools, Dalet OneCut
- Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

- Familiarity with the following broadcast standards: SMPTE 259, 292M, MXF; TU-R Rec.709, 601; MPEG 2, MPEG 4; EIA RS-422, RS-232

Certifications (Desired):

- SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) - CTO
- Network - CCENT

Education & Experience:

- Associates Degree in Technical discipline or two (2) years equivalent work experience

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

- Office environment
- Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
- Varying schedule as a result of changing production, games and news coverage requirements
- Dexterity of hands, fingers to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other compute components
- Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call sport. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and loss of staff members
- Participate in an established on call rotation
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds varying distances

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15883
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: IL
Job Description:

We are looking for an engineering manager to join our team in Chicago. The full position details are available via the link below, but here is a very brief synopsis of the position: This position will assist the DoE in overseeing all engineering and support needs for the Company both in Chicago, and for our owned and operated stations throughout the country. This position may include up to 50% travel (at least initially) assisting outside stations with issues.

As a ministry organization, we consider our relationship to our Creator to be above all, and a suitable candidate would need to believe the same, both in word and in deed.

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15877
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: KY: Louisville
Job Description:

Qualified candidate must be self-starter, team player with excellent communication and people skills and can hit the ground running. Responsibilities include project management, and installation, repair and maintenance of all television station equipment. Minimum 4 years of experience in broadcast engineering or related field and proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking required. Advanced electronics education or military electronics training a plus. RF experience with broadcast transmitters also a plus.

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15878
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast & IT Systems Specialist
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Broadcast and IT Systems Specialist.

Responsibilities include providing technical and IT troubleshooting for all systems, installing, configuring, and maintaining broadcast and IT equipment, interfacing with third party vendors and support technicians as well as responding to help desk tickets and calls. Other duties include testing and updating software, leading projects for new system installations, adhering to IT policies and best practices for Broadcast IT Infrastructure, facility support and completing regular training and continuing education.

Candidate must have a passion for and be comfortable working with current IT and TV technologies, concepts and emerging trends. This individual must be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast paced environment, working both independently and as part of a diverse team. The ideal candidate must excel in our departmental foundations of communication, customer service, accountability, planning and preparation, and responsiveness. Additionally, there must be an ability to work a schedule that may include weekdays, nights, weekends, and holidays and be willing to be on call or work overtime. Strong troubleshooting skills for computer workstations, laptops, software, broadcast systems, and servers is required as is excellent organizational and documentation skills. Qualified candidates must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Preferred qualifications include an advanced knowledge of new and traditional TV broadcast equipment and systems including but not limited to master control and newsroom automation, routers, asset management systems, non-linear editing systems, and networked storage systems. Knowledge of IT networks, enterprise software platforms, switches, cloud technologies, and virtual machines as well as experience in installation and implementation of broadcast and IT systems. A proven track record managing projects and experience using AutoCAD and Microsoft Visio are preferred.

Associate degree in a television, engineering, or IT related field, or at least five years’ experience in TV or IT related industry is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15879
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: IT
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 matter. 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. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15880
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: WA
Job Description:

Ensure our television production and transmission meets audio, video and technical standards to reach more people, build a strong organization and inspire a smarter world

Key Job Responsibilities:

I. Administer Broadcast Systems:

- Create preventative maintenance schedules and conduct preventive maintenance.
- Administer network, media storage, archive and edit systems in broadcast and production environments.
- Administer, analyze, diagnose and repair broadcast servers and other systems that are part of the broadcast network.
- Follow best practices for maintaining the security, availability and integrity of broadcast and production media systems and data.
- Support Broadcast Equipment.
- Support installation, maintenance, repair, and monitoring of broadcast equipment: master control, cameras, routing switchers, converters, monitoring, and test equipment.
- Collaborate with Engineering team to maintain systems documentation.
- Collaborate with Engineering team to design implementation of broadcast and production systems.

II. Collaborate:

- Must be able to communicate effectively within the Engineering department and with other departments.
- Work with Communication Technician to support transmission.
- Work with Producers, Directors and Production Managers to identify technical production requirements.
- Work with IT Department to support the security, availability and integrity of broadcast systems and data interfacing with IT managed systems.
- Establish and maintain relationships with vendors, manufacturers, contractors, and broadcasters.
- Support Engineering Manager in developing the annual engineering operating budget and capital budget.
- Train others to use broadcast systems.
- Function as Engineer-in-Charge (“EIC”) during studio and remote productions.
- Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Education and Experience:

- AA degree in electronic, network or computer technology from an accredited technical school or equivalent experience required.
- Understanding of a broad range of computer operating systems, applications and hardware required.
- Experience planning, implementing and administering network infrastructure including managed switches, cabling and other network equipment required.
- Solid understanding of TCP/IP protocols (e.g. HTTP, FTP, SNMP, NTP) and how TCP/IP-based services work (DNS, DHCP) required.
- Understanding of IPv4 layer 2/3 networking technology, including NAT
- Experience in broadcast television preferred.
- Working knowledge and ability to operate and maintain audio, video, broadcast electronics preferred.
- Project Management experience preferred.
- CAD skills preferred.

Physical Requirements:

- Ability to regularly type on a keyboard.
- Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 30 pounds required.
- Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Washington State driver’s license.
- Ability tou se a variety of hand tools, power tools.
- Ability to work outside regular business hours as needed.

We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. This is a full time, regular, bargaining unit position.

Post Date: 01/03/2019
Job #: 15873
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Other: Senior Engineer: Broadcast/Digital Media Systems Design
Location: CA: Greater Los Angeles Area
Job Description:

We seek an experienced engineer as a technical leader and individual contributor on projects to design and build television broadcasting and digital media systems and facilities for our clients, who include some of the largest companies in media and entertainment.

This is a client-facing, staff position in our Glendale (Los Angeles) office, with occasional travel to client locations throughout the United States.

Qualifications:

• Familiarity with a broad range of television broadcasting and digital media technologies, gained over at least 4 to 6 years of professional work experience.
• Demonstrated ability to design video, audio control, time code, communications, and IP network systems, as found in first-class broadcast, production, or post production facilities, and to create and revise connection and layout drawings using AutoCAD software.
• Ability to develop and interpret functional requirements; perform all levels of detailed design; and organize and share appropriate work assignments within a design team.
• Experience with systems engineering processes, including requirements management, testing (and test plan development), and configuration management.
• Competence in design issues related to human factors.
• Excellent written, verbal, and graphical communication skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio software.
• Ability to develop and maintain good professional relations with clients, vendors, and colleagues, sometimes in challenging situations under deadline pressure.
• Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 01/03/2019
Job #: 15875
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

Duties involve the installation, maintenance, and repair of broadcast equipment such as field and studio cameras, switchers, audio consoles, servers, microwave and satellite receive equipment. We are looking for an all-around maintenance engineer to provide technical support for live, local news, and work as part of a team to maintain our technical facility. The right candidate will be able to troubleshoot and repair systems and individual pieces of equipment. Job duties may include anything from building cables to configuring routers or HD encoders. Good company, big operation, and a fun place to work with lots of live news and entertainment programming.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Install new equipment and document signal flow and wiring
· Perform alignment and repairs of equipment
· Troubleshoot broadcast systems
· Assist studio and field crews with operations as needed

Qualifications:

Required:
* Degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent job experience.
* Minimum 3 years’ experience in equipment installation and maintenance at a television broadcast facility.
* Strong background in areas of broadcast hardware, software and experience with a digital plant.
* Must be a team player and a self-starter.

Preferred:

* SBE Certification preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 01/03/2019
Job #: 15876
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: MA: Chicopee
Job Description:

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

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Experience Required:

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

Post Date: 12/21/2018
Job #: 15871
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a maintenance engineer, responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast equipment in accordance with good engineering practice. A successful candidate must be a highly-motivated professional with strong studio, remote, and IT skills and a willingness to learn RF. The Maintenance Engineer must be able respond quickly to after-hours emergencies at the station or “remote-in” by computer if warranted.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Install and maintain all IT and broadcast equipment at the studio and remote locations
• Familiarity with Ross Overdrive and Acuity Switcher, Ross Xpression graphics systems, AVID editing systems, AVID iNews, TVU, Vinten Robotic Pedestals, and Harmonic X2S encoders is desirable.
• Proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking.
• Assist in maintaining three ENG trucks and two DSNG trucks and four TVU systems.
• Assist with building and facility maintenance.
• Work amicably and professionally with other Departments, News, Sales, Production, Promotion, etc.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
• Minimum five years' experience in a television broadcasting environment.
• Strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with even temperament.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Driver’s license and an insurable driving record required.
• SBE Broadcast Engineer Certification CBTE, CSTE or CPBE is desirable.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Maintenance Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with others, make decisions without supervision, lift 50-lbs, work outdoors in all weather conditions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Post Date: 12/21/2018
Job #: 15870
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer: Senior Technician
Location: MN
Job Description:

We seek a problem solving, self-starting Senior Technician for our Engineering Department who is a solid team player with good communication skills.

The Senior Technician must have the ability to operate, troubleshoot and repair equipment related to television broadcast facilities, including, but not limited to:

• Digital microwave & satellite systems
• Mpeg encoders and decoders
• Television broadcast transmitters
• Cameras and associated robotic systems
• Master Control and studio production equipment
• Broadcast and production automation Systems
• Mobile production systems (ENG/SNG and bounded cellular)

Additionally the candidate must:

• Possess a thorough familiarity with computer hardware
• Knowledgeable in Windows and Linux operating systems
• Understand computer networking concepts
• Be able to read and create technical schematics and documents

Furthermore the successful candidate will:

• Be able to carry 40 pounds for a distance of 300'
• Climb ladders, and work outdoors.
• Be a graduate of an electronics training school or equivalent experience.
• Have SBE certification and/or FCC General Class License.
• Be a positive station citizen
• Always present a customer-service minded attitude

Work shifts will include weekends and holidays. Must be flexible for last-minute scheduling changes as this job is live programming / news-driven.

This is a Union position, must join IBEW Local 292.

All other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

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