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Post Date: 05/19/2017
Job #: 7876
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Radio-TV Engineer/Digital Media Arts Center Manager
Location: MA: Franklin
Job Description:

Reporting to the Communications Coordinator, this position will be responsible for the programmatic, operations, and technical needs of the Digital Media Arts Center, and meet FCC technical requirements.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

A. Support the technical operations of the studios and the Digital Media Arts Center (DMAC).
B. Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair audio/video/computer equipment, which may include developing RFPs for proposed equipment.
C. Support remote broadcasts for the Company and sponsored video/audio streaming events.
D. Provide support with the audio/video production classes.
E. Manage the College’s Digital Media Arts Center and supervise work-study students and interns.
F. Assist students working in the Radio Studio and audio/video production labs including helping with programming and training students on how to use equipment.
G. Meet technical/studio needs of the Communication faculty.
H. Respond to trouble shooting calls for technical situations/emergencies (24/7), and work after regular hours as applicable in response to College and staffing needs.
I. Maintain computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the Digital Media Arts Center, establish procedures to ensure all computer based equipment is operational and secure.
J. Manage all licensure and software registrations.
K. Perform preventative maintenance and/or troubleshooting on all equipment, including but not limited to; transmitters, video cameras, audio & video switching and routing systems, processing and monitoring equipment, computer based audio and video editing systems, and remote broadcast equipment used for audio and video streaming.
L. Maintain transmitter reading logs per FCC regulations, ensure Nielsen rating system and EAS system is functional at all times and is up to date on all FCC rules and regulations.
M. Initiate orders for repair and replacement items; recommend new equipment purchases.
N. Advise faculty on new and emerging technologies in the fields of radio and television production.
O. Develop relationships with vendors, product technical support and software specialists.
P. Work with various department across campus providing video/audio production assistance.
Q. Insure proper operation and conformity with FCC license and regulations, including transmitter maintenance.
R. Possibility to teach relevant classes in the field, if applicable. Other
S. Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications:

Associate’s degree from an accredited institution in a relevant field is required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. A minimum of 3 years related technical experience in a television/radio studio work environment including experience working with digital media tools and software required. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is essential. Strong customer service, interpersonal and communication skills required. Familiarity with FCC requirements related to TV/Radio highly sought. Possession of SBE Certification highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Walk, bend, stand for long periods of time, work in front of a computer screen, deal with stressful situations. Present to students/staff. May lift objects up to and over 50 pounds. Work may be performed in an external environment with exposure to inclement weather and varying temperatures. Hours and schedule may vary outside of regular work schedule depending on need. Flexible schedule and ability to support Center 24/7 required.

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7863
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

The role is a critical part of the Technology & Operations leadership team in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated advanced capability in the design, implementation and management of broadcast Engineering and IT technologies and operational models within a mission critical broadcasting environment; specifically in Local News. The candidate will focus on excellence, quality and enhancing capabilities; both technology and staff


Job Duties:

* Oversee the end-to-end delivery of all the Station core broadcast and IT infrastructure that are in daily use
* Leverage new technology to develop innovative solutions for complex architecture and operational challenges
* Lead and manage multiple projects from conceptual stage through design to launch including budget tracking and reporting
* Maintain the reliability of all critical on-air systems with zero downtime as the goal
* Develop new workflows designed to improve quality and reduce flaws
* Design and implement permanent technical solutions
* Develop and help manage annual operating and capital budgets
* Strategic planning and initiatives
* Risk Management: Assess all issues, adds, changes in order to mitigate impact to station
* Manage issue tracking in SharePoint and ensure Root Cause analysis and prompt closure of open tickets.
* Make new technology recommendations, identify best practices and establish high operating standards
* Develop and document best operational practices (SOP’s and Engineering Documents) and ensure adherence
* Implement and adhere to strict change management procedures
* Grow and develop Engineering and IT staff
* Interface with all levels of management & user community
* Work closely with key business unit leaders
* Forge and foster positive relationships with Infrastructure & support teams external to WRC e.g. Facilities, Broadcast Operations/Engineering, Corporate IT
* Seek opportunities to reduce spend/increase newsgathering efficiency by implementation of smart technology
* On call 24/7/365
* Travel as needed

Basic Qualifications:

* Minimum 5 years of managing mission critical Broadcast/IT environments at a TV Station: preferably in News
* Extensive experience in Broadcast Systems, Networking, Servers, Desktop, Monitoring, end user support

Additional Job Requirements:

* Must be willing to work in Washington, D.C.
* Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
* Must be 18 years or greater.
* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
* Must be available on evenings and some weekends

Desired Qualifications:

* Hands on engineer capable of managing and coaching a diverse staff of engineers and technicians
* In depth understanding of complex systems including: ATSC On-Air systems; Automation, Studios, Control Rooms, Transmitters; Communications technologies; Monitoring, and internet technologies
* In depth understanding of Station’s IT infrastructure, networking, servers, desktops and remote sites
* Liaise with corporate IT and ensure WRC is adhering to company policies, security practices & standards
* Responsible for the management and tracking of all department assets
* Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
* Experience in building large scale systems to support business

Project Management:

* Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management & user community
* Cisco certifications

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7864
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT/Digital Manager
Location: DC
Job Description:

The ideal candidate will have a track record in systems administration, support and upgrades of large scale IT/Broadcast centric technologies within Media. Experience in IT based technologies within a 24/7/365 News production environment is desirable.

Duties include:

* Supervise Station Systems Analysts and IT Tech Support personnel
* Forge and foster positive relationships with internal clients and external support teams
* Provide support, maintenance and upgrades across all IT based systems
* Administer servers, storage, networking, mobile devices, Lap Tops, software and security updates
* Provide first class support to newsroom users and associated critical production systems
* Plan, design, implement projects as assigned
* Develop a close working relationship with Corporate and Division IT & support teams
* Bring new ideas and operational practices to enhance the overall effectiveness of the team
* Maintain vigilance around Security of systems and work with Corporate Security to ensure compliance
* Work closely with key vendors including support, projects and evaluating new technology offerings
* Adhere to policies, procedures, and best practices
* Partner with Studio Operations, Engineering and Field Operations groups to troubleshoot and maintain systems and complete technology projects.
* Lead and manage multiple projects from conceptual stage through to launch including budget tracking and reporting.
* Seek opportunities to reduce spend/increase newsgathering efficiency by implementation of smart technology
* Administration and Support of mission critical News production systems including but not limited to: Dalet Digital Asset Management, Isilon Storage, Omneon Servers, Panasonic P2 workflows, video codecs and transcoding, edit platforms including Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier, Ross Automated Production Control, WSI Traffic and Weather systems, Chyron & Ross Expression graphics
* Creation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for existing and new workflows
* Ensure staff is highly trained, cross trained and able to function independently with accuracy
* Project management, risk mitigation and on-time delivery
* Administration and support of Mobile devices (IOS/Android/Hot Spots), Web based technologies, VOD encoding and Windows & Apple Desktops
* WAN/LAN network and security management including remote sites
* Administration of Active Directory Users & Groups, Servers (including VMs)
* Administration of Cisco Networking devices
* Evaluation and implementation of Broadcast and IT technologies in order to drive station operations, efficiency and competiveness.
* Capital recommendations in order to develop and enhance technology infrastructure
* Adhere to strict change management procedures and perform systems outage management

Basic Qualifications:

* Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
* Minimum 5 years working in a mission critical Broadcast/IT environments
* Minimum 3 years in a managerial role
* Experience in administrating large scale systems to support business needs
* Extensive experience in Broadcast Systems, Networking, Servers, Security, Desktop, Lap Top, Monitoring as well as supporting a large user base
* Experience with Digital Asset Management

Additional Job Requirements:

* Must be willing to work in Washington D.C.
* Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
* Must be willing and available to be on-call and work evenings, overnights, weekends and holidays as required
* Must accept Solutions as Company’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
* Must be 18 years or older

Desired Qualifications:

* Cisco certifications desired
* Microsoft Certifications desired
* Strong analytical and problem solving skills
* Experience in Field Operations desired, including Trucks, satellite, microwave, bonded cellular and IP newsgathering technologies.
* Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of an organization
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Detail orientation
* Ability to adapt and work well in a rapidly changing environment
* A team player who can also work independently and is a self-starter

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7865
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

Job Duties:

* Support day to day broadcast television, digital and IT/IP operations
* Work on projects and assist with design and implementation reviews
* Work closely within a larger team of Broadcast Engineers and IT Specialists to help bridge traditional broadcast practices with IT technologies.
* Respond to outage calls regarding technical issues
* Work with internal team members and vendors to resolve problems as necessary
* Assist with implementation of software upgrades and system expansions
* Perform periodic maintenance procedures such as system health checks and proactive system restarts
* Document support procedures specific to Network systems to be utilized by the larger Engineering, IT and Operations teams at the facility
* Manage and work on projects in the areas of Routers, Switches, LAN, WAN, WLAN, Proxies, Load Balancers, Firewalls (internet, 3rd party and internal), DMZ, Remote Access, Authentication, DNS, Intrusion Prevention/Detection Systems (IDS) and wireless authentication clients

Basic Qualifications:

* BS in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
* 4+ years of support in in a live broadcast/IT environment
* Demonstrated understanding of news operations, control systems, Network practices, systems, transmission, server based workflows and microwave, satellite, fiber and bonded cellualr systems

Additional Job Requirements:

* Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
* Must be covered by Solutions, our Company’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
* Willingness to travel and work shifts/overtime and on weekends with short notice
* Available 24/7/365

Desired Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have experience with the following systems:

* Graphics branding devices (Ross XPression, Chyron), Video Server Systems (Omneon), digital editing systems (Final Cut/Adobe Premier), Transcoding and delivery systems (Telestream Vantage), Transmission Encoding/Decoding Systems (Harmonic, Motorola, Tandberg, Cisco), Storage systems (Isilon, Omneon, SANs, NAS’), Network infrastructure (Switches, Routers, etc.) , IT Systems such as Servers, Workstations, SQL Databases, Broadcast Infrastructure (Routers, Frame Sync’s, Intercom, etc.
* CCNA/CCNP certified a plus
* Knowledge of Cisco Network equipment a plus
* VMware VCA/VCP certified a plus
* Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting & analysis
* Effective interpersonal skills
* Demonstrated successful design, planning and implementation of wide and local area network architecture, including capacity planning and technical troubleshooting
* Must have expertise in network security and access control systems and related strategies.
* Expertise working on a team with motivated cross-functional individuals focused on a common goal of delivering cutting edge solutions to meet aggressive business demands in an ever-changing environment.
* Operating Systems: Cisco IOS, NX-OS, IOS-XR, JUN-OS, Linux, MS Windows

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7868
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

We are seeking a Chief Engineer to lead our Engineering Department and keep our technical facilities optimally running. This is a management position that will oversee a vital part of our operations and staff.

Duties include supervising a staff of engineers, Master Control Operators and our IT department. Candidates must be able to juggle several daily and long-term projects simultaneously and effectively coordinate their department to get the jobs done. This position will also be the spearhead for a major FCC repack project during these next few years, so they must be able to hit the ground running.

Qualified candidates should have 5+ years as a Chief, Assistant Chief, or lead engineer at a broadcast station. Extensive knowledge about FCC requirements for broadcast stations is a major plus. Candidates should be able to effectively communicate and manage their staff and work with management at a station and a corporate level. We are looking for candidates with not only the technical knowledge, but also strong leadership skills. They must have the ability to foresee and prevent future issues and keep calm when solving a crisis.

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

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7851
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial: TCT Ministries
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MI
Job Description:

Would you like to work in an environment that compliments your faith and values your skills as an engineer? Like an opportunity to join an extremely talented engineering team and put your skills to good use in a growing inspirational television network? If so, and you have at least five years of high power TV/RF experience, excellent time management and organizational skills, fluid in digital production, master control, automation and transmission systems, we want to connect with you!

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7857
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

Coordinates radio station(s) activities concerned with acquisition, installation, maintenance, or modification of studio broadcasting equipment and transmitter site infrastructure in accordance with FCC compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Other duties may be assigned. Inspects, repairs, and maintains all broadcasting and radio station equipment including transmitters, satellite uplinks/downlinks, computer, antennas, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephones, and related equipment.
* Evaluates studio needs for broadcasting equipment and makes recommendation for improvements in technical performance of station equipment.
* Establishes procedures for operation and maintenance of studio, remote control, and all transmission equipment.
* Directs and performs testing and maintenance of studio, remote, and broadcasting equipment to ensure operational performance meets industry standards and rules and regulations of Federal Communications Commission.
* Develops modification plans for existing broadcasting equipment to improve technical performance and overall quality air sound of stations.
* Directs modification and testing of equipment t ensure operational performance meets specified standards.
* Prepares repair and maintenance schedules for studio, remote, and transmitter site broadcasting equipment to improve reliability of broadcasts.
* Provides computer hardware/network support.
* Recommends annual budget for station(s) engineering department and controls expenditures within budget limitations.

Market Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises employees in the Engineering Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

Qualifications:

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

Education and/or Experience:

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, equipment operating instructions, and FCC regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of manager, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, able to apply mathematical skill when using oscilloscopes, voltmeters, distortion analyzer, and trigonometry, basic calculus, and other provided instrumentation. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables..

Other Skills and Abilities:

Excellent mix of computer knowledge both digital and analog electronics. Knowledge of UHF and VHF transmitters and receivers, antennas and other broadcast equipment. Ability to multi-task and work long hours. Ability to respond in a timely “on-call” capacity.

Certificates, Licenses, Other Requirements:

FCC General class license or SBE Senior certification, valid driver’s license and state mandated auto insurance.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and appropriate vision needed to drive as required with a valid driver’s license.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and risk of non-ionizing radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7859
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: Burlington/Plattsburgh
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

This employee will help maintain:

• Transmitter sites, microwave relay sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and other systems.
• Production equipment including camera systems, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, audio consoles, microphones, and tracks inventory.
• News-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
• Support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, videotape machines, microphones, and intercoms.
• Conducts troubleshooting, equipment installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.

Required Skills:

• Some electrical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair and test equipment for operation. Will train on specific systems.
• Basic knowledge of computers, and some basic networking skills.
• Able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces.
• Flexible schedule to occasionally work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned.
• Able to be on-call, on a shared rotational schedule.
• Ability to work independently as well as effectively with other team members.
• Capable of following instructions, verbal and written.
• Able to work with minimal supervision.
• Able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
• Good vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.
• Valid driver’s license; position requires travel to remote transmitter and microwave sites within our region.

Education:

• Experience or on-the-job training in the troubleshooting and repair of equipment that would provide basis that can be built upon with training. (Subject to our assessment) Associates degree in Electronics Technology a plus.
• Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course a plus.
• Graduates of Electronics technical programs (credit and non-credit) encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 05/18/2017
Job #: 7860
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
– Other: Telecommunications
Job Title: Systems Engineer: RF Systems Engineer
Location: CA: Torrance
Job Description:

The RF Systems Engineer candidate will support the Director of Ground Systems with design and development of new ground station architecture as well as providing support for management of existing ground station operation and maintenance programs to insure the operability of remotely located tracking stations.

Primary Duties:

• Responsible for leading system design, development, integration, test and operations and maintenance of both new and existing ground stations
• Task planning, scheduling and coordination with local station managers and other engineers and support staff
• Organize data and records for use in preparation of various reports
• Lead and support on-site station operations when required
• Lead constant process improvement tasks for ground stations

Skills Required:

• Broad range of knowledge and experience in multiple disciplines related to ground station design and operation
• Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interface with international customers as well as senior consulting sub-contractors
• Familiarity with software development
• Proficient in matlab programming
• Hands-on design and test experience in various HW units including RF and basebandand hardware integration of a system level design

Education/Experience Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited college/university in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Aerospace, or Systems Engineering.
• 5+ years hands on ground station experience specifically with large antenna systems, RF handling, telemetry and command data processing equipment, monitor and control equipment and network communications
• Excellent communication and technical writing skills
• Must be flexible and able to handle occasional heavy workload
• Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally, some of which will include multiple-week trips
• Willing to learn and expand systems knowledge
• Familiar with proposal activities and development
• Ability to obtain Secret Security Clearance. US citizenship required.

Post Date: 05/12/2017
Job #: 7819
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Systems/Automation Engineer
Location: NJ
Job Description:

We are looking for an IT professional to provide technical support and advice to help our staff effectively use computer software and hardware in a dynamic multi-platform environment. The successful candidate will identify the hardware and software needed to provide solutions to end-users’ problems. You will also be the primary administrator of the broadcast automation systems. This position requires additional IT related responsibilities and tasks, as well as non-IT duties as assigned by supervisor or management. You will assist with server and network support, roll out computers for new employee setups, and oversee printer maintenance and repair. This position requires communication via telephone, online and face-to-face support with all of our New Jersey radio stations.

Qualifications:

• Must have minimum 3 years of tech support experience;
• Must administer and maintain the broadcast automation systems, including an AoIP systems;
• Must use Windows 2003/2008/20012 Server, Windows Ver. XP, 7 and 10, Active Directory and Microsoft Office 2010 – Office 365;
• Must maintain Windows Desktops from a functionality, security, and patch standpoint using automated tools;
• Must assist with backup (and restoration in emergencies) of data on servers;
• Must help monitor and maintain company-wide anti-virus system;
• Must compose and edit documentation for end-user training;
• Must share 24/7 on-call duties to respond to site outages and emergencies;
• Must have experience installing PC/Laptop Hardware and Software;
• Must be capable of working in a disciplined manner in a team environment, with strong organizational and analytical skills;
• Must travel within New Jersey. Valid driver’s license and good driving record are required.

Post Date: 05/12/2017
Job #: 7801
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Technology
Location: GA: Augusta
Job Description:

In this role you will:

* Oversee all aspects of continuous technical operations of the television station
* Posess knowledge of FCC rules and regulations regarding television broadcasting
* Lead our team of Master Control Operators and our IT manager.
* Ensure proper maintenance of all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems, news cameras and equipment
* Design and construct new engineering projects as directed by General Manager, Corporate and Regional Technology Leadership
*Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve master control, studio and production equipment issues
* Effectively present information and respond to general manager, corporate management, clients, viewers and general public

Post Date: 05/12/2017
Job #: 7810
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York City
Job Description:

Local News Network hiring broadcast and maintenance engineers. They are looking for engineers that have the ability to manage a production news facility, from the studio , ingest, encoding, automation, master control, distribution, playout, transmission. Someone that has expertise in one or more of the areas of broadcast engineering.

Critical Competencies for Success:

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

Post Date: 05/12/2017
Job #: 7811
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Project Engineer
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

Global television network has its hub for digital distribution in Denver, Colorado and they are seeking a project engineer. Someone that has current expertise across broadcast/video over IP, new technology for the industry. They seek someone that can perform POCs, architect/design solutions, and then manage the implementation. The type of equipment in-house now includes Evertz, Grass Valley, Miranda, Cisco, Ross, Arvato . They would like engineers with network architecture, TCP/IP, Virtual machines, UCS gear, Cloud, in addition to traditional broadcast audio and video.

Responsibilities:

• Work within project engineering team to develop and revise documentation for the installation of new broadcast equipment, cable/fiber, and necessary infrastructure.
• Create detailed signal flow diagrams with AutoCAD.
• Create high level conceptual drawings for large projects as needed.
• Manage utilization of infrastructure such as Routers, Rack Space, Power, etc.
• Specify and order required equipment and materials to complete projects
• Work with Operations to ensure project timelines are met, and project priorities and dependencies are clearly defined.
• Interface on a technical level with commissioning engineers to close out projects.
• Manage existing documentation, ensuring changes to systems are correctly documented over time
• Maintain a knowledge of current developments in broadcast technology

Qualifications:

• Strong attention to detail and appreciation for accurate documentation.
• Proven understanding of baseband video signal flow, standards, and common video infrastructure.
• Good understanding of IP infrastructure and topology.
• Self-motivated independent worker who performs well in a collaborative environment.
• Positive and professional attitude
• Strong written and verbal communications and reporting skills

Required:

• Proficient in AutoCAD, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.
• Basic scripting/programming skills
• Wide understanding of Broadcast Television technologies from Studio & Post Production to Master Control & Distribution.
• Experience with virtualization software and hardware.
•Familiarity with video encode/decode process, and understanding of format differences.
• Experience in building/maintaining a variety of file storage systems, as well as archive solutions.
• Ability to handle a multi-project work environment and manage time accordingly

Post Date: 05/12/2017
Job #: 7815
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Desktop Support Specialist
Location: DC
Job Description:

This member of the technology team provides front-line support of the Company’s user base and associated end-user systems, including desktop computers, mobile devices and other technology; supports and maintains the Company's communication and computer systems, including installation and configuration of various hardware and software; troubleshooting computer and network problems; fixing hardware and software related issues; and working with other members of the engineering department to maintain the computer network system to avoid the occurrence of hardware or software issues.

Essential Job Functions:

· Respond to and resolve technical queries and issues from staff under deadline pressure.
· Configuration of hardware and software; carrying out planned maintenance and upgrades to desktop systems and software.
· Ensure the proper operation of all computers, printers, mobile devices and other related technology.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Proficient in Windows 7 and 10 Operating systems, MS Office and Outlook versions 2010-16, and other applications typical for a business computing environment. Proficiency in Mac OS X helpful.
· Experience with industry-specific software systems, including Burli newsroom software, Enco Digital Audio Distribution (DAD) system and others is preferred.
· Experience with system setup, imaging, support, helpdesk, mobile devices, and basic LAN/WAN technologies
· Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
· Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
· Ability to function in a team environment.
· Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed, including on-call and some after-hours emergency-response.

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
· Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computer keys and general office equipment (telephone, copier, calculator, etc.) for extended periods of time.
· Ability to hear and speak clearly and follow both oral and written direction.
· The Company may make reasonable accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Post Date: 05/10/2017
Job #: 7730
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

Global television network looking for a project engineer - strong video Over IP design, architecture, engineering and maintenance. New technology focus for broadcast facilities a must

Responsibilities:

• Work within project engineering team to develop and revise documentation for the installation of new broadcast equipment, cable/fiber, and necessary infrastructure.
• Create detailed signal flow diagrams with AutoCAD.
• Create high level conceptual drawings for large projects as needed.
• Manage utilization of infrastructure such as Routers, Rack Space, Power, etc.
• Specify and order required equipment and materials to complete projects
•Work with Operations to ensure project timelines are met, and project priorities and dependencies are clearly defined.
• Interface on a technical level with commissioning engineers to close out projects.
• Manage existing documentation, ensuring changes to systems are correctly documented over time
• Maintain a knowledge of current developments in broadcast technology

Qualification:

• Strong video Over IP design, architecture, engineering and maintenance. New technology focus for broadcast facilities a must
• Strong attention to detail and appreciation for accurate documentation.
• Proven understanding of baseband video signal flow, standards, and common video infrastructure.
• Good understanding of IP infrastructure and topology.
• Self-motivated independent worker who performs well in a collaborative environment.
• Positive and professional attitude
• Strong written and verbal communications and reporting skills

Required:

• Proficient in AutoCAD, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.
• Basic scripting/programming skills
• Wide understanding of Broadcast Television technologies from Studio & Post Production to Master Control & Distribution.
• Experience with virtualization software and hardware.
•Familiarity with video encode/decode process, and understanding of format differences.
• Experience in building/maintaining a variety of file storage systems, as well as archive solutions.
• Ability to handle a multi-project work environment and manage time accordingly.

Post Date: 05/10/2017
Job #: 7771
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MA: Boston
Job Description:

A rare opportunity is available to join a major market radio engineering team to work with some of the newest state of the art technology. Duties include but are not limited to studio and transmitter maintenance and construction, as well as troubleshooting advanced 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.

Qualifications:

• Minimum seven years of radio engineering experience;
• Knowledge of RF Systems, and RF troubleshooting skills;
• Experience with radio studio construction and maintenance;
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
• Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
• Must have own transportation;
• SBE Certification a plus;
• Ensure compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations;
• Strong communication skills;
• Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance are required;

Post Date: 05/09/2017
Job #: 7307
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OR: Bend
Job Description:

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

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

Candidates must possess sound leadership abilities, strong collaboration skills, excellent verbal and written communication and a proven record in project-planning and implementation. At least two years’ experience in broadcast television engineering is required, with a four-year degree in communications, electrical engineering or information technology preferred. Must manage and perform on-call duties and work flexible hours.

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

Physical Demands:

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

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7725
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: NRG Media, LLC
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: IA
Job Description:

Successful applicants will have at least three years hands-on Chief Engineer experience, work well with the team and complete projects in a timely manner. Transmitters and NexGen digital audio experience is preferred. Strong computer background is helpful. SBE certification desired. If you have good people/communication skills, we want to talk to you!

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7726
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

Successful applicants will have at least three years hands-on Chief Engineer experience, work well with the team and complete projects in a timely manner. Transmitters and NexGen digital audio experience is preferred. Strong computer background is helpful. SBE certification desired. If you have good people/communication skills, we want to talk to you!

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7727
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WI
Job Description:

Successful applicants will have at least three years hands-on Chief Engineer experience, work well with the team and complete projects in a timely manner. Transmitters and NexGen digital audio experience is preferred. Strong computer background is helpful. SBE certification desired. If you have good people/communication skills, we want to talk to you!

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7728
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: NRG Media, LLC
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Successful applicants will have at least three years hands-on Chief Engineer experience, work well with the team and complete projects in a timely manner. Transmitters and NexGen digital audio experience is preferred. Strong computer background is helpful. SBE certification desired. If you have good people/communication skills, we want to talk to you!

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7677
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Other: Studio Engineer
Location: CT: Stamford
Job Description:

This is a project/limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 24 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Purpose:

This freelance engineering role provides mission critical broadcast support of a 24x7x365 sports production facility. Candidates will have a working knowledge of broadcast and IP networks and infrastructure within a production facility and will resolve user issues quickly by performing problem analysis and resolution of server-based record and playout systems, MPEG/J2K encoders/decoders and transmission systems, IP based video routers, fiber transport, intercom, tally, and digital audio networks.

Responsibilities:

- Support live production by responding to service requests obtained via two-way radio, phone, email, in-person, or the internal Production Support application
- Based on an understanding of technical production and network systems, determine the nature of the problem and implement an acceptable solution that meets the customer’s needs in a timely manner.
- Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues using system documentation and through collaboration with other engineers, vendors, and IT personnel.
- Participate in technical projects including documentation, installation, troubleshooting, calibration, and maintenance.
- Monitor and adjust broadcast systems to meet accepted broadcast standards using diagnostic tools such as SDI scopes, audio/data analyzers, and other equipment.
- Record critical and shift log information using the internal tracking application.
- Perform repair of audio & video broadcast equipment, including repairs at the system and board levels.
- Use vendor-specific system software (i.e. Magnum, GVG, RTS) to fulfill operator route and assignment requests.
- Basic CAD functionality including creating, redlining, and printing.
- Effectively communicate the outcomes and results of efforts to team members and users.

Qualifications/Requirements:

- Minimum 3 years of experience supporting a broadcast or IT-related video production facility.
- Experience supporting broadcast equipment from Evertz, EVS, Sony, Calrec, Lawo, GVG, Miranda, Image Video, Ericsson
- Knowledge of IP networks, LANs, switches, routers, and network diagnostic applications
- Must have strong technical skills, be resourceful and self-motivated, and possess excellent documentation and communication skills.
- Ability to work flexible hours to support a 24x7 production operation.
- Lift up to 40 lbs., climb ladders and use/drive studio scissor lifts.

Eligibility Requirements:

- Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be 18 years or older

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7688
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Digital Video Engineer
Location: CO: Colorado Springs
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, technically advanced and self-motivated Digital Video Engineer to provide support for television station technical operations – such as on-air automation systems, encoding, multiplexing, transcoding, monitoring and video/IT systems - as well as installation and maintenance of equipment at all our station locations.

This position will be based at the Broadcast Operations Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, but will work with multiple and various groups within the organization, both local and corporate, to ensure organizational effectiveness and all levels of statutory compliance. Successful candidate will be able to work independently, exhibit strong collaboration, verbal and written communication skills, and have a proven record in project-planning and implementation. At least two years’ experience in broadcast television engineering or information technology is required, with a four-year degree in communications, electrical engineering or information technology preferred. Must manage and perform on-call duties and work flexible hours.

Physical requirements of this position are: lifting objects up to 50 lbs., working on ladders and high rooftops, lifting, moving and setting television, multimedia and related production equipment, and working in tight spaces.

This is a full time position with a competitive benefits package. Candidate must possess or be able to acquire a valid Colorado driver license and submit to and pass a drug test and background check.

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7689
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: ENG/Microwave Repair Technician
Location: CA: Fresno
Job Description:

This proactive individual will succeed in the troubleshooting, repair and installation of modern digital broadcast equipment. Responsibilities include: Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of video, audio and RF systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment, ENG/SNG vehicles, remote bureaus, non-linear editing systems, ENG camera and lens repairs; tracking news equipment repairs, address issues and order replacement parts for ENG/SNG field equipment and news vehicles with minimal supervision; troubleshoot, operate or assist with transmission of satellite/RF microwave truck/bonded cellular devices from the field. Must be skilled in basic electronic maintenance and have the ability to troubleshoot and repair complex equipment. Excellent problem solving skills, ability to prioritize effectively, scheduling flexibility, and good organizational and record keeping skills required. Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds and work in confined spaces. Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in ENG/SNG operations and maintenance in a television/broadcast environment.

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7695
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: Tampa
Job Description:

Oversee equipment related to radio broadcasting systems and conduct maintenance and repair duties when necessary. Manage FM Transmissions and Transmitter/Antenna equipment. Manage and maintain Databases for News and other Radio programming applications that require an in-depth knowledge of current Information Technology. Provide Engineering and Technical support for live Radio events and productions. Assist with other broadcast related areas as assigned. This position requires a person with the acumen to work at various off-campus locations independent of direct supervision. This position is classified as essential personnel and as such is on-call 24/7.

Minimum qualifications:

- Broadcasting experience preferably radio frequency (FR) and demonstrable IT skills

Preferred qualifications:

- Associates or bachelor's Degree in a related field and three years of broadcasting experience and demonstrable IT skills.

Special Skills/Licenses/Training/Certifications Necessary:

- FCC license and or SBE Senior Broadcast Engineer certification are recommended.

Working knowledge of the following Radio specific equipment and software:

• Logitek and Wheatstone audio consoles
• BE Transmitter
• Nautel Transmitter
• Nexgen Automation
• Intraplex T-1 STL equipment
• International Datacasting satellite receivers
• Newboss Newsroom automation

Working knowledge of the following general equipment and software:

• Inter-Telephone system

Post Date: 05/05/2017
Job #: 7712
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Dir of Engineering
Location: NY
Job Description:

Successful candidate will assist the Chief Engineer in the design, planning and implementation of broadcast equipment, will lead and supervise the broadcast technical maintenance staff, maintaining operations of technical systems and equipment ensuring proper operation, will work in concert with news and production staff, and assist with equipment operational training when necessary. Will serve as the Secondary DCO, must be familiar with pertinent FCC rules

Applicant must have:

- Minimum years with practical experience in TV engineering
- Fluency in most common TV station technologies and workflows, news production and automation, NRCS and editing systems
- Broadcast equipment system planning and installation experience
- An RF maintenance background, full power TV transmitter, STL, ENG, microwave
- Supervisory experience, will be supervising engineering maintenance staff
- Effective communication skills and be able to interact with technical, IT, production staff and managers
- Effective analytical skills, be able to troubleshoot and solve technical issues, occasionally under pressure
- Strong Information Technology skills, cross over work between broadcast and IT
- Success in meeting deadlines

Post Date: 04/28/2017
Job #: 7621
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

We are seeking a person with the knowledge and ability to repair, configure and maintain all equipment as needed. This person will also provide IT support for maintenance of broadcast related servers, networks, and workstations; repair and maintain all studio, satellite, microwave, and graphics equipment. This individual will assist with the system design and installation of new equipment; provide input for new equipment purchases; and provide support for remote broadcasts.

Must be skilled in systems engineering and design and have strong knowledge of IP networking systems. A two year college degree, technical school certification or equivalent experience is preferred. Additional training in specific types of broadcast and computer equipment is preferred. Participation in an after-hours, on-call rotation is required; must be available to work odd or long hours as needed. Good, quick decision making abilities and excellent communication skills are required. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted. A pre-employment drug screening is required.

Post Date: 04/28/2017
Job #: 7641
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NY: Albany
Job Description:

We seek an experienced, motivated, and goal oriented Assistant Chief Engineer, to help in the maintenance of all technical and operational aspects of the Studio and Transmitter Facilities. This position reports directly to the Director of Technology. This position requires a strong working knowledge of a wide range of broadcast and content technologies. The Assistant Chief Engineer will work regularly with the staff, outside clients and members of the viewing and listening audiences, requiring excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

• Minimum 4 years’ experience in broadcast engineering at a broadcast, video production or cable television facility, performing hands on work on productions and live events, maintaining and updating infrastructure
• Minimum of 2 years’ of experience managing technical staff and projects including part-time and contract staff with demonstrated ability to improve performance, output and quality
• Proficient IT skills related to modern broadcast automation, and encoding systems
• Experience with both audio and video play out systems
• Experience with FM & TV transmitters and traditional microwave links
• Knowledgeable of FCC Broadcast rules and regulations
• Proven ability to successfully plan, coordinate, and execute tactically and strategically
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills including both verbal and communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to adjust to competing demands from multiple directions, and balance shifting priorities across a range of stakeholder groups
• Demonstrated ability to work through difficult and stressful situations.
• The ability to deliver work on time and at budget
• Experience with live studio and field productions
• Strong PC computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
• Ability to lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs, carry out frequent reaching, stretching, twisting and bending.
• Standing for up to two hour at one time, and sitting for extended periods.
• A valid New York State driver’s license and good driving record is required for all WMHT positions.
• Ability to maintain a flexible schedule.

Post Date: 04/27/2017
Job #: 7619
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

Qualified applicant will have experience in the design, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of a wide variety of broadcast equipment. This includes microwave, satellite, video servers and broadcast digital equipment. Candidate must exhibit an advanced knowledge of broadcast electronics, analog and digital technology, computers, LAN/WAN networks, station automation, digital UHF transmitters, related microwave and other RF equipment. Candidate should be familiar with SD/HD digital TV formats, ATSC encoders and be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the latest related technologies and FCC rules and regulations. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day, with weekend, night, on call and holiday work. Must be able to lift heavy equipment, work at heights. The successful candidate must be able to think on their feet, work well with others, and be a self-starter and a team player.

Post Date: 04/25/2017
Job #: 7576
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
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 equipment associated with a 24/7/365 television operation in a major market.

Responsibilities will include:

- Installation, repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment;
- Maintain and update broadcast standard operating procedures and systems documentation;
- Manage the engineering unit within the organization; and manage special projects and initiatives as assigned.
- The position's responsibilities include commitment to and compliance with the City's EEO policy.

Preferred Skills:

- 2 years’ experience in TV Engineering in a position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering;
- 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, trouble shooting;
- 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;
- Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment;
- Demonstrated abilities to manage projects, contractors and staff as required.

License Requirement:

- 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.

Qualification Requirements:

1. BA 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 and five years of experience as described in "1" above;

or

3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above.

(NYC Residency is required within 90 days of appointment)

Post Date: 04/21/2017
Job #: 7508
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: IT Engineer
Location: OH
Job Description:

The successful candidate must be experienced with the installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of broadcast equipment in an IT environment including but not limited to HD/SD SDI routing switchers, video servers, studio cameras, digital audio consoles, analog audio equipment, terrestrial microwave, and satellite earth stations. UHF transmitter background or experience a plus. Will work closely with the IT and Engineering managers and should have experience with PC and server operating systems and hardware, video editing and newsroom production systems. Microsoft and/or Cisco certification a plus. This candidate must be available to work a varied schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays when necessary. Must be a team player, personable, a self-starter, and physically able to lift up to 50 lbs. or more.

Post Date: 04/21/2017
Job #: 7509
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– Other: Non-Profit, Religoius Media
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: IL: Park Ridge
Job Description:

The Field Engineer ensures technical integrity of the Company owned and operated radio stations. Serves as the primary contact for technical emergencies. Coordinate weekly maintenance and repair visits. Implements quality control/sound strategies and policies and procedures for local radio station management.

Position is located in Park Ridge, IL and will require approximately 30% of overnight travel.

Post Date: 04/21/2017
Job #: 7515
Organization Type:
– Other: Radio Network
Job Title: Other: Network Staff Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

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

Post Date: 04/21/2017
Job #: 7516
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Position Summary:

We seek a Chief Engineer to oversee 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. Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Manages 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 with corporate leadership to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Manages 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.
• Working knowledge of television and digital studio broadcast and production systems including: video server technology, digital HD and SD signal routing and switching, digital SD and HD encoding technologies and techniques, television and radio automation and traffic systems and the interface of these systems, audio encoding, routing and storage, television editing systems, large disk-based video and audio storage systems and integration of the broadcast and production environment into an IT system.
• Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology systems.
• Maintains station fleet of vehicles, including live satellite trucks; repairs station infrastructures.
• Communicates and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Prepares and maintains Engineering Department budget and expenses.
• Works closely with General Manager and department managers to ensure station objectives are being met.
• Guides, directs and motivates subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
• Evaluates employee access and trains employees on station information systems or new equipment.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
• Minimum five years’ experience with Information Technology Systems in a television broadcasting environment.
• Experience with Avid systems, digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.
• Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others, coach and mentor others to improve their knowledge or skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours, as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The 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 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: 04/21/2017
Job #: 7525
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: CA: Los Angeles
Job Description:

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

Post Date: 04/21/2017
Job #: 7540
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Manager/Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

Duties for this position include; creation of daily schedules, supervision of automated processes for the importation of audio assets, some production, regular maintenance of broadcast equipment at the studios as well as at the transmitter sites. The person who accepts this position would be designated as chief operator and would be responsible for all associated reporting and logging relating to that position.

There are four broadcast transmitter sites to maintain. Maintaining a status of being on call is a part of the position. A good knowledge of IT practices and theories will prove valuable as well as transmitter experience. A can-do attitude will go a long way.

We are a small station serving a wide range. This position combines two areas: engineering and operations. We are open to a variety of experience-levels. Our departing engineer worked previously as a full time commercial engineer. However, this position could be split into to a full time Operations Coordinator and a contract Engineer.

Post Date: 04/21/2017
Job #: 7481
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: HI
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

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

Position Requirements:

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

Education and Certifications:

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

Supervision Received:

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

Post Date: 04/21/2017
Job #: 7482
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Vice President, Engineering and Operations
Location: TX
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Vice President, Engineering and Operations. The VP reports directly to the V.P., General Manager. In addition to supervising entire Engineering/Operations Department, the candidate’s primary charter will be to provide, manage, and maintain operations of all technical equipment as well as supervise performance of technical personnel. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining all systems to ensure fault tolerant and error free operations of station’s broadcast equipment including daily oversight of local Hub/Spoke technology to produce efficient, flawless operations. Must effectively manage engineering, production, news technical, facilities, security, mechanical systems and tower/transmitter. Must develop and implement current and long range technical and technological operation plans, prepare departmental expense budgets and oversee the preparation of both current and future capital plans to ensure satisfactory completion of assigned projects in a timely fashion. Must possess the ability to establish procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and studio operations. Responsible for station compliance with FCC, OSHA, FAA and Local regulations. Candidate must have at least 7 years’ experience in a medium to large television market. SBE certification is preferred. Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation and maintenance of television station facilities, including RF facilities. Demonstrated knowledge of IT based broadcast systems including ELC and iTX environments. A solid understanding of networking along with digital and automation technology is essential. Effective communicator. Previous management/supervisory experience. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Valid driver license and good driving record required.

Post Date: 04/21/2017
Job #: 7507
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OH
Job Description:

* Plan, manage, coordinate, and make improvements and repairs to the public access channel system, including, but not exclusively, the onsite production studio, the production truck, the HD and SD automation systems, IPTV transmission, master control, message board system, satellite downlink & farm, sound systems, studio control rooms, remote control camera robotics, edit suites, video streaming channels, and web VOD sites
* Plan, manage, coordinate, and make improvements and repairs to the IT systems and equipment, including, but not exclusively, computer labs and stations (PC and Mac), data/internet networks, digital media storage, security systems, teleconference rooms, and Wi-Fi systems
* Plan, manage, and coordinate improvements and repairs to the physical facilities and equipment of the Company, including, but not exclusively, the office building, HVAC equipment, building generator, and vehicles
* Prepare and manage long- and short-range capital improvement

Post Date: 04/13/2017
Job #: 7425
Organization Type:
– Other: Market Research/Market Intelligence
Job Title: Other: IPTV Engineer
Location: NY: Remote (US Only)
Job Description:

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented engineer with strong video and computer skills to help build and evolve our brand advertising-tracking technical solutions.

This is a key role in shaping the technical future of our audio & video based products.

Location:

This is a fully remote role that can potentially be done from any location in North America. Please indicate your state of residence in the application by completing the address fields.

Requirements:

• Strong technical background with a minimum of 3 years of IPTV experience
• Strong knowledge of television engineering, operations and advertising, with an emphasis on remote head-end operation
• SQL/relational database skills
• Knowledge of object oriented design and multithreaded programming, algorithms, data structures and optimization
• Automated software QA and testing skills
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to own projects, document technical specifications, and work with internal teams
• Strong system administration skills on Windows and Linux platforms
• Strong networking skills and experience with multicast networks
• Detail oriented with an emphasis on root cause identification and resolution
• Self-motivated and a quick learner who can deliver in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Demonstrated proficiency in:

• Strong PC/Server skills and TV monitoring and processing knowledge
• Excellent writing and communication skills

Related Experience:

• Video capture and encoding skills
• Experience with network protocols and network programming is a plus

Responsibilities:

• Understand the flow of patterns and fingerprints in our proprietary systems
• Help enhance and further develop a state of the art highly scalable audio and video processing solution
• Monitor patterns and performance of systems and fine tune them
• Development of tools and interfaces to this solution to our other system components

Post Date: 04/13/2017
Job #: 7441
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AL: Huntsville
Job Description:

We need a Chief Engineer to lead the charge of evolving technology (like the transition to repacking and ATSC 3.0) and take us into the future. Huntsville is a great place to live with an exceptionally low cost of living, low crime rate, great schools, and a thriving high-tech, white collar community.

Must have RF and transmitter experience, leadership and communication skills, knowledge of broadcast industry issues, and be able to manage and motivate department of 10 engineers and master control operators. Need at least five years’ experience in a TV station, preferably with supervisory skills. You'll need the hands-on skills to do it yourself, the leadership skills to manage and motivate others, project management skills to plan things right, and the smarts to know when to delegate. You'll need to set priorities and create a sense of urgency in completing tasks.

Our expectation is that you can:

* Plan, manage, train, and oversee projects and staff
* Assist and advise in planning future equipment and budgets
* Strive for continuing improvements to systems and operations
* Be hands-on with a "no task too big, no task too small" mentality. Can't be afraid to get your hands dirty and do it yourself
* Foster a team atmosphere and share knowledge to cross-train team members
* Be familiar with FCC and workplace regulations and monitor compliance
* Supervise and maintain broadcast & IT equipment
* Manage building and facilities
* Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance
* Respond promptly to broadcast or computer equipment problems
* Available at all hours when called upon - sometimes things can't wait
* A whole bunch of stuff that you probably know better than I do!

If you have 3+ years of the listed qualifications, please submit your resume!

Post Date: 04/13/2017
Job #: 7460
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: Confidential
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Position Summary:

• Senior level broadcast engineer with RF knowledge
• Directly responsible for maintaining 99.999% reliability of broadcast systems through diversity and redundancy
• Responsible for management of broadcast information systems networking
• Providing daily management of server hardware and software, data systems, and IP networking
• Coordination with management regarding projects, preventative maintenance, and focus
• Providing remote support to off-site locations for maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs, including radio transmission systems
• Upkeep of documentation for all broadcast systems
• Configuring and testing of various equipment for production
• On-call 24/7 availability for audio equipment maintenance and repair
• Other duties as assigned

Formal Education Required and/or Equivalent Experience:

• Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience
• Computer audio (AAC, MP2, MP3, WAV)
• Broadcast experience preferred
• Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
• Solid analytical skills to solve complex technical issues
• (5) years of experience in network administration
• (10) years’ experience with RF and transmission networking

Post Date: 04/13/2017
Job #: 7479
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Manager, Engineering and IT
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

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

We offer a professional and challenging work environment, competitive salary and full benefits package.

Post Date: 04/06/2017
Job #: 7412
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: TX: Dallas/Ft. Worth
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to help design, build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our mission critical broadcast and enterprise IT infrastructure. The Systems Engineer is a full-time position within the Technology & Operations Department. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering internal customer oriented solutions, mission critical infrastructure, and ensuring the highest levels of availability and performance.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Monitor, manage and maintain all broadcast platforms including IT network infrastructure.
• Evaluate and optimize workflows related to broadcast systems including encode/decode platforms, NLE and Media Asset Management utilizing scale out NAS, SAN and RAID based systems
• Evaluate and maintain encoding, transcoding, archiving, and file replication systems.
• Install upgrades to all operating systems, applications, hardware and media storage devices.
• Repair and maintain Mac and PC based platforms including Workstations, Laptops and Servers
• Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
• Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
• Break Fix - troubleshoot, diagnose and repair and/or replace hardware and software components
• Liaise with vendors and other engineering personnel for problem resolution
• Plan and execute various time critical technical and operational projects
• Activities related to researching, sourcing, planning and executing multiple, highly visible and complex projects across different departments.
• Make recommendations on needed resources, feasibility, budget and timing requirements.
• Develop and produce documentation for troubleshooting purposes.
• Test new technology and make recommendations to Management for inclusion in strategic plan
• Ongoing assessment of workflows, identifying manual processes that can be streamlined, improved upon with new equipment/software or automation
• Provides solutions oriented support to News, Production, Creative Services and other departments as needed.
• Other duties as deemed necessary

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Broadcast Engineering or equivalent.
• Minimum 5 years experience in Broadcast, Digital Media, Post Production or vendor experience
• Experience with both digital (SD/HD) and analog video/audio systems
• Experience with media workflow tools and production systems such as Vantage, GVG Stratus, iNews, iControl and Ross Overdrive.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through our website to be considered.
• Must be willing to work in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. In proximity to DFW Airport.
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
• Must have a valid driver's license.
• Must be 18 years or older
• Willingness to travel and work outside standard hours, and on weekends with short notice
• Ability to lift and carry 35+ pounds of gear
• Must be covered by Solutions, our Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics:

• Demonstrated ability in component & system level troubleshooting of IT and / or broadcast systems
• Proficient with IT routers, switches, firewalls, and port management applications
• Experience with Fiber Channel, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet, and related transport protocols.
• Markup language and coding experience with XML, Java, perl
• Proficient in A/V file transcoding, data archiving processes and MPEG Compression Technologies.
• Hands on experience with support of non-linear edit systems such as Premier, FCP, Edius.
• Demonstrated knowledge and a working understanding of Video over IP Protocols.
• Strong ability to read and generate system documentation (Visio, ACAD).
• Positive work ethic, ability to work well in groups to execute projects on time and on budget while meeting customer expectations.
• Ability to communicate and interact effectively with diverse audiences across different departments, ranging from non-technical clients to technical professionals and operations staff.
• Must be able to process large amounts of information, analyze this information and make sound decisions, sometimes under intense deadline pressure.

Post Date: 04/06/2017
Job #: 7393
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OH: Zanesville
Job Description:

We have a Full-Time I.T. Engineer position available. Two-year technical school, military training, or certifications are beneficial. The candidate must be able to analyze, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair equipment and software, at times in a fast paced environment.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge/background in:

· LAN/WAN, VPNs, 802.11, SSL, NFS, SQL, iSCSI, ESXi, & SAN/NAS Systems.
· Strong familiarity with Linux and Windows Desktops and Servers
· Familiar with Open Source Software.
· VoIP & PBX Systems.
· Programming and/or Scripting Language.
· Cisco and/or Other Certifications Beneficial.

The ideal candidate will also have the following personal abilities of:

· Work independently or as a member of a team.
· Excellent organization skills with attention to details.
· Ability to multitask and prioritizing while under tight deadlines.
· Troubleshoot and resolve problems quickly and calmly.
· Communicate with others with various degrees of technical knowledge

Candidates must also be capable of passing a background check, lifting a minimum of fifty pounds, and must possess a current driver’s license and have reliable transportation. Candidates will be required to be on call after normal business hours and be able to drive to station in an agreed upon time.

This position requires a lot of energy, enthusiasm, and creativity. If you like new things, progressive and creative thinking, install and learn new gear, want variety in your work, and like a fast-paced environment, you’ll love what we do.

Post Date: 04/06/2017
Job #: 7395
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: TN
Job Description:

The Systems Engineer installs, supports, and maintains all mechanical and electronic equipment within the broadcast environment. This equipment includes video production switchers, video routers, video servers, studio and ENG cameras, video monitors, audio equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, live news trucks, intercom and IFB systems, graphics equipment, computers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station.

Post Date: 04/06/2017
Job #: 7397
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Market Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Jacksonville
Job Description:

We are seeking a Market-Chief Engineer with a history of innovative design, construction and implementation of industry leading systems to create broadcast and digital content, business, security and telecom technology.

The Market-Chief Engineer will provide strategic and tactical leadership for the technology needs of the Jacksonville market. S/he will also be a hands-on manager overseeing an engineering team in areas including broadcast operations, information technology, production, digital tools and systems and engineering maintenance for the Stations.

Reporting to the Jacksonville market VP/GM, the candidate hired will be a member of the local leadership team and be responsible for all aspects of Broadcast Engineering & Operations, IT and Digital groups.

Key Selection Criteria:

Education and Experience:

• College or technical undergraduate degree in related field or equivalent professional experience required.
• SBE certifications required
• Familiarity with all applicable FCC, OSHA rules and regulations
• Recommended practices of SMPTE and ATSC will be considered

Required Skills:

• At least 10 years of leadership experience in the Broadcast/Digital Media Industry.
• In-depth understanding of how a television station/media center works including maintenance and news production, studio operations, ENG/Field, file-based content creation/editing/transport, data networking/transport, and transmission.
• Ability to integrate new technologies into media operation for content development on multiple delivery platforms, such as broadcast, OTT & streaming.
• Strong planning, scheduling, and organization skills with the ability to drive projects to completion.
• Proven experience as a team builder and leader that provides clear structure and managerial oversight of the department and its employees.
• Strong IT skills with a good understanding of IP based LAN, WAN and Cloud based systems a must.
• Strong media processing knowledge with a good understanding of SAN and NAS technology, NLE and transcoding systems required.

Post Date: 04/06/2017
Job #: 7411
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: GA
Job Description:

Candidate Qualifications:

• Associate’s Degree in broadcast engineering or related.
• Military or other significant experience/training can be a substitute for degree requirements.
• Demonstrated knowledge of IP networking as applied to broadcast engineering.
• Minimum of 2 years of experience maintaining and repairing broadcast systems in a file-based environment as a broadcast engineer.
• Capable of managing and prioritizing multiple tasks and projects.
• Ability to troubleshoot problems with minimum supervision and work under pressure.
• Ability to interface with clients during all levels of production.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays.
• Must be able to climb a ladder with equipment and run cables in a broadcast facility.
• Must have a valid GA driver’s license.
• Member of SBE or SMPTE is considered a plus but not required or is willing to become an SBE member during the first year of employment.
• Familiar with use of Microsoft Office required.
• Familiarity with AutoCAD or other CAD application considered a plus.
• Familiarity with PBS and NPR standards considered a plus.

Job Responsibilities Include:

• Assist in the successful maintenance, repair, installation, operation, documentation and support of the television and radio broadcast and production systems, studios, control rooms, etc. This person will work as part of the collaborative Engineering team to include on-call duties.
• Responsible for monitoring and reporting the health of a state-wide network of television and radio stations and cooperates with the regional site engineers in the event of an issue.
• Assist in the installation, repair, maintenance and upgrades on all equipment associated with the Broadcast signal flow and production facilities for both television and radio in a multi-platform environment.
• Assist in the configuration and troubleshooting of computers, servers and IT infrastructure for various broadcast needs.
• Identify and respond with a sense of urgency to problems that impact on air operations and studio productions and communicate clearly and effectively with peers, management and clients.
• Assist other engineering team members on projects, trouble-shooting and repairing technical problems.
• Participate in the implementation of hardware and software solutions that meet the technology and business needs of the various departments.
• Maintain drawings and other documentation for assigned tasks and prepares reports as required by management.
• Works on-call duty when required on a 24/7 rotating basis.

We Offer:

Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, visual, life and accidental insurance; Health and child care spending accounts; Disability insurance; and Opportunities for training and professional development.

Post Date: 04/06/2017
Job #: 7390
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: Ft. Myers
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of video, computer and network equipment located at our Fort Myers’ studios and transmitter site. The person will be required to interact with staff from various departments, including news, production and marketing and to provide technical support to these departments as needed. This position reports directly to the Director of Technical Services.

Requirements:

We require a detail oriented person with broad based knowledge of traditional digital and analog video equipment as well as with computer based video applications and their integration with broadcast systems. Microsoft and SBE certifications are a plus.

The successful applicant will be a high energy individual with an excellent work ethic, good communication skills and a strong desire to learn new equipment and systems.

Post Date: 04/06/2017
Job #: 7392
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: OH: Zanesville
Job Description:

We are looking for a Master Control Operator to join our team. This position includes but not limited to the following responsibilities.

1. On-Air switching of newscasts, as well as regular On-Air programming.
2. Audio Console Operations.
3. Playback devices such as: Video Tape, Server, and Digital Video Recorder.
4. Recording Linear Satellite Feeds.
5. QC Content marked for air.
6. Equipment logging at scheduled intervals and/or due to events.

Applicants should be computer literate, willing to assist co-works from all departments, and understand that we are a 24/7/365 operation; therefore working on holidays will be required. Experience or Education in television production\operation is desired, though not mandatory. Reliable transportation is a must.

Post Date: 03/31/2017
Job #: 7326
Organization Type:
– Other: Theater/AV Studio
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Seeking Video Engineer or advanced Broadcast Technician for a new 180 seat theater/live studio in lower Manhattan. Engineer will be in charge of control room operation and signal flow throughout studio and will be tech lead on build out projects.

A/V System typically includes 5 camera feeds (some PTZs), switcher, graphics, audio, IMAG projection, livestream. PTZ shading a plus. Partially tied in to Crestron.

Must be a great troubleshooter with excellent communication skills to technical and non-technical co-workers.

Pay is not on the high end for an engineer. However, it is a great situation for someone who wants fairly regular hours, great benefits, meaningful work, a small motivated team and a chance to be the technical lead and help shape a new theater.

Post Date: 03/31/2017
Job #: 7328
Organization Type:
– Post Production Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CT
Job Description:

• On-Site Engineer for daily editing, IT and transmission operations.
• Handle daily ingest and distribution of media streams and files.
• Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair problems with hardware and software-based video production systems.
• Manage all media and data storage systems.
• Manage IT tasks and/or contractors needed for the Administrative Network.
• Manage freelance broadcast engineers for specialized work.
• Research, evaluate, recommend and purchase broadcast, IT, and support equipment.
• Program and operate the current Digital Media Transcoding/Delivery System used to deliver broadcast and commercial video and media jobs to clients. (Telestream, Vantage and Signiant Media Shuttle)
• Maintain all licenses and maintenance contracts for production hardware and software.
• Live Technical Director or Systems Engineer experience helpful.
• Terminate/install SDI and IT wiring.
• Fundamental skills with Adobe Photoshop, After Effects + Vizrt and Chyron Character Generator Platforms helpful.

Post Date: 03/31/2017
Job #: 7344
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Dir of Engineering
Location: FL: Pensacola
Job Description:

The Assistant Director, Engineering and Operations, position is a full-time professional/managerial position. The Assistant Director, Engineering and Operations will be responsible for planning of systems, equipment selection, installation, operation, and maintenance of all sophisticated electronic equipment associated with a broadcast television station; and ensures rapidly changing technology supports the mission of the Station. The job requires varied shifts including nights, weekends, and being on call. The successful candidate will maintain and operate broadcasting equipment including high power UHF transmitter sites, microwave relay sites, towers, generators, satellite uplink and receive systems, signal distribution, routing systems, processing systems, archive, TCP/IP networks, monitoring devices, automation systems, camera systems, production switchers, playout servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFB etc.; work closely with Traffic and Master Control and Production personnel; and provide technical support for productions and special events. This position reports to the Director, Engineering and Broadcast Operations/Assistant General Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree with major course work in electronics or related field, four years’ full-time experience in a broadcast television facility performing maintenance of sophisticated broadcast equipment, and a valid driver’s license required. Successful results of a criminal background check are required. OR Graduation from an accredited institution with an associate’s degree or equivalent military electronics training, eight years of full-time experience in a broadcast television facility performing maintenance of sophisticated broadcast equipment, and a valid driver’s license required. Successful results of a background check are required.

Pursuant to Company policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer Society of Broadcast Engineers certification; CISCO CCNA or equivalent network training; FCC First or General Class license; experience with high power UHF transmission plants; excellent computer skills and good understanding of IP based LAN, WAN and Internet based systems; familiarity with MS Office, Visio and/or other drafting software; and familiarity with Public Broadcast Station (PBS) operations.

Salary Range:

$55,000.00 - $65,000.00 (Depending on the qualifications, the salary is negotiable. However, the college does not generally hire at the top of the range.)

Fringe Benefits:

The value of the benefits package provided by the Company averages nearly 39% of the base salary and includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates. Other benefits offered include tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick and annual leave.

Post Date: 03/31/2017
Job #: 7359
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial: Non-Profit TV & Radio
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Director of Engineering, IT & Broadcast Operations
Location: NY: Vestal
Job Description:

This position is responsible for overseeing all engineering, information technology, and broadcast operations technical infrastructure in fulfillment of the organization’s mission. In this position, you will report to the president and chief executive officer, and:

• Oversee all resources associated with the creation, packaging, and distribution of all content and programming for the organization;
• Develop and implement short- and long-term plans to fulfill the mission and vision of the organization;
• Manage engineering and information technology staff;
• Oversee broadcast operation functions and staff and serve as interface to Joint Master Control operations;
• Work collaboratively with other directors to achieve highest level of impact and return on all local content production;
• Oversee Engineering/IT and Broadcast Operations budgets;
• Ensure consistent and high-level quality for all television and radio broadcasts;
• Ensure that all technical infrastructure complies with FCC regulations and licensing requirements;
• Participate in fundraising activities;
• Professionally represent the Station in the community;
• Hire, evaluate, train and discipline staff as needed; and
• Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Must Haves:

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
• At least five years of television and radio engineering experience
• At least five years of management experience
• Strong communication and management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Advanced degree in a related field
• Experience working within FCC standards and requirements
• Familiarity with public broadcasting’s national programming services (PBS, NPR, PRI, etc.)

Post Date: 03/31/2017
Job #: 7364
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Video Engineer
Location: IN: West Lafayette
Job Description:

We seek a Video Engineer to join the creative and engaging Video & Multimedia Production Services team. The Video & Multimedia Production Services team housed within the IT Customer Relations department, offers a variety of video and multimedia production and support (Video and Multimedia Production Services) and video distribution (Video Network Operations) services to meet customer needs. The Video Engineer will have the opportunity to work with some of the latest in video technology such as 4K equipment and contribute toward providing the highest level of customer service and assist Information Technology with meeting strategic objectives.

Additionally, as Video Engineer, you will carry out needs assessment, design, construction, implementation and maintenance of the video and multimedia production facilities. This includes television studio, distance learning studio, electronic field production facilities, editing facilities, duplication facilities, broadcast networking, live streaming and routing facilities. This role also monitors ongoing projects and work load to ensure projects/tasks are on schedule and will meet customer objectives, including developing and implementing proactive preventative maintenance procedures to avoid problems. You will be instrumental in providing communication and coordination with management.

• The successful candidate will have a bachelor's degree with two years of experience with design, operation, maintenance, repair of video distribution systems, including broadcast networking, streaming networks, fiber distribution networks, video studios and professional video equipment. Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other key qualifications include:

• Experience with IT systems with an understanding of streaming technologies, content flow, and distribution to the web (e.g. CMS, Closed Captioning, Live Streaming, Transcoding).
• Working knowledge of current television production methods and equipment.
• Experience with audio and video architecture and engineering will be considered.

Post Date: 03/31/2017
Job #: 7366
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: VA: Charlottesville
Job Description:

Do you have what it takes to lead a 7-person maintenance engineering department? Do you want to live in beautiful Central Virginia? If so, we want to talk with you.

The successful candidate must have exemplary problem-solving skills and be a motivational manager. As part of the management team, the Chief Engineer will contribute to the continued growth of the station by overseeing all maintenance of the broadcast plant, including the impending repacking of the station to a new television channel.

Responsibilities Include:

• Manage maintenance of all television production equipment and transmitter installations
• Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; including but not limited to: cameras, video equipment and/or audio switching equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
• Manage planning and execution of equipment installations
• Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications
• Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician activities
• Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (may occur after regular hours and on weekends)
• Prepare recommendations for annual budgets including preparation of engineering department budget.

Qualifications & Requirements:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• FCC/SBE/computer license/certification
• Ability to do component level repair and RF experience/knowledge
• Strong wiring, design, and documentation skills
• Minimum of five years broadcasting experience as an assistant chief or higher required
• Valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements:

• Receive, process, and maintain information through oral/written communication, effectively
• Special requirements: Ability to work on ladders, in tight spaces, and lift up to 50 lbs

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health and dental, short and long term disability/AD&D and Life, matching 401K, PTO and paid holidays.

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

We have a part time, weekend opening for a NOC Technician I. Our NOC Technician I monitors operations of our radio networks. They partner with Engineers and Broadcast Techs to ensure our programs are broadcast in compliance with FCC guidelines and the highest level of quality. They do this by proactive remote communication w/broadcast equipment and staff.

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

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

Here's what we're looking for:

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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