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Post Date: 10/22/2019
Job #: 16278
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: DC
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Freelance Studio Technician/Master Control Operator to provide production support for our top rated newscasts and network programming. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced, live production environment. The Freelance Studio Technician/Master Control Operator operates any or all of the following: production switchers, robotic cameras, character generators, playout servers, audio consoles, master control switchers, non-linear editing software, and other production support equipment. The Freelance Studio Technician/Master Control Operator performs various functions including, but not limited to: technical director, audio operator, robotic camera, floor director, and/or master control. Proven ability to operate in live broadcast environments, specifically news production, is required. Experience with automated control room and master control environments is a plus. Ideal candidate will be able to take direction, think critically under pressure, and work professionally as part of a cohesive team within specific time constraints. HS Diploma (or equivalent) required. College degree preferred. Minimum 3 years recent experience as a broadcast technician in a major to medium size market preferred. The ideal candidate will have all of the skills and experience listed above; however, we will consider applicants who have strong abilities in some or most of these areas. We are a 24/7 operation. Varied shifts, OT, weekends & holidays will be required.

Post Date: 10/22/2019
Job #: 16279
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

We are seeking a Maintenance Technician (Full-time). We will be moving into a brand new, ST 2110 IP facility in Spring of 2021. The technology will be cutting edge and we are looking for people who are excited by new technology. Your duties will include maintaining and troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment, including routers, encoders, switchers, cameras, media servers, graphics systems, audio consoles, ENG vehicles and other equipment. Transmitter experience is a plus (we are also moving our transmitter). The successful candidate must be a problem solver who can handle corrective and preventative maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in broadcast maintenance required. Must have a clean motor vehicle record (MVR) and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license. Local travel, OT, weekends and holidays will be required.

Post Date: 10/22/2019
Job #: 16280
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: MN
Job Description:

We are searching for an effective manager and passionate leader for the position of Assistant Chief Engineer. A leader with a strong understanding of technical equipment and IT systems at the studio and multiple transmitter locations. IT background and understanding is required, including a detailed knowledge of the latest IT-based broadcast television systems.

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

We are looking for a results-oriented leader with the ability to motivate, communicate, and interface with various departments.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Required Skills:

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

Preferred Experience:

- 5 years in television broadcast operations and maintenance, or military equivalent.
- 3 years of supervisory experience.
- Multi-channel television station automation and servers.
- File-based newsroom workflows and non-linear editing.
- Technical configuration experience with video routers, switchers, and video systems.
- Television transmitters and broadcast encoders.
- Understanding of various audio and video encoding types.
- ENG, and SNG, transmissions.

Post Date: 10/22/2019
Job #: 16275
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: LA: Baton Rouge
Job Description:

The Chief Engineer oversees the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station.

- Manages all aspects of the Engineering Department
- Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the Engineering Department
- Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees
- Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
- Ensures station compliance with FCC rules and regulations, as well as all local, state and federal regulations applicable to the station
- Works with corporate leadership to develop and implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station
- Manages the information technology staff and system
- Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met
- Works with corporate leadership to manage engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets
- Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

- Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
- Fluency in English
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
- Minimum five years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment, with at least three year’s experience in a leadership role
- Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
- Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
- Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
- Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
- Strong PC/MS Office experience
- Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
- Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment
- Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Post Date: 10/22/2019
Job #: 16276
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: CA
Job Description:

We are searching for a demonstrated leader and effective manager for the position of Director of Engineering. The individual will be directly responsible for supervision of the installation, operation, and maintenance of all studio and field equipment and the supervision and motivation of the technical and operational staff responsible for the production of the highest quality productions in the market. The position will also provide oversight of IT integrity and infrastructure, serve as the point person for logistics planning of special events and projects, and will assist the General Manager in achieving station and departmental objectives and priorities.

We are looking for a results-oriented leader with the ability to motivate, communicate, and interface with various departments.

Job Responsibilities:

- Lead our present and future technology strategies
- FCC compliance and oversight
- Capital planning and execution with collaboration of all other departments
- Management of implementation of capital projects
- Oversight of Engineering Operations Budget
- Develop and maintain 5 year technical plan
- Establish and Maintain Operational technical standards and operational policies
- Train and educate staff to understand all internal systems

Experience Requirements:

- Multi-channel station automation and servers
- File-based newsroom workflows and editing
- VOIP systems
- HD routing switchers, production switchers, cameras, robotics and multi-viewers
- Satellite commercial delivery systems – Pitch Blue, Path fire, etc.
- Broadcast Encoders, Mux & IRDs
- Understanding of ATSC / 8VSB signals, MPEG2, DOLBY AC3, CALM ACT, EAS, CAP, IP Video, HDTV, ENG and STL Microwave transmission.
- Understanding of VPNs, VLANs and port routing
- The ability to work with all other department heads
- Experience working in a union environment

Qualifications Requirements:

- Working knowledge of data network, data communications, computer systems and equipment.
- Working knowledge of computer operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc…)
- Ability to follow drawings/schematics and trouble shoot systems and equipment.
- Working knowledge of audio/video technologies, both digital and analog.

Education:

- BS or AS degree in engineering and/or equivalent industry experience.

Post Date: 10/22/2019
Job #: 16277
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: CA
Job Description:

The successful candidate will directly supervise the engineering maintenance department staff; develop and implement systems to ensure fault tolerant and error free operation of stations broadcast equipment; oversee the design, installation, and preventive maintenance of broadcast facilities and equipment; establish and maintain internal technical documentation and standards, which ensure stations compliance with FCC, OSHA, EPA, and local regulations; monitors applicable budgets and be responsible for satisfactory completion of assigned projects. Duties also include training technicians in the operation and maintenance of specific equipment for the implementation of applicable procedures. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in the television industry with solid design engineering and troubleshooting skills. A degree in Engineering, Broadcast, or IT related field is preferred. Prior management skills, similar position held and/or training experience is highly desired. Working knowledge of the following technologies: full power UHF transmitters, microwave systems, encoding technologies, master control and production automation systems, wired and wireless networking technologies, server and file-based storage hardware, advanced experience with digital video and audio routing, EAS, studio control room and engineering IT systems and a knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators. Strong follow-through, record keeping, written communications, and interpersonal skills required.

Qualifications/Experience Requirements:

• Data network, data communications, computer systems and broadcast technologies experience
• Working knowledge of computer operating systems (Windows, Linux, Oracle, etc.) and security patching
• Background in digital audio/video technologies at all levels of production
• Knowledge of multi-channel station automation and servers
• File-based newsroom workflows, editing experience and newscast automation
• HD routing switchers, production switchers and audio matrix, cameras, robotics and multi-viewers experience
• Satellite commercial delivery systems knowledge – Pitch Blue, Path fire, etc.
• Understanding of ATSC / 8VSB signals, MPEG2, MPEG4, DOLBY AC3, CALM ACT, EAS, CAP
• Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and motivate a team

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Post Date: 10/22/2019
Job #: 16272
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: GA: Augusta
Job Description:

The Chief Engineer 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. Candidate must have a strong understanding of live news broadcast processes and procedures and significant experience working in a news producing live television environment. Candidate must have strong IT, and network administration skills and be able to implement best practices to the technical operations. The Chief Engineer is responsible for the support of all broadcast technical facilities, equipment and software applications for local and remote operations including but not limited to workstations, servers, phones, networks, databases, automation systems, and video and editing equipment used for production and program origination. Must be able to diagnose and implement fix agents to overcome unexpected technical problems to maintain continuity in on-air broadcast. Successful candidate should have expertise in RF installation, repair and operation including terrestrial or electronic news gathering microwave, high power television transmitters as well a C-Band and Ku-Band satellite reception and operation. Harris/Gates Air transmitters familiarity is a plus.

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience in a Broadcast environment preferred. Must be available for on call emergencies.

Pre-employment drug screen, driving record and background check required.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Post Date: 10/22/2019
Job #: 16273
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We are seeking a qualified Broadcast Equipment Maintenance Engineer. Candidate must have at least 5 years experience at a broadcast facility. The position will provide technical support to broadcast facilities in repair, maintenance, installation and modification of technical broadcasting equipment at a high-definition television facility.

Candidate must have a thorough knowledge of Windows XP/NT/2000/2003 servers & workstations (Mac OS & Final Cut Pro experience a plus). Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems at the component level. Candidate will be required to maintain "on-call" or stand-by status for response to emergency situations on a rotational basis and be able to work highly varied and flexible hours (i.e. nights, weekends, and holidays). Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential. Must be well organized, detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service.

Post Date: 10/22/2019
Job #: 16274
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: NJ
Job Description:

Reporting to the director of Broadcast and Media Operations (BMO), the senior engineer serves as one of the Company’s technology leaders. Primary responsibilities include maintenance of the radio station, television studios, multi-platform newsroom, television location equipment such as cameras, audio gear, still cameras, laptops, radio station servers as well as the accompanying software. The engineer II will provide technical expertise and support to growing academic programs that use the television and radio facilities. Familiarity with internet audio and video streaming software and interest in evaluating new technologies for integration with existing facilities are required.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will join a team of full-time engineers in Broadcast and Media Operations. BMO provides service to faculty, academic departments and schools within the Company, as well as both on and off campus clients and industry partners. The senior engineer is expected to work in all areas and with all users of the unit as assigned.

Specific responsibilities include:

* Maintenance and engineering support of radio and television equipment and facilities including but not limited to Avid Server Nexis/Interplay, ProTools Editing labs, radio playback servers, production switchers, audio boards, TV and Film cameras, lighting control systems.
* Engineering support of professional clients and of University-sponsored projects
* Technical support for academic programs and for extra-curricular student activities
* Interaction with a variety of constituents, from the Dean, faculty and professional staff, to undergraduate students
* Performs other duties as assigned

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Qualifications:

Required:

* At least six years related engineering experience in studio, control room operations or equivalent extensive professional experience. Post-production video and audio work in an Avid Environment platform ideal.
* Knowledge of and experience in television technical operations including broadcast equipment maintenance, live and recorded television events, studio and field production.
* Appropriate attitude and interpersonal skills for operation successfully in a customer-focused academic environment.

Preferred:

* A degree from an accredited college preferred, although candidates with extensive professional record as a substitute may be considered.
* Knowledge of IT technology in conjunction with broadcast systems.
* Engineering experience in internet, radio, mobile technology and digital media.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity.

Post Date: 10/16/2019
Job #: 16270
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: West Sacramento
Job Description:

Duties involve the installation, maintenance, and repair of broadcast equipment such as field and studio cameras, switchers, audio consoles, servers, microwave and satellite receive equipment.

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

* Degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent job experience.

Post Date: 10/16/2019
Job #: 16271
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Requirements & Skills:

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

Post Date: 10/15/2019
Job #: 16267
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Technology Engineer
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

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

Duties:

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

Position Requirements:

Education:

• Bachelor’s degree or Associates in a related field preferred. Professional certification(s) in IT or broadcast are also desirable. Or equivalent work experience.

Experience:

• 5 Years minimum of Broadcast Engineering and IT experience.

Additional Requirements:

• Programming skills in a standard language like .NET or C are a plus.
• Apple and Linux support skills and experience.
• Working knowledge of video codecs is a plus.
• Strong communication and people skills are required.

Post Date: 10/15/2019
Job #: 16268
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider, Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: IL: Chicago
Job Description:

We are a world leader in the design and manufacture of broadcast transmission equipment with our service center located in the Chicago area. This exciting new position will be responsible for customer call center technical support, remote troubleshooting, RMA processing, equipment test and repair, and order fulfillment.

Post Date: 10/15/2019
Job #: 16269
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: TX: Wichita Falls
Job Description:

We have an opening for an IT/Engineer. Experience in IT, computer/network support, proven ability to install and maintain equipment, effective organization and communication skills are a must. Experience in broadcast television engineering, training in electronics troubleshooting and repair, and SBE certification is highly desirable.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintain broadcast technology, facilities, and equipment for the station.
• Implement new IT and engineering projects as directed by project management
• On call when needed to provide timely response to station off-air situations, equipment issues, transmitter issues, etc.
• Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve electronic and or electrical issues at both the studio and transmitter locations.
• Evaluate, install, maintain all IT and A/V systems, including all control rooms, studio equipment, field gear, station equipment etc.
• Maintain news gathering field gear, to include cameras, editors, microwave/satellite live trucks.
• Perform routine equipment/facility maintenance at studio and remote locations
• Assist with system integration and modification of Broadcast/IT systems, specifically with reference to cabling and system documentation.
• Performs other duties as assigned

Skills and Attributes:

• Understanding of all IT/IP workflows and signal flows
• Understanding of all HD/SD workflows and signal flows
• Excellent technical problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• In-depth knowledge of Windows 10 and Windows server versions needed
• Knowledge of Active Directory, Cisco routers, and all other Small Business Networking.
• Must be able to work independently and prioritize.
• Knowledge of AVID/SUNDANCE automation and OMNEON play to air servers a plus
• Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record are required

Education and Experience:

• TV Broadcast background required
• Minimum of 3+ years in professional television broadcast environment installing/operating/repairing television/IT equipment. Ability to repair and install IT/IP systems, as well as SD/HD digital broadcast systems.
• Technical degree in Information Technology, Broadcasting, Electronics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

• The IT/Engineer must be able to lift, set up, and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls and differentiate between colors. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, requiring average or above vision.

Post Date: 10/15/2019
Job #: 16260
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: TV Datacast Engineer
Location: NV: Las Vegas
Job Description:

Installs, maintains, and repairs emergency service datacast communications systems using television broadcasting, production equipment. Assists statewide public and private organizations organize existing digital data sources into files suitable for transmission to first responders in the field.

Position Requirements:

Education, Training, and Experience:

1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., General Education Development (GED), foreign equivalency, etc.).
2. Six (6) years experience in the repair and maintenance of communications and/or television broadcast equipment; or, Associate’s degree in electronic engineering from an accredited college or university; plus four (4) years experience in the repair and maintenance of communications and/or television broadcast equipment.

Licenses and Certifications:

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

Salary:

Placement will be at Grade 56 (starting salary of $23.58/hr., plus benefits)

Post Date: 10/15/2019
Job #: 16262
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: IN: West Lafayette
Job Description:

We are seeking an IT and Broadcast Engineer. This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, network serves, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Responsibilities include:

• Assist with the building and installation of electronic systems and equipment
• Sets-up all new hire network log-in configurations, assists with new cell phone configurations
• Provide desktop support for standard business applications as well as specialized broadcast scheduling systems
• Develops and updates technical job skills, and provides training on new systems.
• Maintain the station's network infrastructure.
• Provide technical support to on-air and news operations
• Document all work, providing signal flow diagrams as required
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices
• Other duties may be assigned

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

• Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
• Microsoft and Cisco certifications are desirable
• Be able to read and understand technical materials
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time
• Hold a valid driver's license
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
• Associate’s degree (AAS) in electronics or Information Technology is highly desirable
• Experience is not a must; recent graduates will be considered
• Broadcast experience is a plus, but not required
• Windows operating experience including Windows XP/Office 365, 7/Server, 2003/Windows, 2008/Red Hat Linux and Mac OSX. Previous project management experience preferred.

NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background Check and Drug Screen.

*EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled*

Post Date: 10/15/2019
Job #: 16263
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Dallas
Job Description:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Physical Requirements:

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

Post Date: 10/15/2019
Job #: 16265
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

We are seeking a talented Broadcast Engineer. The Broadcast Engineer operates, maintains, updates and repairs hardware and systems used for broadcasting and business operations.

Responsibilities & Duties:

• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
• Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station
• Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions
• Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts
• Installs and maintains the IT network, switches, data backups, work stations and printers
• Interprets and implements instructions and requests from other station personnel
• Communicates with members of the engineering team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

• Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
• Fluency in English
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
• Minimum three years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
• Strong PC/MS Office experience
• Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
• Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment
• Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Post Date: 10/15/2019
Job #: 16266
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer is primarily responsible for supporting news and master control operations. Responsibilities will include satellite encoders and decoders, microwave systems, in-house RF, and other RF systems. Inside the studio this engineer will participate in the normal maintenance activities that are required in a TV station, including switchers, cameras, computers, ENG/SNG vehicles, cabling, master control and newsroom automation systems etc. Person will troubleshoot network issues related to broadcast systems and work with IT to resolve them. This person will actively work on engineering projects and share information with Engineering team and other staff members.

Duties:

• Maintenance and repair of all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems
• Design, execution and management of engineering projects as directed by Director of Engineering and Engineering Manager
• Development and maintenance of technical documentation such as drawings, technical bulletins, and version notes
• Work and communicate with the local IT team to ensure compliance and interoperability for broadcast systems
• Preparation and timely delivery of required logs, status information, and reports.
• Must be able to use tools to effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and repair RF and studio equipment
• Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers and public.

Qualifications

• Associate degree in a related field or equivalent experience preferred
• 5+ years of working experience in broadcast engineering preferred
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, applicable electrical, mechanical, structural and civil engineering methods important
• Solid working knowledge of PCs, networks, routers, MS operating systems and application software such as Word and Excel preferred
• Must be able to work independently as well as in teams
• Must be able to work day, night and weekend shifts when necessary
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
• Should be comfortable working on ladders and overhead
• Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful

Post Date: 10/09/2019
Job #: 16258
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: SC: Columbia
Job Description:

We are seeking a results-oriented Chief Engineer with a proven track record in Broadcast Media. The Chief Engineer will be responsible for maintaining all station technical operations within FCC regulations while adhering to company policies to ensure world class delivery of content to our local communities. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to prioritize work, manage the stress of a high-pressure work environment, and comply with all company procedures and internal controls associated with the assigned duties.

Responsibilities for this position may include:

* Review all technical documents.
* Review and sign station logs on a weekly basis to determine if required entries are being made.
* Inspect and calibrate the transmission system.
* Monitor metering and control systems.
* Perform equipment performance measurements and any other tests as specified in the rules or terms of station’s authorization.
* Maintain and repair all technical and electronic equipment at the studio and transmitter sites.
* Maintain station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance.
* Install and perform maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antenna systems, control systems, and remote equipment.

Requirements of this position include the following:

* Associates or technical degree in Broadcasting Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience.
* This position requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in electronic troubleshooting, including repairs for audio, video, and radio frequency, microwave, equipment and experience working in satellite communications; with a minimum 5 years’ experience as Station Assistant Chief Engineer or Staff Engineer.
* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
* Excellent knowledge of basic electronics theory and principles including Ohm’s law and ability to read schematics.
* Experience with cluster-wide studio equipment and operations, audio routing, AES and AoIP protocols, digital audio delivery and automation, EAS, studio telephone and engineering IT systems, and automated content-delivery systems.
* Ability to work independently to troubleshoot and repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities.
* IT skills including PC/server trouble shooting and repair and knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, local area networking, and internet.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven experience interacting with management and staff at all levels with ability to multi-task and handles pressures and deadlines.
* Excellent problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing.
* Must possess valid state driver’s license and provide required driving record and proof of insurability.
* Ability to lift and/or move loads up to 75 pounds, with the ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces.
* Ability to be on call at all times for afterhours emergencies or routine maintenance as the need arises.

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

* Experience with WideOrbit Automation for Radio.
* Experience with Axia AoIP
* Experience with Directional AM Systems.
* Knowledge of telephone systems and cellular.
* Experience as a Team Leader/Supervisor.
* SBE, Microsoft, and CompTIA Certifications.

Physical requirements:

* Ability to lift and/or move loads up to 75 lbs.
* Ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces.

We are an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

Post Date: 10/04/2019
Job #: 16248
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

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

Qualifications:

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

Necessary Special Requirement:

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

Preference For:

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


Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Monday – Friday; may be required to work evenings and weekends.

Other: Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Valid Florida Driver's License and PBC Risk Management Department driving history approval prior to appointment.

EO/AA M/F/D/V, Drug Free Work Place

Post Date: 10/04/2019
Job #: 16249
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineer V
Location: DC: New York
Job Description:

Serves as a member of the Media Engineering team as a point person on infrastructure design projects that will advance Company operational systems into the next generation of IT centric systems that will supply the highest level of quality and reliability to subscribers. Responsible for design, troubleshooting and refining design issues and implementing required changes to meet the requirements of assigned projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Translate technical requirements into functional designs and engineering solutions for existing and developmental workflows inclusive of:

* Architectural Requirements - Defining needed room and rack space
* Facility Requirements - Defining power and HVAC requirements
* Connectivity Requirements - Defining Audio, Video, Control and Network connections
* Interact with IT and Broadcast IT to design and implement:
* Audio over IP (AoIP) workflows
* Software Defined Network (SDN)
* Virtualized environments
* Study product design, customer requirements performance standards, then determine project specifications
* Write and maintain technical documentation in reference to equipment installation and operation (AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, and database experience)
* Deliver required documentation prior to system hand off to stakeholders
* Design, install and deliver complex broadcast systems within deadlines
* Interfacing with Vendors and System Integrators - Communicating project expectations clearly and concisely allowing outside entities to deliver their results in a timely fashion
* Conduct tests assuring safe and satisfactory product performance
* Review industry trends and new product lines to determine validity to current and future system design

Lead multiple projects in various phases of development and attend related vendor meetings to track development path inclusive of:

* Scheduling - Develop, hold to or communicate slips in scheduling in advance of deadlines
* Budget - Understand actions that impact budget and communicate as soon as these are known

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer science, IT systems, and/or project management or equivalent, relevant experience
* Five (5) years of experience as a design engineer, bringing projects from design to production systems, ideally in a broadcast field or similar 24/7 customer facing enterprise

Demonstrate the following:

* Proficient in project management practices and standards, certification or formal training in project management processes such as Six Sigma, CAPM, or PMP
* Systems documentation and operational procedures
* Experience working with cross functional teams and stakeholder
* Demonstrated leadership and ability to work independently by:
* Managing a project - Vendor interaction, preparation of documents for stakeholder acceptance and training
* Leading multiple projects and reporting status to management for risk analysis
* Improve or enhance an existing system through:
* Reconfiguration
* Upgrade
* Redesign
* Develop effective strategies for meeting internal and external client needs through creative deployment of building technology
* Manage third-party service providers by enforcing the agreed upon scope of services within the various signed service agreements

Requirements and General Skills:

* Ability to multi-task and shift priorities
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Strong organizational skills and attention to details
* Positive attitude and strong work ethic
* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction
* General proficiency and working knowledge in all areas of media engineering
* Availability to travel for assignments at remote company locations
* Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

Familiarity with Equipment, Signal Flow and Workflows associated with:

* Audio over IP (AoIP) transmission
* Digital Audio and Video Routers
* Software Defined Networks (SDN)
* Broadcast Audio Consoles and Video Switchers
* Audio and Video Recordings
* Video Transcoders
* Audio and Video Monitoring & Control
* PC and MAC based Audio and Video digital workstations
* Comprehensive understanding of broadcast electronics
* Familiarity with broadcast program automation for all signal components
* Basic understanding of IT infrastructure including:
* Routers
* Switches

We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Post Date: 10/04/2019
Job #: 16250
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MA
Job Description:

Sole Responsibilities:

• Manage overall use and operation of Company facilities and access channel air time;
• Oversee operation of the public access, education and government channels, including bulletin board, program playback and live video feeds;
• Supervise use and maintenance of field and studio equipment, troubleshooting and perform repairs as needed; conduct production training courses for local citizens and community groups with particular emphasis on studio production, field production, editing and graphics; provide production guidance and technical assistance to community producers in the studio and in the field;
• Develop and implement preventative maintenance program for the equipment;
• Maintain a high standard of on-air and live transmission signal quality to the extent that such quality is within Company control and purview; software and hardware maintenance on computers operated at the facility; necessitating working knowledge of multi-platform environment;
• Recommend new and replacement equipment to the Executive Director and oversee installation of new equipment;
• Work with Executive Director to conduct programs for youth and elderly and other similar projects;
• Work with Executive Director and staff keeping company website and social media sites fresh and up to date.

Post Date: 10/04/2019
Job #: 16254
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: PA: Bethlehem
Job Description:

We are looking for a Master Control Operator who will monitor on-air and cable broadcast signals for all station services including television and radio. Maintain the program log. Monitor and operate the Traffic system. Record or store programs and program segments for playback. Playback programming to air for short turnaround shows. Switching between national and local feeds.

Experience:

• At least 5 years of master control and traffic experience

Responsibilities:

• Helps to assure a high-quality broadcast by monitoring radio and television on-air and cable broadcast signals, following the program log to air programs and breaks, and resolving any on-air problems which might occur.
• Helps to assure compliance with applicable regulations and communication with other departments by maintaining discrepancy logs, equipment incident reports, the daily report of satellite recordings, and the Master Control log.
• Enter information into the traffic system to schedule programming and interstitials.
• Monitor transmitter readings and log any issues.
• Verify EAS messages received and sent.

Minimum Degree/Training Required:

• Minimum five years of experience in broadcast/cable environment preferred.
• Knowledge of computer based production equipment as well as knowledge in current and emerging newscast technologies.
• Ability to work as a member of a team.
• Ability to work independently in the absence of supervisor.
• Ability to make accurate and quick decisions to maintain integrity of operations.
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Flexible schedule with ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
• Being involved with live TV, and being on time is extremely important. The candidate will need to have reliable transportation, and arrive punctually.
• Strong knowledge of broadcast systems and signal workflow.
• Experience with Myers ProTrack and/or Enco preferred.

Working Conditions:

• Must be able to work longer hours as well as weekends when necessary with short notice

Post Date: 10/04/2019
Job #: 16256
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering is responsible for the high-quality installation, operation, and maintenance of all station and network broadcast facilities and equipment including satellite, digital automation, and analog/digital audio systems of our Network Broadcast Center and local stations. Our D.O.E. will lead and supervise our media engineering team and oversee all engineering projects. The D.O.E. must have the business knowledge necessary to align broadcast media technology-related decisions with the organization’s goals and to oversee the successful planning and achievement of growth of our broadcast media into new communities including expanding existing stations’ signal strength and acquiring new stations.

Education and/or Experience:

* Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field or combination of education & experience
* Five (5) years managerial experience with proven experience supervising multiple engineers at multiple locations as well as managing projects
* Network or station group level of broadcast engineering experience
* Seven (7) years AM/FM audio and RF radiobroadcast engineering experience, digital, and audio equipment installation and maintenance.
* Minimum three (3) years of satellite uplink experience
* SBE Certified Senior Radio Engineer (CSRE) – or ability to obtain within 12 months
* SBE Certified Digital Radio Broadcast Specialist™ (DRB™) – or ability to obtain within 12 months

Other:

* Requires in-state and out-of-state travel (approximately 25%)
* Valid state driver’s license with a clean driving record
* Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. and work at heights from ladders or similar equipment
* Proven self-motivated starter who sets and achieves personal work objectives

We care about our team and provide a competitive salary and affordable benefits package that make your life better.

Post Date: 10/04/2019
Job #: 16257
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Audio Technician
Location: CA
Job Description:

We are looking for an aspiring technology wrangler to join the engineering team. The positions main responsibility will be for the continued success of the on-air and operations staff through attentive customer service. Specifically, coordinating user service requests and prompt resolution with follow-up for our teams integrated Broadcast and IT team. You’ll also be coordinating and executing on-site performance venue events and off-site remote broadcasts across the company’s local brands by managing audio and video production systems, and collaborating with artists, listeners, programming and promotions staff.

Key Responsibilities:

* Learn the service ticketing process to coordinate prompt response and resolution working collaboratively with the team
* Assist with the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the entire broadcast technical plant including studios and transmission facilities by actively shadowing team members.
* Assist in the installation of broadcast equipment at the studios, transmitter sites and microwave facilities as required.
* Attain the skills and knowledge over time necessary to maintain required operating logs, understand and comprehend technical documentation and schematics, and author operating instructions for operations staff.
* Expect to become exposed to all aspects of the technical facilities including studios, transmitters, telephone systems, satellite systems, off-site program links, plus computers and data networks relative to the brands they serve.

Requirements:

* Media or communications technology academic degree or equivalent experience. Military experience is a plus!
* Demonstrated proficiency with computer workstations and software in networked environments.
* Consistently work hours requested of you. Position will require occasional long and unscheduled hours. This includes nights, weekends and holidays as required.
* Familiarity with hand and power tools and their safe use is mandatory.
* Team player with good written and verbal skills.
* Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

Physical Demands:

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

Post Date: 09/27/2019
Job #: 16247
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Radio Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

This position is responsible for the deployment, monitoring, maintenance and repair of broadcast radio equipment and Broadcast IT computer and data network assets in the in collaboration with the director of engineering and station staff.

Minimum Responsibilities:

• Have full understanding of technical facilities, complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast production environment
• Ability to rapidly diagnose problems and provide alternative solutions if needed to maintain production deadlines
• Ability to comprehend complex concepts and workflows
• Participate and contribute to the design, development and deployment of complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast Engineering environment
• Participate and contribute to the training of staff radio operators, promotions staff and air talent in the operation of studio and remote broadcast equipment and systems
• Occasional direct execution or participation in major or high-visibility remote broadcasts and/or promotions
• The employee must be able to work evening, weekend and/or overnight as needed to accommodate projects, facility availability, and emergency service
• The employee, along with the Director of Engineering will be on 24-hour call and will serve as the standby when the Director of Engineering is unavailable
•Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

• Strong technical experience with radio broadcast equipment
• Understanding of customary equipment, design, documentation and integration of radio broadcast systems
• Knowledge of Wide Orbit Automation for Radio
• Knowledge of Harris (GatesAir) Vistamax routing and mixing systems
• Knowledge of Telos Axia/Vx Audio over IP and telephone systems
• Familiarity with the Wheatnet Audio over IP Routing and mixing systems
• Knowledge of essential broadcast IT concepts including (but not limited to); Microsoft client and server operating systems, IPV4 (IPV6 a plus), SAN/NAS systems, Broadcast IT architecture, system wiring and network performance analysis
• Awareness of, (if not proficiency with) Cisco networking, firewall and IP Switches
• Proficient in Microsoft Visio or other technical concept and documentation applications
• Knowledge of Burk Arc+ and Arc 16 facilities control and monitoring systems
• Experience maintaining and supporting AM and FM transmission systems
• Directional AM transmission and FM master antenna environment experience a plus
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to express complex concepts verbally and in written documentation
• Ability to work alone or as part of a team
• Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and motivation
• Ability to maintain knowledge of technology and industry trends
• Work in a 4-station AM & FM radio broadcast facility with a shared studio complex and 5 transmission locations supporting music, talk, & network-based radio products
• Ability to perform functions under tight time constraints is critical to this position. Will be coordinating efforts with the Director of Engineering, with a corporate-level IT support staff and technical personnel from/with other allied and co-owned businesses
• Ability to acquire or produce and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and meet company vehicle driving standards

Education or Formal Training:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Communications, Broadcasting or Radio/TV/Film, or equivalent work experience
• SBE certification preferred as a Certified Radio Broadcast Engineer (CBRE) and Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist (CBNT)

Experience:

• A minimum 5 years’ experience utilizing the aforementioned skill set in day-to-day support of a radio broadcast facility. Primary focus during this work experience should have been operating and supporting a varied array of radio products.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

• Stand up to 1/3 of time
• Sit and/or walk up to 2/3 of time
• Lift up to 50 lbs. up to 1/3 of time
• Moderate to very loud noise
• Frequently will be in a studio or at a live event with unforeseeable environments

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16244
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Evening Shift
Location: FL: West Palm Beach
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Responsibilities include:

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

Qualifications and Requirements:

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

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

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16245
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Duties include: Troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment to the component level in cameras, routers, switchers, microwave, transmitters, and associated terminal equipment. Maintenance and repair of technical equipment, installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations. Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems.

The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, cameras, robotic pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment. Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required. Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment. Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission, and Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus. Cisco Networking certifications are a plus. UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited electronics school or college or possess equivalent experience in broadcast maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license. Ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather.

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

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

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16240
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Television
Location: UT
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering, Television is responsible for keeping the station operating smoothly by planning and executing engineering strategy, managing the TV engineering team and ensuring that engineering tasks and projects are accomplished with a high degree of excellence.

Key Responsibilities:

- Ensure that the technical facilities operate at the highest quality within required guidelines and within the established budget.
- Provide daily management and supervision to the Television Broadcast Engineers.
- Manage the transmitters, studio facilities, their property, and their support equipment, i.e.; HVAC, generators and large building UPS systems.

Required Skills & Experience:

- A minimum of 5 years of experience managing an Engineering department at a TV station.
- Experience managing and monitoring capital and operations budgets for TV Engineering.
- Proven experience in managing on-air operations in a leadership role including equipment, personnel and technology systems in production environments and field operations.
- The ability to manage multiple projects and employees with different skills and job functions.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and complete them in a fast-paced deadline driven environment.
- Ensure that broadcast equipment is maintained and operates within broadcast standards and guidelines provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and other regulatory agencies by developing, scheduling, performing, and supervising routine, preventive, and emergency maintenance of technical equipment located in the studio and at transmitter sites.
- Assure high quality broadcasts by recommending the purchase of equipment, parts, and supplies as needed, assuring that purchases are within the constraints of the operating budget, developing plans for the installation of new and replacement equipment, and creating technical plans and wiring diagrams, as needed.
- Proven experience in managing on-air operations in a leadership role including equipment, personnel and technology systems management in production environments as well as field operations.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and employees with different skills and job functions.
- Experience developing and monitoring capital and operations budgets.
- Ability to communicate and implement excellent customer service. Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers and general public.
- Skill in using a variety of test equipment, hand tools and computers. Understands the operation, maintenance, and repair of broadcast equipment.
- Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose and handle the tools necessary to repair studio/post production equipment.
- Must have solid working knowledge of PC and Apple computers, MS Windows, OSX and related software.
- Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university or equivalent.
- Must have a mature sense of judgment and ability to prioritize.
- Contributes to the continued success of the station by performing all other duties as assigned.

Additional Job Requirements:

- Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures
- Work effectively in a team environment
- Proven ability to handle stress
- Ability to consistently work hours required. Works more when required to meet deadlines including weekends, evenings, etc.
- Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor
- Maintain positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management and clients
- Maintain confidentiality by not discussing internal matters, company strategies, client’s proprietary information, personnel matters, wage and salary information or any sensitive information with clients, competitors, listeners, the media or inappropriately with co-workers, and by not distributing our proprietary research or other information to our competitors.

Supervisor Responsibilities:

- Participate in and actively support the Company’s EEO policy as it relates to recruitment, selection, evaluation, compensation, training, promotion and termination. Includes being knowledgeable and conversant with the FCC EEO Rules effective March 10, 2003, and understanding the compliance issues that safeguard the station’s FCC license.
- Take a proactive role in supporting our policy to prevent harassment of any kind within the workplace, at off-site places of company business and at company-sponsored social venues.
- Assure that employees working in your department will receive annual performance appraisals.
- Guarantee that employees will sign Conflict of Interest and Payola annually.

Physical Demands:

- Occasional long hours may be required for maintenance or repair of equipment and transmission facilities.
- Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Must be able to lift and move heavy equipment weighing up to 50 pounds on a weekly basis, assisting others or using devices to move heavier objects on an occasional basis.
- Must have vision correctable to read test equipment meters and gauges as well as sufficient mobility and coordination to operate hand tools.
- Must maintain valid driver’s license, including the ability to drive trucks and other station vehicles.
- Must be able to receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.

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

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16241
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Technology
Location: TX: Wichita Falls
Job Description:

We are looking for a Director of Technology to join our team.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Able to manage and maintain complex television integrated systems with minimal supervision.
• Design and construction of new engineering projects as directed by General Manager, Corporate and Regional Technology Leadership.
• On call 24/7 to provide timely response to station off-air situation, equipment issues, transmitter issues, etc.
• Contribute to the development, preparation and implementation of operating and capital expense budget and special projects.
• Manage and control Technology Department operating expenditures.
• Preparation and timely delivery of operational reports as well as status reports for on-going station projects, maintenance logs and compliance documents.
• Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve master control, studio and production equipment issues.
• Effectively present information and respond to corporate management, clients, viewers and general public.
• Responsible for the management of continuous technical operations of the television station.
• Responsible for the safety and maintenance of the company vehicle fleet and stations buildings
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations regarding television broadcasting Expertise regarding applicable electrical, mechanical, structural and civil engineering methods.
• Practical working knowledge of plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques.
• Professional RF engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems, news cameras and equipment.

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16242
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
Location: PA
Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to perform daily preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of all equipment associated with a 24/7/365 television operation in a major market. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintenance and repair of Automated Master Control Systems, Automated Production Control Rooms Systems, Studio Production equipment, Camera Control Systems, Robotic Pedestals, Remote Production ENG equipment, Newsroom Video Playback and Archive solutions, non-linear edit systems and satellite distribution systems. The selected candidate will also assist in system design, construction and commissioning of new technologies at the Studio, Transmitter, and Remote Facilities. Familiarity with Grass Valley ITX, Sony switchers and ELC, Ross Robotics, Bit Central Playout is a plus.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in TV Engineering which must include a strong IT background; a B.S. degree with an emphasis in Engineering or IT is preferred; must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to work nights and weekends is a must.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16243
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IA: Ames
Job Description:

We seek a knowledgeable and dedicated professional to join our engineering operations staff as a Radio Broadcast Engineer. Located in the Ames office, this individual is responsible for maintaining technical broadcast transmission and production equipment. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the design, improvement, expansion, and maintenance of production, broadcast, and radio frequency transmitting systems for the network of radio stations. This individual will respond to operational challenges requiring service recovery, and they will maintain electronic equipment to meet production needs and network operational goals. This position also participates in the engineering operations on-call rotation.

Position Salary Range:

• $41,985 - $62,968 annually

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associates degree in Electronics Engineering, Management Information Systems, Broadcast Engineering, Computer Science, or related field, or related field or equivalent related experience to substitute for a degree;
• Four years experience in broadcast engineering, including experience in analog audio wiring and systems and signal processing and measurement equipment;
• Knowledge of RF, AM and FM directional and non-directional transmission systems;
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations;
• Ability to perform basic to advanced math calculations, ability to read and understand system drawings, signal flows, and schematics; and
• Ability to climb ladders, lift 70 pounds, use power tools and hold a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with basic TCP/IP networking and IP-based digital audio systems;
• Project management experience;
• SBE certification; and
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16234
Organization Type:
– Other: Telecommunications
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Television
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

Overall Purpose:

• Maintains hardware and software systems for television broadcast facility.
• Repairs, replaces, configures and upgrades hardware and software in a television broadcast environment.
• May maintain and troubleshoot non-broadcast systems in an office setting including support for phones, business IT, and HVAC.
• Maintains required records of equipment maintenance repair and upgrades. Accustomed to submitting return merchandise authorization forms and working with vendors during repairs.
• Utilizes test equipment, parts and related tools for use in maintenance and repair.
• Escalates equipment performance and diagnostic issues requiring attention of more senior personnel.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

• Knowledge of IP based video transmission, routers, switchers, fiber optic multiplexing and digital satellite receivers.
• Maintains computer servers, provides technical support to on-air servers and equipment and participates in troubleshooting broadcast equipment.
• Experience working in studio productions.
• Possesses a good working knowledge of typical broadcast manufacturers such as: Sony, Ross, Evertz, Telestream, EVS, MultiDyne, RTS, Chyron, and Adobe Premiere. Accustomed to working in network storage environments.
• Uses sound engineering principals when commissioning and testing new equipment.
• Resolves and follows up on general engineering inquiries and completes ad-hoc assignments as assigned. Identifies opportunities to streamline or automate deliverables.
• Functions well in a live broadcast environment and can prioritize well during a crisis.
• Able to lift 50 lbs. and work from a 10’ ladder when necessary.
• Must have a positive attitude and strong work ethic. Must be self-driven and able to identify new projects independently.

Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television and Film, Communications, or equivalency through work experience.

Experience:

• 2-5 years of work experience with complex broadcast processes and technology.

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16236
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Studio Technician
Location: MA: Chicopee
Job Description:

We currently have a full-time Production Assistant/Studio Technician position available. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: studio maintenance – including the set-up, lighting and striking of various sets – operating studio cameras, various graphic and mapping systems, an audio board and video playback system, tuning-in live shots, editing for news, and posting web content. Availability to work various shifts a must.

Experience Required:

Background in broadcast studio production or a communications degree required. Must be able to produce quality, accurate work in a fast-paced environment. Must work well with others and have excellent communication skills.

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16237
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IA
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!

We are an EOE.

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16238
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: Media Prep Technician
Location: NY: Buffalo
Job Description:

We are accepting applications for a Media Prep Technician. The Media Prep Technician is responsible for subject matter knowledge and problem solving in all areas of Studio Operations and News Remote functions. Performs moderately complex work within Media Prep at the local station level, in a Hubbed Master Control environment.

Key Activities:

• Observes, records and operates transmitter power and frequency readings, adjusting them to legal limits if necessary, in accordance with FCC Rules and Regulations.
• Aligns satellite receiver dish, adjusting audio and video levels as well as recording programs while down linking satellite feeds.
• Monitors back-timing and adjusts all "On Air" material within the automation system.
• Dubs commercials and programs into video servers with proper technical parameters.
• Loads and plays back pre-recorded programs, Public Service Announcements and news material.
• Records and ingests programs, promotions, Public Service Announcements and news material.
• May be responsible for acquisition of satellite and ENG News remotes. May also be asked to perform various backup activities including, but not limited to camera shading or production audio.
• Operates On-Air automation equipment, Master Control Switchers and Transmitter Remote Control.
• Reads various scopes and other technical monitoring equipment.
• Troubleshoots and responds to malfunctioning electronic broadcast equipment needed for on-air operations.
• Other duties as assigned.

Skills:

Education & Experience/Certifications:

• Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Technical Certificate or training desirable.
• Experience: A minimum of 1-year experience in a related technical capacity in a broadcast television environment or equivalent experience in a video production facility. ENG/SNG/DSNG experience is preferred, but not required. Experience in a hubbed Master Control environment is preferred, but not required.
• Experience with automation systems preferred, but not required.

Skills & Abilities:

• Working knowledge of Master Control in a broadcast television station.
• Working knowledge of video servers, scopes and switcher operation.
• Knowledge of transmitter power parameters.
• Strong computer skills including file transfer and storage, transcoding processes.
• Ability to work independently with little or no supervision. Good organization, attention to detail and proactivity.
• Ability to maintain composure and accuracy under exacting specifications and immediate deadlines.
• Strong mathematical skills, especially with addition and subtraction.
• Strong communication skills.
• Organized and detail oriented.
• Must be an eager, motivated, reliable individual and willing to work as part of a team.

Work Environment:

• Work hours vary due to newscast coverage and special programming. Shift work, weekends and nights are possible and expected due to special projects, news events, and vacation coverage.

Post Date: 09/26/2019
Job #: 16239
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Manager, Technology & Operations
Location: FL: Jacksonville
Job Description:

Reporting to the President & CEO, we seek a hands-on, collaborative leader with sound technological strength to enhance our existing engineering team. Serving as chief engineer, you will be involved in station-wide planning, evaluation, acquisition, installation and maintenance of a variety of media platforms both broadcast and non-broadcast. In addition, you will oversee safety and security, studio operations, facilities maintenance, and general building operations.

Responsibilities of a Successful Manager of Technology & Operations:

• Exercise sound judgment and thought leadership based on knowledge, experience, on-going industry standards and changing market conditions when assessing problems. Determine best practices/solutions, and implement corrective action to minimize impacts due to loss of programming or services;
• Evaluate longer-term technical situations, communicate fact-based technology/business solutions and lead the team to implementation;
• Responsible for engineering administration in the identification and development of technical specifications and supporting narrative for station-wide equipment acquisition and for the submission of Federal, State and local grant opportunities for replacement and equipment expansion;
• Provide oversight and guidance to various departments, coordinate day-to-day activities to ensure departmental (engineering, facilities support IT, etc,) coordination with the station and facility needs;
• Negotiate and manage maintenance contracts and agreements for broadcast and building systems;
• Contact for the department with outside agencies, vendors, etc,
• Responsible for ensuring station compliance with related FCC regulations to protect all licenses as well as knowledge of OSHA and the ADA as they pertain to equipment and the station facility;
• Accountable for generating, maintaining and working within operational budgets.

Background & Qualifications:

• AS degree or technical (broadcast) training with equivalent experience; BS preferred;
• Five (5) years of demonstrated leadership with experience directly related to technology/broadcast management;
• Experience in maintenance and repair of technology-based or broadcast systems, high power transmissions, and network infrastructures;
• Compliance experience with federal regulations governing television and radio broadcasting;
• Solid research, oral and written communication skills;
• Organized, with strong attention to detail;
• Ability to multi-task; prioritize, problem-solve, respond and adjust to changing priorities; work under pressure while meeting deadlines;
• Looking for a team player with excellent interpersonal skills. Adept at guiding others through difficult, high-stress equipment operations situations;
• A keen understanding of business needs, market trends, contingency planning, latest technologies and technology forecasting;
• Must be available to work on-call, nights, weekends, holidays, etc.

Post Date: 09/20/2019
Job #: 16229
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Technician
Location: MI
Job Description:

• Assist in engineering aspects of the technical facility including studio equipment support, transmitter maintenance, editing systems, field production support and transmission of live/recorded events and programs
• Have expert knowledge regarding equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in and assist in emergency situations
• Performs regular maintenance tasks, including repairs, equipment replacement, supplies, etc.
• Documents and executes necessary corrective actions
• Ensures all transmission equipment is operating correctly before and during live event telecasts - corrects and documents technical problems and reports them to the managers
• Maintains station live vehicles, including satellite trucks
• Maintains building needs
• Have working knowledge of the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems
• Familiar with networking routing and IP addressing
• Must be available to work during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and updates.
• Display and maintain professional appearance, based on station standards and professional demeanor
• Must have a background/previous working experience in engineering

Post Date: 09/20/2019
Job #: 16230
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OH: Dayton
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced full-time Broadcast Engineer for our radio stations located in Dayton. The Broadcast Engineer will assist with the maintenance of equipment, maintaining broadcast systems and technologies, build-out projects, and ensure FCC compliance. The successful candidate will be familiar with radio related technologies including, but not limited to, networking and IT, PC/software maintenance and repair, AM and FM transmitter repair and installation, VHF and UHF radio technology, digital and analog audio, EAS equipment and studio equipment maintenance.

Post Date: 09/20/2019
Job #: 16231
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NJ: Trenton
Job Description:

We are currently seeking applicants for a Broadcast Engineer position located in the Trenton, New Jersey office. Under the direction of Assistant Director of Engineering, will assist in providing 24/7 technical support for broadcast operations and help to maintain Company relationships with other public/private entities, state, and federal agencies that share facilities with it. This position will respond to, and remediate disruptions in State-wide broadcasting services; assist in the maintenance of all broadcast tower documentation, facilities management logs, and FCC required logs; supervise and report on the activities of contractors performing services at Company sites; assist in managing tower tenant agreements; provide internal support for broadcast-related IT services and infrastructure; and assist in project development, including project budgeting, design, procurement, installation of equipment, and training; performs other related duties as required.

Requirements:

Education:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcasting, Electrical Engineering or other technically related field. (Applicant submissions must include a copy of degree and/or transcripts (official/unofficial) documenting possession of degree and/or specified credits).

Candidates with college level training in informational technology and/or television technology is preferred. Also, a FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License or various SBE Certifications is most desirable.

Note for Foreign Degrees: Degrees and/or transcripts issued by a college or university outside of the United States must be evaluated for accreditation by a reputable evaluation service at your expense. The evaluation must be included with your submission. Failure to submit the required evaluation may result in an ineligibility determination.

Experience:

A minimum of three (3) years of experience as a Maintenance Engineer for a broadcast television station and strong computer, networking and video encoding/decoding skills. The ability to operate and maintain Thales/Comark solid state, liquid cooled transmitters, seven (7), thirteen (13) GHz STLs and two (2) GHz ENG systems; the ability to maintain UDP/RTP and ASI transmission streams and ATSC encoding equipment; and a working knowledge of MS Office, Excel, and AutoCAD LT is required.

Note: This position requires the ability to work unpredictable hours, including nights, weekends and during declared emergency weather events; the ability to lift and carry equipment up to 50lbs; and the ability to work independently under deadlines and time constraints.

License:

A valid Driver’s License and possession of an acceptable driving record is required since the operation of a motor vehicle is required in the performance of the essential duties of this position.

Candidates scheduled for an interview will be required to provide writing samples as part of the selection process.

Residency Requirement:

In accordance with the New Jersey First Act, P.L. 2011, c.70, new public employees are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. For more information, please visit: https://nj.gov/labor/lwdhome/njfirst/NJFirst.html.

Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is offered as well.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 09/13/2019
Job #: 16223
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

We have an immediate need for a full time Radio Broadcast Engineer to maintain AM & FM broadcast transmitter and studio equipment for our 4 station cluster.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for installation, maintenance, repairs and legal operation of AM (1) & FM (3) transmitters, broadcast studio consoles and automation equipment necessary for the station(s) to function.
• Emergency response to off air conditions at above facilities.
• Implements and maintains FCC operational requirements, keeping abreast of FCC and other applicable state, county and local laws that relate to operational compliance.
• Manages equipment and repairs including troubleshooting, diagnostics and knowledge and use of the tools necessary to repair AM & FM broadcast transmitters and studio equipment.
• Preparation and timely delivery of required status information and reports to General Manager & Station Manager.

Requirements:

• Qualified candidates MUST HAVE experience with Harris transmitters, Wheatstone TDM studio console systems, and ENCO automation system and high powered AM directional station operations is a big plus.
• Must possess a degree in Radio Engineering with equivalent work experience based on the responsibilities outlined above and/or FCC license and SBE certification with a minimum of 3 years experience in the maintenance and repair of AM & FM broadcast transmitter and studio equipment.
• Elementary IT skills.
• Must be a “self-starter” able to work independently and fulfill responsibilities without constant supervision.
• Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain solid driving record
• 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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
We participate in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

Post Date: 09/13/2019
Job #: 16224
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MS
Job Description:

We are seeking a Technical Services Director/Chief Engineer with exceptional interpersonal skills who can translate ideas into action, effectively manage complex projects; and accomplish ambitious goals via strong leadership and effective management. This position will oversee media and information technology, broadcast and digital distribution, engineering, facilities and infrastructure services. He or she will be responsible for the planning, management, and overall supervision of the Technical Services and IT Departments ensuring the highest possible quality of broadcast and production of on-air programs and technical services to external and internal customers.

The successful candidate will have a firm understanding of the role technology plays in today’s media business models, have a vision for how information technology and broadcast infrastructure processes support the operations of a multi-faceted media company, and able to effectively leverage emerging technology and a team of knowledgeable professionals to deliver transformational organizational impact. This position guides a staff of employees with direct reports who oversee broadcast engineering, RF transmission and information systems. This is an Exempt Non-State Service position. EOE M-F

Post Date: 09/13/2019
Job #: 16225
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: Production Engineer
Location: Outside the US: U.S. Virgin Islands
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Production Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating and preparing equipment during and in preparation for television programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Set up and operate remote studio production equipment for in-studio and remote productions, and serve as field engineer;
• Perform routine adjustments and emergency repairs to equipment assigned to the production division;
• Assist in installation and modification of production equipment;
• Perform daily microwave test in accordance to MOT guidelines;
• Coordinate activities of television studio and control room personnel to ensure technical quality of pictures and sound for programs originating in studio and remote pick up points are of good quality;
• Edit programs, promos, and other video productions on the AVID/Adobe Premier Pro Editing System;
• Edit long and short form programs independently with minimal instructions from producers and/or production supervisors.

Qualifications:

• Associate degree in electronics or related field with three (3) years of engineering experience. In lieu of a degree, five (5) years of engineering experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job;
• 4 years of non-linear based television editing experience, particularly in AVID or Adobe Premier Pro;
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills;
• Excellent organizational skills;
• Ability to operate cameras efficiently;
• Ability to do mathematical calculations;
• Ability to assess equipment and learn new equipment as needed;
• Basic understanding of computer applications;
• Ability to work well in a team environment and adapt to changing situations;
• Ability to load and off load production equipment and lift set furniture with other crew members;
• Ability to lift 30 pounds;
• Ability to shoot handheld cameras during productions for 30 minutes;
• Ability to climb and descend from ladders and scaffolds;
• Ability to stand for 2-3 hours during productions;
• Ability to drive trucks, vans and cars and must have a valid USVI Driver’s License;
• Ability to work overtime, nights and weekends as needed;
• Ability to work flexible hours and outdoors as needed;
• Ability to sit at a computer and stand for long periods of time;
• Ability to follow and accept directives;
• Ability to add creative input to programs;
• Ability to troubleshoot minor technical problems with equipment;
• Knowledge of the technical aspect and function of all equipment, including server, VTRs, monitors, audio board and cameras;
• Ability to install and calibrate equipment.

Post Date: 09/11/2019
Job #: 16222
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: MA: Chicopee
Job Description:

A broadcast hub serving more than 30 stations is seeking a Senior Hub Engineer to oversee the day to day technical operations of the facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage and maintain all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility.
• Help ensure our hub stations compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.
• Help implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the facility.
• Manage and complete engineering and other technical projects.
• Evaluate, select, install, service, and maintain facility broadcast equipment and information technology systems.
• Communicate and coordinate equipment maintenance and training with vendors and contractors.
• Work closely with management and co-workers to ensure company objectives are being met.
• Other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Skills:

• 5 years previous broadcast engineering experience.
• Previous experience with IT systems in a broadcast environment.
• Experience with MPLS or AVPN fiber technologies is preferred.
• The ability to terminate broadcast and IT related cables is required.
• Proficiency with PC/Server administration is preferred.
• Proficiency with PC and MS Office is required.
• Experience with Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices, SAN storage, Isilon storage, satellite ground stations, and RF preferred.
• Strong interpersonal and organization skills
• Ability to identify the development needs of others and coach/mentor others to improve their knowledge and/or skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours as needed.
• Must be fluent in English.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Maintenance Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with 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 Hub Maintenance 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.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Post Date: 09/06/2019
Job #: 16214
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: WA: Seattle
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering’s main responsibilities are to protect the license and keep the stations functioning. This person will be responsible for maintaining the transmitters, their property, and their support equipment, i.e.; HVAC, generators and large building UPS systems, building plumbing and lighting, and property maintenance. At the studio the Director of Engineering oversees the master control operation that includes the playback automation system, the storage for all programs and commercial spots and maintains a relationship between master control, News, Traffic and Sales. For news all studio equipment; camera switchers, graphics, ENG and the set and lighting. For IT responsibilities are the maintenance and replacement of all computers and servers, updating software, virus control, all network communication internal and external to the plant.

Attributes for the Position:

Proven experience in managing on-air operations in a leadership role including equipment, budget, personnel and technology systems management in digital newsroom and production environments as well as field operations.

The ability to communicate and implement excellent customer service is a must. Must be able to articulate clearly across various skill-set audiences and management levels. Demonstrated proficiencies in idea generation and generating and presenting various reports and presentations across multiple disciplines and management levels.

Must have a mature sense of judgment and priority.

Responsibilities:

• Manage and maintain complex integrated systems with minimum supervision
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, applicable electrical, mechanical, structural and civil engineering methods is required
• Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful
• Maintenance and repair of all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities/towers, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems
• Design, planning, budgeting and construction of new engineering projects to keep the station reliably on the air and competitive in the market
• Development, preparation, timely submission for approval and implementation of capital budges/projects
• Tracking purchase orders within each project to operate within budget
• Create, maintain and forecast monthly operating expenses and provide detail information as needed
• Preparation and timely delivery of required status information and reports

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from four-year college or university and 5-10 years of experience managing an Engineering department at a TV station
• Can easily identify priority items and complete in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
• Must possess positive customer service attitude with both internal and external contacts; flexible, patient, courteous, professional and problem solver
• SBE certifications are a plus
• Experience in multiple, mid- or major-market television stations is a plus
• Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose and handle the tools necessary to repair studio/post production equipment
• Must be able to effectively present information and respond to question from managers, clients, customers and general public
• Must have solid working knowledge of PC and Apple computers, MS Windows, OSX and related software
• Must have solid working knowledge of networks, routers, MS operating systems and application software such as Word and Excel
• Traffic systems such as WideOrbit and OSI
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Strong time management and organization skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Post Date: 09/06/2019
Job #: 16215
Organization Type:
– Other: Production Company
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: MA: Hudson
Job Description:

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

* Live Multi-Camera Production
* Field and Studio Production
* Technical Troubleshooting
* Post-Production (Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Premiere and After Effects)
* Lighting
* Webcasting
* Familiarity with computer networking

Job Responsibilities:

* Operate professional video, audio, and lighting equipment in a live production environment
* Support post-production team and edit short videos
* Monitor and troubleshoot live video transmission
* Crew positions this role often fills: Camera Operator, Technical Director, Audio Engineer, Webcast Encoding Technician, Utility, Grip, Media Manager, Teleprompter Operator

Evening/weekend availability is expected, as is a valid driver’s license.

We offer competitive wages, health insurance reimbursement, a matching 401(k), and a generous PTO plan.

Post Date: 09/06/2019
Job #: 16219
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Technician, Broadcast Maintenance
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

Under general supervision, this position provides multiple levels of maintenance, technical support and repair to the radio and video broadcast operations facility. Supports a combination of on-site and off-site facilities, remote broadcasts, digital transmission paths, RF systems and video equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Troubleshoots and repairs daily routine and emergency problems with broadcast equipment as they relate to transmission levels, signal losses, off-air interference and equipment failures Installs complex broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards.
- Performs regularly schedule preventive technical maintenance in broadcast studios.
- Maintains program continuity for multiple audio and video channels.
- Performs regular tests to ensure optimum performance.
- Performs routine balancing, aligning, sweeping and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signals.
- Anticipates and prevents, to the extent possible, problems and outages prior to their occurrence

Minimum Qualifications:

- Associate's degree or higher in Electronics, Broadcast Technology or related course of study or equivalent work experience.
- At least 5 years of experience maintaining and installing broadcast equipment or other multimedia computer based systems.

Requirements and General Skills:

- Ability to multi-task and shift priorities.
- Must be able to work all shifts required in a 24/7 operation in a high pressure environment.
- Strong communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
- Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
- Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
- Creative writing ability.
- Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

- Experience with the following:
- Digital routers and audio recorders.
- Video Broadcasting Equipment.
- PC and Apple based A/V workstations.
- Broadcast consoles.
- Satellite receivers.
- Strong IT and networking skills and understanding of cloud based applications.
- RF based transmission equipment.
- Demonstrated familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility.
- Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Post Date: 09/06/2019
Job #: 16220
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Technician, Broadcast Maintenance
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Senior Technician, Broadcast Operations, is a member of the technical team that supports the New York based Broadcast Facility. This person is responsible for routine and emergency maintenance of broadcast equipment. Occasional equipment installations and studio operations support are to be expected. Requires knowledge of multiple systems, updating systems documentation, ability to work independently, support projects, assist technicians in improving existing systems. Strong networking/IT skills preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Responsible for the technical maintenance of the Broadcast Studios and related support equipment.
- Good troubleshooting skills and ability to work in a fast paced broadcast facility.
- In order to support other NY based facilities, must be able to travel within the metropolitan area.
- Must be able to install complex broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards. Maintain program continuity for multiple audio channels
- Troubleshoot and repair daily routine and emergency problems with broadcast equipment as they relate to transmission, receive signal, off-air return signal and equipment failures
- Perform routine balancing, aligning, sweeping and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signals
- Anticipates and prevent, to the extent possible, problems and outages prior to their occurrence

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in EE, CS or related area or equivalent experience and at least three years of relevant broadcast technical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience as a technician in radio broadcast, network broadcasting operations or military telecommunications

Demonstrate one or more of the following:

- Knowledge of multiple broadcast systems
- Experience using Windows and Mac OS
- Experience in basic networking
- Has updated documentation and operations procedures Requirements and General Skills:
- Ability to multi-task.
- Must be able to work shifts required in a 24/7 operation
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
- Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction.
- General proficiency and working knowledge in all areas of Broadcast operations.

Requirements and General Skills:

- Good public speaking and presentation skills.
- Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
- Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
- Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
- Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
- Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
- Creative writing ability.
- Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

- Audio over IP transmission
- Media routers
- PC and MAC based audio digital workstations
- All studio equipment
- Satellite receivers
- ISDN codecs
- T-1 codecs
- RF distribution equipment
- Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility
- Comprehensive understanding of broadcast electronics
- Familiarity with broadcast program play-out, preferably Dalet or Prophet Systems.
- Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, including routers, switches, networks concepts. Network + and/or A+ Certification a plus.
- Able to route audio through multiple systems, understanding routing logic, signal flow and codecs.
- Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Post Date: 09/04/2019
Job #: 16209
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: RF Systems Supervisor
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for an RF Field Supervisor. In this position, you will manage all the day to day activities in engineering as it relates to the RF on-air and delivery systems for our stations and their statewide distribution and translator network. You will assume duties of Chief Operator of all stations and will report to the Director of Engineering. This is a supervisory role.

Unique Characteristics & Functions:

Maintain complete knowledge of RF distribution throughout the state. Manage RF engineering staff. Oversee installation and maintenance of all RF broadcast equipment, which includes transmitters, translators and microwave. Keep very careful records of each site and update accordingly, including photos. A good working knowledge of studio operations is very helpful. Work with vendors and other third parties for equipment ordering and installation at remote sites. Travel 75%+ to remote sites in company vehicle and often work alone. Create expense reports when necessary. When not traveling, work with studio engineers on in-house projects as assigned.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Extensive experience with digital broadcast equipment and systems including test equipment and trouble shooting. Experience must include extensive maintenance and operation of full power UHF and VHF TV transmitters and antenna systems, satellite receivers and uplinks, generators, microwave transmitters and receivers, fiber optic systems, signal distribution equipment, and associated terminal equipment. Familiarity with personal computers and video file servers. Knowledge of US Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management policies. Ability to solve problems and exercise good judgement. Troubleshooting and test equipment familiarity. Ability to work alone. Be on call 24/7. Exceptional organizational skills. The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Strong knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.


Education/Experience:

A minimum of a two-year Associate Degree in electronic technology or equivalent, 4-year college degree preferred. FCC and/or SBE certification is preferred. Experience with CAD. Experience with broadcast system design and project management. At least 5 years’ experience as a television maintenance technician and at least 3 years’ experience in a management capacity. Must have an acceptable driving record and a valid New Mexico driver license.


Essential Physical Requirements:

Good vision and color perception. Good hearing. The ability to work long hours on occasion. Driving on and off road. Varying periods of sitting, standing, walking and driving required. Body movement/motions required including but not limited to climbing, using arms and hands continuously and walking on uneven surfaces. Lifting requirements include continuous lifting, pulling/pushing up to 50 pounds. Job requires indoor and outdoor work and may involve extremes with heat, cold and heights.

Post Date: 09/04/2019
Job #: 16210
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Engineering Manager: DevOps Engineer
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

We are seeking a creative and forward-thinking team member to support our 24/7 Network Operations Center. As the DevOps Engineer you will join an innovative and diverse workplace; supporting a wide range of business communications technologies.

You will be responsible for:

• Supporting business services from the network infrastructure level to application stack.
• Administrating, maintaining, and scaling local VM systems and cloud architectures.
• Developing and deploying tools to automate processes and monitoring.
• Tracking security risks and implementing best practices for mitigation.
• Working with other team members to troubleshoot and provide solutions.

Position Requirements:

• 3-7 years of experience in relevant field.
• Linux/Windows sys admin experience.
• Experience with virtualization technologies, tools, deployments, and monitoring.
• Scripting experience with one or more of the following: BASH, Python, or Perl.
• Experience with Puppet, Chef, or Ansible.
• Understanding of network switching and routing.
• Flexibility to be on-call nights, weekends, and holidays.

What you need to be successful:

• Exceptional communications skills.
• Ability to work independently and in diverse teams.
• Ability to learn new emerging technologies and solutions.

A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Company properties are tobacco free. We participate in E-Verify.

Post Date: 09/04/2019
Job #: 16212
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MO: Columbia
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer will collaborate with the full-time and part-time staff to oversee all equipment is in good working order, arrives at the remote site, is set-up in the proper method, is being operated appropriately and is checked back in with no defects. We produce an average of 120 events on various platforms including digital, linear cable network and in-venue displays. The Broadcast Engineer should be a self-starter that is extremely organized, able to work effectively alone or in a group setting and can bring a positive attitude to each day. Exceptional trouble shooting skills will be required and innovative solutions to complex problems will be necessary.

Post Date: 08/30/2019
Job #: 16203
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: KS: Missouri
Job Description:

Requirements:

- Maintain integrity of all on-air and on-line products, including FM, HD and AM transmissions, digital audio & audio streaming
- Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair the all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antennas, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment
- Install broadcast equipment at studios, transmitter sites, in company vehicles, at remote broadcast locations, and at two-way sites in keeping with good engineering practice.
- Assist in planning and development of all aspects of technical facilities including studios, transmitters, telephone systems, satellite, STL, computers and data networks.
- Create instructional materials and teach operators to use technical equipment and systems.

Qualifications:

- Minimum two years of experience in broadcast facility maintenance, including hands-on support of FM radio transmitters and modern studio equipment at a radio station
- Four-year college or technical school and/or training, or equivalent combination of education & experience preferred
- Knowledge of FCC Rulers & Regulations
- Basic knowledge of computers and IT systems is a must, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
- Experience with modern digital audio systems including SAS, Wide Orbit, Vox Pro and Livewire is highly desirable
- SBE Certification is preferred
- Valid Kansas or Missouri driver’s license for operation of company vehicles is required
- Strong proven time management skills including ability to multi-task in a multiple-project environment
- Availability to work various hours/days, including some weekends and holidays
- Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure
- Personal vehicle is required for twenty-four hour response to emergencies
- Excellent customer service and communication skills are critical

Physical Requirements:

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

Salary contingent upon qualifications & experience

Post Date: 08/30/2019
Job #: 16205
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NV: Reno
Job Description:

We are seeking a Master Control Operator. The ideal candidate must be versatile and capable of learning specialized software applications and have an aptitude for operating electronic equipment. You must be detail-oriented, have excellent computer skills, and must be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Broadcast operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience.
* On-air switching, dubbing and transferring programs.
* Gathering satellite feeds for broadcast use.
* Preparation and operation of equipment (before, during and after live newscasts).
* Support the production of newscasts and other live or taped programming for television and multi-platform use.
* Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments.
* Other duties as assigned.

Experience:

* Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is preferred.

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

Post Date: 08/30/2019
Job #: 16207
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OK: Oklahoma City
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

- Competitive pay
- Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
- 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
- Paid Vacation & Holidays

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Post Date: 08/30/2019
Job #: 16208
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering and I.T.
Location: DC
Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to provide technical guidance and support of our FM station as well as all HD and Satellite channels.

Principal Accountabilities:

* Handle the installation, maintenance, and operations of all broadcast, IT and transmission equipment. Provide twenty-four hour on call service to the radio station.
* Responsible for station technical compliance with current FCC rules and regulations.
* Instruct and assist operators in the proper operation of broadcast equipment necessary for the operator to perform their required duties.
* Coordinate and supervise overall performance of engineering department.
* Ensure operations efficiency of the engineering department and related functions.
* Prepare monthly and annual departmental reports.
* Recommend the purchase of all electronic equipment (RF, audio ad IT).
* Provide planning support to the GM with respect to technical needs.
* Provide management of station IT infrastructure.
* Provide leadership and vision for the work unit.
* Contributes as a strategic member of the administrative leadership team.
* Provide strategic reports and recommendations to administration on the activities in assigned areas.
* Represent the department on university and community committees.
* Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Core Competencies:

* Demonstrated experience on FM and HD transmitters.
* Strong time management and project management skills with the ability to multi-task.
* Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Word, Access and Excel; as well broadcast applications including Vox
Pro, Adobe Audition, Audio Vault, etc.
* Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and generators.
* Effective leadership and management skills.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills.
* Documented success as an innovator and creative problem solver.
* Competence in oral and written English.
* Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule to accommodate responding to emergency activities.
* Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relationships with staff, faculty, students, university officials and the general public.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field and minimum of seven years experience in radio or television maintenance with emphasis in digital and RF transmission and computers. SBE Certification desired.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion, or disability. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 08/27/2019
Job #: 16202
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: PA: Philadelphia
Job Description:

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Radio Broadcasting Engineer in our high profile Philadelphia cluster of stations

Duties:

• Handle the installation, maintenance and legal operation of all audio, electronic and broadcast transmitting equipment necessary for the stations to function
• Monitor the overall technical operation of the stations to insure compliance with FCC, Federal, EPA, OSHA, State and local regulations
• Execute maintenance and repair and/or coordinate maintenance and repair for station office, studios and transmitter facilities
• Instruct and assist operators in the proper operation of the station’s broadcast equipment, FCC procedures and requirements, and any computer equipment necessary for the operators to perform their required duties
• Readily demonstrate the ability and willingness to work with department heads to promote the company’s interests and success
• Strive to enhance the efficiency of the engineering and technical operation
• Oversee remote broadcasts and personal appearances where electronic equipment is involved.
• Maintain the public file and complete all applicable reports
• Responsible to follow all Company policies & procedures
• Reports directly to the General Manager

Qualifications:

• High power AM transmitter experience
• Knowledge of directional and non-directional AM Arrays
• SBE certification
• 3 + years’ experience
• Knowledge of ENCO automation system preferred
• This position requires around-the- clock response to equipment problems and outages.
• This is a physically demanding position. Position requires frequent physical exertion including standing, crawling, fitting into tight spaces, climbing stairs and ladders, and lifting and carrying materials and equipment weighing 50-100 pounds
• Valid driver’s license required

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