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Post Date: 08/14/2018
Job #: 15690
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MO: Warrensburg
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Systems Engineer to function as a part of its dynamic engineering team. This position will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and planning of all areas of station technical operations.

Position Purpose:

- Maintain, upgrade, and install equipment related to the broadcast of the Station including the transmission systems, master control, production and Red Digital Studios.
- Assure the highest possible level of broadcast standards and compliance with FCC and FAA rules and regulations.
- Support, train and provide supervision to the student engineering, operations and production staff.
- Provide guidance for all technology needs for Station staff.

Education & Formal Training:

- Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting electronics, engineering, or related field.
- Education may be substituted for experience or experience substituted for education based on the following equivalencies: AA = 2 years; BA/BS = 4 years; MA/MA = 6 years; PhD = 8 years.

Computer Skills:

- Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Desktop Publishing, Other - Broadcast related - video and audio editing, multimedia, graphics, DVE

Experience:

- Four (4) years of experience in electronic preventative maintenance and installation.
- Experience in software/Firmware installation, upgrades and maintenance.
- Experience with RF transmitters, satellite delivery and Microwave relay equipment.
- Experience working with PC hardware, networking protocols, and networking equipment in a broadcast or media environment preferred.

Other Experience:

- Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check, Driver's license
- Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements
- Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) certified preferred.
- FCC Radio Telephone First Class license preferred.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:

- Attention to detail
- Budget-related skills
- Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal
- Knowledge of a University environment preferred
- Human Relations/Interpersonal skills
- Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership,
- Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance
- Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc
- Management and/or administration skills
- Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines
- Maintain confidentiality
- Ability to judge true colors.
- Broadcast applications to include webcasting, Live studio productions and Live on-site productions, video editing and audio editing.
- Strong knowledge and familiarity with television post production environments.
- Ability to manage maintenance upgrades and installation of broadcasting and production equipment.
- Basic understanding of IT networking and architectures.
- Ability to communicate technical information effectively-both written and verbally.
- Strong troubleshooting skills.
- Ability to travel to remote broadcast sites.
- Basic ability in creating, compiling, updating, and managing technical drawings and schematic.
- Knowledge of computer and microprocessor controlled equipment and networking systems.
- Knowledge in the field of electronics including the understanding of digital and analog components.
- System analysis of aural and visual origination and flow of signals.
- Thorough knowledge of FCC standards and practices for TV including video and audio tape, analog and digital components, computer graphics, switchers, routers, editors, cameras, SDI, HD-SDI, HDMI, Composite, Component, waveform, vector scopes, test equipment, and calibration charts.
- Ability to follow directions and to follow through without direct supervision, to read and understand equipment manuals, electronic and digital diagrams and schematics, to solve electronic equations using math, to use specialized electronic test equipment, to perform multiple tasks simultaneously in a high pressure situation with deadlines and changing staff.

Specify sensory abilities:

- Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight) - 50 lbs.

Other Physical & Environmental Factors:

- Exposure to AC and DC high voltages.
- Ability to work in small confined and sometimes difficult to get to spaces (in equipment racks, low spaces, high spaces/lighting grid).
- Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:

- On call/standby work required, Travel required, Work in stressful conditions
- Irregular work hours – some nights/weekends as scheduled.
- Necessary to carry a cell phone/pager.
- Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

- Become SBE certified within two (2) years and maintain certification.

Post Date: 08/14/2018
Job #: 15689
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Manager of Technology & Operations
Location: CA: San Diego
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for an experienced Manager of Technology and Operations reporting directly to the General Manager.

This position is responsible for leading the Operations, Maintenance, Transmitter and Information Technology team, which supports our broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the broadcast engineering and studio activities day-to-day, including during live broadcasts. Other responsibilities include managing the implementation and documentation of capital and special projects, managing and maintaining the compliance to FCC requirements, advising and assisting in the creation of operational and capital budgets, assisting in the technical support of critical hardware and software, monitoring and scrutinizing daily on-air technical quality and supporting improved workflows for both on-air and online products.

Post Date: 08/14/2018
Job #: 15691
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MN: St. Paul
Job Description:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills & must be able to communicate effectively in a team environment
• High level of organization
• Technical background that provides a working knowledge of broadcast audio and video design and theory, IT networking and signal transmission to include but not limited to, transmitters, antennas, transmission line and tower lighting.
• Engineering maintenance background preferred (Production truck, Video or Television Production)
• Strong computer skills with familiarity with MS Access, Excel Spreadsheets, etc.
• Ability to read and comprehend CAD drawings, blue prints, and technical drawings
• Hands on experience with audio/video switching, connectivity, routing, terminations, and signal flow
• Ability to solve unusual or unexpected problems
• 5 or more years in a broadcast environment preferred

Duties:

The Broadcast Systems Engineer’s primary responsibility shall be to install, test, configure and commission Broadcast & Broadcast related IT systems, bringing projects to completion and ensuring quality in both, a studio setting and in remote locations. They must also understand Broadcast system designs and demonstrate installation techniques. He or she must be able to understand complex systems and have a solid technical background with an understanding of current video, audio, control and data/networking technology. The Broadcast Systems Engineer will work closely with the Engineering Managers to provide both general and specific recommendations on installation standards, technologies, personnel, job specifics and implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

• Troubleshoot and repair technical issues on a wide variety of broadcast equipment.
• Pull and terminate all types of video, audio and control cabling.
• See past the system drawings and understand end-user functional requirements,
• Install and configure systems in a way that reflects the intended system design
• Program broadcast gear (includes: routers, switchers, mixers, CG, etc.)
• Communicate status updates. Discuss issues and provide suggestions in a clear manner.
• Identify integration inefficiencies and propose solutions.
• Work with on-site tech team to identify and finalize punch list items.
• All other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to climb ladders up to 24’ tall and lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Post Date: 08/14/2018
Job #: 15445
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Engineering Tech Sr
Location: AL: Tuscaloosa
Job Description:

We seek applications from dynamic individuals for the position of Broadcast Engineering Tech Sr., headquartered in our newly completed Digital Media Center. The DMC opened this year as the new home for the our professional media assets and a state-of-the-art, hands-on laboratory for students. The DMC engages faculty, staff and students in the production of award-winning, multi-media programming designed to inspire, educate, and inform Alabamians. This position functions as a Broadcast Engineering Tech Sr. for a public radio network reaching approximately 80 percent of the state; a production center for both non-commercial and commercial multi-media series and specials; and one of just two full power commercial stations in the country licensed to a university. The position is required to maintain a high operational standard relative to technological innovation, strategic investigation of current and emerging distribution platforms, maintenance and upkeep of high and low power RF transmitters, various broadcast and computer technologies, compliance with FCC broadcast regulations and general knowledge of digital broadcast, mobile, computer and online industries . This position will be responsible for achieving and maintaining first-class broadcast standards for the production and transmission of programming. Experience with FM, VHF, UHF and microwave radio frequency, transmitters (tube, solid-state) etc. is highly desired. Broadcast automation, nonlinear editing, and storage/archiving experience is desired. Should be IT and network savvy.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15684
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years demonstrated ability in maintenance and repair of Television and Radio station studio transmitter and microwave systems, equipment installation, setup, administration and configuration of IT-based broadcast communication systems, and a working knowledge of FCC broadcast operation rules. Electronics repair and component level troubleshooting ability required. Working knowledge of computers, computer networks, and computerized systems. Must be flexible to work varied schedule. Position may require working nights, weekends, holidays, and on-call as necessary. SBE certification a plus.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15686
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Technician
Location: PA: Pittsburgh
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time Maintenance Technician. The person in this role maintains the station’s equipment and systems from acquisition to distribution. This position provides technical and IT support for all station efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

This employee will maintain the following:
- News-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
- IT systems and associated hardware and software. This includes infrastructure and end user support.
- Production equipment including robotic camera systems, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather systems, audio consoles, and other gear used in production.
- Transmitter sites, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.

Qualifications Requirements:

- Excellent troubleshooting skills, able to plan and execute equipment installation, research/design, and detailed documentation of work.
- Knowledge of desktop and server operating systems.
- Networking support of various LAN/WAN devices and systems.
- In depth knowledge of video production/television systems.
- Must be able to work independently, as well as collaboratively with other team members.
- Must possess a positive attitude and driven by successful problem solving.
- Flexible to various work shifts and days off as assigned.
- Capable of following instructions, verbal and written.
- Able to sit or stand for long periods of time.
- Able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces.
- Valid driver’s license; position requires travel to remote transmitter and microwave sites.

Education:

- Associates Degree in Electronic/IT Technology or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics/IT school equivalent (including military).
- Equivalent related work experience in a Television/Video/IT environment will be considered.
- SBE/SMPTE/IT Certification is a plus.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15687
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Transmission Manager
Location: ME: Bangor
Job Description:

In support of our radio, television, and digital programming and content, the Transmission Manager is responsible for the maintenance, design, and operation of assigned broadcast facilities and is responsible for the technical quality of broadcast signals. Additionally, the Transmission Manager is responsible for the technical planning, operation, and maintenance of all RF electronic equipment and ensures compliance with industry and FCC technical standards, rules, and regulations. The Transmission Manager reports to the Chief Technology Officer, and collaborates in developing and managing budgets and Capital Improvement Requests. The Transmission Manager will supervise all three technical personnel in multiple locations statewide and is responsible for their work schedules and performance.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field or equivalent RF work experience required. FCC General Class License or SBE Certification preferred. Proficiency in the use of spectrum analyzers, network analyzers and test equipment used in testing and monitoring of digital video, digital audio and FM signals required. Three years’ experience in broadcasting industry required. Experience in supervision, budget development and administration desirable. The ability to travel to remote sites via snowmobiles, ATV or walking required. A high level of skills in computer operation required. The successful candidate must enjoy working outdoors and must work well both in a team environment and independently.

We offer a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15688
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Operations Technician
Location: NY: Plattsburgh
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Operations Technician to work in the engineering department to maintain the station’s technical equipment both in the studio and at our transmission sites. Applicants should be efficient in troubleshooting hardware and software of broadcast equipment, production equipment, and supporting equipment such as AC power generators, uninterruptible power supplies, cooling systems, etc. Applicants should have a general knowledge of video production and maintenance skills that can be applied throughout the office.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15679
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: KY: Bowling Green
Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary job duties of a television engineer consist of coordinating and planning the installation, maintenance, and operation of broadcast television equipment and facilities. Proper operation and adjustment of equipment commonly found in broadcast television stations. Television engineers also instruct other staff on how to handle and operate television broadcast equipment carefully and safely. They are responsible for solving any technical problems that occur with the equipment and work with other technical specialists to make alterations or fix the problem.

Core Duties:

• Be present during the typical business day as well when any planned or needed maintenance, installation or integration occurs.
• Maintain the facility for proper operation of all systems on a day to day basis.
• Assist management in the design and recommendations for equipment addition or replacement.
• Assist staff in learning and operation of all systems.
• Assist in the maintenance and operation of all facility systems including HVAC, Electrical and computer systems.
• Maintain and operate all communications systems, microwave and transmitter systems.
• In a small station to support all of the facilities physical plant
• Act as QC for all product the station airs in terms on monitoring and air product and recommending changes to improve both the technical and esthetics of the product.

Educational Requirements:

Television engineers should ideally have at least an associate's degree in broadcasting technology or engineering to gain entry-level employment. Television engineers should be acquainted with current production software as well as microwave and satellite systems and ENG (electronic news gathering) operations.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15680
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

We seek a dynamic and experienced Broadcast Engineer to lead TV and radio broadcast operations for our live daily news hour.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Broadcast Engineer will provide technical support for fast-paced live in-studio and field productions; maintain broadcast, video production and supporting facility systems; design, update and build new systems as needed; manage studio and equipment inventory; and provide backup for production roles as needed. This position supervises contractors and manages relationships with vendors and affiliated stations.

A successful candidate will be well versed in video, audio and IT technologies, have great communication skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced daily news environment.

Responsibilities:

- Engineer in Charge for live daily 8am newscast, remote broadcasts and live to tape productions
- Maintain and update critical broadcast systems including switcher, CG, video/audio router and processing, patching, intercom, audio board, lighting, cameras, teleprompter, video post production, captioning, sync, video playout and newsroom rundown
- Manage fiber, satellite, ISDN and IP connectivity and transmission
- Work with System Administrator to maintain IT broadcast systems including NAS video storage, audio/video encoding, streaming and network infrastructure
- Maintain critical facility systems including HVAC, UPS and security
- Work with management to identify need for, design and build new systems
- Work closely with users to troubleshoot technical problems
- Manage equipment inventory and supplies
- Ensure adequate systems documentation and disaster recovery planning and preparation
- Supervise contractors and act as technical liaison for TV and radio stations that carry Company programming.
- Provide backup for various production roles
- On call for breaking news and technical emergencies.

Qualifications:

- 3 to 5 years in a senior broadcast engineering position
- Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of the Company preferred
- Experience designing, installing and maintaining audio/video broadcast systems and equipment for a live television production
- Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot IT systems including NAS storage and video encoding codecs and processes
- Knowledge of Mac, Windows operating systems – Linux a plus
- Experience with any of the following a plus: video switching, mixing audio, camera shading, operating teleprompter, lighting
- Excellent communication and leadership skills
- Demonstrated resourcefulness – a creative problem solver
- Able to work independently and as part of a close knit team
- Calm under pressure
- Able to lift and rack 50 pounds and work on-call.

This is a full-time New York City-based position with competitive compensation and a very generous benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, people with disabilities, women and LGBTQ-identified people are encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15681
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Charlottesville
Job Description:

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

- Perform routine preventive maintenance on all broadcast equipment
- Perform component level repairs on all company equipment including but not limited to computer hardware, studio, control room and editing suite equipment
- Create and distribute digital and written broadcast logs and engineering reports
- Monitor, troubleshoot and resolve engineering issues during live broadcasts
- Provide technical support to computer users
- Upgrade software as needed
- Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Minimum Associates Degree or 3-5 years related experience preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to document and read schematics and drawings
- Proven ability to troubleshoot and fix issues in a fast paced environment
- Must be able available for shift work, including evenings, weekends and holidays
- SBE Certification preferred

This position will interface with every department to provide technical support as needed. We offer a competitive benefits package, including paid time off.

This is a full-time position, hours to be determined.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15682
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Regional Engineering Director – South East
Location: FL
Job Description:

Required:

* 7-10 years RF broadcast engineering experience including the integration, production and maintenance of RF equipment.
* Knowledge and experience maintaining, troubleshooting the RF “Air Chain” broadcast equipment, wireless, Internet networks, microwave technologies and other systems to keep the RF signals On Air.
* Maturing Information Technology expertise and support experience.
* Skilled in project management, vendor management, and team communications.
* IT certification(s), in order to support our growing reliance on IT.
* Demonstrated understanding of RF tower, antenna construction, limitations, and design consideration.
* Knowledge of FCC related regulations, licenses and certifications.

Preferred:

* Electrical engineering expertise
* IT and engineering expertise

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assures maximum “On Air” and digital up time for stations, signals and digital distribution.
* Direct the efforts of regional contract engineers to assure on-air sustainability and address emergency situations.
* Designs sustainable, cost effect broadcast engineering and IT solutions.
* Provides technical/cost to value alternatives to management. Addressing broadcast engineering and IT challenges and issues.
* Collaborates and effectively communicates with corporate staff and station management to provide the engineering, IT, and technical needs of the stations. Works with local staff and contract engineers to maintain and enhance RF, equipment & facilities as required.
* Supports FCC and local regulatory compliant engineering initiatives, managing, total cost of ownership, serviceability and ministry stewardship.
* Plans, executes, communicates, and provides status of strategic and tactical engineering activities, helps mature the Company’s Agile work methodology.
* Provides advisory services concerning technology capabilities in IT and RF engineering, FCC compliance and regulation, and consultative services regarding the cost to value of RF implementations and proposed solutions.
* Solicits and supports RF equipment vendors, contractors, and oversees the technical aspects of broadcast facilities, digital capabilities.
* Manages work in accordance with ministry priority.
* Accepts and manages on-call duties and projects.
* Other duties as assigned.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15683
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: IL: Chicago
Job Description:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment and computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be responsible for all aspects of a large market operation. We operate 6 FM and 1 AM station in the Chicago area

Responsibilities:

This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications, personable interaction with fellow employees and organizational skills.
* Responsible for all aspects of a large market operation.
* Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7.
* Install, maintain, and repair all broadcast equipment (both studio and transmitter hardware) related to the 6 FM stations in the Chicago area.
* This position requires the people skills to manage an engineering team, and has daily interaction with executive management, finance, programming, sales and other departments.
* The position requires the experience to manage and maintain the engineering department operating and capital budget.

Qualifications:

* You must be able to work independently and as a team leader/member of engineering department.
* Familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional and computer/IT skills. Planning, budgeting and facilitating multiple projects is required.
* For consideration you must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.
Experience:
* A minimum of 5 years’ Radio Broadcast experience is required.
Education:
* An associate degree or greater in a technical field or equivalent experience is required.
Certification:
* FCC General Class license or SBE certification is a plus.

Post Date: 07/27/2018
Job #: 15678
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineering Assistant
Location: MO: Kansas City
Job Description:

Kansas City radio group of 4 FM music stations is seeking an engineering assistant. You will be a part time member of the engineering team with an emphasis on IT in the broadcast environment. Hours are flexible, and some work can be done remotely.

Applicants should have a working knowledge of Windows server software and networking, utilizing local data storage. Candidates need an understanding of IP based services for wired, wireless, and mobile connectivity of users. Some experience with VPN, remote desktop, and firewall management preferred. This position supports every department through desktop support, software updates, and computer hardware maintenance.

You will also assist in the broad variety of maintenance required for broadcast facilities: Studio wiring, live music events, air conditioning maintenance, generator maintenance, logging operational data, adjustment and tuning of broadcast systems, infrastructure installation and maintenance.

Post Date: 07/26/2018
Job #: 15676
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: GA
Job Description:

We are seeking a Director of Broadcast Engineering. The ideal candidate is a hands-on manager responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the Radio/TV broadcast facilities and statewide network. The Director is directly involved with the purchase, installation and maintenance of equipment and systems for our Radio/TV broadcast network. Other duties include: Working side by side with the broadcast engineering team; Providing innovative problem-solving skills to assure the continued delivery of high quality radio/television production, broadcast and related services to our statewide network; Keeping up to date with industry changes and technology by building and maintaining a network of contacts and investigating new systems and techniques; and Provides first call response for broadcast and on-air emergencies, ensuring all incidents and service requests are properly resolved, documented and classified. The DBE reports to the CTO and will assist with the management of equipment planning, staff, purchasing, and system integration. This position works closely with the field engineering and IT teams as well as production.

Candidate Responsibilities:

• Coordinates and manage technical operations of production, broadcast and distribution equipment and facilities including, but not limited to, studios, edit suites, sound suites, Production LAN, long term storage and asset management, closed captioning and field equipment.
• Works to identify, research, resolve and consult about technical problems; creates and maintains records of compliance with state and federal law, guidelines and regulatory agencies including FCC and CPB, to ensure technical standards and compliance and develops and monitors technical quality control procedures and standards.
• Works closely and effectively with engineers at the field sites to maintain transmission and distribution facilities for the network and assists with planning and implementation of computer hardware and software in conjunction with IT.
• Works with CTO to monitor, plan, design, purchase, maintain and upgrade technical facilities.
• Provides feedback, input and recommendations for departmental budgets, grant applications, and capital expenditure to help facilitate budget planning.
• Covers hands-on engineering on call shifts when necessary and leads the planning, implementation and use of new production and delivery technologies and develop continuing education plans for the job skill developments of technical staff.
• Assists as needed in preparing purchase requests, writing bid specifications, evaluating bid responses and selecting vendors.
• Manages and supervises engineering staff and creates work plans and goals that align with the Company’s strategic plan and drives the creation of integrated strategic partnerships with Senior Leadership.

Candidate Qualifications:

• 10 years or more of experience. College Degree in a related field or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
• Demonstrated results in a broadcast engineering leadership role and proven ability to maintain a detailed working knowledge of IT, broadcast systems, and other technologies of a radio/television broadcast facility.
• Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to provide on call 24/7 support, to include weekends and holidays.
• FCC general class license or SBE, CBTE certifications a plus.
• Experience with IP based networking background and technologies a plus.
• Proficient with MS Office, AutoCAD or WireCAD and familiarity with FCC regulations related to EAS, CALM Act and closed captioning a plus.

We Offer: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and child care spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.

Post Date: 07/26/2018
Job #: 15677
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Other: Field Service Engineer - Broadcast Solutions - North & South Americas
Location: Outside the US: Eastern US (remote, depending on candidate location)
Job Description:

The Field Service Engineer provides customer support for Server News products in North and South America. Much of this work is at the customer site and can include product commissioning for new systems, product upgrades for existing systems, or system troubleshooting to resolve customer issues. When not at customer sites the Field Service Engineer will provide customer support working remotely in the call center. Preferably the applicant will reside in the Eastern US.

Responsibilities:

- Travels to customer site to commission, upgrade and troubleshoot Server News products and systems.
- Works with call center to identify/verify customer issues, and determine proper handling including warranty, Service Agreement, billable hours or goodwill.
- Understands and evaluates customer issues to determine if escalation is necessary and if so, clearly identifies & documents the problem including steps to reproduce the issue.
- Reviews new product releases to maintain an expert level of product knowledge
- Use of our internal Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to log technical cases, escalate cases as necessary, and document case resolution.
- Works cross functionally to resolve performance issues and defects within Company hardware and software products. Such resolution routinely requires analysis of complex systems and customer use, and in some instances may require escalation and coordination with other groups within the Company.
- Assists TAC technicians with problem replication in the lab.
- Tests hardware and software to determine the root cause of reported issues.
- Takes ownership of reported issues and ensures a quick and effective resolution for our customers.
- Listens to customer to understand and evaluate reported issues then clearly identifies the problem for the internal audience and documents steps to reproduce problem.
- Ensures Knowledge Management maintenance/creation conforms to company standard.
- Reads, understands, utilizes and creates knowledge base articles, Service and Technical Bulletins.
- Acts as the key bridge between customers and the Company to resolve cases.
- Participates in the ON-CALL Rotation within assigned product group.
- Up to 50% travel to support customers 24 hour operations.

Qualifications:

- Minimum five years’ experience in technical support in the broadcast and video production industry. BS/AA in technical fields a plus.
- Flexibility to easily adapt to customer needs including travel or adaptation to schedule changes.
- Excellent analytical skills including the ability to clearly document and analyze customer issues.
- Self-motivated and independent requiring minimum supervision.
- Ability to deal with demanding customers in live broadcast environments.
- Ability to speak second languages is a plus.
- Current knowledge of broadcast video, video production, non linear editing, video server technology, advanced computer networking, file-based workflows, digital video compression formats, RAID storage, and server virtualization is required.

We are a trusted partner completely focused on empowering customers to create, control and connect content wherever, however, and whenever it is consumed. As a market leader in broadcast and professional media technologies, we keep our team members close to the exciting world of entertainment. With a dynamic and geographically diverse employee population, there are many compelling reasons to work at our Company, here are a few:

- We thrive on collaboration with a diverse, global team developing cutting-edge software, hardware and service solutions that provide a rewarding customer life-cycle experience;
- We offer competitive compensation packages in an energizing and supportive work environment;
- We are made up of fun, dynamic people dedicated to performance and teamwork;
- We are transforming — creating innovative new products and opportunities for employees to serve customers' changing needs.

Post Date: 07/25/2018
Job #: 15675
Organization Type:
– Other: Radio Network
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

We are looking to fill a staff engineer position. We are seeking an experienced radio broadcasting engineer who is a team player, has a servant's heart, willing to comply with our standards and procedures, and is a committed Christian. We offer a good salary and very competitive benefits. Some travel is required and you will be on call, on a rotating basis.

Post Date: 07/24/2018
Job #: 15672
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Chief Technology Officer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

We are recruiting a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) who is responsible for the planning, management and overall supervision of the Engineering/IT, Operations, and Web departments. The CTO will act as a technology strategist who will work with senior management to develop and implement a technology vision that advances the interests of the organization, ensures the continuity of all operations, supports multiplatform content creation, embraces external partnerships and collaborations, and integrates CRM into all facets of the organization.

This CTO will lead a team that fosters mutual respect and cooperation, sound business practices, cost effectiveness and accountability. The mandate for this officer will be to ensure that Company-wide daily operational requirements are fulfilled to include: IT network integrity, production operations and systems, broadcast distribution integrity and digital distribution integrity among others.

The CTO will work with senior leaders to help drive decision-making on all matters related to business planning and integration of our technology vision. They need to take in a large volume of information and distill it into the essential elements that define the core problems to be solved. The CTO will have the ability to organize teams to address strategic issues and to communicate to a group why they should share a common vision.

Ideal candidates will feel a connection with our public service mission and will be experienced across a range of digital media technology systems and engineering functions including broadcast production and distribution.

Post Date: 07/20/2018
Job #: 15667
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AL: Montgomery
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer to maintain our 8-station cluster in Montgomery, Alabama. If you're tired of the corporate grind, then come work for a locally owned and operated company.

Qualifications:

- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of radio broadcast experience as Studio Engineer, Audio Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer, or Chief Engineer. SBE Certification is a plus.
- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of IT experience in configuration, operation, and maintenance of Windows systems hardware and software and related infrastructure including network administration and software systems management.
- Be able to perform first level maintenance on analog studio equipment. Digital processing equipment, and STL transmitters.
- Be able to perform first level maintenance on business computers and PCs, perform required system monitoring to establish integrity of hardware, server resources, verify completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Create, change, and delete user accounts. Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with all impacted parties.
- Be able to maintain EAS logs and Public File.
- Be familiar with SS32 automation, it's hardware, possess the ability to participate in planning for future replacement, and be able to troubleshoot with remote support technicians.
- Be familiar with Visual Traffic, it's hardware, and possess the ability to troubleshoot with remote support technicians.
- Be familiar with FCC rules and regulations.
- Be familiar with FCC website and how to navigate the ULS and CDBS.
- Assist the RF engineer with transmitters as needed.
- Be on-call 24/7.
- Strong desire to be a team player and appreciate a professional work environment. Understand the need for each department to work with and support the others.
- Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license and ability to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders and undertake other physical duties necessary to accomplish the job.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 07/20/2018
Job #: 15668
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Market Engineer
Location: MD: West Virginia
Job Description:

We have a rare opening in our engineering staff in the Cumberland, MD / Keyser, WV and Martinsburg, WV areas. The qualified candidate will be housed in the Cumberland, MD facility but will require travel to the Martinsburg facility. This is the perfect opportunity for the next generation of a broadcast engineer seeking to learn and advance as an I.T. and RF specialist. This individual will have the opportunity to work and train with one of the best broadcast engineering staffs in the country, providing an excellent arena to learn additional broadcast skills. We are looking for a dedicated individual with technical knowledge and computer skills, willing to perform at all hours, be motivated to learn the many facets of AM/FM transmission systems, microwave and audio processing, satellite receiving and digital audio systems. We are extremely aggressive in keeping our facilities on the cutting edge of new technology, providing an excellent opportunity for the right person to move forward and work in exciting environments with broadcast professionals. IT experience is a plus. SBE certification is desirable and can be obtained. We offer an excellent benefit package and salary is commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 07/20/2018
Job #: 15669
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Systems Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Broadcast Systems Engineer will work under the direction of the Technology Manager and Director of Technology. This Engineer will install, maintain, and repair Broadcast HD Video and audio equipment, Cisco and Windows network environments, and RF systems to include Harris Platinum Transmitters and Vislink Microwave systems.

Responsibilities:

* Emergency repair and maintenance of network systems and related Broadcast Editing and automation software.
* Maintain and repair broadcast audio, video, and RF systems
* Install new broadcast systems to include server based automation and playout devices
* Troubleshoot, triage, and repair unique electronic issues
* Provide in person and remote support to users of Editing and Production systems
* Maintain satellite and ENG systems to include live trucks and ground stations

Education and Experience:

* 2-4 Years college EE, RFE, Military or Tech School Required
* Knowledge of Cisco and Windows Environments Required
* Knowledge of Windows PC repair and buildout Required
* 5 years Broadcast Maintenance Preferred
* 3 Years of transmitter experience preferred
* HD Digital studio experience preferred
* FCC or SBE certification preferred

Skills:

* Use of various software and equipment to include: Sony HD cameras, Sony ELC,
ENPS, Ross systems, and Grass Valley/Miranda signal processing
* Creative ability to resolve issues not previously seen or documented
* Ability to read and create technical electrical and mechanical schematics
* Use of Broadcast test equipment: Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Rasterizers
* Ability to solder and build cable installations to include: XLR, BNC, CAT6, AC/DC
* Effective Personal communication and positive customer service attitude
* Ability to work unsupervised or in a team setting as required

Physical Requirements:

* Lift and move equipment weighing up to 75 pounds
* Climb various ladders, work in enclosed spaces
* Work with power tools and hardware

Post Date: 07/20/2018
Job #: 15670
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MT: Billings
Job Description:

Chief Engineer in Billings, Montana to work in cooperation with the other Chief Engineers for oversight of all our owned towers and translators in Montana. Come live and work in beautiful Big Sky Country. Operation consists of transmitters, news production studios and field equipment, control rooms, SWX remote production unit and translators. The ideal candidate has experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules.

Post Date: 07/19/2018
Job #: 15665
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Maintenance Engineer
Location: VA: Virginia Beach
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Maintenance Engineer to join our team of dedicated broadcast operations professionals. This individual will provide technical and maintenance support services for the television production facility and operations, to include: studios, edit suites, audio suites, graphics suites, and master control production areas.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

• In-depth knowledge of broadcast electronic equipment and systems in the areas of theory, design, signal flow, and maintenance
• In-depth knowledge of television studio production, post production, and master control processes, with minimum of 5 years of experience in supporting traffic systems and on-air playout servers.
• Strong ability to read, understand, and maintain complex signal flow schematics
• Excellent trouble-shooter with ability to execute quick technical solutions
• Collaborative with strong interpersonal skills and ability to proactively engage with manufacturers, vendors, and other engineers to solve technical problems in an expeditious manner
• Strong computer skills with ability to learn new technology
• Strong hand/eye coordination with ability to use small tools and make precision adjustments
• Strong manual dexterity with ability to handle intricate electronic equipment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as an effective team member
• Flexible with ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
• Agile with ability to climb/stand on ladders and work overhead. Strong ability to bend, lift and carry 35 lbs.

Post Date: 07/19/2018
Job #: 15666
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Chief Engineer and Master Control Manager
Location: MT: Missoula
Job Description:

Job Description:

Oversight and hands-on maintenance and repair of broadcast facilities including: Transmitter & other RF equipment, studio, production, and news equipment. Operation consists of central cast facility with 6 network stations, 5 sports and weather stations and translators.

Qualifications:

Undergraduate Degree in Engineering desired but equivalent work experience in TV broadcast facility acceptable. Experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Organizational skills a must!

Post Date: 07/18/2018
Job #: 15660
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities will include:

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

License Requirement:

- A Motor Vehicle license valid in the State of New York may be required for some assignments. This license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.

Experience:

Candidate must have at least 2 years’ experience in TV Engineering in a position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering. Candidate must be proficient with High Definition video play out servers, routers, automation systems and KVM systems, broadcast TV encoders, transmitters and standards, RF operation and repair, Video Routers, IP Video Switchers, Automation Systems, networking knowledge, IP configuration, command prompt testing/pinging, trouble shooting knowledge of entire system comprised of multiple components and micro systems based on reading wiring diagrams and router and other lists, knowledge of wiring diagrams, AutoCAD drawings Evertz, Pebble Beach, Audio Vault, and Axia a plus. SBE Certification is a plus. Candidate 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; be able to work flexible hours, 24/7 as equipment/issues arise. Shifts could include some weekends or holidays.

Post Date: 07/18/2018
Job #: 15661
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast and IT Support Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

We seek a Broadcast and IT Support Engineer which reports to the Technical Operations Manager. Under varying degrees of direction, with varying degrees of latitude for independent action and decision, the Broadcast & IT Support Engineer is expected to support and maintain an active 24/7/365 broadcast facility which includes master control, transmission site, and various interconnected production and/or post-production facilities.

Responsibilities will include:

• Repair, calibration, and installation of audio & video broadcast/IT equipment, including: monitors, graphic equipment, server/playback;
• Work closely with the engineers/operators at Master Control Facility, TV technical team members, and NYC DoITT to troubleshoot and resolve broadcast/multimedia systems and computer issues;
• Provide database maintenance and support to the traffic department to ensure integrity of playlists and IP protocols required for receipt and proper routing and playout of new program sources;
• Document quality standards, system anomalies, operational procedures, reference materials, and project work;
• Participate on technology design, installation, and integration projects with complex, leading-edge technology in an increasingly broadcast IP and IT centric environment, including broadcast and server-based systems, data networking (e.g., routers, switches) and other comparable equipment;
• Work on remote assignments with engineers from across DoiTT and other city agencies;
• Represent the Company in professional, dynamic, multi-cultural environments and effectively interface with broadcast personnel (e.g., master control operators and supervisors, traffic and programming staff and managers, etc.) in a professional manner.

Experience:

Candidate must have at least 2 years’ experience in TV Engineering in a position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering. Candidate should have experience with broadcast IT and data networking infrastructure; associated production systems; computer desktop systems; broadcast equipment systems and distribution, particularly Harmonic, Imagine, Telos, and Axia; demonstrated programming skills (HTML, command line scripting, etc.); and AutoCAD

Post Date: 07/17/2018
Job #: 15648
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

The Broadcast and Support Group provides the customer-facing services of the Engineering and Technology department. This group plans and provides preventative services in order to achieve the goals of minimum downtime and maximum staff productivity. The work of the department is to keep any delays to a minimum and provide immediate response to customer needs with a goal getting work back in progress with minimum delay. Technologies supported are TV Broadcast, TV Production, Streaming Video, IT and AV.

Overall Responsibilities Include the Following:

The Broadcast Engineer position is responsible for the efficient and effective day-to-day maintenance and operations of the underlying broadcast and TV production technological infrastructure and for elements of IT technology that supports the activities of the Company. Preventative maintenance is a critical part of maximizing technology uptime to maximize productivity and is a primary responsibility of this position. Due to the nature of the business, work hours may include nights, weekends and holidays. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Technology Support.

Responsibilities:

* Technical Support - Perform installation, configuration, troubleshooting, technical support and repair of broadcast technologies, television production and IT equipment across multiple functional areas. Act as a subject matter expert and first point of escalation for production and post-production staffs and transmission. Participate in department's efforts to investigate service anomalies or hardware malfunctions. Assist Help Desk staff with desktop, IT and AV-related issues. Repair of Field production equipment.
* Streaming support - Monitoring and troubleshooting video streams for web, social and other OTT platforms.
* Maintenance - Participate and contribute to a preventive maintenance program and schedule in order to provide the Company with an efficient and reliable technical infrastructure.
* Customer-focused Approach - Provide a customer care philosophy that emphasizes customer satisfaction.
* Business Continuity - Actively participate in and contribute to the disaster recovery and business continuity program. Work with management to help plan the future needs of enterprise activities.
* Vendor Interface - First point of escalation for vendors to troubleshoot issues and find solutions.
Coordinate maintenance efforts with master control vendor, CMC.
* SOPs - Update documentation such as standard operating procedures for the Support Group.
* Projects & Capital Planning - Contribute to the project planning effort. Evaluate and recommend infrastructure components, software, and tools.
* Emergency - Availability to participate, respond to and manage 24x7 responses to emergency facility needs.
* Assist Facilities Group with MEP and Telephone systems support.
* All other duties, as assigned.
* Some travel required.

Requirements:

* Minimum of five years' experience in working as a broadcast engineer in television, video post­ production, system's integrator or digital media organization.
* Associate's Degree or Technical Certificate in electronics, computer or related field. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.
* Knowledge and experience in both IP technology and principles and broadcast technologies design and support.
* Technical training in Computer Networking and Network Security.
* Experience with Client/Server system architectures and Database backend systems.
* Experience with Windows and Apple desktop computer equipment and software applications.
* Experience with non-linear edit system and file based workflow systems.
* Excellent verbal, written, organizational and communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize under time constraints and work successfully in a fast-paced environment. Manage multiple projects simultaneously and complete them on schedule.
* Knowledge of and experience working with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office productivity software (Word, Visio, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google applications (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar).
* Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective business relationships and a high-level of interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to interact with different levels of management and teams and effectively address their demands and build trust.
* Experience in Project Management.
* Other duties as assigned by the Senior Manager, Technology Support

Preferred:

* Experience in support of alternative media distribution technologies including VOD, streaming, on­ demand and web technologies.
* Experience in setup and configuration of file-based workflow systems.
* Familiarity with digital media industry including online, TV everywhere, mobile, tablets and other emerging technologies.
* Certification such as CCNA, CBNE, CCENT or CCT.
* SBE or SMPTE membership.

Post Date: 07/17/2018
Job #: 15655
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer: Broadcast IT Engineer
Location: TN
Job Description:

This engineer will maintain Grass Valley Automation Systems, Master Control Automation and other in-house computer systems. Also AVID News Room Software, Bitcentral Newsroom Automation, Chyron Graphics, and Adobe Premiere editing software. Inside the studio this engineer will participate in the normal maintenance activities that are required in a TV station, including switchers, cameras, computers, cabling, etc.

Responsibilities:

• The engineer should be able to manage and maintain various IT/Computer systems
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, applicable electrical, mechanical, structural and civil engineering methods important.
• Maintenance and repair of all technical equipment in studio and transmitter, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems.
• Design and construction of new engineering projects as directed by Director of Engineering and Asst. Chief Engineer.
• Preparation and timely delivery of required logs, status information, and reports.
• Must be able to effectively present information and respond to question from managers, clients, customers and general public.
• Must have solid working knowledge of PCs, networks, routers, MS operating systems and application software such as Word and Excel.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience preferred
• 5+ years’ experience in broadcast engineering, with at least 3 of those years in direct maintenance and operation of Grass Valley ITX and Master Control Automation systems.
• Experience in Sundance and or Ignite, Crispin, or Avid is preferable.
• Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful.
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs. safely
• Should be comfortable working on ladders and overhead

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15585
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: MA
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer is a hands-on role that requires the ability to manage projects and a team, problem solve and remain in compliance with FCC rules and regulations. It is your responsibility to maintain, repair, install, operate and support complex media communication systems, networks, uplink transmitters, antennas, etc.. You must have the ability to coordinate and execute projects between various departments and work with the Engineering team and alongside the VP of Engineer.

About You:

• Performance: You are a seasoned live sports Broadcasting Engineer that brings forth a minimum of 10 years of experience and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering or other related advanced technical degree
• Flexible and Adaptable: You are willing to take on new challenges and creative problem solve! You do whatever it takes to get the job done, 24/7, 365, and stay up-to-date on industry standards
• Solution-Oriented: You are quick on your feet when solving problems and are able to troubleshoot, repair and conduct maintenance as needed with internal groups and outside vendors
• Experience with different standards of 4K and video over IP including SMPTE 2110
• You have the following certifications: CCNA, FCC License and/or SBE Certification at the CBTE level
• You have experience with the following technologies: test, monitoring and measurements systems and tools, Cisco PowerVu compression platforms, MPEG 4, MPEG 2, HEVC, JPEG 2K, HDXDCAM, MXF, AES, Dante, RF, fiber transmission using ASI, JPEG 2K, HDSDI, IP, bonded cellular technologies, etc…
• You have knowledge of the following: HVAC, UPS, generators, construction and electrical equipment, terrestrial, C, Ku, and Ka Band as well as Antenna and sub systems
• As Assistant Chief Engineer you are confident managing a team, budgets and deadlines
• Comfortable working in varying conditions, sitting and/or standing for periods of time and are able to carry, life and install up to 75 pounds of equipment at any given time

We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15587
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Satellite Maintenance Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Perform installation, preventive maintenance, and repair on our C-Band and Ku-Band fixed and temporary fixed (mobile) satellite equipment and systems (transmit and/or receive). This also includes work at the television and radio transmission sites. Assist in design and implementation of the computer controlled technical systems, procedures, reports and record keeping for the NMCS (Network Management Control System). Will be involved in the on-going implementation, maintenance, and operation of the NMCS. Expected to work with Network Operations support groups, and assist the staff in performing their duties effectively and efficiently. Perform necessary installation, integration, and system modifications for our remote transmitter sites to facilitate the engineering and operation of each site both Television and Radio. Will work with the transmission department to assure integrity and reliability of terrestrial interconnection system, and multicast signal. Provide documentation of transmitter site modifications. Work with PBS support groups, and the Chief Engineer-Network Operations assisting in whatever capacity is needed at the direction of PBS and Chief Engineer-Network Operations.

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15588
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NY: Hauppauge
Job Description:

This position is for a staff engineer supporting our Media Network Engineering department. The engineer will support a wide range of Broadcast and Post Production systems. This position requires providing support for the 24x7x365 Broadcast facility consisting of a mixed IP and baseband transmission environment. This IBEW Union position will be located at our Communication Center in Hauppauge, NY.

Role and Responsibilities:

- Communicate with, understand and intelligently interface with various internal operating groups that include but are not limited to the Post Production, Broadcast Engineering and Operations, as well as various other technical and operating groups both internal and external.
- Identify and isolate network or signal flow problems, as well as install and configure complex post production video and audio processing systems
- Perform software and firmware version upgrades and configuration changes to operating systems and platforms

Required Qualifications:

- Minimum of 2 years of related experience supporting a Post Production or Broadcast facility or supporting the IT infrastructure within of similar 24x7x365 critical environments (e.g. health care or finance)
- Thorough understanding of Broadcast and IT network systems and signal flow concepts required
- Familiar with a range of Microsoft and Linux operating systems, VMware and StorNext.
- Must have a current Microsoft certification and support experience with mission critical 24x7x365 systems.
- Strong understanding of IP routing concepts, Active Directory and DNS
- Able to work independently and as part of a team. Willing to escalate problems to the team when additional support is needed and contribute when other team members need assistance.
- Willingness to work in Hauppauge, NY
- Must be willing to work overtime, evenings and weekends as required to support special events.
- Must be able to work various hours and shifts as required in support of a 7 days by 24 hours by 365 days Broadcast and Post Production facility.

Desired Skills:

- Experience with audio and video editing and/or transmission systems including Evertz, Harmonic, Linear Acoustics, Crystal M&C systems, Avid and Adobe software.
- Familiar with video and audio signal formats such as 4k,1080i, 720p, UHD/HDR and the various frame rates associated with these formats
- Proficient in the application and use of digital television test equipment such as WFM/VS, EEG, Omnitek, Phabrix, Tektronix and Leader
- Knowledge of Evertz Routers, Harris automation systems, Chyron character generator and Harmonic playout servers a plus
- Knowledge of Evertz Vistalink and Magnum configuration and operation
- Ability to read and understand AutoCAD drawings and system schematics

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15607
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We seek an Assistant Chief Engineer to assist with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department; and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites. We ahve a heavy emphasis on News with over 63-hours of NewsCasts per week. A successful candidate must be a highly-motivated professional with strong studio, remote, and IT skills with a willingness to learn RF. The Assistant Chief Engineer is a “first-responder” and must be able respond quickly to after-hours emergencies and arrive at station or transmitter quickly or “remote-in” by computer if warranted.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assists in managing all aspects of the Engineering Department.
• Maintains all IT and broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter sites.
• Installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology (IT) systems.
• Repairs and supervises maintenance of, signal routing and patching, audio equipment, in-house and remote production setups in accordance with good engineering practice.
• Familiarity with Ross Overdrive and Acuity Switcher, Ross Xpression graphics systems, AVID editing systems, AVID iNews, TVU, Vinten Robotic Pedestals and Harmonic X2S encoders is desirable.
• Proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking.
• Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station and provide input for Capital and Operating budgets.
• Manage and coordinate fiber connectivity for station including Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400, Lucas Oil NFL stadium, Banker’s Life NBA stadium, Special events, etc.
• Coordinates building and facility maintenance.
• Assists in maintaining three ENG trucks and two DSNG trucks and four TVU systems.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Assist with ensuring station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Work amicably and professionally with other Departments, News, Sales, Production, Promotion, etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

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

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with Department Heads, 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. The Assistant Chief Engineer is a “first-responder” and must be able respond quickly to after-hours emergencies and arrive at station or transmitter quickly or “remote-in” by computer if warranted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 07/06/2018
Job #: 15548
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

We seek a talented and energetic individual to serve as Technical Manager for our 6 radio stations.

If you possess the following skills and experiences, then please contact us to discuss this opportunity.

* Minimum 5 years broadcast engineering experience
* Oversee local technical staff
* Manage activities for a goal of 100% uptime for station On-Air Products
* Hands-on FM, HD and AM transmitter experience
* AM Directional Antenna experience
* Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antenna’s, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment
* Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations
* Strong verbal and writing communications skills
* Strong proven time management skills including ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment
* Experience in project planning, management and execution
* IT & Network knowledge and experience
* Strong PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
* Experience with Computer based audio storage system, Scott Systems/Google/WOAFR/VoxPro preferred
* Experience with digital audio and audio streaming

Qualifications:

* Must have at least four years of college or technical school and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Availability to work various hours/days, including some weekends and holidays
* Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure
* Must have a valid driver’s license
* FCC General Class License or SBE Certifications are a plus

Post Date: 07/06/2018
Job #: 15551
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IN: South Bend
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to join our growing office! Home to Michiana’s newest newscasts, we are looking for an eager problem-solver.

Duties/Responsibilities:

* Perform preventive maintenance and emergency repairs of video production systems, broadcast and satellite transmission equipment, and interactive media with emphasis in Electronic News Gathering (ENG).
* Technical support of a News operations that includes but not limited to broadcast and DSLR cameras, cellular bonded backpacks, Live trucks, non-linear editing, production control room automation, Avid iNews, video and audio routing, encoded streams, video servers, etc.
* Develop, build and maintain content workflow, support systems integration and problem solving, software, hardware, networking and infrastructure.
* Setting up and monitoring audiovisual links between mobile units in different locations
* Minimizing loss of service at times of equipment failure
* Identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision.
* Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

* Must have a solid understanding of Windows and Linux.
* Strong computer skills including file transfer and storage, transcoding processes and ability to remote support.
* Previous experience with broadcast technology; repairing hardware and software a must.
* Good organization, attention to detail and proactivity.
* The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, hard worker and have a great attitude.
* Must be able to communicate effectively and work independent.
* Must be able to use a variety of equipment including but not limited to Networking equipment, Server systems, transcoding servers, Scopes, switcher operation, Digital video cameras, DSLR, NRCS, computer graphics systems, non-linear editing, broadcast automation and video servers, embedded audio. RF (Radio Frequency) transmitter, satellite IRD’s experience a plus.
* Ability to guide, coach, and train colleagues.
* Must be able to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals and documents. The use of test equipment and soldering skills required.
* Knowledge of Telestream FlipFactory (Vantage), GVG Startus and Edius a plus.
* Must be able to quickly learn new technologies and implement them into existing broadcast infrastructure.

Our Perks & Benefits:

* Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Package
* Long Term Disability Insurance
* HSA Plans
* 401k with Company Match
* Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays
* Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave
* Open air office environment

We maintain an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

Post Date: 07/06/2018
Job #: 15567
Organization Type:
– Other: AVL Integrators
Job Title: Video Engineer
Location: PA: Manheim
Job Description:

We are an international leader in audio, video, theatrical lighting, rigging and control systems integration, offering a variety of services from sales and support to installation and design for performance venues, houses of worship, sports facilities, educational/corporate facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, and cruise ships.

Position Description:

Person will work closely with the Engineering Manager and will assist in the daily management and delivery of information to internal sales staff, internal engineering staff, and client technical operating and maintenance staff.

This position is based in Lancaster County, PA, and will require minimum travel.

Responsibilities:

• Work with vendors for the purchase of parts and services required for systems designed or engineered in house or as part of a bid process
• Prepare budgets, proposals, and secure quotes for customer and client projects as required
• Interact daily and communicate effectively with Sales Department and provide technical leadership and support to all departments.
• Evaluate equipment specifications and make recommendations for the acquisition of new operational and maintenance equipment for conceived and deployed systems
• Provide extensive IT support for broadcast equipment
• Train owner operations and maintenance staff, and participate in the maintenance and installation of all equipment. Supply documentation in setup and training of systems, and develop online training materials as appropriate
• Make recommendations for troubleshooting equipment where problems occur and instruct clients and internal staff in regular maintenance tasks including repairs, equipment upgrades, and firmware and software upgrades
• Execute necessary corrective actions in off hours for service/support of deployed systems in all regions, document technical problems, and report them to management in a timely and efficient manner
• Follow all National Electric Codes, and follow all regulations as dictated by OSHA and the FCC

Qualifications:

• A background including television broadcast system design and advanced IT skills are required .
• Proven experience in television broadcasting and live event production is required.
• Proven experience in LED wall and video projector setup, calibration, and servicing is required.
• Strong background in interpersonal communication and leadership skills will be necessary in this role.

Education:

• SBE Certification preferred
• SMPTE Certification preferred
• InfoComm CTS-D Certification preferred
• Technical degree in electronics or related experience is required

Experience Requirements:

• Qualified candidates should have ten years television broadcast and live production technical experience working in broadcast engineering and live production operations environment.
• Must be knowledgeable in all areas of television production and familiar with all studio production equipment.
• Must be knowledgeable in all areas of live event audio production and familiar with all audio production equipment.
• Must be knowledgeable in all areas of theatrical lighting production and familiar with all theatrical lighting production equipment.
• Must possess strong knowledge of technical setup in file base editing systems including networking and storage solutions.
• Must be knowledgeable in maintaining Avid ISIS/Interplay and Apple Final Cut systems with archiving LTO systems.
• Must be knowledgeable in system design software including Autodesk products such as AutoCAD, Revit, and Navisworks. Extensive experience in the advance usage of spreadsheet and word processing software is also required.
• Must possess computer operating systems knowledge for Linux, Mac Windows and advanced IPv6 system architecture.

Personal Skills:

• Strong analytical and reasoning skills are essential as well as technical troubleshooting skills.
• Reasonable mathematical skills required.
• Must have strong communication skills, and be a team player with positive attitude and initiative.
• Occasionally required to bend and lift up to 50 pounds and climb ladders.
• Flexible hours/schedule and weekend and holiday shifts will be required.

We offer a competitive salary, 401K and a comprehensive benefit package.

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15522
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Technician
Location: DE
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced broadcast Operations Technician. The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. The Operations Technician will be responsible to communicate effectively with the production department, as this is integral for a smooth outcome of newscasts. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

• Operate robotic cameras and studio floor directing
• Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment)
• Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors
• Maintain and understand lighting grid and control board with knowledge to maintain proper programming. Ability to climb ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures as needed.
• Dress microphone’s and IFB’s for all on camera appearances
• Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
• Assist with promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned.
• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, audio and TD)
• Non-linear editing as needed for TV News-Creative Services Productions
• Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Experience Requirements:

• Should have 2+ years of experience working as an operations technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in operating a wide variety of broadcast equipment
• Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:

• Must have a solid background in operation of broadcast television systems and equipment

Education:

• College Degree preferred but not required
• Military training and experience will be considered

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15519
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: Manager, Broadcast Services
Location: CA
Job Description:

Under general direction, plans, organizes, manages, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Broadcast Services Department of the Technical Services Division. Principle responsibilities include oversight and management of television and radio production facilities including the remote television production trailer and the television studio, oversight and management of video production and post-production activities for internal and external clients, technical support and maintenance of ratio production facilities and labs, and management of video captioning, distribution and archiving. Manages the effective use of Company and department resources to improve organizational and instructional productivity, support of new learning technologies, and customer service; provides highly complex and responsible support to the Director, Technical Services in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required. Coordinate and ensure appropriate management, support, and direction of all staff in the Broadcast Services Department. This is an overtime exempt position.

Supervision Received and Excercised:

Receives general direction from the Director, Technical Services. Exercises direct and general supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of management and supervision.

Class Characteristics:

This is a management classification responsible for all activities of designated broadcast production operations within the Technical Services Department. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. The position organizes and oversees day-to-day production and support activities and is also responsible for providing professional-level support to the Director, Technical Services in a variety of areas. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive broadcast production and project management background, as well as skill in coordinating departmental work with that of other departments. This class is distinguished from the Director, Technical Services in that the latter has overall responsibility for all functions of the Technical Services Division and for developing, implementing, and interpreting policy and procedures.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

1. Plans, manages, and supervises the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Broadcast Services Department. Provides complex broadcast engineering support services for other departments within Technical Services including Performing Arts Operations, Media Services, and Event Services.
2. Supervises the design, management, procurement, installation, programming, and maintenance of the campus broadcast technology, including broadcast production systems installed in classrooms, assembly spaces, conference rooms, and offices. Consults with end users, architects, engineers and project managers regarding new and upgraded broadcast production systems for all spaces on campus.
3. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the assigned function; recommends and administers department policies and procedures.
4. Participates in the development, administration, and oversight of the assigned budget; controls and authorizes expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
5. Evaluates, designs and recommends systems, equipment, materials, and staffing needs for assigned operations and projects; prepares detailed cost estimates with appropriate justifications; coordinates purchases and monitors and ensures adequate inventory levels of required supplies and equipment.
6. Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations to the Director, Technical Services.
7. Selects, trains, motivates, and directs assigned personnel; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with department standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; works with employees on performance issues; implements discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns.
8. Oversees the administration and maintenance of the broadcast production infrastructure; researches, recommends, and approves broadcast technology related purchases; provides implementation support; develops long-term broadcast systems strategies to plan for and control upgrades and growth; develops current and future technology standards; evaluates and implements new technologies; and encourages innovation among technical staff in the utilization and implementation of ideas and techniques.
9. Resolves complex broadcast engineering related problems as they occur; provides high-quality internal customer service to ensure timely technical support, installation, maintenance, and repair of broadcast systems and equipment.
10. Advises, provides guidance, and prepares and delivers presentations on issues pertaining to broadcast technology and infrastructure operations and services.
11. Maintains and directs the maintenance of working and official departmental files.
12. Monitors changes in regulations and technology that may affect assigned functions and operations; implements policy and procedural changes after approval.
13. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
14. Researches, interprets, applies and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations pertaining to assigned areas of responsibility, including Federal Communications Commission (FCC ) rules and regulations and Title 17 of the United States Code (Copyright Law).
15. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR ), and provided by applicable law and Company policies. Attends Company mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Assist in providing information and resources to individuals who bring forward DHR complaints and reporting possible DHR complaints to the Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in Human Resources and other appropriate authority as necessary.

Other Duties:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

1. Engineering, design and systems management principles for modern, complex broadcasting systems including streaming media systems, sophisticated broadcast production systems, digital editing systems and other systems operated by the department.
2. Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, project management, implementation, and evaluation.
3. Budget development, administrative practices, and organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.
4. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures.
5. Principles and practices of broadcast systems engineering and management.
6. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned programs, projects, and operations.
7. Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, business correspondence, and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
8. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications.
9. Principles and procedures of record keeping and report preparation.
10. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
11. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities:

1. Provide administrative, engineering and professional leadership and direction for assigned operations and activities.
2. Prepare and administer project budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner.
3. Organize, manage, implement, and maintain efficient and effective automated systems to ensure the reliability and integrity of broadcast systems on campus.
4. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
5. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of professional and technical personnel as well as contractors and consultants; delegate authority and responsibility.
6. Select, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff and train staff in work procedures.
7. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
8. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
9. Manage complex engineering projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
10. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, inventory and tracking systems.
11. Interpret, apply, and explain applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
12. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
13. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
14. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
15. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
16. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
17. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with major coursework in broadcast engineering or a related field and five (5) full-time equivalent years of experience in the design, installation, maintenance and administration of complex broadcast production systems and related equipment.

Equivalencies:

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in the design and administration of broadcast production systems using Evertz control and routing components including Magnum Server and VIP Multiviewers.
- Experience implementing and managing video switching technology provided by Grass Valley Systems.

License(s) & Other Requirements:

Position may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California driver’s license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

Working Environment:

Position works in standard video, audio, media, and broadcast production environments with moderate to loud noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; may be exposed to electrical hazards. Position may occasionally work outdoors for assigned events and be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, and dust, fumes, and allergens. Position may interact with staff, students, and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:

Must possess mobility to work in a standard video, audio, media, and broadcast production setting and use standard equipment, including a computer, cameras, lighting equipment, and recording, editing, and duplicating systems; operate a motor vehicle and visit various Company sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces to participate in production activities; and push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Position must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects, typically weighing up to 50 pounds, and occasionally heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15520
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: NM
Job Description:

We have an immediate need for a full-time Transmitter Technician to join our team of professionals. We are looking for candidates that are self-motivated with the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines. Applicant should be detail-oriented with the ability to understand and follow instructions and be a team player with a strong sense of responsibility. Job responsibilities include installation, operation, maintenance and repair of high power broadcast, RF and transmission equipment. Applicant must have schedule flexibility to handle possible assignments of weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Job Responsibilities:

• Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of television transmitters, weather radar, microwave equipment, ENG and SNG trucks
• Will be involved in studio maintenance and installation of television broadcast and IT equipment
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative group
• Other duties as assigned

Experience:

• Knowledge of electrical power, IT and light HVAC.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving history.
• A working knowledge of television equipment and integrated systems
• Skilled in high level electronic maintenance involving high powered transmitters is a plus
• Applicants must be reliable and punctual Ability to understand and maintain technical documentation and drawings.
• Demonstrate professional interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent attention to detail, computer skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Successful applicant will be a strong self-starter, team player and goal oriented
• The ability to rapidly respond properly to issues that unexpectedly arise is necessary

Education:

• Military electronic training with emphasis on high power transmitters, college or technical school degree preferred with specific training in Electronic Technology or equivalent work experience in broadcast maintenance and operations.
• 3 years of experience in maintenance in a commercial broadcast television station preferred
• Working knowledge of Information Technology systems, personal computers, IT networking tools and equipment, video servers, digital audio and video switching systems, electronics, and electronic test equipment.
• Knowledge of encoders, IRDs and a clear understanding of transport streams such as ASI and SMPTE 310
• SBE certification is a plus

Requirements:

• This position requires traveling long distances and some overnight stays due to the remote translator sites.
• You must be able to operate vehicles off road during all seasons and weather conditions.

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15488
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: ITIL/GRC Consultant
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

Our client, a major Broadcast Media Company, is seeking an ITIL/Governance Risk & Compliance Consultant, to join their team and be a critical stakeholder in setting up standards and policies for their Broadcast Engineering environment. This is a 6-12 mos contract assignment that can be worked remotely from anywhere in the country. W2 and direct C2C ok.

Responsibilities & Required Skills:

- Assess current state of existing environment regarding ITIL/GRC, and provide an "as is" state for the team, specifying all "gaps " in need of remediation
- Work closely with the Broadcast Engineering and IT staff to create a comprehensive action plan that will bring environment into compliance (including how to minimize risk from components requiring retirement and/or replacement)
- Set standards and policies specific to Broadcast Engineering (separate from existing Corporate IT policies), which will allow the Broadcast team to ensure they're completely compliant as soon as possible
- Assist with remediation standards, reporting and filing
- Must have extensive Broadcast GRC experience, with the ability to communicate daily with senior stakeholders, and manage full program responsibility
- Must be a great communicator able to hit the ground running, as this is a time-sensitive project

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15500
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: PA
Job Description:

The master control operator, by following the station’s programming log, places the appropriate programs, commercials, and branding on the air. The MCO identifies log errors and takes action as directed thus preventing incorrect or outdated program material from airing. Other duties include: observing and logging systems for legal operation, tuning incoming satellite and microwave feeds, and ingesting content for future airing. Occasionally assist Engineering with maintenance and cleaning of equipment. Prior broadcasting experience not required. Candidate must be computer literate with the desire and ability to learn quickly.

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15513
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Equipment Maintenance 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 and at remote transmission sites. Experience with maintenance of broadcast ENG equipment (Panasonic P2 and non-linear edit a plus).

Candidate must have a thorough knowledge of Windows 7/8/10 and server 2008/2012 workstations, Mac OS & Final Cut Pro experience a plus. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems at the component level. Travels to remote locations for equipment repair, work under pressure in order to meet broadcast deadlines, make decisions and take corrective action without supervision are all a part of this job. Candidate will be required to maintain “on-call” or “stand-by” status for response to emergency situations and be able to work highly varied and flexible hours (i.e. nights, weekends and holidays). Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential.

In addition to working well independently, candidate must also work well as part of a team. Must be well organized, detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service. Candidate must be able to lift 25lbs.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15456
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Media Technology Maintenance Engineer is responsible for supporting the day to day mission critical systems and processes of a television station and news operation. You will focus on building, maintaining, and supporting a broadcast and IT infrastructure that includes but is not limited to RF transmission, broadcast equipment, post production, media encoders and software. You will also assist IT in technology implementation and basic support such as hardware and software installations as well as patching.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15457
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The IT Systems Engineer is responsible for overseeing the day to day mission critical IT systems within the television station. This position is responsible for the short and long-term technology strategy and health of the station. This includes designing and maintaining the infrastructure, addressing security needs, providing desktop support, and other technology related duties. This position interacts directly with the end users, including newsroom operations, sales and others all with varying priorities and needs. You will also assist Engineering with implementation and basic support such as hardware installations.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15459
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer: Master Control + Engineering
Location: OR: Medford
Job Description:

We are looking for a full-time Engineering Assistant/Master Control Operator. Master Control Duties include On-Air Quality Control, Live Event Board Operations, Satellite Recording, Dubbing and Trimming Programs for Air and other duties as assigned. Computer and Multi-tasking skills are a must.

Engineering duties include assisting the station engineer, being on call for emergencies, troubleshooting, satellite coordination. The following are also required:

1) Oregon drivers license and an insurable driving record required
2) Must be able to climb ladders and lift and hold up to 50 pounds
3) Willing to travel to remote transmitter sites in all weather conditions
4) Subject to a background checks

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15475
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: Bicoastal Media
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: OR
Job Description:
General Responsibilities:
The Radio Broadcast Engineer is responsible for the radio broadcast facilities including the daily technical operations of our group, including towers, RF transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other related broadcast operating systems.

Position Overview:
The Radio Broadcast Engineer will also: Operate, maintain, and repair studio and transmitter equipment. Perform required FCC measurements and logging; must maintain facilities in compliance with FCC Rules & Regulations. Ensure that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices. The position of Engineer for our stations requires hands-on tech skills and will be a key member of the broadcast team.

Responsibilities, Knowledge and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or comparable experience in Broadcast Engineering. Must have exceptional communication and organizational skills and be capable of tracking and budgeting expenses with General Manager. Proven experience in studio transmitter, RF and IT systems planning, development, & project management experience. Operational experience with satellite uplink/downlink equipment; RF transmission, remote control gear & STL. IP streaming, station automation, & Internet audio delivery systems. An advanced level of understanding of high-power FM transmitters and all related equipment as well as the skills to troubleshoot problems with RF, digital, and analog systems. Good working knowledge of computer-based digital audio systems &computer networking, transmitter remote control systems, RDS & HD Radio technologies & I/P based audio distribution & routing systems.
Knowledge of FCC technical rules & regulations.

Physical Requirements: The Radio Broadcast Engineer is required to have a valid driver’s license. The Radio Broadcast Engineer is required to lift up to 20 lbs on a daily basis and as much 50 lbs on an occasional basis. The Radio Broadcast Engineer is often times required to drive in inclement weather conditions and should be physically fit enough to occasionally trail-hike to transmitter destinations.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15466
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: OK
Job Description:

Operating and monitoring of transmitters in accordance with FCC regulations, monitoring of tower structures in accordance with FAA regulations and accurately maintaining station logs. Monitoring of multiple air paths, operation of on-air switchers, calculation of program timings and recording of satellite feeds utilizing computer server automation systems. Other responsibilities may include shading of various types of cameras. Operate master control to ensure the quality of all audio and video transmitted or received. Maintain appropriate logs, monitor and manage BCNG feeds. Operate and monitor digital transmitters in accordance with FCC guidelines.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15467
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Daily Hire/Temp position
Location: NY
Job Description:

Essential Functions:

Daily Hire Maintenance Engineer responsibilities to include (and are not limited to) :

• Support of Control Room and Studio Systems: Switcher, Audio Console, Cameras, Multiviewer, etc.
• Maintain on-air systems, QOS, continuity, confirm all systems meet ATSC specifications for Over The Air and Cable providers
• Configure and maintain MPEG encoders, statistical multiplexers, PSIP generators, and other associated distribution products
• Maintaining on-air continuity by providing general maintenance support.
• Communicate with the operations staff to understand/discuss equipment problems in order to troubleshoot.
• Proficient with AutoCAD to document new and modified installations
• Logging of all equipment problems to provide effective communication of issues to coworkers, management and vendors.
• Undertake Projects as assigned
• Perform system level troubleshooting of technical facilities, including, but not limited to, transmission, broadcast equipment, control rooms, servers and applications.

Basic Qualifications:

• Overall understanding and knowledge of the television production process, broadcast operations, automation, production and distribution technologies.
• Understanding of Terminal gear, IRDs, MPEG ASI Encoders, PSIP generators
• Minimum 5 years of recent experience in a broadcast environment
• Minimum 5 years of experience with digital television (SD & HD-SDI, IP) as well maintaining core technical/plant facilities and audio (embedded, discreet, 5.1)
• Strong Computer Client/Server skills/ Proficiency in Networking Technology
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills as demonstrated through previous experience
• Must be well-organized and self-motivated to take on tasks as required to serve the clients’ needs
• Must provide users and clients with professional, courteous, and timely technical support.
• This position is an NABET Daily Hire Local 11 Represented job. The successful candidate will be required to join the NABET Local 11 Union upon employment if not already a member.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered.
• Must be able to lift equipment packages weighing up to 50 pounds
• Must ensure a clean and safe work environment
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Ability to work all shifts, weekends and/or holidays (24-7 facility)

Desired Requirements:

•BA Degree in Electronic Engineering, or minimum 5 years’ experience in the required fields.
•Networking Knowledge: Cisco Internetworking, TCP/IP, Multicast, UDP Networks etc.
•Ability to learn quickly and adapt to ever-changing broadcast environment
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Experience in a “live” broadcast environment

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15472
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast/IT Technician
Location: IN: Evansville
Job Description:

This position is responsible for installing and maintaining broadcast/computer systems and providing support to our TV and radio stations.

Duties:

Broadcast/IT Technician will work closely with all departments to help satisfy the technical needs of the broadcast facility and network. Employee will facilitate repairs and preventative maintenance of various pieces of equipment in the facility. Broadcast/IT Technician assists in construction, installation & documentation of new systems and equipment, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Broadcast & Technology.

Skills:

This position is not a traditional IT position. Computer and IT skills are necessary but only one aspect of the job. Troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems is a necessity. Employee must have knowledge in the use of basic test equipment and know how to solder. The employee must have the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Transmitter experience desired, but not required. Completion of a basic electronics education program is required, and minimum of a 2-year related technical degree desirable.

Qualifications:

Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and setting priorities a must. Ability to work non-traditional hours with occasional evening shifts as well as on call weekends and holidays as needed. This job requires interaction with many people, and employee must possess good communication skills and get along well with others. Must be punctual, and have regular, consistent attendance.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15438
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: LA: Shreveport
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Master Control Operator. We are looking for a person with a positive, team-oriented attitude with good communication skills and willingness to work in a dynamic broadcasting & news environment. The Master Control Operator maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air playlists and its commercial content. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day with weekend, night, and holiday work as part of the job.

Applicant should be a self-starter with the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines, detail oriented with the ability to understand and follow instructions and be a team player with a strong sense of responsibility.

Job Responsibilities:

• Monitor all confidence feeds across all platforms for signal quality
• Check and verify continuity of playlist for all local insertion
• Ingest commercial content and show content as needed daily
• Sign on/off daily technical logs and EAS logging
• Must work well with others as well as working without direct supervision

Required Skills:

Candidate must have strong technical and communication skills with a preference of some prior experience with master control operations. Must have skills with the Microsoft Windows operating system.

Education

• High school diploma or GED required

Required Experience

• Minimum of two years’ experience as a master control operator at a commercial broadcast television station

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15443
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: VA: Richmond
Job Description:

We seek a full-time Assistant Chief Engineer. Responsibilities include supervising broadcast engineering staff, project management, and installation, repair and maintenance of all television station equipment. Minimum 4 years experience in broadcast engineering or related field and proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking required. Advanced electronics education or military electronics training a plus. Must be a team player with excellent communication and people skills.

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