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Post Date: 10/23/2017
Job #: 10739
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer reports to the Chief Engineer and is responsible for managing both technical and administrative duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer. The Assistant Chief oversees TV on-air operations and related media ingest. The Assistant Chief is also responsible for the planning, execution and technical oversight of major station productions and special projects. The position includes responsibility for technical management and maintenance of certain station vehicles and associated mobile equipment.

The successful candidate will have at least 10 years of broadcast TV station experience in the technical and administrative areas of broadcast operations, video production, and staff management. The candidate shall have project management and change management experience and proven ability in those areas. The candidate must be a self-starter and must work well with deadlines and be available for occasional weekends or evenings. The ability to work with other teams and to conduct meetings is essential. Working knowledge of computers, operating systems, and Microsoft Office software.

Post Date: 10/23/2017
Job #: 10811
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: OR: Medford
Job Description:

We are looking for an Assistant Chief Engineer with the potential to step up and lead the engineering/IT department when our current chief retires.

Our engineering/IT team work hands-on installing, maintaining and evolving a broad range of broadcast, IT and office equipment/systems at our main facility in Medford, Oregon along with two transmitters and network of translators across our six county DMA.

Some of the key skills and qualifications we’re looking for in applicants for this position include:

• Minimum five years’ experience in broadcast engineering/IT required; supervisory experience is a plus
• SBE certification is a plus
• AS degree in electronics or IT equivalent strongly preferred
• Experience with AUTOCAD or similar programs
• Skilled with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Prior experience assisting in the preparation of operating and capital expense budgets helpful
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal and client relationship skills; a “team player”
• Ability to perform effectively under extreme deadline pressure
• Ability to work occasional nights and weekends
• Ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions
• Must be able to use, transport, and lift equipment weighing approximately fifty (50) pounds

We are located in a sunny corner of the Pacific Northwest. You’ll live and work just a short drive away from hunting, fishing, golfing, skiing, hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, the Britt Festival’s concerts under the stars, and the Tony award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival. If you need an occasional big city fix, then Portland and San Francisco are just a short direct flight or a few hours’ drive away.

If you have the drive and potential to lead an engineering/IT department at a market leading station located in a beautiful part of the Pacific Northwest, then this could be the job for you!

Post Date: 10/20/2017
Job #: 10707
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Other: Telecommunication System Engineer
Location: WA: Wenatchee
Job Description:

The position is full-time salaried and will provide technical support and problem solving for statewide telecommunications and broadcast radio and television systems.

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and 3 years of experience, or equivalent education and experience totaling 7 years from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired. Also requires effective communication, leadership, and computer skills, and the ability to exercise independent judgment. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Post Date: 10/19/2017
Job #: 10625
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

A Bachelors or Associates degree in Engineering or a related field is required. SBE certification is a plus. The ideal candidate will have computer and/or broadcast experience and be a great team player. Transmitter experience is desired. Duties include but are not limited to daily repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment and installation of broadcast systems. 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: 10/17/2017
Job #: 10495
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: CA
Job Description:

Daily Tasks:

• Mentor members of engineering staff
• Assign projects to staff
• Assist staff with troubleshooting systems
• Plan, manage, train, and oversee projects and staff
• Assist and advise in planning future equipment and budget
• Strive for continuing improvements to systems and operations
• Be hands-on with a "no task too big, no task too small" mentality
• Create wire lists and signal flow diagrams for new equipment installation
• Maintain a solid line of communication with other departments
• Oversee building maintenance

Required Skills:

• Strong organizational and management skills
• Advanced PC and networking skills – programming/scripting ability a plus
• Expert knowledge of all equipment required for studio and remote operations
• Ability to stay calm under pressure
• Ability to handle multiple high-priority projects simultaneously
• In depth understanding of complex systems including: On-Air system, Studios, Control Rooms, Communication technologies and Internet technologies
• “Hands on Engineer” capable of managing and coaching a diverse staff of engineers
• Ability to analyze and interpret various system logs to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve technical broadcast issues.
• Ability to read and follow system schematics as well as frequently produce workflow documents, signal flow schematics and Standard Operating Procedures.
• Strong leadership, analytical and decision-making skills with ability to stay abreast of latest technologies
• Knowledge of FCC rules and standards relating to broadcast equipment and operation.
• Knowledge of equipment installation and removal as it pertains to maintenance and servicing broadcast equipment
• Strong technical understanding of digital broadcast technology, digital video and audio signal types, media formats, CODEC’s, wrappers, sync, time code and signal flow
• Knowledge of production control technology including large format switchers, digital audio consoles, video servers, studio equipment, digital video distribution, etc. required
• Multi-tasking and on-the-fly prioritization skills are essential. Must frequently complete time-critical assigned tasks under stressful situations with minimal or no supervision.
• Identify training needs, motivate and develop staff to meet the on-going and future technological needs of the station.
• Strong RF knowledge as it relates to high power transmitters, microwave and mobile radio equipment

Post Date: 10/16/2017
Job #: 10323
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Duties include: troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment to the component level in cameras, routers, switchers, microwave, transmitters, and associated terminal equipment. Maintenance and repair of technical equipment, installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations. Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems. The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, cameras, robotic pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment. Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required. Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment. Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission, and Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus. Cisco Networking certifications are a plus. UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred. Must have a General Class FCC license and/or SBE certification. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited electronics school or college with 6 years’ experience in broadcast maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license Ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather. All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing the pre-employment drug screen and a full background check. Local travel, OT, weekends and holiday will be required.

Post Date: 10/13/2017
Job #: 10306
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WI: Positions in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and Nebraska
Job Description:

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

Post Date: 10/12/2017
Job #: 10230
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Assistant Engineering Manager
Location: LA: Shreveport
Job Description:

We are looking for an Engineering Manager for our Technology department. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of six (6) years’ experience in television broadcasting and with at least two (2) years of supervisory experience within the field. The ideal candidate will also fill in a supervisory role when the Director of Technology is unavailable.

Job Responsibilities:

• Understanding of EAS standards and practices are essential for this position.
• Knowledge of RF/Microwave/Satellite/Transmission is preferred.
• Knowledge of IT practices are also needed for this position.
• Knowledge of the use of AutoCAD or like program is a plus but not required.
• An SBE certification is a plus but not required.
• Assist the Director of Technology on operational budgeting as well as capital budgeting.
• Assign/manage through completion of special projects and daily duties
• Assist master control in daily operations and adherence to EAS standards and practices.

Required Skills:

• Strong technical and communication skills along with a proven track record of accomplishments in broadcast engineering.
• Ability to problem solve solutions down to component level as necessary

Education:

• AS degree in electronics or IT equivalent

Post Date: 10/12/2017
Job #: 10238
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

The Chief Engineer 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.

Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years’ experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role.
* Demonstrated strong leadership, team management, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows.
* Working knowledge of other technologies including: Camera Robotics Controls and Information Technology Infrastructure.
* Demonstrated strong project management experience.
* Ability to work well and make quick decisions under pressure.
* Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation.

We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Post Date: 10/12/2017
Job #: 10240
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: ID: Boise
Job Description:

The Broadcast/IT Technician will assist with the installation, maintenance, repair and operation of digital broadcasting equipment including cameras, switchers, routers, audio devices and server-based newsroom, production and master control systems. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting with desktop support and maintenance of user workstations and networked devices with essential software and routine updates. Duties will also include operating and maintaining satellite, microwave and bonded cellular transmission systems. The position must provide technical support to live newscasts, studio and remote productions.

The preferred candidate should have two to five years of experience working with information technology and television broadcast equipment. Looking for a candidate who is able to learn and adapt to new and developing technologies. A two-year technical school degree, associate degree in electronics or SBE certification is desirable. Must be dependable, a self-starter, able to perform quickly and efficiently under pressure of deadlines. Flexibility is a must to accommodate shift changes including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.

Post Date: 10/12/2017
Job #: 10246
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Project Engineer
Location: FL: Miami
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Reporting directly to the assigned Engineering Manager and working closely with operational counterparts and key business representatives, the Project Engineer will own and implement large technical projects and provide day-to-day operational support to all productions.
• Partner closely with O&TS Production and Distribution Engineering Teams and the IT organization to ensure standardized practices, platforms and system are utilized whenever possible.
• Evaluate and provide recommendations of overall network requirements for performance availability, utilization and reliability as this relates to IP Media transport.
• Communicate with department leadership on project status, responsibilities and progress.
• Coordinate support for operational and business incidents, driving to problem resolution.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Electrical Engineering and five years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 5+ years broadcast systems design experience in Control Room, Studio, Edit and Graphic systems.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience working on complex projects, with a proven track record of achievement and on-site completion.
• Experience with video over IP
• Proficient with MS Office, Project Visio applications
• Basic CAD functionality, including creating, redefining and plotting documentation.
• Demonstrated experience working on large and small technical projects, independently and in concert with larger groups of engineers and operational personnel
• Proven ability to execute and manage projects from design inception to delivery

Knowledge of broadcast design best practices:

• SMPTE IP Transport standards ST 2110, ST2022, ST2019 PTP Timing and all supporting industry standards.
• SMPTE 259M, 292M, 424M and 4kSHD and UHD signaling formats
• AES 67 Audio over IP Interoperability
• Experience supporting broadcast production equipment from Sony, Grass Valley, Lawo, EVS, Evertz, Avid, Chyron, VizRT, Telex and others
• 5+ years broadcast system design experience in Control Room, Studio, Edit and Graphics systems

Knowledge of networking best practices:

• Real time multicast stream delivery: IGMP, PIM/SM, PIM/SSM
• Cisco IP Fabric for Media and Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)
• Datacenter design and implementation utilizing full suite of Cisco Nexus 9000 products
• Cisco IOS based switching and routing products
• Experience in designing and implementation of data/video network infrastructure for complex projects (first time builds)
• Experience in core and internet DMZ interfaces, including acceptance testing and operational support of new hardware and software
• QoS understanding and configuration to support IP Media transport and select applications
• Traditional WAN connectivity transport T1/T3, OC48

Post Date: 10/12/2017
Job #: 10271
Organization Type:
– Other: Public Affairs Programming Service
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: Tallahassee
Job Description:

Description:

In our Capitol Complex location, this full-time position will be expected to:

• Perform IT operations, assistance and installations as needed. May run cables and connectors
• Participate in the weekly on-call engineer schedule. This is an after-hours duty that may be assistance by phone or require a return trip to the facility
• Monitor and maintain the performance of all broadcasting systems to ensure their continuous operation
• Interpret and implement instructions and requests from other station team members
• Communicate well with members of the engineering team and other team members to effectively resolve equipment and system issues
• Assist other engineering team members in maintaining network servers and installing software updates

Qualifications:

• An Associate's degree or vocational/technical training and a minimum of 4 years appropriate experience.
• Proof of a valid FL Class E or GA driver’s license or the ability to obtain license upon hire
• The ability to satisfy the travel and flexible schedule requirements
• Operational knowledge of television station equipment
• Must be self-motivated, have good time-management skills and able to perform assigned duties with little supervision
• Demonstrated ability to work through difficult and stressful situations
• Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office and Outlook
• Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to resolve with minimal downtime
• Must have the ability to comprehend schematics and technical manuals
• Proficient in test equipment for use in installation, maintenance and repair of broadcast systems
• Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

Anticipated hiring range is low to mid-$40,000’s annually – dependent on education and experience.

Post Date: 10/06/2017
Job #: 10071
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: Radio Network
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

The Staff Engineer is responsible for assisting in the installation and maintenance of all broadcast equipment systems utilized at the Broadcast Center and at remote broadcast sites.

Essential Functions:

• Aids in installing, upgrading, maintaining, and repairing studio and remote broadcast equipment.
• Assures reliable technical set up of remote broadcasts.
• Assists with documentation & maintaining documentation of engineering systems; includes updating logs and executing checklists to discover equipment and system anomalies.
• Works with the Operations & Production staff to identify, and repair basic technical problems; brings larger issues to the attention of the Chief Engineer.
• Troubleshoots audio impairments and provide rapid resolution.
• Coordinates with the Chief Engineer, to ensure technical problems are quickly resolved.
• Investigates interference issues, provides and implements recommendations for resolution.
• Performs and documents preventative maintenance of the studios and remote vehicles.
• Ability to quickly and accurately troubleshoot issues in a high pressure fast paced environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Basic knowledge of technologies used in a radio broadcast environment including Digital Audio routing, automation Systems and wireless microphones.
• Understanding of basic studio and large venue remote engineering.
• Understanding of basic electronics concepts & the ability to troubleshoot equipment problems.
• Basic understanding of IT with basic level of IT skills.
• Basic knowledge of radio station recording, storage and playback systems.
• Ability to prioritize and complete tasks on time and with quality.
• Ability to lift up to 75 lbs and work at heights from ladders or similar equipment.
• Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions and on uneven terrain.
• Valid state drivers license with acceptable driving record.
• This position requires extensive travel.

Qualifications and Other Requirements:

• Minimum of one (1) year of trade/technical school in Electronics or a related field
• One (1) year or more broadcast engineering experience, or related field.
• Previous experience in routing audio signals to destinations and performing basic troubleshooting of audio.
• Have valid passport or the ability to obtain one immediately after being hired.
• Have a valid CDL or the ability to obtain one immediately after being hired.

Education and/or Experience (desired but not essential):

• Network or station engineering experience.
• Satellite uplink experience.
• Knowledge of Wide Orbit Automation for Radio, (Scott Studio) and Axia Audio Equipment.

Post Date: 10/06/2017
Job #: 10104
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OK: Stillwater
Job Description:

The Studios Engineer will act as lead audio/video engineer and is responsible for the organization, maintenance, and repair of all audio/video and scoring equipment within the Studios. The position works closely with staff, Daktronics and other vendors as well as external television and radio personnel to ensure the successful maintenance, and set up of all audio and video equipment, including scoring elements, for Company related events. Work schedule may extend beyond regular office hours of 8 AM to 5PM Monday to Friday, as needed to complete assignments. Must often work nights, weekends, and holidays to fulfill assigned duties.

Post Date: 10/06/2017
Job #: 10111
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Post Production Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Global cable network hiring a post production maintenance engineer to manage the edit suites and studio technology. They really are looking for an EVERTZ engineer, someone with very strong video router/switch expertise but if you have Grass Valley or another router product expertise that will be fine. Ideally someone with AVID, adobe, test equipment, and understands video and audio signal formats.

Post Date: 10/02/2017
Job #: 10038
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: GA: Savannah
Job Description:

The successful candidate will oversee all technical aspects of a Radio market and must be highly skilled not only in technical matters, but also have strong management and communication skills. This position has substantial hands on requirements.

Responsibilities:

• Accountable for planning, developing, implementing and administering one or more technology functions of the Market, including information technology, broadcast and/or digital media technologies.
• Organizes and directs all technology functions of the market or station, including local area network and software infrastructure development and maintenance, telecommunications, data security and disaster recovery.
• Organizes and directs the broadcast technology functions of the market or station including broadcast equipment engineering, broadcast studios and transmission facilities.
• Organizes and directs digital media technology including digital media equipment and infrastructure.
• Ensures broadcast equipment and systems are available, maintained, robust and upgraded in a manner that ensures reliable, continuous operations compliant with all local and federal Rules and regulations.
• Fluent understanding of FCC part 1, 73 and 74 Rules and regulations necessary.
• Ensures timely troubleshooting and engineering support to keep broadcasts reliably on-air and on streams.
• Plans and coordinates new installations or changes to technology infrastructure.
• Position is on 24 hour duty call.

Required Skills and Experience:

• Nexgen audio playout systems
• Both High and Low power RF Transmission systems and transmitters
• Microsoft operating systems
• Cisco IOS
• Bench Electronics troubleshooting and repair
• HP/Dell Computer Hardware
• Printers
• Audio Routing and management
• Audio mixing consoles, processing and management
• Power generators and UPS systems
• Satellite systems
• Tower management
• 5 + years of experience in broadcast engineering or related electronics field
• Ability to design, install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and/or repair radio broadcast equipment, Including information systems
• Knowledge of broadcast systems circuitry, design, and/or installation.
• Records maintenance skills
• Ability to test systems and/or operations in compliance with published standards
• Windows/OSX and networking skills required
• Proficient in studio, transmitter and digital media maintenance
• Computer administration
• Computer automation systems,
• Remote broadcasts
• FCC and OSHA rules
• IT infrastructure
• STL systems
• Power generation systems
• Excellent communication skills with technical and non-technical personnel alike
• Minimum 5 years broadcast engineering experience
• Technical education or similar experience
• SBE certification and/or FCC General license a plus
• Valid driver's license with excellent driving record

Education/Certification:

• SBE certification at CBRE or higher preferred
• Cisco, A+ certification a plus
• 2 years Technical School or military training in electronics very helpful

Post Date: 09/29/2017
Job #: 9948
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: C-9-17 Chief Technology Officer
Location: GA
Job Description:

We seek an entrepreneurial and innovative minded individual with the technical expertise to lead our technology and engineering departments. This individual will have a fundamental understanding of the technology and infrastructure necessary to support the operations of a multi-faceted media company (TV, Radio, Digital), have a strong understanding of the role technology plays in today’s media business model and be able to effectively leverage technology for greater organizational impact.

Key Functions:

· Oversees and provides support for the technology departments including Engineering, Field Engineering, IT, and Network Operations.
· Responsible for staff management/direction, budget preparation/oversight, administrative support, staff training/development, facility/transmitter maintenance, etc.
· Develops organizational technology strategy that addresses both short and long-term planning,
· Establishes technical standards and priorities, and business development related to technology.
· Works with Senior Leadership and CEO to understand organizational technology needs (current and future)
· Advises as to how technology solutions or capabilities can be leveraged to create opportunities and further benefit the organization.
· Ensures that the company’s technical capabilities are innovative and solution oriented, creating a flexible and agile environment.

Candidate Qualifications:

· BS/BA Degree required.
· Min. seven years relevant experience with proven ability to manage staff, prioritize objectives, maintain technical and RF facilities. Experience with both Radio and Television technology is necessary with a strong understanding of the technology necessary to support a growing digital presence.
· Creative and visionary thinker with the ability to translate ideas into action and understand and express the business impact of emerging technologies.
· Demonstrated experience leading a diverse team to support organizational goals.
· Demonstrated experience effectively managing complex projects, large budgets, setting and accomplishing goals while managing dynamic priorities.
· Demonstrated skill and successful experience in organizational change and transition management, including creating efficiencies, and implementing new and emerging technologies, including new/revised work processes.
· Ability to explain highly complex technical projects in easy-to-understand terms to non-technical colleagues.
· Strong leadership, supervisory, management and interpersonal skills
· Excellent written and oral communication skills.
· Ability to foster a motivated mindset/attitude among staff with the ability to drive both strategic and tactical efforts as necessary.

We Offer:

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

Post Date: 09/27/2017
Job #: 9923
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OH: Cincinnati
Job Description:

Responsible for all activities related to the operation and maintenance of a four (4) FM cluster with a primary concentration on transmitter site equipment maintenance.

Essential Job Functions:

Oversees the engineering and technical integrity of all stations and is experienced with FM/HD transmission systems. Maintains all equipment to be compliant with FCC regulations and OSHA. Establishes routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment. Installs and maintains studio equipment - Axia and NexGen experience a plus. In charge of remote broadcasts and training Promotions personnel. First point of contact for all transmitter and studio HVAC problems. Establish preventive and precautionary measures necessary to assure security and safety of station's human and physical assets for both regular and emergency business situations. Assist with inventory control of capital assets, consistent with corporate policy & financial requirements. Reports to the local Director of Engineering. Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Minimum of five (5) years radio broadcast maintenance experience, preferred. Strong IT and Networking skills are essential – works in conjunction with onsite IT Director. Must have extensive RF knowledge. Strong wiring, design, and documentation skills. Valid driver’s license and insurability. Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor. Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures. Ability to function in a team environment. Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed, including on call.

Physical Requirements:

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. Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. occasionally and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently; constantly moving objects.

Post Date: 09/26/2017
Job #: 9899
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: Multimedia Engineer
Location: IA
Job Description:

We are searching for an experienced multimedia professional who is excited by change and can help support the interdisciplinary digital media curriculum of the future. You would join a flexible, innovative team that collaborates on an award-winning program which has won Broadcast Education Association Best of Festival multimedia awards two years in a row. The Multimedia Engineer acts as the manager of the multimedia, video and audio facilities, including a TV studio. The Multimedia Engineer keeps abreast of the latest trends in communications technologies; consults with the faculty on purchase and adoption of multimedia technology to support the curriculum; installs and maintains the technology, and diagnoses and corrects technical and operational problems. The Multimedia Engineer also performs as the chief operator of the low-power FM radio station. We are especially interested in attracting a range of candidates that represent the human community in terms of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, gender identification, religion, age, physical abilities and other factors.

Associate’s degree in the broadcast field or equivalent relevant work experience is required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. At least one-to-two years broadcast operations or production experience is required. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, and to learn and adapt to new technologies is required.

Post Date: 09/22/2017
Job #: 9735
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: WA: Seattle
Job Description:

This position requires knowledge of the overall television station and will work independently during the early evening and late newscasts to support technical operations and Engineering. The candidate should have a thorough understanding of digital and analog systems within a television station and industry standards. Applicants must have experience in the set-up and networking of computers and a solid understanding of computer OS applications, FTP applications and digital video formats.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the following:

* AVID INEWS newsroom automation systems
* NLE editing systems
* Chyron Graphics systems
* Imagine Master control automation
* Video switchers
* Video routers
* Camera control systems
* Camera robotics
* Audio mixers
* Broadcaster computer networks
* Cisco LAN switches

- Maintains a valid Washington State driver’s license and clean driving record.

Qualification Requirements:

· Good IT networking understanding.
· Thorough understanding of digital and analog systems within a television station and industry standards.
· Must have experience in the set-up and networking of computers and a solid understanding of computer OS applications, FTP applications and digital video formats.
· Must work well independently as well as in a team environment.
· Willingness to work all shifts including holidays, as needed.

The primary shift will be 3:00pm - 11:30pm Monday thru Friday.

Education and/or Experience:

· Minimum of 3 years of experience in TV engineering with strong IT background.
· A college degree with an emphasis in Broadcast or IT preferred.

Post Date: 09/22/2017
Job #: 9734
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: GA
Job Description:

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

General Responsibilities:

- Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
- Establishes and follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
- Installs and performs maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
- Works with programming/promotion departments to coordinate and maintain remote broadcasts as needed

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

- Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
- Advanced experience with cluster-wide audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone and engineering IT systems
- Computer literacy in applicable software packages (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Scott Studios/Wide Orbit automation, etc.)
- Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level
- Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power FM transmitting facilities
- Extensive IT skills including local area and wide area networking
- Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators and record keeping
- Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits
- Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines
- Minimum 5 years as Station Assistant or Chief Engineer
- Experience with managing studio and transmitter projects is required

Education and Licensing Requirements:

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

Post Date: 09/21/2017
Job #: 9712
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: Clearwater
Job Description:

Responsible for the day-to-day support and integration of technology at all repack stations. Must have strong knowledge and understanding of technical operations of a TV station and network.

Post Date: 09/21/2017
Job #: 9714
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Technician
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

Post Date: 09/21/2017
Job #: 9717
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Broadcast Engineer
Location: AZ: Phoenix
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Equipment maintenance and repair.
• Equipment malfunction - troubleshoot, diagnose and repair and/or replace broadcast equipment.
• Provides operational support to News, Creative Services and other departments as needed.
• Maintains a clean workshop environment.
• Preventative maintenance on all equipment (PM).
• Assists with new equipment integration.
• Demonstrated understanding of network and server technologies including IP routing and switching technology.
• Lead and support multiple Engineering and IT projects.
• Work and develop new broadcast, IT and Digital initiatives that are in line with business direction and strategy.
• Develop new workflows & processes designed to improve quality and reduce flaws.
• Design, support and implement permanent technical solutions across divisional lines.
• Other duties as deemed necessary

Qualifications and Requirements:

• Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent work experience.
• 10 Years’ Experience with the following type systems: Dalet newsroom system, Ross Overdrive, Chyron, LeaderPlus, Quest, Final Cut Pro, Omneon, Cisco, Isilon, Harmonics, Miranda (IControl) and Evertz (Namedropper), Miranda HD Router, Deko
• Familiarity with Comark Inductive Output Tube broadcast high power (80 KW) transmitters or equivalent.
• Demonstrated ability in component level troubleshooting, large project conception and implementation and customer focused problem solving.
• Working knowledge of both digital and analog video/audio systems, RF and ENG microwave, field and studio cameras and decks.
• Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends, holidays and overnights.
• Must have the ability to work any of a 24 x 7 shift.
• Must be able to process large amounts of information, analyze this information and make sound decisions sometimes under intense deadline pressure (in cases of breaking news).
• Understanding of transmitter cooling systems, radio frequency filtering and Dielectric RF lines, waveguides and Antennas, HVAC systems and diesel powered AC generators.
• Basic understanding of microwave transmission and reception specifically those of Vislink Ink. (MRC). Electronic News Gathering (ENG) receives antennas.
• 3 years’ experience in networking with configuration, networking protocols, devices and routing, authentication TCP/IP, DNS and DHCP settings
• Must be able to perform medium/heavy physical work which includes:
Lifting and carrying equipment ranging from 25 lbs. to 50 lbs.
• Position requires to work from the Phoenix, AZ station.
• Must have a valid AZ driver’s license, class E.
• Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation
• Must be 18 years or greater
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics:
• Knowledge of complex system; Encoding, Media Transport, Web interactivity, Automation, NLE, & fiber distribution, etc.
• Experience troubleshooting and analyzing IP networks.
• Hands-on experience with server/workstation/laptop hardware configuration
maintenance and repair (Dell, HP, Apple).
• Knowledge of Windows XP, Windows 7, 2003/2008 Server, MS Office/Exchange.
• Experience in networking with configuration, networking protocols, devices and routing,
authentication TCP/IP, DNS and DHCP settings.
• Customer service focus and excellent interpersonal skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Deployment automation software.
• Bilingual a plus: English/Spanish.

Post Date: 09/21/2017
Job #: 9723
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CT: New Haven
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department and be responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Requirements & Skills:

* Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
* Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
* Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Experience:

* Minimum five years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment, with at least three years’ experience in a leadership role.
* Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
* Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
* Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills.
* Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
* Strong PC/MS Office experience.
* Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems.
* Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.
* Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems.
* Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Requirements:

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

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

Additional Information:

This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Post Date: 09/21/2017
Job #: 9727
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: VA: Richmond
Job Description:

We seek a part time Master Control Operator responsible for operation of all systems within a multi station master control. Duties include, but are not limited to, operation of station broadcast automation systems, editing on-air playlists, setup and record satellite and other electronic delivery feeds, ingest and prepare video content onto servers, live on-air switching and quality control of all programming and transmission systems. Must have ability to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules including EAS systems and logs. Must work well in a high pressure, fast paced, live news environment and possess superior level computer skills in Windows 7 and software applications. Good communication/people skills required. 2 years previous master control experience desired.

Post Date: 09/15/2017
Job #: 9660
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Engineering
Location: TX
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering manages a small group of experienced maintenance engineers, and assigns work projects and daily activities to them, based on priorities and resources. Provides technical oversight and hands-on support (where necessary) on the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide range of broadcast equipment and systems. These systems include (but are not limited to) commercial insertion and playback automation, production automation, production switchers, HD cameras and camera robotics, signal routing and monitoring, newsroom automation systems, ENG/SNG live trucks, and RF transmitters (both microwave and high-power VHF). Additionally, the Director of Engineering serves as a station point-of-contact for facilities maintenance issues (including HVAC, access control and building security systems). In his/her duties as Chief Operator, the Director of Engineering will be responsible for the upkeep of all required FCC logs, and for ensuring the station correctly follows all FCC operational guidelines. As part of the Engineering Management team, the Director of Engineering works in conjunction with the station’s Operations Manager and VP of Engineering & Operations to accomplish station goals in a timely and professional manner.

A minimum of 10 years’ prior experience working as a broadcast engineer is required for this position. Previous supervisory or engineering management experience is a plus. A college degree is preferred, along with either SBE certification or a General Class FCC license. The Director of Engineering both directs the work of station engineers and serves as lead engineer when tackling time-sensitive or challenging maintenance issues. For this reason strong prior maintenance experience is highly desirable on at least two of the following: Sony ELC, Miranda iTX, BitCentral CORE newsroom software and hardware, or Chyron graphics systems. Prior experience in the maintenance of Sony video switchers, NVision routers and SSL audio boards is also highly desired. Any experience with very similar systems will be considered. In addition to a comprehensive knowledge of traditional broadcast equipment, the successful candidate will also have a strong working knowledge of computer hardware and networking, along with an understanding of SMPTE 2022 and proposed VoIP standards such as ASPEN and AIMS. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Strong leadership and administrative skills.

Post Date: 09/15/2017
Job #: 9667
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: SC
Job Description:

We seek a Maintenance Engineer to maintain technical integrity of station's video/audio, computer, and RF infrastructures. Perform the repair, replacement, modification, installation, removal, adjustment, and integration of all equipment and software that is essential for the operation of the station.

Degree in electronics, military training, or trade school is necessary but related experience will be evaluated. Candidate must have knowledge in digital theory, microprocessors, computer operations, as well as in 10/100/1000 Ethernet, TCP/IP, NetBEUI, etc. Provide back up support for Master control operator. SBE certification is a plus. Possess or able to obtain a valid drivers license.

Post Date: 09/15/2017
Job #: 9671
Organization Type:
– Other: Shortwave Station
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: SC: Pineland
Job Description:

Experience with maintenance of high power shortwave transmitters, HF curtain antennas and high power HF antenna switching systems and transmitter cooling systems is required. Experience with ABB SK-55 500KW transmitters, Harris SW 100 transmitters, large power generation equipment, and C-band satellite receive system is desirable. Duties include preventive maintenance, component level troubleshooting, spare parts ordering, and supervision of operators and engineers.

Post Date: 09/15/2017
Job #: 9675
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

The Broadcast IT Specialist works closely within a large team to help bridge traditional broadcast practices with IT technologies.

Responsibilities include:

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

Qualifications/Requirements:

- 3 years of support in in a live broadcast/IT environment
- BS in Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience
- Must be willing to work in Washington D.C
- Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States
- Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required

Desired Characteristics :

- Bilingual (English/Spanish) both written and verbal
- Demonstrated understanding of news operations, control systems, Network practices, systems, transmission, server based workflows and microwave, satellite, fiber and bonded cellular systems
- The ideal candidate will have experience with the following systems:

Graphics branding devices (Ross XPression, Chyron), Video Server Systems (Omneon), digital editing systems (Final Cut / Adobe Premier), Transcoding and delivery systems (Telestream Vantage), Transmission Encoding/Decoding Systems (Harmonic, Motorola, Tandberg, Cisco), Storage systems (Isilon, Omneon, SANs, NAS’), Network infrastructure (Switches, Routers, etc.) , IT Systems such as Servers, Workstations, SQL Databases, Broadcast Infrastructure (Routers, Frame Sync’s, Intercom, etc.)

- CCNA/CCNP certified a plus
- Knowledge of Cisco Network equipment a plus
- VMware VCA/VCP certified a plus
- Demonstrated successful design, planning and implementation of wide and local area network architecture, including capacity planning and technical troubleshooting
- Must have expertise in network security and access control systems and related strategies.
- Expertise working on a team with motivated cross-functional individuals focused on a common goal of delivering cutting edge solutions to meet aggressive business demands in an ever-changing environment.
- Operating Systems: Cisco IOS, NX-OS, IOS-XR, JUN-OS, Linux, MS Windows
- Demonstrated ability in troubleshooting & analysis
- Effective interpersonal skills

Post Date: 09/08/2017
Job #: 9611
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MD: Fort Meade
Job Description:

Minimum Requirements:

• Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
• At least 5 years’ experience in broadcast engineering and maintenance.
• SBE Certification as a Certified Broadcast Television Engineer (CBTE) or SBE Certification as a Certified Broadcast Network Engineer (CBNE) or equivalent.
• Basic Electronics Certification or equivalent.

Additional Requirements (within one year of hire):

• Certified in Broadcast Electronics or proven experience in troubleshooting to component level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (the following requirements are not all inclusive):

• Installation and wiring of audio and video equipment using wiring diagrams and schematics.
• Testing, calibrating and general maintenance of installed equipment.
• Troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve PCs, Servers, and other computer related equipment problems to ensure functional operation.
• Expected to use system drawings, manuals, logs and other data to keep “off air” time to a minimum.
• Familiar with repair, maintenance, and alignment to broadcast industry standards, digital and analog video/audio systems, satellite decoders, signal routers, synchronizing generators, digital video servers, automation systems, computer networks and all other peripheral systems and equipment.
• Conduct preventative maintenance inspections of equipment and log all maintenance performed for historical records.
• Provide end user support on Avid and Adobe editing suites and other related software.
• Provide Uplink Truck support and other Event support as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

• Must have advanced knowledge of signal flow, use and maintenance of digital television equipment in all categories, including video processing, switching and storage systems.
• Must be able to comprehend schematic diagrams, block diagrams and wiring drawings and instruct junior engineers how to read them.
• Must be able to use test equipment, oscilloscopes, test signal generators, waveform monitors, vector scopes, spectrum monitors and multi meters in the execution of job.
• Must be able to instruct junior engineers on the use of test equipment.
• Fabricate specialized fiber optic and copper cables and connectors
• Produce wiring and cable harnesses.
• Training others with the installation and maintenance of production switchers, routing switchers, monitors, VTR’s, satellite uplink equipment, studio video cameras and test equipment used at DMA.
• Must follow industry standards using tie wraps, punch down blocks, hand and power tools.
• This position requires an extensive knowledge of standard safety regulations and precautions.

General Information:

- Position hours are currently: 05:00/14:30 or 10:30/20:00
- Position is subject to random drug testing

Post Date: 09/06/2017
Job #: 9532
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: San Diego
Job Description:

This position will be responsible for troubleshooting and providing technical engineering as well as IT support for our two television stations, two radio stations and any other departments and/or other on-air operations. Position requires experience in a contemporary broadcast technical environment and the ability as well as previous computer and networking experience. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years’ television broadcast maintenance as well as network administration and/or IT experience. Previous radio engineering experience is preferred but not required. This position requires the ability to work a variety of shifts (including holidays), to be on call (as needed) and to lift a minimum of fifty pounds insurance.

Post Date: 09/06/2017
Job #: 9589
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WI: Madison
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced television broadcast engineering professional to manage the successful operation of our technical and building facilities as our Chief Engineer of Broadcast & IT. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join a thriving, privately held broadcast group with state-of-the-art broadcast and digital facilities.

This position will lead a team responsible for the operation of all television, IT, computer, and building management systems. Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate prior results in a broadcast engineering leadership role and will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, and detailed working knowledge of IT systems and other technologies of a television station.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

• Responsible for managing and participating in the operation of all technical systems, including software, television production systems, television transmitters, building and facilities systems, and IT network systems.
• Perform and/or supervise general and preventative maintenance of broadcast, IT, and building facilities equipment.
• Responsible for the creation and management of capital, departmental, and operational budgets
• Provide strategic planning and input on development of long-range plans for technical system upgrades
• Provide guidance and support with the development and implementation of all current and future projects and new business initiatives
• Supervise broadcast and IT staff
• Provide leadership and guidance to Master Control operators
• Shall participate in broadcast, production and IT new technology forums and report relevant recommendations to senior leadership
• Be available for on-call emergencies for technical operations and transmitter repairs when necessary

We are recruiting someone with the following credentials:

• At least 5-years of experience involved in television broadcast engineering and operations.
• Degree in Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent experience
• Working knowledge of television and digital studio broadcast and production systems including:

o Video server technology
o Digital signal routing and switching
o Digital encoding technologies
o Traffic systems
o Audio encoding
o Routing and storage
o Television editing systems

• Thorough knowledge and experience with television transmission, microwave, and remote control systems
• Knowledge of FCC license and reporting requirements
• Strong computer skills with experience in designing, installing, and maintaining a multi-user Windows-based computer network system
• Effective supervisory skills with the ability to train and develop future leaders
• Outstanding communication skills.

Post Date: 08/29/2017
Job #: 9497
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Systems Engineer: Senior IT Administrator
Location: NH: Concord
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced network and systems administrator to join our technology team. The Senior IT Administrator will be responsible for the identification, evaluation, specification, administration, maintenance and repair of computer hardware and software systems necessary to support the operations of the Company. The position reports to the Director of Technology.

Responsibilities:

• Manage Microsoft Server and desktop operating systems including AD, DFS, TS, SharePoint, print and application servers.
• Manage VMware virtual environment.
• Support EMC VNX production storage and Synology/Unitrends backup technology.
• Cisco LAN and Wi-Fi infrastructure management.
• Office 365 Production Suite support.
• Support firewall and other security systems.
• Work with departments to identify, evaluate, recommend and implement current and emerging technology needed to strengthen station operations.
• Lead the assessment, specification and implementation of hardware, software and network solutions.
• Provide user and systems support as part of a rotating on-call 24/7/365 support structure.
• Develop and/or maintain department procedures including work orders and documentation for software and hardware.
• Manage telecommunications and messaging systems including the in-house PBX and external connectivity.
• Work with technology team to support IP-based broadcast equipment and infrastructure; training provided.
• Assist in developing and maintaining system disaster recovery plans
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience or Associate's degree and 10 years of relevant experience including in administration of Local and Wide Area Networks and with a variety of hardware and software applications.
• Extensive experience with multi-site server virtualization technologies including multi-host clusters and shared high-performance storage.
• Demonstrated knowledge of computer networking.
• Hands-on experience with Microsoft PowerShell, SolarWinds or WhatsUp Gold-type tool sets, network bandwidth utilization monitoring devices and other common IT Pro tools.
• Hands-on experience with firewalls, VMware virtualization, backup and replication systems and SAN architectures.
• Record of providing excellent customer service.
• Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively.
• Microsoft MCSE, CISCO or similar certifications preferred.
• User group participation is a big plus.
• Previous experience in a broadcast environment preferred.
• A valid driver's license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Post Date: 08/28/2017
Job #: 9493
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA: Redding or Chico
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment, such as studio cameras, automation systems, video servers, fiber optic transport equipment, VHF/UHF transmitters, satellite receivers and microwave radio. An Associate’s degree in Electronics or equivalent experience is required. Knowledge of RF Communications is highly desirable. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits.

Position Description:

Individual will be responsible for the repair, maintenance, installation, and modification of broadcast equipment. Some travel to remote locations for maintenance and repair is required. Ability to work outdoors under summer and winter conditions, including snow and ice, climb ladders, lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs., use hand and power tools, is required. A valid California driver’s license is required.

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9434
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

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

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Qualifications & Requirements:

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

Physical Requirements:

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

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

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9437
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

As an IT Manager/Broadcast Engineer, you’re primarily responsible for employee equipment and IT infrastructure. The day to day job focuses on maintaining a network of various types of workstations, servers, databases, a domain controller, firewall, PBX and related IT and broadcast television equipment. Candidate must be well organized, detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral. In addition to working well independently, must be able to work well as part of a team and provide Outrageous Customer Service to all of our customers. A valid driver’s license and an excellent driving record is required.

Prinicpal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Setup, including installing a new image, various Windows laptops and workstations.
• Active Directory management
• Workgroup administration on multiple platforms
• Resolve all IT related issues as they arise
• Adjust all related IT equipment and workflows as technology advances
• On-Call 24/7 for IT related emergencies
• Provide Outrageous Customer Service to all of our internal and external customers with timely and complete solutions.
• Identify, plan and prepare IT Capital budgets

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• Operate in a primarily windows environment; knowledge of Windows XP, 7 and 10 a must, but experience with Apple and/or Linux operating systems are helpful.
• Cisco switch and VLAN management
• TCP/IP networking, switches & routers, DNS, NAT, DHCP
• Wireless networking
• Office 365
• Good problem solving skills

Education:

• A two-year computer & networking related college degree or better; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of an IT Engineer.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The IT Manger/Broadcast Engineer must be able to lift and carry various pieces of equipment that’s sometimes as heavy as 50 lbs., and neatly pull cables thru ceilings and around obstacles. The right person can work alone as well as in close proximity to other people.

Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and it NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned.

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9438
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: SC: Charleston
Job Description:

Ideal candidate will have 5+ years’ experience in the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of a wide variety of DTV broadcast equipment. This includes microwave, satellite, video servers and broadcast digital equipment. Candidate must exhibit a working knowledge of broadcast electronics, analog and digital technology, computers, station automation, TV transmitters and related microwave equipment. Candidate should be familiar with SD/HD digital TV formats, ATSC encoders and be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the latest related technologies. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day, with weekend, night, on call and holiday work.

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9455
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Streaming Video Media Project Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

Work within project engineering team to design, engineer media technology solutions including documentation and training for the installation of new broadcast equipment, cable/fiber, and necessary infrastructure.

Must have new technology video content engineering skills - streaming video/audio, VOD, OTT expertise. Not just a traditional broadcast engineer, but someone that knows the new video content distribution methods.

* Engineer design future digital video delivery systems for a global media/entertainment network
* Create high level conceptual drawings for large projects as needed. Create detailed signal flow diagrams with AutoCAD.
* Manage utilization of infrastructure such as Routers, Rack Space, Power,etc.
* Specify and order required equipment and materials to complete projects
* Work with Operations to ensure project timelines, priorities and dependencies are defined..
* Interface on a technical level with commissioning engineers to close out projects.
* Manage existing documentation, ensuring changes to systems are correctly documented over time
* Maintain a knowledge of current developments in broadcast technology.

Qualifications/Requirements:

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

Desired Characteristics:

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

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9458
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OK: Tulsa
Job Description:

This position will have a primary emphasis in News Technology, Production and ENG Field Equipment.

• Installation, diagnosis and maintenance of critical On-air video, Audio, Signal Processing, Transport and Transmission Equipment.
• Ensure consistent, high quality Digital Television Signal Transports and Satellite Transmissions.
• Provide support for News Operations, ENG Field Equipment, Broadcast Vehicles, Production and Graphic Systems, and Studio Equipment.
• Troubleshoot and Repair a variety of Television Broadcast and Production Equipment.
• Install, Configure, and Operate Broadcast and Production Equipment.
• Basic Cable installation and termination.
• Perform routine maintenance on Equipment and Broadcast Vehicles.
• Assist in project research, design, planning, implementation, procedure documentation and training.
• Develop a base knowledge of site facility systems and assist with emergency building system repairs as needed.
• Flexible hours and shifts, including On-Call, Weekends and Holidays will be required.
• Education 2 years Technical School and or Associates Degree or at least 2 years’ experience in the Broadcast Industry.
• Additional Requirements Oklahoma Driver’s License, ability to lift 50 pounds.

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9359
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with network broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, and data networks.

Responsibilities include:

* Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned
* Maintain and repair satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems
* Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems
* Provide technical support to operational users
* Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required
* Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems
* Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices
* Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

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

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9369
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CO: Colorado Springs
Job Description:

We are seeking a Chief Engineer with responsibility for the daily operations of two radio broadcast stations including towers, RF transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other related broadcast operating systems. The position of Chief Engineer would require the following skills:

1. Proven ability to operate, maintain, and repair studio and transmitter equipment.
2. Perform required FCC measurements and logging; must maintain facilities in compliance with FCC Rules & Regulations.
3. Ensure that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices.
4. Must have exceptional communication and organizational skills and be capable of tracking and budgeting expenses with General Manager.
5. Proven experience in studio transmitter, RF and IT systems planning, development, & project management experience.
6. Operational experience with RF transmission, remote control gear, & STL systems
7. Op-X station automation, IP remote broadcast gear & Internet audio delivery systems
8. 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.
9. Good working knowledge of computer-based digital audio systems and computer networking, transmitter remote control systems, RDS & Radio technologies & I/P based audio distribution & routing systems.
10. Interpersonal skills to interface with staff and outside vendors as needed
11. Any other duties as assigned by General Manager

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or comparable experience in Broadcast Engineering.
At least 10 years of experience in an advanced technical position within the field of Radio Broadcast. Extensive knowledge of FCC technical regulations. SBE Certification at the Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer level or higher.

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9419
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Assistant
Location: Outside the US: Upper Midwest
Job Description:

We are seeking an energetic and detail-oriented individual to assist with the successful operation of our technical and building facilities located in the upper Midwest and provide support on the various needs of other departments. The Technical Operations assistant is part of a team responsible for the uninterrupted operation of all radio, IT, and building management systems. A successful candidate must be a good multi-tasker with prior working knowledge of IT systems and experience in radio or television broadcast preferred, but not required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for managing and participating in the successful, sustained operation of all technology; including software systems, broadcast playback and production systems, radio transmitters, building and facilities, and all IT and network systems.
• Help perform general and preventative maintenance on all broadcast, IT, and building facilities equipment.
• Participate in cross-training program for all Engineering & IT personnel.
• Be available on-call for emergencies for technical operations and for transmitter emergencies when necessary.
• Back up Director of Technical Operations as needed.
• Stay current on state-of-the-art developments in IT, production, and broadcast technical areas and make recommendations to senior leadership when necessary.

Credentials and Experience:

• At least 3-5 years of experience working in the IT Technology Field, with broadcast experience preferred.
• SBE and/or Microsoft certification preferred.
• Working knowledge of workstations and servers, IP telephony, and networking.
• A willingness to learn about AM/FM broadcast transmitters and systems, including IBOC technology.
• Knowledge of Wide Orbit radio automation and Axia IP audio a plus.
• Highly developed computer skills; experience with designing, installing and maintaining a Windows based computer network system with at least 50 plus users. Mac experience a plus.
• Effective understanding of Microsoft Office and Servers operating systems.
• Must work in collaborative manner and foster a team spirit.
• Ability to organize, prioritize & perform multiple assignments under pressure and within deadlines.
• Great communication skills with a strong desire to provide outstanding customer service.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to Walk, Sit & Stand for long periods of time, Lift & Carry 50 lbs, bend, squat, reach, stretch, climb up and down ladders, use fingers, hands and arms for extended periods of time in repetitive motions.

Full-time Employee Benefits include Vacation, Sick, Personal, Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401k etc. after a respective waiting period

Required Experience:

• Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science experience
• Broadcast experience a plus

Required license or certification:

• Valid Driver’s License with a Good Driving Record.

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9420
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: TV Group
Location: OH: Midwest
Job Description:

If you are frustrated by top-down mentality and cookie-cutter corporate systems, and would be energized to be in an environment where you have a significant impact in the engineering process, please contact us. This privately-held company is ready for their next engineering leader.

Looking for an innovative, visionary leader who will keep the station on the cutting edge of digital technology on all platforms. This critical position oversees and manages all Engineering, Master Control, and Quality Control personnel, all broadcast equipment/systems responsible for daily on-air operation of the station, uses RF and IP engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment, manages and maintains all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation and FCC licenses.

An eye towards evolving and innovative technology and ability to lead the station is critical.

Essential Job Functions:

What are the necessary, indispensable duties of this job that are most fundamental to its existence?

• Manage and maintain all broadcast equipment/systems responsible for daily on-air operation of the station. Use of RF engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink/uplink, microwave transmission systems and SNG and ENG vehicle maintenance.
• Manage and maintain all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation (i.e., HVAC, networking, generators, changeover switches, UPS systems electrical, and mechanical)
• Managing the Stations FCC licenses for renewals and modifications. Implement any changes with regards to FCC requirements. Exercise knowledge of FCC rules and regulations to protect the station’s license.
• Manage a Community Tower facility that houses multiple Television and Radio station lease agreements
• Responsible for Engineering’s operational budget. Assist and advise in planning of future equipment installations and capital planning proposals, including requirements and budgetary recommendations.
• Implement the latest technologies as they relate to modern broadcast and streaming requirements
• Work closely with digital strategies on future developments and ideas for growth
• Research, develop and implement new engineering and technology endeavors related to broadcasting and content delivery to meet current and future business needs
• Regular and timely attendance
• Other duties as assigned

Other Job Function/Requirements:

• A thorough understanding of all broadcast disciplines and future technologies including ATSC 3, spectrum modifications, and implementation of multiple streaming platforms with a strong IT. background
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in broadcast engineering and operations management
• Degree in electronics, engineering or related field is preferred
• SBE Certification in both broadcast and IT disciplines is a plus
• Strong leadership skills to promote excellent communications and an open culture within the department and station
• Administrative tasks as needed for smooth departmental efficiency
• Serve on various project teams to accomplish station initiatives

Post Date: 08/25/2017
Job #: 9430
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: CA
Job Description:

We are searching for a Master Control Operator to handle on-air transmissions for our television programming. Position is responsible for all aspects of Master Control but must also handle Transmissions and/or other various control room duties as needed. Position requires the ability to monitor and maintain the continuity of our on-air product as well as troubleshoot as needed. This position requires the ability to work a variety of shifts (including holidays) and to be on call if required. Candidates should have 1-3 years television master control or production experience, preferably in a news environment. Experience with computerized automation (specifically iTX) and news systems is preferred.

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