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

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

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

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

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

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

Requirements:

Education:

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

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

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

Experience:

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

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

License:

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

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

Residency Requirement:

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

Salary:

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 09/20/2019
Job #: 16232
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MI: Detroit
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a chief engineer for our Detroit radio cluster, which consists of one FM, three AM and two FM translator stations. Ten years major market radio engineering experience and SBE Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer (CBRE) or higher certification are required. SBE CBNT or CBNE and DRB specialist certifications are preferred in addition to CBRE or higher. Do not apply without the required certification.

Applicants must have demonstrated proficiency in the following areas:

• High-Power FM Transmission Systems
• High-Power Solid-State Transmitters (Nautel preferred)
• Digital (HD) Radio (FM and AM)
• AM Transmission Systems
• AM Directional Antenna Systems
• Audio Over Internet Protocol (AOIP) (WheatNet-IP Preferred)
• Time Domain Multiplexed (TDM) Audio (Wheatstone Preferred)
• Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) Telephone Systems (Avaya Preferred)
• Computer Networks, Servers, Routers and Switches
• Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN)
• Building Maintenance and Electrical/Mechanical Systems

Applicants must be able to work autonomously but in concert with other department heads and station management.

Post Date: 09/13/2019
Job #: 16226
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: SC
Job Description:

We are accepting resumes for an Assistant Chief Engineer. 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, daily operations-control room operations as needed, supervision of Control Room Operators, and assist Chief Engineer with additional duties.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous PTO policy, and other benefits.

Post Date: 09/13/2019
Job #: 16227
Organization Type:
– Other: Shortwave Radio
Job Title: Other: Shortwave Radio Transmitter Operator
Location: SC
Job Description:

We are accepting resumes for full time Shortwave Radio Engineer/Transmitter Operator positions. 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, and daily operations.
We offer a competitive pay rate, comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous PTO policy, and other benefits.

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

• Qualified candidates MUST HAVE experience with Harris transmitters, Wheatstone TDM studio console systems, and ENCO automation system and high powered AM directional station operations is a big plus.
• Must possess a degree in Radio Engineering with equivalent work experience based on the responsibilities outlined above and/or FCC license and SBE certification with a minimum of 3 years experience in the maintenance and repair of AM & FM broadcast transmitter and studio equipment.
• Elementary IT skills.
• Must be a “self-starter” able to work independently and fulfill responsibilities without constant supervision.
• Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain solid driving record
• Must be able to travel, bend, lift and carry up to a maximum of 70 pounds, climb on step-stools, ladders and other necessary equipment.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Requirements and Skills:

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

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

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

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Post Date: 09/06/2019
Job #: 16213
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: FL: West Palm Beach
Job Description:

We have an excellent career opportunity for a full-time Broadcast IT Engineer to support the Engineering Department on its daily computer and network operations. This position involves maintaining computers and servers related to television transmission and video automation systems, as well as business-side work stations. The candidate will be directly responsible for hands-on support of modern broadcast equipment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Provide support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services
• PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations
• Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department
• Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance
• Assist Engineering with Transmitter and Master Control maintenance
• Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
• Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
• Apply regular security updates
• Perform physical inventory of equipment
• Maintain Non-Linear Editing Systems
• Others as may be assigned

Requirements:

• Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field
• A+ Certification or ability to obtain
• 2 – 4 years of related broadcast experience
• A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality
• Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems
• Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
• Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
• Excellent communication skills
• Expert Familiarity with Avid software and hardware products a big plus
• Former Military applicants encouraged to apply!

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• On-call duty, including weekends and holidays
• Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds

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

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

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

Attributes for the Position:

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

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

Must have a mature sense of judgment and priority.

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

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

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

Post Date: 09/06/2019
Job #: 16216
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MO: Kansas City
Job Description:

We are looking for a Chief Engineer to help keep us on the air!

You will be operating and maintaining radio equipment, including remote pickup and directional antennas. You will also be overseeing the IT in Kansas City. You will be responsible for budget development for future engineering needs, ensure proper operation of all station vehicles, ensure that all station equipment is maintained clean and in top working order, perform and supervise repairs, adjustments as well as weekly transmitter inspections.

BSEE Electronics Engineering is desirable as well as a thorough understanding of basic electronics, analog and digital concepts, radio production, RF transmission systems, good engineering practices, and FCC rules and regulations is a must. We are seeking 3 to 5 years experience.

Post Date: 09/06/2019
Job #: 16218
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: MI: Detroit
Job Description:

We are seeking a broadcast technician for our Detroit Christian Radio cluster. SBE CBT certification is preferred but not absolutely necessary.

Applicants must have a technical aptitude and a good working knowledge of basic electronic theory, analog and digital audio, and basic RF principles. Applicants must also be familiar with the Windows operating system and be generally acquainted with computer networks and topology.

This is an entry level position and a great place to start for a motivated individual who is seeking a career in broadcast engineering.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Requirements and General Skills:

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

Technical Skills:

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

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

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

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Demonstrate one or more of the following:

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

Requirements and General Skills:

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

Technical Skills:

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

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

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

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

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

Unique Characteristics & Functions:

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

Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

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


Education/Experience:

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


Essential Physical Requirements:

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

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

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

You will be responsible for:

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

Position Requirements:

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

What you need to be successful:

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

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

Post Date: 09/04/2019
Job #: 16211
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: IT Technician
Location: SD: Vermillion
Job Description:

We are looking for an IT Technician, with a strong background in IT, networking and digital media. We want someone who can bridge the gap between IT and broadcasting and is a quick learner. Someone who can effectively troubleshoot computers and help us fix workflow challenges. This is a full-time permanent position with great benefits.

Responsibilities for this position include:

• Network switch management
• Network security analysis and mitigation
• Monitor and maintain IT equipment, including automation systems
• Media file workflows for automated qc analysis and delivery
• Software script programming and maintenance
• Audio streaming (through our sd.net service)
• General IT support for employees.

This position reports to the engineering manager and may require occasional statewide travel, including overnights and weekends. Employee benefits include the following:

• 15 days paid vacation leave.
• 14 days paid sick leave.
• 10 paid holidays.
• Health insurance with either low deductible or high deductible options. Employee premium paid at 100%.
• 6% fully matched retirement plan, vested after 3 years.
• Little to no over-time.
• Longevity pay.
• Reduced tuition at state universities.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Five or more years in network engineering and/or broadcasting fields, with knowledge of video and audio codecs and wrappers. A good work ethic, the ability to work independently and as a team, a willingness and ability to learn, excellent computer and networking skills in the Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems, good communication skills, a good mechanical aptitude, and the desire and ability to troubleshoot complex systems and workflows are also desired.

Knowledge of:

• Engineering principles.
• Computer operational and technical skills.

Ability to:

• Direct and supervise the actions of others when necessary.
• Diagnose and correct technical problems.
• Troubleshoot basic IT networking and electronic circuits, computer workstations, network printers, and television and radio production equipment.
• Work independently and as a member of a team.

Veteran’s Preference Eligible

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

We do not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.

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

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

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

Requirements:

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

Qualifications:

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

Physical Requirements:

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

Salary contingent upon qualifications & experience

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

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

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

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

Experience:

* Previous experience as a Master Control Operator is preferred.

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

Post Date: 08/30/2019
Job #: 16206
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

Under general supervision, this position provides technical assistance to RF transmission and studio broadcast technology technicians. Installs, operates, maintains, and repairs broadcast studio, satellite transmit/receive, and transmission systems and equipment. This position assists with performing functional and operational testing procedures to ensure quality reception and transmission of television broadcast products.

This position will also assist the senior broadcast technology technicians with maintaining documentation in compliance with Federal Communication Commission rules and regulations. This position has an expectation of being available in the event of equipment malfunction requiring emergency repairs. As this position will be assisting the RF team, requires the ability to climb towers up to 180' ft. using best safety practices. Tower climbing safety training will be provided.

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

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

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

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

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

Principal Accountabilities:

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

Core Competencies:

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

Minimum Requirements:

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

Equal Employment Opportunity:

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

Post Date: 08/27/2019
Job #: 16200
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL: Waukegan/Kenosha/Crystal Lake
Job Description:

We are seeking a results-oriented Staff Engineer with a proven track record in Broadcast Media. The Staff Engineer will be responsible for maintenance of equipment, maintaining broadcast systems and all station technical operations within FCC regulations while adhering to company policies to ensure world class delivery of content to our local communities. The successful candidate will be familiar with radio related technologies including, but not limited to, networking and IT, PC/software maintenance and repair, AM and FM transmitter repair and installation, digital and analog audio, EAS equipment and studio equipment maintenance. The candidate will possess the ability to prioritize work, manage the stress of a high-pressure work environment, and comply with all company procedures and internal controls associated with the assigned duties.

Responsibilities for this position may include:

- Maintain and repair all technical and electronic equipment at the studios and transmitter sites with a proactive approach to problem solving.
- Install, monitor and perform maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antenna systems, meters, control systems, and remote equipment, including accurate record keeping.
- Maintain, troubleshoot and repair local computer infrastructure to include local area network, on-air automation system and office workstation.
- Assist with, as necessary, the technical needs at remote broadcasts and live performances.
- Interact with management and staff at all levels in a personable, professional manner.
- Other duties as assigned by the Market Manager.

Requirements of this position include the following:

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

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

Physical requirements:

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

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

Post Date: 08/27/2019
Job #: 16201
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Regional Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Fredericksburg
Job Description:

We are searching for applicants for a full-time, broadcast regional engineer based in Fredericksburg, Virginia. We desire candidates who are passionate about their work and who strive to bring excellence to everything that they do. If you love to fix things, work in an excited media career, and help people, this is the role for you.

The position entails providing IT & engineering technical support services to multiple broadcast radio studios, broadcast transmission locations, and our team members who work at these facilities. In this role, an engineer is expected to work on computer systems, IT systems & electronics on a daily basis.

The broadcast regional engineer will be based in the fast-growing Fredericksburg area alongside the station radio team as the only engineer for the geographic area. The position requires travel in Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. Most travel is within one to three hours from Fredericksburg and occurs two to three times per week. Because we broadcast 24/7, the position involves being on call for critical emergency situations.

Experience with electronics and IT/computer systems is required. Being a fast learner is stressed as the industry and technology is constantly changing. Additional experience with radio-frequency electronics/transmitters, mechanical, & electrical systems are a plus but not required. This position does not require any past broadcasting experience and is a ‘behind the scenes’ role.

Benefits include paid time off, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401K match retirement program & company issued vehicle for work travel. Applications are reviewed and selected for additional telephone/video interviews. Additional in-person interviews would occur as the next step in the hiring process. This application process usually takes 45-60 days.

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

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

Duties:

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

Qualifications:

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

Post Date: 08/23/2019
Job #: 16197
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Technology Tech
Location: NM
Job Description:

We are seeking a broadcast technician to join our engineering team.

Under general supervision, this position provides technical assistance to RF transmission and studio broadcast technology technicians. Installs, operates, maintains, and repairs broadcast studio, satellite transmit/receive, and transmission systems and equipment. This position assists with performing functional and operational testing procedures to ensure quality reception and transmission of television broadcast products.

This position will also assist the senior broadcast technology technicians with maintaining documentation in compliance with Federal Communication Commission rules and regulations. This position has an expectation of being available in the event of equipment malfunction requiring emergency repairs. As this position will be assisting the RF team, requires the ability to climb towers up to 180' ft. using best safety practices. Tower climbing safety training will be provided.

Relocation assistance up to $1,500 available.

Post Date: 08/23/2019
Job #: 16198
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

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

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

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

Post Date: 08/23/2019
Job #: 16199
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WA
Job Description:

We are seeking a broadcast chief engineer. This is a part-time contract position, ideal for a qualified broadcast engineer who is looking for additional work, or a retired engineer looking for limited contract work.

To oversee and maintain the technical operation of our studios, transmitters and all broadcast equipment operating at optimum levels.

Qualifications:

• Broadcast engineering and electronic experience necessary. IT skills helpful.
• Ability to work with, communicate and assist a diverse group of volunteers.
• Experience in installation, modification, maintenance and repair of broadcasting equipment, including but not limited to: CD players, digital audio equipment, computer hardware and software, audio mixers, microphones and telephone systems.
• Driver’s license and vehicle for travel to transmitter sites.
• Ability to improvise and achieve results with materials and resources on-hand.
• Computer skills.
• Maintain signal and audio quality.
• Act as Chief Operator in maintaining FCC logs and required documentation.
• Maintain broadcasting equipment in good working order, including studio equipment and system phones and transmitters.
• Coordinate with staff for the station’s audio equipment and studio needs, including purchasing and soliciting bids.
• Guaranteed 24-hour emergency engineering support for the station, either in person or by delegation to qualified engineering volunteers and contract engineers.
• Other duties as assigned.

Post Date: 08/23/2019
Job #: 16190
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Radio Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Austin
Job Description:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, RF equipment and computer/IT skills.

Qualifications:

• This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communication, personable interaction with fellow employees and organizational skills.
• You must be able to work independently and as a team member.
• Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7.
• You must be able to climb ladders, work in small spaces and have the ability to lift 50 pounds.
• For consideration you must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.
• A minimum of 5 years experience is required.

Certification:

• SBE certification is a plus.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Our organization participates in E-Verify.

Post Date: 08/23/2019
Job #: 16191
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial, Cable TV Facility, Satellite Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

Overall Purpose:

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

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

Post Date: 08/23/2019
Job #: 16192
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

We seek a dynamic, self-motivated and customer service focused individual to be responsible for projects assigned, with the ongoing, assessment, installation and maintenance for the uninterrupted operation of all broadcast and production systems.

Accountabilities:

• Maintain and operate the electronics and broadcasting equipment that keeps the stations on the air and maintains a high standard of television and radio station technical performance.
• Fix cables, wire electronic equipment, design the layout of antennas and broadcast equipment/tower, etc.
• Upkeep and maintenance of radio studio equipment, television studio equipment and post-production operations.
• Perform software and hardware updates, tests, installation and set-up as needed.
• Take log readings from radio and TV transmitters and ensure clear transmission between receiving antennas and broadcast towers.
• Ensure station is in compliance with federal and local regulations.
• Provide ongoing assessment installation and maintenance of all radio and television broadcast equipment to include RF, IT, analog, digital, production, and editing.
• Assists in the management of the spare parts inventory.
• Assists in the training of the technical operating staff as required.
• Find and repair technical faults as quickly as possible, with minimum loss of service.
• Teach and encourage best production practices and workflows.
• Troubleshoot unexpected situations confidently, calmly and effectively.
• Write and update documentation for user support guides.
• Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

• Three (3) years’ experience in broadcast IT/engineering installation, maintenance and operations required.
• Thorough knowledge of FCC rules, regulations, and operating standards required.
• Must have a working knowledge of audio and video server systems.
• Knowledge of audio over IP a plus.
• Expert knowledge of common broadcast tools (equalizers, compressors, noise reduction, etc.)
• Experience in RF and fiber optic transmission systems installation and maintenance desired.
• FCC General Class License and/or SBE Certification required. A+, Network + Certifications are a plus.
• Available for 24-hour on-call.
• Experience in design, repair, assembly installation, and analysis of electronic systems to include IT, RF, fiber, satellite, analog, and digital.
• Ability to solve complex problems in a timely manner.
• Ability to work on strict deadlines.
• Ability to climb ladders, work in tight spaces at great heights to repair equipment.
• Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.
• Must be a clear communicator, detail oriented and highly organized.

Competencies:

• Change/Adaptability/Flexibility - Adapts to change that benefits the Company, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.
• Communication - Communicates well both verbally and in writing, promptly shares information and ideas with others throughout the organization as appropriate, has active listening skills, can negotiate and persuade as needed.
• Results Focus/Initiative - Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets high standards and takes responsibility, provides leadership/motivation.
• Collaboration - Works collaboratively with others to solve problems, achieve common goals and positive results. Listens to others and values opinions. Is open with other team members and expresses disagreement constructively.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Climbing ladders to work on satellite dishes or to install cable and coax. Some walking on level and un-level surfaces periodically throughout the day, while carrying technical equipment. Some reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting may be required to file documents, store materials and equipment throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required. Lifting may include up to 50 pounds for technical equipment. Proper lifting techniques required. For the most part ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.

Post Date: 08/23/2019
Job #: 16194
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer: IT Support Technician
Location: AZ
Job Description:

This position assists Company personnel with technical support of desktop computers, applications, and related technology. Support includes specification, installation, and repair of computer systems and peripherals within established standards and guidelines. Activities require interaction with other members of the IT team to diagnose and resolve unique, non-recurring problems. The employee in this position also assists in the maintenance, deployment, and problem solving associated with servers and networking devices. Work is performed with little supervision and requires initiative and judgment.

Responsibilities:

Provide PC technical support to Company employees. This includes the installation, configuration, and ongoing usability of desktop laptop computers, mobile devices and peripheral technology. Ensure systems interconnect seamlessly with diverse systems and Active Directory resources. Back up station’s IT Manager and assist with maintaining station’s servers and network. This includes technical support for the file servers on the “primary Active Directory domain. Recommends and performs hardware and software upgrades on systems to ensure security, reliability, performance and longevity. Ensure system configurations and operations are in compliance with company policies and procedures. Maintain hardware/software inventories for all IT managed technologies. Works with support vendors to troubleshoot technical problems on PCs, servers and software. Assist with the creation and maintenance of technical documents used for planning and support of local servers and networks. Deploy new or upgraded technologies as defined in approved projects. Assist in information gathering associated with asset management and IT initiatives on an as-needed basis.

Qualifications:

BS/BA in Computer Science (or equivalent in experience). 5+ years exp. supporting Windows PCs, Servers. 3+ years exp. supporting a user base greater than 75 people. 2+ years exp. basic IP networking. OS: MS/Windows Server 2008/2012 and MS Windows 7/10. Hardware Platforms: HP Desktop and ProLiant Servers, Cisco Switches. Tablets and Smartphones. Applications/Software: MS Office, McAfee Antivirus , Microsoft SCCM, BackupExec, Ghost (or equivalent), and PGP disk encryption. Must be able to resolve issues and isolate faults methodically, follow defined procedure and processes, deal with frequent change and unexpected events, demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, and exhibit sound and accurate judgment, logical reasoning, and the ability to learn quickly. Effective verbal and written communication skills required. Time management and organizational skills required. Candidate must consistently demonstrate a professional, positive and approachable attitude/demeanor. Must be able to multi-task with excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and strong organizational skills. Must be able to work efficiently under specific time constraints. Discretion in handling confidential material and information is required.

Successfully passing a pre-employment drug screen and background check required. Weekends, holidays, OT and varied hours req.

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

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16181
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The Senior Broadcast & IT Systems Engineer requires an expert level of understanding as it pertains to technology and practices necessary to perform maintenance, installation in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment. In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a knowledge of broadcast and IT infrastructure including:

* Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
* Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)
* An in-depth knowledge of IT and data networking is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

*We operate in a 24/7 production environment. Shift work on a rotating schedule may be necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

The Day-to-Day:

* Collaborating with team members, clients and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments
* Coach or lead other teammates and is also depended on to provide recommendations to the leadership team
* Provide facility-based support- however, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities
* Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team. Company teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes
* Adhering to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers; including documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in-house service management system(s)
* We expect our Senior BIT engineers to build good relationships amongst our client base and to provide excellent customer service
* Shift work on a rotating schedule is necessary to meet the needs of our customers

The Essentials

* 2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training)
* Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking
* Typically 10 or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level
* Demonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflows
* Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
* Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments
* Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments
* Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems
* Ability to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16182
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We are accepting applications for a Director of Engineering. This is a full-time, exempt staff position. The Director of Engineering (DOE) oversees the technical operations of the Station, its HD channels, and Internet streams. The position holder is also the Designated Chief Operator of the station according to the requirements of the Federal Communications Commission and, as such, is responsible for ensuring the station complies with applicable FCC rules and regulations. The DOE is responsible for developing short and long-term facility plans, recruiting and teaching a student staff, facilitating equipment maintenance, and providing technical support, as needed, for television and the communication department.

Three years of broadcast engineering or related experience is required. This includes experience with and knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations as they pertain to licensing and operating a full-power FM/HD radio station, radio frequency transmission and reception systems; and computer networks, operating, and digital audio systems. Experience teaching/training/managing staff members on the proper operation of radio studio and transmission equipment is also required. Candidates must have obtained a bachelor's degree in communication, telecommunications, media or a related field.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16185
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: On Call Master Control Technician
Location: CA: Brisbane
Job Description:

The Master Control Technician ensures continuity of broadcast signals in accordance with the Program log or Automation System (Oasys) schedule. This requires aural and visual observation skills coupled with proper response in case of equipment malfunction.

Job Details:

1) Competently set-up, record, process and play-out various audio/video formats used for broadcasting inclusive of satellite and field remote feeds, program suppliers and other program sources.
2) Operates audio equipment and systems during live Newscast and any locally produced programs.
3) Performs monitoring, logging and execution of airings of EAS, closed-captioning and other FCC compliance requirements.
4) Performs tasks needed to successfully prepare program packages ready for airing.
5) Performs other tasks that may be required by the Master Control Supervisor and the Chief Engineer.

Requirements:

1) Must be authorized to work in the USA
2) Must be physically fit to do the tasks
3) Able to adjust to changing priorities in Studio operations.
4) Must be willing to work in shifts and be on-call as needed
5) Good attention to details
6) Able and willing to learn new systems and follow procedures
7) Good computer skills
8) Preferably with background in TV production and/or education in electronics

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16176
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Dir of Engineering
Location: IA: Des Moines
Job Description:

We are searching for an effective manager and passionate leader for the position of Assistant Director of Engineering. A strong IT background and understanding is required, including a detailed knowledge of the latest IT-based broadcast television systems.

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

We are looking for a results-oriented leader with the ability to motivate, communicate, and interface with various departments. We seek an individual to join a management team committed to excellence.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Required Skills:

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

Preferred Experience:

* 5 years in television broadcast operations and maintenance, or military equivalent.
* 3 years of supervisory experience.
* Multi-channel television station automation and servers.
* File-based newsroom workflows and Adobe non-linear editing.
* Technical configuration experience with video routers, switchers, and video systems.
* Television transmitters and broadcast encoders.
* Understanding of various audio and video encoding types.
* ENG, SNG, and CNG transmissions.
* Knowledge of Virtual Server Platforms, VizRT and BitCentral Playback.
* SBE certifications.
* Other relevant educational experience.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16179
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

The Field Engineer maintains the Company broadcast facilities and technical equipment. Ensures technical integrity of owned and operated radio stations within assigned market(s). Bachelor's degree in communications preferred. Associates degree required. 5 years + Radio/Engineering experience preferred. AM and FM experience a plus. Bilingual is a plus. Work schedule is Monday through Friday, but may need to work flexible hours; including occasional weekends and evenings. 40% travel to our radio sites, including over-night, out-of-state travel. Preferred location out of our Chicago market, but open to other major markets.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16180
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The Broadcast & IT Support Engineer will use a wide range of necessary technical skills to perform maintenance, installation, board and/or some component level repair of broadcast and IT equipment in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment. In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a thorough systems knowledge of broadcast IT infrastructure which includes:

* Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
* Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)
* A strong baseline IT and data networking knowledge is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

Our teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes. Adherence to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers is required, including documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in-house service management system(s).

While primarily providing facility-based support, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities. Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team. Our Engineers collaborate with team members, clients and other support groups to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments. We expect our BIT Engineers to build good relationships among our client base and to provide excellent customer service.

*We operate in a 24/7 production environment. Shift work on a rotating schedule may be necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

The Work:

* Support and maintain an active production facility: repair, calibration and installation of audio & video broadcast/IT equipment; including: equipment within the production facilities such as control rooms and studios (cameras, switchers, audio mixers, multi-viewers, intercom system, monitors, graphic equipment, server/playback, etc.) and related supporting infrastructure in TGR/data center and master control areas, transmission sites and throughout any broadcast infrastructure plants supported by the team (A/V routers, data routers, RF/fiber transmission, tally, signal processing gear, CATV system, etc.). Depending on your location, maintenance/repair of ENG crew gear (field cameras, mixers, microphones, lights, etc.) may be required
* Perform technical support for critical/on-air production systems. Ability to back-up or assist other support groups and clients for non-critical systems and IT/PC gear, including installation, problem correction, removal/replacement, or other tasks as necessary to ensure continuation of customer work productivity and/or on-air transmission
* Support upgrades of outside broadcast facilities, including "pool" wiring projects, and live event productions, including equipment transport, set-up, operation and breakdown
* 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
* Document quality standards, system anomalies, operational procedures, reference materials, and project work. Use of 1) AutoCad for system documentation and 2) ITSM ticketing tool to log incidents/requests. Ensure sufficient inventory of parts and technology supplies, working with procurement and asset management teams to order and track inventory
* May participate in remote assignments with engineers from across the Company. Represent the company in dynamic, multi-cultural environments and effectively interface with demanding broadcast personnel (e.g., on-air talent, producers) in a professional manner
* Manage a production site or live truck, if qualified/assigned, and document all associated expenses involved therein

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16172
Organization Type:
– Other: Satellite Services Provider
Job Title: Other: Global Occasional Use Operations Manager
Location: PA: Hawley
Job Description:

We operate Sports and Events Occasional Use Services out of our Operations Center, in Hawley, Pennsylvania and as part of our expansion plans in the US and around the world to drive our growth in Sports and Events Operations, we seek an experienced Global Occasional Use Operations Manager.

Your Responsibilities

• Lead a team providing operational, technical and maintenance support for US and an international range of Sports and Occasional Use customers
• Direct all operational aspects of the Global Sports & Events activities at various worldwide sites and responsible for daily activities, with focus on reliable and efficient service delivery for Sports and Events/Occasional Use.
• Establish goals and objectives for Global Sports and Event Operations.
• Manage work plans, Key Performance Indicators, budgets and operational costs.
• Increase the global team’s productivity and performance year over year.
• Achieve seamless customer service and ensure service level agreements are met.
• Provide technical and operational guidance to support projects and day to day activities.
• Ensure accurate reporting (Faults, weekly, quarterly and annual)
• Coordinate activities and work plans with the commercial, SSL (Service Segment Leader) booking & engineering teams.

Your Profile:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Industrial Management or relevant field
• Significant experience (12 - 15 years) in sports and events operations and broadcasting arena which is mandatory
• Solid understanding of broadcast and media technologies: RF, DVB, Network, IP etc.
• Proven track record of managing a large team across multiple locations and remote locations
• Proven experience in managing complex activities and projects for T1 global clients
• Minimum of 8 years’ experience in managing teams of more than 25 employees
• Thorough understanding of new technologies and clients entering the media space
• Production, Network origination familiarity a plus
• Experience in managing an annual budget
• Proven experience with RFPs/tenders: respond, examination and implementation
• Ability to work under the pressure of strict deadlines and commitment to be available 24/7
• Proven ability to envision, initiate, create, document and implement company’s procedures, processes and work flows
• Leadership skills and ability to actively develop direct reports by providing them with coaching, training and feedback
• Robust customer focus and service orientation
• Strong communication and presentation skills. Additional language skills preferably in Spanish and German are an advantage.
• Experience working in a team-oriented environment
• Excellent decision-making and provides the team with clear direction
• Must reside in Hawley, PA, USA

What’s in it for you?

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support you’ll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. We’re proud to belong to the Company team and collaborate towards success.

We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and/or other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a “protected individual” as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16173
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: TN: Nashville
Job Description:

We are seeking a RF Systems & Facilities Manager that will be responsible for managing all transmitter and RF repairs and maintenance including new system design and installation. The RF Systems and Facilitates Manager will also manage the staff that performs structure, physical plant and grounds maintenance and repair tasks at transmitter sites. The ideal candidate will be responsible for oversight of maintenance vendor annual contracts in areas including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, generators, vehicles, transmitters & towers, grounds maintenance and cleaning.

The RF Systems & Facilities Manager will primarily be responsible for the repair and maintenance of all mechanical and electronic components associated with the station’s RF broadcast equipment, including SD and HD transmitters, microwave transmitters and weather radar. This person will also assist station maintenance engineers with repairs of conventional broadcast and computer equipment located within the broadcast facility, and with the maintenance of mobile production, SNG and ENG vehicles.

Specific duties include repair (to board or component level as appropriate) of power supplies, exciters, intermediate and high-power RF amplifiers, microwave transmitters and receivers, monitors, encoders, audio and video amplifiers, waveform monitors and vectorscopes, microwave transmitters and receivers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station.

Transmitter engineers must also have a working knowledge of personal computers, basic computer networking, and computer operating systems; be able to install and configure computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer-related problems.Because of the nature of the duty, RF Systems and Facilities Managers are required to be available on a 24/7 basis to address emergency problems. This is a primary requirement of the position.Transmitter engineers are also responsible for assuring that the operation of all station broadcast equipment meets F.C.C. specifications.

II. Essential Job Functions Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results.

- 40% Troubleshoot hardware and software problems at transmitter and remote microwave sites. Repair to component or board level as appropriate.
- 20% Troubleshoot hardware and software problems on studio broadcast equipment. Repair to component or board level as appropriate.
- 10% Provide prompt, courteous and professional customer service to station departments.
- 10% Perform preventative maintenance as appropriate on station equipment.
- 10% Cross-train other members of the technical staff, and work at improving/updating technical job skills.
- 05% Provide technical support to remote broadcasts as needed.
- 05% Assist in the design and construction of equipment racks, control rooms and technical work areas.

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

- Education: 2 yr technical degree or equivalent training. RF transmitter training preferred.
- Experience: Three to five years maintaining solid state and tube type full power transmitters, translators, and microwave, video and audio equipment. HVAC and basic plant electrical systems experience.
- Experience working with contractors, maintenance vendors, vendor employees.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Proficiency with spectrum analyzer, oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, power meters and other test equipment used to repair and calibrate transmitter, microwave, video, audio and associated equipment.
- Familiarity with all FCC regulations concerning television broadcasting, LPTV and EAS.
- Familiarity with commercial HVAC systems and controls Familiarity with commercial electrical supply and switching systems Ability to negotiate contract pricing and coverage with maintenance vendors.
- Ability to be on-call for specified times.
- Must be detail oriented and highly accurate in record keeping and work habits.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be comfortable working in a highly automated, highly computer intensive environment.
- Ability to learn different software applications.
- Ability to work well under pressure and during equipment failure modes while maintaining a proper and accurate air signal at all times.
- Ability to travel to remote sites unsupervised and perform repairs while in field.

Post Date: 08/16/2019
Job #: 16174
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: TN: Nashville
Job Description:

We are seeking a Network Desktop Administrator that will be responsible for the day-to-day hands-on maintenance of the technical infrastructure at WSMV - TV. This position is responsible for the integration, maintenance, operation, and support of broadcast and business information technology systems and reports to the Director of Engineering (DOE). The position will support broadcast-centric software and hardware as well as traditional desktop and file and print services. He/she will respond quickly to provide technical support for news, sales, and other content production operations.

The ideal candidate will support day to day operations of broadcast information technology systems, software, and equipment. Maintain, upgrade, and support broadcast Information Technology and mobile devices throughout the station including the studio and transmitter facilities. Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and PC applications, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection. He/She will support telecommunications systems including business telephone switches, PRI, VOIP, carrier Ethernet, and other telecommunications technology. Candidates must have experience with or knowledge of Windows 2008-2012 Server, and Active Directory in a complex LAN and WAN computing environment. Support network security, network rights, naming standards, login scripts, and software upgrades.

The NDA will create and maintain all wiring documentation, and system configuration documentation. Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, studio production and workstation products. Must be willing to train on IT and Broadcast system operation and maintenance to service all aspects of the television environment. Must be available to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays. Have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks. Other duties as directed.

Must be able to think on their feet, work well with others, and be a problem solver/self-starter and a team player that is focused on quality customer service for internal customers. Work closely with the DOE, Asst. DOE, and with corporate IT support. He/She will effectively communicate the status of problems, provide updates to progress on projects, and offer solutions to technical issues. External contacts include vendors of IT and communications services, software and hardware including but not limited to Dell, Cisco, AT&T, Verizon, Avid, Grass Valley, Microsoft and consultants/outsourced functions).

II. Essential Job Functions

Weight %

Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results

- 60% Installation, Maintenance and Design of Broadcast and Non-Broadcast computer systems. Network security, email and broadcast IT systems support. Support the entire day and in particular News Broadcasts.
- 20% Function as a technical resource on IT projects.
- 20% Int Install and maintain standardized software configurations on desktop and server computers.

III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.

Education:

- BS in Information Systems Management or related field preferred. Experience in Broadcast engineering or related field.

Experience:

- 4 years related technical experience. Experience trouble shooting methodologies that apply to networked Server/PC environment and standalone workstations. Windows operating experience including Windows XP/Office 365, 7/Server, 2003/Windows, 2008/Red Hat Linux and Mac OSX. Previous project management experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to install and configure computer hardware and software, and troubleshoot computer-related problems in support of Broadcast specific technology.
- Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues.
- Must possess a positive work attitude, a strong work ethic, and ability to work well with others.
- Ability to prioritize and make changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.
- Ability to make well-informed decisions quickly while under pressure.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks. Good written and verbal skills.
- Ability to work a flexible work schedule in support of a 24x7x365 Broadcast operation
- MCSE and CCNA certifications preferred. Experience with Grass Valley Ignite, Avid Editing, AVID Interplay, Media Composer and VizRT preferred. Previous television experience preferred. SBE certification a plus.

Post Date: 08/09/2019
Job #: 16171
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Other: Network Operations Technician 1 (Evenings)
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

We are seeking a creative and forward-thinking team member to support our 24/7 Network Operations Center. As a Network Operations Technician you will join an innovative and diverse workplace; supporting a wide range of business communications technologies. You will be responsible for our Network Control Center; providing tier 1 support to our customers, responding to alerts, and troubleshooting hardware and software issues. You must be able to work weekends and weekdays as scheduled. This position requires flexibility, you must be able to work 4 PM – Midnight, Monday - Friday.

What you need to be successful:

• Exceptional communications skills
• Be creative and forward-thinking
• Excellence in customer support
• A passion for technology

Position Requirements:

• Working toward or have obtained an Associate’s Degree
• The ability to lift 50 pounds
• A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
• Flexibility to work nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled

Experience with any of the following is a plus:

• RF
• FCC licensing
• A/V systems integration
• TCP/IP networking, sys admin, or structured cabling
• Software, web, or scripting development
• IP streaming technologies

People come to our Company and they stay. Why? We’re family. We have extraordinary expectations of each other and accept nothing short of excellence. Meshing with our standout team is as important as your skills. We’re a locally owned, pioneering, stable, community advocate, do-the-right-thing Company that offers some of the best benefits in the business. A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F. All Company properties are tobacco free. We participate in E-Verify. A pre-employment drug screening is required. EOE, M/F.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16164
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Telecommunications Specialist II
Location: NV: Las Vegas
Job Description:

Under general direction, operates, maintains, and assists in the planning and maintenance of Company technical facilities, analog, and digital broadcasting/cable equipment, wide-area network (WAN) integrated electronic media storage/servers, software interfaces, automation and distribution systems, local area network (LAN) computer systems, and microcomputers.

Salary:
Placement will be at Grade 59 (starting salary of $27.31/hr., plus benefits) of the negotiated Support Staff Salary Schedule. Months and hours may vary depending on assignment. Placement will be made in accordance with Company regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
1. Performs technical design, upgrade planning, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities, broadcasting equipment, WAN and LAN computer systems, peripheral devices, integrated server/software integration and interfacing user support, television transmission and reception systems, studio and editing systems, as well as other related systems and equipment.
2. Researches and recommends acquisition of new and emerging technology interconnecting and delivery systems such as, but not limited to, video distribution systems for the WAN, satellite and fiber optic integration technology, and automation of video services.
3. Assists in the technical design and upgrade planning for facilities, systems, and equipment.
4. Installs microcomputers and peripheral devices for systems including automation, machine control, VOD, and WAN systems.
5. Installs application menus and vendor provided software.
6. Configures and reconfigures hardware and software to match system environment, including debugging of programs for systems used with VOD and automation hardware.
7. Uses logical problem determination procedures to isolate faults in microcomputer software, hardware, and communications.
8. Provides technical explanation of DTV production and transmission system operations to TV producers, management, technical, and non-technical personnel so they understand how best to implement and use digital TV systems.
9. Specifies, installs, operates, and maintains digital video and audio, microwave systems, routing switches, production and master control switches, storage systems including tape, disk and optically-based systems, WAN and LAN computer networks used in television systems and multi-channel automation systems.
10. Designs, evaluates, and coordinates engineering and inspection of instructional television distribution systems in new schools and rehabilitation projects with Construction Management.
11. Operates master control and Telecine.
12. Performs videotape editing, color balancing of cameras, and adjustments to camera video levels in support of recorded studio, remote productions, and live broadcasts.
13. Troubleshoots and repairs to the component level all electronic circuit systems, including television and computer equipment.
14. Attends conferences, seminars, and trade shows, as approved, to keep up-to-date with changing technologies in the television broadcasting, telecommunications, and computer industries.
15. Provides the maintenance and repair of EBS, MATV, and CATV systems at all Company schools, transmission, and other sites.
16. Meets with vendors when necessary.
17. Maintains accurate required documentation of tasks performed to comply with FCC and SBE regulations, PTFP/NTIA, BLM, and OSHA.
18. Supervises and instructs assigned staff (i.e., telecommunication specialist I, master control specialist and student worker staff).
19. Installs, repairs, and operates WAN, LAN, VOD, and other analog or digital equipment for master control, Telecine, recording studio productions, and equipment.
20. Conforms to safety standards as prescribed.
21. Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

(Position Expectations):
1. Knowledge of advanced electronics including logic circuits, amplifier characteristics, filter selection, and usage.
2. Knowledge of EDP system specifications for all computer systems.
3. Knowledge of local and wide-area computer network technology, such as internetworking and data communication.
4. Knowledge of microcomputer electronic components, operating systems, and applications.
5. Knowledge of digital audio and video standards, MPEG2, telecommunication standards, optical imaging, data-stream encryption, modulation types including NTSC AM, ATSC 8VSB, FM, QPSK, QAM, and 8PSK.
6. Knowledge of digital and analog television transmit and receive systems such as microwave, satellite, translator, EBS, MATV, and CATV systems and studio equipment.
7. Knowledge of television and production activities and the equipment required to perform these functions.
8. Comprehensive knowledge of all telecommunications specialist I knowledge, skills, and abilities.
9. Ability to operate testing equipment.
10. Ability to read schematics.
11. Ability to read, interpret, and apply FCC, SBE, PTFP/NTIA, BLM, and OSHA rules and regulations.
12. Ability to operate and maintain television equipment.
13. Ability to prepare technical and/or statistical reports.
14. Ability to work cooperatively with employees, vendors, other agencies, and the public.
15. Ability to recognize and report hazards and apply safe work methods.
16. Possess physical and mental stamina commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

Position Requirements:

Education, Training, and Experience:
1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., GED, college, technical, or trade school transcript, foreign equivalency, etc).
2. Two (2) years of college courses in computer science or electronic engineering from an accredited college or university; and, Two (2) years experience in support of telecommunication computer systems and the installation, maintenance, and operation of current television technology broadcast equipment; or Four (4) years experience, as outlined above, will fulfill the college and experience requirement.

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

Preferred Qualification(s):

Society of Broadcast Engineer (SBE) Operators and A+ certification/Cisco CCNA certification are preferred, but not required at the time of application. If not currently in possession, certification must be obtained within one (1) year of hire and then maintained for the duration of the assignment.

Documents Required at time of Application:

1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., GED, college, technical, or trade school transcript, foreign equivalency, etc.).
2. College transcript(s) if applicable.
3. A valid driver’s license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate a motor vehicle in Nevada.
4. Copy of current driving history issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
5. Specific documented evidence of training and experience to satisfy qualifications.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16165
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

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

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

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

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16158
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: IL: Marion
Job Description:

We have an opening for a PT Network Control Operator here at our Network Television Production Headquarters in Marion, IL. The hours are from Midnight to 8:00 a.m. weekends and holidays. Must be computer literate and must have the ability to multi-task and be able to work in a highly technical environment. Also, must have a flexible schedule and exhibit a high degree of attention to detail and be motivated to learn. Driver’s License is required.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16160
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Technology Engineer
Location: NY: Buffalo
Job Description:

The Broadcast Technology Engineer position is responsible for the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of all broadcast and content creation systems. Emphasis is on IP integration and networking of systems for production, distribution, delivery and control of television and radio content. Additional duties include transmission systems repair & maintenance, TV and event production engineering.

We are looking for individuals who:

• Possess an understanding of installation, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of TV and radio broadcast equipment.
• Demonstrate knowledge of broadcast technologies including, but not limited to: IT, Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows, and network/IP-based media systems.
• Are competent and comfortable in live television and event environments.

What you need to succeed:

• Associates degree in Electronics, Broadcast Technology, Information Technology or related military training / experience preferred.
• 2+ years’ maintaining and installing broadcast equipment.
• Must be a collaborator that is detail oriented and can multi-task.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.

Post Date: 08/08/2019
Job #: 16163
Organization Type:
– Other: Multichannel
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Dallas/Fort Worth
Job Description:

Our Field Engineering organization is currently seeking a Field Engineer to support its operations throughout the Texas/Oklahoma Region. The Field Engineer will work from a home office in Dallas/Ft Worth area.

This position is considered 100% Travel and the Field Engineer will be responsible for the following:

* Leading technical engineering support for all aspects of regional Local Collection Facilities and coordination/assistance with other technical departments as needed to support the same.
* Author/Review/Approval of MOP's as needed.
* Perform RF signal surveys to FCC specifications and document the findings, investigate interference issues, provide and implement recommendations for resolution. Position requires inspection, validation and repair of baseband and SDI audio/video installations and drawings.
* Work with group as a whole to simplify signal delivery and associated documentation as applicable.
Troubleshoot video and audio impairments related to signal acquisition, have strong knowledge of ATSC & IPTV signal components and specifications, and various ANSI/SMPTE protocols.
* Fabrication and labeling of cables is required. Installation of system devices as needed and general upkeep of LCF/LRF as a whole.
* Perform field pre-commissioning, commissioning, maintenance of MPEG compression and pre-decommissioning as needed. Installation of baseband and IP multicast video transmission and multiplexing equipment. Position will assist in troubleshooting vendor owned connectivity up to and including optical transmission circuits.
* Documentation of both work performed and any issues found or remaining is required on a timely basis.
* Face to face communications with local TV stations engineering staff on technical issues.

Qualifications:

* BS or AS Degree in an Engineering discipline.
* Professional certifications will be considered in lieu of the Technical Degree requirement with a minimum of five (5) years technical experience in a Television Broadcast, Cable or Telco environment working on digital and analog broadcast & transmission systems, including RF, baseband, fiber, compression, networking, and satellite.
* Proficiency in ATSC, IPTV and terrestrial RF systems and their various components, MPEG compression systems, IP multicast knowledge, and Telco fiber systems
* A general knowledge of baseband audio/video, digital audio/video, satellite transmission systems, computer networking systems (Ethernet, Serial, TCP/IP and Video Over IP), electrical power systems (AC/DC) and telco/data co-location protocols are necessary.
* Strong oral and written communications and highly developed organizational skills required. Must have extensive range in lifting/carrying and be able to remove and install technical equipment.
* Must have well developed interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as required.
* Individual will be asked to provide verification of a valid U.S. driver's license, favorable motor vehicle record. An annual MVR audit will be pulled.
* Position is considered to be full-time travel, working in a combination daytime and overnight maintenance support capacity with the ability to work outdoors on tall buildings in adverse weather conditions.
* Must have Normal Color Vision due to working on the above systems and for safety of the Field Engineer.
* Requires hand/eye coordination, high manual dexterity and mechanical aptitude.

Post Date: 07/25/2019
Job #: 16156
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WA: Yakima
Job Description:

A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station by performing the following duties:

* Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician's activities
* Assist and advise in planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
* Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the station
* Establish the procedures to insure that all IT equipment is operational and secure
* Keep software versions up to date. Insures software license compliance. Follows all corporate directives for IT security
* 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
* Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance of all transmitters
* Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (sometimes after regular hours and weekends)
* Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

* A minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast television
* 21st century skill set, a great team-oriented attitude and a dedication to quality
* Strong leadership skills and exceptional communication are absolutely essential for the successful candidate to possess
* A strong IT background
* A college degree, SBE certification, and A+ certification are highly desired

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

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