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Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15901
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: WI
Job Description:

We seek a Television Engineer to be responsible for the preparation and operation of technical production equipment and software pertaining to audio and video editing, including maintenance responsibilities.

Requires: At least 5 years of experience with in-depth knowledge of audio engineering and mixing; strong organizational skills and the ability to change focus quickly; ability to possess and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15902
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WI: Wausau
Job Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Regulatory compliance
• Accountable for the on air picture quality and performance
• Repair technical equipment to the component level
• Integration, maintenance and operation of new and existing equipment including towers, transmitters, microwave and satellite gear and tenant installations
• Manage all engineering aspects of the technical facility including studio support, post editing systems, field production support and transmission of live/taped events & programs.
• Have expert knowledge regarding equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in an assist in emergency situations
• Oversight and maintenance of all station physical assets including buildings and grounds
• Oversight of all broadcast and IT systems
• Understanding and compliance of EAS standards and practices
• Setup remote broadcasts on location
• Assist in developing and implementing capital and operating budgets
• Hire, supervise and schedule Broadcast/IT technical staff
• Perform other tasks as assigned

Qualified Candidates will have:

• A Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related is preferred. Minimum Associates degree or equivalent industry training is accepted.
• Minimum 2-3 year experience in modern television engineering including broadcast and news automation systems, network/IP based systems, studio and remote operations, and project design and management preferred
• Transmitter/RF experience desired
• Familiar with FCC rules and broadcast standards
• Familiar with network routing and IP addressing
• Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks based on station needs
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing
• Be available “on call” 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency engineering problems
• Work in cooperation with all departments to achieve technical excellence and station profitability

We are a drug-free work place. Pre-employment and random drug testing are a condition of employment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify.

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15903
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

Duties:

1) To assist the Chief Engineer in tasks as assigned and listed below.
2) To keep built stations operational.
3) To work with the local site contract engineers in trouble shooting equipment and site issues.
4) To ship replacement equipment/parts as needed.
5) To keep site inventories current.
6) To work with vendors on equipment issues particularly on recurring issues.
7) To troubleshoot to board level over the phone with local contract engineers.
8) To write procedures when needed for distribution to the local contract engineers.
9) This position has no direct purchase authority. All such proposals must be approved by the Chief Engineer.
10) Some travel may be required to sites from time to time.
11) Handle incoming customer/Sales/cable system calls to resolution restoring service.

Skills:

1) Ability to understand applicable rules and regulations
2) Ability to multitask
3) Superbly organized
4) Excellent communication skills
5) Computer literate
6) Has excellent people skills, polite, likes people
7) Experience in managing engineers
8) Quick learner
9) Occasional repair tasks to the component level but typically only to the board level for swap outs
10) Visio and Microsoft Office experience
11) Transmitter experience
12) Experience in basic IP networking
13) Skilled bench tech background

Competencies:

1) Strong communication
2) Works well with others
3) Can work with little direction
4) Detail oriented
5) Television station experience

Relationships:

This position will direct report to the Chief Engineer and will be supervised by the Chief Engineer. On an as needed basis will work with the Chief Operator, the Compliance Officer, and staff of other companies. Will also work with site local contract engineers daily. Will occasionally handle customer and viewer calls. This is a new position and some communication lines will need to be developed.

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15904
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: WI
Job Description:

We have an opening for an Assistant Chief Engineer. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to organize, plan, manage, document and execute assignments within a demanding live broadcast environment. This person is responsible for the management of the equipment and computer systems that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining regulatory compliance, and assuring quality control of on air product. This position involves supervisory roles while reporting directly to the Director of Engineering.

Job Responsibilities:

* Directly manage and oversee broadcast operations and the maintenance engineers, which include Master Control Operators, Control Room Operators, Maintenance Engineers and other technical staff.
* Effectively manage and motivate the department personnel to attain maximum focus to ensure smooth and efficient operations to produce the highest level of quality to the viewer.
* Deploy and train personnel in new and existing equipment/technology/procedures including the station’s broadcast automation system, live newscast production, and digital workflows.
* Exhibit a good working knowledge of television maintenance and IT systems, as well as FCC requirements and licensing.
* Document and maintain engineering and operational policies and procedures.
* Ability to adapt to multiple priorities and follow through until successful resolution.
* Requires excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations.
* Manage the building and its related systems such as HVAC, plumbing and electrical system.

Experience Requirements:

* 5 years of experience in Television Broadcast Operations/Maintenance.
* 5 years of experience with computer networking, VMWare, and computer broadcast production systems.
* 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience.

Qualifications Requirements:

* Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, computers, computer systems, and networking,
* Attention to details is imperative.
* Ability to work with budgets. Maintaining and Planning is a plus.

Education:

* College Degree or related military training
* SBE certifications are preferred.
* Networking and VMWare certifications a preferred.

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15905
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: PA: Plains
Job Description:

We have an excellent career opportunity for a full-time Broadcast IT Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, broadcast transmission equipment as well as business-side work stations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Maintain the station's network infrastructure, working closely with corporate IT
* 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
* Conduct Live Event site surveys
* Assist in Live Event productions
* Maintain and/or repair video equipment, satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation, intercoms and monitors
* Assist Engineering with Transmitter, Master Control and general building maintenance
* Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
* Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
* Learn the responsibilities of a television station Chief Operator
* Maintain digital telephone system
* Assist with vehicle fleet maintenance such as identify problems and coordinate repairs

Requirements:

* Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field
* Availability to cover On-Call shifts
* 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
* Broadcast experience preferred
* Excellent communication skills
* Must have and maintain a good driving record and valid license
* Be able to work effectively with vendor support receiving and communicating instructions via telephone, e-mail, or in person

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

* Must be able to work a flexible schedule including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
* Must be able to obtain D.O.T. medical certificate
* 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: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15896
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: KS
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced hands on Chief Engineer. Duties include, but are not limited to, studio and transmitter maintenance and construction, RF Systems. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely matter. We are looking for a high energy, self-motivated person. Our facilities include a studio, transmitter and translator site. The ideal candidate will also support our staff with all computer-related hardware and software needs; manage local computer networks; manage local phone systems.

Qualifications:

• Ability to read, write speak and understand English well
• Five (5) years direct management/supervisory experience
• College degree in an electronic discipline or 4 years related experience
• Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance
• Strong background in electronics and RF Engineering
• Have a good working knowledge of and experience with broadcast systems such as automation, satellite systems, cameras, video switchers, audio mixers, recording devices, microwave systems, transmitters and associated test equipment
• Good knowledge of applicable broadcast FCC regulations
• FCC General Class License
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Server OS, networking and troubleshooting skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, natural origin, physical or mental handicap, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship, veteran status, or age. Discriminatory employment is specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15897
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NV
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer will assist the VP of Technology with overseeing the day to day operations of the Technology Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the studio, transmitter and remote sites.

Essential Job Functions:

• Maintain all studio and transmitter equipment, including but not limited to: transmitters/receivers (TV, Microwave, satellite, etc.), cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation, editing systems, video servers, intercoms, LAN networks, monitor and display systems
• Use working knowledge to maintain/repair all RF technical equipment in the TV studio and transmitter facilities, Studio to Transmitter Links and satellite uplinks/downlinks and microwave transmission systems
• Responsible for providing timely response in resolving technical and operational issues including but not limited to off air situations, equipment and transmitter issues 24/7
• Use working knowledge of PC's, networking, routers, switches, operating systems, SAN’s, archives, network security and Microsoft applications software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Access Database and PowerPoint
• Use comprehensive knowledge of basic electronic theory for troubleshooting to the system and boards to the component level where applicable
• Provide technical support to operational users
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required (an equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered):

• Understanding of TV broadcast systems, workflows and distribution.
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations
• Strong troubleshooting skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft OS, office suite; IT & Network skills on broadcast related, IP based equipment and applications
• Ability to work on both IP based broadcast equipment and legacy broadcast equipment
• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education/work-related/military experience preferred
• Minimum five years' experience in a television broadcasting environment
• Strong interpersonal, organizational skills, and willingness to assist others
• Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize assignments
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all aspects of the position
• Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Ability to work extended hours, as needed i.e. weekend, evening and holidays.
• Available for emergency response 24/7, as needed
• Act as responder for station disaster recovery
• Have valid state driver’s license. Acceptable driving record. Background check is required
• Have the right to work in the United States.

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
• Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 75 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.
Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15898
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: On Call TV Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

We are seeking an On-Call Television & Video Engineer to support the operation, repair, and maintenance of television technical systems and equipment at Red Rocks, Levitt and Denver TV production locations.

This is an on-call position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules. This position's schedule will depend on the client's needs.

As an On Call Television & Video Engineer, you will provide engineering and technical support for various video productions at Red Rocks and Levitt concert venues. This will include set–up, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, monitoring of various audio, and video equipment. These items include but are not limited to recording and production equipment such as: cameras, microphones, public address speakers, mixing boards, fiber connectivity, network, video monitoring, wiring/cabling, lights, lighting systems and any other related electronic equipment required to successfully record and distribute video products and programs.

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15899
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing technical expertise and engineering support to assigned locations. Additionally this position will support new technology and related project initiatives by researching and evaluating emerging technologies. The responsibilities require systems integration, remote production, studio production and IT knowledge.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

* Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
* Responsible for broadcast infrastructure design, integration, maintenance, and operation. Extending production abilities to remote sites as necessary.
* Document scope of work for engineering projects.
* Interface with system integrators and vendors on system design, installation, commissioning and repairs. Responsible for managing build-outs and infrastructure upgrades.
* Manage the engineering and operational logistics during project integration by providing transitional plans that will incorporate the new system while maintaining existing operations.
* Responsible for broadcast infrastructure redesigns and upgrades which include integrating new equipment into the existing system, software and firmware updates, and documentation revisions.
* Manage Broadcast Engineering staff, including hiring, developing, and scheduling and task management of assigned news channel engineering department.
* Develop strong working relationship with other engineering staff and business leaders.
* Oversee and maintain broadcast and production infrastructures. Including but not limited to: Control Rooms/Production Trucks, Master Control, Ingest and acquisition, Edit Suites, Newsroom, Equipment Center and Transmission.
* Responsible for short/medium/long term forecasting and budget proposals for new projects and replacement of current equipment.
* Track, manage and advise management on departmental expenses.
* Manage performance of direct reports.
* Approve, read, and maintain system documentation as well as review documentation submitted by all broadcast engineering personnel.
* Hands-on role that will lead assign, train, schedule and oversee the work and performance of others.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
* Ability to work effectively in a complex 24/7 news environment by diagnosing and resolving or developing alternate methods to overcome issues and maintain continuity in on-air broadcast
* Knowledge of Windows 7 workstations
* Knowledge of Windows Server and SQL Enterprise server preferred
* Intermediate knowledge with TCP/IP Network topologies, and basic understanding of VLANS and Cisco WAN/LAN switches preferred
* Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply solutions to meet business needs
* Knowledge of ENG/DSNG trucks, satellite systems, fiber networks
* Knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques
* In-depth understanding of broadcast standards
* Functional ability of IP networking and cross-platform operating systems and applications
* Knowledge of Audio/Video over IP Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
* Ability to interface with internal company and division personnel at various levels and outside equipment vendors and suppliers
* Ability to make decisions and work collaboratively with others to solve problems
* Ability to influence people with purpose, direction and motivation to accomplish goals
* Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate solutions to team members and other departments
* Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
* Work independently with no supervision and guidance
* Ability to work under time pressure deadlines
* Valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the state of residence

Education & Experience:

* Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technical discipline preferred or equivalent work experience
* 7+ years of Broadcast engineering experience
* 2+ years of management experience

Our Culture: Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:

* Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
* Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
* Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
* Participation in an established on-call rotation

Post Date: 01/18/2019
Job #: 15900
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

The main responsibility as an Assistant Chief Engineer is to assist Chief Engineers in maintaining on-air facilities and assisting in off-air emergencies. Primary responsibilities include installation, maintenance and repair of equipment, broadcast systems and technologies in all technical areas of a modern radio group. Build out projects as assigned, and work supervised or as part of a team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• High power RF systems (directional AM, FM, HD, STL.)
• Studio Systems (radio automation, consoles, production, and remotes.)
• Power and electrical support systems (generators, UPS, etc.)
• Monitoring and remote-control systems.
• Digital content delivery systems (streaming audio, datacasting.)
• Business continuity planning, understanding and implementation.
• FCC rules and knowledge of compliance and weekly log review process.
• IT/Networking, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance is also required.

Experience and Education:

• Qualified candidates should have at least eight years of broadcast radio engineering experience.
• Must have experience in the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of transmitters, and associated RF equipment. Directional AM experience a plus.
• Quick response to technical issues with a customer service and solutions-based approach is required. After hours and weekend work required as needed.
• SBE and other certifications a plus and ongoing certifications and training will be required.
• Strong communication skills and excellent documentation skills are required.
• Experience with the budgeting process a plus.

Necessary Language Skills:

• Able to fluently communicate in English.

Physical Demands:

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Other:

• Reliable mode of transportation (public transportation is not suitable.)
• Occasional night and weekend work may be required.
• Valid and clean Texas Driver License.
• Must be computer literate.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15892
Organization Type:
– Other: Radio Group/Satellite Network
Job Title: Other: Staff Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

We are looking for a qualified candidate to join our team. The Network Broadcast Engineer is responsible for support and assistance with all technical aspects of Company operations including occasional travel to radio stations across the country. Responsibilities include the installation, diagnostics and maintenance of studio and broadcast audio equipment, wiring, interface & processing; high-power RF transmission systems; general electronics; and satellite uplink/downlink communications. Previous high power RF experience is required. We offer a good salary and the best benefits package in America. We strongly prefer someone who has a servant's heart, willing to comply with our standards, a people person, as well as a team player. Our engineering staff is comprised of conservative, practicing Christians. This is NOT an IT job.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15893
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities will include:

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

The position’s responsibilities include commitment to and compliance with the City’s EEO policy.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 24 credits in the field of voice and/or data telecommunications or in a pertinent scientific, technical, electronic or related area, and four years of satisfactory fulltime experience in the performance of analytical, planning, operational, technical, or administrative duties in a voice and/or data telecommunications or closely related electronics planning, management, and/or service organization, one year of which must have been in a highly specialized capacity and 18 months must have been in an executive, managerial, or administrative capacity or in the supervision of staff performing work in the voice and/or data telecommunications field;

or

2. An associate degree from an accredited college including or supplemented by 12 credits in the field of voice and/or data telecommunications or in a pertinent, scientific, technical, electronic or related area and five years of experience as described in "1" above;

or

3. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and one year of the specialized experience as described in "1" above and must possess the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills:

The preferred candidate should possess the following:

• A Motor Vehicle license valid in the State of New York may be required for some assignments. This license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment;
• At least 5 years of broadcast engineering experience, at least two years of which should be in a management or other position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical /Mechanical Engineering preferred;
• Should be proficient with High Definition video play out servers, routers, automation systems and KVM systems, broadcast TV encoders, transmitters and standards, RF operation and repair, Video Routers, IP Video Switchers, Automation Systems, networking knowledge, IP configuration, command prompt testing/pinging, troubleshooting knowledge of entire system comprised of multiple components and micro systems based on reading wiring diagrams and router and other lists, knowledge of wiring diagrams, AutoCAD drawings Evertz, Pebble Beach, Audio Vault, and Axia a plus;
• SBE Certification is a plus;
• Should be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment; be able to work flexible hours, 24/7 as equipment/issues arise.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15894
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Tampa
Job Description:

Responsibilities :

We are currently seeking a Chief Engineer for a full time staff position. The Chief Engineer is responsible for supporting the day to day mission critical systems and processes of a television station and news operation. You will focus on building, maintaining, and supporting a broadcast and IT infrastructure that includes but is not limited to RF transmission, broadcast equipment, post production, media encoders and software. You will also assist IT in technology implementation and basic support such as hardware and software installations as well as patching. This position is primarily located at our Tampa, Florida station but is part of our Central Florida Technology Team and may be called upon to support our other stations in Fort Myers as well as Orlando.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide Maintenance Support to our newsroom systems, as well as hands-on design and implementation of new technologies in a 24/7 environment.
• Evaluate and perform root-cause analysis on escalated issues.
• Track issues through resolution utilizing issue tracking system.
• Perform hardware and software installations.
• Maintain and support transmission facilities, ensuring operation in accordance with FCC standards.
• FCC Chief Operator responsibilities.
• Monitor and maintenance compliance with all FCC standards such as EAS.
• Interface with vendors and manufactures to address support issues as well as research and plan future initiatives including budgeting.
• Effectively lead projects using project management best practices to ensure initiatives are delivered on time and on budget, while balancing varying priorities of simultaneous projects.
• Have a strong understanding of current server and storage technologies.
• Provide excellent and timely customer service and support.
• Provide training and develop standard operating best practice documentation to both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Be a professional and articulate, proactive communicator with a coaching and mentoring attitude.
• Ability to maintain standards and compliance, manage change controls, solve complex problems and take action on decisions.
• Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or similar, with 5+ years of related experience preferred. Equivalent experience in Broadcast, Digital Media, Post Production or vendor experience considered.
• Experience with digital broadcast transmitters.
• Emergency On-site 365/24/7 Support.
• Basic understanding of AutoCAD.
• Proven ability to read technical documentation and signal flows.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Must be willing to work in Tampa, Florida.
• Must be willing to travel and support other stations outside standard hours and on weekends with short notice.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Ability to lift and carry 35+ pounds of gear.

Desired Characteristics :

• Bilingual (English/Spanish)
• Hands on experience with newsroom computer systems.
• Hands on experience with newsroom production and automation.
• Hands on experience with post production software support such as Adobe Premiere, Avid, and Final Cut pro or similar.
• Proven understanding of asset management and digital distribution concepts, servers and streaming platforms.
• Solid knowledge of file-based delivery, compression, transcoding and streaming technologies.
• Highly customer focused and very responsive.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Strong desire to learn and cross-train in new technologies.

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15895
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Technologist
Location: NH
Job Description:

The Broadcast Technologist position is an entry level position providing support for end users and technical systems. This a hands-on position in a mid-sized news oriented broadcast television environment.

Job responsibilities include:

* Windows OS installation and support
* Provide technical guidance and support to end users
* Office 365 production suite installation/support
* System & Application installation/updates
* Browser configuration and support
* Imaging and systems deployment
* Windows Server OS experience
* Basic LAN/WAN connectivity experience
* Active Directory experience in a domain environment

Experience Requirements:

* Desktop OS proficiency & understanding
* Systems connectivity & functionality
* Mobile device knowledge and support
* Broadcast Applications knowledge
* Advanced troubleshooting/analytical skills
* Excellent problem-solving abilities and skill in prioritizing issues
* Security awareness & preventative efforts

Qualifications Requirements:

* Minimum 2 years’ experience in IT
* 2+ years’ experience in the broadcast environment
* Good analytical & technical problem-solving skills
* Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines
* Good interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude, team player
* Maintain Corporate Standards, Policies, and Procedures

Education:

* College or Technical School degree preferred
* MTA – Fundamentals of IT, MTA – IT Infrastructure preferred

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15888
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineer Supervisor
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:
This is a full-time position for someone with an interest in working at and managing technical operations at a major market broadcast AM and FM facility. This is an opportunity to work in a modern multi-station New York City radio cluster with studios located in Manhattan and transmitting facilities at the Empire State Building as well as 50KW AM facilities in the Bronx and New Jersey.

This is a hands-on position on the front lines of engineering.

* Primary responsibilities include all aspects of planning, installing and maintaining systems for the 4 FM, 3AM and National Sports Network associated with the our New York radio cluster.
* The engineer filling this position will be required to effectively communicate with programming as well as outside facilities where many of our high profile New York sports teams operation.
* Must have at least 5 years large market radio engineering experience.
* Experienced with broadcast studio systems, Technical Operations Center operations, High power AM and FM transmitters and Basic IT skills are a must.
* Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, with skills in Visio are desirable.
* Able to perform basic network configuration tasks and troubleshoot broadcast IT systems. Will be required to learn and support Wide Orbit, Burli, NeoScreener and Axia platforms, as well as Comrex IP Codecs and ISDN codecs.
* Capable of effectively managing your own time as well as managing complex projects and staff to meet cluster objectives.
* Must be able to work well under pressure while remaining calm, day or night and be able to effectively triage in challenging situations with a customer service focus and positive attitude.
* This is an IBEW position that requires excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal. Prior union membership not required.
* Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, climb ladders, and grasp objects and work in a physically active setting.
* General Class FCC license/SBE Certification is a plus. Bachelor’s degree or related certifications a plus.
* Valid state driver’s license for operation of company vehicles is required. Personal vehicle is required for emergencies.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15887
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

We seek an Assistant Chief Engineer to assist with overseeing the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assists in managing all aspects of the Engineering Department.
• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter sites.
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Assists with managing engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets.
• Manages and coordinates fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems.
• Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology systems.
• Repairs and maintains station building infrastructures.
• Assists in maintaining station vehicle fleet, including live satellite trucks.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Requirements & Skills:

• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
• Minimum three years' experience with a television broadcasting environment.
• Familiarity with Avid-related software/hardware products a plus
• Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours, as needed

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with 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 Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15886
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MT
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a broadcast engineer in big sky country. This is an opportunity to become part of a great state-wide engineering team and work with the number 1 stations in the state. If you enjoy the outdoors, doing something different every day and have a passion for news and engineering this is your opportunity. We offer great benefits and pay equivalent to larger markets.

We are looking for a self-motivated person with 3+ years in broadcast maintenance or equivalent schooling, can perform IT operations, work well with others and has working knowledge of master control and news production. There is a heavy emphasis on news gathering equipment including cameras, VTR’s, wireless gear, and live equipment. This position will require you to work inside and out in the elements. You will be riding a snowmobile, drive a snow cat or 4X4 to the transmitter sites.

Post Date: 01/11/2019
Job #: 15889
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AL
Job Description:

The Broadcast and Digital Network Chief Engineer is responsible for all broadcast equipment and systems supporting the Company and a network of broadcast towers in southeast Alabama. Equipment and systems include, but are not limited to, television master control, servers, automation, radio and television studio equipment, fiber optic networks, microwave system, distribution to cable companies, over the air distribution via three FM radio transmitters, HVAC, and more.

In addition to other duties as assigned, the Chief Engineer is an integral part of arranging leases on Company owned towers. The Chief Engineer monitors broadcast licenses and license renewal schedules for radio and the microwave system.

The Chief Engineer supervises a staff of engineers and reports to the Director of the Broadcast and Digital Network.

Preferred experience includes the following:

1. Associate degree or greater
2. Ten years of experience
3. Broadcast Engineering Certification
4. FCC license
5. Society of Broadcast Engineer (SBE) certification
6. Experience meeting grant requirements for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, specifically the Community Service Grant.

Driving may be necessary but is not a primary responsibility

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On-call availability and some evening and weekend hours are required to maintain continuous operations.

- Ability to bend, lift and carry up to 40 pounds, as well as climb on ladders and step stools.
- Physical and manual dexterity to work in small spaces and with cables, dials, knobs and similar equipment.

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15881
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

We are looking for passionate, talented and driven individuals with an eagerness to join the best and most dedicated in gathering, producing and delivering live sporting events and ancillary programming. Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant and timely information about the teams they love.

The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the installation and maintenance of all equipment associated with IT Operations, including some related broadcasting systems. This position provides technical support during productions and live events related to the network and it’s a 24/7 support role and requires expert level knowledge and mentoring capabilities.

Emphasis: IT Operations

The position will primarily be responsible for maintaining all hardware and software systems related to the day to day operation of the network under the direction of the IT Manager. This position provides top-level support for all systems and assists junior engineers in troubleshooting problems. This includes, but is not limited to Windows, Linux, VMware, Citrix, Dalet and related storage systems. This role ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 enterprise environment. The engineer must interface closely with systems users and team to identify and correct problems.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

- Maintain Active Directory and all related Windows server systems
- Maintain VMware and all related systems including Virtual Center
- Maintain 3PAR and Netapp storage systems
- Maintain Citrix and all published applications in our environment
- Secure all servers and maintain them up to date with their security patches
- Manage VEEAM backups of all systems and their recovery process
- Maintain SQL databases and their respective backups
- Maintain monitoring systems and respond to notification alerts
- Maintain all server hardware and respective updates
- Manage application software updates
- Manage Anti-virus server and keep environment safe of malware/exploits
- Run auditing process using SOX compliance principals
- Follow ITIL 3.0 fundamentals
- Manage escalations from team members and Broadcasting team
- Create flowcharts, Visio diagrams, and other project documentation
- Follow change control process
- Support 24/7/365 Network

Required Qualifications:

- 7 to 10 years’ expertise with Windows Active Directory. Windows 2012 R2 and 2016 Server Preferred.
- 7 years plus experience with storage technologies like 3PAR and Netapp.
- 7 years plus with VMware infrastructure
- 5 to 7 years’ experience working with Citrix environments
- 7 to 9 years’ experience working with HP ProLiant server line
- 7 to 9 years’ experience of Symantec Enterprise Protection server
- Knowledge and configuration on HPSIM server
- Knowledge and configuration of HP iLO
- Knowledge on fiber and iSCSI storage connectivity
- Experience with VEEAM backups and recovery methods
- Experience installing and imaging servers
- Knowledge running auditing process for a mid-size corporation following SOX compliance
- Knowledge of broadcasting systems like Dalet is a plus.
- 5 to 7 years’ experience with Solarwinds or equivalent monitoring software
- Knowledge configuring and managing Microsoft Windows and SQL Clusters
- Experience installing and managing SQL 2014 databases
- PowerShell scripting a plus
- Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

Preferred Qualification:

- Ability to mentor junior engineers and provide recommendations for new systems
- Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
- Ability to work independently on assignments and report back on progress
- Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
- Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
- Flexible during times of change.
- Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
- Must be willing and able to learn, understand, and grow with the business.
- Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
- Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

Education & Experience:

- Computer Science Degree or similar discipline and/or seven (7) years equivalent IT work experience.
- Microsoft, VMware and Citrix certifications are pluses.
- Netapp or 3PAR training a plus.
- Leadership/Staff Accountability:
- Hands-on role that may also lead, assign, train, schedule and oversee the work of other staff members.
- Communicate Technologies to both Broadcasting and IT teams.

We believe every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication, openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn and grow, and an overall positive attitude. Roles may require the following:

- Office Environment
- Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
- Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
- Dexterity of hands, fingers to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other compute components
- Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support.
- Participate in an established on-call rotation
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds at varying distances

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15882
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

We are looking for passionate, talented and driven individuals with an eagerness to join the best and most dedicated in gathering, producing and delivering live sporting events and ancillary programming. Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant and timely information about the teams they love.

The Broadcast Engineer I will work with the Engineering team to execute and distribute live and pre-produced Sports and News content to cable and satellite subscribers. This position is responsible for the set-up, configuration, maintenance, diagnosis and operation of a broad spectrum of broadcast systems and equipment. This position will apply proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help identify, report and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of the systems investment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

- Provide Tier 1 level technical support of broadcast related operating systems.
- Provide hands on engineering support at the client (software interface) level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas:
- Studio Production
- Master Control Operations
- Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies)
- Newsroom
- Remote production
- Work with vendors to help troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades.
- Assist Broadcast Engineer II & III with the maintenance of Broadcast related hardware and software systems.
- Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents.
- Assist in the training of operations personnel.
- Assist in the installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
- Utilize facility and system documentation to facilitate support activities.
- Monitoring, test and measurement of critical systems.
- Support remote productions as a technician.
- Communicate major outages to department managers.

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

- Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.
- Must be able to solve basic problems.
- Skills to grow into a subject matter expert.
- Ability to install and configure PC and Mac Workstations.
- Knowledge of networking, Mac, Windows and PC operating systems.
- Basic understanding of IT Networking, Firewalls and Fiber-Optics.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Versio.
- Troubleshooting skills - Basic
- Knowledge/ability to apply terminations/connectors to various types of network cables such as coaxial, twisted pair, and optical fiber cables that carry SDI video, AES audio, RF and IP signals Connector Types include BNC, N, F, RJ-4S, and D-sub-miniature.
- Good written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work in an operator capacity as required.
- Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge.
- Basic broadcast equipment knowledge/experience should include:
- Cameras- Field, Studio
- Digital record devices - Tape Machines, Disc recorders
- Video Switchers - Routing, production
- Basic knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques.
- Routing Switchers - Evertz EQX, Xenon; Production Switchers - Sony MVS 8000 series, Ross, Tricaster; Studio Cameras - Sony HDC-1500 & HDC-2400; Newsroom Systems - Dalet Galaxy Client, OneCut editor, Brio playout server, Rundown; Production Automation - Ross Overdrive, CamBot robotics; Master Control Systems - Evertz Quartz MC Switcher, Imagine ADC automation, Versio, Evertz Closed Caption Encoders; Digital Asset Management Systems - Dalet Galaxy, Spectralogic T950 Library & Black Pearl Data mover, Quantum Tier 1 & Tier 2 SAN's with StorNext, XenData data mover, TelestreaM Vantage transcoders, Aspera & Signiant Internet file transfer; Terminal Equipment- Evertz DA's, Frame Sync, Up/Down/Cross Converters, Delays, Audio Embed/De-embedders, Multiviewers; Encoders - ATEME Titan & CM5000, Evertz 7882ENC, 3480, Adtec EN 91, 100; Decoders - ATEME DM5000, Evertz 7882DEC, Adtec 60, 71, Cisco 9854, Erricson 8200; Video Test & Measurement - Tektronix WFM 8300, WVR 8300 , Imagine VTM Series , AVCOM SNG2500C; VTR's & Media Recorders - Sony HDW-D1800 HDCam, PMW-1000 XDCam, BVW Series BetaCam, Panasonic AJ-HD1400 DVCPro, AJA KiPro; Video Servers - Imagine Nexio Farad/Volt, Dalet Brio, Evertz Dream Catcher, EVS, Volicon, Mira; Post Production - Adobe Premiere, CC, Avid ProTools, Dalet OneCut
- Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

- Familiarity with the following broadcast standards: SMPTE 259, 292M, MXF; TU-R Rec.709, 601; MPEG 2, MPEG 4; EIA RS-422, RS-232

Certifications (Desired):

- SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) - CTO
- Network - CCENT

Education & Experience:

- Associates Degree in Technical discipline or two (2) years equivalent work experience

We believe every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication, openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn and grow, and an overall positive attitude. Roles may require the following:

- Office environment
- Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time
- Varying schedule as a result of changing production, games and news coverage requirements
- Dexterity of hands, fingers to operate computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other compute components
- Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call sport. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and loss of staff members
- Participate in an established on call rotation
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds varying distances

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15883
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: IL
Job Description:

We are looking for an engineering manager to join our team in Chicago. The full position details are available via the link below, but here is a very brief synopsis of the position: This position will assist the DoE in overseeing all engineering and support needs for the Company both in Chicago, and for our owned and operated stations throughout the country. This position may include up to 50% travel (at least initially) assisting outside stations with issues.

As a ministry organization, we consider our relationship to our Creator to be above all, and a suitable candidate would need to believe the same, both in word and in deed.

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15884
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

We are searching for a Maintenance Engineer to join our team of highly qualified, dedicated engineering staff. The Maintenance Engineer repairs and maintains all mechanical and electronic equipment within the broadcast facility, as well as remote microwave sites, mobile production, and ENG/SNG vehicles. This position provides support and repair for Broadcast IT systems, repairs video production and master control switchers, video and IP routers, transport stream encoders, video servers, studio cameras, ENG cameras, video monitors, UHF transmitters, microwave transmitters and receivers, intercom and IFB systems, audio production boards, graphics production equipment, computers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a multi-station, state of the art broadcast television operation. The ideal candidate will review and maintain system design documents and drawings, provide routine maintenance on broadcast systems and provide a service oriented demeaner to other departments within the television station. The position will require nights and weekends and occasional holiday scheduling as well as on-call support.

Experience:

• Five years experience maintaining technical equipment in a television broadcast or post-production facility preferred.
• Must possess mid-level experience and knowledge of computers, servers, data infrastructure including Ethernet and fiber in support of IP and communications protocols, and computer operating systems (XP, Windows 7, Server 2008, etc).

Requirements:

Education:

• Associate degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent training and/or experience.

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.
• Good written and verbal skills.
• 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.
• Ability to work a flexible work schedule in support of a 24x7x365 Broadcast operation.
• Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record.
% Travel Required (Approximate): <5%

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15885
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Engineering & Technology
Location: OR: Portland
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering & Technology is responsible for oversight of all broadcast distribution operations for the station and works with the Director of Radio Operations, Engineering Assistant, Webmaster/Full Stack Web Developer, and contractors to ensure the efficient operation of the organization’s broadcast and office technology.

Essential Functions:

This position is responsible for ensuring smooth day-to-day technical operations of the station and is the first responder to keep our stations on-air.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires occasional lifting up to 75 lbs., ability to stoop, kneel, climb, bend at the waist and reach on a daily basis, sitting at a computer keyboard for extended periods of time, ability to perform general office tasks such as copying, printing, filing, and using the telephone. Occasional travel to offsite work locations required.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Engineering:

a) Responsible for maintaining efficiency & excellence of all broadcast equipment, satellite downlink equipment and off-site transmitters/towers managed by contractors.
b) Acts as "Chief Operator" as required by the Federal Communications Commission.
c) Researches and recommends acquisition of new and emerging broadcast technology and delivery systems as needed.
d) Assists in the technical design and upgrade planning for broadcast facilities, systems and equipment in coordination with outside vendors.
e) Implements preventive and corrective maintenance programs for technical equipment systems in collaboration with Program Director & on-air staff.
f) Oversees contractors managing the setup of transmitter parameters to operate at proper values; ensures transmitter power calibrations are performed at prescribed intervals.
g) Coordinates work assignments and on-call responsibility for all locations.
h) Is on-call after office hours on weekends/holidays if emergency repairs are needed.
i) Proactively and appropriately communicates the status of engineering & technology issues to senior management.
j) Oversees sound engineering and studio/office technology.

2. Administrative/Supervisory:

a) Recruits, trains, supervises, evaluates & motivates staff of two in compliance with the organization’s personnel policies and procedures.
b) Hires broadcast contract workers as necessary.
c) Maintains work areas, tools and equipment inventory.
d) Maintains logs and records as appropriate to meet Federal Communications Commission requirements.
e) Assists the CEO with planning, designing and implementing technical facilities improvement and equipment replacement including capital budget recommendations, quote and bid preparation and analysis, and representing projects with vendors.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Strong background in electronics and RF Engineering, particularly in the areas of communications and transmission systems
• Bachelor's degree and a minimum of at least four years of experience in Broadcast Engineering
• Comprehensive knowledge of FCC regulations & guidelines
• Proficiency in the technical support of broadcast software and systems
• Experience safely operating machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work
• Experience with Broadcast Automation systems and maintenance
• Experience utilizing the standards, principles, trends, and practices of radio production
• Experience reading and interpreting technical manuals, equipment, diagrams and specifications
• Experience with inventory management and control
• Experience training and supervising employees
• Ability to interpret and apply related Station policies, procedures, principles, and practices
• Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations relevant to Non-Commercial Broadcasting

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with the principles and practices of project planning, development and evaluation
• Engineering experience in Public Broadcasting
• Experience with current media, technology and trends
• Extensive knowledge of digital broadcasting systems
• Experience with microphone placement, sound design and studio equipment

Professional Skills & Attributes:

• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and organizational skills
• Creative problem solver who figures out how to take an idea and make it work
• Interface closely with internal technical and non-technical staff to support the Company’s Mission and maintain effective working relationships
• Self-motivated, innovative, and able to meet conflicting deadlines and priorities
• Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple simultaneous projects & tasks
• Comfortable learning new tools, platforms, and technologies
• Interest in and commitment to the core values of public service media; interest in classical music
• Must have a valid Oregon or Washington driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to hire

We seek to be very productive and subscribe to the idea that a small, highly dedicated and motivated team can produce the best classical music service on the planet. We work in a highly creative and dynamic environment and take pride in making the most of our precious resources. You’ll be joining us at an exciting time as we continue to grow our listenership and expand our service and programming offerings.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15877
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: KY: Louisville
Job Description:

Qualified candidate must be self-starter, team player with excellent communication and people skills and can hit the ground running. Responsibilities include project management, and installation, repair and maintenance of all television station equipment. Minimum 4 years of experience in broadcast engineering or related field and proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking required. Advanced electronics education or military electronics training a plus. RF experience with broadcast transmitters also a plus.

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15878
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast & IT Systems Specialist
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Broadcast and IT Systems Specialist.

Responsibilities include providing technical and IT troubleshooting for all systems, installing, configuring, and maintaining broadcast and IT equipment, interfacing with third party vendors and support technicians as well as responding to help desk tickets and calls. Other duties include testing and updating software, leading projects for new system installations, adhering to IT policies and best practices for Broadcast IT Infrastructure, facility support and completing regular training and continuing education.

Candidate must have a passion for and be comfortable working with current IT and TV technologies, concepts and emerging trends. This individual must be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast paced environment, working both independently and as part of a diverse team. The ideal candidate must excel in our departmental foundations of communication, customer service, accountability, planning and preparation, and responsiveness. Additionally, there must be an ability to work a schedule that may include weekdays, nights, weekends, and holidays and be willing to be on call or work overtime. Strong troubleshooting skills for computer workstations, laptops, software, broadcast systems, and servers is required as is excellent organizational and documentation skills. Qualified candidates must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Preferred qualifications include an advanced knowledge of new and traditional TV broadcast equipment and systems including but not limited to master control and newsroom automation, routers, asset management systems, non-linear editing systems, and networked storage systems. Knowledge of IT networks, enterprise software platforms, switches, cloud technologies, and virtual machines as well as experience in installation and implementation of broadcast and IT systems. A proven track record managing projects and experience using AutoCAD and Microsoft Visio are preferred.

Associate degree in a television, engineering, or IT related field, or at least five years’ experience in TV or IT related industry is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15879
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: IT
Location: NC: Fayetteville
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Chief Engineer. Duties include, but are not limited to, studio and transmitter maintenance and construction, RF Systems, and audio routing systems. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely matter. We are looking for a high energy, self-motivated person, who is qualified for this rare opportunity to work with us as we prepare to build and move to a new studio facility. Our Fayetteville market includes (4) FM’s, (1) AM and (2) Translators. The ideal candidate will also support our staff with all computer-related hardware and software needs; manage local computer networks; manage local phone systems and provide mobile phone support. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the IT infrastructure for our Radio Stations in the Fayetteville market and the needs of our departments in a timely and collaborative way. The candidate will need knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking, Microsoft Server, Office, and various supporting applications in a Broadcast Environment.

Qualifications:

• Minimum five years of radio engineering experience and two years of IT training
• Knowledge of RF Systems, and RF troubleshooting skills;
• Preferred experience with radio studio construction and maintenance;
• Preferred experience with Radio Automation software (Audio Vault & Wide Orbit)
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Server OS, specifically storage functions, Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems and Microsoft Office.
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
• Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
• SBE Certification is a plus;
• In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products including SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
• Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance are required;
• Ability to provide helpdesk support to end users
• Knowledge of SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
• The ability to ensure IT activities are within security parameters as outlined by management.
• Project management experience

This position is full-time and includes benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 01/04/2019
Job #: 15880
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: WA
Job Description:

Ensure our television production and transmission meets audio, video and technical standards to reach more people, build a strong organization and inspire a smarter world

Key Job Responsibilities:

I. Administer Broadcast Systems:

- Create preventative maintenance schedules and conduct preventive maintenance.
- Administer network, media storage, archive and edit systems in broadcast and production environments.
- Administer, analyze, diagnose and repair broadcast servers and other systems that are part of the broadcast network.
- Follow best practices for maintaining the security, availability and integrity of broadcast and production media systems and data.
- Support Broadcast Equipment.
- Support installation, maintenance, repair, and monitoring of broadcast equipment: master control, cameras, routing switchers, converters, monitoring, and test equipment.
- Collaborate with Engineering team to maintain systems documentation.
- Collaborate with Engineering team to design implementation of broadcast and production systems.

II. Collaborate:

- Must be able to communicate effectively within the Engineering department and with other departments.
- Work with Communication Technician to support transmission.
- Work with Producers, Directors and Production Managers to identify technical production requirements.
- Work with IT Department to support the security, availability and integrity of broadcast systems and data interfacing with IT managed systems.
- Establish and maintain relationships with vendors, manufacturers, contractors, and broadcasters.
- Support Engineering Manager in developing the annual engineering operating budget and capital budget.
- Train others to use broadcast systems.
- Function as Engineer-in-Charge (“EIC”) during studio and remote productions.
- Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Education and Experience:

- AA degree in electronic, network or computer technology from an accredited technical school or equivalent experience required.
- Understanding of a broad range of computer operating systems, applications and hardware required.
- Experience planning, implementing and administering network infrastructure including managed switches, cabling and other network equipment required.
- Solid understanding of TCP/IP protocols (e.g. HTTP, FTP, SNMP, NTP) and how TCP/IP-based services work (DNS, DHCP) required.
- Understanding of IPv4 layer 2/3 networking technology, including NAT
- Experience in broadcast television preferred.
- Working knowledge and ability to operate and maintain audio, video, broadcast electronics preferred.
- Project Management experience preferred.
- CAD skills preferred.

Physical Requirements:

- Ability to regularly type on a keyboard.
- Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 30 pounds required.
- Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Washington State driver’s license.
- Ability tou se a variety of hand tools, power tools.
- Ability to work outside regular business hours as needed.

We are committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. This is a full time, regular, bargaining unit position.

Post Date: 01/03/2019
Job #: 15873
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Other: Senior Engineer: Broadcast/Digital Media Systems Design
Location: CA: Greater Los Angeles Area
Job Description:

We seek an experienced engineer as a technical leader and individual contributor on projects to design and build television broadcasting and digital media systems and facilities for our clients, who include some of the largest companies in media and entertainment.

This is a client-facing, staff position in our Glendale (Los Angeles) office, with occasional travel to client locations throughout the United States.

Qualifications:

• Familiarity with a broad range of television broadcasting and digital media technologies, gained over at least 4 to 6 years of professional work experience.
• Demonstrated ability to design video, audio control, time code, communications, and IP network systems, as found in first-class broadcast, production, or post production facilities, and to create and revise connection and layout drawings using AutoCAD software.
• Ability to develop and interpret functional requirements; perform all levels of detailed design; and organize and share appropriate work assignments within a design team.
• Experience with systems engineering processes, including requirements management, testing (and test plan development), and configuration management.
• Competence in design issues related to human factors.
• Excellent written, verbal, and graphical communication skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio software.
• Ability to develop and maintain good professional relations with clients, vendors, and colleagues, sometimes in challenging situations under deadline pressure.
• Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 01/03/2019
Job #: 15874
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering and I.T.
Location: Outside the US: Guam
Job Description:

We are seeking a Director of Engineering and IT for operation of our broadcast station group in Guam, a US territory.

* Candidate should have at least 5 years experience with RF transmission equipment, Radio and Television transmitters, Microwave technology, and Studio/Master control oversight.
* Hours include possible nights and weekends responding to trouble calls.
* Ability to lift 50 lbs is imperative, and skills with low voltage AV wiring and fabrication
* Management skills are a plus, as the position requires facility maintenance and fleet maintenance with vendor and network (NBC and CBS affiliated) communications for related tasks.
* A strong background in IT also desired as non linear, digital and streaming services are increasingly being integrated into operation and workflow. Both PC and Mac workstation platforms are included, and SQL database server management is a big part of the position. Also Network storage alliance management skills are desired.
* A basic knowledge of news workflow and news automation is preferred, and Radio playout automation knowledge is desirable.
* SBE certification is also a plus.

Company willing to negotiate airfare and temporary (up to 2 weeks) lodging accommodations should hiree have to relocate.

Post Date: 01/03/2019
Job #: 15875
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

Required:
* Degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent job experience.
* Minimum 3 years’ experience in equipment installation and maintenance at a television broadcast facility.
* Strong background in areas of broadcast hardware, software and experience with a digital plant.
* Must be a team player and a self-starter.

Preferred:

* SBE Certification preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 01/03/2019
Job #: 15876
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: MA: Chicopee
Job Description:

We seek a qualified individual to join our operations team as a Master Control Operator. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring the quality and accuracy of the on-air product, ensuring the transmission meets government regulations, troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, and preparing programming for playout. Must also be detail oriented, have thorough knowledge of PCs, videotape R/PB equipment and related broadcast software.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

• Operate video switchers, and router panels, routing video and audio signals, file servers, multi-channel automation systems, and all related broadcast equipment.
• Live-on air switching.
• Server based distribution management.
• Maintain on-air programming, as well as tune in satellite feeds.
• Monitor transmitters, maintain logs, ingest and file transfer shows and commercials.
• High stress environment with deadline pressures.
• Position may include weekends, holidays and overnight hours.

Experience Required:

Two year technical degree and knowledge of server based video operations is preferred; minimum of one year experience in television operations preferred. Must have the ability to use vector scopes, waveform monitors, and other engineering test equipment and have a working knowledge of broadcast videotape/videodisc machine operations.

Post Date: 12/21/2018
Job #: 15871
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a maintenance engineer, responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast equipment in accordance with good engineering practice. A successful candidate must be a highly-motivated professional with strong studio, remote, and IT skills and a willingness to learn RF. The Maintenance Engineer must be able respond quickly to after-hours emergencies at the station or “remote-in” by computer if warranted.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Install and maintain all IT and broadcast equipment at the studio and remote locations
• Familiarity with Ross Overdrive and Acuity Switcher, Ross Xpression graphics systems, AVID editing systems, AVID iNews, TVU, Vinten Robotic Pedestals, and Harmonic X2S encoders is desirable.
• Proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking.
• Assist in maintaining three ENG trucks and two DSNG trucks and four TVU systems.
• Assist with building and facility maintenance.
• Work amicably and professionally with other Departments, News, Sales, Production, Promotion, etc.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

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

Physical Demands & 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 others, make decisions without supervision, lift 50-lbs, work outdoors in all weather conditions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Post Date: 12/21/2018
Job #: 15870
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer: Senior Technician
Location: MN
Job Description:

We seek a problem solving, self-starting Senior Technician for our Engineering Department who is a solid team player with good communication skills.

The Senior Technician must have the ability to operate, troubleshoot and repair equipment related to television broadcast facilities, including, but not limited to:

• Digital microwave & satellite systems
• Mpeg encoders and decoders
• Television broadcast transmitters
• Cameras and associated robotic systems
• Master Control and studio production equipment
• Broadcast and production automation Systems
• Mobile production systems (ENG/SNG and bounded cellular)

Additionally the candidate must:

• Possess a thorough familiarity with computer hardware
• Knowledgeable in Windows and Linux operating systems
• Understand computer networking concepts
• Be able to read and create technical schematics and documents

Furthermore the successful candidate will:

• Be able to carry 40 pounds for a distance of 300'
• Climb ladders, and work outdoors.
• Be a graduate of an electronics training school or equivalent experience.
• Have SBE certification and/or FCC General Class License.
• Be a positive station citizen
• Always present a customer-service minded attitude

Work shifts will include weekends and holidays. Must be flexible for last-minute scheduling changes as this job is live programming / news-driven.

This is a Union position, must join IBEW Local 292.

All other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

Post Date: 12/19/2018
Job #: 15865
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MI: Saginaw
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Staff Engineer for our radio facilities in Saginaw. Reporting to the Market Manager will be responsible for 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.

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 workstations.
* 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:

* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
* Experience in computer based broadcast automation.
* Experience with cluster-wide studio equipment and operations, audio routing and distribution of analog, digital and audio-over-IP protocols, EAS, satellite receivers, studio telephones and broadcast IT systems.
* Proficiency in basic electronics theory and principles including Ohms law and the ability to read schematics.
* Ability to use test equipment, i.e. Multi-meters, Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, and field strength meters in troubleshooting.
* Ability to work independently to troubleshoot and repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities including troubleshooting down to the component level when practical.
* Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL, VoIP and PRI circuits.
* Knowledge of building systems, HVAC, electrical, UPS, and standby generators.
* Possess IT skills including PC/server troubleshooting and repair as well as knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP and local area networking.
* Proven ability to communicate technical information and interact easily with all levels of staff.
* Current SBE membership.
* Able to be on-call after hours for emergencies or routine maintenance as needed.
* Must possess a valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
* Must be 21 years of age or older.
* 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.
- SBE, Microsoft, and CompTIA Certifications.
- Associates or Technical Degree in Broadcast Engineering Technology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Physical requirements:

* Ability to lift and/or move loads up to 50 lbs.
* Ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces.

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

Post Date: 12/19/2018
Job #: 15866
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: DC
Job Description:

Do you like to travel and living life on the road?
Are you adept at mechanical tasks?
Do you have plumbing and electrical skills?

We are a growing technical services company with clients throughout the country. Our business is focused on a positive attitude, engaging in growing customer relationships, and creativity to meet the needs of projects no matter the challenges and changes that may come.

Requirements for the position:

• The Technician must be able to travel 100% of the time. Our clients and job sites are all around the country, and our technicians must be available to travel to those locations.
• Industrial plumbing, electrical, and mechanical skills.
• Positive and engaging attitude.
• Ability to be diplomatic with internal and external customers.
• Flexibility and creativity to adapt to work challenges and project changes.
• Ability to move and lift equipment (generally up to 75 pounds).
• Willingness to work at substantial heights on scaffolding and ladders.
• Some moving and rigging experience is helpful but not required.
• Some experience in broadcast equipment and technology is helpful but not required.

The ideal candidate for this position will be open to learning about an industry that is constantly changing and will embrace those changes with enthusiasm and flexibility. The equipment in our industry can be complex and very different from one site to another. We will provide the ideal candidate with the training and foundation to succeed as a Technician as a member of the team at our industry-leading organization.

This work includes installing and removing large industrial-sized transmitters and supporting systems. If you’re familiar with glycol-cooling systems and large coaxial transmission line systems, as well as having the skills mentioned above, we’d like to hear from you! We may be the right fit!

Again, this position requires 100% out of town travel. The work sites can be anywhere around the country. The company covers all travel costs as well as per diem when traveling. Compensation is based on skill level and experience.

Post Date: 12/19/2018
Job #: 15867
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Other: Operations Engineer II
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The Operations Engineer II performs multiple job responsibilities in the Command Center (BCC), a 24x7x365 central command center for on-air and broadcast emergencies, live QC technology, and design and implementation support for News & Entertainment technology projects.

As an Operations Engineer II, you will assume a leadership role in project execution, responsible for ensuring your assigned phase of the project adheres to established Company standards and is executed on time and within budget. You must possess an in-depth knowledge of all the equipment and systems that the Company supports and demonstrate the highest level of BCC proficiency in a wide range of toolsets used for monitoring, troubleshooting, service restoration, and project execution. You also ensure all assigned incidents and service requests are resolved within defined service levels. In this role you will create knowledge articles for use by support personnel and customers.

Live QC and Commercial Ingest:

• Use of specialized Live QC technology to ensure the highest quality of all incoming signals into the News networks
• Work with Commercial/Promo Ingest equipment to maintain the quality of the commercial servers content and protect the commercial revenue stream Serves as Tier 1 support for service triage and dispatch

Service Triage and Dispatch:

• Provides first call response for broadcast and on-air emergencies, ensuring all incidents and service requests are properly documented, classified, and assigned; dispatched from the BCC as needed to perform on-site troubleshooting and issue resolution
• Provide first call response for broadcast and on-air emergencies, ensuring all incidents and service requests are properly documented, classified, and assigned; provide advanced, in-depth, on-site diagnostic and troubleshooting support for broadcast and on-air emergencies

Event Monitoring:

• Monitor various systems and issue alert notifications for out of tolerance conditions; demonstrate an advanced level of troubleshooting, problem resolution, and process improvement skills

* This role works in a shift environment with periodic shift rotation and days off; works on a variable schedule that includes weekends and holidays

The Essentials:

• 2 to 5 years supporting broadcast customers, systems, and executing projects or equivalent
• Knowledge of software and hardware troubleshooting for Apple Macintosh, Microsoft Windows OS's and Mobile devices
• 1-3 years of experience in service and maintenance of broadcast equipment
• Demonstrated knowledge of standard networking protocols, computing operating systems, & LAN/WAN topology
• In depth knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and standard business applications depth
• Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast fundamentals in video and audio production workflows, measurements, transmission standards and systems
• Understanding of IP network-based file management, and production tools such as cameras, mixers, monitors, editing systems, etc., with the ability to correctly setup and diagnose problems with such equipment
• Demonstrated capabilities for innovative thinking to introduce new concepts and approaches to solving technical problems
• Flexibility to work in a shift environment with periodic shift rotation and days off

The Perks:

• Paid time off every year to volunteer
• Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
• 2018 Best Company for Working Mothers
• 2018 Best Company for Dads
• An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

We are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Post Date: 12/19/2018
Job #: 15869
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: CA: Anaheim
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer will assist the Chief Engineer with overseeing the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the studio, transmitter and remote sites. The position requires not only extensive experience in engineering work but also proven experience in the ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical broadcast staff.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

- Responsible for providing timely/urgent response in resolving technical and operational problems including but not limited to on an off air situations, equipment and transmitter issues 24/7.
- Maintain, troubleshoot, install and repair broadcast technical plant, equipment and systems, including transmitters, related equipment, remote control, studio equipment, telephone, digital transmission of a multi-site facility as well as station equipment in station vehicles with little or no supervision.
- Use Radio Frequency engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all RF technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, including digital AM transmitting equipment, AM directional antenna system, Studio to Transmitter Links and satellite uplinks/downlinks and microwave transmission systems.
- Implement new engineering projects as assigned.
- Perform remote broadcast setups.
- Provide technical support to the travelling Producer/Engineer.
- Use working knowledge of PC's, networking, routers, switches, operating systems, network security and Microsoft applications software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Access Database and PowerPoint.
- Use comprehensive knowledge of basic electronic theory for troubleshooting to the system and boards to the component level where applicable.
- Assist in the maintenance of all aspects of 38 acre AM transmitter site, towers and facility.
- Work closely with programming, promotions and sales departments in a productive, communicative way, in order to help achieve their needs and goals.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Candidate must be highly motivated and passionate about the Radio Broadcast industry.
- Understanding of broadcast systems configurations, workflows and multiplatform distributions.
- Strong troubleshooting skills.
- Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.
- PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft office suite; IT & Network skills on broadcast related, IP based equipment and applications.
- Ability to work on both IP based broadcast equipment and legacy broadcast equipment.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize workload under deadlines in a fast-paced environment; can escalate appropriately.
- Ability to read and interpret technical documentation.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
- Minimum five years' experience with a radio broadcasting environment. 5 kW or greater AM experience preferred. AM Directional Antenna experience also preferred.
- Fluency in English; clear and concise communication, both verbal and written.

Requirements:

- Strong interpersonal, organizational skills, and willingness to assist others.
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all aspects of the position.
- Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
- Ability to work extended hours, as needed i.e. weekend, evening and holidays.
- Available for emergency response 24/7, as needed.
- Act as responder for station disaster recovery.
- Have valid state driver’s license. Acceptable driving record. Background check for driving record is required.
- Have the right to work in the United States.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

- Must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 75 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 12/18/2018
Job #: 15864
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NJ
Job Description:

This Director position has All full time staff. 6 people in each location. They’re a mix of infrastructure people and application minded people. 50/50 split. They do projects and support. Manage all post production, AVID, etc. They support transcode, telestream advantage, AVID, adobe, graphics stations, espera, windows, MAC, Linux (Linux is critical).

Looking for a Director who can manage a large group of people, infrastructure minded, understands data centers and the criticality for data centers.

Infrastructure – Understands VMware, virtual farms and infrastructure, cisco, HP, dell. Virtualizing application and hardware, understands storage, SAN, PURE, Hitachi, NAS, etc. Wants someone who understands anything from an infrastructure that gets put on-air. 24/7 team and position. 2 managers in 2 locations great at managing production support, running the outage bridge. Master on the phone, coordinating efforts. Doesn’t have to be the most technical person, but knows enough to push people through to get things done. You have to always be available. They don’t have to get their hands on the keyboard but someone who understands the technology and interested in the space. They have a true passion for technology and infrastructure.

Job Purpose:

The Director of Media Engineering is responsible for the overall management, design, budgeting, technical direction, and successful coordination of all production engineering activities across diverse teams.

Job Activities:

· Direct Management of infrastructure and application engineers and running technical build/support/maintenance.
· Operational budget preparation, management, and driving capital project timelines.
· Implementation of standards, controls, processes and technologies that ensure a high degree of availability and reliability for the production system environments.
· Building and articulating future technical requirements and recommendations.
· Identify and plan for operational risks relative to production requirements over short to medium term.
· Vendor management by monitoring performance, providing feedback, championing new projects, and defining or approving/disapproving change control processes.
· Provide employee reviews and goal setting as required. Set department goals based on Technology and Company goals.
· Project Management to specification on-time and on-budget.
· Operational risks management and just in time (JIT) operational changes based on requirements.
· Outage management across operational partners and client base.
· Lead investigations of outages and issues in Media Fulfillment and Post Production systems and their integration points to identify systematic issues and root causes

Qualifications/Requirements

• Infrastructure, data center, Storage area network management. Managing teams and hands-on expertise in levels 2 and 3 support across the enterprise. Great at outage management, managing communications up and across, and helping staff focused on the issues.
• System management experience running infrastructure and applications.
• Knowledge of SDI Video/IP Protocols a plus.
• Excellent verbal and documentation skills
• Running point on all outage responses, directing engineers and clients through to issue resolution.
• Audio/Video production system internals and design considerations.
• Video transcoding systems; design, configuration and management.
• Internet client/server protocol technologies and web technologies.
• Computing and network systems, standards, applications and methodologies.
• Storage Area Networks and archive technologies (SAN, NAS, LTO, Fibre Channel, and Object Storage)
• Program/Project Management - Ability to communicate complicated technical issues in a straightforward and concise manner.
• 5+ years of experience managing a team and several substantial projects.
• Minimum 5 years working with IT systems, with a solid understanding of network protocols and standards (e.g. DNS, TCP, HTTP, FTP, SSH, UDP).
• Understanding of technologies, content flow, and distribution to the web (e.g. CMS, Closed Captioning, Social Media, Transcode)
• Understanding of various file formats: QuickTime, Windows Media, MPEG50, MPEG2, MPEG4, XDCAMHD, DNX, AppleProRes, 4K, UHD, HDR etc. a plus Desired Characteristics
• Familiarity with broadcast production or video productions systems, including basic knowledge of non-liner editing tools.
• Strong leadership skills
• Strong interpersonal skills & adeptness at building relationships with all technical and operational areas .
• Experience with various OS levels (Linux, Windows, Windows Server, CentOS)
• Experience with various databases (Oracle, SQL, MongoDB)
• Cloud Experience (AWS, GCP, Azure)

Post Date: 12/18/2018
Job #: 15812
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: FL: Miami
Job Description:

A global broadcast network station is seeking a Director Media Engineering in Miami. Must have broadcast engineering expertise from studio, post production and delivery and also managing staff.

Required Technical Skillsets:

• Studio, Post and Transmission systems design, integration and support
• Studio and Post production workflows and operational processes
• Enterprise file storage and virtual computing
• Experience with software development and/or scripting in support of API integrations with Media flows
• IP networking (Cisco certification preferred), and IP media standards
• Ability to read and interpret design documentation, including elevations, connection drawings and runlists

Required Characteristics:

• Collaboration and Technical Communication: Strong customer service skills and unfailing professionalism. Demonstrate impeccable written and verbal communication and presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Proven Leadership Skills: Provide clear, decisive direction. Don’t be afraid to make decisions, but be prepared to pivot or change course when appropriate.
• Technology Expertise and Ownership: Demonstrate a high level of expertise with production technologies. Demonstrate a dedication to building and maintaining a stable, high-performance technical environment as the ultimate responsible party and senior subject matter expert for technology

Qualifications/Requirements:

• 7+ years of recent experience with a broadcaster or broadcast industry solutions provider
• 2+ years of management experience, including performance evaluation, hiring and disciplinary action
• Must be willing to work evenings, overnights, weekends , holidays with little or/no notice
• Spanish language skills are preferred but not required

Post Date: 12/18/2018
Job #: 15813
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Post Production Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York (midtown)
Job Description:

Support, Maintain and work on Projects in a Post Production facility for a global Broadcast Media Entertainment company. This position will work heavily as the SME on Evertz- they are building a new facility and this engineer will work directly with Evertz and test the new technology heavily prior to installation.

The Production Maintenance Engineer will repair, maintain and provide technical and operational support for all networking, production, and related post-production equipment.

Responsibilities:

* Maintaining, repairing troubleshooting all Evertz, Avid, Graphic and Post Audio related issues (servers and editors).
* The position requires extensive knowledge of Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Technician will have a strong understanding of video routing – (baseband, video over IP and IP routing set up and configuration), Omnitek, EEG close captioning solutions, television production systems and timing relationships with various pieces of equipment.
* Position may also be called upon to assist in the design and implementation of certain projects when needed.

Requirements:

* Evertz or similar media routers/switchers, video over IP is a must!
* College degree in Computer Science or equivalent job experience
* At least 4 years professional experience in a similar capacity
* Subject Matter Expert in Evertz products including Magnum, Vista Link, insight, SDVN, PTP and standards like SMPTE 2110
* Strong understanding of video and audio signal formats such as 1080i, 720p, UHD/HDR and the various frame rates associated with these formats
* Ability in the application and use of analog and digital television test equipment such as WFM/VS, EEG, Omnitek Ultra TQ, rasterizers including Phabrix and Leader.
* Strong support and troubleshooting of network and signal flow problems, as well as install and configure complex post production video and audio processing systems
* Proficient with Windows, Mac OS and Linux Operating Systems.
* Understanding of networking concepts including routing, subnetting etc.
* VMware, Horizon and server/workstation virtualization
* Avid (Interplay, ISIS, Capture, Media Central, Media Composer) a plus
* Adobe Creative Cloud and third party hardware a plus
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office, CAD and Visio is required.
* Flexible and adaptable to changing requirements and schedules, work independently with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal skills and adeptness at building relationships.

Post Date: 12/14/2018
Job #: 15860
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: SC
Job Description:

We are seeking a Director of Engineering. This position has responsibility for the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of technical facilities used in the production and transmission of television and radio programs. Functions as senior design coordinator in developing plans and making recommendations for new systems and for upgrading or improving existing systems such as television studio transmitting facilities, studio facilities, microwave systems, automation and control systems, fiber optic systems and satellite transmitting and receiving systems. Supervises the work of senior project managers and reviews technical designs and budget estimates prepared by engineering staff or engineering firms contracted with the Engineering Division. Prepares reports and applications for submission to Federal, State, and local regulatory agencies. This will include, but not be limited to, license applications to the FCC and FAA, approvals required by the State Engineer, and any permits required by local regulatory agencies.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 12/14/2018
Job #: 15861
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Part-time Engineer
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

Qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years radio broadcast engineering experience is preferred.
• Hands-on FM, HD and AM transmitter experience is required;
• AM Directional Antenna experience is preferred;
• Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antenna’s, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, STL’s, EAS Sage, telephone system and related other equipment is required;
• IT & Network knowledge and experience is preferred;
• Strong PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) is required;
• Working knowledge of radio station FCC Rules and Regulations is preferred;
• Experience with computer based audio storage system is required, Wide Orbit preferred;
• Experience with digital audio and audio streaming is preferred;
• Experience with analog & digital audio consoles, i.e., Axia digital is preferred;

Responsibilities:

• Be on call 24/7 to respond to any transmitter or studio emergencies including weekends and holidays;
• Perform maintenance at three transmitter sites, i.e. changing air filters, take weekly transmitter maintenance log readings and calibrate remote controls;
• Perform AM quarterly tower inspections, measure and log AM monitor point readings quarterly;
• Perform Chief Operator log review weekly for each station;
• Assist with studio changes or new installations;
• Assist IT Manager as needed to supplement employee help desk;

Must be able to lift 40lbs. FCC General Class License and/or SBE Certification preferred, a valid driver’s license required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 12/14/2018
Job #: 15863
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: Multimedia News Organization
Job Title: Other: Electronics Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

We seek a customer service focused and mission driven Electronics Engineer to help build our technical support team. The position maintains and repairs our broadcast technical equipment. S/he also designs, constructs, installs and tests said equipment and assists the Engineering Technology leadership determine Engineering Service’s purchasing requirements.

Essential Duties:

* Construct, install, test, maintain, repair, and provide technical support for broadcast and audio equipment, systems, studio facilities, and audio networks.
* Ensure technical databases and documentation are current.
* In partnership with Engineering Technology leadership, plan projects and/or execute project plans.
* Take ownership of customer issues and follow through to resolution.
* Respond to critical issues on a 24x7x365 basis as required.
* Expand knowledge of current and emerging audio broadcast equipment, systems and workflow.
* Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

* Two years college in computer science or electronic engineering required. Four year degree in related field or equivalent experience highly preferred.
* At least two years’ experience in engineering maintenance at a broadcaster, production house, electronic equipment manufacturer or systems integrator preferred.
* Experience in programming and installation of a multi-console facility, intercom, automation and router based digital audio system.
* Familiarity with IP based audio systems and protocols.
* Ability to utilize test equipment commonly used in broadcast related electronics and computer network servicing.
* Experience with computer networking.
* Demonstrated experience providing high level of professional, courteous, and consistent interactions with clients.
* Troubleshooting experience at the systems level of broadcast and audio production-related equipment, computer hardware, and individual equipment to the component level.
* Ability to read schematics and understand signal flow
* Ability to use common hand and power tools
* Demonstrated ability to perform under deadline pressure.
* Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts as required. This includes weekends, overnights, and occasional holidays.
* Ability and willingness to work overtime as required.
* Demonstrated knowledge of audio, recording, and radio production theory and practice.
* Must be able to work independently or with a team.
* Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
* Hearing skills must ensure that our audio quality standards are maintained.
* Must hold a valid driver’s license.
* This is a union position.

What else?

* Familiarity with MS Office suite and AutoCAD LT preferred.
* Familiarity with AES 67, Ravenna, and other audio over IP transports preferred.
* Familiarity with Lawo hardware preferred.
* Audio Engineering Society (AES), Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) involvement preferred.
* Network level TV/Radio experience a plus.
* Public Radio experience a plus.

We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including health and wellness benefits, retirement, and work/life balance programs, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 12/14/2018
Job #: 15855
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: BIT 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 Day-to-Day:

* 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

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 4 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
* Possess manufacturer-provided broadcast training from SONY, Omneon/Harmonic, EVERTZ, Imagine, etc., Microsoft Network Certification, software programming skills (HTML, V.B., C++) desired
* Familiarity with AutoCad, MS-Project desired
* Familiarity with ITSM Service Management process desired

The Perks:

* Paid time off every year to volunteer
* Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
2* 018 Best Company for Working Mothers
* An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

We are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Post Date: 12/14/2018
Job #: 15856
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Broadcast Operations Technician is a member of the technical team that supports our 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.
• 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.
• Anticipate and prevent, to the extent possible, problems and outages prior to their occurrence.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in engineering or computer science or related area or equivalent, relevant experience as a technician in radio broadcast, network broadcasting operations or military telecommunications.
• At least 4 years of relevant broadcast technical experience.

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.
• In order to support other NY-based facilities, must be able to travel within the metropolitan area.
• Good troubleshooting skills and ability to work in a fast paced broadcast facility.
• Good public speaking and presentation skills.
• Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
• Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
• 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:

• Knowledge of multiple broadcast systems - Experience using Windows and Mac OS - Experience in basic networking.
• 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).

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

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

Post Date: 12/14/2018
Job #: 15857
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: TN: Memphis and Jackson
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced broadcast professional for the Chief Engineer of our broadcast and digital operations in Memphis and Jackson, Tennessee. This individual will have full oversight of the technical operations of our stations in Memphis and Jackson.

The Chief Engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining video, audio and other equipment associated with the television station. In addition, this person will assist in maintaining equipment associated with connectivity to other markets connected to the Memphis master control hub.

Major systems include server-based record and play-out systems, automation, non-linear editors, production switchers, digital newsroom acquisition/editing gear, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, news room computer systems, data networks and broadcast transmission equipment.

Management responsibilities will include expense and capital budget tracking and planning as well as daily oversight of engineering staff. The Chief will be required to interface with Department Heads to determine overall station needs and priorities.

Post Date: 12/14/2018
Job #: 15851
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: CT
Job Description:

Supervise all technical facilities and equipment for two full-power broadcast stations serving the Philadelphia and Boston DMAs.

The Engineering Manager role is responsible for ensuring continued operation, preventive maintenance and anticipating future needs for all technical facilities and equipment. The ideal candidate should have a strong broadcast technology skill set in digital video and audio formats and standards, baseband HD-SDI, ASI and transport streams and streaming video IP network workflows. The role requires solid leadership and communication skills. The Engineer should have a proactive approach with the ability to communicate advanced concepts, working under complex and stressful conditions while bringing effective solution oriented problem solving strategies and thoughtful direction when dealing with critical Broadcast technical system issues and emergencies.

Job Responsibilities:

• "Hands on" Broadcast and Production Systems Engineer capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
• Monitor, supervise, and strive to improve the broadcast maintenance facility standards and various production control work flows with a focus on the stations’ broadcast studios, production control rooms, Network channel play-out, Master Control and Graphics Branding systems, transmission and distribution systems.
• Take lead and manage assigned projects from conceptual stage through launch including managing successful build out and commissioning.
• Generate new and update existing engineering block diagrams, design documentation, and Standard Operating Procedures for various broadcast technical systems.
• Works closely with Director of Engineering to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure to all facilities.
• Supervise daily operation of all technical facilities and equipment along with all related software and hardware.
• Supervise daily technical needs and planning.
• Determine manpower needs and hire, train and supervise all Engineering staff.
• Coordinate with Director of Technology along with Operations Manager to determine and fulfill all current and future IT needs.
• Coordinate all technical needs with Operations Manager.
• Assist with selection, evaluation and maintaining all outside technical service providers including HVAC and emergency power systems.
• Encourage a positive environment that fosters team building and recognizes and celebrates great performance.
• Coordinates all facilities and equipment warranty and ongoing service contracts.
• Creates digital and written broadcast, engineering, and discrepancy reports
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state and federal laws.

Post Date: 12/14/2018
Job #: 15852
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: IT Engineer
Location: AL: Birmingham
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities include:

• Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned.
• Maintain and repair transmitters (TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.) , receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems.
• Provide technical support to operational users.
• Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices.
• Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems.
• Other duties may be assigned.

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

• A self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
• Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person.
• Be able to read and understand technical materials.
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines.
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time.
• Hold a valid driver's license.
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including holidays, extended hours, weekends and evenings.
• Minimum of two years broadcast experience.
• Working knowledge of broadcast station operations.
• Knowledge of core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
• Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems

Post Date: 12/14/2018
Job #: 15854
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: EIC for Mobile Production Truck
Location: VA: Richmond
Job Description:

We are seeking a Mobile Production Technician to oversee and operate our Mobile Production Unit (MPU). This is a full time position with benefits that is based in Richmond and reports to the Director of our Central Virginia Studios.

This position is responsible for supporting and executing live/recorded programming and conducting quality control of all outgoing feeds in the MPU. This requires adjusting, aligning and integrating all elements of the truck equipment inventory to provide a mobile production facility as required by events. Elements may include cameras, lenses, video servers and other video recording devices. The Mobile Production Technician will also respond to and report on client concerns regarding transmission paths and coordinate conference bridges. When the truck is not in use, this position will support the general production work in the Richmond area.

Successful candidates will have 3+ years’ experience in broadcast transmission environments with an emphasis on digital video broadcast and web streaming. Candidates should be familiar with Ross Carbonite Switchers, Xpression Graphics, Yamaha audio mixing systems and Clear Com. Experience with terminal gear, Grass Valley LDX 80 Cameras and RTS intercom systems is a plus. Candidates should have excellent troubleshooting skills, especially under time and resource constraints, and be able to visually identify video signal issues, noise, pixilation, etc. Candidates should be able to interact with a wide variety of individuals and work independently with little to no supervision.

Candidates should be able to work a flexible schedule including night and weekend hours, be available for travel, and must have a valid Virginia driver’s license with a clean driving record.

Post Date: 12/04/2018
Job #: 15843
Organization Type:
– Other: Remote Broadcast
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Chief Engineer
Location: OH: Relocation preferred but not demanded
Job Description:

We are seeking qualified engineers/technicians to join our team. Individuals will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of mobile units. Perform regular cleaning and inventory checks on mobile units. Manage and monitor mobile units at remote events. Individual must possess superior communication skills to professionally interact with clients, vendors and operations. Associates or Technical degree in Electronics or Engineering preferred. 2 to 5 years experience in Broadcast Engineering or related position preferred however a combination of education and experience will be considered. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 12/04/2018
Job #: 15845
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NC
Job Description:

We are looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering news that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment!

The Environment:

We are a 24-hour breaking news network which requires employees who are flexible and available to work various shift, including early morning, late evenings, weekends and holidays.

Join Our Journey If…

You’re ready to inspire and be inspired! You’re passionate, creative and highly technical, driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. You're fiercely accurate, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to share news stories to viewers our local communities. You're nimble, having the ability to pivot in an ever-changing workflow. You are a team player with a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills. You have the ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.

Job Summary:

Responsible for monitoring multiple on-air programming streams for quality and accuracy.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Monitor on-air quality and automation systems for multiple program streams.
• Monitor closed captioning on the news channels for accuracy and order live captioning when necessary.
• Collaboration with editorial and control room staffs regarding live programming.
• Commercial break monitoring and manual insertion.
• Look for opportunities to continually refine workflows, creating new efficiencies and capabilities
• Clearly communicate with personnel internally and externally.
• Exhibit excellent customer skills and be attentive to all department’s needs.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

• Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
• Time Management: Must have the ability to organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations.
• Must have the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change.
• Strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including automated on-air playout systems, newsroom editorial software, non-linear editing systems, satellite systems, bonded cellular systems and router systems.
• Knowledge of preferred systems: Dalet, Harmonic, Evertz, RTS, and Chyron.
• Communication: Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate with all levels within the organization and with external vendors.
• Teamwork: Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative, ability to handle criticism, even temperament and a positive approach to problem solving.
• Must work effectively within a team environment.
• Dependable self-starter who can operate consistently with a high degree of accuracy.
• Exceptional attention to detail and desire to excel. Must also be able to work independently without direct supervision.
• Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" and severe weather emergencies. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays.

Education:

* College degree or technical discipline in television production or related field or comparable work experience.

Related Work Experience:

* 2-4 Years Experience working in a television news and/or sport environment

Working Conditions:

* Semi-noisy office environment
* Lift/push/pull/maneuver equipment up to 50 lbs.

Post Date: 12/04/2018
Job #: 15847
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

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

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. Non-profit. EEO. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities.

Post Date: 11/27/2018
Job #: 15839
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

The Broadcast IT Support Specialist will respond, diagnose and remedy audio automation, FTP and audio production software issues through teamwork, communication and using troubleshooting, analytical and critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Our cutting-edge team provides a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Post Date: 11/27/2018
Job #: 15838
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Pensacola
Job Description:

Seeking Technical Chief responsible for all technical operations. Extensive Network and WAN support. Supervise radio transmitters: Solid-State & Tube-based. Manage department of 3 techs. Be part of company’s leadership team. 401K, medical/dental/vision insurance, EOE

Post Date: 11/27/2018
Job #: 15840
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Audio Technician: Operations Technician
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

The Operations Technician controls, monitors and troubleshoots the automation, satellite, switching, and other broadcast equipment systems of the network, stations and Satellite channel to ensure all systems operate in a manner that delivers indisputable excellence.

Our cutting-edge team provides a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Post Date: 11/27/2018
Job #: 15841
Organization Type:
– Other: Remote Broadcast Engineering
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Chief Engineer
Location: OH: Based in Oh but not required
Job Description:

We are a leader in the mid level mobile industry and are accepting applications for qualified remote broadcast engineers and/or technicians. Associates or Technical degree in Electronics or Engineering field preferred. 2-5 years experience in broadcast engineering or related preferred but not demanded.

Post Date: 11/27/2018
Job #: 15842
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: FL: Tallahassee
Job Description:

Maintains full and low powered UHF/VHF transmitters, microwave transmitters and receivers in and around Tallahassee, FL. Act as "Chief Operator" as required by the Federal Communications Commission. Maintains logs and records as appropriate to meet Federal Communications Commission requirements. Provide both repairs and preventive maintenance for all facilities. Will perform maintenance of audio, video, satellite and automation equipment and should be well versed in IT as required for a broadcast plant. Train staff and review staff abilities. May need to perform scheduling and will be on-call as required. Will report to the Chief Engineer.

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree and four years of experience in Broadcast Engineering or an equivalent of post high school education and experience.
2. Must have a valid Driver's License.
3. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
4. Must be able to use technical equipment and utilize manuals, diagrams and specifications.
5. Operate machinery and utilize needed tools and equipment.
6. Be familiar and operate using best television operation and engineering practices.

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