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Post Date: 01/24/2020
Job #: 16382
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: Maintenance Technician
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced broadcast Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s equipment from acquisition to distribution. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

- Maintains, diagnose and repair of all types of production equipment including camera system, switcher, analog tape decks, monitors, lighting systems, audio consoles, microphones, and other studio equipment.
- Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
- Maintains, diagnose and repair support equipment including switchers, monitors, videotape machines, XDCAM decks as well as ENG van equipment including pneumatic mast, pan and tilt heads and control systems
- Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.
- Assist in the general maintenance of the station and remote sites as needed.

Experience Requirements:

- Should have 5+ years of experience working as a maintenance technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment or 5+ years of experience in a related military occupation specialty

Qualification Requirements:

- Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, with primary focus on field news ENG cameras, wireless mics, and support systems.
- Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level.
- Must be able to read and understand technical manuals, diagrams and schematics
- Must be able to research sources for replacement parts and place orders.
- Must have working knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking
- Desire to have skill with video production, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation.
- Desired to have experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital transmitters
- Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
- Must be flexible to work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
- Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently
- Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written
- Must have the ability to work with minimal supervision
- Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
- Must have excellent vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.

Education & Background:

- Associates degree in electronic engineering or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent.
- Ideal candidate will have worked for a major broadcast equipment manufacture in design, development and support role.
- Military training and experience in electronics, avionics or related fields will be considered.
- SBE CPBE (or better) certification a plus.
- Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course from Defense Information School (DINFOS) a plus.

Post Date: 01/24/2020
Job #: 16383
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: TV Maintenance Technician
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

Trouble shooting, repair and preventative maintenance of television broadcast equipment, computers, and computer networks in a 24x7x365 environment. Provide on-demand, and preventative maintenance support for all operations areas at the Broadcast Center in New York. Interface with system users, technicians, engineers and other Broadcast Television Maintenance personnel to resolve on-air problems

Required Qualifications:

- Ability to trouble shoot electronic equipment down to the circuit level including knowledge in the use of electronic test equipment. Experience with repair, configuration, and operation of professional television broadcast equipment
- Associates degree in electronics, audio or video technology, or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

- In depth knowledge in one or more of the following: Video, Audio, Cameras, Control Data, RF, Fiber-Optics, and MPEG broadcast distribution systems
- Experience with Windows and Linux computer operating systems, and computer networking.
- Electrical Engineering, or other technical degree

Post Date: 01/24/2020
Job #: 16384
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

- Provide Network and Systems engineering maintenance support, troubleshooting, and administration for television IT based video/audio and automation systems at the Broadcast Center, in a 24x7x365 environment.
- Interface with system users, technicians, engineers and other Television Broadcast Maintenance personnel to install, configure and debug automated broadcast applications and system.
- Manage and administer software deployment.
- Provide day-to-day support of networked systems within the broadcast network infrastructure.
- Configure, troubleshoot and repair IT computer network switches, routers, firewalls and related systems.
- Assist Operations and Television Broadcast Maintenance personnel in resolving on-air problems
- Generate and update system documentation.

Required Qualifications:

- Experience required with Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and Win7/8/10 operating systems
- Experience with setting up and maintaining IT firewalls, routers, IP subnets, and networked storage systems
- Must be detail oriented with ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast paced environment
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills required
- Proficiency with MS-Word and MS-Excel
- Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other advanced technical degree
- Minimum of 3 years of experience working in IT or broadcast engineering field.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with Linux, HP Blade subsystems, Symantec Endpoint Protection, VMware virtualization, and Amazon Web Services desired
- Knowledge of Symantec Altiris, Big Fix, WSUS and Red Hat Satellite for managing IT infrastructure preferred.
- Avaya ERS/VSP and Cisco router/switch experience preferred
- Experience with management and administration of Red Hat and IP tables desirable
- Knowledge of Audio, Video, Control Systems, RF, Fiber-Optics, and MPEG broadcast distribution systems preferred

Post Date: 01/24/2020
Job #: 16376
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: Manager of Media Technologies
Location: OH
Job Description:

Manager of Media Technologies and Production Facilities to be responsible for the design and maintenance of the department’s media production spaces and equipment; training of student workers to help maintain and manage the facilities and equipment; work with departmental media technology specialist to meet departmental needs and with faculty to meet course instructional goals.

Post Date: 01/24/2020
Job #: 16379
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Columbus
Job Description:

We are seeking an energetic and detail-oriented individual to manage the successful operation of our technical and building facilities and provide support on the various needs of other departments. The Broadcast Engineer is part of a team responsible for the uninterrupted operation of all television, IT, and building management systems. A successful candidate must be a good multi-tasker with prior experience in television-broadcast as well as a working knowledge of IT systems and the advanced broadcast technologies of a television station.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for managing and participating in the successful, sustained operation of all technology; including software systems, Television and TV Production systems, television transmitters, building and facilities, and all IT and network systems. This also includes the regular Phone System and Mobile Phones.
• Perform general and preventative maintenance on all broadcast, IT, and building facilities equipment.
• Help provide project & repair cost documentation when necessary to the Mgr.
• Help provide strategic planning and guidance towards organization goals; developing long-range plans for systems upgrades and implementation of new technologies.
• Participate in cross-training program for all Engineering & IT personnel.
• Be available on-call for emergencies for technical operations (IT, TV Production, and facilities) and for transmitter emergencies when necessary.
• Provide guidance and support with the development and implementation of all current and future projects, special, facilities rentals, and other new business initiatives.
• Stay current on state-of-the-art developments in IT, production, and broadcast technical areas and make recommendations to senior leadership when necessary.
• Provide Specific Engineering Signal Flow Diagrams for all work performed on technical systems.

Credentials and Experience:

• At least 3-5 years of experience working in the Broadcast Television and IT Technology Field.
• Degree in Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
• Must have extensive broadcast operations experience in television and IT operations.
• Working knowledge of television and digital studio broadcast and production systems including: video server technology, digital HD and SD signal routing and switching, digital SD and HD encoding technologies and techniques, television and radio automation and traffic systems and the interface of these systems, audio encoding, routing and storage, television editing systems, large disk-based video and audio storage systems and integration of the broadcast and production environment into an IT system.
• Thorough knowledge and experience with television transmission, microwave, and remote control systems.
• Knowledge of FCC license and reporting requirements.
• Thorough knowledge of the operation of state-of-the-art television studios and associated systems.
• Highly developed computer skills; experience with designing, installing and maintaining a windows based computer network system with at least 50 plus users.
• Effective understanding of Microsoft Office and Servers operating systems.
• Must work in collaborative manner and foster a team spirit.
• Ability to organize, prioritize & perform multiple assignments under pressure and within deadlines.
• Be able to work effective in a growing company, in a dynamic environment while ensuring that cross-departmental demands needs are fulfilled and expectations met.
• Great communication skills with a strong desire to provide outstanding customer service and interact effectively with all levels of the WRBL Team.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to Walk, Sit & Stand for long periods of time, Lift & Carry 80 lbs, bend, squat, reach, stretch, climb up and down ladders, use fingers, hands and arms for extended periods of time in repetitive motions.

Required education:

• Degree in Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science or related Job Field.

Required experience:

• Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science experience
• Television Technology Field: 3-5 years

Required license or certification:

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

Full-time Employee Benefits include Vacation, Sick, Personal, Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401k etc. after a respective waiting period. Candidates must consent to a Background and MVR Screening.

Post Date: 01/24/2020
Job #: 16380
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Technician, Broadcast Maintenance
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Requirements and General Skills:

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

Technical Skills:

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

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

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

Post Date: 01/24/2020
Job #: 16381
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Engineer V - Design and Project Management
Location: DC: New York
Job Description:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Translate technical requirements into functional designs and engineering solutions for existing and developmental workflows inclusive of:
- Architectural Requirements -- Defining needed room and rack space
- Facility Requirements -- Defining power and HVAC requirements
- Connectivity Requirements -- Defining Audio, Video, Control and Network connections
- Interact with IT and Broadcast IT to design and implement:
- Audio over IP (AoIP) workflows
- Software Defined Network (SDN)
- Virtualized environments
- Study product design, customer requirements performance standards, then determine project specifications
- Write and maintain technical documentation in reference to equipment installation and operation (AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, and database experience)
- Deliver required documentation prior to system hand off to stakeholders
- Design, install and deliver complex broadcast systems within deadlines
- Interfacing with Vendors and System Integrators -- Communicating project expectations clearly and concisely allowing outside entities to deliver their results in a timely fashion
- Conduct tests assuring safe and satisfactory product performance
- Review industry trends and new product lines to determine validity to current and future system design
- Lead multiple projects in various phases of development and attend related vendor meetings to track development path inclusive of:
- Scheduling - Develop, hold to or communicate slips in scheduling in advance of deadlines
- Budget -- Understand actions that impact budget and communicate as soon as these are known

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer science, IT systems, and/or project management or equivalent, relevant experience
- Five (5) years of experience as a design engineer, bringing projects from design to production systems, ideally in a broadcast field or similar 24/7 customer facing enterprise
- Demonstrate the following:
- Proficient in project management practices and standards, certification or formal training in project management processes such as Six Sigma, CAPM, or PMP
- Systems documentation and operational procedures
- Experience working with cross functional teams and stakeholder
- Demonstrated leadership and ability to work independently by:
- Managing a project - Vendor interaction, preparation of documents for stakeholder acceptance and training
- Leading multiple projects and reporting status to management for risk analysis
- Improve or enhance an existing system through:
- Reconfiguration
- Upgrade
- Redesign
- Develop effective strategies for meeting internal and external client needs through creative deployment of building technology
- Manage third-party service providers by enforcing the agreed upon scope of services within the various signed service agreements

Requirements and General Skills:

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

Technical Skills:

- Familiarity with Equipment, Signal Flow and Workflows associated with:
- Audio over IP (AoIP) transmission
- Digital Audio and Video Routers
- Software Defined Networks (SDN)
- Broadcast Audio Consoles and Video Switchers
- Audio and Video Recordings
- Video Transcoders
- Audio and Video Monitoring & Control\
- PC and MAC based Audio and Video digital workstations
- Comprehensive understanding of broadcast electronics
- Familiarity with broadcast program automation for all signal components
- Basic understanding of IT infrastructure including:
- Routers
- Switche
- Networks Concept
- Database System
- Virtualizatio
- Knowledge of IP schema and multicast addressing including
- Managing and assigning of addresse
- Configuration of addresse
- Trouble shooting issues
- Ability to understand routing logic, signal flow and various systems of the signal path
- Familiarity with HVAC, Electrical, Mechanical, and data center systems
- Familiarity with Project Management techniques and disciplines
- Familiarity with product life cycles
- Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Professional organization affiliation:

- PMI
- SBE
- NAB

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

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

Post Date: 01/22/2020
Job #: 16333
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MI: Detroit
Job Description:

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

Applicants must have demonstrated proficiency in the following areas:

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

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 01/17/2020
Job #: 16372
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: OH: Columbus
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer is primarily responsible for assisting with the installation, repair and maintenance of all technical aspects of Television, Radio, IT and Digital Media and computer equipment located within all Company facilities.

The Assistant Chief Engineer will also assist with the installation, repair and maintenance of various RF transmission sites within the Public Media coverage area to help ensure proper operation with minimum broadcast interruptions or downtime. The position must have a thorough understanding of analog, digital and IP-based systems and be able to integrate new technology and upgrades into the existing infrastructure as technology advances.

The Assistant Chief Engineer will be required to work in accordance with the appropriate Federal, State, Local and University rules and regulations. The position supports all the technical and engineering needs of the Station as needed and will report to the Director of Technology.

Required Qualifications:

• Associate or Bachelor degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Broadcast Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience maintaining digital and analog broadcast communication equipment and related IP-based equipment.
• Ability to diagnose, repair and troubleshoot broadcast communication systems.
• Ability to repair and maintain IP networks.
• Ability to work constructively with colleagues and engineering staff in a creative, collaborative, innovative, respectful, multi-unit, multiple-project environment.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to work well with diverse personalities and varying levels of engineering and technological knowledge/experience.
• Interested and willingness to keep abreast of industry trends and engage in practical learning in related areas.
• 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 and controls.
• Must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, kneel, crawl, climb reasonable heights, work in close proximity to others, and work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
• Ability to be on call 24/7/365 and have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than five days per week as required.
• Must have valid driver’s license in good standing and good driving record for regular travel to remote broadcast transmission sites within Ohio in all types of weather conditions.

Desired Experience:

• Experience working at a broadcast communication organization.
• SBE Certification-two years of experience

Post Date: 01/17/2020
Job #: 16373
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: AR: Jonesboro
Job Description:

We have a rare opening for an Assistant Chief Engineer. The successful candidate will assist the Chief Engineer with the management and coordination of the Technology Department, and will play a vital role in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of station technology. This is a great opportunity for a current leader or an experienced engineer looking for a management opportunity.

General Responsibilities:

• Assist the Chief Engineer with the management and coordination of the Technology Department, including but not limited to maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair activities, installation and integration of new equipment, departmental planning, staff scheduling, and updating/creation of system documentation.
• Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair issues with the transmitter and its associated support systems.
• Work towards becoming a subject matter expert on our physical and signal plants and its associated technologies.
• Work alongside other department members to maintain, to the highest level possible, the signal quality of the station, and provide technological support to all functions of the station. Ensure that the station is operated in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices.
• The successful candidate will be required to participate with other department members in on-call duties.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Formal education in and proven experience with electronics theory and troubleshooting are a must.
• Proven track record of exceptional organizational and management skills required.
• The successful candidate will be self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented.
• Have experience with and knowledge of (preferred) or willing to be trained in areas including, but not limited to:

o Digital Audio/Video/Compression theory and troubleshooting
o Basic TCP/IP networking skills
o Cable termination
o Broadcast regulatory compliance
o VHF solid state transmitter troubleshooting and maintenance

• Relevant industry certifications are not required but are a plus.

Post Date: 01/17/2020
Job #: 16374
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: West Palm Beach
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced, knowledgeable and professional candidate to provide television broadcast engineering services for a television station in West Palm Beach, Florida three to four days a week. This is a contract position with no benefits. The ideal candidate should currently reside in or close to West Palm Beach. Travel will be necessary within several miles of the television station to accommodate equipment located in various locations in West Palm.

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the installation and maintenance of video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes, but is not limited to server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders and decoders, automation, and broadcast transmission and distribution equipment.

Requirements:

- Hold a valid driver's license
- Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
- Associate’s degree (AA) in electronics preferred
- Minimum of five years broadcast experience
- Working knowledge of broadcast station operations
- Comprehensive knowledge of IT equipment within the television stations, including network systems, switches, routers and computers
- Understanding of video streaming, encoding and decoding
- Document daily work, provide the status of ongoing projects and create wiring diagrams
- A background check will be required.

Post Date: 01/17/2020
Job #: 16369
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer: IT Systems Administrator
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

The IT Systems Administrator will be a reference point for all IT related queries at the user level, responding to user needs in a timely manner and ensuring the optimal running of all systems, among other technical duties. This position will perform multi-tier support in all aspects of Information Technology Operations, including support of IT infrastructure used in Broadcast Operations. The IT Systems Administrator will be responsible for completing tasks assigned by the IT Manager or Chief Engineer.

Job Responsibilities:

- Install and configure new equipment, hardware and software components.
- Perform tests and evaluations on new software and hardware, troubleshooting as needed or requested
- Repair or replace damaged hardware.
- Upgrade system as needed to enable compatible software on all computers.
- Install and upgrade anti-virus software to ensure security at the user level.
- Provide support to all station personnel as the first point of contact for error reporting.
- Train station personnel on new systems.
- Communicate in a cooperative and professional manner; establish good relationships with all departments and colleagues.
- Conduct weekly backup operations and routine software configuration updates.
- Create system drawings of broadcast circuits in the tech core.
- Document standard operating and emergency procedures.
- Assist Engineering with Broadcast Operations when needed.
- Adhere to project schedules and specifications.
- Work hours may vary, including overnight and weekend assignments.
- Must be available for emergencies and other assignments when needed.
- Must maintain confidentiality of data at all times.
- Complete other duties as assigned by IT Manager or Chief Engineer.

Qualifications:

- At minimum, two-year post-secondary technical or IT degree, or equivalent experience, license, or certification;
- At least two years of related work experience in essential job functions.
- Additional relevant experience may be used as substitute for educational requirement, and vice versa.
- Knowledge of information technology relevant to essential job functions including:
- Windows-based server administration and associated user workstations (including Microsoft Exchange),
- IP Networks,
- Network and File System Security
- Previous technical experience in broadcasting or media is preferred.
- Familiarity with streaming media concepts and techniques, including digital video and audio compression standards such as MP3, WAV and MPEG is preferred.

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.

Other requirements:

- Must be prepared to take initiative as well as follow direction when required.
- Solid organizational and time management skills.
- Works well under pressure, meets tight deadlines.
- Able to attend meetings as required. Able to work other hours or alternate schedules including weekends, holidays, early mornings and evenings as needed, as assigned by the management or required to complete a project or task.
- Must be available to travel for company business as required
- Works cooperatively and collaboratively with others. Builds working relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors and the general public. Acts in a professional manner when representing the Company.
- Thinks logically, strategically and tactically and articulates information in clear, concise manner to others.
- Reports to work on time and works established schedule/hours.
- Communicates in English both verbally and in writing

Physical Requirements:

Ability to sit and work at a computer screen for periods of time. Ability to crawl, stoop, bend, lift overhead, and walk to reach equipment for evaluation, repair, and adjustment. Must be able to work for extended periods of time in a confined area. Good vision to see computer screen. Read, hear and speak clearly. Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing. Must be able to read and interpret instructions, schematics, and service manuals. Manipulate computer and general office equipment, including telephone. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Ability to drive/operate a vehicle in a safe manner.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 01/17/2020
Job #: 16368
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Technician
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

The position of Maintenance Technician is responsible for the organization, installation and maintenance of all studio, production and news gathering equipment of the Station.

Job Responsibilities:

- Maintain, repair and operate all new equipment.
- Train others in how to maintain, repair and operate equipment.
- Make recommendations for repairs and maintenance to Engineering/IT Manager and Director of Engineering.
- Operate transmitter control room equipment including but not limited to switching, tuning in live truck signals, operating satellite receivers, monitoring transmitters, and recording feeds.
- Drive and operate live truck safely and as prescribed for newscasts and special events.
- Consult with IT department to aid in the setup and repair of Windows based PC systems, performing necessary set up and repairs under the direction of the IT department as needed.
- Perform additional duties as deemed necessary for the successful operation of the station as assigned by station management.

Qualifications:

- Minimum of 2 years' experience in broadcast television equipment repair, maintenance and installation, or related field.
- Working knowledge of microwave and satellite operations and broadcast standards is a plus.
- Familiarity with support and troubleshooting personal computers and complex technical systems.
- Must be self-motivated with ability to complete assigned projects with minimal supervision.
- Experience working as a team member with the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with a variety of individuals.
- Able to handle on-call responsibilities and work odd hours (evenings, mornings and weekends) and work on holidays.
- Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked and a background check will be completed.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 01/17/2020
Job #: 16367
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Augusta
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for performing regular maintenance on all broadcast equipment as well as preventative maintenance. This includes performing regular software and hardware updates. Must be proficient in Windows, Apple and Linux operating systems. Broadcast Engineers must be extremely knowledgeable regarding all broadcast technology in order to effectively care for equipment and ensure that it does not fail.

The Broadcast Engineer must be capable of reading and understanding schematics and technical manuals in order to effectively follow installation instructions for audio and video equipment.

A Broadcast Engineer must be able to work well in time-sensitive environments, quickly troubleshooting and diagnosing video and audio issues. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is willing to work a variety of shifts depending on station’s needs.

This position reports directly to the Chief Engineer. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screening. A college degree or equivalent is preferred.

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

Post Date: 01/17/2020
Job #: 16370
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations and Programming Manager
Location: TX: Marfa
Job Description:

The Operations Manager oversees, coordinates, and administers a range of operational and administrative activities in direct support of the delivery of 24-hour radio programming by the station. They apply their know-how, commitment to community, and attention to detail to the implementation of operations and programming needs of our station.

Essential Functions:

* Oversees and coordinates the continuous, daily broadcast operations of the radio station, ensuring compliance with broadcast standards, and relevant federal and state laws and regulations.
* Monitors each frequency
* Oversees and maintains the ENCO automation software and the on-air computer system
* Oversees the programming, scheduling, traffic, of all programs and files
* Oversees production and programming of all in-house interstitials: underwriting, promos, liners, music beds
* Maintains accurate schedules, records, discrepancy reports, and follow-through communications, and ensures that all on-air broadcast programming complies with FCC rules and regulations.
* Serves as technical director for programming.
* Oversee technical repair and maintenance of broadcast facilities and manage contract technician(s).
* Provide personnel training and development in radio operations.
* Maintains and troubleshoots technical aspects of the station; office computer network, backup systems, phone system, broadcast equipment, studio equipment
* The person who accepts this position would be designated as the chief operator and would be responsible for all associated reporting and logging relating to that position.
* Collaborates with station team on pledge drives and station events
* Other duties as necessary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

* Knowledge and understanding of radio communications facilities and distribution systems
* Knowledge of public radio organizational structures, workflows, systems, and operating procedures.
* Knowledge of public radio principles, procedures, operations, and standards.
* Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
* Knowledge of FCC and other federal, state and local broadcasting regulations.
* Knowledge of on-air and remote broadcasting processes and procedures.
* Skills in examining and developing station operations and procedures, formulating policy, and implementing organizational strategies and procedures.
* Ability to oversee, coordinate, and support the execution of continuous broadcast schedules on a 24x7 basis.
* Knowledge of current and developing trends in radio.
* Skill in operating radio equipment.

This position reports to the General Manager

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 01/10/2020
Job #: 16361
Organization Type:
– Other: Symphony Concert Hall
Job Title: Video Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The successful applicant for this position will join a 16-member team (specific to concert operations and to video, lighting and audio production) in producing media-rich performances for live audiences, for webcast, and for live simulcast onto the building's exterior projection facade—the largest permanent exterior projection surface in North America. In addition, the successful applicant will work closely with the Chief Video Engineer to support the many and varied visiting productions with heavy focus on supporting our guests who may be in need of video support during rentals. This position will require a candidate who is keenly interested in learning and growth.

Qualifications:

An AAS, BA or BFA in Television Production (or similar); or Broadcast Television Engineer certification (CBTE); or Video Engineer certification (CEV) is preferred. Experience with state-of-the-art broadcast video equipment including: For-A switching consoles/multi-viewer/routing/terminal gear, Telemetrics robotic cameras, ClassX Character Generators, various 4K cameras including Hitachi and Panasonic, and Ravenna mixing consoles; experience with fiber optic (single mode & multi mode) including SMPTE; experience working with media servers (Insight); an understanding of the fundamentals of video streaming and compression methods and formats; ability to interact effectively, discretely, and as both leader and team player with a variety of personalities; good written and oral communication skills; fanatical attention to detail; ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously in demanding, multi-activity work environment; ability and willingness to work extended and variable schedule; proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and database usage.

Helpful:

Ability to read music and follow musical scores; working familiarity with classical orchestral and chamber music; proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Mac OS); experience with Christie projectors and Christie’s Pandora’s Box or D3 or Watchout software.

Responsibilities:

* Maintain integrity of video equipment and video infrastructure throughout facility; perform routine maintenance and simple repairs
* Maintain integrity of projectors and projection infrastructure throughout facility; perform routine maintenance and simple repairs
* Work closely with Chief Video Engineer, Technical Director, production staff, and potential renters to identify equipment, personnel and video/projection infrastructure needs for upcoming rentals; work as lead video engineer for rental projects as necessary; oversee contract video staff as necessary for rental events
* Work with Chief Video Engineer to identify and prioritize repairs and maintenance
* Work at any assigned position in the control booth or operate cameras during webcasts, WALLCASTS, archival concert recordings, and Internet2 activities taking place in the Main Hall or Sun Trust Pavilion (robotic camera operator, titling, switching etc…)
* Perform other video-related duties as assigned
* Heavy emphasis on working with outside organizations (rentals).

Requirements:

* College degree or equivalent experience
* Minimum two years of experience in broadcast engineering
* Broadcast automation and ancillary system knowledge
* Detailed knowledge of audio and video signal flow through a broadcast facility
* Strong IT skills at a minimum, advanced skills a plus
* Experience and knowledge of functional broadcast operations, A/V, & projectors
* Project management skills
* Excellent organizational skills
* Ability to develop, refine and present technical documentation
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Must have the legal right and provide authorization to work in the United States
* Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable motor vehicle
* Must pass be able to stand for extended period and lift/carry 50 pounds
* Must pass a pre-employment background & reference check

Compensation:

Negotiable based on experience and subject to budgetary parameters. Extensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability and life insurance; paid vacation, sick and designated holiday leave; employer-matched 401k plan; parking privileges.

Post Date: 01/10/2020
Job #: 16362
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We are seeking a Director of Engineering. This is a rare chance to join the experienced management team at one of the most successful radio education programs in the country, which is dedicated to developing the next generation of broadcast professionals.

The perfect candidate will have the majority of the required competencies, but also will have the desire to grow, learn, and contribute. Up-to-date technology, a reliable physical plant, responsibility for a single station, and support for professional development all combine to make this an ideal opportunity for a first-time lead engineer.

Two years of broadcast engineering or related experience is required. This includes experience with and knowledge of FCC rules and regulations as they pertain to licensing and operating a full-power FM/HD radio station; radio frequency transmission and reception systems; and computer networks, operating systems, and digital audio platforms.

Experience teaching, training, and managing staff members on the proper operation of radio studio and transmission equipment is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in communication, telecommunications, media or a related field is preferred, but not required. Society of Broadcast Engineers certifications are a plus.

College tuition benefits are available for employee, spouse, and children.

Post Date: 01/10/2020
Job #: 16365
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Chief Technolofy Officer
Location: IL: DeKalb/Rockford
Job Description:

The CTO is a "boots on the ground" position that works within and leads the Technical Operations Team, comprised of a Technical Associate, Multimedia Specialist, and Production Specialist. This team is responsible for ensuring smooth, orderly, and compliant station operations, which includes: engineering, IT, traffic/operations and digital assets.

The primary function of this position is to direct the technical broadcast operations of the stations. This position will ensure the installation, maintenance and repair of studio equipment and software plus transmitting and ancillary equipment, in order to maintain terrestrial and digital signal while complying with all FCC technical requirements.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Ability to troubleshoot root cause analysis both independently and as a team;
* Strong understanding of the technology necessary to support a growing multiplatform broadcast media organization;
* Ability to efficiently use office productivity software as well specialized software systems such as audio editing and broadcast operations software.
* Demonstrated knowledge of analog and digital technology for broadcast and production, including audio over IP and legacy systems;
* Knowledge of broadcast networks, equipment, software programs and systems as applied to the effective delivery of broadcast signals;
* Demonstrated skill and successful experience in organizational change and transition management, including creating efficiencies, and implementing new and emerging technologies, including new/revised work processes;
* 24/7 ability and availability to coordinate response to emergencies;
* Demonstrated knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, including EAS requirements.

Minimum Education and Experience:

1. A. Four (4) academic years of progressively more advanced training in electrical or electronic technology/engineering in a college, university, and/or trade school
OR
B. 36 months of progressively responsible work experience in broadcast engineering
OR
C. any combination of A and B that totals 36 months
2. Three (3) years of responsible experience in broadcast engineering

Note: Certification as a Senior Broadcast Engineer (or higher category of certification) by the Society of Broadcast Engineers can be used to satisfy all the credential requirements of this class.

Preferred Education and Experience:

• Associates degree in Electronics Engineering, Broadcast Engineering or related field or equivalent broadcast engineering related experience to substitute for a degree;
• Six years of experience in broadcast, studio and/or audio engineering;
• Three years of experience leading a technical team
• Demonstrated knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, including EAS requirements.
• SBE Certification or equivalent professional experience

Salary range: Commensurate with experience and internal equity.

Post Date: 01/10/2020
Job #: 16355
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Chief Technology Officer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

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

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

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

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

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

• A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience is required. Postgraduate degree in engineering, computer science or business administration is desired.
• Fifteen years experience in a production/broadcast/digital environment including five years in a technology leadership position.
• Currently in a technology and operations leadership role with experience with digital audio/video formats and technology for mobile and emerging platforms.
• Solid and proven understanding of media workflow and best practice standards.
• Solid and proven understanding of audio wiring and digital audio theory.
• Should have strong knowledge of broadcast, information technology and digital technologies employed in the industry.
• Ability to have a “boots on the ground’ presence for troubleshooting problems with the Operations team.
• Strong understanding of audio capture, Live broadcast and post production processes for both music and news journalism environment.
• Proven experience in managing a technology and operations function from a financial and managerial point of view.
• Strong operational background and ability to design broadcast production systems and processes.
• Ability to implement excellent customer service based processes.
• Hands-on experience in attracting and retaining innovative, technologically savvy talent.
• Negotiation experience with clients, vendors, and technology business partners.
• Experience in major enterprise level technology construction or renovation projects is desirable.
• Exposure to broadcast, digital media, news or other content-related industry is desirable.
• Prior experience in public media is a plus.

Post Date: 01/10/2020
Job #: 16356
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Technology
Location: CA: Los Angeles
Job Description:

We are seeking a talented highly motivated, experienced, hands-on Director of Technology (DOT) to manage and support the market’s TV and Radio studio and transmission installations. Exceptional team management, organizational and communication skills are required. Responsibilities include the design, installation and maintenance (both hardware/software) of the station’s engineering infrastructure which supports all aspects of Studio News and Radio production, Remote Radio production/activations, News ENG, RF transmission systems, air-chain and Master Control, Broadcast IT infrastructure, and facility MEP/environmental support and management.

The successful candidate will organize and schedule all local media engineering personnel activities (Radio & TV) to support the technical operation and performance of the stations as well as establish and maintain technical quality standards and best practices. The DOT will assure that Station and transmitter(s) operations meet Federal Communications Commission Rules and Regulations and maintain all pertinent and FCC required documentation related to the facility. This includes maintaining FCC licenses in good standing for Broadcast, land mobile, satellite and microwave systems. The candidate must demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and expertise of modern Radio and TV studio production workflows and technologies, ENG News gathering workflows and technologies, and possess experience with operating and maintaining high power digital UHF, FM, and AM transmitters and antenna systems and facilities. The candidate must also be capable of administering and interpreting Collective Bargaining Agreements, and when necessary represent the Station’s best interests in negotiations and grievance procedures. This individual must be a strategic, self-starter, and a collaborator willing to learn and share ideas.

Job Responsibilities:

• Manage the technical integrity of the stations through the development and execution of a preventative maintenance program and timely, efficient response to daily defective systems reports and Production Departments requests.
• Maintain positive and proactive communication on all technology related issues and initiatives by providing routine updates to the local Department Leads and GM/President of the market.
• Oversee the daily maintenance of all Studio and Broadcast transmission facilities. Organize and establish Engineering Dept. schedules to provide daily Technical Broadcast and some IT support to other station departments.
• Perform day-to-day supervision of Staff and Per-Diem Broadcast Engineers for local media which will include: Hiring and evaluations, collection and verification of timesheets, vacation requests and other administrative duties as needed.
• Support the requirements of intense daily News operations including Live Trucks, ENG sites, and Newsroom content and Editorial systems.
• Help determine project and task priorities in concert with Operations Department Leads and local GM/President.
• Leverage available technology to affect and improve operating efficiencies.
• Design and Implement new facilities, equipment, workflows, and infrastructure to meet Station an Corporate technology goals.
• Maintain compliance with FCC, OSHA and other local or state regulatory requirements.
• Establish a working relationship with cable and satellite providers to assure robust, reliable, high quality signal availability to their systems for redistribution.
• Partner with market Finance Lead to create and manage Operating and Capital budgets.
• Maintain and update documentation for all systems.
• Attends Station-sponsored and industry events as needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned and/or required by Regional Director of Engineering and/or Corporate Technology Group.
• Help Develop short and long-term plans to support the growth of the station’s capabilities in accordance with business needs, corporate plans, and changing market requirements.

Required Skills & Experience:

• BSEE, BS-Information Technology/Computer Science or ASEE or equivalent relevant Broadcast Industry experience.
• Technical training or experience with a substantial record of successful work in Broadcast or directly related allied industries.
• FCC General Class License, SBE Certifications, Computer Networking certifications (Comp TIA+ or CCNA), and VMWare certification desired.
• Seven (7) years Television and/or Radio Broadcast Engineering leadership role experience managing 24x7x365 Engineering Teams, including supervisory roles in a unionized environment with a proven record of success in broadcast facility management.
• Excellent communication skills and excellent team leadership skills.
• Extensive knowledge of studio, computers, production systems, and all standard accepted engineering principles and practices are required.
• Experience maintaining TV and/or Radio transmission facilities.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Must be willing to work from office in Los Angeles, CA
• Employment/education will be verified
• Must have the ability to work nights, weekends and holidays and on short notice as needed and as part of on-call broadcast-critical escalation.
• Must have a valid California state driver's license with a good driving record.
• Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time bases

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to lift up to (50) lbs. Ability to stand, walk, climb, bend, reach, and sit up to (8) hours.

Post Date: 01/10/2020
Job #: 16357
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: FL: Tampa
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

1. Administer all engineering functions and requirements for the station. Ensure compliance with FCC, FAA and EPA regulations.
2. Recommend and administer division’s annual budget; plan and recommend station’s capital budget.
Provide technical assistance and documentation support for all grant opportunities, including Foundational, Individual, and DOE’s PECO.
3. Supervise Engineering, IT and facility mechanical areas. Make effective hiring decisions and conduct progressive discipline within division. Administer EEO program within division.
4. Ensure technical and legal broadcast standards. Ensure transmitter site and tower; comply with local and national regulatory rulings. Maintain current knowledge of management, legal, and technical trends relevant to broadcasting.
5. Plan and carry out strategy to attract tenants for tower/transmitter site. Suggest additional ways to bring revenue to station using new technology, equipment, and resources.
6. Provide guidance and advice to other departments on how best to use new digital technology with respect to both broadcasting and internet.
7. Assist in labor negotiations for Company/Engineers agreement.
8. Coordinate with all area MSOs and Satellite Systems to insure proper carriage.
9. Administer and perform system support functions for all Broadcast, Production, and IT equipment. This includes data communications, system installation and troubleshooting related to Broadcast and IT systems. Assist staff with requests and questions concerning any hardware or software needs. Provide oversight to IT manager related to all things IT.
10. Keep current on computer technology in order to facilitate station needs.
11. Provide supervision, oversight and backup for Plant and Security manager.
12. Update emergency/disaster plans and policies for the Station.
13. Maintain effective internal and external communications; maintain excellent customer service relations.
14. Maintain compliance with safety, security, drug free and confidentiality programs to secure a safe working environment and protect the company’s intellectual property.
15. Perform any other duties as assigned.

Post Date: 01/10/2020
Job #: 16358
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: CA
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering is the Chief Engineer for broadcast and supervisor of IT for the organization, responsible for the leadership, management, and technical aspects of the broadcast operation, including developing equipment systems specifications, systems design/integration, installation, proper operation and maintenance of a wide array of state-of-the-art computer-based systems used for modern-day television and radio broadcasting. In addition, the Director of Engineering is responsible for the organization’s administrative IT infrastructure and must be experienced with real-time and non-real-time digital video-audio technology, broadcast automation, traffic systems, and digital television delivery.

Duties:

• Meet with Engineering staff to review technical issues/concerns and formulate and manage solutions
• Manage transmitter and translator operations, studio and broadcast origination site/equipment, antenna systems, transmission lines and/or microwave relays, satellite downlink, IP networking
• Manage Emergency Alert System
• Manage all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation, such as HVAC, networking, electrical, generators, and mechanical
• File FCC reports in timely manner and maintain knowledge of FCC rules and regulations to protect the broadcast licenses
• Coordinate and oversee training program for station technicians and engineers
• Develop and manage capital expense and operational budgets

Qualifications:

• Knowledge of digital television systems
• Knowledge of digital radio frequency broadcast systems
• Knowledge of Title 47, Part 73 of the Code of Federal Regulations
• Solid understanding of high-power RF fundamentals and practices
• Fluent understanding and ability to read and create wiring diagrams, flowcharts, and schematics
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Commitment to excellence and high standards
• Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities and workflow and meet daily deadlines
• Strong attention to detail
• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
• Solid understanding of electronic theory and capability to troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair a wide variety of electronic equipment and systems
• Federal Communication Commission License First Class, General Radiotelephone, or Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) certification
• Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Electronic) or a related field, BA/BS degree preferred, or minimum three years related experience or equivalent in broadcast and IT engineering management

Post Date: 01/08/2020
Job #: 16334
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Regional Engineer - East
Location: SC
Job Description:

Provides lead technical engineering support and design for two of our four regional stations located in Sumter and Beaufort. This position will work collaboratively with the Regional Engineer-West. Coordinates with and assists other areas of the Company as needed to support regional needs. Troubleshoots video and audio issues related to signal acquisition and distribution.

Responsible for fabrication and labeling of cables. Maintains up-to-date documentation for each site using VidCAD and AutoCAD.

Works with baseband audio/video, digital audio/video, microwave transmission systems, fiber transmission systems, computer networking systems (Ethernet, Serial, TCP/IP and Video Over IP), electrical power systems and telco/data co-location protocols.

Operates studio equipment which includes cameras, switchers, graphics and other related equipment.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Post Date: 12/31/2019
Job #: 16354
Organization Type:
– Other: News Television
Job Title: Other: Manager, Broadcast Engineering
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

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.

Being on our team means… 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 in 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.

What we’re looking for: The Broadcast Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing technical expertise and engineering support the assigned location. 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
- 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

Travel: 15% where applicable

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: 12/19/2019
Job #: 16353
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Fort Worth
Job Description:

This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, IP encoders, decoders, newsroom computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment. You will be directly responsible for hands-on support of modern production equipment. In addition, you will also be responsible for maintaining computer network equipment. You must be efficient at troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure.

Responsibilities:

• 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 production department
• Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance
• Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
• Perform physical inventory of equipment
• Maintain digital telephone system
• Perform maintenance on ENG equipment
• Maintain and repair broadcast equipment including: satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, monitors. Familiarity with Ross Video and Telemetrics preferred
• Provide technical support to operational users
• Consult and communicate with engineers and management on technical issues as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

• Associates degree or higher in IT, engineering, or related field - OR - 2-4 years of related broadcast experience, previous ENG/SNG experience is a plus
• 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
• Knowledge of ENG equipment
• Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
• Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud related software is a plus
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16351
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Engineer II
Location: VA: Lynchburg
Job Description:

Design, integrate, and document Broadcast Facilities and Mobile Unit systems and operations. Specialize and provide in-depth knowledge of critical systems. Mentor and instruct junior Broadcast Engineers, student workers, volunteers, and interns. Occasionally serve as EIC for productions.

Minimum Qualifications:

* BS degree or equivalent work experience of 5 years in the broadcasting industry.
* Self-motivated with thorough broadcast operations and engineering skills.
* Knowledge of digital and HD video and audio related television technology for Studio and Remote production, nonlinear video editing, and transmission systems.
* Familiarity with troubleshooting video, audio, and IT systems.
* Excellent computer skills and experience with various job-related software programs.
* Drafting and/or CAD experience desirable.
* Experience with electrical systems and an understanding of electricity and associated materials and tools.
* RF engineering knowledge a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

Any of the following Engineering certifications and/or membership are desirable:

* Society of Broadcast Engineers
* Society of Motion Picture Engineers
* Audio Engineering Society
* A+
* Network+
* CCNA
* MCSA

Work Hours:

* 40 hrs a week M-F with weekends as needed.

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16347
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: GA
Job Description:

To create, maintain, receive and correct video, audio and metadata files that make up the data streams our Company originates.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Monitor the outgoing signals and notify the Director of Engineering of any problems in the outgoing streams that you cannot correct.
2. Use various tape, DVD, and computer systems to ingest on air program material and create/modify/run playlists according to the official logs for each channel/data stream. This includes checking and adjusting audio and video levels for each item ingested.
3. Monitor the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and follow the published procedures for tests and activations.
4. Edit programming received via satellite or other source to make it compliant for air.
5. Notify the Director of Engineering immediately when equipment fails. This includes, but is not limited to, satellite receivers, recording computers, and on air servers and automation.
6. Familiarity with broadcast automation is desirable.
7. Assist the production department when circumstances warrant.
8. Assist the Director of Engineering with IT & Broadcast technical issues.
9. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

1. The ability to perform shift work.
2. The ability to lift up to 60lbs and carry it 25 feet.
3. Legal age.

This is a part time position which could move to full time.

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16348
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Engineer with strong IT skills who can help maintain technical facilities and be responsible for the computer networks and equipment in a busy TV station.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Primary person to provide desktop IT support.
• Install and maintain servers, switches, computers, and VOIP phone equipment
• Install, maintain, and repair broadcast studio equipment and systems including but not limited to SDI switchers, routers, amplifiers, converters, cameras and ENG equipment
• Operate and repair high power UHF transmitters.
• Assist with microwave shots when needed.
• Collaborate with members of the engineering team to solve technical problems.
• Make repairs of electronic equipment to the component level.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Technical degree in Electronics.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Valid driver’s license
• Minimum two years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio/video equipment.
• Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Ability to read and understand technical drawings and schematics.
• Must be able to work nights, weekends, whenever the need arises.
• Must be able to sit, stand, reach, climb ladders, and work in confined spaces indoors and outdoors.
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16349
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Executive Director - Technology, KABC-TV
Location: CA: Glendale
Job Description:

We are looking for an Executive Director who will oversee the operations and maintenance functions of technical personnel, equipment, infrastructure, and building facilities to ensure a smooth and efficient operation for broadcast, production and NexGen endeavors. This person will also assist the Division Technology team in the development of long-term goals and action plans to ensure smooth implementations of new technologies to meet company-wide goals.

Responsibilities:

• Operate in compliance with all FCC OSHA and FAA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures
• Oversee the management and development of technology personnel
• Facilitate short and long-term technical projects to insure proper execution and implementation
• Assist Division Technology in the development of long-term goals and action plans to ensure smooth implementations of new technologies to meet company-wide goals.
• Troubleshoot and repair complex equipment used in daily operation including equipment associated with broadcast operations, network infrastructure, transmission facilities, production control rooms, etc.
• Develop and manage operational budgets and maintain proper documentation.

Requirements:

• Minimum of 8 years of technical management experience working in a broadcast facility
• Proven experience in leading a diverse team of technologists to set and accomplish organizational goals
• Effectively managing complex projects and operational budgets
• Strong IT based skills, networking and IP video distribution infrastructure, with knowledge of SMPTE 2110 and SMPTE 2022 beneficial.
• RF experience is necessary.
• Knowledge of planning, technical design, construction, maintenance and operation of all aspects of broadcast facilities.
• Able to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills
• Strong leadership, management and interpersonal skills with the ability to direct and motivate the technical staff and work well with all station departments.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required.

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16342
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

Our team is on the front lines to ensure service runs seamlessly for our customers. In this role, you will be leading technical engineering support for all aspects of regional Company Local Collection Facilities and coordination/assistance with other technical departments as needed to support the same.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

* Review/Approval of MOP's as needed. This position requires extensive travelling between Neilsen recognized TV DMA's and is considered 100% travel.
* Perform RF signal surveys to FCC specifications and document the findings, investigate interference issues, provide and implement recommendations for resolution.
* Position requires inspection, validation and repair of baseband and SDI audio/video installations and drawings.
* Work with group as a whole to simplify signal delivery and associated documentation as applicable.
* Troubleshoot video and audio impairments related to signal acquisition, have strong knowledge of ATSC & NTSC signal components and specifications, and various ANSI/SMPTE protocols.
* Fabrication and labeling of cables is required. Installation of system devices as needed and general upkeep of LCF/LRF as a whole.
* Perform field pre-commissioning, commissioning, maintenance of MPEG compression and pre-decommissioning as needed. Installation of baseband and IP multicast video transmission and multiplexing equipment.
* Position will assist in troubleshooting vendor owned connectivity up to and including optical transmission circuits.
* Documentation of both work performed and any issues found or remaining is required on a timely basis.
* Face to face communications with local TV stations engineering staff on technical issues.

Qualifications:

* 3+ years of RF video experience
* Good driving record
* Bachelors degree preferred, not required

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16343
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: WA: Moxee City
Job Description:

We are seeking an Associate-Technical Services to work at the uplink facility located in Moxee, WA.

Within the first 6 months, you will be working toward mastering the core competencies of our technicians. You will work closely with the Technical Operations Center to identify problems in specific markets/channels and restore the broadcast. Our customer satisfaction relies on keeping programming on-air and this can’t be done without you.

Responsibilities:

* Ensure consistent, high quality digital television signal transports and satellite transmissions.
* Installation, diagnosis and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, RF, baseband, signal processing, transport and transmission equipment. This responsibility includes Mpeg 2 and Mpeg 4 Broadcast transmissions streams and all associated Local Collection Facilities, Broadcast Centers, Ground station Equipment, and associated Monitor and Control hardware.
* Configure and troubleshoot a variety of television broadcast, transport, and transmission equipment.
* Perform routine maintenance on various subsystems.
* Summarize and Present Technical information in both verbal and written form
* Assist in project research, design, planning, implementation, procedure documentation and training.
* Training and development of new employees
* Develop a base knowledge of site facility systems and assist with emergency building system repairs as needed.

Special Requirements:

* All candidates must be willing to carry a company provided on-call phone, participate in a cyclic on-call rotation, and must reside less than 45 minute drive time from the main uplink facility.
* The uplink facility is a 24x7 facility and requires the ability to work various shifts, including holidays and overtime as necessary to support the on-air mission.
* Minimal travel via commercial airline required on occasion (<25% travel)

Minimum Qualifications:

* Associates degree, certificate or equivalent military training in electronics and/or related systems is preferred.
* Solid analytical and problem solving skills, good oral and written communication skills.
* Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with changing priorities.

Physical requirements:

* Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
* Ability to climb external antenna system ladders and work at heights up to 30 ft.
* Dexterity to work in confined spaces down to 16 cubic ft.
* Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Associates degree, certificate or equivalent military experience with electronics, communication, television broadcast or Earth Station processes and equipment.
* Demonstrate knowledge in either RF Ground Station Antenna systems or MPEG Video Compression systems.
* Previous experience with VMWare, V-Sphere, v-Center Virtualized environments or willingness to learn.

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16344
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

We are accepting applications for a Chief Engineer in the Department of Journalism, Broadcasting and Public Relations. Reporting to the department chair, the Chief Engineer is responsible for overseeing and maintaining media and broadcast operations. This is a 12 month position.

Major Responsibilities:

• Manages media equipment inventory; maintains and cleans equipment; maintains computers and software; troubleshoots malfunctions, and makes minor to intermediate repairs according to standard procedures and operating manuals.
• Oversees sign-out and return of portable equipment and develops policies regarding late returns and damaged/lost equipment. Adds bar codes, security tags, and updates and assures accuracy of equipment database; investigates missing, lost or overdue equipment.
• Hires, trains, schedules and manages student workers who support equipment sign-out and editing/field gear support.
• Provides training and instruction for faculty, staff and students on using media software and hardware; provides technical advice, training and hands-on assistance as requested; assures effective communication of policies and procedures.
• Provides technical support to faculty, staff and students on media equipment; provides hardware, software, connectivity and compatibility troubleshooting functions and installation support.
• Makes recommendations to faculty on multimedia and video equipment and software use, and on design and production techniques for materials and presentations; assists with development of special multimedia products as requested.
• Compiles and maintains departmental records and statistics related to all media facilities, such as equipment use, supplies use, and inventories, repair and service records, and relocation status.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university
• OR an Associate's Degree in broadcast engineering or electrical engineering and three years of full-time experience in television and/or radio operations; experience in broadcast engineering or radio and/or television operations; demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and maintain broadcast operations; and, proficiency with computer software systems such as Adobe Software.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Advanced degree in related field; prior teaching or training experience at the two or four-year college level; broadcasting and/or multimedia related certification; knowledge of FCC regulations; and, knowledge of current video streaming technology.

Salary Range is $53,000-$56,000. Great benefits.

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16346
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: IL: Chicago
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Broadcast Maintenance Technician. The engineering position maintains and installs equipment at the studio and transmitter facility, provides broadcast engineering support for all news and production operations and provides assistance and training to operators. This position will perform duties at the studio including maintenance of master control and production automation systems, ingest and playback servers, routing systems, satellite distribution, microwave systems, networking equipment, server hardware, and other various facility needs as assigned. The position will also provide timely and professional support for fast-paced news and broadcast television environment. The ideal candidate will also have strong working knowledge of all components related to the transmission system, including electrical, cooling systems, encoders, exciters, antennas, and other related RF equipment.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience repairing and maintaining broadcast equipment and their related components. Must have a strong background in information technology and knowledge of IP networking, computer and software maintenance. Previous experience with Grass Valley iTX automation systems, Sony production switchers, ELC automation, SSL Audio System T Audio Console, ROSS robotics systems, Chyron graphics systems, Grass Valley and Evertz EQX routers, Evertz multi-viewer, and BitCentral news playback is a plus. Willingness and ability to work varied schedules. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, work efficiently, and meet deadlines. Understanding of the requirements of a 24/7/365 live news operation. A bachelor degree in technical and/or electronics preferred equivalent education/military/experience/training is acceptable. Previous experience or familiarity with the use of Auto CAD software is desired. Prior experience in a commercial television station preferred.

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16338
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineering Production Manager
Location: MN
Job Description:

We are looking for an Engineering Production Manager to oversee our production and master control departments.

Coordinate the daily production and operational needs of the newscasts and master control operations. Provide support for production operations, master control operations, and Engineering staff. Oversee the management of Production Operations, Master Control, and Supervisory staff (scheduling, training, performance management, employee relations, etc.). Fill in for production or master control as required. Interface with programming, traffic, creative services, news producers and directors to ensure operational needs are addressed. Implement and manage operational changes and projects. Actively participate in operations and capital budget planning. Continuously evaluate the station's day-to-day production and on-air operations and develop strategies to address any needs or deficiencies. Implement operational solutions on a timely basis and periodically review the solutions to ensure their effectiveness. Work cross-departmentally with News, Creative Services, Traffic, and Engineering to evaluate and define the operations and production goals. All other duties as assigned by station senior management.

The position requires extensive knowledge of broadcast production systems including switchers (preferably Sony MVS/XVS/DVS series switchers), large format audio mixers (Calrec/Wheatstone, etc.), broadcast graphics systems (preferably Chyron), broadcast automation systems (preferably Sony ELC), and master control automation systems (preferably GVG ITX). Extensive experience directing news shows using template-based, automation-connected newsroom content systems (preferably Avid Inews). Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Broadcasting with a minimum of 2 years as a Director, Technical Director or Operations Supervisor in a medium or larger market. 4 year degree in broadcast communications or similar major preferred, but not required. Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills are a must. A positive attitude, and the ability to effectively lead and train a great group of broadcast operations professionals are essential skills for this position.

EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16339
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Satellite Maintenance Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

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

Post Date: 12/18/2019
Job #: 16341
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: CO
Job Description:

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated, self-driven individual with technical experience in large-scale video distribution to join our service operations team. As a Specialist - Technical Operations, you will work on a team that owns the end-to-end monitor and control for our entire local lineup of channel services from acquisition thru downlink.

In this role, you will be responsible for the following functions related to the service:

* Implement and leverage best-in-class technologies, tools, and processes to continually optimize the customer experience
* Perform first touch resolution
* Incident response, root cause analysis, and problem management across a diverse set of technologies
* Optimize event detection and alerting capabilities
* Documentation and robust knowledge base creation
* Project management and support
* Guided change implementation, documentation and training

As the successful candidate, you will:

* Put the end-user experience at the core of the team's focus and continually drive to measure and improve it
* Provide support to the on?air operations environment with monitor and control (M&C) to restore functionality including performing follow up and assisting with diagnostics and troubleshooting of broadcast servers, applications, and software
* Assist with system testing and validation of monitoring and control maintenance
* Assist with projects including the planning, implementation, procedures, documentation, installation and training of staff as needed
* Take ownership of issues affecting the service regardless of functional area or organizational boundary
* Be adaptable, expect change and keep both skills and mindset current to respond to the demands of the business
* Leverage technical skill sets to explore, evaluate, and deliver new technologies, techniques, and tools to advance the capabilities of the team

The background of the successful candidate should include:

* 2+ years of experience with technologies associated with providing a live channel video and video-on-demand (VOD) services in on premises or cloud-based environments
* BS/BA in a technology related field is preferred
* A good understanding of computer networking services and tools
* Strong working knowledge of physical equipment and infrastructure, RF equipment, technical workflow diagrams and working with engineers to test and integrate new systems
* Must have the ability to work in a fast pace environment with changing priorities
* Experience in configuration and optimization of a diversity of toolsets to maintain and improve services, to include Splunk, AppDynamics, New Relic, MoogSoft, Prometheus, Grafana, Nagios
* Experience and familiarity with Kubernetes, BitBucket/GIT, Unix/Linux, AWS and agile/scrum methodologies with scripting and automation skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, analytical skills and ability to influence others
* Experience with administrating, maintaining, troubleshooting, and configuring various systems in a Windows and/or Linux environment

This position is in a 24x7 facility and may require the ability to work various shifts, including holidays and overtime
All candidates must be able to lift 30 to 40 pounds

Principal Functional Skills/Competencies associated with this Title:

* Hardware Infrastructure
* Incident and Event Management
* IT Service Change Management
* IT Service Improvement
* IT Service Management (ITSM)
* Network Performance Management
* Problem Management
* Process Management
* Systems Software Infrastructure
* Technical Troubleshooting

Note: Additional skills/competencies may be added to this specific requisition. During the application process, you will be asked to provide your proficiency and experience with all the skills/competencies associated with the requisition.

Post Date: 12/03/2019
Job #: 16332
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: IT
Location: AZ
Job Description:

In studio engineering and IT for 5-station radio group in Arizona. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: IT, FCC filings and requirements, desktop and workstation computer systems, network, and provide guidance to company staff. Knowledge of Wide Orbit and Axia systems. Position may be required to be on-call outside of normal working hours. Must have good interpersonal skills, a good attitude, and be a team player Understanding of Windows, Network, and Microsoft Office. Successful applicant will coordinate with offsite engineer.

Post Date: 12/03/2019
Job #: 16335
Organization Type:
– Other: News Television
Job Title: Other: Associate Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

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.

Being on our team means… 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 in 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.

What we’re looking for: The Associate Broadcast Engineer will work with the Engineering team to execute and distribute live and preproduced News and/or Sports content to cable subscribers. This position will assist with the set-up, configuration, maintenance, diagnosis and operation of a broad spectrum of broadcast systems and equipment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide basic level technical support of broadcast related operating systems
• Provide hands on engineering support at the client hardware and software level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas where applicable: Studio Production, Master Control Operations, Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies), Newsroom, Remote Production and/or Remote Sites, Graphics/Creative Services, Post Production and/or Long Form Edit
• Utilize facility and system documentation to facilitate support activities
• Work with vendors to help troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades
• Assist Broadcast Engineers with the maintenance of Broadcast related hardware and software systems
• Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents
• Articulate concepts and solutions to mixed skillset users including training as needed
• Assist in the installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects
• Read system documentation utilizing Microsoft Office and any of the following: Visio, AutoCad and other documentation methods
• Support on-site and remote productions as a technician
• Communicate major outages to other team members and department managers
• Assist internal customers with engineering related issues
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

• Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
• Learn to 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
• General Knowledge of IP networking and cross-platform operating systems and applications
• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and solve basic problems while demonstrating a positive attitude and positive approach
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to clearly communicate solutions; ability to relate well with others
• Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
• Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge
• Basic broadcast equipment knowledge/experience should include: Cameras in the field and studio, digital recording devices, video switchers (routing and/or production), audio systems and related equipment
• Familiarity with broadcast standards preferred
• Knowledge of Audio/Video over IP a plus
• Assist and advise facilities department regarding issues that affect broadcast operations where and/or as applicable
• Responsible for maintenance and documentation of station fleet where and/or as applicable
• Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
• Must be willing and able to drive a company vehicle to and from assigned location while obeying all traffic laws
• Travel: 15% where applicable

Education & Experience:

• Associates Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
• At least 1 year of previous experience in Broadcast or Technical environment

Certifications:

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

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

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