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Post Date: 04/16/2021
Job #: 16782
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: TV Broadcast Studio Engineer
Location: Fort Worth TX
Job Description:

This position is to serve the electronic maintenance needs of the Company with emphasis on the News Studio, Media Processing Center, and its associated equipment. TV studio/remote engineering operations will also be assigned as needed. The Chief Engineer will assign the position’s work projects. However, under most circumstances, the employee should work independently once assigned a project or location.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

* Complete preventative and corrective electronic maintenance on a wide range of audio and video equipment including, but not limited to: switchers, news production automation equipment, and a variety of recording equipment.
* Maintain maintenance of studio and portable broadcast cameras, video recorders of various formats, and various video equipment types.
* Assist in video and audio mixing, processing, distribution, and monitoring of equipment.
* Perform engineering and operational duties, including, but are not limited to, upkeep of News Control Room and Studio equipment, camera setup, and assuring video quality for news productions.
* Oversee the setup, maintenance, and operational condition of the news production equipment and report to the Chief Engineer any issues that need to be addressed.
* Oversee the quality of the final video product coming to and from the news production facility.
* Assist with other studios, control rooms, and events as needed or assigned.

Job Requirements:

Education:

* High school graduate, plus additional technical training or equivalent experience in the electronic field.

Experience:

* Seven years’ minimum experience at a news production facility.
* Experience with operation and maintenance of professional broadcast news production equipment.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

* This position requires an understanding of how to troubleshoot news production systems.
* Must be able to understand operation manuals to set up and maintain news production systems.
* Requires an operating knowledge of test equipment, including but not limited to signal generators, waveform monitors, and IP-based equipment.

Equipment to be used:

* Signal generators, Waveform monitors, IP-based equipment, Servers, Fiber Equipment, and any other technology required to achieve the goals.

Typical Physical Demands:

* Must be able to work for a minimum of seven and a half hours per day in various temperatures and locations, including studio, edit suite, and outdoor events.
* Be able to lift at least 70lbs.
* Be able to work long hours as needed.

Typical Mental Demands:

* Ability to adapt to last-minute changes and high expectations.
* Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, and articulate goals.
* Must understand vague and implicit instructions and react favorably in all work situations.
* Must be detailed, organized, and communicative.
* Must be task and goal-oriented.
* Requires the ability to multi-task.
* Must adapt well to changing work situations.
* Must be able to grasp and apply new ideas.
* Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions.
* Must relate and interact with people at all levels.

Working Conditions:

* General working conditions are similar to any other professional teleproduction and duplication facility.
* Ability to work shifts and events as assigned.

Other:

* Born again believer and must adhere to the doctrines of this organization and their appointed representatives.
* Must work well with others, as a team and according to Romans 16:17, must not cause dissension, difficulties, and divisions.
* Must maintain a good attendance record.
* Membership and attendance at EMIC are preferred.
* Because of the wide range of personal contact with ministry leaders within and outside the organization, this position requires considerable diplomacy, maturity, and excellent communication skills.

Post Date: 04/16/2021
Job #: 16783
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT/Engineer
Location: Bryan TX
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced IT/Engineer to maintain all Computer Networks, Servers and Client CPU’s. Will also support all team members on site, in the field and working remotely.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Design, Maintain and Install Computer systems and networks
• Work with engineers to implement and maintain “crossover” computer systems to Audio/Video Systems
• Maintain equipment and support users for On Air and Live Production automation systems
• Responsible for keeping software licensing up to date and installed on systems
• Design implement and Maintain computer/network security policies

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

• Assist engineering in their everyday duties as a broadcast facility
• Maintain Video Servers and editing systems
• Work flexible hours when needed
• Point of contact for corporate IT
• Provide assistance as needed for remote broadcasts
• Help maintain corporate trouble ticket system as required to support all Departments, including News, Production, Control Room and Sales team members.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
• Advanced IT knowledge and understanding of VM systems
• Knowledge of the inner workings of a broadcast facility
• Able to troubleshoot computers to board level
• Management of Windows active directory network
• Ability to work under high stress situations
• Ability to lift 50 lbs

Requirements:

Education or Formal Training:

• Associates Degree in Electronics or Computer Science or higher

Experience:

• 2 years’ experience with Windows operating systems, e-mail systems, FTP Servers, TCP/IP networking
• Knowledge of Broadcast A/V equipment combined with serial and IP communication and control.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We expressly prohibit any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of our employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

We participate in E-Verify.

Post Date: 04/16/2021
Job #: 16784
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MN
Job Description:

This position is responsible for all day-to-day and long-term engineering and technical management operations including towers, RF transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other related broadcast operating systems

Job Responsibilities:

* Develops, maintains, administers and owns engineering departmental operations budget and capital budgets for studio and transmitter locations.
* Identifies, analyzes and trouble shoots problems or issues related to engineering, including studio and transmitter problems in a timely and effective manner.
* Works with and under the guidance of the Director of Engineering and Corporate IT rules and practices. Also works cooperatively with General Managers and Program Directors in each market.
* Provides hands on support as needed.
* Consults and collaborates with General Managers and station management on long-term and short-term engineering objectives, goals and action plans.
* Executes engineering objectives, goals and action plans and is held accountable for results.
* Studies and plans for future station engineering needs including purchases and growth.
* Communicates how objectives, goals and action plans affect the stations.
* Develops strong department through applicable training, evaluation, and daily contact with employees. Establishes, consults and communicates departmental, station and Corp policies, procedures and guidance as needed.
* Knowledgeable of and applies as needed all current FCC rules and regulations. Ensures that all stations are compliant with FCC rules and regulations at all times.
* Travel required, up to 75%.

Qualifications:

* An associate or bachelor degree, or equivalent experience and/or certification, in broadcast electronics, telecommunications, IT or related field is required. SBE certification preferred.
* 3-5 years broadcasting and IT experience to include experience with radio automation (Zetta preferred) as well as with FM, AM, and AM Directional transmitters. Tube transmitter experience is also preferred.
* Thorough knowledge of current FCC rules and regulations.
* Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
* Compelling detail orientation with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving, following up until issues are resolved.
* Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
* Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
* Ability to function in a team environment yet be able to work as an individual contributor.
* Work well under pressure.
* Available to work with short notice including early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
* Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.
* Clean driving record, ability to travel up to 75%.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 04/14/2021
Job #: 16775
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MN
Job Description:

A well-respected multi-market TV group in the Midwest is in search of a Chief Engineer. If you have experience in commercial digital/analog television broadcast equipment and technologies, this could be the opportunity for you. Engineer will be responsible for combining traditional broadcast engineering skills with forward thinking IT technology and communications development.

All levels of experience are encouraged to reach out.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering or computer sciences preferred
• At least five years’ experience as a Chief Broadcast Engineer, Broadcast Engineer, or similar
• Engineering position in the commercial television broadcast industry preferred
• Technologically savvy with the ability to problem solve and adapt quickly

Post Date: 04/14/2021
Job #: 16776
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Travel Engineer
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Engineering and Support and Assistant Director of Engineering, to support Owned and Operated stations in all facets of broadcast related engineering.

Essential Functions:

• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
• Frequent travel to locations throughout the US (sometimes with short notice) to complete projects as assigned by the DoE or assistant DoE.
• Assist DoE in bringing all sites’ documentation, processes, etc., to the level set in the standard operating procedure guidelines.
• Help in the maintenance and operation of transmitter sites and studios as necessary.
• Learn and possess a solid understanding of the operation of the Radio network
• Possess a solid knowledge of the FCC rules and regulations as they apply to the operation of the Radio broadcast group.
• Learn and assist in supporting regional c-band satellite uplinks used to feed multiple transmitter sites.
• Assist with studio design and construction.
• Stay current with technologies that would benefit and further the ability of the Company to reach as many listeners effectively and efficiently as possible.

Minimum Requirements:

• Minimum 4 years Radio Station/Group Engineering experience
• Must have AM and FM RF/Transmitter experience
• Must be able to handle and prioritize multiple projects on an ongoing basis.
• Must be detail driven and have good organizational skills.
• Must possess good verbal and communication skills with staff.
• Must possess a strong understanding of IT-based broadcasting ranging from computer networking to streaming audio over the public internet
• Must possess a valid drivers license.
• Must be able to lift 60 lbs.
• Authorized to work in the US legally without sponsorship

Preferred Requirements:

• SBE certification
• Satellite Uplink operation and troubleshooting experience
• AXIA/Digital studio equipment experience
• RF transmitter repair experience
• Experience building new signals (e.g. spec’ing tower, transmission equipment, overseeing installation).
• VoIP installation and support experience

Work Environment/Conditions:

• Technical workshop, studio and audio environments, transmitter/tower sites with high-powered electronic equipment, satellite uplinks with high power transmissions

Additional Information:

• We comply with all applicable laws pertaining to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, and any other applicable legally protected category. As a religious institution, we have the right to, and do, require that employees hold beliefs consistent with our Doctrinal Statement and conduct themselves in a manner consistent with our religious beliefs, including as explained in our Community Standards.
• To review you fairly, please remove birthdates and graduation dates from your resume.

This is a 75% travel position, with the remainder 25% consisting of remote support. It is preferable for an applicant to either reside in or be willing to relocate to the Chicago area, but this position can be staffed from anywhere with convenient access to a major airport.

Post Date: 04/14/2021
Job #: 16778
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Fayetteville NC
Job Description:

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

Qualifications:

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

This position is full-time and includes benefits.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 04/14/2021
Job #: 16779
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: Ft. Myers FL
Job Description:

We are looking for AM/FM Assistant Engineers. Applicants are required to have completed at least a two-year electronics degree. This position must maintain radio studios and transmitter sites. Job candidates must carry 50 pounds, climb a ladder and provide general building and grounds maintenance, as needed. A valid state-issued driver’s license is required.

Qualifications for Assistant Engineers:

• AM/FM, WideOrbit and IT experience preferred.
• Must be willing and available to provide after-hours on call support;
• Must be willing to assist with other duties as needed.
• Ability to take on projects till completion with minimum of direction

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 04/14/2021
Job #: 16781
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Director of Technology and Engineering
Location: Philadelphia PA
Job Description:

The Director of Technology and Engineering is responsible for daily broadcast operations and leads the management and development of our broadcast, information technology, and physical infrastructure. Reporting to the General Manager, this senior leadership team position maximizes the quality, reliability, and robustness of our infrastructure in support of our public service mission. This position provides strategic leadership for evaluating and evolving content delivery and physical infrastructure and the administrative systems and technology necessary to best leverage data and techniques to build programming, donor, listener, and staff capacity and service. Performs other duties assigned.

Essential Job Duties include but are not limited to:

* Ensure proper operation of all facilities, including transmitters, relay points, and translators, control systems, audio routing, and playback systems, studios, and all related equipment in the on-air, production, and transmission process;
* Ensure station is operating within FCC parameters and policy. Maintain station licenses;
* Create and manage a comprehensive engineering and technology plan that includes all broadcast, digital, and administrative assets and systems, including capital investments for broadcast infrastructure;
* Direct the day to day operations to ensure reliable and effective operations of all systems and services, including the broadcast network, automation, digital services, and administrative systems;
* Identify technology opportunities to increase organization effectiveness and efficiency internally and externally;
* Manage engineering and technology budgets, overseeing all broadcast and technology expenditures to ensure they conform to the stated plan and goals of the station;
* Work with philanthropy and content peers to identify, procure, and implement department technology solutions;
* Create and manage key metrics and reporting to assess and monitor engineering and technology performance;
* Participate in industry groups and projects to ensure awareness of trends, identify opportunities, and stay up to date with compliance and performance standards;
* Represent the station’s technological needs and plan to various university departments, including IT and Telecommunications;
* Oversee and manage all engineering and facility contractors;
* Serve as member of the senior leadership team providing organizational, community, and industry leadership on engineering and technology issues

Required Education & Experience:

* Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or related fields desired.
* At least seven years of broadcast engineering experience.
* Minimum Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) Certification in Certified Broadcast Technologist (CBT), Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist (CBNT) or Certified Broadcast Engineer (CBE).
* A combination of education and experience will be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities:

* Demonstrated experience managing complex engineering and/or technology environments
* Thorough knowledge of broadcast engineering principles and practices
* Strong information technology experience, including assessment, design, and implementation
* Experience with music digitization and automation preferred
* A strong commitment to the user experience as a measure of technological and policy effectiveness
* Strong writing and other communication skills
* This position requires a background check

Preferred:

* Certified Senior Radio Engineer (CSRE) or higher
* Public media experience

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description, employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial, and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and, employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

Post Date: 04/09/2021
Job #: 16773
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MN
Job Description:

A well-respected multi-market TV group in the Midwest is in search of a Chief Engineer. If you have experience in commercial digital/analog television broadcast equipment and technologies, this could be the opportunity for you. Engineer will be responsible for combining traditional broadcast engineering skills with forward thinking IT technology and communications development.

All levels of experience are encouraged to reach out.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering or computer sciences preferred
• At least five years’ experience as a Chief Broadcast Engineer, Broadcast Engineer, or similar
• Engineering position in the commercial television broadcast industry preferred
• Technologically savvy with the ability to problem solve and adapt quickly

Post Date: 04/09/2021
Job #: 16772
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands Outside the US
Job Description:

The Broadcast Technician works primarily in a television and radio broadcast environment, provides technical support to broadcast engineer and end user customers with repair, maintenance, installation and modification of all broadcast-related equipment.

Principal Accountabilities (Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.):

- Operates, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs complex electronic, computer based, optical and mechanical broadcasting systems. Repairs and maintains equipment in emergency and preventative situations.
- Sets up and operates various broadcasting equipment such as recording, video and editing equipment; checks equipment for operational readiness; provides operational assistance/instruction to others as needed.
- Prepares and maintains various technical records and engineering logs pertaining to broadcast equipment performance and discrepancies according to regulations.
- Sets up, maintains and operates remote production facilities, to include all engineering activities associated with remote television productions.
- Tests and aligns new equipment prior to installation in broadcast facility.
- Sets up and maintains transmission equipment for broadcast and point-to-point microwave links.

Knowledge & Skills:

- Knowledge of broadcast rules and regulations.
- Knowledge in maintenance, usage, and design of technical broadcast equipment.
- Demonstrated ability to handle and respond to operational/technical equipment problems.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong troubleshooting and repair of analog and digital components, power supplies, audio (AF) and radio (RF).
- Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.

Experience & Education:

- Associate's degree in Electronics, Broadcasting or related field and two years’ experience in broadcast engineering inclusive of equipment, repair and installation; OR
- Four years’ experience in broadcast engineering inclusive of equipment, repair and installation; OR
- Equivalent military training in technology.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:

- Must be able to work extended hours, often with short notice. Extended hours may include late nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays.
- Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
- Must be in good physical health and able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.
- Position will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions.
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Post Date: 04/07/2021
Job #: 16767
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: Winter Park FL
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time Master Control Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills. This person is responsible for the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, acquiring, ingesting, and preparing content, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on-air product, and documenting transmission events. This position involves ingesting commercials and programs, prepping them, timing them, and making sure they all play on air properly.

Job Responsibilities:

- Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast.
- Maintaining on air operation to include running commercials, network, and local programming.
- Monitors multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
- Operate Harris Automation equipment
- Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
- Observing transmitters and taking readings
- Maintains program and transmitter logs.
- Executes, edits, updates, and appends playlists.
- Acquires content from various distributors.
- Setup of microwave and satellite feeds for news and programming.
- Reports equipment issues and transmission discrepancies.
- Other duties as assigned.

Experience Requirements:

- Must have computer and software experience.
- Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Related military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

- Applicants must be reliable and punctual.
- Can work flexible hours and shifts including holidays and weekends.
- Computer literacy is mandatory.
- Attention to details is imperative.
- Applicant must be able to multi-task
- Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills
- Operational knowledge and experience with master control activities and functions a plus
- Knowledge of VizRT graphics a plus
- Ability to learn specialized software applications
- Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.

Education:

- Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
- Military training and experience in related field will be considered.

Post Date: 04/07/2021
Job #: 16768
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: Nashville TN
Job Description:

We are seeking a System Engineer. The position installs, supports, and maintains all mechanical and electronic equipment within the broadcast environment. This equipment includes video production and master control switchers, video routers, video servers, studio and ENG cameras, video monitors, audio equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, live news trucks, intercom and IFB systems, graphics equipment, computers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station.

Essential Job Functions (Weight % | Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results):

* 80% The Systems Engineer installs, supports, and maintains all mechanical and electronic equipment and software systems within the broadcast environment. This equipment includes video production and master control switchers, video routers, video servers, studio and ENG cameras, video monitors, audio equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, live news trucks, intercom and IFB systems, graphics equipment, computers, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station. Repairs are made to component or board level as appropriate.
* 10% Cross-trains other members of the technical staff, and improves/updates technical job skills.
* 10% Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements:

Education:

* Associate’s degree in Broadcast Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience:

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

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Good interpersonal skills – ability to effectively and cooperatively work with non-technical personnel.
- Ability to prioritize and make frequent changes to work plans without loss of efficiency or composure.
- Ability to make decisions quickly under pressure.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
- Ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 broadcast operation.
- Solid understanding of electronics troubleshooting and repair.
- Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking relating to PC function and communication with software applications in Ethernet networks.

% Travel Required (Approximate): >10%

Post Date: 04/07/2021
Job #: 16769
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
Location: San Diego CA
Job Description:

* Installs, operates, and maintains technical equipment throughout the facilities as required.
* Responds to plant emergencies resulting from equipment or facility failures.
* Maintains detailed inventory and repair records.
* Makes purchase recommendations for equipment, components and supplies.
* Maintains accurate communication with Supervisors and co-workers to exchange information, concerns, receive assignments and collaborate on projects.
* Other Duties and Responsibilities as assigned

Post Date: 04/07/2021
Job #: 16770
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance/Operations Engineer
Location: Louisville KY
Job Description:

We have an opening for a broadcast Maintenance Technician. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their career. We are looking for someone who has worked in a Television station and would like to work and learn our technical facilities. If you consider yourself a Tech and would like to learn some new skills, this might be the position for you. The Maintenance Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals.

Job Responsibilities:

* This position is responsible for daily News Engineering operations including ENG reception and monitoring the technical aspects of our news production.
* Experience in operating DSNG trucks supporting special news events.
* Maintains ENG microwave trucks, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.
* Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
* Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.

Experience Requirements:

* The candidate should have 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 2+ years of experience in a related military occupation specialty

Qualification Requirements:

* Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems
* Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
* Must have knowledge of computers, computer systems,
* Must have advanced skill with video production, microwave systems,
* 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 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:

* Associates degree in electronic engineering or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent.
* SBE CPBE (or better) certification a plus.
* Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course from Defense Information School (DINFOS) a plus.
* Military training and experience in electronics, avionics or related fields will be considered

Post Date: 04/07/2021
Job #: 16771
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial, Satellite Facility, Military, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Transmission Specialist I
Location: Bristol CT
Job Description:

Working at our inside DMED-Technology is unlike anything else. That’s because we are always finding new ways to interact with guests/fans that are passionate about all platforms we support. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas, and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

The Bristol DMED Transmission Team supports the 24X7 engineering and operational sustainment for the Cable Networks and satellite distribution, along with direct support of The Transmission Team which is responsible for satellite distribution of our family of Networks.

As a member of our 24/7, highly-skilled, Bristol Transmission Team, you can expect to work with cutting-edge technology and be responsible for high-profile content in supporting our linear and digital networks. In 2019 our transmission team acquired over 150K contributions feeds in support of studio shows and live sports.

If you are looking for an operational tempo in which you will be challenged every day to work at a high-level, on high profile events, the Bristol Transmission Team is the right place to bring your talents, experience, and expertise!

Post Date: 04/01/2021
Job #: 16766
Organization Type: Manufacturer/Service Provider, Other
Job Title: Technical Services Engineer
Location: This is a virtual job and can be based anywhere in the USA. FL
Job Description:

This is a Customer Support position to install, train, and maintain products developed and sold by the Company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Available for customer service 24hr/day when on-call, as needed.
• Ability to travel and work with customers on-site.
• Edit high level configuration files on multiple types of software packages as needed.
• Install, configure, and test hardware, software, and peripheral system components through on-site and telephone support.
• Serve existing accounts by handling work orders, planning daily schedules, investigating complaints, conducting tests, and resolving problems.
• Maintain good customer relations by examining complaints, identify solutions, suggest workflow improvements, and recommend system improvements.
• Responsible for maintaining assigned company equipment in operating condition and maintaining assigned supplies.
• Completing forms, reports, logs, etc. to document service and installation actions.
• Respect and maintain confidentiality of information.
• Continuing education to keep job knowledge up to date by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications.
• Other duties as assigned.

Skills:

• Ethics – Treat people with respect, keep commitments, inspire the trust of others, work ethically and with integrity, and uphold organizational values.
• Problem Solving - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner by gathering and analyzing information, developing alternative solutions, and working well in group problem solving situations.
• Customer Service - Manage difficult or emotional customer situations, respond promptly to customer needs, solicit customer feedback to improve service, and respond to requests for service/assistance in a timely manner.
• Communications – Write/speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, read/listen well to clarify situations, respond well to questions, and demonstrate skill with group presentations.
• Professionalism – Interact with others in a tactful manner, react well under pressure, treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position, accept responsibility for own actions, and follow through on commitments.

Education and/or Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) or equivalent from a College or technical school in an engineering, broadcasting, computer science or related field, or four years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Florical master control automation experience a plus.
• Television engineering or operations experience a plus.
• IT and networking experience required and should include experience with LANs and WANs.
• Cloud platform experience a plus but not required.

Computer Skills:

• Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems, including Windows Server.
• Knowledge of SQL database systems.
• Competency with Microsoft Office applications.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

• Valid driver's license.

Other Qualifications:

• Excellent Technical & Diagnostic Troubleshooting skills
• Outstanding customer service skills.
• Strong ability to debug wiring and cabling issues.
• Availability to travel as needed.

Post Date: 03/31/2021
Job #: 16763
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Hobbs NM
Job Description:

We are seeking an exceptional, technically minded, reliable person for contract Chief Engineer. This person will be paid on a monthly retainer. This person will be responsible for managing and maintaining the technical operations for all the stations as well as areas of broadcast facility compliance. This includes maintenance, adjustments, and repairs to most of the station’s equipment. Ensuring the facility is operationally sound, allowing the station to deliver the highest quality product to their listeners and advertisers.

Required Responsibilities and Expectations:

• Monthly site visits sweeping, cleaning and vacuuming and replacing air filters at each station’s sites
• Monthly station studio visits, ensuring studio equipment is working properly
• Monthly station visits ensuring remote vehicle’s and remote equipment is working properly
• Periodic AM field monitoring point measurements, equipment performance measurements or other tests as specified in the rules of terms of the station license to make sure the station’s signal is with-in the authorized limits.

Preferred Minimum Requirements:

• Degree in Engineering/Technical related field or 10+ years’ experience/education in broadcast engineering
• Strong maintenance, organizational, computer, and communication skills
• Must be physically able to bend, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, climb ladders or transport other equipment as needed.
• This role may require non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays. Willing to work additional hours as needed.
• Must have working knowledge of PC’s, networks, routers, MS & and application software such as Word and Excel.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Post Date: 03/31/2021
Job #: 16764
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Technology
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

The Director, Technology is a full-time position leading the Engineering, Technical Operations, Media Operations and IT teams focused on the implementation of Technology solutions and providing client focused technical support. This position is a critical part of delivering world class support, innovative new Technology, enabling operational change and driving smart business solutions. Reporting locally to the VP, Technology & Operations, and working in concert with the Division’s Technology Team, the Director, Technology will be the client facing role, responsible for the direct supervision of the technical team, overseeing complex technical project delivery, and support and sustainability for all local technical systems. Candidate must have experience in managing and developing technical staff with a deep understanding of current and emerging technologies across media and entertainment including infrastructure, distribution, live production, post-production, newsgathering & newsroom system

* Development, implementation and accountability to standards, controls and processes that ensure a high degree of availability and reliability across all technical systems and operations
* Facilitate team success with strategic guidance and helping identify and mitigate roadblocks.
* Manage day-to-day technical support operations, ensuring BO&T Support standards are met focusing on load balancing, prioritization, SLAs and client satisfaction.
* Support Enterprise teams with IT system troubleshooting and problem resolution.
* Handle and address customer communication, escalation and incident response management.
* Provide escalation support for deployed infrastructure as needed by liaising with vendors and other internal/external engineering SMEs for problem resolution.
* Manage the implementation, commissioning, documentation and operational handoff of new technology.
* Work with client Operations teams to promote a strong VOC to define requirements and deliver solutions that creatively solve business challenges or implement new processes across News, Production, Creative Services and other departments as needed.
* Provide operational support as needed.
* Evaluate and manage technical solutions across all broadcast systems including both SDI and ST-2110 video infrastructures, physical, virtualized, cloud-based computer & storage network, encode/decode platforms, live production systems, news gathering tools, NLE, media asset management systems, distribution and transmission systems.
* Ensure the successful handoff and maintenance of all relevant documentation, system knowledge and support processes to the support & operational teams.
* Test new technology through participation in POC initiatives and make recommendations for inclusion in strategic plan.
* Make recommendations on needed resources, feasibility, budget and timing requirements.
* Participate in the development and management of capital budgets and YoY operational budgets.
* Promote and ensure the use of key documentation processes and the transfer of knowledge across teams.
* Provide coaching, leadership and development of expertise across the technical teams.
* Ongoing monitoring and reporting of team metrics.
* Other duties as deemed necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

* 5+ years of experience in large scale project and people management
* Experience in Broadcast Systems, Production, Networking, Servers, Monitoring and troubleshooting.
* Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field or related business experience
* Generally, requires 10 – 15 years related experience
* Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management
* Driven to maintain high level of customer service, five 9s reliability
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Additional Job Requirements:

* Able to work longer weekly hours as well as weekends when necessary with short notice
* Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Characteristics:

* Bilingual (Spanish and English) a plus
* Experience supporting a major market or network News operation
* Strong leader with the ability to motivate employees, develop talent, tackle organizational challenges and maintain a culture of accountability and high performance.
* Collaborative self-starter that demonstrates initiative and the desire for continuous improvement.
* Highly customer focused with the ability to directly engage with stakeholders across all levels, set agendas, define goals and drive the conversation to achieve success.
* Ability to break down a complex problem and apply structure to make it manageable and achievable.
* Passion for learning new technologies and applying them to business challenges.
* Experience in business analysis/requirements definition and risk management
* Excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to visualize and communicate both high level concepts and ideas, as well as tactical details for executives, business stakeholders and technology teams across all levels.
* Experience executing large complex initiatives in a large matrixed environment with the ability to establish trust with stakeholders.
* Experience in assessing project health, removing organizational roadblocks and making room for failure in order to ensure project success.
* Flexibility and ability to pivot from one initiative to the next, while managing multiple concurrent projects from very small to very large.
* Accustomed to ongoing reporting & documentation.

Post Date: 03/31/2021
Job #: 16759
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Senior Satellite Engineer
Location: Rocklin CA
Job Description:

We are on a search for a Senior Satellite Delivery Engineer to provide experience and oversight to the successful delivery to over 1000+ terrestrial radio signals and our multiple uplink and studio facilities as well as look forward to new and innovative ways to deliver that content. The role will be responsible to scope, design, support and implement system architectures for a 24/7/365 broadcast media network.

How we do it:

A single broadcast is a combination of audio from multiple sources & studios to the support of multiple cross-functional teams. From our Programming team combining music, live on-air DJs, and pre-recorded content using G-Selector & Zetta to our Traffic team scheduling local/regional content using Aquira & XDS and finally our engineering & technology teams handling the terrestrial broadcast and streaming we deliver the message and hope of Christ to millions of people. In this role you will be responsible for collaborating across multiple teams as part of ensuring the successful delivery of that message.

Here’s some of what you will be doing as a Senior Satellite Delivery Engineer:

* Gather system requirements, scope and design system architectures to support the growing demands of our 24/7/365 broadcast networks through satellite & future technologies.
* Provide preventative maintenance of equipment and systems at the uplink facilities.
* Ensure content distribution channels are able to scale with growing media organization.
* Be a mentor of knowledge to other team members in satellite, AoIP and other technologies.
* Traveling to our various studio & uplink facilities

Technical Skills to be Successful:

* 10 years’ experience in satellite transmission, uplink, IP, fiber and multiplexing systems.
* 7 years’ experience in Audio-Over-IP networking, switching, design, and operation across single and multi-site implementations. (Livewire, AES67, Dante, etc)
* 7 years’ experience in store & forward satellite technology such as ATX/Pico Digital system or similar.
* Understanding of Broadcast Facility Master Clocking (PTP, NTP & 10Mhz, etc)
* Understanding of Broadcast and Media workflows, automation systems, master control, transcoders, automated QC systems, production systems and audio/video ingest and playout servers.
* Strong ability to collaborate with cross functional areas of the ministry to accomplish expanding goals.

The position will be located in Rocklin, CA onsite

What can we offer you?

We have an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision (for team member and family), matching 401K, FSA, Parental leave with Baby Bonding pay, generous paid vacation, sick and holiday. In addition, you will enjoy the ability to pray openly, development and advancement opportunities, free access to LinkedIn Learning platform, meaningful work relationships and more.

Post Date: 03/31/2021
Job #: 16760
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
Location: Seattle WA
Job Description:

We are searching for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to join our team. The Maintenance Engineer must be versatile and have basic network troubleshooting abilities. Must be able to adapt to the diverse and changing hardware/software systems utilized for the stations’ Air, Production, and News gathering operations. This includes but is not limited to: Production systems, Ross switchers and Overdrive, SSL audio boards, Sony 320 and 400 ENG cameras, Vinten robotics, Clearcom intercom, Master Control automation systems, Evertz, News gathering and production systems, solid state transmitters, microwave, satellite, and IP signal acquisition systems, NLE editing, Newsroom video ingest and playout, fundamental computer, server and network knowledge as it applies to broadcast engineering.

Responsibilities:

• Maintain, operate and repair equipment. Read and understand drawings and technical manuals as reference documents to insure optimum operation and performance of equipment.
• Perform preventive maintenance on equipment and facilities as needed to insure optimum operation and performance of the equipment. Review preventative maintenance and inspection schedules and make adjustments as needed.
• Proactively monitor systems for issues and report/repair as necessary.
• Read and understand station drawings, station signal paths, utilize test equipment (oscilloscope, phabrix, spectrum analyzers), terminate wires (coaxial and network), and troubleshoot fiber connections.
• Diagnose and repair faulty equipment and/or systems down to the lowest practical level. Utilize test equipment, technical manuals and schematic diagrams as part of the diagnostic and troubleshooting process.
• Effectively communicate with operational, news personnel and other staff and/or clients in order to address problems in a timely manner.
• Accurately document projects, installations, daily repair, and work in progress to insure information is updated and accurate records are maintained.
• Order and prioritize work assignments without supervision.
• Contact vendors, suppliers, and manufacturers to obtain repair information and parts.
• Maintain competency with master control automation, TOC duties, and newsroom record/playout systems to provide coverage when required.

Qualifications:

BS degree or equivalent certification in an information technology discipline, or equivalent work experience preferred. Two to three years’ job experience as a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer. Ability to work alone and without supervision, under deadline and time constraints. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours, shifts and shows; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required. Ability to frequently lift weights up to 50 lbs., frequently bend, kneel, stoop, and reach. Ability to stand for long periods (greater than 1 hour). Ability to use tools, manipulate small parts and make minute adjustments to controls requiring fine finger movements. High visual acuity. Valid Washington driver’s license.

Post Date: 03/31/2021
Job #: 16761
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT Desktop Support
Location: Las Vegas NV
Job Description:

A rare opportunity is available to join a major market radio engineering team to work with some of the newest state of the art technology. We are looking for a high energy, self-motivated person who is qualified for this rare opportunity to work in a large modern radio facility. Our market includes (4) FM’s and (1) AM. The ideal candidate will support our staff with all computer-related hardware and software needs; maintain documentation of all network, computer and user information; maintain general office computers; manage local computer networks; manage local phone systems and must provide mobile phone and email support.

Qualifications:

• Strong Computer knowledge of Windows operating systems.
• Ability to provide helpdesk support to end users for Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems.
• In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
• Knowledge of basic Networking protocols and commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures.
• At least two years of formal IT training or associated experience.
• Knowledge of SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
• Previous radio broadcast experience is a plus.
• Experience with WideOrbit Radio Automation software is a plus.
• Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
• Must be willing to work off hours and be on call.
• Must have own transportation.
• Strong communication and organization skills.
• Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance are required.

Post Date: 03/31/2021
Job #: 16762
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT Manager
Location: New Orleans LA
Job Description:

Job Summary/Description:

- Install, configure & repair computer/server hardware, operating systems, and applications.
- Perform regular maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly.
- Troubleshoot local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and Internet systems.
- Routine maintenance of hardware/software.
- Performing software upgrades and file backups on the network daily, weekly, or monthly.
- Solve IT problems promptly.
- Manage phone system.
- Assist computer users through phone, email, or in-person.
- Train users to work with new computer hardware or software.
- Assist with Broadcast equipment installation and setup.

Requirements:

- Time management skills and the ability to establish reasonable and attainable deadlines for resolution are required.
- Flexibility to work any shift including nights/weekends.
- Ability to work under extreme deadline pressure.
- Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere and behaving in a manner that will work well with co-workers, supervisors, and vendors.

Additional Info:

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We expressly prohibit any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of our employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Post Date: 03/25/2021
Job #: 16753
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Salisbury MD
Job Description:

We are searching for a full-time Chief Engineer to shepherd us into the ATSC 3.0 Future. We operate four network-affiliated television stations, five radio stations, a robust digital division and low power TV stations. Our Award-Winning news team operates from an 11,000 square foot NewsPlex and has three additional brick and mortar bureaus, microwave, satellite and TVU trucks as well as an ENG Helicopter and Drone Fleet.

We’re looking for a forward-thinking, out-of-box, solutions-oriented individual. Minimum 5 years’ television engineering experience and ASEE or BSEE preferred. SBE certification a plus. This position reports to the Director of Engineering.

If you’re a hands-on leader with deep knowledge of broadcasting equipment, RF transmission, digital television, IT, ENG, master control, news and studio operations, we’d like to hear from you.

Post Date: 03/25/2021
Job #: 16754
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Salisbury MD
Job Description:

We are searching for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to join our expanding group of television and radio stations based in Salisbury, MD. Successful candidates should have experience in some of the following areas:

• RF Transmitter experience
• Satellite technology
• Commercial automation systems
• Routing systems
• IT and computers
• Radio broadcasting
• ENG equipment
• Microwave trucks and microwave systems
• Computer editing equipment
• Broadcast facility systems

Must have the ability to maintain existing equipment, troubleshoot system and equipment issues. Implement new systems and equipment as we expand. The ability to read CAD drawings and wiring diagrams. Must be a self-starter with ability to work weekends and evenings when necessary. Must have a good driving record.

We operate four network-affiliated television stations, five radio stations, a robust digital division and low power TV stations. Our Award-Winning news team operates from an 11,000 square foot NewsPlex and has three additional brick and mortar bureaus, microwave, satellite and TVU trucks as well as an ENG Helicopter and Drone Fleet.

If you’re a hands-on person with knowledge of broadcasting equipment, RF transmission, digital television, IT, ENG equipment, we’d like to hear from you.

Post Date: 03/25/2021
Job #: 16755
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Medford OR
Job Description:

We are looking for a Chief Engineer to lead our engineering/IT department.

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

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

• Minimum five years’ experience in broadcast engineering/IT required; supervisory experience is a plus.
• Bachelor’s degree in electronics or IT equivalent, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
• SBE certification is a plus.
• Experience with Ross Overdrive and Imagine/Harris systems, digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.
• Experience with AUTOCAD or similar programs.
• Skilled with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Prior experience assisting in the preparation of operating and capital expense budgets helpful.
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Flexibility to work extended hours, as needed.
• Must be able to use, transport, and lift equipment weighing approximately fifty (50) pounds.
• Ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions.
• Must possess or be able to obtain and maintain a valid Oregon driver’s license.

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

A PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREEN IS REQUIRED. Must possess or be able to obtain an Oregon driver’s license. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 03/25/2021
Job #: 16756
Organization Type: College/University
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Terre Haute IN
Job Description:

This position is responsible for technical support and planning related to the broadcast environment, installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with radio and television broadcasting.

The Broadcast Engineer designs and develops documentation as well as analyzes systems during the development of computer based solutions for various departments throughout campus. This includes changing computer programs that control various systems which deliver media services to both the administrative as well as the instructional offices supported by the broadcast engineer.

This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, devices connected to the data network, and broadcast transmission equipment. The services supported by this position have significant visibility in the local community and, often, with alumni and other stakeholders.

This position is required to work some evenings and weekends and to respond to emergencies in a timely fashion.

Post Date: 03/18/2021
Job #: 16746
Organization Type: Live Broadcast Graphics
Job Title: Broadcast Graphic Technician
Location: Denver CO
Job Description:

Being a problem solver, a team player and a communicator. Understanding the live production and broadcast environment. Access to the numerous real-time and post production software we work with. Ability to travel domestically and internationally for a short block of time. What gets you ahead you ask? Staying ahead of the curve, taking advantage of the newest technologies and using their advantages to assist all facets of production and design. We are very proud of our team and we feel we have assembled some of the brightest minds in the broadcast industry. Everyone brings their own unique personality to the table, but at the end of the day we all share a common goal: to deliver the highest quality products, services, design and innovations possible to our clients and to have fun doing it!

Key Responsibilities:

* Technical setup of equipment at our client's sites and OB events.
* Ability to travel domestically and internationally. Passport required.
* Providing technical and engineering support to customers, i.e. Computer maintenance, Hardware installation, Graphics cards, Wiring, troubleshooting.
* Providing operational support to customers, i.e. setup and teardown, software configuration, troubleshooting video and network paths.
* Providing sales and support assistance to other associated broadcast products that may be distributed by the company.
* Installation and test of graphics systems at customer sites.
* Deployment, testing and maintenance of on-screen graphics packages
* Assisting in the maintenance and development of our IT infrastructure within our offices
* Training of customers in the use of VizRT products.
* Skilled across the whole VizRT platform, with in-depth knowledge of Viz Artist.
* Applying graphics scenes in a live broadcast environment.
* Establish and build strong working relationships with all relevant clients involved in the production pipeline from creation to playout, both internally and with third party suppliers.
* Keen knowledge and awareness of sports and current news is essential.
* Must be flexible, adaptable and a problem solver.
* Be a proactive team player who can assist in the coordination of a variety of changing priorities in a dynamic team.
* Be aware of developing technologies within the industry and be passionate about applying these into a live broadcast environment
* Demonstrate a solid understanding of all aspects of television production and working within a live production environment.

Desirable Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

* Engineering Degree or Diploma in Computer Sciences or similar
* Operational and Technical expertise of the VizRT Graphics Products
* Knowledge of Augmented reality in the broadcast environment and the set up and calibration of the related camera tracking equipment
* Experience as a graphics operator within a Broadcaster
* Experience as a trainer, preferably on broadcast graphics
* Familiarity with gaming engines or associated 3D applications

Extra Credit: Substantial experience in any of the following applications/areas:

* VizRT Artist
* ROSS Xpression
* Brainstorm
* Ventuz
* ChyronHego
* Unreal
* Unity
* Stype
* MoSys
* VB Script
* HTML5
* JavaScript

Post Date: 03/18/2021
Job #: 16744
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast IT Engineer
Location: Hudson Valley/Stamford, CT area NY
Job Description:

We are an independently owned television broadcast company with 10 LPTV/Class A stations east of the Mississippi and a network based in the Stamford CT area. We are searching for an innovative lead Broadcast Engineer/IT Engineer. If you have broadcast, electronics, IT troubleshooting skills, and are open to learning, this could be an exciting adventure! This position is responsible for combining traditional broadcast engineering skills but mainly with forward thinking IT technology and communications development. We are building out facilities and moving to ATSC 3.0. It is the wild west and we love it. A sense of urgency and a love of getting your hands dirty is required. Safe travel is also required. All levels of experience are encouraged to apply. Must have a love and passion for the new broadcast world and riding into the future! Our motto: Work Smart, Have Fun, and Show Me the Money!

Competitive salary plus phantom stock plan. we make money, you make money.

Post Date: 03/18/2021
Job #: 16743
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineer
Location: Indianapolis IN
Job Description:

We need an Engineer. Will pay a monthly retainer. We own 40 AM & FM translators. Visit our website for more information.

Post Date: 03/18/2021
Job #: 16740
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control operator
Location: Denison TX
Job Description:

We are looking for a part-time Master Control Operator; hours will be, but not limited to Saturday and Sunday 11am-11pm. The ability to work occasional weekday shifts and holidays is preferred. Attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast paced environment is a must. Some education or experience in Radio/TV broadcasting is preferred.

Post Date: 03/18/2021
Job #: 16745
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Huntsville AL
Job Description:

We are seeking an exceptional, technically-minded, team leader for the position of Chief Engineer. The desired candidate will lead a team of talented individuals, insuring the facility is operationally sound, enabling the station to deliver the highest quality product to the viewers and advertisers we serve. In addition, the Chief Engineer will have the rare opportunity to provide technical guidance and support through the station’s impending facility relocation.

Required Responsibilities and Expectations:

• Oversee all engineering functions of the station including: management and maintenance of complex television integrated systems with minimal or no supervision, planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations.
• Strong working knowledge of networks, routers, MS operating systems and application software.
• Provide solid troubleshooting solutions, both independently and as a part of a diverse team, in time-sensitive and at times high-pressure situations.
• Possess thorough knowledge of FCC rules and regulations related to television broadcasting compliance.
• Experience with ENPS AP News Systems, Edius editing, and Bitcentral workflow is desired.
• Ability to develop, update and follow standard operating procedures a must.
• Broadcast TV, RF engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment both studio and transmitter, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems.
• Ability to design new engineering projects in conjunction with Corporate Engineering.
• Have a successful history of project management and leadership, empowering staff to carry-out projects while supporting the positive culture of the company.
• Practical working knowledge of plumbing, HVAC and basic construction codes and techniques.
• Contribute to the development, preparation and implementation of operating and capital expense budget and special projects.
• Effectively present information and respond to general manager, corporate management, clients, viewers and general public in timely manner.

Preferred Minimum Requirements:

• Degree in Engineering/Technical related field or equivalent combination of experience/education to ensure comparable skillset is preferred. 5+ years’ experience in a broadcast management role.
• FCC license or SBE certification desired.
• Strong maintenance, organizational, computer, interpersonal and communications skills.
• Must be physically able to bend, lift and carry up to 70 pounds, climb ladders or transport other equipment as needed.
• Have understanding that this role may require non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, be willing to be on call and/or work additional hours as needed.
• Must have a solid working knowledge of PC’s, networks, routers, MS & MAC operating systems and application software such as Word and Excel.
• Possess a valid Alabama drivers’ license or ability to obtain; good driving record, and satisfactorily pass pre-employment drug screening.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a tradition of encouraging a wide diversity of talents through a broad range of hiring practices. We believe that local television is rewarding and fun in a market that is rocket science! Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and 401K plans! A background check and pre-employment drug screen are required.

Post Date: 03/16/2021
Job #: 16735
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: Lynchburg VA
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

* Oversee all engineering functions of the station, including, planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
* Manage training and hiring processes for engineering staff
* Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications
* Ensure software license compliance and all software versions are up to date
* Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting of broadcast electronic equipment, including but not limited to, cameras, audio and video equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, station vehicles, and computing equipment
* Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance
* Work with Corporate leadership to ensure security and FCC compliance

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

* A minimum of 5 years’ experience in broadcast electrical system and equipment maintenance
* Experience training and managing technicians with a positive and constructive attitude
* Proficiency in evaluating, troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining broadcast equipment and IT systems
* Dedication to quality and time management while upholding to all FCC regulations
* Hold a valid driver's license
* Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
* Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.
* Technical degree in electronics or a related field, or an equivalent of work and educational experience
* SBE certification and A+ certification is preferred

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

Post Date: 03/16/2021
Job #: 16736
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: Atlanta GA
Job Description:

We are seeking an Engineering Manager to join our growing Technology Team. The ideal candidate is a hands-on leader with a passion for the mission of public media and our Company. The EM will guide the Broadcast Engineering team responsible for support, maintenance, and integration at our headquarters in Atlanta and collaborate with colleagues in other departments to manage technical and staff resources for radio, television, digital and production services operations. We are seeking a creative, innovative and collaborative professional with a history of transforming concepts into actions and leading teams to success.

Candidate Responsibilities:

• Leads a collaborative culture of customer service, understanding the urgency and inherent time constraints of broadcast environments
• Processes and applies structure and teamwork to effectively troubleshoot issues
• Works with and communicates with team, key stakeholders, and departments to meet resource needs, set expectations, while ensuring minimal impact to operations.
• Works with team to schedule integration/decommission activities and training on newly implemented workflows and identifies training, education, and certification opportunities.
• Serves as the technical project manager for new system integrations to include providing guidance on the collaboration of design documentation work; leading installation and signal validation efforts; capturing new systems and planning end-user training and support on new systems to share lessons learned, expertise and industry skills
• Manages procurement for the broadcast engineering team and collaborates with other team leaders to set technology capital improvement goals
• Keeps apprised and educated of industry trends and innovations and investigates and evaluates new and emerging systems, techniques and workflows; especially those that may further the mission and goals of the Company
• Identifies technical needs, leads design efforts to modernize systems, and implements new solutions.
• Encourages agile team growth through coaching, mentoring and recruitment and inspires to develop and advance skills and education in self and team members.

Candidate Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, technology, science or media
• Military or other significant work experience/training may be a substitute for degree requirements
• Broadcast engineering, networking or information technology certifications preferred
• Minimum of 10 years of experience in broadcast/production engineering, systems integration and/or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job and a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a media or production environment.
• Member of SBE or SMPTE, or willingness to become a member during the first year of employment, is considered a plus, but is not required
• Excellent Communication skills, superior customer-focused service, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to be a technical thinker, communicate advanced technical topics, and comprehend and explain complex systems
• Demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams to solve abstract and dynamic problems and to analyze information with evolving data sets
• Demonstrated expert knowledge of broadcast systems and workflows; systems documentation methodologies; production and newsgathering workflows and systems.
• Knowledge of FCC and FAA regulations pertaining to broadcasting.
• Strong Microsoft Excel and Visio skills, CAD preferred.
• Must have knowledge of computer network infrastructure; how production workflows can be enhanced by the use of network technologies; and understanding virtual and physical computing platforms.
• Capable of working and communicating in a live broadcast environment; especially, under pressure and excellent customer service.
• Strong technical troubleshooting skills with the ability to articulate the troubleshooting process to peers.
• Must have high degree of self-motivation
• Demonstrated experience with servant leadership in prior work experience.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include nights, weekends, and holidays.

We Offer:

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 03/16/2021
Job #: 16738
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: Tallahassee FL
Job Description:

We are hiring a Director of Engineering (DOE). As the DOE, you'll oversee the design, specifications, documentation, oversight and installation of all systems and equipment for multiple stations. Develop and maintain thorough understanding of existing facilities and work toward making units safer, cohesive and responsive to departments within station environment.

What You’ll Do:

* Effectively manage the planning, design, installation and repair of all television, mobile and internet systems and equipment.
* Evaluate and maintain the spectrum and broadband usage of the facility.
* Motivate and manage a staff of professional maintenance engineers, operators and IT technicians.
* Coordinate projects; manage the scheduling of personnel; and plan, design and document on-going and future television and online systems.
* Work with related departments; in the determination of current and future studio and transmission needs; in the preparation and tracking of capital, expense, repair and maintenance budgets; in the evaluation of equipment prior to purchase.
* Communicate professionally with individuals and groups within and outside of the station. Communicate on a frequent basis with all other departments.
* Maintain good personnel labor relations. Identify training needs, motivate and develop staff to meet the on-going and future technological needs of the station.
* Keep the station compliant with the FCC Rules and Regulations, as well as related local, state and federal regulations. Work with Corporate personnel in particular areas of common interest.
* Perform other duties as needed and as directed by the General Manager and Senior Director, Engineering.

What You’ll Need:

* Associates degree in electrical/electronic engineering preferred
* Bachelor's degree in electronic engineering a plus
* Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

What You’ll Bring:

* Must have an understanding of electronic, electrical, mechanical and information systems.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, the Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

Post Date: 03/12/2021
Job #: 16728
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Operator and Technology Manager
Location: Austin TX
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

Troubleshooting, installation, alignment, and repair of typical broadcast equipment, including: FM and HD transmission equipment, on-air studio infrastructure, control room playout and audio automation, microwave STL, and studio audio mixing and reproduction software and gear; specifically, production infrastructure including Axia, AudioVault, Telos and devices connected to those systems.

Manages the calibration of remote instrumentation, and monitoring and measuring station audio and RF signals for FCC technical requirements and the highest possible audio quality. Maintains station technical files, licenses, records, logs, permits, authorizations and other required documentation. Ensures the timely filing of license renewal and FCC Public File documents.

Oversees equipment performance in our production facilities. Responsible for operational set-up and maintenance of the technical equipment used in the production studios including audio and video editing suites, music-performance studios, on-air control rooms and news studios. Responsible for troubleshooting the day-to-day maintenance issues that arise in studios to include tracking all support requests and resolutions. This includes resolving problems in a timely and professional manner and providing appropriate status updates to users. Upholds and advances the Company’s production standards through technology and innovative thinking. Assists production-engineering staff with maintenance and upkeep of Company owned musical-production equipment.

Coordinates the technical requirements for the Company’s community field events, shows and performances. Coordinates the activities of internal event teams. Serves as liaison between internal and external teams to execute the technical aspects of on-site music and news events or programming. Coordinates with venues, production companies, producers, public-radio stations and other media or community partners.

Provides system support for our unique environment and workflow processes. Makes hardware, software, system configuration and best-practice recommendations. Provides input to management in budget planning, assessment and forecasting of infrastructure needs. Collaborates to prioritize station needs. Works autonomously on problem solving, regular infrastructure maintenance, and backups for smooth operation of station's workflows. Meets UT-driven security standards for workstations and servers. Configures and manages internal IP network as it relates to vlans, switches and servers, including WAN connectivity paths for remote transmission sites and remote broadcasting events, IP, T1, commercial broadband, ISDN, telecom.

Recommends, coordinates and assists Tech Services in the upgrade and installation of server and networking infrastructure. Provides administrative support for those systems as relates to the function of associated audio and control systems. Tracks hardware and software age in this area and defines, recommends, and performs upgrades as necessary. Documents computer systems within our infrastructure. Creates specifications for, implements, and maintains software and business systems applications.

Works closely with colleagues across the station, of all different backgrounds and skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work well within a team and uphold and further our mission to provide a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.

Required Qualifications:

Advanced knowledge of radio broadcast signal flow, AoIP, IT systems and technical support responsibilities. Skilled at coordinating and directing activities of a group, which may include assigning and leading work. Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical matters to non-technical stakeholders and the ability to seek, evaluate, and incorporate input. Ability to coordinate with other functions and units, as well as lead training. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Four or more years working in a radio environment. Experience managing multiple projects and/or processes. Experience managing or supervising staff. Working knowledge of Nielsen measurement equipment, Telos Alliance gear and Nautel transmitters. Working knowledge of Axia networking and hardware platforms, and AudioVault automation systems. Five or more years of server and systems administration. Three or more years as an SBE-certified broadcast engineer.

Salary Range:

$80,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions:

Standard office conditions

Required Materials:

* Resume/CV
* 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
* Letter of interest

Post Date: 03/12/2021
Job #: 16730
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Transmissions Systems Site Manager
Location: Lincoln NE
Job Description:

Position works independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment. The Site Manager will also maintain and repair low TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment. The position will assist with other broadcast related equipment installation and maintenance in Lincoln main facility.

Post Date: 03/12/2021
Job #: 16731
Organization Type: Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Systems Engineer
Location: Tampa FL
Job Description:

We are looking for a well-rounded individual to fill the Broadcast Engineer position. The Broadcast Systems Engineer will report to the Director of Engineering and work with all departments in moving the TV station into the future.

Job Responsibilities:

• Ensure that our broadcast signal continues without interruption and complies with FCC regulation
• Plan, manage, train and coordinate with our broadcast technicians as well as all departments as needed
• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
• Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station
• Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions
• Communicates with members of the technical team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues
• Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Maintain comprehensive diagram and notes of electronic equipment, wiring and software.
• Must be willing and able to work any and all shifts, including overnights, nights, and holidays as needed
• Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

• Must be skilled in areas of broadcast/IT equipment maintenance
• Attention to detail and commitment to find permanent solutions to issues instead of quick fixes
• Ability to coordinate multiple projects and prioritize accordingly
• Strong PC/MS Office experience, Mac experience a plus
• Experience with fiber connectivity, production equipment including but not limited to: A/V routing, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
• Knowledge of Audio/Video over IP a plus, digital transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment
• Organizational skills to maximize the usage of our space and equipment
• Dedication to quality maintenance and willingness to complete the job
• Have a CAN-DO mindset
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Education & Experience:
• 3 years of experience in Broadcast or a Technical environment
• Associates Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
• FCC General Class License or SBE Certification desired
• A valid driver’s license

Safety and Security:

• Employees are required to maintain compliance with safety, security, drug free and confidentiality programs to secure a safe working environment and protect the company’s intellectual property.

Post Date: 03/12/2021
Job #: 16723
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Dothan AL
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer in the Dothan, AL Market. Primary duties for the chief engineer will be responsible for the installation of new equipment, maintenance and repair of studio and transmitting equipment, computer and network maintenance while complying with all FCC rules and regulations.

Qualifications:

* Knowledgeable of FCC rules and regulations related to FM broadcasting
* The ability to handle multiple tasks and work effectively under stressful conditions
* FM transmitter repair and maintenance experience
* Minimum of 5 years engineering experience
* Capable of lifting 50 lbs
* Knowledge of electrical systems and standby generators
* NexGen automation system experience preferred

Primary Responsibilities:

* Work with corporate IT department to maintain reliable operation of automation system
* Perform preventative maintenance of FM transmitters and studio equipment
* On call 24/7 including weekends and holidays
* Work with corporate IT department to provide computer support to staff
* Responsible for EAS logs and other Chief Operator duties

Post Date: 03/12/2021
Job #: 16725
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Dothan AL
Job Description:

A southeast Alabama radio group is seeking a Chief Engineer. The Chief Engineer manages the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

Key Responsibilities:

• Maintain station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
• Establishes routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
• Installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
• Works with local management to coordinate remote broadcasts as needed
• Responsibilities include compliance with FCC rules and regulations, budgeting
• Travel to several towers and stations is required
• 24/7 on call

Qualifications:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task, delegate and handle pressures and deadlines
• Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
• Experience with audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone and engineering IT systems
• Computer literacy in applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Automation Systems, etc.)
• Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level
• Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities
• IT skills including local area and wide area networking
• Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators and record keeping
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
• Minimum 5+ years as Radio Broadcast Engineer

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

• Competitive pay
• Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
• Paid Vacation & Holidays

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

Post Date: 03/12/2021
Job #: 16716
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: Dayton OH
Job Description:

The Engineering Manager supports the growth and profitability of TV operations through maintaining all video editing systems, and equipment necessary to deliver news, advertising and information across our TV platforms. This position provides proactive maintenance support to ensure product quality, 24/7 uptimes, reduced business operational risk and provide strategic planning of TV engineering to drive our business forward.

Key Activities:

The Engineering IT Manager will actively engage in strategic planning, development and communication of TV industry knowledge to set and achieve best practices, internal communication and process improvement. The Engineering IT Manager will have a strong focus on customer focus that will drive process and quality improvement. This position will be key support for all TV related issues.

Education and Experience:

* 8 years of related experience in television engineering systems and/or;
* Bachelors degree in Electronics or equivalent
* SBE Certification desirable.

Operational Responsibilities:

* Responsible for maintaining equipment for all aspects of on air product – TV air chain, video editing systems, IT networks, graphic systems, and weather systems.
* Manage integration and maintenance of TV engineering equipment – both IT and transmission.
* Document: using a computerized database, word processor & drawing program, equipment & wiring of systems and equipment.
* Support station and field operations, as necessary.
* Create instructional materials and teach Engineering and non-Engineering personnel the proper use of equipment.
* Must be available to support 24/7 operations.
* Planning and completion of projects and maintenance while ensuring compliance with all FCC, FAA, and Company rules, regulations, and guidelines.
* Assist and advise the Director of Engineering & Operations.
* Maintain, maximize, and service station’s transmitter, studio, and station facilities.
* Recommends and oversees the purchase of equipment necessary to produce a quality product and maximize efficiencies.
* Assist management in the long-range planning of replacement equipment of the station.
* Supervise and train the maintenance engineers and broadcast specialists, as necessary, on the repair of the electronic and mechanical equipment of the station.
* Responsible for the planning, implementation, installation, and maintenance of station-wide capital projects.
* The Engineering Manager is responsible for improving operational capabilities and supporting all revenue and audience producing efforts.
* Works closely with the other departments in the maintenance and operation of their equipment as well as additional duties as necessary.
* Cross-functional team player
* Foster open communication with staff, and support team's vision, direction, and priorities.
* Assist in establishing mission critical procedures.
* Support a positive business climate which motivates employees.
* Demonstrate the flexibility necessary to adjust to changing/additional duties and responsibilities as the markets and company changes.

Supervisory Responsibility:

* Must be capable of effectively leading a team of maintenance engineers and broadcast specialists.

Physical Demands:

* Heavy computer usage, some lifting required, some climbing and crawling may be required

Qualifications:

* Must be able to deal confidentially with sensitive information.
* Stress superior service, foster teamwork, and lead by example.
* Understand the operation of station equipment; Use/knowledge of specialized and std broadcast test equipment.
* Knowledge of the rules and regulations of the FCC.
* Must possess good IT skill sets as they pertain to Broadcast equipment.
* Advanced knowledge of RF & UHF transmitters, ENG, SNG and microwave systems.
* Valid driver’s license, good driving record.
* Requires on call status when emergencies or failure of critical equipment occurs to the operation of the station.
* Maintaining a spare parts inventory and/or ordering replacement parts as needed.
* Requires the ability to work with and negotiate with vendors and suppliers for the station.
* Must have the ability to make decisions and take prompt action.
* Must have attention to detail with a great degree of accuracy.
* Operation of company vehicles must be done with the safety of the operator, other personnel and general public in mind, according to the guidelines of the station.
* Some travel may be necessary.

Preferred Experience:

* Windows and or networking certification
* Comprehensive knowledge of IT equipment as it pertains to TV broadcast and business operations.

Post Date: 03/12/2021
Job #: 16717
Organization Type: OTT streaming conglomerate
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: Reseda CA
Job Description:

Need Master Control Operator for LA based OTT streaming conglomerate. We are currently growing and upgrading our systems and need additional support in this role. The Master Control Operator will be responsible for performing all on-air operations to include recording, downloading, uploading and editing of all on-air programming and commercial material in a live environment.

Seeking individuals familiar with OTT programming and operations to create and develop our master control solution. We have the need to service nearly 3 dozen streaming and broadcast channels. Must be familiar with broadcast operations, developing Roku channels, Apple TV, Fire TV, television programming, IT solutions, Json files, etc... We're looking to learn from you. If you're willing to be a part of growing team we are the company for you. Tons of opportunity for advancement in the future.

Establish systems, standards, controls, and processes for the channels. Make sure channels operate properly around the clock. Load content onto channels and adhere to program schedule. Get us set up on all available platforms such as Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, etc. Set and establish delivery specs and requirements to air. Assist with channel monetization

We are building an aggressive Streaming OTT team to provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of our business with the primary goal of empowering advertisers through guaranteed premium inventory. Team will develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with our business goals with effective airtime management and digital operations.

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.

Position will work closely with traffic department and content providers to ensure proper formats for all materials. We are looking for an experienced and well-organized individual to provide the necessary support to our cable television operation and sales team.

The successful candidate will become the point of reference for outside content providers, internal head of operations, and head of sales, as well as part of the team providing documentation and information to all clients. Looking for someone with Protrack software system experience, or similar advertising and programming software system.

Master Control Duties include: On-Air Quality Control, Live Event Board Operations, Satellite Recording, Dubbing and Trimming Programs for Air and other duties as assigned.

The goal is to facilitate the team’s activities so as to maximize their performance and the solid and long-lasting development of the company.

Responsibilities:

• Ensure and maintain processes
• Coordinate processes with sales and operations department
• Monitor the team’s progress, identify shortcomings and propose improvements
• Operate all master control room equipment associated with a typical distribution environment
• Monitor and maintain the quality, continuity and availability of multiple networks and distribution channels in a live and non-live environment
• Work with broadcast systems incorporating logs/playlists to manage content playout Ensure continuity of on-air schedules in a dynamic environment
• Monitor programming schedules and associated databases for air
• Capture and encoding of content related to on-air schedules
• Assists media operations group in the recording and storage of content feeds
• Manages deployment and retrieval of playlists and as-run files
• Integrates live and previously recorded program content
• Monitors video/audio quality and signal availability using waveform monitors, meters and other test and monitoring equipment
• Maintains program and break continuity
• Operate on-air branding and news and ticker systems
• Broadcast operations including setting up, controlling and monitoring television broadcast equipment to transmit television programs and commercials to the viewing audience
• On-air switching, dubbing and transferring programs
• Gathering satellite feeds for broadcast use
• Preparation and operation of equipment (before, during and after live newscasts)
• Support the production of newscasts and other live or taped programming for television and multi-platform use
• Support operation of the station by assisting Engineering, News, and other departments
• Oversees maintenance of broadcast systems and live productions enterprise wide and advanced A/V systems in the Executive Administration area.
• Provides engineering support
• Assists the manager in the design and upgrades of all major A/V and Broadcast systems across the enterprise.
• Supervises freelance personnel during studio and remote television productions offering training and assistance with equipment and systems.
• Creates and maintains appropriate databases and documentation of equipment, systems.
• Other duties as assigned.

Skills:

• Comprehensive familiarity with traffic log functions
• Possess strong computer skills and be fluent in database management, word processing, spreadsheet applications, and managing documents
• Experience with Myers/ProTrack software a plus
• Good computer skills (MS Office)
• Proficiency in English
• Well-organized and responsible with an aptitude in problem-solving
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• A team player with high level of dedication
• Computer and Multi-tasking skills are a must. The following are also required.
• Ideally applicant has some experience with Myers Protrack or Wide Orbit, as well as Nversion system.

Qualifications:

• Ability to work under pressure
• Proficient with computers and MS office software
• Understanding of Dalet newsroom tools and automation applications

Education & Experience:

• Minimum 3-5 years of experience in broadcast television, cable programmer or network desirable
• Experience in a live broadcast environment desirable
• SBE certification desirable
• Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, technology, video design or related field with TV Broadcast background required; an additional five years experience, relevant training and certifications may be used in lieu of the degree requirement.

Post Date: 03/05/2021
Job #: 16711
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineer/IT - management
Location: IL
Job Description:

A well-respected, independently owned media company in the Midwest is in search of a Broadcast Engineer/IT Engineer. If you have broadcast, electronics, IT troubleshooting skills, and have the willingness to learn, this could be the opportunity for you. This Engineer will be responsible for combining traditional broadcast engineering skills with forward thinking IT technology and communications development. All levels of experience are encouraged to apply. For the right experience level, this person will be considered for a more senior role, and there will be future company opportunities. Must have a love and passion for the community and the broadcast industry!

Post Date: 03/05/2021
Job #: 16712
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenence Engineer
Location: Pittsburgh PA
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

This employee will maintain the following:

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

Qualifications Requirements:

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

Education:

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

Post Date: 03/05/2021
Job #: 16713
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Eugene OR
Job Description:

We are seeking a full time Engineer to provide assistance to the Chief Engineers at our stations located in Eugene, Oregon and assist with engineering duties at our stations located in Roseburg and Coos Bay, Oregon. This individual will assist in installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment. They will also provide assistance in building maintenance, grounds maintenance, hands-on support of office equipment, as well as maintaining the station vehicle fleet.

Responsibilities:

* Provide the engineering support for the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned
* Help maintain computers and servers related to television transmission and video automation systems, as well as business-side work stations.
* Help maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems
* Assist in maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications
* Communicate with engineering management and associate engineers on technical issues and project progress as required
*Assist with preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting of broadcast electronics equipment, including but not limited to, cameras, audio and video equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
* Perform tasks associated with daily building upkeep
* Perform building and vehicle safety inspections
* Provide support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services
* PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations
* Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department
* Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance
* Assist Engineering with Transmitter and Master Control maintenance
* Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
* Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
* Apply regular security updates
* Perform physical inventory of equipment
* Maintain digital telephone system
* Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

* Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field
* Broadcast experience preferred
* A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality
* Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems
* Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
* Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
* Excellent communication skills
* Familiarity with Avid related software and hardware products a plus

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

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

Post Date: 03/05/2021
Job #: 16714
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian, College/University
Job Title: Senior Broadcast Engineer
Location: Boise ID
Job Description:

This position reports to the Chief Engineer and helps to oversee the technical plant in Boise, Idaho, in addition to providing support on the network of 18 transmitters and translators. The individual will use standard broadcast engineering best practices to ensure the studio facility maintains high service in regard to audio and technical operation of radio automation and its IP-based consoles and control rooms, in addition to other hardware and software.

Post Date: 03/05/2021
Job #: 16708
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast/Engineering Maintenance Technician III
Location: Columbia SC
Job Description:

Proficiently installs, maintains, monitors, and repairs portions of radio, television, and network equipment which utilize complex low, high, and very high frequency digital electronic technologies throughout the Statewide system.

Job Duties:

Setup and maintenance of complex radio production facilities which includes microphones, mixing consoles, audiotape recorders, audio routers, automation systems for broadcast, limiters, equalizers, etc. for studio and remote productions. Diagnose and repair radio operating systems and equipment. Serve as technician in charge for studio, radio, remote and postproduction activities. Participate in the evaluation of equipment and design facilities. Review specifications of new equipment and design of facilities. Review specifications on new equipment, recommending new equipment purchases. Operate equipment. e.g., cameras, recorders, etc., during production. Diagnose and correct malfunctioning complex electronic portions of computer controlled analog/digital audio and or video routing, production switchers or edit systems, CPU controlled field or studio camera systems, tapeless video/audio storage units, CPU and non CPU controlled audio switchers.

Repair digital tape recorders/players. Monitors and repairs satellite operations, with in bound and out bound signals. Provide technical engineering assistance in radio for the planning, design and construction of production/routing/distribution facilities, operation of remote transmission sights, studios, radio and signal pathways throughout the state system to the Technical Maintenance Manager, Technical Operations Director and the Vice President for Engineering. Documents all information using AutoCAD, VidCAD, Excl, Word, and other programs. Diagnose and correct local and wide area networking, firewalls, switches, wireless technology, and Internet protocol problems in the broadcast environment. Maintain all broadcast related servers and keep up with hardware and software updates as well as routine maintenance. Provide technical engineering assistance in computing and networking methodologies and technologies. Advise, assist in appropriate maintenance and repairing techniques, troubleshooting, construction, and installation of all audio and visual equipment associated with broadcast media. Other related tasks. Duties as assigned.

Post Date: 02/26/2021
Job #: 16706
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast IT
Location: Greenville SC
Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time motivated individual to be a part of Broadcast IT Team. As our Broadcast IT Tech Support you will handle numerous technical issues for our company. Please read the list of skills below to make sure you are qualified. We will support your career growth with tools. This position is to be based in Greenville, South Carolina and may require travel to cities in Georgia and both North and South Carolina.

NOTE: This is Not a remote position – this must be worked on-site.

Essential Skills:

- Knowledge of Axia Livewire
- Understanding of a Hybrid/Analog Livewire Network
- Operate a Broadcast Board
- Experience with OnAir Automation Systems
- Understanding of how Broadcast Radio IT integrates with on air.
- Have an understanding of how Broadcast Radio IT integrates with on air.
- Windows server OS, With understandings for VM environment.
- Basic understanding of Windows operating system for troubleshooting.
- Willingness to learn everything. Router setups, Windows systems, audio setups. etc.
- Some live audio background. (Concert style, church or live broadcasts)
- Some Audio Editing background.
- Not afraid to get their hands dirty

What your responsibilities will be:

- Work with our team in a professional manner as you support their IT.
- Keep our internal network running.
- See the list of technical skills above to see what technologies you will be asked to apply

Post Date: 02/23/2021
Job #: 16704
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Alexandria LA
Job Description:

The primary responsibility of the chief engineer is to monitor and troubleshoot all systems, make sure stations are in compliance with FCC and other governing authorities, and support a small staff and computer systems. This opening could be a good pathway from a radio engineer or electronics/IT employee wishing to transition into television. Particulars are including but not limited to:

Qualifications:

• Reliable, positive, and self-motivated individual with strong personal integrity.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Capable of handling multiple tasks and working effectively under stress
• Following signal flows and taking meter readings and making corrective measures
• Meet the needs of staff members who need computer support.
• Proficient computer skills and able to operate MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Windows, non-linear editing video services, and more.
• Minimum of 3 years of Broadcast Engineering experience preferred.
• Knowledge of FCC Broadcast rules
• Technical Degree in electronics or related field desirable.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
• Capable of lifting 50 lbs.
• Position requires being on call after hours including weekends and holidays
• Position is supported by other corporate personnel in a helpdesk environment.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for the day-to-day management of the broadcast operations.
• Recognizing and working safely around high voltages and other dangers
• Management of compliance with all regulatory and governmental agencies.
• Management of station assets, information technology, transmitter facilities and building operations.
• Responsible for ensuring quality broadcast operations, on air, news gathering and production.
• Effectively work in an IT environment and use good troubleshooting practices and test equipment.
• Good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Maintaining a fun, collaborative and effective work environment.
• Filing a weekly report with corporate engineering

Post Date: 02/23/2021
Job #: 16705
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Indianapolis IN
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

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

Post Date: 02/19/2021
Job #: 16702
Organization Type: Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Specialist - Broadcast Operations
Location: Castle Rock 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. 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: 02/19/2021
Job #: 16703
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: East TX, South LA, AL TX
Job Description:

Here's what you will be doing:

• Evaluate the overall technical operation of facilities within area of responsibility, and takes corrective action as necessary to ensure equipment is functioning to the highest level of quality.
• Install, maintain, and repair broadcast equipment (such as audio processors and mixers) used in preparing and transmitting programming to the highest possible level of quality.
• Install and maintain microwave and satellite equipment used in transmitting programming.
• Regularly operate equipment that regulates the signal strength, clarity, and sound of broadcasts.
• Maintain knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations and ensure all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely and legally.
• Pro-actively analyze and fix technical faults on equipment and systems to the module level.
• At times, the work can be highly physical.
• Work on non-broadcast equipment on occasion (such as electrical generators, air conditioning units, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, etc.) as conditions dictate.
• Carry out other duties as assigned by supervisor.

This is what we are looking for in your experience:

• 3+ years’ experience troubleshooting and repairing transmitters. (larger solid state transmitters)
• Solid RF background.
• SBE Certification highly desirable.
• Good understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain.
• Elementary understanding of satellite technology.
• Ability to solder and desolder electronic components without causing damage to the components or PC board.
• Knowledge of applicable, broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations.
• Proficiency with standard broadcast test equipment, such as VOMs, oscilloscopes, and RF spectrum analyzers.
• Proficiency with MS Office products and other common software. (Internet browsers, etc.)

Additional Qualifications:

• At times the work can be highly physical. Must be able to complete the work that needs to be done. (Climbing, crawling, lifting, etc.)
• Must be able to travel to required sites.
• 75% Estimated travel. Must be able to commit to the travel schedule.
• The ideal candidate will reside in the market.
• Valid driver's license & acceptable motor vehicle report required.
• Reference & background check will also be required.

Please note, as a Field Engineer with our Company, you will be provided with an expense account, vehicle or mileage reimbursement, cell/Internet allowance, tools & resources needed to perform your job in an excellent manner including iPad or laptop, and field equipment. In addition to your paid compensation $29-$32/hour, we offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401K, generous paid vacation (3 weeks first year), sick and holiday.