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Post Date: 03/22/2019
Job #: 16005
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Video Technician
Location: VA
Job Description:

Description:

Provides paraprofessional multimedia production assistance in a live production truck during School Board meetings (requires evening availability) or field assignments as needed; operates a video camera (both robotic and standard production camera) by performing technical setup, composing shots and recording.

Qualifications:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by related technical courses, plus one year of experience in a related technical field. Can demonstrate knowledge of practices, procedures, policies and standard operating procedures in television production and audio-visual support. Editing skills preferred

This is an hourly position with approximately 20 hours of work per week.

Post Date: 03/22/2019
Job #: 16006
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Chief Technical Officer
Location: MS: Jackson
Job Description:

We are seeking a Technical Services Director/Chief Engineer with exceptional interpersonal skills who can translate ideas into action, effectively manage complex projects; and accomplish ambitious goals via strong leadership and effective management. This position will oversee media and information technology, broadcast and digital distribution, engineering, facilities and infrastructure services. He or she will be responsible for the planning, management, and overall supervision of the Technical Services and IT Departments ensuring the highest possible quality of broadcast and production of on-air programs and technical services to external and internal customers. The successful candidate will have a firm understanding of the role technology plays in today’s media business models, have a vision for how information technology and broadcast infrastructure processes support the operations of a multi-faceted media company, and able to effectively leverage emerging technology and a team of knowledgeable professionals to deliver transformational organizational impact. This position guides a staff of employees with direct reports who oversee broadcast engineering, RF transmission and information systems. This is an Exempt Non-State Service position.

Requirements:

• The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related field; plus, six (6) years of progressively more responsible experience in the areas of broadcast management and finance, including three (3) years in a professional supervisory capacity.
• Minimum six years of management experience in Television broadcast processes with a strong understanding of the technology necessary to support a growing multiplatform digital presence.
• Demonstrated knowledge of analog and digital technology for broadcast and production.
• Knowledge of broadcast networks, equipment, software programs and systems as applied to the effective delivery of television signals.
• Proven ability to manage staff, prioritize objectives, maintain technical and RF facilities; including the maintenance plans and technical requirements of remote microwave and transmitter sites
• Demonstrated skill and successful experience in organizational change and transition management, including creating efficiencies, and implementing new and emerging technologies, including new/revised work processes.
• Ability and availability to coordinate 24/7 response to technical emergencies.
• Ability and desire to attain a cutting-edge organizational knowledge base by interfacing with leading broadcast professionals and researching relevant technical literature to maintain up to date broadcast engineering skills and knowledge of ATSC 3.0, IPTV, SMPTE standards and other forward-looking IT and broadcast technical systems and solutions.
• An understanding of the workings of a statewide public broadcasting network is a plus.

Post Date: 03/20/2019
Job #: 16001
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL: Carbondale
Job Description:

Employees in this series perform and/or supervise the installation, testing, maintenance, and repair of a variety of electronic broadcasting equipment and circuitry in support of the operation of radio and/or television stations. Employees at this level install, repair, and maintain radio/television equipment and operate radio/television equipment. They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.

A Broadcasting Engineer typically:

1. Maintains and operates transmitters; may maintain and operate related broadcast equipment
2. Installs equipment and equipment systems
3. Performs routine maintenance on equipment and equipment systems
4. Performs equipment repair
5. Assures that all equipment is working at its maximum capability
6. Monitors technical signals and makes recommendations for improvement
7. Provides leadership for students and/or other staff
8. Fabricates equipment as appropriate
9. May operate studio and control room equipment as required
10. Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

1. High school graduation or equivalent
2. a) Credit for 60 semester hours of college course work, with a minimum of 30 semester hours in electrical engineering or electronics or
b) Associate degree in electronics or radio/television engineering or
c) Successful completion of a trade or vocational school program in electronics or radio/television engineering lasting two academic years or
d) Eighteen (18) months of experience in radio and television engineering or television engineering or
e) Any combination of A – D that totals 18 months

Post Date: 03/20/2019
Job #: 16002
Organization Type:
– Other: Entertainment Venue
Job Title: Systems Engineer: Systems Manager
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

The Systems Manager will help to hire and guide a dynamic, collaborative team of engineers, scope and plan projects, and define production processes. They must be able to effectively manage engineers of all levels and focus efforts for all initiatives, installations, products, and internal toolsets.

Specific Functions/Activities Summary:

- Provides leadership to Systems engineering staff, including project assignments, oversight, and career development.
- Manages production hardware and technical infrastructure engineering activities, including high-level architecture, scoping, timeline planning, creative problem solving and technology conflict resolution, future-proofing, ongoing project oversight and work guidance.
- Collaborates with other department heads and project managers to ensure the technical and infrastructure needs of each project are met and development timelines are fully defined and efficiently designed.
- Creates and maintains interdepartmental working methods, data and asset transfer pipelines, and open communication channels to create efficiencies in production, including specification and development of internal tools.
- Creates and refines documentation standards for functional and technical specifications.
- Oversees development of hardware quality assurance test battery and documentation.
- Responsible for final review of production Systems budgets and resource allocation.
- Maintains broad technical knowledge, assessing new technologies, hardware and technology possibilities. Assigns necessary testing to vet project technology options.

Qualifications:

- Degree in relevant field or equivalent experience
- 3-5 years of experience managing hardware-focused technical teams
- A demonstrated track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound creative, strategic, and analytical thinking skills, while maintaining composure in stressful situations
- Experience with modern systems architecture, with a focus on high-performance compute, networking, storage, and graphics
- Experience with a range of display products, including projection, LED, and LCD
- Experience with tools such as Office, G Suite, Confluence, Jira, etc.
- General Windows and Linux knowledge

Post Date: 03/20/2019
Job #: 16003
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: SC: Greenville
Job Description:

We are in search of a Broadcast Engineer. A Broadcast Engineer repairs and maintains all mechanical and electronic equipment within the broadcast facility, SNG and ENG vehicles. This position repairs video and audio routers, video servers, Avid systems, studio cameras, ENG cameras and camcorders, video monitors, audio, video and RF amplifiers, microwave transmitters and receivers, intercom and IFB systems, audio production boards, graphics production equipment, and other electronic equipment generally associated with a broadcast television station.

Post Date: 03/20/2019
Job #: 16004
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Systems Engineer
Location: NJ: Cherry Hill
Job Description:

We have an opening for a “hands on” Broadcast Systems Engineer to support and maintain the master control and studio facilities. The Broadcast Systems Engineer will work under the direction of the Director of Engineering. This Engineer must be capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously to install, maintain and repair Broadcast HD video and audio equipment, Windows networking environments and assist with the design, specifications, documentation, oversight and installation of all systems and equipment for the facility. This includes server based playout systems, production switchers, cameras, routers, MPEG encoders and decoders, automation, data networks and transmission equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous experience maintaining broadcast equipment and associated IT systems in a studio environment is required with experience specifically related to Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices, SAN and NAS storage, troubleshooting and repair.
• Solid understanding of SDI, HD-SDI, and ASI signals and standards. Digital video signal processing and effective troubleshooting of broadcast systems signal paths.
• Ability to provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD/Visio documentation on all work performed
• Ability to terminate broadcast and IT related cables.
• Knowledge of VHF solid state transmitters and related RF design a plus.
• Prior experience with supporting enterprise level broadcast IT infrastructure. Video streaming and video over IP broadcast distribution infrastructure. Experience supporting 10 GBE LAN/WAN infrastructure, routing, switching, VLANs, etc., and the associated protocols. Current CCNA Certification is a valuable plus.

Responsibilities:

• Work with the VP of Operations, Director of Engineering and Director of IT to effectively manage the planning, design, installation and repair of all broadcast, production and internet systems and equipment.
• Lead and manage assigned projects from conceptual stage through to launch including managing successful build out and commissioning.
• Keep the stations compliant with the FCC Rules and Regulations, as well as related local, state and federal regulations including maintaining all EAS monthly logs.
• Work with DOE to help keep television transmission systems fully operational.
• Participate in all engineering and technical projects including evaluate, recommend/select, install, service, and maintain new and existing broadcast and information technology systems.
• Provided effective communication on a frequent basis with all other departments.
• Generate new and update existing engineering block diagrams, design documentation, and Standard Operating Procedures for various broadcast technical systems.
• Strive to develop innovative solutions using state of the art enterprise level systems architecture serving complex broadcast and digital media applications and operational challenges.
• Possible occasional travel to remote facilities and transmitter sites.
• Ability to work extended hours as needed, may include overnight and weekends.

Education/Experience Qualifications:

• 2-4 Years college EE, Military or Tech School Required
• 5 years working knowledge of Broadcast Station Operations Required
• 3 years Broadcast Maintenance Required
• 2 years hands-on experience with AutoCAD or Visio Required.
• FCC or SBE certification preferred
• Be able to read and understand technical materials
• Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
• Note: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities other duties may be assigned.

Post Date: 03/18/2019
Job #: 15999
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: ID: Boise
Job Description:

We are searching for an Assistant Chief Engineer. The Assistant Chief Engineer assists the Chief Engineer in installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitter 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:

- Assists in maintaining station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
- Follows 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 programming/promotion departments to coordinate and maintain remote broadcasts as needed
- Responsibilities include compliance with FCC rules and regulations
- Travel to other markets or towers and stations may be 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 and handle pressures and deadlines
- Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing
- Experience with cluster-wide audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone, engineering IT and back office systems
- Computer literacy in applicable software packages (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Automation Systems, Novel, Linux, etc.)
- Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities
- Advanced 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
- May be required to lift 50 pounds
- Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
- Minimum 3+ years in broadcast engineer or related field preferred

Education and Licensing:

- Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
- SBE CBT and/or CBNT 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: 03/18/2019
Job #: 16000
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

• Minimum 5 years broadcast engineering experience
• Oversee local technical staff
• Manage activities for a goal of 100% uptime for station On-Air Products
• Hands-on FM, HD and AM transmitter experience
• AM Directional Antenna experience
• Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antenna’s, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment
• Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations
• Strong verbal and writing communications skills
• Strong proven time management skills including ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment
• Experience in project planning, management and execution
• IT & Network knowledge and experience
• Strong PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
• Experience with Computer based audio storage system, Scott Systems/Google/WOAFR/VoxPro preferred
• Experience with digital audio and audio streaming

Qualifications:

• Must have at least four years of college or technical school and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Availability to work various hours / days, including some weekends and holidays
• Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• FCC General Class License or SBE Certifications are a plus

Post Date: 03/15/2019
Job #: 15993
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: IT and Property Maintenance
Location: NY: Utica
Job Description:

We have a fulltime opening for a fully capable radio engineer/IT person to maintain our studio facilities in Utica and our remote radio facilities within the area, along with other duties around our property.

Radio Duties:

• Radio computer automation,
• Digital and analog audio platforms, equipment maintenance, repair and installation, IT and studio maintenance.
• Building out projects and helping to ensure FCC compliance.
• Need to be up to date on all IT technologies and be willing to make work a priority and be on-call 24/7.

CSS Electronic Billboard:

• Visually inspect that both sides of sign are functioning daily through website Visiconn
• Handle basic repairs and maintenance of sign controls/computer
• Work with Daktronics tech support on larger issues

Leland Avenue Property Maintenance:

• Keep company vehicles up to date on oil changes, registrations, and general maintenance
• Maintain audio/visual/e-payment components of Breezes, including IT infrastructure
• Handle basic repairs and routine maintenance
• Use of power/hand tools to construct office and event furniture
• General housekeeping and organization of Breezes basement and event furniture
• LED dance floor placement and removal for events
• Oversee contractors if larger repairs are necessary

You need a can-do attitude and the ability to solve problems quickly and creatively. Solid, competitive compensation package for the right candidate with a full array of benefits.

Post Date: 03/15/2019
Job #: 15995
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Engineer/IT Specialist
Location: FL
Job Description:

Responsible for supporting and maintaining mission critical audio and information technology equipment in a broadcast environment maintaining the technology necessary for keeping the station on air while ensuring the station is in compliance with all FCC requirements for engineering.

Responsibilities:

• Assist all staff with computer hardware and software issues
• Maintain all corporate network security requirements including deployment of approved batches and virus protection
• Oversight of maintenance on network printers and connectivity
• Configure desktop computers and LAN and standard network protocols/configuration
• Set up network equipment, including firewalls, routers, and managed network switches
• Install and maintain broadcast electronic equipment
• Resolve technical issues with studio and transmitter equipment
• Perform system documentation audits and updates
• Monitor and report station outages
• Maintain station Public File in accordance with FCC requirements. Track and confirm FCC online station files.
• Complete weekly EAS tests
• Log and maintain EAS test files
• Complete preventive maintenance of transmitter and studio sites
• Manage all contractual engineers and technicians as needed
• Support remote broadcasts on-site, including setup and tear down
• Complete yearly departmental budget
• Maintain equipment inventory
• Assist management with long range planning of equipment replacement and repairs
• Assist with grant proposals and bids
• Assist with all engineering responsibilities in conjunction with fund drives, including IT and phones
• Participates in on-air fundraising drives and other station-sponsored events as required

Required Skills:

- Familiarity with broadcast studio operation and equipment including consoles, audio routers, remote equipment, audio processing, audio streaming, automation systems and distribution
- Experience with satellite receiver systems, microwave transmitters/receivers and broadcast transmitters
- Knowledge of power and electrical distribution including generators
- Experience configuring desktop computers, LAN and standard network protocols
- Experience with network equipment, firewalls, routers and managed network switches
- Knowledge to read and understand station signals levels
- Knowledge and ability to re-establish connectivity with transmitter
- Self-starter and highly organized

Qualifications:

- Associates or technical degree in Information Technology or related field; or equivalent experience
- 5 years radio broadcasting engineering experience and FCC regulations
- SBE certification a plus
- 3 years management experience
- Must be able to respond to emergencies 24/7
- Ability to multi-task
- Good at problem solving and prioritizing
- Great team player
- Must possess valid driver’s license and provide proof of personal vehicle insurance
- Must be able to climb ladders and the ability to lift 50 pounds

Post Date: 03/15/2019
Job #: 15996
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Studio Maintenance Engineering supports and maintains the studio technical facility. This position is a NABET permalance position in a 24/7 facility.

The Studio Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for the following:

• Ensure that the studio control room facility and studio floor are operating at peak efficiency at all times, and that all redundant systems are operational
• Must have the ability to monitor and repair, switchers, routers, monitors, waveform monitors, cameras, disk-based broadcast equipment, computer operated broadcast equipment and other electronic equipment.
• Perform routine diagnostics and backup operating systems and software in broadcast equipment.
• Report equipment problems, ensure that repairs are made, and make emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.
• Must have the ability to setup a broadcast studio facility
• Setup and repair studio cameras. Understand the Operation of all studio equipment and be ready to step in and assist studio operations staff as required.
• Notify, Engineering maintenance staff, of any maintenance problems that may affect the operation of the technical plant
• Install new equipment, run and terminate cables, and document the installation of equipment
• Must be able to answer questions by staff about the correct operation of all broadcast equipment located within the technical plant
• Must have the ability to learn and adapt to new technology
• Ability to think forward, working outside of the standardized broadcast model finding and creating cost effective solutions to challenges as they arise
• Must be a team player and have the ability to work independently
• The ability to work under pressure with deadlines
• Familiarity with IP Networking
• familiarity with Ross automation
• Working familiarity with equipment from the following vendors, Ikegami, Sony, Ross, Evertz, Harris, Tektronics, Abekas, Protools, RTS, Calrec, Studer, SMS; Barco, EVS

Preferred Qualifications:

• Technical school or Bachelors degree in Electronics or Technology field or equivalent experience
• FCC license or SBE Certification desired
• 5+ years of studio broadcast television electronic repair experience
• Ability to troubleshoot electronic problems to component level
• Knowledge of computer information systems
• Ability to work flexible hours 24/7

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 03/15/2019
Job #: 15997
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Dallas
Job Description:

We have a very rare opening in our engineering staff. We are currently looking for a Staff Engineer to join our amazing team in one of the fastest growing markets in radio.

• Competitive pay commensurate with experience
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with HAS and company match
• 401K with company match
• Paid Vacation & Holidays

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Post Date: 03/15/2019
Job #: 15998
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Amarillo
Job Description:

We have a very rare opening in our engineering staff. We are currently looking for a Staff Engineer to join our amazing team in one of the fastest growing markets in radio.

• Competitive pay commensurate with experience
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with HAS and company match
• 401K with company match
• Paid Vacation & Holidays

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Post Date: 03/15/2019
Job #: 15992
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Production Engineer
Location: IL: Chicago
Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Production Engineer to join our team in Chicago. The position is responsible for overseeing the engineering for the camera aggregation shows. Duties include connecting, quality control, troubleshooting and repairing all broadcast television equipment including cameras, switchers, video servers and audio/graphics equipment during our camera aggregation shows. Also, the position will conduct routing and restorative maintenance of electronics and electrical systems.

A Snapshot of Your Responsibilities:

• Connecting, troubleshooting and repairing feeds during a camera aggregation show
• Quality control of incoming audio and video feeds during the show
• Troubleshooting any problems that may occur in a timely manner
• Execute and complete projects as assigned with minimal supervision

What You Will Need:

• A minimum of a 2-year technical degree is required
• Qualified applicants require a minimum of 3 years of experience maintaining and repairing broadcast equipment
• Must demonstrate a solid working knowledge of electronic and electrical systems and knowledge of FCC rules
• Proficiency in the use of broadcast related test equipment including, but not limited to, waveform monitors, vector scopes, multi-meters, oscilloscopes, test signal generators, etc.
• Ability to troubleshoot audio consoles, production switchers, production support equipment and other equipment in required
• Strong communication skills and the ability to work under minimal supervision are essential
• Candidates must have the ability to work flexible hours and shifts including weekends and holidays
• CAD experience a plus
• Networking experience desired
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced live production environment is necessary

Post Date: 03/15/2019
Job #: 15987
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: LA
Job Description:

Chief of Engineering & Technology is a department head leadership position, managing the station’s technology with a core team of engineering and IT staff. The Chief of Engineering & Technology, while staying within regulatory mandates, ensures that station’s technical and news operations, building facility, digital production, as well as distribution systems produce and deliver high-quality video streams across multiple platforms.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Oversee television technical operations, including master control play-out systems and servers, HD studio facilities, edit suites, remote and microwave equipment, video streaming, IT infrastructure, cable and satellite distribution, as well as all other technical and facility systems and platforms
• Ensure around-the-clock (24X7) high-quality broadcast and digital platform operations in a co-located, multi-station facility
• Supervise operations, engineering, building maintenance, and IT staff
• Plan and implement the station’s capital investment as well as technical operating budgets with a commitment to remain within these resources
• Provide internal authority and responsibility with FCC matters and with other regulatory authorities such as EPA and OSHA
• Plan and implement broadcast and IT operations throughout technical plant as well as connectivity with the corporate network
• Maintain engineering, broadcast and IT procedures and documentation, including Standard Operating Procedures, up-to-date technical drawings and service contracts
• Implement systems for routine and emergency maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment with a stress of continuity of service
• Ensure broadcast and IT network administration and the troubleshooting of hardware, software and network connectivity
• Provide physical plant (building) facilities maintenance management and oversee safety and security procedures
• Provide regular reports to supervising management on state of equipment, systems and facilities
• Oversee management and planning of projects, as required
• Maintain technically accurate records

Requirements:

• Degree or equivalent experience in television engineering, broadcasting, computer science, or related field required
• Solid understanding of all current broadcast television encoding and transmission systems and standards
• Minimum 5+ years technical experience, 2+ years in technical management position, in broadcast engineering and/or video production or equivalent with HD and IT-based systems with a stress in the following areas: Broadcast play-out and automation systems and workflow, News operations (where applicable), HD multi-camera studio production, including sets and chroma key operations, audio, lighting, character generator , motion graphics systems as well as live digital workflow. Also, experience is required in field production for single camera and multi-camera shoots, including operating remote audio, and video production equipment. Expertise is also required in post-production operations, including non-linear editing as well as online video distribution
• Expertise in RF installation, repair and operation including terrestrial or electronic news gathering microwave, high power television transmitters as well a C-Band and Ku-Band satellite transmission, reception and operation
• Familiarity with fiber installation and operations as implemented in IP or in video use
• Expertise with IT systems and IT network administration, implementation as well as management of IT solutions for a multi-site organization including file-based content, back-up systems, website and databases
• Expertise in encoding and transferring multimedia files Facility (building) management expertise with specific experience with complex power management systems, emergency generator and heat ventilation and cooling a must.

Other Job Requirements:

• Commitment to the station’s mission and viewers
• Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to work successfully under stressful conditions
• Proactive in solving problems
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment with both technical and non-technical staff
• Strong work ethic with an entrepreneurial spirit

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, 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: 03/15/2019
Job #: 15988
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer is primarily responsible for supporting news and master control operations during weekday evenings and on-call weekends. Responsibilities will also include satellite encoders and decoders, microwave systems, in-house RF, and other RF systems. Inside the studio this engineer will participate in the normal maintenance activities that are required in a TV station, including switchers, cameras, computers, ENG/SNG vehicles, cabling, master control and newsroom automation systems etc.

Person will troubleshoot network issues related to broadcast systems and work with IT to resolve them. This person will actively work on engineering projects on a nightly basis and communicate with engineering team on progress.

Duties:

• Maintenance and repair of all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems
• Design, execution and management of engineering projects as directed by Director of Engineering and Engineering Manager
• Development and maintenance of technical documentation such as drawings, technical bulletins, and version notes
• Work and communicate with the local IT team to ensure compliance and interoperability for broadcast systems
• Preparation and timely delivery of required logs, status information, and reports.
• Must be able to use tools to effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and repair RF and studio equipment
• Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers and public.

Qualifications:

• Associate degree in a related field or equivalent experience preferred
• 5+ years of working experience in broadcast engineering preferred
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, applicable electrical, mechanical, structural and civil engineering methods important
• Solid working knowledge of PCs, networks, routers, MS operating systems and application software such as Word and Excel preferred
• Must be able to work independently as well as in teams
• Must be able to work day, night and weekend shifts when necessary
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
• Should be comfortable working on ladders and overhead
• Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful

Post Date: 03/15/2019
Job #: 15991
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Maintenance Ops Engineer
Location: ID: Boise
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Maintenance/Operations Engineer to join our team in Boise!

Example of Duties:

1. Broadcast studio and transmitter equipment. Typical responsibilities: installs, diagnoses, troubleshoots, repairs, and services professional state-of-the-art TV studio and transmitter equipment, satellite receivers and microwave transmitters and receivers; installs and maintains hardware and software products related to automation, encoding and transmission; configures PCs and network equipment according to IT department standards; uses various professional broadcast test equipment to monitor and evaluate equipment performance quality, compliance with FCC rules and regulations and PBS standards; documents all maintenance and testing performed. Occasionally this position involves traveling to remote transmitter sites to assist in repairs and inspect transmitter and related high voltage equipment.
2. Equipment operations. Typical responsibilities: operates broadcast transmission equipment; operates and monitors transmission system automation, performs on-air control operations; monitors video/audio levels and digital transport streams to ensure compliance with station technical standards and FCC regulations; maintains program and operations logs to FCC requirements.
3. Remotes and productions. Typical responsibilities: installs equipment and sets up microwave link from studio to remote sites; sets up and makes equipment adjustments to ensure quality remote productions.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Forty-five (45) semester units of college level courses in electronics OR 700 hours of formal training in electronics AND at least two years full time paid technical engineering work experience in television studio, transmitter, post production and master control operation which included maintenance for all equipment typically found in a television broadcasting and/or video production environment.
- Some knowledge of networking.
- Experience configuring network equipment, routers and switches
- Valid driver's license.

Post Date: 03/14/2019
Job #: 15986
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer will work with the Engineering team to execute and distribute live and pre-produced News and/or Sports content to cable and subscribers. Responsible for the set-up, configuration, maintenance, diagnosis and operation of a broad spectrum of broadcast systems and equipment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide basic to intermediate level technical support of broadcast related operating systems
* Provide hands on engineering support at the client, hardware and software level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas if applicable: Studio Production, Master Control Operations, Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies), Newsroom, Remote Production and/or Remote Sites, Post Production and/or Long Form Edit, Digital Asset Management Systems, and/or Graphics
* Design, implement and/or install Broadcast Systems such as Broadcast Router, Camera Robotics System, Production Truck, RTS system, etc.
* Work with vendors or other engineering personnel to troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades
* Maintenance and repair of broadcast related hardware and software systems
* Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents
* Articulate concepts and solutions to mixed skillset users including training as needed
* Hands-on installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects
* Read, write, and maintain system documentation
* Monitoring, testing and measuring of critical systems
* Support on-site and remote productions as an Engineer in Charge
* Communicate major outages to other team members and department managers
* Assist internal customers with engineering related issues
* Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
* Strong knowledge of IP networking and cross-platform operating systems and applications
* Apply proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help identify, report and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of the systems investment
* Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and solve complex problems while demonstrating a positive attitude and positive approach
* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to clearly communicate solutions
* Ability to relate well with others
* Assist personnel with engineering-related issues while demonstrating professional behavior, including strong customer service skills
* Ability to install and/or support cross-platform systems
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Visio, and AutoCAD
* Knowledge and ability to apply terminations/connectors to various types of network cables such as coaxial, twisted pair, and optical fiber cables that carry SDI video, AES audio, RF and IP signals. Connector Types include BNC, N, F, RJ-45, and D-sub-miniature
* Broadcast equipment knowledge/experience at the intermediate level should include but not limited to Routing Switchers, Production Switchers, Studio Cameras, Newsroom Systems, Production Automation, Master Control Systems, Digital Asset Management Systems, Terminal Equipment, Encoders, Decoders, Video Test & Measurement, Media Recorders, Video Servers, Post Production
Practical knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques where and/or as applicable
* Understanding of broadcast standards
* Knowledge of Audio/Video over IP
* Assist and advise facilities department regarding issues that affect broadcast operations where and/or as applicable
* Responsible for maintenance and documentation of station fleet where and/or as applicable
* Must have and maintain valid driver’s license
* Must be willing and able to drive a company vehicle to and from assigned location while obeying all traffic laws

Education & Experience:

* Associates Degree in Engineering/Technical Discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
* 3+ years of experience as a Maintenance or Broadcast Engineer

Certifications (Preferred):

* SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) - CBTE, CBNE
* FCC General Class License
* Network – CCNA

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

* Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
* Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
* Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts
* Participation in an established on-call rotation
* Local travel up to 15% in company car and may require additional trips

Post Date: 03/14/2019
Job #: 15985
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Lead TV Transmission Ops Tech
Location: NM
Job Description:

We are seeking a Lead TV Transmission Ops Tech to join our RF engineering team.

Under minimal supervision, this position executes and/or coordinates the design, installation and maintenance of all remote television transmitters, as well as all unstaffed station translator sites and satellite sites distributed across the broadcasting area of the television station.

The candidate will develop, manage and coordinate construction projects and oversee ongoing technical operations for the station's transmission network, as well as maintaining documentation in accordance with FCC regulations and University policies and procedures. This position has an expectation of being available in the event of equipment malfunction requiring emergency repairs. This position requires knowledge of broadcast system circuitry design/installation, as well as the ability to inspect, repair and maintain electrical equipment and facilities. Must be able to use hand and power tools and follow safety best practices.

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15979
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Analyst III - Media Engineer
Location: CT
Job Description:

The role executes media technology support for on reported issues. The role solves or escalates problems to other groups per policy. Supervises and carries out communication and resolution activities for alarm conditions and creates tickets for them per policy. Resolves critical situations and coordinates with management as required, creates detail reports post incident. Assist in creating strategy, executes and oversees various maintenance programs as assigned. Follows procedures around tracking and reporting of issues, audits reports and suggests improvement and/or trending around incidents. This role closely collaborates with the Media Engineering & Operations Service team on the execution of various operation and technology solution programs.

Responsibilities:

• Answer calls for support, provide tier 1-3 support, dispatch, communicate, assist in the resolution and document the response for all reported technical issues.
• Acts as room leader in critical situations and coordinates with management in the event a lead is unavailable.
• Audits external systems for alarm conditions, establishes alarming policy, and produces reports on compliance.
• Collaborates with the lead team to develop a strategy around the execution of the maintenance program.
• Audits the procedures around tracking and reporting issues to management
• Operate within the Service Now environments and ensure that procedures around tracking and reporting issues are being followed suggesting improvements to the system or process
• Communicates with both internal and external contacts at a variety of organizational levels to diagnose and resolve semi-complex problems.
• Participates in the continuous process of technical documentation creation and upkeep in systems such as confluence and work with Media Engineering and Operation to update and approve changes and additions.
• Communicates with both internal and external contacts at a variety of organizational levels to diagnose and resolve semi-complex problems.

Basic Qualifications:

• 3+ years of experience in IT, television systems or related field or a degree/certificate in a corresponding field
• A minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a customer/communications intensive support role. Preferably in a technical environment. Ideally in broadcasting.
• Has advanced level communication skills and the ability to speak and write professionally and to work with all user skill levels with respect. Can effectively communicate in writing quickly using email, messaging applications, and other critical communication tools.
• Has advanced level of trouble-shooting skills and a proven track record of learning new technology.
• Has advanced organizational skills and excellent follow-through on assigned tasks
• Has intermediate level of knowledge of computer technology, software and hardware systems, and a willingness to learn more about broadcast environments.
• Has a basic to intermediate level of knowledge related to network and computing technologies, systems management and administration.
• Advanced troubleshooting and analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Has intermediate level of knowledge related to PCR, MCR, ACR, studio, digital, audio, and other broadcast type facilities and their operational use and maintenance.

Required Education:

• Associates Degree and or comparable military/civilian work experience in an appropriate technical area or a minimum of 4 years of experience in a media/broadcast environment as described above.

Preferred Education:

• Bachelor's Degree and or comparable military/civilian work experience in an appropriate technical area or a minimum of 4 years of experience in a media/broadcast environment as described above.

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15980
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Analyst II - Media Engineer
Location: CT
Job Description:

The role executes tier 1 media technology support for on reported issues. Escalates problems to the level 2 and 3 groups per policy. Monitors external systems for alarm conditions and creates tickets for them per policy. May act as room leader in critical situations as assigned. Monitors and assigns in Service Now the execution of the maintenance program as assigned. Follows procedures around tracking and reporting of issues. This role closely collaborates with the Media Engineering & Operations team on the execution of various operation and electronic maintenance programs. Follows procedures around tracking and reporting issues. Audits reports. Suggests improvements to the system.

Responsibilities:

• Executes tier 1 support in critical situations. Properly escalates problems to the level 2 and 3 groups per policy. Monitors external systems for alarm conditions and creates tickets for them per policy.
• May act as room leader in critical situations as assigned.
• Monitors and assigns in Service Now the execution of the maintenance program as assigned. Follows procedures around tracking and reporting issues.
• Attends training session to improve level 1 troubleshooting skills. Works with the management team to review internal logistics documentation for accuracy.
• Collects data necessary for incident analysis and examines for trends.
• Analyzes routine incident data as assigned to create problem tickets.
• Writes change notifications as instructed by others. Attends CAB when requested to generate notes for the team. Properly communicates information during change windows to end users.
• Participates in finding replacement fill-ins for the services and logistic schedule in keeping with documented policy for such changes. Documents all changes in the scheduling tools as directed by leadership
• Follows all RMA and purchasing processes including notification and data entry.
• Assists the inventory control team in gathering information and updating records to keep the inventory up to date. Follows all inventory and RMA processes.
• Communicates routine technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
• Follows compliance rules regarding communication with external customers and sharing of NDA or other sensitive information. Follows all policies about proper communication.
• Participates in a communications strategy for internal and external communication including which tools are used and the expectations around communication. Provides feedback when communication issues arise to help resolve them and put practices in place to make them less likely to occur in the future. Participates in the tools plan for communication as directed.
• Helps execute the department's vision under the direction of their manager and keeps the department's goals and commitments in mind when making decisions about resolving issues

Basic Qualifications:

• 1+ years of experience in television broadcast, transmission, IT or related fields.
• The ability to work a Fixed 4 Day shift (may include overnight, weekend, and holiday hours)
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a customer/communications intensive support role. Preferably in a technical environment. Ideally in broadcasting. Or a demonstrated history of successful communication with technical and non-technical personnel.
• Has intermediate to advanced level communication skills and the ability to speak and write professionally and to work with all user skill levels with respect. Can effectively communicate in writing using email, messaging applications, and other critical communication tools.
• The ability to remain calm under stressful situations and to make and execute decisions at the direction of management.
• Has an intermediate level of trouble-shooting skills and a proven track record of learning new technology.
• Has advanced organizational skills and excellent follow-through on assigned tasks
• Has intermediate level of knowledge related to content reception, creation and transmission systems, hardware, software and related industry standards.
• Has a basic to intermediate level of knowledge related to network and computing technologies, systems management and administration.
• Intermediate ITIL theory and skills and experience with Change and Problem management and analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

• Has an intermediate level of knowledge related to PCR, MCR, ACR, studio, digital, audio, and other broadcast type facilities and their operational use and maintenance.
• Basic to intermediate computer certification(s) or ITIL Certification
• Experience/Understanding of Company production technologies.

Required Education:

• Associates degree and or comparable military/civilian work experience in an appropriate technical area

Preferred Education:

• Bachelor’s degree and or comparable military/civilian work experience in an appropriate technical area.

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15981
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Lead Media Engineer
Location: CT: Bristol
Job Description:

The successful candidate must have superior troubleshooting skills as well as knowledge and experience specific to the operation and support of graphics systems, their configurations, and uses.

Responsibilities:

• Work as a member of the Technology team and the division’s Media Engineering & Operations team to support advanced graphics and edit systems at our headquarters.
• Respond to and resolve Broadcast facility issues and perform oversight and maintenance on all air critical graphics systems.
• Experience/Knowledge with/of Camino based systems (Clock & Score, Bottomlines/tickers, Compression.)
• Experience/Knowledge with/of Studio Virtual/Touchscreen/Telestration systems/software/functionality.
• Experience with MOS protocol and it’s communication with ENPS News Production Systems and Video/Edit/Graphics based systems.
• Candidate should have strong knowledge and familiarity with managing Qube Render Farm technology.
• Experience supporting Maya, Arnold, 3d Studio Max, Sketchbook software and licenses.
• Candidate should have a strong knowledge and familiarity with troubleshooting/configuration of Nvidia/Matrox SDI video hardware.
• Create and maintain documents related to VIZ graphics systems, the CAGE systems, storage arrays and Adobe Graphics Suites.
• Monitors the performance of systems; maintains system configuration history of changes, troubleshoots and participates in repairing systems problems and failures, participates in leading or leads the maintenance of systems, installs software patches, updates etc., to resolve and avoid service problems, and troubleshoots system problems as they relate to these services.
• Responds to system outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems, and conducts diagnostic testing, repair and replacement activities necessary to solve routine, specialized, and complex problems.
• Develops and implements effective preventative maintenance and diagnostic/solutions, techniques and procedures and maintain the related documentation.
• Coordinates and/or performs upgrades to system hardware and software; coordinates the activities of technicians involved in the deployment and configuration of the systems, and with vendors on moves, additions and re-locations of all graphics equipment.
• Develops and implements effective preventative maintenance and diagnostic/solutions, techniques and procedures for systems such as VIZ and Terrablock.
• Participates in planning or plans for the facility infrastructure; participates in evaluating or evaluates new technologies, in researching network and system configurations for future implementation of Technology systems.
• Maintain up to date operational procedures to support daily productions and emergency recovery scenarios.
• Monitors project progress and periodically updates project schedules, noting achievement of milestones and issues requiring resolution.

Basic Qualifications:

• 6+ years of experience VIZ graphics systems, VCS, and ENPS
• Demonstrated experience with Altiris and other automated service-oriented software management systems.
• Demonstrated networking experience.
• Has in-depth experience providing Highly Availability Windows/Unix/Linux environments.
• In-Depth experience with FTP, SSH, HTTP/S, SNMP, and DNS.
• Knowledge of basic Networking concepts such as: Routers, Switches, Subnetting, Ethernet cable installation and termination and proper cabling to support service inputs/outputs and plant integration
• Physical requirements and work environment: Ability to climb ladders, work on raised structures

Preferred Qualifications:

• 6+ years of experience in IT, Broadcast Engineering or related field.
• Has extensive knowledge of television production hardware, software, systems and specifications, TCP\\IP protocols on servers and workstations, systems management and server administration.
• Advance demonstrated IT skills including TCP/IP networking concepts and equipment, storage systems, redundant computer system concepts, administration, etc.
• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Knowledge and experience with VIZ systems, VIZ Hubs and VIZ licensing procedures.

Required Education:

• Bachelor of Science degree in a Technology related field or a minimum of 8 years of experience in a media/broadcast environment as described above.

Preferred Education:

• SBE or equivalent certifications.

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15982
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Supervisor - Media Engineering & Operations
Location: CT
Job Description:

The role supervises follow up activity to all critical incidents and provides on going strategic input on how to improve these services. This individual also supervises and leads the dispatch, communication, resolution and documentation process. Audits external systems for alarm conditions, establishes alarming policy, and produces reports on compliance. Acts as Support Center room supervisor in critical situations (when Level 3 is not available) and coordinates with staff as required.

The supervisor role develops a strategy around the Company and service communications. Supervises those working in these environments and ensures procedures around tracking and reporting issues while working closely with the ME&O team to create new policies as needed.

Responsibilities:

• Follow up activity to all critical incidents and provides on going strategic input on how to improve these services.
• Supervise and lead the dispatch, communication, resolution and documentation process for all reported technical issues.
• Audits external systems for alarm conditions, establishes alarming policy, and produces reports on compliance.
• Supervises those working in Service Now environments and ensures procedures around tracking and reporting issues while working closely with the Media Engineering & Operations team to create new policies as needed. Audits success and creates reports. Implements improvements to the system as direct by Media Engineering & Operation staff.
• Conducts training session to improve level 1 troubleshooting skills and communications with the team. Works with Media Engineering & Operation team to review internal documentation for accuracy and creates new strategy documents for approval.
• Analyzes Incident data to spot trends and locate efficiencies and improvements in the ticketing processes. Creates and evaluates policy changes around those improvements.
• Approves change notifications. Works to improve the change management process across technology to keep all staff informed of change procedures.
• Schedules teams following existing guidelines and communicating changes with Media Engineering & Operation staff.
• Communicates complex technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
• Executes the continuous process of technical documentation creation and upkeep in systems such as confluence and works with services, leads, and systems teams to update and approve changes and additions.
• Communicates with both internal and external contacts at a variety of organizational levels to diagnose and resolve complex problems.


Basic Qualifications:

• 4+ years of experience in media production, transmission/distribution, IT or related fields.
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a customer/communications intensive support role. Preferably in a technical environment. Ideally in broadcasting.
• Has professional level communication skills and the ability to speak and write professionally and to work with all user skill levels with respect. Can effectively and quickly communicate in writing using email, messaging applications, and other critical communication tools.
• The ability to remain calm under stressful situations, follow SOPs, and make/execute decisions.
• Has trouble-shooting skills and a proven record of accomplishment learning new technology.
• Has exceptional organizational skills and excellent follow-through on assigned tasks
• Demonstrated level of knowledge related to network and computing technologies, systems management and administration.
• Experienced in the analysis of technical incidents.
• Demonstrated skills in both teamwork and motivation

Preferred Qualifications:

• Basic to intermediate computer certification(s) or ITIL Certification
• Experience/Understanding of production technologies.

Required Education:

• Associate's Degree and or comparable military/civilian work experience in an appropriate technical area or a minimum of 4 years of experience in a media/broadcast environment as described above.

Preferred Education:

• Bachelor's Degree
• Leadership Coursework

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15983
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Media Engineer I, Services
Location: NY
Job Description:

The role executes the tier 1 and tier 2 support, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of the equipment and systems associated with content generation, monetization and distribution of all forms of content out of the Seaport remote location. Responsibility includes support for end user, Studios, Remote Production Equipment, Radio Equipment and networking systems to ensure optimum performance.

The role will receive instructions on all assignments. Work is reviewed for completeness and accuracy, or the employee performs tasks which provide inherent checks built into the nature of the work.

The successful candidate must have high level of communication skills and IT framework as well as knowledge and experience specific to broadcast operation and support of video/audio/data processing, transmission, networking and IP based systems.

Responsibilities:

• Performs the equipment break/fix repair utilizing the supplied equipment repair materials, including board exchanges, component replacements, software and firmware upgrades.
• Assist with logistics and communications -- create reports, prepare and execute shipping, tracking, cataloging and database of assets used in support of Broadcast Facility
• Assist in routine system inspections both visually and aurally including extensive use of monitoring and analyzing software.
• Assists in the generation and organization of required engineering technical documentation to support and operate broadcast and non-broadcast content.
• Assists in the development and implementation of preventive maintenance and diagnostic solutions, techniques and procedures for the Seaport facility.
• Responds to outages, malfunctions and technical problem. Ensures that effective diagnostic testing, repair and replacement activities are conducted to solve routine problems for equipment and end user support
• Creates service incident requests, responds to tier 1 and 2 Seaport facility support during all live and pre-recorded studio as well as meeting expectation of end user needs.
• Participates in resolving problems, including analysis, diagnosis, resolution and testing typically on routine issues.
• Is accountable for achieving good levels of operating efficiencies on assigned tasks and problems.
• Ability to document and communicate accurate reporting and accounting of all technical faults.

Basic Qualifications:

• A minimum of 2 years’ experience utilizing the skill set in day-to-day support of a live production facility producing content for broadcast, digital and emerging distributors. Primary focus during this work experience should include building, maintenance and troubleshooting of problems associated with a video, transcoding, storage and tapeless video recording systems.
• Has a fundamental level of knowledge related to content reception, creation and transmission systems, hardware, software and related industry standards.
• Has a basic level of knowledge related to network and computing technologies, systems management and administration.
• Intermediate IT skills including TCP/IP networking concepts and equipment, storage systems, redundant computer system concepts, administration, etc.
• Intermediate troubleshooting skills including using the use of diagnostic hardware and software tools to pinpoint issues.
• Has fundamental knowledge of trends, technology advances, new products, and best practices in enterprise level network and server systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Has a basic level of knowledge related to PCR, MCR, ACR, studio, digital, audio, and other broadcast type facilities and their operational use and maintenance.
• Experience/Understanding of production technologies.

Required Education:

• Associates degree and or comparable military/civilian work experience in an appropriate technical area.

Preferred Education:

• Bachelor’s degree and or comparable military/civilian work experience in an appropriate technical area.

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15984
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

We are searching for an Engineer. The Engineer assists the Engineering Managers with the installation, maintenance/repair of studio equipment, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes: assisting with telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15973
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: San Angelo
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Broadcast Maintenance Engineer. This person will report to the Director of Technology & Operations and provide preventive maintenance and emergency repairs for all audio, video, and transmission systems. Experience with Tricaster production switchers, audio consoles and Crispin/Harmonic Master Control equipment preferred.

Responsibilities:

The Broadcast Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of all broadcast equipment. This equipment will include HD-SDI routing and distribution systems, production equipment and video servers.

Qualifications:

• The ideal candidate must be a U.S. resident and reside in the United States.
• The ideal candidate will have at least five years of broadcast maintenance experience.
• An Associate’s Degree in Electronics or Computer Science is preferred.
• The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of HD/SDI video, AES audio, transmission systems and have the skills necessary to maintain all associated processing equipment.
• Candidate must be able to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and must have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

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

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15971
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Other: Support and Mainenance Technician
Location: PA: Easton
Job Description:

We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated technical professional to join our team to support our technical operations. The position will be based in the Easton, PA office and covers the North American and Latin American regions.

The position includes but is not limited to:

• Responsible for the technical support needs which includes phone support (including weekends), ticketing system and all other aspects related to supporting the products and customers
• Will be the technical expert on the Company product line
• Manage the assembly and testing of products
• Report to VP Sales and Operations
• Install equipment at Clients premises
• Prepare and maintain demo equipment
• Responsible for basic/advanced training to staff, dealers/partners/resellers and end users
• Manage stocks of equipment, consumables and other supplies
• Installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems and networks.
• Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgrades
• Assembling PCs and installing software
• Equipment repairs, upgrades and maintenance as needed
• Obtaining and managing replacement or specialist components, fixtures or fittings
• Maintaining records and inventory of hardware, software licenses and other goods
• Perform basic administrative support duties as required to meet specific operational objectives
• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required
• Work extra hours to meet deadlines, as required and where reasonable
• Provide assistance and support to colleagues in IT/broadcast related matters
• Ensure that a high level of customer service and support is provided to all internal and external customers
• Willing to travel as needed for demos, support, training and other needs

Qualifications:

• Knowledge of IT and networking architecture and ability to fully manage set up and troubleshooting of IT and PC equipment a requirement
• Experience in the TV Broadcasting industry a plus
• Experience in audio engineering a plus
• Self-motivated and self-sufficient to work in high demand and dynamic environment with diverse team spread across the globe.
• Hands-on skills and technical knowledge to manage all levels of educating customers on the Company products and solutions.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15974
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: OH: Remote Base
Job Description:

The Field Service Engineer provides customer support for our products in North and South America. Much of this work is at the customer site and can include product commissioning for new systems, product upgrades for existing systems, or system troubleshooting to resolve customer issues. When not at customer sites the Field Service Engineer will provide customer support working remotely in the call center. Preferably, the applicant will reside in the Eastern US.

Responsibilities:

* Travels to customer site to commission, upgrade and troubleshoot Company products and systems.
* Works with call center to identify/verify customer issues, and determine proper handling including warranty, service agreement, billable hours or goodwill.
* Understands and evaluates customer issues to determine if escalation is necessary and if so, clearly identifies & documents the problem including steps to reproduce the issue.
* Reviews new product releases to maintain an expert level of product knowledge.
* Use of Company's internal Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to log technical cases, escalate cases as necessary, and document case resolution.
* Works cross functionally to resolve performance issues and defects within Company hardware and software products. Such resolution routinely requires analysis of complex systems and customer use and in some instances may require escalation and coordination with other groups within the Company.
* Assists TAC technicians with problem replication in the lab. Tests hardware and software to determine the root cause of reported issues.
* Takes ownership of reported issues and ensures a quick and effective resolution for our customers.
* Listens to customer to understand and evaluate reported issues then clearly identifies the problem for the internal audience and documents steps to reproduce problem.
* Ensures Knowledge Management maintenance/creation conforms to company standard.
* Reads, understands, utilizes and creates knowledge base articles, Service and Technical Bulletins.
* Acts as the key bridge between customers and Company to resolve cases.
* Participates in the ON-CALL Rotation within assigned product group.
* Up to 50% travel to support customers 24 hour operations.

Required Skills and Experience:

* Minimum five years’ experience in technical support in the broadcast and video production industry.
* BS/AA in technical fields a plus.
* Flexibility to easily adapt to customer needs including travel or adaptation to schedule changes.
* Excellent analytical skills including the ability to clearly document and analyze customer issues.
* Self-motivated and independent requiring minimum supervision.
* Ability to deal with demanding customers in live broadcast environments.
* Ability to speak second languages is a plus.
* Current knowledge of broadcast video, video production, nonlinear editing, video server technology, advanced computer networking, file-based workflows, and digital video compression formats, RAID storage, and server virtualization is required.

This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability, or protected veteran status.

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15977
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Dir of Engineering
Location: IA: Des Moines
Job Description:

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

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Required Skills:

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

Preferred Experience:

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

Post Date: 03/08/2019
Job #: 15978
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial:
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AK: Anchorage
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Staff Engineer for our radio facilities in Anchorage and Wasilla. Reporting to the Market Manager will be responsible for the maintenance of equipment, maintaining broadcast systems and technologies, build out projects, and ensure FCC compliance. The successful candidate will be familiar with radio related technologies including, but not limited to, networking and IT, PC/software maintenance and repair, AM and FM transmitter repair and installation, VHF and UHF radio technology, digital and analog audio, EAS equipment and studio equipment maintenance.

Responsibilities for this position may include:

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

Requirements of this position include the following:

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

Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

• Experience with NexGen Automation for Radio.
• Experience with Directional AM Systems.
• Knowledge of telephone systems and cellular.
• SBE, Microsoft, and CompTIA Certifications.
• Associates or Technical Degree in Broadcast Engineering Technology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Physical requirements:

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

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15963
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Satellite Engineering Supervisor
Location: CA: Rocklin
Job Description:

This role provides leadership for the physical and virtual infrastructure that delivers audio from any source to any radio station.

Responsibilities:

* Perform project management of system design, documentation, creation, installation, maintenance, and repairs to media delivery infrastructure.
* Responsible for leading a team and managing the staff that moves a project from inception to completion. Providing leadership, mentoring and developing a highly competant and responsive software development team.
* Provide resources to ensure that direct reports are enhancing their technical skills.
* Oversee safe, legal, and reliable operation of Media Delivery's satellite, VSAT, and audio infrastructure.
* Ensure excellent operations of all primary and backup uplink facilities.
* Oversee the creation and maintenance of documentation and training materials for satellite, VSAT, and audio infrastructure.

Qualifications:

* Experience leading a satellite or broadcast infrastructure team in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment required.
* Demonstrated ability to guide and mentor technical staff required.
* Strong communication skills and ability to partner with a variety of people regarding projects, technical troubleshooting, equipment and supply ordering, etc.
* Demonstrated understanding of remote control system usage in radio or television broadcasting required.
* Experience with satellite earth-station installation and maintenance required.
* Experience operating VSAT uplink systems required.
* Experience analyzing technical problems in complex systems, understanding system needs, and developing solutions required.
* Experience directing or influencing multiple systems projects required.
* Experience working with software automation to control and configure satellite infrastructure required.
* Global VSAT Forum certification desired.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15964
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Field Engineer I
Location: FL: Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area
Job Description:

As a Field Engineer I, your main task is to provide technical and engineering support to our broadcast facilities within your assigned territory. You will be responsible for making sure that our programming is broadcasting successfully and to the highest level of quality. Our sites (and your work) will take place in a wide range of locations. Some of which may be pretty remote. And you'll need to be able to get to those locations.

Your territory will include 5 stations, 2 HD & 7 translators from Ocala down to the Keys and Puerto Rico.

Qualifications:

* Although this is a junior level role, we are still expecting candidates to have some RF & transmitter experience.

Required Experience:

* 2+ 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
* Knowledge of applicable, broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations
* Proficiency with standard broadcast test equipment, such as VOMs, oscilloscopes, and RF spectrum analyzers.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15965
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: CA: Stockton/Tracy/Modesto area
Job Description:

This is a senior level role, so here’s what we’re looking for:

* 5+ years’ experience as a Broadcast Engineer or Chief Engineer; troubleshooting and repairing failures in broadcast electronic equipment.
* Thorough understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain
Proven ability to deal with multiple, simultaneous problems in a systematic, logical manner
* Solid understanding of satellite technology
* Thorough understanding of radio frequency emissions
* Knowledge of broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations
* SBE Certification a plus!!

Employment Requirements:

* Must pass a pre-employment background & reference check.
* Must provide proof of legal authorization to work in the US.
* Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable motor vehicle report.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15966
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Engineer that can supervise the day-to-day operations of Engineering, Building Maintenance and IT Department. Full knowledge of station operations and technical layout with emphasis on news production facilities. Supervise all day-to-day operations of the engineering department. Coordinate long-term and short-term engineering projects involving upgrades and maintenance of facility and broadcast systems. Work alongside engineering, IT and building maintenance staff to handle daily maintenance and repair tasks.

The Chief Engineer interacts daily with local programming staff and will be responsible to follow all Company and FCC standards and guidelines. Repair technical equipment to the component level. Integration, maintenance and operation of new and existing equipment including towers, transmitters, microwave and satellite gear and tenant installations. Manage all engineering aspects of the technical facility including studio support, post editing systems, field production support and transmission of live/taped events & programs. Have expert knowledge regarding equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in an assist in emergency situations. Oversight and maintenance of all station physical assets including buildings and grounds. Oversight of all broadcast and IT systems. Understanding and compliance of EAS standards and practices. Setup remote broadcasts on location.

Qualified candidates must an electrical engineering degree, FCC License and/or SBE certification is required. Minimum ten years’ experience in television broadcast engineering. Some management experience required. Must possess good interpersonal communications skills, both oral and written, and be fully computer literate. Comprehensive knowledge of core broadcast systems, on-air automation, television studio equipment, IOT transmitters as well knowledge of IT networks, computer maintenance and repair. Must be familiar with FCC rules and broadcast standards and with network routing and IP addressing. Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks based on station needs.
Ability to lift and carry up to 75 pounds, occasional work on ladders. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing. Be available “on call” 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergency engineering problems. Work in cooperation with all departments to achieve technical excellence and station profitability.

Job Description is subject to change, and does include the right of management to add duties "as assigned

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15967
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: Technician, Broadcast Maintenance Engineering
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Support of various broadcast systems, servers and data networks by the broadcast maintenance team.
- Troubleshoot and repair daily routine and emergency problems within the broadcast environment.
- Install broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards.
- Participate in new technical systems turnover and transition to production.
- Perform routine inspections of broadcast system maintenance and installations within the data center and studios.
- Work various shifts to support a 24 hour operation.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Requirements and General Skills:

- Ability to multi-task and shift priorities.
- Must be able to work all shifts required in a 24/7 operation in a high-pressure environment.
- Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
- Strong communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
- Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
- Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
- Ability to lift 50 pounds of equipment.
- Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

- Experience with the following:
- Digital and IP-based routing, playout and recording systems,
- Broadcast audio digital consoles and related studio equipment,
- PC and MAC based broadcast and production workstations,
- Satellite receivers,
- IP and ISDN broadcast codecs,
- Telecom and networking equipment,
- Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility,
- Ability to diagnose, detect and isolate equipment faults by equipment log review and signal flow documentation analysis.

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

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

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15968
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

We are searching for a Chief Engineer to join our team in Atlanta. This position is responsible for managing the engineering and technical maintenance of our studio production and transmission facilities. This includes broadcast television equipment for all live and recorded studio shows, post production editing suites, sports venue-based production staging sites and transmission circuits. Ideal applicants should possess an extensive knowledge of studio and live remote sports production, operations and equipment. Additionally, candidates should have 7 or more years in TV engineering including leading staff and project management as well as at least 3 years of live event experience.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15957
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

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

Job responsibilities include:

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

License Requirement:

A Motor Vehicle license valid in the State of New York may be required for some assignments. This license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.

Candidate must have at least 2 years’ experience in TV Engineering in a position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical /Mechanical Engineering. Candidate must be proficient with High Definition video play out servers, routers, automation systems and KVM systems, broadcast TV encoders, transmitters and standards, RF operation and repair, Video Routers, IP Video Switchers, Automation Systems, networking knowledge, IP configuration, command prompt testing/pinging, trouble shooting knowledge of entire system comprised of multiple components and micro systems based on reading wiring diagrams and router and other lists, knowledge of wiring diagrams, AutoCAD drawings Evertz, Pebble Beach, Audio Vault, and Axia a plus.

SBE Certification is a plus.

Candidate must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment; be able to work flexible hours, 24/7 as equipment / issues arise. Shifts could include some weekends or holidays.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15958
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: Outside the US: U.S. Army Garrison - Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
Job Description:

Job Summary:

The Broadcast Technician provides technical support to broadcast facilities in 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.
* Participates in all aspects of video postproduction, including audio mixing, technical direction, C.G. operation, computer editing, videotape operation and editing.
* 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 digital and computer systems.
* Experience in live production environments
* Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education:

* Ten (10) years of experience working with various communications systems including five (5) years of experience in AFN Broadcast equipment preferred
* Prior military, including direct support to military operations and special operations experience and training preferred.
* Associate’s degree in Electronics, Broadcasting or related field and two years experience in broadcast engineering which included equipment, repair and installation; or, four years experience in broadcast engineering which included equipment, repair and installation.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:

* Generally works in normal office environment, but may be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice.

The broadcast tech must be able to maintain, diagnose and repair a DTV broadcast system and a radio broadcast system. The DTV broadcast system broadcasts 19 digital broadcast TV channels—mostly SD, some HD. The DTV broadcasts are low-power transmissions, under 250 watts. The radio broadcast system broadcasts 3 FM channels, also a low-power transmission, at 50 watts. The geographic broadcast coverage/reception stretches only a couple of miles, at its farthest, from the transmitter site.

Key job duties and required knowledge/experience listed below. *Note: “Maintain” means capacity to maintain, diagnose problems with, repair and replace the described equipment.

TV:

- Maintain small (8- feet diameter) satellite receivers, with experience troubleshooting low noise block downconverters and C- band interference elimination filters and aligning dishes to appropriate satellites and using diagnostic equipment to maintain required signal levels
- Maintain 8 satellite decoders (Cisco) receiving TV signals from satellite
- Maintain 6 HD TV/video time delay servers (360 systems), syncing TV programming to correct scheduling; maintain 2 SD TV/video time delay servers (Grass Valley)
- Maintain 10 SD ChyTV video graphics units and 7 HD ChyTV video graphics units used to run local announcement channel and emergency crawlers on select channels
- Maintain SDI connectivity to fiber optic video multiplexer transmitters (HD and SD; THOR Fiber and Communications Specialties, Inc. Fiberlink)
- Maintain audio cable connectivity to fiber optic audio multiplexer transmitters (for HD and SD; THOR Fiber and Communications Specialties, Inc. Pure Digital Fiberlink)
- Maintain SDI connectivity to fiber optic video multiplexer receivers (HD and SD; THOR Fiber and Communications Specialties, Inc. Fiberlink)
- Maintain audio cable connectivity to fiber optic audio multiplexer receivers (for HD and SD; THOR Fiber and Communications Specialties, Inc. Pure Digital Fiberlink)
- Maintain 6 SD/HD encoders (Comark- Hitachi, Larcan Octane)
- Maintain 6 DTV transmitters (Comark- Hitachi, Larcan Octane)
- Maintain bandpass/mask filters
- Maintain frequency combiners and cabling to broadcast antennas on antenna towers

Radio:

- Maintain 3 satellite decoders (Cisco) receiving radio signals from satellite
- Maintain 3 FM radio exciters and transmitters (Broadcast Electronics)
- Maintain frequency combiners and cabling to broadcast antennas on antenna towers

General:

*Emphasis on ensuring proper connectivity and cabling between all equipment in the TV and radio systems, from satellite downlink to broadcast through antenna
- Connect appropriate equipment to network switches for IP delivery of content where required
- Maintain number of audio distribution amplifiers (Grass Valley)
- Maintain number of video distribution amplifiers (Grass Valley)
- Maintain demodulators and monitors displaying live and delayed content
- Maintain connectivity to numerous SDI switchers
- Maintain uninterrupted power supplies and included batteries

Other:

- Must be comfortable living and working in small population in remote tropical island location

Must be able to obtain a NAC-I security clearance. Must be comfortable living and working in small population in remote tropical island location.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15959
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Lynchburg
Job Description:

Work alongside other engineers in developing and maintaining Broadcast Facilities and Mobile Unit systems and operations. Mentor and instruct student workers, volunteers, and interns. Frequently serve as EIC for productions. Occasional responsibilities when needed. May also include serving as: Technical Director, Camera Operator, Replay Operator, Audio Operator, CG Operator, Editor, Video Shading Operator, or other positions as needed.

1. Interacting with, mentoring, training, and supervising volunteer and student production personnel in studio and field production environments.
2. Regularly serve as acting truck manager and EIC for field and studio productions.
3. Assist with daily management and operation of Broadcast Mobile Units, as well as Studios and Production Control Rooms.
4. Assist in development and procurement of Mobile Unit systems and other technical hardware.
5. Diagnose and resolve complex system problems quickly, often during production.
6. Assist with ensuring all technical equipment related to broadcast and production operations is properly installed, operated, and maintained.
7. Collaborate with other departments and divisions to provide appropriate technical support for planning and execution of broadcasts, productions and other projects.
8. Ability to work well with tight schedules and in high pressure environments.
9. Keep informed of industry trends and best practices.
10. Setup specialized equipment in various remote and on-campus temporary and permanent installations, and ensure that operations meet objectives and timelines.
11. Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure broadcast systems operation.
12. Possess a strong ability to improve efficiency of operations, decrease turnaround times to fulfill requests, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and with all University departments to provide exemplary customer service and results.
13. Possess solid knowledge base and practical skills in networking, storage, systems administration, and Enterprise level IT systems testing and troubleshooting.
14. Basic knowledge of related industry specifications and standards IEEE, ANSI, Fiber (Multi-mode, Single mode, UTP, etc.), Bridging, Switching, Routing, Ethernet and Transport technologies and protocols
15. Basic knowledge in network design, network architecture, protocols and network topology, TCP/IP and the OSI Model
16. Must be a team player and exhibit leadership abilities, along with strong relational and organizational skills.
17. Will be required to work flexible hours, including frequent nights and weekends.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15960
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Other: Senior Sales Engineer, Broadcast Solutions (US & Canada)
Location: OR: Can be remote based on candidate location (anywhere in US or Canada)
Job Description:

To successfully operate as the technical & application expert during all pre-sales, sales engineering activity of identified target solution value stream within the NAM region, ensuring the Sales team is enabled to deliver customer orientated solutions, resulting in increased share capture.

Responsibilities:

Customer focus: Identify, design and document solutions that meet the customer's expectations. Sales targets alignment. Ensure timely and effective support is provided to the Sales team during all pre-sales activities in alignment with the company targets.

Define technical propositions: Develop and deliver solution designs respecting customer and vertical demands (across Business Units), demonstrating the relevance of the recommended solutions. Recommended solutions will contain appropriate level of voice of customer and intelligence gathered from engagements with the customer to support the development of a commercial business case for change.

Technical Expertise: Proactively keep technical and application knowledge of our product and solution value stream portfolio up to date and current, keeping abreast of new technological advances in the defined vertical market(s) to ensure all aspects can be supported.

Knowledge transfer: Provide technical expertise to the Sales team when listening to and understanding the needs of the customer. Provide timely input into training materials to ensure high quality knowledge transfer. Provide guidance to Service teams during hand-off phase to ensure customer expectations are met and any nuances are identified.

Presenting: Develop and deliver technical presentations to customers, as and when required.

PoC and Demos: Plan, organize and implement proof of concept and demos, as and when required. In cooperation with sales, facilitate and document Field Trials in the customers network with our products and solution value streams. Document current state, identify and missing features, leading to a Business Case for change.

Teamwork: Build close working relationships within the company to ensure successful cross-functional working and timely resolution of issues.

Identify key influencers: Build and maintain strong, professional relationships with key technical influencers and decision makers with customers; both current and new target companies and their value chains.

Account planning support: Actively contribute to development and execution of account plans to meet customer needs, as and when required.

Fact based input: Provide fact-based input to Sales, Vertical Marketing and the Business Units to help identify new customer requirements.

Reporting: Report progress on a regular basis, using the tools provided (SFDC, Account Plan).

Required Skills:

- Demonstrate good communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
- Must have the ability to translate complex, technical data into comprehensible conversation.
- Speaks clearly and confidently in positive or negative situations.
- Responds well to questions and is comfortable speaking in front of large audiences.
- Does well in technical courses and seminars.
- Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
- Ability to develop successful cross functions relationships internally and on an international basis.
- Demonstrate cultural awareness.
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally essential.
- Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

Qualifications & Experience:

- Possess an engineering/electronics degree relevant to the role;
- Possess current and up to date knowledge of technologies/applications within the defined vertical(s) to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.
- Proven track record performing a role within industry ideally within an international organisation.
- Proven track record in providing support to technical applications relevant to Company portfolio.
- Experience operating within the defined vertical advantageous.
- Strong and current knowledge of Networking: real-time Live IP Video networks, including Routers, Multi-viewers, Infrastructure, IP network switches (e.g. Cisco, Arista) are a significant advantage.
- Current knowledge of Live Broadcast: Broadcast Cameras, Vision Switchers, Replay System are a significant advantage.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15961
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

The Chief Engineer for Radio, is responsible for technical operation and maintenance of our studio facilities and transmitter sites.

Responsibilities:

- Maintain FM studio complex, repairing equipment as required to keep system operational and specifying, purchasing and installing new equipment as necessary.
- Maintain & repair studio-transmitter links to tower sites.
- Maintain & repair transmitter facilities, including backup site and translator.
- Manage Company owned broadcast tower sites and insure FCC and FAA compliance with all legal requirements. This includes dealing with tower clients, structural engineers, tower maintenance companies and grounds maintenance. Working with the Legal Department on tower lease details.
- Work with Facilities Director to ensure compliance with, and renewal of, Arlington County Use Permit for the tower site.
- Work with Facilities Director on overall building technical requirements, including HVAC and building security systems.
- Work with TV engineering and Facilities departments to maintain and repair technical plant UPS system and backup generator.
- Help GM prepare annual capital project list and technical equipment budget.
- Work cooperatively with all departments on any and all projects that affect the overall operation of the company (such as fundraising, etc.)
- Perform related special projects or other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

- At least five (5) years’ experience in FM/HD radio station operation and maintenance.
- Familiarity with audio-over-IP studio system, digital editing systems, recording studio operation and software equipment configuration requirements.
- Ability to work cooperatively with on-air and production personnel – understanding their problems with studio equipment and training them in its use.
- Understand the 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-per-year responsibility of the job and the requirement that emergency technical response is required at any time.
- Must be self-motivated and have ability to work without supervision and within deadlines.
- Possess or qualify for a FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit (no FCC exam required).
- Physical ability to work in confined spaces, carry up to 75 lbs. and work around high voltage performing all in a safe manner. Availability to work evenings weekends and irregular hours
- A current driver’s license and good driving record.

Education:

- Associate’s degree in electronic technology, computer repair and maintenance, electronic maintenance or related field.
- Knowledge of Public Radio online and satellite distribution systems.
- Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15962
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– Other: Non-Profit, Multi-State, Radio Network
Job Title: Systems Engineer: IT/Studio Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

Function Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Director, the Systems Support Engineer will be responsible to assist in the management of a complex multi-site network infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

• Solid understanding of the Company mission, programming content and target audience.
• Adhere to Company policies and procedures.
• In depth knowledge of IP networking technologies that includes firewalls, routers, switches, MPLS/T1 circuits, VPN tunnels, VLANS, etc...
• Maintenance of VMWare and Microsoft virtual servers with required security updates.
• Assist with the evaluation of vendor products in hardware, software and telecommunications.
• Provide support for any line issues that may affect a multi-site VOIP phone system.
• Provide support to the radio engineering team for various audio IP technologies at studio and transmitter sites.
• Assistance in the setup of laptops, desktops, terminals, printers and user equipment.
• Maintain IT documentation, hardware & software inventories, user instructions and manuals.
• Inventory and tracking of IT equipment.
• Assist the IT Director with formulating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) & notifications to staff.
• Assist the IT Director with generating reports, i.e. help desk logs, streaming reports, phone reports.
• Assist with the setup, installation & deployment of new servers, hardware and software as directed.
• Administer antivirus, spam blocking, and various security applications and services.
• Apply patches, fixes and updates to operating systems/programs/databases/applications.
• Setup & support Pledge Drive Call Centers and delegated needs of on-air pledge drives.
• Attend necessary company meetings and trainings offered by the department or company.
• Perform a variety of other duties and special projects as assigned.

Experience and skill requirements:

• Strong interior faith life and respect for the Company mission.
• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology preferred. Associates degree required.
• 5 years + IT/Network experience preferred. IT Media/Broadcasting experience a plus.
• Preferred Certifications: Cisco, Fortinet, VMWare, Microsoft, CompTIA A+/Network+, Citrix
• Background in integrated systems: LANs/WANs, telecommunications networks and application software.
• Ability to think creatively and work well in high pressure situations. Ability to multi-task. Critical thinker.
• Strong communication skills, capable of explaining simple procedures in writing or verbally.
• Bilingual is a plus.
• Excellent organization skills. Ability to prioritize workload.
• Excellent follow through on tasks assigned.
• Work flexible hours; may include occasional weekends and evenings.
• Valid driver’s license required. Ability and willingness to travel (Approximately 25%) as directed.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15951
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: GA
Job Description:

Master Control Operators monitor and operate broadcast equipment to ensure the quality and accuracy of our on-air product. They are responsible for logging that our signal transmission meets government regulations such as: station ID, Emergency Alerts, audio loudness, dead-air and indecent content. They troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and prepare programming for future playback. This position reports to the Chief Engineer and supports the engineering department.

Years of Experience required to meet minimum qualifications: Minimum one year of experience within a television broadcasting environment preferred. Six months experience as a Master Control Operator highly desired.

Level of Education required to meet minimum qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent is required. Associate degree, vocational certificate or equivalent work experience preferred

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Must have ability to perform accurately with strict deadlines, while under pressure and without direct supervision.
• Must have above average skills in communications and multitasking.
• Must possess strong knowledge of computers and broadcast standards.
• Ability to work independently, performing multiple sensory tasks simultaneously.
• Familiarity with video and entertainment products and the operations of Control Room switching, editing and scheduling systems. Actual programming (video or audio) in Control Room setting is highly desirable. Commercial production including the use of Adobe Premier is a plus.
• Analytical skills: ability to differentiate and/or synthesize picture color, clarity and sound on numerous video screens and monitors simultaneously, making needed adjustments quickly and recording substantive information on appropriate logs.
• Computer skills: basic data entry; familiarity with Windows and other windows-based applications per system requirements.
• Communication skills: must be able to verbally communicate effectively with the public, in person and on telephone.
• Must be able to maintain confidential proprietary and customer account information.
• Ability to execute defined security measures for company facility and assets.

Physical Requirements:

Strength and coordination sufficient to perform job duties and work in cramped spaces. Hearing, vision, depth perception, and hand-to-eye coordination sufficient to perform job duties. Visual and auditory acuity necessary to operate equipment and identify color-coding. Ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to tolerate temperature, weather extremes and low light conditions. Maneuvers equipment/tools, paperwork and audio/video materials of up to 50-pound loads occasionally, less weight more regularly. Clarity of vision at every distance with good depth perception and ability to distinguish colors when viewing videos/monitors. Good hearing, capable of distinction between equipment signals and the human voice amidst multiple audio sources playing simultaneously.

Working Conditions: Inside/outside work; noise; standing; hot/cold temperatures; cramped quarters; upset customers or employees; travel; flexible schedules; overtime, weekend and holiday. Work can be intense and stressful due to high volume of incoming programming sources needing constant monitoring and time/resource limitations when scheduling priority tasks.

We operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to our viewers and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs, employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. As such, you will be requested to provide emergency after hours contact numbers, to include your home and cell phone numbers if you have those services.

Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.

EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15952
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

• Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
• Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)

A strong baseline IT and data networking knowledge is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

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

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

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

The Day-to-Day:

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

The Essentials:

• 2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training)
• Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking
• Typically 4 or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level
• Demonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflows
• Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
• Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments
• Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments
• Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems
• Ability to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position
• Possess manufacturer-provided broadcast training from SONY, Omneon/Harmonic, EVERTZ, Imagine, etc., Microsoft Network Certification, software programming skills (HTML, V.B., C++) desired
• Familiarity with AutoCad, MS-Project desired
• Familiarity with ITSM Service Management process desired

The Perks:

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

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

Post Date: 03/01/2019
Job #: 15953
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer: SR Transmission Compression Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The SR Transmission Compression Engineer will support the 24/7/365 television transmission facilities which provide primary network distribution and contribution resources to the News, Sports, and Entertainment divisions of the Company. The support functions include network restoral, problem diagnoses, quality control, preventive maintenance, installation, and documentation of sophisticated television transmission systems. As a SR Transmission Compression Engineer you will be responsible for the setup, configuration, and testing of new transport systems, as well as the maintenance of existing transport systems, documentation of signal flow. Participation in a 24/7 shift coverage rotation is expected. You will interface with Company engineering groups, end users, and personnel from sister companies as required. We support transport for all major news bureaus, BCP, two compression centers, Company teleports, and third-party teleports. Maintain and Service gear in multiple locations.

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

The Day-to-Day:

• Diagnosis, repair, calibration and preventive maintenance of equipment and system
• Typically, the Senior Transmission Compression Engineer handles the more complex and/or mission-critical systems
• May provide technical mentoring to Transmission Compression Engineers
• Maintenance to ensure that customers have uplink and downlink resources available when required and to keep outage time to a minimum
• Participation in the planning, installation, integration and configuration of new or replacement equipment and systems
• Perform the role of technical lead for transport projects
• Applying best of business practices to ensure outgoing, and incoming signals and content are at the highest quality possible
• Quality control of installations equipment and documentation utilized by the terminal gear rooms
• Provide the highest quality of customer service to our primary customers who include Teleport operations, Distribution technology, satellites/SNG, and the networks

The Essentials:

• Four year technical degree or 2 year technical degree with equivalent experience
• 8+ years Compression Engineering Experience or Equivalent
• Ability to use and effectively interpret data from spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, transport stream analyzers, and other diagnostic tools
• Excellent knowledge of IP networking, routing protocols: UDP, unicast, multicast, switch configuration CIDR subnetting
• Deep understanding of Video standards related to transport (SD/HDSDI, ASI, IP and other compression formats)
• Proficient in AutoCAD or Visio
• Mpeg encoding systems: Cisco, Arris and Harmonic
• Studio, Network Operations, Television distribution, and field production experience preferred
• IT Data certifications - Cisco preferred
• Remote Monitoring and Control System experience (SNMP based) preferred
• Excellent knowledge of MPEG-2, MPEG-4, J2k, multiplexes and conditional access preferred
• Understanding of fiber transport preferred

The Perks:

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

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

Post Date: 02/21/2019
Job #: 15945
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Engineering and Technology
Location: OR: Portland
Job Description:

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

Essential Functions:

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

Physical Requirements:

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

Job Responsibilities:

1. Engineering

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

2. Administrative/Supervisory

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

· A Bachelor's degree
· Extensive knowledge of digital broadcasting systems
· Experience with the principles and practices of project planning, development and evaluation
· Engineering experience in Public Broadcasting
· Experience with current media, technology and trends
· Experience training and supervising employees
· Experience with microphone placement, sound design and studio equipment

Professional Skills and Attributes:

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 02/21/2019
Job #: 15946
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL: Urbana
Job Description:

We seek a Broadcasting Engineer to join the radio and television team. The Broadcasting Engineer performs the installation, removal, operation, and maintenance of radio and television equipment essential to the operation and broadcast of the Company stations. The Broadcasting Engineer has input in goal-setting and planning future developments and expansion. Additionally, the person in this position will help complete the transition to Digital Radio and TV broadcasting. The person in this position maybe called in for station emergencies.

This position requires: experience Installing, maintaining, and integrating studio, remote control, digital broadcast computer equipment, and transmitter digital/analog equipment for radio/television, including application of FCC rules and regulations; broadcast audio, video, and transport stream IP networking systems, including broadcast proprietary software; Broadcast electronic circuit test equipment for troubleshooting digital signals to board and/or component level.

We conduct criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 02/21/2019
Job #: 15947
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Senior Broadcast Engineer
Location: WI
Job Description:

We are looking for enthusiastic, talented and driven individuals to join the best and brightest in gathering, producing and delivering stories that make a difference within a 24-hour breaking news environment! Our commitment is to engage viewers with relevant, timely news that's important to the local communities we serve.

The Senior Broadcast Engineer will work with the Engineering team to execute and distribute live and preproduced News and/or Sports content to cable subscribers. This position will take the lead and/or delegate the set-up, configuration, maintenance, diagnosis and operation of a broad spectrum of broadcast systems and equipment.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide advanced level technical support of broadcast related operating systems.
* Provide hands on engineering support at the client, hardware and software level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas where applicable: Studio Production, Master Control Operations, Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies) and/or Ad Insertion, Newsroom, Remote EIC and/or Remote Sites, Post] production and/or Long Form Edit, Digital Asset Management System, Communications System (intercom), and Graphics/Creative Services.
* Design, implement and/or install Broadcast Systems such as Broadcast Router, Camera Robotics System, Production Truck, RTS system, etc.
* Work with vendors or other engineering personnel to troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades.
* Maintenance and repair of broadcast related hardware and software systems.
* Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents with the ability to make decisions critical to returning the network to normal service.
* Train Operations/Engineering personnel and develop training criteria. Articulate concepts and solutions.
* Lead installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
* Read, approve and maintain System Documentation as well as review and approve documentation submitted by Associate and Broadcast Engineers utilizing Microsoft Office and any of the following: Visio, AutoCAD and other documentation methods.
* Monitoring, testing, measuring and calibration of critical systems.
* Support On-site and Remote productions as an Engineer in Charge.
* Communicate major outages to other team members and department managers.
* May lead, assign, train, schedule and oversee the work of others.
* Assist internal customers with engineering related issues
* Maintain and post Engineering schedule with approval of engineering management.
* Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
* Apply proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help identify, report and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of the systems investment.
* Functional ability of IP networking and cross-platform operating systems and applications.
* Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and solve complex problems while demonstrating a positive attitude and positive approach.
* Subject matter expert in at least two of the following areas: Studio Production, Master Control, Camera, Robotics and Tally, Transmission, Newsroom Systems, Remote Productions and/or remote sites, Post-Production and/or Long Form Edit, Digital Asset Management Systems and Media Storage Systems.
* Assist personnel with engineering-related issues while demonstrating professional behavior, including strong customer service skills.
* Ability to interface with internal company personnel, external customers and vendors.
* Ability to install and/or support cross-platform systems.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Visio, and AutoCAD.
* Ability to apply terminations/connectors to various types of network cables such as coaxial, twisted pair, and optical fiber cables that carry SDI video, AES audio, RF and IP signals. Connector Types include BNC, N, F, RJ-45, and D-sub-miniature.
* Broadcast equipment knowledge/experience at the senior level should include: Routing Switchers, Production Switchers, Studio Cameras, Newsroom Systems, Production Automation, Master Control Systems, Digital Asset Management Systems, Terminal Equipment, Encoders, Decoders, Video Test & Measurement, Media Recorders, Video Servers, and Post Production.
* Practical knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques where and/or as applicable.
* Maintain and grow technical job knowledge.
* In-depth understanding broadcast standards preferred.
* Knowledge of Audio/Video over IP.
* Excellent project management skills.
* Assist and advise facilities department regarding issues that affect broadcast operations where and/or as applicable.
* Responsible for maintenance and documentation of station fleet where and/or as applicable.
* Must have and maintain valid driver’s license
* Must be willing and able to drive a company vehicle to and from assigned location while obeying all traffic laws.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/technical discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* 5+ years of Experience as a Maintenance or Broadcast Engineer

Certifications (Desired):

* SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) - CBTE, CBNE
* FCC General Class License
* Network – CCNA

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

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

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15937
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: KS
Job Description:

We are searching for our next certified Chief Engineer. Must be competent in RF and digital engineering. Will oversee Assistant Engineer and maintenance of our full power and translator signals plus develop engineering projects as needed. Two years of experience preferred and appropriate education is a plus.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15940
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: UT
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Maintain integrity of on-air product for 100% reliability of on-air product when assigned; occasionally work nights, weekends and be available 24/7 in response to emergency issues as assigned.
• Maintain, troubleshoot & repair an entire broadcast media group, equipment and systems as related to Broadcasting Studios, AM, FM and HD operations
• Install technical equipment & systems at studios and transmitter sites in keeping with good engineering practices.
• Requires excellent documentation and reporting of wiring and equipment changes at the studio and transmitter sites.
• Assist in planning, development, and maintenance of all aspects of AM & FM radio technical facilities, satellite up-linking, IP Networks, STL, including IP Microwave systems.
• Support station & field operations, as necessary, especially during major studio & field efforts involving complex technical operations.
• Create instructional materials and train others on proper operation of new technical equipment.
• Some supervisorial duties will be required.
• Maintain and Review weekly transmitter and studio logs for correct and complete entries as required by the F.C.C.
• Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned

Qualifications/Education:

• Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline
• Minimum of 5 years experience in radio broadcast facilities with minimum 2 years Associates degree in electronics or 10 years hands-on maintenance experience with AM, FM Radio or Television facilities
• Knowledge of basic IP Networking, Satellite up-linking, NexGen for Radio and Traffic Automation systems, digital audio, logic techniques, and basic programming highly desirable
• SBE Certification is a plus
• Experience with Axia Console and Audio Routing system or equivalent is preferred.
• 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, non-standard shifts as assigned and work on call
• Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently
• Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written
• Must have the ability to work with minimal supervision and be proactive
• 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.
• Must have a valid state driver’s license for operation of company vehicles
• Must have excellent customer service skills
• Mentoring and developing junior engineers

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs and ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Note:

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

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15941
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Chief of Engineering & Technology
Location: LA
Job Description:

Chief of Engineering & Technology is a department head leadership position, managing the station’s technology with a core team of engineering and IT staff. The Chief of Engineering & Technology, while staying within regulatory mandates, ensures that station’s technical and news operations, building facility, digital production, as well as distribution systems produce and deliver high-quality video streams across multiple platforms.

Overall Responsibilities:

• Oversee television technical operations, including master control play-out systems and servers, HD studio facilities, edit suites, remote and microwave equipment, video streaming, IT infrastructure, cable and satellite distribution, as well as all other technical and facility systems and platforms.
• Ensure around-the-clock (24X7) high-quality broadcast and digital platform operations in a co-located, multi-station facility.
• Supervise operations, engineering, building maintenance, and IT staff.
• Plan and implement the station’s capital investment as well as technical operating budgets with a commitment to remain within these resources.
• Provide internal authority and responsibility with FCC matters and with other regulatory authorities such as EPA and OSHA.
• Plan and implement broadcast and IT operations throughout technical plant as well as connectivity with the corporate network.
• Maintain engineering, broadcast and IT procedures and documentation, including Standard Operating Procedures, up-to-date technical drawings and service contracts.
• Implement systems for routine and emergency maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment with a stress of continuity of service
• Ensure broadcast and IT network administration and the troubleshooting of hardware, software and network connectivity.
• Provide physical plant (building) facilities maintenance management and oversee safety and security procedures.
• Provide regular reports to supervising management on state of equipment, systems and facilities.
• Oversee management and planning of projects, as required.
• Maintain technically accurate records.

Preferred Education and Experience:

• Degree or equivalent experience in television engineering, broadcasting, computer science, or related field required.
• Solid understanding of all current broadcast television encoding and transmission systems and standards
• Minimum 5+ years technical experience, 2+ years in technical management position, in broadcast engineering and/or video production or equivalent with HD and IT-based systems with a stress in the following areas: Broadcast play-out and automation systems and workflow, News operations (where applicable), HD multi-camera studio production, including sets and chroma key operations, audio, lighting, character generator , motion graphics systems as well as live digital workflow. Also, experience is required in field production for single camera and multi-camera shoots, including operating remote audio, and video production equipment. Expertise is also required in post-production operations, including non-linear editing as well as online video distribution
• Expertise in RF installation, repair and operation including terrestrial or electronic news gathering microwave, high power television transmitters as well a C-Band and Ku-Band satellite transmission, reception and operation.
• Familiarity with fiber installation and operations as implemented in IP or in video use.
• Expertise with IT systems and IT network administration, implementation as well as management of IT solutions for a multi-site organization including file-based content, back-up systems, website and databases.
• Expertise in encoding and transferring multimedia files.
• Facility (building) management expertise with specific experience with complex power management systems, emergency generator and heat ventilation and cooling a must.

Other Job Requirements:

• Commitment to the station’s mission and viewers.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work successfully under stressful conditions.
• Pro-active in solving problems.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment with both technical and non-technical staff.
• Strong work ethic with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15942
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO: Colorado Springs
Job Description:

The ideal candidate will work with local engineering staff and various groups within the organization to ensure organizational effectiveness and all levels of statutory compliance. Must possess general to advanced IT skills including desktop repair, software installation and troubleshooting, intermediate to advanced networking.

Required Qualifications:

Successful candidate will be able to:

• Have understanding of concepts and the application of VLANs, VPN, and VOIP, general to advanced broadcast.
• Specific skill and experience in on-air automation systems, encoding, multiplexing, transcoding, monitoring and video/IT systems
• Installation and maintenance of equipment at all station locations.
• Ability to Work independently
• Exhibit strong collaboration, verbal and written communication skills
• Have a proven record in project-planning and implementation.
• Minimum of two years' experience in broadcast television engineering or information technology is required.
• Must manage and perform on-call duties and work flexible hours.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license

Physical requirements:

• Lifting objects up to 50 lbs.
• Working on ladders and high rooftops
• Lifting, moving and setting television, multimedia and related production equipment
• Working in tight spaces.

References must be made available upon request. Successful candidate must pass a drug screen and background check.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15943
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: KY: Louisville
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities:

• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the stations and transmitter sites.
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Works closely with Market Engineering Manager to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains equipment and information technology systems.
• Repairs and maintains station building infrastructures.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience & Skills:

• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
• Minimum of three years' experience in the broadcasting environment.
• Familiarity with NexGen radio automation software/hardware products a plus
• Familiarity with STL systems and WIFI systems is a plus.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Familiarity with AM and FM transmission systems

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15944
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA: Moreno Valley
Job Description:

To provide full service maintenance and engineering support to a radio and television broadcast center located in Riverside, CA. Equipment consists of state-of-the-art television and radio broadcast equipment, providing multiple TV and radio channels to customers via satellite network feeds.

Requirements:

• Must have at least 5 years’ experience in broadcast engineering/maintenance or a complex IT/Network-related field.
• At minimum, must be certified by the Society of Broadcast Engineers as a Certified Broadcast Network Engineer (CBNE), or acquire certification within 6 months of hire.
• Must be competent in the signal flow, use and maintenance of digital television and radio equipment in all categories, including video processing, switching and storage systems.
• Possess thorough knowledge of broad-spectrum RF systems, modulation techniques, antennas and wave propagation, as well as maintenance and operation.
• Must have a thorough knowledge of IT computer systems, networks, network shares, routers and switches, FTP and file base workflows and general security.
• Must have the ability to repair to component level.
• Must have a thorough understanding of FCC Rules and Regulations relating to radio, television and satellite broadcast (including NTSC Standards).
• Must have extensive knowledge of standard safety regulations and precautions.
• Must be able to comprehend schematic diagrams, block diagrams and wiring drawings.

Function:

• Repair, align, and maintain, to broadcast industry standards, digital and analog video/audio systems, satellite decoders, signal routers, synchronizing generators, digital video servers, automation systems, computer networks and all other peripheral systems and equipment.
• Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve PCs, servers, clients and other computer-related equipment problems to ensure functional operation.
• Work new equipment project installation duties as assigned, to include associated documentation and training requirements.
• Fabrication and installation of specialized fiber optic and copper network cables, coax cables and cable harnesses.
• Performs periodic preventive maintenance tasks.
• Must work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.

General:

• All applicants are subject to a minimum of 90 days for the purpose of evaluating your performance.
• This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) Tier 1 background check.
• This position is subject to random drug testing.
• Base Pay rate will be in accordance with the latest Department of Labor Wage Determination on the contract and shift differential and/or Sunday premium will apply, when appropriate.
• As this is a 24/7 shop, shift assignments and days off will be subject to operational necessity.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and individuals with protected veteran status

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15929
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Necessary Language Skills:

• Able to fluently communicate in English.

Physical Demands:

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

Other:

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

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15931
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

Qualified candidate must be self-starter, team player with excellent communication and people skills. Responsibilities include installation, repair and maintenance of all television station equipment. Minimum 2 years of experience in broadcast engineering or related field and proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking required. Advanced electronics education or military electronics training required. RF experience with broadcast transmitters also a plus.

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Install new equipment and document signal flow and wiring
* Perform alignment and repairs of equipment
* Troubleshoot broadcast systems, computers, and servers
* Assist studio and remote crews with operations as needed

Qualifications:

Required:

* AS Degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent job experience.
* Minimum 2 years’ experience in equipment installation and maintenance at a television broadcast facility.
* Background in areas of broadcast hardware, software and experience with a digital plant.
* Must be a team player and a self-starter.

We offer an employee 401(k) with an employer match, competitive health insurance, and paid sick, vacation and holiday time.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15926
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer works under the direction of the Director of Engineering to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio, IT and HD equipment and radio frequency (RF) systems including high power UHF transmitters and microwave. Heavy emphasis on News gathering equipment including camcorders, VTR's wireless gear, live trucks and monitors.

Key activities:

• Perform preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems. Emphasis on News equipment including camcorders, VTRs, wireless gear and monitors.
• Install video, audio, IT, HD and RF equipment. Update technical plan documentation when installations are completed to include changes that are made.
• Administer computer based audio/video/control systems and may be required to configure software applications
• Document and maintain records of equipment repairs.
• Research part numbers and pricing to determine where to purchase and the cost of repairs
• Perform IT operations, assistance and installations as needed. May run cables and connectors
• Participate in the weekly on-call engineer schedule. This is an after hours duty that may be assistance by phone or require a return trip to the facility. This will also include the analog/digital transmitters and translators as part of the responsibility.
• Perform live truck repairs in confined spaces and on top of vehicle with the use of mobile work platform.
• Perform other duties as needed and directed.

Education & Experience:

• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must have a two-year electronic technical degree or equivalent. Four year degree preferred.
• Must have three to five years of Broadcast TV maintenance and two years News equipment maintenance and IT Mac and PC or equivalent.

Skills & Abilities:

• Familiarity with various test instruments, alignment apparatuses and knowledge of personal computers.
• Operational knowledge of television station equipment.
• Must be self-motivated and have good time management skills.
• Ability to work well with others.
• Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
• Must have ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals.

Work Environment:

• Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
• Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, we and our affiliates do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, 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: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15927
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Audio Engineer
Location: VA: Lynchburg
Job Description:

Provide engineering and system support for our broadcast radio stations and audio streaming services/applications. Responsible for all FCC compliance and information. Also takes a key role for special radio projects, events, and fundraising. Will also assist in other areas of audio engineering within the Broadcast Communications department as a whole.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Primarily responsible for maintaining the equipment and systems required to operate the stations and the network. Work in conjunction with outside consultant to accomplish this task.
2. Fill the role as the flagship station’s FCC Chief Operator and maintain FCC logs for items like Tower Lights, EAS, Operating logs, etc.
3. Assist with technical aspects of the website and mobile app
4. Do voice over work as needed
5. Do audio production work as needed
6. Provide technical support for broadcasts
7. Manage and document equipment life cycle process
8. Use extensive background in both live and broadcast audio mixing both operationally as well as in a mentoring capacity
9. Work closely with Director of Broadcast Operations to execute audio strategies throughout the Company environment
10. Plan, organize, and execute audio productions while working closely in a professional mentoring capacity
11. Work closely with IT for daily needs and for special projects/fundraisers
12. Ensure effective completion of all assignments in a timely and efficient manner
13. Ability to work well with tight schedules and high-pressure environments
14. Keep informed of industry trends and practices to implement at the Company as applicable and practical
15. Will be required to work a flexible schedule and be on call for technical issues.
16. Perform other duties as assigned

Abilities and Competencies Essential to the Function of the Job:

Communication and Comprehension:

* Ability to understand, speak, and write English in order to convey messages and correspond in an articulate and professional manner.
* Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to convey clear, well-articulated information.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Excellent computer skills.

Problem Solving:

* Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature. Technical troubleshooting a must.

Physical and Sensory Abilities:

* Occasionally required to travel to local and campus locations.
* Frequently required to sit for extended periods to perform deskwork or type on a keyboard.
* Fine motor skills and dexterity is essential to be able to operate, configure, and maintain equipment.
* Regularly required to hear and speak in order to effectively communicate orally.
* Occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb stairs to move about the building.
* Handle materials, climb ladders, reach overhead, kneel or stoop in order to conduct business.
* Regularly lift 40 or more pounds.

Qualifications and Credentials:

Education and Experience:

1. 1-3 years of experience in audio production essential.
2. 1-3 years of radio engineering experience preferred.
3. Four-year degree in radio or audio engineering or a similar concentration
4. Radio Engineer Certification from the Society of Broadcast Engineers a plus. RF knowledge a plus
5. Thorough knowledge of High Definition audio-related television technology for Studio and Remote production, and nonlinear audio editing.
6. Growing knowledge of audio production and post production.
7. Able to setup audio systems for multiple venues and lead students to learn same.
8. Skilled in mixing on multiple audio consoles with inputs up to 128.
9. Familiarity with computer and network systems, especially in a broadcast and post production environment.
10. Ability to work with different Company and outside clients to build positive relations and best practices.
11. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Preferred Certifications:

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

* Society of Broadcast Engineers
* Audio Engineering Society

Post Date: 02/15/2019
Job #: 15928
Organization Type:
– Other: Media company
Job Title: Other: Electronics Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties:

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

Required Skills and Experience:

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

What else?

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

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15919
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NE
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic Director of Engineering to provide technical and advisory support to the Chief Technology Officer for the administration of broadcast network systems. The position maintains responsibility for a variety of functions concerning broadcast and/or production equipment as well as supervising the personnel who direct the operation of such equipment; performs related work as required.

At least eight years of experience in broadcasting electronics - television, radio and cable operations; including varied broadcast areas involving both operational and maintenance experience AND at least three years' experience in a supervisory capacity. Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering may substitute for four years' experience in broadcasting electronics.

Preferred: SBE certification(s) is plus or may acquire within six months from date of hire.
Other: Valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation in order to perform work-related travel.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15920
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

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 in geographical area. The Site Manager will also maintain and repair low TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment and assist with Radio and/or TV broadcast related equipment installation and maintenance in Lincoln main facility. Schedule will include travel, evenings, and weekends. Open until filled.

An associate's or similar two-year technical degree in communications/electronic equipment or related discipline of study OR equivalent work experience (3 years) using, maintaining, repairing, modifying, and testing communications/electronic equipment.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15921
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: St Petersburg
Job Description:

We are looking for a broadcast engineer for our Florida group of stations based in St. Petersburg (Tampa Bay). The person we’re looking for must have a minimum five years experience in radio broadcast engineering, and have a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15922
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NY
Job Description:

We seek a Master Control Operator responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assures on-air FCC compliance for all on-air streams and operation and maintains quality station image.
• Accurately records, prepares, and logs program and commercial material for over-the-air broadcast.
• Interfaces video servers, computers, video delivery systems, satellite receivers, and quality control devices to ensure the highest level of program A/V integrity.
• Ensures accuracy of program log and reports all deviations.
• Controls multiple program streams of a multichannel automation system or manual on-air switching of programs.
• Responsible for the operation of all master control equipment and occasional assistance in microwave feed room.
• Works closely with Technical Services to ensure optimum equipment performance.
• Coordinates all news breaks for airing when required.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Technical Degree in Electronics, Broadcasting, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
• Minimum three years' experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment.
• Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work different shifts and extended hours, as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Master Control Operator must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Master Control Operator must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 25 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15916
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer will work with the Engineering team to execute and distribute live and preproduced News and/or Sports content to cable and subscribers. Responsible for the set-up, configuration, maintenance, diagnosis and operation of a broad spectrum of broadcast systems and equipment.

Major Duties and Responsibilites:

* Provide basic to intermediate level technical support of broadcast related operating systems.
* Provide hands on engineering support at the client, hardware and software level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas if applicable: Studio Production, Master Control Operations, Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies), Newsroom, Remote Production and/or Remote Sites, Post Production and/or Long Form Edit, Digital Asset Management Systems, and/or Graphics.
* Design, implement and/or install Broadcast Systems such as Broadcast Router, Camera Robotics System, Production Truck, RTS system, etc.
* Work with vendors or other engineering personnel to troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades.
* Maintenance and repair of broadcast related hardware and software systems.
* Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents.
* Articulate concepts and solutions to mixed skillset users including training as needed.
* Hands-on installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
* Read, write, and maintain system documentation.
* Monitoring, testing and measuring of critical systems.
* Support on-site and remote productions as an Engineer in Charge.
* Communicate major outages to other team members and department managers.
* Assist internal customers with engineering related issues.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

* Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
* Strong knowledge of IP networking and cross-platform operating systems and applications.
* Apply proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help identify, report and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of the systems investment.
* Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and solve complex problems while demonstrating a positive attitude and positive approach.
* Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to clearly communicate solutions;
* Ability to relate well with others.
* Assist personnel with engineering-related issues while demonstrating professional behavior, including strong customer service skills.
* Ability to install and/or support cross-platform systems.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Visio, and AutoCAD.
* Knowledge and ability to apply terminations/connectors to various types of network cables such as coaxial, twisted pair, and optical fiber cables that carry SDI video, AES audio, RF and IP signals. Connector Types include BNC, N, F, RJ-45, and D-sub-miniature.
* Broadcast equipment knowledge/experience at the intermediate level should include but not limited to Routing Switchers, Production Switchers, Studio Cameras, Newsroom Systems, Production Automation, Master Control Systems, Digital Asset Management Systems, Terminal Equipment, Encoders, Decoders, Video Test & Measurement, Media Recorders, Video Servers, Post Production.
* Practical knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques where and/or as applicable.
* Understanding of broadcast standards.
* Knowledge of Audio/Video over IP.
* Assist and advise facilities department regarding issues that affect broadcast operations where and/or as applicable.
* Responsible for maintenance and documentation of station fleet where and/or as applicable.
* Must have and maintain valid drivers license.
* Must be willing and able to drive a company vehicle to and from assigned location while obeying all traffic laws.

Education:

* Associates Degree in Engineering/Technical Discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience

Related Work Experience Number of Years:

* Experience as a Maintainence or Broadcast Engineer 3

Certifications (Preferred):

* SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) - CBTE, CBNE
* FCC General Class License
* Network – CCNA

Working Conditions:

* Office environment. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other issues that may arise. This includes but is not limited to severe weather emergencies.
* Must be able and willing to work various shifts, longer shifts, weekends and holidays, and be flexible with schedule changes due to "breaking news", and/or severe weather emergencies.
* Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
* Travel: 15% where applicable

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15917
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Radio Engineer
Location: TX: Dallas
Job Description:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Maintain integrity of on-air product for 100% reliability of on-air product when assigned; occasional nights, weekends and available 24/7 in response to emergency issues as assigned.
• Maintain, troubleshoot & repair an entire broadcast technical plant, equipment and systems as related to Broadcasting Studios, AM, FM and C-Band Uplink facilities.
• Install technical equipment & systems at studios and transmitter sites in keeping with good engineering practices.
• Requires excellent documentation and reporting of wiring and equipment changes at the studio and transmitter sites.
• Assist in planning & development of all aspects of AM & FM radio technical facilities, satellite up-linking, IP Networks, STL, TSL, including telephone and two-way systems.
• Support station & field operations, as necessary, especially during major studio & field efforts involving complex technical operations.
• Create instructional materials and train others on proper operation of new technical equipment.
• Some supervisorial duties will be required.
• Maintain and Review weekly transmitter and studio logs for correct and complete entries as required by the F.C.C.
• Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned

Report to: Director of Engineering

Qualifications:

5 years’ experience in broadcast facilities with minimum 2 years Associates degree in electronics or 10 years’ hands-on maintenance experience with AM, FM Radio or Television facilities. Knowledge of basic IP Networking, Satellite up-linking facilities, XDS-ATX/PICO hardware and software, WideOrbit for Radio and Traffic Automation systems, digital audio, logic techniques, and basic programming highly desirable. SBE Certification preferred. Valid state driver’s license for operation of company vehicles is required. Personal vehicle is required for 24hr response for emergencies. Excellent customer service skills are required.

Physical Requirements:

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

Note:

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

Post Date: 02/01/2019
Job #: 15918
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

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

Certifications (Desired):

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

Education & Experience:

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

Office environment:

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

Post Date: 01/25/2019
Job #: 15909
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Chief Engineer
Location: MO: Kansas City
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

* Maintains digital transmitters, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.
* Maintains production equipment including robotic camera system, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather graphics and weather systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFBs.
* Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
* Maintains support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, videotape machines, XDCAM decks, computer systems, microphones, and intercoms.
* Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.
* Coordinate live shots for newscasts.
* Operational shift will be assigned.

Experience Requirements:

* Should have 2+ years of experience working as a Maintenance Technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment or 2+ years of experience in a related military occupation specialty

Qualification Requirements:

* Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications
* Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level
* Must have knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking
* Must have advanced skill with video production, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation
* Desired to have experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital transmitters
* Desired to have experience with Autocad for system design and layout
* 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.
* Military training and experience in electronics, avionics or related fields will be considered
* SBE CPBE (or better) certification a plus.
* Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course from Defense Information School (DINFOS) a plus.

Post Date: 01/25/2019
Job #: 15912
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

We are looking for a SNG/ENG Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will drive the Satellite News Gathering vehicle or Electronic News Gathering vehicle to news story locations and establishes satellite or microwave transmission to the station as well as sets up and connects appropriate cables and portable microwave equipment to establish clear video and audio signals for broadcast. Responsible for operating audio, video and transmission equipment for live remote broadcasts The SNG Technician will operate equipment at the station to receive satellite and microwave signals; communicates with field crews to establish those signals, and monitors the quality of those signals once established. Communicate effectively with news managers and producers about the status of satellite and microwave transmissions. Maintain all assigned equipment and tools in good operating condition. Assist with routine vehicle and electronic maintenance. Shoot video and audio recordings in the field, newsroom, and studio as well as collect information and obtain sound at the scene of news events. Edit news stories on deadline in the field and in the newsroom and assist others with news gathering operations when needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Two years’ experience as an SNG/ENG Technician and/or photojournalist at a commercial television station. Prior experience with Satellite News Gathering vehicle, Electronic News Gathering vehicle, Bitcentral, Video Camera & Related Accessories, Microphones, Mixers & other Field Audio Equipment, LiveU Networks Backpack preferred. Working knowledge of microwave/satellite equipment. Demonstrated skill or ability to develop skill in video photography and editing on deadline. Communicate clearly and deal effectively/politely with co-workers and the public. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb. The employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Must have a valid credit card and be willing to travel for news events. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours; early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays may be required.

Post Date: 01/25/2019
Job #: 15914
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: PA: Philadelphia/Wilmington
Job Description:

We are looking for Studio/Transmitter Engineers to join our team. Duties include, but are not limited to, studio and transmitter equipment maintenance, broadcast plant construction, facility/building maintenance and coordination, remote broadcasts as needed, and assist in compliance with FCC rules. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely matter. We are looking for organized, self-motivated people who are able to work independently as well as collaboratively. Our Philadelphia/Wilmington market includes (6) FM and (3) AM stations. Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking, Microsoft Server, Office, and various supporting applications in a Broadcast Environment helpful. This position will also work in-studio with our legendary personalities, and support our three AM stations, as well as our FM in Wilmington.

Qualifications:

• Minimum two years of radio engineering experience.
• Familiarity with FCC Compliance needs
• Knowledge of Audio, RF Systems, and related troubleshooting skills;
• Preferred experience with radio studio construction and maintenance;
• Preferred experience with Radio Automation software (Zetta and Wide Orbit)
• Working knowledge of AoIP systems - (Wheatnet and Axia).
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds; climb ladders
• Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
• SBE Certification is a plus;
• Valid driver’s’ license and vehicle insurance are required;
• Project management experience

This position is full-time and includes benefits.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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