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Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15737
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: LA: New Orleans
Job Description:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems and computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be responsible for all aspects of a large market operation.

Responsibilities:

• This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications, personable interaction with fellow employees and organizational skills.
• Responsible for all aspects of a large market operation.
• Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7.
• Install, maintain, and repair all broadcast equipment (both studio and transmitter hardware) related to the 5 FM and 2 AM stations in New Orleans.
• This position requires the people skills to manage a 3 person engineering team, and has daily interaction with executive management, accounting, programming, sales and an active news department.

Qualifications:

• You must be able to work independently and as a team leader/member of this 3-person engineering department.
• Familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems and computer/IT skills.
• For consideration you must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.
• Ability to troubleshoot GatesAir/Harris, BE and Continental transmitters is preferred.

Experience:

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required.

Education:

• An associate degree or greater in a technical field or equivalent experience is required.

Certification:

• SBE certification is a plus.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15733
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MO: Warrensburg
Job Description:

This position will work with the engineering team to ensure the smooth, uninterrupted broadcast of the stations four channels throughout central Missouri. This will include maintaining, upgrading and installing all Transmission, Production and Operations equipment as well as ensuring that the station is operating according to all FCC guidelines.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance. Free tuition for employees and tuition discounts for family members, enrollment in the Missouri State employee pension plan (MOSERS) and much more.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15734
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Director of Technology
Location: IL: Chicago
Job Description:

Reporting to the VP Finance, the Senior Directory of Technology will be a key member of the Company leadership team. He or she will lead technology and broadcasting engineering through an exciting new phase of growth and innovation across a wide array of audio and digital platforms as well as overseeing the excellence of our traditional broadcast signal. The platform growth coincides with our transformational growth over the past four years.

We are seeking a technical leader who possesses a strong business mindset combined with a service orientation and excellent project delivery skills. This role must ensure their technology is keeping pace with the needs across the organization, and do so cost-effectively. The successful Senior Director of Technology will bring experienced vendor and project management skills to the organization, combined with excellent people management and communication abilities. The Senior Director should know how to get things done through others, while also being prepared to dig into the details and direct staff actively when needed. This both a strategic and hands-on leadership role in a growing a dynamic organization.

The Senior Director must also develop and maintain a broad understanding of all business units within the Company and their relationship to technology; contribute to general business planning regarding the technology and systems required to maintain the Company’s operations and competitiveness; and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships throughout the organization.

Core Technical Competencies:

- Reliable IP infrastructure
- Efficient multiplatform workflow
- Familiarity with legacy audio systems
- Improved disaster recovery
- Familiarity with mobile and emerging platforms
- Familiarity with broadcast operations systems
- Familiarity with AOIP technologies
- Familiarity with FCC regulations

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

1. BA, BS or BSEE or equivalent professional experience.
2. At least 10 years of progressive work experience in broadcast/digital media.
3. At least 5 years in a technical management role including the management of other supervisors of front line support teams and network infrastructure. Experience working within mid-sized organization preferred.
4. Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects from start to finish. PMP certification a plus.
5. Proven experience in managing a technology and operations function from a financial and managerial point of view.
6. Prior experience managing key vendor relationships and leading formal vendor selection processes including competitive bidding and RFPs through contract negotiation.
7. Ability to implement excellent customer service based processes.
8. Experience in major enterprise level technology construction or renovation projects is desirable.
9. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts to stakeholders of varying technical knowledge.
10. Currently in a technology and operations leadership role with experience with digital audio/video formats and technology for mobile and emerging platforms.
11. Desire to be part of a mission-driven organization that serves the greater Chicago community.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15735
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

We seek a talented and energetic individual to serve as Chief Engineer for our 6 radio stations. If you possess the following skills and experiences, then please contact us to discuss this opportunity:

* 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: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15736
Organization Type:
– Other: Public Transit
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: CA: SF Bay Area
Job Description:

The successful applicant will be responsible for the content, function, and modification of electronic and communication systems for the Company’s internal use. Work will involve office and field design work, and reviewing both hired contractors’ and internal staffs’ implementation of project work. Work assignments involve analyzing conditions and equipment for troubles or shortcomings, developing and scoping solutions, management briefings, creation and review of contract drawings for content and function, developing specifications and drawings for construction, evaluation of theoretical and actual system operation, and troubleshooting problems found within electronic and communication equipment and systems. Verbal and written interaction with technical staff and contractor staff will be required while directing work, inspecting work, and reporting status of assigned tasks. Work assignments may require coordinating staff activities, may require performance of duties during nights and weekends, and may require working adjacent to active track with electrified rail and moving trains. Familiarity with communication methods, such as internetworking, wireless standards, and telephony standards. Specific emphasis will involve wireless communications, telephony, fiber and cable plant, video and audio systems.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

• A career history of increasing technical responsibility in the development and support of advanced telecommunications systems.
• Previous experience with the successful selection and application of technology towards satisfying customer needs.
• An understanding of what the software, firmware, and hardware components in a product assembly does and how they interact.
• The ability to reason analytically and write concise reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

• A BS degree is Preferred
• Prior Audio Video industry experience

Ideal candidates will possess the following skills beyond the minimum qualifications:

• Experience in the design, engineering and integration of large scale Public Announcement systems.
• Experience in the design, engineering and integration of CCTV systems.
• Experience in the use of fiber, radio, cable, audio and video to provide communications services.
• Experience in system integration of advanced voice features, voice over IP, LAN communications, computer telephony integration and information services for public communication systems.
• Analyzing complex engineering problems, evaluating alternatives, and recommending solutions.
• Developing engineering project work scopes, criteria, budgets and schedules
• Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Preparing and reviewing engineering drawings, specifications, and plans.
• Excellent communications and relationship building skills and experience in establishing effective and successful working relationships with stakeholders, divisions, outside agencies and the general public in managing and coordination multiple assigned projects.
• Experience in common types of digital data transmission systems used in telecommunications.

Ideal candidates will possess the following knowledge of:

• Principles and practices of engineering design, with emphasis on electronic and communications systems.
• Principles and practices of project scheduling and management.
• Materials and equipment used in communications engineering and construction projects.
• Methods and techniques of field measuring and testing of communications systems.
• Related Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations related to telecommunication and public announcement systems.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

• A Bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering, computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience:

• Three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional electronics or communications engineering experience.

Substitution:

• Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred.

Other Requirements:

• Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15720
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT Spcialist
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

You love music, work, change and technology. You are self-motivated, creative, a pro-active problem solver, tenacious, and have the ability to work without much direct supervision. We are seeking this person to support our IT environment for our stations. We have the latest tools and technology, the most knowledgeable management and are known as offering the best work environment for selling radio advertising in the industry.

Job description:

Desktop support person to provide technical, operational and training support to all users of company’s personal computers, either by telephone or on-site relative to desktop hardware and software.

Responsibilities include:

- Provide desktop support to users, resolving application and hardware issues
- Provide software management including licensing and purchasing
- Provide office infrastructure management including back-ups, file/print and traffic servers, internet access, and wireless and desktop networking
- Establish and maintain user accounts, directories, and security
- Train users on software and equipment usage
- Respond to the needs and questions of users concerning the operation of various hardware and software programs
- Research and evaluate new technologies
- Develop and implement policies and procedures related to network hardware and software acquisition, use, support, security and backup
- Design, specify, configure, install, and maintain hardware, software, and telecommunications services, such as personal computers, system software, software applications, printers, servers, routers, bridges, switches, modems, cabling, and internet service providers
- Consult with department managers to develop new solutions consistent with the organizational objectives
- Negotiate contracts with and coordinate activities of hardware, software, telecommunications, support and training vendors
- Install and test software upgrades
- Develop and implement disaster recovery procedures

Required Skills:

- Excellent organizational, analytical, and communications skills
- A strong customer orientation
- Skills in problem analysis, determination, documentation and resolving computer problems
- Experience installing, testing, and troubleshooting various software applications
- Knowledge of, and experience supporting Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
- Must be able to move items weighing up to 50 pounds and work in a safe and responsible manner

Preferred Skills:

- Previous experience administrating user accounts in a Microsoft Active Directory environment
- Experience with Microsoft SQL
- Strong understanding of Local Area Networking and TCP/IP

Travel required: No
Telecommute: No

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15721
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: AL: Huntsville
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15722
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15723
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: PA: York & Wilkes-Barre Scranton
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15724
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: LA: Alexandria & Shreveport
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15725
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: Tallahassee
Job Description:

Duties and Responsbilities:

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

Qualifications

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

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15726
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: NE: Omaha
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15727
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: MS: Tupelo
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15728
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15729
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: Public Safety Radio Network Manager (Communications Manager)
Location: CA: Santa Cruz
Job Description:

Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Information Services, the Communications Manager plans, organizes, and manages the daily activities of the Networking and Radio Group in the Information Services Department. Responsibilities of the position include planning, installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of data voice and radio/microwave network, as well as the administration of the physical data network infrastructure in the County; and performing other work as required.

Summary of Qualifications:

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these knowledge and abilities would be:

Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Four years of journey level experience installing, adjusting, maintaining, and repairing a variety of two-way radio, electronic, and microwave communications systems and equipment. Two years of supervisory experience, including at least one year in a Networking or Radio infrastructure environment.

License Required:

Possession of a valid Class C California Driver License.

License Desired:

Federal Communications Commission (GROL), Data Networking Certification (CCNE or comparable) or a National Association of Business and Education Radio Certificate.

Special Requirements/Conditions:

Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License issued by the California State Department of Motor Vehicles by the time of appointment; physically and mentally capable of performing the position's essential functions as summarized in the typical tasks of the job specification; pass background security check; identify and distinguish colors; exposure to loud noises; subjected to extended work hours in event of emergency.

Thorough knowledge of the principles of technology, planning, and equipment used in radio, microwave, data and voice system design and implementation; analog and digital multiplexing techniques used in wire or cable; radio frequency spectrum allocations; equipment and materials currently available for new and revised communications; Federal, State and local regulations governing telecommunications; safe work practices; data equipment capabilities and limitations; current data transmission capabilities for telephone, data networks, wireless and microwave systems; principles and practices of supervision and management; cost and benefit analysis practices; current and developing data communications architectures; basic software such as Microsoft and Networking operating systems and related software for use in diagnostics and the configuration of communication infrastructure; designing communication infrastructures; operation, maintenance, modification, and repair of complex network radio and electronic communications systems and equipment; tools, equipment, practices and methods of installing, testing, adjusting and repairing communications equipment; occupational hazards and standard safety precautions in the use and maintenance of communications equipment, repair equipment and tools; and principles and practices used in preventive maintenance program. Working knowledge of radio and voice/data communication design and operation; the principles, methods and practice pertaining to the operation of a technical communications maintenance and repair shop; principles of supervision and training; record keeping methods and procedures; budgetary practices and procedures; emergency services and communication needs of law enforcement, fire and other public safety agencies; and principles of project management.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15730
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: VA: Richmond - Colonial Heights
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15731
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OR
Job Description:

We seek a Broadcast Engineer to assist the Director of Engineering in maintaining, operating and developing the technical systems that enable us to fulfill our public service mission. We are a network of 23 AM and FM public radio stations and 36 translators serving a 60,000 square-mile area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. We operate from a newly built broadcast center and also operate a satellite studio facility.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15732
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Chief Technologist
Location: OH: Cleveland
Job Description:

The Chief Technologist is an entrepreneurial and innovative individual who generally oversees media and information technology, broadcast and digital distribution, engineering, facilities and infrastructure services. More specifically, the Chief Technologist is responsible for the planning, management and overall supervision of the Engineering departments (TV and Radio), TV and Radio Operations, IT & Enterprise Systems, Media Engineering, Systems Engineering & Integration and Facility Management for ideastream. The Technology department ensures the highest possible quality of broadcast and production of on air programs and service to external and internal customers. This position has five direct reports: Director of Information Technology, Manager of Product Development, Broadcast Manager and Radio Broadcast Engineers.

Qualifications include:

Knowledge/Skills/experience:

• Minimum seven years’ management experience in Television and Radio Production and broadcast processes in a medium or large television market required with a strong understanding of the technology necessary to support a growing digital presence.
• Proven ability to manage staff, prioritize objectives, maintain technical and RF facilities. Experience with both Radio and Television technology is necessary with a strong
• Demonstrated emotional intelligence: empathy, trust, integrity and social sensitivity.
Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.
• Demonstrated knowledge of analog and digital technology for broadcast and production.
• 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.
• Demonstrated skills in human relations to handle and resolve management and collective bargaining unit issues.
• Demonstrated innovation and creativity, calculated risk taking.
Excellent written, oral communication and stand-up presentation skills a must.
• Demonstrated experience leading a diverse team to support organizational goals, managing complex projects, large budgets, setting and accomplishing goals while managing dynamic priorities.
• Creative and visionary thinker with the ability to translate ideas into action and understand and express the business impact of emerging technologies.

Education:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field

Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:

• Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Availability for 24/7 response to technical emergencies.

We are an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply; we value diversity in our workplace.

Post Date: 09/07/2018
Job #: 15716
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

• Participate in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility.
• Understand and assist in compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.
• Help implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the facility.
• Participate in engineering and other technical projects.
• Evaluate, select, install, service, and maintain facility broadcast equipment and information technology systems.
• Work closely with management and co-workers to ensure company objectives are being met.
• Other duties as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• 3 years previous broadcast engineering experience.
• The ability to terminate broadcast and IT related cables is required.
• Experience with Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices, SAN storage, Isilon storage, satellite ground stations, and RF preferred.
• Strong interpersonal and organization skills
• Ability to identify the development needs of others and coach/mentor others to improve their knowledge and/or skills.
• Provide Desktop support
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours as needed, may include overnight and weekends.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• ‘Can Do’ attitude, desire to learn new skills consistent with good engineering/IT practices.
• Covers morning engineer shift. Tunes both ENG and TVU feeds for News and various other feeds.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Maintenance Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Post Date: 09/07/2018
Job #: 15717
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Charlottesville
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Engineer Technician to join our facility in Charlottesville, VA.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

- Perform routine preventive maintenance on all broadcast equipment
- Perform component level repairs on all company equipment including but not limited to computer hardware, studio, control room and editing suite equipment
- Create and distribute digital and written broadcast logs and engineering reports
- Monitor, troubleshoot and resolve engineering issues during live broadcasts
- Provide technical support to computer users
- Upgrade software as needed
- Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Minimum Associates Degree or 3-5 years related experience preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to document and read schematics and drawings
- Proven ability to troubleshoot and fix issues in a fast paced environment
- Must be able available for shift work, including evenings, weekends and holidays
- SBE Certification preferred

This position will interface with every department to provide technical support as needed.

We offer a competitive benefits package, including paid time off. This is a full-time position, hours to be determined.

Post Date: 09/07/2018
Job #: 15718
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

The Chief Engineer will be responsible for the proper operation of all broadcast related technology, which includes a high level of preventive maintenance at all related site locations. The general responsibilities include maintaining the daily technical operations of our facilities, including towers, transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other broadcast-related operating systems. This role also works to maintain existing broadcasting capabilities and to provide quick solutions to technical problems. The position ensures that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices. The CE ensures that all licensed operations are maintained in compliance with FCC Rules & Regulations.

Certifications and experience required include the following:

• SBE certification, FCC General Class license or equivalency required; any IT certification a plus.
• Minimum of 10 years of radio broadcast engineering.
• Extensive knowledge of AM directional arrays.
• Knowledge of high power FM transmission systems, Internet audio delivery systems, IP streaming, studio operations, STL, remote control, I/P based audio distribution & routing systems (AXIA preferred).
• Good working knowledge of computer-based digital audio systems (NexGen preferred).
• Ability to work with varied working groups with varied priorities.

Work involves physical activity such as handling objects up to 50 pounds and standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours per day. Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks such as high voltage equipment, radio frequency energy, and chemicals used in cleaning electronic components. Candidate should be able to demonstrate his/her ability to safely limit their exposure to such hazards.

Compensation & Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including Medical/Dental/Life/401(k) to full time employment.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 09/07/2018
Job #: 15719
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

As a Field Engineer, here's what you will be doing:

- Evaluate the overall technical operation of facilities within the New York area, and take corrective action as needed, to ensure equipment is functioning.
- Install, maintain, and repair broadcast equipment (such as audio processors and mixers).
- Install and maintain microwave and satellite equipment.
- Regularly operate equipment that regulates the signal strength, clarity, and sound.
- Maintain knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations and ensure all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely and legally.
- Analyze and fix technical faults on equipment and systems to the module level.
- Manage and partner with contract engineers to resolve technical problems.
- Occasionally, carry out work on non-broadcast equipment (such as electrical generators, air conditioning units, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, etc.) as conditions dictate.
- Make trips to sites to perform installations or repairs; and Company headquarters for training or special projects. The length of these trips varies depending on the specific needs.
- If assigned, serve as Chief Operator/Engineer for one or more broadcast station(s).

To qualify for this position, here's what you'll need:

- 5+ years experience troubleshooting and repairing radio broadcast electronic equipment
- Good understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain
- Understanding of satellite technology
- Understanding of radio frequency emissions
- Ability to solder and desolder electronic components
- Knowledge of applicable, broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations
- Proficiency using standard broadcast test equipment, such as VOMs, oscilloscopes, and RF spectrum analyzers.
- Being highly organized, detail oriented and thorough as very strong skills/traits
- Personal, relational, friendly
- SBE Certification highly desirable
- Candidates currently residing in Central New York preferred.

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 licence and an acceptable motor vehicle report.

Post Date: 08/31/2018
Job #: 15703
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: AK: Anchorage
Job Description:

Primary duties include the support of broadcast stations and the statewide satellite news network. Support includes all inside and outside plant supervision and maintenance.

Essential Functions:

The Broadcast Engineer will, as a member of a team, provide the skills necessary to synthesize and implement the technical policies of the station.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Assure all personnel use and operate the facilities in a safe and secure manner.
- As part of a team, do the contingency planning necessary to keep systems on line in all situations.
- Design, maintain and operate TV and radio transmitting facilities, assuring safe and compliant operation.
- Understand facilities interconnection including signal type and routing, bypass and restore systems; microwave and fiber interconnections; etc. Implement and modify system documentation as required.
- Perform routine evaluation and maintenance of on systems including database maintenance.
- As part of a team, help design and configure the operating environment and systems.
- Operate the stations in compliance with the FCC rules, safety regulations and company policies.
- Provide engineering services to other organizations as may be required.
- Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

- Five to seven years; experience in a progressively complex broadcast environment.
- Bachelor’s Degree in electronics, computer networking or related technical degree.
- FCC General Radio Telephone License
- SBE Certification Preferred
- MSCE Certification Preferred.
- Other related experience preferred, e.g. digital satellite systems operation and installation; digital microwave operation and installation
- High power RF maintenance, computer network design and operations.
- Broadcast remote control operation and implementation.
- Experience in the set up and operation of an unattended control room and transmitter environment.
- Facility system design, operation and maintenance, including high power AC systems; HVAC systems design implementation and maintenance; in depth understanding of FCC requirements for broadcast operations.
- Design and operating experience in high performance television editing systems.
- Design and installation of various analog and digital systems associated with radio operations.

Desired Qualifications:

- Must be able to design and implement the technical policies and procedures for the company and processes.
- Have the skills and judgement necessary to carry out all aspects of the company technical policy.
- Assuring a safe and efficient environment for the station and its employees.
- Must have the requisite skills to perform analysis and maintain high power RF systems, microwave systems, computer network systems in infrastructure and remote control systems.
- Be able to implement digital editing systems and support the production department.
- Understand satellite technology.
- Be familiar with industry standards and practices.
- Be able to interpret and implement FCC rules and regulations.

Allowable Substitution:

If necessary, alternative combinations of education and experience to be evaluated by the Human Resources Office for comparability.

Competencies:

- Ability to read, interpret and analyze complex digital and analog systems.
- Ability to review and correct various deficiencies in all physical systems associated with operations.
- Ability to work with members of the engineering department and the production department to effect new engineering and production projects.
- Ability to perform an operational task within the broadcast environment.
- Ability to read and compose email reports and memos effecting the design, implementation and policies of the broadcast environment.
- Ability to use the telephone including: conference calling, coupling calls to various interface systems and long distance.
- Ability to perform and operational task within the broadcast environment.
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
- Act in accordance with Company policies.
- Support Company compliance efforts with FCC, CPB, NPR and PBS rules and regulations
- Communicate effectively.
- Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Maintain positive relationships with both internal and external customers.
- Demonstrate consistent outstanding customer service.
- Proficient at computer use to include office software products, custom software packages, internet and e-mail.
- Consistently demonstrate ethical behavior.
- Must exercise good judgement for the prompt completion of responsibilities.

Employee Expectations:

Must be able to work in a constantly changing environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands while seeking supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to handle or feet; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are typical of a television/radio broadcast office environment and representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 08/31/2018
Job #: 15715
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: IT/Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer in Tucson, Arizona. The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer operates, maintains, updates, and repairs hardware, facilities, and systems used for broadcasting and news production. The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer reports to the IT Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Maintain and assist in the deployment of broadcast technology, desktop computers, and other equipment
- Assist with system integration, documentation, and modification of Broadcast/IT systems, specifically regarding cabling and system documentation to Company standards
- Communicate with members of the Technology team and other departments to contribute to the resolution of equipment and system performance issues
- Provide excellent customer service skills
- Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills:

- Technical degree or certifications in Information Technology, Broadcasting, Electronics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience
- Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
- Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
- Experience with PC/MS Office/wireless devices
- Familiarity with automation systems, master control switching, digital transmitters, microwave equipment, satellite antennas/receivers and other broadcast-related equipment
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions using common sense without supervision, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer must be able to lift, set up, and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, requiring average or above vision.

Post Date: 08/30/2018
Job #: 15710
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Assist the Network Operations Chief Engineer in installation, integration, operation and maintenance of Television, Radio, Satellite, Digital and Terrestrial IP, Broadcast and Non-Broadcast Systems and Infrastructure. Following the Chief Engineer's direction assist in installation, maintenance, and administration of Network Management Control Systems for Control and Monitoring of Television, Radio, Satellite, Digital and Terrestrial IP, Broadcast and Non-Broadcast Systems.

Assist the Network Operations Chief Engineer in Maintenance, Operation, and Administration of the PBS Diversity, Disaster, Maintenance Site (DDMS). Monitor and inform Chief Engineer of any network discrepancies and make appropriate recommendations for resolution.

Post Date: 08/30/2018
Job #: 15709
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: PA
Job Description:

Director of Engineering must possess exceptional IT and broadcast technology skills with extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems. Must be able to manage facilities including MEP infrastructure, office interiors and general operations with experience in HVAC and fire suppression systems. The successful candidate will assist the Vice President of Engineering to develop and implement current and long range technical and technological operation plans, prepare facilities expense budget and assist with the preparation of both current and future capital plans.

The ideal candidate must be a strong leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and must have the ability to direct and motivate the technical staff and work well with all station departments. Must possess strong attention to detail, accuracy and strong organization skills. Must maintain procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and studio operations. Knowledge of news and master control automation environments, familiarity with Sony ELC and Grass Valley ITX a plus.

Bachelor’s Degree in electronics/electrical engineering preferred and a minimum of ten (10) years broadcast engineering experience required. Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint and AutoCAD software a must. SBE certification is desirable. Knowledge of television transmitters and RF facilities a plus.

Post Date: 08/30/2018
Job #: 15711
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

Candidate Responsibilities:

- Install, operate, and maintain translators/transmitters and associated equipment at Digital Television and Radio sites, National Weather Service transmitter facilities locally and by remote control in accordance with FCC regulations, state and federal government, and service contract agreements, to provide and maintain a quality signal, and to make transmitter and associated equipment repairs.
- Monitor transmitter operation continuously to ensure and maintain proper transmitted picture and sound levels of TV signals and audio quality of FM signals.
- Ensures highest quality during production and broadcasting, this includes configurations, modifications, and monitoring various types of signal distribution systems such as Selenio processors and related networking equipment for Ethernet, DS3 and T1 fed sites.
- Conforms to the organization's and clients technical operating, professional, and legal standards by inspecting and performing necessary tests to ensure sites are operational, to include testing and reparing transmitter equipment including AC switch gear, pumps, transmission line and transformers, remote monitoring system, signal distribution equipment, video and audio monitors, and other associated equipment
- Takes remedial action when indicated and performs preventative maintenance as scheduled or emergency repairs as required and
- Documents and maintains required information and records as needed and responds to questions, concerns, etc. from both internal and external clients and keeps management and co-workers informed.
- Investigates computer problems and brings computer back on line; uses computers to interact with office duties as well as daily operations and tasks; archives computer records; may install software and hardware in computers.
- Configures, operates, and maintains remote control systems for television and radio transmitters and related monitored equipment at sites as assigned as well as verifying proper operation of alarm notifications and alerting procedures.

Candidate Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma or GED with additional vocational/technical training in Electronics, Broadcast Engineering, Communications Technology, or related field required;
- Two or more years of experience in electronics, RF equipment technology, electronic repair, or a related field required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
- Basic networking skills required to configure and troubleshoot IP based broadcast equipment and signal flow in broadcast LAN environment.
- Must stay abreast of existing technology and technological changes in the industry.
- Ability to be on 24-hour call as deemed necessary and travel to monitors sites in the southern region.
- Must be able to work evenings and weekends, on occasion. Valid driver’s license.

We Offer:

Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and child care spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 08/30/2018
Job #: 15714
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer. The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer operates, maintains, updates, and repairs hardware, facilities, and systems used for broadcasting and news production. The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer reports to the IT Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Maintain and assist in the deployment of broadcast technology, desktop computers, and other equipment
- Assist with system integration, documentation, and modification of Broadcast/IT systems, specifically regarding cabling and system documentation to Company standards
- Communicate with members of the Technology team and other departments to contribute to the resolution of equipment and system performance issues
- Provide excellent customer service skills
- Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills:

- Technical degree or certifications in Information Technology, Broadcasting, Electronics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience
- Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
- Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
- Experience with PC/MS Office/wireless devices
- Familiarity with automation systems, master control switching, digital transmitters, microwave equipment, satellite antennas/receivers and other broadcast-related equipment
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions using common sense without supervision, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer must be able to lift, set up, and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, requiring average or above vision.

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15704
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Vice President of Technology
Location: NV
Job Description:

We seek our next Vice President of Technology, to lead our organization’s engineering and technology department to new levels of success.

This person has demonstrated experience in project management, long term vision and planning, budget creation and implementation, competency in TV broadcast engineering; including equipment, tower, licensing, RF, translators, FCC rules and can prove they are creative, personable, strategic, thoughtful and passionate about public television with the skills to lead a dynamic team and be part of our senior management group.

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

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15705
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL: Decatur
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Engineer to assist with critical operations at our facility.

The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years of demonstrated ability in maintenance, installation and repair of a television station studio, equipment installation, setup, administration and configuration of IT-based broadcast communication systems, and a working knowledge of FCC broadcast operation rules. Electronic repair and component level troubleshooting abilities is required along with working knowledge of computers, computer networks and computerized systems.

Individual will provide technical and maintenance support services for the television production facility and operations which include, studios, editing suites, audio suites, graphics suites and master control production areas.

Interested candidates must be flexible to work a varied schedule. This position may require working nights, weekends, holidays and be on-call as necessary.

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: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15706
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Martinsville
Job Description:

Our contract engineer has retired and we are in need of someone who can service a 5kw AM radio station.

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15707
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MI
Job Description:

We are looking for a Chief Engineer. The Chief Engineer is the point person for the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment that maintains our signals in compliance with FCC technical requirements. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manages engineering staff that maintain station operations through preventative and corrective maintenance
* Determines and reinforces routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
* Oversees and assists with the installation and maintenance of control consoles, A/V routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
* Maintains compliance with all FCC rules and regulations
* Creates and maintains budgeting for department
* Travel to towers and facilities is required
* 24/7 on call

Qualifications:

* Minimum 5+ years as Chief Engineer
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task, delegate and handle pressures and deadlines
* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
* Advanced experience a/v routing, digital a/v delivery, EAS, Studio and engineering IT systems
* Computer literacy in applicable software
* Utilization of analytical skills to troubleshoot broadcast equipment at the component level
* Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power television transmitting facilities
* Working Knowledge of IT networking
* Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds
* Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required

Education and Licensing:

* Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, or military training in electronics or equivalent experience
* SBE Certification a preferred
* Valid state driver’s license required

We offer a competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, life insurance benefits, vacation, sick, holiday pay and 401K retirement plan. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15699
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: SC: Columbia
Job Description:

We are seeking a results-oriented Chief Engineer with a proven track record in Broadcast Media. The Chief Engineer will be responsible for maintaining all station technical operations within FCC regulations while adhering to company policies to ensure world class delivery of content to our local communities. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to prioritize work, manage the stress of a high-pressure work environment, and comply with all company procedures and internal controls associated with the assigned duties.

Responsibilities for this position may include:

- Review all technical documents.
- Review and sign station logs on a weekly basis to determine if required entries are being made.
- Inspect and calibrate the transmission system.
- Monitor metering and control systems.
- Perform equipment performance measurements and any other tests as specified in the rules or terms of station’s authorization.
- Maintain and repair all technical and electronic equipment at the studio and transmitter sites.
- Maintain station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance.
- Install and perform maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antenna systems, control systems, and remote equipment.

Requirements of this position include the following:

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

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

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

Physical requirements:

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

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

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15700
Organization Type:
– Other: Research
Job Title: Other: Electronics Engineering Technologist
Location: CA
Job Description:

This career opening supports Electronics Maintenance Shop for the Advanced Light Source (ALS), the leading soft x-ray synchrotron in the world. The matrix structure of the Engineering Department provides the opportunity to work independently, in teams, and to experience a wide range of technical challenges in many scientific disciplines.

In this role, you will provide advanced technical support of a variety of electronics systems. You will test, evaluate, troubleshoot, repair and maintain complex electronic and electro-mechanical equipment and systems with the use of technological skills, scientific principles and mathematics.

Specific Responsibilities:

* Read and interpret schematics, sketches, parts lists, component layout diagrams, assembly, maintenance, calibration and operating manuals.
* Perform general troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex electronics or electro-mechanical circuits, on commercial and custom built equipment, instruments and systems to component level applying a high degree of technical creativity, innovation, expertise and judgement.
* Run system, board and component level diagnostic routines on complex systems by following general procedures. Plan work methods, determine type of tests, select test equipment, and analyze test results to assure performance compliance with technical specifications.
* Perform routine maintenance, repair and calibration of complex electronics or electro-mechanical circuits, mechanisms, equipment, instruments and systems, by applying technical concepts that requires both standard and unique methods to ensure optimum functioning of equipment.
* Operate a variety of hand, power and machine tools, complex electronics systems and test equipment.
* Assist in the design of general electronics equipment or systems; provide design details and recommend modifications to engineering designs as required. Generate rough sketches and drawings of electronic equipment to communicate the modifications and designs.
* Select appropriate components, packaging enclosures and manufacturing techniques and procedures. Implement appropriate codes and standards associated with the trade.
* Assist with on-the-job training to lower level or less experienced staff on matters relating to general troubleshooting, repair and calibration techniques and procedures

Additional Responsibilities:

* Prepare formal instructional guides for repairing, calibrating and maintaining complex equipment and systems.
* Broad knowledge of high voltage and high current power supplies and RF systems.

Required Qualifications:

* AA Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology, SBE broadcast certification and/or FCC GROL or the equivalent in formal military or industrial training and at least three years’ experience working in the electronics field.
* Substantial understanding of electronics theory, electro-mechanical, scientific principles, and mathematics. Knowledge and ability to use complex test equipment, diagnostic routines and procedures and appropriate hand, and power tools of the trade.
* Ability to correctly interpret complex schematics, and assembly, calibration, maintenance and operating manuals.
* Ability to safely operate a variety of electronics test equipment including oscilloscopes, digital and analog multimeters, function generators and pulse generators.
* Work experience performing general troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex electronics.
* Ability to exercise independent judgment to successfully accomplish assignments.
* General knowledge of equipment design procedures and techniques.
* General personal computer application skills with spreadsheets, databases and word processors.
* Color vision sufficient to discern wiring and component color codes, and safety related colored signs, lamps and warning devices.
* Ability to climb stairs and ladders, work from heights and confined spaces, and move/lift up to 23 kg (50 lbs.).

Additional Desired Qualifications:

* Broad knowledge of high voltage and high current power supplies and RF systems.
* General electronics drafting and design-documentation skills desired.
* Knowledge of NFPA 70E electrical safety work practices.

Notes:

* This is a full time career appointment.
* Full-time, M-F (for first 6 months), after completing approx. 6 months of training individual will be assigned to one of the three shifts working a 7-3, 7-4 Schedule, non-exempt (hourly paid) from overtime pay.
* Salary will be determined based on range by collective bargaining agreement.
* This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15701
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Satellite Facility, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NY: Hauppauge
Job Description:

This position is for a staff engineer supporting our Media Network Engineering department. The engineer will support a wide range of Broadcast and Post Production systems. This position requires providing support for the 24x7x365 Broadcast facility consisting of a mixed IP and baseband transmission environment. This is an IBEW Union position.

Role and Responsibilities:

* Communicate with, understand and intelligently interface with various internal operating groups that include but are not limited to the Post Production, Broadcast Engineering and Operations, as well as various other technical and operating groups both internal and external.
* Identify and isolate network or signal flow problems, as well as install and configure complex post production video and audio processing systems
* Perform software and firmware version upgrades and configuration changes to operating systems and platforms

Required Qualifications:

* Familiar with a range of Microsoft and Linux operating systems, VMware and StorNext.
* Minimum of 2 years of related experience supporting the IT infrastructure of 24x7x365 critical environments (e.g. health care or finance).
* Must have a current Microsoft certification and support experience with mission critical 24x7x365 systems.
* Able to work both independently and as part of a team. Willing to escalate problems to the team when additional support is needed and contribute when other team members need assistance.
* Strong understanding of IP routing concepts, Active Directory and DNS

Desired Skills:

* Previous experience managing a corporate environment using Active Directory
* Experience with audio and video editing and/or transmission systems including Evertz, Harmonic, Linear Acoustics, Crystal M&C systems, Avid and Adobe software would be a plus, but not a requirement.
* Knowledge of Evertz Routers, Harris automation systems, Chyron character generator and Harmonic playout servers would be a significant plus but not required day one.
* Knowledge of Evertz Vistalink and Magnum configuration and operation would be a significant plus but not required day one.
* Ability to read and understand Visio or AutoCAD drawings and system schematics.

Eligibilitey Requirements:

* Must be willing to work overtime, evenings and weekends as required to support special events.
* Must be able to work various hours and shifts as required in support of a 7 days by 24 hours by 365 days Broadcast and Post Production facility.

Post Date: 08/17/2018
Job #: 15698
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NJ
Job Description:

This Global media entertainment company has an opening for an experienced media technology leader as the Director of Distribution On Air Engineering. Reporting to the Vice President of Distribution Engineering, this is a tactically technical leadership position responsible for organizational leadership and management of 24x7 on-air engineering teams based in Northern NJ (close to NYC) and Denver, CO.

The Director of Distribution On-Air Engineering will be a leader for Distribution Engineering who will work with engineering and operations partners to ensure we maintain the highest system performance in the industry, pare down technical debt, and report on overall Distribution Engineering performance.

Responsibilities:

- Direct and manage the 24x7 engineering teams responsible for all on-air distribution systems across the Distribution Engineering footprint
- Responsible for meeting and exceeding all SLAs across our technology footprint of 99.999% reliability
- Support process improvements and tracking/targeting of system defects to maintain and improve reliability and stability of on-air systems
- Provide leadership development across Distribution Engineering
- Manage operational budgets including labor and vendor support contracts
- Work with other technology teams to ensure technical processes and standards are consistent with Company operational goals
- Manage vendor relationships to ensure overall system performance meets and exceeds expected performance and reliability
- Recruit, manage and develop technology staff as required
- Work closely with other technology and technical teams to develop understanding of production strategies and processes

Qualifications/Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science and 10+ years leading engineering & technology teams in the TV, cable or media industry, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Demonstrated success of developing leaders and organizations into highly functioning and efficient engineering teams
- Strong knowledge of linear video distribution engineering concepts including content provider and MVPD architecture
- Proven ability to lead 24/7 support of a large operation with defined escalation processes and procedures; Proven ability to manage multiple, urgent priorities simultaneously
- Understanding of digital workflows and Transcoding systems
- Knowledge of master control technologies, workflows and uplink systems
- Knowledge and related experience with virtualized systems including VMs, Containers and Orchestration
- Demonstrated ability to analyze, compile and deliver regular clear, concise reports detailing system performance and reliability
- Strong leadership, people management and communications skills. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences, ranging from non-technical senior leadership executives to engineering professionals, software developers and operations staff
- Strong financial planning and tracking skills
- Strong project management skills, capable of managing many competing projects and priorities simultaneously

Will require travel from metro NY to Colorado regularly. Manages staff in both locations.

Post Date: 08/17/2018
Job #: 15697
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL: Urbana
Job Description:

We seek a Broadcasting Engineer to perform the installation, removal, operation, and maintenance of radio and television equipment essential to the operation and broadcast of our stations. The person in this position will help complete the transition to Digital Radio and TV broadcasting.

Applicants must have either (A) credit for 60 semester hours of college course work, with a minimum of 30 semester hours in electrical engineering or electronics, (B) Associate degree in electronics or radio/television engineering, successful completion of a trade or vocational school program in electronics or radio/television engineering lasting two academic years, 18 months of experience in radio and television engineering or television engineering or (E) any combination of A - D that totals 18 months. This position also requires current, demonstrated experience in: 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; Broadcast electronic circuit test equipment for troubleshooting digital signals to board and/or component level; Broadcast proprietary software such as: digital audio delivery systems; digital radio and TV automation systems; radio and TV traffic systems; HDTV PSIP creation systems; digital audio and video networked server systems; digital video switchers; and digital software-controlled terminal gear.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. Our administration welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

We conduct criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a written contingent offer.

Post Date: 08/16/2018
Job #: 15695
Organization Type:
– Other: Television Network
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: AR
Job Description:

We are seeking a Field Engineer who provides highly visible customer support through the performance of on-site installation, as well as overseeing any necessary troubleshooting, service, and repair of complex equipment and systems. This department provides support for local receive facilities located through out the United States. Department personnel travel to a variety of sites including co-location facilities, TV stations, tower locations to install and maintain receive equipment and fiber connections. This position will support the South Central region. The employee will be working from a home or remote office and may be based in any of the states within the region including Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, or Tennessee.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

- Installs, maintains and repairs RF, audio, video and digital equipment
- May instruct customers in the operation and maintenance of the system.
- Serves as company liaison with customer on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects.
- Analyze technical issues and resolve open dispatch tickets affecting the local receiving facilities
- Work closely with various site/teleport engineers in the field, either remotely or on site, to resolve issues affecting local channel uplink quality
- Read circuit diagrams/flow charts and fault-finding equipment down to component level.

This is a remote position that involves significant travel. The successful candidate will be able to work from a home office.

Post Date: 08/16/2018
Job #: 15696
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Technician
Location: VA: Arlington
Job Description:

Essential duties will include, but are not limited to:

- Maintain equipment and resources for the media processing systems to meet our goal of 99.95% on-air reliability.
- Conduct daily system health checks.
- Monitor system dashboard and respond to system errors/issues.
- Monitor and respond to service request tickets.
- Troubleshoot and resolve equipment/system issues and escalate as needed.
- Perform routine tests and preventative maintenance on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
- Coordinate with outside vendor support to resolve equipment technical issues.
- Install, connect and configure new media processing systems.
- Work with outside vendors/contractors in support of facility.
- Generator
- UPS
- HVAC
- Electrical
- Provide Daily Report.
- Organize and inventory equipment, parts and spares.
- Coordinate with other Company units and departments.
- Participate in meetings to review, update or modify workflows or procedures.
- Participate in meetings to review system issues and outstanding service request tickets.
- Use spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, power meters, signal generators, audio and video switchers, etc. to perform maintenance functions.
- Assist operators with system setup and usage.

Requirements for Success:

- 5 years of prior maintenance experience in a broadcast or cable television environment.
- Associate/Bachelor’s degree in Electronics or equivalent industry experience is preferred.
- Experience with MAC and PC operating systems
- Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of operating systems, workstations, servers, interface cards, and similar equipment.
- Experience with IP networking equipment and systems - troubleshooting of routers, switches and network interface is preferred.
- Knowledge and experience with the following systems or equivalent: Amberfin, Aspera, Adobe Edit Systems, Avid (Media Composer, Interplay, PAM, MAM), Baton, Cinegy, Dolby , Elemental, Ericsson IRDs, Grass Valley Video Router, Imagine Communications (Nexio Servers, Amp, ADC 100), Isilon, Marquis Broadcast, Miranda i-Control monitoring & control system, Omneon, Qualis, Quantum (SAN and LTO Library), SGL, Telestream Vantage, Satellite Dish and associated mechanical equipment, VimBiz ticketing system.
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Knowledge of digital television, video, audio, control, automation, tape, video servers, editing, transcoding, and other television equipment.
- Ability to work independently on assignments and report back on progress.
- Excellent time management skills – must be able to prioritize tasks and adapt to rapidly changing system requirements with minimum supervision.
- Excellent stress and crisis management skills – must be able to make informed and appropriate decisions under pressure.
- Strong interpersonal and communications skills – must be able to work comfortably in highly diverse, cross departmental teams and interact effectively with member station representatives;
- Good understanding of IP based LAN, WAN and Internet based systems.
- Knowledge of high definition digital signal theory and ability to apply it on a systems level.
- Familiarity with AutoCAD and/or other high-end drafting software is required.
- Performing "hands on" work such as pulling cables, installing equipment, and related activities
- Should be familiar with applicable SMPTE, IEEE, ATSC and ITU standards
- SBE certification is preferred.
- Experience in public broadcasting preferred.

This position is shift based and will require evening, weekend, and on-call work. This position requires standing, the ability to lift equipment and operate hand and small power tools.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Post Date: 08/14/2018
Job #: 15689
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Manager of Technology & Operations
Location: CA: San Diego
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for an experienced Manager of Technology and Operations reporting directly to the General Manager.

This position is responsible for leading the Operations, Maintenance, Transmitter and Information Technology team, which supports our broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the broadcast engineering and studio activities day-to-day, including during live broadcasts. Other responsibilities include managing the implementation and documentation of capital and special projects, managing and maintaining the compliance to FCC requirements, advising and assisting in the creation of operational and capital budgets, assisting in the technical support of critical hardware and software, monitoring and scrutinizing daily on-air technical quality and supporting improved workflows for both on-air and online products.

Post Date: 08/14/2018
Job #: 15691
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MN: St. Paul
Job Description:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills & must be able to communicate effectively in a team environment
• High level of organization
• Technical background that provides a working knowledge of broadcast audio and video design and theory, IT networking and signal transmission to include but not limited to, transmitters, antennas, transmission line and tower lighting.
• Engineering maintenance background preferred (Production truck, Video or Television Production)
• Strong computer skills with familiarity with MS Access, Excel Spreadsheets, etc.
• Ability to read and comprehend CAD drawings, blue prints, and technical drawings
• Hands on experience with audio/video switching, connectivity, routing, terminations, and signal flow
• Ability to solve unusual or unexpected problems
• 5 or more years in a broadcast environment preferred

Duties:

The Broadcast Systems Engineer’s primary responsibility shall be to install, test, configure and commission Broadcast & Broadcast related IT systems, bringing projects to completion and ensuring quality in both, a studio setting and in remote locations. They must also understand Broadcast system designs and demonstrate installation techniques. He or she must be able to understand complex systems and have a solid technical background with an understanding of current video, audio, control and data/networking technology. The Broadcast Systems Engineer will work closely with the Engineering Managers to provide both general and specific recommendations on installation standards, technologies, personnel, job specifics and implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

• Troubleshoot and repair technical issues on a wide variety of broadcast equipment.
• Pull and terminate all types of video, audio and control cabling.
• See past the system drawings and understand end-user functional requirements,
• Install and configure systems in a way that reflects the intended system design
• Program broadcast gear (includes: routers, switchers, mixers, CG, etc.)
• Communicate status updates. Discuss issues and provide suggestions in a clear manner.
• Identify integration inefficiencies and propose solutions.
• Work with on-site tech team to identify and finalize punch list items.
• All other duties as assigned and deemed appropriate.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to climb ladders up to 24’ tall and lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15684
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

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

This is a full-time, benefits eligible position.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15686
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Technician
Location: PA: Pittsburgh
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications Requirements:

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

Education:

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

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15687
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Transmission Manager
Location: ME: Bangor
Job Description:

In support of our radio, television, and digital programming and content, the Transmission Manager is responsible for the maintenance, design, and operation of assigned broadcast facilities and is responsible for the technical quality of broadcast signals. Additionally, the Transmission Manager is responsible for the technical planning, operation, and maintenance of all RF electronic equipment and ensures compliance with industry and FCC technical standards, rules, and regulations. The Transmission Manager reports to the Chief Technology Officer, and collaborates in developing and managing budgets and Capital Improvement Requests. The Transmission Manager will supervise all three technical personnel in multiple locations statewide and is responsible for their work schedules and performance.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field or equivalent RF work experience required. FCC General Class License or SBE Certification preferred. Proficiency in the use of spectrum analyzers, network analyzers and test equipment used in testing and monitoring of digital video, digital audio and FM signals required. Three years’ experience in broadcasting industry required. Experience in supervision, budget development and administration desirable. The ability to travel to remote sites via snowmobiles, ATV or walking required. A high level of skills in computer operation required. The successful candidate must enjoy working outdoors and must work well both in a team environment and independently.

We offer a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15688
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Operations Technician
Location: NY: Plattsburgh
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Operations Technician to work in the engineering department to maintain the station’s technical equipment both in the studio and at our transmission sites. Applicants should be efficient in troubleshooting hardware and software of broadcast equipment, production equipment, and supporting equipment such as AC power generators, uninterruptible power supplies, cooling systems, etc. Applicants should have a general knowledge of video production and maintenance skills that can be applied throughout the office.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15679
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: KY: Bowling Green
Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary job duties of a television engineer consist of coordinating and planning the installation, maintenance, and operation of broadcast television equipment and facilities. Proper operation and adjustment of equipment commonly found in broadcast television stations. Television engineers also instruct other staff on how to handle and operate television broadcast equipment carefully and safely. They are responsible for solving any technical problems that occur with the equipment and work with other technical specialists to make alterations or fix the problem.

Core Duties:

• Be present during the typical business day as well when any planned or needed maintenance, installation or integration occurs.
• Maintain the facility for proper operation of all systems on a day to day basis.
• Assist management in the design and recommendations for equipment addition or replacement.
• Assist staff in learning and operation of all systems.
• Assist in the maintenance and operation of all facility systems including HVAC, Electrical and computer systems.
• Maintain and operate all communications systems, microwave and transmitter systems.
• In a small station to support all of the facilities physical plant
• Act as QC for all product the station airs in terms on monitoring and air product and recommending changes to improve both the technical and esthetics of the product.

Educational Requirements:

Television engineers should ideally have at least an associate's degree in broadcasting technology or engineering to gain entry-level employment. Television engineers should be acquainted with current production software as well as microwave and satellite systems and ENG (electronic news gathering) operations.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15680
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

We seek a dynamic and experienced Broadcast Engineer to lead TV and radio broadcast operations for our live daily news hour.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Broadcast Engineer will provide technical support for fast-paced live in-studio and field productions; maintain broadcast, video production and supporting facility systems; design, update and build new systems as needed; manage studio and equipment inventory; and provide backup for production roles as needed. This position supervises contractors and manages relationships with vendors and affiliated stations.

A successful candidate will be well versed in video, audio and IT technologies, have great communication skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced daily news environment.

Responsibilities:

- Engineer in Charge for live daily 8am newscast, remote broadcasts and live to tape productions
- Maintain and update critical broadcast systems including switcher, CG, video/audio router and processing, patching, intercom, audio board, lighting, cameras, teleprompter, video post production, captioning, sync, video playout and newsroom rundown
- Manage fiber, satellite, ISDN and IP connectivity and transmission
- Work with System Administrator to maintain IT broadcast systems including NAS video storage, audio/video encoding, streaming and network infrastructure
- Maintain critical facility systems including HVAC, UPS and security
- Work with management to identify need for, design and build new systems
- Work closely with users to troubleshoot technical problems
- Manage equipment inventory and supplies
- Ensure adequate systems documentation and disaster recovery planning and preparation
- Supervise contractors and act as technical liaison for TV and radio stations that carry Company programming.
- Provide backup for various production roles
- On call for breaking news and technical emergencies.

Qualifications:

- 3 to 5 years in a senior broadcast engineering position
- Familiarity with and commitment to the mission of the Company preferred
- Experience designing, installing and maintaining audio/video broadcast systems and equipment for a live television production
- Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot IT systems including NAS storage and video encoding codecs and processes
- Knowledge of Mac, Windows operating systems – Linux a plus
- Experience with any of the following a plus: video switching, mixing audio, camera shading, operating teleprompter, lighting
- Excellent communication and leadership skills
- Demonstrated resourcefulness – a creative problem solver
- Able to work independently and as part of a close knit team
- Calm under pressure
- Able to lift and rack 50 pounds and work on-call.

This is a full-time New York City-based position with competitive compensation and a very generous benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of color, people with disabilities, women and LGBTQ-identified people are encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15681
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Charlottesville
Job Description:

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

- Perform routine preventive maintenance on all broadcast equipment
- Perform component level repairs on all company equipment including but not limited to computer hardware, studio, control room and editing suite equipment
- Create and distribute digital and written broadcast logs and engineering reports
- Monitor, troubleshoot and resolve engineering issues during live broadcasts
- Provide technical support to computer users
- Upgrade software as needed
- Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

- Minimum Associates Degree or 3-5 years related experience preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to document and read schematics and drawings
- Proven ability to troubleshoot and fix issues in a fast paced environment
- Must be able available for shift work, including evenings, weekends and holidays
- SBE Certification preferred

This position will interface with every department to provide technical support as needed. We offer a competitive benefits package, including paid time off.

This is a full-time position, hours to be determined.

Post Date: 08/10/2018
Job #: 15682
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Regional Engineering Director – South East
Location: FL
Job Description:

Required:

* 7-10 years RF broadcast engineering experience including the integration, production and maintenance of RF equipment.
* Knowledge and experience maintaining, troubleshooting the RF “Air Chain” broadcast equipment, wireless, Internet networks, microwave technologies and other systems to keep the RF signals On Air.
* Maturing Information Technology expertise and support experience.
* Skilled in project management, vendor management, and team communications.
* IT certification(s), in order to support our growing reliance on IT.
* Demonstrated understanding of RF tower, antenna construction, limitations, and design consideration.
* Knowledge of FCC related regulations, licenses and certifications.

Preferred:

* Electrical engineering expertise
* IT and engineering expertise

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assures maximum “On Air” and digital up time for stations, signals and digital distribution.
* Direct the efforts of regional contract engineers to assure on-air sustainability and address emergency situations.
* Designs sustainable, cost effect broadcast engineering and IT solutions.
* Provides technical/cost to value alternatives to management. Addressing broadcast engineering and IT challenges and issues.
* Collaborates and effectively communicates with corporate staff and station management to provide the engineering, IT, and technical needs of the stations. Works with local staff and contract engineers to maintain and enhance RF, equipment & facilities as required.
* Supports FCC and local regulatory compliant engineering initiatives, managing, total cost of ownership, serviceability and ministry stewardship.
* Plans, executes, communicates, and provides status of strategic and tactical engineering activities, helps mature the Company’s Agile work methodology.
* Provides advisory services concerning technology capabilities in IT and RF engineering, FCC compliance and regulation, and consultative services regarding the cost to value of RF implementations and proposed solutions.
* Solicits and supports RF equipment vendors, contractors, and oversees the technical aspects of broadcast facilities, digital capabilities.
* Manages work in accordance with ministry priority.
* Accepts and manages on-call duties and projects.
* Other duties as assigned.

Post Date: 07/27/2018
Job #: 15678
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineering Assistant
Location: MO: Kansas City
Job Description:

Kansas City radio group of 4 FM music stations is seeking an engineering assistant. You will be a part time member of the engineering team with an emphasis on IT in the broadcast environment. Hours are flexible, and some work can be done remotely.

Applicants should have a working knowledge of Windows server software and networking, utilizing local data storage. Candidates need an understanding of IP based services for wired, wireless, and mobile connectivity of users. Some experience with VPN, remote desktop, and firewall management preferred. This position supports every department through desktop support, software updates, and computer hardware maintenance.

You will also assist in the broad variety of maintenance required for broadcast facilities: Studio wiring, live music events, air conditioning maintenance, generator maintenance, logging operational data, adjustment and tuning of broadcast systems, infrastructure installation and maintenance.

Post Date: 07/26/2018
Job #: 15676
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: GA
Job Description:

We are seeking a Director of Broadcast Engineering. The ideal candidate is a hands-on manager responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the Radio/TV broadcast facilities and statewide network. The Director is directly involved with the purchase, installation and maintenance of equipment and systems for our Radio/TV broadcast network. Other duties include: Working side by side with the broadcast engineering team; Providing innovative problem-solving skills to assure the continued delivery of high quality radio/television production, broadcast and related services to our statewide network; Keeping up to date with industry changes and technology by building and maintaining a network of contacts and investigating new systems and techniques; and Provides first call response for broadcast and on-air emergencies, ensuring all incidents and service requests are properly resolved, documented and classified. The DBE reports to the CTO and will assist with the management of equipment planning, staff, purchasing, and system integration. This position works closely with the field engineering and IT teams as well as production.

Candidate Responsibilities:

• Coordinates and manage technical operations of production, broadcast and distribution equipment and facilities including, but not limited to, studios, edit suites, sound suites, Production LAN, long term storage and asset management, closed captioning and field equipment.
• Works to identify, research, resolve and consult about technical problems; creates and maintains records of compliance with state and federal law, guidelines and regulatory agencies including FCC and CPB, to ensure technical standards and compliance and develops and monitors technical quality control procedures and standards.
• Works closely and effectively with engineers at the field sites to maintain transmission and distribution facilities for the network and assists with planning and implementation of computer hardware and software in conjunction with IT.
• Works with CTO to monitor, plan, design, purchase, maintain and upgrade technical facilities.
• Provides feedback, input and recommendations for departmental budgets, grant applications, and capital expenditure to help facilitate budget planning.
• Covers hands-on engineering on call shifts when necessary and leads the planning, implementation and use of new production and delivery technologies and develop continuing education plans for the job skill developments of technical staff.
• Assists as needed in preparing purchase requests, writing bid specifications, evaluating bid responses and selecting vendors.
• Manages and supervises engineering staff and creates work plans and goals that align with the Company’s strategic plan and drives the creation of integrated strategic partnerships with Senior Leadership.

Candidate Qualifications:

• 10 years or more of experience. College Degree in a related field or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
• Demonstrated results in a broadcast engineering leadership role and proven ability to maintain a detailed working knowledge of IT, broadcast systems, and other technologies of a radio/television broadcast facility.
• Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to provide on call 24/7 support, to include weekends and holidays.
• FCC general class license or SBE, CBTE certifications a plus.
• Experience with IP based networking background and technologies a plus.
• Proficient with MS Office, AutoCAD or WireCAD and familiarity with FCC regulations related to EAS, CALM Act and closed captioning a plus.

We Offer: Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and child care spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.

Post Date: 07/26/2018
Job #: 15677
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Other: Field Service Engineer - Broadcast Solutions - North & South Americas
Location: Outside the US: Eastern US (remote, depending on candidate location)
Job Description:

The Field Service Engineer provides customer support for Server News 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 Server News 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 our 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 the Company to resolve cases.
- Participates in the ON-CALL Rotation within assigned product group.
- Up to 50% travel to support customers 24 hour operations.

Qualifications:

- 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, non linear editing, video server technology, advanced computer networking, file-based workflows, digital video compression formats, RAID storage, and server virtualization is required.

We are a trusted partner completely focused on empowering customers to create, control and connect content wherever, however, and whenever it is consumed. As a market leader in broadcast and professional media technologies, we keep our team members close to the exciting world of entertainment. With a dynamic and geographically diverse employee population, there are many compelling reasons to work at our Company, here are a few:

- We thrive on collaboration with a diverse, global team developing cutting-edge software, hardware and service solutions that provide a rewarding customer life-cycle experience;
- We offer competitive compensation packages in an energizing and supportive work environment;
- We are made up of fun, dynamic people dedicated to performance and teamwork;
- We are transforming — creating innovative new products and opportunities for employees to serve customers' changing needs.

Post Date: 07/24/2018
Job #: 15672
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Chief Technology Officer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

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

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

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

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

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