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Post Date: 11/16/2018
Job #: 15830
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Satellite Facility
Job Title: Audio Engineer: Technician, Broadcast Operations
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Broadcast Operations Technician is a member of the technical team that supports our New York based Broadcast Facility. This person is responsible for routine and emergency maintenance of broadcast equipment. Occasional equipment installations and studio operations support are to be expected. Requires knowledge of multiple systems, updating systems documentation, ability to work independently, support projects, assist technicians in improving existing systems. Strong networking/IT skills preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Responsible for the technical maintenance of the broadcast studios and related support equipment.
- Install complex broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards. Maintain program continuity for multiple audio channels.
- Troubleshoot and repair daily routine and emergency problems with broadcast equipment as they relate to transmission, receive signal, off-air return signal and equipment failures.
- Perform routine balancing, aligning, sweeping and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signals.
- Anticipate and prevent, to the extent possible, problems and outages prior to their occurrence.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Requirements and General Skills:

- Ability to multi-task. Must be able to work shifts required in a 24/7 operation.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
- Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and direction.
- General proficiency and working knowledge in all areas of broadcast operations.
- In order to support other NY-based facilities, must be able to travel within the metropolitan area.
- Good troubleshooting skills and ability to work in a fast paced broadcast facility.
- Good public speaking and presentation skills.
- Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
- Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
- Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
- Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
- Creative writing ability.
- Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

- Knowledge of multiple broadcast systems - Experience using Windows and Mac OS - Experience in basic networking.
- Audio over IP transmission.
- Media routers.
- PC and MAC based audio digital workstations.
- All studio equipment.
- Satellite receivers.
- ISDN codecs.
- T-1 codecs.
- RF distribution equipment.
- Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility.
- Comprehensive understanding of broadcast electronics.
- Familiarity with broadcast program play-out, preferably Dalet or Prophet Systems.
- Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, including routers, switches, networks concepts. Network + and/or A+ Certification a plus.
- Able to route audio through multiple systems, understanding routing logic, signal flow and codecs.
- Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

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

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

Post Date: 11/16/2018
Job #: 15831
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Satellite Facility
Job Title: Engineering Manager: Broadcast Systems Maintenance
Location: DC
Job Description:

We are looking for a highly-skilled hands on technical manager to support a 24/7 operation and multiple levels of advanced maintenance and repair to the broadcast facility. Supports a combination of on-site and off-site facilities, remote broadcasts, broadcast networks, transmission paths and RF systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Oversees the maintenance and support of various broadcast systems, servers and data networks by the broadcast maintenance team.
- Troubleshoots and repairs daily routine and emergency problems within the broadcast environment.
- Installs complex broadcast systems and equipment according to specifications and standards.
- Responsible for communication with staff and various teams as needed.
- Delegates technical tasks to broadcast maintenance staff and ensures that results are delivered in a timely manner and quality of work meets expectations set by management.
- Ensures regularly scheduled preventive technical maintenance in the broadcast facility is accomplished.
- Contributes operational requirements to management and project teams.
- Participates in new technical systems turnover and transition to production.
- Performs routine inspections of broadcast system maintenance and installations within the data center and studios.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

- Management of staff and contract broadcast technicians working in a 24/7 operation:
- Performs technical staff performance evaluations and reviews.
- Develops and implements training programs for technical staff.
- Reviews workmanship from outside contractors and integrators.
- Works as a team member for development of new technical systems requirements and enhancements.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Associate's degree or higher in electronics, broadcast technology or equivalent, relevant experience.
- At least 5 years of recent experience managing technicians within a broadcast or multimedia facility.
- 5 years of experience directly supporting broadcast and digital media systems.

Requirements and General Skills:

- Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
- Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
- Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
- Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
- Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.
- Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

- Advanced experience with digital and IP-based routing, playout and recording systems.
- Broadcast audio digital consoles and related studio equipment.
- Technical experience working within a data center.
- Basic understanding of data network routers, switches, and firewalls.
- Installation and deployment of systems, networks and structured cabling within a broadcast facility.
- PC and MAC based broadcast and production workstations setup and configuration.
- Satellite downlink operations and hardware support.
- Various IP and ISDN encoding/decoding hardware.
- Familiarity with telecom and networking systems and circuits including T-1, MPLS and Gig speed data circuits.
- Ability to diagnose, detect and isolate equipment faults by equipment log review and signal flow documentation analysis.

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

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

Post Date: 11/16/2018
Job #: 15832
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MT: Bozeman
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer. The ideal candidate will have strong IT skills, possess a working knowledge of a broadcast facility and have the ability to access remote sites. This candidate will be supporting our News, Production and Sales departments located in Bozeman. Applicants must have a degree related to Computer Science or prior Broadcast Engineering experience.

Other requirements:

Must have own car with required insurance coverage, valid driver’s license, and clean driving record.

Benefits:

Medical, Vision and Dental insurance and 401K available after 30 days.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the creation of a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. We recruit, hire, train, promote, compensate, and provide benefits and privileges to individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Our company is committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and valued member of the team.

Post Date: 11/16/2018
Job #: 15833
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Satellite Facility
Job Title: Other: Senior Technician, Broadcast Operations
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Supervisory Responsibilities:

- None.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Associate's degree or higher in electronics, broadcast technology or related course of study.
- At least 5-7 years of experience maintaining and installing broadcast equipment or other multimedia computer based systems.

Requirements and General Skills:

- Ability to multi-task and shift priorities.
- Must be able to work all shifts required in a 24/7 operation in a high-pressure environment.
- Strong communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
- Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
- Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

Experience with the following:

- Digital routers and audio recorders.
- Video Broadcasting Equipment.
- PC and Apple based A/V workstations.
- Broadcast consoles.
- Satellite receivers.
- Strong IT and networking skills and understanding of cloud based applications.
- RF based transmission equipment.
- Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility.

Post Date: 11/16/2018
Job #: 15826
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA: Los Angeles
Job Description:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associate's degree or higher in Electronics, Broadcast Technology or related course of study or equivalent relevant experience.
• At least 3-5 years of experience maintaining and installing broadcast equipment or other multimedia computer based systems.

Requirements and General Skills:

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

Technical Skills:

• Experience with the following:
• Digital routers and audio recorders.
• Video Broadcasting Equipment.
• PC and Apple based A/V workstations.
• Broadcast consoles.
• Satellite receivers.
• Strong IT and networking skills and understanding of cloud based applications.
• RF based transmission equipment.
• Familiarity with signal flow within in broadcast facility.

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

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

Post Date: 11/16/2018
Job #: 15824
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Austin
Job Description:

This position performs complex design, installation, maintenance, and repair of video production and control room equipment and information systems used to record and transmit live and recorded productions in multiple media formats and is responsible for the day-to-day activities of master control and other control rooms and control room staff.

Post Date: 11/16/2018
Job #: 15827
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: Regional Engineering Manager
Location: WI
Job Description:

Help provide broadcast content to our viewers and members around the State of Wisconsin! Provide direction to staff to ensure high power radio frequency equipment and systems are in working condition. If you’re a leader with broadcasting experience, we’d love to hear from you!

Post Date: 11/16/2018
Job #: 15828
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA: San Diego
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 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 (ENCO 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.

Come see how we are DIFFERENT and why we’ve been awarded as a “Great Place To Work” and as a “Best and Brightest” employer.” We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 11/16/2018
Job #: 15829
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: TN: Clarksville
Job Description:

Candidate should have experience in AM & FM RF transmission systems including digital HD radio, studio audio (both analog and digital) and sufficient IT knowledge to work with and install broadcast automation, DAW's and general workstations. FCC and SBE certifications are a plus. Candidate should have good interpersonal skills and be a self-starter who can take charge of projects and organize their own work day. Candidate will be responsible for developing annual local engineering capital expenditure budgets and help plan for future growth and upgrades. Candidate will have the autonomy to hire contractors with special skills to help with engineering projects.

Candidate will work with a regional IT engineer who will provide IT support for the stations. In addition, the chief engineers of other clusters are available to advise, and aid as needed. The corporate director of engineering will provide support on engineering and legal matters through other corporate resources.

Offer includes a competitive salary, use of a company vehicle including fuel, free cell phone, excellent health plan, and a 401k plan.

Post Date: 11/09/2018
Job #: 15823
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast and IT Support Engineer
Location: WY: Laramie
Job Description:

Essential Duties:

* Reporting to the Director of Engineering, the Broadcast and IT Support Engineer is a “first-responder” and must be able respond quickly to after-hours emergencies, arrive at station or transmitter quickly , or “remote-in” by computer if warranted. Travel statewide to various transmit sites as required. Be able to handle terrain vehicles in high mountain settings.
* Participate in technology design, installation, and integration projects with complex, leading-edge technology in an increasingly broadcast IP/IT- centric environment, including broadcast and server-based systems, data networking (e.g., routers, switches) and other comparable equipment.
* Install and maintain traditional broadcast distribution, monitoring, and control systems including, but not limited to, AM & FM transmitters, Digital and Analog STLs, and KU-Band uplink and down link satellite equipment and remote control.
* Install and maintain all internet VPN based broadcast systems.
* Demonstrate thorough knowledge of FCC regulations governing broadcast systems and their applications. Keep current with the state of the art for computers, computer networks, software, broadcast equipment, RF, production and distribution systems and associated equipment.
* Work with the Director of Engineering to develop the yearly engineering budgets. .

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Level Degree in an engineering or a related field from an accredited college or equivalent educational program.
* Two years of relevant experience as follows:
- Working on broadcast sites, working with transmitters, generators, etc., and/or
- Experience working with engineering, communications, or IT development.
- Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Valid Driver's License with a motor vehicle record that is compliant with the our Vehicle Use Policy
* Ability to drive high terrain vehicles.


Desired Qualifications:

* Knowledge of broadcast IT and data networking infrastructure including tech spaces such as control and production rooms, transmitter sites.
* Computer desktop systems, hardware applications and data networking.
* SBE Broadcast Engineer Certification
* Familiarity with Telos/Axia, MS Office Suite, RCS Zetta Automation, Adobe Audition, Raritan KVM and Zoom processes preferred.
* Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and Company policy.

Post Date: 11/09/2018
Job #: 15818
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Manager of Integrated Broadcast Systems
Location: DC
Job Description:

If you seek to join a mission-driven organization and have experience managing critical IT systems, you may be the person we’re looking for.

As Manager of Integrated Broadcast Systems, you will work closely with the Director of Engineering to build, test, maintain and troubleshoot the broadcast systems on which our station relies. You will design and implement new systems, lead training programs, and provide support to our programs and our newsroom team delivering critical news and information to over a million listeners across the region.

Your experience and attributes:

• 3-5 Years of relevant experience in a mission-critical IT environment.
• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
• A collaborative and supportive work ethic.
• Good judgment and the ability to evaluate and implement new ideas.
• Strong prioritizing and organizing skills.
• A customer service mindset.
• Experience managing digital audio routing and distribution systems a plus. (AoIP or TDM).
• Exposure to any or all of these technical systems a plus: Wide Orbit, KLZ Newsroom, Burli, NPR NewsFlex, Adobe Creative Cloud, ProTools, Comrex Access, Tieline/Report-It, Burli, Content Depot, Axia, Burk, Audemat, Blackmagic, Tricaster, Exterity, AMX/Crestron, Christie and others;
• Experience in both a Mac and Windows environment a plus.

Diversity & Inclusion:

We believe a commitment to diversity begins at the top of the organization. We recognize the many opportunities that a diverse society presents in building a successful team of broadcast professionals. The vast array of perspectives that come with a diverse workforce provide for an ideal spawning ground. The result is a dynamic organization capable of meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world.

Equal Opportunity:

We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Post Date: 11/09/2018
Job #: 15819
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: IT Engineer
Location: AL: Birmingham
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities Include:

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

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

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

Post Date: 11/09/2018
Job #: 15820
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Other: Engineering Supervisor
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

In addition to performing and overseeing preventive and demand call maintenance work, the Engineering Supervisor will be the main technical expert on the respective shift. The Supervisor is expected to effectively communicate with both upper management and the general staff. This person is tasked with identifying and developing the next generation of leadership. The Supervisor is responsible for setting employee goals and holding them accountable at years end. This person is expected to participate in employee reviews alongside the manager.

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

The Day-to-Day:

• Diagnose and repair equipment failures such as automation systems, servers, video routers, on-air switchers, Intercom systems, audio mixers and all systems that make up a Studio, Production Control Room and Master Control environments
• Maintain the various backup servers and storage devices to ensure the continued data protection of video/audio assets
• Provide support for other departments needing connections and access to servers and networks
• Understanding/operation/maintenance/design of the various networks, routers, storage systems, fiber links, and ancillary equipment throughout the facility
• Maintain network technical specifications used throughout the facility
• Produce and oversee comprehensive work order, shift agenda and project reports. In addition to these aspects this position requires demonstrated leadership skills

The Essentials:

• 8+ years of experience as an Engineering Support Engineer in a state-of-the-art television broadcast organization
• Minimum of 4 years with hands-on experience in installation, repair and maintenance of server based on-air play-out systems, CAP system and broadcast related computer networking or engineering
• Associate degree (AA) or equivalent in CS/EE
• Proficient in the use of broadcast related test equipment including, but not limited to: waveform monitors, vector scopes, multi-meters, oscilloscopes, test signal generators, spectrum analyzers, etc.
• Advanced skill in MS SQL, Centura, Linux, and significant scripting development experience
• Must have a strong background in TCPIP and network protocols including programming of fiber and network switches, DHCP, FTP, Active Directory, DNS, SNMP, browse proxies, firewall technologies, and Cisco systems
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• Strong knowledge of analog and digital audio/video technology
• Working knowledge of current Windows OS, data networks, servers, archive and distribution systems
• Working Knowledge of MPEG compression systems
• Must have a working knowledge of SCSI, RAID, Fiber Channel and preferably SAN
• Good understanding of ITIL
• SBE Senior Broadcast Engineer (CSTE), or equivalent certification preferred
• Working knowledge of SMPTE 2110 or ASPEN standards in reference to an SDVN preferred
• CCNA Certification preferred

The Perks:

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

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

Post Date: 11/09/2018
Job #: 15814
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NE
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic Director of Engineering for Television and Radio Network Distribution with experience providing technical and advisory support for our Television and Radio Broadcast Network Systems. Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day technical operation and maintenance of the Television and Radio Broadcast Network Operation Center, Media Operation Center and/or production center, transmission systems including associated equipment and personnel. Assumes responsibility for the entire network system in the absence of the Assistant General Manager - Technical Services. Supervises personnel, Plans and manages operations budgets, engineering projects, coordinates ordering of parts, evaluates technical performance, initiates television engineering research and participates in the design or modification of technical operation procedures and standards.

Post Date: 11/09/2018
Job #: 15815
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: WA: Kennewick
Job Description:

We are seeking a detail-oriented candidate to work in our Master Control department. If you are comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and can think quickly in a pressure situation, then we want to hear from you!

What you’ll do:

• On air switching, program recording & prep
• Aggressive monitoring of network transmissions for quality control
• Solve/troubleshoot problems in a crisis situation, i.e., computer/equipment malfunction or failure
• Keep detailed logs and maintain records
• Read television programming log to ascertain name of program or station break, and at what time program or station break is scheduled to air

What you’ll bring:

• Ability to do quick and accurate basic math
• Good knowledge of computer use
• Excellent communication skills and ability to work without supervision
• Constant attention to detail and excellent project management skills a must
• Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment and think quickly under pressure
• Knowledge of basic video file formats and non-linear video editing is a plus
• Solid understanding of file and folder management under Windows 7
• Knowledge of Grass Valley Edius Software is a plus
• Ability to watch several monitors at once while listening to multiple audio sources
• Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds or more
• 1 year Master Control experience and/or 2 years college or technical school, preferred
• SBE Operator Certification, preferred

What we offer:

• We’re a dynamic and progressive business that values our employees, our culture and our community.
• We are a team of talented and creative professional. Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
• Medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days and holidays.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 11/09/2018
Job #: 15817
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Electronics Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties:

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

Required Skills and Experience:

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

What else?

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

Post Date: 11/06/2018
Job #: 15812
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: FL: Miami
Job Description:

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

Required Technical Skillsets:

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

Required Characteristics:

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

Qualifications/Requirements:

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

Post Date: 11/06/2018
Job #: 15813
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Post Production Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York (midtown)
Job Description:

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

Post Date: 11/06/2018
Job #: 15811
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: SR Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The Senior Broadcast & IT Systems Engineer requires an expert level of understanding as it pertains to technology and practices necessary to perform maintenance, installation in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment. In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a knowledge of broadcast and IT infrastructure including:

* Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
* Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)
* An in-depth knowledge of IT and data networking is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

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

The Day-to-Day:

* Collaborating with team members, clients and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments
Coach or lead other teammates and is also depended on to provide recommendations to the leadership team.
* Provide facility-based support- however, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities
* Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team. Our teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes
* Adhering to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers; including documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in-house service management system(s)
* We expect our Senior BIT engineers to build good relationships amongst our client base and to provide excellent customer service
* Shift work on a rotating schedule is necessary to meet the needs of our customers

The Essentials:

* 2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training)
* Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking
* Typically 10 or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level
* Demonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflows
* Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
* Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments
* Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments
* Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems
* Ability to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position

The Perks:

* Paid time off every year to volunteer
* Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
* 2017 Best Company for Working Mothers
* An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

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

Post Date: 11/06/2018
Job #: 15809
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: MI
Job Description:

An 8 station group with background music division is looking for full time broadcast technician. Position includes maintaining and directing IT systems. Well maintained facilities under the tender care of 40 year broadcast Chief Engineer whose retirement is pending.

Post Date: 11/06/2018
Job #: 15808
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: MA
Job Description:

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

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Prior Experience or Training Required:

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

Post Date: 11/06/2018
Job #: 15810
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: Tampa
Job Description:

A rare opportunity is available to join a major market radio engineering team to work with some of the newest state of the art technology. Duties include but are not limited to studio and transmitter maintenance and construction, as well as troubleshooting advanced RF Systems, and audio routing systems. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely matter.

Qualifications:

- Minimum five years of radio engineering experience;
- Knowledge of RF Systems, and RF troubleshooting skills;
- Experience with radio studio construction and maintenance;
- Experience with WideOrbit Radio Automation software is preferred, but not required;
- Ability to provide helpdesk support to end users for Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems;
- Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking;
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
- Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
- Must have own transportation;
- SBE Certification a plus;
- Ensure compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations;
- Strong communication skills;
- Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance are required;

Post Date: 11/01/2018
Job #: 15798
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

* Degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent job experience.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Post Date: 11/01/2018
Job #: 15800
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TN
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Engineer to maintain and improve our television station. We need a problem solver to work diligently and persistently to resolve technical issues.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain, install, repair broadcast equipment in our Master Control, Production, Studio, Newsroom and Transmitter facilities. You will need general operational knowledge of each of these and in-depth knowledge of video routing, distribution, switching and various video transport encoding schemes. You will also need previous RF experience. We will provide factory transmitter training but you will first need to demonstrate competency in RF theory.

The successful candidate will have strong electronics theory, having the ability to read schematics, troubleshoot systems down to board level and component. At minimum, an Associates degree in Electronic Engineering is required and additional electronics field related experience and certifications are helpful. IT networking skills are also necessary to be able to work in a server based broadcast environment.

Since we are a 24/7 operation, a rotational on-call schedule, occasional after hours and occasional weekend work will be required.

You must be able to work independently and collaboratively; have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be able to prioritize assignments; meet deadlines, have knowledge of FCC rules, lift 50 lbs., and pass a background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 11/01/2018
Job #: 15801
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

• Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
• Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)
• A strong baseline IT and data networking knowledge is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

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

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

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

The Day-to-Day:

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


The Essentials:

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

The Perks:

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

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

Post Date: 11/01/2018
Job #: 15802
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

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

• Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers)
• Associated production systems (A/V and data routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation, server based playback and transmission systems, etc.)
• A strong baseline IT and data networking knowledge is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.

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

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

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

The Work:

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

The Essentials:

• 2 or 4 year technical degree, preferably electronics or computer engineering (or equivalent education/experience/training)
• Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking
• Typically 4 or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level
• Demonstrates experience with television or multimedia production workflows
• Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
• Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments
• Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments
• Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems
• Ability to perform varied tasks, document systems and processes, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position

The Perks:

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

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

Post Date: 11/01/2018
Job #: 15803
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Anywhere in the United States
Job Description:

Independent Contractors Wanted – We are looking for broadcast engineers anywhere in the US to inventory and value tangible assets of broadcasting properties.

Post Date: 11/01/2018
Job #: 15804
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO: Colorado Springs
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for an engineer. The opening was created by an engineer that was promoted to Chief at one of our other stations. We have state of the art facilities in Colorado Springs and Pueblo and need a reliable engineer, that is internal customer and project focused, to add to our team.

Requirements for this position:

5+ years of commercial television Broadcast maintenance, Society of Broadcasters Engineering (SBE) certification CBT or higher, Windows 7/10 PRO OS install, Windows networking setup, ipV4 network routing knowledge, Harris TV transmitter maintenance, Ross Video Overdrive systems support/install. Working knowledge of the Ross "Vision or Tritium" video switcher. Harris, Grass Valley Video server systems and Chyron/Camio. Ethernet cable termination, as well as BNC termination, and soldering skills proficiency, Live remote production setup. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and carry 40 pounds 100 feet. Good communications skills and able to work different under pressure and different hours.

Not required, but preferred, experience with:

Unix, Logitek audio, Cisco routers, firewall routing, MRC/Vislink microwave radio, Window scripting, Avaya, Newsticker, WSI.

Post Date: 11/01/2018
Job #: 15806
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NY
Job Description:

Functional Job Title: Master Control Operator
Civil Service Title: Broadcast Associate Level 2 (Hrly)

Reporting to the Station’s Director of Operations and a member of the Broadcast & Production staff.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Perform on-air switching for live events in Pebble Beach Marina
• Operate recording hardware, satellite receivers and computer-based systems such as DART & Omneon’s Polaris
• Prepare and check material for on-air playback via automation system, also known as QC
• Verify all material airing by referencing the program logs provided by traffic
• Monitor on-air signals for quality control. These include both cable and broadcast. Anticipate and troubleshoot issues when they occur
• Ensuring the transmission meets FCC regulations, as CUNYTV also broadcasts via airwaves
• Working closely with the stations Engineering and IT departments in troubleshooting equipment malfunctions
• Using UDXs (up-down cross converter) to meet broadcast standards.
• Basic editing skills for last minute changes as a result of the QC process.
• Basic understanding of Apple’s terminal window.
• Basic understanding of AFD flags.
• Basic understanding of VIPPs
• Perform other duties as assigned

Up to 21 Hours. Weeknds 3pm-11pm. More Hours Available.

Post Date: 10/26/2018
Job #: 15793
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: LA: Baton Rouge
Job Description:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Requirements & Skills:

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

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Post Date: 10/26/2018
Job #: 15794
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: AZ: Phoenix
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer participates in the installation, maintenance and repair of TV and Radio studio/transmitter equipment to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Responsibilities include maintaining telecommunications, computers, networking systems and integrating platforms for online content.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains station operation through preventive and corrective maintenance.
• Establishes and follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment.
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Performs necessary measurements of equipment performance.
• Installs and performs maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
• Provides maintenance and support of computer networks and related systems.
• Basic HVAC troubleshooting and operational maintenance, including water cooling systems.
• Works with Radio programing, TV news and Operations department to maintain broadcast equipment as needed.

Required Skills & Experience:

• Basic knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations
• Computer literacy in applicable software packages (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, radio and television automation, etc.)
• Working knowledge of computer networking technology.
• Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level.
• Ability to troubleshoot and repair high-power FM and TV transmitting facilities.
• Familiarity with RCS and Avid software/hardware products a plus.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Knowledge of generators and UPS systems.
• Ability to read and interpret design documentation, including elevations, connection drawings and schematics.
• Capable of operating four-wheel drive and off-road vehicles.
• Interact with management and staff at all levels.

Education and Licensing:

• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
• Minimum 3 years Broadcast experience with TV/Radio Studio and transmission facilities.
• SBE Certification preferred.
• Valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record required.

Physical Requirements:

• May require lifting or moving up to 50 lbs.
• May require climbing ladders and working on elevated surfaces (e.g. rooftops).
• Requires good manual dexterity for soldering, use of hand tools and working on small components.
• Able to sit for extended periods of time.
• Ability to be on-call to respond to transmission systems failures at remote transmitting locations.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Must be willing to work from office in Phoenix, AZ
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Post Date: 10/26/2018
Job #: 15795
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

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

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

Post Date: 10/26/2018
Job #: 15796
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

Job Summary/Basic Function:

- Communication and Comprehension
- Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to convey clear, well articulated information.
- Ability to understand, speak, and write English in order to convey messages and correspond in an articulate and professional manner.
- Possess public communication skills that allow professional representation of the Company to a variety of business, government and community customers and associates.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Problem Solving
- Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Minimum of 10 years in video systems and maintenance
- Knowledge of IP routing, General computer and equipment interfacing, Linux,
- RF Systems setup, operation and troubleshooting.
- Aligning satellite dishes and electronic principles.
- Wiring/solder skills
- General mechanical and troubleshooting skills and General camera operating skills.
- Regularly required to hear and speak in order to effectively communicate orally.
- Occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb stairs to move about the building.
- Handle materials, reach overhead, kneel or stoop in order to conduct business.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Knowledge of video production and video standards
- Knowledge of live sports production.

Work Hours:

- Must work flexible hours and maintain 24/7 on-call availability

Post Date: 10/26/2018
Job #: 15797
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MO
Job Description:

To competently and professionally ensure that the company’s overall broadcasting systems and equipment optimally meets the required demands as laid out by the industry, relevant regulations, current technological trends and identified strategic and operational market opportunities.

Main Responsibilities:

- Systems and Equipment
- Technical Advisor
- Staff Management
- Inter-departmental Liaison
- Professional Development

Objectives (by Responsibility):

- Systems and Equipment: To ensure that the overall design, installation and maintenance of all the technical equipment at all the relevant sites remain at the optimum level of operational effectiveness and efficiency on an ongoing basis. To be responsible to the General Manager in all relevant matters relating to the following:
* Budgeting
* Planning
* Purchasing of Equipment
* Large scale Technical projects
* Applicable administrative work as it applies to relevant company policies and procedures

- Technical Advisor: To appropriately advise the company on all relevant technical matters as it applies to the overall job responsibility. This includes:
* Corporate issues involving technical regulations
* Licensing matters
* Future Planning
* Competitive practices

- Staff Management: To ensure that all direct reporting staff has the necessary skills to perform their assigned Job Responsibilities at the highest level of professionalism (consistently appropriate) and competence (effective and efficient) on an ongoing basis. To maintain High Performance and effectively deal with Identified non-Performance in a timely manner (within 48 hours). To ensure and support all direct reporting staff in doing their own Performance Appraisals every six months. To recruit and train new staff when and where required. To ensure that appropriate Self-Management is exercised at all times, as it applies to the overall function and specifically as it relates to:
* Overall Professionalism
* Judgement
* Propriety
* Dress code (should be consistent with your job function, includes appropriate grooming)
* Confidentiality (at all times)
* Managing Emotions ( Emotional Maturity and control in all situations)
* Taking Initiative (may include taking risks)
* Being self-directed
* Accepting responsibility
* Being accountable
* Self-critiquing
* Accepting and growing with others Critique
* Being objective (issue relevant)
* Building and maintaining workable relationships
* Suspending judgment (when relevant)
* Not discriminating
* Being accepting rather than judgmental (when appropriate)
* Allowing others their feelings
* Extending common courtesies
* Behaving out of a sense of urgency (when appropriate)
* Striving for Balance
* Appropriately delegating
* Evolving self-awareness
* Problem Solving and Decision Making (within scope of the function)

- Inter-departmental Liaison: To ensure that all relevant information, as it applies to the overall job responsibility, is effectively communicated to all relevant parties and departments on an ongoing basis.

- Professional Development: To investigate and participate in relevant skill building workshops as it applies to the ongoing development of the function. To stay current with all relevant industry information as it applies to the overall job responsibility. To drive your own Performance Appraisal every six month.

*Professionalism is described as being consistently appropriate in all situations and at all times
*Competence is defined as using “effectiveness and efficiency” in equal measure at all times

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and vets.

Post Date: 10/24/2018
Job #: 15792
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

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

Emphasis: IT Operations

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Required Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualification:

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

Education & Experience:

• Computer Science Degree or similar discipline and/or seven (7) years equivalent IT work experience.
• Microsoft, VMware and Citrix certifications are pluses.
• Netapp or 3PAR training a plus.

Leadership/Staff Accountability:

• Hands-on role that may also lead, assign, train, schedule and oversee the work of other staff members.
• Communicate Technologies to both Broadcasting and IT teams.

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

Roles may require the following:

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

Post Date: 10/19/2018
Job #: 15786
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: MN
Job Description:

We are seeking an inventive and creative Director to join our production team and help in crafting our award-winning newscasts.

Responsibilities:

* Direct live and recorded newscasts and programs.
* Operate Sony ELC production automation.
* Work with Producers to pre-code show rundowns in iNews, camera block and place talent.
* Set up lighting, props, audio support and strategy sessions, and make post show discrepancy reports.
* This position will also be cross-trained on other technical responsibilities such as Master Control and TOC.
* Position may be required to assist in these areas as needed.

Qualifications:

* A sharp, detail-oriented person who learns quickly and works well with a team.
* Work schedule flexibility is required.
* Technically savvy and proactive in identifying and appropriately addressing issues that may arise.
* Adapts well to the needs of a fast-paced news environment.
* Is a positive newsroom citizen.
* Knowledge of equipment and operating systems, including; Sony ELC automation, MV8000G, video switcher, iNews, ELC playlist viewer, Bitcentral playout, ISQ playout of Chyron Mosaic and Power Clips, Vinten Fusion, and Calrec audio console.
* High School diploma (or equivalent), college degree is preferred.
* 5 or more years of TV studio and control room operations preferred
* Requires enrollment in IBEW 292 Union.

EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Post Date: 10/19/2018
Job #: 15787
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY: Horseheads
Job Description:

A Broadcast Engineer works in a variety of situations involving information technology, audio/video
and transport equipment to sustain and preserve the quality of broadcast-related functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Install, maintain and troubleshoot all current broadcast technology and news gathering equipment,
which includes, but is not limited to.
- Server technology (Playout, file storage, database, hosted applications and services)
- Information technology (i.e., Switches, Desktop workstations, Email)
- Radio Frequency (i.e., Satellite downlink/uplink, antenna, Receivers/Decoders)
- Wiring (i.e., SDI, Ethernet, Fiber, Coaxial)
- Cameras, microphones, lights, audio/video production and audio/video transport equipment.

• Purchase, utilize, and maintain inventory of spare parts and supplies with approval from Company Management.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Skills:

• Technical degree in Broadcasting, Information Technology or a related field or at least 2 years
of comparable experience in the Television Broadcasting Field. Knowledge and experience in a
server/rack room environment. Experience with software and programs beyond the basic user
applications.
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
• Project planning and organizational skills for reviewing and collaborating with members of the
engineering team and other departments.
• Ability to work with minimal direction and prioritize focus in order to meet deadlines while
applying technical, analytical, and creative thinking for problem solving and innovation.
• Experience or knowledge of logical concept with at least one type of programming language.
• Experience with broadcast technology which includes, but is not limited to, video cameras,
audio/video transport equipment, hardware, information technology, antennas,
receivers/decoders and other broadcast-related applications.
• Must be able and willing to work different shifts in emergency situations and be flexible with
schedule, which will include holidays or on call.
• Must have valid Drivers License as some travel may be required upon request to remote
locations including but not limited to, microwave receive sites, fiber hub sites, cable Headends.

We are an equal opportunity employer

Post Date: 10/19/2018
Job #: 15789
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NM
Job Description:

We are seeking a broadcast technician to join our engineering team.

Under general supervision, this position provides technical assistance to RF transmission and studio lead broadcast operations technicians. Installs, operates, maintains, and repairs broadcast studio, satellite transmit/receive, and transmission systems and equipment. This position assists with performing functional and operational testing procedures to ensure quality reception and transmission of television broadcast products. This position will also assist the lead broadcast operations technicians with maintaining documentation in compliance with Federal Communication Commission rules and regulations. This position has an expectation of being available in the event of equipment malfunction requiring emergency repairs.

This position includes exposure to high altitudes and extreme temperatures related to outdoor environments. This position requires a valid New Mexico driver's license.

Post Date: 10/19/2018
Job #: 15790
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

This position assists Company personnel with technical support of desktop computers, servers, network, applications, and related technology used to operate the station. Support includes specification, installation, and repair of computer systems and peripherals within established Company standards and guidelines. Activities require interaction with station personnel as well as with other members of the Headquarters IT team to define requirements and deliver against project and support goals. The position provides group guidance and one-on-one consultancy to end users as required. The employee in this position also assists in the maintenance and testing of network, servers and associated equipment. The position’s responsibilities require independent analyses, effective communication and problem solving skills. Work is performed with little supervision and requires initiative and good judgment.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Installation, configuration, and ongoing support of desktop computers, peripheral equipment and software within established standards and guidelines. Work with vendors to resolve technical problems as necessary. Serve as local point of contact/subject-matter-expert for all cyber security practices. Work with others in IT and Engineering as appropriate to determine and resolve problems and/or meeting project objectives. Work with numerous hardware, software and network products in a multi-layered distributed computing environment. Enforces company policies regarding security, privacy, and data loss prevention. Ensure desktop computers interconnect seamlessly with diverse systems including associated file servers, email servers, Internet, news management, broadcast servers and business systems. Orient staff on use of hardware and software as needed. Recommends and performs upgrades on systems to ensure reliability, performance and longevity. Assist with the procurement of hardware and software. Maintain LAN/Wi-Fi infrastructure with general guidance. Maintain records, audits trails, and documentation to support policy and procedure and contribute to the general operating efficiency of the job. Assist in the ordering and configuration of wireless devices within defined standards. Develop procedures and/or processes to manage workload. Participate in corporate governance programs as required by policy. Manage support and deployment of voice and video UC infrastructure.

Qualifications:

BS / BA in Computer Science (or equivalent in experience). 5+ years exp. supporting Active Directory, Windows Servers, and IP Networking. 3+ years exp. supporting a user base greater than 175 people. In depth technical familiarity on the deployment, support and effective use of standard technologies including, but not limited to: Technical Skills Required: Microsoft Window 7 and 10. MS Office 2016. Systems and components for Intel based workstations and laptop computers. Windows File Servers (2008 - 2016). Backup software (Netbackup, Backup-Exec, etc.) Network printers, fax machines, scanners, and multi-function-devices. Diagnostic tools for PC’s and networks. Ethernet and TCP/IP (Cisco Switches and Aruba WiFi). DHCP and DNS. Principles of firewalls. Newsroom systems desirable (Grass Valley, BitCentral). VOIP based Unified Communications. Virus and Malware remediation tools. Conceptual: Show initiative and follow-up to insure successful results. Must be able to resolve issues and isolate faults methodically, follow defined procedure and processes, deal with frequent change and unexpected events, demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, and exhibit sound and accurate judgment, and logical reasoning. Effective verbal and written communication skills required. Time management and organizational skills required. Candidate must consistently demonstrate a professional, positive and approachable attitude/demeanor. Must be able to multi-task with excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work efficiently under specific time constraints and respond quickly and effectively to changes in a dynamic environment. Discretion in handling confidential material and information is required.

Final applicants must successfully pass a full background check, including a credit check and pass a pre-employment drug screening. Weekends, holidays, OT and varied hours required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans.

Post Date: 10/19/2018
Job #: 15791
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: VA: Richmond
Job Description:

A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station by performing the following duties:

- Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician's activities
- Assist and advise in planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
- Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the station
- Establish the procedures to insure that all IT equipment is operational and secure
- Keep software versions up to date. Insures software license compliance. Follows all corporate directives for IT security
- Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; including but not limited to: cameras, video equipment and/or audio switching equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
- Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance of all transmitters
- Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (sometimes after regular hours and weekends)
- Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

- A minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast television
21st century skill set, a great team-oriented attitude and a dedication to quality
- Strong leadership skills and exceptional communication are absolutely essential for the successful candidate to possess
- A strong IT background
- A college degree, SBE certification, and A+ certification are highly desired

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 10/19/2018
Job #: 15781
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MO: Saint Louis
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Chief Engineer. This job requires 3-5 years of experience as Broadcast Engineer with FM broadcast and AM Directional Arrays. SBE Certification is preferred.

You will be working in a high pressure/fast pace environment and be on-call 24/7. As a Broadcast Professional, you understand the facets of our support. These include “Customer Service” needs for Sales, Marketing, Programming and Finance. Most of your work will be AM/FM RF service plus support for our streams, HD channels and data services. Knowledge of RCS’s NexGen automation and playout systems is helpful. Our TOC includes a central router and market RF transmission is a mix of solid state and high power tube transmitters.

Post Date: 10/19/2018
Job #: 15782
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: WI
Job Description:

We will have an opening for a Director of Engineering to be a part of our unique, multifaceted broadcast operation. We are a market-leader in local news and special programming. In addition to our award-winning news operation, We produce over 60 hours of live television each week.

Overview:

Responsibility for the technical operations including technology, studio, on-air news, remote operations, production, HVAC system, and electrical power systems. Will direct the development and administration of departmental operating plans and budgets and capital projects. Directs and administers guidelines to assure the proper functioning and maintenance of all technical equipment and systems. Additional duties include staff selection and development, compliance with all local, state and federal law. The Director of Engineering also oversees the IT department with technology innovation, support and maintenance of our state-of-the-art broadcast facility. You will be responsible for hands-on day-to-day technical work as the manager of our maintenance and construction teams.

Primary Responsibilities:

• This position will define and implement the technical advancements necessary to operate our sub channels, including transmitter operations and maintenance, technical production operations, Management Information Systems (MIS), and facility maintenance. Will provide the design and implementation of systems as required for future technical enhancements.
• Responsible for preparation and monthly accountability of the yearly budget for the Departments. Negotiates capital and operating purchases. Supervises major tower work, RF transmission line, antenna, and safety compliance.
• Responsible for all FCC compliance needs.
• Responsible for facility maintenance, repairs and budgets, service contracts, inspections, building upgrades and remodels.
• Responsible for all live production equipment and its maintenance, repairs, upkeep and troubleshooting. Equipment installation and maintenance of the transmitter, microwave and satellite systems, video servers edit suites, studio lighting, video routing, terminal equipment, monitors, video switchers and audio consoles.
• Will work closely with the news department to insure production quality, as well as on air and master control quality. Will provide leadership and supervision of the production technical staff.
• Will provide structure for the safety concerns of the stations and will work with HR in state and federal required safety compliance.
• All other duties as assigned in support of the stations.

Requirements:

• Strong IT skills including TCP/IP networking concepts and equipment, storage systems, redundant computer system concepts, administration, etc.
• Expert-level knowledge of current and next generation digital television architecture, equipment and standards including video-over-IP, encoders, decoders, distribution, routing, switching, recording & playback, etc.
• Ability to use AutoCAD for wiring and design
• Knowledge of FCC regulations for Class-A television broadcast operations including logging requirements, EAS and closed captioning, ATSC/53 specifications, etc.
• Knowledge of RF microwave technologies and standards including BAS and Part 101
• Experience with a union environment.
• Ability to lift 50 lbs
• Ability to respond to trouble calls 24×7
• Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays as required
• Excellent verbal, written and people skills
• Excellent project management skills
• Experience with UHF broadcast transmitters a plus
• Experience with large scale UPS and HVAC systems in a broadcast plant a plus

Post Date: 10/19/2018
Job #: 15783
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

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

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

Familiarity with the following broadcast standards:

• SMPTE 259, 292M, MXF
• TU-R Rec.709, 601
• MPEG 2, MPEG 4
• EIA RS-422, RS-232

Certifications (Desired):

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

Education & Experience:

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

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

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

Post Date: 10/19/2018
Job #: 15784
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Supervisor
Location: NY
Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time Master Control Supervisor!

Responsibilities include:

- Supervise Master Control Operators
- Insure the overall technical and operational success of the station's programming
- Work with the News, Traffic, Programming, and Sales departments to resolve any issues that might affect Master Control Operations
- Scheduling Master Control Operator shifts to ensure coverage
- Verify that all content is available and ready to air, maintain required logs, and uphold station standards and FCC compliance by monitoring the station’s technical performance
- The Master Control Supervisor is also responsible for the technical competence of the Master Control Operators and will be expected to facilitate ongoing training in order to maintain high standards
- Other responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

- Experience in television master control operations including air switching live programs
- You must also have experience with computer automation systems, television satellite systems, VTRs, server based ingest and playback systems, Microsoft office products, and file based ingest and playback servers
- Dependable and detail oriented
- Communicate effectively and work well with others
- Be able to follow instructions with minimal supervision
- Knowledge of computers and an aptitude for operating electronic equipment is preferred
- This position requires 24 hour on-call status and various operating shifts including weekends and holidays
- SBE Certification a plus.

Post Date: 10/12/2018
Job #: 15778
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Group VP, Engineering and Technology
Location: AZ: Work Location: Flexible
Job Description:

The Group VP, Engineering and Technology implements technical operations and projects for all broadcast facilities as directed by the President of Company. This position will oversee all broadcast systems working closely with group leadership and station management to meet both group and local goals. The position will manage the group capital and technical expense planning, working with Finance to ensure yearly and quarterly budgets are met. A strong understanding of current technology trends is critical to the role. The candidate will represent the Company with key industry groups and meetings including NAB, Pearl, SBE, SMPTE. The Group VP, Engineering and Technology will utilize a hands-on approach to resolving operation and technical issues. A heavy travel schedule should be expected. The individual leads system design and equipment selection for both the group and local stations. Office location will be defined at time of employment.

Post Date: 10/11/2018
Job #: 15774
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– College/University
– Cable TV Facility: Webstreaming
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IN: Terre Haute
Job Description:

This position is responsible for technical support and planning related to the broadcast environment, installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with radio and television broadcasting. The Broadcast Engineer designs and develops documentation as well as analyzes systems during the development of computer based solutions for various departments throughout campus. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, devices connected to the data network, and broadcast transmission equipment. The services supported by this position have significant visibility in the local community and, often, with other stakeholders. This position is required to work some evenings and weekends and to respond to emergencies in a timely fashion.

Post Date: 10/11/2018
Job #: 15775
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Requirements & Skills:

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

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 10/11/2018
Job #: 15776
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TN: Nashville
Job Description:

We seek a Broadcast Engineer to assist with day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department who is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter site. A successful candidate must be a highly-motivated professional with strong studio, remote, and IT skills with a willingness to learn RF.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains all IT and broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter site.
• Installs, services and maintains station equipment and IT systems.
• Assist with maintenance of, signal routing and patching, audio equipment, in-house and remote production setups in accordance with good engineering practice.
• Familiarity with Ross Overdrive and Vision Switcher, Chyron graphics system, NVision Router, BitCentral newsroom system, Adobe Premiere, ENPS, TVU, Ross CamBot, and Harmonic Electra encoders is desirable.
• Proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking.
• Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station and provide input for Capital and Operating budgets.
• Assists with building and facility maintenance when necessary.
• Maintains three ENG trucks, a DSNG truck and TVU systems.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance with vendors/contractors.
• Assist with ensuring station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Work amicably and professionally with other Departments, News, Sales, Production, Promotion, etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

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

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Broadcast 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 Department Heads, individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions. The Broadcast Engineer is a “first-responder” and must be able respond quickly to after-hours emergencies and arrive at station or transmitter quickly or “remote-in” by computer if warranted.

Post Date: 10/09/2018
Job #: 15773
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: FL: Miami
Job Description:

A global broadcast network station is seeking a Director of Media Engineering in Miami. Must have broadcast engineering expertise from studio, post production and delivery, managing a staff of 20.

The Director will manage technology strategy and day-to-day operations, leading a diverse 24/7 user-facing team of engineers performing system design, integration and maintenance for core infrastructure, studios, control rooms, post-production and transmission for all live and taped programming including News and Sports as well as scripted entertainment properties.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Required Technical Skillsets:

• Studio, Post and Transmission systems design, integration and support
• Studio and Post production workflows and operational processes
• Enterprise file storage and virtual computing
• IP networking (Cisco certification preferred), and IP media standards
• Ability to read and interpret design documentation, including elevations, connection drawings and runlists

Required Characteristics:

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

Qualifications/Requirements:

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

Some technologies include Cisco, Evertz, Avid.

Post Date: 10/08/2018
Job #: 15770
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CT: New Haven
Job Description:

Duties:

- Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station.
- Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station.
- Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions.
- Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts.
- Installs and maintains the IT network, switches, data backups, work stations, and printers.
- Interprets and implements instructions and requests from other station personnel.
- Communicates with members of the engineering team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience:

- Minimum three years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment.
- Proficiency with computers servers and general IT infrastructure preferred.
- Strong PC/MS Office experience.
- Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems, and editing systems.
- Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.
- Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems.
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Requirements:

- Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
- Fluency in English.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
- Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:

High stress office environment with deadline pressures. Position will require you to prioritize tasks and multitask daily, and well as manage multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. You must be able to work outside of normal business hours, including holidays, early mornings, nights and weekends.

Must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50s pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Pre-employment Background and MVR Screening required.

Post Date: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15763
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: AR: Rogers
Job Description:

Our station has an opening for an experienced broadcast Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. This position supports all station efforts in-house at our Rogers, AR studio and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

- Maintains automation systems, production equipment including: production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather graphics and weather systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFBs.
- Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
- Maintains support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, servers, computer systems, microphones, and intercoms.
- Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.
- Maintains digital transmitters, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.

Required Skills:

- A solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications preferred
- Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level.
- Knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking preferred.
- Advanced skill with video production, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation preferred.
- Experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital broadcast transmitters.
- Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
- Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
- Must be flexible to work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
- Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently
- Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written
- Must have the ability work with minimal supervision
- Must be able to interact well with end users in multiple departments

Post Date: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15764
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.

One year of experience as a Broadcast Engineer or relevant course work is preferred. We will train the right candidate if they have a strong basis of technical knowledge and a desire to advance their skills through on-the-site training and occasional classes or seminars.

This position will assist with the maintenance, installation and repair of our station’s RF, studio and office equipment. The successful candidate must be able to troubleshoot at a component level for electrical equipment, computers and computerized systems.

Broadcast Engineers also assist with building and grounds maintenance when needed.

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: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15765
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer: Senior
Location: NY
Job Description:

Our Field Engineers are the behind-the-scenes heroes of the Company. They are on the road a lot, working tirelessly, in remote locations, facing challenges in weather & terrain to make sure that our broadcast facilities are up and running.

As a full-time team member you and your family will have access to excellent medical/dental benefits, 401K and a generous vacation plan.

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 license and an acceptable motor vehicle report.

Post Date: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15766
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager: Broadcast Engineering Manager
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

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

The Environment:

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

Join Our Journey If:

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

A Broadcast Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing technical expertise and engineering support to our Regional Operations Center in Raleigh, NC. Additionally this position will support new technology and related project initiatives by researching and evaluating emerging technologies. The responsibilities require systems integration, remote production, studio production and IT knowledge.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Education and Experience:

• Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technical discipline preferred or equivalent work experience
• Broadcast engineering experience, 7-10 years
• Management, 2+ years of experience
• Must be able to work effectively in a complex 24/7 news environment by diagnosing and resolving or developing alternate methods to overcome issues and maintain continuity in on-air broadcast.
• Knowledge of Windows 7 workstations.
• Knowledge of Windows Server and SQL Enterprise server a plus.
• Intermediate knowledge with TCP/IP Network topologies, and basic understanding of VLANS and Cisco WAN/LAN switches preferred.
• Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge.
• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.
• Knowledge of ENG/DSNG trucks, satellite systems, fiber networks.
• Basic knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques.
• Time Management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
• Interpersonal: ability to interface with internal company and division personnel at various levels and outside equipment vendors and suppliers.
• Communication: excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate solutions to team members and other departments.
• Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving.
• Must enjoy working with people and assisting staff with technical support issues.
• Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision.
• Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines
• Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the state of residence

Post Date: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15768
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: IL: Chicago
Job Description:

We are looking for a dynamic, credible and reliable freelance engineer in our Chicago office.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

• Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department
• Repair and Maintenance of Video Cameras, Editing Systems, ENG vehicles
• Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance
• Assist Engineering with Transmitter and Master Control maintenance
• Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
• Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
• Systems Integration and wiring
• Simple to moderately complex CAD design and system planning
• A basic understanding of Project Management Techniques and Disciplines
• Perform physical inventory of equipment
• Provide support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services
• PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

• Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field
• 2 – 4 years of related broadcast experience
• A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality
• Strong familiarity with Non-Linear Editing, Production Control, Automation, Master Control Automation, Newsroom Automation, MOS
• Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
• Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
• Excellent communication skills
• Familiarity with Avid, Ross, and Grass Valley / Miranda related software and hardware products a plus

Other Requirements:

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• On-call duty, including weekends and holidays
• Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds
• Must have the ability to rate a resistor code and distinguish between the color bands
• Ability to work on ladders and stand for long periods of time

Post Date: 10/02/2018
Job #: 15762
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Satellite Facility, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: FL
Job Description:

The candidate is responsible for projects and documentation for the network feed distribution, working with management and a team of engineers. Additionally, this position is responsible for diagnosing and correcting system problems, both emergency and non-emergency issues.

Responsibilities:

* Manage on-air television signal MPEG encoding platforms
* Support satellite uplink systems (Modulators, HPA Transmitters, AUPC, etc.) and perform regular maintenance on systems
* Respond to and investigate network distribution technical trouble ticket submissions with local broadcast engineers, over-the-air TV affiliates, and multi-video programming (cable, satellite) distribution partners
* Maintain technical database and connectivity maps involving distribution of all network feeds
* Participate in system development tasks: research, design, integration, administration, testing
* Participate in on-call rotation and other team duties, such as seasonal weather schedules, as assigned by supervisor
* Assist in development of new standard operating procedures for network distribution
* Assist in the remote maintenance of the diversified uplink site in Memphis, TN
* Maintain backup power systems and perform monthly system checks, including generator and ATS operations, software, etc.

Qualifications:

* Minimum bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
* Minimum 1 year of experience in a distribution environment (broadcast, cable, satellite)
* General understanding of technologies related to distribution for a national TV network
* Demonstrated ability in technical troubleshooting & analysis
* Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
* Ability to interpret technical documentation
* Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays on case-by-case basis
* Strong analytical skills and verbal communication

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15759
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: NY
Job Description:

The Engineering Manager is responsible for the upkeep, modification, testing and documentation of the company’s broadcast systems within the studio facility as well as the leadership and management of the company’s Maintenance and Master Control engineers.

The position serves in part as the key technical liaison to operations staff and programming talent on a day-by-day basis and will possess a thorough technical acumen of the broadcast plant to effectively problem solve during technical emergencies and communicate changes effectively to all. The position requires not only extensive experience in engineering but also proven experience in managing technical personnel and the ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical broadcast staff.

Responsibilities include:

* Oversee and provide hands-on maintenance, modification, testing and documentation of the station’s broadcast facility including but not limited to the following technology: Sierra Automation Systems and Axia audio routing and mixing platforms, broadcast computer KVM technology, audio and control interfaces with the DAVID and NexGen on-air delivery systems, terrestrial and streaming release paths, uplink and downlink systems and all associated broadcast facility equipment.
* Manage the Maintenance Dept. and Master Control Engineering staff: set goals and priorities and evaluate the performance in these positions. Manage and schedule per diem engineers for temporary backfill of these positions, as needed. With the HR department, recruit to fill positions as needed.
* Research, design, execute and train personnel in new and existing equipment/technology/procedures for broadcast transmission and systems.
* Provide project management for the Maintenance Dept.; hold regular meetings with the Maintenance engineers to track progress of projects and advise the team on changing priorities. Check project documentation to ensure drawing and documentation standards are maintained.
* Maintain all broadcast technical standards as set by Chief Technology Officer, Director of Engineering and Assistant Director of Engineering.
* In coordination with the Director of Engineering and the Assistant Director of Engineering document and maintain engineering policies and procedures, especially in regard to Master Control operating procedures as well as plant wiring and documentation standards and change management policy.

Necessary skills and experience:

* Demonstrated ability to effectively manage technical personnel in a live broadcast environment, required
* Demonstrated strong organizational and project management skills, required.
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and follow through on projects to completion, required
* Excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations, required
* Excellent interpersonal skills, required
* Flexibility to work extended hours, evening and/or weekends as needed, required
* Ability to communicate complex technical information to technical and nontechnical audiences, preferred
* Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical discipline, required
* Advanced degree/certifications, preferred
* Minimum five years progressively responsible engineering experience focusing on technical personnel management and budget management, required
* Knowledge of current broadcast, production and IT technologies and trends, required

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

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15757
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Works independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment in geographical area. The Site Manager will also maintain and repair low TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment. Schedule will include travel, evenings, and weekends. EEO/VET

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15758
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: LA: Shreveport
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

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

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15752
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Chief Engineer/Director of Engineering
Location: NY
Job Description:

The position of Chief Engineer/Director of Engineering is responsible for managing the station engineering department in the planning, design, and installation of new systems in an effective and efficient manner and employs industry best practices to maintain quality facilities. This position also develops, maintains, and administers engineering departmental operations budget and capital budgets for studio and transmitter locations.

Essential Job Duties include but are not limited to:

1. Key responsibility is engineering support for 24/7 news production, delivered through TV, digital, mobile, and OTT, and other emerging digital services.
2. Develop outstanding Engineering Department through hiring, training, coaching, evaluation, and daily contact with employees.
3. Lead efforts and champion improvement solutions for studios and transmitters and other engineering related solutions. Lead team in researching, recommending, planning, design, and installation of new systems in an effective and efficient manner and employ industry best practices to maintain quality facilities, solve workflow problems or improve performance in other ways.

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

1. Formal training in electronics with advanced training in broadcast systems electronics is required
2. 10+ years of relevant job experience including a position of engineering management responsibility.
3. Must have experience with purchase agreement negotiations.
4. Thorough knowledge of current FCC rules and regulations and OSHA regulations a must.

Physical Requirements:

• 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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15753
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: TX: El Paso
Job Description:

This is an opening for an Engineering Manager in the El Paso, Texas market. Candidates must have a strong background in radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, RF equipment, AM directional antenna systems and computer/IT skills.

Responsibilities:

* Maintains overall digital broadcasting electronic systems and related equipment for optimum transmission/broadcast performance
* Maintains traditional radio and digital broadcasting electronic systems and equipment used to ensure optimum transmission and/or broadcast performance including electromechanical equipment such as switchers, consoles, transmitters, transceivers, and radio/voice modems.
* Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems.
* Conducts diagnostic testing, repair and replacement activities.
* Provides information technology solutions and services in the design, development, modification, implementation, and maintenance of cost-effective infrastructure.
* Documents equipment maintenance, repair, and replacements. Decides test equipment, parts, and related tools needed for use in maintenance and repair.
* Installs, maintains, and supports desktop computer equipment for internal users.
* May maintain and repair information technology systems for assigned stations/locations.
* May have responsibility for maintenance and upkeep of company-owned facilities, buildings, and transmitters.

Qualifications:

* Technical management and maintenance of a multi-station AM FM radio station cluster and assuring FCC legal compliance in all aspects of the operation. This is a service oriented position.
* Excellent written and oral communications and organizational skills
* Ability to work independently, occasional night and weekend work is expected
* Must be on-call and available to respond 24/7
* Ability to climb ladders, work in small spaces and ability to lift 50 pounds.
* Familiarity with Nexgen or other audio playout systems High and low power RF transmission systems and transmitter maintenance Microsoft operating systems Audio mixing consoles Power generators and * UPS systems Satellite systems Tower management
* 2 years technical school or military training in electronics or equivalent experience Prior radio broadcast experience, SBE certification or FCC General Class license is preferred A Valid state driver’s license with an excellent driving record.

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15755
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Sr Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

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

What we’re looking for:

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide Tier 1 level technical support of broadcast related operating systems.
• Provide hands on engineering support at the client (software interface) level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas:

• Studio Production
• Master Control Operations
• Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies)
• Newsroom
• Remote production

• Work with vendors to help troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades.
• Assist Broadcast Engineer II & III with the maintenance of Broadcast related hardware and software systems.
• Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents.
• Assist in the training of operations personnel.
• Assist in the installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
• Utilize facility and system documentation to facilitate support activities.
• Monitoring, test and measurement of critical systems.
• Support remote productions as a technician.
• Communicate major outages to department managers.

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

• Familiarity with the following broadcast standards:

• SMPTE 259, 292M, MXF
• TU-R Rec.709, 601
• MPEG 2, MPEG 4
• EIA RS-422, RS-232

• Certifications (Desired):

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

Education & Experience:

• Associates Degree in Technical discipline or two (2) years equivalent work experience
We believe every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication, openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn and grow, and an overall positive attitude. Roles may require the following:

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

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15746
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering is responsible for the leadership, administration, budget oversight, strategic planning, standards-setting, project execution and upkeep of the company’s broadcast and production systems both within the studio technical plant as well as all extraneous transmission facilities and associated STLs, including oversight of FCC compliance of all.

The Director of Engineering will serve in part as a technology strategist who will possess a thorough technical acumen of technical trends within all aspects of broadcast and production systems and work closely with the CTO to identify and capitalize on broadcast technology solutions that will advance the interests of the Company. The position requires not only extensive experience in broadcast engineering but also proven experience in managing technical personnel involved with projects from design to piloting, commissioning to final documentation.

Responsibilities Include:

- Manage the technical managers and staff under the position; Assistant Director of RF Systems, Engineering Manager, Broadcast Engineers, Senior Broadcast Engineers, Maintenance Engineers as well as any per diem engineers and independent contractors reporting directly into the Director position. With the CTO, set individual goals and priorities based upon Departmental goals, manage performance and evaluate employees within the Engineering Department with an emphasis on communication within the team members and cross-training as much as possible. With CTO and HR department, recruit to fill positions as needed.
- Oversee the maintenance, technical projects, standards and operation of the station’s studio broadcast facility and multiple transmitter sites to ensure smooth and efficient operations to guarantee the highest level of quality reaches to the listener and always with an eye to ensure that the plant’s wiring and operational standards are being met and technical documentation is kept up to date by staff. This work may entail hands on, detailed technical work and guidance inside the station’s technical infrastructure with the staff.
- In coordination with the CTO, regularly monitor the Engineering Department expense budget based on Company-wide goals.
- Initiate, approve and recommend purchases based on this outline and goals throughout the course of the fiscal year.
- Research, design, implement and train personnel in any new equipment/technology/procedures for broadcast transmission and systems.
- Participate as needed in Senior Staff leadership meetings; provide technical expertise, input and progress reports.

Necessary Skills:

- Set and document technical standards and maintain engineering policies and procedures.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively manage technical personnel in a live broadcast environment, required
- Demonstrated strong organizational and project management skills, required.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and follow through on projects to completion, required
- Excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations, required
- Excellent interpersonal skills, required
- Flexibility to work extended hours, evening and/or weekends as needed, required
- Ability to communicate complex technical information to technical and non-technical audiences, preferred
- Experience in preparing and monitoring operation budgets and planning for capital improvements, required
- Hands-on experience in AM and FM transmitter and transmission system maintenance, preferred
- Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical discipline, required
- Advanced degree/certifications, preferred
- Minimum seven years progressively responsible engineering experience focusing on technical personnel management and budget management, required
- Knowledge of current broadcast, professional audio, production, RF and IT technologies and trends, required

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

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15748
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: GA: Savannah
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

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

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15749
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: LA: New Orleans
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

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

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15750
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Ft. Walton Beach
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

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

Post Date: 09/21/2018
Job #: 15742
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Senior Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: San Antonio
Job Description:

The engineer in this position will install, maintain and repair studio, transmitting, and ancillary equipment, in order to maintain superior service in all coverage areas and on all platforms, while complying with FCC technical requirements. In addition, the engineer will provide technical support and maintenance of information systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Act as a contact for technical support and emergencies by promptly responding 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Maintain proper station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance.
- Install, troubleshoot and repair audio, transmitting, IT and telephone equipment for office and broadcast operations.
- Ensure compliance with FCC regulations and requirements by performing reviews of station logs and maintaining operating parameters within licensed limits.
- Assist staff in preserving superior technical standards by providing training and assistance on the proper use of software and equipment.
- Participate appropriately in station fundraising, sponsorship activities and live events.
- Advise supervisor and other staff, as needed, on actions essential to maintaining performance, safety and security at studio and transmitter facilities.
- Fulfill administrative obligations related to required documentation, keeping appropriate files and submitting timely expense reports.

Required Qualifications:

- A passion for the mission of public radio.
- Technologically versatile with willingness to expand skills.
- Self-motivated, with a “willing spirit” and the ability to work efficiently with limited direct supervision.
- Five-years of technical experience in broadcasting or related field.
- Associate degree in electronics technology or related field, or equivalent experience in operations or maintenance at a broadcast station.
- IT skills including workstation and server troubleshooting and repair, local area networking and desktop support.
- Ability to work after hours and be on-call 24/7 for emergencies or scheduled maintenance.
- Working knowledge of basic electronics theory and principles and the ability to read schematics.
- Must have a valid standard Class C driver’s license, transportation and the ability to travel on short notice.
- Demonstrated professionalism and personal relationship skills, including the ability to work well with other team members.
- Exceptional organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

- Configuration, operation and maintenance of digital audio storage systems, automation systems and traffic systems.
- Experience working with antenna systems, FM transmitters, STL, digital studio consoles, audio over IP digital routing systems, voice over IP digital telephone systems for broadcast use, audio processing and remote control systems.
- Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, telecommunication laws related to broadcast station operation and compliance.
- Strong electronics troubleshooting and audio background.
- Multi-media skills, including experience producing or editing digital media.

Physical Requirements:

- Frequently and regularly using the wrists, hands, and fingers to make small movements such as typing or picking up small objects or hand tools.
- Verbally conveying information, instructions, and ideas clearly and quickly.
- Able to hear average or normal conversations, in person or by phone.
- Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or other materials. Must be able to differentiate color coding of wiring and components.
- Must have the ability to lift 75 lbs., climb ladders and use common power tools.

Post Date: 09/21/2018
Job #: 15744
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: Outside the US: Virgin Islands - St. Thomas
Job Description:

We are in search of a candidate to fill our Director of Engineering position. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall technical and engineering functions of the Company. The Director of Engineering is also responsible for formulating and maintaining capital budgets and overseeing the Engineering Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Design, upgrade and plan for all technical aspects of the Company;
• Manage the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department;
• Work with engineering consultants on FCC guidelines;
• Make recommendations to the CEO on new policies and procedures to implement;
• Establish procedures and standards for the operation and maintenance of transmitter and station equipment;
• Manage the operation and maintain activities in television broadcasting, or the satellite uplink transmitter;
• Train workers in diagnosing causes of transmitter malfunctions with the use of various test equipment to return transmitter to operational status;
• Establish procedures for testing transmitter equipment;
• Perform preventative maintenance activities on operation equipment during testing for the Emergency Broadcasting System;
• Develop plans and prepare schematic drawings designed to modify and improve existing transmitter equipment;
• Direct and coordinate equipment modification activities to prevent interruptions in transmitting operations;
• Prepare work, repair and maintenance schedules for all technicians, transmitter operators and engineers;
• Submit written reports on the current functions of the areas;
• Direct and coordinate television station activities concerned with acquisitions, installations, and maintenance, or with the modification of studio and broadcasting equipment;
• Evaluate the station’s needs for new broadcasting equipment and recommend such needs to the CEO;
• Direct activities concerned with layout, codes and safety regulations relative to all engineering operations;
• Establish procedures for operation and maintenance of studio, remote control and microwave transmission equipment;
• Inspect and direct testing and maintenance of studio and remote broadcasting equipment to ensure operational performance meet the System’s standards and the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission;
• Develop grants and proposals for technical implementation;
• Formulate and prepare engineering training courses for all technical personnel; and
• Stay updated and informed about current industry trends and standards.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Engineering or similar degree, plus 5-8 years of technical service in the TV Broadcasting Industry. In lieu of a degree, 10 years of technical service in the TV Broadcasting Industry; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job;
• Strong background in broadcast equipment maintenance;
• Certified Broadcast Engineer (CBE), or have completed more than 50% of the accreditation requirement towards obtaining a CBE certification;
• Member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers;
• Computer literate;
• Excellent organizational and managerial skills;
• Minimum of five (5) years management experience; and
• Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call for station emergencies.

Other Requirements:

• Ability to lift 50 pounds;
• Ability to drive vans, trucks and cars and must have a valid USVI Driver’s License;
• Ability to climb and repair systems on buildings;
• Ability to be on-call (as needed) to address emergencies for the System; and
• Good working knowledge of three phase AC systems.

Post Date: 09/21/2018
Job #: 15741
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MA: Watertown
Job Description:

Reporting to the Assistant Chief Engineer, the Broadcast Maintenance Engineer II will be responsible for the successful maintenance, repair, design, installation, operation, documentation, and support of complex media communication systems, networks, uplink transmitters, antennas, etc. He/she will work as part of a collaborative Engineering team to include EIC duties and on-call duties.

About You:

• Identify and respond with a sense of urgency to problems of all broadcast related equipment, uplink transmitters, antennas, studio production equipment etc.
• Diagnose and repair all broadcast related equipment
• Maintain broadcast equipment, uplink transmitters, antennas etc.
• Proactively identify potential issues and develop and implement plans to address and resolve potential problems
• Work collaboratively with the IT/Operations/Production departments and be willing to assist other engineering team members on projects, trouble-shooting and repairing technical problems
• Participate in the implementation of hardware and software solutions that meet the technology and business needs of the various departments
• Assist in the planning , design, documentation, and implementation of various systems to include servers, network equipment and managed infrastructure technology and software applications
• Act as the Engineer in Charge of live events
• Be available on-call 24/7 on a rotating weekly basis
• Successfully complete other related duties and responsibilities as assigned or needed

We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are especially encouraged to apply.

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