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Post Date: 01/19/2021
Job #: 16668
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:
Top 50 market Chief Engineer needed.

If you possess the following skills and experiences, then please apply for this opportunity:

* Minimum five years broadcast engineering experience.
* Oversee local technical needs and activities for a goal of 100% uptime for station On-Air Products.
* Hands-on FM, HD, AM transmitter experience and AM Directional Antenna experience.
* Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antenna’s, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment.
* A knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations.
* The candidate must have strong verbal and writing communications skills, as well as strong proven time management skills including ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment.
* Experience in project planning, management and execution.
* IT & Network knowledge and experience required as well as experience with digital audio and audio streaming.

Qualifications:

* Must have at least four years of college or technical school and/or training; or equivalent work experience.
* Availability to work various hours / days, including some weekends and holidays.
* Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure.
* A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the use of applicant’s own vehicle is needed, proof of insurance, is required.

SBE Certification is a plus

Post Date: 01/19/2021
Job #: 16670
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Head of Technology
Location: Sacramento CA
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced, versatile Head of Technology and Operations. This position will report directly to the Regional Head of Technology and Operations. We are looking for a proven leader with strong technical judgment, effective communication skills, possessing an understanding of current and future technology needs with a passion for innovation.

The Head of Technology and Operations is responsible for leading the Engineering, Production, and Information Technology teams, which supports the overall Company broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment.

This position is responsible for (including but not limited to):

• Managing short-and-long term technology strategy.
• Day-to-day operations including equipment integration, maintenance for the core infrastructure, studios, control rooms, facility, post-production, and transmission for all live programming.
• Overseeing compliance of FCC rules and regulations.
• Managing compliance of critical security policies, including Account, Password Security, Vulnerability Protection, Virus Protection, Untrusted Network, and IT Incident Reporting policies.
• Managing Business Continuity and Disaster Contingency plans.
• Maintaining financial responsibility for the Engineering and Production Departments including – expense budgeting, approvals, and reviews.
• Monitoring and creatively scrutinizing daily on-air technical quality.
• Leading workflow improvements for both on-air and online products.
• Managing vendor contracts including technology, building maintenance, security, and janitorial services.
• Leading capital planning and submission process for station.
• Leading project planning and project management for station wide initiatives.

• Strong customer service skills and unfailing professionalism. Demonstrate impeccable written and verbal communication and presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Demonstrated strong leadership with a focus on team management
• Understanding of IT processes including security, workflow, and management
• In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; ENPS Newsroom Systems, Production Control Room Automation, RF Transmission, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows.
• Demonstrated strong project management experience.
• Ability to work well and make quick decisions under pressure.
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years’ experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation

Post Date: 01/19/2021
Job #: 16671
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Sacramento CA
Job Description:

The Broadcast Systems Engineer/IT Technician role is both strategic and hands on. The ideal candidate will have a proven background in studio and master control operations along with good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with non-technical end users. This position will support broadcast-ENPS automated news system while responding quickly to technical support calls from multiple departments within the Company.

Candidates would be expected to:

* Excel as a “hands-on” engineer capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
* Maintain, upgrade, and support broadcast Information Technology including the studio and transmitter facilities
* Provide technical support to other teams within Technology & Ops
* Develop new workflows designed to improve quality and reduce flaws
* Partner with Studio Operations and Field Operations groups to maintain systems
* Seek opportunities to reduce spending/increase news-gathering and production efficiency by implementation of smart technology
* Maintain knowledge of and stay current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, studio production automation, master control automation, workstation products, and Video Codecs and trans-coding
* Introduce new news-gathering & production technologies and support existing technologies
* Leverage computing concepts to develop innovative solutions for complex architecture and operational challenges
* Maintain and design Broadcast Systems e.g. Routers, Control Room systems, Studios, Weather systems, Digital Asset Management, and Newsroom Systems
* Ensure On-air quality control including but not limited to; Broadcast acquisition, production, playout, and archive
* Support Web & Social platforms
* Make new technology recommendations, identify best practices and establish high operating standards
* Be available to work various hours and days including weekends, overnights, and holidays
* Work closely with the Technology Managers and with corporate IT support
* Effectively communicate the status of problems and challenges, provide updates to progress on projects, and offer solutions to technical issues
* Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field
* Minimum 3 years of managing mission critical Broadcast/IT environments at a TV Station, preferably in News.
* Experience in field operations including Trucks, Satellite, Microwave, and IP news-gathering technologies a plus
* Reading and Creating Detailed AutoCAD documentation
* Extensive experience in Broadcast Systems, Networking, Servers, Desktop, Monitoring, end user support
* Have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks
* Possess Strong Interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with all levels of management & user community
* Possess strong multitasking skills
* Project Management
* Experience in an operational role such as Director, Technical Director, and Master Control operator a plus

Post Date: 01/15/2021
Job #: 16666
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: Houston TX
Job Description:

We are searching for a Director of Engineering responsible for planning, managing and executing all engineering functions for our four (4) radio stations, and oversight of the IT department in Houston, Texas. Duties include, but are not limited to, managing all RF operations, all broadcast and digital distribution systems, studio equipment, tower site operations, IT, maintenance, security systems, engineering personnel management, capital planning and execution, and operations and maintenance budgets. This position requires a strong leader with an ability to direct and motivate technical staff and train operations staff. Varied and extended hours may include some weekends, holidays, on-call, and required travel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Planning, executing, and timely completion of all projects and maintenance, while ensuring compliance with all FCC, FAA, FEMA, and Company rules, regulations, and guidelines. Maintain, maximize, and service station’s transmitter, studio, and station facilities. Recommend and oversee the purchase of equipment necessary to produce a quality product and maximize effectiveness and efficiency. Assist management in the long-range planning for replacing station equipment and systems. Supervise and train the maintenance engineers, IT manager, and broadcast and production specialists, as necessary, on the repair of the electronic and mechanical equipment of the station. Responsible for the planning, implementation, installation, and maintenance of market-wide capital projects. The Director of Engineering is responsible for improving operational capabilities and supporting all revenue and audience producing efforts. Must work closely with the other departments in the maintenance and operation of their equipment. Additional duties as necessary.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Must be able to deal confidentially with sensitive information.
* Exudes superior customer service, fosters teamwork, and leads by example.
* Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation and maintenance of radio station facilities, including RF and IP systems.
* Manage and assist in negotiation of station equipment purchases. Requires the ability to work with and negotiate with vendors and suppliers to the station.
* Understand the operation of all station equipment, including use of all related test equipment.
* Requires on-call status when emergencies or failure of critical equipment occurs to the operation of the station. Occasional night and weekend work can be expected.
* Installs, maintains and supports transmitters and transmission systems, transceivers, satellite receivers, and broadcast automation equipment for optimum performance.
* Documents equipment installation, wiring, maintenance, repair, and replacement.
* Maintain an up-to-date spare parts inventory.
* Ensure that all projects are properly implemented and executed per agreed-upon schedule.
* Must be able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills.
* Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems at studio, transmitter, and translator locations.
* Ensure operation and maintenance of company vehicles. This must be done with the safety of the operator, other personnel and the public in mind, according to the guidelines of the station and Company.
* Heavy computer usage, including repetitive hand use and movement, is required. Some lifting is required. Some climbing and crawling may be required. Must be able to climb ladders, work in small places, and lift 50 pounds.
* Work performed primarily in Engineering Shop, in studios and transmitter facilities, both inside and outside, and in an office environment.

Education and Experience:

* Requires a minimum 5 years of related experience in radio station studio and transmission systems engineering and/or college degree in Electronics or equivalent combination of education and experience. An SBE Certification is desired.
* Extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems throughout the audio chain. Knowledge of Wheatstone consoles and WheatNet IP Blade audio distribution systems is highly desired. Knowledge of Wide Orbit automation systems is highly desired.
* The Director of Engineering is responsible for maintaining station compliance with FCC, OSHA, FEMA, and FAA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures.
* Extensive audio engineering knowledge and experience with state-of-the-art broadcast audio processor equipment, automation systems, and studio design.
* Strong working knowledge of high-powered multi-station FM transmission systems. Extensive HD radio knowledge and experience.
* This is a service-oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications, personable and timely interaction and response with fellow employees, and organizational skills.
* Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software.
* Must possess or obtain a valid State of Texas driver’s license with a good driving record.

Post Date: 01/14/2021
Job #: 16665
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Chico, Yuba City CA
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Chief Engineer with skills in transmitters, STL’s, automation (Wide Orbit and Rivendell), studio maintenance, intermediate-level IT and analog audio equipment. The most important personal requirement is the ability to communicate collegially and effectively with our staff, management and vendors, to be able to take criticism well and to work efficiently in an emergency situation. Our engineers must be team-players, punctual, and solution-oriented. Must have previously worked as a CE in multi-station situations.

The job is full-time, primarily in Chico at our four-station cluster with some activity in our Yuba City three-station cluster and occasional help to our engineers in Redding and Sacramento.

We have a full suite of employee benefits like health care, dental, vision, life insurance, 401-K, paid vacation and sick leave, overtime pay, etc.

Post Date: 01/14/2021
Job #: 16660
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Radio Engineer
Location: Vail/Avon CO
Job Description:

We seek a qualified radio broadcast engineer to manage and maintain our network of 11FM stations and 1 AM station (plus several boosters and translators) as well as our studio and radio automation equipment.

The successful candidate will have a wide variety of technical skills and experiences in the broadcast engineering field and will become a valued member of a team at an award-winning company known for innovation and excellence. We are willing to support someone moving from chief operator to higher levels of certifications.

Responsibilities:

* Maintain and repair all technical equipment including studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems
* Monitor and maintain full compliance with all pertinent FCC rules and regulations
* Oversee all engineering functions of the station, including planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
* Manage and maintain transmission site leases and relationships
* Maintain station technical files, records, logs, licenses, permits, authorizations and other required documentation including timely filing of license renewal and FCC Public File documents in conjunction with station management and ensure technical and technology standards and priorities for the organization

Applicant must be able to lift and carry heavy equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Must have a clean MVR and have or be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license. Ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather. All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing the pre-employment background check. Local travel, OT, weekends and holiday will be required.

We reaffirm our commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

Post Date: 01/14/2021
Job #: 16662
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: FTS Manager I (Transmitter Supervisor)
Location: Orangeburg SC
Job Description:

Job Purpose:

Supervises the operation of multiple digital broadcast transmitter installations.

Job Duties:

Performs routine and emergency maintenance on very complex high power broadcast transmitters. Performs routine and emergency maintenance on very complex video and audio processing, monitoring, remote control, and associated equipment. Prepares monthly ETV Transmitter Reports. Checks broadcast signals and operation for compliance with FCC and FAA rules and regulations. Keeps required records and files for compliance with FCC. and FAA rules and regulations. Orders parts, supplies, and tools as required for transmitters, associated equipment and building. Maintains building and grounds. Performs general inspection of transmitting tower, guy lines, and guy anchors. Performs other related tasks as assigned by Manager, Transmitter Operations, and V.P. Engineering.

Post Date: 01/14/2021
Job #: 16663
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Communications Technician (Tower Technician)
Location: SC
Job Description:

Job Purpose:

Under limited supervision, installs, maintains and inspects the Company towers. Serves as technical advisor for new tower construction, upgrading of existing towers and dismantling and moving existing towers. Ensures that all towers are in compliance with all FAA, FCC, EIA/TIA, OSHA and ANSI, and ASTM rules and regulations.

Job Duties:

Plan, organize and perform maintenance as required on all Company owned towers, wire attachment points and tower foundations. Inspect tower grounding system (above ground) and determine proper corrosion control requirements for all towers. As required, inspect, maintain and assist with removal of any of the 600 plus Company owned towers located at schools State-Wide. Ensure that all Company owned towers less than 500 feet are maintained in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Advisory Circular AC 70/7460-1 L, Obstruction Marking and Lighting. Establish an adequate routine maintenance program for grounds care at each guyed tower site. Order parts, supplies and tools as required. Periodically inspect tools and equipment and order replacements as necessary. Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor and Management.

Post Date: 01/14/2021
Job #: 16664
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer Part Time
Location: Indianapolis IN
Job Description:

We need an Engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer. We own 40 AM and FM translators. Visit our website for more information. References upon request.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE

Post Date: 01/14/2021
Job #: 16654
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Broadcast Technology Operations Specialist
Location: Amarillo TX
Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Full Time Broadcast Technical Operations Specialist to join our team. This position supports technical operations of all broadcast facilities, including transmitter, master control and studio/production systems.

General Qualification Requirements:

Preferred Education:

* Associate Degree in Electronics or Communications or equivalent experience.
* Industry certifications and trainings are preferred.

Experience and Training:

Required:

* At least two years of experience with IT and audio/video equipment.

Preferred:

* Knowledge of broadcast equipment operation, troubleshooting and maintenance.
* Experience in live production environments.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

- Dependability.
- High level of computer technology skills required.
- Familiarity with digital equipment operation, including Adobe software suites.
- Ability to use and operate video cameras, recorders and production equipment.
- Ability to work under stress, to work independently, as a team member, and with people in a professional manner.
- Must be able to work in a noisy environment.
- Must be able to work on several projects simultaneously.
- Must have strong interpersonal skills.
- Computer network or network security knowledge and training.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

- Perform maintenance and assist with installation of equipment and systems.
- Evaluate and recommend enhancements for broadcast and production systems and workflows.
- Supports production team with technical support and troubleshooting.
- Serves as primary liaison with college ITS department.
- Assist with maintaining compliance with FCC laws and other regulations.
- On-call as needed for equipment problems and off-air emergencies.
- Comply with all college, state and local procedures, rules and regulations. Observe and promote continual improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
- Perform other duties when needed.

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and hold a valid Texas driver's license. Must be able to walk or stand for long periods of time. Must be able to work in a noisy environment. Exposure to mechanical and electrical hazards and hot and cold conditions inside and outside.

Salary: Aligned with the current published salary scale for the represented position grade, commensurate with experience.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement: We are committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who not only reflect the demographics of our clients but also continue to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our customers.

Post Date: 01/14/2021
Job #: 16656
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: Rochester NY
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Requirements & Skills:

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

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Post Date: 01/14/2021
Job #: 16657
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Louisville KY
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

* Experience in operating DSNG trucks supporting special News events.
* Maintains digital transmitters, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.
* Maintains production equipment including robotic camera system, production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather graphics and weather systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFBs.
* Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
* Maintains support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, videotape machines, XDCAM decks, computer systems, microphones, and intercoms.
* Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.

Experience Requirements:

The candidate should have experience working as a maintenance technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment or 2+ years of experience in a related military occupation specialty.

Qualification Requirements:

* Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications
* Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level
* Must have knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking
* Must have advanced skill with video production, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation
* Desired to have experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital transmitters
* Desired to have experience with Autocad for system design and layout
* Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
* Must be flexible to work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
* Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently
* Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written
* Must have the ability work with minimal supervision
* Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
* Must have excellent vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.

Education:

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

Post Date: 01/14/2021
Job #: 16658
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Assistant Chief Engineer
Location: Madison WI
Job Description:

Is troubleshooting digital broadcast systems in your DNA? Do you believe that infrastructure documentation is the lifeblood of an engineering department? Does SDI mean more to you than IT, but you understand the importance of both in the modern broadcast plant environment? If so, we’d like to talk to you.

We are searching for an Assistant Chief Engineer who can read, understand, create, and maintain custom station documentation that is critical to the entire engineering department. We use AutoCAD & VISIO! to create and keep our documentation up to date. If you know AutoCAD & VISIO!, or can learn it, we’d like to talk to you.

A strong background in RF Systems and station automation is a plus. Experience with Florical Systems, Ross Overdrive, and Rohde & Schwartz transmitters is a big plus.

If you have integration on your resume we absolutely want to talk to you. We are looking for an Assistant Chief Engineer that understands every connection necessary to successfully integrate a new piece of equipment or system and can design projects in the documentation for others to help install.

We have strong engineering leadership to help guide your career, and we have engineering staff that has been with the company for a long time. This is because we value and appreciate their contributions and they like it here.

We offer a competitive wage and benefits package in addition to an advanced, stimulating broadcast engineering opportunity.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 01/07/2021
Job #: 16652
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Jacksonville FL
Job Description:

We are looking for a full time Broadcast Maintenance Engineer.

Experience:

This position will be responsible for installation, maintenance and repair of broadcast and non-broadcast equipment. This position will also provide IT support, knowledge of Network infrastructure, computer systems management and Security protocols are required. Equipment to be maintained will include studio broadcast equipment including HD-SDI routing, distribution systems, automated and non-automated production equipment, audio consoles, microphone and audio distribution equipment, ENG field acquisition equipment, ENG Live Truck, Microwave radios, office computers and software and any other Broadcast -related systems.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of broadcast maintenance and/or broadcast IT experience. A Technical or Bachelor degree with a foundation in electronics and IT is preferred. Candidate must be able to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Lifting, climbing, driving and other labor-intensive tasks may be required.

This is a full-time position that will require a working flexible hours including early morning hours, evening hours, weekends and holidays as part of a regular schedule.

Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with the requirements of federal law, we will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Post Date: 01/07/2021
Job #: 16653
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT Broadcast Engineer
Location: Rochester NY
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Primary person to provide desktop IT support.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Basic understanding of IP networking and associated hardware (e.g. firewalls, routers, switches)
• Working knowledge of LAN/WAN/VPN networking, Video over IP and VOIP technologies.
• Understanding of computer network architecture, theory, and protocols (TCP/IP, UDP/IP, 7 layers of OSI, DNS, DHCP}
• Ensure software license compliance and all software versions are up to date
• Collaborate with members of the engineering team to solve technical problems.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Associate degree in in information technology
• Minimum of two years’ experience in networking.
• Knowledge of video and studio systems such as those used in television
• Must be able to work nights, weekends, whenever the need arises.
• Must have a Valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements:

Applicant must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Some climbing, stooping, and crawling may be required. Manual dexterity needed to operate keyboards, mice, pushbuttons, manipulate tools and operate equipment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Post Date: 01/06/2021
Job #: 16651
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Myrtle Beach SC
Job Description:

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with good communication skills who can take charge and perform under minimal supervision. The candidate will help prepare annual technical operating and capital expense budgets.

The position requires maintenance and repair of high power Continental FM, Gates Air FM, Broadcast Electronics FM, and Nautel AM transmitters, Moseley analog and digital STL systems, IP audio delivery platforms, analog and digital studio gear, BE AudioVault radio automation, and Telos AXIA digital audio networking. Working knowledge of IP, networking, and digital workstations is required. Equipment diagnosis to component level and repair is required.

Working knowledge of FCC Rules pertaining to Radio Broadcast is required.

This vital position includes a competitive salary, cellphone allowance, excellent benefits including Health, Dental, Vision and 401(k).

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Post Date: 01/06/2021
Job #: 16648
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Killeen TX
Job Description:

This job provides management for the Engineering Department and technical support of the broadcast facility and the Telecommunications department.

The candidate should be familiar with FCC rules and regulations pertaining to a broadcast facility. The candidate is also required to prepare, and maintain engineering department budget. This position requires a demonstrated capability in the installation, alignment, troubleshooting, and repair of typical broadcast equipment to include: FM transmission and control room equipment, microwave STL, Audio and video equipment used for Academic instruction. Candidate should be capable of component level troubleshooting of analog and digital electronics and proficient in the use and configuration of computers and computer networks. Responsible for the technical operation and signal quality of the station transmitters. Responsible for consulting with the station manager concerning technical and regulatory matters of the stations. Ensuring that the broadcast facilities are operated and in compliance thereof. Responsible for preventive maintenance program for the station, to include: maintenance schedules, spare part lists, materials requisitions, work schedules, systems records drawings, operation budget recommendations. Works directly in the operation and diagnostic maintenance of all broadcast, educational, and all allied peripheral equipment to include equipment used in academic instruction. Works closely with other station Department Heads to assure good working relationships among departments. Works directly with the Station Manager in developing long range technical planning assure timely response to technical failures.

Post Date: 01/06/2021
Job #: 16649
Organization Type: Public Radio Network
Job Title: Audio Engineering Technology Services Manager
Location: DC
Job Description:

The Audio Engineering Technology Services Manager is responsible for a wide assortment of technical and logistic duties including: overseeing design and on-going maintenance of studio and broadcast facilities, supervising a team of Electronics Engineers, broadcast facility design, project management, responding to 24x7 equipment failures, ordering equipment, managing inventory, and allocating appropriate technical resources to support Company operations.

Our ideal candidate is a proactive, courteous, collaborative individual with a broadcast, audio engineering, or IT background. They must possess the poise to manage complex situations with tact and the ability and desire to learn new skills, tools, and technologies. A proven history of successfully managing teams, building and maintaining cross-divisional relationships, solving problems, and developing and mentoring staff are key components of this leadership position.

Essential duties include:

* Manages, schedules, supports, trains, and develops a team of Electronics Engineers
* Oversees all technical and maintenance aspects at our Washington DC headquarters, in addition to technical plants in California, New York, and a number of journalist-operated production facilities across the DC area
* Project manages new technical facility construction and existing facility modifications
* Provides 24x7 immediate response to technology outages or staffing emergencies
* Maintains current service levels and quality standards for broadcast and technical systems
* Supervises union staff in compliance with collective bargaining agreement
* Troubleshoots, documents, and resolves technical issues as they arise
* Maintains parts stock/assemblies for broadcast systems
* Manages technical equipment asset tracking
* Maintains and updates accurate documentation for all technical systems
* Builds and sustains collaborative relationships across the organization, including regular engagement with content creators, support groups, and management to identify and anticipate needs and allocate resources accordingly
* Supervise at least six direct reports, including preparing their regular performance reviews, and making effective recommendations regarding any hiring, promotion, and discipline for these positions.

Qualifications:

* 7+ years of professional production, audio, and/or broadcast experience
* 3+ years of supervisory experience or team leadership

Education:

* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in audio engineering, electronics engineering, or IT related field preferred.

Required Skills:

* Demonstrable history of effective staff leadership, development, and delegation
* Extensive knowledge of current broadcast/media transport and delivery systems, IP audio systems, network timing protocols, and electrical systems
* Thorough understanding of audio and electronic engineering concepts and principles
* Ability to work independently, multitask, and prioritize in a 24x7 broadcast environment
* Excellent communication skills (written, oral, documentation creation, etc.)
* Adept at identifying, troubleshooting, and solving complex problems
* Customer service focused mentality
* Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion
* Ability to effectively translate highly technical topics and concepts
* Ability and desire to identify and learn new systems, tools, and technologies
* Experience with component level bench repair and associated diagnostic equipment
* Experience with AutoCAD or similar drafting software

Preferred Skills:

* SBE Certification
* Experience designing and implementing complex AoIP/AoE/media networks (Ravenna, Livewire, Dante), and familiarity with system clock and control protocols as described in AES 67, SMPTE 2110, etc.
* IT networking experience (Cisco)
* Previous broadcast studio and master control design, construction, and project management experience
* Familiarity with Lawo, Evertz, Tektronix, David Systems, & AVID products and platforms
* Management experience within a union environment
* Familiarity with Company content and the greater public media ecosystem

Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you. Apply Now! All applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered.

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to being an inclusive workplace that welcomes diverse and unique perspectives, all working toward the same goal – to create a more informed public. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, religious belief, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, gender non-conforming status, intersex status, sexual stereotypes, nationality, citizenship status, personal appearance, marital status, family status, family responsibilities, military status, veteran status, mental and physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, genetic characteristics of yourself or a family member, political views and affiliation, unemployment status, protective order status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other basis prohibited under applicable law.

Post Date: 01/06/2021
Job #: 16650
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Canton NY
Job Description:

We seek a Chief Engineer to manage and maintain our network of 34 FM facilities (2 main stations, 14 repeaters and 18 translators) as well as our studio and radio automation equipment.

The successful candidate will have a wide variety of technical skills and experiences in the broadcast engineering field and will become a valued member of a team at an award-winning station known nationally for innovation and excellence.

Responsibilities:

* Maintain and repair all technical equipment including studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems
* Monitor and maintain full compliance with all pertinent FCC rules and regulations
* Oversee all engineering functions of the station, including planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
* Manage and maintain transmission site leases
* Maintain station technical files, records, logs, licenses, permits, authorizations and other required documentation including timely filing of license renewal and FCC Public File documents in conjunction with station management and ensure technical and technology standards and priorities for the organization
* Hire and supervise contract engineers as needed

Post Date: 01/04/2021
Job #: 16640
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Idaho Falls ID
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, technically advanced and self-motivated Chief Engineer.

Position requires total responsibility for the station's technical operations, including studio, on-air, news, remote operations, production, power and video/IT systems as well as installation and maintenance of equipment at the transmitter site and translator(s). The Chief Engineer will direct the development and administration of departmental operating plans, budgets and capital projects, and will direct and administer guidelines to assure the proper functioning and maintenance of all technical equipment and systems. Additional responsibilities include organizational effectiveness and compliance with all local, state and federal laws. The Chief Engineer will work closely with news, creative services, finance and all other creative and administrative departments within the station and Company. This position will be critical to help determine and direct the course of future technology selection and integration based on research and experiential knowledge.

Candidates must possess sound leadership abilities, strong collaboration skills, excellent verbal and written communication and a proven record in project-planning and implementation. At least two years' experience in broadcast television engineering is required, with a four-year degree in communications, electrical engineering or information technology preferred. Must manage and perform on-call duties and work flexible hours. Our organization is driven to build a legacy of technological firsts and dominant news ratings all while developing Internet and new media strategies. We are the primary news provider for the community with a long standing tradition of service to the citizens of Idaho Falls, Idaho. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to make their mark in an established organization that has invested heavily in its property.

Special requirements consist of maintaining television transmission equipment to include high and low power UHF/VHF and microwave equipment, lifting heavy objects and working on ladders up to 20 feet in height and on high rooftops, ability to perform work requiring the lifting, moving and setting up of television, multimedia and related production equipment and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs and work in tight spaces behind equipment racks.

This is a full time position with a competitive benefits package. Candidate must possess or be able to acquire a valid Idaho driver license and provide proof of adequate vehicle insurance. Candidate must pass a drug test and background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 01/04/2021
Job #: 16641
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Staff Engineer
Location: Spokane WA
Job Description:

We have an immediate full time opening for a Staff Engineer to be a part of our top-notch team of engineers dedicated to providing technical support to all Company properties. You’ll be working in the beautiful northwest, where you can enjoy a thriving city without the hour-long commute to work. Spokane is surrounded by beautiful scenery, lakes, and mountains.

What you’ll do:

• Handle daily repairs for News, Production, Programming, Operations, G/A and Sales
• Assist with installation of computer hardware and software across all departments
• Assist with installation of digital video and audio hardware and software across all departments
• Assist with building maintenance, to the degree local codes allow
• Vehicle inventory and maintenance
• Help inventory station assets
• Set up live remote shots for TV News and Radio
• Assist with repair of RF transmitters, towers, and microwave equipment
• Other duties as assigned

What you’ll bring:

• College Education or equivalent
• Proven ability to be accurate in work
• Advanced skills with Excel, Word, CAD, and other MS Windows applications
• Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
• Valid driver’s license and clean driving and substance record
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• BSEE College Degree or an ASEE College Degree with minimum five-year relevant experience preferred
• Working knowledge and understanding of digital broadcast technical systems preferred
• HVAC Maintenance and repair preferred
• Networking, IT, and video over IP experience preferred
• Society of Broadcast Engineers Certification preferred

Physical Demands and Environment:

• Ability to respond to emergencies on a 24/7 basis including travel by air
• Ability to climb and lift heavy equipment safely
• Good color vision and binaural hearing
• Ability to work safely in inclement weather conditions

What we offer:

• We’re a dynamic and progressive family-owned business that values our employees, our culture, and our community
• We are a team of talented and creative professionals. Who wouldn’t want to work with the best in the business?
• Excellent training to promote success in your role
• 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: 01/04/2021
Job #: 16642
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Missoula MT
Job Description:

We are seeking a Chief Engineer to work in collaboration with the Director of Engineering and other Chief Engineers and Engineering Teams for oversight of all Company owned towers and translators in Montana. Operation consists of central cast facility with multiple stations and translators. The ideal candidate has experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Experience with central-casting a plus!

We are an EOE. Women and Minorities encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 12/16/2020
Job #: 16639
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: New York NY
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer operates within a state-of-the-art Broadcast and Production facility and is responsible for all engineering functions supporting live studio production, live broadcast events, pre and post-production, as well as equipment maintenance. Please note this position is represented by IBEW Local 1212. If not already a member of Local 1212, the successful applicant will have to join Local 1212 or pay the dues necessary for representation by Local 1212.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Maintenance support of Production and Post Production facilities and equipment including Cameras, Production Switchers, Character generators, Audio Mixers, Non Linear edit systems, Intercom System and others.
• Provide software upgrades and support of Television Production Equipment.
• Work schedule may include nights and weekends.
• Additional duties, as assigned.

Qualified candidates will be a team player with the ability to work independently as well. In addition, strong troubleshooting skills, ability to work on concurrent tasks and perform successfully under pressure will be needed.

Additional qualifications include:

• At least 5 years of experience in television engineering and operations;
• Experience with live, and near live production events as well as remote broadcasts and production;
• Proficiency with Windows Server/Client platforms, high performance storage systems and video encoding/delivery systems;
• Experience with operating and programming Evertz server and broadcast automation and play out systems; VistaLINK Pro experience is highly desired.
• Experience with operating and programming Interra Systems Baton Automated File-based QC and Telestream Vantage Media Processing Systems;
• Knowledge of broadcast equipment, such as waveform monitors, VTR’s, Video Servers;
• Knowledge and experience with industry standard video file formats and their manipulation;
• Experience with all digital and tape-based video formats;
• Ability to read and understand video test equipment including waveform monitor and vector scope;
• Ability to work remotely and collaboratively; Onsite (midtown NYC) will be required when offices reopen.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, adaptable to change in new technologies. Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills will be needed along with the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure. Candidates with a college degree are preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military or protected veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, promotions, benefits, leaves of absence.

Post Date: 12/14/2020
Job #: 16637
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer II
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

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

* Evaluates the overall technical operation of facilities within area of responsibility, and takes corrective action as necessary to ensure equipment is functioning to the highest level of quality.
* Install, maintain, and repair broadcast equipment (such as audio processors, mixers, microwave and satellite equipment) used in preparing and transmitting our programming to the highest possible level of quality.
* Regularly operate equipment that regulates the signal strength, clarity, and sound of our broadcasts.
* Maintain knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations and ensure all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely and legally.
* Proactively analyze and fix technical faults on equipment and systems to the component level.
* Partner and communicate with contract engineers to resolve technical problems. Evaluate work quality from contract engineers and assist in coordinating and reviewing contract engineer projects.
* Proactively communicate and work with other staff to resolve technical problems.
* From time to time, 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, as required, performing installations or repairs; or company headquarters as needed for training or special projects. The length of these trips varies depending on the specific needs.
* Maintain professional competency, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively perform job duties by taking personal responsibility for professional development and training.

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

You will need to be an experienced Field Engineer.

Here's the background we are seeking:

* 3+ years’ experience troubleshooting and repairing failures in broadcast electronic equipment, or similar relevant experience.
* Thorough understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain.
* Proven ability to deal with multiple, simultaneous problems in a systematic, logical manner.
* Ability to read and understand electronic schematics, electrical drawings, and construction drawings, making appropriate modifications when necessary.
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to carry out calculations in common broadcast-related formulae such as transmitter efficiency, transmitter power output, wavelengths, and antenna system gain.
* Intermediate understanding of satellite technology.
* Thorough understanding of radio frequency emissions.
* Ability to solder and desolder electronic components without causing damage to the components or PC board.
* Knowledge of broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations.
* Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral, written or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situation. Ability to think logically from problem to solution.
* Proficiency with standard broadcast test equipment, such as VOMs, Oscilloscopes, and Spectrum Analyzers.
* Proficiency with MS Office products and other common software (internet browsers, etc.).
* Must pass a pre-employment background & reference check.
* Must provide proof of legal authorization to work in the US.
* Must have a valid driver's licence and an acceptable motor vehicle report.

This position is non-exempt, offering a range of $29-31.50/hour with a rich benefits package included. In addition, you will enjoy the ability to pray openly, development and advancement opportunities, free access to LinkedIn Learning platform, a mentor, meaningful work relationships and more.

Post Date: 12/11/2020
Job #: 16632
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Technology Manager
Location: Philadelphia PA
Job Description:

Job Description:

The role is a critical part of the Technology & Operations Leadership team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated advanced capability in the design, implementation and management of broadcast and IT technologies within a mission critical broadcasting environment; specifically, in Local News. The candidate will focus on excellence, quality and enhancing capabilities; both technology and staff. This position is a critical part of delivering world class support, innovative new technology, enabling operational change & driving smart business solutions. Responsible for the direct supervision of the technical team, overseeing deployment, support and sustainability for all local technical systems. The ideal candidate will have experience in managing technical staff with a deep understanding of current and emerging technologies across media and entertainment including infrastructure, distribution, live production, Adobe suite, newsgathering & newsroom systems. 24/7/365 environment.
Reports to: VP, Technology & Operations

Job Responsibilities: (Not in Order)

• Working closely with the VP, Technology & Operations to execute the technology vision as well as deliver projects on time and on budget; ensure maximum uptime of critical systems, and provide first class support to our customers
• Responsible and accountable for the end-to-end delivery of all the Station core broadcast and IT infrastructure
• Train & advance knowledge & skillset of engineering and support staff
• Responsible and accountable for maintaining the reliability of all critical systems & applications.
• Foster relationships with key stakeholders aligned with business operations
• Ensure a high degree of availability and reliability across all technical systems and operations.
• New technology identification and innovation to drive efficiency and reduce costs
• Address any customer issues, ensure strong communication, escalation and incident response management.
• Project manage various implementations, documentation and operational handoff.
• Manage infrastructure across all broadcast systems – SDI, ST-2022, ST-2021. This includes video, virtualized environments, Cisco DCNM network, along with Production, distribution & transmission technologies.
• Manage all UHF transmitters, microwave equipment, and radio communications systems and associated FCC compliance.
• Ensure monitoring and alerting of all systems
Key member of Environment Health & Safety team ensuring safe work environment
• Reduce the reliance on individuals by cross training and documentation
• Responsible for the management and tracking of department assets
• Risk Management: Assess all issues, adds, changes in order to mitigate impact to station
• Manage Issues in SharePoint and ensure Root Cause analysis and prompt closure of tickets
• Develop and document (SOP’s or Technical Documents) along with best practices and ensure they are adhered to
• Provide first class Customer/User Support

Requirements/Qualifications:

• Candidate must have minimum of 5 years of technical leadership experience with proven record of developing and supporting high performing teams.
• Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Media, Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience with 10+ years’ industry experience preferred.
• Experience in the architecture and management of IT, broadcast infrastructure and production systems, including ST-2110 & 2021 for live production environments

Desired Characteristics:

• Media and/or Broadcast experience preferred.
• Cisco & Microsoft certifications desirable.
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management & user community.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Bilingual (Spanish and English) a plus.

Post Date: 12/11/2020
Job #: 16633
Organization Type: Non Profit
Job Title: Broadcast Systems Support Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Broadcast Systems Support Engineer to join the technical team who will support all broadcast systems end-to-end including installation, integration, and configuration. This individual will troubleshoot systems in a 24/7/365 live news and studio production facility. Candidates must be comfortable working in a diverse, multicultural environment.

Responsibilities:

- Providing software and hardware installation, repair and maintenance of audio and video automation, streaming and storage systems.
- Occasional travel, domestic and overseas for short assignments.
- Providing technical support to end users as required, ensuring timely resolution.
- Sharing 24/7 on-call technical emergency support duties with other team members.
- Reading and using electronic schematic and systems diagrams effectively.
- Documenting quality standards, system anomalies, operational procedures, and reference materials as required.
- Support and administration of IP based audio, video and telecommunications equipment.
- Troubleshooting on air broadcast systems and other systems with appropriate urgency.
- Additional related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

- Four year technical degree in a related field, or equivalent education/experience/training.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in radio and/or television engineering, including troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of broadcast systems. Equivalent experience in sound reinforcement and/or advanced multitrack audio production systems may be considered.
- Proficiency with building client and server computer systems.
- Proficiency in Windows and Linux systems administration.
- Demonstrated expertise in analyzing and solving complex technical problems and an interest in developing new strategies.
- Strong written and verbal communications skills in English. Ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural environment.
- Ability to manage multiple assignments effectively and solid organizational skills.
- Team oriented with ability to work in concert with the managing engineer and other team members, as well as accept input from end users.
- Demonstrated general understanding of the news and programming production process.
- Strong knowledge of analog and digital audio and video wiring, signal flow and routing.
- Good knowledge of IP Ethernet networking and equipment.
- Demonstrated knowledge of digital and IP based radio & television broadcast equipment.
- Knowledge of audio and video streaming protocols and systems.
- Ability to occasionally travel domestically and overseas.
- Ability to kneel and lift up to 50 lbs.

Additional Skills:

- Knowledge of newsroom systems such as ENPS.
- Knowledge of one or more of our broadcast languages and related cultures.
- Knowledge of one or more programming languages such as Python, Perl, shell scripts, C++, PHP, JavaScript, etc
- VOIP, and/or PBX systems knowledge.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If hired, the candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the US as an employee of the Company. We reserve the right to reconsider or withdraw any offer of employment to any candidate whose authorization to work in the US as an employee of the Company, or extension of such authorization, would require us to file or support a petition or related documentation.

Post Date: 12/11/2020
Job #: 16634
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Montgomery AL
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer to maintain our 8-station cluster in Montgomery, Alabama. If you're tired of the corporate grind, then come work for a locally owned and operated company.

Qualifications:

- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of radio broadcast experience as Studio Engineer, Audio Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer, or Chief Engineer. SBE Certification is a plus.
- The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of IT experience in configuration, operation, and maintenance of Windows systems hardware and software and related infrastructure including network administration and software systems management.
- Be able to perform first level maintenance on analog studio equipment. Digital processing equipment, and STL transmitters.
- Be able to perform first level maintenance on business computers and PCs, perform required system monitoring to establish integrity of hardware, server resources, verify completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. Create, change, and delete user accounts. Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with all impacted parties.
- Be able to maintain EAS logs and Public File.
- Be familiar with SS32 automation, it's hardware, possess the ability to participate in planning for future replacement, and be able to troubleshoot with remote support technicians.
- Be familiar with Visual Traffic, it's hardware, and possess the ability to troubleshoot with remote support technicians.
- Be familiar with FCC rules and regulations.
- Be familiar with FCC website and how to navigate the ULS and CDBS.
- Assist the RF engineer with transmitters as needed.
- Be on-call 24/7.
- Strong desire to be a team player and appreciate a professional work environment. Understand the need for each department to work with and support the others.
- Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license and ability to lift 50 pounds, climb ladders and undertake other physical duties necessary to accomplish the job.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 12/11/2020
Job #: 16635
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian, Cable TV Facility, Satellite Facility, Military
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands Outside the US
Job Description:

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

Principal Accountabilities:

Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract:

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

Knowledge & Skills:

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

Experience & Education:

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

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:

* Must be able to work extended hours, often with short notice. Extended hours may include late nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays.
* Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
* Must be in good physical health and able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, and stand on a routine basis.
* Position will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions.

Post Date: 12/11/2020
Job #: 16627
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Phoenix AZ
Job Description:

We are looking for an Entry-Level Broadcast Engineering Technician. In this role you will employ your electro-mechanical and information systems skills in a customer service based environment where we support our News broadcasting and Digital streaming efforts.

Snapshot of Your Responsibilities:

• Ensure that all technical equipment is operational and support the production department’s use of the equipment. Supported systems include, but are not limited to: HDSDI router and switchers, audio consoles and network, intercom system, digital asset management system, virtual set systems, cameras, multi-view monitor systems
• Identify signal parameters and troubleshoot issues using test equipment including waveform monitors, vector monitors, audio metering, network and transport stream analyzers, and a variety of cable testers
• Work daily with Engineers, Production, News, and Digital personnel to support live programming
• Ensure all production systems are up to date and functioning as needed
• Troubleshoot issues with broadcast systems, and work with vendors and open trouble tickets with customer support
• Repair or replace equipment as needed
• Work with Engineering Leadership Team to plan and implement projects on tasks including research and specification of vendor/hardware/software, installation and configuration of system or solution
• Occasional facility maintenance level work will be assigned as required
• This position’s work hours include early/late shifts, weekends and holidays

What You Will Need:

• Knowledge of broadcast video routing systems, signal distribution and processing, and installation and repair
• Knowledge of production systems including switchers, cameras, audio, multi-image displays, digital effects, graphics, and editing
• Sony and NewTek switchers, SSL and Wheatstone audio consoles and BitCentral Core, iTX, Adobe CC, Telestream and Signiant products, RTS and ClearCom intercom, Evertz EQX, VIP with Magnum control.
• Knowledge of satellite and compression systems (receivers, dish control systems, encoders, multiplexers, encryption and decryption equipment)
• Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
• Excellent interpersonal skills - ability to interact with all levels of people including management, peers, operators, and vendors
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, including Visio
• Attention to detail and organizational skills
• Ability to function in a dynamic environment and work independently
• Capacity to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
• Experience as an engineer in live television or post-production environment
• Experience supporting cloud-based content management or OTT streaming
• VHF and UHF transmitter experience

Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited electronics school or college or possess equivalent experience in broadcast maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license. Ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather. All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing the pre-employment drug screen and a full background check. Local travel, OT, weekends and holiday will be required.

Post Date: 12/11/2020
Job #: 16628
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

A well-respected, independently owned multi-media company in the Midwest is in search of a Radio/Audio/IT Engineer. If you have computer, electronics, RF engineering and troubleshooting skills, and have the willingness to learn, this could be the opportunity for you. This Engineer will be responsible for combining traditional engineering skills with forward thinking IT technology and communications development. Growth opportunities are available. For the right person, this position could be elevated to a Chief Engineer role for the right experience level.

Qualifications:

* 2-3 years of broadcast engineering work at some level, TV or Radio
* Experience with iMediaTouch automation preferred, proficiency with Google Suite, including Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, as well as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides
* Technologically savvy with the ability to problem solve and adapt quickly
* Thorough understanding of networking fundamentals, techniques, and the OSI model
* Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail and ability to train others
* Ability to be flexible and available for varying show dates and times
* Maintain fun and positive work environment.
* Must have a love and passion for the community and the media industry!

Post Date: 12/11/2020
Job #: 16629
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Albany NY
Job Description:

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

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

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

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

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

Education & Experience:

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

Certifications:

- SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) – CTO
- FCC General Class License
- Network – CCNA

Our Culture:

Every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication (despite pressure), openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn, and an overall positive attitude! Roles may require the following:
Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
Varying schedule due to, breaking news and/or daily news coverage requirements
Provide 24x7, 365 days per year, on-call support. May entail phone or physical presence at the facility for equipment failure or other disasters. This includes, but is not limited to equipment and power failures, loss of contracted services, storms or severe weather, and schedule conflicts

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. We have adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.

We reaffirm our commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

Post Date: 12/11/2020
Job #: 16630
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Technical Operations Specialist
Location: Salt Lake City UT
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

- Technically direct live as well as recorded programs, segments, spots, promos and commercials utilizing ROSS Overdrive
- Ability to build splits, boxes, and multi-layered effects on the switcher level
- Technically direct live, as well as recorded programs, segments, spots, promos, and commercials using ROSS overdrive
- Ability to perform audio duties and show mixing as needed
- Ability to perform ingest and signal acquisition duties as needed.
- Ability to perform editing duties as needed.
- Maintain inventory and perform daily housekeeping of all switcher effects and banks.
- Maintain strict station quality standards
- Proactively stay current with production changes, and technology advancements that are designed to improve workflows
- Assist with training colleagues/new hires
- Actively Participate in daily editorial meetings.
- Submit Issue Tracker Discrepancy Report as needed.
- Setup control and monitor television broadcasting equipment to transmit television programs and station breaks to the viewing audience
- Maintain program logs to Ascertain. Record onto television programming logs actual time programs/station breaks air.
- Ingest commercials, programs and other program materials into the station automation system.
- While operating station automation equipment. Performing minor computer troubleshooting and diagnostics as needed.
- Utilize video waveform and vector scope monitors to adjust signal quality.
- Observe on-air monitors to ascertain problems with transmission, such as loss of audio/video signals and report any problems to the appropriate Technology staff.
- Perform minor equipment troubleshooting, observe transmitter performance to help determine cause and area of problems and inform engineering personnel.
- Prepare discrepancy reports describing problems encountered during transmission of programs/station breaks and reason for problems.
- Control transmitting equipment to route television program to remote broadcast sites. Take transmitter readings and enter data onto transmitter logs.
- Assist with the production of local news, promotions and commercial programming.
- Occasionally assist with facility maintenance and Environmental Health and Safety issues.
- Perform other duties as needed and directed by management

Qualifications/Requirements:

• In-depth experience (3+ years) with all aspects of ROSS Overdrive Automation System.
• In-depth experience (3+ years) iNews.
• In-depth experience with ROSS switchers.
• In-depth knowledge of Avid Newscutter/ Media Composer/Adobe Premiere.
• Fully knowledgeable in all aspects of television production.
• knowledge of graphics devices such as Xpression.
• Knowledge of video server playback and ingest.
• 3+ Years working in television news.
• Ability to multi-task a must.
• Candidate must be able to work under stress and tight deadlines.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish)
• Ability to react quickly and make decisions.
• Ability to work as a team and interface with all levels to drive our news vision.
• Strong Interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management & user community in a positive and professional level.
• Must be willing to work in Salt Lake City, Utah
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics:

• A positive and motivated attitude to consistently raise the production standard
• Bachelors Degree in Communication or related field
• Familiarity with ROSS Dashboard

Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Post Date: 12/11/2020
Job #: 16631
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior IT Systems Engineer
Location: Philadelphia PA
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Develop strong working relationships with the key business leaders and their teams
• Develop training strategies to help grow and develop technical teams.
• Forge and foster positive relationships with the Corporate Infrastructure & support teams external to the station
• Participate in the development capital initiatives & budgets
• Partner with Production Operations, Engineering, IT and News Operations groups to manage systems, documentation, develop best practices and implement new technologies & deliver projects on time & within budget.
• Markup language and coding experience with XML, Java, perl
• Seek opportunities to reduce spend/increase news efficiency by implementation of smart technology or new workflows
• Partner with News operations in the evaluation and support of new and existing IP, edit and newsgathering technologies
• Support, development & troubleshooting of Station’s IT infrastructure, networking, servers, desktops, and remote sites
• WAN / LAN networking and security management including remote sites in conjunction with Corp IT
• Manage Nexus 9000 & DCNM environment or similar
• Manage Cisco UCS Virtualized Windows environments or similar
• Project Management initiatives and on-time delivery
• Innovation: Participate in the evaluation and introduction of new technologies to drive station operations, efficiency and competiveness.
• Risk Management: Assess all issues, adds, changes to mitigate impact to station
• Vendor relationships: work with key vendors on new feature and functionality requests as well as troubleshooting issues to resolution.
• Follow up and root cause analysis of technology issues
• Enhance and implement Monitoring, logging & alerting best practices to reduce systems downtime
• Liaison with corporate IT to ensure station is adhering to company policies, practices & standards

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Must have degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field or 10 years of related business experience
• Must be able to provide advanced support & troubleshooting for networks, systems and applications, commission and configure new technology
• Must be have proven track record of managing multiple projects from conceptual stage through to launch including budget tracking and reporting
• Must be customer driven and willing to work in a 24/7/365 operation
• Must possess strong multitasking skill

Desired Characteristics:

• Media and/ or Broadcast experience preferred.
• MSFT & Cisco Certifications desirable
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with all levels of management & user community
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Bilingual (Spanish and English) a plus

Post Date: 12/03/2020
Job #: 16622
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineer
Location: South Bend IN
Job Description:

We have a rare opening in our Engineering department. We are looking for a person with a take charge attitude. The Engineer is responsible for overseeing our Master Control automation systems, servers, editing suites, microwave equipment, IT infrastructure, desktop troubleshooting to component level, computer support and repair, and general building maintenance. Candidate must have ability to effectively diagnose and correct technical problems and have familiarity with broadcast operations.

- Diagnose and correct technical problems including mater control automation and play-out server systems.
- Ensure a 24/7 high quality broadcast and digital platform operations.
- Ability to read and create detailed electrical documentation and schematics.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and non-technical end users.
- Ability to possess strong multitasking and project skills
- Some understanding of building maintenance including but not limited to HVAC units, light fixtures, electrical motors and related control circuits.
- General AC/DC electrical understanding.

Post Date: 12/03/2020
Job #: 16623
Organization Type: Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Technology Tech
Location: Albuquerque 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 broadcast technology 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 senior broadcast technology technicians with maintaining documentation in compliance with Federal Communication Commission rules and regulations. This position has an expectation of being available on an on-call basis in the event of equipment malfunction requiring emergency repairs. As this position will be assisting the RF team, requires the ability to climb towers up to 180' using best safety practices. Tower climbing safety training will be provided. Relocation assistance up to $1,500 available.

Post Date: 11/30/2020
Job #: 16620
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MN
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

We are an equal opportunity employer.