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Post Date: 05/24/2019
Job #: 16083
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Vice President of Engineering
Location: MN
Job Description:

Duties:

Ensure the operational continuity and budgetary compliance of engineering, production, news technical and facilities including mechanical systems and tower/transmitter facilities. Develop and implement current and long-range technical operation plans, prepare departmental expense and capital budgets. Maintain three-year capital plan. Ensure that all projects are properly implemented and executed. Develop and update three-year building/future technology plan. Responsible for station compliance with FCC, OSHA and FAA regulations and internal company policies. Establish procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and proper studio operations. Oversee the management of personnel. Develop and implement systems to ensure fault tolerant and error free operation of Stations’ broadcast equipment; daily oversight of local Hub/Spoke technology assuring efficient error free operations.

Position Requirements:

Extensive knowledge of all broadcast and applicable IT systems and knowledge of government regulations and industry standards required ensuring the station's technical compliance. Bachelor's Degree in electronics/electrical engineering or equivalent industry experience plus a minimum of 10 years broadcast engineering management experience. SBE certification is preferred. Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation and maintenance of television station facilities, including RF facilities. A proven history of embracing new technologies including nontraditional IT based broadcast systems to improve operational efficiencies. Understanding of digital and automation technology is essential. Requires a strong leader with an ability to direct and motivate technical staff. Demonstrated knowledge of IT based broadcast systems including but not limited to Production Control Automation systems, Hub/Spoke Master Control automation environments. Varied and extended hours, weekends, holidays are required. Local and national travel may be required. Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. Must be able to manage in a fast-paced environment with superior attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills.

EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Post Date: 05/24/2019
Job #: 16084
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: TX: Carrollton
Job Description:

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include, operating the broadcast automation system, monitoring station feeds, recording program and commercial feeds, timing programs, digital server operations, maintaining program logs and other responsibilities as required.

Applicants must be punctual and professional and able to work within tight deadlines. The Master Control Operator is responsible for delivering the final on-air product to our viewers, as well as managing advertiser assets and ensuring that all commercial spots run on time and in their entirety.

• Operation of on-air automation system and playout servers.
• Ensuring proper playout of all spots and programs according to schedule.
• Ingesting commercial spots and programs as needed.
• Monitoring of remote stations, and reporting of discrepancies and outages
• Switching commercial breaks in live sports

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Detail oriented with good written and verbal communication skills, basic computer skills (including Excel and Word), the ability to perform multiple tasks and work independently as well as with others.
• One year of broadcasting operations experience.
• Willing to work all shifts and days as required by scheduling. Overtime may be required.
• High School Diploma

Education and Experience:

• College or Tech school degree/courses in electronics, IT or broadcast operations preferred
• Experience with broadcast automation and playout systems preferred
• Experience with video editing and AV systems preferred
• Must have transportation to and from work

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment offers are contingent upon satisfactory completion of the application process which includes a pre-employment drug test, acceptable DMV record and an acceptable background check.

Post Date: 05/24/2019
Job #: 16085
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NM
Job Description:

This position is responsible for the organization, installation and maintenance of all studio, production, news gathering equipment of the station.

Job Responsibilities:

• Installation, diagnosis and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, signal processing, transport and transmission equipment.
• Troubleshoot a variety of television broadcast transmission equipment.
• Develop a base knowledge of site facility systems and assist with emergence building system repairs as needed.Keeping FCC Station and program logs.
• Transmitter remote control operation.
• Audio operation for production and/or live news.
• Operation of ENG vehicles.

Qualifications:

• Must have 2 years technical school and or Associates Degree in Electronics or a minimum of 2 years experience in the broadcast industry.
• Strong computer skills and experience with IT systems such as LAN, WAN and associated hardware with the ability to troubleshoot to the component level with some RF experience required.
• Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record and the ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle. Driving record will be checked.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 05/24/2019
Job #: 16087
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: Director of Engineering and Operations
Location: WI
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering and Operations has oversight and responsibility for managing, delivering and maintaining statewide access to public broadcasting networks which consist of 12 Television stations and 38 Radio stations; 28 NOAA (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration) Weather Radio stations, and the primary Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Amber alert distribution network for all broadcasters and public safety organizations statewide.

Post Date: 05/24/2019
Job #: 16079
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Broadcast Engineer. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Chief Engineer to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of the television broadcast equipment, including but not limited to switchers, cameras, pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, satellite equipment, as well as assist with IT and telecom equipment. Candidate will need to have at least 2 years experience in a TV or Radio station with knowledge of mechanical and electronic repairs. Must be able to successfully troubleshoot under pressure.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
• Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station
• Minimized service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions
• Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts
• Communicates with fellow members of the engineering team and other departments to effectively resolve equipment and system issues
• Purchase and maintain inventory of spare parts and supplies
• Must be able to work outside of normal business hours, including mornings, nights, weekend and holidays.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills

• Technical degree in electronics or broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and at least 2 years work/military related experience
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record and ability to obtain a DOT medical certificate
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Strong troubleshooting skills
• Able to lift 50+ lbs
• Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
• Strong PC/MS Office experience preferred
• Ability to use a variety of tools
• Transmitter maintenance experience, component level repairs, formal or military electronics training and SBE certifications a plus, but not required.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The Broadcast Engineer must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use e-mail, write letters/memos/instructions, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work indoors and outdoors, pull cables through the ceiling and/or floor and communicate with viewers. In addition, the Broadcast Engineer must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Post Date: 05/24/2019
Job #: 16080
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX: Fort Worth
Job Description:

We seek a highly qualified team player to provide maintenance services at our facilities based in Fort Worth, TX. We are a dynamic, fast paced group dedicated to providing innovative solutions to the business of covering News and providing great Television in the nation’s 5th market.

This position requires an individual with strong engineering & troubleshooting skills and ambition to take on new projects, define & own what needs to be done, and see it through to conclusion. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills, a thorough understanding of all broadcast related systems and processes and understands the role of the Engineering Group to all departments in the station.

Qualifications:

Applicant should have 5-10 years of Broadcast Engineering experience and possess the following:

• A strong Broadcast Engineering background and advanced “hands on” knowledge of audio, video, PC, server and IT networks.
• Excellent project management skills, documentation and system integration.
• Traceable expertise in broadcast related IT systems.
• Experience in troubleshooting electronic circuits to the component level.
• An AA/AS degree or certificate in electronics advanced Engineering Technology degree or applicable electronics study and/or experience.
• FCC General Class License or SBE certification is preferred.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include maintaining and installing equipment, and providing engineering support to all news, production, and transmission facilities. Develop working knowledge of overall station equipment & systems operations to provide maintenance and repair of same. Solid understanding of the requirements of a 24/7 live news operation.

• Participate in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facilities.
• Help implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the facilities.
• Participate in engineering and other technical projects.
• Evaluate, install, service, and maintain broadcast equipment and information technology systems.
• Demonstrated ability to adjust to competing demands from multiple directions, and balance shifting priorities across a range of stakeholder groups.
• Demonstrated ability to manage through difficult and stressful situations, work under deadline pressure.
• Must possess a valid Driver’s License and maintain good DMV record in order to operate a vehicle.
• Strong analytical skills to troubleshoot and solve medium to complex technical issues in real-time.
• Ability to interact and communicate at a high level with technical staff, production personnel, managers and co-workers.
• This position requires being on call and flexibility to work odd hours during maintenance windows or as emergencies dictate.
•Ability to lift 70lbs or more; ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces and in, above, and below equipment racks.

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

Post Date: 05/24/2019
Job #: 16081
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

If you: Have excellent studio maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting skills, Know AES, and analog audio testing and troubleshooting methods, Understand T1’s, DS3’s, PRI’s, and audio routing systems(SAS preferred), Know how to troubleshoot equipment; Work well in a diverse and amusing team; Like to help out and learn in areas outside those of your current expertise…
Then we: Have a great job for you with excellent benefits in a cutting edge multi-station facility.

Responsibilities:

* Participates in designing, configuring, deploying and maintaining various types of electronic equipment for optimum transmission and/or broadcast reliability.
* Assists staff, fellow technicians, and service personnel in the installation, training and support of software, hardware, and related 3rd party peripheral components, including but are not limited to commercial grade workstations, KVMs, production studios, live mixing, and radio equipment.
* Tests faulty electronic components and circuits to locate defects and applies knowledge of electronic systems to diagnose causes of malfunction.
* Responds promptly to client needs; troubleshoots problems to ascertain issue and develops solutions in a timely manner.
* Implements planned maintenance support (e.g. installs tools, applies upgrades, etc.) as a preventative/precautionary measure.
* Execute remote broadcasts.
* Reviews logs and other diagnostics in order to proactively correct problems.
* Work with other engineering and IT staff to isolate and correct issues, or to construct new studios or solutions.
* Maintains internal tools used by the department and records repairs, calibrations and tests.
* Maintain and operate audio routing system, which includes studio consoles.
* May serve as after-hours support for studio issues, and/or in off-hours maintenance.

Qualifications:

* Can gather and analyze information skillfully
* Experience with the following components: Windows Operating Systems, Remote Access Applications (VNC, Remote Desktop, Team Viewer, etc.), network technologies,
* Proven experience in group problem-solving situations; strong analytical skills
* Independence; ability to work under minimal supervision, independently and/or as a member of a project team
* Stress tolerance, especially when dealing with tight timeframes and high pressure to resolve problems.
* Ability to multitask and prioritize workload under deadlines in a fast-paced environment; can escalate appropriately and ask for help.
* Compelling detail orientation with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving, following up until issues are resolved
* Ability to develop, read and Interpret technical documentation
* Excellent verbal and written skills; ability to communicate at detailed technical level as well as to distill advanced concepts into fundamental principles for teammates; can edit work for spelling and grammar
* Some heavy lifting required, 24/7 on call, rare overnight maintenance too.
* Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in broadcast engineering/tech or production house technician.

Post Date: 05/24/2019
Job #: 16082
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

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

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Required Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

* Familiarity with the following broadcast standards:
* SMPTE 259, 292M, MXF, TU-R Rec.709, 601, MPEG 2, MPEG 4, EIA RS-422, RS-232
* Certifications (Desired):
- SBE (Society of Broadcast Engineers) - CTO
- Network – CCENT

Education & Experience:

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

We expect respectful communication, openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn and grow, and an overall positive attitude. Roles may require the following:

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

Post Date: 05/16/2019
Job #: 16074
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: VT: Burlington
Job Description:

We seek a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking individual for our Master Control team. This overnight position is responsible for the equipment that provides the content for our broadcast on-air program streams. You will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, acquiring, ingesting and preparing content, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on-air product and documenting transmission events.

Job Responsibilities:

• Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast on three channels.
• Maintaining on-air operation to include running commercials, network and quality signals.
• Monitor multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
• Operate Harris Automation equipment.
• Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
• Observe transmitters and take remote readings.
• Maintain program and transmitter logs.
• Execute, edit, update and append daily playlists.
• Acquire content from various distributors.
• Troubleshoot and communicate issues and discrepancies with other MC and Engineering staff as needed.

Experience Requirements:

• General computer and software experience required.
• Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills.
• Ability to learn specialized software applications.
• Good vision, with or without correction, is mandatory.
• Knowledge of VizRT graphics is a plus.
• Prior experience with television operations and newscast production is a plus.

Education:

• Will train the right candidate.
• Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) and associated experience will be considered.

Post Date: 05/16/2019
Job #: 16075
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

Responsibilities :

* Provide Maintenance Support to our newsroom systems, as well as hands-on design and implementation of new technologies in a 24/7 environment.
* Evaluate and perform root-cause analysis on escalated issues.
* Track issues through resolution utilizing issue tracking system.
* Perform hardware and software installations.
* Maintain and support station transmission facilities and RF gear, ensuring operation in accordance with FCC standards.
* Assist Operations with control room and studio technical setup.
* Monitor and maintenance compliance with all FCC standards such as EAS.
* Interface with vendors and manufactures to address support issues as well as research and plan future initiatives.
* Effectively lead projects using project management best practices to ensure initiatives are delivered on time and on budget, while balancing varying priorities of simultaneous projects.
* Provide excellent and timely customer service and support.
* Provide training and develop standard operating best practice documentation to both technical and non-technical audiences.
* Be a professional and articulate, proactive communicator with a coaching and mentoring attitude.
* Maintain standards and compliance, manage change controls, solve complex problems and take action on decisions.
* Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualifications/Requirements :

• Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or similar, with 5+ years of related experience preferred. Equivalent experience in Broadcast, Digital Media, Post Production or vendor experience considered.
• Proficient with broadcast production systems and software including Ross Overdrive, Miranda Envision, Chyron, SSL Audio Consoles, Adam Intercom Systems, and others.
• Experience with digital broadcast transmitters.
• Solid Understanding of TCP/IP networks, as well as server and storage technologies.
• Emergency On-site 365/24/7 Support.
• Basic understanding of AutoCAD.
• Proven ability to read technical documentation and signal flows.
• Ability to troubleshoot to root cause both independently and as a team.
• Proven ability to write technical documents such as SOP.
• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice.
• Candidate must have a valid driver's license
• This is a union position -- candidate will be required to join IBEW

Desired Characteristics :

• Bilingual (English / Spanish)
• Hands on experience with newsroom computer systems such as Dalet.
• Hands on experience with post production software support such as Adobe Premiere, Avid, and Final Cut pro or similar.
• Proven understanding of asset management and digital distribution concepts, servers and streaming platforms.
• Solid knowledge of file-based delivery, compression, transcoding and streaming technologies.
• Experience with video over IP technologies such as SMPTE 2110 and 2022
• Highly customer focused and very responsive.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Strong desire to learn and cross-train in new technologies.

Notices :

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: 05/16/2019
Job #: 16076
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

We have a Broadcast Engineer position open for our Television and Radio Stations. The job duties for the position include the following: Assist with installation, maintenance and repair of complex broadcast equipment and systems for our TV and Radio stations. Assist with transmitter maintenance and repair. Preform other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Perform corrective and routine maintenance on TV and Radio equipment and systems.
• Perform repairs and upgrades on TV and Radio equipment.
• Maintain equipment maintenance logs and schematics.
• Keep up to date on FCC Rules and Regulations.
• Must maintain a good Driving record.
• Must understand and follow safety rules in dangerous conditions.
• Respond to after hour emergency calls as needed. Some overnight and weekend travel.
• Assist Director of Engineering as needed.

Preferred Experience:

• 5+ years of experience maintaining TV/FM automation, audio, and video systems.
• 5+ years of experience maintaining TV/FM transmitters.
• Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Knowledge of basic networking.
• Knowledge of FCC and CPB regulations, including EAS, transmitter logs and public files.
• Computer proficiency in hardware, software, and networking.
• Component-level testing and repair.

Physical Requirements:

• Vision and Hearing acuity required.
• Manual dexterity and skill in handling hand tools and power tools.
• Must be able to reach above head.
• Must be able to kneel.
• Must be able to left and carry items up to 50 lbs.
• Must be able to climb and work from ladders.
• Must be willing to get dirty.

Post Date: 05/16/2019
Job #: 16078
Organization Type:
– Other: Aerospace
Job Title: Other: Manager, Launch Communications
Location: FL
Job Description:

The launch communications group supports busy launch site operations with operational voice, mission critical video, vehicle and payload interface RF systems, site communications infrastructure, and real time operations. This position would manage multiple teams of engineers and technicians at our launch sites.

Post Date: 05/10/2019
Job #: 16073
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Associate
Location: FL: Orlando
Job Description:

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

- Provide basic level technical support of broadcast related operating systems
- Provide hands on engineering support at the client hardware and software level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas where applicable: Studio Production, Master Control Operations, Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies), Newsroom, Remote Production and/or Remote Sites, Graphics/Creative Services, Post Production and/or Long Form Edit
- Utilize facility and system documentation to facilitate support activities
- Work with vendors to help troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades
- Assist Broadcast Engineers with the maintenance 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
- Assist in the installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects
- Read system documentation utilizing Microsoft Office and any of the following: Visio, AutoCad and other documentation methods
- Support on-site and remote productions as a technician
- Communicate major outages to other team members and department managers
- Assist internal customers with engineering related issues
- Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

- Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
- Learn to 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
- General Knowledge of IP networking and cross-platform operating systems and applications
- Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and solve basic 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
- Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
- Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge
- Basic broadcast equipment knowledge/experience should include: Cameras in the field and studio, digital recording devices, video switchers (routing and/or production), audio systems and related equipment
- Familiarity with broadcast standards preferred
- Knowledge of Audio/Video over IP a plus
- 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 a valid driver’s license
- Must be willing and able to drive a company vehicle to and from assigned location while obeying all traffic laws
- Travel: 15% where applicable

Education & Experience:

- Associates Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- At least one (1) year of experience in Broadcast or Technical environment

Certifications:

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

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

Post Date: 05/08/2019
Job #: 16071
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: OK
Job Description:

Principal Responsibilities:

The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for the continuing maintenance and trouble shooting down to the component level of all analog and digital electronic equipment including but not limited to: studio and field cameras, portable and studio videotape recording machines, video switchers, audio distribution equipment. Also assists in the maintenance of the analog and digital transmitters. This position will assist in ordering necessary replacement parts and equipment and will assist in maintaining a complete inventory of all parts and equipment. Will assist in the installation of new equipment and setting up equipment for remote productions. Also assist in the maintenance of a variety of broadcast equipment and computer equipment.

Preferred Qualifications/Background:

Minimum of two years experience in the maintenance and repair of broadcast equipment. SBE Certification or equivalent education and experience preferred. Must be able to kneel, lift and carry equipment weighing a minimum of 50 lbs. Must be able to climb ladders as required in performing required job task.

Post Date: 05/08/2019
Job #: 16069
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

We have an immediate need for a full time Radio Broadcast Engineer to maintain AM & FM broadcast transmitter and studio equipment.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for installation, maintenance, repairs and legal operation of AM (1) & FM (3) transmitters, broadcast studio consoles and automation equipment necessary for the station(s) to function.
• Emergency response to off air conditions at above facilities.
• Implements and maintains FCC operational requirements, keeping abreast of FCC and other applicable state, county and local laws that relate to operational compliance.
• Manages equipment and repairs including troubleshooting, diagnostics and knowledge and use of the tools necessary to repair AM & FM broadcast transmitters and studio equipment.
• Preparation and timely delivery of required status information and reports to General Manager & Station Manager.

Requirements:

• Qualified candidates should have experience with Harris transmitters, Wheatstone TDM studio console systems, and ENCO automation system and high powered AM directional station operations is a big plus.
• Must possess a degree in Radio Engineering with equivalent work experience based on the responsibilities outlined above and/or FCC license and SBE certification with a minimum of 3 years experience in the maintenance and repair of AM & FM broadcast transmitter and studio equipment.
• Elementary IT skills.
• Must be a “self-starter” able to work independently and fulfill responsibilities without constant supervision.
• Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain solid driving record
• Must be able to travel, bend, lift and carry up to a maximum of 70 pounds, climb on step-stools, ladders and other necessary equipment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16064
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility: Engineering & Operations
Job Title: Other: NMC Supervisor
Location: TX: The Woodlands
Job Description:

Keeping up with soaring customer expectations can be challenging for most leaders. But it will be fun if you have the proven leadership necessary to support the Manager of our Network Management Control Center. The position is located in The Woodlands, Texas and you can play a vital role as a Supervisor in this dynamic department if you have a high-energy mind-set, the skills, and experiences to implement best practices in managing people. We are continually striving to enhance our clients as well as our employees’ experiences. Your responsibility will be to develop and oversee a high-performing team of engineering technicians who can enjoy their time working for a great company.

Having the passion to make a difference while in a management role is absolutely key. This includes:

• PRIORITY #1: Leading, motivating, and developing a team of experienced and smart employees who are responsible for satellite distribution and black-out switching of regional sports events’ programming. This supervisory position must drive change with a sense of urgency as the department evolves. We not only want an out-of-the-box thinker, but we need a no box thinker who can make a positive impact.
• Demonstrating credibility by providing technical assistance and training staff. Communicating information to others in technical support and management teams internal and external are paramount. The right candidate will take the lead in developing and administering a formal training program for new hires and others as technology or processes change. Having experience in developing testing competency programs is important to ensure employees understand and can perform their roles with ease.
• Implementing fun and enjoyment into the department. What does this entail? Supporting innovative ideas and soliciting input from employees which will make everyone’s life better and more balanced; being fair; encouraging and providing opportunities for professional growth, and promoting diversity and inclusion. Did we mention: Recognizing and rewarding outstanding work from your team….that too!
• Creating reliability and accountability among all staff.

Does this sound like you?

You succeed in surroundings where your leadership skills, business insight and technical proficiency are paramount to drive the success of a 24/7 team. You are prepared to make a difference, are detail oriented, and you listen to your staff. You have a history of being an outstanding role model. You have experience working in a fast-paced environment. You juggle competing priorities with ease. People count on you for your ability to build relationships at all levels and communicate clearly to business and technical audiences alike. You approach every situation with a can-do, team-player attitude. You have the confidence as a leader to address problems and overcome hurdles. You demonstrate critical, independent thinking and encourage your staff to develop these skills as well.

Must Haves:

• Bachelor’s degree
• Three or more years as a supervisor

Even better if you also have:

• Two or more years of experience in an engineering or a technical environment.
• Understanding of broadcast technologies including transmitters, switchers and routing systems.
• Experience in interviewing candidates.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Jira tracking software.
• Proven planning and organization skills in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment.
• Demonstrated leadership (which includes training and development as well as performance management and scheduling skills in prior roles).
• Excellent oral and written communication skills. Knows how to write business letters, performance evaluations, and able to conduct/present analysis of varying data.
• Excellent problem-solving skills and strategic thinking ability. Can make good decisions under pressure.
• Known to balance multiple projects with varying priorities.
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of 24/7/365 day operations.

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16065
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Other: Network Operations, Vice President
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Network Operations VP will oversee and mentor our technical operations and support teams involved in the post-production of TV programming and commercial operations as well as Network Operations. Responsible for the origination and distribution of satellite network feeds to our O&O stations, OTA station affiliates, and MVPD partners.

Responsibilities:

- Provide strategic technical leadership in post-production operations, network satellite distribution, quality control, engineering, content management, TV traffic, and scheduling systems.
- Implement a strategic ROI-based approach to planning, budgeting, project management, and staffing; forecast technical system replacement cycles and costs.
- Execute strategic plans to improve network system reliability, maximize operational efficiency and achieve cost-effectiveness.
- Oversee department heads involved in the ingestion, editing, QC, and distribution of programming and commercials used in the creation of linear and non-linear television on-air networks.
- Foster interdepartmental relationships with key stakeholders and use dashboards to report progress to senior leadership.
- Author and publish detailed reports documenting the ongoing work, repairs, longer-term issues and new initiatives.
- Negotiate vendor agreements to achieve strategic and financial goals.
- Develop Business Continuity contingencies for network operations and support.
- Develop and mentor departmental managers to facilitate an open and high performance environment.

Qualifications:

- 15+ years’ experience in media operations.
- 10+ years’ experience in TV network operations management.
- Business focused mindset with proven track record in using financial analyses and budgeting to support technical strategies and operational projects.
- Change oriented catalyst that actively questions existing processes, generates process improvements; supports and drives change using staffing resources and technology.
- Outstanding communicator with an ability to explain complex technical issues to non-technical senior management both verbally and through documentation (i.e., Excel, PowerPoint).
- Executive leadership demeanor with the ability to manage and motivate large engineering teams in a matrix reporting structure to solve problems.
- Experience with production/post-production video platforms.
- Experience with SAN, LTO, and object-based storage systems.
- Demonstrated expert ability in troubleshooting and analysis.

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16066
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Other: Network Operations, Director
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Network Operations Director will manage a team of broadcast network engineers and must have an expert level of understanding of the convergence of IT and Broadcast technology that is necessary to maintain and support a broadcast television facility.

Responsibilities:

- Oversee network broadcast and studio technical support teams and systems (hardware, software, storage, and networking).
- Oversee 24/7 Master Control Operations.
- Foster client service relationships with key stakeholders and use dashboards to report progress to leadership team.
- Provide design, installation, integration and support for broadcast system upgrades and new project deployments.
- Maintain and troubleshoot the integrity and security of the broadcast systems IT networks.
- Author and publish technical documentation; provide detailed reports documenting the ongoing work, repairs, longer-term issues and new initiatives.
- Work with outside vendors to achieve strategic and financial goals.

Qualifications:

- 10+ years’ experience in media operations.
- 5+ years’ experience in network operations management.
- Strong leader that collaborates well with team and others to solve problems.
- Experience with production/post-production software (Avid, Adobe Premier, After Effects, Chyron based Graphic Systems, etc.).
- Experience with SAN, LTO, and object-based storage systems.
- Experience with managing IP addressing, file and directory permissions and networking concepts and terminologies.
- Working knowledge of Network infrastructure and operations including Cisco switches.
- Working Knowledge of VM and Database environments and configurations.
- Proficiency in Microsoft, Linux, and Apple operating systems.
- Demonstrated expert ability in troubleshooting and analysis.
- Effectively communicate the status of systems and actions within production environment, including risk assessment, both verbally and through documentation to internal and external stakeholders.
- Change oriented individual that actively generates process improvements; supports and drives change.
- Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays on case by case basis.

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16067
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility: Engineering & Operations
Job Title: Other: NOC Engineer
Location: TX: The Woodlands
Job Description:

We are searching for NOC/OTT Engineer to join the team and be the foundation of our vision/service. The Engineer will be responsible for providing coverage within the department centralized in The Woodlands and will provide diagnostic troubleshooting related to technical or operational issues relevant to live feed monitoring and monitoring for non-linear video distribution platforms. Candidates will be highly skilled and have a proven ability to take ownership as first responders to assess incidents, diagnose, troubleshoot and correct issues according to documented procedures.

Responsibilities:

• Receives inbound requests through channels such as phone, web forms, email, chat, or other means based on the documented agreement with the client
• Supports logs, categorizes, prioritizes, tracks, and routes incidents reported by users or alarms raised by monitoring tools
• Assesses and diagnoses incidents
• Resolves incidents utilizing troubleshooting guides, knowledge and existing technical experience
• Correctly diagnose issues and/or escalates to Management if necessary
• Tracks tickets until successfully resolved
• Performs some system administration functions such as updates, audits, and system requirements

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Sciences
• 3+ years’ performing troubleshooting and resolving issues within an IT, NOC, help desk, or call center environment
• 3+ years’ experience working with enterprise network equipment and platforms
• Experience with JIRA or similar applications used for issue tracking - familiarity with system monitoring applications such as Zenoss or DataMiner
• Demonstrated ability to perform complex troubleshooting and resolving issues within an IT, NOC, help desk, or call center environment
• Proven success with technical troubleshooting

Experience with systems and processes, including:

• Network configurations
• Security
• Software applications
• File Movement
• Operating systems
• Performance & System Health Analytics
• Database Query
• Storage management

Monitoring:

• Synthetic
• APM (Application Performance Monitoring)
• Standard Infrastructure
• Video Delivery Performance
• Mobile Platforms

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16060
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Manager
Location: NE: Omaha
Job Description:

The operations manager oversees daily activities of directors and operating engineers. This position executes the technical and production requirements for on-air programming, live and pre-recorded, supports all station efforts in-house and on remote locations, and performs other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

- Works closely with news, IT, engineering, management, and vendor partners’ technical support services to support critical on-air systems including directing, production and broadcast systems.
- Delegates assignments to directors, stagehands and operations technicians and coordinates their work.
- Works with management to develop standard operating procedures and train personnel.
- Operates studio equipment such as camera system, audio equipment including audio board, production switchers, graphics systems, and video servers.
- Manages master control equipment including switchers, automation systems, video servers, EAS devices, graphics systems, and monitoring devices.
- Provides support for producing content and station projects.
- Familiarity with Adobe products preferred.
- Responsible for direct supervision, discipline, annual reviews and scheduling for assigned personnel.
- Performs other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications Requirements:

- Must be proficient with computers and PC-based systems.
- Ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure.
- Ability to multi-task accurately.
- Ability to follow instructions, verbal and written.
- Flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned.
- Ability to work effectively with other team members.
- Ability to train new hires as directors, stagehands and operations technicians.

Education:

- College Degree preferred but not required or equivalent work experience
- Equivalent military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) with associated producing experience will be considered

Experience:

- One or two years of experience with broadcast television operations at a commercial television station preferred.
- Two years working in an assistant supervisory role in broadcast television operations preferred.

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16061
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: TX: The Woodlands
Job Description:

This position is responsible for the implementation, repair and front-line support of all existing and new on-air, media and data networking systems used by the Network Center. The position will also support the Broadcast Data Network (BDN) for all Regional Sports Networks including the video and data requirements for disaster recovery and provide end user support for these systems. The position will function as an interface/liaison between IT, the BDN team, Operations, internal application developers, Engineering and vendors.

Responsibilities:

• Front line support for all broadcast, media networking systems and security interfaces within the facility
• Works directly with the Broadcast Data Network team as needed for support and project implementation within the facility
• Implements project installations for new networking systems associated with broadcast, media, internet, and the Broadcast Data Network
• Maintains all servers within the facility while enforcing compliance with 21CF security policies
• Builds and configures new servers and networking infrastructure as necessary
• Maintains change control system for all systems on the network to track software revisions and configuration changes
• Collaborates with the Broadcast Data Network team to support the networking efforts required for joint efforts between facilities
• Supports and maintains virtual servers and workstations in VMware vSphere 6.0 and 6.5 environment using vSAN and NSX.
• Supports and maintains broadcast and media systems that process and transport video, audio and metadata via SMPTE 2022 and SMPTE 2110
• Supports and maintains Broadcast Automation Systems and Media Asset Management (MAM) systems

Qualifications:

• Minimum of AA/AS or Vocational Certification in Information Technology systems, or have 3+ years of equivalent work experience required - Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
• Experience with high performance storage and file systems such as StorNext, NetApp, Isilon, and other media archive tiered NAS storage solutions are desirable
• Proficiency preferred and/or desire and ability to learn media systems and the broadcast systems used for live sports – Examples: Media Asset Management systems, transcoders, media metadata, broadcast automation systems, broadcast video ingest and playout servers, digital video infrastructure
• Understanding and ability to support Blade and Server hardware from IBM, HP and Cisco (UCS) is desirable
• Experience with Microsoft SQL, VMware, and firewall/network security experience is desired
• Proven ability to effectively diagnose and troubleshoot elaborate and complex IT systems and provide solutions to complex problems is essential
• Capability of working with an automated trouble ticket system is desirable
• Familiarity with or ability to learn Microsoft Visio and Lucidchart required - ability to use AutoCad desired
• Organizational and time management skills coupled with the demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks are necessary
• Must have a strong client focused approach with excellent communication (verbal & written) skills, be attentive to details with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Management, internal and external coworkers, clients, and customers

Certifications:

• CCNA, CCNP and/or or other network certification, or working toward certification(s) to be completed within first 6 months of service
• MCSA, MCSE, Linux+, RHCE, VMWare and/or Amazon certifications highly desirable

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16062
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility: Engineering & Operations
Job Title: Other: Transmission Systems Engineer
Location: TX: The Woodlands
Job Description:

The position is responsible for the implementation, operation and maintenance of transmission, reception, and compression systems associated with the broadcast facility.

This position also includes broadcast maintenance responsibilities with the additional job functions such as: mastery of compression systems and writing systems documentation. The position will play a key role with ensuring online operational systems documentation is accurate and up to date.

Responsibilities:

• Provide training and support on specialized equipment and systems
• Execute maintenance/upgrades on transmit, receive, compression, and other sub-systems associated with the facility
• Perform transmit maintenance including performance checks and preventive maintenance on compression systems, RF transmitters, uplink antennas and associated components
• Accomplish receiver maintenance including performance checks and preventive maintenance on RF receivers, downlink antennas and associated components
• Support TOC operations checking in broadcast feeds
• Attends specialized technical training classes and imparts knowledge to other engineers and staff

Qualifications:

• Bachelors’ degree in Electronics or Computer Science, or equivalent training and/or experience preferred
• 5 or more years of experience as a technician in broadcast or network broadcasting operations or equivalent military experience
• Experience maintaining and operating satellite transmissions, reception and compression systems in a broadcast environment is preferred
• Ability to utilize RF Spectrum Analyzer, RF meters, video/audio waveform monitors and associated alignment tools is required
• Experience in satellite and fiber transmission/receiving systems
• Skilled at using digital and analog test equipment
• Capability to effectively troubleshoot and diagnose problems and repair or report to management
• Ability to work with employees, customers, vendors, and service providers will be required
• IP and networking experience, CCNA, CCDP, or CCIE certifications desirable

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16063
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility: Engineering & Operations
Job Title: Other: Transmission Systems Supervisor
Location: TX: The Woodlands
Job Description:

The position is responsible for supervising daily operations in a Technical Operations Center while maintaining network quality standards for multiple services. The position will be responsible for daily staff work assignments for the Transmissions Operations Center (TOC) functions and ensuring staff have resources they need to execute TOC mission as well as managing project execution and documentation, ensuring engineers have opportunities to develop these skills. Often this is performed during periods of heavy workloads.

Responsibilities:

• Manages Transmissions Engineers – includes daily assignments, project execution, attendance, and planning/scheduling for network coverage
• Conduct need assessments, develops training plans, coaches and develops staff in areas such as troubleshooting techniques, restoration procedures and newest technologies
• Writes and conducts performance evaluations and provides feedback to staff
• Acts as Engineering liaison with interdepartmental personnel to ascertain technical support requirements
• Serves as subject matter expert in all duties assigned to personnel

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Electronics or Computer Science
• 3+ years in a supervisory or leadership role and 7+ years’ experience working in a technical capacity in broadcast, computer networking or the military
• CCNA and/or ACE Certification or higher, preferred
• Understanding of signal flow and demonstrates the ability to resolve complex challenges prior to and during live broadcasts.
• Thorough understanding of RF analyzers, RF emission equipment, cable assembly instruments, various electronic hand tools, and computers
• Ability to communicate in a professional manner, both written and verbally, between internal departments and external clients and provide accurate written reports and documentation
• Proven ability to multitask and perform well under strict deadlines and high stress - strong organizational and project management skills are required
• Ability to work within and lead in a team atmosphere operating in a close-knit environment with shared duties among staff and co-workers to successfully achieve departmental goals

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16057
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NE: Omaha
Job Description:

Assist with the design, specifications, documentation, oversight and installation of all systems and equipment for multiple stations. Develop and maintain thorough understanding of existing facilities and work toward making units safer, cohesive and responsive to departments within station environment.

Key Activities:

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

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- An associate degree in electrical or electronic engineering from an accredited institution is preferred.
- A BSEE degree is advantageous

Skills & Abilities:

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

Work Environment:

- Standard office environment
- Must be able to lift up to 75lbs.

Additional Requirements:

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

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

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16058
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NE: Omaha
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer is responsible for on-air performance of broadcast operations including all video, audio and associated equipment adhering to policies and procedures established by the Dir, Engineering and other management.

Key Activities:

- Back up the Dir, Engineering in managing the installation and repair of all television, mobile and internet systems and equipment.
- Monitor and enforce procedures, regulation and policies as set by management. Assist in establishing and implementing policies and procedures.
- Assist in managing the scheduling of personnel; and plan, design and document on-going and future television and online systems.
- Work with Dir, Engineering in the determination of current and future studio needs; in the tracking of repair and maintenance budgets; in the evaluation of equipment prior to purchase.
- Communicate professionally with individuals and groups within and outside of the station.
- Communicate on a frequent basis with all other departments.
- Maintain good employee and labor relations. Coordinate staff training to meet the on-going and future technological needs of the station.
- Perform other duties as needed and as directed by the Dir, Engineering.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- An Associates degree in electrical or electronic engineering from an accredited institution is preferred.
- 3 years of experience in television engineering and operations

Skills & Abilities:

- Must have an understanding of electronic, electrical, mechanical and information systems.
- Good verbal and written communications skills
- Must be able to function during demanding and stressful periods and be time flexible
- Must have a keen interest in emerging broadcast related technologies and how they might be utilized in our business environment

Work Environment

- Must be able to lift up to 75lbs.

Additional Requirements

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

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

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16050
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: OR: Portland
Job Description:

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

Essential Functions:

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

Physical Requirements:

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

Job Responsibilities:

1. Engineering

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

2. Administrative/Supervisory:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Professional Skills & Attributes:

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16051
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: MN: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois
Job Description:

We are seeking a Field Engineer who provides highly visible customer support through the performance of approximately 20 Local Receive Facilities consisting of on-site installation, as well as overseeing any necessary troubleshooting, service, and repair of complex equipment and systems. This department provides support for 210 local receive facilities located through out the United States. Department personnel travel extensively to a variety of sites including co-location facilities, TV stations, tower locations to install and maintain receive equipment and fiber connections. This position will primarily support local receive facilities in the Western Great Lakes region (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) but may be asked to occasionally support other local receive facilities. The employee will be working from a home or remote office.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

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

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16052
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: LA: Louisiana, Mississippi, Northern Florida
Job Description:

We are seeking a Field Engineer who provides highly visible customer support through the performance of approximately 20 Local Receive Facilities consisting of on-site installation, as well as overseeing any necessary troubleshooting, service, and repair of complex equipment and systems. This department provides support for 210 local receive facilities located through out the United States. Department personnel travel extensively to a variety of sites including co-location facilities, TV stations, tower locations to install and maintain receive equipment and fiber connections. This position will primarily support local receive facilities in the Louisiana, Mississippi, Northern Florida region, but may be asked to occasionally support other local receive facilities. The employee will be working from a home or remote office.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

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

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16053
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WA
Job Description:

We are currently seeking a full-time Chief Engineer. A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station by performing the following duties:

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

Requirements:

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

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

Post Date: 05/03/2019
Job #: 16055
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL: Staff Engineer
Job Description:

We are seeking a results-oriented Staff Engineer with a proven track record in Broadcast Media. The Staff Engineer will be responsible for maintenance of equipment, maintaining broadcast systems and all station technical operations within FCC regulations while adhering to company policies to ensure world class delivery of content to our local communities. The successful candidate will be familiar with radio related technologies including, but not limited to, networking and IT, PC/software maintenance and repair, AM and FM transmitter repair and installation, digital and analog audio, EAS equipment and studio equipment maintenance. The candidate will possess the ability to prioritize work, manage the stress of a high-pressure work environment, and comply with all company procedures and internal controls associated with the assigned duties.

Responsibilities for this position may include:

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

Requirements of this position include the following:

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

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

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

Physical requirements:

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

Post Date: 04/26/2019
Job #: 16046
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: SC
Job Description:

Broadcast/Information Technologies Engineer will be an integral part of the Technology Department. The position combines the broadcast engineering and IT skills needed in a modern television studio. We maintain the broadcast plant along with supporting each department in their day-to-day operations. A typical day can be the repair of studio equipment, helping an end-user with an email issue, transmitter checks at a remote site, building repair, or helping the IT manager configure a LAN. Qualified candidate must be a self-starter, team player with excellent communication and people skills who can hit the ground running in this high definition television station. This is an afternoon and evening shift

General Responsibilities:

- Installation, maintenance and repair of all broadcast and computer systems within the television station
- End-user desktop support and proficiency with Windows OS, various television systems software and networking
- Broadcast UHF and microwave transmitter maintenance, operation and repair
- Assisting Chief Engineer in keeping the station compliance with the FCC rules
- Building maintenance

Requirements:

Due to the wide range of projects encountered, mechanical aptitude and a technical mind are a must along with electronics education or military electronics training. RF experience with broadcast transmitters is a plus along with the ability to assume occasional operation of SNG/ENG trucks for remote TV broadcasting of news or community events (Live truck training will be provided). Candidate must have a valid driver’s license; ability to lift 50 lbs; ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours including afternoons, evenings and weekends.

Post Date: 04/26/2019
Job #: 16047
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: VA: Charlottesville
Job Description:

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

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

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

Post Date: 04/26/2019
Job #: 16048
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

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

The Studio Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for the following:

• Ensure that the studio control room facility and studio floor are operating at peak efficiency at all times, and that all redundant systems are operational
• Must have the ability to monitor and repair, switchers, routers, monitors, waveform monitors, cameras, disk-based broadcast equipment, computer operated broadcast equipment and other electronic equipment.
• Perform routine diagnostics and backup operating systems and software in broadcast equipment.
• Report equipment problems, ensure that repairs are made, and make emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.
• Must have the ability to setup a broadcast studio facility
• Setup and repair studio cameras. Understand the Operation of all studio equipment and be ready to step in and assist studio operations staff as required.
• Notify, Engineering maintenance staff, of any maintenance problems that may affect the operation of the technical plant
• Install new equipment, run and terminate cables, and document the installation of equipment
• Must be able to answer questions by staff about the correct operation of all broadcast equipment located within the technical plant
• Must have the ability to learn and adapt to new technology
• Ability to think forward, working outside of the standardized broadcast model finding and creating cost effective solutions to challenges as they arise
• Must be a team player and have the ability to work independently
• The ability to work under pressure with deadlines
• Familiarity with IP Networking
• Familiarity with Ross automation
• Working familiarity with equipment from the following vendors, Ikegami, Sony, Ross, Evertz, Harris, Tektronics, Abekas, Protools, RTS, Calrec, Studer, SMS; Barco, EVS
• Technical school or Bachelors degree in Electronics or Technology field or equivalent experience
• FCC license or SBE Certification desired
• 5+ years of studio broadcast television electronic repair experience
• Ability to troubleshoot electronic problems to component level
• Knowledge of computer information systems
• Ability to work flexible hours 24/7

Post Date: 04/26/2019
Job #: 16049
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: TX: Near Austin and San Antonio
Job Description:

We have a need for a hands on broadcast engineer that can maintain a VHF transmitter and associated equipment, as well as a 7.5 miles single hop microwave relay that connects the transmitter site to Master Control. Additional responsibility would be to maintain contact with the various fiber line carriers that connect the station to cable and satellite companies, as well as technical support of operations and staff in Master Control

Post Date: 04/26/2019
Job #: 16045
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Tallahassee
Job Description:

The Chief Broadcast Engineer position is a full-time professional/managerial position. This employee needs to understand and work with a modern computerized infrastructure; responsible for planning of systems, equipment selection, installation, operation, and maintenance of all sophisticated electronic equipment associated with a broadcast television station; and ensures rapidly changing technology supports the mission of the Company. The job requires varied shifts including nights, weekends, and being on-call.

The employee needs to maintain and operate broadcasting equipment, microwave relay sites, towers, generators, satellite uplink and receive systems, signal distribution, routing systems, processing systems, archive, TCP/IP networks, monitoring devices, automation systems, camera systems, production switchers, playout servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFB etc. Works closely with Traffic, Master Control and Production personnel in addition to providing technical support for productions and special events.

Preferred Minimum Qualifications:

* A Bachelor’s degree and minimum ten (10) years of experience in broadcast engineering at a broadcast, video production or cable television facility, performing hands on work on productions and live events, maintaining and updating infrastructure.
* Minimum of five (5) years of experience managing projects including part-time and contract staff with demonstrated ability to improve performance, output and quality.
* Candidate must be capable of performing maintenance and expediting repairs on all electronic and mechanical equipment in the broadcast facilities.
* Proficient IT skills related to modern automation, encoding, and video play out systems.
* Proficient in IT switching, routing, server virtualization, and network management.
* Solid understanding of ATSC Transport Streams and related technology.
* Knowledgeable of FCC Broadcast rules and regulations.
* Proven ability to successfully plan, coordinate, and execute tactically and strategically on projects.
* Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills including outstanding communication skills both verbal and written.

Our Chief Engineer will demonstrate ability to adjust to competing demands from multiple directions, and balance shifting priorities across a range of stakeholder groups.

The candidate must have demonstrated ability to manage through difficult and stressful situations, work under deadline pressure and have proven superior problem-solving skills for simple as well as complex issues that may arise.

License Requirements & Preferred Certifications:

* Applicants must possess a valid Florida Driver License and maintain good DMV record in order to operate a vehicle.
* Society of Broadcast Engineers certification, CISCO CCNA or equivalent network training.
* FCC First or General Class license.
* Excellent computer skills and good understanding of IP based LAN, WAN and Internet based systems.
* Familiarity with MS Office, Visio and/or other drafting software.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to climb ladders when necessary, to safely operate vehicles. The right candidate will operate light office equipment and computer workstation. Requires ability to perform repetitive movement of hands, wrists and fingers for use of keyboard and the opening/closing of drawers. May involve the ability to be seated for extended lengths of time, including lengthy exposure to computer screens. Incidental bending, stooping, reaching, and infrequently lifting to a maximum of 75lbs. May require ability to travel to other locations.

Post Date: 04/26/2019
Job #: 16043
Organization Type:
– Other: Direct Broadcast Satellite
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: TX
Job Description:

We are seeking a Field Engineer who provides highly visible customer support through the performance of approximately 20 Local Receive Facilities consisting of on-site installation, as well as overseeing any necessary troubleshooting, service, and repair of complex equipment and systems. This department provides support for 210 local receive facilities located through out the United States. Department personnel travel extensively to a variety of sites including co-location facilities, TV stations, tower locations to install and maintain receive equipment and fiber connections. This position will primarily support local receive facilities in the northern Texas region but may be asked to occasionally support other local receive facilities. The employee will be working from a home or remote office.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

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

Post Date: 04/26/2019
Job #: 16042
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OK
Job Description:

We are searching for a Chief Engineer responsible for planning, managing and executing all engineering functions for our 50 KW AM Directional radio station, 4 full-power FM radio stations, and 1 translator. Duties include, but are not limited to, managing all RF operations, all broadcast and digital distribution systems, studio equipment, tower site operations and 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
• Assist and advise the Director of Engineering & Operations. 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 and broadcast specialists, as necessary, on the repair of the electronic and mechanical equipment of the station.
• Responsible for the planning, implementation, installation, and maintenance of market-wide capital projects.
• The Chief Engineer 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.

Qualifications:

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 Chief Engineer 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 full-power AM multi-tower directional transmission systems and 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 Oklahoma driver’s license with a good driving record.

Post Date: 04/26/2019
Job #: 16041
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Cable TV Facility, Satellite Facility, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Field Engineer: BIT Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

The BIT Field Engineer is tasked with providing timely and professional support in fast paced 24x7x365 field news gathering and live production environments. Individuals in this job have demonstrated the skills, knowledge and competencies necessary to meet the full range of field production engineering responsibilities.

The Daily:

• BIT Field Engineers are responsible for planning and executing projects, live productions, and remotes assigned to Domestic Field Engineering.
• He or she will primarily fill a general engineering support role or a role as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) for specific technology or systems.
• He or she may occasionally assume an EIC (Engineer in Charge) role, developing technology plans, organizing resources, providing technical oversight and guidance to staff, and ensuring suitable technical approaches are implemented on remotes/live productions.
• This position requires proficient electronics and IT support skills.
• Travel (typically Domestic, but occasionally International) is required, often with short notice.
• The ability to physically lift and move equipment weighing 50 pounds or more may be necessary.
• Must have a willingness to perform varied tasks as required on assignment to support the production.
• Must have the ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations frequently encountered in field remote environments and possess superb customer service and communication skills (verbal, written).
• BIT field engineers demonstrate competency in a wide variety of technology and business contexts and can support remote productions in planned situations and breaking news environments.
• Demonstrates expertise in analyzing and solving complex technical problems and can work independently and autonomously in a team-based environment.
• The ability to prioritize tasks, manage workload and adjust work flows to suit the environment and production needs is essential.
• This position will primarily provide field support but will also spend time in-house or assisting Broadcast and IT teams with project and maintenance work when not otherwise deployed in the field.

The Essentials:

• Typically, 4 or more years of experience providing engineering support for TV production remotes including multi-cameras field-based production, transmission systems, logistics, site set-up and troubleshooting.
• Project team and project implementation experience.
• Strong operational skills on a broad range of television remote broadcast and production equipment such as: SNG satellite uplink/downlink equipment, microwave, video encoding, ENG/Studio cameras and support equipment, A/V routers and infrastructure, video switchers, audio mixers, media decks, NLE edit systems and storage devices, fiber optic links, signal processing and transcoding devices, production communications (intercom) and computer systems/ IT networks architecture.
• Working knowledge of emerging technologies including IP video transport.
• Experienced problem solver who is able to perform well in a fast-paced environment.
• Working knowledge with AutoCAD, Visio, Excel and other MS Office applications 4-year technical degree, preferably IT/electronics (or equivalent education/experience/training)

The Perks:

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

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

Post Date: 04/18/2019
Job #: 16040
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: MO: Kansas City
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Experience Requirements:

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

Qualification Requirements:

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

Education:

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

Post Date: 04/18/2019
Job #: 16035
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Other: Product Manager
Location: OR: Remote/Work from home option
Job Description:

The product manager has complete ownership of his or her product(s) responsible for driving results and leading growth in revenue and profit. This includes product planning and forecasting, new product definition, roadmap, business case, launch and lifecycle management. The product manager is also responsible for product quality and financial reporting for his products (control configuration and monitoring products).

Responsibilities:

- Product lifecycle management.
- Demonstrable experience of delivering broadcast products to market or delivering complex multi phase projects.
- Seasoned negotiator able to effectively communicate up to upper management level including presentation of business papers.
- Knowledge of the broadcast industry, preferably around live production with intimate knowledge of Control, Configuration and Monitoring workflows. Experience working for a broadcaster/service provider or other broadcast vendor a very strong asset.
- Strong analytical skills including financial modeling and pricing strategies.

Required Skills and Experience

- First class written and oral presentation skills.
- Self-driven and autonomous.
- Able to work with little formal supervision.
- University degree in engineering/business, or proven equivalent experience.
- Experience in product management (5 years+ ideally).
- Fluent English speaker, other languages a distinct advantage.
- Product management or Project management certification (eg: PMP, Pragmatic Marketing) desired.

This position involves 50% travel time (North America and International). Remote / Work from Home option possible.

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

Post Date: 04/18/2019
Job #: 16036
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: OR
Job Description:

As a Systems Engineer in the Production Product Group, this is your chance to dive into all sorts of technologies; compute technologies running Windows on physical platforms, VMware environments, and the cloud. Networking from Cisco, Dell/EMC, HPE and others. Servers from Dell/EMC and NEC. Storage from Dell/EMC, Quantum, and NEC. Applications based on .NET and MS SQL.

This job will be developing system solutions using our core infrastructure components; compute, storage and networking, and the care-and-feeding of these systems and components.

We are a small team of sharp techie-types, and we hold one another accountable for how we work with others, and our skills. We solve problems and puzzles that appear insurmountable to others.

Responsibilities:

- Participate in and drive development and project-based initiatives that support the product group’s objectives, along with working side-by-side with colleagues in sales and service to deliver and support customer system solution deployments.
- Responsible for continuous learning… our world is dynamic and there will always be something new to know and learn.
- We strive for continuous improvement and as such this position will be responsible for continuously analyzing our system solutions to optimize performance, reliability, and availability.
- Jump in the mix to help tackle the toughest and most impactful problems.
- Desire to dig-deep into challenges, figure out a plan, and execute that plan.
- Ability to prioritize time and focus on quality delivery per commitments.
- Be independent as well as a team player; able to “cross the aisle” and work with other technical and non-technical professionals with an eye for solutions.

Required Skills and Experience:

- BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject., or equivalent experience
- Experience in systems level design and scaling of custom developed applications with proven experience working with business and development teams.
- Demonstrable experience in installation, administration and troubleshooting of server operating environments from Microsoft (Windows).
- Demonstrable experience in VMware vSphere/vCenter enterprise-level design and administration.
- Solid and demonstrable understanding of core storage concepts (SAN, NAS, DAS, RAID levels, storage networking, performance monitoring and troubleshooting, best-practice design).
- Experience in on-premise infrastructure and facilities administration and support (hardware, rack and power, environmental).
- Solid understanding of core networking concepts (TCP/IP, HTTP, switching, routing, firewalls).
- Active Directory and related technologies; domain controller management and design, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy.
- Experience with one or more scripting technologies (PowerShell, Python, PHP, batch scripting).
- Communication, both written and verbal, that’s clear and speaks to the target audience.

Desired skills:

- 5 to 7 years of C++ and C# programming experience in a Windows environment.
- Experience in Public cloud technologies design education or experience.
- Administration of Cisco Nexus and/or Cisco UCS.
- Experience with Dell/EMC VxRail hyper-converged appliances and VxRail deployments.
- Solarwinds monitoring and alerting solutions (SAM, SRM, VMAN).
- Agile Scrum and/or Kanban-based project management frameworks and toolsets experience.
- Backup subsystem and media management experience.

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

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

Post Date: 04/18/2019
Job #: 16037
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: OR
Job Description:

We are pleased to announce the opening of a full-time Senior Software Engineer position on our Core Technologies Embedded Systems team.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of real-time software, experience with embedded operating systems, and a passion for finding new technology to produce high performance and robust products.

The Core Technologies Embedded Systems group is responsible for providing re-usable Intellectual Property solutions to our product lines.

Responsibilities:

- Design, code, integrate, and verify software components and features for large scale products and projects
- Maintain design documentation for each feature
- Perform unit tests and participate in product integration activities
- Present designs to peers for review
- Collaborate with the Quality Assurance group to perform bug fixing and troubleshooting of problems
- Collaborate with the technical support teams to resolve customer issues

Required Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will meet the following competencies/qualifications:

- Bachelor of Science degree in CS, EE or equivalent experience. Advanced degree and experience a plus.
- 8-10+ years of development experience with C/C++ and other object-oriented programming languages like Python
- Experience developing applications on Linux platforms
- Experience with revision control (Git/subversion)
- Familiarity with Agile based methodologies is desired
- Ability to work in a team environment and also work independently
- Ability to complete tasks on time with and without supervision
- Audio/video or audio/video standards (SMPTE) development experience a plus
- Experience with IP switches, protocols, and PTP a plus

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

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

Post Date: 04/18/2019
Job #: 16038
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: OR
Job Description:

We are seeking a fulltime Software Engineering Manager to help the development of video editing and video server systems. The manager will lead a Stratus team and that develops media management solutions across our platforms.

This position requires a manager with strong engineering & programming skills and ambition to take on new projects, define & own what needs to be done, and see it through to conclusion.

Candidates with the appropriate set of skills and experience might be considered at the senior level.

Responsibilities:

- Manage a team of software developers and QA engineers working in a Scrum environment.
- Participate actively in the design, code reviews, sprint planning, daily standups.
- Assist team members with technical problems when appropriate.
- Monitor and guide the team in the use of Scrum and T-LDM best practices.
- Ensure that the team has tools and equipment required to be successful.
- Establish and evaluate individual performance objectives using Belden tools.

Required Skills and Experience:

- Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering and 5+ years of relevant work experience, including at least two years of engineering management or in a lead role.
- Excellent analysis, design, and development skills. Knowledge of design patterns and object-oriented design.
- Knowledge of SCRUM and Agile development practices.
- Experience debugging complex large-scale systems and applications on Windows platforms
- Experience using Windows server technologies such as IIS, WAS, and Active Directory.
- Experience in WCF, Web Services, REST, and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) design.
- Experience with microservices, containers, and other cloud oriented technologies.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills. A passion for producing quality software.
- Experience working with broadcast video a significant plus

These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

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

Post Date: 04/18/2019
Job #: 16031
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: TN: Memphis
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Experience:

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required.

Education:

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

Certification:

• SBE certification is a plus.

Post Date: 04/18/2019
Job #: 16033
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer: Broadcast Informative Technologies
Location: SC
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast/Information Technologies Engineer. Responsibilities include maintaining and installing equipment at the studio and transmitter facility, providing engineering support to all news and production operations, maintaining working knowledge of overall station equipment operations to provide assistance and training to operators. Applicant should have a strong background in information technology and knowledge of IP networking, and computer and software maintenance. Responsibilities include preventive maintenance, installations, and repairs on all equipment and grounds at the facility and keeping the station’s technical operation in compliance with FCC rules and the terms of the station authorization. The ability to be able to assume occasional operation of the SNV/ENG truck for remote TV broadcasting of news or community events would be a plus. Experience with studio equipment preferred. Valid driver’s license; ability to lift 50 lbs or more; ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces; Solid understanding of the requirements of a 24/7 live news operation. Applicant must have good organizational and communication skills. BS engineering degree in telecommunication, informatics or computer technologies, and SBE certificate preferred.

Post Date: 04/18/2019
Job #: 16034
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

This position will provide technical engineering support for our Radio Network. The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for maintaining on-air facilities and assisting in off-air emergencies.

Supervisory Accountability:

- Minimal supervisory of part time staff and interns.

Nature and Scope:

- Internal contacts include management staff and all departments throughout the organization in assisting with engineering matters. External contact includes a variety of support personnel within the Company, and vendors regarding equipment.

Principal Accountabilities:

- Responsible for equipment installation, maintenance, repairs and instructs staff on the proper use.
- Responsible for troubleshooting radio automation system, consoles, remotes and all related broadcast equipment.
- Provides 24 hour on call service
- Performs preventative maintenance on station broadcast equipment.
- Maintains FCC required technical records.
- Recommends replacement of outdated and/or un-repairable equipment.
- Acts on behalf of the Director of Engineering and IT Services in his absence relating to technical and operational matters.
- Conducts site surveys to determine the technical requirements for remotes as required.
- Engineers remotes as assigned.
- Drives radio station vehicles as required.
- Assists the IT Coordinator in the installation of computer systems.
- Maintains Engineering log of maintenance tasks completed.

Core Competencies:

- Ability to use standard electronic test equipment such as volt meters, oscilloscopes, audio generators, audio analyzers, frequency counters and other equipment necessary to complete assigned tasks.
- Must have experience in the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of transmitters, and associated RF equipment.
- Knowledge of computers and radio broadcast system maintenance.
- Strong communication skills and excellent documentation skills are required.
- Competence in oral and written English.
- Ability to supervise and instruct student interns in the functions of broadcast engineering department.
- Ability to work harmoniously with the staff, officials and the general public.
- Ability to be well versed in the FCC rules in regards to our broadcast operations.
- Ability to work effectively without constant supervision.
- Possess valid driver’s license with good driving record.
- Must be capable of lifting at least 50 pounds and climb latter.
- Occasional night and weekend work may be required.
- SBE or Engineering certification desired.

Minimum Requirements:

- Associate degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering and 3 years of responsible work experience in radio maintenance. In lieu of a degree, 5 years of work experience in radio engineering.

Note: This position description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Candidates will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. The Company has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description is not be construed as a contract for employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion, or disability. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 04/12/2019
Job #: 16027
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: Senior Broadcast Technician
Location: TN
Job Description:

Candidate should be familiar with maintaining studio, control room, ENG, and transmission equipment.
Proficiency in the repair of digital & analog audio, video and server equipment. Remote broadcast experience is a plus. Computer skills and college degree in electronics or equivalent desired. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Participate in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility
• Assist in compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws
• Help implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the facility.
• Participate in engineering and other technical projects
• Evaluate, select, install, service, and maintain facility broadcast equipment and information technology systems
• Work closely with management and co-workers to ensure company objectives are being met
• Must have a solid working knowledge of PC’s, networks, routers and various application software
• Other duties as needed to include building maintenance

Qualifications:

• The ability to terminate broadcast and IT related cables is required
• Experience with Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices, SAN storage, satellite ground stations, and RF preferred
• Strong interpersonal and organization skills
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• ‘Can Do’ attitude, desire to learn new skills consistent with good engineering/IT practices
• Must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Post Date: 04/11/2019
Job #: 16024
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: TX: Dallas/Ft. Worth
Job Description:

We have one opening in our Dallas market for a Journeyman Broadcast Engineer/Technician to train under and assist one of our Senior Engineers to provide technical support our radio and television station clients.

Basic electronics knowledge either formal or self taught a must. Experience in the broadcasting industry would be a plus.

Post Date: 04/11/2019
Job #: 16023
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: Technician, Broadcast Maintenance Engineering
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Requirements and General Skills:

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

Technical Skills:

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

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

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

Post Date: 04/11/2019
Job #: 16025
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA: San Francisco Bay Area
Job Description:

The Chief Broadcast Engineer position is a full-time professional/managerial position. This employee needs to understand and work with a modern computerized infrastructure; Responsible for planning of systems, equipment selection, installation, operation, and maintenance of all sophisticated electronic equipment associated with a broadcast television station; and ensures rapidly changing technology supports the mission of the Company. The job requires varied shifts including nights, weekends, and being on-call. The employee needs to maintain and operate broadcasting equipment, microwave relay sites, towers, generators, satellite uplink and receive systems, signal distribution, routing systems, processing systems, archive, TCP/IP networks, monitoring devices, automation systems, camera systems, production switchers, playout servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFB etc. Transmitter skills are not required. Works closely with Traffic, Master Control and Production personnel in addition to providing technical support for productions and special events.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree and minimum 10 years’ experience in broadcast engineering at a broadcast, video production or cable television facility, performing hands on work on productions and live events, maintaining and updating infrastructure.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience managing projects including part-time and contract staff with demonstrated ability to improve performance, output and quality.
• Experience with TV transmitters and traditional microwave links.
• Must be capable of performing maintenance and expediting repairs on all electronic and mechanical equipment in the broadcast facilities.
• Proficient IT skills related to modern automation, encoding, and video play out systems.
• Proficient in IT switching, routing, server virtualization, and network management.
• Solid understanding of ATSC Transport Streams and related technology.
• Knowledgeable of FCC Broadcast rules and regulations.
• Proven ability to successfully plan, coordinates, and executes tactically and strategically projects.
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills including outstanding communication skills both verbal and written.
• Demonstrated ability to adjust to competing demands from multiple directions, and balance shifting priorities across a range of stakeholder groups.
• Demonstrated ability to manage through difficult and stressful situations, work under deadline pressure.
• Must possess a valid California Driver License and maintain good DMV record in order to operate a vehicle.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Society of Broadcast Engineers certification.
• CISCO CCNA or equivalent network training.
• FCC First or General Class license.
• Experience with high power UHF transmission plants.
• Excellent computer skills and good understanding of IP based LAN, WAN and Internet based systems.
• Familiarity with MS Office, Visio and/or other drafting software.

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to climb ladders when necessary.
• Ability to safely operate vehicles.
• Ability to operate light office equipment and computer workstation.
• Requires ability to perform repetitive movement of hands, wrists and fingers for use of keyboard and the opening/closing of drawers.
• May involve the ability to be seated for extended lengths of time, including lengthy exposure to computer screens.
• Incidental bending, stooping, reaching, and infrequently lifting to a maximum of 75lbs.
• May require ability to travel to other locations.

All Staff Members are expected to contribute to the overall team effort. Nothing in this job description restricts the Company, or executive leadership’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All Staff Members are required to be familiar with changes in law, regulations, and procedures, as well as report all questionable accounting, potential fraudulent activity, and/or internal concerns to the attention of the the Company’s General Manager or Director of Human Resources.

All Staff Members are required, as a condition of employment, to support the Company’s efforts in ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations including, but not limited to, the Payola, Plugola, and Anti-Discriminatory Laws.

Post Date: 04/05/2019
Job #: 16020
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

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

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

Post Date: 04/05/2019
Job #: 16022
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Temple
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Broadcast Engineer. The ideal candidate should have a broad base of technical skills and experience. This position will be co-responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the broadcast engineering and studio activities day-to-day, including during live broadcasts. Additional responsibilities include assisting Engineering/IT and Production departments. For the right applicant we are willing to provide training.

The ideal candidate should have some of the following experience:

• Troubleshooting and problem solving.
• Knowledge of PC and PC Server Systems
• Computer networking
• Electrical Engineering and Repair
• RF Engineering and Repair
• Project management
• ENG Techniques (Microwave and Satellite)
• Studio Television Production
• FCC Broadcast Regulation Compliance

Requirements:

• 3-5 years technical experience in computer repair and service
• Strong analytical skills to troubleshoot and solve medium to complex technical issues in real-time
• Ability to interact and communicate at a high level with technical staff, production personnel, managers and co-workers
• This position requires being on call and flexibility to work odd hours during maintenance windows or as emergencies dictate.
• A two-year technical school degree, associate degree in electronics or SBE certification is desirable.
• Must be dependable, a self-starter, able to perform quickly and efficiently under pressure of deadlines.

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

Post Date: 04/05/2019
Job #: 16014
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: MN
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Post Date: 04/05/2019
Job #: 16015
Organization Type:
– Other: Multimedia News Organization
Job Title: Other: Electronics Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties:

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

Required Skills and Experience:

- Two years college in computer science or electronic engineering required. Four year degree in related field or equivalent experience highly preferred.
- At least two years’ experience in engineering maintenance at a broadcaster, production house, electronic equipment manufacturer or systems integrator preferred.
- Experience in programming and installation of a multi-console facility, intercom, automation and router based digital audio system.
- Familiarity with IP based audio systems and protocols.
- Ability to utilize test equipment commonly used in broadcast related electronics and computer network servicing.
- Experience with computer networking.
- Demonstrated experience providing high level of professional, courteous, and consistent interactions with clients.
- Troubleshooting experience at the systems level of broadcast and audio production-related equipment, computer hardware, and individual equipment to the component level.
- Ability to read schematics and understand signal flow
- Ability to use common hand and power tools
- Demonstrated ability to perform under deadline pressure.
- Ability and willingness to work rotating shifts as required. This includes weekends, overnights, and occasional holidays.
- Ability and willingness to work overtime as required.
- Demonstrated knowledge of audio, recording, and radio production theory and practice.
- Must be able to work independently or with a team.
- Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
- Hearing skills must ensure that our audio quality standards are maintained.
- Must hold a valid driver’s license.
- This is a union position.
- Familiarity with MS Office suite and AutoCAD LT preferred.
- Familiarity with AES 67, Ravenna, and other audio over IP transports preferred.
- Familiarity with Lawo hardware preferred.
- Audio Engineering Society (AES), Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) involvement preferred.
- Network level TV/Radio experience a plus.
- Public Radio experience a plus.

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 04/05/2019
Job #: 16019
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: IT Junior Systems Administrator
Location: TX
Job Description:

The IT Junior Systems Administrator supports the organizations IT infrastructure and all technology needs. This position troubleshoots and repairs systems hardware and software while following industry best practices.

Essential Functions:

- Technical Support:

• Respond to support requests in Help Desk Ticketing system
• Act as Tier 1 support for desktop and laptop hardware and software
• Act as Tier 1 support for phone system
• Prepare and deploy new/upgraded hardware and software as necessary

- System Administration

• Perform IT support when necessary
• Perform periodic system maintenance processes
• Utilize automated system monitoring
• Keep all documentation and licenses up to date
• Keep all IT systems hardware and software up to date

- End User Training

• Responsible for new hire systems setup and configuration
• Coordinate organization software training and updates
• Train end users on Office, Accounting, and Donor Engagement software
• Train users in the proper use of SharePoint

- SharePoint Administration

• Responsible for overall management of SharePoint site
• Act as liaison for organization interaction with SharePoint
• Partner with Sr. Systems Administrator in SharePoint upgrades and design

- Non-Essential Functions

• Provide backup and assistance to other members of Technology division
• Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

Education:

• Associate’s Degree or higher in Information Technology preferred. Appropriate experience or other technical training such as military tech schools will be considered in Lieu of a degree

Experience:

• 5 years’ experience providing IT support in a broadcast environment
• Professional Certifications such as Cisco, A+, Network+ and Microsoft for example, are a plus
• Computer network experience in broadcast and office environments

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Logical troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
• Demonstrated understanding of computer networking architecture
• Physical environment monitoring and security
• Ability to multitask and meet deadlines
• Demonstrated understanding and use of IT best practices
• File based workflow and user/operator assistance skills
• Familiarity with Office 365 administration
• Active Directory management skills
• Demonstrated understanding of user privileges and access control and the auditing thereof
• Printer installation and administration
• Familiarity with the use of software based diagnostic tools like Wireshark, SolarWinds, IDS
• IT integration and support skills as they relate to modern broadcast equipment
• Daily operational incident response
• Monitoring and reporting on system backups for disaster recovery and business continuity
• Demonstrated understanding of IT security tools such as firewalls, IDS, routers, anti-virus, and anti-malware software
• Demonstrated understanding of virtualization environments such as VMWare, Hyper-V, and Scale computing
• Operating systems knowledge including Windows and Mac OS

Working Conditions and Environment:

Travel - Occasionally

Nights/Weekends/Holidays:

* On Call shifts
* Occasional, Nights, Weekends and Holidays

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical activity may include; Balancing, maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and waling, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium. Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles. Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another. Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles. Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Post Date: 04/05/2019
Job #: 16009
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

* Provide Tier 2 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:
* Studio Production
* Master Control Operations
* Transmission
* Newsroom
* Remote Production
* Post-production
* Digital Asset Management Systems
* Graphics
* Work with vendors 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
* Train Operations Personnel. Articulate concepts and solutions to mixed skillset users
* Hands-on installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
* Read and Maintain System Documentation utilizing Excel, Microsoft Versio, Autocad
* Monitoring, test and measurement of critical systems
* Support Remote productions as an Engineer In Charge
* Communicate major outages to department managers

Qualifications:

* Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances
* Must be able to solve complex problems
* Subject matter expert in at least one of the following areas:
* Studio Production
* Master Control
* Transmission
* Newsroom systems
* Remote Productions
* Post-production
* Digital Asset Management Systems
* Ability to install and configure PC and Mac Workstations
* Intermediate knowledge of networking, Windows and PC operating systems, including [Cisco IOS, Windows 2016,Windows 2008, Windows 2007, VMWare, SQL, Citrix, AntiVirus and Wireless Solutions
* Intermediate understanding of IT Networking, Firewalls and Fiber-Optics
* Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel. Versio
* Troubleshooting Skills - Intermediate, System & Board Level
* Knowledge/Ability to apply terminations/connectors to various types of network cables such as coaxial, twisted pair, and optical fiber cables that carry SDI video, AES audio, RF and IP signals. Connector Types include BNC, N, F, RJ-4S, and D-sub-miniature
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Ability to work in an operator capacity as required
* Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge
* Broadcast equipment knowledge/experience at the intermediate level should include:
* Routing Switchers - Evertz EQX, Xenon
* Production Switchers - Sony MVS 8000 series, Ross, Tricaster
* Studio Cameras - Sony HDC-1500 & HDC-2400
* Newsroom Systems - Dalet Galaxy Client, OneCut editor, Brio playout server, Rundown; Production Automation - Ross Overdrive, CamBot robotics
* Master Control Systems - Evertz Quartz MC Switcher, Imagine ADC automation, Versio, Evertz Closed Caption Encoders
* Digital Asset Management Systems - Dalet Galaxy, Spectralogic T950 Library & Black Pearl Data mover, Quantum Tier 1 & Tier 2 SAN's with StorNext, XenData data mover, TelestreaM Vantage transcoders, Aspera & Signiant Internet file transfer
* Terminal Equipment- Evertz DA's, Frame Sync, Up/Down/Cross Converters, Delays, Audio Embed/De-embedders, Multiviewers
* Encoders - ATEME Titan & CM5000, Evertz 7882ENC, 3480, Adtec EN 91, 100
* Decoders - ATEME DM5000, Evertz 7882DEC, Adtec 60, 71, Cisco 9854, Erricson 8200
* Video Test & Measurement - Tektronix WFM 8300, WVR 8300 , Imagine VTM Series , AVCOM SNG2500C
* VTR's & Media Recorders - Sony HDW-D1800 HDCam, PMW-1000 XDCam, BVW Series BetaCam, Panasonic AJ-HD1400 DVCPro, AJA KiPro
* Video Servers - Imagine Nexio Farad/Volt, Dalet Brio, Evertz Dream Catcher, EVS, Volicon, Mira
* Post Production - Adobe Premiere, CC, Avid ProTools, Dalet OneCut
* Practical knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques
* Intermediate understanding of the following broadcast standards:
* SMPTE 259, 292M, 424M, SMPTE Timecode, MXF
* ITU-R Rec.709, 601, 2020
* MPEG 2, MPEG 4, HEVC
* EIA RS-422, RS-232
* FCC Rules & Regulations

Education & Experience:

* BS Degree in technical discipline or four (4) years equivalent work experience and Four+ (4+) years Experience as a Maintainence or Broadcast Engineer

Certifications (Desired):

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

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

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

Post Date: 04/05/2019
Job #: 16011
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

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

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

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

Post Date: 04/05/2019
Job #: 16012
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Transmission System Site Manager
Location: NE
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced professional to work independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment in geographical area. The Site Manager will also maintain and repair low TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment and assist with Radio and/or TV broadcast related equipment installation and maintenance in the Lincoln main facility. Schedule will include travel, evenings, and weekends.

Post Date: 04/05/2019
Job #: 16013
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering and I.T.
Location: FL
Job Description:

We are searching for a demonstrated leader and effective manager for the position of Director of Engineering. The position will be directly responsible for supervision of the installation, operation, and maintenance of all studio and field equipment. This position will manage the technical, IT and operational engineering staff responsible for production of the highest quality broadcasts in the market. In addition to oversight of technical and engineering operations, the position will also serve as the lead for security, infrastructure, logistics planning of special events and capital projects. The Director of Engineering reports directly to the General Manager and assists in achieving station and departmental objectives/priorities.

Job Responsibilities:

- Lead our present and future technology and engineering based operational strategies
- FCC compliance and oversight
- Capital planning, execution and project management with collaboration of all other departments
- Technical and engineering operational budget management
- Develop and maintain 5-year technical plan
- Establish and maintain operational technical/engineering standards and policies
- Ensure proper training and education of staff as applicable whether in technical and engineering departments or other functional departments

Qualifications/Experience Requirements:

- Data network, data communications, computer systems and broadcast technologies experience
- Working knowledge of computer operating systems (Windows, Linux, Oracle, etc.)
- Background in audio/video technologies at all levels of production
- Knowledge of multi-channel station automation and servers
- File-based newsroom workflows and editing experience
- VOIP systems background
- HD routing switchers, production switchers, cameras, robotics and multi-viewers experience
- Satellite commercial delivery systems knowledge – Pitch Blue, Path fire, etc.
- Broadcast Encoders, Mux & IRDs experience
- Understanding of ATSC/8VSB signals, MPEG2, DOLBY AC3, CALM ACT, EAS, CAP, IP Video, HDTV, ENG and STL microwave transmission
- Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and motivate a team
- Ability to effectively communicate
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize in fast paced environment

Education Requirements:

- BS or AS degree in engineering and/or equivalent industry experience

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