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Post Date: 07/19/2019
Job #: 16150
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Other: IT Media Engineer
Location: SD
Job Description:

We are looking for an IT Media Engineer, with a strong background in IT networking and digital media technologies.

Responsibilities include:

- Network switch management;
- Network security analysis and mitigation;
- Monitor equipment statuses;
- Media workflows;
- Wiring documentation;
- Video streaming (through our sd.net service);
- Audio streaming (through our sd.net service);
- Assist in tracking and managing tower and site contracts;
- General IT support for employees.

This position reports to the engineering manager and will require some statewide travel, including overnights and weekends to support Company productions and streaming services.

Licenses and Certifications:

Successful candidate must possess a driver's license and have the ability to obtain a CDL within 6 months. SBE certification is a plus.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Five or more years in the network engineering and/or broadcasting fields is preferred. A good work ethic, the ability to work independently and as a team, a willingness to learn, excellent computer and networking skills in the Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems, good communication skills and a good mechanical aptitude are also desired.

Knowledge of:

- Engineering principles;
- Electronics at the component level;
- Computer operational and technical skills;

Ability to:

- Direct and supervise the actions of others when necessary;
- Diagnose and correct technical problems;
- Use oscilloscopes and A/V service monitors;
- Work independently and within a team.

Veteran’s Preference Eligible

Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

We do not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9.

We offer paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 07/19/2019
Job #: 16151
Organization Type:
– Other: Broadcast Equipment Sales
Job Title: Sales Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

Duties:

Represent the Company in promoting the sale of top tier Broadcast Radio Equipment. Meet with potential customers to discuss new requirements or upgrades and prepare solutions. Research equipment options and with the help of the Company, prepare price quotations. Attend industry meetings and trade shows like the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) to maintain visibility and support for the Company.

Skills and Competencies:

The ideal candidate would be a Freelance, Consulting, or Contract Radio Broadcast Engineer with the following set of skills:

- A good practical knowledge of Radio Station and Transmission systems is a requirement. AM, FM, HD Radio, AoIP, STL’s, satellite distribution and emergency alert messaging.
- A working knowledge of industry FCC regulations and code of practices.
- Knowledge of current ‘state of the art’ practices.
- Intimate familiarity with leading industry brands.
- The ability to confidently advise and recommend suitable equipment to Broadcasters.
- Usual practical knowledge of Microsoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe and RF propagation software.

The successful candidate would be an accomplished engineer with an outgoing personality, a flair for sales, and the ability to connect with other engineers and personnel at all levels of a Radio Broadcast operation.

Post Date: 07/19/2019
Job #: 16152
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

We are looking for a talented, highly motivated, self-driven individual with technical experience in large-scale video distribution to join our service operations team. As a Senior Specialist - Technical Operations, you will work on a team that is responsible for supporting a designated platform, performing troubleshooting steps and taking action to resolve issues identified through monitoring by performing any hands on work required to maintain our lineup of world class products and services.

In this role, you will be responsible for the following functions related to the service:

- Implement and leverage best-in-class technologies, tools, and processes to continually optimize the customer experience
- Perform first touch resolution
- Incident response, root cause analysis, and problem management across a diverse set of technologies
- Optimize event detection and alerting capabilities
- Documentation and robust knowledge base creation
- Project management and support
- Change Implementation, documentation and training

As the successful candidate, you will:

- Put the end-user experience at the core of the team's focus and continually drive to measure and improve it
- Provide first touch resolution support to the video delivery environment
- Lead system testing and validation of monitoring and control maintenance
- Assist with projects including the planning, implementation, documentation, and training of staff as needed.
- Take ownership of issues affecting the service regardless of functional area or organizational boundary
- Be adaptable, expect change and keep both skills and mindset current to respond to the demands of the business
- Leverage technical skill sets to explore, evaluate, and deliver new technologies, techniques, and tools to advance the capabilities of the team

The background of the successful candidate should include:

- 4+ years of experience with technologies associated with providing a live channel video and video-on-demand (VOD) services in on premises or cloud-based environments with IP and satellite distribution
- BS/BA in a technology related field is preferred
- A good understanding of computer networking services and tools
- Strong working knowledge of physical equipment and infrastructure, technical workflow diagrams and working with engineers to test and integrate new systems
- Must have the ability to work in a fast pace environment with changing priorities
- Expertise in configuration and optimization of a diversity of toolsets to maintain and improve services, to include Splunk, AppDynamics, New Relic, MoogSoft, Prometheus, Grafana, Nagios
- Experience and familiarity with Kubernetes, BitBucket/GIT, Unix/Linux, AWS and agile/scrum methodologies with strong scripting and automation skills
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, analytical skills and ability to influence and teach others
- Experience with administrating, maintaining, troubleshooting, and configuring various systems in a Windows and/or Linux environment

This position is in a 24x7 facility and may require the ability to work various shifts, including holidays and overtime

All candidates must be able to lift 30 to 40 pounds

Post Date: 07/19/2019
Job #: 16153
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NM: Albuquerque
Job Description:

This position will help design the broadcast operation of the future, while overseeing all day-to-day and long-term engineering and technical management operations including towers, RF transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other related broadcast operating systems.

Job Responsibilities:

• Develops, maintains, administers and owns engineering departmental operations budget and capital budgets for studio and transmitter locations.
• Identifies, analyzes and trouble shoots problems or issues related to engineering, including studio and transmitter problems in a timely and effective manner.
• Works with and provides direction to engineering employees and others on solutions.
• Provides hands on support as needed.
• Consults and collaborates with General Managers and station management on long-term and short-term engineering objectives, goals and action plans.
• Executes engineering objectives, goals and action plans and is held accountable for results.
• Studies and plans for future station engineering needs including purchases and growth.
• Communicates how objectives, goals and action plans affect the stations.
• Leads Engineering staff.
• Develops strong department through applicable training, evaluation, and daily contact with employees. Establishes, consults and communicates departmental, station and Corp policies, procedures and guidance as needed.
• Knowledgeable of and applies as needed all current FCC rules and regulations. Ensures that all stations are compliant with FCC rules and regulations at all times.
• Brings forward-thinking solutions to workflow design, with strong knowledge of today's IT-based systems and processes

Qualifications:

• An associate or bachelor degree, or equivalent experience and/or certification, in broadcast electronics, telecommunications, IT or related field is required.
• 3-5 years broadcasting or IT experience.
• Thorough knowledge of current FCC rules and regulations.
• Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
• Compelling detail orientation with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving, following up until issues are resolved.
• Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
• Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
• Ability to function in a team environment yet be able to work as an individual contributor.
• Work well under pressure.
• Available to work with short notice including early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
• Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.
• Must have valid driver's license and good driving record as determined by company policy. Motor Vehicle Record will be checked.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 07/17/2019
Job #: 16149
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Media Systems Architect
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

The Media Systems Architect is responsible for the architectural system design and deployment of the key production systems through all continuous technology upgrade cycles. The Media Systems Architect is a union position under NABET.

Essential Functions:

* Assist with project management of strategic systems upgrade projects through the entire project lifecycle from concept inception, solution design, system deployment through to its transition into operation
* Assist with interaction and tight coordination with internal cross-functional resources, spanning all organizational departments and levels as well as the third parties/vendors/integration teams for the flawless execution of projects
* Assist with creation and maintenance of comprehensive system design drawing packages, workflow and procedural documentation
* Assist development of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
* Assist development of a detailed project plan, timeline, resource allocation and coordination; establish metrics to measure and track progress, set up a reporting structure to effectively manage changes with the ability to communicate efficiently with project stakeholders across the organization.
* Maintain knowledge of industry technology trends to identify, evaluate and select technologies required for solution delivery as well as integration with existing technologies and migration paths for full adoption
* Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Other Job Functions:

* Supports current systems as needed

Knowledge/Experience Required:

* MS/BS in Broadcast Engineering or equivalent experience
* 5+ years of experience in Broadcast systems design and systems integration in the industry
* Extensive knowledge of current broadcast video standards; SDI, ASI and various codecs (MPEG-H, MPEG-4, MPEG-2), DVB standards, ATSC standards, audio codecs such as MPEG-H, AAC, AC-3, MP3, MP2.
* Working experience in deployment of asset management and automation systems for broadcast and post production facilities
* Working experience in design and deployment of shared content exchange and heterogeneous storage architecture for production environments; including but not limited to content ingest, editing, playout and archiving
* Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD, Visio design applications
* Proficiency in MS Project; MS Office
* Proficiency in Telestream Vantage, Adobe CC, Evertz Magnum and VistalinkPRO, StorNext, Cisco IOS, Image Video TSI-4000, etc.
* Strong analytical, problem-solving, consultation and organizational skills
* Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills with the ability to efficiently communicate across various levels of subject knowledge and understanding

Knowledge/Experience Desired:

* Experience in launching automated Master Control, Production and Asset Management Systems
* Experience in setting up post production edit suites in fully integrated content sharing environment
* Working knowledge of video/audio over IP standards; SMPTE-2110, AES67.

Post Date: 07/17/2019
Job #: 16148
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NC: Fayetteville
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Chief Engineer. Duties include, but are not limited to:

Studio and transmitter maintenance and construction, RF Systems, and audio routing systems. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely manner. We are looking for a high energy, self-motivated person, who is qualified for this rare opportunity to work with us as we prepare to build and move to a new studio facility. Our Fayetteville market includes (4) FM’s, (1) AM and (2) Translators. The ideal candidate will also support our staff with all computer-related hardware and software needs; manage local computer networks; manage local phone systems and provide mobile phone support. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the IT infrastructure for our Radio Stations in the Fayetteville market and the needs of our departments in a timely and collaborative way. The candidate will need knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking, Microsoft Server, Office,
and various supporting applications in a Broadcast Environment.

Qualifications:

· Minimum five years of radio engineering experience and two years of IT training
· Knowledge of RF Systems, and RF troubleshooting skills;
· Preferred experience with radio studio construction and maintenance;
· Preferred experience with Radio Automation software (Audio Vault &Wide Orbit)
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Server OS, specifically storage functions, Microsoft Desktop Operating
Systems and Microsoft Office.
· Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
· Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
· SBE Certification is a plus;
· In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office products including SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
· Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance are required;
· Ability to provide helpdesk support to end users
· Knowledge of SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
· The ability to ensure IT activities are within security parameters as outlined by management.
· Project management experience

This position is full-time and includes benefits

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16147
Organization Type:
– Post Production Facility
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

- Ensures all broadcast equipment is calibrated and operating correctly during editing. Has working knowledge of all areas of technical set-up in edit bays.
- Troubleshooting videotape machines, production support equipment, cameras, switchers and non-linear edit systems (AVID, EVS and Nexio).
- Maintaining Avid systems (Media Composer, Unity ISIS, Interplay and archive LTO systems).
- Corrects and documents technical problems. Consults VP Regional Engineer regarding corrective actions unable to resolve alone.
- Performs Maintenance tasks including repairs, equipment replacement, cleaning, supplies, etc.
- Communicates effectively with post-production staff to understand & fulfill requests during post-production shift.
- Reports important facility issues to Regional SVP/GM & Executive Producer and VP Regional Engineer.

Qualifications:

- Associates Degree required; BS in Broadcast Engineering is highly preferred.
- Minimum of 2 years experience working with and repairing broadcast equipment in fast-paced, sports television production environment.
- Proficiency in the use of broadcast related test equipment (including but not limited to, waveforms and vectorscopes, test signal generators) required.
- Experience in maintaining Avid systems (Media Composer, Unity ISIS, Interplay) and archiving LTO systems a plus.
- Strong analytical/communication skills required.
- Must have excellent reasoning skills in order to assist in troubleshooting and ability to read and understand system and CAD drawings workflow. Strong analytical skills required.
- Knowledgeable in all areas of technical production, and familiar with all post-production equipment components used within building. Flexible hours/schedule and weekend and holiday shifts will be required. Ability to work as a team member is a must.
- Regularly required to hear, talk and use close vision. Occasionally required to bend and lift to 50 pounds.
- Must be able to work a flexible work schedule (weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays) and must be available for overtime if needed.

Typical tools, equipment and materials utilized:

- Computer with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc)
- Etecad File Manager (CAD) experience is a plus.
- Lead Time Optimization experience is a plus.
- Telephone, printer, calculator, copier, fax machine.
- All telephone communications within our building.
- Hands on working knowledge of all software programs in house.

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16143
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NE: Omaha
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer works under the direction of the Director of Engineering. This position will primarily provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio, IT and HD equipment and radio frequency (RF) systems.

Key Activities:

- Assist in the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities items.
- Responsible for a wide range of technical repairs on the facility and associated various systems including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, and irrigation systems.
- Help to ensure that all facility equipment is maintained properly through daily, weekly, and monthly preventive maintenance in order that optimum performance can be achieved.
- Assist with inspections of all construction and installation projects while updating all necessary company managers or directors through progress reports.
- Participate in monthly departmental safety meetings. Helps to implement preventive measures and recommendations of the company Safety Committee.
- Keep facilities and departmental areas safe, clean, and organized.
- Install video, audio, IT, HD and RF equipment.
- Document and maintain records of equipment repairs.
- Research equipment to determine where to purchase and the cost of repairs
- Perform basic broadcast and IT operations, assist with installations as needed. This includes running and terminating cables.
- Perform live truck repairs in confined spaces and on top of vehicles.
- Perform other duties as needed and directed.
- Must be a team player.
- Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
- Must have the ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings, and technical manuals.
- Assist in supervising general facility cleaning, waste removal, floor maintenance, exterior and grounds maintenance, as well as company recycling programs.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- 3+ years of experience preferred

Skills & Abilities:

- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and consistently communicate (both written and verbally) with employees as well as middle and upper management.
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet all deadlines.
- Must have strong mathematical skills, with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Must have solid organizational and computer skills including working knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Must be familiar with building codes and maintenance trades.
- Must have familiarity with OSHA requirements applicable facility-wide and have experience with safety programs.
- Must be ready to learn new skills.

Work Environment:

- Must be able to work a flexible schedule including able to work multiple days, holidays, evenings, weekends, and possible overtime hours as needed. Availability to travel over multiple days is possible.
- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds

Additional Requirements:

- Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, we and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of 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: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16144
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Maintenance Engineer IV
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer III works under the direction of the Director of Engineering to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs, and install of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.

Key Activities:

- Responsible for preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.
- Drive set-up and operation of a Electronic News Gathering (ENG) truck complete with audio, video and RF equipment.
- Maintain truck logs and records as required by law
- Install and maintain video, audio, RF and computer equipment. These systems include analog and digital transmitter systems, ENG microwave systems, and of all broadcast equipment including, but are not limited to studio camera and switching systems, video monitors and technical measurement devices, video file servers and automation systems, electronic graphic systems.
- Maintain and operate all studio electronic equipment.
- Install new and used IT & broadcast equipment.
- Maintain and repair news bureau equipment, ENG equipment, ENG vans and SNG truck, satellite dishes and related equipment.
- Assist in and propose the design of any improvements to our operation.
- Provide support and implement improvements to digital media systems
- Provide support and implement improvements to media workflow systems

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- Must have two years of college or technical school; majoring in electronics or a related field.
- Must have 5 years of broadcast TV maintenance preferred.
- Extensive knowledge of computer networking and broadcast automation systems.
- 3-5 years of studio and transmitter maintenance experience preferred.
- Digital facilities experience is required.
- A valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) desired.
- FCC General Radiotelephone License or Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit desired.
- FCC General Class license or SBE Certification desired.

Skills & Abilities:

- RF (Radio Frequency) and transmitter experience a plus. CAD experience a plus.
- Must be a senior technician or paraprofessional highly experienced with a similar level of responsibility.
- Ability to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently.
- Must have knowledge of FCC rules. The use of test equipment and soldering skills required.
- Ability to guide and coach colleagues.
- Ability to effectively communicate with departmental and station personnel as required.
- Ability to work independently under timeline to achieve departmental and station goals.
- Must be able to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals.
- Ability to prioritize.
- Must be able to work with microwave, transmitters and satellites.
- Ability to effectively work and communicate with others.
Work Environment/Additional Requirements:

- Must be able to work a flexible schedule including able to work multiple days, holidays, evenings, weekends, and possible overtime hours as needed. Availability to travel over multiple days is essential.
- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
- Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, we and our affiliates do not discriminate in our 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: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16146
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Channel Engineer
Location: CO: Centennial
Job Description:

The Channel Engineer will provide full-service maintenance and engineering support to our television broadcast center located in Centennial, CO. Equipment consists of state-of-the-art television broadcast equipment, providing multiple channels to customers via satellite and streaming. Responsibilities include research, recommend, adjust, test, configure and commission Broadcast & IT systems. Candidate will also engineer solutions to existing equipment that brings projects to completion and ensures the highest quality possible.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

• Data smart engineer. Networking, systems integration skills, Windows, Mac and Linux experience.
• Be the first line of engineering support for master control, edit suites, storage, graphics etc.
• SOPs- Update documentation such as standard operating procedures for the Support Group.
• Projects & Capital Planning - Contribute to the project planning effort. Evaluate and recommend infrastructure components, software, and tools.
• Emergency - Availability to participate and manage 24x7 responses to urgent facility needs.
• Communicates with fellow engineers to ensure tasks are completed satisfactorily.
• Work directly with Channel reps to define project priorities, scheduling and asset allocation to quickly address and resolve issues.
• Ability to bridge between traditional Broadcast Engineering and emerging IT disciplines.
• Knowledge of project management solutions, production hardware and software including, but not limited to, storage, asset management, archive, audio and remote/field production tools.
• Ability to work shifts in support of a 24x7x365 environment.
• Provides lead technical guidance and support for channel projects and initiatives.

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

• Supports and facilitates content aggregation, edit operations, transcoding and distribution of Company content through fiber, streaming and satellite.
• Ensure broadcast operations compliance with FCC and CRTC guidelines and regulations.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

• Ability to trouble-shoot equipment problems and determine and execute solutions in a fast paced environment.
• Advanced knowledge of audio and video equipment, repair and maintenance in a studio or live remote environment.
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills. Excellent intra-departmental problem-solving skills.
• Computer skills: Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative Suite. Working knowledge of project production sharing and scheduling software such as Shotgun or similar. Project sharing software such as Basecamp or similar. Working knowledge of scripting languages.
• Working knowledge of digital editing, audio systems, broadcast interface, RF systems, Chyron, Channel Box and Prime.
• Ability to read AutoCAD and complex wiring schematics.
• Serve as the lead technical engineer for long term projects and enhancements.
• Working knowledge of OSHA safety standards.

Education or Formal Training:

• High school diploma or GED.
• 2-4 years Television broadcast experience, specialized electronics training certification or degree in electronics or broadcasting, preferred.

Experience:

• Two to four years experience with live productions, post production audio and video edit
• Experience with Word and Excel software, preferred.

Post Date: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16138
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: FL: West Palm Beach
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer II works under the direction of the Director of Engineering. This position will primarily focus on facility maintenance but will also provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio, IT and HD equipment and radio frequency (RF) systems.

- Assist in the design, planning, construction and maintenance of equipment, machinery, buildings and other facilities items.
- Responsible for a wide range of technical repairs on the facility and associated various systems including heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, and irrigation systems.
- Help to ensure that all facility equipment is maintained properly through daily, weekly, and monthly preventive maintenance in order that optimum performance can be expected and achieved.
- Assist with inspections of all construction and installation projects while updating all necessary company managers or directors through progress reports.
- Participate in monthly departmental safety meetings. Helps to implements preventive measures and recommendations of the company Safety Committee.
- Keep facilities and departmental areas safe, clean, and organized.
- Assist in supervising general facility cleaning, waste removal, floor maintenance, exterior and grounds maintenance, as well as company recycling programs.
- Install video, audio, IT, HD and RF equipment.
- Document and maintain records of equipment repairs.
- Research part numbers and pricing to determine where to purchase and the cost of repairs
- Perform basic broadcast and IT operations, assist with installations as needed. May run cables and connectors
- Perform live truck repairs in confined spaces and on top of vehicles.
- Perform other duties as needed and directed.
- Ability to work well with others.
- Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
- Must have the ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings, and technical manuals.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- 3+ years of experience preferred.

Skills & Abilities:

- Excellent problem-solving skills.
- Excellent people skills. Must be able to work well and constantly communicate (both written and verbally) with employees as well as middle and upper management.
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet all deadlines.
- Must have strong mathematical skills, with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Must have solid organizational and computer skills including working knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Must be familiar with building codes and maintenance trades.
- Must have familiarity with OSHA requirements applicable facility-wide and have experience with safety programs.

Work Environment:

- Occasionally may be required to reach, climb, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, We and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of 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: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16140
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT Ops Tech III
Location: CA: Bakersfield
Job Description:

The IT Ops Tech III will support the installation and maintenance of employee equipment and systems including desktop computers, mobile phones, faxes, and printers. Configures, installs, maintains and upgrades computer systems hardware and software.

Key Activities:

- Configures, installs, maintains and upgrades computer systems hardware and software.
- Administers and maintains the security of operating systems.
- Mobile phone deployments, general support, and troubleshooting.
- Restores files or systems by designing, writing and implementing backup procedures.
- Provides operational support for the organization's information systems and peripheral equipment, such as application servers, database servers, web servers, desktops, printers and storage devices.
- Performs recovery procedures, scheduling and backups, and monitors batch processes.
- Miscellaneous IT tasks support, projects and on-call support.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- Associates degree preferred. High school diploma/GED required.
- 5+ years of experience.

Skills & Abilities:

- Proficient in basic system administration tools & processes
- Strong computer networking skills and organizational skills.
- Able to conform to a high-security environment and execute the rules governing the Scripps company security and control policies.
- Able to work within stressful situations and multi-task as necessary

Work Environment:

- Office environment
- Flexible work hours required, including holidays, weekends and evenings.
- Some moderate lifting may be required
- Occasional overtime

As an equal employment opportunity employer, We and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of 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: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16141
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: MO: Kansas City
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer is responsible for the 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, regulations, 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 electronics 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

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, We and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of 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: 07/11/2019
Job #: 16142
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: San Diego
Job Description:

The Maintenance Engineer III works under the direction of the Director of Engineering to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repair and installation of video, audio, and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.

Key Activities:

- Responsible for preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems, including satellite and ENG Microwave equipment.
- Drive, set-up, and operation of an Electronic News Gathering (ENG) truck complete with audio, video and RF equipment.
- Maintain truck logs and records as required by law
- Install and maintain video, audio, RF and computer equipment. These systems include analog and digital transmitter systems, ENG microwave systems, and of all broadcast equipment including, but are not limited to studio camera and switching systems, video monitors and technical measurement devices, video file servers and automation systems, electronic graphics systems.
- Maintain and operate all studio electronic equipment.
- Install new and used IT & broadcast equipment.
- Maintain and repair news bureau equipment, ENG equipment, ENG vans, and SNG truck, satellite dishes and related equipment.
- Assist in and propose the design of any improvements to our operation.
- Provide support and implement improvements to digital media systems
- Provide support and implement improvements to media workflow systems

Education & Experience/Certifications:

- Must have two years of college or technical school; majoring in electronics or a related field.
- Must have 5 years of broadcast TV maintenance preferred.
- Extensive knowledge of computer networking and broadcast automation systems.
- 3-5 years of studio and transmitter maintenance experience preferred.
- Digital facilities experience is required.
- A valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) desired.
- FCC General Radiotelephone License or Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit desired.
- FCC General Class license or SBE Certification desired.

Skills & Abilities:

- RF (Radio Frequency) and transmitter experience a plus. CAD experience a plus.
- Must be a senior technician or paraprofessional highly experienced with a similar level of responsibility.
- Ability to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently.
- Must have knowledge of FCC rules. The use of test equipment and soldering skills required.
- Ability to guide and coach colleagues.
- Ability to effectively communicate with departmental and station personnel as required.
- Ability to work independently under a timeline to achieve departmental and station goals.
- Must be able to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings, and technical manuals.
- Ability to prioritize.
- Must be able to work with microwaves, transmitters, and satellites.
- Ability to effectively work and communicate with others.

Work Environment/Additional Requirements:

- Must be able to work a flexible schedule including able to work multiple days, holidays, evenings, weekends, and possible overtime hours as needed. Availability to travel over multiple days is essential.
- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
- Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, we and our affiliates do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of 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: 07/10/2019
Job #: 16133
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: Director of Technical Services
Location: MI
Job Description:

The Director of Technical Services is responsible for the management of broadcasting engineering, including operations and maintenance for a four-station television and eight station radio network. This position is also responsible for identifying increased efficiencies, network reliability, planning for and implementing new technologies and platforms relating to production, editing, and distribution of content.

- Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience that equates to four years.
- Five years of broadcasting television and radio engineering experience.
- Component level understanding of television production, distribution, UHF, VHF, and microwave transmission equipment.
- Component level understanding of FM production, distribution, and transmission equipment.
- Project management experience.
- Experience creating and operating IP networks.
- Familiarity with live streaming and new and emerging technologies.
- Experience with migration to fiber optic based delivery to broadcast locations.
- Understanding of FCC, FAA, NEC, OSHA, and MiOSHA regulations.
- Ability to use office productivity software.
- Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
- Ability to perform the essential functions of the position.

We strongly and actively strive to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within our community. We do not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight.

Post Date: 07/10/2019
Job #: 16134
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Satellite Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC: Charlotte
Job Description:

We have an opportunity for a Broadcast Staff Engineer who wishes to dedicate his talents and abilities to Christian Ministry. Relocation to Charlotte, NC, is required. This is a full-time paid position with benefits.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

- Work with existing Engineering and Management Staff in the construction and maintenance of AM & FM transmitter sites.
- Install equipment and interconnect wiring at studio and transmitter locations using engineering practices and applicable codes
- In-house construction and testing of wiring harnesses, switching controllers, etc.
- Document equipment and wiring
- Maintain, troubleshoot and repair broadcast transmitters, RF and audio equipment, interconnect wiring, satellite uplink and downlink equipment and broadcast studio equipment
- Periodic travel for radio station construction and major maintenance at existing stations

Required Knowledge:

- Understanding of basic electronics theory
- Working knowledge of radio equipment and transmission
- RF experience and troubleshooting skills

Required Education:

- Preferred – Bachelor in Electrical Engineering
- Minimum – Associate Degree in Electronics Technology

Preferred Experience:

- Construction and maintenance of AM & or FM broadcast transmitters, transmission systems, antennas, remote control equipment, etc.
- Installation and maintenance of radio studio equipment including mixers, processors, and switchers
- Maintenance of satellite uplink and downlink antennas, transmitters and receivers
- Bench work, including circuit board soldering, wiring and harness construction

General Requirements:

- Team player with good interpersonal skills and willingness to assist others
- Self-motivated and organized with a desire to learn new skills as required
- Good communication skills
- Good organizational skills with attention to documentation accuracy and detail
- Good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

Required Abilities:

- Read, comprehend, interpret and carry out detailed technical instructions
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
- Use mathematics for electronic formula and parameter calculations
- Accomplish physical labor, indoor and outdoor, related to transmitter site builds, equipment placement, etc.

Post Date: 07/10/2019
Job #: 16136
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Duties include:

- Troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment to the component level in cameras, routers, switchers, microwave, transmitters, and associated terminal equipment.
- Maintenance and repair of technical equipment, installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations.
- Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems.
- The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, cameras, robotic pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment.
- Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required.
- Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment.
- Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission, and Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus.
- Cisco Networking certifications are a plus.
- UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred.

- Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited electronics school or college or possess equivalent experience in broadcast maintenance.
- Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions.
- Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license.
- Ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather.

All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing the pre-employment drug screen and a full background check. Local travel, OT, weekends and holiday will be required.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Post Date: 07/10/2019
Job #: 16137
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: OH: Cleveland
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer is responsible for the 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, regulations, 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 electronics 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, we do not discriminate in our employment decisions on the basis of 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: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16124
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to join the Engineering team. The positions main responsibility will be for the continued success of the on-air and on-line broadcast of the radio stations. Specifically: The inspection, operation, maintenance and repair of all outside transmitting locations and supporting facilities.

Key Responsibilities:

- Maintain the integrity and operations of all on-air and on-line products.
- Assist with the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of the entire broadcast technical plant including studios and transmission facilities.
- First Responder to off-air issues.
- Install broadcast equipment at the studios, transmitter sites and microwave facilities.
- Maintain required operating logs, technical documentation and operating instructions for all systems.
- Assist in planning and development of all aspects of technical facilities including studios, transmitters, telephone systems, satellite, STL, computers and data networks.

Requirements:

- 5 years knowledge and experience operating and maintaining broadcast and RF systems including microwave equipment, transmission lines, switching equipment, and antennas.
- Proficient with computer workstations and software, computer networking design, and troubleshooting.
- Consistently work hours required. Position will require some long and unscheduled hours. Including nights, weekends and holidays.
- Team player with good communication skills.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
- Must have reliable transportation to respond to after-hours emergencies.

Physical Demands:

- Lift, move, and carry up to 50 pounds on occasion
- Good hand/eye coordination with the ability to accurately distinguish between different colors
- Substantial physical movement of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
- Able to work on ladders and in confined spaces
- Bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16125
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: AL: Huntsville
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Full-Time Operations Technician. Master Control Operations is a 24/7 department including weekends, overnight and holidays. After training, operators are responsible for the direct control of media programming to air. Operators are generally working in a solo environment but does require interaction with other departments.

General Responsibilities:

• Monitor 4 TV channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
• Operate and monitor computer equipment.
• Execute, edit and update automation play-lists.
• Keep accurate program and transmitter logs.
• Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
• Ensure satellite feed reception for broadcast.
• Assist in the ingestion and dubbing of commercials.

Requirements:

Some education or experience in television/radio broadcasting is preferred but not required. The ability to learn, adapt and work in a live, fast paced environment is required.

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16126
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: FL: Jacksonville
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time Senior Engineer to work with our 8 radio stations.

Job Responsibilities:

• Primarily responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of all technical systems for a modern radio group.

These responsibilities include:

• RF systems (AM, FM, HD, STL).
• Studio Systems (Automation, Consoles, Production, Remotes).
• Power and electrical support systems (Generators, UPS, etc.).
• Monitoring and control systems.
• Digital content delivery systems (Streaming audio, Datacasting).
• Business Continuity Planning understanding and implementation.
• Deep understanding of FCC compliance and record keeping is required.
• IT/networking, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance is also required.

Qualifications:

• Qualified candidates should have at least five years of broadcast engineering experience.
• Must have extensive experience in the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of RF plants, including directional AM antenna systems.
• Quick response to technical issues with a customer service and solutions-based approach is required. Interest and skills in other areas of radio broadcasting will also be valued.
• SBE and other certifications a plus and ongoing certifications and training will be required.
• Strong communication skills are required.

Necessary Language Skills:

• Able to fluently communicate in English.

Physical Demands:

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

Other:

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

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16127
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MI: Kalamazoo
Job Description:

We currently have an opening for a full-time Engineer for our Western Michigan radio properties located in Kalamazoo, Holland and Coldwater.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in the operation and maintenance of analog transmitters, digital transmitters, microwave systems and remote control systems. IT experience preferred. Knowledge of FCC regulations is required. This individual must be able to work with minimal supervision and willing to work some nights and weekends.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer by choice.

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16120
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Hampton Roads
Job Description:

We are searching for an Engineer. The Engineer maintains the installation, maintenance/repair of studio equipment, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. For us the broadcast business is more than just playing music, it is about serving our communities, our listeners, our employees, and our advertisers. The center of GREAT radio is a GREAT signal so we “darn near” worship a solid engineer. We are looking for a radio engineer with a successful track record. The person we are looking for is someone who sees the future of radio and is excited about it. This is a critical position in our company. (That you’d get to work in an area that is full of every outdoor experience possible is simply a plus). Includes: assisting with telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

Key Responsibilities:

• Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
• Oversee a cluster of 5 radio stations – 4 FM’s/1 AM as well an HD 2 (possibly more to come).
• Follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
• Performs necessary measurements of equipment performance
• Installs and performs maintenance on broadcast consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
• Assists with maintenance and support of computer networks and related systems
• 24/7 on call

Qualifications:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Working knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations preferred
• Computer literacy in or the desire to lean applicable software packages
• Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level preferred
• Ability to assist in troubleshooting and repairing AM and FM transmitting facilities
• Knowledge of electrical systems and the UPS and standby generators
• Knowledge of Wide Orbit System is a plus
• Troubleshoot HVAC systems problems and minor maintenance as needed
• Knowledge of telephone systems including VOIP
• Interact with management and staff at all levels
• Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines and skills in prioritizing
• May be required to lift 50 pounds
• Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
• Minimum 5+ years in broadcast engineering or related field

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

• Competitive pay
• Professional growth and career path
• Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
• Paid Vacation & Holidays

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16122
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Technology
Location: GA
Job Description:

Director of Technology will manage a staff of Engineers and IT professionals. Overall job description is to maintain the stations broadcast technology, facilities, and all equipment.

General Responsibilities:

- Maintain broadcast technology
- Maintain the IT networks, switches, work stations, computers and printers
- Maintain the news gathering equipment
- Perform routine equipment/facility maintenance
- Assist with system integration and modification of TV/IT systems.
- Supervise and mentor team members in Engineering, IT, and Master Control
- Work with other department heads to encourage a team approach to everyday business in all departments

Requirements:

- Technical Degree in Electronic Engineering, Broadcasting, Information Technology or a related field.
- 5 years or more experience in a broadcast television station
- Excellent communication skills both oral and written
- Strong PC/MS Office experience
- Experience with video cameras, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems, editing systems, and live trucks
- Familiarity with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, satellite antennas, receivers, and other broadcast related experience.
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We expressly prohibit any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of our employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Post Date: 06/28/2019
Job #: 16123
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: NM: Albuquerque
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.

Post Date: 06/21/2019
Job #: 16114
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

- Trouble shooting, repair and preventative maintenance of television broadcast equipment, computers, and computer networks in a 24x7x365 environment.
- Provide on-demand, and preventative maintenance support for all operations areas at the Broadcast Center in New York.
- Interface with system users, technicians, engineers and other Broadcast Television Maintenance personnel to resolve on-air problems

Qualifications:

Required:

- Ability to trouble shoot electronic equipment down to the circuit level including knowledge in the use of electronic test equipment. Experience with repair, configuration, and operation of professional television broadcast equipment
- Associates degree in electronics, audio or video technology, or equivalent experience.

Preferred:

- In depth knowledge in one or more of the following: Video, Audio, Cameras, Control Data, RF, Fiber-Optics, and MPEG broadcast distribution systems
- Experience with Windows and Linux computer operating systems, and computer networking.
- Electrical Engineering, or other technical degree

Post Date: 06/21/2019
Job #: 16115
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: IA
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for the position of Chief Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for all studio and transmission technical operations, maintenance, and information systems. As part of the station’s senior management team, this position plays a vital role in station strategic planning, budgeting and day-to-day operations.

This person must be time flexible 24/7, be self-motivated and have the ability to motivate and manage others to accomplish goals. A minimum of 5 years of experience as an engineering manager with a demonstrated background in a competitive television news environment is preferred. An in-depth knowledge of microwave systems, transmitter systems, both analog and digital, studio, building, and information systems planning and management with an understanding of FCC rules is essential.

This is a great opportunity for an Assistant Chief or Senior Maintenance Engineer to work into a challenging, but equally rewarding, position as Chief Engineer.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a substance abuse test and a background screening. Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability

Post Date: 06/21/2019
Job #: 16116
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Senior Director of Technology
Location: DC
Job Description:

Lead the D.C. Market's broadcast engineering and information technology teams for secure on-air, on-line and on-site operations.

Job Responsibilities:

This Leader will directly manage and provide leadership for the IT/Engineering staff and provide work direction on a daily and weekly basis, working off of short, medium, and long term departmental goals.
Ensure effective design, installation, maintenance, security, and reliability of studio and transmitter equipment. Ensure that all studio and transmitter equipment is installed, maintained and operated in compliance with FCC, federal and state laws.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, related field or equivalent work experience.
- Requires 5+ years background in Broadcast Engineering and IT or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to be a self-motivated and effective project manager with excellent oral and written communications skills.
- Willing to travel to other Company markets and when necessary work evenings and weekends.
- Must have a patient, service-oriented mentality and able to support mission critical needs of a 24/7 broadcast company.
- Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
- Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
- Ability to function in a team environment.
- Must possess a valid driver's license.
- Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
- Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Post Date: 06/14/2019
Job #: 16110
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: FL: Fort Myers
Job Description:

The Master Control Operator is responsible for monitoring the quality and accuracy of our on-air signals as well as ensuring the transmission meets government regulations and the station’s high standards. Track programming schedules to ensure timely airing of the advertisements. Additional responsibilities include troubleshooting equipment malfunctions and preparing programming for out play.

Essential Job Functions:

• Perform on-air switching for live events
• Operate recording hardware, satellite receivers and computer based systems
• Prepare and check material for on-air playback via automation system
• Verify all material airing by referencing program logs
• Monitor on-air signals for quality control
• Monitor transmitter and tower lights accurately to meet FCC regulations
• Anticipate and troubleshoot issues when they occur
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Strong troubleshooting skills
• Broad-based knowledge of television engineering and operations
• Strong computer knowledge and experience
• Mechanical skills a plus
• Good communication skills and ability to work as a team player

Education and Experience:

• Associate’s Degree or 2 year technical certificate
• Minimum of one year related job experience
• Certification by Society of Broadcast Engineers is a plus

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. Employees enjoy a variety of benefits including health, dental, vision, life, disability, FSA, HSA, 401(k) with company matching, vacation and holiday pay.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 06/14/2019
Job #: 16111
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: Senior Broadcast Technician
Location: OH: Dayton
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

• Participates in designing, configuring, deploying and maintaining various types of electronic equipment for optimum transmission and/or broadcast performance with scalability, performance and reliability.
• Assists clients, 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 file servers, commercial grade workstations, networking switches, NICs, monitors, KVMs, 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.
• Aligns, adjusts, and calibrates equipment according to specifications.
• Creates pre-production backups, new code and configuration file updates.
• Interacts with technical team to understand issues with database querying, log file analysis, error correlation, scripting, and data analysis.
• Maintains internal tools used by the department and records repairs, calibrations and tests.
• May participate in after-hours production/deployment/releases.
• May serve as after-hours support on call rotation for service trouble incidents.

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, systems security, Cloud technologies and network monitoring tools
• Experience with .NET 3.5, 4.0, Web Application Configuration and Architecture, IIS 6.0, 7.0 strongly preferred
• Understanding of web and mobile standards
• Solid understanding of code deployment practices and SDLC
• 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 difficult and/or emotional client situations
• Ability to multitask and prioritize workload under deadlines in a fast-paced environment; can escalate appropriately
• 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

Work Experience:

• Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in general information technology
• Radio background a plus

Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Technology and/or equivalent experience

Certifications:

• None required

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Post Date: 06/14/2019
Job #: 16112
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: TX: Midland/Odessa
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Broadcast Maintenance Engineer. This person will report to the Director of Technology & Operations and provide preventive maintenance and emergency repairs for all audio, video, and transmission systems. Experience with Ross Vision 3 production switchers, audio consoles and Utah Scientific/Digital Broadcast/Harmonic/Imagine Communications Master Control equipment preferred.

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

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of broadcast maintenance experience.

An Associate’s Degree in Electronics or Computer Science is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of HD/SDI video, Embedded & AES audio, transmission systems and have the skills necessary to maintain all associated processing equipment.

Candidate must be able to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and must have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

Post Date: 06/12/2019
Job #: 16107
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT Specialist
Location: NY: Utica
Job Description:

Candidate will work independently providing support to a network of over 150 computers and other network equipment. Infrastructure includes: firewall; routers and switches; Windows Server domains and various workgroups; Windows OS; specialized servers that host 3rd party news production software; NAS servers; network printers. Candidate will also assist Broadcast Engineers with various engineering related tasks.

Post Date: 06/12/2019
Job #: 16108
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Duties include:

Troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment to the component level in cameras, routers, switchers, microwave, transmitters, and associated terminal equipment. Maintenance and repair of technical equipment, installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations. Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems. The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, cameras, robotic pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment. Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required. Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment. Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission, and Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus. Cisco Networking certifications are a plus. UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred.

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

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

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

Post Date: 06/12/2019
Job #: 16106
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO
Job Description:

Chief Engineer Ninja

We are searching for a Chief Engineer. Is that you? You don’t actually HAVE to be a ninja… But that would be kind of cool. Must be savvy with our terrestrial signals, our HD signals, and proficient with computer programming/networking. Come work and play in beautiful Western Colorado. Even the drive to the tower site is amazing! We’ll soon have new studios and new equipment, it’ll be a great gig for someone who has a great attitude.

Post Date: 06/07/2019
Job #: 16101
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast Systems Engineer
Location: FL: Fort Myers
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of video, computer and network equipment located at our studios and transmitter site. The Broadcast System Engineer will need to interact well with staff in the news, production and marketing departments and provide technical support as needed.

This is a staff position in the Broadcast Operations and Engineering Department and reports directly to the Engineering Supervisor. The department provides 24x7 support for four television stations, while preparing for the FCC Repack and a transition to HDR, 4K and ATSC 3.0 in the near future.

Requirements:

- This position requires a detailed-oriented person with broad-based knowledge of digital video equipment as well as computer-based video systems, applications and their integration with broadcast systems.
- The successful candidate will have a high energy level and possess an excellent work ethic, good communication skills, and a desire to learn new equipment and systems.
- Microsoft and SBE certifications are a plus in addition to having familiarity with equipment manufacturers such as Burk, Cobalt, Evertz, Ross and SSL.
- Associate degree in a related field, minimum of 3 years previous Broadcasting Engineering experience and UHF Transmitter experience highly desirable.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. Employees enjoy a variety of benefits including health, dental, vision, life, disability, FSA, HSA, 401(k) with company matching, vacation and holiday pay.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 06/07/2019
Job #: 16102
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer: Technology Systems Officer
Location: Outside the US: US Virgin Islands
Job Description:

We are in search of a candidate to fill our Technology Systems Officer position. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing software and network support, technical assistance, training, and troubleshooting in a network computer environment and to assist in the management of a complex multi-site network infrastructure. The successful candidate must have a high level of communication skills and IT framework as well as knowledge and experience specific to broadcast operations and support of complex video/audio/data processing, transmission, networking, and IT based broadcast systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Sets up or assists with the setting up, installation, and deployment of broadcast servers - hardware & software - as directed;
• Formulates as well as assists in the formulation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) & notifications to staff;
• Troubleshoots, repairs, maintains, installs, and performs testing activities on various computer equipment, peripherals, data communication, and computer network systems;
• In depth knowledge of IT networking technologies including firewalls, routers, switches, MPLS/T1 circuits, VPN tunnels, VLANS, etc.;
• Performs hardware/software upgrades on existing computer equipment as needed and assists in the planning for future needs;
• Investigates error messages and determines resolution. Reinstalls programs or replaces files that are causing errors;
• Contacts software vendors to obtain specifications, pricing, and other purchase related information needed to guide departments in their selection of IT related purchases;
• Trains users in startup, basic, and advanced use of software programs including Microsoft Office Suite;
• Uses electronic test equipment to troubleshoot equipment malfunctions;
• Develops and maintains software and hardware inventory and tracking systems;
• Configures and sets up servers to work with various programs;
• Performs preventive maintenance for computers, data communication, and/or peripheral equipment; tests and adjusts to appropriate standards;
• Maintains computer network documentation and updates computer maintenance manuals;
• Assists in the generation and organization of required engineering technical documentation to support and operate broadcast and non-broadcast content;
• Assists in the development and implementation of preventive maintenance and diagnostic solutions, techniques and procedures;
• Meets with and advises management of changes and trends in computer technology as it relates to software, hardware, viruses, and networking;
• Ensures server backups and network user backups are performed on a regular basis;
• Ensures IT Systems are in compliance with Disaster Plan;
• Updates and uploads information, forms, and documents to the System’s website;
• Maintains sensitive information in a strict confidential manner;
• Provides software support and technical assistance to users, responds to user requests for service in a timely manner, and determines nature and extent of support needed;
• Installs, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots a wide range of software used;
• All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Knowledge and Skills:

Must have a fundamental level of knowledge related to broadcast content reception, creation and transmission systems, hardware, software and related industry standards. Requires technical knowledge of the techniques and procedures of software, hardware, and network support for multiple users. Must understand installation, configuration and troubleshooting processes for software, hardware, networking, and accessory equipment. Requires analytical skills to assess problems or unusual situations and to develop solutions. Knowledge of how to assemble and disassemble computer components, including cabling.

Abilities:

Requires the ability to independently perform all the duties of the position efficiently and effectively. Must be able to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain all the software applications and peripheral equipment. Must have strong communication and training skills and be able to communicate technical information to non-technical users. Must maintain pace and knowledge of the industry.

Education and Experience:

• Position requires a BA/BS degree in computer science, Information Technology, a related discipline or a degree from a technical school;
• 5-7 years of field experience utilizing the skill set in the day-to-day support of a live production facility creating content for broadcast, digital, and emerging distributors. In addition, working with local and wide area networks (working with servers, switches, routers, and operating systems), IT Media/Broadcasting experience is preferred;
• In lieu of a degree, 10 years of field experience working with local and wide area networks (working with servers, switches, routers, and operating systems); or the combination of education and experience that enables performance of all aspects of the position.

Other Requirements:

• Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings;
• Ability to be on-call (as needed) to address emergencies for the System;
• Ability to lift 30 pounds; and
• Ability to drive and must have a valid USVI Driver’s License.
• Ability to pass security background check

Post Date: 06/07/2019
Job #: 16105
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Production Engineer
Location: Outside the US: US Virgin Islands
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Production Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating and preparing equipment during and in preparation for television programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Set up and operate remote studio production equipment for in-studio and remote productions, and serve as field engineer;
• Perform routine adjustments and emergency repairs to equipment assigned to the production division;
• Assist in installation and modification of production equipment;
• Perform daily microwave test in accordance to MOT guidelines;
• Coordinate activities of television studio and control room personnel to ensure technical quality of pictures and sound for programs originating in studio and remote pick up points are of good quality;
• Edit programs, promos, and other video productions on the AVID/Final Cut Editing System; and
• Edit long and short form programs independently with minimal instructions from producers and/or production supervisors.

Qualifications:

• Associate degree in electronics or related field with three (3) years of engineering experience. In lieu of a degree, five (5) years of engineering experience; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job;
• 4 years of non-linear based television editing experience, particularly in AVID or Final Cut;
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills;
• Excellent organizational skills;
• Ability to operate cameras efficiently;
• Ability to do mathematical calculations;
• Ability to assess equipment and learn new equipment as needed;
• Basic understanding of computer applications;
• Ability to work well in a team environment and adapt to changing situations;
• Ability to load and off load production equipment and lift set furniture with other crew members;
• Ability to lift 30 pounds;
• Ability to shoot handheld cameras during productions for 30 minutes;
• Ability to climb and descend from ladders and scaffolds;
• Ability to stand for 2-3 hours during productions;
• Ability to drive trucks, vans and cars and must have a valid USVI Driver’s License;
• Ability to work overtime, nights and weekends as needed;
• Ability to work flexible hours and outdoors as needed;
• Ability to sit at a computer and stand for long periods of time;
• Ability to follow and accept directives;
• Ability to add creative input to programs;
• Ability to troubleshoot minor technical problems with equipment;
• Knowledge of the technical aspect and function of all equipment, including server, VTRs, monitors, audio board and cameras; and
• Ability to install and calibrate equipment.

Post Date: 06/07/2019
Job #: 16094
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

We seek a talented and energetic individual to serve as a Staff Engineer for our 7 radio stations.

If you possess the following skills and experiences, then please contact us to discuss this opportunity:

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

Qualifications:

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

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with the Company, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship.

Post Date: 06/07/2019
Job #: 16095
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: TX: Houston
Job Description:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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 Director of Engineering is responsible for maintaining station compliance with FCC, OSHA, FEMA, and FAA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures.
• Extensive audio engineering knowledge and experience with state-of-the-art broadcast audio processor equipment, automation systems, and studio design.
• Strong working knowledge of high-powered multi-station FM transmission systems. Extensive HD radio knowledge and experience.
• This is a service-oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications, personable and timely interaction and response with fellow employees, and organizational skills.
• Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software.
• Must possess or obtain a valid State of Texas driver’s license with a good driving record.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

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

Post Date: 06/07/2019
Job #: 16097
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast IS Technician
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We are seeking to fill the position of Broadcast IS Technician. The Broadcast IS Technician will participate in managing and maintaining the technology and broadcast related equipment within the facility. The position is responsible for integrating, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing the station’s IP based systems, servers, encoders, network switching, automation and multiplexers with a strong focus on IT.

Qualifications:

• Two years of formal Computer Science/IT or electronics training and 3-5 years broadcast experience preferred
• IT certifications are a plus
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Experience managing and leading projects
• The candidate will need flexibility to work on-call rotations, unusual hours (IE: nights, weekends & holidays) and other duties as assigned is required

Skills:

• Experience with Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices and data storage
• Work independently in a deadline driven 24/7/365 environment.
•Solid troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
•Ability to terminate IT and broadcast related cables
•Customer/user support and desktop support
•Vendor relations
•Microsoft Office suite, Visio documentation
•Meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Post Date: 06/07/2019
Job #: 16099
Organization Type:
– Other: Software Technology
Job Title: Other: Patent/Multimedia Analyst
Location: WA
Job Description:

We are looking for a unique individual who combines a deep knowledge of multimedia technologies, a curiosity to understand technology markets, compete ecosystems, product implementations and the underlying trends driving them, and a passion for creative, strategic thinking about the future of the Company with an interest in learning about patents and intellectual property.

*Please note that the technology expertise weighs more heavily than the patent experience so if you do not have the patent experience, please still apply.

In this role you will work closely with licensing executives, engineers in our various businesses, and patent prosecution and litigation attorneys in support of our patent development, licensing programs, litigation efforts and acquisition efforts. Exemplary responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

• Contributing to our strategy development process by applying your technical proficiency and creative problem solving skills to recognize market trends, opportunities and threats
• Researching emerging technology areas, including working with engineering teams, to identify critical areas of technology that will be important to the Company in the near future
• Identifying and analyzing patents in the Company’s portfolio that may be relevant to technologies that are being deployed and/or used widely in industry
• Maintaining your technical skill set and hands-on subject matter expertise in the technologies that are being deployed and/or used widely in industry
• Performing analysis, reverse engineering, testing and investigations on technologies that are being deployed and or used widely in industry
• Analyzing 3rd party patent portfolios for acquisition, and in support of licensing negotiations or litigation
• Reviewing 3rd party patents, when necessary,
• Reviewing patent applications during key points during the patent lifecycle and providing detailed guidance on prosecution, international filing decisions, continuations, abandonments, etc.
• Reviewing potential ideas coming from inventors all over the Company and providing input on which ones should be patented
• Assisting with managing and reviewing work product of external vendors that provide portfolio analysis and patent mapping services

Desired qualifications:

• Ideal candidates will have prior experience with signal processing algorithms, developing multimedia standards, competitor investigations and/or analysis, black box testing, reverse engineering, hardware and software debugging.
• Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to explain complex situations to diverse audiences
• Demonstrated outstanding written and verbal communication
• Demonstrated advanced knowledge of Excel, proficiency in PowerPoint and ability to ramp quickly on a variety of analytical patent tools
• Demonstrated ability to partner on projects with others, working across the IP organization
• Experience in patent analysis and/or supporting patent licensing activities is desirable but not required

Required:

- A B.S. degree (M.S. or Ph.D preferred) in electrical engineering, computer science or similar area, or significant work experience in software development and/or technical program management.
- 5+ years’ work and/or research experience in one or more of the following multimedia related technologies and applications:
- Computer Graphics Technologies including applications such Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Gaming
- Camera Technologies and applications including depth camera processing

Post Date: 06/07/2019
Job #: 16100
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Technology Engineer
Location: NY: Buffalo
Job Description:

The Broadcast Technology Engineer position is responsible for the installation, testing, repair and maintenance of all broadcast and content creation systems. Emphasis is on IP integration and networking of systems for production, distribution, delivery and control of television and radio content. Additional duties include transmission systems repair & maintenance, TV and event production engineering.

We are looking for individuals who:

• Possess an understanding of installation, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of TV and radio broadcast equipment.
• Demonstrate knowledge of broadcast technologies including, but not limited to: IT, Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows, and network/IP-based media systems.
• Are competent and comfortable in live television and event environments.

What you need to succeed:

• Associates degree in Electronics, Broadcast Technology, Information Technology or related military training / experience preferred.
• 2+ years’ maintaining and installing broadcast equipment.
• Must be a collaborator that is detail oriented and can multi-task.

Post Date: 05/31/2019
Job #: 16088
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: OH: Columbus
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer is primarily responsible for assisting with the installation, repair and maintenance of all technical aspects of Television, Radio, IT and Digital Media and computer equipment located within all Company facilities. The Assistant Chief Engineer will also assist with the installation, repair and maintenance of various RF transmission sites within the coverage area to help ensure proper operation with minimum broadcast interruptions or downtime. The position must have a thorough understanding of analog, digital and IP-based systems and be able to integrate new technology and upgrades into the existing infrastructure as technology advances. The Assistant Chief Engineer will be required to work in accordance with the appropriate Federal, State, Local and University rules and regulations. The position supports all the technical and engineering needs of the Company as needed and will report to the Director of Technology.

Required Qualifications:

- Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Broadcast Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience maintaining digital and analog broadcast communication equipment and related IP-based equipment.
- Ability to diagnose, repair and troubleshoot broadcast communication systems.
- Ability to repair and maintain IP networks.
- Ability to work constructively with colleagues and engineering staff in a creative, collaborative, innovative, respectful, multi-unit, multiple-project environment.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to work well with diverse personalities and varying levels of engineering and technological knowledge/experience.
- Interested and willingness to keep abreast of industry trends and engage in practical learning in related areas.
- Must be able to lift, set-up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools and controls.
- Must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, kneel, crawl, climb reasonable heights, work in close proximity to others, and work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
- Ability to be on call 24/7/365 and have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than five days per week as required.
- Must have valid driver’s license in good standing and good driving record for regular travel to remote broadcast transmission sites within Ohio in all types of weather conditions.

Desired Qualifications:

- Experience working at a broadcast communication organization.
- SBE Certification
- Two years of relevant experience

Post Date: 05/31/2019
Job #: 16091
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: GA: Augusta
Job Description:

The Chief Engineer oversees the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station. Candidate must have a strong understanding of live news broadcast processes and procedures and significant experience working in a news producing live television environment. Candidate must have strong IT, and network administration skills and be able to implement best practices to the technical operations. The Chief Engineer is responsible for the support of all broadcast technical facilities, equipment and software applications for local and remote operations including but not limited to workstations, servers, phones, networks, databases, automation systems, and video and editing equipment used for production and program origination. Must be able to diagnose and implement fix agents to overcome unexpected technical problems to maintain continuity in on-air broadcast. Successful candidate should have expertise in RF installation, repair and operation including terrestrial or electronic news gathering microwave, high power television transmitters as well a C-Band and Ku-Band satellite reception and operation. Harris/Gates Air transmitters familiarity is a plus.

Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience in a Broadcast environment preferred. Must be available for on call emergencies.

EOE. Pre-employment drug test and background screen is required. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Post Date: 05/31/2019
Job #: 16092
Organization Type:
– Satellite Facility
– Other: Local Receive Facility
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: GA
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 throughout 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 Atlanta, GA Region (Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee ) 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

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