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Post Date: 07/24/2020
Job #: 16523
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
– Other: Systems Integrator
Job Title: Other: Engineering Operations Manager
Location: WI
Job Description:

We are a Systems Integrator serving primarily Broadcast Television stations throughout the United States. We are a sales distribution company with an engineering team that makes us unique in our industry. We provide equipment sales and turnkey integration for broadcast television stations and professional television production facilities combining conversion, transmission, compression, monitoring, automation, storage, and routing components. Of utmost importance is a working culture built on our core values that are unwavering:

• Customer-Focused: Within the partnerships we have developed with our customers and vendors, our
customer-focus on Service, Support, and Satisfaction is of the highest priority.
• Dedicated and Caring: All employees shall be dedicated to and caring of our customers and each other.
With this internal commitment to support, empathy and kindness, we can reach our full potential of
dedication and care for our customers.
• Honest and Ethical: We always strive to provide the best and most comprehensive solution dependent
upon on customer needs and wants, not based on our bottom line. This is how we emerge as, and
remain, a trusted partner.

Position Expectations:

We owe our success to the efficiency of our organizational processes. To help maintain and grow this standard, we are seeking an experienced Engineering Operations Manager. In this position, you will oversee company performance and production in order to foster an efficient work environment. Strong interpersonal communication skills are necessary as you will supervise and train employees. Your ultimate responsibility is to increase our efficiency in the Operations department.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Strategy - Long-term planning, policy and strategic decisions to create initiatives that further the
company's overall goals.
• Liaison – A member of the leadership team with top management. Assist in the development of strategic plans for operational activity. Implement and manage operational plans.
• Leadership - Lead, motivate, train, coach and support a team of fifteen within a time-sensitive and
demanding environment. Communicate job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising and reviewing job contributions for all direct reports.
• Conflict Resolution - Identify and address problems and opportunities for operations, track issues
and conflicts, remove barriers, resolve issues of medium complexity involving stakeholders and
escalate to appropriate level when required.
• Best Practices - Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals. Formulate and
implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize output. Monitor
adherence to rules, regulations and procedures.
• Safety - Maintain a safe, healthy and injury-free and accident-free work environment by establishing,
following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with laws and regulations.
• Production - Coordinate and monitor the work of various departments involved in production,
warehousing and distribution of goods. Monitor performance and implement improvements. Ensure quality of products. Manage quality and quantity of employee productivity. Provide technical support where necessary.
• Quality - Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance protocols.
• Inventory - Oversee materials and inventory management, perform analysis of our inventory and ensure we are utilizing our inventory effectively, purchasing the right equipment, and maintaining solid
inventory data.
• Assets - Oversee vehicle and equipment maintenance, analysis and reporting.
• Contracts – Maintain vendor contracts and pricing for building, maintenance and grounds services.
• Accountability - Manages day-to-day business of the operations department while balancing the
responsibilities of various functions such as Systems Engineering, IT, Facilities Management,
Inventory Management, Logistics, Quality Assurance, Training, Project Management, Technical Support
and System Order Review.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in operations management, IT management, program management, broadcast management or leadership in a related field.
• Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees.
• Excellent communication skills.
• "Big picture" thinking.
• Strong personal and professional judgment.
• Adaptability and the ability to respond quickly to a shifting reality and adjust initiatives and
priorities accordingly.
• Organizational skills and the flexibility to jump from priority to priority.
• Information Technology skills.
• Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and operations management.
• Knowledge of business and management principles and practices.
• Knowledge of general business software and aptitude to learn new applications; proficiency in
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams).

Key Skills and Competencies:

• Delegation
• Communication Skills
• Reporting Skills
• People Management
• Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills
• Dependability
• Team Work Oriented
• Deadline-Oriented
• Persuasiveness
• Adaptability
• Conflict Management
• Decision-Making
• Influencing and Leading
• Data Processing Skills
• Planning and Organizing

We are looking to hire people with a great attitude and the right personality to be successful. Fitting into our culture here is of primary importance to the person we want on our team. If you are this person, we would love to hear from you!

Post Date: 07/23/2020
Job #: 16522
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: PA: Philadelphia
Job Description:

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Radio Broadcasting Engineer in our high profile Philadelphia cluster of stations.

Duties:

- Handle the installation, maintenance and legal operation of all audio, electronic and broadcast transmitting equipment necessary for the stations to function
- Monitor the overall technical operation of the stations to insure compliance with FCC, Federal, EPA, OSHA, State and local regulations
- Execute maintenance and repair and/or coordinate maintenance and repair for station office, studios and transmitter facilities
- Instruct and assist operators in the proper operation of the station’s broadcast equipment, FCC procedures and requirements, and any computer equipment necessary for the operators to perform their required duties
- Readily demonstrate the ability and willingness to work with department heads to promote the company’s interests and success
- Strive to enhance the efficiency of the engineering and technical operation
- Oversee remote broadcasts and personal appearances where electronic equipment is involved.
- Maintain the public file and complete all applicable reports
- Responsible to follow all company policies & procedures
- Reports directly to the General Manager

Qualifications:

- High power AM transmitter experience
- Knowledge of directional and non-directional AM Arrays
- SBE certification
- 3 + years’ experience
- Knowledge of ENCO automation system preferred
- This position requires around-the- clock response to equipment problems and outages.
- This is a physically demanding position. Position requires frequent physical exertion including standing, crawling, fitting into tight spaces, climbing stairs and ladders, and lifting and carrying materials and equipment weighing 50-100 pounds
- Valid driver’s license required

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 07/22/2020
Job #: 16521
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: OK: Oklahoma City
Job Description:

We are seeking a Chief Engineer to oversee all engineering functions of the station. A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of transmitters, computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station.

Responsibilities:

• Oversee all engineering functions of the station, including, planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
• Manage training and hiring processes for engineering staff
• Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications
• Ensure software license compliance and all software versions are up to date
• Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting of broadcast electronical equipment, including but not limited to, cameras, audio and video equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
• Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance
• Work with Corporate leadership to ensure security and FCC compliance

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience in broadcast electrical system and equipment maintenance
• Experience training and managing technicians with a positive and constructive attitude
• Proficiency in evaluating, troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining broadcast equipment and IT systems
• Dedication to quality and time management while upholding to all FCC regulations
• Hold a valid driver's license
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
• Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.
• Technical degree in electronics or a related field, or an equivalent of work and educational experience
• RF and Transmitter experience a plus.
• SBE certification and A+ certification is preferred

Post Date: 07/16/2020
Job #: 16516
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Satellite Maintenance Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Under limited supervision, performs installations, testing, maintenance, and preventive maintenance on various satellite transmitting and receiving equipment and systems, to include digital encoding equipment and systems; performs related work as required. Salary is commensurate with education and experience, if approved.

Post Date: 07/16/2020
Job #: 16517
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: VT
Job Description:

We have an opening for an Assistant Chief Engineer. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to organize, plan, manage, document and execute assignments within a demanding live broadcast environment. This person is responsible for the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, maintaining regulatory compliance, and assuring quality control of on air product. This position involves supervisory roles.

Job Responsibilities:

• Directly manage and oversee broadcast operations engineers, which include Master Control Operators, and other technical staff.
• Effectively manage and motivate the department personnel to attain maximum focus to ensure smooth and efficient operations to produce the highest level of quality to the viewer.
• Deploy and train personnel in new and existing equipment/technology/procedures including the station’s broadcast automation system, live newscast production, and digital workflows.
• Exhibit a good working knowledge of television maintenance and IT systems, as well as FCC requirements and licensing.
• Document and maintain engineering and operational policies and procedures.
• Ability to adapt to multiple priorities and follow through until successful resolution.
• Requires excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations.

Experience Requirements:

• 5 years of experience in Television Broadcast Operations/Maintenance
• 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience

Qualifications Requirements:

• Computer literacy is mandatory.
• Attention to details is imperative.
• SBE certification a plus.
• Lifting 50 pounds, climbing ladders and other physical activity associated with equipment installation.
• Must have a current driver’s license.
• Operational knowledge and experience with functions.
• Knowledge of VizRT graphics a plus.
• Ability to learn specialized software applications.
• Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.

Education:

• College Degree or related military training
• SBE certifications are preferred

Post Date: 07/16/2020
Job #: 16519
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: FM Translators
Job Title: Other: On-Call Contract Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

On-Call Transmitter Site Contract Engineer Needed for Emergencies. The licensee of two metro-DC area FM translator facilities, has the need for an emergency on-call engineer on a contract basis for when its principals are unavailable. The number of calls on an annual basis is expected to be few but we wish to have a qualified individual or entity on an on-call basis for the unexpected or unanticipated. Will pay a monthly retainer in addition to an hourly or per-incident charge. Please respond by email with any questions, or a short description of experience/qualifications, anticipated availability, requested monthly retainer or other desired arrangements, and the anticipated hourly or per-incident charge.

Post Date: 07/10/2020
Job #: 16515
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Manager, Broadcast Engineering
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

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

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

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

What we’re looking for: The Broadcast Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing technical expertise and engineering support at the assigned location. Additionally, this position will support new technology and related project initiatives by researching and evaluating emerging technologies. The responsibilities require systems integration, remote production, studio production and IT knowledge.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

- Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
- Ability to work effectively in a complex 24/7 news environment by diagnosing and resolving or developing alternate methods to overcome issues and maintain continuity in on-air broadcast
- Knowledge of Windows 7 workstations
- Knowledge of Windows Server and SQL Enterprise server preferred
- Intermediate knowledge with TCP/IP Network topologies, and basic understanding of VLANS and Cisco WAN/LAN switches preferred
- Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply solutions to meet business needs
- Knowledge of ENG/DSNG trucks, satellite systems, fiber networks
- Knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques
- Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
- Ability to interface with internal company and division personnel at various levels and outside equipment vendors and suppliers
- Ability to make decisions and work collaboratively with others to solve problems
- Ability to influence people with purpose, direction and motivation to accomplish goals
- Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate solutions to team members and other departments
- Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving
- Work independently with no supervision and guidance
- Ability to work under time pressure deadlines
- Valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the state of residence

Education & Experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technical discipline preferred or equivalent work experience
- 7+ years of Broadcast engineering experience
- 2+ years of Management experience
- Travel: 15% where applicable

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

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

Post Date: 07/08/2020
Job #: 16514
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

We are looking for a professional to install, operate and repair digital television and radio transmitters, translators, NOAA National Weather Service transmitters and related equipment in assigned geographical service area/region, with regular trips to other Nebraska sites. Operate and repair ancillary equipment to translator and transmitter systems in Nebraska. Perform regular preventative maintenance activities of television and radio transmitters, translators, NOAA National Weather Service transmitters to ensure proper and efficient functioning of all transmission equipment. Provide supervision of tower crews and other contracted personnel doing maintenance at regional transmitter sites. Order and install equipment, work with vendors, and work with local land owners to ensure compliance with agreements. Supervise or install new equipment and antennas as required. Interprets CAD mechanical drawings, wiring diagrams, and detailed electronic schematic diagrams. Responsible for the upkeep of the buildings and grounds of transmitter locations. Operate and oversee maintenance of a State-provided vehicle. Make recommendations to supervisor for equipment replacement, system modifications and general operations requirements to enhance the function of the transmission sites. Operate and repair ancillary equipment to translator and transmitter systems in Nebraska. Maintain files of operation, program logs, and tower inspections, etc. and reports tower lighting failures as required by the FCC and FAA. Assist with Radio and/or TV broadcast related equipment installation and maintenance in the North Platte area facility.

Post Date: 07/08/2020
Job #: 16513
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Other: Bench Tech Customer Support
Location: NJ: or work from home
Job Description:

We are looking for a bench tech with extensive radio broadcast experience to work on processors and field tech support calls. It’s an ideal position for someone who's looking to retire and isn't ready to spend the rest of their days watching Jerry Springer Show reruns on cable.

It’s a 3 or 4 days a week, 5 or 6 hours a day job.

Troubleshooting skills are required along with good communications skills and the ability to field calls from customers who might not have any idea what an audio processor for AM/MW/SW/FM/DAB/DAB+/Streaming is or how to use it.

We have all of the tools for SMD work including stereo microscopes, re-work stations and lots of nice test equipment and spare parts.

The ability to read schematic diagrams, use DVM, O'Scopes, Audio Precision measurement systems, spectrum analyzers, modulation monitors along with logical troubleshooting capability will be needed.

For the right candidate we could organize "work from home”.

Post Date: 07/06/2020
Job #: 16512
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: GA: Columbus
Job Description:

We are seeking an energetic and detail-oriented individual to manage the successful operation of our technical and building facilities and provide support on the various needs of other departments. The Broadcast Engineer is part of a team responsible for the uninterrupted operation of all television, IT, and building management systems. A successful candidate must be a good multi-tasker with prior experience in television-broadcast as well as a working knowledge of IT systems and the advanced broadcast technologies of a television station.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for managing and participating in the successful, sustained operation of all technology; including software systems, Television and TV Production systems, television transmitters, building and facilities, and all IT and network systems. This also includes the regular Phone System and Mobile Phones.
• Perform general and preventative maintenance on all broadcast, IT, and building facilities equipment.
• Help provide project and repair cost documentation when necessary to the Manager.
• Help provide strategic planning and guidance towards organization goals; developing long-range plans for systems upgrades and implementation of new technologies.
• Participate in cross-training program for all Engineering and IT personnel.
• Be available on-call for emergencies for technical operations (IT, TV Production, and facilities) and for transmitter emergencies when necessary.
• Provide guidance and support with the development and implementation of all current and future projects, special, facilities rentals, and other new business initiatives.
• Stay current on state-of-the-art developments in IT, production, and broadcast technical areas and make recommendations to senior leadership when necessary.
• Provide Specific Engineering Signal Flow Diagrams for all work performed on technical systems.

Credentials and Experience:

• At least 3-5 years of experience working in the Broadcast Television and IT Technology Field.
• Degree in Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
• Must have extensive broadcast operations experience in television and IT operations.
• Working knowledge of television and digital studio broadcast and production systems including: video server technology, digital HD and SD signal routing and switching, digital SD and HD encoding technologies and techniques, television and radio automation and traffic systems and the interface of these systems, audio encoding, routing and storage, television editing systems, large disk-based video and audio storage systems and integration of the broadcast and production environment into an IT system.
• Thorough knowledge and experience with television transmission, microwave, and remote control systems.
• Knowledge of FCC license and reporting requirements.
• Thorough knowledge of the operation of state-of-the-art television studios and associated systems.
• Highly developed computer skills; experience with designing, installing and maintaining a windows based computer network system with at least 50 plus users.
• Effective understanding of Microsoft Office and Servers operating systems.
• Must work in collaborative manner and foster a team spirit.
• Ability to organize, prioritize and perform multiple assignments under pressure and within deadlines.
• Be able to work effective in a growing company, in a dynamic environment while ensuring that cross-departmental demands needs are fulfilled and expectations met.
• Great communication skills with a strong desire to provide outstanding customer service and interact effectively with all levels of the team.

Physical Requirements:

• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must be able to Walk, Sit and Stand for long periods of time, Lift and Carry 80 lbs, bend, squat, reach, stretch, climb up and down ladders, use fingers, hands and arms for extended periods of time in repetitive motions.

Full-time Employee Benefits include:

• Vacation, Sick, Personal, Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, 401k etc. after a respective waiting period

Required education:

• Degree in Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science or related Job Field.

Required experience:

• Engineering, Electronics Technology, Computer Science experience
• Television Technology Field: 3-5 years

Required license or certification:

• Valid Driver’s License with a Good Driving Record.

Candidates must consent to a Background and MVR Screening.

EOE M/F/D/V

Post Date: 06/29/2020
Job #: 16511
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: TX: Corpus Christi
Job Description:

Responsible for installation and repair of all equipment and supervising master control operators.

Essential Functions:

1. Installs and repairs all equipment including the UHF full power transmitter.
2. Supervises master control operators.

Competencies:

1. Technical Capability.
2. Strategic Thinking.
3. Communication Proficiency.
4. Ability to Multitask.
5. Leadership.
6. Teamwork.

Supervisory Responsibility:

- Reports directly to VP of Engineering- East

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

- This is a Full Time position, Monday through Friday. Actual hours and schedule may vary.

Required Education and Experience:

1. Background in television and/or radio broadcast engineering.
2. Experience with RF, microwave and transmitter (low & full power)
3. FCC 1st class or General Radiotelephone license preferred but not required

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

We participate in the E-Verify system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration and will use E-Verify to confirm work eligibility for all new hire employees.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply.

Post Date: 06/24/2020
Job #: 16510
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: PA: Philadelphia
Job Description:

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Radio Broadcasting Engineer in our high profile Philadelphia cluster of stations.

Duties:

• Handle the installation, maintenance and legal operation of all audio, electronic and broadcast transmitting equipment necessary for the stations to function
• Monitor the overall technical operation of the stations to insure compliance with FCC, Federal, EPA, OSHA, State and local regulations
• Execute maintenance and repair and/or coordinate maintenance and repair for station office, studios and transmitter facilities
• Instruct and assist operators in the proper operation of the station’s broadcast equipment, FCC procedures and requirements, and any computer equipment necessary for the operators to perform their required duties
• Readily demonstrate the ability and willingness to work with department heads to promote the company’s interests and success
• Strive to enhance the efficiency of the engineering and technical operation
• Oversee remote broadcasts and personal appearances where electronic equipment is involved.
• Maintain the public file and complete all applicable reports
• Responsible to follow all Company policies & procedures
• Reports directly to the General Manager

Qualifications:

• High power AM transmitter experience
• Knowledge of directional and non-directional AM Arrays
• 3 + years’ experience
• Knowledge of ENCO automation system preferred
• This position requires around-the- clock response to equipment problems and outages.
• This is a physically demanding position. Position requires frequent physical exertion including standing, crawling, fitting into tight spaces, climbing stairs and ladders, and lifting and carrying materials and equipment weighing 50-100 pounds
• Valid driver’s license required

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 06/17/2020
Job #: 16506
Organization Type:
– Other: Digital Media
Job Title: Master Control Supervisor: Supervisor, Operations
Location: GA
Job Description:

We are a global technology services company focused on supporting broadcast, cable and digital leaders. We design, implement and operate reliable video solutions that capture, process and deliver our clients’ video content from any source, in any format, to any destination in the most efficient manner possible.

Job Description:

• The Operations Supervisor provides technical support to the Network Operations Management team and Broadcast Coordinators. Ensures that quality technical service is provided twenty-four hours a day and that all procedures of the network/area are executed. Maintains daily technical operations needs and assists with staff management within Network Operations.
• Ensures that specified technical procedures and company policies are being satisfied.
• Responsible for maintenance of operations-based server functions including maintaining server space, purging inactive material, and general media management.
• Prioritizes daily Media needs.
• Assists in managing the Broadcast Coordinator staff; to include scheduling, training, and disciplinary action, etc.
• Assists with technical training initiatives to ensure all staff members have an understanding of systems and hardware within Network Operations.
• Responsible for patching, routing, transcoding and operating pertinent equipment in the Network Operations area.
• Assists with creating SOP for new processes and workflows.
• Reports all on-air discrepancies promptly to Manager and Senior Managers
• Able to perform Live On-Air duties in relation to event/operator coverage, when necessary.
• Assumes day to day operations for networks and provides management support in the absence of their fellow managers.
• Other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements:

• Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a Master Control or Broadcast environment.
• Technical proficiency and operational knowledge of all systems and hardware within network environment.
• Must have ability to deploy staff in strategic manner to support high profile and live events.
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule which includes nights, weekends and holidays.
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
• Operational management experience, preferred
• Bachelor’s Degree in related field, preferred

We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. M/F/Disability/Veteran

Post Date: 06/17/2020
Job #: 16507
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AL: Huntsville
Job Description:

We need a Chief Engineer due to a pending retirement.

The Chief Engineer will oversee day-to-day operations of engineering, IT, and master control. They are responsible for procuring equipment, maintaining the facility, and overseeing planning and execution of station initiatives. Knowledge of transmitters, studio, building, information systems, and FCC regulatory and compliance rules are needed.

This position plays an integral role in the station’s development. We’re a news-intensive environment and we move fast. The ideal candidate will be able to lead and inspire a team that understands service.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 06/17/2020
Job #: 16508
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Market Engineer IT Manager
Location: NY: Binghamton
Job Description:

We are looking for a Market Engineer IT Manager to oversee our multi-station broadcast radio facility in the Binghamton, NY market. Candidates would be responsible for all technical operations of our FM and AM stations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Knowledge, skill and/or ability required to maintain and update studio equipment
• Ensure compliance with all Company Engineering and Information Technology practices
• Interface with Vice President of Engineering and Vice President, Information Technology
• Transmission systems and transmitter plant maintenance
• Satellite systems installation maintenance and updating remote broadcast systems
• Installation, maintenance, digital storage and automation system maintenance (Zetta experience preferred)
• EAS systems logging compliance and equipment maintenance,
• Telephone and voicemail systems maintenance and updating
• Personal computer, servers, printers, software maintenance and updating
• Candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Windows (all versions), Microsoft Office, Networking concepts and computer hardware, wireless and handheld devices.
• LAN systems installation and maintenance
• Ability to interface with programming and other staff to achieve desired goals.
• Candidates would also ensure compliance with FCC technical rules
• After hours and weekend work as required. Other duties as necessary.

Education and Experience:

Technical training school, or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. SBE or computer related certification helpful, but not necessary

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:

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

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Position will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by the supervisor.

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability or genetics.

Post Date: 06/12/2020
Job #: 16505
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Assist the Network Operations Chief Engineer in installation, integration, operation and maintenance of Television, Radio, Satellite, Digital and Terrestrial IP, Broadcast and Non- Broadcast Systems and Infrastructure. Following the Chief Engineer's direction assist in installation, maintenance, and administration of Network Management Control Systems for Control and Monitoring of Television, Radio, Satellite, Digital and Terrestrial IP, Broadcast and Non- Broadcast Systems. Assist in Maintenance, Operation, and Administration of the Diversity, Disaster, Maintenance Site (DDMS). Monitor and inform Chief Engineer of any network discrepancies and make appropriate recommendations for resolution.

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