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Post Date: 07/20/2018
Job #: 15667
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: AL: Montgomery
Job Description:

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

Qualifications:

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

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 07/20/2018
Job #: 15668
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Market Engineer
Location: MD: West Virginia
Job Description:

We have a rare opening in our engineering staff in the Cumberland, MD / Keyser, WV and Martinsburg, WV areas. The qualified candidate will be housed in the Cumberland, MD facility but will require travel to the Martinsburg facility. This is the perfect opportunity for the next generation of a broadcast engineer seeking to learn and advance as an I.T. and RF specialist. This individual will have the opportunity to work and train with one of the best broadcast engineering staffs in the country, providing an excellent arena to learn additional broadcast skills. We are looking for a dedicated individual with technical knowledge and computer skills, willing to perform at all hours, be motivated to learn the many facets of AM/FM transmission systems, microwave and audio processing, satellite receiving and digital audio systems. We are extremely aggressive in keeping our facilities on the cutting edge of new technology, providing an excellent opportunity for the right person to move forward and work in exciting environments with broadcast professionals. IT experience is a plus. SBE certification is desirable and can be obtained. We offer an excellent benefit package and salary is commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 07/20/2018
Job #: 15669
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Systems Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Broadcast Systems Engineer will work under the direction of the Technology Manager and Director of Technology. This Engineer will install, maintain, and repair Broadcast HD Video and audio equipment, Cisco and Windows network environments, and RF systems to include Harris Platinum Transmitters and Vislink Microwave systems.

Responsibilities:

* Emergency repair and maintenance of network systems and related Broadcast Editing and automation software.
* Maintain and repair broadcast audio, video, and RF systems
* Install new broadcast systems to include server based automation and playout devices
* Troubleshoot, triage, and repair unique electronic issues
* Provide in person and remote support to users of Editing and Production systems
* Maintain satellite and ENG systems to include live trucks and ground stations

Education and Experience:

* 2-4 Years college EE, RFE, Military or Tech School Required
* Knowledge of Cisco and Windows Environments Required
* Knowledge of Windows PC repair and buildout Required
* 5 years Broadcast Maintenance Preferred
* 3 Years of transmitter experience preferred
* HD Digital studio experience preferred
* FCC or SBE certification preferred

Skills:

* Use of various software and equipment to include: Sony HD cameras, Sony ELC,
ENPS, Ross systems, and Grass Valley/Miranda signal processing
* Creative ability to resolve issues not previously seen or documented
* Ability to read and create technical electrical and mechanical schematics
* Use of Broadcast test equipment: Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Rasterizers
* Ability to solder and build cable installations to include: XLR, BNC, CAT6, AC/DC
* Effective Personal communication and positive customer service attitude
* Ability to work unsupervised or in a team setting as required

Physical Requirements:

* Lift and move equipment weighing up to 75 pounds
* Climb various ladders, work in enclosed spaces
* Work with power tools and hardware

Post Date: 07/20/2018
Job #: 15670
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MT: Billings
Job Description:

Chief Engineer in Billings, Montana to work in cooperation with the other Chief Engineers for oversight of all our owned towers and translators in Montana. Come live and work in beautiful Big Sky Country. Operation consists of transmitters, news production studios and field equipment, control rooms, SWX remote production unit and translators. The ideal candidate has experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules.

Post Date: 07/19/2018
Job #: 15445
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Engineering Tech Sr
Location: AL: Tuscaloosa
Job Description:

We seek applications from dynamic individuals for the position of Broadcast Engineering Tech Sr., headquartered in our newly completed Digital Media Center. The DMC opened this year as the new home for the our professional media assets and a state-of-the-art, hands-on laboratory for students. The DMC engages faculty, staff and students in the production of award-winning, multi-media programming designed to inspire, educate, and inform Alabamians. This position functions as a Broadcast Engineering Tech Sr. for a public radio network reaching approximately 80 percent of the state; a production center for both non-commercial and commercial multi-media series and specials; and one of just two full power commercial stations in the country licensed to a university. The position is required to maintain a high operational standard relative to technological innovation, strategic investigation of current and emerging distribution platforms, maintenance and upkeep of high and low power RF transmitters, various broadcast and computer technologies, compliance with FCC broadcast regulations and general knowledge of digital broadcast, mobile, computer and online industries . This position will be responsible for achieving and maintaining first-class broadcast standards for the production and transmission of programming. Experience with FM, VHF, UHF and microwave radio frequency, transmitters (tube, solid-state) etc. is highly desired. Broadcast automation, nonlinear editing, and storage/archiving experience is desired. Should be IT and network savvy.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 07/19/2018
Job #: 15665
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Maintenance Engineer
Location: VA: Virginia Beach
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Maintenance Engineer to join our team of dedicated broadcast operations professionals. This individual will provide technical and maintenance support services for the television production facility and operations, to include: studios, edit suites, audio suites, graphics suites, and master control production areas.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

• In-depth knowledge of broadcast electronic equipment and systems in the areas of theory, design, signal flow, and maintenance
• In-depth knowledge of television studio production, post production, and master control processes, with minimum of 5 years of experience in supporting traffic systems and on-air playout servers.
• Strong ability to read, understand, and maintain complex signal flow schematics
• Excellent trouble-shooter with ability to execute quick technical solutions
• Collaborative with strong interpersonal skills and ability to proactively engage with manufacturers, vendors, and other engineers to solve technical problems in an expeditious manner
• Strong computer skills with ability to learn new technology
• Strong hand/eye coordination with ability to use small tools and make precision adjustments
• Strong manual dexterity with ability to handle intricate electronic equipment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as an effective team member
• Flexible with ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
• Agile with ability to climb/stand on ladders and work overhead. Strong ability to bend, lift and carry 35 lbs.

Post Date: 07/19/2018
Job #: 15666
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Chief Engineer and Master Control Manager
Location: MT: Missoula
Job Description:

Job Description:

Oversight and hands-on maintenance and repair of broadcast facilities including: Transmitter & other RF equipment, studio, production, and news equipment. Operation consists of central cast facility with 6 network stations, 5 sports and weather stations and translators.

Qualifications:

Undergraduate Degree in Engineering desired but equivalent work experience in TV broadcast facility acceptable. Experience with digital transmission systems, broadcast RF, broadcast microwave systems, digital control room systems, networking, video over IP, automation, and a solid understanding of FCC rules. Organizational skills a must!

Post Date: 07/18/2018
Job #: 15660
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Technical Operations Manager
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

We are seeking a Technical Operations Manager who will supervise our engineering maintenance staff, determine project priorities and lead integration of new systems and technologies. The candidate will serve as a Technical Lead in the daily preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of all current equipment and systems associated with our 24/7/365 television and radio operation in a major market as well as the planning and installation of new equipment and systems.

Responsibilities will include:

• Maintenance, repair and upgrade of existing equipment and systems to ensure 24/7 operation of the television and radio stations and PEG channels
• Research, design and installation of new equipment and systems to improve efficiency and reliability of broadcast and cable outlets
• Manage engineering staff, determining priorities and ensuring timely and accurate completion of tasks and project
• Review and, where appropriate, update all existing documentation outlining engineering procedures and protocols and system diagrams
• Generate engineering procedures and documentation, including diagrams, for any new equipment and systems.
• Manage engineering staff at all designated technical locations, including master control, production and transmission sites
• Manage and coordinate work of contracted vendors including maintenance, repair and other technical consultants
• Coordinate, where appropriate, with other City agencies for the completion of assigned tasks
• Manage the purchase and inventory of all equipment and systems at all designated technical locations
• Provide regular written communications to supervisor and other management as required
• Ensure that all work is completed in compliance with all FCC and other regulatory requirements

License Requirement:

- A Motor Vehicle license valid in the State of New York may be required for some assignments. This license must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.

Experience:

Candidate must have at least 2 years’ experience in TV Engineering in a position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering. Candidate must be proficient with High Definition video play out servers, routers, automation systems and KVM systems, broadcast TV encoders, transmitters and standards, RF operation and repair, Video Routers, IP Video Switchers, Automation Systems, networking knowledge, IP configuration, command prompt testing/pinging, trouble shooting knowledge of entire system comprised of multiple components and micro systems based on reading wiring diagrams and router and other lists, knowledge of wiring diagrams, AutoCAD drawings Evertz, Pebble Beach, Audio Vault, and Axia a plus. SBE Certification is a plus. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment; be able to work flexible hours, 24/7 as equipment/issues arise. Shifts could include some weekends or holidays.

Post Date: 07/18/2018
Job #: 15661
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast and IT Support Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

We seek a Broadcast and IT Support Engineer which reports to the Technical Operations Manager. Under varying degrees of direction, with varying degrees of latitude for independent action and decision, the Broadcast & IT Support Engineer is expected to support and maintain an active 24/7/365 broadcast facility which includes master control, transmission site, and various interconnected production and/or post-production facilities.

Responsibilities will include:

• Repair, calibration, and installation of audio & video broadcast/IT equipment, including: monitors, graphic equipment, server/playback;
• Work closely with the engineers/operators at Master Control Facility, TV technical team members, and NYC DoITT to troubleshoot and resolve broadcast/multimedia systems and computer issues;
• Provide database maintenance and support to the traffic department to ensure integrity of playlists and IP protocols required for receipt and proper routing and playout of new program sources;
• Document quality standards, system anomalies, operational procedures, reference materials, and project work;
• Participate on technology design, installation, and integration projects with complex, leading-edge technology in an increasingly broadcast IP and IT centric environment, including broadcast and server-based systems, data networking (e.g., routers, switches) and other comparable equipment;
• Work on remote assignments with engineers from across DoiTT and other city agencies;
• Represent the Company in professional, dynamic, multi-cultural environments and effectively interface with broadcast personnel (e.g., master control operators and supervisors, traffic and programming staff and managers, etc.) in a professional manner.

Experience:

Candidate must have at least 2 years’ experience in TV Engineering in a position of responsibility and at least an Associate’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering. Candidate should have experience with broadcast IT and data networking infrastructure; associated production systems; computer desktop systems; broadcast equipment systems and distribution, particularly Harmonic, Imagine, Telos, and Axia; demonstrated programming skills (HTML, command line scripting, etc.); and AutoCAD

Post Date: 07/17/2018
Job #: 15648
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA: San Francisco
Job Description:

The Broadcast and Support Group provides the customer-facing services of the Engineering and Technology department. This group plans and provides preventative services in order to achieve the goals of minimum downtime and maximum staff productivity. The work of the department is to keep any delays to a minimum and provide immediate response to customer needs with a goal getting work back in progress with minimum delay. Technologies supported are TV Broadcast, TV Production, Streaming Video, IT and AV.

Overall Responsibilities Include the Following:

The Broadcast Engineer position is responsible for the efficient and effective day-to-day maintenance and operations of the underlying broadcast and TV production technological infrastructure and for elements of IT technology that supports the activities of the Company. Preventative maintenance is a critical part of maximizing technology uptime to maximize productivity and is a primary responsibility of this position. Due to the nature of the business, work hours may include nights, weekends and holidays. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Technology Support.

Responsibilities:

* Technical Support - Perform installation, configuration, troubleshooting, technical support and repair of broadcast technologies, television production and IT equipment across multiple functional areas. Act as a subject matter expert and first point of escalation for production and post-production staffs and transmission. Participate in department's efforts to investigate service anomalies or hardware malfunctions. Assist Help Desk staff with desktop, IT and AV-related issues. Repair of Field production equipment.
* Streaming support - Monitoring and troubleshooting video streams for web, social and other OTT platforms.
* Maintenance - Participate and contribute to a preventive maintenance program and schedule in order to provide the Company with an efficient and reliable technical infrastructure.
* Customer-focused Approach - Provide a customer care philosophy that emphasizes customer satisfaction.
* Business Continuity - Actively participate in and contribute to the disaster recovery and business continuity program. Work with management to help plan the future needs of enterprise activities.
* Vendor Interface - First point of escalation for vendors to troubleshoot issues and find solutions.
Coordinate maintenance efforts with master control vendor, CMC.
* 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, respond to and manage 24x7 responses to emergency facility needs.
* Assist Facilities Group with MEP and Telephone systems support.
* All other duties, as assigned.
* Some travel required.

Requirements:

* Minimum of five years' experience in working as a broadcast engineer in television, video post­ production, system's integrator or digital media organization.
* Associate's Degree or Technical Certificate in electronics, computer or related field. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.
* Knowledge and experience in both IP technology and principles and broadcast technologies design and support.
* Technical training in Computer Networking and Network Security.
* Experience with Client/Server system architectures and Database backend systems.
* Experience with Windows and Apple desktop computer equipment and software applications.
* Experience with non-linear edit system and file based workflow systems.
* Excellent verbal, written, organizational and communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize under time constraints and work successfully in a fast-paced environment. Manage multiple projects simultaneously and complete them on schedule.
* Knowledge of and experience working with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office productivity software (Word, Visio, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google applications (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar).
* Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective business relationships and a high-level of interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to interact with different levels of management and teams and effectively address their demands and build trust.
* Experience in Project Management.
* Other duties as assigned by the Senior Manager, Technology Support

Preferred:

* Experience in support of alternative media distribution technologies including VOD, streaming, on­ demand and web technologies.
* Experience in setup and configuration of file-based workflow systems.
* Familiarity with digital media industry including online, TV everywhere, mobile, tablets and other emerging technologies.
* Certification such as CCNA, CBNE, CCENT or CCT.
* SBE or SMPTE membership.

Post Date: 07/17/2018
Job #: 15655
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer: Broadcast IT Engineer
Location: TN
Job Description:

This engineer will maintain Grass Valley Automation Systems, Master Control Automation and other in-house computer systems. Also AVID News Room Software, Bitcentral Newsroom Automation, Chyron Graphics, and Adobe Premiere editing software. Inside the studio this engineer will participate in the normal maintenance activities that are required in a TV station, including switchers, cameras, computers, cabling, etc.

Responsibilities:

• The engineer should be able to manage and maintain various IT/Computer systems
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, applicable electrical, mechanical, structural and civil engineering methods important.
• Maintenance and repair of all technical equipment in studio and transmitter, satellite downlink and microwave transmission systems.
• Design and construction of new engineering projects as directed by Director of Engineering and Asst. Chief Engineer.
• Preparation and timely delivery of required logs, status information, and reports.
• Must be able to effectively present information and respond to question from managers, clients, customers and general public.
• Must have solid working knowledge of PCs, networks, routers, MS operating systems and application software such as Word and Excel.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience preferred
• 5+ years’ experience in broadcast engineering, with at least 3 of those years in direct maintenance and operation of Grass Valley ITX and Master Control Automation systems.
• Experience in Sundance and or Ignite, Crispin, or Avid is preferable.
• Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful.
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs. safely
• Should be comfortable working on ladders and overhead

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15614
Organization Type:
– Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

This is technical work providing engineering support for the video and audio recording equipment operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair. Work includes troubleshooting equipment problems during proceedings requiring prompt repair to avoid downtime. Work includes modifying new and existing equipment as well as identifying system design innovations. Work is performed under the general supervision of an Engineering Supervisor.

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15585
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: MA
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer is a hands-on role that requires the ability to manage projects and a team, problem solve and remain in compliance with FCC rules and regulations. It is your responsibility to maintain, repair, install, operate and support complex media communication systems, networks, uplink transmitters, antennas, etc.. You must have the ability to coordinate and execute projects between various departments and work with the Engineering team and alongside the VP of Engineer.

About You:

• Performance: You are a seasoned live sports Broadcasting Engineer that brings forth a minimum of 10 years of experience and holds a degree in Electrical Engineering or other related advanced technical degree
• Flexible and Adaptable: You are willing to take on new challenges and creative problem solve! You do whatever it takes to get the job done, 24/7, 365, and stay up-to-date on industry standards
• Solution-Oriented: You are quick on your feet when solving problems and are able to troubleshoot, repair and conduct maintenance as needed with internal groups and outside vendors
• Experience with different standards of 4K and video over IP including SMPTE 2110
• You have the following certifications: CCNA, FCC License and/or SBE Certification at the CBTE level
• You have experience with the following technologies: test, monitoring and measurements systems and tools, Cisco PowerVu compression platforms, MPEG 4, MPEG 2, HEVC, JPEG 2K, HDXDCAM, MXF, AES, Dante, RF, fiber transmission using ASI, JPEG 2K, HDSDI, IP, bonded cellular technologies, etc…
• You have knowledge of the following: HVAC, UPS, generators, construction and electrical equipment, terrestrial, C, Ku, and Ka Band as well as Antenna and sub systems
• As Assistant Chief Engineer you are confident managing a team, budgets and deadlines
• Comfortable working in varying conditions, sitting and/or standing for periods of time and are able to carry, life and install up to 75 pounds of equipment at any given time

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

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15587
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Satellite Maintenance Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Perform installation, preventive maintenance, and repair on our C-Band and Ku-Band fixed and temporary fixed (mobile) satellite equipment and systems (transmit and/or receive). This also includes work at the television and radio transmission sites. Assist in design and implementation of the computer controlled technical systems, procedures, reports and record keeping for the NMCS (Network Management Control System). Will be involved in the on-going implementation, maintenance, and operation of the NMCS. Expected to work with Network Operations support groups, and assist the staff in performing their duties effectively and efficiently. Perform necessary installation, integration, and system modifications for our remote transmitter sites to facilitate the engineering and operation of each site both Television and Radio. Will work with the transmission department to assure integrity and reliability of terrestrial interconnection system, and multicast signal. Provide documentation of transmitter site modifications. Work with PBS support groups, and the Chief Engineer-Network Operations assisting in whatever capacity is needed at the direction of PBS and Chief Engineer-Network Operations.

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15588
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NY: Hauppauge
Job Description:

This position is for a staff engineer supporting our Media Network Engineering department. The engineer will support a wide range of Broadcast and Post Production systems. This position requires providing support for the 24x7x365 Broadcast facility consisting of a mixed IP and baseband transmission environment. This IBEW Union position will be located at our Communication Center in Hauppauge, NY.

Role and Responsibilities:

- Communicate with, understand and intelligently interface with various internal operating groups that include but are not limited to the Post Production, Broadcast Engineering and Operations, as well as various other technical and operating groups both internal and external.
- Identify and isolate network or signal flow problems, as well as install and configure complex post production video and audio processing systems
- Perform software and firmware version upgrades and configuration changes to operating systems and platforms

Required Qualifications:

- Minimum of 2 years of related experience supporting a Post Production or Broadcast facility or supporting the IT infrastructure within of similar 24x7x365 critical environments (e.g. health care or finance)
- Thorough understanding of Broadcast and IT network systems and signal flow concepts required
- Familiar with a range of Microsoft and Linux operating systems, VMware and StorNext.
- Must have a current Microsoft certification and support experience with mission critical 24x7x365 systems.
- Strong understanding of IP routing concepts, Active Directory and DNS
- Able to work independently and as part of a team. Willing to escalate problems to the team when additional support is needed and contribute when other team members need assistance.
- Willingness to work in Hauppauge, NY
- Must be willing to work overtime, evenings and weekends as required to support special events.
- Must be able to work various hours and shifts as required in support of a 7 days by 24 hours by 365 days Broadcast and Post Production facility.

Desired Skills:

- Experience with audio and video editing and/or transmission systems including Evertz, Harmonic, Linear Acoustics, Crystal M&C systems, Avid and Adobe software.
- Familiar with video and audio signal formats such as 4k,1080i, 720p, UHD/HDR and the various frame rates associated with these formats
- Proficient in the application and use of digital television test equipment such as WFM/VS, EEG, Omnitek, Phabrix, Tektronix and Leader
- Knowledge of Evertz Routers, Harris automation systems, Chyron character generator and Harmonic playout servers a plus
- Knowledge of Evertz Vistalink and Magnum configuration and operation
- Ability to read and understand AutoCAD drawings and system schematics

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15595
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: WI: Wausau/Northwoods
Job Description:

Successful applicants will have at least three years hands-on Chief Engineer experience, work well with the team and complete projects in a timely manner. Transmitters and NexGen digital audio experience is preferred. Strong computer background is helpful. SBE certification desired. If you have good people/communication skills, we want to talk to you!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 07/12/2018
Job #: 15607
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We seek an Assistant Chief Engineer to assist with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department; and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites. We ahve a heavy emphasis on News with over 63-hours of NewsCasts per week. A successful candidate must be a highly-motivated professional with strong studio, remote, and IT skills with a willingness to learn RF. The Assistant Chief Engineer is a “first-responder” and must be able respond quickly to after-hours emergencies and arrive at station or transmitter quickly or “remote-in” by computer if warranted.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assists in managing all aspects of the Engineering Department.
• Maintains all IT and broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter sites.
• Installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology (IT) systems.
• Repairs and supervises maintenance of, signal routing and patching, audio equipment, in-house and remote production setups in accordance with good engineering practice.
• Familiarity with Ross Overdrive and Acuity Switcher, Ross Xpression graphics systems, AVID editing systems, AVID iNews, TVU, Vinten Robotic Pedestals and Harmonic X2S encoders is desirable.
• Proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking.
• Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station and provide input for Capital and Operating budgets.
• Manage and coordinate fiber connectivity for station including Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400, Lucas Oil NFL stadium, Banker’s Life NBA stadium, Special events, etc.
• Coordinates building and facility maintenance.
• Assists in maintaining three ENG trucks and two DSNG trucks and four TVU systems.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Assist with ensuring station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Work amicably and professionally with other Departments, News, Sales, Production, Promotion, etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

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

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with Department Heads, individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions. The Assistant Chief Engineer is a “first-responder” and must be able respond quickly to after-hours emergencies and arrive at station or transmitter quickly or “remote-in” by computer if warranted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 07/06/2018
Job #: 15548
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

We seek a talented and energetic individual to serve as Technical Manager for our 6 radio stations.

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

* Minimum 5 years broadcast engineering experience
* Oversee local technical staff
* Manage activities for a goal of 100% uptime for station On-Air Products
* 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
* Experience in project planning, management and execution
* IT & Network knowledge and experience
* Strong PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
* Experience with Computer based audio storage system, Scott Systems/Google/WOAFR/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 some weekends and holidays
* Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure
* Must have a valid driver’s license
* FCC General Class License or SBE Certifications are a plus

Post Date: 07/06/2018
Job #: 15551
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IN: South Bend
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to join our growing office! Home to Michiana’s newest newscasts, we are looking for an eager problem-solver.

Duties/Responsibilities:

* Perform preventive maintenance and emergency repairs of video production systems, broadcast and satellite transmission equipment, and interactive media with emphasis in Electronic News Gathering (ENG).
* Technical support of a News operations that includes but not limited to broadcast and DSLR cameras, cellular bonded backpacks, Live trucks, non-linear editing, production control room automation, Avid iNews, video and audio routing, encoded streams, video servers, etc.
* Develop, build and maintain content workflow, support systems integration and problem solving, software, hardware, networking and infrastructure.
* Setting up and monitoring audiovisual links between mobile units in different locations
* Minimizing loss of service at times of equipment failure
* Identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision.
* Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

* Must have a solid understanding of Windows and Linux.
* Strong computer skills including file transfer and storage, transcoding processes and ability to remote support.
* Previous experience with broadcast technology; repairing hardware and software a must.
* Good organization, attention to detail and proactivity.
* The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, hard worker and have a great attitude.
* Must be able to communicate effectively and work independent.
* Must be able to use a variety of equipment including but not limited to Networking equipment, Server systems, transcoding servers, Scopes, switcher operation, Digital video cameras, DSLR, NRCS, computer graphics systems, non-linear editing, broadcast automation and video servers, embedded audio. RF (Radio Frequency) transmitter, satellite IRD’s experience a plus.
* Ability to guide, coach, and train colleagues.
* Must be able to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals and documents. The use of test equipment and soldering skills required.
* Knowledge of Telestream FlipFactory (Vantage), GVG Startus and Edius a plus.
* Must be able to quickly learn new technologies and implement them into existing broadcast infrastructure.

Our Perks & Benefits:

* Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Package
* Long Term Disability Insurance
* HSA Plans
* 401k with Company Match
* Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays
* Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave
* Open air office environment

We maintain an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

Post Date: 07/06/2018
Job #: 15567
Organization Type:
– Other: AVL Integrators
Job Title: Video Engineer
Location: PA: Manheim
Job Description:

We are an international leader in audio, video, theatrical lighting, rigging and control systems integration, offering a variety of services from sales and support to installation and design for performance venues, houses of worship, sports facilities, educational/corporate facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, and cruise ships.

Position Description:

Person will work closely with the Engineering Manager and will assist in the daily management and delivery of information to internal sales staff, internal engineering staff, and client technical operating and maintenance staff.

This position is based in Lancaster County, PA, and will require minimum travel.

Responsibilities:

• Work with vendors for the purchase of parts and services required for systems designed or engineered in house or as part of a bid process
• Prepare budgets, proposals, and secure quotes for customer and client projects as required
• Interact daily and communicate effectively with Sales Department and provide technical leadership and support to all departments.
• Evaluate equipment specifications and make recommendations for the acquisition of new operational and maintenance equipment for conceived and deployed systems
• Provide extensive IT support for broadcast equipment
• Train owner operations and maintenance staff, and participate in the maintenance and installation of all equipment. Supply documentation in setup and training of systems, and develop online training materials as appropriate
• Make recommendations for troubleshooting equipment where problems occur and instruct clients and internal staff in regular maintenance tasks including repairs, equipment upgrades, and firmware and software upgrades
• Execute necessary corrective actions in off hours for service/support of deployed systems in all regions, document technical problems, and report them to management in a timely and efficient manner
• Follow all National Electric Codes, and follow all regulations as dictated by OSHA and the FCC

Qualifications:

• A background including television broadcast system design and advanced IT skills are required .
• Proven experience in television broadcasting and live event production is required.
• Proven experience in LED wall and video projector setup, calibration, and servicing is required.
• Strong background in interpersonal communication and leadership skills will be necessary in this role.

Education:

• SBE Certification preferred
• SMPTE Certification preferred
• InfoComm CTS-D Certification preferred
• Technical degree in electronics or related experience is required

Experience Requirements:

• Qualified candidates should have ten years television broadcast and live production technical experience working in broadcast engineering and live production operations environment.
• Must be knowledgeable in all areas of television production and familiar with all studio production equipment.
• Must be knowledgeable in all areas of live event audio production and familiar with all audio production equipment.
• Must be knowledgeable in all areas of theatrical lighting production and familiar with all theatrical lighting production equipment.
• Must possess strong knowledge of technical setup in file base editing systems including networking and storage solutions.
• Must be knowledgeable in maintaining Avid ISIS/Interplay and Apple Final Cut systems with archiving LTO systems.
• Must be knowledgeable in system design software including Autodesk products such as AutoCAD, Revit, and Navisworks. Extensive experience in the advance usage of spreadsheet and word processing software is also required.
• Must possess computer operating systems knowledge for Linux, Mac Windows and advanced IPv6 system architecture.

Personal Skills:

• Strong analytical and reasoning skills are essential as well as technical troubleshooting skills.
• Reasonable mathematical skills required.
• Must have strong communication skills, and be a team player with positive attitude and initiative.
• Occasionally required to bend and lift up to 50 pounds and climb ladders.
• Flexible hours/schedule and weekend and holiday shifts will be required.

We offer a competitive salary, 401K and a comprehensive benefit package.

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15522
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Technician
Location: DE
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced broadcast Operations Technician. The Operations Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. The Operations Technician will be responsible to communicate effectively with the production department, as this is integral for a smooth outcome of newscasts. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

• Operate robotic cameras and studio floor directing
• Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment)
• Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of set and floors
• Maintain and understand lighting grid and control board with knowledge to maintain proper programming. Ability to climb ladders to change light bulbs and adjust fixtures as needed.
• Dress microphone’s and IFB’s for all on camera appearances
• Basic multi-media computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots
• Assist with promotional effort at station-sponsored community events as assigned.
• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control, audio and TD)
• Non-linear editing as needed for TV News-Creative Services Productions
• Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Manager

Experience Requirements:

• Should have 2+ years of experience working as an operations technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in operating a wide variety of broadcast equipment
• Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:

• Must have a solid background in operation of broadcast television systems and equipment

Education:

• College Degree preferred but not required
• Military training and experience will be considered

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15519
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Other: Manager, Broadcast Services
Location: CA
Job Description:

Under general direction, plans, organizes, manages, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Broadcast Services Department of the Technical Services Division. Principle responsibilities include oversight and management of television and radio production facilities including the remote television production trailer and the television studio, oversight and management of video production and post-production activities for internal and external clients, technical support and maintenance of ratio production facilities and labs, and management of video captioning, distribution and archiving. Manages the effective use of Company and department resources to improve organizational and instructional productivity, support of new learning technologies, and customer service; provides highly complex and responsible support to the Director, Technical Services in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required. Coordinate and ensure appropriate management, support, and direction of all staff in the Broadcast Services Department. This is an overtime exempt position.

Supervision Received and Excercised:

Receives general direction from the Director, Technical Services. Exercises direct and general supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of management and supervision.

Class Characteristics:

This is a management classification responsible for all activities of designated broadcast production operations within the Technical Services Department. Responsibilities include performing diverse, specialized, and complex work involving significant accountability and decision-making responsibility. The position organizes and oversees day-to-day production and support activities and is also responsible for providing professional-level support to the Director, Technical Services in a variety of areas. Successful performance of the work requires an extensive broadcast production and project management background, as well as skill in coordinating departmental work with that of other departments. This class is distinguished from the Director, Technical Services in that the latter has overall responsibility for all functions of the Technical Services Division and for developing, implementing, and interpreting policy and procedures.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

1. Plans, manages, and supervises the daily functions, operations, and activities of the Broadcast Services Department. Provides complex broadcast engineering support services for other departments within Technical Services including Performing Arts Operations, Media Services, and Event Services.
2. Supervises the design, management, procurement, installation, programming, and maintenance of the campus broadcast technology, including broadcast production systems installed in classrooms, assembly spaces, conference rooms, and offices. Consults with end users, architects, engineers and project managers regarding new and upgraded broadcast production systems for all spaces on campus.
3. Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the assigned function; recommends and administers department policies and procedures.
4. Participates in the development, administration, and oversight of the assigned budget; controls and authorizes expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
5. Evaluates, designs and recommends systems, equipment, materials, and staffing needs for assigned operations and projects; prepares detailed cost estimates with appropriate justifications; coordinates purchases and monitors and ensures adequate inventory levels of required supplies and equipment.
6. Develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations to the Director, Technical Services.
7. Selects, trains, motivates, and directs assigned personnel; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with department standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; works with employees on performance issues; implements discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns.
8. Oversees the administration and maintenance of the broadcast production infrastructure; researches, recommends, and approves broadcast technology related purchases; provides implementation support; develops long-term broadcast systems strategies to plan for and control upgrades and growth; develops current and future technology standards; evaluates and implements new technologies; and encourages innovation among technical staff in the utilization and implementation of ideas and techniques.
9. Resolves complex broadcast engineering related problems as they occur; provides high-quality internal customer service to ensure timely technical support, installation, maintenance, and repair of broadcast systems and equipment.
10. Advises, provides guidance, and prepares and delivers presentations on issues pertaining to broadcast technology and infrastructure operations and services.
11. Maintains and directs the maintenance of working and official departmental files.
12. Monitors changes in regulations and technology that may affect assigned functions and operations; implements policy and procedural changes after approval.
13. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
14. Researches, interprets, applies and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations pertaining to assigned areas of responsibility, including Federal Communications Commission (FCC ) rules and regulations and Title 17 of the United States Code (Copyright Law).
15. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR ), and provided by applicable law and Company policies. Attends Company mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Assist in providing information and resources to individuals who bring forward DHR complaints and reporting possible DHR complaints to the Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in Human Resources and other appropriate authority as necessary.

Other Duties:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

1. Engineering, design and systems management principles for modern, complex broadcasting systems including streaming media systems, sophisticated broadcast production systems, digital editing systems and other systems operated by the department.
2. Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, project management, implementation, and evaluation.
3. Budget development, administrative practices, and organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.
4. Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review and evaluation, and the training of staff in work procedures.
5. Principles and practices of broadcast systems engineering and management.
6. Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned programs, projects, and operations.
7. Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, business correspondence, and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
8. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications.
9. Principles and procedures of record keeping and report preparation.
10. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
11. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities:

1. Provide administrative, engineering and professional leadership and direction for assigned operations and activities.
2. Prepare and administer project budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner.
3. Organize, manage, implement, and maintain efficient and effective automated systems to ensure the reliability and integrity of broadcast systems on campus.
4. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
5. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of professional and technical personnel as well as contractors and consultants; delegate authority and responsibility.
6. Select, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff and train staff in work procedures.
7. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
8. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
9. Manage complex engineering projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
10. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, inventory and tracking systems.
11. Interpret, apply, and explain applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
12. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
13. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
14. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
15. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
16. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
17. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with major coursework in broadcast engineering or a related field and five (5) full-time equivalent years of experience in the design, installation, maintenance and administration of complex broadcast production systems and related equipment.

Equivalencies:

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in the design and administration of broadcast production systems using Evertz control and routing components including Magnum Server and VIP Multiviewers.
- Experience implementing and managing video switching technology provided by Grass Valley Systems.

License(s) & Other Requirements:

Position may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California driver’s license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

Working Environment:

Position works in standard video, audio, media, and broadcast production environments with moderate to loud noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances; may be exposed to electrical hazards. Position may occasionally work outdoors for assigned events and be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and/or hot temperatures, and dust, fumes, and allergens. Position may interact with staff, students, and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:

Must possess mobility to work in a standard video, audio, media, and broadcast production setting and use standard equipment, including a computer, cameras, lighting equipment, and recording, editing, and duplicating systems; operate a motor vehicle and visit various Company sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces to participate in production activities; and push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Position must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects, typically weighing up to 50 pounds, and occasionally heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15520
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: NM
Job Description:

We have an immediate need for a full-time Transmitter Technician to join our team of professionals. We are looking for candidates that are self-motivated with the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines. Applicant should be detail-oriented with the ability to understand and follow instructions and be a team player with a strong sense of responsibility. Job responsibilities include installation, operation, maintenance and repair of high power broadcast, RF and transmission equipment. Applicant must have schedule flexibility to handle possible assignments of weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Job Responsibilities:

• Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of television transmitters, weather radar, microwave equipment, ENG and SNG trucks
• Will be involved in studio maintenance and installation of television broadcast and IT equipment
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative group
• Other duties as assigned

Experience:

• Knowledge of electrical power, IT and light HVAC.
• Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving history.
• A working knowledge of television equipment and integrated systems
• Skilled in high level electronic maintenance involving high powered transmitters is a plus
• Applicants must be reliable and punctual Ability to understand and maintain technical documentation and drawings.
• Demonstrate professional interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent attention to detail, computer skills, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Successful applicant will be a strong self-starter, team player and goal oriented
• The ability to rapidly respond properly to issues that unexpectedly arise is necessary

Education:

• Military electronic training with emphasis on high power transmitters, college or technical school degree preferred with specific training in Electronic Technology or equivalent work experience in broadcast maintenance and operations.
• 3 years of experience in maintenance in a commercial broadcast television station preferred
• Working knowledge of Information Technology systems, personal computers, IT networking tools and equipment, video servers, digital audio and video switching systems, electronics, and electronic test equipment.
• Knowledge of encoders, IRDs and a clear understanding of transport streams such as ASI and SMPTE 310
• SBE certification is a plus

Requirements:

• This position requires traveling long distances and some overnight stays due to the remote translator sites.
• You must be able to operate vehicles off road during all seasons and weather conditions.

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15488
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: ITIL/GRC Consultant
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

Our client, a major Broadcast Media Company, is seeking an ITIL/Governance Risk & Compliance Consultant, to join their team and be a critical stakeholder in setting up standards and policies for their Broadcast Engineering environment. This is a 6-12 mos contract assignment that can be worked remotely from anywhere in the country. W2 and direct C2C ok.

Responsibilities & Required Skills:

- Assess current state of existing environment regarding ITIL/GRC, and provide an "as is" state for the team, specifying all "gaps " in need of remediation
- Work closely with the Broadcast Engineering and IT staff to create a comprehensive action plan that will bring environment into compliance (including how to minimize risk from components requiring retirement and/or replacement)
- Set standards and policies specific to Broadcast Engineering (separate from existing Corporate IT policies), which will allow the Broadcast team to ensure they're completely compliant as soon as possible
- Assist with remediation standards, reporting and filing
- Must have extensive Broadcast GRC experience, with the ability to communicate daily with senior stakeholders, and manage full program responsibility
- Must be a great communicator able to hit the ground running, as this is a time-sensitive project

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15500
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: PA
Job Description:

The master control operator, by following the station’s programming log, places the appropriate programs, commercials, and branding on the air. The MCO identifies log errors and takes action as directed thus preventing incorrect or outdated program material from airing. Other duties include: observing and logging systems for legal operation, tuning incoming satellite and microwave feeds, and ingesting content for future airing. Occasionally assist Engineering with maintenance and cleaning of equipment. Prior broadcasting experience not required. Candidate must be computer literate with the desire and ability to learn quickly.

Post Date: 06/29/2018
Job #: 15513
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Equipment Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We are seeking a qualified Broadcast Equipment Maintenance Engineer. Candidate must have at least 5 years experience at a broadcast facility. The position will provide technical support to broadcast facilities in repair, maintenance, installation and modification of technical broadcasting equipment at a high-definition television facility and at remote transmission sites. Experience with maintenance of broadcast ENG equipment (Panasonic P2 and non-linear edit a plus).

Candidate must have a thorough knowledge of Windows 7/8/10 and server 2008/2012 workstations, Mac OS & Final Cut Pro experience a plus. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems at the component level. Travels to remote locations for equipment repair, work under pressure in order to meet broadcast deadlines, make decisions and take corrective action without supervision are all a part of this job. Candidate will be required to maintain “on-call” or “stand-by” status for response to emergency situations and be able to work highly varied and flexible hours (i.e. nights, weekends and holidays). Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential.

In addition to working well independently, candidate must also work well as part of a team. Must be well organized, detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service. Candidate must be able to lift 25lbs.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15456
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Media Technology Maintenance Engineer is responsible for supporting the day to day mission critical systems and processes of a television station and news operation. You will focus on building, maintaining, and supporting a broadcast and IT infrastructure that includes but is not limited to RF transmission, broadcast equipment, post production, media encoders and software. You will also assist IT in technology implementation and basic support such as hardware and software installations as well as patching.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15457
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The IT Systems Engineer is responsible for overseeing the day to day mission critical IT systems within the television station. This position is responsible for the short and long-term technology strategy and health of the station. This includes designing and maintaining the infrastructure, addressing security needs, providing desktop support, and other technology related duties. This position interacts directly with the end users, including newsroom operations, sales and others all with varying priorities and needs. You will also assist Engineering with implementation and basic support such as hardware installations.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15459
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer: Master Control + Engineering
Location: OR: Medford
Job Description:

We are looking for a full-time Engineering Assistant/Master Control Operator. Master Control Duties include On-Air Quality Control, Live Event Board Operations, Satellite Recording, Dubbing and Trimming Programs for Air and other duties as assigned. Computer and Multi-tasking skills are a must.

Engineering duties include assisting the station engineer, being on call for emergencies, troubleshooting, satellite coordination. The following are also required:

1) Oregon drivers license and an insurable driving record required
2) Must be able to climb ladders and lift and hold up to 50 pounds
3) Willing to travel to remote transmitter sites in all weather conditions
4) Subject to a background checks

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15462
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: FL: Jacksonville
Job Description:

The Broadcast Systems Engineer will design, develop, document and support the technical systems that enable digital media asset acquisition, management, and distribution over various digital platforms.

Qualifications:

Education:

• High School Diploma or equivalency certification
• Four-year college degree or equivalent relevant work experience

Skills and Experience:

• Required: Minimum four years broadcast TV experience; master control and traffic a plus;
• Required: Thorough knowledge of broadcast television standards, workflow, and technologies responsible for routing and switching, audio processing and distribution, encoding, media storage and playback, and air chain. Experience with Grass Valley (iTX, iControl) and Harmonic encoders a strong differentiator;
• Required: Thorough knowledge of all aspects of Standard & High Definition television standards and technologies - ASI, SD/HD SDI and HD video systems;
• Required: Knowledge of IP Networking, including OSI model, switching, routing, multicast, firewalls, security, and troubleshooting techniques;
• Required: Understanding of electronic, electrical, computer and mechanical systems;
• Required: Familiarity with Microsoft Windows (server and client), Microsoft AD, Linux (RHEL), AutoCAD;
• Required: Must be able to troubleshoot and resolve problems quickly ;
• Required: Must be flexible in work availability (days, nights, weekends, overtime, holidays);
• Required: Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, personal organizational skills, and technical project management skills (ITIL/ITSM is a differentiator);
• Required: Must be able to perform job duties independently and without supervision;
• Required: Must possess the broadcast engineer mindset and have a “can-do” customer service attitude;
• Desired: CompTIA, Cisco, SBE Certifications.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15475
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial: Bicoastal Media
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: OR
Job Description:
General Responsibilities:
The Radio Broadcast Engineer is responsible for the radio broadcast facilities including the daily technical operations of our group, including towers, RF transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other related broadcast operating systems.

Position Overview:
The Radio Broadcast Engineer will also: Operate, maintain, and repair studio and transmitter equipment. Perform required FCC measurements and logging; must maintain facilities in compliance with FCC Rules & Regulations. Ensure that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices. The position of Engineer for our stations requires hands-on tech skills and will be a key member of the broadcast team.

Responsibilities, Knowledge and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or comparable experience in Broadcast Engineering. Must have exceptional communication and organizational skills and be capable of tracking and budgeting expenses with General Manager. Proven experience in studio transmitter, RF and IT systems planning, development, & project management experience. Operational experience with satellite uplink/downlink equipment; RF transmission, remote control gear & STL. IP streaming, station automation, & Internet audio delivery systems. An advanced level of understanding of high-power FM transmitters and all related equipment as well as the skills to troubleshoot problems with RF, digital, and analog systems. Good working knowledge of computer-based digital audio systems &computer networking, transmitter remote control systems, RDS & HD Radio technologies & I/P based audio distribution & routing systems.
Knowledge of FCC technical rules & regulations.

Physical Requirements: The Radio Broadcast Engineer is required to have a valid driver’s license. The Radio Broadcast Engineer is required to lift up to 20 lbs on a daily basis and as much 50 lbs on an occasional basis. The Radio Broadcast Engineer is often times required to drive in inclement weather conditions and should be physically fit enough to occasionally trail-hike to transmitter destinations.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15466
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: OK
Job Description:

Operating and monitoring of transmitters in accordance with FCC regulations, monitoring of tower structures in accordance with FAA regulations and accurately maintaining station logs. Monitoring of multiple air paths, operation of on-air switchers, calculation of program timings and recording of satellite feeds utilizing computer server automation systems. Other responsibilities may include shading of various types of cameras. Operate master control to ensure the quality of all audio and video transmitted or received. Maintain appropriate logs, monitor and manage BCNG feeds. Operate and monitor digital transmitters in accordance with FCC guidelines.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15467
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Daily Hire/Temp position
Location: NY
Job Description:

Essential Functions:

Daily Hire Maintenance Engineer responsibilities to include (and are not limited to) :

• Support of Control Room and Studio Systems: Switcher, Audio Console, Cameras, Multiviewer, etc.
• Maintain on-air systems, QOS, continuity, confirm all systems meet ATSC specifications for Over The Air and Cable providers
• Configure and maintain MPEG encoders, statistical multiplexers, PSIP generators, and other associated distribution products
• Maintaining on-air continuity by providing general maintenance support.
• Communicate with the operations staff to understand/discuss equipment problems in order to troubleshoot.
• Proficient with AutoCAD to document new and modified installations
• Logging of all equipment problems to provide effective communication of issues to coworkers, management and vendors.
• Undertake Projects as assigned
• Perform system level troubleshooting of technical facilities, including, but not limited to, transmission, broadcast equipment, control rooms, servers and applications.

Basic Qualifications:

• Overall understanding and knowledge of the television production process, broadcast operations, automation, production and distribution technologies.
• Understanding of Terminal gear, IRDs, MPEG ASI Encoders, PSIP generators
• Minimum 5 years of recent experience in a broadcast environment
• Minimum 5 years of experience with digital television (SD & HD-SDI, IP) as well maintaining core technical/plant facilities and audio (embedded, discreet, 5.1)
• Strong Computer Client/Server skills/ Proficiency in Networking Technology
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills as demonstrated through previous experience
• Must be well-organized and self-motivated to take on tasks as required to serve the clients’ needs
• Must provide users and clients with professional, courteous, and timely technical support.
• This position is an NABET Daily Hire Local 11 Represented job. The successful candidate will be required to join the NABET Local 11 Union upon employment if not already a member.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered.
• Must be able to lift equipment packages weighing up to 50 pounds
• Must ensure a clean and safe work environment
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Ability to work all shifts, weekends and/or holidays (24-7 facility)

Desired Requirements:

•BA Degree in Electronic Engineering, or minimum 5 years’ experience in the required fields.
•Networking Knowledge: Cisco Internetworking, TCP/IP, Multicast, UDP Networks etc.
•Ability to learn quickly and adapt to ever-changing broadcast environment
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Experience in a “live” broadcast environment

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15472
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast/IT Technician
Location: IN: Evansville
Job Description:

This position is responsible for installing and maintaining broadcast/computer systems and providing support to our TV and radio stations.

Duties:

Broadcast/IT Technician will work closely with all departments to help satisfy the technical needs of the broadcast facility and network. Employee will facilitate repairs and preventative maintenance of various pieces of equipment in the facility. Broadcast/IT Technician assists in construction, installation & documentation of new systems and equipment, and performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Broadcast & Technology.

Skills:

This position is not a traditional IT position. Computer and IT skills are necessary but only one aspect of the job. Troubleshooting and repair of electrical systems is a necessity. Employee must have knowledge in the use of basic test equipment and know how to solder. The employee must have the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Transmitter experience desired, but not required. Completion of a basic electronics education program is required, and minimum of a 2-year related technical degree desirable.

Qualifications:

Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and setting priorities a must. Ability to work non-traditional hours with occasional evening shifts as well as on call weekends and holidays as needed. This job requires interaction with many people, and employee must possess good communication skills and get along well with others. Must be punctual, and have regular, consistent attendance.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15438
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: LA: Shreveport
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Master Control Operator. We are looking for a person with a positive, team-oriented attitude with good communication skills and willingness to work in a dynamic broadcasting & news environment. The Master Control Operator maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air playlists and its commercial content. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day with weekend, night, and holiday work as part of the job.

Applicant should be a self-starter with the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines, detail oriented with the ability to understand and follow instructions and be a team player with a strong sense of responsibility.

Job Responsibilities:

• Monitor all confidence feeds across all platforms for signal quality
• Check and verify continuity of playlist for all local insertion
• Ingest commercial content and show content as needed daily
• Sign on/off daily technical logs and EAS logging
• Must work well with others as well as working without direct supervision

Required Skills:

Candidate must have strong technical and communication skills with a preference of some prior experience with master control operations. Must have skills with the Microsoft Windows operating system.

Education

• High school diploma or GED required

Required Experience

• Minimum of two years’ experience as a master control operator at a commercial broadcast television station

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15443
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: VA: Richmond
Job Description:

We seek a full-time Assistant Chief Engineer. Responsibilities include supervising broadcast engineering staff, project management, and installation, repair and maintenance of all television station equipment. Minimum 4 years experience in broadcast engineering or related field and proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking required. Advanced electronics education or military electronics training a plus. Must be a team player with excellent communication and people skills.

Post Date: 06/22/2018
Job #: 15446
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

Job Duties:

Manages the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting, IT, and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Oversee maintenance and repair of physical plant for studio and transmitter site. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer, and networking systems.

General Responsibilities:

* Establishes maintenance procedures for all broadcast equipment.
* Knowledge of general construction, plumbing, and electrical wiring techniques.
* Responsible for maintaining and keeping in proper working order all FM and HD transmission facilities, studios, and various other electrical/mechanical equipment found at radio stations.
* Oversees the installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers, DAW production recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antenna systems, remote control equipment, etc.
* Responsibilities include compliance with FCC rules and regulations, including Public File maintenance and EAS, and 24/7 on-call tech support.
* Handle local market support for all office Mac and PC desktop workstations as assigned by Corporate MIS department.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Excellent management skills.
* Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task, delegate and handle deadlines.
* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
* Advanced experience with radio station audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio, PBX Telephone, and broadcast IT systems
* Computer literacy in applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Wide Orbit Automation Systems, etc.)
* Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level.
* Seasoned level of experience in RF engineering and an ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power FM transmitting facilities.
* IT skills including AD administration, printer administration, as well as local area and wide area networking.
* Able to interface with staff and outside vendors as needed.
* Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing Cap Ex budgeting.
* Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators.
* Knowledge of telecom protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits.
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15408
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Duties:

1. Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the air operations unit, ensuring compliance with Company policies and FCC regulations.
2. Provides the supervision of operations personnel, which includes scheduling, work allocation, training, enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution.
3. Evaluates performance of operating personnel, prepares and administers performance reviews and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
4. Authorize overtime and scheduled time off changes of operating personnel according to work requirements.
5. Designs and/or oversees the design, installation and integration of technical equipment into broadcast systems; resolves technical installation and operational issues, trains operating personnel and develops technical procedures.
6. Plans, organizes, and manages engineering projects; researches and advises management of capital requirements, and participates in the development of project budgets, grants, and bid specifications.
7. Develops or assists with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of the unit.
8. Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals, including the development of Standard Operating Procedures to insure best use of facilities and operations personnel.
9. Responsible for training personnel in correct operating procedures per Standard Operating Procedures.
10. Develops processes and procedures for improving productivity and services through preventative maintenance.
11. Works with other departments in the development and implementation of special projects; participates in interdepartmental operational and planning discussions.
12. Maintains current knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment and systems and advises others as to implementation possibilities.
13. Serves as the Designated Chief Operator of our stations as required by FCC. Reviews and signs transmitter logs.
14. Interview prospective operator candidates and make hiring recommendations to VP Technology & Operations.
15. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field.

Experience Requirements:

Minimum 10 years experience in television broadcasting with prior supervisory experience.

Equipment Skills:

- Working technical knowledge of all equipment used in television production and digital television broadcasting, including video and audio encoding and transport stream multiplexing. Working knowledge of IT systems utilized in broadcast television and radio, digital ENG and analog/digital Ku uplink operations.
- Working technical knowledge of all equipment used in analog and digital radio broadcasting including analog and digital Studio to Transmitter links, analog, digital and hybrid transmitters.
- Working technical knowledge of audio automation systems, especially ENCO server systems and IP or TDM audio distribution systems.

License Requirement:

SBE certification preferred

Working Relationships:

Ability to work with people; ability to communicate fully and to the point, work closely with other staff and programming personnel.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15396
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

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

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

Join Our Journey If:

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

A Master Control Operator is responsible for monitoring news and/or sports programming streams for quality for the assigned news channel.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Monitor on-air quality and automation systems for multiple program streams
• Monitor closed captioning on the news channels for accuracy and order live captioning when necessary
• Collaboration with editorial and control room staffs regarding live programming
• Commercial break monitoring and manual insertion
• Media management, segmenting and editing of news and sports programming
• Look for opportunities to continually refine workflows, creating new efficiencies and capabilities
• Clearly communicate with personnel internally and externally
• Exhibit excellent customer skills and be attentive to all departments needed

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism, Production or related field or equivalent work experience preferred
• Experience working in a television news and/or sport environment, 4+ years
• Time Management: Must have the ability to organize and manage shifting priorities under tight deadlines and in pressure situations. Must have the ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to change
• Strong technical aptitude and experience with television control room and studio production technology including automated on-air playout systems, newsroom editorial software, non-linear editing systems, microwave/satellite systems, bonded cellular systems and router systems
• Deep knowledge of preferred systems: Dalet, Harmonic, Evertz, RTS, and Chyron
• Communication: Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate with all levels within the organization and with external vendors.
• Teamwork: Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative, ability to handle criticism, even temperament and a positive approach to problem solving. Must work effectively within a team environment. Dependable self-starter who can operate consistently with a high degree of accuracy. Strong attention to detail and desire to excel. Must also be able to work independently without direct supervision
• Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines, work different or extended shifts and flexible with schedule changes
• Must be willing to work during severe weather emergencies (hurricanes) and/or extended news and sports coverage

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15397
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: KY: Louisville
Job Description:

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

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

Join Our Journey if:

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

A Broadcast Engineer maintains all technical facilities, equipment and software applications not overseen by the IT department, under the direction of the Operations Manager. This includes, but is not limited to: satellite, microwave, fiber optic and MPEG transport, control room switchers, routing, patching, familiarity of IT systems, networking, media workflows and facility HVAC, electrical and security systems. The Engineer ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 News Network environment. The Engineer must interface closely with systems users to identify and correct problems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains and repairs on-site and remote broadcast equipment: DSNG Live Trucks, Microwave Receive Sites, Satellite Dishes, Equipment Centers, Studios, Control Rooms, Newsrooms.
• Will be required to work regardless of inclement weather.
• Works with operations on remote field productions - setting up, breaking down and troubleshooting cameras, cables and switchers. Establishing and maintaining satellite, microwave, MPEG and/or other transmission links.
• Coordinates repair of equipment with outside vendors.
• Works with all users to determine technical needs and concerns.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisor.
• Provides primary vendor interface for troubleshooting complex system issues.
• Resolves software problems beginning at the lowest level (user – tech - vendor).
• Evaluates, researches, and recommends equipment and software acquisitions for the channels and newsrooms.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software as directed.
• Fabricates cables and small part modifications.
• Maintains equipment center and workshop, spare parts inventory, tools and storage areas.
• Ensures that disaster recovery methods are accurate and accessible (Back-ups.)
• Will troubleshoot equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Will routinely review broadcast equipment, software, work stations and develop and carry out regular maintenance schedule that will reduce damage and loss due to everyday wear and tear.
• Works closely with management and peers to develop proficiency resolving engineering and IT issues.
• Quickly isolate and troubleshoot engineering and IT issues in a demanding work environment.
• Troubleshoot and repair electronics at the component level. Read, interpret and update station drawings, flow charts and cable run lists.
• Develop work around to keep systems running and multi-channel network on air.
• Take direction well and be able to work with vendor support over the phone to resolve issues.
• Flexible to work outside the normal hours as business requires, including a rotating on-call shift with availability 24/7.
• Must be able to lift 75lbs.

Education and Experience:

• Minimum four year degree in Broadcast Engineering, Communication or related field or the equivalent experience required.
• Formal electronics training or equivalent experience preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years broadcast television or related field experience required. Engineering experience preferred.
• General understanding of CAD and systems documentation.
• Familiarity of TCP/IP/SNMP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco switches and other IT infrastructure preferred.
• General understanding of Microsoft SQL database systems.
• Must have (or able to obtain) a Kentucky driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15398
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineering Supervisor
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

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

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

Join Our Journey If:

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

The Engineering Supervisor manages aspects of the critical infrastructure, equipment, drawings and pertinent software applications under the direction of the Director of Engineering. This includes, but is not limited to: satellite, microwave, fiber optic, multicast/unicast MPEG transport, control room switchers and audio boards, routing, patching, familiarity of IT systems, automation systems, networking, ENG vehicles and field production. The Engineering Supervisor ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 News Network environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains and repairs on-site and remote broadcast equipment: DSNG Live Trucks, Microwave Receive Sites, Satellite Dishes, Equipment Centers, Studios, Control Rooms and Newsrooms.
• This position is based in New York City and may require travel to support related locations, newsrooms and personnel.
• Will be required to work regardless of inclement weather.
• Coordinates repair of equipment with outside vendors.
• Works with various department heads to determine technical needs and concerns.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisors.
• Provides primary vendor interface for troubleshooting complex system issues.
• Evaluates, researches, and recommends equipment and software acquisitions for the channels and newsrooms. All PC and software recommendations are in conjunction with the IT group.
• Installs and upgrades systems, components and software.
• Ensures that disaster recovery methods are accurate and accessible (backups).
• Must be flexible to work outside the normal hours as business requires. On-call is expected.
• Must be flexible in accepting changing job and training requirements.
• Works closely with Editorial and Technical management and peers to develop proficiency resolving engineering issues

Education and Experience:

• A Degree in Broadcast Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience is preferred.
• 3 years television engineering experience, and operational television experience is a plus.
• Must be able to troubleshoot and repair electronics at the component level. Read, interpret and update station drawings, flow
charts and cable run lists. CAD knowledge is required.
• Must have an intimate knowledge of radio frequency, baseband, optical and MPEG transport, various scopes essential to the maintenance and repair of electronic equipment including oscilloscopes, waveform/vector scope, spectrum analyzers and multimeters.
• Must be able to quickly isolate and troubleshoot engineering in a demanding work environment.
• Must develop work around to keep systems running and multi-channel network on air.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15399
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: NY: Menands
Job Description:

Qualifications:

Candidates are required to have previous experience in Broadcast Master Control Operations, or equivalent academic training.

Skills preferred include:

- On-air Switching
- Video Server Operations
- Run Audio for Live Programs
- Remote Truck Operation

Preferred qualifications include experience with Master Control Automation, Grass Valley switching systems and ENG/Sat truck operation. Current FCC General Class license and/or SBE certification in Television Broadcasting a plus.

Applicants must have a valid unrestricted New York State driver's license and safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked.

Duties:

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

- On-air switching of programming and commercial insertion
- Keeping FCC station and program logs
- Recording and preparation of video/audio material for program and news play-out.
- Transmitter remote control operation
- Audio operation for production and/or live news
- Operation of ENG vehicles
- Basic equipment maintenance.

This job will be scheduled for 40 hours per week. Scheduled days and shifts may vary.

Physical Requirements:

The following physical requirements are typical, but not all inclusive: Sight, hearing and manual dexterity to certify proper video and audio quality, driving vehicles, and to operate necessary equipment. Mobility to retrieve materials from various locations in the station, to set-up cabling and equipment at live news sites. Weight range of lifting: 60 pounds.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15348
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Ft. Walton Beach
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15349
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15388
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: FL: Orlando
Job Description:

* Maintenance and installation of digital television equipment, ENG systems, field gear, studio systems, servers, automation and broadcast computer hardware.
* Work performed in a fast paced news and production operation.
* Must possess and maintain a driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the Company.
* Must be able to work weekends, nights, holidays and on short notice as needed.
* Reports to the Director of Technology.
* Minimum of five years recent experience in broadcast maintenance and repair of broadcast television equipment.
* Working knowledge of satellite RF systems, digital and analog television equipment, non-linear editing systems and ENG technical operations.
* Strong background in high power RF transmitters is a plus.
* Ability to utilize and operate electronic test equipment for the purpose of diagnosing and measuring video, RF and electronic signals.
* A minimum of 2 years technical school, military training or college is preferred.

Post Date: 06/15/2018
Job #: 15395
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: WI
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer maintains all technical facilities, equipment and software applications not overseen by the IT department, under the direction of the Operations Manager. This includes, but is not limited to: satellite, microwave, fiber optic and MPEG transport, control room switchers, routing, patching, familiarity of IT systems, networking, media workflows and facility HVAC, electrical and security systems. The Engineer ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 News Network environment. The Engineer must interface closely with systems users to identify and correct problems. This position requires some.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains and repairs on-site and remote broadcast equipment: DSNG Live Trucks, Microwave Receive Sites, Satellite Dishes, Equipment Centers, Studios, Control Rooms, Newsrooms.
• Will be required to work regardless of inclement weather.
• Works with operations on remote field productions - setting up, breaking down and troubleshooting cameras, cables and switchers. Establishing and maintaining satellite, microwave, MPEG and/or other transmission links.
• Coordinates repair of equipment with outside vendors.
• Works with all users to determine technical needs and concerns.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisor.
• Provides primary vendor interface for troubleshooting complex system issues.
• Resolves software problems beginning at the lowest level (user – tech - vendor).
• Evaluates, researches, and recommends equipment and software acquisitions for the channels and newsrooms.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software as directed.
• Fabricates cables and small part modifications.
• Maintains equipment center and workshop, spare parts inventory, tools and storage areas.
• Ensures that disaster recovery methods are accurate and accessible (Back-ups.)
• Will troubleshoot equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Will routinely review broadcast equipment, software, work stations and develop and carry out regular maintenance schedule that will reduce damage and loss due to everyday wear and tear.
• Works closely with management and peers to develop proficiency resolving engineering and IT issues.
• Quickly isolate and troubleshoot engineering and IT issues in a demanding work environment.
•Troubleshoot and repair electronics at the component level. Read, interpret and update station drawings, flow charts and cable run lists.
• Develop work around to keep systems running and multi-channel network on air.
• Take direction well and be able to work with vendor support over the phone to resolve issues.
•Flexible to work outside the normal hours as business requires, including a rotating on-call shift with availability 24/7.
•Must be able to lift 75lbs.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

• Minimum four year degree in Broadcast Engineering, Communication or related field or the equivalent experience required.
• Formal electronics training or equivalent experience preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years broadcast television or related field experience required. Engineering experience preferred.
• General understanding of CAD and systems documentation.
• Familiarity of TCP/IP/SNMP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco switches and other IT infrastructure preferred.
• General understanding of Microsoft SQL database systems.
• Must have (or able to obtain) a New York driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15346
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: MI: Mount Pleasant
Job Description:

Responsible for installation, repair, and preventive maintenance of Company owned broadcast apparatus as well as occasional engineering support for video and audio production activities. This position provides repair and maintenance support for several TV and radio transmitter sites in Northern Michigan.

- Education equivalent to 2 years of broadcast related maintenance and repair training at the college or trade school level.
- At least 3 years regular broadcast repair experience.
- Possession of a valid general class FCC Radiotelephone Operator's License, valid SBE Certification, or equivalent knowledge and/or experience required.
- Possession of a valid Michigan Driver's License
- Considerable travel and weekend work required.
- Ability to perform the essential functions and requirements of the job.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15305
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

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

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15310
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer: Chief Engineer/IT Administrator
Location: TX
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer/IT Administrator. This position will manage the day to day operations and maintenance of RF transmitters, broadcast equipment, office electronics, and information technologies which support the day to day broadcast and business operations of this radio station cluster.

Responsibilities:

- Maintenance, repair, and installation of multi-station RF, transmitters, studio, office electronics, computers and IT systems. This position requires availability for after-hours emergencies.

Working Relationships:

- Good customer service skills in technical support of broadcast and business operations personnel
- Communicate with all internal departments to help address their technical needs
- Position reports to the Market Manager

Key Tasks:

- Maintain studio and radio transmission systems
- Maintain office and studio IT support tasks
- Routine inspection and maintenance of radio broadcast and IT systems
- Perform transmitter site facilities maintenance
- Supervise the execution of live station remote broadcasts on-air and on the internet
- Maintain a valid driver’s license and insurability
- Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
- Maintain office/studio VoIP phone system

Qualifications:

- Minimum five years of experience in broadcast engineering and broadcast IT related field. Any Cisco, Palo Alto, Microsoft, CompTIA, Ubiquiti Networks or SBE certifications a plus.
- Five years of prior experience with broadcast transmission and studio audio equipment.
- Five years Axia Audio (Livewire, Element, StudioEngine, Pathfinder configuration and troubleshooting) experience.
- Five years RF transmitting equipment operation, maintenance.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15321
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: RF Broadcast Transport Technician
Location: CO: Castle Rock
Job Description:

We are seeking a Technician to work at the Broadcast Center located in Castle Rock, CO. You will work closely with the Technical Operations Center to identify problems in specific markets/channels and restore the on-air broadcast. Our customer satisfaction relies on keeping programming on-air and this cannot be done without you. Within the first 6 months, you will be working toward mastering the core competencies of our department. You will continue to develop your skills by fulfilling Job Qualifications and Core Competencies, throughout your career with us. Our environment offers the best of both worlds we are a strong team and rely on each other, but much of the work is performed independently.

Responsibilities:

- Ensure consistent, high quality digital television signal transports and satellite transmissions.
- Installation, diagnosis and maintenance of critical on-air video, audio, RF, baseband, signal processing, transport and transmission equipment.
- This responsibility includes the Mpeg 2/Mpeg 4 transport streams and all associated Local Collection Facilities, Broadcast Centers, Ground station Equipment, and associated Monitor and Control hardware.
- Configure and troubleshoot a variety of television broadcast, transport, and transmission equipment.
- Perform routine maintenance on various subsystems.
- Summarize and Present Technical information in both verbal and written form Assist in project research, design, planning, implementation, procedure documentation and training.
- Training and development of new employees

Special Requirements:

- Must have a valid state driver’s license with no restrictions. Must have a negative pre-employment drug test. Criminal and MVR background must meet company hiring criteria.

The CRBC is a 24x7 facility and requires the ability to work various shifts, including holidays, weekends, and overtime as necessary to support the on-air mission. Minimal travel via commercial airline required on occasion (<15% travel)

Additional Information:

Minimum Qualifications:

- Associates degree, certificate or equivalent military training in electronics and/or related systems is preferred.
- Solid analytical and problem solving skills, good oral and written communication skills.
- Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with changing priorities.

Physical Requirements:

- Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
- Ability to climb external antenna system ladders and work at heights up to 30 ft.
- Dexterity to work in confined spaces down to 16 cubic ft. Ability to work outside in inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Desired work experience to include technical maintenance or equivalent military experience with electronics, communication, television broadcast or Earth Station processes and equipment.
- Demonstrate knowledge in either RF Ground Station Antenna systems or MPEG Video Compression
systems.
- Demonstrate knowledge in LAN, WAN, and computer technologies including the ability to learn various computer applications and internal programs critical to television broadcast processing and transport Knowledge of VMWare, VSphere, VCenter and Virtual Encode systems, or willingness to learn.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15324
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MI
Job Description:

The Michigan Chief Engineer is responsible for the installation and maintenance of broadcast equipment systems utilized at the Michigan Broadcast Center and at our AM and FM transmission sites in Michigan and Wisconsin in compliance with applicable FCC regulations and good engineering practice.

Essential Functions:

* Installs, maintains, repairs, and upgrades broadcast equipment consisting of, but not limited to; audio routing, systems, consoles, program delivery automation systems, digital audio satellite uplink systems, AM/FM transmission systems, and associated equipment to insure reliable operation from the Michigan broadcast center facilities; with direct support of systems outside Michigan as required or necessary
* Serves as On-Call Engineer on a rotating basis with Engineering staff; responds to technical emergency problems with Company stations at any of our locations; may require overnight, weekend and holiday work, as needed
* Coordinates with engineering staff to ensure stations’ technical emergencies are quickly resolved
* Shares the responsibility the duties of FCC Designated Chief Operator to insure compliance with FCC requirements for EAS and station logging with Engineering staff
* Investigates interference issues; provides and implements recommendations for resolution
* Performs and documents preventive maintenance of the Michigan Broadcast Center systems as well as all AM/ FM transmitter and translator sites

Education and/or Experience:

* Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field; or equivalent education and experience
* Minimum five (5) years successfully maintaining multiple high power AM and FM transmission systems, including directional AM arrays, resulting in legal and stable technical performance meeting good engineering practices
* Minimum three (3) years with network or station group engineering experience
* Minimum three (3) years of satellite uplink experience
* SBE Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer™ – (CBRE™) or ability to obtain within 12 months

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Proven ability to troubleshoot audio, and RF circuits to the component level utilizing schematic diagrams
* Proven ability to perform RF and/or audio proof of an AM and/or FM audio transmission system
* Knowledge of AM and FM RF directional and non-directional transmission systems
* Highly skilled in configuring, troubleshooting and maintaining radio studio systems including on-air telephone systems, microphone processors, digital audio routing and console systems
* Current knowledge of FCC rules
* Excellent oral, presentation and written
*Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and work at heights from ladders or similar equipment
* Ability to climb ladders and work in varying weather conditions

Other:

* Valid state driver’s license with acceptable driving record
* Dependable vehicle and proof of auto insurance
* Requires in-state travel; requires out-of-state travel on an as-needed basis

Our cutting-edge team provides a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15268
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: FL: Orlando
Job Description:

We are seeking a talented Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to join our team of television professionals. Successful applicant will be self-motivated, detail-oriented and a team player. Applicant must have schedule flexibility to handle possible assignments of weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Job Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Installation & maintenance of broadcast equipment and systems.
• Servicing the technical needs of news, production, sales, and marketing departments.

Experience Desired:

• Experience maintaining video servers, switchers, cameras, automation systems, news gathering equipment, microwave systems, live microwave and satellite trucks, and transmitters.
• Experience with digital encoding/decoding
• Strong Computer and IT Skills

Qualifications Requirements:

• Some experience in a maintenance position in broadcast commercial television preferred.

Education:

• College, Technical School Degree or Equivalent Education desired.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15287
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: Carrollton
Job Description:

We are recruiting for the position of Broadcast Television/IT Technician for our HUB facility located in Carrollton, Texas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include maintaining the broadcast automation system, monitoring systems, installation of new equipment, documentation, overall maintenance of all broadcast systems both IP based and traditional, and other responsibilities as required. Maintenance and management of complex NAS/Transcoding and video file workflow. Maintenance and management of FTP and other content acquisition systems. Support of remote distribution using public and private networks along with the remote facilities. Maintenance and management of servers providing a virtual machine-based, Remote Desktop user environment for general business software. Windows 7/10 desktop support as needed. Setup and maintenance of backup and recovery procedures. Support for VOIP telephone systems.

Applicants must be punctual and professional and able to work within tight deadlines. The Broadcast/IT technician is responsible for assuring that the final on-air product to our viewers, and advertisers is consistent and of high quality. Additionally, ensures that all users of our systems have the required productive environment to perform their tasks in a professional manner.

• Maintenance of on-air automation system and playout servers.
• Ensuring proper playout of all spots and programs.
• Monitoring commercial spots and programs as needed.
• Monitoring of remote stations, and reporting of discrepancies and outages
• Maintenance and configurations on multiple ATSC encoding/multiplex systems
• Maintenance and configuration of EAS and other local systems at remote locations
• Interface with outside vendors of broadcast software or services, such as Wide Orbit traffic, Nielsen encoding, and program guide/PSIP providers,
• Interface with ISP and other providers to assure constant quality of services.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Detail oriented with good written and verbal communication skills, the ability to perform multiple tasks and work independently as well as with others.
• Direct IT experience with servers, encoding, decoding, transcoding and distribution equip and software.
• Demonstrated ability to set up, monitor and install firewalls, switches and network infrastructure.
• Willing to work all shifts and days as required by scheduling. Overtime may be required.
• Must have own transportation to and from work.
• Occasional travel required

Preferred Education and Experience:

• College or Tech school degree/courses in electronics, IT or broadcast operations
• Experience with broadcast automation and playout systems
• Experience with file based video workflows and file transcoding
• Windows Certification is a plus
• SBE Certification is a plus
• Competence with MS Excel, Word, Visio
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.
• Ability to: lift or move up to 50 lbs.; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; climb ladders; work above the ceiling and on elevated surfaces; work around high voltage equipment.
• Work outdoors in any weather for short periods, clear snow from dishes and other tasks.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15291
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: TX: El PAso
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15296
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: SC: Charleston
Job Description:

Engineering manager (Assistant Chief Engineer) will report to the Director of Technology and assist with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department. Responsibilities to include supervising broadcast engineering staff, project management, and installation, repair and maintenance of all digital broadcast equipment. Experience in maintaining digital broadcast equipment, including video routers, and switchers, video servers, editing systems, automation systems, cameras, digital audio consoles, computer networks, microwave and satellite systems. 5 years of maintenance experience in television broadcast or related field and proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking required. SBE certification is a plus. Must be a team player with excellent communication, leadership, and people skills.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15297
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: SC: Charleston
Job Description:

Ideal candidate will have experience in the installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of a wide variety of DTV broadcast equipment and be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the latest related technologies. This includes microwave, satellite, video servers and broadcast digital equipment. Working knowledge of broadcast electronics, analog and digital technology, computers, station automation, transmitters and related microwave equipment a plus. Hours and shifts will vary depending on the news events of the day, with weekend, night, on call and holiday work. This is an excellent entry level opportunity.

Post Date: 06/08/2018
Job #: 15298
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: SC: Charleston
Job Description:

We seek a Master Control Operator responsible for operation of all systems within a multi station master control.

Duties include, but are not limited to, operation of station broadcast automation systems, editing on-air playlists, setup and record satellite and other electronic delivery feeds, ingest and prepare video content onto servers, live on-air switching and quality control of all programming and transmission systems. Must be able to understand and adhere to basic FCC rules including EAS systems and logs.

Work shift will include overnights, weekends and holidays. Successful candidates must work well in a high pressure, fast paced, live news environment and possess excellent computer skills. Excellent communication/people skills required. Previous master control experience desirable.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15263
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: RF Electronics Staff Scientist/Engineer
Location: CA: Berkeley
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced Electronic Staff Scientist/Engineer. You will independently lead and have technical responsibility for the RF Engineering Section of Electronics Engineering and Controls Group in support of the Advanced Light Source (ALS) accelerator complex, a world-class user facility that provides high intensity photon beams for science. You apply RF engineering principles, develop methods, and research techniques toward the solution of complex technical problems in RF Engineering. You will perform a variety of engineering tasks such as developmental work, characterization measurements, design and develop subsystems and conduct repairs in support of the RF systems currently installed. You will perform reconfiguration and design work for planned system upgrades.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership of the RF Engineering Group and have technical responsibility for the progress and success of the RF Systems at the ALS.
• Working independently, apply RF engineering principles, develop methods, and research techniques toward the solution of complex technical problems in RF Engineering.
• Perform a variety of engineering tasks such as developmental work, characterization measurements, design and develop subsystems and conduct repairs in support of the RF systems currently installed.
• Perform reconfiguration and design work for planned system upgrades. Will design using ECAD tools and evaluate designs using circuit simulation.
• Independently lead the support of the ALS RF systems which includes the upgrade, repair and maintenance of following systems:
- Low phase noise, 500 MHz Master Oscillator and signal distribution system
- Low Power RF Controllers consisting of analog and digital based (FPGA) phase and amplitude control loops
- Electron Gun System, a thermionic gun that is pulsed at 125 MHz and operates at an accelerating potential of 120 kV DC,
- Sub-Harmonic Buncher amplifier systems operating at 125 & 500 MHz in pulse mode at 20 kW
- 24 MW pulsed L-Band PFN Modulators delivering power to the 3 GHz Linac accelerating structures
- 80 kW CW, 500 MHz IOT based Booster Ring RF amplifier system
- 65 kW CW, 500 MHz Klystron based Cavity Teststand amplifier system
- 300 kW CW, 500 KHz Klystron based Storage Ring RF system system
- Solid-state RF amplifiers at 125 MHz, 500 MHz & 3 GHz
- HVDC Power Supply systems with 208 VAC, 480 VAC and 4160 VAC input, upto 54 kV output and 800 kW average power
- Hi-speed amplifier protection systems; Thyratron crowbar and Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) disconnect switch
- Normal conducting, Ultra High Vacuum (UHV) high-Q resonant RF cavities at 125, 500 MHz & 1.5 & 3.0 GHz
- Coaxial, WR-650 and WR-1800 waveguide RF transmission line systems
- Higher Order Mode (HOM) Damping systems
- Temperature Controlled water cooling systems
- Multi-megahertz pulsed Cam-Shaft beam kicker system
- PLC & EPICS based controls, ModBusTCP protocol, IEC 61131 Structured Text programming
• Lead RF projects and be a resource to other RF related projects at LBNL.
• Provide supervision and leadership to technical staff
• Coordinate electronic and mechanical resources needed to complete a task or project.
• Work with other scientists and engineers to review and solve difficult technical issues.
• Improve documentation, baseline data and operating and maintenance procedures.
• Provide scope, cost and schedule estimates for research and engineering projects.
• Represent the Laboratory to the outside world in RF Engineering through, for example, participation in design reviews, workshops and conferences.
• Author or contribute to conference presentations and publications.

Additional Responsibilities:

• May extend knowledge in the fields of RF amplifier technology, accelerating structures or feedback controls.
• Independent engineer who plays a leadership role in RF amplifier systems or accelerating structures research and development.
• Publish and present findings in refereed journals and conference proceedings.
• May develop or lead internal or external collaborations.

Required Qualifications:

• BS or equivalent in Engineering or a related field
• 10+ years of relevant experience in the design, construction, implementation and maintenance of systems involving pulsed megawatt klystrons and hundred kilowatt class CW klystrons in the several hundred megahertz to multiple gigahertz frequency range including associated power supplies and modulators.
• 3+ years as a demonstrated technical leader and supervisor
• Demonstrated leadership and authority in the area of High Power RF Amplifier systems (electron tube or solid-state). Preferred for charged particle accelerator applications.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of UHV materials, UHV assembly techniques and of accelerating structures.
• Experience with industrial control systems and control algorithms/techniques.
• Experience with a finite element method solver for electromagnetic structures such as HFSS or Microwave Studio.
• Have knowledge of beam interaction with accelerating structures and stripline kickers.
• Experience with E-CAD tools for schematic capture, simulation, design for Manufacture.
• Experience using Project Data Management (PDM) tools such as Windchill, AutoEDMS, etc.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to interact effectively with experts in multiple disciplines, including machine control software engineering, mechanical engineering, physics and operations.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Additional Desired Qualifications:

• Have working knowledge of digital based controls for RF systems. Typically, FPGA/DSP based systems with multi-channel heterodyned up and down converted signals.
• Experience with superconducting RF systems for charged particle accelerators and synchrotron light source physics is preferred.
• Experience with EPICS control system desired.

Notes:

• This is a full time career appointment.
• Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
• Salary is commensurate with experience.
• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15266
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Information Technology
Location: FL: Tampa
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced IT Support Engineer to lead our team in the Information Technology Department. The ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting the IT infrastructure for our Radio Stations in the Tampa market and the needs of our departments in a timely and collaborative way. The candidate will have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking, Microsoft Server, Office, and various supporting applications in a Broadcast Environment.

Qualifications:

• Ability to provide helpdesk support to end users as required, on and off site, including mobile technology.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Server OS, specifically storage functions.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems and Microsoft Office.
• Knowledge of SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
• Expected to perform maintenance and operation of broadcast-related IT resources including but not limited to audio storage, audio distribution, and broadcast studio software and peripherals.
• Must maintain proper inventory and licensing of all deployed software.
• Ensure IT activities are within security parameters as outlined by management.
• Handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
• Experience with WideOrbit Radio Automation software is preferred, but not required.
• Experience with Avaya VOIP system is preferred, but not required.
• Project management experience is a plus.
• Ability to contribute to operating and Capital budget decisions.
• Willingness to learn new technologies associated with the position

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15259
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OK: Tulsa
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer works under the direction of the Director of Engineering to provide preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio, IT and HD equipment and radio frequency (RF) systems including high power UHF transmitters and microwave. Heavy emphasis on News gathering equipment including camcorders, wireless gear, live trucks and monitors.

Key activities:

• Perform preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of video, audio and radio frequency (RF) systems. Emphasis on News equipment including camcorders, VTRs, wireless gear and monitors.
• Install video, audio, IT, HD and RF equipment. Update technical plan documentation when installations are completed to include changes that are made.
• Administer computer based audio/video/control systems and may be required to configure software applications
• Document and maintain records of equipment repairs.
• Research part numbers and pricing to determine where to purchase and the cost of repairs
• Perform IT operations, assistance and installations as needed. May run cables and connectors
• Participate in the weekly on-call engineer schedule. This is an afterhours duty that may be assistance by phone or require a return trip to the facility. This will also include the analog/digital transmitters and translators as part of the responsibility.
• Perform live truck repairs in confined spaces and on top of vehicle with the use of mobile work platform.
• Perform other duties as needed and directed.

Education & Experience/Certifications:

• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must have a two-year electronic technical degree or equivalent. Four year degree preferred.
• Must have three to five years of Broadcast TV maintenance and two years News equipment maintenance and IT Mac and PC or equivalent.

Skills & Abilities:

• Familiarity with various test instruments, alignment apparatuses and knowledge of personal computers.
• Operational knowledge of television station equipment.
• Must be self-motivated and have good time management skills.
• Ability to work well with others.
• Ability to effectively identify basic problems as they occur and take appropriate steps to solve them.
• Must have ability to comprehend schematics, mechanical drawings and technical manuals.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15261
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: RF Electronics Engineer
Location: CA: Berkeley
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Digital Low Level RF (DLLRF) Electronics Engineer. As a member of the RF Engineering section of the Electronics Engineering and Controls Group you’ll support the Advanced Light Source (ALS) accelerator complex, a world-class user facility that provides high intensity photon beams for science. You will independently perform a variety of (DLLRF) engineering tasks such as developmental work, simulation, characterization measurements, design/develop subsystems, optimize, tune, operate, maintain and upgrade the RF systems. The DLLRF systems include equipment or systems such as low-noise oscillators, RF signal acquisition, cavity amplitude and phase controls loops for amplifier systems built with pulsed megawatt klystrons and hundred kilowatt class CW tetrodes, inductive output tubes (IOT), klystrons and solid state amplifiers in the VHF to S-Band frequency bands.

RF Electronics Engineer (Level 2) Specific Responsibilities:

• Under minimal or no supervision for routine work and general direction of the RF Lead engineer for new assignments, support the ALS RF systems. As a member of the RF section the upgrade, repair and maintenance of following systems:
- Low phase noise, 500 MHz Master Oscillator and signal distribution system
- RF Phase and Amplitude Controllers consisting of RF signal acquisition and digital based (FPGA) signal processing
• Contribute to the hardware design and FPGA firmware development of the LLRF systems. Assist with simulations, characterization measurements and optimizations.
• Work with engineers and scientists to ensure the integration of LLRF with other accelerator subsystems such as control system and high power RF systems.
• Develop the Human Machine Interface to the RF system.
• Assist RF Lead Engineer on RF projects.
• Assist RF Lead Engineer in identifying and meeting requirements.
• Provide guidance to technical staff
• Create and maintain documentation, baseline data and operating and maintenance procedures.

In addition to the above, RF Electronics Engineer (Level 3) Specific Responsibilities:

• Lead the hardware design and FPGA firmware development of LLRF sub-systems. Conduct simulations, characterization measurements and optimizations.
• Coordinate electronic, mechanical, software developer resources needed to complete a task or project.
• Work with other scientists and engineers to review and solve difficult technical issues.
• Provide guidance to technical staff
• Create and maintain documentation, baseline data and operating and maintenance procedures.
• Contribute scope and provide cost and schedule estimates for projects.
• May represent the Laboratory to the outside world in LLRF Engineering through, for example, participation in design reviews, workshops and meetings.
• Author or contribute to conference presentations and publications.
• Provide input for cost and schedule estimates for sub-projects.

RF Electronics Engineer (Level 2 &3) Desired Responsibilities:

• Independent engineer who contributes to the research and development of LLRF system design.
• May develop or lead internal or external collaborations.
• May work with other scientists and engineers to review and solve technical issues.
• May provide oversight to other technical staff on specific LLRF projects.
• Provide input for cost and schedule estimates for sub-projects.
• May represent the Laboratory to the outside world in RF Engineering through, for example, participation in design reviews, workshops and meetings.

RF Electronics Engineer (Level 2) Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in engineering or related field.
• 3+ years of relevant experience in three or more of the five segments of RF Engineering: the design, construction, implementation, operation and maintenance of systems involving analog to digital signal acquisition, digital signal processing firmware design and closed loop feedback control.
• Demonstrated relevant knowledge of electronics engineering concepts, theories, practices, and tools.
• Demonstrated programming and troubleshooting skills in Matlab or Python/C/C++, and Verilog or VHDL languages.
• Working knowledge of charged particle accelerator beam-RF cavity interaction.
• Working knowledge of industrial control systems and control algorithms/techniques.
• Experience with E-CAD tools for schematic capture, simulation and design for manufacture.
• Experience using Project Data Management (PDM) tools such as Windchill, AutoEDMS, etc.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

In addition to the above, RF Electronics Engineer (Level 3) Required Qualifications:

• 5+ years of relevant experience in three or more of the five segments of RF Engineering: the design, construction, implementation, operation and maintenance of systems involving analog to digital signal acquisition, digital signal processing firmware design and closed loop feedback control.
• Solid understanding of microwave theory and measurements, digital signal processing, control theory and software defined radio technology.
• Working knowledge of charged particle accelerator beam-RF cavity interaction.
• Demonstrated experience with industrial control systems and control algorithms/techniques.
• Experience using Project Data Management (PDM) tools such as Windchill, AutoEDMS, etc.

RF Electronics Engineer (Level 2 & 3 ) Desired Qualifications:

• Advanced degree desired.
• Experience with EPICS control system desired.
• Working knowledge of beam interaction with accelerating structures.
• Experience with Xilinx FPGA products based tools preferred.
• May have experience with Project Data Management (PDM) tools such as Windchill, AutoEDMS, etc.
• May have knowledge of superconducting RF systems for charged particle accelerators and synchrotron light source physics is preferred.
• May have supervisory experience.

Notes:

• This is a full time 2-year term appointment with the possibility of extension or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs.
• Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
• Salary is commensurate with experience.
• This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15248
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering and I.T.
Location: TN
Job Description:

We are looking for a Director of Engineering responsible for management of all engineering functions including security, RF operations, all broadcast and digital distribution systems, equipment and building maintenance, towers operations, engineering and IT personnel management, budgets including capital planning and operations/maintenance, and vehicles. This position requires a strong leader with an ability to direct and motivate technical staff. Varied and extended hours may include some weekends, holidays, and required travel.

Responsibilities:

- Develop and implement current and long-range technical operation plans with an emphasis on emerging technology and competitive ENG
- Manage and assist in negotiation of station purchases
- Ensure that all projects are properly implemented and executed
- Responsible for station compliance with FCC, OSHA and FAA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures
- Establish procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and proper studio operations
- Oversee the management and development of engineering and IT personnel
- Develop and implement systems for technical redundancy
- Other duties as directed.

Qualifications:

Minimum:

- Five years’ broadcast engineering management experience
- Extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems and knowledge of government regulations and industry standards required ensuring the station's technical compliance
- Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation and maintenance of television station facilities, including RF facilities and IT
- Must be able to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills
- Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software
- Excellent written/verbal communication skills.

Preferred:

- Bachelor's Degree in electronics/electrical engineering
- SBE certification.

Post Date: 06/01/2018
Job #: 15249
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: WI: Milwaukee
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer maintains all technical facilities, equipment and software applications not overseen by the IT department, under the direction of the Operations Manager. This includes, but is not limited to: satellite, microwave, fiber optic and MPEG transport, control room switchers, routing, patching, familiarity of IT systems, networking, media workflows and facility HVAC, electrical and security systems. The Engineer ensures that these systems are optimally functioning, maintained, kept up to date and secured in a 24/7 News Network environment. The Engineer must interface closely with systems users to identify and correct problems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains and repairs on-site and remote broadcast equipment: DSNG Live Trucks, Microwave Receive Sites, Satellite Dishes, Equipment Centers, Studios, Control Rooms, Newsrooms.
• Will be required to work regardless of inclement weather.
• Works with operations on remote field productions - setting up, breaking down and troubleshooting cameras, cables and switchers. Establishing and maintaining satellite, microwave, MPEG and/or other transmission links.
• Coordinates repair of equipment with outside vendors.
• Works with all users to determine technical needs and concerns.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisor.
• Provides primary vendor interface for troubleshooting complex system issues.
• Resolves software problems beginning at the lowest level (user – tech - vendor).
• Evaluates, researches, and recommends equipment and software acquisitions for the channels and newsrooms.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software as directed.
• Fabricates cables and small part modifications.
• Maintains equipment center and workshop, spare parts inventory, tools and storage areas.
• Ensures that disaster recovery methods are accurate and accessible (Back-ups.)
• Will troubleshoot equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Will routinely review broadcast equipment, software, work stations and develop and carry out regular maintenance schedule that will reduce damage and loss due to everyday wear and tear.
• Works closely with management and peers to develop proficiency resolving engineering and IT issues.
• Quickly isolate and troubleshoot engineering and IT issues in a demanding work environment.
• Troubleshoot and repair electronics at the component level. Read, interpret and update station drawings, flow charts and cable run lists.
• Develop work around to keep systems running and multi-channel network on air.
• Take direction well and be able to work with vendor support over the phone to resolve issues.
• Flexible to work outside the normal hours as business requires, including a rotating on-call shift with availability 24/7.
• Must be able to lift 75lbs.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and Experience:

• Minimum four year degree in Broadcast Engineering, Communication or related field or the equivalent experience required.
• Formal electronics training or equivalent experience preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years broadcast television or related field experience required. Engineering experience preferred.
• General understanding of CAD and systems documentation.
• Familiarity of TCP/IP/SNMP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco switches and other IT infrastructure preferred.
• General understanding of Microsoft SQL database systems.
• Must have (or able to obtain) a New York driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Post Date: 05/31/2018
Job #: 15242
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: VA: Charlottesville
Job Description:

We seek an experienced Assistant Chief Engineer to join our Engineering Department. This individual will assist with daily operations and maintenance of our TV station’s transmitters, studio equipment and other associated equipment and systems. In addition the Assistant Chief Engineer will consult and communicate with the Chief Engineer on technical issues as needed, along with developing, enforcing and improving upon department standards and practices.

Job Duties (included but are not limited to):

• Inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast equipment, antenna systems, satellite downlinks, STL systems, automation systems, office computers and networking (with IT support and supervision), studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone systems and other related equipment.
• Work with engineering department to plan, prioritize and ensure efficient operations and functions of the station.
• Direct and carry out testing/maintenance of studio, office and broadcasting equipment to ensure operational readiness.
• Ensure equipment performance meets industry standards coupled with good engineering practices.
• Enforce station network and computing policies and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Associates Degree in a technical discipline, trade school, military or direct experience preferred.
• Minimum of 5 years broadcast engineering experience with various areas of exposure.
• Possesses knowledge and understanding of FCC rules and regulations.
• Strong team player with a commitment to relationship-building along with strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with all employees.
• Possesses knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft office as well as various operating systems.
• Working knowledge of HVAC and facility management items is helpful.
• SBE Certification preferred.
• A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required for this position.

Physical Requirements:

•May require the climbing of ladders and working on elevated surfaces.
• Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. with reasonable accommodation
• Good manual dexterity for soldering and use of hand or power tools.
• Able to stand, walk, crouch and reach while performing the duties of this job with our without reasonable accommodation.

We offer a competitive benefits package for full-time employees, including but not limited to health insurance coverage, 401(k) options, and paid time off.

Post Date: 05/30/2018
Job #: 15160
Organization Type:
– Other: Aerospace
Job Title: Other: Lead Communications Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Launch Communications Engineering group supports busy launch site operations with operational voice, mission critical video, vehicle and payload interface RF systems, site communications infrastructure, and real time operations. This position would be a lead member of the team based at our launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Post Date: 05/24/2018
Job #: 15140
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

This position is responsible for the technical operations of multi-station AM &FM cluster including all radio broadcast equipment and Broadcast IT computer and data network assets under direction of the Chief Engineer and in collaboration with station staff.

Minimum Responsibilities:

• Have full understanding of technical facilities, complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in a radio broadcast, streaming & production environment
• Ability to rapidly diagnose problems, and provide alternative solutions if needed to maintain production deadlines.
• Ability to comprehend complex concepts and workflows
• Participate in and contribute to the design, development and deployment of complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast Engineering environment
• Participate in and contribute to the training of staff radio operators, promotions staff and air talent in the operation of studio and remote broadcast equipment and systems
• Occasional participation in or execution of major or high-visibility remote broadcasts and/or promotions.
• The employee must be able to work evening, weekend and/or overnight as needed to accommodate projects, facility availability, and emergency service.
• The employee, along with the Chief Engineer will be on 24-hour call and will be responsible for radio engineering operations when the Chief Engineer is unavailable or otherwise engaged.

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

• Strong technical experience with radio broadcast equipment.
• Understanding of customary equipment, design, documentation and integration of radio broadcast systems.
• Knowledge of Wide Orbit Automation for Radio.
• Familiarity with or knowledge of Harris Vistamax routing and mixing systems.
• Knowledge of Telos Axia/Vx Audio over IP telephone systems.
• Familiarity with or knowledge of the Wheatnet Audio over IP Routing and mixing systems.
• Knowledge of essential broadcast IT concepts including (but not limited to); Microsoft client and server operating systems, IPV4 (IPV6 a plus), SAN/NAS systems, Broadcast IT architecture, system wiring and network performance analysis.
• Awareness of, (if not proficiency with) Cisco networking, firewall and IP Switches.
• Proficient in Microsoft Visio or other technical concept and documentation applications.
• Knowledge of Burk Arc+ and Arc 16 facilities control and monitoring systems
• Experience maintaining and supporting AM and FM transmission systems. Directional
• AM transmission and FM master antenna environment experience a plus.
• Strong communication skills.
• Ability to express complex concepts verbally and in written documentation
• Ability to work alone or as part of a team
• Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and motivation
• Ability to maintain knowledge of technology and industry trends
• Work in a 4-station AM & FM radio broadcast facility with a shared studio complex and 5 transmission locations supporting music, talk, & network-based radio products.
• Ability to perform functions under tight time constraints is critical to this position. Will be coordinating efforts with the Chief Engineer, with corporate-level IT support staff and technical personnel from/with other allied and co-owned businesses.
• Ability to acquire or produce and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and meet company vehicle driving standards

Education or Formal Training:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred, in Communications, Broadcasting or Radio/TV/Film, or equivalent work experience.
• SBE certification preferred as a Certified Radio Broadcast Engineer (CBRE) and Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist (CBNT).

Experience:

• A minimum 5 years’ experience utilizing the aforementioned skill set in day-to-day support of a radio broadcast facility. Primary focus during this work experience should have been operating and supporting a varied array of radio products.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

• Stand up to 1/3 of time.
• Sit and/or walk up to 2/3 of time.
• Lift up to 50 lbs. up to 1/3 of time.
• Moderate to very loud noise.
• Frequently will be in a studio or at a live event with unforeseeable environments.

Post Date: 05/24/2018
Job #: 15142
Organization Type:
– Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Other: Broadcast Engineering Manager
Location: TX: Austin
Job Description:

Our broadcasting department is growing and we are looking for a Broadcast Engineering Manager for our engineering team. You will be responsible for the proper operation of all broadcast related technology, which includes a high level of preventive maintenance. The general responsibilities include maintaining the daily technical operations of our facilities, including towers, transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other broadcast-related operating systems. This role also works to maintain existing broadcasting capabilities and to provide quick solutions to technical problems.

This position ensures that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices. The CE ensures that all licensed operations are maintained in compliance with FCC Rules & Regulations.

What you'll be doing in your day to day:

- Ensure compliance with all federal, state and municipal regulations for Company owned/managed Broadcast assets.
- Ability to Architect or re-engineer broadcasting solutions as per changing technologies.
- Establishes procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment on dedicated basis for maximum efficiency and running a live, full-time home shopping and omni-network e-commerce network that is in critical mass distribution across North America
- Ability to understand and manage the Company’s unique and proprietary live reverse auction format from a broadcast engineer standpoint
- Manages and troubleshoots the Studio camera systems, switchers, On Air Graphics Video-servers, Closed Caption and other miscellaneous equipment and systems related to
- Broadcast Studios and Studio Controls
- Responsible to prepare, coordinate and plan daily needs of Broadcast, Studios and Controls
- Responsible for the cabling, equipment and system related to the Broadcast Core environment, and in tandem working with the IT and social media departments for best practices/consumer experiences
- Ensure that project’s designs/implementation conform to established plant/studio technical standards and maintain documentation standards
- Establishes procedures for testing ofequipment, performance of preventative maintenance activities, and operation of equipment – proactive not just reactive
- Directs and coordinates equipment modification activities to maximize 24/7 live environment
- Ability to multi-task and react quickly during daily broadcasts and for the overall operation
- Networking and operating system trouble shooting skills in a broadcast video environment are essential
- Work closely with the respective managers of the various teams to craft innovative and robust solutions to operational issues as well as shaping the technical vision to meet the immediate and future operational requirements of the Company
- Develop deep understanding of operational needs through liaising with operations staff and immersion in the operation’s processes
- Ability to assist in RFPs and vendor selection and management

How you'll qualify:

- 5+ years of experience as a Technologist supporting a 24x7 Production environment
- 5+ years of experience with Systems Design work and as well as some degree of Project management experience
- Ability to manage IRDs and field support with cable operator engineers, MVPDs, broadcasts and third parties
- Ability to hire and manage a small team of staff and create escalation procedures
- Assist Senior Management to develop long and short-term Capital/Expense budgets as well as estimates to support new production initiatives and technology replacement cycles
- Assist to identify and implement cost reduction opportunities as well as streamlining value added processes and procedures
- Assist in tracking of budgets and on time delivery of projects and commitments
- Knowledge of broadcast television technologies including Analog/SD/HD SDI Video, 5.1 multi-channel audio, Audio/Video/IP signal routers, Control Room facilities, character generators/graphics play out systems, video servers, VTRs, digital compression, satellite and RF systems and broadcast test and measurement equipment.
- Additionally, knowledge of IP based broadcast systems and the emerging standards as well as the vendor’s products conformance to such standards
- Strong understanding of Broadcast Engineering standards and practices including the newly emerged SMPTE standards in support of Video over IP
- Demonstrated success in leading technical projects to successful conclusion

Desired Education:

- Bachelor’s or Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Broadcast Engineering or equivalent industry experience highly preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

- FCC General Radiotelephone, SBE Broadcast Certification, CET Certifications, and MCSE

Benefits and Perks:

- Our Benefits are AWESOME! We cover medical, dental, and vision!
- We also have 401(k) of course, Company Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program as well as generous paid time off. We also do HOPE Scholarships for your kids in college as well being heavily involved in our community!

Post Date: 05/24/2018
Job #: 15131
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: AL
Job Description:

Responsibilities include: switch station breaks and programming analog and digital channels, record satellite program feeds, segment syndicated programming, record newscast for playback, and check quality of program feeds prior to air time. Operate Crispin tapeless airplay system: Beta SP, DVC Pro tape machines. Dub commercials, promos and PSA's for air. Check next days logs for missing material. Keep accurate transmitter and program logs. Good mathematical, computer and internet skills are necessary. High School diploma, 20/20 vision (or correctable equivalent). Must be able to work over nights and weekends and to pass a pre-employment drug screening.

Post Date: 05/23/2018
Job #: 15130
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast Equipment Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We are seeking a qualified Broadcast Equipment Maintenance Engineer. Candidate must have at least 5 years experience at a broadcast facility. The position will provide technical support to broadcast facilities in repair, maintenance, installation and modification of technical broadcasting equipment at a high-definition television facility and at remote transmission sites. Experience with maintenance of broadcast ENG equipment (Panasonic P2 and non-linear edit a plus).

Candidate must have a thorough knowledge of Windows 7/8/10 and server 2008/2012 workstations, Mac OS & Final Cut Pro experience a plus. Applicant should be comfortable troubleshooting computer systems at the component level. Travels to remote locations for equipment repair, work under pressure in order to meet broadcast deadlines, make decisions and take corrective action without supervision are all a part of this job. Candidate will be required to maintain “on-call” or “stand-by” status for response to emergency situations and be able to work highly varied and flexible hours (i.e. nights, weekends and holidays). Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential.

In addition to working well independently, candidate must also work well as part of a team. Must be well organized, detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service. Candidate must be able to lift 25lbs.

Post Date: 05/22/2018
Job #: 15112
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: WI: Wausau
Job Description:

This position provides construction, maintenance and repair support for a wide range of predominately high power Radio Frequency electronic equipment and systems for the ECB including DTV, Broadcast Interconnect, EAS, AMBER, FM, State/Federal All Hazards Radio, satellite downlink systems, and our radio facilities. These positions will be expected to progressively develop technical expertise in analysis, design, and modification of content distribution systems, media interconnect systems, and associated RF analog and digital program delivery and transmission monitoring equipment.

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