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Post Date: 12/14/2017
Job #: 12688
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager: Engineering Supervisor
Location: OK: Tulsa
Job Description:

Responsible for producing high quality and technically compliant on-air product. Maintain on-air equipment with maintenance support. Manage and perform administrative tasks and participate in technical planning. Manage and perform administrative tasks and participate in technical planning. Promote and execute the company’s strategic objectives.

Essential Duties:

Work with Engineering management to hire, train, supervise and develop Engineering Technicians. Perform maintenance of master control video server playout systems, automation, switching systems, and ancillary air operations equipment in master control in a coordinated manner with station engineering maintenance personnel. Act as liaison between Operations, Maintenance and Traffic Departments. Maintain appropriate records to ensure compliance with FCC rules and regulations and station policies. Assist in system design to meet specific station needs. Work a variety of positions and shifts as part of a regular routine. Ensure reliable high quality, technically compliant air product is produced.

Skills:

Oversee the operation aspects of master control; operate transmitter and transmitter facility; tuning all satellite feeds and microwave feeds and the recording of program feeds to video tape or servers. Responsible for ensuring quality control of our product, audio levels, camera shading, as well as any incoming feeds.

Education:

Applied Science Degree in electronics, military training, or trade school certificate preferred. Related experience will be evaluated by Company management and may be substituted on the basis of two years of experience equals one year of education. Experienced and capable of performing maintenance on master control video server playout systems, automation, switching systems, and ancillary air operations equipment in master control in a coordinated manner with station engineering maintenance personnel. Minimum three years television engineering experience or comparable work experience. Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) Certifications preferred. Must have or be able to obtain FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operators Permit.

Special Requirements:

This position may require the operation of a company vehicle or personal vehicle for company use, a copy of a current driving record must be provided with the employment application. A driving record can be obtained from your local tag agency. All employees are required to provide documentation of employment eligibility to work in the United States.

Post Date: 12/13/2017
Job #: 12579
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Broadcast System I.T. Engineer is responsible for the support of all broadcast I.T. technical facilities, equipment and software applications for local operations including but not limited to workstations, servers, phones, networks, databases, automation systems, and video and editing equipment used for production and program origination.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide regional and onsite support for broadcast I.T. systems and network infrastructure for 24/7 News production and Origination.
• Diagnose and implement fix agents or develop alternative methods to overcome unexpected technical problems to maintain continuity in on-air broadcast.
• Troubleshoots equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Documents and maintains equipment maintenance history database and generates status reports for both users and supervisor.
• Works with multiple service providers in maintaining station’s WAN connectivity.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software.
• Assists the Engineering and Technical Operations team to develop broadcast I.T. systems supporting local news production when needed.
• Ensures adherence to corporate I.T. policies and best practices for Broadcast I.T. infrastructure.
• Assists in managing vendors and system integrators in broadcast I.T. System new builds or upgrades.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

• Technical proficiency in configuration of ASA Firewalls.
• Experience in administering Mac, Linux, and Windows systems that includes Windows XP, 7, 10 workstations, Windows 2003/2008/2012 server, and SQL Enterprise server a plus.
• Must be familiar with TCP/IP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco WAN/LAN switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS) and network monitoring tools.
• Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision.
• Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and a functional level.
• Communication: demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in English with the ability to produce clear and concise written analysis and reports.
• Interpersonal: ability to interface with internal company and division personnel at various levels and outside equipment vendors and suppliers; must be able to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
• Must adhere to schedule guidelines.
• Individual could be asked to be on call.
• The individual must be able to travel when needed to support any broadcast IT issues that arise.
• Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to "breaking news" coverage and severe weather emergencies.
• Willing and able to work weekends and holidays.
• Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the state of residence.

Education:

• Minimum two year degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience in a Broadcast environment.
• 4 year degree preferred.

Related Work Experience:

• At least 2 years’ experience in Information Technology, Management Information Systems or related field.
Working Conditions
• Works inside and outside throughout the year.
• May be subjected to various weather conditions, which could include extreme hot and cold.
• Requires travel to remote locations including news bureaus, microwave receive sites, news/sports venues.
• Can require long periods of personal computer use and phone communications.
• Communicates in person, by phone and by email.
• Drives company vehicle to and from different locations in a safe manner by obeying all traffic laws.
• Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds.

Post Date: 12/13/2017
Job #: 12580
Organization Type:
– College/University
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

Job Summary/Basic Function:

* Communication and Comprehension
* Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing to convey clear, well articulated information.
* Ability to understand, speak, and write English in order to convey messages and correspond in an articulate and professional manner.
* Possess public communication skills that allow professional representation of the Company to a variety of business, government and community customers and associates.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Problem Solving
* Intuitively able to reason, analyze information and events, and apply judgment in order to solve problems of both a routine and complex nature.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Minimum of 10 years in video systems and maintenance
* Knowledge of IP routing, general computer and equipment interfacing, Linux,
* RF Systems setup, operation and troubleshooting.
* Aligning satellite dishes and electronic principles.
* Wiring/solder skills
* General mechanical and troubleshooting skills and general camera operating skills.
* Regularly required to hear and speak in order to effectively communicate orally.
* Occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb stairs to move about the building.
* Handle materials, reach overhead, kneel or stoop in order to conduct business.
* Regularly lift 10 or fewer pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Knowledge of video production and video standards
* Knowledge of live sports production.

Work Hours:

* Must work flexible hours and maintain 24/7 on-call availability.

Post Date: 12/13/2017
Job #: 12604
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Engineer
Location: CA: San Diego
Job Description:

We are searching for an Operations Engineer for our television properties in San Diego. Position will work with producers to create on-air programming including news and will be required to direct/technical direct newscasts, news breaks, promos and other programming or special productions Position will also be required to code newscasts prior to air and to utilize news production automation and associated peripherals. Candidates must understand live remote news production and be able to determine the location of live shots; set up clean signals; operate on-air automation systems; implement programming and traffic instructions; and ingest on-air programming, commercials and promotional material. Candidates will also be required to follow Company’s quality control standards, ensure FCC compliance and must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of News Production Automation equipment, including Transmissions and Master Control/Ingest.

Post Date: 12/13/2017
Job #: 12641
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: FL: Sarasota
Job Description:

We seek an experienced Broadcast Engineer to provide technical support for all broadcast equipment including, but not limited to, master control on air equipment, such as automation system and on air servers, all IT systems equipment, as well as transmitter equipment, at our Sarasota, Florida studio and transmitter facilities. Experience in broadcast engineering, proven ability to install and maintain equipment, effective organization and communications skills is a must. Training in electronics troubleshooting and repair, computer/network support, and SBE certification is highly desirable.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Manage and maintain complex television integrated systems with minimum or no supervision
• Implement new engineering projects as directed by project management
• Be on call 24/7 to provide timely response to station off-air situations, equipment issues, transmitter issues, etc.
• Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve electronic and or electrical issues at both the studio and transmitter locations.
• Responsible for all technical aspects of control room maintenance and repairs and will play key role in the continuing design and upgrade of all major systems.
• Evaluate, install, maintain all A/V systems, including all control rooms, studio equipment, field gear, etc.

Skills and Attributes:

• Understanding of all HD/SD workflow and signal flow
• Enthusiastic about troubleshooting, learning new technologies, and figuring out how things work
• Excellent technical problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• In-depth knowledge of Windows 10 and Windows server versions needed
• Knowledge of Active Directory, Cisco routers, and all other Small Business Networking
• Team Player
• Must be able to analyze complex electronic problems and make recommendations for swift corrective action
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Must be able to work independently, yet strong collaboration skills required
• Must be able to prioritize and be a pro-active thinker
• Willing to work flexible hours (we support a 365, 24/7 business).
• Knowledge of AVID/SUNDANCE automation and OMNEON play to air servers a plus

Education and Experience:

• TV Broadcast background required
• Minimum of 3+ years in professional television broadcast environment installing/operating/repairing television equipment. Ability to repair and install SD/HD digital broadcast systems.

Post Date: 12/06/2017
Job #: 12577
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast I.T. Analyst
Location: FL
Job Description:

The Broadcast System I.T. Analyst is responsible for maintaining the broadcast I.T. infrastructure while providing service to broadcast operations, media management, and transmission platforms in a 24/7 news broadcast environment. The position requires the individual to act independently through the use of skills, experience, and training to actively manage broadcast I.T. systems and resolve client issues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary Responsibilities (60%) - Broadcast I.T. System Administration.

• Responsible for administrating Broadcast I.T. infrastructure including routers, switches, Active Directory, NAS, and SAN.
• Plan continuous Broadcast I.T. infrastructure component updates to further increase system reliability and stability under the guidance of management.
• Refine and improve current applications and systems for user experience.
• Propose best practice solutions and document workflows that addresses system deficiencies and user needs.
• Insures adherence to corporate I.T. policies and best practices for Broadcast I.T. infrastructure.
• Manage vendors and system integrators in broadcast I.T. system new builds or upgrades.

Secondary Responsibilities (40%) - User support

• Provide onsite support for broadcast I.T. systems and network infrastructure supporting 24/7 news production and origination.
• Capture and gather logs and work collaboratively with technical teams to escalate and follow up on reported issues with vendors to maintain continuity in on-air broadcast.
• The individual must be able to travel and work weekends as assigned to support live news broadcasts and to support any broadcast IT issues that arise.
• Will troubleshoot equipment and recommend appropriate solutions including vendor repair, in house repair or equipment replacement.
• Installs and upgrades systems components and software.
• Other duties as assigned.

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 two year degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience in a Broadcast environment Administration background within a broadcast I.T. environment.
• Good understanding of video formats, file transfer protocols, and Media Asset Management (MAM) systems.
• Working understanding of network equipment including switches, routers, and firewalls.
• Administrative knowledge of Mac, Windows, Linux Operating Systems.
• Administrative knowledge of Windows 2003/2008/2012 server and SQL Enterprise server.
• Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision.
• Must be able to meet schedule requirements Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• Individual could be asked to be on call.
• Valid driver’s license required.

Post Date: 12/06/2017
Job #: 12563
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Operations Technician
Location: NM
Job Description:

We have an opening for an experienced broadcast Operations Technician. Day to day engineering operations functions include, but are not limited to, media management of items for broadcast, shading of television cameras, operate ENG and SNG receive equipment for Newscast, operate audio control consoles, file preparation and ingest equipment, various switching communications gear, ENG van, and any other television related equipment as assigned. They will also assist with IT management and assist users with computer and connectivity issues and also proactively participate in training other operators in all skill sets. Engineering Operating Technicians may also perform routine maintenance tasks as assigned. This position supports all station efforts in-house and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

• Shade studio cameras for newscast and special events.
• Operate satellite and ENG receivers for acquisition of live microwave and satellite signals for news operations.
• Cover master control duties as needed and assist in the file management of all digital assets.
• Perform routine maintenance of file servers to keep content up to date and purge unneeded content as necessary.
• Have computer skill and familiarity with current Internet technology including downloading of materials for promos and commercial client spots.
• Work as needed in control room in technical positions (including camera control and audio)
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Engineering and Assistant Chief Engineer.

Experience Requirements:

• Prior experience in broadcast news production, IT technologies, technical school or college technical classes preferred.
• Related military experience will be considered

Qualification Requirements:

• Must have a "can do" attitude and a passion for excellence
• Must have flexibility to work various days and shifts as assigned, including weekends and holidays.
• Must be able to work effectively with other team members
• Must have ability to perform with accuracy while under pressure.
• Must be able to multi-task accurately.
• Must be able to physically perform all tasks assigned.
• Must be able to follow instructions, verbal and written.

Education:

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

Post Date: 12/06/2017
Job #: 12450
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer: Post Production Maintenance Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Production Maintenance Engineer will repair, maintain and provide technical and operational support for all networking, production, and related post-production equipment .

Responsibilities:

- Maintaining, repairing troubleshooting all Evertz, Avid, Graphic and Post Audio related issues (servers and editors).
- Evertz or similar media routers/switchers, video over IP is a must!
- The position requires extensive knowledge of Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Technician will have a strong understanding of video routing – (baseband, video over IP and IP routing set up and configuration), Omnitek, EEG close captioning solutions, television production systems and timing relationships with various pieces of equipment.
- Position may also be called upon to assist in the design and implementation of certain projects when needed.

Requirements:

- College degree in Computer Science or equivalent job experience
- At least 4 years professional experience in a similar capacity
- Subject Matter Expert in Evertz products including Magnum, Vista Link, insight, SDVN, PTP and standards like SMPTE 2110
- Strong understanding of video and audio signal formats such as 1080i, 720p, UHD/HDR and the various frame rates associated with these formats
- Ability in the application and use of analog and digital television test equipment such as WFM/VS, EEG, Omnitek Ultra TQ, rasterizers including Phabrix and Leader.
- Strong support and troubleshooting of network and signal flow problems, as well as install and configure complex post production video and audio processing systems
- Proficient with Windows, Mac OS and Linux Operating Systems.
- Understanding of networking concepts including routing, subnetting etc.
- VMware, Horizon and server/workstation virtualization
- Avid (Interplay, ISIS, Capture, Media Central, Media Composer) a plus
- Adobe Creative Cloud and third party hardware a plus
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, CAD and Visio is required.
- Flexible and adaptable to changing requirements and schedules, work independently with minimal supervision. Strong interpersonal skills and adeptness at building relationships .

Post Date: 12/01/2017
Job #: 12384
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: 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 remote transmitter sites to facilitate the engineering and operation of each site both Television and Radio. Will work with transmission department to assure integrity and reliability of terrestrial interconnection system, and multicast signal. Provide documentation of transmitter site modifications. Work with support groups, and the Chief Engineer-Network Operations assisting in whatever capacity is needed.

Post Date: 12/01/2017
Job #: 12379
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

We seek a Chief Engineer to oversee 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. Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Manages all aspects of the Engineering Department.
• Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter sites.
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.
• Works with corporate leadership to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Manages engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets.
• Manages and coordinates fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems.
• Working knowledge of television and digital studio broadcast and production systems including: video server technology, digital HD and SD signal routing and switching, digital SD and HD encoding technologies and techniques, television and radio automation and traffic systems and the interface of these systems, audio encoding, routing and storage, television editing systems, large disk-based video and audio storage systems and integration of the broadcast and production environment into an IT system.
• Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology systems.
• Maintains station fleet of vehicles, including live satellite trucks; repairs station infrastructures.
• Communicates and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Prepares and maintains Engineering Department budget and expenses.
• Works closely with General Manager and department managers to ensure station objectives are being met.
• Guides, directs and motivates subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
• Evaluates employee access and trains employees on station information systems or new equipment.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
• Minimum five years’ experience with Information Technology Systems in a television broadcasting environment.
• Experience with Avid systems, digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.
• Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to identify the developmental needs of others, coach and mentor others to improve their knowledge or skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours, as needed.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The 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 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, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. The Chief Engineer must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

Post Date: 11/28/2017
Job #: 12082
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: ND: South Dakota
Job Description:

We are currently looking for an experienced Field Engineer for our North Dakota & South Dakota signals.

Here's what we're looking for:

* 2+ years experience troubleshooting and repairing radio broadcast electronic equipment
* Good understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain
* Understanding of satellite technology, and radio frequency emissions
* SBE Certification highly desirable
* Candidates currently residing in North Dakota or South Dakota preferred.
* Willingness to travel. Our Field Engineers are on the road about 75% of the time.

Post Date: 11/28/2017
Job #: 12217
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer: IT & Broadcast Engineer
Location: IN: West Lafayette
Job Description:

This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, network serves, and broadcast transmission equipment.

Responsibilities include:

• Assist with the building and installation of electronic systems and equipment
• Sets-up all new hire network log-in configurations, assists with new cell phone configurations
• Provide desktop support for standard business applications as well as specialized broadcast scheduling systems
• Develops and updates technical job skills, and provides training on new systems.
• Maintain the station's network infrastructure.
• Provide technical support to on-air and news operations
• Document all work, providing signal flow diagrams as required
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices
• Other duties may be assigned

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

• Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
• Microsoft and Cisco certifications are desirable
• Be able to read and understand technical materials
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time
• Hold a valid driver's license
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
• Associate’s degree (AAS) in electronics or Information Technology is highly desirable
• Experience is not a must; recent graduates will be considered
• Broadcast experience is a plus, but not required
• Windows operating experience including Windows XP/Office 365, 7/Server, 2003/Windows, 2008/Red Hat Linux and Mac OSX. Previous project management experience preferred.

NOTE: This job description contains basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned. Job offer contingent on Background Check and Drug Screen.

*EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled*

Post Date: 11/28/2017
Job #: 12220
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Vice President, Technology & Operations
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

The VP, Technology & Operations oversees all technical aspects of this multi-format joint licensee. This includes the air operations unit, ensuring compliance with Company policies and FCC regulations, and responsibility for the Company’s technology departments, including Engineering, Field Engineering, IT, Facilities, Security and Broadcast Operations. In addition, this position is responsible for staff management/direction, budget preparation/oversight, administrative support, staff training/development, facility/transmitter maintenance, etc., as well as developing organizational technology strategy that addresses both short and long-term planning.

Join the leadership team of a multi-faceted media organization known for its national and local productions in a diverse community that offers a high quality of life, including access to a wide range of outdoor recreation, national historic landmarks, museums and world-class cultural events.

Position: Vice President Technology & Operations
Division: Technology and Operations
Reports To: Executive Vice President
Status: Full-time, Exempt

Duties:

• Oversees all facets of the daily operations of the air operations unit, ensuring compliance with Company policies and FCC regulations
• Oversees and provides support for the technology departments including Engineering, Field Engineering, IT, Facilities, Security and Broadcast Operations
• Responsible for staff management/direction, budget preparation/oversight, administrative support, staff training/development, facility/transmitter maintenance, etc.
• Develops organizational technology strategy that addresses both short and long-term planning,
• Establishes and maintains technical standards and priorities, and business development related to technology
• Works with Senior Leadership and President to understand current and future organizational technology needs
• Advises as to how technology solutions or capabilities can be leveraged to create opportunities and further benefit the organization
• Ensures that the Company’s technical capabilities are innovative and solution oriented, creating a flexible and agile environment

Candidate Qualifications:

• BS/BA Degree required
• Min. seven years relevant experience with proven ability to manage staff, prioritize objectives, maintain technical and RF facilities. Experience with both Radio and Television technology is necessary with a strong understanding of the technology necessary to support a growing digital presence
• Creative and visionary thinker with the ability to translate ideas into action and understand and express the business impact of emerging technologies
• Demonstrated experience leading a diverse team to support organizational goals
• Demonstrated experience effectively managing complex projects, large budgets, setting and accomplishing goals while managing dynamic priorities
• Demonstrated skill and successful experience in organizational change and transition management, including creating efficiencies, and implementing new and emerging technologies, including new/revised work processes
• Ability to explain highly complex technical projects in easy-to-understand terms to non-technical colleagues
• Strong leadership, supervisory, management and interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to foster a motivated mindset/attitude among staff with the ability to drive both strategic and tactical efforts as necessary

Post Date: 11/28/2017
Job #: 12221
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: IA
Job Description:

Dynamically diverse, fast paced, challenging position responsible for managing and maintaining the local area network utilizing leading edge infrastructure and systems, including Cisco Nexus, Cisco UCS, VMware, EMC VNXe & Isilon, and VoIP. Also supporting specialized on-air broadcast systems, News, and Sales production systems, as well as end user systems support. This is a hands-on position in a mid-sized news oriented broadcast television environment.

Job Responsibilities:

- Install/Maintain/Support Cisco LAN/IT infrastructure
- VMware Virtual Environment Management/Support
- Enterprise Backup Management/Support
- Windows Server/Desktop OS understanding & proficiency
- Production Storage Systems
- Management/Support
- Desktop, laptop, and workstation computer systems installation/management/support
- Provide technical guidance and support to end users
- Office 365 Production Suite Support
- WSUS, SEP, Cylance Management & Support
- Wireless & Remote connectivity installation/management/support
- Intrusion Detection Systems knowledge & management (IDS)
- Cisco VoIP systems knowledge & support
- Familiarity with Service Now
- Ability to work with enterprise shared services technology group

Experience Requirements:

- In-depth experience with IP network connectivity & troubleshooting
- In-depth experience with virtual environments & systems backup/restore
- In-depth experience with current MS Windows server/desktop operating systems
- Active Directory management/support
- Experience with remote & mobile device support & connectivity
- Experience with Enterprise & web-based applications
- Advanced troubleshooting/analytical skills

Qualifications Requirements:

- Minimum 7 years in advanced IT systems administration & management
- 2+ years’ experience in the broadcast environment
- Management/Leadership skills
- Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines
- Good interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude, team player
- Maintain Corporate Standards, Policies, and Procedures
- Scripting/Coding experience a plus
- May be required to be “on-call” outside of normal working hours

Education:

- BS or BA in Computer Science, Information Science or Information Technology or an equivalent combination of training and real-world work experience.
- MCSE, CCNA, VCP6-DCV or VCP6.5-DCv certifications preferred

Post Date: 11/22/2017
Job #: 12064
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

The engineering position maintains and installs equipment at the studio and transmitter facility, provides broadcast engineering support for all news and production operations and provides assistance and training to operators. This position will perform duties at the studio including maintenance of master control and production automation systems, ingest and playback servers, routing systems, satellite distribution, microwave systems, networking equipment, server hardware, and other various facility needs as assigned. The position will also provide timely and professional support for fast-paced news and broadcast television environment. The ideal candidate will also have strong working knowledge of all components related to the transmission system, including electrical, cooling systems, encoders, exciters, antennas, and other related RF equipment.

Requirements: Must have a minimum of five years of experience repairing and maintaining transmitters and their related components. Must have a strong background in information technology and knowledge of IP networking, computer and software maintenance. Previous experience with Grass Valley iTX automation systems, Sony production switchers, ELC automation, Vinten robotics systems, Chyron graphics systems, Utah routers, Centrio multiviewer, and BitCentral news playback is a plus. Must have knowledge of FCC rules and regulations. Willingness and ability to work varied schedules and on an on-call basis. Ability to travel to remote broadcast sites, as needed. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, work efficiently, and meet deadlines. Understanding of the requirements of a 24/7/365 live news operation. A bachelor degree in technical and/or electronics preferred; equivalent education/military/experience/training is acceptable. Previous experience or familiarity with the use of VidCAD software is desired. Prior experience in a commercial television station preferred.

Post Date: 11/21/2017
Job #: 11897
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

The ideal candidate must be an organized self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision, work well under deadlines and pressure, as well as being solution-oriented. The candidate will be responsible for all day-to-day repair/maintenance/installation of equipment utilized in a modern radio facility and being on-call for emergency response.

Interested applicants should have the following qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years broadcast engineering experience with at least an Associate’s Degree in a technical discipline, trade school, and military training or direct experience required.
• Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including FM transmitters, antenna’s, satellite downlinks, automation systems/PCs/Networks, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment.
• Working knowledge/understanding of RF transmissions systems and theory; high power FM transmitters; analog and digital test equipment; electrical systems, transfer switchers and standby generators; T1 transport hardware (Intraplex, APT) and satellite uplink & downlink gear; HVAC knowledge and facility management skills.
• Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations
• SBE Certifications are a plus
• Strong verbal and writing communications skills, time management skills including ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment.
• Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 (shared) in case of equipment failure (telephone provided).
• Must have a valid US driver's license and a clean driving record.
• Must be a strong team player with a commitment to relationship-building and strong communication skills, both internally and externally and with Department Heads.
• May require climbing ladders and working on elevated surfaces (e.g. rooftops) and good manual dexterity for soldering, use of hand tools and working on small components.

Post Date: 11/21/2017
Job #: 12047
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Network Operation Center Studio Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

Are you an experienced broadcast and audio production facility engineering professional? Do you desire to use your talents for an exciting ministry with a heart for helping others? If your answer is yes, keep reading, because we are looking for you!

As our Network Operation Center and Studio Engineer, you will:

• Oversee the electronic systems maintenance for the Network Operation Center and associated studios.
• Notify technicians, engineers, and managers of status and problem areas.
• Provide backup support for maintenance of local radio transmission facilities.
• Support radio production staff in maintaining radio automation systems, IP-based audio and distribution systems, other audio equipment.
• Provide support for NOC improvements.
• Provide support for audio and data V-SAT satellite uplink and downlink systems.
• Assure that radio network critical functions are stable and reliable.
• Monitor electronic systems and IT systems support for demanding audio production environment.

You will need the following:

• Extensive knowledge of design, installation and maintenance of radio broadcast studio and audio systems.
• Ability to serve as on-call emergency service for the Network Operation Center
• Ability to communicate professionally with excellent interpersonal and management skills.
• Skill in building relationships and the ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced working environment.
• Ability to interface with leadership including Engineering, Programming, Information Technology and Human Resources.

Education and experience:

• Broadcast and/or IT industry engineering certifications
• Federal communication regulations, as it pertains to radio, preferred.
• Broadcast or electronics engineering degree or equivalent experience, preferred.
• Experience with demanding audio production environments.

Post Date: 11/21/2017
Job #: 11843
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: GA: Atlanta
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering will be an innovative, creative, collaborative and technically driven professional who works with hardware and broadcast systems that are used across TV, Radio & Digital. This position will oversee the daily engineering operations, while strategically keeping the organization at the forefront of technological trends. The role includes advising, implementing, managing, budgeting and being hands on. Also includes successfully navigating technologies and forward planning to identify necessary equipment replacements and up-grades. The position will also oversee maintenance and installation of broadcast equipment, to include systems and equipment utilized at the transmitter, in the studios, control rooms and edit suites. This position and the engineering department will work closely and collaboratively throughout the organization and with external partners.

Accountabilities include but are not limited to:

• Staff and project management, mentoring and training.
• Prepares budget for fiscal year, for projects and equipment/system purchases.
• Works to maintain an equipment management system with equipment life cycle.
• Sets and establishes high quality technical standards and priorities that are aligned with business goals, mission and vision.
• Works with Senior Leadership team to inform and provide advice on technological needs of the organization, new technology capabilities and solutions.
• Develops technology strategies and planning for short and long-term.
• Regularly communicate with Senior Leadership on engineering objectives.
• Oversee maintenance, diagnosis and repair at transmitter and studio sites.
• Testing and installing new equipment.
• Analyzing and repairing technical faults on equipment and systems.
• Setting up and operating equipment and transmission links during remote broadcasts.
• Designing and installing custom circuits, hardware and systems.
• Interpreting and implementing instructions and requests from producers, directors and other colleagues or external partners.
• Communicating effectively with members of the team and other colleagues.
• Keeping up to date with the industry and changes in technology by building and maintaining a network of contacts and investigating new systems and techniques.
• Provides first call response for broadcast and on-air emergencies, ensuring all incidents and service requests are properly resolved, documented and classified.
• Available for 24 hour on call.
• This position will provide assistance in maintaining the broadcast technical infrastructure and provide labor for project execution and installation.
• Ongoing maintenance, configuring and updating of all broadcasting systems and equipment
• Insure compliance with all FCC regulations.
• Successful candidate will serve as Chief Operator for stations.
• Provide engineering support for live productions and post production workflows.
• Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience, including education, training and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position (such as broadcast, video and audio experience).
• Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in electrical engineering, computer sciences or a related discipline. SBE Certification desired.
• Must be familiar with FCC Rules and Regulations regarding broadcast.
• Strong supervisory and management experience.
• Ability to effectively manage complex projects and large budgets.
• Excellent oral, written communication skills, along with exceptional organization and time management skills.
• Creative, collaborative and innovative professional with can do attitude that translate ideas into action.
• Ability to explain/describe complex technical terms and projects in easy-to-understand terms to non-technical personnel.
• Familiarity with various test instruments and alignment procedures.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Detailed oriented and highly accurate in record keeping and work habits.
• Experience with maintaining existing systems and equipment, including both TV an FM transmission equipment, STL and Satellite reception equipment, while planning and designing new systems, equipment, etc. To meet changing needs of the organization.
• Familiarity working in IP including local area networking, file handling, and protocol management as it relates to the broadcast environment.
• Experience in electronic engineering and using communication equipment.

Requirements:

Strong presenting skills, detail oriented and must possess excellent verbal and interpersonal communications skills. Must be highly motivated, enthusiastic and possess desire to achieve, with an ability to be a self-starter. Must be able to operate with flexibility, remain calm under pressure, be proactive and be results oriented. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed. Will require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required (up to 50 lbs.), filing documents, climbing, storing equipment and working around high voltage equipment. Proper lifting techniques required. Working in spaces/rooms with various temperatures and lighting, confined spaces, and broadcast equipment as found in a typical technical broadcast environment in addition to working outdoors in all types of weather conditions and temperatures.

Post Date: 11/17/2017
Job #: 11811
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician: Maintenance Technician (17-02)
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

We are currently seeking a full time, entry level, Maintenance Technician to install and maintain broadcast studio equipment. Primary job responsibilities include troubleshooting, repairing, installing, and documenting Master Control, Production Control, and News editing broadcast systems. Additional responsibilities include providing Master Control operation, and Tier 1 technical support for News Department systems during evening and weekend newscasts.

Education:

* Degree or certification in Electronics or Computer Science or equivalent job experience.
* Equivalent job experience is 4 years or more full time employment directly related to 3 or more categories listed below under Experience.
* CCNA, MCSE, CompTIA, or equivalent certifications a plus

Experience: Experience with the following is a plus:

• Imagine ADC automation, Avid Interplay, Evertz Master Control and Routing
• Operational knowledge of a typical TV station with local news
• HD-SDI, ASI, H.264, and MPEG2/MPEG4 Video Encoders/Decoder
• IP networking fundamentals
• Electronic component level troubleshooting

Basic Skills:

• Read and write legibly, calculate time accurately, and perform basic mathematics
• Work under pressure with deadlines and communicate well with others
• Lift 50 lbs., work on ladders, stoop, and crawl
• Work any shift, including weekends and holidays

Valid CA driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required.

Language Skills:

* Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

Physical Requirements:

* Ability to drive, stand, walk and sit for up to 8 hours.

Post Date: 11/17/2017
Job #: 11804
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ
Job Description:

Duties include: troubleshooting digital and IP broadcast electronic equipment to the component level in cameras, routers, switchers, microwave, transmitters, and associated terminal equipment. Maintenance and repair of technical equipment, installation of new equipment, and support of plant operations. Maintain studio and field cameras, media servers, digital audio consoles, Production and Master Control automation, and Chyron graphic systems. The successful candidate must be a problem solver who will be responsible for both corrective and scheduled preventive maintenance on television equipment, including P2 equipment, switchers, cameras, robotic pedestals, ENG equipment, servers, transmitters, as well as computers, network, and telecom equipment. Component level electronic troubleshooting skills as well as exceptional IT skills are required. Must have an understanding of computers and microprocessors as they apply to broadcasting equipment. Current, relevant experience with digital video compression/encoding techniques, ATSC /MPEG transmission, and Bitcentral Newsroom is a definite plus. Cisco Networking certifications are a plus. UHF IOT transmitter experience is also preferred. Must have a General Class FCC license and/or SBE certification. Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited electronics school or college with 6 years’ experience in broadcast maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry forty-five (45) pounds and with equipment, traverse walking distances, up and down stairs, and rough terrain, to complete essential job functions. Must have a clean MVR and be willing to obtain a valid driver’s license Ability to safely operate a four-wheel drive vehicle in inclement weather. All offers of employment are contingent on successfully passing the pre-employment drug screen and a full background check. Local travel, OT, weekends and holiday will be required.

Post Date: 11/17/2017
Job #: 11807
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial, Government - Civilian, Cable TV Facility, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Other: Television Operations Technician
Location: VA: Virgina Beach
Job Description:

General Responsibilities:

Under the leadership of the Chief Media and Communications Officer, the Television Operations Technician is responsible for performing the installation, configuration, calibration, testing, troubleshooting, and maintenance of a broad range of television equipment, systems, and video production environments.

Essential Tasks:

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

• Install, configure, and maintain microcomputer, server, and network equipment/systems on Multimedia Services private LAN, utilized for controlling on-air automation systems, scheduling media acquisition, operating video servers, retrieval, transcoding and delivery of file-based video/audio assets, providing live and on-demand video streaming, providing closed captioning, and supporting nonlinear editing capabilities.
• Install, configure, and integrate proprietary software applications to perform a variety of Production and Master Control functions.
• Analyze equipment design specifications and features, and devise implementation solutions that maximize system functionality and reliability, while minimizing operational complexity for end users.
• Design and implement strategies for data and system backups, to facilitate timely execution of disaster recovery measures, in the event of failure of any mission-critical systems.
• Test and monitor performance of video, audio, and computer systems to ensure optimal signal quality and data integrity throughout the entire signal transmission path.
• Troubleshoot and resolve equipment and system issues; perform equipment repairs down to the component level as appropriate; and determine feasibility of in-house vs. outsourced repairs.
• Measure and evaluate facility electrical load requirements and trends, and reconfigure electrical loads by phase as necessary to achieve optimal facility UPS 3-phase load balance.
• Maintain a high degree of familiarity with, and understanding of, Master Control systems and operations, and serve as a backup for the Master Control operator as needed for staffing coverage.
• Provide technical support to Video Production staff and assist with equipment set-up, testing, troubleshooting, and operation during studio production and live meetings as assigned.
• Provide technical support to other departments, or outside agencies as required for various technical circumstances.
• Prepare documentation providing information on system configurations, operational instructions, troubleshooting procedures, and other user-oriented information.
• Provide technical training and share relevant system knowledge with other staff members; foster computer and television technology literacy in users with limited technical experience; and encourage adherence to industry best practices.
• Perform related work as required.

Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities:

• Must have a thorough understanding of electrical & electronics circuit theory and principles.
• Must have an understanding of various analog and digital audio signal formats (e.g., balanced/unbalanced analog, balanced/unbalanced AES/EBU, embedded, etc.), and difference between line levels vs. mic levels.
• Must have a strong working knowledge of microcomputer, server, and networking hardware and systems, Windows-based operating systems, iOS operating systems, and MS Office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
• Must have knowledge of various file-based media formats and codecs, and processes for transcoding between various formats; knowledge of various media streaming protocols (RTMP, RTSP, HTTP, HLS, HDS, etc.), and considerations for ensuring delivery of an optimal quality live media stream.
• Must have knowledge of waveform monitor, vectorscope, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, multimeter and many other types of electronic test equipment.
• Must be skilled and proficient in the installation and fabrication of all types of wiring and cable connections; soldering technique, and equipment and rack mount hardware installation.
• Must have the ability to read, comprehend, and analyze electrical drawings, schematics, and system wiring diagrams.
• Must have excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills.

Education and Experience:

Requires any combination of higher education and/or experience and training equivalent to a minimum of five (5) years in fields utilizing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with such positions as Television Maintenance Technician, Television Engineer, Television Technician, Microcomputer Specialist, and Maintenance Engineer. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

Physical Requirements:

Requires medium to heavy work that involves frequent walking, standing, sitting, kneeling, squatting, stooping, climbing, lifting, gripping, pushing and raising objects and involves exerting up to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis. Requires constant keyboard use; constant repetitive limb movement, dexterity and respective twisting. Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds of equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

Special Requirements:

Possession of a valid driver’s license

The Television Operations Technician position is a full-time benefits eligible position.

Post Date: 11/16/2017
Job #: 11799
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Broadcast System Engineer
Location: FL
Job Description:

We are currently looking for a Broadcast Systems Engineer. This is a staff position in the broadcast operations and engineering department.

Responsibilities:

The candidate selected for this position will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of video, computer and network equipment located at the Fort Myers’ studios and transmitter site. The person will be required to interact with staff from various departments, including news, production and marketing and to provide technical support to these departments as needed. This position reports directly to the Director of Technical Services.

Requirements:

We require a detail oriented person with broad based knowledge of traditional digital and analog video equipment as well as with computer based video applications and their integration with broadcast systems. Microsoft and SBE certifications are a plus.

Minimum required education:

• Associate in related field

Required experience:

• Broadcast engineering: 3 year
• Would prefer UHF Transmitter experience also

The successful applicant will be a high energy individual with an excellent work ethic, good communication skills and a strong desire to learn new equipment and systems.

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

Job Type: Full-time

Post Date: 11/16/2017
Job #: 11800
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA: Chico
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of electronic equipment, such as studio cameras, automation systems, video servers, fiber optic transport equipment, VHF/UHF transmitters, satellite receivers and microwave radio. An Associate’s degree in Electronics or equivalent experience is required. Knowledge of RF Communications is highly desirable. This is a full-time position with benefits.

Position Description:

Individual will be responsible for the repair, maintenance, installation, and modification of broadcast equipment. Some travel to remote locations for maintenance and repair is required. Ability to work outdoors under summer and winter conditions, including snow and ice, climb ladders, lift and carry equipment up to 50 lbs., use hand and power tools, is required. A valid California driver’s license is required.

Post Date: 11/15/2017
Job #: 11716
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OH: Cleveland
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced engineer to be part of the team that supports the technology and systems within the broadcast facility and the associated transmitter sites. The successful candidate will have skills in both traditional TV Broadcast technologies as well as file-based IT centric systems. The role is for an experienced Broadcast Engineer.

The successful candidate must have:

• Experience as a television production engineer, including operating audio consoles and camera shading a plus
• Experience installing and supporting broadcast systems and equipment
• Understanding of and ability to troubleshoot IT based systems.
• Ability to maintain operations to FCC rules and regulations
• Experience with digital asset management systems a plus
• Experience with video and audio editing software and editing storage area networks (SAN) systems preferred
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, certification from a Technical Program, or at least 4+ years equivalent experience. Society of Broadcast Engineers CBNT certification preferred
• Ability to work in a 24/7 on-call environment.

Post Date: 11/15/2017
Job #: 11729
Organization Type:
– Other: Content and Video
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Consultant opportunity for a few days! We’re looking for someone with experience in broadcast television, video networking, and online video platforms and distribution. They need to have technical know how of live streaming, codecs, timecode and video latency, as well as knowledge of cloud video editing platforms. We are looking to ask an expert a few questions about streaming and gather insights for strategy with the goal of improving our system.

Post Date: 11/15/2017
Job #: 11737
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY: Bethpage
Job Description:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Maintaining all aspects of live and Playback SD/HD, on air broadcast automation and media archive systems; specifically network configurations and control platforms.
- Must be able to work with broadcast systems and associated network architectures and related support, as well as hardware/software installations and configurations and have the ability to work well in a fast-paced pressure environment without supervision and lead by example.
- Must be able to coordinate and execute the implementation of new project initiatives and technologies as well as the routine day to day troubleshooting and maintenance functions on all broadcast network systems.
- Computer and networking skills a must – MS Windows OS, SQL server, Linux, Evertz mediator, Harris automation, FPD/DIVA, Grass Valley DDRs, SANs and related experience highly preferred.
- Create and maintain positive relationships with Operations Management and the other Engineering groups within the structure.
- This position must be able to act in a leadership-type role, with emphasis on ability to manage projects and tasks and delegate work to lower level technicians in the department.

Operational Activities of this Position:

- Respond/delegate calls from Engineer on Call to assist on any Network Applications/IT Engineering related issues.
- Work in combination with joint Video Maintenance Group.
- Work in conjunction with other Engineering groups (EOC, TOC/Encoding Technicians), when required, to timely resolve issues.
- Work in conjunction with other Operational groups (OAS, QC, Transcoding Technicians), when required, to timely resolve issues.
- Troubleshoot equipment / systems methodically and effectively and follow up with email to staff
- Working knowledge of network systems infrastructure and topology.
- Carry out all tasks as specified by respective Management Staff.

Key Measures of Success:

Operating Metrics:

- Ability to take direction from Network Applications Management and report back with accurate and timely responses
- Ability to use knowledge gained to handle tasks proactively
- Ability to become adept with all systems that fall under the Network Applications umbrella
- Ability to clearly document and explain existing and new systems and workflows
- Ability to act in leadership type role and train and delegate tasks to lower level technicians.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

- Minimum 7 years’ experience in on air broadcast automation and media archive systems.
- Knowledge of Network configurations/topology and control platforms.
- Ability to train and share advanced technical insights to peers in and out of the Network Application’s Group, to gain further knowledge of systems, procedures and networking topology.
- Superior understanding of plant’s core infrastructure as it relates to automation, archive system and digital file based asset management system and workflows.
- Excellent computer skills
- Must be able to work flexible hours, weekends, and Holidays
- May be required to lift heavy equipment

Technical/Functional Competencies:

- Vast experience in the Broadcast Systems / Network Applications/ IT support division of the Broadcast Engineering Group
- In-depth knowledge of Network systems and topology
- Document workflows and procedures (SOP)

Key Experiences/Achievements:

- Ability to train peers on systems, equipment troubleshooting, configurations, workflow processes
- Works as support arm for Video Engineering, project execution, setup, commissioning, functional qualification
- Timely reporting on Net Apps related issues

Post Date: 11/15/2017
Job #: 11738
Organization Type:
– Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Broadcast Field Project Manager
Location: MN: Possible Remote Office
Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Work closely with Project Management and Engineering to identify labor and equipment resources required to complete projects.
• Create project timelines utilizing Gantt charts when necessary.
• Coordination and documentation of technical data per project such as networking serial numbers and power requirements.
• Utilize company software(s) to access inventory, shipping or order information.
• Coordinate crew travel when necessary.
• Track labor on site when necessary.
• Identify change orders while working with PM and Engineering and issue when necessary.
• Work with and manage subcontractors or third-party vendors as necessary on site.
• Produce close out documentation and manuals as necessary.
• Perform on-site training with clients as necessary.
• Manage on-site cleanliness and quality control.
• Train on site staff/crew for high-level effectiveness, planning and efficiency.
• Maintain on-site safety standards for all crew or third-party vendors.
• Identify on-site challenges and propose solutions and execute as necessary.
• Identify integration and implementation inefficiencies and propose solutions as necessary.
• Provide project summaries as necessary.
• Provide employee feedback and evaluations to Field Manager as requested.
• Efficiently pull, terminate, label, and test cabling between audio, video, data, and control equipment per code and project requirements
• Wiring equipment racks
• Understand and be able to connect to I.P. devices

Job Requirements:

• Up to 80% travel, sometimes on a last-minute basis.
• Occasional night and evening work.
• Must be able to climb ladders up to 24’ tall and lift up to 60 lbs.
• Must be able to operate AWP’s (Aerial Work Platforms) and lifts.
• Must be able to work in small spaces and on uneven surfaces.
• Must maintain CTS, PLT or other certifications necessary to the position

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform and train on each essential duty at a high level. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to manage the installation crew(s). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Team leadership
• Expert written, verbal and listening communication skills
• Overall knowledge and understanding of A/V connectors, cabling, terminations, implementation process & standards
• Ability to read and understand CAD or other schematics
• Project planning software experience (MS Project or similar)
• Documentation skills including MS Office experience (Excel, Outlook, Project, Word, Other)
• Quality Control
• Show a willingness to learn and adapt while presenting ideas or solutions
• Maintain positive attitude
• Maintain professionalism
• Knowledge of programming systems, interfaces and equipment configuration.
• Organizational, logistical and analytical skills
• Structural support system knowledge
• Show a solid understanding of Alpha values, practices, standards and procedures

Education/Experience:

• Two-year technical degree in low voltage audio/video electronics and networking required.

Preferred Experience:

• Audio visual and automated control systems installation and theory demonstrated through education and 5-10 years related work experience.
• Bachelor degree

Post Date: 11/15/2017
Job #: 11739
Organization Type:
– Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer: RF Engineer
Location: KS: Wichita
Job Description:

We are looking for a contract/freelance RF engineer who can service the Wichita, Kansas market. Experience with Comark/Thales IOT Transmitters is needed. If you or someone you know might be able to help, let us know right away.

Post Date: 11/15/2017
Job #: 11741
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Radio Studio Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA: Los Angeles
Job Description:

We are looking for a radio broadcast maintenance engineer to maintain, construct, install and repair all their studio equipment. This includes but is not limited to Enco radio automation system, Wheatstone consoles, Pico Digital distribution equipment and Telos Alliance IP streaming tools. The ideal candidate must also have extensive studio construction and equipment maintenance experience. A strong broadcast engineering and IT background are required

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

Candidates need hands-on experience in making all kinds of communications and audio cables from Ethernet to XLR audio and need to be able to lift 50 lbs and can bend, twist, push, pull and work on a 6’ ladder in confined spaces in addition to performing physical tasks like running cable, etc. without injuring themselves.

30 studios at the location including the following equipment:

- Wheatstone TDM console system transition to a Wheatstone IP console system
- ENCO Radio automation
- Pico Digital XDS Network Program Distribution System – Headend and receivers
- Comrex Access and BRIC-Link system for program distribution and remote broadcasts
- Telos 2010 On Air Telephone system transitioning to a Telos VX system
- Vox Pro recording systems
- Instant Replay
- Variety of Audio Production products and software
- Miscellaneous equipment including mics, CD players, etc. and almost everything one would expect to find in a radio broadcast studio.

Minimum 5 years of experience in broadcast studio operations. Candidates without radio broadcast engineering and operations experience will not be considered. Relocation will be considered for the right candidate.

Post Date: 11/15/2017
Job #: 11751
Organization Type:
– Other: Public Radio Network
Job Title: Other: Electronics Engineer
Location: DC: & Culver City, CA
Job Description:

We seek a customer-service-focused and mission-driven Electronics Engineer to help build our technical support team.

The position maintains and repairs our broadcast technical equipment. S/he also designs, constructs, installs and tests said equipment and assists the engineering technology leadership to determine engineering service’s purchasing requirements.

The ideal candidate must have two years’ college in computer science or electronic engineering and at least two years’ experience in engineering maintenance at a network-level broadcaster, production house, electronic equipment manufacturer or systems integrator.

Post Date: 11/15/2017
Job #: 11761
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: TN
Job Description:

Director of Technology is a department–head leadership position, managing the station’s technology with a core team of engineering and IT staff. The Director of Technology while staying within regulatory mandates ensures that station’s technical and news operations, building facility, digital production, as well as distribution systems produce and deliver high-quality video streams across multiple platforms.

Overall Responsibilities:

• Oversee television technical operations, including master control play-out systems and servers, HD studio facilities, edit suites, remote equipment, video streaming, IT infrastructure, as well as all other technical and facility systems and platforms.
• Ensure around-the-clock (24X7) high-quality broadcast and digital platform operations.
• Supervise technical engineering and IT staff.
• Plan and implement the station’s capital investment as well as technical operating budgets with a commitment to remain within these resources.
• Provide internal authority and responsibility with FCC matters and with other regulatory authorities such as EPA and OSHA.
• Plan and implement broadcast and IT operations throughout technical plant as well as connectivity with the Company Wide Area Network.
• Maintain engineering, broadcast and IT procedures and documentation, including Standard Operating Procedures, up-to-date technical drawings and service contracts.
• Implement systems for routine and emergency maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment with a stress of continuity of service
• Ensure broadcast and IT network administration and the troubleshooting of hardware, software and network connectivity.
• Provide physical plant (building) facilities maintenance management.
• Provide regular reports to supervising management on state of equipment, systems and facilities.
• Oversee management and planning of projects, as required.
• Maintain technically accurate records.

Required Education and Experience:

• Degree or equivalent experience in television engineering, broadcasting, computer science, or related field required.
• Solid understanding of all current broadcast television encoding and transmission systems and standards
• Minimum 10+ years technical experience, 5+ years in technical management position, in broadcast engineering and/or video production or equivalent with HD and IT-based systems with a stress in the following areas: Broadcast play-out and automation systems and workflow, News operations (where applicable), HD multi-camera studio production, including sets and chroma key operations, audio, lighting, character generator, motion graphics systems as well as live digital workflow. Also, experience is required in field production for single camera and multi-camera shoots, including operating remote audio, and video production equipment. Expertise is also required in post-production operations, including non-linear editing as well as online video distribution
• Expertise in RF installation, repair and operation including terrestrial or electronic news gathering microwave, high power television transmitters as well a C-Band and Ku-Band satellite transmission, reception and operation.
• Familiarity with fiber installation and operations as implemented in IP or in video use.
• Expertise with IT systems and IT network administration, implementation as well as management of IT solutions for a multi-site organization including file-based content, back-up systems, website and databases.
• Expertise in encoding and transferring multimedia files.
• Facility (building) management expertise with specific experience with complex power management systems, emergency generator and heat ventilation and cooling a must.

Post Date: 11/11/2017
Job #: 11681
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Director of Technical Operations
Location: FL: Fort Myers
Job Description:

We are looking for a very special individual who has the right blend of technical experience, leadership, creative problem solving, vision and operational savvy to lead our engineering team into the future.

Our Director of Technical Operations is retiring after a long and successful broadcasting career. He is ready to hand the keys of our well designed, well equipped and well maintained broadcast operation over to an outstanding technical professional.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity…and a great job.

The new Director of Technical Operations will be a key member of our senior management team and will be responsible for the uninterrupted operation of all television and IT activity. This role also oversees all maintenance of the broadcast plant, on and off-site transmitters, and the impending repacking of one station to a new television channel. The successful candidate must have exemplary problem-solving skills, proven supervisory skills and be a high energy motivational manager.

Responsibilities Include:

• Manage maintenance of all television production equipment along with transmitter maintenance and installations at multiple sites
• Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; including but not limited to: microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, cameras, video equipment and/or audio switching equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, and computing equipment
• Manage planning and execution of equipment installations
• Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications
• Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician activities
• Manage and perform employee reviews within the Engineering Department
• Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (may occur after regular hours and on weekends)
• Prepare recommendations for annual capital budgets as well as preparation of engineering department budget, manage the expenditures throughout the year
• Oversight of the entire physical plant and its maintenance

Education/Licensing/Experience:

• Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field required
• Minimum of five years broadcasting experience as an assistant chief or higher required
• FCC license or SBE CBTE preferred
• Hands-on RF experience is a must
• Ability to do component level repair
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong wiring, design, and documentation skills
• Valid driver’s license

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to work on ladders, in tight spaces, and lift, move and carry up to 50 lbs
• Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively
• Substantial physical movements (motions) and manual dexterity of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
• Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination
• Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
• Moving up and down from/to sitting position on the floor

Post Date: 11/11/2017
Job #: 11623
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Engineer-In-Training
Location: MI: Saginaw
Job Description:

We are seeking a results-oriented Broadcast Engineer in Training desiring to develop a career in Broadcast Media. The Engineer-in-training will be responsible for maintaining all station technical operations within FCC regulations while adhering to company policies to ensure world class delivery of content to our local communities. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to prioritize work, manage the stress of a high-pressure work environment, and comply with all company procedures and internal controls associated with the assigned duties. This position reports to both the Regional Director of Engineering and Market Manager.

Responsibilities for this position may include:

• Maintain and repair all technical and electronic equipment at the studios and transmitter sites in the Saginaw area with a proactive approach to problem solving.
• Install, monitor and perform maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antenna systems, meters, control systems, and remote equipment, including accurate record keeping.
• Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair local computer infrastructure to include local area network, on-air automation system, and office workstations.
• Serve as the Chief Operator, to include the review and signing of EAS logs on a weekly basis to determine that required entries are met, regular remote control calibrations, and maintaining up to date maintenance logs as required by FCC regulations.
• Ensure required proof of performance measurements are up to date, AM Occupied Bandwidth, Method of Moments recertification, etc.
• Assist with, as necessary, the technical needs at remote broadcasts and live performances.
• Interact with management and staff at all levels in a personable, professional manner.
• Other duties as assigned by the Market Manager or Regional Director of Engineering.

Requirements of this position may include the following:

• Associates or Technical Degree in Broadcast Engineering Technology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
• Experience in broadcast engineering or a closely related field.
• Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
• Experience in computer based broadcast automation.
• Experience with cluster-wide studio equipment and operations, audio routing and distribution of analog, digital and audio-over-IP protocols, EAS, satellite receivers, studio telephones and broadcast IT systems.
• Proficiency in basic electronics theory and principles including Ohms law and the ability to read schematics.
• Ability to use test equipment, i.e. Multi-meters, Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, and field strength meters in troubleshooting.
• Ability to work independently to troubleshoot and repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities including troubleshooting down to the component level when practical.
• Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL, VoIP and PRI circuits.
• Knowledge of building systems, HVAC, electrical, UPS, and standby generators.
• Possess IT skills including PC/server troubleshooting and repair as well as knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP and local area networking.
• Proven ability to communicate technical information and interact easily with all levels of staff.
• Able to be on-call after hours for emergencies or routine maintenance as needed.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license and provide required driving record and proof of insurance.
Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:
• Experience with WideOrbit Automation for Radio.
• Experience with Axia AoIP
• Experience with Directional AM Systems.
• Knowledge of telephone systems and cellular.
• Experience as a Team Leader/Supervisor.
• SBE, Microsoft, and CompTIA Certifications.

Physical requirements:

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

On-the-job training is provided the Broadcast Engineer in training to enhance knowledge and proficiency in specific technical areas as determined by and under the supervision of the Regional Director of Engineering. The successful candidate is expected to attend such formal training opportunities as identified, with Company underwriting expenses associated with the training.

Post Date: 11/11/2017
Job #: 11529
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT Manager
Location: GA: Savannah
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced IT Manager with strong knowledge of networking fundamentals, experience with software and hardware support, and excellent troubleshooting skills. Broadcast experience is a plus. Candidate should also have expert knowledge in Desktop and Server Operating Systems - primarily Windows and a familiarity with major PC applications such as Microsoft Office and Adobe. Ideal candidate will be extremely organized, detail oriented and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Bachelor’s degree in computer science or minimum of 5+ years’ work experience in information technology preferred. Experience in a broadcast environment a plus. EOE- M/F/D/V

Primary responsibilities include:

• Local Area Network (LAN): responsible for configuring, maintaining, and administering the station’s Local Area Network (LAN) environment. This includes implementation, configuration, planning, management, control, maintenance, troubleshooting, security, and usage monitoring of the LAN environment within the station. Working knowledge of TCP/IP addressing scheme. Document and understand the station’s network topology, remote access, and VPN.
• Computers: responsible for configuring, installing, managing, maintaining, updating, and integrating the computers within the station to insure compatibility and integration with enterprise standards and software applications. This includes purchasing computers and maintaining an updated inventory of model, make, year, and other relevant information.
• Server Administration: responsible for maintaining, administering, and monitoring network operating systems and servers in a Windows Active Directory (AD) environment, including Organizational Unit awareness. Adds and configures printers. Responsible for managing and maintaining backups in accordance with company standards.
• Desktop Operating Systems and Applications: Knowledge and familiarity with current OS platforms, primarily Windows. Ability to install and configure applications such as Microsoft Office, Outlook, and other television specific applications. Ability to properly configure the network properties to communicate with TCP/IP and station IP networks.
• Cellular Phones and tablets. Knowledge and familiarity with cell phones and tablets, particularly Apple iOS devices. Ability to configure devices for email, store and app purchases, find my device, passcodes, and other relevant parameters. Understand WiFi and LTE connectivity
• Telephone System: maintaining, operating, documenting, and administering all aspects of telephone systems including wire and cable facilities, telephone system equipment, peripheral equipment, voice mail systems, and call accounting systems. Documentation should include PBX analog and digital ports, telco facilities, punch downs and cross connects, and handset models and locations.

Post Date: 11/11/2017
Job #: 11534
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: QC Technical Evaluator
Location: NY: Long Island (Hauppauge)
Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

• Perform detailed quality and technical evaluation for all product procured for use on all HBO platforms
• Identify and report any deviations from technical standards, capture metadata, and prepare clear/concise written evaluations
• Research internal reports and historical records to recommend viable solutions to correct technical anomalies and/or determine next steps
• Operate equipment to measure, capture and qualify specific technical requirements during evaluation
• Verify technical fixes, revise evaluation reports, and update departmental records and databases
• Report equipment concerns/failures to appropriate parties including Management and Engineering

Requirements:

• 3-5 years of experience working in the television or film industry in a production and/or post-production capacity
• Expertise in mastering and distribution workflows, techniques, and standards
• Proficient with various file formats such as MXF, AS-O2, OP1a, ProRes, IMF, etc.
• Experience with file playback software; AmberFin proficiency a plus
• Extensive knowledge of television broadcast and broadband distribution technologies
• Familiarity with next generation formats such as UHD, HDR, Dolby Atmos, etc. a plus
• A motivated self-starter who expresses a willingness to learn new skills and stay current with broadcast technology trends
• Superior time management/multi-tasking/leadership skills and the ability to thrive in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
• Aptitude to make autonomous decisions and use sound judgment consistently and effectively
• Must be proficient in both Windows and Mac OS; Linux experience a plus

Post Date: 11/11/2017
Job #: 11616
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT Specialist
Location: VA: Richmond
Job Description:

We seek a full-time IT Specialist to work directly with the IT Manager and technology department. IT Specialist will provide hardware and software support for all departments on multiple computer and networking platforms using a wide variety of business and broadcasting software, hardware and tools. End-user technical support skills are essential. Will handle day-to-day technical support requests, troubleshoot and maintain servers, workstations, networks and assist in maintaining all broadcast equipment in an IT environment.

Expertise with installation, support and maintenance of current OS platforms, IP networking technologies is a must. Must be team player with excellent communication and people skills who can work effectively in a fast paced 24/7 broadcasting environment. Drug Screen required.

Post Date: 11/02/2017
Job #: 11169
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: IL
Job Description:

Opening is for chief engineer of TV station. Scope of operation includes over the air transmission, local and network production, and satellite uplinking.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for maintaining compliance with pertinent FCC Rules as regarding posting or keeping station technical files, records, logs, licenses, permits, authorizations or other required documents. In particular, the weekly performance of the Chief Operator Log Review of the Station Log as specified in Part 73.1870 (c) (3).
• Responsible for monitoring all transmission facilities to determine compliance with Parts 17, 73 and 74 of the FCC Rules and performing, or supervising the performance of any and all corrective actions and repairs to maintain compliance with the rules, company policy and good engineering practice.
• Responsible for maintaining and keeping in proper working order all transmission and studio, and various other electrical/mechanical equipment found at television stations.
• Responsible to fulfill all duties required of a departmental head.
• Oversee the training of all transmitter operations personnel to a skill level which renders those personnel knowledgeable and capable of performing their duties in compliance with FCC Rules and company policies prior to assuming responsibility in that capacity.
• Oversee the training of all non transmitter operations personnel to a skill level required for the position by the station and good engineering practice.
• Responsible for providing personal support in whatever capacity is required to assist in successful production of television programs and to assist Station Manager to help meet the needs of the station.
• Responsible for maintaining 24 hour "on call" liaison with station personnel, and available during those time to render emergency assistance. Otherwise, responsible for designating a competent alternate person as a back up during illness, vacation and other approved absences.
• Responsible for efficient effective scheduling and management of all engineering department personnel, including but not limited to participating in hiring and dismissal decisions and disciplinary actions.
• Responsible for the purchase of all capital and non capital items necessary for proper operation of the facility under direct supervision and cooperation of the Station Manager (and in some cases the Network Vice President of Engineering) at the lowest possible cost to the station.

Position Requirements:

• Working knowledge of general electronic theory
• Computer literacy and systems familiarity
• Analog and digital component level trouble shooting skills as applied to television transmitters, microwave systems, satellite receive systems, studio, electrical, mechanical and other equipment used in television broadcast stations.
• Knowledge of all FCC Rules pertinent to television broadcast technical requirements as found in Parts 17, 73 and 74.
• Supervisory skills sufficient to properly and efficiently train, schedule and manage a technical staff.
• Organizational skills sufficient for timely filing of required company reports, FCC reporting and logging requirements, scheduling of preventative maintenance and general coverage of required activities of the engineering department.
• Previous experience as chief engineer or technical supervisor at a television broadcast station is preferred.
• Must be able to travel, bend, lift and carry up to a maximum of 70 pounds, climb on step-stools, ladders and other necessary equipment.

Education and Certifications:

• High school diploma for equivalent)
• Two or more years of college level electronics curricula or bona fide electronics school/military equivalent.
• Valid FCC radio operator permit.
• Society of Broadcast Engineers certification preferred.
• Valid Drivers license

Supervision Received:

• Reports directly to the Station Manager and is evaluated by the manager in terms of general employee performance.
• Cooperates with and is evaluated by the Network Vice President, Engineering in the area of performance of technical skills, good engineering practice and compliance with corporate and FCC technical policies.

Post Date: 11/02/2017
Job #: 11402
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Director of Engineering - Network Operation and Distribution
Location: NE
Job Description:

Seeking dynamic Engineering Director to provide technical and administration of the Television and Radio Systems. The Engineering Director reporting to the CTO is responsible for a variety of functions including broadcast equipment and supervising personnel who operate this equipment. Responsible for the day-to-day technical operations, budget and maintenance of broadcast systems. Assumes operational responsibility and control for specific engineering areas, including master control, network operation and network signal distribution. Participates in the design, installation and implementation of new technical systems. Manage technical and operating staff and assigns work priorities within areas of responsibility. Evaluates the performance of technical staff. Formulates technical operating procedures for review and approval.

Post Date: 11/02/2017
Job #: 11505
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– Television Station - Non-commercial
– Satellite Facility
– Other: Non-profit
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: AL: Birmingham
Job Description:

The Broadcast Technician works alongside the Broadcast Engineers to help maintain all equipment related to Broadcasting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Work with Broadcast Engineers to maintain and repair broadcast related systems.
• Perform preventative maintenance on an assortment of production equipment.
• Perform software/firmware upgrades as needed.
• Compliant with required safety and technical standards
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

• Minimum of (2) Two years’ experience in broadcast television or related field.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Must be able to read and understand technical drawings and manuals.
• Must be able to work outside of normal business hours, including morning, nights and weekends.
• Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Physically able to perform the duties (ability to lift 60 lbs. or more)
• Good eyesight and hearing are required; No color blindness.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Computer proficiency in hardware, software and networking.
• Strong troubleshooting skills.
• Demonstrated knowledge of the Catholic faith and Company mission.
• Bilingual

Required Education:

•Associate’s degree (AA) in Electronics/IT or demonstrated equivalent in work experience.

Additional Information:

Benefits: Medical, dental, FSA, vision care, life insurance, short & long term disability, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off, and 10 paid holidays.

Post Date: 10/27/2017
Job #: 11070
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Vice President of Engineering
Location: PA
Job Description:

Responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining all systems to ensure fault tolerant and error free operations of stations’ broadcast equipment including daily oversight of local Hub/Spoke technology to produce efficient, flawless operations. Must effectively manage engineering, production, news technical, facilities, security, mechanical systems and tower/transmitter. Must develop and implement current and long range technical and technological operation plans, prepare departmental expense budgets and oversee the preparation of both current and future capital plans. Must possess the ability to establish procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and studio operations. Responsible for station compliance with FCC, OSHA and FAA regulations.

Ideal candidate must possess extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems, government regulations and industry standards to ensure the television stations’ technical compliance. Must have significant technical expertise in the planning implementation and maintenance of television station and RF facilities. Understanding of digital and automation technology is essential. Individual must be a strong leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must possess strong attention to detail, accuracy and strong organization skills. Must have the ability to direct and motivate the technical staff and work well with all station departments. Knowledge of ELC and iTX environments a plus. Bachelor’s Degree in electronics/electrical engineering preferred and a minimum of ten (10) years broadcast engineering management experience required. SBE certification is preferred. Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint software a must.

Post Date: 10/25/2017
Job #: 10998
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

Metro News Network station looking for maintenance engineers, broadast engineers and project engineers. Traditional broadcast background including ingest, master control, distribution products such as Grass Valley, Evertz, Harris, Ross, Chyron, Crispin, Imagine, Storage, Yamaha audio boards, etc. Ability to configure, install, troubleshoot, engineer solutions in the news facility. Strong TCP/IP expertise obviously.

Someone with 1-10 years experience welcome. You will learn a lot and be able to work on a variety of technologies and projects that are state of the art.

Salary from 60k to 95k plus benefits.

Post Date: 10/25/2017
Job #: 10924
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Board Operator/Engineer
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

Duties:

- Per Diem Board Operator/Engineer for live and taped feeds
- Pre-recorded interviews/guest set up for said interview
- Digital editing

Requirements:

- 2-4 years of board operations experience in radio or audio
- Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a highly intense news environment
- Experience with digital editing at a high level

Post Date: 10/25/2017
Job #: 10897
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: WA: Eastern
Job Description:

This is a part time position that would require 30 to 40 hours per month of duties.

Essential Functions:

• Is proactive in keeping stations on-air and in compliance
• Responsible for reporting equipment issues to the general manager
• Will contribute to a safe and professional work environment
• Demonstrates excellent follow-through on timely projects and provide written or verbal reporting to general manager.
• Demonstrates cooperation when working with other company departments and managers.
• Follows all workplaces policies and procedures

Time Requirements:

• On-Call for Off-Air Emergencies
• 32 Hours Monthly or 8 Hours Weekly/As Needed

Scope of Work:

* Perform at least quarterly: (Scheduled)
- Cleaning or replacement of the transmitter and/or building air filter.
- Sweeping/vacuum of dirt and dust around transmitter/building.
- Clean broadcasting equipment as recommended by manufacture.
- Tower/Antenna/Transmission line Inspection with results logged.
- Performance of any adjustments or repairs required.
- Perform site inspection to verify compliance with FCC rules.
- Verify calibration of telemetry and adjust if necessary.
- Verify frequency and pilot carriers for complience, adjust if necessary.
- Verify modulation for compliance, adjust if necessary.
- Instigate any other action deemed necessary to meet the obligations of the company and/or by FCC rules.

* Perform at least annually: (Scheduled)
- Proof of Performance Tests per FCC Rules at each site.
- FCC Self Inspection Documentation
- Public File Inspection for compliance.
- Audit/Verify EAS requirements (CFR47 part 11)

* Perform Daily:
- Be available “ON-Call” 24/7 for outages and /or repairs.
- Interference Issues must be responded to when reported.
- FCC compliance issues must be reponded to when reported.
- Emergency Services.

* Optional Services: (Scheduled and Emergency Services)
- Broadcast Studio Preventitive Maintenance
- FCC Studies/Changes and FCC Application Filing
- Frequency Coordination Services/FCC Applications
- Special Projects

Job Requires Living in Eastern Washington. Near Wenatchee, Chelan, Yakima, Tri-cities.

Post Date: 10/23/2017
Job #: 10739
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

The Assistant Chief Engineer reports to the Chief Engineer and is responsible for managing both technical and administrative duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer. The Assistant Chief oversees TV on-air operations and related media ingest. The Assistant Chief is also responsible for the planning, execution and technical oversight of major station productions and special projects. The position includes responsibility for technical management and maintenance of certain station vehicles and associated mobile equipment.

The successful candidate will have at least 10 years of broadcast TV station experience in the technical and administrative areas of broadcast operations, video production, and staff management. The candidate shall have project management and change management experience and proven ability in those areas. The candidate must be a self-starter and must work well with deadlines and be available for occasional weekends or evenings. The ability to work with other teams and to conduct meetings is essential. Working knowledge of computers, operating systems, and Microsoft Office software.

Post Date: 10/23/2017
Job #: 10811
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: OR: Medford
Job Description:

We are looking for an Assistant Chief Engineer with the potential to step up and lead the engineering/IT department when our current chief retires.

Our engineering/IT team work hands-on installing, maintaining and evolving a broad range of broadcast, IT and office equipment/systems at our main facility in Medford, Oregon along with two transmitters and network of translators across our six county DMA.

Some of the key skills and qualifications we’re looking for in applicants for this position include:

• Minimum five years’ experience in broadcast engineering/IT required; supervisory experience is a plus
• SBE certification is a plus
• AS degree in electronics or IT equivalent strongly preferred
• Experience with AUTOCAD or similar programs
• Skilled with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Prior experience assisting in the preparation of operating and capital expense budgets helpful
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal and client relationship skills; a “team player”
• Ability to perform effectively under extreme deadline pressure
• Ability to work occasional nights and weekends
• Ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions
• Must be able to use, transport, and lift equipment weighing approximately fifty (50) pounds

We are located in a sunny corner of the Pacific Northwest. You’ll live and work just a short drive away from hunting, fishing, golfing, skiing, hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, the Britt Festival’s concerts under the stars, and the Tony award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival. If you need an occasional big city fix, then Portland and San Francisco are just a short direct flight or a few hours’ drive away.

If you have the drive and potential to lead an engineering/IT department at a market leading station located in a beautiful part of the Pacific Northwest, then this could be the job for you!

Post Date: 10/20/2017
Job #: 10707
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Other: Telecommunication System Engineer
Location: WA: Wenatchee
Job Description:

The position is full-time salaried and will provide technical support and problem solving for statewide telecommunications and broadcast radio and television systems.

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and 3 years of experience, or equivalent education and experience totaling 7 years from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired. Also requires effective communication, leadership, and computer skills, and the ability to exercise independent judgment. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Post Date: 10/19/2017
Job #: 10625
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

A Bachelors or Associates degree in Engineering or a related field is required. SBE certification is a plus. The ideal candidate will have computer and/or broadcast experience and be a great team player. Transmitter experience is desired. Duties include but are not limited to daily repair and maintenance of broadcast equipment and installation of broadcast systems. This position will interface with every department to provide technical support as needed. We offer a competitive benefits package, including paid time off. This is a full-time position, hours to be determined.

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