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Post Date: 10/12/2018
Job #: 15779
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IN
Job Description:

We currently have an opening for a full-time Engineer for our Terre Haute and Evansville radio properties. The successful candidate will have a strong background in the operation and maintenance of analog transmitters, digital transmitters, microwave systems and remote control systems. IT experience preferred. Knowledge of FCC regulations is required. This individual must be able to work with minimal supervision and willing to work some nights and weekends.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

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

Post Date: 10/12/2018
Job #: 15778
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: Group VP, Engineering and Technology
Location: AZ: Work Location: Flexible
Job Description:

The Group VP, Engineering and Technology implements technical operations and projects for all broadcast facilities as directed by the President of Company. This position will oversee all broadcast systems working closely with group leadership and station management to meet both group and local goals. The position will manage the group capital and technical expense planning, working with Finance to ensure yearly and quarterly budgets are met. A strong understanding of current technology trends is critical to the role. The candidate will represent the Company with key industry groups and meetings including NAB, Pearl, SBE, SMPTE. The Group VP, Engineering and Technology will utilize a hands-on approach to resolving operation and technical issues. A heavy travel schedule should be expected. The individual leads system design and equipment selection for both the group and local stations. Office location will be defined at time of employment.

Post Date: 10/11/2018
Job #: 15774
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– College/University
– Cable TV Facility: Webstreaming
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IN: Terre Haute
Job Description:

This position is responsible for technical support and planning related to the broadcast environment, installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with radio and television broadcasting. The Broadcast Engineer designs and develops documentation as well as analyzes systems during the development of computer based solutions for various departments throughout campus. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, devices connected to the data network, and broadcast transmission equipment. The services supported by this position have significant visibility in the local community and, often, with other stakeholders. This position is required to work some evenings and weekends and to respond to emergencies in a timely fashion.

Post Date: 10/11/2018
Job #: 15775
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NY: Rochester
Job Description:

We seek an Assistant Chief Engineer to assist with overseeing the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Assists in managing 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 closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station.
• Assists with managing 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.
• Evaluates, selects, installs, services and maintains station equipment and information technology systems.
• Repairs and maintains station building infrastructures.
• Assists in maintaining station vehicle fleet, including live satellite trucks.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Requirements & Skills:

• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work related experience preferred.
• Minimum three years' experience with a television broadcasting environment.
• Familiarity with Avid-related software/hardware products a plus
• Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours, as needed

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Assistant Chief Engineer must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with 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 Assistant 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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 10/11/2018
Job #: 15776
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: TN: Nashville
Job Description:

We seek a Broadcast Engineer to assist with day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department who is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter site. A successful candidate must be a highly-motivated professional with strong studio, remote, and IT skills with a willingness to learn RF.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Maintains all IT and broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter site.
• Installs, services and maintains station equipment and IT systems.
• Assist with maintenance of, signal routing and patching, audio equipment, in-house and remote production setups in accordance with good engineering practice.
• Familiarity with Ross Overdrive and Vision Switcher, Chyron graphics system, NVision Router, BitCentral newsroom system, Adobe Premiere, ENPS, TVU, Ross CamBot, and Harmonic Electra encoders is desirable.
• Proficiency with Windows OS, applications, and networking.
• Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station and provide input for Capital and Operating budgets.
• Assists with building and facility maintenance when necessary.
• Maintains three ENG trucks, a DSNG truck and TVU systems.
• Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance with vendors/contractors.
• Assist with ensuring station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Work amicably and professionally with other Departments, News, Sales, Production, Promotion, etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements & Skills:

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

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

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

Post Date: 10/11/2018
Job #: 15777
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: MA: Springfield
Job Description:

We seek a qualified individual to join our operations team as a part-time Master Control Operator. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring the quality and accuracy of the on-air product, ensuring the transmission meets government regulations, troubleshooting equipment malfunctions, and preparing programming for playout. Candidate must also be detail oriented, have thorough knowledge of PCs, videotape R/PB equipment and related broadcast software.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

• Operate video switchers, and router panels, routing video and audio signals, file servers, multi-channel automation systems, and all related broadcast equipment.
• Live-on air switching.
• Server based distribution management.
• Maintain on-air programming, as well as tune in satellite feeds.
• Monitor transmitters, maintain logs, ingest and file transfer shows and commercials.
• High stress environment with deadline pressures.
• Position may include weekends, holidays and overnight hours.

Prior Experience or Training Required:

Two year technical degree and knowledge of server based video operations is preferred; minimum of one year experience in television operations preferred. Must have the ability to use vector scopes, waveform monitors, and other engineering test equipment and have a working knowledge of broadcast videotape/videodisc machine operations.

EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

Post Date: 10/09/2018
Job #: 15773
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: FL: Miami
Job Description:

A global broadcast network station is seeking a Director of Media Engineering in Miami. Must have broadcast engineering expertise from studio, post production and delivery, managing a staff of 20.

The Director will manage technology strategy and day-to-day operations, leading a diverse 24/7 user-facing team of engineers performing system design, integration and maintenance for core infrastructure, studios, control rooms, post-production and transmission for all live and taped programming including News and Sports as well as scripted entertainment properties.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Required Technical Skillsets:

• Studio, Post and Transmission systems design, integration and support
• Studio and Post production workflows and operational processes
• Enterprise file storage and virtual computing
• IP networking (Cisco certification preferred), and IP media standards
• Ability to read and interpret design documentation, including elevations, connection drawings and runlists

Required Characteristics:

• Collaboration and Technical Communication: Strong customer service skills and unfailing professionalism. Demonstrate impeccable written and verbal communication and presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Proven Leadership Skills: Provide clear, decisive direction. Don’t be afraid to make decisions, but be prepared to pivot or change course when appropriate.
• Technology Expertise and Ownership: Demonstrate a high level of expertise with production technologies. Demonstrate a dedication to building and maintaining a stable, high-performance technical environment as the ultimate responsible party and senior subject matter expert for technology.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• 7+ years of recent experience with a broadcaster or broadcast industry solutions provider (studio, post production , transmission)
• 2+ years of management experience, including performance evaluation, hiring and disciplinary action
• Must be willing to work evenings, overnights, weekends , holidays with little or/no notice
• Spanish language skills are preferred but not required

Some technologies include Cisco, Evertz, Avid.

Post Date: 10/09/2018
Job #: 15767
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: FL
Job Description:

Required Technical Skill Sets:

• Studio, Post and Transmission systems design, integration and support
• Studio and Post production workflows and operational processes
• Enterprise file storage and virtual computing
• Experience with software development and/or scripting in support of API integrations with Media flows
• IP networking (Cisco certification preferred), and IP media standards
• Ability to read and interpret design documentation, including elevations, connection drawings and runlists

Required Characteristics:

• Collaboration and Technical Communication: Strong customer service skills and unfailing professionalism. Demonstrate impeccable written and verbal communication and presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.
• Proven Leadership Skills: Provide clear, decisive direction. Don’t be afraid to make decisions, but be prepared to pivot or change course when appropriate.
• Technology Expertise and Ownership: Demonstrate a high level of expertise with production technologies. Demonstrate a dedication to building and maintaining a stable, high-performance technical environment as the ultimate responsible party and senior subject matter expert for technology

Qualifications/Requirements:

• 7+ years of recent experience with a broadcaster or broadcast industry solutions provider
• 2+ years of management experience, including performance evaluation, hiring and disciplinary action
• Must be willing to work evenings, overnights, weekends , holidays with little or/no notice
• This well known network is a bilingual operation; Spanish language skills are preferred but not required

Post Date: 10/08/2018
Job #: 15770
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CT: New Haven
Job Description:

Duties:

- Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station.
- Installs and tests new systems and technical infrastructure for the station.
- Minimizes service interruptions at times of equipment and/or system failure by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions.
- Sets up and operates equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts.
- Installs and maintains the IT network, switches, data backups, work stations, and printers.
- Interprets and implements instructions and requests from other station personnel.
- Communicates with members of the engineering team and other teams to effectively resolve equipment and system issues.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience:

- Minimum three years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment.
- Proficiency with computers servers and general IT infrastructure preferred.
- Strong PC/MS Office experience.
- Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems, and editing systems.
- Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment.
- Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems.
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Requirements:

- Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
- Fluency in English.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
- Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.

Work Environment/Mental/Physical Requirements:

High stress office environment with deadline pressures. Position will require you to prioritize tasks and multitask daily, and well as manage multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. You must be able to work outside of normal business hours, including holidays, early mornings, nights and weekends.

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. Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 50s pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Pre-employment Background and MVR Screening required.

Post Date: 10/08/2018
Job #: 15772
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: MCR Operator & Maintenance Tech
Location: GA
Job Description:

Please note this is a PART-TIME position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Monitor the outgoing signals and notify the Director of Engineering of any problems in the outgoing streams that you cannot correct.
2. Use various tape, DVD, and computer systems to ingest on air program material and create/modify/run playlists according to the official logs for each channel/data stream. This includes checking and adjusting audio and video levels for each item ingested.
3. Monitor the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and follow the published procedures for tests and activations.
4. Edit programming received via satellite or other source to make it compliant for air.
5. Notify the Director of Engineering immediately when equipment fails. This includes, but is not limited to, satellite receivers, recording computers, and on air servers and automation.
6. Familiarity with broadcast automation is desirable.
7. Assist the production department when circumstances warrant.
8. Assist the Director of Engineering with IT & Broadcast technical issues.
9. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

1. The ability to perform shift work.
2. The ability to lift up to 60 lbs and carry it 25 feet.
3. Legal age.

Post Date: 10/05/2018
Job #: 15769
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA: Santa Monica
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic and skilled Broadcast IT Engineer to maintain the broadcasting operations of the station.

Key responsibilities will include setting up, configuring, and troubleshooting IT equipment, supporting the IT and telephone infrastructure, responding to IT-related problems and questions from employees, and other technical duties. Installs, maintains & repairs studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. The ability to respond overnights and on weekends to emergencies is a requirement of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Post Date: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15763
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: AR: Rogers
Job Description:

Our station has an opening for an experienced broadcast Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician maintains the technical integrity of the station’s on-air signals and its equipment from acquisition to distribution. This position supports all station efforts in-house at our Rogers, AR studio and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

- Maintains automation systems, production equipment including: production switcher, play out servers, graphics devices, lighting systems, weather graphics and weather systems, audio consoles, microphones, and IFBs.
- Maintains news-gathering equipment including ENG cameras, field gear, ENG, DSNG, and SNG trucks, editing systems, and support devices.
- Maintains support equipment including master and sub switchers, monitors, servers, computer systems, microphones, and intercoms.
- Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.
- Maintains digital transmitters, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.

Required Skills:

- A solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications preferred
- Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level.
- Knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking preferred.
- Advanced skill with video production, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation preferred.
- Experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital broadcast transmitters.
- Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
- Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
- Must be flexible to work various days and non-standard shifts as assigned
- Must have the ability to work effectively with other team members and independently
- Must be capable of following instructions, verbal and written
- Must have the ability work with minimal supervision
- Must be able to interact well with end users in multiple departments

Post Date: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15764
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL: Decatur
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Engineer to assist with critical operations at our facility.

One year of experience as a Broadcast Engineer or relevant course work is preferred. We will train the right candidate if they have a strong basis of technical knowledge and a desire to advance their skills through on-the-site training and occasional classes or seminars.

This position will assist with the maintenance, installation and repair of our station’s RF, studio and office equipment. The successful candidate must be able to troubleshoot at a component level for electrical equipment, computers and computerized systems.

Broadcast Engineers also assist with building and grounds maintenance when needed.

Interested candidates must be flexible to work a varied schedule. This position may require working nights, weekends, holidays and be on-call as necessary.

We offer an employee 401(k) with an employer match, competitive health insurance, and paid sick, vacation and holiday time.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15765
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer: Senior
Location: NY
Job Description:

Our Field Engineers are the behind-the-scenes heroes of the Company. They are on the road a lot, working tirelessly, in remote locations, facing challenges in weather & terrain to make sure that our broadcast facilities are up and running.

As a full-time team member you and your family will have access to excellent medical/dental benefits, 401K and a generous vacation plan.

As a Field Engineer, here's what you will be doing:

• Evaluate the overall technical operation of facilities within the New York area, and take corrective action as needed, to ensure equipment is functioning.
• Install, maintain, and repair broadcast equipment (such as audio processors and mixers).
• Install and maintain microwave and satellite equipment.
• Regularly operate equipment that regulates the signal strength, clarity, and sound.
• Maintain knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations and ensure all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely and legally.
• Analyze and fix technical faults on equipment and systems to the module level.
• Manage and partner with contract engineers to resolve technical problems.
• Occasionally, carry out work on non-broadcast equipment (such as electrical generators, air conditioning units, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, etc.) as conditions dictate.
• Make trips to sites to perform installations or repairs; and Company headquarters for training or special projects. The length of these trips varies depending on the specific needs.
• If assigned, serve as Chief Operator/Engineer for one or more broadcast station(s).

To qualify for this position, here's what you'll need:

• 5+ years’ experience troubleshooting and repairing radio broadcast electronic equipment
• Good understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain
• Understanding of satellite technology
• Understanding of radio frequency emissions
• Ability to solder and desolder electronic components
• Knowledge of applicable, broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations
• Proficiency using standard broadcast test equipment, such as VOMs, oscilloscopes, and RF spectrum analyzers.
• Being highly organized, detail oriented and thorough as very strong skills/traits
• Personal, relational, friendly
• SBE Certification highly desirable
• Candidates currently residing in Central New York preferred.

Employment Requirements:

•Must pass a pre-employment background & reference check.
•Must provide proof of legal authorization to work in the US.
•Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable motor vehicle report.

Post Date: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15766
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager: Broadcast Engineering Manager
Location: NC: Raleigh
Job Description:

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

The Environment:

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

Join Our Journey If:

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

A Broadcast Engineering Manager will be responsible for providing technical expertise and engineering support to our Regional Operations Center in Raleigh, NC. Additionally this position will support new technology and related project initiatives by researching and evaluating emerging technologies. The responsibilities require systems integration, remote production, studio production and IT knowledge.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Education and Experience:

• Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Technical discipline preferred or equivalent work experience
• Broadcast engineering experience, 7-10 years
• Management, 2+ years of experience
• Must be able to work effectively in a complex 24/7 news environment by diagnosing and resolving or developing alternate methods to overcome issues and maintain continuity in on-air broadcast.
• Knowledge of Windows 7 workstations.
• Knowledge of Windows Server and SQL Enterprise server a plus.
• Intermediate knowledge with TCP/IP Network topologies, and basic understanding of VLANS and Cisco WAN/LAN switches preferred.
• Maintain and grow technical and job knowledge.
• Ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.
• Knowledge of ENG/DSNG trucks, satellite systems, fiber networks.
• Basic knowledge of electrical systems, generators, UPS, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques.
• Time Management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.
• Interpersonal: ability to interface with internal company and division personnel at various levels and outside equipment vendors and suppliers.
• Communication: excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate solutions to team members and other departments.
• Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving.
• Must enjoy working with people and assisting staff with technical support issues.
• Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision.
• Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines
• Must obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license for authorized driving in the state of residence

Post Date: 10/04/2018
Job #: 15768
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: IL: Chicago
Job Description:

We are looking for a dynamic, credible and reliable freelance engineer in our Chicago office.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

• Provide support for the technical needs of the News Department
• Repair and Maintenance of Video Cameras, Editing Systems, ENG vehicles
• Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance
• Assist Engineering with Transmitter and Master Control maintenance
• Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
• Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems
• Systems Integration and wiring
• Simple to moderately complex CAD design and system planning
• A basic understanding of Project Management Techniques and Disciplines
• Perform physical inventory of equipment
• Provide support in the management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services
• PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

• Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics or computer related field
• 2 – 4 years of related broadcast experience
• A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality
• Strong familiarity with Non-Linear Editing, Production Control, Automation, Master Control Automation, Newsroom Automation, MOS
• Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
• Proficiency in troubleshooting problems and responding quickly under pressure
• Excellent communication skills
• Familiarity with Avid, Ross, and Grass Valley / Miranda related software and hardware products a plus

Other Requirements:

• Must be able to work a flexible schedule
• On-call duty, including weekends and holidays
• Ability to lift computers and equipment generally less than 50 pounds
• Must have the ability to rate a resistor code and distinguish between the color bands
• Ability to work on ladders and stand for long periods of time

Post Date: 10/02/2018
Job #: 15760
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: LA: Shreveport
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Post Date: 10/02/2018
Job #: 15761
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Regional Engineering Director - West
Location: CO: Colorado Springs
Job Description:

Required:

* 7-10 years RF broadcast engineering experience including the integration, production and maintenance of RF equipment
* Knowledge and experience maintaining, troubleshooting the RF “Air Chain” broadcast equipment, wireless, Internet networks, microwave technologies and other systems to keep the RF signals On Air
* Maturing Information Technology expertise and support experience
* Skilled in project management, vendor management, and team communications
* IT certification(s), in order to support our growing reliance on IT
* Demonstrated understanding of RF tower, antenna construction, limitations, and design consideration
* Knowledge of FCC related regulations, licenses and certifications

Preferred:

* Electrical engineering expertise
* IT and engineering expertise

Duties:

* Must be flexible and willing to work within the established culture of the Company. Sufficient interpersonal skills to be a successful liaison between multiple parties.
* Direct the efforts of regional contract engineers to assure on-air sustainability and address emergency situations.
* Designs sustainable, cost effect broadcast engineering and IT solutions.
* Provides technical/cost to value alternatives to management. Addressing broadcast engineering and IT challenges and issues.
* Collaborates and effectively communicates with corporate staff and station management to provide the engineering, IT, and technical needs of the stations. Works with local staff and contract engineers to maintain and enhance RF, equipment & facilities as required.
* Supports FCC and local regulatory compliant engineering initiatives, managing, total cost of ownership, serviceability and ministry stewardship.
* Plans, executes, communicates, and provides status of strategic and tactical engineering activities, helps mature Company’s Agile work methodology.
* Provides advisory services concerning technology capabilities in IT and RF engineering, FCC compliance and regulation, and consultative services regarding the cost to value of RF implementations and proposed solutions.
* Solicits and supports RF equipment vendors, contractors, and oversees the technical aspects of WAY Media broadcast facilities, digital capabilities.
* Manages work in accordance with corporate priority
* Accepts and manages on-call duties and projects

Post Date: 10/02/2018
Job #: 15762
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Satellite Facility, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: FL
Job Description:

The candidate is responsible for projects and documentation for the network feed distribution, working with management and a team of engineers. Additionally, this position is responsible for diagnosing and correcting system problems, both emergency and non-emergency issues.

Responsibilities:

* Manage on-air television signal MPEG encoding platforms
* Support satellite uplink systems (Modulators, HPA Transmitters, AUPC, etc.) and perform regular maintenance on systems
* Respond to and investigate network distribution technical trouble ticket submissions with local broadcast engineers, over-the-air TV affiliates, and multi-video programming (cable, satellite) distribution partners
* Maintain technical database and connectivity maps involving distribution of all network feeds
* Participate in system development tasks: research, design, integration, administration, testing
* Participate in on-call rotation and other team duties, such as seasonal weather schedules, as assigned by supervisor
* Assist in development of new standard operating procedures for network distribution
* Assist in the remote maintenance of the diversified uplink site in Memphis, TN
* Maintain backup power systems and perform monthly system checks, including generator and ATS operations, software, etc.

Qualifications:

* Minimum bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
* Minimum 1 year of experience in a distribution environment (broadcast, cable, satellite)
* General understanding of technologies related to distribution for a national TV network
* Demonstrated ability in technical troubleshooting & analysis
* Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
* Ability to interpret technical documentation
* Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays on case-by-case basis
* Strong analytical skills and verbal communication

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15759
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Engineering Manager
Location: NY
Job Description:

The Engineering Manager is responsible for the upkeep, modification, testing and documentation of the company’s broadcast systems within the studio facility as well as the leadership and management of the company’s Maintenance and Master Control engineers.

The position serves in part as the key technical liaison to operations staff and programming talent on a day-by-day basis and will possess a thorough technical acumen of the broadcast plant to effectively problem solve during technical emergencies and communicate changes effectively to all. The position requires not only extensive experience in engineering but also proven experience in managing technical personnel and the ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical broadcast staff.

Responsibilities include:

* Oversee and provide hands-on maintenance, modification, testing and documentation of the station’s broadcast facility including but not limited to the following technology: Sierra Automation Systems and Axia audio routing and mixing platforms, broadcast computer KVM technology, audio and control interfaces with the DAVID and NexGen on-air delivery systems, terrestrial and streaming release paths, uplink and downlink systems and all associated broadcast facility equipment.
* Manage the Maintenance Dept. and Master Control Engineering staff: set goals and priorities and evaluate the performance in these positions. Manage and schedule per diem engineers for temporary backfill of these positions, as needed. With the HR department, recruit to fill positions as needed.
* Research, design, execute and train personnel in new and existing equipment/technology/procedures for broadcast transmission and systems.
* Provide project management for the Maintenance Dept.; hold regular meetings with the Maintenance engineers to track progress of projects and advise the team on changing priorities. Check project documentation to ensure drawing and documentation standards are maintained.
* Maintain all broadcast technical standards as set by Chief Technology Officer, Director of Engineering and Assistant Director of Engineering.
* In coordination with the Director of Engineering and the Assistant Director of Engineering document and maintain engineering policies and procedures, especially in regard to Master Control operating procedures as well as plant wiring and documentation standards and change management policy.

Necessary skills and experience:

* Demonstrated ability to effectively manage technical personnel in a live broadcast environment, required
* Demonstrated strong organizational and project management skills, required.
* Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and follow through on projects to completion, required
* Excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations, required
* Excellent interpersonal skills, required
* Flexibility to work extended hours, evening and/or weekends as needed, required
* Ability to communicate complex technical information to technical and nontechnical audiences, preferred
* Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical discipline, required
* Advanced degree/certifications, preferred
* Minimum five years progressively responsible engineering experience focusing on technical personnel management and budget management, required
* Knowledge of current broadcast, production and IT technologies and trends, required

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15757
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

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

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15758
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: LA: Shreveport
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15751
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: KS: Wichita
Job Description:

Installation, support, & maintenance of broadcast automation and other IT systems/equipment, desktop and network related hard/software peripherals for a broadcast TV station within a multi-site TV station group. Manage LAN/WAN, traffic, and telecommunication systems/equipment. Work closely with all departments to identify & resolve pc user problems. Some building maintenance and other misc. duties as required by the Chief Engineer. Integrating, installing, and supporting broadcast and business computer communication networks. As an integral part of Broadcast Engineering, this individual will report directly to the Chief Engineer.

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15752
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering: Chief Engineer/Director of Engineering
Location: NY
Job Description:

The position of Chief Engineer/Director of Engineering is responsible for managing the station engineering department in the planning, design, and installation of new systems in an effective and efficient manner and employs industry best practices to maintain quality facilities. This position also develops, maintains, and administers engineering departmental operations budget and capital budgets for studio and transmitter locations.

Essential Job Duties include but are not limited to:

1. Key responsibility is engineering support for 24/7 news production, delivered through TV, digital, mobile, and OTT, and other emerging digital services.
2. Develop outstanding Engineering Department through hiring, training, coaching, evaluation, and daily contact with employees.
3. Lead efforts and champion improvement solutions for studios and transmitters and other engineering related solutions. Lead team in researching, recommending, planning, design, and installation of new systems in an effective and efficient manner and employ industry best practices to maintain quality facilities, solve workflow problems or improve performance in other ways.

Qualifications include but are not limited to:

1. Formal training in electronics with advanced training in broadcast systems electronics is required
2. 10+ years of relevant job experience including a position of engineering management responsibility.
3. Must have experience with purchase agreement negotiations.
4. Thorough knowledge of current FCC rules and regulations and OSHA regulations a must.

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. The Company will make reasonable physical accommodations to facilitate the ability to perform essential job functions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15753
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: TX: El Paso
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15754
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: 2019 Technology Apprenticeship Program (TAP) - NBC Sports
Location: CT: Stamford
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

This is an 18-month program designed for recent broadcast/technology college graduates who have a desire to learn and work on live television. The primary purpose of this position is to build a pipeline of technical entry level talent who are passionate about broadcast and technology. There will be four (4) rotational programs in the following areas: Traditional Broadcast, Engineering IT, Broadcast origination & Post Production.

1. Traditional Broadcasting Rotation: Supporting Studios, Control/Audio Control Rooms and Core.

- Read drawings and install equipment accordingly.
- Troubleshoot using various tools such as waveforms and oscilloscopes.
- Become familiar with Control and Audio room workflows and understand the different positions.
- Understand how the core router sends signals throughout the facility.
- Become familiar with basic operation and troubleshooting of broadcast equipment including intercoms, playback devices, audio consoles & switchers.

2. Engineering IT Rotation: Supporting the Business and Broadcast IT.

- Support day-to-day network operations support
- Set up routers and switches.
- Assist in hardware and software deployments and changes
- Understand multi-casting and convergence.
- Understand video streaming and digital delivery methods.

3. Broadcast Origination Rotation: Supporting BOC and Transmission

- Support live-event and off-air workflows.
- Assist in troubleshooting digital and analog signals.
- Understand how all signals come in and out of the facility.
- Become knowledgeable with the various encoding/decoding methods and transport streams.
- Become familiar with operating the transmission console.

4. Post Operations and Digital Workflows Rotation: Supporting Post Production, Graphics and Remote Systems

- Assist in setting up and supporting remote events.
- Know MAM and all of its processes.
- Become knowledgeable with various post-production applications including AVID and Adobe
- Become familiar with data transfer acceleration systems.
- Understand file-based workflows including 4k and above.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Broadcast Television, Studio Production, Audio, Film or related field
- Minimum of 6 months hands-on experience in live broadcast technology or film production

Eligibility Requirements:

- Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics:

- Strong sports knowledge.
- Strong communication and organizational skills.
- Ability to work nights/weekends/holidays as required.
- Ability to work overtime as needed.

It is the policy of the Company and our affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15755
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Sr Broadcast Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

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

What we’re looking for:

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

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide Tier 1 level technical support of broadcast related operating systems.
• Provide hands on engineering support at the client (software interface) level, including evaluation and resolution of technical issues affecting the network in the following areas:

• Studio Production
• Master Control Operations
• Transmission (including Satellite & IP topologies)
• Newsroom
• Remote production

• Work with vendors to help troubleshoot equipment issues, install system updates and version upgrades.
• Assist Broadcast Engineer II & III with the maintenance of Broadcast related hardware and software systems.
• Participate in a formal incident rapid response process for high priority incidents.
• Assist in the training of operations personnel.
• Assist in the installation or fabrication of materials for new or modification projects.
• Utilize facility and system documentation to facilitate support activities.
• Monitoring, test and measurement of critical systems.
• Support remote productions as a technician.
• Communicate major outages to department managers.

Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge:

• Familiarity with the following broadcast standards:

• SMPTE 259, 292M, MXF
• TU-R Rec.709, 601
• MPEG 2, MPEG 4
• EIA RS-422, RS-232

• Certifications (Desired):

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

Education & Experience:

• Associates Degree in Technical discipline or two (2) years equivalent work experience
We believe every employee is an influencer and culture keeper. We expect respectful communication, openness to feedback, an eagerness to learn and grow, and an overall positive attitude. Roles may require the following:

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

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15756
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: VT
Job Description:

Join the country’s largest TV group and assume engineering oversight of stations located in one of America’s most desirable cities. You are looking to grow professionally with an industry leader in an exciting and growing market. We are looking for an experienced broadcast engineer who will keep our stations on the air and technologically up to date. We are an EEO employer.

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15746
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NY: New York
Job Description:

The Director of Engineering is responsible for the leadership, administration, budget oversight, strategic planning, standards-setting, project execution and upkeep of the company’s broadcast and production systems both within the studio technical plant as well as all extraneous transmission facilities and associated STLs, including oversight of FCC compliance of all.

The Director of Engineering will serve in part as a technology strategist who will possess a thorough technical acumen of technical trends within all aspects of broadcast and production systems and work closely with the CTO to identify and capitalize on broadcast technology solutions that will advance the interests of the Company. The position requires not only extensive experience in broadcast engineering but also proven experience in managing technical personnel involved with projects from design to piloting, commissioning to final documentation.

Responsibilities Include:

- Manage the technical managers and staff under the position; Assistant Director of RF Systems, Engineering Manager, Broadcast Engineers, Senior Broadcast Engineers, Maintenance Engineers as well as any per diem engineers and independent contractors reporting directly into the Director position. With the CTO, set individual goals and priorities based upon Departmental goals, manage performance and evaluate employees within the Engineering Department with an emphasis on communication within the team members and cross-training as much as possible. With CTO and HR department, recruit to fill positions as needed.
- Oversee the maintenance, technical projects, standards and operation of the station’s studio broadcast facility and multiple transmitter sites to ensure smooth and efficient operations to guarantee the highest level of quality reaches to the listener and always with an eye to ensure that the plant’s wiring and operational standards are being met and technical documentation is kept up to date by staff. This work may entail hands on, detailed technical work and guidance inside the station’s technical infrastructure with the staff.
- In coordination with the CTO, regularly monitor the Engineering Department expense budget based on Company-wide goals.
- Initiate, approve and recommend purchases based on this outline and goals throughout the course of the fiscal year.
- Research, design, implement and train personnel in any new equipment/technology/procedures for broadcast transmission and systems.
- Participate as needed in Senior Staff leadership meetings; provide technical expertise, input and progress reports.

Necessary Skills:

- Set and document technical standards and maintain engineering policies and procedures.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively manage technical personnel in a live broadcast environment, required
- Demonstrated strong organizational and project management skills, required.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and follow through on projects to completion, required
- Excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations, required
- Excellent interpersonal skills, required
- Flexibility to work extended hours, evening and/or weekends as needed, required
- Ability to communicate complex technical information to technical and non-technical audiences, preferred
- Experience in preparing and monitoring operation budgets and planning for capital improvements, required
- Hands-on experience in AM and FM transmitter and transmission system maintenance, preferred
- Bachelor's degree in an appropriate technical discipline, required
- Advanced degree/certifications, preferred
- Minimum seven years progressively responsible engineering experience focusing on technical personnel management and budget management, required
- Knowledge of current broadcast, professional audio, production, RF and IT technologies and trends, required

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15747
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
– Satellite Facility
– Other: Radio Network
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: NC
Job Description:

We are looking to fill a staff engineer position. We are seeking an experienced radio broadcasting engineer who is a team player, has a servant’s heart, willing to comply with our standards and procedures, and is a theologically conservative, committed Protestant Christian.

We offer a good salary and very competitive benefits with a great ministry that is an excellent place to work. Some travel is required and you will be on call, on a rotating basis.

RF experience is a requirement of this position. SBE certification is a plus, but not required. This is NOT an IT job.

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15748
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: GA: Savannah
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15749
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: LA: New Orleans
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Post Date: 09/28/2018
Job #: 15750
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: FL: Ft. Walton Beach
Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Education and Licensing:

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

What we offer:

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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Post Date: 09/21/2018
Job #: 15742
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: Senior Broadcast Engineer
Location: TX: San Antonio
Job Description:

The engineer in this position will install, maintain and repair studio, transmitting, and ancillary equipment, in order to maintain superior service in all coverage areas and on all platforms, while complying with FCC technical requirements. In addition, the engineer will provide technical support and maintenance of information systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Act as a contact for technical support and emergencies by promptly responding 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Maintain proper station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance.
- Install, troubleshoot and repair audio, transmitting, IT and telephone equipment for office and broadcast operations.
- Ensure compliance with FCC regulations and requirements by performing reviews of station logs and maintaining operating parameters within licensed limits.
- Assist staff in preserving superior technical standards by providing training and assistance on the proper use of software and equipment.
- Participate appropriately in station fundraising, sponsorship activities and live events.
- Advise supervisor and other staff, as needed, on actions essential to maintaining performance, safety and security at studio and transmitter facilities.
- Fulfill administrative obligations related to required documentation, keeping appropriate files and submitting timely expense reports.

Required Qualifications:

- A passion for the mission of public radio.
- Technologically versatile with willingness to expand skills.
- Self-motivated, with a “willing spirit” and the ability to work efficiently with limited direct supervision.
- Five-years of technical experience in broadcasting or related field.
- Associate degree in electronics technology or related field, or equivalent experience in operations or maintenance at a broadcast station.
- IT skills including workstation and server troubleshooting and repair, local area networking and desktop support.
- Ability to work after hours and be on-call 24/7 for emergencies or scheduled maintenance.
- Working knowledge of basic electronics theory and principles and the ability to read schematics.
- Must have a valid standard Class C driver’s license, transportation and the ability to travel on short notice.
- Demonstrated professionalism and personal relationship skills, including the ability to work well with other team members.
- Exceptional organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

- Configuration, operation and maintenance of digital audio storage systems, automation systems and traffic systems.
- Experience working with antenna systems, FM transmitters, STL, digital studio consoles, audio over IP digital routing systems, voice over IP digital telephone systems for broadcast use, audio processing and remote control systems.
- Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, telecommunication laws related to broadcast station operation and compliance.
- Strong electronics troubleshooting and audio background.
- Multi-media skills, including experience producing or editing digital media.

Physical Requirements:

- Frequently and regularly using the wrists, hands, and fingers to make small movements such as typing or picking up small objects or hand tools.
- Verbally conveying information, instructions, and ideas clearly and quickly.
- Able to hear average or normal conversations, in person or by phone.
- Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or other materials. Must be able to differentiate color coding of wiring and components.
- Must have the ability to lift 75 lbs., climb ladders and use common power tools.

Post Date: 09/21/2018
Job #: 15744
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: Outside the US: Virgin Islands - St. Thomas
Job Description:

We are in search of a candidate to fill our Director of Engineering position. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall technical and engineering functions of the Company. The Director of Engineering is also responsible for formulating and maintaining capital budgets and overseeing the Engineering Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Design, upgrade and plan for all technical aspects of the Company;
• Manage the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department;
• Work with engineering consultants on FCC guidelines;
• Make recommendations to the CEO on new policies and procedures to implement;
• Establish procedures and standards for the operation and maintenance of transmitter and station equipment;
• Manage the operation and maintain activities in television broadcasting, or the satellite uplink transmitter;
• Train workers in diagnosing causes of transmitter malfunctions with the use of various test equipment to return transmitter to operational status;
• Establish procedures for testing transmitter equipment;
• Perform preventative maintenance activities on operation equipment during testing for the Emergency Broadcasting System;
• Develop plans and prepare schematic drawings designed to modify and improve existing transmitter equipment;
• Direct and coordinate equipment modification activities to prevent interruptions in transmitting operations;
• Prepare work, repair and maintenance schedules for all technicians, transmitter operators and engineers;
• Submit written reports on the current functions of the areas;
• Direct and coordinate television station activities concerned with acquisitions, installations, and maintenance, or with the modification of studio and broadcasting equipment;
• Evaluate the station’s needs for new broadcasting equipment and recommend such needs to the CEO;
• Direct activities concerned with layout, codes and safety regulations relative to all engineering operations;
• Establish procedures for operation and maintenance of studio, remote control and microwave transmission equipment;
• Inspect and direct testing and maintenance of studio and remote broadcasting equipment to ensure operational performance meet the System’s standards and the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission;
• Develop grants and proposals for technical implementation;
• Formulate and prepare engineering training courses for all technical personnel; and
• Stay updated and informed about current industry trends and standards.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Engineering or similar degree, plus 5-8 years of technical service in the TV Broadcasting Industry. In lieu of a degree, 10 years of technical service in the TV Broadcasting Industry; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job;
• Strong background in broadcast equipment maintenance;
• Certified Broadcast Engineer (CBE), or have completed more than 50% of the accreditation requirement towards obtaining a CBE certification;
• Member of the Society of Broadcast Engineers;
• Computer literate;
• Excellent organizational and managerial skills;
• Minimum of five (5) years management experience; and
• Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call for station emergencies.

Other Requirements:

• Ability to lift 50 pounds;
• Ability to drive vans, trucks and cars and must have a valid USVI Driver’s License;
• Ability to climb and repair systems on buildings;
• Ability to be on-call (as needed) to address emergencies for the System; and
• Good working knowledge of three phase AC systems.

Post Date: 09/21/2018
Job #: 15745
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asst. Dir of Engineering
Location: WI
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Experience Requirements:

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

Qualifications Requirements:

• Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications, computers, computer systems, and networking,
• Attention to details is imperative.
• Must have experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital broadcast transmitters,
• Must have experience and ability to work with budgets. Maintaining and Planning.

Education:

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

Post Date: 09/21/2018
Job #: 15741
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MA: Watertown
Job Description:

Reporting to the Assistant Chief Engineer, the Broadcast Maintenance Engineer II will be responsible for the successful maintenance, repair, design, installation, operation, documentation, and support of complex media communication systems, networks, uplink transmitters, antennas, etc. He/she will work as part of a collaborative Engineering team to include EIC duties and on-call duties.

About You:

• Identify and respond with a sense of urgency to problems of all broadcast related equipment, uplink transmitters, antennas, studio production equipment etc.
• Diagnose and repair all broadcast related equipment
• Maintain broadcast equipment, uplink transmitters, antennas etc.
• Proactively identify potential issues and develop and implement plans to address and resolve potential problems
• Work collaboratively with the IT/Operations/Production departments and be willing to assist other engineering team members on projects, trouble-shooting and repairing technical problems
• Participate in the implementation of hardware and software solutions that meet the technology and business needs of the various departments
• Assist in the planning , design, documentation, and implementation of various systems to include servers, network equipment and managed infrastructure technology and software applications
• Act as the Engineer in Charge of live events
• Be available on-call 24/7 on a rotating weekly basis
• Successfully complete other related duties and responsibilities as assigned or needed

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

Post Date: 09/21/2018
Job #: 15739
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MD
Job Description:

Chief Engineer for 4 FM stations and 2 translators. Everything in this cluster is brand new, completely rebuilt in 2015 from microphones to antennas.

Post Date: 09/21/2018
Job #: 15738
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: VA: Virginia Beach
Job Description:

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

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

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

We offer a professional and rewarding work environment, competitive salary and full benefits package.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15737
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: LA: New Orleans
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Experience:

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required.

Education:

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

Certification:

• SBE certification is a plus.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15733
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: MO: Warrensburg
Job Description:

This position will work with the engineering team to ensure the smooth, uninterrupted broadcast of the stations four channels throughout central Missouri. This will include maintaining, upgrading and installing all Transmission, Production and Operations equipment as well as ensuring that the station is operating according to all FCC guidelines.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance. Free tuition for employees and tuition discounts for family members, enrollment in the Missouri State employee pension plan (MOSERS) and much more.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15734
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Senior Director of Technology
Location: IL: Chicago
Job Description:

Reporting to the VP Finance, the Senior Directory of Technology will be a key member of the Company leadership team. He or she will lead technology and broadcasting engineering through an exciting new phase of growth and innovation across a wide array of audio and digital platforms as well as overseeing the excellence of our traditional broadcast signal. The platform growth coincides with our transformational growth over the past four years.

We are seeking a technical leader who possesses a strong business mindset combined with a service orientation and excellent project delivery skills. This role must ensure their technology is keeping pace with the needs across the organization, and do so cost-effectively. The successful Senior Director of Technology will bring experienced vendor and project management skills to the organization, combined with excellent people management and communication abilities. The Senior Director should know how to get things done through others, while also being prepared to dig into the details and direct staff actively when needed. This both a strategic and hands-on leadership role in a growing a dynamic organization.

The Senior Director must also develop and maintain a broad understanding of all business units within the Company and their relationship to technology; contribute to general business planning regarding the technology and systems required to maintain the Company’s operations and competitiveness; and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships throughout the organization.

Core Technical Competencies:

- Reliable IP infrastructure
- Efficient multiplatform workflow
- Familiarity with legacy audio systems
- Improved disaster recovery
- Familiarity with mobile and emerging platforms
- Familiarity with broadcast operations systems
- Familiarity with AOIP technologies
- Familiarity with FCC regulations

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:

1. BA, BS or BSEE or equivalent professional experience.
2. At least 10 years of progressive work experience in broadcast/digital media.
3. At least 5 years in a technical management role including the management of other supervisors of front line support teams and network infrastructure. Experience working within mid-sized organization preferred.
4. Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects from start to finish. PMP certification a plus.
5. Proven experience in managing a technology and operations function from a financial and managerial point of view.
6. Prior experience managing key vendor relationships and leading formal vendor selection processes including competitive bidding and RFPs through contract negotiation.
7. Ability to implement excellent customer service based processes.
8. Experience in major enterprise level technology construction or renovation projects is desirable.
9. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain technical concepts to stakeholders of varying technical knowledge.
10. Currently in a technology and operations leadership role with experience with digital audio/video formats and technology for mobile and emerging platforms.
11. Desire to be part of a mission-driven organization that serves the greater Chicago community.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15735
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: CA: Sacramento
Job Description:

We seek a talented and energetic individual to serve as Chief Engineer for our 6 radio stations. If you possess the following skills and experiences, then please contact us to discuss this opportunity:

* Minimum 5 years broadcast engineering experience
* Oversee local technical staff
* Manage activities for a goal of 100% uptime for station On-Air Products
* Hands-on FM, HD and AM transmitter experience
* AM Directional Antenna experience
* Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antenna’s, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment
* Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations
* Strong verbal and writing communications skills
* Strong proven time management skills including ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment
* Experience in project planning, management and execution
* IT & Network knowledge and experience
* Strong PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
* Experience with Computer based audio storage system, Scott Systems/Google/WOAFR/VoxPro preferred
* Experience with digital audio and audio streaming

Qualifications:

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

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15736
Organization Type:
– Other: Public Transit
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: CA: SF Bay Area
Job Description:

The successful applicant will be responsible for the content, function, and modification of electronic and communication systems for the Company’s internal use. Work will involve office and field design work, and reviewing both hired contractors’ and internal staffs’ implementation of project work. Work assignments involve analyzing conditions and equipment for troubles or shortcomings, developing and scoping solutions, management briefings, creation and review of contract drawings for content and function, developing specifications and drawings for construction, evaluation of theoretical and actual system operation, and troubleshooting problems found within electronic and communication equipment and systems. Verbal and written interaction with technical staff and contractor staff will be required while directing work, inspecting work, and reporting status of assigned tasks. Work assignments may require coordinating staff activities, may require performance of duties during nights and weekends, and may require working adjacent to active track with electrified rail and moving trains. Familiarity with communication methods, such as internetworking, wireless standards, and telephony standards. Specific emphasis will involve wireless communications, telephony, fiber and cable plant, video and audio systems.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

• A career history of increasing technical responsibility in the development and support of advanced telecommunications systems.
• Previous experience with the successful selection and application of technology towards satisfying customer needs.
• An understanding of what the software, firmware, and hardware components in a product assembly does and how they interact.
• The ability to reason analytically and write concise reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

• A BS degree is Preferred
• Prior Audio Video industry experience

Ideal candidates will possess the following skills beyond the minimum qualifications:

• Experience in the design, engineering and integration of large scale Public Announcement systems.
• Experience in the design, engineering and integration of CCTV systems.
• Experience in the use of fiber, radio, cable, audio and video to provide communications services.
• Experience in system integration of advanced voice features, voice over IP, LAN communications, computer telephony integration and information services for public communication systems.
• Analyzing complex engineering problems, evaluating alternatives, and recommending solutions.
• Developing engineering project work scopes, criteria, budgets and schedules
• Communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Preparing and reviewing engineering drawings, specifications, and plans.
• Excellent communications and relationship building skills and experience in establishing effective and successful working relationships with stakeholders, divisions, outside agencies and the general public in managing and coordination multiple assigned projects.
• Experience in common types of digital data transmission systems used in telecommunications.

Ideal candidates will possess the following knowledge of:

• Principles and practices of engineering design, with emphasis on electronic and communications systems.
• Principles and practices of project scheduling and management.
• Materials and equipment used in communications engineering and construction projects.
• Methods and techniques of field measuring and testing of communications systems.
• Related Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations related to telecommunication and public announcement systems.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

• A Bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering, computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience:

• Three (3) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable professional electronics or communications engineering experience.

Substitution:

• Additional professional experience as outlined above may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis. A college degree is preferred.

Other Requirements:

• Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, and the CalPERS retirement program.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15720
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Other: IT Spcialist
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

You love music, work, change and technology. You are self-motivated, creative, a pro-active problem solver, tenacious, and have the ability to work without much direct supervision. We are seeking this person to support our IT environment for our stations. We have the latest tools and technology, the most knowledgeable management and are known as offering the best work environment for selling radio advertising in the industry.

Job description:

Desktop support person to provide technical, operational and training support to all users of company’s personal computers, either by telephone or on-site relative to desktop hardware and software.

Responsibilities include:

- Provide desktop support to users, resolving application and hardware issues
- Provide software management including licensing and purchasing
- Provide office infrastructure management including back-ups, file/print and traffic servers, internet access, and wireless and desktop networking
- Establish and maintain user accounts, directories, and security
- Train users on software and equipment usage
- Respond to the needs and questions of users concerning the operation of various hardware and software programs
- Research and evaluate new technologies
- Develop and implement policies and procedures related to network hardware and software acquisition, use, support, security and backup
- Design, specify, configure, install, and maintain hardware, software, and telecommunications services, such as personal computers, system software, software applications, printers, servers, routers, bridges, switches, modems, cabling, and internet service providers
- Consult with department managers to develop new solutions consistent with the organizational objectives
- Negotiate contracts with and coordinate activities of hardware, software, telecommunications, support and training vendors
- Install and test software upgrades
- Develop and implement disaster recovery procedures

Required Skills:

- Excellent organizational, analytical, and communications skills
- A strong customer orientation
- Skills in problem analysis, determination, documentation and resolving computer problems
- Experience installing, testing, and troubleshooting various software applications
- Knowledge of, and experience supporting Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
- Must be able to move items weighing up to 50 pounds and work in a safe and responsible manner

Preferred Skills:

- Previous experience administrating user accounts in a Microsoft Active Directory environment
- Experience with Microsoft SQL
- Strong understanding of Local Area Networking and TCP/IP

Travel required: No
Telecommute: No

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15721
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: AL: Huntsville
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15722
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: IN: Indianapolis
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15723
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: PA: York & Wilkes-Barre Scranton
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15724
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: LA: Alexandria & Shreveport
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15726
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: NE: Omaha
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15727
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: MS: Tupelo
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15728
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15730
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: AM
Location: VA: Richmond - Colonial Heights
Job Description:

We are hiring an AM broadcast engineer. We will pay a monthly retainer.

Post Date: 09/14/2018
Job #: 15731
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: OR
Job Description:

We seek a Broadcast Engineer to assist the Director of Engineering in maintaining, operating and developing the technical systems that enable us to fulfill our public service mission. We are a network of 23 AM and FM public radio stations and 36 translators serving a 60,000 square-mile area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. We operate from a newly built broadcast center and also operate a satellite studio facility.

Post Date: 09/07/2018
Job #: 15716
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: VA
Job Description:

• Participate in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility.
• Understand and assist in compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal laws.
• Help implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the facility.
• Participate in engineering and other technical projects.
• Evaluate, select, install, service, and maintain facility broadcast equipment and information technology systems.
• Work closely with management and co-workers to ensure company objectives are being met.
• Other duties as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• 3 years previous broadcast engineering experience.
• The ability to terminate broadcast and IT related cables is required.
• Experience with Broadcast automation systems, routers, video storage devices, SAN storage, Isilon storage, satellite ground stations, and RF preferred.
• Strong interpersonal and organization skills
• Ability to identify the development needs of others and coach/mentor others to improve their knowledge and/or skills.
• Provide Desktop support
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work extended hours as needed, may include overnight and weekends.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• ‘Can Do’ attitude, desire to learn new skills consistent with good engineering/IT practices.
• Covers morning engineer shift. Tunes both ENG and TVU feeds for News and various other feeds.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Maintenance 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. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Post Date: 09/07/2018
Job #: 15717
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Charlottesville
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Engineer Technician to join our facility in Charlottesville, VA.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

- Perform routine preventive maintenance on all broadcast equipment
- Perform component level repairs on all company equipment including but not limited to computer hardware, studio, control room and editing suite equipment
- Create and distribute digital and written broadcast logs and engineering reports
- Monitor, troubleshoot and resolve engineering issues during live broadcasts
- Provide technical support to computer users
- Upgrade software as needed
- Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Minimum Associates Degree or 3-5 years related experience preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to document and read schematics and drawings
- Proven ability to troubleshoot and fix issues in a fast paced environment
- Must be able available for shift work, including evenings, weekends and holidays
- SBE Certification preferred

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.

Post Date: 09/07/2018
Job #: 15718
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CO: Denver
Job Description:

The Chief Engineer will be responsible for the proper operation of all broadcast related technology, which includes a high level of preventive maintenance at all related site locations. The general responsibilities include maintaining the daily technical operations of our facilities, including towers, transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other broadcast-related operating systems. This role also works to maintain existing broadcasting capabilities and to provide quick solutions to technical problems. The position ensures that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices. The CE ensures that all licensed operations are maintained in compliance with FCC Rules & Regulations.

Certifications and experience required include the following:

• SBE certification, FCC General Class license or equivalency required; any IT certification a plus.
• Minimum of 10 years of radio broadcast engineering.
• Extensive knowledge of AM directional arrays.
• Knowledge of high power FM transmission systems, Internet audio delivery systems, IP streaming, studio operations, STL, remote control, I/P based audio distribution & routing systems (AXIA preferred).
• Good working knowledge of computer-based digital audio systems (NexGen preferred).
• Ability to work with varied working groups with varied priorities.

Work involves physical activity such as handling objects up to 50 pounds and standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours per day. Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks such as high voltage equipment, radio frequency energy, and chemicals used in cleaning electronic components. Candidate should be able to demonstrate his/her ability to safely limit their exposure to such hazards.

Compensation & Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including Medical/Dental/Life/401(k) to full time employment.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 09/07/2018
Job #: 15719
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Field Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

As a Field Engineer, here's what you will be doing:

- Evaluate the overall technical operation of facilities within the New York area, and take corrective action as needed, to ensure equipment is functioning.
- Install, maintain, and repair broadcast equipment (such as audio processors and mixers).
- Install and maintain microwave and satellite equipment.
- Regularly operate equipment that regulates the signal strength, clarity, and sound.
- Maintain knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations and ensure all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely and legally.
- Analyze and fix technical faults on equipment and systems to the module level.
- Manage and partner with contract engineers to resolve technical problems.
- Occasionally, carry out work on non-broadcast equipment (such as electrical generators, air conditioning units, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, etc.) as conditions dictate.
- Make trips to sites to perform installations or repairs; and Company headquarters for training or special projects. The length of these trips varies depending on the specific needs.
- If assigned, serve as Chief Operator/Engineer for one or more broadcast station(s).

To qualify for this position, here's what you'll need:

- 5+ years experience troubleshooting and repairing radio broadcast electronic equipment
- Good understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain
- Understanding of satellite technology
- Understanding of radio frequency emissions
- Ability to solder and desolder electronic components
- Knowledge of applicable, broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations
- Proficiency using standard broadcast test equipment, such as VOMs, oscilloscopes, and RF spectrum analyzers.
- Being highly organized, detail oriented and thorough as very strong skills/traits
- Personal, relational, friendly
- SBE Certification highly desirable
- Candidates currently residing in Central New York preferred.

Employment Requirements:

- Must pass a pre-employment background & reference check.
- Must provide proof of legal authorization to work in the US.
- Must have a valid driver's licence and an acceptable motor vehicle report.

Post Date: 08/31/2018
Job #: 15703
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: AK: Anchorage
Job Description:

Primary duties include the support of broadcast stations and the statewide satellite news network. Support includes all inside and outside plant supervision and maintenance.

Essential Functions:

The Broadcast Engineer will, as a member of a team, provide the skills necessary to synthesize and implement the technical policies of the station.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Assure all personnel use and operate the facilities in a safe and secure manner.
- As part of a team, do the contingency planning necessary to keep systems on line in all situations.
- Design, maintain and operate TV and radio transmitting facilities, assuring safe and compliant operation.
- Understand facilities interconnection including signal type and routing, bypass and restore systems; microwave and fiber interconnections; etc. Implement and modify system documentation as required.
- Perform routine evaluation and maintenance of on systems including database maintenance.
- As part of a team, help design and configure the operating environment and systems.
- Operate the stations in compliance with the FCC rules, safety regulations and company policies.
- Provide engineering services to other organizations as may be required.
- Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

- Five to seven years; experience in a progressively complex broadcast environment.
- Bachelor’s Degree in electronics, computer networking or related technical degree.
- FCC General Radio Telephone License
- SBE Certification Preferred
- MSCE Certification Preferred.
- Other related experience preferred, e.g. digital satellite systems operation and installation; digital microwave operation and installation
- High power RF maintenance, computer network design and operations.
- Broadcast remote control operation and implementation.
- Experience in the set up and operation of an unattended control room and transmitter environment.
- Facility system design, operation and maintenance, including high power AC systems; HVAC systems design implementation and maintenance; in depth understanding of FCC requirements for broadcast operations.
- Design and operating experience in high performance television editing systems.
- Design and installation of various analog and digital systems associated with radio operations.

Desired Qualifications:

- Must be able to design and implement the technical policies and procedures for the company and processes.
- Have the skills and judgement necessary to carry out all aspects of the company technical policy.
- Assuring a safe and efficient environment for the station and its employees.
- Must have the requisite skills to perform analysis and maintain high power RF systems, microwave systems, computer network systems in infrastructure and remote control systems.
- Be able to implement digital editing systems and support the production department.
- Understand satellite technology.
- Be familiar with industry standards and practices.
- Be able to interpret and implement FCC rules and regulations.

Allowable Substitution:

If necessary, alternative combinations of education and experience to be evaluated by the Human Resources Office for comparability.

Competencies:

- Ability to read, interpret and analyze complex digital and analog systems.
- Ability to review and correct various deficiencies in all physical systems associated with operations.
- Ability to work with members of the engineering department and the production department to effect new engineering and production projects.
- Ability to perform an operational task within the broadcast environment.
- Ability to read and compose email reports and memos effecting the design, implementation and policies of the broadcast environment.
- Ability to use the telephone including: conference calling, coupling calls to various interface systems and long distance.
- Ability to perform and operational task within the broadcast environment.
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
- Act in accordance with Company policies.
- Support Company compliance efforts with FCC, CPB, NPR and PBS rules and regulations
- Communicate effectively.
- Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Maintain positive relationships with both internal and external customers.
- Demonstrate consistent outstanding customer service.
- Proficient at computer use to include office software products, custom software packages, internet and e-mail.
- Consistently demonstrate ethical behavior.
- Must exercise good judgement for the prompt completion of responsibilities.

Employee Expectations:

Must be able to work in a constantly changing environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands while seeking supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit; use hands to handle or feet; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are typical of a television/radio broadcast office environment and representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 08/31/2018
Job #: 15715
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer: IT/Maintenance Engineer
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer in Tucson, Arizona. The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer operates, maintains, updates, and repairs hardware, facilities, and systems used for broadcasting and news production. The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer reports to the IT Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Maintain and assist in the deployment of broadcast technology, desktop computers, and other equipment
- Assist with system integration, documentation, and modification of Broadcast/IT systems, specifically regarding cabling and system documentation to Company standards
- Communicate with members of the Technology team and other departments to contribute to the resolution of equipment and system performance issues
- Provide excellent customer service skills
- Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills:

- Technical degree or certifications in Information Technology, Broadcasting, Electronics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience
- Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
- Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
- Experience with PC/MS Office/wireless devices
- Familiarity with automation systems, master control switching, digital transmitters, microwave equipment, satellite antennas/receivers and other broadcast-related equipment
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Broadcast Maintenance IT/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 using common sense without supervision, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer must be able to lift, set up, and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, requiring average or above vision.

Post Date: 08/30/2018
Job #: 15710
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

Assist the Network Operations Chief Engineer in installation, integration, operation and maintenance of Television, Radio, Satellite, Digital and Terrestrial IP, Broadcast and Non-Broadcast Systems and Infrastructure. Following the Chief Engineer's direction assist in installation, maintenance, and administration of Network Management Control Systems for Control and Monitoring of Television, Radio, Satellite, Digital and Terrestrial IP, Broadcast and Non-Broadcast Systems.

Assist the Network Operations Chief Engineer in Maintenance, Operation, and Administration of the PBS Diversity, Disaster, Maintenance Site (DDMS). Monitor and inform Chief Engineer of any network discrepancies and make appropriate recommendations for resolution.

Post Date: 08/30/2018
Job #: 15709
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: PA
Job Description:

Director of Engineering must possess exceptional IT and broadcast technology skills with extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems. Must be able to manage facilities including MEP infrastructure, office interiors and general operations with experience in HVAC and fire suppression systems. The successful candidate will assist the Vice President of Engineering to develop and implement current and long range technical and technological operation plans, prepare facilities expense budget and assist with the preparation of both current and future capital plans.

The ideal candidate must be a strong leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and must have the ability to direct and motivate the technical staff and work well with all station departments. Must possess strong attention to detail, accuracy and strong organization skills. Must maintain procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and studio operations. Knowledge of news and master control automation environments, familiarity with Sony ELC and Grass Valley ITX a plus.

Bachelor’s Degree in electronics/electrical engineering preferred and a minimum of ten (10) years broadcast engineering experience required. Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint and AutoCAD software a must. SBE certification is desirable. Knowledge of television transmitters and RF facilities a plus.

Post Date: 08/30/2018
Job #: 15711
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer
Location: GA
Job Description:

Candidate Responsibilities:

- Install, operate, and maintain translators/transmitters and associated equipment at Digital Television and Radio sites, National Weather Service transmitter facilities locally and by remote control in accordance with FCC regulations, state and federal government, and service contract agreements, to provide and maintain a quality signal, and to make transmitter and associated equipment repairs.
- Monitor transmitter operation continuously to ensure and maintain proper transmitted picture and sound levels of TV signals and audio quality of FM signals.
- Ensures highest quality during production and broadcasting, this includes configurations, modifications, and monitoring various types of signal distribution systems such as Selenio processors and related networking equipment for Ethernet, DS3 and T1 fed sites.
- Conforms to the organization's and clients technical operating, professional, and legal standards by inspecting and performing necessary tests to ensure sites are operational, to include testing and reparing transmitter equipment including AC switch gear, pumps, transmission line and transformers, remote monitoring system, signal distribution equipment, video and audio monitors, and other associated equipment
- Takes remedial action when indicated and performs preventative maintenance as scheduled or emergency repairs as required and
- Documents and maintains required information and records as needed and responds to questions, concerns, etc. from both internal and external clients and keeps management and co-workers informed.
- Investigates computer problems and brings computer back on line; uses computers to interact with office duties as well as daily operations and tasks; archives computer records; may install software and hardware in computers.
- Configures, operates, and maintains remote control systems for television and radio transmitters and related monitored equipment at sites as assigned as well as verifying proper operation of alarm notifications and alerting procedures.

Candidate Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma or GED with additional vocational/technical training in Electronics, Broadcast Engineering, Communications Technology, or related field required;
- Two or more years of experience in electronics, RF equipment technology, electronic repair, or a related field required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
- Basic networking skills required to configure and troubleshoot IP based broadcast equipment and signal flow in broadcast LAN environment.
- Must stay abreast of existing technology and technological changes in the industry.
- Ability to be on 24-hour call as deemed necessary and travel to monitors sites in the southern region.
- Must be able to work evenings and weekends, on occasion. Valid driver’s license.

We Offer:

Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and child care spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 08/30/2018
Job #: 15714
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: I.T. Engineer
Location: AZ: Tucson
Job Description:

We have an opening for a full-time Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer. The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer operates, maintains, updates, and repairs hardware, facilities, and systems used for broadcasting and news production. The Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer reports to the IT Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Maintain and assist in the deployment of broadcast technology, desktop computers, and other equipment
- Assist with system integration, documentation, and modification of Broadcast/IT systems, specifically regarding cabling and system documentation to Company standards
- Communicate with members of the Technology team and other departments to contribute to the resolution of equipment and system performance issues
- Provide excellent customer service skills
- Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills:

- Technical degree or certifications in Information Technology, Broadcasting, Electronics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience
- Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
- Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
- Experience with PC/MS Office/wireless devices
- Familiarity with automation systems, master control switching, digital transmitters, microwave equipment, satellite antennas/receivers and other broadcast-related equipment
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The Broadcast Maintenance IT/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 using common sense without supervision, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. In addition, the Broadcast Maintenance IT/Engineer must be able to lift, set up, and operate equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and stairs, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, requiring average or above vision.

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15704
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Other: Vice President of Technology
Location: NV
Job Description:

We seek our next Vice President of Technology, to lead our organization’s engineering and technology department to new levels of success.

This person has demonstrated experience in project management, long term vision and planning, budget creation and implementation, competency in TV broadcast engineering; including equipment, tower, licensing, RF, translators, FCC rules and can prove they are creative, personable, strategic, thoughtful and passionate about public television with the skills to lead a dynamic team and be part of our senior management group.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran or disability status.

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15705
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: IL: Decatur
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Engineer to assist with critical operations at our facility.

The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years of demonstrated ability in maintenance, installation and repair of a television station studio, equipment installation, setup, administration and configuration of IT-based broadcast communication systems, and a working knowledge of FCC broadcast operation rules. Electronic repair and component level troubleshooting abilities is required along with working knowledge of computers, computer networks and computerized systems.

Individual will provide technical and maintenance support services for the television production facility and operations which include, studios, editing suites, audio suites, graphics suites and master control production areas.

Interested candidates must be flexible to work a varied schedule. This position may require working nights, weekends, holidays and be on-call as necessary.

We offer an employee 401(k) with an employer match, competitive health insurance, and paid sick, vacation and holiday time. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15706
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: VA: Martinsville
Job Description:

Our contract engineer has retired and we are in need of someone who can service a 5kw AM radio station.

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15707
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: MI
Job Description:

We are looking for a Chief Engineer. The Chief Engineer is the point person for the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment that maintains our signals in compliance with FCC technical requirements. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manages engineering staff that maintain station operations through preventative and corrective maintenance
* Determines and reinforces routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
* Oversees and assists with the installation and maintenance of control consoles, A/V routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
* Maintains compliance with all FCC rules and regulations
* Creates and maintains budgeting for department
* Travel to towers and facilities is required
* 24/7 on call

Qualifications:

* Minimum 5+ years as Chief Engineer
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task, delegate and handle pressures and deadlines
* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
* Advanced experience a/v routing, digital a/v delivery, EAS, Studio and engineering IT systems
* Computer literacy in applicable software
* Utilization of analytical skills to troubleshoot broadcast equipment at the component level
* Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power television transmitting facilities
* Working Knowledge of IT networking
* Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators
* Must be able to lift 50 pounds
* Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required

Education and Licensing:

* Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, or military training in electronics or equivalent experience
* SBE Certification a preferred
* Valid state driver’s license required

We offer a competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, life insurance benefits, vacation, sick, holiday pay and 401K retirement plan. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15699
Organization Type:
– Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: SC: Columbia
Job Description:

We are seeking a results-oriented Chief Engineer with a proven track record in Broadcast Media. The Chief Engineer 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.

Responsibilities for this position may include:

- Review all technical documents.
- Review and sign station logs on a weekly basis to determine if required entries are being made.
- Inspect and calibrate the transmission system.
- Monitor metering and control systems.
- Perform equipment performance measurements and any other tests as specified in the rules or terms of station’s authorization.
- Maintain and repair all technical and electronic equipment at the studio and transmitter sites.
- Maintain station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance.
- Install and perform maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antenna systems, control systems, and remote equipment.

Requirements of this position include the following:

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

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

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

Physical requirements:

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15700
Organization Type:
– Other: Research
Job Title: Other: Electronics Engineering Technologist
Location: CA
Job Description:

This career opening supports Electronics Maintenance Shop for the Advanced Light Source (ALS), the leading soft x-ray synchrotron in the world. The matrix structure of the Engineering Department provides the opportunity to work independently, in teams, and to experience a wide range of technical challenges in many scientific disciplines.

In this role, you will provide advanced technical support of a variety of electronics systems. You will test, evaluate, troubleshoot, repair and maintain complex electronic and electro-mechanical equipment and systems with the use of technological skills, scientific principles and mathematics.

Specific Responsibilities:

* Read and interpret schematics, sketches, parts lists, component layout diagrams, assembly, maintenance, calibration and operating manuals.
* Perform general troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex electronics or electro-mechanical circuits, on commercial and custom built equipment, instruments and systems to component level applying a high degree of technical creativity, innovation, expertise and judgement.
* Run system, board and component level diagnostic routines on complex systems by following general procedures. Plan work methods, determine type of tests, select test equipment, and analyze test results to assure performance compliance with technical specifications.
* Perform routine maintenance, repair and calibration of complex electronics or electro-mechanical circuits, mechanisms, equipment, instruments and systems, by applying technical concepts that requires both standard and unique methods to ensure optimum functioning of equipment.
* Operate a variety of hand, power and machine tools, complex electronics systems and test equipment.
* Assist in the design of general electronics equipment or systems; provide design details and recommend modifications to engineering designs as required. Generate rough sketches and drawings of electronic equipment to communicate the modifications and designs.
* Select appropriate components, packaging enclosures and manufacturing techniques and procedures. Implement appropriate codes and standards associated with the trade.
* Assist with on-the-job training to lower level or less experienced staff on matters relating to general troubleshooting, repair and calibration techniques and procedures

Additional Responsibilities:

* Prepare formal instructional guides for repairing, calibrating and maintaining complex equipment and systems.
* Broad knowledge of high voltage and high current power supplies and RF systems.

Required Qualifications:

* AA Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology, SBE broadcast certification and/or FCC GROL or the equivalent in formal military or industrial training and at least three years’ experience working in the electronics field.
* Substantial understanding of electronics theory, electro-mechanical, scientific principles, and mathematics. Knowledge and ability to use complex test equipment, diagnostic routines and procedures and appropriate hand, and power tools of the trade.
* Ability to correctly interpret complex schematics, and assembly, calibration, maintenance and operating manuals.
* Ability to safely operate a variety of electronics test equipment including oscilloscopes, digital and analog multimeters, function generators and pulse generators.
* Work experience performing general troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex electronics.
* Ability to exercise independent judgment to successfully accomplish assignments.
* General knowledge of equipment design procedures and techniques.
* General personal computer application skills with spreadsheets, databases and word processors.
* Color vision sufficient to discern wiring and component color codes, and safety related colored signs, lamps and warning devices.
* Ability to climb stairs and ladders, work from heights and confined spaces, and move/lift up to 23 kg (50 lbs.).

Additional Desired Qualifications:

* Broad knowledge of high voltage and high current power supplies and RF systems.
* General electronics drafting and design-documentation skills desired.
* Knowledge of NFPA 70E electrical safety work practices.

Notes:

* This is a full time career appointment.
* Full-time, M-F (for first 6 months), after completing approx. 6 months of training individual will be assigned to one of the three shifts working a 7-3, 7-4 Schedule, non-exempt (hourly paid) from overtime pay.
* Salary will be determined based on range by collective bargaining agreement.
* This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

Post Date: 08/24/2018
Job #: 15701
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Commercial, Satellite Facility, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Technician
Location: NY: Hauppauge
Job Description:

This position is for a staff engineer supporting our Media Network Engineering department. The engineer will support a wide range of Broadcast and Post Production systems. This position requires providing support for the 24x7x365 Broadcast facility consisting of a mixed IP and baseband transmission environment. This is an IBEW Union position.

Role and Responsibilities:

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

Required Qualifications:

* Familiar with a range of Microsoft and Linux operating systems, VMware and StorNext.
* Minimum of 2 years of related experience supporting the IT infrastructure of 24x7x365 critical environments (e.g. health care or finance).
* Must have a current Microsoft certification and support experience with mission critical 24x7x365 systems.
* Able to work both independently and as part of a team. Willing to escalate problems to the team when additional support is needed and contribute when other team members need assistance.
* Strong understanding of IP routing concepts, Active Directory and DNS

Desired Skills:

* Previous experience managing a corporate environment using Active Directory
* Experience with audio and video editing and/or transmission systems including Evertz, Harmonic, Linear Acoustics, Crystal M&C systems, Avid and Adobe software would be a plus, but not a requirement.
* Knowledge of Evertz Routers, Harris automation systems, Chyron character generator and Harmonic playout servers would be a significant plus but not required day one.
* Knowledge of Evertz Vistalink and Magnum configuration and operation would be a significant plus but not required day one.
* Ability to read and understand Visio or AutoCAD drawings and system schematics.

Eligibilitey Requirements:

* Must be willing to work overtime, evenings and weekends as required to support special events.
* Must be able to work various hours and shifts as required in support of a 7 days by 24 hours by 365 days Broadcast and Post Production facility.

Post Date: 08/17/2018
Job #: 15698
Organization Type:
– Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: NJ
Job Description:

This Global media entertainment company has an opening for an experienced media technology leader as the Director of Distribution On Air Engineering. Reporting to the Vice President of Distribution Engineering, this is a tactically technical leadership position responsible for organizational leadership and management of 24x7 on-air engineering teams based in Northern NJ (close to NYC) and Denver, CO.

The Director of Distribution On-Air Engineering will be a leader for Distribution Engineering who will work with engineering and operations partners to ensure we maintain the highest system performance in the industry, pare down technical debt, and report on overall Distribution Engineering performance.

Responsibilities:

- Direct and manage the 24x7 engineering teams responsible for all on-air distribution systems across the Distribution Engineering footprint
- Responsible for meeting and exceeding all SLAs across our technology footprint of 99.999% reliability
- Support process improvements and tracking/targeting of system defects to maintain and improve reliability and stability of on-air systems
- Provide leadership development across Distribution Engineering
- Manage operational budgets including labor and vendor support contracts
- Work with other technology teams to ensure technical processes and standards are consistent with Company operational goals
- Manage vendor relationships to ensure overall system performance meets and exceeds expected performance and reliability
- Recruit, manage and develop technology staff as required
- Work closely with other technology and technical teams to develop understanding of production strategies and processes

Qualifications/Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science and 10+ years leading engineering & technology teams in the TV, cable or media industry, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Demonstrated success of developing leaders and organizations into highly functioning and efficient engineering teams
- Strong knowledge of linear video distribution engineering concepts including content provider and MVPD architecture
- Proven ability to lead 24/7 support of a large operation with defined escalation processes and procedures; Proven ability to manage multiple, urgent priorities simultaneously
- Understanding of digital workflows and Transcoding systems
- Knowledge of master control technologies, workflows and uplink systems
- Knowledge and related experience with virtualized systems including VMs, Containers and Orchestration
- Demonstrated ability to analyze, compile and deliver regular clear, concise reports detailing system performance and reliability
- Strong leadership, people management and communications skills. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences, ranging from non-technical senior leadership executives to engineering professionals, software developers and operations staff
- Strong financial planning and tracking skills
- Strong project management skills, capable of managing many competing projects and priorities simultaneously

Will require travel from metro NY to Colorado regularly. Manages staff in both locations.

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