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Post Date: 12/01/2022
Job #: 17843
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Systems Administrator
Location: Wixom MI
Job Description:

We are actively seeking a dynamic and diverse team member to join us in the role of Systems Administrator in Wixom, MI.

The Systems Administrator is responsible for the IT equipment and user services including personal computers (desktops, laptops), computer configuration and operations, network wiring to desktops, internal wireless systems, user network access, and email services. The Systems Administrator works closely with the IT Manager and the VP of Engineering and other management staff or service providers in carrying out IT support operations of the Station.

Essential Functions:

• Installs, configures, and upgrades operating systems and software
• Installs, assembles, and configures computers, monitors, network infrastructure and peripherals such as printers, scanners, and related hardware; pulls cables and rewires or directs the rewiring of cables as required for new installations and office reconfiguration
• Troubleshoots problems with computer systems, including troubleshooting hardware and software, e-mail, network, and peripheral equipment problems; makes repairs and corrections if required
• Makes hardware and software acquisition recommendations including helping users assess computing needs and providing justification for new equipment and services
• Assists in instructing station staff in the use of standard business and administrative software, such as word processing and spreadsheets; provides instruction or documentation where required
• Assists with the planning, design, research, and acquisition of new or upgraded hardware and software systems; maintains current knowledge of hardware, software and network technology and recommends modifications as necessary
• Assists engineering with Broadcast IT needs as required
• Assists digital team with web server and development support for all websites including WordPress maintenance such as upgrades for CMS or third-party plug-ins or current technology
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

Skills:

• Ability to analyze problems, research alternative solutions, and implement prompt corrective actions
• Proficient knowledge of computer hardware, software and peripherals such as servers, monitors, cables, network systems, printers, plotters, wireless routers, wireless networks and smart phone integration
• Proficient knowledge of procedures for installing, configuring, upgrading, troubleshooting, and repairing applicable software, hardware and peripherals; and techniques for explaining technical concepts and procedures to non-technical users
• Knowledge of current technology related to station applications, networks and telecommunications and the equipment and software required to maximize system support

Qualifications:

• Two years of college-level courses in computer science, information technology or a related field, and two years of general computer installation, maintenance, and repair experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.
• Office 365 administration experience
• CompTia A+ Certification preferred
• Microsoft MCP Certification preferred
• Powershell scripting
• WAN routing experience
• Experience working in a Windows environment
• Exchange server experience a plus
• MAC experience a plus

This role will require local travel to respond to IT needs and troubleshooting at our various metro-Detroit locations.

Physical Demands:

Individual must be able to type and sit behind a desk for extended periods of time and periodically stand for extended periods of time.

Work Environment:

Individual is exposed to a typical office setting with computer equipment.

What you’ll get:

• Experience the rewarding feeling of knowing you’re part of an organization committed to the greater good of the community
• Enjoy a flexible work environment with a hybrid in-person and work from home model
• Continue to grow and learn through opportunities for personal and professional development
• Share your input, knowing that your ideas are valued and always welcome
• Be yourself! We believe your uniqueness makes you an even greater asset to the team

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability status, marital status, military status, or protected veteran status. Employment decisions at the Company will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The specific statements above are not intended to be all inclusive.

Post Date: 12/01/2022
Job #: 17844
Organization Type: Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Transmitter Engineer, Advanced
Location: Johnston IA
Job Description:

Summary of Job Duties:

This position performs/oversees duties required in operating, diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining facilities/electronic equipment at network transmitter/translator sites with specialization in audio, video, digital, remote control, and computer-based engineering relating to electrical/pneumatic controls, polyphase motors, etc., operation, diagnosis, and repair of more complex building mechanics (e.g., HVAC, plumbing, electrical/pneumatic controls, polyphase motors, etc.); performs related work as required.

Core Responsibilities:

• Install, operate, diagnose, repair and maintain high-power and low-power (liquid cooled and air cooled) broadcast television transmitters and their related electronic equipment used in broadcast television operations. Perform regular preventative maintenance, upkeep, update and repair activities to ensure proper and efficient operation of all transmission equipment. Coordinate routine site maintenance schedules with other staff.
• Interpret mechanical drawings, wiring diagrams, and detailed electronic schematic diagrams.
• Maintain files of operation, program logs, tower inspections, lighting failures etc... And other reports/ logs as required by the FCC, FAA and any local jurisdictions.
• Configure, operate and interpret results from complex diagnostic and measurement testing devices (network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, RF signal monitor etc...).
• Responsible for the upkeep of building infrastructure and grounds at assigned transmission facilities.
• Oversee activity of tower crews, other contractors and tenants as required.
• Operate and oversee maintenance and repair of State-provided vehicle.
• Communicate with viewers to help resolve reception issues.

Essential Functions:

• Install, maintain, diagnose and repair high powered UHF and VHF television transmitters.
• Install, maintain, diagnose and repair low powered UHF television translators.
• Read and understand electrical and electronic schematics.
• Read and understand mechanical drawings related to transmitter and translator sites.
• Correctly operate RF test and measurement systems to ensure compliance with FCC rules and regulations related to legal operation of television broadcast transmitters and translators.
• Maintain all ancillary systems associated with television transmitter and translator sites including heating, cooling plumbing and security.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor\'s degree in broadcast engineering technology, or a closely related field, and two years of experience in operating, maintaining, or repairing complex electronic equipment;

OR

Graduation for an accredited two-year college or university with an associate\'s degree in electronics technology, or closely related field, and four years of experience in operating, maintaining, or repairing complex electronic equipment in a radio or television transmitter/translator or network studio;

OR

Possession of a certificate in electronics technology, or closely related field, from a recognized technical, military, business, area school, junior college, or university, and five years of full-time experience operating, maintaining, and/or repairing complex electronic equipment in a radio or television transmitter/translator or network studio;

OR

An equivalent combination of experience and education, substituting one year of required experience (30 semester hours or one year) for each year of the required education;

OR

Employees with current continuous work in the state executive branch that includes the equivalent of one year of full-time experience as a Transmitter Engineer, Senior.

Post Date: 12/01/2022
Job #: 17845
Organization Type: College/University
Job Title: Media Support Technician (Telecommunications Dept. Engineer)
Location: Auburn NY
Job Description:

In support of faculty, maintains and operates Telecommunications Department facilities and systems, including the following: television studio, radio station, audio recording studio, public and campus cablecasting, satellite transmission, webcasting, multimedia, interactive and streaming audio and video, remote video and audio production systems, computer-based audio and video networking, and audio and video editing facilities.

Post Date: 12/01/2022
Job #: 17840
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT Manager
Location: Winter Park FL
Job Description:

We have an opening for an IT Manager. Put your IT Knowledge to good work by supporting an extraordinary team. Make your hard work count towards something good for your community and your team. The IT role in television is challenging and creative, but never boring. Know that your work mattered at the end of a day.

IT Managers should be customer service focused, with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with thorough knowledge of the below items:

- Network topology, switching, connectivity, and segmentation
- vLAN understanding and IP Management
- VMware & Virtual systems & Management
- Cisco Hyperflex Virtual Systems Management & Understanding
- Wireless Connectivity & usage policies – Hearst, Hearst Guest
- Security Management – Cylance, SEP, etc.
- MFA & Systems Access
- Active Directory Management & Understanding – Quest Active Roles
- WAN connectivity – circuit usage, including Supplemental
- ITAM – Asset Management - Replenishment
- Service Now functions and Service Catalog – ITIL Worker Interface / End User Interface
- User On-Boarding and New User Setup in SNOW
- Isilon & Qumulo Production storage systems management & understanding
- SCCM Initiatives and Windows Updates – client install and reporting
- WSUS Server Update System
- Rubrik Backup Systems
- ENPS Systems & WEB Access – News iPads
- Bit Central Production Systems
- Signiant Transfer Agents
- Streaming & OTT efforts – Up Link
- DMZ – Publicly facing systems – Gateway Switches
- ADC Automation & BOPS Switches
- Software Compliance & Licensing
- VPN Access – Juniper Pulse Configuration & Support
- Bomgar system & support
- PDQ Inventory & Deploy
- VoIP

Qualifications Requirements:

- Good analytical & technical problem-solving skills
- Must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment with constant deadlines
- Good interpersonal and communication skills, positive attitude, team player
- Ability to maintain corporate standards, policies, and procedures
- May be required to be “on-call” outside of normal working hours

Education:

- College or Technical School degree preferred
- Any certification in the above core items would be preferred.
- MTA – Fundamentals of IT, MTA – IT Infrastructure preferred.
- Equivalent military experience always considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, we require that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations due to medical and/or religious reasons on an individual basis in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Post Date: 12/01/2022
Job #: 17841
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Assistant Chief Engineer
Location: Wichita KS
Job Description:

We have an excellent career opportunity for an IT Manager/Assistant Chief Engineer. This role will oversee the computer and network operations of the station as well as support the Engineering Department in maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This position is responsible for the computers and servers related to television transmission and video automation systems, as well as business-side work stations. The candidate will be directly responsible for hands-on support of modern broadcast equipment. Have you always had a knack for problem-solving? Are you the type of person who enjoys being hands-on and also doesn’t mind taking a break every now and then to coach another teammate towards perfecting their craft? Our team needs YOU to continue to elevate our engineering team. The IT Manager/Assistant Chief Engineer plays an imperative role as the go-between resource for the engineering team, leadership, and the location’s personnel. We need a dynamic team lead to help grow the impact of our engineering team!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Act as the subject matter expert and point of contact for all things as it relates to equipment and technology at the location, as well as stay up-to-date on the new industry standards
• Provide additional support and resource subject matter expertise in the absence of the Chief Engineer to all staff (including leadership and location personnel, and the onsite Engineering team)
• Support and assist the News department in maintaining must-have for live production
• Implement, install & maintain engineering systems and provide end-user support across all departments
• Provide transmitter support
• Replace or adjust defective and/or improperly functioning equipment
• Networking / Wiring
• Administrative “musts” (i.e., tracking and organizing department-related budget information)
• Management of Servers, Network Security and Network Services
• PC/Mac hardware/software support of on-site installing, servicing and repairing workstations
• Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned
• Provide technical support to operational users
• Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required
• Assist with video equipment set-up and maintenance
• Assist with Master Control maintenance
• Manage LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance
• Maintain digital telephone system

Requirements:

• Associates degree or higher in IT, electronics, engineering or computer related field
• 3-5 years of related IT and broadcast engineering experience, previous supervisory experience preferred
• A great team-oriented attitude and dedication to quality work and internal customer service
• Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac and Linux operating systems
• 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
• Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision
• Ability to accomplish priorities under pressure of deadlines
• On-the-job and/or formal training repairing transmitters
• Valid & unencumbered driver’s license
• Ability to lift 40-50 lbs.

Bonus points for:

• Previous broadcast experience
• Familiarity with FCC regulations
• Engineering-related certifications

Post Date: 12/01/2022
Job #: 17842
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Wichita KS
Job Description:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

Post Date: 11/28/2022
Job #: 17838
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Technician
Location: Baltimore MD
Job Description:

What You’ll Do:

As Broadcast Maintenance Technician, you will assist with the planning, installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of all equipment and infrastructure within a TV and Radio station. This includes, but is not limited to, cameras, servers, computers, transmitters of various purposes, software, audio devices, video storage and playback devices, equipment within remote vehicles, IT and networking, satellite equipment, lighting, and numerous other video and audio industry specific devices. You will also help set up and support live events, such as Preakness and Baltimore Running Festival coverage.

What You’ll Need:

Candidates should be customer service focused, maintain a positive attitude, and possess the ability to effectively communicate and receive communication from a wide range of people. This reciprocal communication must always be done with a respectful and thoughtful approach. A strong ability to learn and understand computer/IT based systems and fully comprehend signal flow. IT knowledge is critical to this role. Prior broadcast experience is a plus, but not a requirement.

Ability to work on tall ladders, lift at least 50 pounds, ability to self-supervise and manage time effectively. Work some evenings, early mornings, weekends, and holidays as deemed necessary by projects, events, circumstances and emergencies. In-person attendance is required. Valid driver’s license and driving record check required. Real-world experience, educational credentials and/or related military experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, we require that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Post Date: 11/21/2022
Job #: 17837
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Philadelphia PA
Job Description:

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

Duties:

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

Qualifications:

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 11/21/2022
Job #: 17835
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer
Location: Richmond, VA VA
Job Description:

Full time Assistant Chief Engineer position available for an exciting opportunity. Great salary and benefits. Freedom to work from home, set your own hours and travel the coverage area of Fredericksburg, Richmond and Charlottesville Virginia.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for working with the Chief Engineer on all technical operations and to be ready, willing and capable of assuming all of those duties in his/her absence
• Will be in charge of all remote transmitter (9), translator (13), and STL repeater sites (5) include maintaining all station assets and equipment at these sites, including all electronics, emergency power plants, HVAC systems, and physical structures
• Assists with maintenance of the main studio equipment and facilities, including all terrestrial, internet, and radio reading service broadcast functions
• Consults with and provides training to the radio station\'s personnel about the station\'s technical operation
• Monitors daily operations to ensure legal compliance with the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission

Note: Salary range is $85,000.00 to $95,000.00 per year based on experience.

We are an EOE employer.

Post Date: 11/21/2022
Job #: 17836
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Assistant Director of Technology
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced, hands-on Assistant Director of Technology. The Assistant Director of Technology participates in the installation, maintenance and repair of TV and Radio studio/transmitter equipment to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Responsibilities include maintaining telecommunications equipment, computers, networking systems and integrating platforms for online content.

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to work with and motivate the Operation while helping to maintain top-notch signals in a diverse Market. Ongoing opportunities to learn and work on systems such as RF transmission systems, Avid, Axia, Zetta, Evertz, and new cutting-edge technology like ATSC 3.0.

Your Day to Day:

• Maintains station operation through preventive and corrective maintenance.
• Supports DOT with supervision of engineering staff members as needed.
• Establishes and follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment.
• Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
• Installs and performs maintenance on all broadcast and production equipment and software including video, audio and control systems, transmitters, antennas, remote equipment, etc.
• Basic MEP troubleshooting and operational maintenance, including emergency generators, UPS, HVAC, electrical distribution, and water cooling systems.
• Works with Radio programing, TV news and Operations department to maintain broadcast equipment as needed.

You Have:

• Computer literacy in applicable software packages (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, radio and television automation, etc.)
• Working knowledge of computer networking technology.
• Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level and repair high-power FM and TV transmitting facilities.
• Familiarity with RCS and Avid software/hardware products a plus.
• Must have excellent communication skills and excellent team leadership skills. Spanish a plus.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to read and interpret design documentation, including elevations, connection drawings and schematics.
• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education, Military training in electronics/communications technology and work-related experience.
• Minimum 7 years Broadcast experience with TV/Radio Studio and transmission facilities.
• SBE Certification preferred.
• CompTIA A+/ Network+/ Server+ preferred
• Valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record required.

Physical Requirements:

• May require lifting or moving up to 50 lbs.
• May require climbing ladders and working on elevated surfaces (e.g. rooftops).
• Requires good manual dexterity for soldering, use of hand tools and working on small components.
• Able to sit for extended periods of time.
• Ability to be on-call 24x7x365 to respond to transmission systems failures at remote transmitting locations.

Benefits:

We believe that a happy, well-balanced employee is what makes our culture thrive. We offer a wide selection of perks and benefits including PTO; tuition reimbursement; wellness and employee support programs; 401K; and life and other insurance plans. This is all in addition to our comprehensive and competitive health benefits package featuring medical, dental and vision coverage options.

We require that all U.S. and Puerto Rico employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to submit proof of vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will reasonably accommodate a qualified candidate, who may be unable to be vaccinated, consistent with federal, state, and local law.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Post Date: 11/18/2022
Job #: 17833
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: FTS Manager I (Broadcast Engineer)
Location: Columbia SC
Job Description:

Under general supervision assists transmitter supervisors in the operation of multiple digital broadcast transmitter installations. Provides relief coverage for transmitter supervisors.

Performs routine and emergency maintenance on very complex high power broadcast transmitters. Performs routine and emergency maintenance on very complex video and audio processing, monitoring, remote control, and associated equipment. Prepares monthly ETV Transmitter Reports. Checks broadcast signals and operation for compliance with FCC and FAA rules and regulations.

Keeps required records and files for compliance with FCC and FAA rules and regulation. Orders parts, supplies, and tools as required for transmitters, associated equipment and building. Maintains building and grounds. Performs general inspection of transmitting tower, guy lines, and guy anchors.

Assists with management and maintenance of Emergency Communication Systems. Attends meetings and other events/functions as Company representative. Performs related tasks as assigned by Transmitter Operations Manager and V.P. Engineering.

Post Date: 11/17/2022
Job #: 17832
Organization Type: Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Technical Operations Supervisor
Location: Akron OH
Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time Technical Operations Supervisor to oversee our growing group of broadcast station subchannels. The Technical Operations Supervisor will oversee all technical aspects of subchannel distribution across 30+ stations. Over 200 subchannels and growing means the right candidate will possess excellent project management skills and have a solid background in the operation of broadcast television systems and equipment in an IT/Engineering capacity. The Technical Operations Supervisor will work with the VP of Distribution and the Engineering team and be responsible for the technical oversight of new channel launches including equipment integration, day-to-day oversight of subchannel operations, and resolving technical needs and issues as they arise.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or technical communications field preferred.
- Previous experience in a television broadcast setting is required.
- Experience with OTT platforms and applications and linear TV channels is required.
- Experience with operating and overseeing multicast TV channels and OTT platforms is required.
- Proficient with Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office 365 software.
- A valid Driver’s License is required.

Skills:

- First-hand experience in project management and systems design within a television broadcast context.
- Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively with other departments.
- The ability to professionally and comfortably interact with co-workers, viewers, and professional contacts.
- Experience interacting with Diginet clients to coordinate services and resolve conflicts as needed.
- Knowledge of when to escalate issues related to third party non-responsiveness or lack of appropriate resolution.
- Competency in quickly self-learning new or unfamiliar technologies.
- Ability to work with a sense of urgency within a deadline-oriented fast-paced environment and juggle multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for overseeing new channel launch operations within each market.
- Responsible for working in tandem with the Engineering Department to coordinate the implementation of new channels and facilitate equipment needs and updates in coordination with the VP of Engineering.
- Responsible for all maintenance communications and technical support to keep channels operational.
- Responsible for communications with Network departments as needed as well as viewer issues regarding channel reception.
- Responsible for updating the supervisor regularly regarding projects and reporting on their status.
- Responsible for any other duties as assigned by the VP of Network Distribution.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 11/15/2022
Job #: 17825
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: Albuquerque NM
Job Description:

The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the Albuquerque television stations\' through airing programming and scheduled station .

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Updates and maintains signal control systems
• Maintains programming logs as required by station management
• Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it
• Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system
• Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts
• Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted
• Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible
• Ensures the station’s compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills:

• 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
• Minimum two years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment
• Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
• Strong PC/MS Office experience
• Experience with digital transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Post Date: 11/15/2022
Job #: 17828
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: Salinas CA
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Master Control Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player. 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, acquiring, ingesting and preparing content, executing playlists, maintaining regulatory compliance, assuring quality control of on-air product, and documenting transmission events. This position involves ingesting commercials and programs, timing them and making sure they all play on air properly. This position will also evolve Directing on occasion, training will be provided. Schedule flexibility are necessary for this position.

Job Responsibilities:

* Coordinate live and taped programming for broadcast
* Maintaining on air operation to include running commercials, network, and local programming
* Monitors multiple channels to ensure regulatory compliance and quality signals.
* Operate Harris Automation equipment
* Follow FCC monitoring and EAS procedures.
* Observing transmitters and taking readings
* Maintains program and transmitter logs.
* Executes, edits, updates, and appends playlists.
* Acquires content from various distributors.
* Reports equipment issues and transmission discrepancies.
* Fill in as a Director as needed.

Experience Requirements:

* Must have computer and software experience.
* Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus.
* Director experience a plus
* Related military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

* Computer literacy is mandatory.
* Attention to details is imperative.
* Applicant must be able to multi-task
* Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills
* Operational knowledge and experience with master control activities and functions
* Knowledge of VizRT graphics a plus
* Ability to learn specialized software applications
* A Knowledge of VizRT graphics a plus
* Bilingual a Plus

Education:

* Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
* Military training and experience in related field will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, we require that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Post Date: 11/15/2022
Job #: 17829
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Maintenance Technician
Location: Louisville KY
Job Description:

We have 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 and on remote location.

Job Responsibilities:

* Maintains digital transmitters, microwave central receive sites, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems, processing systems, monitoring devices, and automation systems.
* Maintains production equipment including robotic camera system, 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, videotape machines, XDCAM decks, computer systems, microphones, and intercoms.
* Conducts troubleshooting, installation, research, documentation, and cabling tasks.
* In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:

* Should have 2+ years of experience working as a maintenance technician at a commercial television station with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of broadcast equipment; or 2+ years of experience in a related military occupation specialty

Qualification Requirements:

* Must have a solid background in broadcast television systems, transmission, and satellite communications
* Must have excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with the ability to repair equipment down to the circuit level
* Must have knowledge of computers, computer systems, and networking
* Must have advanced skill with video production, microwave systems, IT infrastructure, and station automation
* Desired to have experience maintaining and troubleshooting digital transmitters
* Desired to have experience with Autocad for system design and layout
* Must be able to lift, carry, and move up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on rooftops and in confined spaces
* 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 to work with minimal supervision
* Must have the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
* Must have excellent vision (with or without corrective lenses) with ability to read and distinguish colors.

Education:

* Associates degree in electronic engineering or a minimum of two-years of an accredited technical electronics school equivalent.
* SBE CPBE (or better) certification a plus.
* We are a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered
* Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course from Defense Information School (DINFOS) a plus.
* Related experience and/or training considered as well as combination of education experience.

Additional Requirements

As part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, we require that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law.

Post Date: 11/10/2022
Job #: 17824
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Asssitant Chief Engineer
Location: Savannah GA
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Experience Requirements:

* 5 years of experience in Television Broadcast Operations/Maintenance preferred.
* Related technical experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

* Computer literacy is mandatory.
* Attention to detail is imperative.
* SBE certification a plus.
* Lifting 50 pounds, climbing ladders and other physical activity associated with equipment installation.
* Must have a current driver’s license.
* Ability to learn specialized software applications.

Education:

* Related experience and/or training considered, as well as a combination of education and experience.
* We are a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, we require that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Post Date: 11/10/2022
Job #: 17822
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Corvallis OR
Job Description:

Do you enjoy traveling to remote areas, long drives through beautiful countryside, and working outdoors on top of mountains? Are you experienced with working in complex technological systems and safely operating 4WD vehicles? Do you have curiosity about how broadcast systems work? If so, we are hiring a Maintenance Engineer in Corvallis, and this could be a great opportunity for you.

In this position you will support our mission by keeping our infrastructure running, enabling our content creators to keep our audience informed 24/7. This role performs a blend of IT and traditional broadcast tasks and as such we’re looking for someone with an agile mind, innate curiosity and priority for safety who can work in remote outdoor settings. The Western Region Maintenance Engineer is an integral part of the Engineering team and reports to the Chief Engineer in Tangent, OR. This position primarily covers the Corvallis region but may also cover the Eugene region or assist in Portland as needed.

Post Date: 11/10/2022
Job #: 17823
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Concord NH
Job Description:

We are seeking a collaborative and detail-oriented Broadcast Engineer to install, operate and maintain its broadcast production systems. They will train reporters and producers on studio systems to ensure optimal operation and outstanding audio quality, and support remote broadcasts as needed. This position reports to the Director of Technology and is an in-person role that is based in Concord, NH.

Key Responsibilities:

• Maintain and update radio automation and newsroom systems and train staff on operation and best practices
• Maintain software and firmware updates on a range of broadcast equipment and physical and virtual computers
• Set and document technical standards and operating procedures for studio systems
• Ensure and maintain strong and effective IT security standards
• In collaboration with the Broadcast Transmission Engineer, install and maintain broadcast equipment including studio, satellite, and transmission systems, primarily located at the main studio facility, but also including remote locations throughout New Hampshire
• Support production of remote broadcasts including equipment specification, maintenance, and troubleshooting
• Maintain and operate studio audio and video for live or recorded events
• Serve as an active member of the 24/7 emergency response rotation for all systems, including IT-based systems
• Stay up to date on current technology and seek opportunities to learn new skills
• Additional related duties and responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Experience:

• Minimum of two (2) years at a broadcast/studio production facility or equivalent
• Experience building and maintaining production audio systems
• Strong understanding of analog and digital audio
• Experience administrating broadcast automation systems
• Basic IP network technology skills
• Experience troubleshooting audio transport systems, including Audio over IP/Ethernet, AES digital audio, analog audio, Studio to Transmitter Links, IP Audio Codecs, etc.
• Strong communication skills with the ability to explain current technology to non-technical staff
• Accuracy and strong attention to detail
• Demonstrated strengths in initiative taking and teamwork
• Must live or be able to travel to the facility within 45 minutes for on-call or emergency needs
• Ability to bend, crouch, stoop, climb and lift up to 30 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally
• A valid driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record

Other qualifications that would be useful:

• BS degree in a related field and two (2) years of broadcast/studio engineering experience or AS degree in a related field and five (5) years broadcast/studio engineering experience preferred
• Experience editing and producing quality audio content
• Expert at Digital Audio Workstation systems
• Excellent knowledge of audio routing systems
• Experience building and maintaining HD Radio technology
• SBE certification preferred
• CCNA or Network+ certification preferred

We know there are great candidates who may not have all these qualities or who have important skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

Compensation & Benefits:

This is a full time exempt position and the salary range for this role is $53,100 to $63,699 annually.

We offer a generous benefits package that includes health and dental insurance; company-paid short and long term disability; flexible spending accounts; 403(b) savings plan with a company match and a free on-site fitness center. Employees are entitled to three weeks of vacation time and twelve paid holidays, as well as paid sick and parental leave.

COVID-19 Notice:

The health and safety of our employees, their families and the community at large is a high priority for us. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required for employment. Individuals must be fully up-to-date with their vaccinations no later than their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship pursuant to applicable law.

*Per the CDC: A person is up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination if they have received all recommended doses in the primary series and one booster when eligible.

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We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and dynamic workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; adults without a college degree; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.

Post Date: 11/10/2022
Job #: 17818
Organization Type: Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: Virginia Beach VA
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Director of Engineering to provide senior technical leadership and managerial oversight of the Broadcast Engineering team. This professional will engineer complex technical solutions for media delivery, playout, compression, and distribution technologies.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

• Extensive working knowledge of broadcast engineering, television production, post-production and production management
• Working knowledge of baseband HD/SD video, transport stream distribution, video/audio encoding and advanced IP networking
• Experience in data network and data communications
• Familiarity with industry developments in key technical areas of standardization and the ability to articulate benefits/risks of technical solutions
• Strategic thinker with ability to manage projects and assess outcomes
• Working knowledge of OTT streaming architectures and technologies a plus
• Excellent oral, written, presentation, negotiation and public relations skills
• Strong leadership skills with ability to proactively train and mentor direct reports
• Flexible with ability to work within a high pressure and stressful live broadcast environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to establish rapport with all levels of management and staff
• Ability to create, manage and monitor budgets
• SBE, SCTE certifications and FCC operator class license desirable

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

We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

Post Date: 11/10/2022
Job #: 17819
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering Maintenance & Production Operations
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

We are looking for a Director of Engineering Maintenance & Production Operations who will manage and maintain the engineering and maintenance department.

Key Responsibilities:

• Proactively manage and develop engineering maintenance supervisors and team members.
• Design, procure, implement, and test new technology related to broadcast production, and post-production.
• Ensure service standards are met consistently for repairs and installations.
• Evaluate, diagnose, and troubleshoot discrepancy reports to improve problem areas.
• Collaborate with managers, engineers, manufacturers, vendors, and others.
• Effectively manage and motivate staff to ensure best-in-class and cost/time-efficient broadcast and distribution operations to produce the highest level of quality to audience.
• Develop deep understanding of union contracts; educate/train bargaining unit and non-bargaining unit staff on jurisdictional rules.
• Work with engineering management to establish goals and processes in order to ensure measurable outcomes.
• Document policies and procedures to improve operational functions where engineering is critical to the output.
• Manage and maintain news production server systems, news content storage and playout systems, graphics and editing systems.

Skills/Qualifications:

• Up-to-date knowledge of computer hardware and software.
• Ability to gather and apply appropriate data, analyze that data, and design unique devices, systems, programs, or equipment as needed.
• Practical knowledge of electronic test equipment, tools, calculations, technical documentation, and web-based user interface used to maintain broadcast transmission systems.
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
• Must be process oriented, results-driven and focused on demonstrable outcomes.
• High level of personal integrity and leadership ability, communication, planning, decision making, and customer service skills.
• The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively in verbal and written form in addition to being able to work closely with all station staff in a team environment.

Experience:

• Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in TV Engineering which must include a strong IT background.
• Management experience required.
• Familiarity with Evertz, Grass Valley and Ross switchers, Sony playback and recorders, graphics systems, Robotic Cameras and Telestream Vantage is a plus, as well as an understanding and experience in TV production operations.
• Knowledge of FCC compliance rules & regulations.
• Supervising, scheduling & leading personnel.
• Familiarity with labor law and practices.

Education:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Engineering or IT is a plus.

Post Date: 11/10/2022
Job #: 17820
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Radio Broadcast and Production Operations Manager
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

We are looking for a Radio Broadcast and Production Operations Manager. This individual maintains and improves broadcast and production facilities and processes for the Radio Network and related digital initiatives. They troubleshoot and repair audio systems, RF systems, and Networks, set long-term strategic plans and work with and assist the technology departments which support the stations.

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage engineering operations, design and implement new technologies, order technical equipment and document engineering workflow for the Radio Network.
• Perform site surveys and plan details of remote and in-studio concerts and broadcasts.
• Facilitate expansion of content to digital platforms.
• Maintain existing facilities and equipment including updating software, repairing systems and studios.
• Ensure that MusicMaster and Wide Orbit Automation for Radio functions smoothly.
• Analyze and respond to feedback on audio quality issues from listeners and Radio Network clients and affiliates.
• Understand radio broadcast signal flow, operate transmitter and associated equipment.
• Resolve emergency technical situations as they arise 24/7.
• Provide technical support for staff archivist.
• Recruit, train, and mentor new staff.
• Proficiency with Wheatstone Network system and associated digital consoles.
• Responsible for filing monthly reports with SoundExchange and quarterly reports with BMI.
• Familiarity with ProTools, Avid S5 Fusion console, MADI, digital and physical patch bays, microphones, analog consoles, live sound operation.

Skills/Qualifications:

• Good communicator
• IT systems expert
• RF experience
• Project management
• Audio systems troubleshooting
• Organized planner
• Digital asset management
• Budget planning
• Purchasing

Experience:

• 5 years broadcast operations experience
• Personnel management
• Working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Cloud (especially Audition)
• Familiarity with CAD
• Some programming experience helpful
• Background and interest in Classical music

Education:

• College or Tech school graduate required. SBE Certification at Senior Level or above preferred.

Post Date: 11/10/2022
Job #: 17821
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineer - Part Time
Location: Indianapolis, IN, Mobile, AL, Pensacola, FL IN
Job Description:

Responsibilities:

* Manage function and maintain performance of transmitter site equipment.
* Maintain and replace broadcast automation systems, communication equipment and other related equipment.
* Respond to trouble calls and effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve equipment issues.

Requirements:

*Required to service and maintain broadcast equipment.
* Be responsible for performing installations and adjustments, setting up equipment, troubleshooting problems, performing repairs and recommending upgrades.
* Develop strategies to optimize operations, establish guidelines and provide technical support.
* Perform regular maintenance inspections and adhere to safety policies.
* Maintain a safe work environment.
* Needs good communication skills, computer skills and problem solving skills.

We pay a monthly retainer.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 11/08/2022
Job #: 17811
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
Location: Sacramento CA
Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

• Day-to-day maintenance and support of the station’s core infrastructure, not limited to news editing systems, control room automation and components, local news channel, and streaming systems, transmitter operations, studio equipment as well as field operations equipment and vehicles.
• Install, upgrade, troubleshoot and repair electronic equipment to a component level (hardware/software).
• Work collaboratively in the design, construction, and execution of station engineering projects and initiatives.
• Work with equipment manufacturers and vendors to resolve issues, including ordering parts/services.
• Review discrepancy reports and address issues with minimal supervision.
• Other duties, as assigned by Broadcast Operations & Engineering management.

Expected Education and Experience:

• College degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences, or similar field.
• 2-5 years of experience in broadcast engineering or technical operations.
• Knowledge and experience working with control room automation, cameras and recording devices, non-linear editing systems, transcoding products, routers, encoders, and video servers.
• Knowledge of and understanding of FCC rules and regulations.
• Experience in IT, including an understanding of networking, software, and operating systems.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, Video Conferencing Software, and Computer Aided Drafting Software.
• Experience with GatesAir ULXTE transmitters a plus.

Preferred Skills:

• A sound engineering foundation and the ability to troubleshoot and repair complex television broadcast systems.
• Strong technical background in video transmission and encoding, newsroom systems, ingest, wireless and cellular bonded technologies, automation systems, microwave, master control, satellite, streaming, control room, IT, studio and field operations and IP technology.
• Expertise and background in RF transmission and technology.
• Cable fabrication and termination experience.
• Candidate must be a self-starter and highly organized.
• Strong project execution and coordination skills.
• Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively communicate and work with other members of the engineering staff, station employees and management, and outside vendors in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
• Ability to train fellow engineers in new systems, technologies, procedures and techniques.
• Must be able to work weekends, holidays, overtime or varying shifts when necessary to meet station needs, sometimes with little notice.

Post Date: 11/08/2022
Job #: 17812
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: Tampa FL
Job Description:

An opportunity is available to join a major market radio engineering team to work with some of the newest state of the art technology. Duties include but are not limited to studio and transmitter maintenance and construction, as well as troubleshooting advanced RF Systems, and audio routing systems. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely matter.

Qualifications:

• Minimum five years of radio engineering experience;
• Knowledge of RF Systems, and RF troubleshooting skills;
• Experience with radio studio construction and maintenance;
• Experience with WideOrbit Radio Automation software is preferred, but not required;
• Ability to provide helpdesk support to end users for Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems;
• Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking;
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
• Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
• Must have own transportation;
• SBE Certification a plus;
• Ensure compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations;
• Strong communication skills;
• Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance are required;

Post Date: 11/08/2022
Job #: 17813
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT Desktop Support
Location: Tampa FL
Job Description:

A rare opportunity is available to join a major market radio engineering and IT team to work with some of the newest state of the art technology. We are looking for a high energy, self-motivated person, who is qualified for this rare opportunity to work in a large modern radio facility. Our Tampa market includes (5) FM’s and (1) AM. The ideal candidate will support local staff with all computer-related hardware and software needs; maintain documentation of all network, computer and user information; maintain general office computers; manage local computer networks; manage local phone systems and must provide phone support to mobile users.

Qualifications

• Strong knowledge of Windows 10 operating systems;
• Ability to provide level 1 and 2 helpdesk support to end users in a Windows 10 environment;
• In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office and O365
• Knowledge of IP Networking, TCP/UDP protocol and commonly used concepts, best practices, and procedures;
• Associates degree or three years of end user support experience;
• Knowledge of SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
• Experience with WideOrbit Radio Automation software is preferred, but not required;
• Must be able to lift 25 pounds;
• Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
• Must have own transportation;
• Strong verbal and written communication skills;
• Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance are required;

Post Date: 11/03/2022
Job #: 17810
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Louisville KY
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 consistent, high-quality 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, as well as being intimately involved with an imminent new studio plant AoIP buildout.

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 transmission systems.
* 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.
* Interface with IT management team to support local desktop, LAN and Internet operations.

Requirements of this position include the following:

* 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 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 handle 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 after hours 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 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.

Benefits:

We are a company dedicated to our employees. We invest in those who devote their time, energy, and talents toward our common goals. In addition to a competitive package, we offer benefits to ensure that our employees have choices in order to stay healthy and to plan for their financial futures.

* Employer sponsored medical, dental & vision insurance with a variety of coverage options.
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for full time and part time employees as well as all household members at no cost.
* 401(k) with discretionary employer matching.
* Paid vacation, company holidays and a birthday day for you to use during your birthday month.
* Paid volunteer hours.
* Pet adoption subsidy

We are looking for someone who understands the ever-evolving nature of our business - a dynamic leader with a proven track record leading successful teams while being mindful of each and every member’s professional and personal growth. If you are an innovator and see yourself as an influencer who truly believes our business can impact our community, let’s talk.

We value Integrity, a Can Do Attitude, Passion, Competitiveness, Creativity and embraces that work can be FUN. If these qualities are important to you and you feel you check off the qualities we are looking for, apply now and let\'s talk.

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

Post Date: 11/02/2022
Job #: 17804
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: Oklahoma City OK
Job Description:

As a Master Control Operator, your responsibilities include operating and monitoring transmitters in accordance with FCC regulations, monitoring of tower structures in accordance with FAA regulations and accurately maintaining station logs. Monitoring of multiple air paths, operation of on-air switchers, calculation of program timings and recording of satellite feeds utilizing computer server automation systems. Other responsibilities will include content ingest and maintain appropriate logs.

This is a full-time position. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

Qualifications:

Candidates require strong attention to detail, the ability to multitask efficiently, excellent communication and organizational skills and must be dependable. Knowledge of computers and an aptitude for operating electronic equipment preferred. Must have an ability to work with names, numbers, and symbols, read computer monitor information (words and data), ability to perform manual dexterity tasks with hands, and fingers, work rotating shifts and be on call, ability to lift 50 lbs.

Minimum experience in master control operations preferred.

Post Date: 11/02/2022
Job #: 17806
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Chatsworth CA
Job Description:

We operate more than 13 broadcast radio stations in the western United States and Mexico. We seek a full-time senior radio engineer with management experience to lead the development of its radio broadcast infrastructure.

The ideal candidate has:

• Worked with a similar scope of responsibility for a geographically dispersed multi-station operation; or,
• Worked for several years at a smaller scale and is ready to assume a larger set of responsibilities

Preferences:

• Work location at our headquarters in Chatsworth, CA; however, for the right candidate, a remote work location can be accepted
• Spanish fluency

Salary based on experience. References required.

Responsibilities:

• Project responsibility for engineers and others working on radio and related IT infrastructure
• Management responsibility for all contract radio engineers and for company employed engineers working primarily on radio and related IT infrastructure
• Lead responsibility for achieving/maintaining compliance with all FCC/FAA regulations, including:
• Performing, or causing to be performed, those tasks specified by the FCC for chief operator
• Lead responsibility for technical operations and infrastructure improvements, including:
• Improving operations and infrastructure (radio and related IT) to meet agreed goals for quality and reliability to audience, including:
• Root cause analysis and corrective actions
• The overall architectural design of studio-to-air and studio-to-internet infrastructure
• Evaluating and selecting systems of hardware, software, and suppliers thereof
• Together with others in the management team, developing project budgets and schedules
• Performing, or selecting and managing qualified persons to perform:
• Due diligence for potential acquisitions
• Ongoing station maintenance, including emergency response
• Establishing and implementing uniform documentation practices, implementation practices, maintenance practices, and operating methods, including where needed, training or arranging for the training of affected engineers & radio operations staff

Post Date: 11/02/2022
Job #: 17807
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Assistant Director of Technology
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced, hands-on Assistant Director of Technology. The Assistant Director of Technology participates in the installation, maintenance and repair of TV and Radio studio/transmitter equipment to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Responsibilities include maintaining telecommunications equipment, computers, networking systems and integrating platforms for online content.

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to work with and motivate the operation while helping to maintain top-notch signals in a diverse Market. Ongoing opportunities to learn and work on systems such as RF transmission systems, Avid, Axia, Zetta, Evertz, and new cutting-edge technology like ATSC 3.0.

Your Day To Day:

•Maintains station operation through preventive and corrective maintenance.
•Supports DOT with supervision of engineering staff members as needed.
•Establishes and follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment.
•Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
•Installs and performs maintenance on all broadcast and production equipment and software including video, audio and control systems, transmitters, antennas, remote equipment, etc.
•Basic MEP troubleshooting and operational maintenance, including emergency generators, UPS, HVAC, electrical distribution, and water cooling systems.
•Works with Radio programing, TV news and Operations department to maintain broadcast equipment as needed.

You Have:

• Computer literacy in applicable software packages (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, radio and television automation, etc.)
• Working knowledge of computer networking technology.
• Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level and repair high-power FM and TV transmitting facilities.
• Familiarity with RCS and Avid software/hardware products a plus.
• Must have excellent communication skills and excellent team leadership skills. Spanish a plus.
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to read and interpret design documentation, including elevations, connection drawings and schematics.
• Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education, Military training in electronics/communications technology and work-related experience.
• Minimum 7 years Broadcast experience with TV/Radio Studio and transmission facilities.
• SBE Certification preferred.
• CompTIA A+/ Network+/ Server+ preferred
• Valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record required.

Physical Requirements:

• May require lifting or moving up to 50 lbs.
• May require climbing ladders and working on elevated surfaces (e.g. rooftops).
• Requires good manual dexterity for soldering, use of hand tools and working on small components.
• Able to sit for extended periods of time.
• Ability to be on-call 24x7x365 to respond to transmission systems failures at remote transmitting locations.

Benefits:

We believe that a happy, well-balanced employee is what makes our culture thrive. We offer a wide selection of perks and benefits including PTO; tuition reimbursement; wellness and employee support programs; 401K; and life and other insurance plans. This is all in addition to our comprehensive and competitive health benefits package featuring medical, dental and vision coverage options.

We require that all U.S. and Puerto Rico employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to submit proof of vaccination. The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will reasonably accommodate a qualified candidate, who may be unable to be vaccinated, consistent with federal, state, and local law.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Post Date: 11/02/2022
Job #: 17808
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Phoenix AZ
Job Description:

We are hiring a broadcast engineer. The position works with the engineering team to keep the radio stations on the air. The position works in the studios, at the transmitter site and with remote production operations. The position is part of maintaining a great broadcasting operation and the rare emergency.

The candidate keeps the radio stations and studios/control rooms sounding great, and keeps the transmitters working effectively. Responsible for the testing and maintenance of both field production and studio production gear, including both electronic and non-electronic. Ensuring that all the technical performance meets FCC standards.

Post Date: 11/02/2022
Job #: 17809
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Spokane WA
Job Description:

Are you a trouble-shooter with a knack for solving problems? Are you ready to “come to the rescue” when your expertise is needed most? We have a great opportunity to join a growing department in a well-established, well-respected company! Being a Broadcast Engineer means you get to demonstrate your combination of customer service and technical skills daily in a way not many others get to do. You can be a part of our top-notch team of engineers dedicated to providing technical support to all our Broadcast Group which includes our television and radio properties. We are a family owned, people first business and our community is at the core of what we do and who we represent.

Why Work for us?

Because we care about you and your life outside of work just as much as we value the work you do providing technical and customer service support each day as a Broadcast Engineer. We’re here to help you grow in your career and will train the right person to learn the ins and outs of broadcast engineering. Come join us in the beautiful northwest, where you can enjoy a thriving city surrounded by beautiful scenery, lakes and mountains, without the hour-long commute to work.

What You’ll Do:

You will be a part of our knowledgeable and highly experienced team of engineers and will work on a wide range of projects that will help grow your skills set. Each day in the life of a Broadcast Engineer is sure to be different as you tackle multiple projects including equipment repairs, building maintenance, and the occasional facility issue (which may happen at any time of the day or night)! You will also assist with installation of computer hardware and software and digital video and audio hardware and software across all departments and handle vehicle inventory and maintenance along with inventory station assets. You will work with all departments including News, Production, Programming, Operations, Administration and Sales so the ability to work well and communicate easily with others must come naturally.

What You’ll Bring:

Working knowledge and understanding of digital broadcast technical systems are preferred but we are willing to train the right person. We are looking for someone who takes pride in their ability to analyze and solve problems, works well with others in high-pressure situations, and has advanced skills with Excel, Word, CAD and other MS Windows applications. A BSEE College Degree or an ASEE College Degree with minimum two-year relevant experience is preferred, but if you have networking, IT, video over IP experience, that is a great foundation to build on. Safety is a number one priority of this job. You must possess or be able to obtain a valid driver\'s license with the ability to drive, and work safely in inclement weather conditions. Lifting equipment weighing approximately 50 pounds and climbing ladders safely is also an integral part of the job.

What You’ll Get:

You’ll get a supportive work environment with co-workers and managers who value your work, your time and your perspective. You’ll get the training and support you need to do your job well. You’ll get to work with team members from every department who are passionate about what they do and why the do it. We offer medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and long-term disability insurance, EAP, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid time off including vacation, sick, personal days and holidays.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 10/28/2022
Job #: 17803
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Tulsa OK
Job Description:

We have an immediate opening for a Hands-on Broadcast Engineer for our Tulsa, Oklahoma based flagship cluster. Good pay, good benefits, and a great place to work. This regional cluster has 10 FM (1 HD), 4 AM and 4 translators.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Installation, Maintenance, and Repair of Broadcast Studio and Transmitting Equipment
* Must be familiar with AOIP systems and Automation Systems i.e. AXIA, NEXGEN, etc.

Preferred candidates will have:

* Associate\'s degree or higher in electronics, broadcast technology or related course of study, or at least 5-7 years of experience as a Broadcast Engineer maintaining and installing broadcast equipment and other multimedia computer based systems.
* Field experience with Transmitters and RF equipment required
* SBE Certification a plus

Requirements and General Skills:

* Ability to multi-task and adjust priorities.
* Must be able to work all shifts required in a 24/7 operation in a high-pressure environment.
* Strong communication skills.
* Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
* Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
* Works well with others

Benefits include paid vacation, flexible schedule, health/dental/vision insurance plans and paid holidays.
Salary commensurate with experience

Post Date: 10/27/2022
Job #: 17801
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT Engineer
Location: Orlando FL
Job Description:

We are looking for an IT Engineer who is responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of broadcast servers and network components. The position will be the primary engineer for the design and integration of Broadcast Equipment into the IT infrastructure of the facility and network. This position will assess and make recommendations for software and hardware for broadcast workflows. Performs all standard Broadcast Engineering duties as well.

What You’ll Do:

* Develop and maintain technical documentation such as drawings, technical bulletins, and version notes.
* Manage and maintain hardware & software related to high-powered transmitters and microwave systems.
* Work with the engineering staff to maintain the Master Control room hardware & software and workflows. This will include but is not limited to playout server systems, transcoding systems, FTP, and content delivery systems. Additionally, this role will manage and maintain the play-to-air automation system and any interface(s) to the traffic system.
* This role will be one of the liaisons with corporate IT NEG to ensure compliance and interoperability for broadcast systems.
* Work with the engineering staff to maintain the Production Control Room hardware & software and workflows. Including playout server systems, production automation, CG systems, and control interfaces.
* Manage and maintain the news room hardware & software and workflows. This will include but is not limited to NRCS systems, transcoding systems, and encoding systems for web & mobile streaming.
* Work with IT to maintain network infrastructure as they relate to broadcast and on-air systems. Ensuring that software, firmware, and OS versions for broadcast equipment are up to date as needed.
* Satellite transmission & reception. Operation of Harris Automation, FCC rules and regulations, over the air broadcasting. Repairs to a component level of electronic systems.
* Work with end users and leverage technology to develop or improve workflows. These workflows should be in line with station’s long- and short-term plans for digital workflows and content distribution.
* Design, execution, and management of projects will be required as well.

Job Requirements:

* Bachelor’s degree or Associates in a related field preferred. Professional certification(s) in IT or broadcast are also desirable.
* A minimum combination of 7 to 10 years of experience in broadcast plant operation, high power and microwave transmission, and IT experience at an administrative level.
* Apple and Linux support skills and experience, familiarity with Cisco switches and routing equipment preferred.
* Working knowledge of video and video codecs is necessary.
* Strong communication and people skills are required.
* Programming skills in a standard language like .NET or C are a plus.

Post Date: 10/27/2022
Job #: 17798
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Augusta GA
Job Description:

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

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

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

Post Date: 10/27/2022
Job #: 17800
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: NE
Job Description:

A national multi-media company with Radio, Digital, Events, and Video brands across multiple markets is looking for a Chief Engineer.

If you are a current Chief Engineer in a small/medium market or an Assistant Chief Engineer in a bigger market looking to grow your career to the next level, we want to talk with you! We are looking for an experienced broadcast engineering professional who is passionate about radio. All inquiries about this opportunity will be kept confidential and all levels are encouraged to apply.

The CE will manage the installation, maintenance, and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain a competitive signal within the market, while complying with all FCC technical requirements. This person will be responsible for telecommunications, networking systems, computer, and IT desktop support.

The main focus of this role will be maintaining station operations, control consuls, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, AM/FM transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, and other broadcast related equipment. This requires the compliance with FCC rules and regulations, department budgeting, and the ability to be on-call as needed.

Minimum Position Requirements:

* 5+ years’ experience as a Chief Broadcast Engineer in radio. An Assistant CE will be considered with tenured experience of at least 7+ years in a larger radio operation.
* Valid Driver’s license, use of vehicle with insurance, and clean driving record is required.
* Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary and lift 60lbs or more.
* This position will require a full relocation.

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, age, or sex in all personnel actions including recruitment, evaluation, selection, promotion, compensation, training, and termination. Discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, or sex is prohibited. If you believe you have been the victim of discrimination, you may notify the Federal Communications Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other appropriate agency.

Post Date: 10/27/2022
Job #: 17802
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Assistant Chief Engineer
Location: Orlando FL
Job Description:

What You Will Do:

* Develop and implement current and long-range technical operation plans with an emphasis on emerging technology and competitive engineering standards and practices
* Manage and assist in negotiation of station purchases
* Ensure that all projects are properly implemented and executed
* Power and electrical support systems (generators, UPS, etc.)
* Monitoring and remote-control systems.
* Digital content delivery systems (streaming audio, datacasting.)
* Business continuity planning, understanding and implementation.
* FCC rules and knowledge of compliance and weekly log review process.
* IT/Networking, installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance is also required.
* Responsible for station compliance with FCC, OSHA, and FAA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures
* Establish procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and proper studio operations
* Oversee the management and development of engineering
* Develop and implement systems for technical redundancy
* Other duties as directed.

What You Will Bring:

* Bachelor\'s Degree in electronics/electrical engineering, SBE certification, or other senior level Technical Professional certification e.g. CCNA
* A combination of 5 Years minimum leadership level experience in broadcast technology and operations.
* Two years broadcast engineering management experience
* Extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems and knowledge of government regulations and industry standards required ensuring the station\'s technical compliance
* Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation and maintenance of television station facilities, including RF facilities and IT
* Must be able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy strong organizational skills and a customer-service approach
* Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software
* Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
* RF experience
* Understanding of Broadcast Workflows
* Understanding of Broadcast Signal flow
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
* Apple support skills and experience.

Post Date: 10/26/2022
Job #: 17795
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Raleigh NC
Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Chief Engineer for our Raleigh radio/audio operations.

Candidates should have broad technical knowledge of broadcast systems in live radio/multi-media environments. Successful candidates should have exceptional problem solving, time management and people skills.

This person will ensure that the company’s overall broadcasting systems and equipment optimally meets the required demands as laid out by the industry, relevant regulations, current technological trends and identified strategic and operational market opportunities.

Responsibilities of Chief Engineer:

* The Chief Engineer will be responsible for maintaining all audio related equipment at our broadcast operation of several FM and AM radio stations and ensure compliance with all FCC rules/regulations.
* This person will respond to equipment repairs/malfunctions and other technical needs and must be willing to provide rapid response and prioritize needs.
* Conduct routine testing, repair and maintenance of all studio and transmitter site operations.
* In this service-oriented position, you will need to have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as personable interaction with staff and management on a daily basis.
* Handle the installation, maintenance and legal operation of all audio, electronic and broadcast transmitting equipment necessary for the stations to function.
* Monitor the overall technical operation of the stations to insure compliance with FCC, Federal, EPA, OSHA, State and local regulations.
* Execute maintenance and repair and/or coordinate maintenance and repair for station office, studios and transmitter facilities.
* Instruct and assist operators in the proper operation of the station’s broadcast equipment, FCC procedures and requirements, and any computer equipment necessary for the operators to perform their required duties.
* Oversee remote broadcasts and personal appearances where electronic equipment is involved.

Qualifications:

* High-power FM/AM transmitter/antenna maintenance experience
* Experience with low-power translator transmitter operations
* SBE certification
* 3+ years experience as a Chief Broadcast Engineer for radio stations/group
* Knowledge of Wheatstone Audio-Over-IP framework
* Knowledge of AudioVault automation and WideOrbit traffic systems
* Knowledge of Burk site monitoring equipment a strong plus
* Knowledge of back power systems (generators, UPS, transfer switches)
* Experience with Nautel and Harris FM transmitters a strong plus
* Knowledge of remote IP codecs/streaming audio technology
* Strong familiarity with standard PC hardware and Microsoft Windows environment
* Strong understanding of IP network design as well as L2/L3 routing protocols
* This position requires around-the-clock response to equipment problems and outages
* This is a physically demanding position. Position requires frequent physical exertion including standing, crawling, fitting into tight spaces, climbing stairs and ladders, and lifting and carrying materials and equipment weighing 50-100 pounds
* Valid driver’s license required
* You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work at the Company. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.
* A pre-employment drug screening is required.

EOE

Post Date: 10/26/2022
Job #: 17796
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Freelance Post Production Engineer, Remote Events
Location: Stamford CT
Job Description:

Please note: This is a project/limited term position with an estimated duration of up to 12 months, unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

We are looking for a motivated engineer comfortable functioning within a fast-paced environment to support systems for Remote Live Sports production onsite or at-home base. This engineer would be responsible for building, designing, configuring, and maintaining systems both in preparation of and during live events.

Responsibilities:

* Deploy and manage systems on remotes events including servers, storage, networks, archive systems, and applications to support the media preparation and delivery needs of the Production and Engineering
* Upgrade and patch systems as required for enhanced functionality and security issue resolution
* Provide documentation of systems and support procedures to be utilized by the larger engineering, production, and operations teams at the facility
* Proactively communicate with vendors, clients, and other engineering teams to resolve system issues and drive future development
* Actively participate in projects to improve systems and procedures through meetings and written updates
* Research and evaluate new and/or alternative solutions and technologies to enhance operational effectiveness and reduce costs; define best practices and standards within disciplines
* Design infrastructure solutions to match business needs – Apply best design practices to meet project goals, translate project scope from client into efficient engineering solution; contribute to budget development.
* Work independently in a fast-paced live television environment and will be responsible for ensuring the on-site systems stay operational under all circumstances
* Work within equipment management software to catalog, track, and pick assets for deployment.
* Assist the remotes groups with system designs, budgeting, integration, and maintenance of our systems.

Post Date: 10/20/2022
Job #: 17794
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Raleigh NC
Job Description:

Major radio broadcaster seeks Chief Engineer for four FM station cluster in Research Triangle NC, consistently rated one of the best places to live in the US.

Post Date: 10/20/2022
Job #: 17793
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Network Operations Engineer
Location: Dallas TX
Job Description:

Dallas based Syndicated Broadcasting and Digital Company targeting the African-American community is seeking a Network Operations Engineer to be responsible for technical coverage of syndicated radio broadcasting programs.

Candidate will be responsible for assisting the Chief Engineer with implementing technology, both software and infrastructure that supports company analog, digital and streaming operations. The successful candidate will align actions with company and departmental goals and help foster an environment that supports teamwork and a positive work environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Provide studio coverage for weekday broadcast and remote broadcasting locations.
• Perform daily check of network spot loads.
• Troubleshoot component-level technical facilities, including but not limited to on-air studios, production equipment, servers, and applications.
• Install, configure, test, optimize, and repair broadcast and IT equipment and systems.
• Maintain flexible work hours to handle technical & operational emergencies as needed.
• Participate in the installation of new equipment.
• Monitor the technical quality of all studio operations.
• Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities.
• Schedule Engineering staff for Syndicated show coverage.
• Schedule remote studios for talent when they are traveling.
• Interface with station affiliates to troubleshoot satellite and or distribution problems.
• Plan and coordinate multiple daily remote feeds in addition to large remote broadcasts for various programs and events as directed.
• Educate staff on proper equipment operation.
• Provide assistance/coverage for Engineers as needed.
• Travel and provide engineering responsibilities for remote broadcasts as needed.
• Other responsibilities as directed by management.

Requirements:

• Strong communication & interpersonal skills to work with diversified group of individuals including high profile talent.
• Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task, work independently and meet deadlines in a high pressured environment.
• Strong technical acumen with ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems quickly.
• Wheatstone Audio Routing and Wide Orbit Automation experience is desirable.
• IT skills including PC, server and LAN troubleshooting and repair and desktop support.
• Ability to lift 75+ pounds.
• Ability to travel as needed.
• Flexible to work early morning or evening hours as assigned.

Experience/Education:

• High School diploma or equivalent, Associates degree or technical degree in the electronics field preferred.
• Experience working in a broadcast or network environment using broadcast audio routers, audio consoles, automation, ISDN and IP audio connectivity.
• SBE Certification preferred.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their coworkers, families, and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status (e.g. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) , which will be kept confidential. We are an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

Post Date: 10/17/2022
Job #: 17790
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Assistant Chief Engineer
Location: Omaha NE
Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

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

Experience Requirements:

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

Qualifications Requirements:

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

Education:

* Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and experience.
* SBE CPBE (or better) certification a plus.
* Military Broadcast Television Equipment Maintenance (BTVEM) course from Defense Information School (DINFOS) a plus.
* Military training and experience in electronics, avionics or related fields will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, we require that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Post Date: 10/11/2022
Job #: 17784
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Wausau WI
Job Description:

We are currently seeking a self-motivated individual for a full-time opening on our Engineering Team.

The successful candidate will be able to combine a people-oriented customer service type approach to maintaining technical and user-oriented equipment within the broadcast facility. The candidate will be able to respond to duties and tasks in support of the entire Television Station including News, Programming, Sales, and others as required. Familiarity with RF technologies, basic wiring techniques and basic building maintenance practices is a plus.

Qualifications include: broadcast equipment maintenance and repair experience (cameras, audio, graphics and digital video systems), strong IT/computer skills, ability to troubleshoot and problem solve, and strong verbal and written communication skills. Possess physical ability to lift more than 50 lbs., climb ladders, and work in cramped quarters. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record. Applicant should be able to work independently and may be asked to work weekdays, nights, weekends and some holidays.

Post Date: 10/11/2022
Job #: 17785
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Desktop Support Tech
Location: Sacramento CA
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Desktop Support Tech to provide technical support. This individual will report directly to the Supervisor of Technology and Operations and be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance, system integration, operation, and technical support at the main studio and other remote locations in the Sacramento area. The ideal candidate will be an experienced IT technician, natural problem solver, and excel at helping others with a positive customer service attitude.

Responsibilities:

* Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software, and peripherals, including network servers, storage, operating systems, PCs, printers, LAN cabling, network switches, system security and virus protection.
* Provide technical support to all operational users.
* Support day to day operations of broadcast information technology systems, software, and associated equipment.
* Apply security patches to operating systems, appliances, and other firmware devices.
* Work closely with the technology team and corporate IT to effectively communicate the status of problems, progress on projects, and offer solutions to technical issues.
* Implement and manage cyber security measures according to corporate guidelines.
* Create and maintain wiring and system configuration documentation.
* Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including computer software, hardware, media storage, networking, television broadcasting and studio production.
* Provide other duties as assigned.

Post Date: 10/11/2022
Job #: 17786
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Sacramento CA
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Engineer to provide technical support. This individual will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing TV/Digital production, transmission, and computer-based equipment.

Responsibilities:

* Support day to day operations of our television station including all daily news operations, equipment, and computer-based IT systems.
* Maintain and repair satellite/microwave ENG equipment, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video routers, editing systems, intercoms, display monitors, and traditional broadcast applications.
* Maintain, upgrade and support broadcast and IT environments throughout the station including the sales department, news department, television production and broadcast studios.
* Provide technical support to all operational users.
* Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
* Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software, peripherals, network servers, printers, storage, routers, switches, LAN cabling, system security and virus protection.
* Create and maintain wiring documentation and system configuration documentation.
* Maintain knowledge staying current on technological advances in software, hardware, networking, media storage, television broadcasting and studio production.
* Provide light building maintenance and perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

* Self-starter, problem solver and able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
* Must possess strong personal interaction skills, good communication skills, ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and the ability to prioritize multiple projects.
* Ability to troubleshoot and maintain television broadcast equipment.
* Effective written and verbal communication skills - ability to clearly communicate the status of a problem, provide progress updates and offer solutions to challenging technical issues.
* Previous television broadcast and/or network IT experience preferred.
* Ability to install and maintain computer systems and network equipment.
* Available to work various hours and days including nights, weekends, and holidays.
* Ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand, and power tools, work on small components and perform other physical tasks.
* Travel: Rarely: less than 10%
* Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office

Post Date: 10/07/2022
Job #: 17688
Organization Type: Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: IT Broadcast Engineer
Location: Virginia Beach VA
Job Description:

We are seeking an IT Broadcast Engineer to provide ongoing maintenance for various electronic equipment as well as support IT integrations.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

• Strong knowledge of IT and data networking as it relates to the broadcast environment
• Working knowledge of broadcast electronic equipment in the areas of theory, design, and maintenance
• Knowledge of FCC standards as related to broadcast and data recording equipment
• Knowledge of television production, post-production, studio, and remote production
• Ability to distinguish colors as related to monitor service, adjustment, and operation
• Ability to operate electronic test equipment used for troubleshooting circuits up to component level
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
• Flexible with ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
• Strong hand/eye coordination with ability to stand, stoop, and lift up to 25 lbs.

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

We are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.