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Post Date: 07/01/2022
Job #: 17609
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Appleton WI
Job Description:

We are looking for a Chief Engineer to join our regional network of stations in Wisconsin. As a knowledgeable broadcast engineer, you will have a lead role to guide all aspects of our technical operation from high-power transmitter installations to maintenance and repair of our current facilities to help us fulfill our mission. We’re looking for someone who is ready to lead the technical areas of our media organization in a healthy work culture you can thrive in.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 06/29/2022
Job #: 17606
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Technician, BNOC
Location: New York NY
Job Description:

Serves as a team member in the Broadcast Network Operations Center, which monitors the entire signal path of our on-air product, including 150+ channels, Video, Unified Video Data and Data Services backup. The Broadcast NOC also functions as the first point of contact call center for personnel involved in each segment of the broadcast product, handling hundreds of daily phone calls, pre-show check-in/test, identifying issues, determining severity, initiating the escalation process, and trouble ticketing/reporting. This position requires multi-tasked operation and monitoring of systems unique to the Company, including sports transmission systems, various inbound receiver systems, broadcast routers, broadcast automation systems, multiplexers, and satellite uplink antennae.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Monitors all channels for audio presence and program display text (Channels of music, sports and talk) and anticipates, prevents (to the extent possible), and assists with the restoration of outages.
* Monitors and routes all backhaul provider feeds.
* Monitors and controls the satellite uplink antennae facility as backup to DC NOC.
* Generates service outage trouble tickets, communicating issues with responsible parties and following through to closure of the trouble ticket; involves actively coordinating activities between various ops groups and support parties.
* As the first point of contact, answers a high volume of incoming phone calls related to every segment of the broadcast functioning in a help desk capacity.
* Generates work orders in response to studio and remote broadcast help desk calls.
* Responsible for determining severity of issues and escalating in accordance to guidelines, requiring an understanding of the functionality and signal flow between all broadcast systems.
* Authors operational reports which can include summaries of daily and weekend activities.
* Perform minor, routine maintenance on servers including uplink facility servers, automation systems and routers.
* Ensures that network operation control procedures are performed in accordance with established policies and guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree or higher in Technical Communications or related course of study or equivalent experience.
* 3 plus years of technical experience in radio broadcast or network broadcasting operations.
* This position requires the use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As required by ITAR, to perform this position you must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Requirements and General Skills:

* Must be able to work all shifts, including holidays and PTO coverage required in a 24/7 operation in a high pressure environment.
* General proficiency and working knowledge in several areas of NOC operations.
* Handles semi-routine maintenance and troubleshooting duties.
* Recognizes deviation from practices/policies and confirms senior staff on appropriate courses of action.
* Receives general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
* Work is frequently reviewed for accuracy.
* Good public speaking and presentation skills.
* Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
* Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
* Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
* Commitment to “internal client” and customer service principles.
* Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
* Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.
* Creative writing ability.
* Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
* Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

* Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
* Familiarity with broadcast program automation, preferably Prophet, Zetta Systems and DAL.
* Master Control experience preferable.
* Able to route audio through multiple systems, understanding routing logic and Codecs.
* Basic understanding of IT and client / server applications.
* ISDN and IPCodec troubleshooting experience preferable.

Our goal is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Post Date: 06/29/2022
Job #: 17607
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT Administrator
Location: Wausau WI
Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated IT Administrator for our award-winning operation. As a key member of the engineering team, the IT Administrator will provide and perform all information technology support for the station including IT policies and procedures, equipment maintenance for WAN/LAN/VPN, wireless access points, domain controllers, Cisco VOIP phone systems and PC workstations.

Tasks include but are not limited to:

* Active Directory management
* Desktop support for local and remote users
* Design, implement and maintain computer/network security policies
* Work with corporate engineering and 3rd party vendors to configure, install, and maintain switches, routers, servers, NAS and other hardware and software
* Provide capital budgetary support and advice for selection and replacement of equipment

Skills preferences and requirements:

* Degree in IT related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required
* Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA and other industry certifications are a plus
* Experience with Active Directory administration, remote desktop applications, VPN, and Office 365 required
* Experience in broadcast television or a related field preferred
* Experience with Avid, iNews, Imagine automation, Ross Overdrive and Vantage transcoding system a plus
* Must possess strong personal interaction skills, good communication skills with non-technical end-users, ability to work under pressure and deadlines, and ability to prioritize multiple projects

Physical Requirements:

* Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. Occasional climbing, kneeling, and crawling may be required for cable installations.
* Position requires a driver\'s license.

Typical hours are Monday-Friday; however, all engineering staff are on call 24/7.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package:

* Dental insurance
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance

COVID-19 considerations:

Disclaimer: you must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law). In addition, any offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background screening.

Post Date: 06/29/2022
Job #: 17603
Organization Type: College/University
Job Title: Radio/TV Engineer
Location: Nashville TN
Job Description:

We seek an outstanding candidate for a full-time radio/TV/multimedia engineer. The appointment begins Summer or Fall 2022. The successful candidate is responsible for emergency repairs, routine maintenance such as internal camera calibration, monitor calibration, system timing, maintaining in-tolerance signal flow, and dealing with normal wear and tear. The engineer should have a strong computer background, including Macintosh and PC platforms, and the ability to work with faculty, staff and Communications and Information Technology (CIT) personnel to maintain and manage the production IT facilities and operations. The engineer is also responsible for assisting the faculty and staff in keeping up with new developments, equipment, and procedures in technology, for installing and integrating new equipment and devices; and for updating and modifying technical facilities as needs and practices change. The level of activity in radio/TV and the multimedia area results in constant equipment and software maintenance problems. The Department is especially interested in candidates with strong expertise in dealing with hardware and software pertaining to audio/video production and post-production. Knowledge required in network storage, file-based workflows, audio and video over IP, and Adobe Creative Cloud software.

Post Date: 06/29/2022
Job #: 17604
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Manager, Broadcast Operations
Location: Ellenwood GA
Job Description:

The Manager, Broadcast Operations has responsibility for the overall efficient operation of the content creation systems and content delivery systems based at our DR Facility in Ellenwood, GA. The manager will interact with multiple departments and act as point of contact for all service affecting outages, enhancements, and ongoing operational support. The DR Manager will interface with the Customer Service Representatives for any issues related to quality of service, the Facility Management on infrastructure related issues such as building power, HVAC, fire alarms, the security office, third party content providers and remote facilities as appropriate.

What you’ll do:

* Coordinate with internal and external contacts for all system upgrades, replacements, and enhancements to our Disaster Recovery facility.
* Respond to technical alarms from the Operations Management System (OMS).
* Coordinate system trouble tickets with required participants.
* Assist with maintaining our processes, procedures, protocols, and associated sequence of events tied to our DR recovery requirements.
* Coordinate with facility management on building systems operations and failures – Intelsat.
* Interface with other departments such as Programming and Media Engineering, Systems Engineering, Data Services, and third parties.

What you’ll need:

* 5 or more years experience in operations or technical experience related to Broadcast Operations or Disaster Recovery and/or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
* Experience in technical operation and the supervision of technical staffs and interface with non-technical staff.
* Good public speaking and presentation skills.
* Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
* Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.
* Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
* Commitment to “internal client” and customer service principles.
* Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
* Motivated to participate in planning for upcoming projects.
* Commitment to ensuring Disaster Recovery availability.
* Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
* Familiarity with digital audio signals, routing, quality control and evaluation.
* Familiarity with master control automation systems and uplink management systems.
* Familiarity with broadcast engineering standards, practices, and terminology.
* Familiarity with satellite Uplinking and downlinking practices and terminology.
* Experience with installation and deployment of systems, networks, and structured cabling within a broadcast facility.
* Ability to read schematics and data flow documents (AutoCAD/Visio).
* Ability to diagnose, detect and isolate equipment faults by equipment log review and analysis of signal flow documentation.
* Ability to effectively trouble shoot with remote Subject Matter Experts from a diverse set of systems.
* Ability to test and come up with creative solutions until successful.
* Knowledge of configuration of Telos, LAWO, Evertz, and other media encoding devices is a plus.
* User knowledge of Microsoft operating system.
* Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
* Familiarity with Service Now ticketing systems a plus.
* Familiarity with Solar Winds monitoring system a plus.
* Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Our goal is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Post Date: 06/29/2022
Job #: 17605
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior Technician, Remote Broadcast Support
Location: New York NY
Job Description:

As Remote Broadcast Technician, you are in a front-facing role where you provide first line technical support for high-profile remote events and projects. You will be a key player in designing, implementing, and supporting all technical elements in order to bring live programming to Company subscribers. Content and scope ranges from small on-location talk shows, to multi-stage music festival simulcasts.
Technical support and planning is an important aspect of the role, helping to improve workflows and increase our level of technology. You will be an active contributor and implementer of our Remote Broadcasts and Projects.

What you’ll do:

This is a shift work position in a 24/7 facility with travel requirements for broadcast support. During your shift, you will work closely with the other members of the team to design and consult a technical plan for remote broadcast events. You will be involved with designing, integrating and maintaining hardware for broadcast infrastructure for various remote sites, studios and affiliate integrations across the U.S. You will work in coordination with your colleagues in hiring and managing contract engineers to execute a wide range of broadcast engineering tasks. As part of the troubleshooting, ticketing of issues and reporting/communicating of status to management and affected teams will be required.

What you’ll need:

Requirements and General Skills:

* Minimum 5 years of hands on technical experience in field production, maintaining and installing broadcast systems
* College degree in a technical discipline or equivalent military or industry experience.
* Experience with standard Google and MS office suite applications.
* Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
* Strong communication and organizational skills
* Work independently and in a team environment
* Project professionalism in all forms of communication
* Ability to multi-task and shift priorities
* Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs over short distances.
* Must be able to work in a 24x7x365 broadcast and production facility (i.e., days, nights, weekends, holidays)
* This position requires the use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As required by ITAR, to perform this position you must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Technical Experience:

* Ability to design, implement and configure complex audio broadcast systems including intercoms, talent/guest monitoring, and multi-track audio recordings
* Basic knowledge of different WAN technologies and telecommunications services
* Basic understanding and troubleshooting of data network routers, switches, firewalls, and circuits
* Experience with computer networks and device network configuration as it pertains to broadcast equipment and audio/video streaming
* Familiarity with different types of network cabling and terminations
* Experience with broadcast tools and equipment: meters, scopes, analyzers used to troubleshoot A/V equipment
* Ability to configure, operate and troubleshoot IP audio/video codecs for transmission
* Digital and IP-based audio/video routing, playout and recording systems (Knowledge of AES67, Ravenna, Dante and NDI networking is a plus)
* Knowledge of setup and configuration of wireless microphones and the different frequency bands
* Ability to diagnose, detect and isolate equipment faults by equipment log review and analysis of signal flow documentation
* Ability to read and create schematics, data flow, and architectural documents (AutoCAD/Visio)
* Knowledge of configuration of Comrex, LAWO, Evertz, and other media encoding devices is a plus
* General Knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) Google Workspace

Our goal is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Post Date: 06/27/2022
Job #: 17602
Organization Type: College/University
Job Title: Engineer in Charge
Location: Tampa FL
Job Description:

Full-time Television/Media Engineering position with a minimum 5-years of experience. Must have strong communications skills, able to work in a college/educational environment supporting live sports of all types. Any commercial broadcasting, networking and/or Dante\' knowledge/skills are a plus. Will be responsible for maintaining a new multi-camera studio facility built to facilitate ESPN broadcast/ specifications. This job requires direct interaction and instructing students as well as Freelance Professionals on the production of live television/media entertainment.

Post Date: 06/27/2022
Job #: 17592
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: Fort Wayne IN
Job Description:

Switch station breaks and programs for both digital channels. Record satellite program feeds. Check quality of program feeds prior to air-time. Operate Nexio and Sapphire tapeless airplay system; tape machines. Manage Playlist. Dub commercials, promos and PSA’s for air. Check next day’s logs for missing material. Keep accurate transmitter and program logs

Experience and Skills Necessary:

* Good mathematical skills
* Computer & internet skills are necessary
* Previous Master Control experience preferred, but will train the right candidate.

Minimum Requirements:

* High school diploma
* Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

Post Date: 06/27/2022
Job #: 17595
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineer I
Location: Las Vegas NV
Job Description:

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 Broadcast 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!

What you can expect working as a Broadcast Engineer:

* To work with a team focused on meaningful relationships
* A high-energy environment
* A chance to work on a team supported, influenced & lead by some of the Broadcast Industry’s leading innovators
* Related on-the-job experience
* To work at the TV station regularly & to travel with the News team routinely
* Daily opportunities to learn the art of how-to (re) prioritize.
* The station’s obstacles and challenges are your challenges.
* The possibility of unexpected and/or late-night calls for engineering-emergencies at the station
* 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 ENG support
* Replace or adjust defective and/or improperly functioning equipment
* Networking/Wiring
* Administrative “musts” (i.e., tracking and organizing department-related budget information)

Requirements:

* 2-3 years of demonstrated people leadership experience
* On-the-job and/or formal training repairing ENG equipment
* Valid & unencumbered driver’s license
* Work experience, education, and/or formal training/certification in one or more of an engineering-related fields (e.g., technology; information systems; computer science; electrical engineering and/or electronics).

Bonus points for:

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

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Post Date: 06/27/2022
Job #: 17596
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Senior Broadcast Engineer
Location: Cheyenne WY
Job Description:

Relocation Offered

The Commercial Insertion (CI) Engineering team is responsible for operating and maintaining the Commercial Insertion systems:

- Media Sales and Business Commercial Insertion campaigns;
- Set Top Box (STB) Commercial Insertion development efforts; and
- Coordinating efforts between Commercial Insertion Engineering teams.
- Work with other departments to maintain services.

Working under technical and management supervision from managers and system architects, the Senior Engineer is to understand business goals and define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret needs for CI, Advertising, and related systems.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

* Works collaboratively with technical subject matter experts (SMEs) to execute CCRs that update the CI System.
* Create CCRs to perform maintenance and updates to the Commercial Insertion platform.
* Able to resolve intermediate computer and system issues with minimal technical support and generate documentation for CI Engineering Operations.
* Proactively works with Operations, Support, and Test personnel to develop solutions to issues discovered and implement new processes/procedures that improve customer experience and business cash flow.
* Guide Engineer I’s and II’s to learn and master individual components of the Commercial Insertion system.
* Administers day to day maintenance/monitoring for the Commercial Insertion system.
* Coordinates support needed from other groups.
* Maintain and Update documentation for the Commercial Insertion team.

Basic Requirements:

* Must be able to perform 24x7 shift work including overnight shifts as dictated by the needs of the business.
* Must be able to maneuver through tight and low ceiling spaces. Occasionally needs to crawl through computer floor and above ceiling cable grid areas.
* Lifting – Ability to move or lift 50 lbs. Frequently moves various equipment into and out of their assigned racks.
* Willingness to view and support television signals that include adult content without objections.
* Must be able to stand for extended periods and reach to heights of up to 7 feet.
* Advanced understanding and skill with standard computing environments (Microsoft Office Applications, Google Suite, Windows Server, RedHat Linux, SAN Storage, Isilon Storage, basic networking and system administration).
* Advanced knowledge in writing and running basic scripts using one or more of common scripting tools/languages including SQL/Perl/Python/Bash
* Understands and properly interprets business features
* Advanced familiarity with Video Compression, MPEG and Satellite Broadcasting.
* Advanced familiarity with Commercial Insertion technologies and Business Operations
* Willing to travel (10-25%) between Denver, Cheyenne, and Gilbert locations as needed
* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* BS or equivalent from a four-year college or university is strongly preferred; three-to-eight years of progressively related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
* Competencies include excellent written and verbal communication including precise issue reporting, test results reporting, and creating and delivering presentations.
* Experienced in data and problem analysis, creative problem solving and detailed design thinking.

Post Date: 06/27/2022
Job #: 17597
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Engineer I - Broadcast
Location: Cheyenne WY
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for performing regular and preventative maintenance on all broadcast equipment. This includes performing regular software and hardware updates. Broadcast Engineers must be extremely knowledgeable regarding all broadcast technology in order to effectively care for equipment and ensure that it does not fail.

Often working within time-sensitive environments or for live broadcasts, the Broadcast Engineer must be able to quickly troubleshoot and diagnose video and audio issues. They may also have to communicate with third parties, such as the equipment vendors and or program providers, in order to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.

Once a problem is diagnosed, the Broadcast Engineer, sometimes in conjunction with other team members, is responsible for finding a solution and completing repairs to the equipment until it is functioning well again. Often these repairs must be completed in a timely manner.

In order to stay updated with changing technologies and maintain excellent broadcast quality, the Broadcast Engineer must come up with solutions for continual broadcast improvement. This includes providing the company or studio with recommendations for equipment updates, enhancements and modifications, and then performing them. Broadcast Engineers also make suggestions for new technology and equipment when necessary.

Responsibilities:

* Troubleshoots complex signal paths and exercises corrective actions or workarounds to keep signals on air.
* Ensures baseband video and audio signals are properly conformed to industry specification.
* Responds to trouble notification from other teams and quickly engages in identifying the fault and applying corrective actions or escalating to next available support level.
* Installs, maintains and repairs to component level various types of television broadcast equipment; which include both baseband and compressed disciplines.
* Trains other team members on systems and workflows.
* Performs periodic maintenance procedures such as system health checks and proactive system restarts as well as software upgrades.

Basic Requirements:

* Strong Computer Skills
* Basic understanding of IT Networking, Firewalls and Fiber optics.
* Ability to read and interpret schematics and signal flow diagrams.
* Flexibility with regard to work schedule. Must be able to work various shift schedules including overnight and weekends.
* Must be able to maneuver through tight and low ceiling spaces. Occasionally needs to crawl through computer floor and above ceiling cable grid areas.
*Lifting – Ability to move or lift 75 lbs. Frequently moves various equipment into and out of their assigned racks.
* Must have the ability to distinguish gradations in color.
* Willingness to view and support television signals that include adult content without objections.
* Must be able to stand for extended periods and reach heights of up to 7 feet.
* Must be able to communicate via 2-way radio.
* Ability to remain calm under pressure, have excellent time management skills and the ability to recall extensive technical knowledge quickly.

Qualifications:

* BA/BS preferred. 0-3 years of progressive related experience.
* Must be able to solve complex problems in a timely manner.
* Experience with deploying and integrating broadcast video and audio components typical in Master Control environment. i.e Servers, switcher, routers, monitors.

Post Date: 06/27/2022
Job #: 17598
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Gilbert AZ
Job Description:

The Commercial Insertion (CI) Engineering team is responsible for operating and maintaining the Commercial Insertion systems :

- Media Sales and Business Commercial Insertion campaigns;
- Set Top Box (STB) Commercial Insertion development efforts; and
- Coordinating efforts between Commercial Insertion Engineering teams.
- Work with other departments to maintain services.

Working under technical and management supervision from managers and system architects, the Engineer I is to understand business goals and define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret needs for CI, Advertising, and related systems.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

* Works collaboratively with technical subject matter experts (SMEs) to execute CCRs that update the CI System.
* Create CCRs to perform maintenance and updates to the Commercial Insertion system.
* Able to resolve basic computer and system issues with minimal technical support and generate documentation for CI Engineering Operations.
* Proactively works with Operations, Support, and Test personnel to develop solutions to issues discovered and implement new processes/procedures that improve customer experience and business cash flow.
* Administers day to day maintenance/monitoring for the Commercial Insertion system.
* Coordinates support needed from other groups.
* Maintain and Update documentation for the Commercial Insertion team.

Basic Requirements:

* Must be able to perform 24X7 shift work including overnight shifts as dictated by the needs of the business.
* Must be able to maneuver through tight and low ceiling spaces. Occasionally needs to crawl through computer floor and above ceiling cable grid areas.
* Lifting – Ability to move or lift 50 lbs. Frequently moves various equipment into and out of their assigned racks.
* Willingness to view and support television signals that include adult content without objections.
* Must be able to stand for extended periods and reach to heights of up to 7 feet.
* Basic understanding and skill with standard computing environments (Microsoft Office Applications, Google Suite, Windows Server, RedHat Linux, VMWare, SAN Storage, Isilon Storage, basic networking and system administration).
* Basic knowledge in writing and running basic scripts using one or more of common scripting tools/languages including SQL/Perl/Python/Bash
* Understands and properly interprets business features
* Basic familiarity with Video Compression, MPEG and Satellite Broadcasting.
* Basic familiarity with Commercial Insertion technologies and Business Operations
* Willing to travel (10-25%) between Denver, Cheyenne, and Gilbert locations as needed
* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* BS or equivalent from a four-year college or university is strongly preferred; three-to-eight years of progressively related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
* Competencies include excellent written and verbal communication including precise issue reporting, test results reporting, and creating and delivering presentations.
* Experienced in data and problem analysis, creative problem solving and detailed design thinking.

Post Date: 06/27/2022
Job #: 17600
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineering Maintenance Technician
Location: Denver CO
Job Description:

This role is responsible of maintaining, repairing and installation of all technical equipment.

- Installs, maintains, and helps document all technical facilities, equipment, and related software.
- This includes but is not limited to: satellite, microwave, fiber optic and MPEG 2/4 transport. ATSC digital transmission systems, studio and operations automation systems, control room and routing switchers, IT systems and networks, file-based media systems and facility HVAC, electrical and security systems.
- The Engineer must interface closely with technology users to identify, troubleshoot and correct problems.
- Candidate must be able to effectively multi-task and access priorities in a fast-paced winning team culture.
- Position represented by NABET Local 52.

Required:

- Two-year degree or higher, or certificate in Electronics, Engineering IT or equivalent experience
- IT training and experience preferred
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in television broadcast and television equipment maintenance and repair
- A proven “hands-on” maintenance background is required
- Proven ability to assist and/or lead engineering projects as assigned, including implementation of emerging technologies
- Must be results-oriented, innovated and demonstrate leadership
- Must understand and abide by EHS safety rules and procedures that pertain to related job functions
- Must have a valid Driver’s License
- Ability to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders

The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check prior to beginning employment.

Compensation and Benefits include: Hourly Rate ($30 - $40/hour depending on experience) and eligibility for Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Plan, Life Insurance Coverage, Disability Benefits, Tuition Assistance Program, PTO.

Post Date: 06/23/2022
Job #: 17590
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Engineer
Location: Secaucus NJ
Job Description:

We seek an Engineer to provide engineering support for a state of the art HD television facility.

Responsibilities:

• Support and maintain multiple studio production environments.
• Support and maintain large post-production and SAN systems.
• Support and maintain advanced television graphics systems.
• Support and maintain transmission systems and earth station.
• Other such duties as required.

Skills and Experience:

• The position requires a minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on experience supporting studio and post- production environments.
• Enhanced troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with a willingness to learn.
• Superior knowledge of current and prospective future television systems and formats.
• Understanding of fiber optic and copper networking technologies.
• Candidate should be a self-starter and a team player.
• Must be detail oriented, meticulous and able to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to work well and multi-task in a dynamic television broadcast environment.
• Large scale SAN infrastructure, AutoCAD and communications technologies administration and development a plus.
• Knowledge of basic computer and networking skills including Microsoft Office suite products.
• Ability to learn new concepts and develop the skill sets needed to achieve the Level III Engineer role.
• Demonstrate the tact, diplomacy, decisiveness, and superior people skills required in the pressurized environment of live television.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
• Ability to sit, stand, kneel, for extended periods of time.
• Ability to lift up to 35 pounds.
• Possess visual acuity sufficient to perform required tasks.
• Possess manual dexterity sufficient to perform required tasks.
• Possess a level of hearing sufficient for effective interaction with stakeholders by various means, including in-person, via phone, etc.

Education:

• Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent level of experience.

Post Date: 06/23/2022
Job #: 17591
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Engineer I - Field/Installation - Northeast - 100% travel
Location: Northeastern US MA
Job Description:

We are seeking a Field Engineer responsible for the collection and transport of broadcast content from local receive facilities in the Northeastern US region. A successful engineer will ensure the highest level of customer experience across the multiple locations in the assigned region. Role requires effective time management, and excellent interpersonal communication (written and verbal) to best coordinate with vendors, contractors, business partners, co-location facilities and cross functional Company teams.

Primary responsibilities:

* Perform site survey, selection, and walks.
* Solicit contractors to bid jobs based on engineer created scope of work. To include walk through verifications and work acceptance.
* Plan, coordinate, and install complex local collection systems
* Preventative maintenance and upkeep of all region systems.
* Effectively communicate engineering solutions through detailed system documentation.
* Test and troubleshoot system to resolve issues, and/or improve customer experience.
* Considerable travel during the work week of up to 95%

Requirements:

* Bachelor’s degree in electronics or telecommunications, or an equivalent combination of education and military/industry experience
* Two or more years in broadcast/Radio Frequency technologies.
* The ability to lift up to 50 pounds, work outside in inclement weather and work long hours when necessary and travel extensively
* Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record (company vehicle will be provided)

Preferred Qualifications:

* 5 or more years in broadcast/RF technologies
* Knowledge of electrical and HVAC systems
* Knowledge of basic networking
* Centrally located within region to include the states of New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont

Post Date: 06/21/2022
Job #: 17588
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Rochester MN
Job Description:

This position is responsible for all day-to-day and long-term engineering and technical management operations including towers, RF transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other related broadcast operating systems.

Qualifications:

* An associate or bachelor degree, or equivalent experience and/or certification, in broadcast electronics, telecommunications, IT or related field is required.
* 3+ years broadcasting or IT experience.
* Thorough knowledge of current FCC rules and regulations.
* Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
* Compelling detail orientation with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving, following up until issues are resolved.
* Project a professional appearance and demeanor.
* Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
* Ability to function in a team environment yet be able to work as an individual contributor.
* Work well under pressure.
* Available to work with short notice including early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
* Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

* Develops, maintains, and administers engineering departmental operations budget and capital budgets for studio and transmitter locations.
* Identifies, analyzes and trouble shoots problems or issues related to engineering, including studio and transmitter problems in a timely and effective manner.
* Works with and provides direction to engineering employees and others on solutions.
* Provides hands-on support as needed.
* Consults and collaborates with General Managers and station management on long-term and short-term engineering objectives, goals and action plans.
* Executes engineering objectives, goals and action plans and is held accountable for results.
* Studies and plans for future station engineering needs including purchases and growth.
* Communicates how objectives, goals, and action plans affect the stations.
* Leads Engineering staff.
* Develops strong department through applicable training, evaluation, and daily contact with employees. Establishes, consults and communicates departmental, station and Corp policies, procedures and guidance as needed.
* Knowledgeable of and applies, as needed, all current FCC rules and regulations. Ensures that all stations are compliant with FCC rules and regulations at all times.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We have been committed to representing the communities we serve since our founding nearly 100 years ago. The same holds true today. We know the best way to accomplish this is by recruiting and retaining top talent from diverse cultures, life experiences, and world views. With dignity and respect, we value YOU and everything that makes YOU uniquely YOU.

Post Date: 06/20/2022
Job #: 17587
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Cookeville TN
Job Description:

We seek a full-time broadcast engineer for our four radio stations in Cookeville, Tennessee. The ideal candidate must have 3 to 5 years experience as an engineer at a similar broadcast operation, be proficient in high power RF operations and repairs and have a strong working knowledge of AM and FM transmitters. In addition, this position will include comprehensive IT management. SBE, MCS and A+ General IT certifications preferred. Network database administration, computer repair will be part of the daily duties of this job.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 06/17/2022
Job #: 17584
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Information Technology Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

The Broadcast & IT Support Engineer requires a wide range of technical skills necessary to perform maintenance, installation, board and/or some component level repair of broadcast and IT equipment in both studio and outside broadcast facilities in a fast-paced production environment.

In-house production support of live and recorded programming requires a thorough systems knowledge of broadcast IT infrastructure which includes:

* Technical spaces (control rooms, studios, terminal gear/equipment/central apparatus/distribution riser rooms and data centers) and
* Associated production systems (A/V routing, signal processing, cameras, switchers, audio mixers, intercom, encoders/encoding, feeds/edit systems, master control, automation and transmission systems. Knowledge of Cloud Computing & Virtual Private Cloud is a plus.)
* A strong baseline IT and data networking knowledge is also necessary to work in an increasingly IP and IT centric broadcast/multimedia infrastructure.
* A thorough understanding of SMPTE 2110 is necessary.

Collaboration with team members, clients and other support groups is required to troubleshoot and resolve issues with broadcast/multimedia systems and computers in our production environments. This position will primarily provide facility-based support. However, there may be occasions requiring support of outside productions/events or to provide technical support to upgrade outside broadcast facilities. Any maintenance of Electronic Newsgathering (ENG) crew gear will be a shared responsibility with the field engineering team.

Our Production Technology teams operate within an ITSM Service Management framework, supported by common processes around planning and managing changes. Adherence to our standard ITSM processes to minimize impact and deliver value to our customers is required. This includes documenting issues/requests and escalating as needed for problem management and resolution via our in-house service management system(s).

A willingness to perform varied tasks, adapt to changing priorities, and the ability to solve complex technical problems independently are essential to be successful in this position. We expect our BIT engineers to build good relationships amongst our client base and to provide excellent customer service. Good communication skills (verbal, written) are required.

Shift work on a rotating schedule is mandatory to meet the needs of our customers.

The Essentials:

* Typically four or more years of experience in television, multimedia content, IT client service or broadcast maintenance capacity, with a demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast and computer equipment at the board level.
* Demonstrated experience with television or multimedia production workflows.
* Demonstrated familiarity with basic server, networking topology and operating systems (e.g., Windows, Unix, etc.)
* Ability to work all shifts associated with 24x7x365 production environments.
* Capable of lifting 50 lbs. and climbing ladders for equipment and cable installation assignments.
* Must be willing to be on call for coverage of critical technical systems.

Desirable Requirements:

* Willingness to learn proprietary equipment and applications.
* Manufacturer-provided broadcast training from companies such as Sony, RTS, Evertz, etc.
* Microsoft network certification.
* Software programming skills (HTML, V.B., C++, scripting, etc) and Autocad.
* MS Office Suite.
* Visio experience.
* Familiarity with ITSM Service Management processes.
* Demonstrated knowledge of computer desktop hardware/applications and data networking.

This position is required to work in person at one of our locations in the United States. We require anyone working in our workplaces in the U.S. to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions to this vaccine requirement are available to those entitled to reasonable accommodations for religious or medical reasons.

Post Date: 06/17/2022
Job #: 17585
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

A Chief Engineer is needed for a successful radio and digital media operation in a great “lifestyle” market in an affordable area of California. Experience as a CE (or a staff Engineer who is ready to move up and lead their own team) is required with a background in audio/radio. We can consider an Engineer coming from TV if they have RF exposure. All levels are encouraged to apply. We are flexible on compensation for the right candidate!

Post Date: 06/16/2022
Job #: 17582
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Television Broadcast Engineer
Location: Norfolk VA
Job Description:

The Television Broadcast Engineer maintains the Television Broadcast infrastructure primarily at the studio location with occasional tasks to be performed at various other company owned and/or operated locations.

Duties/Responsibilities:

• Maintain the integrity of all on-air and on-line products including TV, HD, Digital audio and television streaming services.
• Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all broadcast Television station equipment including satellite ground stations, automation systems, studio equipment, remote equipment and other related equipment.
• Install and maintain Broadcast IT systems including Television automation systems, Audio over IP systems, and various other computer workstations and ancillary equipment.
• Maintain and repair studio Production Facilities Including Digital Production switcher, Character Generators and Cameras.
• Maintain and repair studio Editing Systems including Final Cut Pro.
• Maintain and repair studio Video Storage servers including Online, Near-line and Archive Digital Storage Servers.
• Maintain and repair Intercom Communication systems.
• Advanced Local Area Network design and operational knowledge is mandatory. This includes Routers, switches, and advanced security knowledge.
• Partner with programming staff and other internal departments to meet their particular needs.
• Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

• Must be proficient with Windows, Linux, and Apple operating systems.
• A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
• 24/7 on call and be able to work weekends and/or holidays.
• Must have good verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

Education:

• Associates degree in Electronics or related field, technical school or equivalent work experience.

Experience:

• A minimum of 4 years broadcast engineering experience preferred.
• IT Networking experience required.

Physical Activities:

• Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like.
• Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces.
• Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
• Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
• Adjusting or moving objects up to 50 pounds in all directions.
• Communicating with others to exchange information.
• Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
• Operating machinery and/or power tools.
• Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment.
• Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Environmental Conditions:

• Low temperatures.
• High temperatures.
• Outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.
• Noisy environments.
• Hazardous conditions.
• Poor ventilation.
• Small and/or enclosed spaces.

Physical Demands:

• Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more with additional help.

Equity Statement:

It is our policy to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

EOE/M/F/Disability/VETS/Drug Free

Post Date: 06/16/2022
Job #: 17583
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Radio Frequency Engineer
Location: Norfolk VA
Job Description:

The Radio Frequency Engineer is responsible for the broadcast facilities at the studio location as well as all of the remote tower sites.

Duties/Responsibilities:

• Assist with the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of all radio and television broadcast equipment including transmitters, satellite ground stations, STL microwave links, IP networks, automation systems, studio equipment, backup power systems including UPSs and generators, HVAC systems, and any other equipment or systems as required.
• Assist with the maintenance of all company owned tower sites as well as leased areas at landlord sites.
• Assist with tower upgrades and when required supervise tower and facilities modifications.
• Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

• Knowledge of and ability to perform basic repairs to HVAC systems.
• Knowledge of and ability to perform basic repairs to generators and UPS systems.
• 24/7 on call and be able to work weekends and/or holidays.
• Must be proficient with Windows and Linux operating systems.
• A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
• Must have good verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

Education:

• Associate’s degree in Electronics or related field, technical school, or equivalent work experience.

Experience:

• A minimum of 4 years broadcast engineering experience preferred or 4 years of experience repairing and maintaining Military Radio Frequency Systems.
• Experience with television and FM broadcast transmitters and antenna systems.
• Experience with Satellite Ground Stations and related equipment.
• Experience with point-to-point microwave systems.
• IT Networking experience.

Physical Activities:

• Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like.
• Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces.
• Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
• Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
• Adjusting or moving objects up to 50 pounds in all directions.
• Communicating with others to exchange information.
• Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
• Operating machinery and/or power tools.
• Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment.
• Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Environmental Conditions:

• Low temperatures.
• High temperatures.
• Outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.
• Noisy environments.
• Hazardous conditions.
• Poor ventilation.
• Small and/or enclosed spaces.

Physical Demands:

• Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more with additional help.

Equity Statement:

It is our policy to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

EOE/M/F/Disability/VETS/Drug Free

Post Date: 06/16/2022
Job #: 17580
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Tuscaloosa AL
Job Description:

We seek applications from dynamic individuals for the position of Broadcast Engineer, headquartered in the our Digital Media Center.

The position is required to maintain a high operational standard relative to technological innovation, strategic investigation of current and emerging distribution platforms, maintenance and upkeep of high and low power RF transmitters, various broadcast and computer technologies, compliance with FCC broadcast regulations and general knowledge of digital broadcast, mobile, computer and online industries. This position will be responsible for achieving and maintaining first-class broadcast standards for the production and transmission of programming. Experience with FM, VHF, UHF and microwave radio frequency transmitters (tube, solid-state) etc. is highly desired. Broadcast automation, nonlinear editing, and storage/archiving experience is desired. Should be IT and network savvy.

We are an equal-opportunity employer (EOE), including an EOE of protected vets and individuals with disabilities.

Post Date: 06/15/2022
Job #: 17578
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Transmission Site Manager(s) (2)
Location: Lincoln NE
Job Description:

We are looking for two (2) Transmission Site Managers to join our team. As a Transmission Site Manager, you will work independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment. You will also maintain and repair low power TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment. Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program.

We are an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Post Date: 06/15/2022
Job #: 17577
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Radio Chief Engineer
Location: Lincoln NE
Job Description:

We are looking for a highly skilled professional to join our team. The Radio Chief Engineer will be in charge of all radio engineering duties which will include, installation, integration, operation and maintenance of radio, satellite, digital and terrestrial IP, broadcast and non- broadcast system and infrastructure. The Chief Engineer will also be in charge of our radio analog/HD transmitters. Will assist RF field engineers when needed with installation, maintenance, and administration of Network Management Control System, as well as work with network operations chief engineer in maintenance of TV systems when requested. Hiring rate is negotiable, if approved. Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program.

We are an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Post Date: 06/14/2022
Job #: 17576
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: PT Master Control Operator
Location: AR
Job Description:

We have an opening for a part-time 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.

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.
* In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:

* Must have computer and software experience.
* Prior exposure to television station operations and newscast production a plus.
* We are a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and 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
* Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.

Education:

* Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
* Related experience and/or training considered as well as a combination of education and 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. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Post Date: 06/14/2022
Job #: 17575
Organization Type: Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: RF Infrastructure Engineer
Location: Greenville NC
Job Description:

We invite applications from Electronic Engineers with particular skills in radio frequency communications infrastructure. Candidates should possess excellent theoretical and technical skills as well as proven project management ability. Areas of expertise should encompass broadcast and wireless tower and transmission systems, interference mitigation, RF Safety, and lightning protection.

The position will be at our Greenville, NC office. It may require some US and foreign travel and eligibility to obtain a security clearance. The candidate must be an excellent writer and communicator. At least a BSEE degree or equivalent is required.

We offer progressive compensation and great benefits, including health insurance, life insurance and 401K; with the opportunity to be a key contributor in our team atmosphere.

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17572
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Full-Time Engineer
Location: Fredericksburg VA
Job Description:

We are seeking a Full-Time experienced Engineer for our radio facilities in Fredericksburg, VA. Is radio your passion? Are you a problem solver? Are you someone with integrity? Do you understand FM & AM RF? Are you comfortable with Audio over IP? Can you communicate effectively with non-technical people as well as other engineers? Are you proactive and able to be flexible when things don’t go as planned?

If so, here\'s what we can offer the right candidate:

* A great place to work, in a history -rich environment.
* A team that loves radio and loves to win.
* New state-of-the-art facilities with Axia AoIP throughout.
* Recent upgrades to transmitter sites.
* Medical (we cover a significant portion of premiums).
* Company paid basic short-term and long-term disability.
* Access to discounted group Dental/Vision/Life insurance options.
* Senior level starting PTO (5 additional days, 22 total), plus 10 paid holidays.
* 401k with a match 4 out of the last 6 years.
* Paid Volunteer time.
* Pet Adoption Subsidy
* and more!

Responsibilities for this position may include:

* Maintain and repair all technical and electronic equipment at the studios and transmitter sites with a proactive approach to problem solving.
* Install, monitor and perform maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antenna systems, meters, control systems, and remote equipment, including accurate record keeping.
* Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair local computer infrastructure to include local area network, on-air automation system, and office workstations.
* Assist with, as necessary, the technical needs at remote broadcasts and live performances.
* Interact with management and staff at all levels in a personable, professional manner.
* Other duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer.

Requirements of this position include the following:

* Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
* Experience in computer based broadcast automation.
* Experience with cluster-wide studio equipment and operations, audio routing and distribution of analog, digital and audio-over-IP protocols, EAS, satellite receivers, studio telephones and broadcast IT systems.
* Proficiency in basic electronics theory and principles including Ohms law and the ability to read schematics.
* Ability to use test equipment, i.e. Multi-meters, Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, and field strength meters in troubleshooting.
* Ability to work independently to troubleshoot and repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities including troubleshooting down to the component level when practical.
* Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL, VoIP and PRI circuits.
* Knowledge of building systems, HVAC, electrical, UPS, and standby generators.
* Possess IT skills including PC/server troubleshooting and repair as well as knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP and local area networking.
* Proven ability to communicate technical information and interact easily with all levels of staff.
* Current SBE membership.
* Able to be on-call after hours for emergencies or routine maintenance as needed.
* Must possess a valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
* Must be 21 years of age or older.
* Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:
- Experience with WideOrbit Automation for Radio.
- Experience with Axia AoIP
- Experience with Directional AM Systems.
- Knowledge of telephone systems and cellular.
- SBE, Microsoft, and CompTIA Certifications.
- Associates or Technical Degree in Broadcast Engineering Technology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Physical requirements:

* Ability to lift and/or move loads up to 50 lbs.
* Ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces.

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

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17571
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Market I.T. Manager
Location: Phoenix AZ
Job Description:

Responsible for all day-to-day and long-term market level administration of information systems including computer systems, studios, automation systems and all other related broadcast operating systems for a 3FM, 2AM radio station group.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Develops, maintains, administers and owns information technology operations budget and capital budgets for studio and outlying locations in collaboration with market engineering/technical management and the VP/Market Manager.
• Identifies, analyzes and troubleshoots problems or issues related to engineering/IT, including studio, transmitter and computer problems in a timely and effective manner. Works with and provides direction to station employees on solutions. Provides hands on support as needed.
• Consults and collaborates with Market Manager and station management on long-term and short-term IT objectives, goals and action plans. Executes information technology objectives, goals and action plans and is held accountable for results. Studies and plans for future station needs including purchases and growth. Communicates how objectives, goals and action plans will affect the station’s operational success.
• Develops strong department through applicable training, evaluation, and daily contact with employees. Trains and teaches staff on the proper use of company owned computing equipment and software; Consults and collaborates with VP/Market Manager and others in management in the areas of personnel, recruitment, hiring and development of personalities and other staff. Guides staff and acts as a resource for staff on issues they may have.
• Promotes and communicates departmental, station and corporate policies, procedures and guidance as needed.
• Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.
• On Call after hours for emergencies.
• Proactively plan, coordinate and implement changes including upgrading software to address security requirements and best practices.
• Configure, deploy and manage servers in a VMWare virtualized environment along with data management systems such as Nimble.
• Maintain backup systems of online and offline data and restorative plan/measures.
• Drive network technology life cycle and replacement strategies.
• Document systems and processes effectively.
• Monitor and maintain certain building facilities including but not limited to: surveillance/security system, air conditioning system
• On/off-board employees and provide assistance with their technical equipment which requires knowledge of Active Directory and Exchange.
• Install, configure and support Windows and Linux based physical and virtual servers to address a variety of requirements.
• Drive system performance, availability and security through proactive management and patching.
• Anticipate risks and issues, designing and engineering for resiliency.
• Review vulnerability bulletins/findings, provide impact assessments, recommend and implement mitigations.

Qualifications:

• 3-5 years of IT experience. Formal training or on the job work experience in basic electronic theory, knowledge of various types of studio equipment and configurations, practical experience with components, safety requirements, extensive knowledge of studio and remote broadcast operations, strong computer skills with ability to use basic office applications.
• Previous supervisory experience considered a plus.
• Proven ability to function effectively under deadlines and in high-pressure situations.
• Ability to troubleshoot problems quickly and effectively and find solutions for staff.
• Must have valid drivers’ license and clean driving record as determined by the Company. Motor Vehicle Report will be processed.
• Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
• Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
• Ability to function in a team environment yet be able to work as an individual contributor.
• Work well under pressure.
• Available to work with short notice including early mornings, late evenings and weekends. Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.
• Knowledge/experience with WideOrbit automation systems and Wheatnet is desired.

Physical Requirements:

• Manual dexterity and fine motor skills to manipulate computers and various technical systems.
• Ability to hear and speak clearly and follow both oral and written direction.
• Requires the ability to think critically and quickly and to articulate information in clear, concise manner to others.
• Sit and or stand for extended periods of time.
• Lift up to 40 lbs.
• Be able to work under stressful conditions and in all types of weather.
• Able to work various hours as required.
• Ability to crawl, stoop, bend, lift overhead, walk.
• Ability to work in tight spaces.
• Work under tight deadlines.
• Must have good vision and hearing.
• Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
• Able to drive motor vehicle

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

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17567
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Radio Systems Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

The Radio Systems engineer will work closely with the chief radio engineer and other engineering teams to assist in planning our transition to the next generation of radio systems, IP technologies, and new radio architectures. The Radio Systems engineering position will be responsible for providing top-layer support & maintenance to our large infrastructure of radio and broadcast systems in a 24/7 live news/radio environment.

A Snapshot of Your Responsibilities:

* Install, maintain, and repair radio broadcast and transmission equipment
* Independently manage and implement projects while working with the other broadcast system engineers and IT teams
* Assist in planning and support of our transition to the next generation of radio & RF technologies
* Develop and document procedures and workflow processes within the radio department
* Interface with vendors and manufacturers to research and address support issues, feature requests, create bug reports
* Implement and maintain standards and processes including rollout and support documentation for operational support
* Follow routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all radio equipment

What You Will Need:

* Bachelor\'s or equivalent technical/communications degree
* Candidates must have 4+ years of experience in managing radio systems infrastructures
* Experience with Windows Operating Systems, Remote Access Applications (VNC, Remote Desktop, etc.), network technologies, systems security, Cloud technologies, and network monitoring tools
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Demonstrate strong skills in the areas of analysis, organization, and escalation
* Excellent communication skills, with a cool levelheaded approach
* Able to clearly communicate actions and/or next steps
* Strong desire to learn and cross-train in new technologies and passion to maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies
* Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, working independently and as part of a team in a collaborative manner
* Experience in the following key systems and technologies:
* Sierra Automated Systems (SAS) Rubicon and i-SL Series of radio broadcast consoles
* SAS 32KD analog and AES digital audio router system, RIOLink console mix engine hardware
* SAS RCS router and console configuration/control software, RS-485 serial control wiring to SAS turret modules
* Enco DAD audio workstation pc hardware, using Audio Science PCIe sound cards
* Enco GPI/O wiring to external devices, Enco RS-232 serial and IP communication for control and drop/join command signaling
* Comrex family of Audio-over-IP codecs – Bric Link, Access NX Portable, Access Multi-Rack
* Telos Vx Engine talk show phone systems
* Telos and JK audio POTS line phone hybrids
* RTS/Telex Intercom system, AZ Edit, and RVON Edit intercom software
* Adobe Audition editing software
* Lawo VSM Systems
* Familiar with Dante, AES-67, SMPTE 2110-30 Digital audio protocols
* Use Excel to prepare detailed wiring cable number run lists, new project Bill of Materials, and equipment lists
* Soldering and use of hand tools for cable fabrication and repair, and some board-level electronic component repair

Working Conditions:

* Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of a live production environment
* Strong team environment
* Candidates will also participate in on-call support rotation and provide remote support

Physical Requirements:

* The job will require that you need to have the ability to remove, lift and replace equipment in server racks

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17568
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT/ENGINEER
Location: Bryan TX
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced IT/Engineer to maintain all Computer Networks, Servers and Client CPU\'s. Will also support all team members on site, in the field and working remotely.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

• Design, Maintain and Install Computer systems and networks
• Work with engineers to implement and maintain “crossover” computer systems to Audio/Video Systems
• Maintain equipment and support users for On Air and Live Production automation systems
• Responsible for keeping software licensing up to date and installed on systems
• Design implement and Maintain computer/network security policies

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

• Assist engineering in their everyday duties as a broadcast facility
• Maintain Video Servers and editing systems
• Work flexible hours when needed
• Point of contact for corporate IT
• Provide assistance as needed for remote broadcasts
• Help maintain corporate trouble ticket system as required to support all Departments, including News, Production, Control Room and Sales team members.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Advanced IT knowledge and understanding of VM systems
• Knowledge of the inner workings of a broadcast facility
• Able to troubleshoot computers to board level
• Management of Windows active directory network
• Ability to work under high stress situations
• Ability to lift 50 lbs

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17569
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Operator
Location: Oklahoma City OK
Job Description:

A Master Control Operator helps drive the “Ideal Team Player” culture. 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 may include shading of various types of cameras. Operate master control to ensure the quality of all audio and video transmitted or received. Maintain appropriate logs, monitor, and manage BCNG feeds. Operate and monitor digital transmitters in accordance with FCC guidelines.

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 1-year prior experience in master control operations preferred. This is a full-time position. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

It is our policy to comply with all aspects of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1987 as amended, the 1991 Americans with Disabilities Act as amended and other applicable legislation. Equal employment opportunity will be provided all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status. Any individual who believes that his or her employment rights have been violated may file a charge of discrimination with EEOC.

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17564
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial, Cable TV Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Production Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Production Engineer to be responsible in providing support and maintenance to our large infrastructure of media and broadcast systems, in a 24/7 live news environment. As part of the Production Engineering team within the Broadcast and Media Technology group, you will work with multiple engineering teams, in addition to the IT group and helpdesk, broadcast production and technical operations personnel, and network operations group. You have a passion for broadcast engineering/IT and are comfortable with current media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing, etc.).

A Snapshot of Your Responsibilities:

* Support infrastructure for on-air broadcast production systems
* Studio Operations including video walls, video processing systems and cameras
* Live Control Room production systems and subsystems
* Infrastructure systems including routers, intercom, monitoring, KVM, audio suites and other live production related gear
* Respond to, communicate, manage, and track technical issues as they arise in a live 24/7 production environment
* Perform maintenance of subsystems including software and hardware updates, modifications and replacements as warranted
* Implement and maintain process standards for deployment, and develop support documentation for operations personnel as needed
* Be part of a team that works hands-on with the latest generation of production systems and technologies
* Participate in a support rotation and provide remote support as warranted

What You Will Need:

* Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering, computer science or equivalent major, and/or equivalent work experience
* 5+ years of broadcast production and live television experience
* Experience with file-based workflows and knowledge of enterprise Media Asset Management systems (e.g. Dalet)
* Experience with Linux variants including Red Hat, CentOS and Ubuntu
* Experience in the use of manual and electric mechanical tools
* Versed in SMPTE standards for broadcast television and video production environments. Examples include ST 292M, ST 424M, ST 2110, ST 2059, IEE1588, ST 2022-7, SCTE-104, etc.
* Strong technical ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast equipment including routers, switchers, audio boards, signal processors, video scalers, playback systems, etc.
* Ability to troubleshoot audio/video signals in traditional SDI and IP ST 2110 essence flow routing environments
* Understanding of studio and set technologies including video walls, cameras, VR set technologies, image processing systems, touch screens and lighting
* Knowledge of multi-viewer systems and their interfaces to tally and UMD data
* Fundamental understanding of production control automation (e.g. Ross Overdrive) and Newsroom Computer System (NRCS) workflows
* Working knowledge of MS Windows workstation and server platforms
* Basic knowledge of AWS Infrastructures including S3/Glacier storage and cloud compute (EC2) services
* Demonstrated working knowledge of IT/networking theory, topology, and best practices
* Ability to troubleshoot and replace computer hardware components and proprietary broadcast equipment
* Ability to interpret technical documentation standards including AutoCAD, Visio and Lucid Charts
* Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, work independently and as part of a team in a collaborative manner
* Ability to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of a live production environment, including overtime as required
* Ability to remove, lift and replace equipment in racks as warranted
* Strong skills in the areas of root cause analysis, organization, and escalation to subject matter experts
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to frame issues clearly
* Strong desire to learn, cross-train and a passion to maintain current knowledge of relevant and emerging technologies
* Strong team environment with a diversity of knowledge and technologies

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17565
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer
Location: NY
Job Description:

We are looking for a Senior System Administrator in our Broadcast & Media Technology department to join our family. You will be responsible for providing top-layer support and maintenance to our large infrastructure of media and broadcast systems in a 24/7 live news environment. You will work closely with multiple engineering teams and assist in planning our transition to the next generation of media systems, storage, IP technologies, and cloud architectures. You will be part of a 10+ member team supporting DC, NY, and AWS cloud-based resources.

A Snapshot of Your Responsibilities:

* Manage large infrastructure of media asset management system and on-air broadcast systems
* Independently manage and implement projects while working with the other broadcast system engineers and IT teams
* Be part of a team that will assist in planning our transition to the next generation of media systems, storage, and cloud architectures
* Develop and document procedures and workflow processes.
* Interface with vendors and manufacturers to research and address support issues, feature requests, create bug reports
* Implement and maintain standards and processes including rollout and support documentation for operational support
* Participate in on-call support rotation and provide remote support

What You Will Need:

* Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience
* Media Asset Management (MAM) administration or support experience
* Broadcast ingest & playout systems knowledge
* Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect knowledge
* Python programming and other shell scripting experience
* Windows Server (2016/2012) knowledge
* MS-SQL Database knowledge

This position requires some evening work and infrequent late-night work to complete planned maintenance. The job may require you to perform infrequent hardware maintenance including removing, lifting, and replacing equipment in server racks.

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17566
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Production Engineer
Location: DC
Job Description:

The Broadcast Production Engineer will be responsible for providing support & maintenance to our large infrastructure of media and broadcast systems, in a 24/7 live news environment. As part of the Production Engineering team within the Broadcast and Media Technology group, the Broadcast Production Engineer will work with multiple engineering teams, in addition to the IT group and helpdesk, broadcast production and technical operations personnel, and network operations group. The Broadcast Production Engineer must have a passion for broadcast engineering/IT and be comfortable with current media technologies, concepts, and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing, Radio Workflows, etc.).

A Snapshot of Your Responsibilities:

* Support infrastructure for on-air broadcast production systems
* Studio Operations include video walls, video processing systems, and cameras
* Live Control Room production systems and subsystems
* Infrastructure systems include routers, intercom, monitoring, KVM, audio suites, and other live production-related gear
* Maintain and support off-site remote locations i.e. White House, Capitol Hill, and Home Studios
* Respond to, communicate, manage, and track technical issues as they arise in a live 24/7 production environment
* Perform maintenance of subsystems including software and hardware updates, modifications, and replacements as warranted
* Implement and maintain process standards for deployment, and develop support documentation for operations personnel as needed
* Be part of a team that works hands-on with the latest generation of production systems and technologies
* Audio processing –gating, compression, equalization of talent microphone audio, and multi-band processing of outbound audio programming using Orban processors
* Audio-over-IP –Comrex, Telos, and Tieline audio-over-IP codecs (Comrex Access and Bric-Link, Telos ProStream and ZipStream, Tieline Commander and Bridge-IT)
* Set-up up small Dante audio networks
* Balanced analog audio (both microphone and line-level) and AES3 Digital audio –cable types/wiring, patch bay wiring, and normalling, measurements Legacy T1 audio transmission using Harris IntrraPlex hardware
* Telephone hybrids and talk show call-in system –Telos Hx1 phone hybrids, and Telos VXtalk show call-in system
* Enco Digital audio Workstation hardware –using Audio Science analog/digital audio soundcards
* RS-232 serial protocol (for sending/receiving ASCII serial string cues for drop/join commands/ad insertion)
* Sierra Automated Systems (SAS) 32KD audio router and Rubicon audio console systems –Router Control Software for set-up and configuration of router and consoles
* RTS/Telex Intercom –set-up/make changes to intercom key panels using AZ Edit

What You Will Need:

* Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering, computer science or equivalent major, and/or equivalent work experience
* The candidate must have 5+ years of broadcast production and live television experience
* Versed in SMPTE standards for broadcast television and video production environments; Examples include ST 292M, ST 424M, ST 2110, ST 2059, IEE1588, ST 2022-7, SCTE-104, etc
* Strong technical ability to troubleshoot and repair broadcast equipment including routers, switchers, audio boards, signal processors, video scalers, playback systems, etc
* Ability to troubleshoot audio/video signals in traditional SDI and IP ST 2110 essence flow routing environments
* Knowledge of studio and set technologies including video walls, cameras, VR set technologies, image processing systems, touch screens and lighting
* Knowledge of multi-viewer systems and their interfaces to tally and UMD data
* Fundamental understanding of production control automation (e.g. Ross Overdrive) and Newsroom Computer System (NRCS) workflows
* Experience with file-based workflows and knowledge of enterprise Media Asset Management systems (e.g. Dalet)
* Working knowledge of MS Windows workstation and server platforms
* Experience with Linux variants including RedHat, CentOS, and Ubuntu
* Basic knowledge of AWS Infrastructures includingS3/Glacier storage and cloud compute (EC2) services.
* Ability to troubleshoot and replace computer hardware components and proprietary broadcast equipment
* Ability to interpret technical documentation standards including AutoCAD, Visio, and Lucid Charts
* Demonstrated working knowledge of IT/networking theory, topology, and best practices
* Strong skills in the areas of root cause analysis, organization, and escalation to subject matter experts
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to frame issues clearly
* Strong desire to learn, cross-train and a passion to maintain current knowledge of relevant and emerging technologies
* Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, and work independently and as part of a team

Working Conditions:

* Strong team environment with a diversity of knowledge and technologies
* The candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule based on the needs of a live production environment, including overtime as required
* The candidate will also participate in a support rotation and provide remote support as warranted

Physical Requirements:

* The job will require that you have the ability to remove, lift and replace equipment in racks as warranted
* Experience in the use of manual and electric mechanical tools is required

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17560
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Systems Engineer
Location: Rochester NY
Job Description:

This position assists the Director of Engineering and is responsible for the technical equipment and IT systems at the studio and transmitter locations.

Job Duties:

• Works well in a collaborative, team environment and develops good internal and external relationships including vendors and consultants.
• Plans, installs and maintains Studio and Transmitter equipment in collaboration with the Dir. of Engineering, other managers and staff.
• Correctly analyzes, troubleshoots and repairs the video, audio and RF systems required for the efficient and reliable operation of the broadcast facility.
• Has knowledge of and maintains adherence to applicable FCC rules and regulations as they pertain to the station\'s transmission systems, communications systems, and on-air operations.
• Some Administrative rights and maintains confidentiality of sensitive data at all times.
• Installs and repairs PCs & Servers, and maintains and configures network systems.
• Effectively works in a support capacity with users of Windows based computer network.
• Works with technical staff to train, assist and instruct. Keeps lines of communication open at all levels.
• Ensures that everyone working in Engineering, including consultants, contractors, and vendors, follow required safety procedures. Follows same safety procedures while working.
• Pays close attention to high voltage safety. Reports safety violations to the appropriate personnel.
• Stays current with technology and techniques.
• Attends training as required.
• Available on-call for emergencies, extreme weather and other assignments. Work late nights and overnights on short notice.
• Participate in weekend on-call rotation.
• Be able to fill a technical operator shift if needed.
• Complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Experience with the maintenance and repair of television broadcast studio, VHF transmitter and microwave systems is a plus.
• Previous broadcast technical experience or equivalent training is preferred, not required.
• Working knowledge of relevant aspects of IT systems hardware, software applications and associated products including: Windows based servers and associated desktop/laptop systems.
• Proven ability to function effectively under deadlines and in high-pressure situations.
• Ability to troubleshoot problems quickly and effectively and find solutions for staff.
• Basic knowledge of current FCC and OSHA rules and regulations.
• Must have a valid driver\'s license and a safe driving history as determined by the Company. Driving record will be checked.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to sit and work at a computer screen for periods of time. Ability to crawl, stoop, bend, lift overhead, and walk to reach equipment for evaluation, repair, and adjustment. Must be able to work for extended periods of time in a confined area. Read, hear and speak clearly. Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing. Must be able to read and interpret instructions, schematics, and service manuals. Manipulate computer and general office equipment, including telephone. Ability to lift 50 lbs. Ability to drive/operate a vehicle in a safe manner. Ability to communicate and articulate information effectively to a variety of people.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Post Date: 06/13/2022
Job #: 17561
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Technician - Compression
Location: Gilbert AZ
Job Description:

We are looking for a highly motivated person to complete complex tasks with departments overall goals and objectives in mind. Responsible for monitoring, maintaining and verifying reliability for all compression systems across the Uplink facilities. Ensures systems are available and redundant using available tools, must be able to troubleshoot complex systems in the event of any failures. Must be able to create workflow documents and follow SOPs when presented with any and all tasks. Works under minimal supervision, and regularly drives tasks and communications with other work areas and departments. May train new employees on SOPs and general department/role knowledge.

Various positions and levels available based on experience and skill set!

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

General Departmental Expectations:

* Complete knowledge of signal flow, with a deep understanding of how compression relates to other departments and the larger uplink system.
* Complete knowledge of department operational procedures, recommends procedural changes, and will initiate and drive that change.
* Maintains a specific self-development plan and proactively drives development plan through their supervisor/manager, to continuously grow in position and work towards career goals both within and beyond the compression department.
* Tasks may range from basic audits to more complex system configuration change plans and small collaborative projects.

Daily Tasks:

* Performs logical and physical walk through daily to confirm redundancy and functionality of the system.
* Creates maintenance tickets to correct issues found during shift.
* Review of procedural documentation to ensure accuracy, drive any necessary modification.
* Creates and presents shift documentation, to include providing data, explanation, and interpretation for work performed, or system events.
* Small complex projects, under general supervision or engineering support.

Outage Response:

* Monitors alarming alerts and responds with issues explained and planned maintenance to correct issues.
* Answers radio call outs, email and/or hotline escalations.
* All outage callouts are dealt with immediately.
* Tier 2 troubleshooting extends to gathering captures and logs of equipment of Compression Video Systems.
* Opening tickets with Vendors for further analysis.

Maintenance Activities:

* Plans and completes preventative maintenance.
* Implementation of new systems and changes to existing systems in support of projects.

Team Attitude:

* Works with other departments to solve problems with video quality, encryption or transmission problems.
* Drives positive and collaborative work through others.
* Will collaborate with other departments on tasks and projects.
* May train new employees, and acts as a mentor to peers.
* Works with those in the Compression department under limited supervision. Completes unfamiliar tasks under general supervision
* Other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements:

* Perform work under limited supervision.
* Ability to take action based on previous experience and knowledge of Compression procedures to contribute to the completion of complex tasks.
* Ability to use high levels of persuasion and influence to drive business results.
* Ability to lift 50 lbs., to install or remove from various rack locations from below knee level to above head.
* Ability to work on and monitor any system, regardless of content matter.
* 24x7 Team available to work all shifts

Qualifications:

* 3-9+ years of progressively related experience.
* High School Diploma, GED, or Vocational education.

Post Date: 06/09/2022
Job #: 17559
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

We are seeking a skilled Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to join our team. The selected candidate will assist in performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem solving of all equipment associated with a 24/7/365 television operation in a major market. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintenance and repair of Automated Master Control Systems, Automated Production Control Rooms Systems, Studio Production equipment, Camera Control Systems, Robotic Pedestals, Remote Production ENG equipment, Newsroom Video Playback, File Based Archive solutions, non-linear edit systems and satellite distribution systems. The selected candidate will also assist in system design, construction and commissioning of new technologies at the Studio, Transmitter, and Remote Facilities. Familiarity with Evertz Magnum, Grass Valley ITX, Sony switchers and ELC, Bit Central Playout, Chyron Graphics systems, and Telestream Vantage is a plus.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in TV Engineering, which must include a strong IT background. 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. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to work nights and weekends is a must.

Post Date: 06/09/2022
Job #: 17552
Organization Type: Television Station - Non-commercial, Cable TV Facility, Post Production Facility
Job Title: Broadcast IT Specialist
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

Maintains all production/distribution areas and systems by troubleshooting, isolating, and repairing failures with studio hardware and software-based video production equipment, cameras and auxiliary hardware. Additionally, maintains networking and computer functionality across the organization. Configures, tests and maintains critical access for production, administrative & public file storage, and network video monitoring systems, electrical and routing functions of all production and control systems, and terminal modifications. Reads, understands, creates and interprets technical/electrical/electronic/architectural schematics, flow charts, and diagrams. Coordinates repairs with outside repair service providers in accordance with departmental standards. Interfaces with external IT consulting to troubleshoot and solve IT issues. Reports to Chief Engineer.

Post Date: 06/09/2022
Job #: 17553
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Cheyenne WY
Job Description:

The Broadcast engineering team is responsible for receiving incoming signals from numerous providers and transmission paths, decoding, decrypting, and uncompressing the signals. Management and maintenance of the contribution side signal path and delivering the broadcast ready signal to compression. The team maintains all equipment in this signal path including IRDs, decoders, splicers, DAs, hardware based signal systems, and SDI routers. Broadcast Engineering supports Operations by maintaining the monitor system of set top boxes, hardware probes, and servers.

The Broadcast Engineer II is responsible for the design, deployment, and support of systems that distribute broadcast audio and video in both SDI and IP technologies in and across multiple broadcast facilities. Team members become subject matter experts across deployed software application solutions. This position works in a team environment alongside other television broadcast disciplines to ensure E2E signal integrity and quality. A qualified candidate will exhibit project leadership working with various team members to accomplish objectives and key results (OKRs).

Responsibilities:

* Design, plan, and deploy, complex television broadcast systems and signal paths which support company objectives and goals.
* Research and recommend vendor solutions.
* Troubleshoots complex signal paths and exercises corrective actions or workarounds to keep signals on air.
* Working knowledge of video over IP including 2022-6,2022-7, 2110, and MPEG transports.
* Analyzes and confirms conformance of baseband and compressed MPEG signals to meet industry specifications.
* Develop dashboards to report status and alarms of video systems.
* Write documentation.
* Develops maintenance procedures to maximize performance of deployed systems.
* Work directly with equipment manufacturers in development of specialized applications.
* Work directly with team members and other company teams to resolve issues.
* Lead a team to build and complete projects.
* Trains other team members on systems and workflows.

Basic Requirements:

* Strong Computer Skills: Google suite, MS Office, and the like.
* Familiarity with computer programming, scripting, and configurations.
* Operational understanding of IT Networking, Firewalls, and Fiber optics.
* Operational understanding of multicast video on an IP network.
* Knowledge of standards such as Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC).
* Ability to read and interpret schematics and signal flow diagrams.
* Flexibility with regard to work schedule. Must be able to work various shift schedules including overnight and weekends.
* Must be able to maneuver through tight and low ceiling spaces. Occasionally needs to crawl through computer floor and above ceiling cable grid areas.
* Lifting – Ability to move or lift 50 lbs. Frequently moves various equipment into and out of their assigned racks.
* Must have the ability to distinguish gradations in color.
* Willingness to view and support television signals that include adult content without objections.
* Must be able to stand for extended periods.
* Ability to remain calm under pressure, have excellent time management skills and the ability to recall extensive technical knowledge quickly.

Qualifications:

* BA/BS or MA/MS preferred plus 3-5 years of progressively related experience.
* Must be able to solve complex problems in a timely manner.
* Must work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.
* Experience with deploying and integrating broadcast video and audio components typical in Master Control environment. i.e. Servers, switcher, routers, monitors.

****Relocation Offered****

Post Date: 06/09/2022
Job #: 17554
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Engineer II - Broadcast
Location: Gilbert AZ
Job Description:

The Broadcast engineering team is responsible for receiving incoming signals from numerous providers and transmission paths, decoding, decrypting, and uncompressing the signals. Management and maintenance of the contribution side signal path and delivering the broadcast ready signal to compression. The team maintains all equipment in this signal path including IRDs, decoders, splicers, DAs, hardware based signal systems, and SDI routers. Broadcast Engineering supports Operations by maintaining the monitor system of set top boxes, hardware probes, and servers.

The Broadcast Engineer II is responsible for the design, deployment, and support of systems that distribute broadcast audio and video in both SDI and IP technologies in and across multiple broadcast facilities. Team members become subject matter experts across deployed software application solutions. This position works in a team environment alongside other television broadcast disciplines to ensure E2E signal integrity and quality. A qualified candidate will exhibit project leadership working with various team members to accomplish objectives and key results (OKRs).

Responsibilities:

* Design, plan, and deploy, complex television broadcast systems and signal paths which support company objectives and goals.
* Research and recommend vendor solutions.
* Troubleshoots complex signal paths and exercises corrective actions or workarounds to keep signals on air.
* Working knowledge of video over IP including 2022-6,2022-7, 2110, and MPEG transports.
* Analyzes and confirms conformance of baseband and compressed MPEG signals to meet industry specifications.
* Develop dashboards to report status and alarms of video systems.
* Write documentation.
* Develops maintenance procedures to maximize performance of deployed systems.
* Work directly with equipment manufacturers in development of specialized applications.
* Work directly with team members and other company teams to resolve issues.
* Lead a team to build and complete projects.
* Trains other team members on systems and workflows.

Basic Requirements:

* Strong Computer Skills: Google suite, MS Office, and the like.
* Familiarity with computer programming, scripting, and configurations.
* Operational understanding of IT Networking, Firewalls, and Fiber optics.
* Operational understanding of multicast video on an IP network.
* Knowledge of standards such as Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC).
* Ability to read and interpret schematics and signal flow diagrams.
* Flexibility with regard to work schedule. Must be able to work various shift schedules including overnight and weekends.
* Must be able to maneuver through tight and low ceiling spaces. Occasionally needs to crawl through computer floor and above ceiling cable grid areas.
* Lifting – Ability to move or lift 50 lbs. Frequently moves various equipment into and out of their assigned racks.
* Must have the ability to distinguish gradations in color.
* Willingness to view and support television signals that include adult content without objections.
* Must be able to stand for extended periods.
* Ability to remain calm under pressure, have excellent time management skills and the ability to recall extensive technical knowledge quickly.

Qualifications:

* BA/BS or MA/MS preferred plus 3-5 years of progressively related experience.
* Must be able to solve complex problems in a timely manner.
* Must work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.
* Experience with deploying and integrating broadcast video and audio components typical in Master Control environment. i.e Servers, switcher, routers, monitors.

Post Date: 06/09/2022
Job #: 17555
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Engineer I - Satellite Monitoring
Location: Cheyenne WY
Job Description:

We are seeking Engineer I, Satellite Monitoring Group (Technical Operation Center), who will be part of a well-organized and motivated engineering team responsible for monitoring, escalating and troubleshooting signal quality and RF anomalies within the ground-to-space-to-ground segments used in large-scale Direct-to-Home satellite operations. Position includes operating a vast network of remote monitoring sites in support of various work activities. (e.g. scheduled/unscheduled ground system maintenances, spacecraft payload launches, system reconfiguration….). Background with computer engineering SW skills like Python, JAVA, HTML and C++ are a Plus. Candidate will be responsible for team training in support of the supervisor and management. Other duties within the department such as leading team engineering/operations in the absence of a supervisor/manager and developing/supporting departmental policies and procedures will be required.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

* Assist with coordinating and supporting various maintenance activities and configuration changes for 6 large satellite broadcast centers.
* Effectively investigates, analyzes and communicates long and short term spacecraft payload performance trends, assists with coordinating proper corrective actions.
* Compose service outage reports, weather outage reports, shift reports, failure analysis, technical procedures, drawings, and training material.
* Keeps teammates and management informed of progress on noted discrepancies and facilitates and tracks them to resolution.
* Candidate will read, write and interpret documents pertaining to safety, training, and general business functions.
* Will be required to adhere to company & department policies, procedures.

Shift Work:

* 24x7x365 as needed; to include weekends and holidays; Shift rotations of 1 to 3 month typical, 6 to 12 month if needed.
* Assists the shift Supervisor on all aspects of training, project management, and collateral duties.

A successful SMG Engineer I will have the following:

* An accredited Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.) degree in any math, science or physics related field and have 3 years related work experience. In the absence of the B.S. degree, candidate must have 9 years’ experience of working in an RF or other advanced technology field.
* Has a solid understanding of theoretical and operational concepts related to the commercial satellite communications industry. Ability to work with electronic test equipment and industry standard tools including spectrum analyzers and Monitor & Control systems.
* Operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as alarm panels, computer printer and copy machine. The ability to respond to audible and visual alarms, communicate vocal details via short wave radio, voice box, telephone to convey information.
* Strong communication skills, organized, and ability to multi-task.
* Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, space segment link budget calculations, G/T analysis projections and EIRP parameters, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
* Previous experience in working with Link budget design related to Transponder and Ground Station Equipment, Frequency reuse, Spot Beam technologies, and digital Modulation (QPSK, 8PSK, 16-QAM).
* Has a solid understanding of theoretical and operational concepts related to the earth-to-space-to-earth segments of the commercial satellite communications industry
* Satellite antenna tracking and control up to13.2 meter.
* 2-way/4-way Variable Phase Combining and redundancy techniques.
* Traveling-Wave-Tube amplifiers, High-power Klystron amplifiers and SSPA.
* High power Diplexer Frequency Combining networks.
* Uplink Power Control systems.
* Demonstrates ability to analyze issues and determine solution options that effectively and accurately drives resolution.
* Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.

Relocation Offered

Post Date: 06/09/2022
Job #: 17556
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcasting/IT Engineer
Location: Miamisburg OH
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast/IT Engineer at our television station in Miamisburg, OH. This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting including server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, newsroom computer systems, data networks and broadcast transmission equipment.

Responsibilities Include:

• Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned.
• Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, monitors and display systems.
• Provide technical support to operational users.
• Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices.
• Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems.
• Other duties may be assigned.

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

• A self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
• Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person.
• Be able to read and understand technical materials.
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines.
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time.
• Hold a valid driver\'s license.
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours weekends and evenings.
• Preferred 1-2 years relevant experience
• Working knowledge of broadcast station operations.
• Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
• Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac, and Linux operating systems

Post Date: 06/09/2022
Job #: 17557
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcasting/IT Engineer
Location: Birmingham AL
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast/IT Engineer at our television station in Birmingham, AL. This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting including server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, newsroom computer systems, data networks and broadcast transmission equipment.

Responsibilities Include:

• Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned.
• Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, monitors and display systems.
• Provide technical support to operational users.
• Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices.
• Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems.
• Other duties may be assigned.

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

• A self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
• Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person.
• Be able to read and understand technical materials.
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines.
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time.
• Hold a valid driver\'s license.
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours weekends and evenings.
• Preferred 1-2 years relevant experience
• Working knowledge of broadcast station operations.
• Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
• Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac, and Linux operating systems

Post Date: 06/09/2022
Job #: 17558
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Engineer/ IT Manager
Location: Peoria IL
Job Description:

We are seeking an Engineer/IT Manager at television station in Peoria, IL. This individual will be responsible for maintaining the network and IT systems used for broadcasting and business operations, in excellent working order to help the stations run efficiently.

Responsibilities Include:

• Support the Chief Engineer and Maintenance Engineers in emergency or problematic situations.
• Maintain all IT based broadcast equipment and technology for stations.
• Minimize service interruptions during times of equipment and/or system failures by rapidly identifying and implementing solutions.
• Install and maintain IT network, workstations, and printers.
• Install and test new systems and technical infrastructure for stations and personnel.
• Design, configure, and maintain a complete data backup and server storage for multiple departments.
• Interprets and implements instructions and requests from station personnel.
• Communicates with Chief Engineer and Maintenance Engineers to effectively resolve equipment and system issues.
• Maintain and identify issues with stations communications systems both incoming and outgoing.
• Provide technical support to operational users.
• Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices.
• Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems.
• Other duties as assigned.

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

• A self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
• Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person.
• Be able to read and understand technical materials.
• Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines.
• Able to concentrate for long periods of time.
• Hold a valid driver\'s license.
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours weekends and evenings.
• Preferred 1-2 years relevant experience
• Working knowledge of broadcast station operations.
• Knowledge and competency in core hardware and computer system technologies, including installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and LAN/WAN networking
• Strong familiarity with Microsoft, Mac, and Linux operating systems

Post Date: 06/09/2022
Job #: 17551
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: Fayetteville NC
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Chief Engineer. Duties include, but are not limited to, studio and transmitter maintenance and construction, 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 manner. We are looking for a high energy, self-motivated person, who is qualified for this rare opportunity to work with us in a newly built, AOIP, studio facility.

Our market includes (4) FM’s, (1) AM and (2) Translators. The ideal candidate will also support our staff with all computer-related hardware and software needs; manage local computer networks; manage local phone systems and provide mobile phone support. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the IT infrastructure for our Radio Stations in the Fayetteville market and the needs of our departments in a timely and collaborative way. The candidate will need knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures regarding Networking, Microsoft Server, Office, and various supporting applications in a Broadcast Environment.

Qualifications:

· Minimum five years of radio engineering experience and two years of IT training
· Knowledge of RF Systems, and RF troubleshooting skills;
· Preferred experience with radio studio construction and maintenance;
· Preferred experience with Radio Automation software (Audio Vault & Wide Orbit)
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Server OS, specifically storage functions, Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems and Microsoft Office products including SharePoint & Apple OS is a plus.
· Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
· Must be willing to work off hours and be on call;
· SBE Certification is a plus;
· Valid drivers’ license and vehicle insurance are required;
· Ability to provide helpdesk support to end users
· The ability to ensure IT activities are within security parameters as outlined by management.
· Project management experience

This position is full-time and includes all employee benefits.

We require all employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), excepting those granted an accommodation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 06/03/2022
Job #: 17550
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: San Antonio TX
Job Description:

We have an opportunity for a Broadcast Engineer. This position 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, computers, networking systems and integrating platforms for online content.

About You:

You are a motivated, enthusiastic self-starter who can work effectively in a team as well as independent.

Your Day to Day:

* Maintains station operation through preventive and corrective maintenance.
* Establishes and follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment.
* Works with Radio programming, TV news and Operations department to maintain broadcast equipment as needed.
* Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws.
* Performs necessary measurements of equipment performance.
* Installs and performs maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
* Provides maintenance/support of computer networks and related systems.

You Have:

* Basic knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations
* Television automation experience
* Working knowledge of computer networking technology.
* Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level.
* Knowledge of high-power FM and TV transmitting facilities.
* Familiarity with RCS-Zetta and Avid software/hardware products a plus.
* Knowledge of generators and UPS systems.
* 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 3 years Broadcast experience with TV/Radio Studio and transmission facilities.
* SBE Certification preferred.
* Valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record required.
* Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
* Ability to climb ladders and working on elevated surfaces (e.g. rooftops).
* Manual dexterity for soldering, use of hand tools and working on small components.
* Ability to be on-call to respond to studio and transmission systems failures at remote transmitting locations.
* Must be willing to work from office in San Antonio, TX
* Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Our 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.

Post Date: 06/02/2022
Job #: 17549
Organization Type: Manufacturer/Service Provider
Job Title: Field Service/Support Engineer
Location: Quincy IL
Job Description:

The primary responsibility of the Service Support Engineer is to provide on-site support to customers on all “Over the Air” Broadcast transmitters and associated systems/devices. On-site support includes installation, commissioning, basic operational and maintenance training, and troubleshooting and effective problem resolution as well as system acceptance testing.

This position requires frequent domestic and limited international travel. This position also requires after-hours on-call phone support.

It is preferred that this Service Support Engineer be based in Quincy, IL; however, any strategic US home-based location will be considered.

Responsibilities:

* Perform field service as required for installation, installation assistance, checkout, commissioning, proof of performance, project site surveys and on-site customer training.
* Warranty and emergency service on transmitters and associated equipment.
* Provide technical assistance during office assignments and participate in after hour emergency phone assistance.
* Creating and updating Technical Bulletins, Technical Manuals, User and Administrator manuals.

Education:

* Associates degree in Electronics or equivalent experience work experience.

Qualifications:

* Must be able to travel up to 70% of the time.
* Minimum of 3 years Transmission/Broadcast product experience.
* Solid understanding of all types of signal modulations and characteristics.
* Solid background RF transmission/amplification technology.
* Solid background and knowledge of transmission/broadcast measurement test equipment and its operation.
* Strong electronic testing experience and capable of performing a wide range of installation activities.

Post Date: 06/02/2022
Job #: 17443
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 are unable to give full consideration to resumes without applications.

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17543
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: St. Thomas, USVI Outside the US
Job Description:

We have an opening for a Director of Engineering on the island of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. The successful candidate will be responsible for formulating and maintaining capital budgets, overseeing the Engineering Department and the overall technical and engineering functions of the System.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Other Requirements:

· Ability to work flexible hours.
· Ability to be on-call (as needed) to address emergencies for the System.
· Ability to drive vans, trucks and cars and must have a valid USVI Driver’s License.
· Ability to climb and repair systems on buildings.
· Good working knowledge of three phase electrical systems.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17544
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Senior Engineer
Location: Atlanta GA
Job Description:

What You Will Do:

- Primarily responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of all technical systems for a modern radio group.
- RF systems (AM, FM, HD, STL)
- Studio Systems (Automation, Consoles, Production, Remotes)
- Power and electrical support systems (Generators, UPS, etc.)
- Monitoring and control systems
- Digital content delivery systems (Streaming audio, Datacasting)
- Business Continuity Planning understanding and implementation
- A deep understanding of FCC compliance and record-keeping is required
- IT/networking, installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance is also required

What You Will Bring:

- Qualified candidates should have at least five years of broadcast engineering experience.
- Must have extensive experience in the installation, troubleshooting, and repair of RF plants, including directional AM antenna systems.
- Quick response to technical issues with customer service and solutions-based approach is required. Interest and skills in other areas of radio broadcasting will also be valued.
- SBE and other certifications a plus and ongoing certifications and training will be required.
- Strong communication skills are required.

What We Offer:

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. We will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17545
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

We are seeking an entry level Broadcast Maintenance Engineer to assist in supporting and maintaining the infrastructure, and equipment of the television network. This includes daily control room, studio, live remote engineering and IT support in a 2110 IP based facility. This Maintenance Engineer will report to the Director Engineering/IT and will assist in the overall sustainment of the facility as well as provide IT support to staff in general. As such, candidate must be a highly organized, strong communicator with the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate will have some experience working with, and supporting:

* Production switchers
* Video routers
* Wireless microphones and audio mixers
* Video editing software
* Computers (PCs and Macs)

We prefer candidates with at least two years of work experience as a broadcast or IT technician. Willing to consider equivalent experience. Most importantly, we are looking for someone who is:

* A self-starter who works well with others in a team environment
* Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays based on operational need
* Eager to learn new technologies and expand their skill set
* A good communicator with strong written and oral communication skills
* Able to run and terminate cables including coaxial, twisted pair, audio, and fiber optic cables

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17546
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Systems Engineer
Location: Chicago IL
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast Systems Engineer to support and maintain the infrastructure and equipment of the entire television network. This includes daily control room, studio and live remote engineering support in a 2110 IP based facility. The Broadcast Systems Engineer will report to the Senior Director Technical Operations and will assist in the overall upkeep of the facility and studio operation. As such, candidate must be an exceptional project manager with attention to detail, highly organized, strong communicator with the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with and supporting:

* Production switchers
* Video routers
* Wireless microphones and audio mixers
* Intercom systems
* Video servers and replay systems
* Video editing and archive systems
* Encoders and transmission equipment
* Computers (PCs and Macs)
* Experience with Vizio and/or CAD is a definite plus

We prefer candidates with at least five years of broadcast engineering experience at a national or regional sports network, mobile production company or TV station. Most importantly, we are looking for someone who is:

* A self-starter who works well with others in a team environment
* Able to prioritize work in a high-pressure environment
* Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays based on operational needs
* Current on broadcast engineering skills and modern broadcast standards and systems
* Proficient in basic IT standards and practices including some computer networking
* Eager to learn new technologies and expand their skill set
* A solid communicator with excellent written and oral communication skills
* Able to run and terminate cables including coaxial, twisted pair, audio, and fiber optic cables

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17547
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Radio Broadcast Engineer
Location: Ames IA
Job Description:

We seek a knowledgeable and dedicated Radio Broadcast Engineer to join our Engineering team! With this position, we will have a team of 5 Engineers – 2 in Ames, 2 in Cedar Falls, and 1 in Iowa City maintaining the technical broadcast transmission and production equipment across our network. This includes assisting in the design, improvement, expansion, and maintenance of production, broadcast, and radio frequency transmitting systems for the network of radio stations. Located in Ames, this position specifically shares responsibility for 11 signals/10 sites utilizing a station-owned vehicle and equipment.

Our ideal candidate has a minimum of two years of experience with a desire to learn in an ever-changing environment and to assume responsibility for responding to network operational goals.

We offer an excellent benefits package, including health benefits, a retirement plan with a 2-to-1 employer match, immediate accrual of vacation (16 hours monthly) and sick (12 hours monthly) time and a flexible work environment.

Position Salary Range:

• $41,985 - $62,968 annually

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associates degree in Electronics Engineering, Broadcast Engineering or related field or equivalent broadcast engineering related experience to substitute for a degree;
• Two years of experience in broadcast engineering, including experience in analog audio wiring and systems and signal processing and measurement equipment;
• Knowledge of RF, AM and FM transmission systems;
• Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations;
• Ability to read and understand system drawings, signal flows, and schematics; and
• Ability to climb ladders, lift 70 pounds, use power tools and hold a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with basic TCP/IP networking and IP-based digital audio systems;
• Project management experience; and
• SBE certification.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17539
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial, College/University
Job Title: Engineering Technician II
Location: Gainesville FL
Job Description:

We are seeking an Engineering Technician to join the Technology Advancement Group (TAG). This position will be responsible for assisting with installation, operation, and maintenance of all broadcast equipment.

The Engineering Technician will assist with installation and maintenance of television and radio broadcast equipment and systems both on and off site. As well as assist with troubleshooting studio and control room problems. The Engineering Technician will work with other Technology Advancement Group (TAG) personnel on the installation and maintenance of IT-related hardware and software. Another key aspect of this position is maintaining accurate records of changes or repairs made to equipment.

This is a highly unique opportunity for an engineering professional with experience working with complicated broadcast systems and equipment. The successful candidate must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb ladders and crawl on floors in order to access broadcast equipment and systems.

Expected Salary

$21.55 - $26.34 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and three years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience in the broadcast industry.
* Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software issues.
* Understanding of IP based equipment (video and audio).
* Enjoys working with new technologies in the broadcast industry.
* Demonstrated ability to work constructively with colleagues and deliver results with high standards.
* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to work well with diverse personalities and varying levels of engineering and technological knowledge/experience.
* Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and must be able to climb ladders and crawl on floors in order to access broadcast equipment and systems.
* Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to travel to remote broadcast transmission sites.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran\\\'s Preference Page for more specific information.

* Monday - Friday 8:00 am -5:00 pm.
* Emergency equipment failures may require work hours outside of specified range.
* Ability to be on Call.

Please upload cover letter and resume for consideration.

We are committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17540
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Engineer I - Broadcast
Location: Gilbert AZ
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for performing regular and preventative maintenance on all broadcast equipment. This includes performing regular software and hardware updates. Broadcast Engineers must be extremely knowledgeable regarding all broadcast technology in order to effectively care for equipment and ensure that it does not fail.

Often working within time-sensitive environments or for live broadcasts, the Broadcast Engineer must be able to quickly troubleshoot and diagnose video and audio issues. They may also have to communicate with third parties, such as the equipment vendors and or program providers, in order to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.

Once a problem is diagnosed, the Broadcast Engineer, sometimes in conjunction with other team members, is responsible for finding a solution and completing repairs to the equipment until it is functioning well again. Often these repairs must be completed in a timely manner.

In order to stay updated with changing technologies and maintain excellent broadcast quality, the Broadcast Engineer must come up with solutions for continual broadcast improvement. This includes providing the company or studio with recommendations for equipment updates, enhancements and modifications, and then performing them. Broadcast Engineers also make suggestions for new technology and equipment when necessary.

Responsibilities:

* Troubleshoots complex signal paths and exercises corrective actions or workarounds to keep signals on air.
* Ensures baseband video and audio signals are properly conformed to industry specification.
* Responds to trouble notification from other teams and quickly engages in identifying the fault and applying corrective actions or escalating to next available support level.
* Installs, maintains and repairs to component level various types of television broadcast equipment; which include both baseband and compressed disciplines.
* Trains other team members on systems and workflows.
* Performs periodic maintenance procedures such as system health checks and proactive system restarts as well as software upgrades.

Basic Requirements:

* Strong Computer Skills
* Basic understanding of IT Networking, Firewalls and Fiber optics.
* Ability to read and interpret schematics and signal flow diagrams.
* Flexibility with regard to work schedule. Must be able to work various shift schedules including overnight and weekends.
* Must be able to maneuver through tight and low ceiling spaces. Occasionally needs to crawl through computer floor and above ceiling cable grid areas.
* Lifting – Ability to move or lift 75 lbs. Frequently moves various equipment into and out of their assigned racks.
* Must have the ability to distinguish gradations in color.
* Willingness to view and support television signals that include adult content without objections.
* Must be able to stand for extended periods and reach heights of up to 7 feet.
* Must be able to communicate via 2-way radio.
* Ability to remain calm under pressure, have excellent time management skills and the ability to recall extensive technical knowledge quickly.

Qualifications:

* BA/BS preferred. 0-3 years of progressive related experience.
* Must be able to solve complex problems in a timely manner.
* Experience with deploying and integrating broadcast video and audio components typical in Master Control environment. i.e Servers, switcher, routers, monitors.

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17541
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Senior Technician - Compression
Location: Cheyenne WY
Job Description:

Responsible for monitoring, maintaining and verifying reliability for all compression systems across the Uplink facilities. Ensures systems are available and redundant using available tools, must be able to troubleshoot complex systems in the event of any failures. Must be able to create workflow documents and follow SOPs when presented with any and all tasks. Works under minimal supervision, and regularly drives tasks and communications with other work areas and departments. May train new employees on SOPs and general department/role knowledge.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

General Departmental Expectations:

* Complete knowledge of signal flow, with a deep understanding of how compression relates to other departments and the larger uplink system.
* Complete knowledge of department operational procedures, recommends procedural changes, and will initiate and drive that change.
* Maintains a specific self-development plan and proactively drives development plan through their supervisor/manager, to continuously grow in position and work towards career goals both within and beyond the compression department.
* Tasks may range from basic audits to more complex system configuration change plans and small collaborative projects.

Daily Tasks:

* Performs logical and physical walk through daily to confirm redundancy and functionality of the system.
* Creates maintenance tickets to correct issues found during shift.
* Review of procedural documentation to ensure accuracy, drive any necessary modification.
* Creates and presents shift documentation, to include providing data, explanation, and interpretation for work performed, or system events.
* Small complex projects, under general supervision or engineering support.

Outage Response:

* Monitors alarming alerts and responds with issues explained and planned maintenance to correct issues.
* Answers radio call outs, email and/or hotline escalations.
* All outage callouts are dealt with immediately.
* Tier 2 troubleshooting extends to gathering captures and logs of equipment of Compression Video Systems.
* Opening tickets with Vendors for further analysis.

Maintenance Activities:

* Plans and completes preventative maintenance.
* Implementation of new systems and changes to existing systems in support of projects.

Team Attitude:

* Works with other departments to solve problems with video quality, encryption or transmission problems.
* Drives positive and collaborative work through others.
* Will collaborate with other departments on tasks and projects.
* May train new employees, and acts as a mentor to peers.
* Works with those in the Compression department under limited supervision. Completes unfamiliar tasks under general supervision
* Other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements:

* Perform work under limited supervision.
* Ability to take action based on previous experience and knowledge of Compression procedures to contribute to the completion of complex tasks.
* Ability to use high levels of persuasion and influence to drive business results.
* Ability to lift 50 lbs., to install or remove from various rack locations from below knee level to above head.
* Ability to work on and monitor any system, regardless of content matter.
* 24x7 Team available to work all shifts

Qualifications:

* 3-9+ years of progressively related experience.
* High School Diploma, GED, or Vocational education.

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17542
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Supervisor, Compression
Location: Gilbert AZ
Job Description:

We are seeking a talented and technical Video Systems Supervisor to supervise an engineering and operations staff responsible for the design, architecture, and management of a dynamic video compression system. The team is responsible for the entire video encoding and multiplexing infrastructure and works to ensure content quality meets or exceeds specifications and customer expectations. Compression engineers work across multiple departments to resolve concerns with audio and video quality, signal handling, encryption, specialized hardware and transmission.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

Supervisory:

* Provide development, training, and coaching to each team member to promote continued growth in chosen career path. Aide in the development of individual career plans to provide realistic goals and hold accountable.
* Continuously innovate new ways to achieve team and company goals. Solicit feedback where applicable.
* Oversee day to day operations, escalations, ticketing, and communications with supporting departments and management.

Technical:

* Review, process, and approve department documentation. This may include Standard Operating Procedures, Configuration Change Requests, etc.
* Identify system and workload priorities to appropriately assign tasking. Must be willing to update plan as conditions/priorities may require change in a dynamic system.
* On call responsibility to support on site staff on escalations and guidance of system related issues and troubleshooting activities.
* Become knowledgeable on systems to provide guidance, direction, and training on all systems and procedures. Applicable systems include: Linux, Windows Server, VMWare, Cisco, Harmonic, Sencore.

A successful Video Systems Supervisor will have the following:

* Bachelor\'s degree in a related field with or equivalent combination of experience and education.
* 3 or more years of supervisory experience in a technical operations environment.
* 3 or more years of experience in end-user support in information systems, software, network, or video.
* Ability to stand or walk for a sustained amount of time.
* Ability to lift and rack equipment weighing up to 50 pounds to any position in a rack. This may include above head or below knees.
* Ability to work a rotating shift as assigned, as dictated by the needs of a 24/7 operation.
* Ability to respond to audible and visual alarms and alerts and to monitor/troubleshoot any type of adult content without objection

Preferred Qualifications:

* Knowledge or familiarity with video compression systems or satellite TV systems.
* Ability to read, analyze, and interpret data so that trends can be recognized before they become a customer-impacting issue.
* Ability to interpret and write technical documentation, standard operating procedures, work flows, and signal paths.
* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with customers, staff and coworkers.

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17535
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Somerset KY
Job Description:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, transmitter site RF equipment as well as possessing strong computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be part of a regional team responsible for all operational aspects of a large market operation.

Responsibilities:

* Maintains overall digital broadcasting electronic systems and related equipment for optimum transmission/broadcast performance
* Maintains traditional radio and digital broadcasting electronic systems and equipment including but not limited to RF switchers, transmitters, transceivers, studio consoles and associated audio equipment
* Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems
* Conducts routine diagnostic testing, repair and replacement of all equipment used for radio stations broadcasts
* Assists clients, fellow technicians, and service personnel in the installation, training and support of software, hardware, and related 3rd party peripheral components, including but are not limited to file servers, commercial grade workstations, networking switches, NICs, monitors, KVMs, and radio equipment
* Documents equipment maintenance, repair, and replacements
* Makes decisions on test equipment, parts, and related tools needed for use in maintenance and repair
* Installs, maintains, and supports desktop computer equipment for internal users as well as company-owned sites within market
* Periodic travel to other Company locations to assist in equipment installation or troubleshooting
* Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7

This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications as well as daily and personable interaction with executive management, programming and sales departments

Qualifications:

* Must be able to work independently and as a team member
* Must possess a valid state driver\'s license and have an excellent driving record
* Must be able to climb ladders, work in small places and lift 50 pounds

Work Experience:

* A minimum of 5 years radio broadcast engineering experience is required.

Education:

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

Certifications:

* FCC General Class License or SBE certification is a plus

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17536
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Dayton OH
Job Description:

This is a service oriented technical position that will work under the direction of the Field Engineering Lead. The Field Engineer is the primary team member tasked with resolving technical issues requiring hands on interaction with equipment and systems ensuring a timely resolution with an emphasis on quality. The Field Engineer meets departmental Key Performance Indicators for the assigned role and acts in compliance with industry and Company technical requirements, standards, policies, and procedures. Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in multiple technologies and equipment. This position is part of a 24x7x365 operational team supporting and maintaining critical infrastructure and operations. This position requires substantial travel to remote equipment locations.

Responsibilities:

* Works within Service Now ticketing system as the primary source of work.
* Troubleshoots and resolves studio equipment, transmission, streaming, and IT related issues that require hands on interaction.
* Assists with identification of chronic issues and works cross functionally with all internal and external teams for resolution.
* Performs preventive maintenance on equipment and systems in accordance with Company standards.
* Works to resolve or restore services within an SLO driven environment.
* Follows posted escalation and notification processes as required.
* Documents outages and events in a detailed fashion using the Service Now ticketing system.
* Works with field engineering management to suggest changes to the standard operating procedures and documentation.

Qualifications:

* Must have at least three years of experience working in a broadcast technical environment supporting RF transmissions systems, multimedia studio facilities, content playout systems, broadcast oriented data networks and telecommunications systems.
* Experience with troubleshooting multiple networking and communication protocols.
* Possess a sound understanding of broadcast concepts.
* Able to work in a fast-paced multitasking technical environment.
* Strong professional written and verbal skills.
* Possess strong organizational skills.
* Can work independently and as a team member.
* Available to work nights and weekends or variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary or based on agreed to schedule.
* Available on call 24/7.
* Valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record.
* Ability to climb ladders, work in small spaces and lift 50 lbs.

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17537
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Cleveland OH
Job Description:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, transmitter site RF equipment as well as possessing strong computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be part of a regional team responsible for all operational aspects of a large market operation.

Responsibilities:

* Maintains overall digital broadcasting electronic systems and related equipment for optimum transmission/broadcast performance
* Maintains traditional radio and digital broadcasting electronic systems and equipment including but not limited to RF switchers, transmitters, transceivers, studio consoles and associated audio equipment
* Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems
* Conducts routine diagnostic testing, repair and replacement of all equipment used for radio stations broadcasts
* Assists clients, fellow technicians, and service personnel in the installation, training and support of software, hardware, and related 3rd party peripheral components, including but are not limited to file servers, commercial grade workstations, networking switches, NICs, monitors, KVMs, and radio equipment
* Documents equipment maintenance, repair, and replacements
* Makes decisions on test equipment, parts, and related tools needed for use in maintenance and repair
* Installs, maintains, and supports desktop computer equipment for internal users as well as company-owned sites within market
* Periodic travel to other Company locations to assist in equipment installation or troubleshooting
* Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7

This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications as well as daily and personable interaction with executive management, programming and sales departments

Qualifications:

* Must be able to work independently and as a team member
* Must possess a valid state driver\\\'s license and have an excellent driving record
* Must be able to climb ladders, work in small places and lift 50 pounds

Work Experience:

* A minimum of 5 years radio broadcast engineering experience is required.

Education:

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

Certifications:

* FCC General Class License or SBE certification is a plus

Post Date: 06/01/2022
Job #: 17538
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Madison WI
Job Description:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, transmitter site RF equipment as well as possessing strong computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be part of a regional team responsible for all operational aspects of a large market operation.

Responsibilities:

* Maintains overall digital broadcasting electronic systems and related equipment for optimum transmission/broadcast performance
* Maintains traditional radio and digital broadcasting electronic systems and equipment including but not limited to RF switchers, transmitters, transceivers, studio consoles and associated audio equipment
* Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems
* Conducts routine diagnostic testing, repair and replacement of all equipment used for radio stations broadcasts
* Assists clients, fellow technicians, and service personnel in the installation, training and support of software, hardware, and related 3rd party peripheral components, including but are not limited to file servers, commercial grade workstations, networking switches, NICs, monitors, KVMs, and radio equipment
* Documents equipment maintenance, repair, and replacements
* Makes decisions on test equipment, parts, and related tools needed for use in maintenance and repair
* Installs, maintains, and supports desktop computer equipment for internal users as well as company-owned sites within market
* Periodic travel to other Company locations to assist in equipment installation or troubleshooting
* Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7

This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications as well as daily and personable interaction with executive management, programming and sales departments

Qualifications:

* Must be able to work independently and as a team member
* Must possess a valid state driver\'s license and have an excellent driving record
* Must be able to climb ladders, work in small places and lift 50 pounds

Work Experience:

* A minimum of 5 years radio broadcast engineering experience is required.

Education:

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

Certifications:

* FCC General Class License or SBE certification is a plus

Post Date: 05/23/2022
Job #: 17531
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Portland OR
Job Description:

We are looking for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer. This individual will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing TV/Digital production, transmitter, and broadcast systems. This individual will also repair equipment in support of news-gathering, production and on-air operations and provide support of network-based equipment in conjunction with the IT manager. This role is a full-time, hourly, union position that reports to the Supervisor of Engineering.

Responsibilities:

* Support day to day operations of our television station including all daily news operations, equipment, and computer-based IT systems.
* Maintain and/or repair satellite receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, monitors, and display systems.
* Maintain, upgrade, and support broadcast and IT environments throughout the station including the sales department, news department, television production and broadcast studios.
* Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems.
* Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required.
* Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices.
* Provide PC/Mac hardware/software support, on-site installation, servicing and repair of computer workstations.
* Provide light building maintenance.
* Assist with LAN and WAN related hardware and software maintenance.
* Develop knowledge of facility specific IT needs and assist in supporting these systems.
* Other duties may be assigned.

Requirements:

* Minimum 5 years related TV broadcasting experience.
* Degree in electronics, related field or work experience in lieu of degree.
* Ability to troubleshoot and maintain television broadcast equipment, computer systems and network equipment.
* Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings if necessary.
* Self-starter, able to work efficiently without direct supervision.
* Must possess strong personal interaction skills, good communication skills, ability to work under pressure and deadlines, and ability to prioritize multiple projects.
* Ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, pull and install wiring, use hand and power tools, work on small components, and perform other physical tasks.

We require all employees to be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. We comply with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

Post Date: 05/23/2022
Job #: 17526
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Field Engineer
Location: Remote - Northeast Region (Boston, NY, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, DC) MA
Job Description:

The Broadcast Field Engineer maintains the broadcast facilities and technical equipment. Ensures technical integrity of owned and operated radio stations within our Northeast Region.

Responsibilities:

• Maintain, troubleshoot & repair AM & FM broadcast facilities, equipment, and systems. Assist with station build out, maintenance, upgrades, and installations.
• Provide recommendations for improvements to station facilities that will ensure highest possible audio signal quality.
• Work with Director to maintain engineering operation budget.
• Complete monthly/annual site maintenance and inspections.
• Assist Director of Facilities with contractor maintenance and repair schedule.
• Maintain knowledge of FCC rules and regulations and ensure all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely and legally
• Responsible to work with local governmental agencies to secure necessary licenses for the operation and construction of our broadcast facilities.
• Maintain vendor relationships for all broadcast equipment.
• Maintain contractor relationships for local engineering support.
• Direct, coordinate and manage all technical matters of live and remote broadcasts, as directed.
• Fulfill facility requests, as needed.
• Support quarterly on-air pledge drives, as needed.

Experience and Skill Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Engineering/IT, or equivalent experience.
• 5 years radio engineering experience, including knowledge of AM and FM broadcast facilities, IT, and satellite technology.
• Thorough understanding of radio frequency emissions
• Knowledge of broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations
• SBE Certification a plus.
• Excellent documentation, reporting, inventory tracking of equipment at transmitter sites.
• Perform effectively under tight deadlines and changing priorities. Ability to multi-task.
• Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
• Effective planning, organizational and critical thinking skills.
• Able to work flexible hours, including some weekends and evenings as needed to meet network and local station needs and deadlines.
• Must be able to stand, walk, site, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. Reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
• Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.
• Valid driver’s license required. Ability and willingness to travel, as needed. Personal vehicle is required for travel to local sites. Position will require some overnight and out-of-state travel.

Post Date: 05/23/2022
Job #: 17529
Organization Type: Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Engineering & IT Associate
Location: Nashville TN
Job Description:

This position reports to the Senior Director of Engineering and will work closely with both the Senior Director of Engineering and the Network Administrator. This position assists with all aspects of information technology, production engineering and broadcast engineering responsibilities, including production tasks as needed.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities Associated with Broadcast Engineering:

• Understanding of the broadcast chain for ATSC 1.0 and ATSC 3.0
• Install and maintain broadcast equipment
• Troubleshoot and repair broadcast and production equipment
• Set-up and shade studio cameras for productions and studio rentals
• Set-up production server for multi-camera records and playbacks
• Provide support for editors and quality control aspects for distribution using the lastest PBS Technical Operation Specifications
• Provide support in maintaining building systems (HVAC, Security System, Electrical, Plumbing, etc.)

Essential Duties/Responsibilities Associated with IT:

• Understanding of basic Network Infrastructure
• Understanding and maintaining DNS, DHCP, Routers, Switches, Corporate Firewalls; VPNs.
• Understanding and maintaining standard TCP/IP ports
• Understanding and maintaining network security (mail, network, basic IP)
• Familiarity with current Microsoft servers and active directory
• Familiarity with Group Policy
• Familiarity with Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines
• Familiarity with Windows deployment services
• Familiarity with WSUS
• Familiarity with Linux
• Familiarity in PC and Mac operations
• Ability to troubleshoot hardware/software related problems
• Ability to document the network
• Competence in Desktop Windows 10 Pro/Enterprise
• Competence in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Teams, Visio)

Knowledge/Skills & Abilities:

Ability to provide support within the information technologies (IT) and Engineering component of all our broadcast and network infrastructure. This includes operations and maintenance of all broadcast IT and networking systems for administration, production, and over the air systems. Respect for the security of our considerable broadcast-related networking and IT infrastructure as well as associated delivery and operations systems. Work will be performed under general supervision, but ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and independently is a plus.

Education and Experience:

Certification or degree in information technologies, broadcast engineering or a related field is preferred. Additionally, three to seven years of experience in a technical operations field is preferred as well as a willingness to gain additional knowledge/training in the field of broadcast engineering; informational technology and cyber security.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals may need to sit or stand for extended periods as needed. May require reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist, or lifting as required, up to 50 pounds. Proper lifting techniques required. Work space varies from inside, to working outside for extended periods during the day. While primarily a traditional work schedule, this position could include some nights and weekends.

Post Date: 05/19/2022
Job #: 17522
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Engineer I - Earth Station Operations
Location: Cheyenne WY
Job Description:

Relocation Offered

We are seeking an Engineer I, Satellite Monitoring Group (Technical Operation Center), who will be part of a well-organized and motivated engineering team responsible for monitoring, escalating and troubleshooting signal quality and RF anomalies within the ground-to-space-to-ground segments used in large-scale Direct-to-Home satellite operations. Position includes operating a vast network of remote monitoring sites in support of various work activities. (e.g. scheduled/unscheduled ground system maintenances, spacecraft payload launches, system reconfiguration...). Background with computer engineering SW skills like Python, JAVA, HTML and C++ are a Plus. Candidate will be responsible for team training in support of the supervisor and management. Other duties within the department such as leading team engineering/operations in the absence of a supervisor/manager and developing/supporting departmental policies and procedures will be required.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

* Assist with coordinating and supporting various maintenance activities and configuration changes for 6 large satellite broadcast centers.
* Effectively investigates, analyzes and communicates long and short term spacecraft payload performance trends, assists with coordinating proper corrective actions.
* Compose service outage reports, weather outage reports, shift reports, failure analysis, technical procedures, drawings, and training material.
* Keeps teammates and management informed of progress on noted discrepancies and facilitates and tracks them to resolution.
* Candidate will read, write and interpret documents pertaining to safety, training, and general business functions.
* Will be required to adhere to company & department policies, procedures.
* SHIFT WORK: 24x7x365 as needed; to include weekends and holidays; Shift rotations of 1 to 3 month typical, 6 to 12 month if needed.
* Assists the shift Supervisor on all aspects of training, project management, and collateral duties.

A successful SMG Engineer I will have the following:

* An accredited Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.) degree in any math, science or physics related field and have 3 years related work experience. In the absence of the B.S. degree, candidate must have 9 years’ experience of working in an RF or other advanced technology field.
* Has a solid understanding of theoretical and operational concepts related to the commercial satellite communications industry. Ability to work with electronic test equipment and industry standard tools including spectrum analyzers and Monitor & Control systems.
* Operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as alarm panels, computer printer and copy machine. The ability to respond to audible and visual alarms, communicate vocal details via short wave radio, voice box, telephone to convey information.
* Strong communication skills, organized, and ability to multi-task.
* Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, space segment link budget calculations, G/T analysis projections and EIRP parameters, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
* Previous experience in working with Link budget design related to Transponder and Ground Station Equipment, Frequency reuse, Spot Beam technologies, and digital Modulation (QPSK, 8PSK, 16-QAM).
* Has a solid understanding of theoretical and operational concepts related to the earth-to-space-to-earth segments of the commercial satellite communications industry
* Satellite antenna tracking and control up to13.2 meter.
* 2-way/4-way Variable Phase Combining and redundancy techniques.
* Traveling-Wave-Tube amplifiers, High-power Klystron amplifiers and SSPA.
* High power Diplexer Frequency Combining networks.
* Uplink Power Control systems.
* Demonstrates ability to analyze issues and determine solution options that effectively and accurately drives resolution.
* Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and customers.

Post Date: 05/19/2022
Job #: 17523
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Systems Engineer (Broadcast Engineer)
Location: Phoenix AZ
Job Description:

Reporting to the Director of Technology, the Systems Engineer is a full-time position within the Technology & Operations Department that will be primarily responsible for providing technical assistant to other departments and maintaining out stations on air. Also, for helping gather requirements, planning, designing and implementing systems within our mission critical broadcast and enterprise IT environment. The role requires that you possess the necessary self-discipline to take ownership and responsibility for delivering technical solutions considering both business and technical needs of all customers with the goal of providing a quality product that meets the user needs. You will be part of a talented team that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering internal customer-oriented solutions, mission critical infrastructure, and ensuring the highest levels of availability and performance. The role will suit individuals who are excited by the opportunity to work with leading edge technologies in the design, implementation and transition to IP based and highly virtualized broadcast environments.

• “A Hands on” accomplished systems engineer dedicated to help our business win by supporting mission critical broadcast and IT systems, projects, and new initiatives.
• Develop strong working relationships with department leaders and their teams including Production Operations, Engineering, IT, Creative Services, Sales, Traffic and News Operations groups to manage systems, documentation, follow best practices and implement new technologies & deliver projects on time & within budget.
• Work with internal and external Technical Support teams to ensure timely resolution of customer requests and issues.
• Provide troubleshooting & support for systems, infrastructure and applications, including root cause analysis.
• Evaluate and optimize workflows related to all broadcast systems including linear and IP fabric for video infrastructures, virtualized Windows & Linux environments, encode/decode platforms, newsgathering tools, NLE, Media Asset Management systems, distribution/transmission systems and other workflow tools.
• Evaluate, test, and install upgrades to all platform operating systems, applications, and hardware
• Risk Management: Assess all issues, adds, changes to mitigate potential system impact.
• Ongoing assessment of workflows, identifying manual processes that can be streamlined or improved upon with new hardware, software, or automation
• Participate in the testing of new technology.
• Install, commission, and configure new technology
• Develop and maintain system documentation for operational and troubleshooting purposes.
• Work with operations teams to ensure SOP’s & documentation are written and up to date
• Produce work that is consistently professional, reliable and detail oriented.
• Other duties as deemed necessary

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor\'s degree in Computer Science, Broadcast Engineering or similar with 5+ years’ experience preferred.
• Equivalent experience considered.
• Military experience in broadcast television considered
• Experience in a similar role with an ISP, media company, systems integrator or other relevant industry.

Requirements:

• Experience in supporting large scale systems to support business needs
• Experience supporting a major market or network News operation
• Proficient with IT routers, switches, firewalls, and port management applications
• Demonstrated knowledge of media over managed IP networks and protocols.
• Proficient in A/V file transcoding, data archiving processes and video compression technologies & standards.
• Knowledge of newsgathering and communications systems
• Strong ability to read and generate system documentation (Visio, ACAD).
• Positive work ethic, ability to work well in groups to execute projects on time and on budget while meeting customer expectations.
• Must be able to process large amounts of information, analyze this information and make sound decisions, sometimes under intense deadline pressure.
• Knowledge of standard engineering processes such as change control and agile development concepts.
• Must be keen to learn and develop new skills

• Ability to work on own initiative
• Excellent organization, collaboration and communication skills.
• Must possess strong multitasking skills and the ability to prioritize tasks

Eligibility Requirements:

• Must be willing to work in Phoenix, Arizona
• Willingness to travel and work outside standard hours, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Ability to lift and carry 50+ pounds of gear
• Must submit an attestation disclosing COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if the Company determines your job position requires accessing a Company worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols

Desired Characteristics:

• Knowledge and experience with hardware virtualization
• Ability to communicate and interact effectively with diverse audiences across different departments, ranging from non-technical clients to technical professionals and operations staff.
• Knowledge and experience with setup, testing and documentation of proof-of-concept systems
• Hands on experience with support of non-linear edit systems such as Premier, FCP, Edius.
• Knowledge of media workflow tools and production systems such as Vantage, Dalet, Ross Overdrive or similar.
• Knowledge of distribution systems including RF, streaming and satellite.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Post Date: 05/19/2022
Job #: 17524
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer
Location: Cleveland OH
Job Description:

We are searching for a proactive individual for troubleshooting, repair, installation and preventative maintenance of broadcast – IT equipment. The person should have strong expertise in TV broadcast systems including IT-LAN infrastructure, studio, production control rooms, wireless mics, and newsroom equipment including editing systems, field camera’s, and ENG live trucks. You will be providing direct technical support for our news department, which produces more than 70 hours of live programming weekly.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Maintain station equipment through preventative maintenance and repair
- Installation, wiring, and documentation for broadcast, IT, and routers
- Assist the News Department with support for systems such as BitCentral, ENPS, Ross Xpression.
- Perform diagnostics and repair of computer systems; hardware and software
- Operate or assist with transmission of bonded cellular, satellite or RF microwave trucks.
- Have a basic understanding of schematics and block diagrams
- Ability to interface with outside vendors for repairs and upgrades

Requirements:

- Minimum of 3 -5 years experience with IT, electronics, and television equipment
- Ability to troubleshot and repair broadcast equipment
- Use of audio, video, data, and fiber test equipment
- Demonstrated IT experience with servers and networking
- Ability to work with management team on design, installation, and integration of new equipment
- Excellent communication and critical thinking skills that avoid panic responses
- Good hand dexterity, ability to climb ladders, work in tight spots, lift up to 50lbs.
- Amateur radio operator, FCC license, SBE/Cisco/Microsoft certifications all a plus

Post Date: 05/19/2022
Job #: 17525
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT Support/Broadcast Engineer
Location: Detroit MI
Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced IT Support/Broadcast Engineer. The IT Support/Broadcast Engineer is responsible for the installation, maintenance and repair of computers, Software set up and End User support, LAN/WAN networks and telecommunication equipment. May also assist the Market Engineers with the installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment. This is a full-time position that reports to the Market Engineer.

Responsibilities:

- Maintain maximum up-time for all computer systems and LAN/WAN networks
- Follow routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all network and computer equipment.
- May assist in the installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
- Responsibilities include keeping systems patched and software up to date, ensuring Backup software is current and operating correctly and being on Call 24/7 in the event of an emergency.
- Must be willing to learn about radio automations and routing systems

Qualifications:

Required & Preferred:

- 3+ years’ experience in IT technical support role
- Vast knowledge of the following operating systems: Google Workspace, Zoom, Windows Server, Windows OS, Apple Mac OS and IOS & MS Office Systems.
- Ability to manage a local area network infrastructure
- Routing/Switching: MPLS, IP Multicast, VOIP Zoom Phones SIP
- LAN/WAN architectures including Ethernet, Spanning Tree, ISL and Point to Point Circuits.
- Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines
- Computer audio including WAV, MP2, MP3, AAC
- Knowledge of Broadcast digital playback systems, specifically Wide Orbit, Newsboss, Adobe Audition and Pro Tools, a plus
- Excellent customer service skills are required; must be extremely organized and detail oriented.
- May be required to lift 50 pounds
- Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
- A valid driver\'s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant\'s own vehicle, proof of insurance is required.

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with the Company, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship.

Post Date: 05/19/2022
Job #: 17519
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: CA
Job Description:

Responsibilities including but not limited to:

• Maintain all F.C.C. required documents up to date, including program, E.A.S. and technical logs
• Trouble shoot, repair and maintain all broadcast equipment in studio and tower site
• Assure reliability of both generators at studio and tower site and execute stated exercise and maintenance program
• Make request of any capital expense to GM before purchase
• Act as liaison for any F.C.C. type inspections requested
• Work to improve the facility through diligent pre-planning and inspection

Qualifications:

• Minimum five years’ experience as chief or assistant to the chief, who is ready to move up

All inquiries will be kept confidential. Compensation is negotiable for the right candidate. Relocation assistance and benefit package will be provided.

Post Date: 05/19/2022
Job #: 17521
Organization Type: Government - Civilian
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Flexible Location VA
Job Description:

We are seeking a qualified candidate that will support the FEMA sponsored National Public Warning System Sustainment (NPWS)Task. Duties will include but are not limited to researching all aspects of Primary Entry Point (PEP) Training, Exercise, Testing, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) to ensure the National Emergency Alert System (EAS) and other sub-systems are understood and ready for use under all conditions (sub-systems include: IT related, large capacity fuel tanks, day tanks, all-hazards protected shelters, generators, AM and FM transmitters, fuel monitoring, radio studio equipment).

What You’ll Get to Do:

* Conduct site visits to exercise equipment, look for problems, and train PEP station personnel.
* Perform low-level, equipment-specific programming.
* Analyze equipment problems to determine best solution.
* Analyze data collected to produce comprehensive reports for the client and Company Program Manager
* Provide valuable insight into determining the operational testing and maintenance frequency of all NPWS EAS related equipment and ensure captured data is well documented and archived in the PEP Operations Portal.
* Manage equipment replacement or major repair projects.
* Assist with tracking maintenance & repair activities to ensure all stations in the PEP Program are ready and available.
* Participate in meetings internally and with the government contacts as required.

More About the Role:

This position requires a significant amount of travel (up to 75%) to FEMA-provisioned PEP facilities located at key broadcast facilities across the Unites States and its territories while conducting routine system exercise, inspection, and verification and developing reports based on existing procedures, practices, and protocols. Operational knowledge of the NPWS and associated devices including broadcast transmitters, studio consoles, long-form programming, emergency power generation systems and other related equipment is preferred. Applicant must have excellent communications skills (both oral and written), be a “self-starter” and have the ability to work within a team in a structured but unsupervised environment.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

* Bachelor\'s Degree or equivalent experience
* 5 years’ experience in radio engineering

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

* Operational knowledge of the NPWS and associated devices, Emergency Alert System EAS

What We Can Offer You:

* We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
* Our employees value the flexibility at the Company that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
* We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $65,300-$134,000. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.

Our employees value the flexibility that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.

As a federal contractor, we are subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

Post Date: 05/16/2022
Job #: 17511
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Master Control Supervisor
Location: South Burlington VT
Job Description:

If you are a leader with savvy technical skills and the desire to work in a state-of-the-art broadcast facility settled in the beauty of the New England region, your perfect career opportunity may have just opened up. This Master Control Supervisor will be at the helm of the latest broadcast technologies in a brand-new television facility and studio. We strive for excellence and we know that achievement comes from outstanding leadership, a great company support system, and each team member’s passion for success. This leadership position will drive a 24 x 7 technology-based operation and team that showcases all of our content to its Champlain Valley viewers via multiple delivery streams.

Job Responsibilities:

- Maintain operations that keeps us in compliance with FCC rules and regulations.
- Schedule Master Control Operators for 24 X 7 operations.
- Ensure proper program and transmitter log documentation by the Master Control team.
- Train Master Control Operators in current and future responsibilities of Master Control.
- Review Master Control Operators performance in conjunction with Engineering management.
- Maintain a dialog with other departments to support their operations.
- Communicates problems with equipment to the Engineering team in a timely manner.
- Ensure acquisition of content from content providers.
- Help create and update operations documentation.
- In-person attendance is required.

Experience Requirements:

- Prior experience in television station operations is preferred.
- Prior experience in Master Control operations is preferred.
- Prior supervisory experience is a plus.
- Microsoft Office suite experience is a plus – Outlook, Excel, Word
- Related military experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

- Attention to detail.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Team player mindset with strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to learn specialized software applications.
- Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.

Education:

- Technical school or completion of college level technical courses is a plus.

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: 05/16/2022
Job #: 17509
Organization Type: Television Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast IT Specialist
Location: Research Triangle Park NC
Job Description:

We are seeking a Broadcast IT Specialist. The Broadcast IT Specialist provides technical solutions across a broad spectrum of information technology to support television broadcast and multi-media equipment, systems integration, workflows, networks, databases, software, and servers in a studio environment and field production environment.

Our Technology Division is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the statewide broadcast network in addition to studio production infrastructure, information technology, and facilities.

Minimum Education, Experience, and Skills:

Bachelor\'s degree and 2-5 years of related experience; or a combination of education and applicable experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required Competencies:

Experience working in a control room environment configuring and supporting television production equipment including video switchers, audio consoles, graphic engines, Video Routing systems and intercom systems. Experience supporting various systems used in Mobile Production Units and Satellite trucks. Experience with IP and Cellular Network Bonded transport for video and equipment. A strong knowledge of networking best practices, equipment capabilities, and principles applied in a multi-media and broadcast environment. Experience with Software management and Server management. A working knowledge of video encoders; and file transcoding experience including familiarity with the latest Video Codecs. Experience with file system management. Storage system management and support experience including ability to manage SAN (Storage Area Network) and NAS (Network Attached Storage) systems. Experience with web streaming encoders and web stream hosting on multiple platforms including experience conducting and managing web streams and encoding delivery systems. A basic understanding of traditional RF (Radio Frequency) principles and applications. An understanding of Audio transport over IP on a managed network. (DANTE) Experience integrating, managing, and supporting a MAM (Media Asset Management) system in an edit bay and control room environment. This Includes building automated media workflows. Familiarity with the Adobe creative cloud suite, including Adobe Premiere pro. (Video Editing Software) Responsible for troubleshooting any software or integration issues. Project Management experience including consulting with TV engineers on various system projects to best suit the needs of the broadcast environment.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Post Date: 05/16/2022
Job #: 17512
Organization Type: Satellite Facility
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer I
Location: Cheyenne WY
Job Description:

The Commercial Insertion (CI) Engineering team is responsible for operating and maintaining the Commercial Insertion systems.

Media Sales and Business Commercial Insertion campaigns; Set Top Box (STB) Commercial Insertion development efforts; and Coordinating efforts between Commercial Insertion Engineering teams. Work with other departments to maintain services.

Working under technical and management supervision from managers and system architects, the Engineer I is to understand business goals and define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret needs for CI, Advertising, and related systems.

Responsibilities:

- Works collaboratively with technical subject matter experts (SMEs) to execute CCRs that update the CI System.
- Create CCRs to perform maintenance and updates to the Commercial Insertion system.
- Resolves basic computer and system issues with minimal technical support and generate documentation for CI Engineering Operations.
- Proactively works with Operations, Support, and Test personnel to develop solutions to issues discovered and implement new processes/procedures that improve customer experience and business cash flow.
- Administers day to day maintenance/monitoring for the Commercial Insertion system.
- Coordinates support needed from other groups.
- Maintain and Update documentation for the Commercial Insertion team.

Basic Requirements:

- Basic understanding and skill with standard computing environments (Microsoft Office Applications, Google Suite, Windows Server, RedHat Linux, SAN Storage, Isilon Storage, basic networking and system administration).
- Basic knowledge in writing and running basic scripts using one or more of common scripting tools/languages including SQL/Perl/Python/Bash
- Basic familiarity with Video Compression, MPEG and Satellite Broadcasting.
- Basic familiarity with Commercial Insertion technologies and Business Operations
- Must be able to perform 24x7 shift work including overnight shifts as dictated by the needs of the business.
- Must be able to maneuver through tight and low ceiling spaces. Occasionally needs to crawl through computer floor and above ceiling cable grid areas.
- Lifting – Ability to move or lift 50 lbs. Frequently moves various equipment into and out of their assigned racks.
- Willingness to view and support television signals that include adult content without objections.
- Must be able to stand for extended periods and reach to heights of up to 7 feet.
- Understands and properly interprets business features
- Willing to travel (10-25%) between Denver, Cheyenne, and Gilbert locations as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

- BS or equivalent from a four-year college or university is strongly preferred; three-to-eight years of progressively related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
- Competencies include excellent written and verbal communication including precise issue reporting, test results reporting, and creating and delivering presentations.
- Experienced in data and problem analysis, creative problem solving and detailed design thinking

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17504
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial, Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Associate Chief Engineer
Location: Irving TX
Job Description:

The Associate Chief Engineer shall install, configure, and maintain Radio broadcasting equipment as needed by the Company. The successful candidate will possess initiative and drive, have broad relevant technical knowledge with good people skills and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities:

• Support day to day operations of radio and television broadcast systems, software, and equipment throughout the stations including the studio and transmitter facilities.
• Maintain programming logs as required by station management and the FCC.
• Troubleshoot and repair computer hardware, software and peripherals, including network servers, storage, network operating systems, PCs and PC applications and LAN cabling.
• Create and maintain documents for equipment installation, wiring, repair, and replacement.
• Maintain knowledge and stay current on technological advances including computer software and hardware, media and entertainment technologies, television broadcasting, studio production and workstation products.
• Equipment testing and optimization for the continued operation of Radio and Television broadcast transmission.
• Install, configure and test new equipment.
• Set up and operate equipment and transmission links during remote broadcast.
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships when performing assigned responsibilities.
• Ensure that critical Company radio, television, recording and editing operations are up and running 24/7.
• Assist in planning and development of all aspects of technical facilities including studios, transmitters, telephone systems, satellite, STL, computers and data networks.
• Assist other facility engineers as necessary.

Qualifications:

• Degree in electrical engineering, broadcast engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or related field, or equivalent on the job experience.
• Minimum two years of experience in broadcast facility maintenance, including hands-on support of FM radio transmitters and modern studio equipment at a radio station.
• Working knowledge of high-powered multi-station FM transmission systems. Extensive HD radio knowledge and experience.
• Experience and knowledgeable in all governmental/public file records maintenance, reporting and licensing.
• Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software.

Skills:

• Strong analytical and logical problem-solving skills.
• Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems at studio, transmitter, and translator locations.
• Heavy computer usage, including repetitive hand use and movement, is required.
• Work performed primarily in Engineering Shop, in studios and transmitter facilities, both inside and outside, and in an office environment.
• Must be a “self-starter” able to work independently and fulfill responsibilities without constant supervision.
• Practical knowledge of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and basic construction techniques helpful.
• This is a service-oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications, personable and timely interaction and response with fellow employees, and organizational skills.
• The ability to troubleshoot to a component level.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Eligibility Requirements:

• Must be willing to work in Dallas, TX [no relocations]
• Must be willing to undergo a pre-employment background investigation
• Must have legal authorization to work in the United States
• Must be willing to work holiday or weekends on short notice and may be required to do some local travel.
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Must have valid TX Driver’s License with insurance.
• Personal vehicle is necessary for twenty-four-hour response to emergencies.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17506
Organization Type: Consulting/Contract Engineering Firm
Job Title: Electronics Technician - Audio/Video
Location: Edwards CA
Job Description:

The Electronics Technician I,II, III position is accountable to the Video Department Supervisor and the Manager for the overall support of in-scope work. This includes supporting and maintaining the audio/visual equipment and systems. This position receives technical guidance from the Supervisor, Broadcast Engineer, Field Service Engineer, and other senior employees. Work is reviewed for compliance with accepted practices.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

* Setup and operate sound reinforcement equipment integrating multiple audio sources such as microphones, computers, telecom, external video sources, etc.
* Setup, operate and maintain mobile television ENG vans.
* Perform and/or assist in the design, installation, maintenance and operational support of conference room audio/visual systems; to include Crestron automation systems, Clear One telecommunication systems and ClickShare wireless presentation systems.
* Provide audio/video operation, maintenance and technical support for both live and in-house productions. Setup, coordinate and monitor closed caption encoders to U-Stream and Local IPTV system.
* Maintain, configure and upgrade local isolated engineering network. Also maintain multicast and unicast encoders on networks and the internet.
* Perform periodic maintenance on videotape recorders and signal patching systems in the television control room.
* Perform and/or assist with maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, modification, fabrication, and installation of audio/video systems on the RF&ESS Contract in conformance with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) guidelines and regulations.
* Install and maintain all video gathering, distribution, display and recording equipment at all facilities. This includes installing and removing wall-mounted monitors.
* Assist with board-level and component-level troubleshooting, maintenance, mechanical adjustments, cable fabrication and installation.
* Maintain documentation on all work performed and adhere to the Configuration Control Board (CCB), FCC and Digital Television Working Group processes, procedures and guidelines.

Other Related Duties:

Perform other duties as required, to include supporting other work groups during surges. This may include cross training into other function areas to meet overall contract performance objectives. Perform housekeeping of the work area and equipment. Operate personnel lifts, and government vehicles. Troubleshoot and repair electronic and electromechanical equipment to board or assembly level. Troubleshoot networks, switches and routers. Audio/Video remote staging event setups and operations, to include staging platforms, speakers, projection, 20\' screen assembly, cameras, and production control equipment.

Qualifications:

Education:

Electronics Technician, Maintenance I:

High School Diploma or High School Equivalency. Academic or formal training courses in subjects related to this position description. At least six months of related work experience. Ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance.

Electronics Technician, Maintenance II:

Associates Degree in Electronics Technology or a closely related field or completion of formal training in an accredited commercial or military electronics school. At least three years of related experience. Ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance.

Electronics Technician, Maintenance III:

Associates Degree in Electronics Technology or a closely related field or completion of formal training in an accredited commercial or military electronics school. At least six years of related experience. Ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance.

Core Competencies:

Ability to: Work under the pressure of a real-time, live mission environment. Configure and operate digital electronics test equipment. Communicate effectively in both oral and written form; apply the principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Establish and maintain successful working relationships. Interact effectively with customers. Analyze data and resolve problems. Work in a team environment; work under deadlines; use a computer to input and retrieve information and data; Effectively use word processing and spreadsheet software programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel; Understanding of Visio is helpful. Perform work in an ISO compliant/certified environment.

Level I Knowledge of:

Basic understanding of electronics
Basic understanding of IT and network systems
Mac and PC platforms
Audio/Video components, systems, and connections.

Level II Knowledge of:

Basic understanding of electronics
Signal flow
Various video formats and compression schemes
Computer networks and storage
Mac and PC platforms
IT and network systems. Understanding of network layers and protocols.
Additionally, all of Level I knowledge.

Level III Knowledge of:

Basic electronics
Signal flow
Configuration, operation and integration of video/audio systems, cameras, VTRs, SSD recorders, patch panels, routing switchers and related equipment
Various video formats and compression schemes
Mobile television microwave transmission gear
Computer networks and storage
Mac and PC platforms
Audio/Visual components and systems (projectors, screens, sound reinforcement, Crestron or similar automation software
IT and network systems. Understanding of network layers and protocols.
Additionally, all of Level I and Level II knowledge.

Skills:

Interpersonal skills:

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to use a computer to input and retrieve information and data.
Ability to obtain and maintain a Government Secret Security Clearance.
Must possess a valid driver\'s license and maintain it.

As of November 1, 2021, in compliance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, requires all employees to be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination at time of hire or receive an approved exemption due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17507
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: IT Operations Tech
Location: Salt Lake City UT
Job Description:

We are hiring an IT Operations Manager! The IT Ops Manager oversees local area networks; compliance; installation/maintenance/documentation of computers; and serves as the liaison with corporate office.

What You’ll Do:

* Maintain the daily documentation of required systems, including backups, adds, deletions, service patches.
* Perform installation, setup and maintenance on personal computers and local area networks (LAN).
* Serve as the primary POC to corporate on WAN and special projects.
* Serve as Purchasing Agent for location asset management (e.g. software license management, hardware and software, and peripherals).
* Maintain Traffic/Sales Wide Orbit and financial system locally ensuring it is operational and compliant with corporate security policies, including backup systems and offsite storage.
* Maintain Sarbanes-Oxley quarterly self-assessment certifications, as well as other controls to corporate mandated levels of compliance. Develop “best practices” for systems that do not fall under SOX Controls.
* Maintain appropriate computer related studio electronic equipment and systems including but not limited to Apple editing systems, Promise SAN, Apple servers, Crispin automation, VIZrt graphics systems, Weather systems, Live streaming platforms, Compusat automation, AVID iNews and other broadcast systems.

What You’ll Need:

* Bachelor\'s degree preferred.
* 5 - 8 years experience. Minimum of 5 years’ experience required in PC Systems and Networking, having been an IT Director or equivalent during past 3 years.
* Excellent communications and leadership skills plus a service-oriented attitude are particularly important.
* SBE and Cisco certifications are desired.

What You’ll Bring:

* Individual should have good computer networking skills, good people skills and good organizational skills.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced live-news environment where response time is critical.
* Must be able to conform to high-security environment and execute the rules governing the Scripps company security and controls policies.
* Must be able to keep up with daily documentation of the computer network.
* Knowledge of Cisco related- certification is desired.
* Must be able to work flexible work hours, including holidays, weekends and evenings.
* Must be able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and work well with other people.

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17508
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Director of Engineering
Location: Baltimore MD
Job Description:

We are hiring a Director of Engineering (DOE)! The DOE leads a team that provides world-class customer service to all internal and external business partners with a positive “can-do” attitude. You\'ll oversee the entire infrastructure and manage the design, specifications, documentation, maintenance and installation of technical systems and workflows.

What You’ll Do:

* Model and lead a culture of empathy, customer service and leadership.
* Lead the research, design, installation and repair of all television, digital, OTT, Internet Systems, high power RF systems, production environments and all associated equipment using current platforms and protocols. Manage building facilities and grounds, including HVAC, power generation and security systems.
* Partner with the news department to develop, build and support content workflow and support systems including integration and problem-solving software, hardware, networking and infrastructure while facilitating a collaborative environment between newsroom and production control staff.
* Motivate and manage a staff of professional and technical engineers, operators and IT technicians. Develop and grow staff in technology and culture to meet the on-going and future technological needs of the station, and evaluate staff growth opportunities and assessments
* Establish and implement engineering policies and procedures.
* Evaluate and maintain the spectrum and broadband usage of the facility.
* Manage projects.
* Plan, design and document current and future broadcast and digital systems.
* Collaborate with other departments to determine current and future studio and transmission and workflow needs.
* Prepare and track capital, expense, repair and maintenance budgets.
* Use company purchasing management system to purchase and track assets and services as well as replacement cycles.
* Evaluate equipment solutions.
* Keep the station compliant with the FCC Rules and Regulations, as well as related local, state, and federal regulations.
* Perform other duties as needed.

What You’ll Need:

* Associate degree in computer science, electrical or electronic engineering; or equivalent experience required. Bachelor\'s degree preferred.
* At least 5 years broadcast operations experience required.
* At least 2 years supervisory experience required.
* Network, SBE and/or Project Management certification preferred.
* Experience with labor unions preferred.

What You’ll Bring:

* A “customer service first” mindset and an ability to consistently deliver a high level of customer service and support.
* Strong interpersonal skills.
* Demonstrated strategic planning abilities.
* Excellent managerial skills in working with management, users, staff, peers and vendors.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to relate technical matters to non-technical users.
* Ability to relate business matters to technical staff.
* Team player.
* Highly self-directed and can work independently.
* Strong project management skills.
* Can manage shifting priorities, demands and timelines smoothly.
* Knowledge of FCC rules.
* Demonstrated understanding of electronic, electrical, mechanical and information systems.
* Must have a keen interest in emerging broadcast related technologies and how they might be utilized in our business environment.

Additional Considerations:

Valid driver\'s license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17498
Organization Type: Staffing Firm
Job Title: Project Engineer/Manager, Audio/Video
Location: Dallas, TX Metro Area TX
Job Description:

We are currently searching for a Project Engineer/Manager, Audio/Video to fill a full-time role with our client, a worldwide outsourced production partner supporting premier content producers of live sports, entertainment, music, and corporate events.

This position is located in Grapevine, Texas (Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area).

This position requires a considerable amount of travel, including travel to other client facilities, customer, and vendor sites. There will be 110 – 175 days of yearly travel time.

The Project Engineer/Manager, Audio/Video will support permanent and semi-permanent system installations for clients. In this role, you will be involved in some of the biggest broadcasting/sporting events in the world. You must be able to work well with others, your team, and clients in fast-paced environments as well as provide technical support and training to clients for software or broadcast hardware.

The ideal candidate will have experience trouble shooting Audio and Video Broadcast equipment and the ability to solve unusual or unexpected problems. You have familiarity of TCP/IP/SNMP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco switches and other IT infrastructure. You have strong knowledge of broadcast audio and video systems and associated signal flows along with the ability to troubleshoot advanced Broadcast Audio and Video systems and provide rapid solutions. This person will be the leader of the team when on site.

Qualifications:

* 5+ years of experience in the Broadcast Integration/Live industry.
* Ability to work as Lead Broadcast Engineer remote, in the field and in studio integrations.
* Engineering experience a plus.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
* Experience troubleshooting Audio and Video Broadcast equipment.

Education and Certification Requirements:

* Bachelor’s Degree or formal Electronics training desired.

What’s in it for you:

* Join a company that offers challenging and rewarding careers where your efforts will be recognized and rewarded.
* An opportunity to work with experienced leaders who provide the tools and training necessary for you to contribute to the continued success of the organization.
* Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, 401K.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all workers regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17500
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: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17501
Organization Type: Radio Station - Non-commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Operation Engineer
Location: San Antonio TX
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Operations Support Engineer to participate in the installation, maintenance and repair of our growing facilities in order to maintain superior service in all coverage areas, while complying with FCC technical requirements.

The Broadcast Operation Engineer also will assist with technical support and maintenance of our studio systems in use within the organization and assist with the oversight of building operations at our headquarters facility. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, resourceful, self-starter, with strong time management and critical thinking skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Primary contact for operational issues and support (facilities systems HVAC, Security, mechanical).
• Primary contact for event technology including sound, lighting and installed building systems.
• Build effective relationships with news team, events and broadcast staff to improve technology use and effectiveness.
• Act as Chief Operator and maintain EAS Logs.
• Coordinate automation streams for hand off to STL or streaming.
• Coordinate automation system to ensure continuity of broadcast, clocks, templates and closures.
• Maintain Program clocks for local and externally produced programs.
• Assist with keeping on air sound in compliance with programming rules and formats.
• Assist in traffic and act as backup.
• Maintain automation system through periodic maintenance, backups and weekly checks.
• Assist with studio and rack room buildouts, changes and maintenance.
• Assist with network IT, Telco systems.
• Assist with transmitter site maintenance.
• Intake, document, and escalate incidents as needed.
• Train and instruct employees on proper equipment usages.
• Train new board ops as needed for on air duties.
• Backup board op if needed for local or visiting national NPR shows
• Assists with IP-codec equipment to connect guests on air.
• Quickly and effectively troubleshoot problems.
• Support events and broadcasts with technical knowledge and guidance.
• Monitor broadcasts for quality and issues when necessary.
• 24/7 on call for emergencies.
• Update wiring, labeling and documentation to current plan.
• Protect the station’s broadcasting licenses and prevent institutional liability by ensuring compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations.
• Participate appropriately in station fundraising, sponsorship activities and live events
• Fulfill administrative obligations related to required documentation, keeping appropriate files and submitting timely expense reports.

Required Qualifications:

Self-motivated, with a \"willing spirit\" and the ability to work efficiently with limited direct supervision.
Demonstrated professionalism and personal relationship skills, including the ability to work well with other team members. Exceptional organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work after hours as needed, sometimes on short notice and be on-call 24/7 for emergencies or scheduled maintenance. Must have a valid standard Class C driver\'s license, transportation and the ability to travel on short notice.

Education:

Associate degree in electronics technology or related field, or equivalent experience in operations or maintenance at a broadcast station. SBE Certification preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of five years technical experience working at a broadcast station.

Additional Preferred Skills:

Familiarity with digital audio storage systems, automation systems and traffic systems. Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, telecommunication laws related to broadcast station operation and compliance. IT skills, including workstation and server troubleshooting and repair, local area networking and desktop support.

Physical Activities and Requirements:

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

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required. Additionally, this job description is not intended as an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and the Company continues to maintain its status as an at will employer.

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17502
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: San Antonio TX
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Chief Engineer to lead in the installation, maintenance and repair of our growing transmitter sites in order to maintain superior service in all coverage areas, while complying with FCC technical requirements.

The Chief Engineer also will supervise and oversee technical support and maintenance of our studio systems in use within the organization and assist with the oversight of building operations at our headquarters facility. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, resourceful, self-starter, with strong time management and critical thinking skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Primary contact for broadcast technical support and emergencies
• Ensure broadcast systems reliability through proper maintenance and best practice
• Installation and repair of audio, transmitting, IT for studio and broadcast operations
• Coordinate outbound and inbound transmissions, STL, TSL, typically via IP and RF
• Coordinate satellite downlinks
• Maintain transmitters and associated equipment
• Quickly and effectively troubleshoot problems with transmissions
• Log all transmission maintenance and issues
• Intake, document, and escalate incidents as needed
• Support events and broadcasts with technical knowledge and guidance
• Monitor broadcasts for quality and issues when necessary
• 24/7 on call for emergencies
• Assist and support broadcast staff with technology changes
• Protect the station’s broadcasting licenses and prevent institutional liability by ensuring compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations
• Participate appropriately in station fundraising, sponsorship activities and live events
• Fulfill administrative obligations related to required documentation, keeping appropriate files and submitting timely expense reports.

Required Qualifications:

Self-motivated, with a \"willing spirit\" and the ability to work efficiently with limited direct supervision.
Demonstrated professionalism and personal relationship skills, including the ability to work well with other team members. Exceptional organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work after hours as needed, sometimes on short notice and be on-call 24/7 for emergencies or scheduled maintenance. Must have a valid standard Class C driver\'s license, transportation and the ability to travel on short notice.

Education:

Associate degree in electronics technology or related field, or equivalent experience in operations or maintenance at a broadcast station. SBE Certification preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of seven years technical experience working at a broadcast station with hands on experience in maintaining High Power RF transmitters.

Additional Preferred Skills:

Familiarity with digital audio storage systems, automation systems and traffic systems. Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, telecommunication laws related to broadcast station operation and compliance. IT skills including workstation and server troubleshooting and repair, local area networking and desktop support.

Physical Activities and Requirements:

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

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required. Additionally, this job description is not intended as an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and the Company continues to maintain its status as an at will employer.

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17503
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Assistant Chief Engineer
Location: San Antonio TX
Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Assistant Chief Engineer to participate in the installation, maintenance and repair of our growing transmitter sites in order to maintain superior service in all coverage areas, while complying with FCC technical requirements.

The Assistant Chief Engineer also will assist with technical support and maintenance of our studio systems in use within the organization and assist with the oversight of building operations at our headquarters facility. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, resourceful, self-starter, with strong time management and critical thinking skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Primary back up for the Chief Engineer for broadcast technical support and emergencies
• Ensure broadcast systems reliability through proper maintenance and best practice
• Installation and repair of audio, transmitting, IT for studio and broadcast operations
• Coordinate outbound and inbound transmissions, STL, TSL, typically via IP and RF
• Coordinate satellite downlinks
• Maintain transmitters and associated equipment
• Quickly and effectively troubleshoot problems with transmissions
• Log all transmission maintenance and issues
• Intake, document, and escalate incidents as needed
• Support events and broadcasts with technical knowledge and guidance
• Monitor broadcasts for quality and issues when necessary
• 24/7 on call for emergencies
• Assist and support broadcast staff with technology changes
• Protect the station’s broadcasting licenses and prevent institutional liability by ensuring compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations
• Participate appropriately in station fundraising, sponsorship activities and live events
• Fulfill administrative obligations related to required documentation, keeping appropriate files and submitting timely expense reports.

Required Qualifications:

Self-motivated, with a \\\"willing spirit\\\" and the ability to work efficiently with limited direct supervision.
Demonstrated professionalism and personal relationship skills, including the ability to work well with other team members. Exceptional organizational and time management skills, including the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work after hours as needed, sometimes on short notice and be on-call 24/7 for emergencies or scheduled maintenance. Must have a valid standard Class C driver\\\'s license, transportation and the ability to travel on short notice.

Education:

Associate degree in electronics technology or related field, or equivalent experience in operations or maintenance at a broadcast station. SBE Certification preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of three years technical experience working at a broadcast station with hands on experience in maintaining High Power RF transmitters.

Additional Preferred Skills:

Familiarity with digital audio storage systems, automation systems and traffic systems. Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations, telecommunication laws related to broadcast station operation and compliance. IT skills including workstation and server troubleshooting and repair, local area networking and desktop support.

Physical Activities and Requirements:

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

Benefits:

• Generous vacation, sick, personal time and holidays
• Employer paid Medical and Dental insurance
• LTD, Life and AD&D Insurance
• 2% Simple IRA contribution
• Employee Assistance Program
• Volunteer vision and supplemental insurance plans

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required. Additionally, this job description is not intended as an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and the Company continues to maintain its status as an at will employer.

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17496
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Automation Systems Video Engineer
Location: Colorado Springs CO
Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, technically advanced and self-motivated Automation Systems Video Engineer to provide support for television station technical operations – such as on-air automation systems, encoding, multiplexing, transcoding, monitoring and video/IT systems - as well as installation and maintenance of equipment at all station locations.

This position will be based at the Broadcast Operations Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, but will work with multiple and various groups within the organization, both local and corporate, to ensure organizational effectiveness and all levels of statutory compliance.

Successful candidate will be able to work independently, exhibit strong collaboration, verbal and written communication skills, and have a proven record in project-planning and implementation. At least three years’ experience in broadcast television engineering or information technology is required, with a four-year degree in communications, electrical engineering or information technology preferred. Must manage and perform on-call duties and work flexible hours.

Physical requirements of this position are – lifting objects up to 50 lbs., working on ladders and high rooftops, lifting, moving and setting television, multimedia and related production equipment, and working in tight spaces.

This is a full-time exempt position with a competitive benefits package. Candidate must possess or be able to acquire a valid Colorado driver license with an acceptable driving record and submit to and pass a drug test and background check.

Annual Salary Range: $70K - $80K

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, FSA, HSAs, Company-paid Life & AD&D, Supplemental Life, and Disability insurances. Additional offerings are 401(k) with employer match, Paid Time Off, Colorado Paid Sick Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Referral Program and Tuition Reimbursement.

References must be made available upon request.

EOE

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17491
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Davenport IA
Job Description:

We are looking for a Market Engineering Manager to oversee our multi-station broadcast radio facility in the Quad City (Davenport, IA) market. Candidates would be responsible for all technical operations of our four FM and two AM stations.

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17493
Organization Type: Radio Station - Commercial
Job Title: Chief Engineer
Location: Bonita Springs FL
Job Description:

Opening for a Radio Broadcast Chief Engineer located within a growing market. The ideal candidate will need to be well-organized and able to work with minimal supervision. This candidate will work seamlessly with staff on all aspects of the operation and be responsible to prioritize needs through a solution-oriented mindset.

Desirable qualifications of the candidate are:

• Five years broadcast engineering experience
• Associate Degree in a technical discipline, trade school, military or direct experience.
• Valid US driver\'s license with a clean driving record.
• Working knowledge and ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all aspects of the broadcast facility. This includes FM tube type transmitters, STL systems, Combiner systems, Automation Systems, Satellite Delivery, Antenna Systems and more.
• Working knowledge of HVAC systems and facilities management coordination within the broadcast facilities.
• Knowledge and thorough understanding of FCC rules and regulations
• Ability to perform Chief Operator designation to maintain compliance
• Directs and carries out testing and maintenance of all broadcast facilities to ensure operational readiness meets or exceeds industry standards.
• Work with Corporate Chief Engineer to standardize and improve facilities.
• Should be proficient with computers, software, networking and able to assist in enforcing computing policies and procedures as directed by Corporate Office.
• Ability to respond to technical emergencies on a 24/7/365 basis, this may include varied work hours as needed.
• SBE Certification is desirable.
• Additional duties may require the climbing of ladders, working on elevated surfaces, good manual dexterity and ability to lift or carry equipment.

Candidate will report to the local GM and Corporate Chief Engineer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Post Date: 05/12/2022
Job #: 17495
Organization Type: Television Station - Commercial
Job Title: Broadcast Engineer
Location: Portland OR
Job Description:

The Broadcast Engineer participates in managing and maintaining all broadcast and technology related equipment within the facility.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

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

Requirements & Skills:

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

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The employee must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers. Must have good interpersonal skills in order to work with end-users, other engineers, and other departments.

Work performed primarily in Engineering shop, studio, outside premises, transmitter, and office environment. May be exposed to the following conditions: heat/cold, dust, moving machinery, loud noises, height, confined spaces, electrical equipment. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Must be able to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends, early mornings, and holidays.

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

To Apply: Please visit the Work for Us page at KOIN.com: https://bit.ly/2NpjYBu or at the Nexstar Website at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar to complete the application process.

To be considered for this position you must apply online via the Nexstar Media Inc. Career Portal: Please remember to attach your cover letter, resume, and a link to your demo reel or portfolio (if applicable).

We are an equal opportunity employer that seeks diversity in our workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.