Chief Engineer

Sinclair Broadcast Group

CBS14/Fox44 is looking for a Chief Engineer!

Our team is seeking a Chief Engineer to oversee all engineering functions of the station. A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station.

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

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

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

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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