Category:
Operations
Position/Title:
Chief Engineer
Details:
WJCL has an opening for a Chief Engineer. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to organize, plan, manage, document and execute assignments within a demanding live broadcast environment. This person is responsible for the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, maintaining regulatory compliance, and assuring quality control of on air product. The individual will be directly responsible for the supervision of the daily operation of the station.  Responsibilities include oversight of all studio and field equipment and the supervision and motivation of the technical staff.  The position will also be responsible for scheduling and planning of the technical staff.  The ideal candidate must excel in motivating and working with a high-energy team and should demonstrate success in budgeting, capital planning and personnel management.  This position reports directly to the General Manager and serves on the station’s Department Head Team.

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Oversight of all studio and field equipment.
  •  Supervision of the daily operation of the station.
  •  Supervise technical and operational staff.
  •  Oversight of IT integrity and infrastructure.
  •  Maintain transmitter, satellite antenna systems, signal distribution and routing systems.
  •  Exhibits working knowledge of television maintenance as well as FCC requirements and licensing.
  •  Has ability to adapt to multiple priorities.

Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in studio, SNG and ENG broadcast operations
  • Previous leadership and management experience
  • Budgeting and Capital planning
  • Military experience will be considered

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Computer literacy is mandatory.
  • FCC General Class License a plus.

Education:

  •  College Degree or equivalent military training and experience
  • SBE certifications are preferred.
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
1/7/2020
Closing Date:
2/6/2020
City:
Savannah – 31405
State:
Georgia
URL:
https://hearst.referrals.selectminds.com/television/jobs/chief-engineer-7843
Contact:
Please visit http://careers.hearsttelevision.com/ to apply. EOE
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