Website WFXG Augusta TV, LLC

The Chief Engineer oversee the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station. Candidate must have a strong understanding of live news broadcast processes and procedures and significant experience working in a news producing live television environment. Candidate must have strong IT, and network administration skills and be able to implement best practices to the technical operations. The Chief Engineer is responsible for the support of all broadcast technical facilities, equipment and software applications for local and remote operations including but not limited to workstations, servers, phones, networks, databases, automation systems, and video and editing equipment used for production and program origination. Must be able to diagnose and implement fix agents to overcome unexpected technical problems to maintain continuity in on-air broadcast. Successful candidate should have expertise in RF installation, repair and operation including terrestrial or electronic news gathering microwave, high power television transmitters as well a C-Band and Ku-Band satellite reception and operation. Harris/Gates Air transmitters familiarity is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience in a Broadcast environment preferred. Must be available for on call emergencies.
EOE. Pre-employment drug test and background screen is required. Lockwood offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Job Type: Full-time
Benefits:401(k)
Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Schedule:On call
Ability to commute/relocate:Augusta, GA 30907: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Please email resume to Bob Pectelidis – Bob@lockwoodbroadcast.com

To apply for this job email your details to asmith@lockwoodbroadcast.com