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KTUU-TV Director of Engineering & IT

The Director of Engineering & IT directs the efforts of the engineering department and supports all other departments to ensure achievement of common business goals.

Ensure equipment and systems are operational and secure; plan, design, and manage installation or improvements of equipment; manage capital budget & planning; provide vision and design for new equipment and systems; ensure compliance of OSHA, FCC and FAA regulations. This position reports to the general manager of the station.

Minimum of 10 years television maintenance engineering experience. 5+ years of experience in broadcast operations and IT. 5 years of supervisory experience.


  • Strong understanding of FCC regulations and requirements.
  • Proficient with computer operation and computer repair.
  • Broad background in broadcast production and engineering, strong knowledge of broadcast engineering operations & equipment.
  • Working knowledge of transmitter equipment, broadcast automation systems, network servers, computer hardware & software systems.
  • Ability to read schematic diagrams.
  • Ability to learn new equipment and implement procedures for use.
  • Ability to plan and execute a budget for the department.
  • Must be able to handle high stress situations and pressure deadlines.
  • Able to react quickly to changing circumstances while remaining calm.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate with non-technical personnel to resolve equipment issues, get along/work with people on all levels of the company.
  • Must be flexible in work schedule. Evening & weekend hours may be necessary to deal with critical issues.
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to delegate projects.
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills, be creative and adaptive.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, very conscientious with strong initiative.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to lift equipment up to 40 lbs

This job description might not include all of the duties performed in this position.

Send cover letter, resume, and job application (available on website) to: Northern Lights Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer! Offers of employment are contingent upon a pre-employment background check.

DEADLINE: 2012-12-07