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Assistant Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WYFF 4, the NBC affiliate in Greenville, South Carolina, has an opening for an Assistant Chief Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of maintenance engineers to meet the technical needs of the television station
  • Install, troubleshoot and repair
    • traditional broadcast television equipment
    • broadcast and general purpose IT equipment
    • ENG field and studio equipment
  • Assume the role of Chief Operator, ensuring compliance with FCC rules and regulations 

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • A minimum of 8 years broadcast television maintenance experience  
  • Project management experience
  • Good understanding of IT infrastructure and networking
  • Experience with UHF television transmitters, microwave, ENG and SNG trucks a plus 
  • Specific equipment experience preferred:
    • Sony XDCam
    • Imagine Communications ADC Master Control Automation
    • Vizrt Graphics systems
    • Wheatstone digital audio console
    • Sony production switcher
    • Utah Scientific routing switcher
    • Evertz multi-viewer and distribution
    • Harmonic encoding

Requirements:

  • Good management skills and able to motivate and empower the engineering maintenance team.
  • A team player with good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organized and possessing a great attitude even in stressful situations.
  • Ability to adjust to competing demands from multiple sources, and balance shifting priorities across all departments.
  • Able to lift heavy equipment.
  • Have an understanding and the ability to maintain technical documentation and drawings.
  • Willing to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, evenings, weekends, overnights and holidays as needed.

Education:

  • Associate or bachelor degree or technical school majoring in an Electronic related field or related work experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact:
Please visit careers.hearsttelevision.com to apply.

DEADLINE: 2016-09-09