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Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position will help design the broadcast operation of the future, while overseeing all day-to-day and long-term engineering and technical management operations including towers, RF transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other related broadcast operating systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops, maintains, administers and owns engineering departmental operations budget and capital budgets for studio and transmitter locations.
  • Identifies, analyzes and trouble shoots problems or issues related to engineering, including studio and transmitter problems in a timely and effective manner.
  • Works with and provides direction to engineering employees and others on solutions.
    Provides hands on support as needed.
  • Consults and collaborates with General Managers and station management on long-term and short-term engineering objectives, goals and action plans.
  • Executes engineering objectives, goals and action plans and is held accountable for results.
  • Studies and plans for future station engineering needs including purchases and growth.
  • Communicates how objectives, goals and action plans affect the stations.
  • Leads Engineering staff.
  • Develops strong department through applicable training, evaluation, and daily contact with employees. Establishes, consults and communicates departmental, station and Corp policies, procedures and guidance as needed.
  • Knowledgeable of and applies as needed all current FCC rules and regulations. Ensures that all stations are compliant with FCC rules and regulations at all times.
  • Brings forward-thinking solutions to workflow design, with strong knowledge of todays IT-based systems and processes

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications

  • An associate or bachelor degree, or equivalent experience and/or certification, in broadcast electronics, telecommunications, IT or related field is required.
  • 3-5 years broadcasting or IT experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of current FCC rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
  • Compelling detail orientation with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving, following up until issues are resolved.
  • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to function in a team environment yet be able to work as an individual contributor.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • Available to work with short notice including early mornings, late evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to work established schedule and other hours as needed.
  • Must have valid drivers license and good driving record as determined by company policy. Motor Vehicle Record will be checked.

HOW TO APPLY:

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Apply online at Hubbard Broadcasting

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2019-08-19