WCIV - Assistant Chief Engineer

WCIV is seeking an Assistant Chief Engineer! This individual will oversee daily technical operations and will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment. You will also train and mentor engineering staff.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time

Date Posted:
3/9/2018

Closing Date:
4/9/2018

City:
Charleston

State:
South Carolina

URL:
http://contact@broadcast1source.com

Experience:

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Provide the engineering design and assist with the building and installation of electronic systems/equipment as assigned
  • Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems
  • Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems
  • Provide technical support to operational users
  • Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required
  • Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems
  • Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices

Requirements:

Other Qualifications and Requirements:

 

  • Self-starter and able to work efficiently without direct supervision
  • Be able to work effectively with other departments receiving and communicating instructions via telephone or in person
  • Be able to read and understand technical materials
  • Able to set priorities under pressure of deadlines
  • Hold a valid driver's license
  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes, including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
  • Associate’s degree (AA) in electronics is preferred
  • A minimum of five years of broadcast experience
  • Working knowledge of broadcast station operations

Contact:
Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
Please apply online by going to: http://sbgi.net/sbgi-careers/


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