Engineering Operation Manager

Engineering Operation Manager


Position Summary:

Primary accountability for managing WVIZ/PBS, WCPN, and WCLV ideastream engineering operations processes of broadcast, production, operation and maintenance, and design/maintain operational workflows.


  1. Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Direct and manage staff: select, hire, train, coach, counsel and assure performance and morale
  • Responsible for engineering operations and logistics.
  • Acts as liaison between WVIZ/PBS, WCPN and WCLV.
  • Responsibility of knowledge of systems and communications.
  • Liaison between content creators and engineering.
  • Establish and implements department goals annually to meet organization’s strategic objectives.
  • Manages radio engineering teams
  • Coordinates events for all 4 platforms involving technology staff
  • Assure that Capital Inventory is accurately maintained.
  • Maintains schedules for maintenance/support contracts
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Knowledge/skills/aptitudes

    • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
    • High level of communication skills
    • In-depth knowledge of technologies of television, radio, audio, broadcast automation, and operations
    • Knowledge of general FCC rules and regulations
    • In-depth knowledge of project management
    • Demonstrated technical knowledge and competencies.
    • Leadership and supervisory skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to integrate a variety of activities.
    • General management skills in budgeting, planning, and personnel supervision.



    Seasoned level of experience in broadcast engineering operations


    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering; or ten years broadcast engineering experience and supervision.


               Essential Physical Demands and Working Environment:


    Ability to see, communicate, hear and utilize electronic communication devices. Physical ability to walk, climb on ladders, lift up to 50 pounds of weight

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    ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply; we value diversity in our workplace.

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