Chief Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Wichita,KS

Sinclair Broadcast Group

DESCRIPTION

Our team is seeking a Chief Engineer to oversee all engineering functions of the station. A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station.


JOB EXPERIENCE


REQUIREMENTS

KSAS/KMTW is looking for a Chief Engineer to oversee all engineering functions of the station. A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all engineering functions of the station, including, planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
  • Manage training and hiring processes for engineering staff
  • Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications
  • Ensure software license compliance and all software versions are up to date
  • Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting of broadcast electronical equipment, including but not limited to, cameras, audio and video equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
  • Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance
  • Work with Corporate leadership to ensure security and FCC compliance

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in broadcast electrical system and equipment maintenance
  • Experience training and managing technicians with a positive and constructive attitude
  • Proficiency in evaluating, troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining broadcast equipment and IT systems
  • Dedication to quality and time management while upholding to all FCC regulations
  • Hold a valid driver's license
  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
  • Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.
  • Technical degree in electronics or a related field, or an equivalent of work and educational experience
  • SBE certification and A+ certification is preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!


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Sinclair Broadcast Group

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