• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Watertown,NY

Gray Television

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About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

We understand that life needs balance. That is why we offer our employees and eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Safe harbor 401(k) Plan with matching and profit-sharing contributions
  • Major Medical, dental, and vision plan options
  • Employer contributions towards HSA plans
  • Flex benefits, including healthcare and dependent care FSA plans
  • Employer Paid Life
  • Short and Long-term disability
  • Voluntary plans, including hospital indemnity, critical illness, whole life and accident insurance
  • 10 paid company holidays, plus PTO
  • Wellness initiatives and other exciting work-life programs

Salary/Annual Pay:

 $45,000 – $65,000 (annual)

Shift/Schedule:

Mon. – Fri.

Job Type:

Full-Time

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About WWNY:

WWNY TV, a Gray Television station, has a 65+ year tradition of serving northern New York. We operate three TV stations, WWNY (CBS), WNYF (Fox), and MeTV, seen in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties. Our highly-rated news and programming reaches more than 100,000 households. WWNY TV, a Gray Television station, has a 65-year tradition of serving northern New York. We operate three TV stations, WWNY (CBS), WNYF (Fox), and MeTV, seen in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties. Our highly-rated news and programming reaches more than 100,000 households.

Job Summary/Description:                               

The position requires a full knowledge of station operations and technical layout, with a strong emphasis on broadcast news. Must possess good interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written, and excellent computer skills. Comprehensive knowledge of RF signals, transmission mechanics, mechanical engineering, and studio technical equipment operation. Must possess the appropriate technical skills that enable diagnosis of equipment issues and ability to resolve problems quickly. Requires a competent knowledge of broadcast signal flow with the ability to quickly identify key points of failure and bypass faults with minimal system downtime.

Duties/Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

– Manage all engineering aspects of the technical facility including studio support, post-editing systems, field production support, and transmission of live/taped events and programs
– Have expert knowledge regarding equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in and assist in emergencies
– Ability to perform regular maintenance tasks including repairs, equipment replacement, supplies, etc.
– Documents and executes necessary corrective actions
– Ensures all transmission equipment is operating correctly before and during live event telecasts; corrects and documents technical problems and reports them to the managers
– Ensures compliance with applicable regulations and communication with other departments by maintaining discrepancy logs and equipment incident reports and regularly audits these documents to identify areas where the performance or process needs to improve
– Assist the Chief Engineer in overseeing and implementing Engineering projects
– Schedules and Supervises Maintenance Engineering staff
– Working knowledge of the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems
– Familiarity with networking routing and IP addressing
– Manage the maintenance and repair of all company facilities associated with our station. This includes HVAC, generators, security systems, satellite dishes, electrical, hardware, etc.
– Manage the maintenance and repair of the towers, antennas, and transmission lines/connections
– Must be available to work during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and updates, and provide on-call services 24/7

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Must have at least 2 years of working experience in broadcast engineering
– Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related is preferred but is not required
– On-the-job and/or formal training in repairing Broadcast Transmitters
– Display and maintain a professional appearance, based on station standards, and a professional demeanor
– Strong leadership skills and the ability to operate and adapt in high-pressure situations
– Professional, communicative, highly self-motivated, detail-oriented
– Must have a clean driving record

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WWNY-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday.


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HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

https://gray.tv/careers