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Chief Engineer

Company: Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

WGFL/WNBW/WMYG 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!

Keywords: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Gainesville , Chief Engineer, Engineering , Gainesville, Florida

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