Full Time Job

Chief Engineer

ABC-7

Arlington, VA 11-11-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

ABC7-DC is looking for a Chief Engineer!

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
• Collaborate with News Director and News Operations Manager to ensure we have the latest broadcast technology
• Work with News Director to develop and implement Capital budget to achieve short and long term goals
• Oversee Master Control operations as well as taking proactive measures to ensure technical level of MCOs are proficient

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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