Full Time Job

Chief Engineer


Lewiston, ID 01-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

KLEW in Lewiston, ID is currently seeking a full-time Chief Engineer!

A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station by performing the following duties:
• Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician's activities

• Assist and advise in planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations

• Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the station

• Establish the procedures to insure that all IT equipment is operational and secure

• Keep software versions up to date. Insures software license compliance. Follows all corporate directives for IT security

• Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; including but not limited to: cameras, video equipment and/or audio switching equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment

• Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance of all transmitters

• Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (sometimes after regular hours and weekends)

• Other duties as assigned

• A minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast television

• Great team-oriented attitude

• Dedication to quality

• Strong leadership skills and exceptional communication are absolutely essential for the successful candidate to possess

• A strong IT background

• A college degree, SBE certification, and A+ certification are highly desired

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