Full Time Job

Assistant Chief Engineer

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Columbus, OH 01-17-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Are you the type of person who enjoys being hands-on and doesn't mind taking a break every now and then to coach another teammate towards perfecting their craft? WSYX/WTTE engineering needs you to continue to elevate our engineering team. The Assistant Engineer plays an imperative role as a go-between resource for the engineering team, leadership, and the location's personnel. We need a dynamic team lead to help grow the impact of our engineering team!

What you can expect working as an Assistant Chief Engineer
• To work with a team focused on meaningful relationships.
• A High Energy environment
• Related on-the-job experience.
• To work at a TV station regularly
• Daily opportunities to learn the art of how to (re)prioritize.
• The station's obstacles and challenges are your challenges.
• The possibility of unexpected late-night calls for engineering emergencies at the station
• Act as the subject matter expert and point of contact for all things as it relates to equipment and technology at the location, as well as stay up to date on new industry standards.
• Provide additional support and resource subject matter expertise in the absence of the Chief Engineer to all staff (including leadership and location personnel, and the onsite engineering team)
• Support and assist the News department in maintaining must have for live production.
• Implement, install & maintain engineering systems and provide end user support across all departments.
• Provide transmitter support.
• Replace or adjust defective and/or improperly functioning equipment.
• Networking /Wiring
• Administrative (i.e., tackling and organizing department related budget information

• On the job and/or formal training repairing transmitters
• Valid driver's license
• Work experience, education, and/or formal training/certifications in one television engineering related fields a plus (e.g., TV technology, information technology, and electronics)
• 4-year degree preferred.
• The ability to lift 40-50 lbs

Bonus points for…
• Previous broadcast experience
• Familiarity with FCC regulations
• Engineering related certifications

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpoe4e-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.