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Assistant Chief Engineer


Macon, GA 11-11-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

WGXA in Macon, GA is seeking an Assistant Chief Engineer and our team needs YOU to continue to elevate our engineering team. Have you always had a knack for problem-solving? Are you the type of person who enjoys being hands-on and also doesn't mind taking a break every now and then to coach another teammate towards perfecting their craft? The Assistant Chief Engineer plays an imperative role as the 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:

What you can expect working as an Assistant Chief Engineer:
• To work with a team focused on meaningful relationships
• A high-energy environment
• A chance to work on a team supported, influenced & lead by some of the Broadcast Industry's leading innovators
• Related on-the-job experience
• To work at the TV station regularly & occasional travel to our Albany,GA location
• Daily opportunities to learn the art of how-to (re)prioritize.
• The station's obstacles and challenges are your challenges.
• The possibility of unexpected and/or 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 the 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 ''musts'' (i.e., tracking and organizing department-related budget information)

• On-the-job and/or formal training repairing transmitters
• Valid & unencumbered driver's license
• Work experience, education, and/or formal training/certification in one or more of an engineering-related fields (e.g., technology; information systems; computer science; electrical engineering and/or electronics).
• 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 Drug-Free Workplace!