Full Time Job

Assistant Chief Engineer


Omaha, NE 10-28-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Assistant Chief Engineer - WOWT

About WOWT:

WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state of the art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can't be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men's College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description:

Assists the Chief Engineer with installation, maintenance, or modification of studio broadcasting equipment, broadcast IT infrastructure, and transmitter site infrastructure in accordance with FCC compliance. Will also assist the Chief Engineer with implementing technology, both software and infrastructure, that supports company analog, digital and streaming operations.
• Ability to self-learn specialized software applications.
• Aptitude for intuitive operation of electronic equipment for broadcast and production.
• Should have experience with and knowledge of FCC regulations to be a station's Chief Operator.
• AutoCAD and Visio knowledge a plus. Must be detail oriented with ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
• SBE certification a plus.
• Lifting 50 pounds, climbing ladders and other physical activity associated with accessing rooftop and industrial environment locations.

• 5 years of experience in Television Broadcast Operations/Maintenance.
• 5 years of experience in IT related system.
• 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience preferred.

Qualified applicants go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

WOWT-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4mx81-3-236-138-35-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.