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Chief Engineer


North Augusta, SC 05-19-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WRDW:

WRDW/WAGT is located in Augusta, Georgia, and is the market's CBS and NBC affiliate which has a rich community presence spanning 65 years. In February 2021, the station launched it's new facility complete with state of the art technology and employee amenities. Augusta is located on the GA/SC border and lies on the Savannah River, which supports its diverse economic endeavors as well as vast recreation options. It's located within close proximity to many major southern destinations including, Atlanta, Savannah, Columbia and Charlotte...Augusta is also home to The Masters Golf Tournament and is well on its way to becoming a major hub for cyber security in the United States.

Job Summary/Description:

WRDW/WAGT has an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer to serve as the lead point person overseeing a three person Engineering team responsible for all technical aspects of Television Broadcasting.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

Troubleshooting, repair and preventive maintenance of television broadcast equipment and broadcast computer networks. Engages Master Control engineering and operations to resolve technical issues. Troubleshoots and repairs a variety of issues with broadcast and IT equipment.


Electrical Engineering or other technical degree preferred. Experience in broadcast engineering or equivalent experience in live TV production. Proven Track record of starting, participating and managing large projects. Must be knowledgeable in all areas of technical production and repair, configuration and operation with all studio production including broadcast audio,video and control systems, video servers, storage area networks, editing and post production systems. Understanding of broadcast television and streaming technologies from studio and post production to master control and distribution. An ability to work on multiple tasks in a high pressure environment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb79nk-35-170-64-36-42 in your application.

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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.