Website Waterman Broadcasting
The Assistant Chief Engineer requires a full knowledge of station operations and their technical layout. Must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, making good use of the company’s PC-based tools.
A good working understanding of RF signals and transmission systems is needed. Requires competent knowledge of broadcast signal flow with the ability to quickly identify key points of failure and bypass faults with minimal system downtime.
This position will oversee the Engineering Shop and the broadcast engineers. This position will use independent judgment and have authority to manage staff and projects in partnership with the Chief Engineer.
The Assistant Chief Engineer reports to the Chief Engineer.
Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overseeing and implementing engineering projects, working knowledge of the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems.
Familiarity with networking routine and IP addressing, manage the maintenance and repair of company facilities associated with our station including HVAC, generators, security systems, satellite dishes, electrical, hardware, repairs of towers, antennas and transmission lines, supervise shop staff, engineering maintenance and overall aspects of the technical facility in partnership with the chief engineer.
Must be able to lift hardware weighing 25-50 lbs with assistance. Must be available during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and provide on-call services 24/7. Must have a clean driving record.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering is preferred, with 2-3 years of professional or broadcast experience. Must have strong leadership skills and the ability to learn and adapt quickly to all work situations.
Waterman Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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