Chief Broadcast Engineer

Chief Broadcast Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Medford
  • October 31, 2021

California Oregon Broadcasting Inc.


POSITION TITLE:      Chief Broadcast Engineer     STATUS:                     Full Time

DATE OPEN:               Immediately                           SALARY RANGE:        DOE

LOCATION:                 Medford, OR                           REPORTS TO:             General Manager

DESCRIPTION/DUTIES: KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 has an opening for a full time Chief Engineer. This position is responsible for overseeing technical aspects of a digital broadcast studio and multiple transmitter sites, which includes equipment procurement, installation, and maintenance. In addition, manage and maintain all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation, such as HVAC, networking, electrical and mechanical. The ideal candidate will also support our staff with all computer-related hardware and software needs; manage local computer networks and local phone systems. Works closely with General Manager.

EXPERIENCE: Two-year technical school or equivalent college courses. Minimum 5 years’ experience as a broadcast technician. Must have working knowledge of desktop computers, servers and IT networks, microwave transmission systems, television transmitters, test equipment, vehicle maintenance, and construction tools. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff and viewers, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely manner. Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, evenings, and 24/7 on-call response to technical issues.

REQUIREMENTS: A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 is licensed by the FCC; therefore, we must follow federal guidelines. Since marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, if offered a position, a candidate would be required to pass a 10-panel drug screen, which does include marijuana. A 3-yr driving record check and a 7-yr criminal background check are also pre-employment requirements. SBE Certifications preferred.

Please send your cover letter and resume in Word or PDF format via email or to the physical address below:

Human Resources
125 S. Fir Street
Medford OR 97501

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, sex, religion, age or national origin.

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2 are a division of California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc., Medford, Oregon. Established in 1933.





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