• Full Time
  • Medford
  • September 11, 2022

Website KOBI-TV NBC5


DESCRIPTION/DUTIES: California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc. (COBi) has an opening
for a full-time Engineer in the Corporate Engineering Department. This position is
responsible for assisting the Senior Project Engineer with broadcast television
maintenance and repair in addition to installing new and replacement equipment.
Knowledge of electronic circuits and troubleshooting, RF transmission systems and
basic knowledge of IP networks is required. Knowledge of power systems, generators
and solar power is a plus.
SPECIFIC REPSONSIBILITIES: Install, remove, test and repair electronic equipment at
various studio and field sites. Troubleshoot problems and failures at various studio and
field sites. Modify and repair microwave transmission equipment. Install, maintain and
repair UHF and VHF transmitters. Build up various electronic and mechanical devices
as required. Determine the test equipment and packing list for the installation, or repair
at sites. Work with field crews and in making sure the jobs are done correctly and are
complete. Maintain the studio and communications sites CAD drawings. Maintain the
site generators and charging systems. May be required to work extended hours and
weekends to repair outages. Overnight stay may be required to complete field projects.
Other duties as assigned by the Senior Project Engineer.

Our benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, 401K retirement plan, health
care spending account, life insurance, short-term disability, employee assistant
program, paid sick leave, paid vacations, and paid holidays.

California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, sex, religion, age, or
national origin.
California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc., Medford, Oregon. Established in 1933.



Must have working knowledge of desktop computers, servers, IT networks, microwave transmission systems, television transmitters, test equipment, and construction tools. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely manner. Must be flexible to accommodate 24/7 on-call response to consult with station engineering staff on critical technical issues. Broadcast engineering experience preferred. A technical school or college degree in engineering is a plus. A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. COBi holds licenses issued 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. We also require all hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


Kris Clarke
If you are interested in becoming a member of our team please apply through this app with your cover letter and resume, or send via email,, (in Word or PDF format only) or send to the physical address listed below: California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc. Human Resources 125 S. Fir Street Medford OR 97501

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