Transmission System Site Managers

Transmission System Site Managers

Website NebPublicMedia Nebraska Public Media

Description:

Nebraska Public Media, Nebraska’s PBS and NPR stations is looking for two Transmission Site Managers to join our team. As a Transmission Site Manager, you will work independently to test, configure, calibrate, install, operate, update, repair and perform systems and transmitter preventative maintenance to television and radio transmitters and associated equipment. You will also maintain and repair low power TV and radio translators and NOAA regional National Weather Service transmission equipment.

Responsibilities:

Install, operate and repair digital television and radio transmitters, translators, NOAA National Weather Service transmitters and related equipment in assigned geographical service area/region, with regular trips to other Nebraska sites. Operate and repair ancillary equipment to translator and transmitter systems in Nebraska. Perform regular preventative maintenance activities of television and radio transmitters, translators, NOAA National Weather Service transmitters to ensure proper and efficient functioning of all transmission equipment. Provide supervision of tower crews and other contracted personnel doing maintenance at regional Nebraska Public Media transmitter sites. Order and install equipment, work with vendors, and work with local land owners to ensure compliance with agreements. Supervise or install new equipment and antennas as required. Interprets CAD mechanical drawings, wiring diagrams, and detailed electronic schematic diagrams. Responsible for the upkeep of the buildings and grounds of transmitter locations. Operate and oversee maintenance of a State-provided vehicle. Make recommendations to supervisor for equipment replacement, system modifications and general operations requirements to enhance the function of the transmission sites. Operate and repair ancillary equipment to translator and transmitter systems in Nebraska. Maintain files of operation, program logs, and tower inspections, etc. and reports tower lighting failures as required by the FCC and FAA. Assist with Radio and/or TV broadcast related equipment installation and maintenance in Lincoln main Nebraska Public Media facility.

Requirements:

An associate's or similar two-year technical degree in communications/electronic equipment or related discipline of study OR equivalent work experience (3 years) using, maintaining, repairing, modifying, and testing communications/electronic equipment.

Contact:

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