Chief Broadcast Engineer

Chief Broadcast Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Tucson
  • Salary: Salaried Position

Website KVOA Television, Inc. Tucson TV, LLC

Tucson TV, LLC

Description:

KVOA-TV in Tucson, Arizona is seeking a qualified Chief Broadcast Engineer.

The position will provide technical support to broadcast facilities in repair, maintenance, installation, and modification of technical broadcasting equipment at a high-definition television facility and at remote transmission sites.

Travels to remote locations for equipment repair, work under pressure in order to meet broadcast deadlines, make decisions and take corrective action without supervision are all a part of this job.

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties of Position:
  • Supervises the broadcast maintenance engineers.
  • Oversees such areas as equipment maintenance, installation, and repair with specialties in point-to-point microwave systems, ENG radio systems, television transmitters, antennas, and related equipment.
  • Responsible for providing overall technical support to this broadcast facility and its remote transmission sites.
  • Assists with decisions regarding the purchase of new equipment with specific attention to new technologies.

Requirements:

  • Candidate must have at least 5 years of experience at a broadcast facility.
  • Candidate will be required to maintain “on-call” or “stand-by” status for response to emergency situations and be able to work highly varied and flexible hours (i.e. nights, weekends and holidays).
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are essential.
  • In addition to working well independently, candidate must also work well as part of a team.
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented and possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) including a predisposition to providing excellent customer service.
  • Candidate must be able to lift 25lbs.

Contact:

Randall Smith
Please send resume to: KVOA Communications, Inc. Randall Smith/Director of Operations 209 W. Elm Street Tucson, Arizona 85705 rsmith@kvoa.com KVOA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Motor Vehicle Record is required

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