Manager Engineering & Operations

Manager Engineering & Operations

Website WITI-FOX 6 / FOX Television Stations


FOX 6 is seeking an experienced Engineering and Operations Manager.  This position will take an active role in the operations and maintenance of the facilities including the planning and executing of technical advancements at WITI.


The successful individual in this position will supervise the Technological Operations, Production and Maintenance Engineering teams.  This role is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and/or proper operation of the extensive broadcast facilities including microwave and satellite trucks, cell-based newsgathering equipment, over the air transmissions, and transmitter site.  This person will manage maintenance and operation schedules while ensuring proper staffing of broadcast facilities and coordinate with News, Programming, Production, Traffic, Creative Services and Sales Departments for additions and upgrades needed.  The Engineering Manager will supervise union represented team leaders and union engineers in operations and maintenance.  This position will be responsible for assisting in capital and expense budgets.  This role assists in hiring and training staff.  Other duties as assigned.


The right candidate should have 6 years’ experience in broadcast engineering and operations.  Must demonstrate experience in design, construction, maintenance of broadcast and IT infrastructure including satellite and RF plans.  Must have an understanding of current FCC Rules & Regulations.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.  Strong computer and PC skills are required.  Project management experience and the ability to manage and complete deadlines while prioritizing projects.  The ability to manage a union represented workforce.  Must be highly self-motivated and demonstrate attention to detail.  College degree and/or comparable work experience is required.


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