Assistant Chief Engineer

Assistant Chief Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Omaha
  • June 30, 2023




Assists the Chief Engineer with installation, maintenance, or modification of studio broadcasting equipment, broadcast IT infrastructure, and transmitter site infrastructure in accordance with FCC compliance. Will also assist the Chief Engineer with implementing technology, both software and infrastructure, that supports company analog, digital and streaming operations.


Exhibit a good working knowledge of modern television station and Information Technology systems. Repairs, installs, and maintains all station equipment including, transmitters, studio equipment, remote equipment, telephones, and computers Document and maintain engineering and operational policies and procedures. Ability to adapt to multiple priorities and follow through until successful resolution. Requires excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations. Procurement of equipment and supplies for the stations as approved by the Chief Engineer. Provides maintenance and support of computers, peripherals, and related systems Maintains network infrastructure and operating systems on multiple platforms. Support and management of VM, servers, switches, and their related hardware. Installs and performs maintenance on audio and video recording equipment, microphones, digital audio and video systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc. General knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators, HVAC systems, record keeping and periodic maintenance.


5 years of experience in Television Broadcast Operations/Maintenance. 5 years of experience in IT related system. 3 years of managerial or supervisory experience preferred. BS degree in Electrical Engineering or other advanced technical or science degree Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Broadcasting Technology, electronics, computer systems or related fields.


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