Assistant Chief Engineer

Engineer for WEWS
Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

posted on August 07, 2019


job posting:

ASSISTANT CHIEF ENGINEER Primary Purpose The Assistant Chief Engineer is responsible for the on-air performance of broadcast operations including all video, audio and associated equipment adhering to policies and procedures established by the Dir, Engineering and other management. Key Activities Back up the Dir, Engineering in managing the installation and repair of all television, mobile and internet systems and equipment. Monitor and enforce procedures, regulations, and policies as set by management. Assist in establishing and implementing policies and procedures. Assist in managing the scheduling of personnel; and plan, design and document on-going and future television and online systems. Work with Dir, Engineering in the determination of current and future studio needs; in the tracking of repair and maintenance budgets; in the evaluation of equipment prior to purchase. Communicate professionally with individuals and groups within and outside of the station. Communicate on a frequent basis with all other departments. Maintain good employee and labor relations. Coordinate staff training to meet the on-going and future technological needs of the station. Perform other duties as needed and as directed by the Dir, Engineering. Education & Experience/Certifications An Associates degree in electrical or electronics engineering from an accredited institution is preferred. 3 years of experience in television engineering and operations Skills & Abilities Must have an understanding of electronic, electrical, mechanical and information systems. Good verbal and written communications skills Must be able to function during demanding and stressful periods and be time flexible Must have a keen interest in emerging broadcast-related technologies and how they might be utilized in our business environment. Work Environment Must be able to lift up to 75lbs. Additional Requirements Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. Valid driver's license and good driving record required. In addition, proof of insurance and liability coverage may be required.


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expires on 11/19/2019