Job Title

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

Market

San Francisco-Oak-San Jose

Category:

Engineering

Station:

KTVU

Experience

5

  • Full Time
  • Posted 1 week ago

KTVU

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

The successful candidate will directly supervise the engineering maintenance department staff; develop and implement systems to ensure fault tolerant and error free operation of stations broadcast equipment; oversee the design, installation, and preventive maintenance of broadcast facilities and equipment; establish and maintain internal technical documentation and standards, which ensure stations compliance with FCC, OSHA, EPA, and local regulations; monitors applicable budgets and be responsible for satisfactory completion of assigned projects. Duties also include training technicians in the operation and maintenance of specific equipment for the implementation of applicable procedures. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the television industry with solid design engineering and troubleshooting skills. A degree in Engineering, Broadcast, or IT related field is preferred. Prior management skills, similar position held and/or training experience is highly desired. Working knowledge of the following technologies: full power UHF transmitters, microwave systems, encoding technologies, master control and production automation systems, wired and wireless networking technologies, server and file-based storage hardware, advanced experience with digital video and audio routing, EAS, studio control room and engineering IT systems and a knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators. Strong follow-through, record keeping, written
communications, and interpersonal skills required.

Qualifications/Experience Requirements:

 Data network, data communications, computer systems and broadcast technologies experience
 Working knowledge of computer operating systems (Windows, Linux, Oracle, etc.) and security patching
 Background in digital audio/video technologies at all levels of production
 Knowledge of multi-channel station automation and servers
 File-based newsroom workflows, editing experience and newscast automation
 HD routing switchers, production switchers and audio matrix, cameras, robotics and multi-viewers
experience
 Satellite commercial delivery systems knowledge – Pitch Blue, Path fire, etc.
 Understanding of ATSC / 8VSB signals, MPEG2, MPEG4, DOLBY AC3, CALM ACT, EAS, CAP
 Demonstrated ability to lead, manage and motivate a team

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