Project Manager

Columbia, SC
Posted: 2017-07-26


Under general supervision, plans, designs, and implements television and radio engineering projects with an emphasis on computer controlled systems and automated workflows.
Prepares design drawings,technical specifications,procurement documents,license and permit applications, and project budgets. Works with ETV, other state agencies,schools and system integrators.



Manages and directs all phases of the project life -cycle for multiple,high priority, strategic and tactical projects. Plans,designs and supervisors engineering projects from conceptual design and layout to as built. Update documentation throughout entire project life-cycle. Organizes and conducts project team meetings. Coordinates change request with project sponsors and other stakeholders.

Performs and manages performance testing of facilities and equipment systems. Identifies potential problems, change impacts, and risks to projects. Prepares status reports and communicates progress,risks,expectations,timelines,milestones, and other key project stakeholders and agency management. Determines, recommends, and implements risk mitigation plans and facilitate problem resolution.

Controls budget, scope and schedule to ensure project deliverables, milestones and required tasks are completed as planned. Prepare budgets, make equipment selection,prepare signal and control flow diagrams and prepare equipment riser diagrams. Prepare procurement documents and technical specifications for procurement of television production,post production, and on air broadcast and delivery systems while meeting state and agency procurement regulations.

Develops and maintains project documentation throughout entire project life cycle, including project charter and detailed project plan.

Work with the Media Operations/Media Asset Manager to develop and manage file based workflows from acquisition through post-production to on-air broadcast and archive of content.Coordinate and provide training for users on workflows and technologies that support the acquisition,manipulation and management of file based content.Prepare workflow documentation for users related to equipment integration and moving files through the various systems from Acquisition through Post- Production, and Broadcast to air and distribution to the internet.

Research new technologies of value to ETV. Attend and participate in technology and management conferences,trade shows, and seminars. 

Performs other related duties as assigned.




A bachelors degree and experience in management of technical resources. A valid SC drivers license.


BS in Engineering or Broadcasting and six years of experience or any equivalent combination of training experience and education.

Preferred Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

Extensive knowledge and experience in the planning,design and construction of TV and radio facilities. Includes studio system,recording systems,editing systems, asset management systems, special effects systems,distribution and switching system.,microwave systems,satellite systems and all other technical systems used in the support of ETV and Radio operations. Experience in the use of computers. Video over IP technologies,VidCAD, Microsoft office,budget planning. Experience in the use of test equipment and knowledge of the interpretation and application of accepted technical standards such as SMPTE. 



1041 George Rogers Boulevard 
Columbia, SC 29201

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer