Chief Engineer

Posted by Sinclair Broadcasting Group

Chattanooga, TN
Posted: 2020-10-12


WFLI is looking for a Chief Engineer!



Oversee all engineering functions of the station, including, planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
Manage training and hiring processes for engineering staff
Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications
Ensure software license compliance and all software versions are up to date
Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting of broadcast electronical equipment, including but not limited to, cameras, audio and video equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance
Work with Corporate leadership to ensure security and FCC compliance


What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in broadcast electrical system and equipment maintenance
Experience training and managing technicians with a positive and constructive attitude
Proficiency in evaluating, troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining broadcast equipment and IT systems
Dedication to quality and time management while upholding to all FCC regulations
Hold a valid drivers license
Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.
Technical degree in electronics or a related field, or an equivalent of work and educational experience
SBE certification  is preferred


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