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17 Jan 2024

Full-Time Chief Engineer- REQ-28990

DC News Now – Posted by DC News Now Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Job Description

The Chief Engineer oversee the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station.

Manages all aspects of the Engineering Department
Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the Engineering Department
Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees
Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
Ensures station compliance with FCC rules and regulations, as well as all local, state and federal regulations applicable to the station
Works with corporate leadership to develop and implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station
Manages the information technology staff and system
Assigns projects to staff and verifies that deadlines are being met
Works with corporate leadership to manage engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets
Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements & Skills:

Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
Fluency in English
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
Minimum five years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment, with at least three year’s experience in a leadership role
Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
Strong PC/MS Office experience
Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment
Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

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How to Apply

Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar REQ-28990

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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