Director of Engineering (FT)

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional IT and broadcast technology skills with extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems. Must be able to manage facilities including MEP infrastructure, office interiors and general operations with experience in HVAC and fire suppression systems. The successful candidate will assist the Vice President of Engineering to develop and implement current and long range technical and technological operation plans, prepare facilities expense budget and assist with the preparation of both current and future capital plans.

The Individual must be a strong leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills, must have the ability to direct and motivate the technical staff and work well with all station departments. Must possess strong attention to detail, accuracy and strong organization skills. Must maintain procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and studio operations.   Knowledge of news and master control automation environments, familiarity with Sony ELC and Grass Valley ITX a plus.  

Bachelor’s Degree in electronics/electrical engineering preferred and a minimum of ten (10) years broadcast engineering experience required.  Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint and AutoCAD software a must. SBE certification is desirable.  Knowledge of television transmitters and RF facilities a plus.

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Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to fox29.hr@foxtv.com or call (215) 982-5215 or visit our readily accessible station located at 330 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.   

 

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