Chief Broadcast Engineer

Station/Company: KOBI-TV NBC5
Location: Medford, Oregon
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary

KOBI-TV NBC5 in Medford, Oregon, seeks a results-oriented Chief Broadcast Engineer to lead a team of Broadcast Engineer professionals.

• Five years of broadcast television engineering experience
• Two-year tech school or equivalent college courses
• Working knowledge of desktop computers and IT networks, microwave transmission systems, television transmitters, test equipment, vehicle maintenance, and construction tools
• Ability to lead and supervise a team
• Ability to diagnose, problem-solve, and handle complex issues under pressure
• Must be able to accommodate shift changes, including evenings, weekends, and 24/7 on-call response to technical issues
• Knowledge of FCC rules, regulations, and compliance requirements
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience establishing engineering policies and procedures
• Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs for short distances
• Maintain a valid driver’s license

The duties listed below include stations KOBI-TV and KOTI-TV

Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Manage all technical aspects of the broadcast television studio and multiple transmitter sites, including equipment procurement, installation, maintenance, and FCC rules and regulation compliance
• Manage and maintain systems responsible for supporting on-air operations such as HVAC, networking, electrical, and mechanical
• Manage local computer networks, phone systems, and staff’s hardware and software needs
• Work closely with General Manager, President, and pertinent cable networks
• Manage, supervise, and lead the broadcast engineer team

This is a full-time position with a minimum of 40 hours per week, with flexible scheduling.

KOBI-TV NBC5 full-time benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, prescription drug plan, 401K retirement plan, healthcare spending account, life insurance, short-term disability, paid sick leave, paid vacation, paid holidays, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

KOBI-TV NBC5 is licensed by the FCC, therefore, must follow federal guidelines. Since marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, if offered a position, a candidate must pass a 10-panel drug screen, including marijuana. A 3-year driving record check and a 7-year criminal background check are also pre-employment requirements. KOBI-TV NBC5 requires all new hires to be COVID-19 vaccinated and up-to-date, which does include boosters. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Hiring Process:
1. Submit a Resume
2. Submit an Employment Application (We will send it to you)
3. Complete a Zoom or in-person interview (Determined by the location of the applicant)
4. Reference Checks
5. Conditional Offer Pending Background Check, DMV Record Check, and Drug Screen Results (Including marijuana)

How to Apply

If you meet the qualifications above, send your Cover Letter and Resume via one of the options below. 1. Email to: Please include the following in your email message: • The Job Title in the Subject Line • Resume and Cover Letter in Word or PDF format only 2. Or, mail to the physical address below: KOBI-TV NBC5 Kris Gushwa Director of HR 125 South Fir Street Medford, OR 97501 KOBI-TV NBC5 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Expiration: June 06, 2023