Chief Engineer

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To apply for this position go to the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal.Job Title

Chief EngineerEducation

Bachelor’s DegreeCareer Level

ManagerLocation

Nexstar – WTNH – New Haven, CT 06510 US (Primary)Category

EngineeringJob Type

Full-timeJob Description

Nexstar’s WTNH, New Haven, CT seeks A Chief Engineer.

This position is responsible for current and future technical operation of the station and the overall facility. They are responsible for the daily management of broadcast and IT Engineers. They ensure that the WTNH technical facilities operate at the highest quality within required guidelines and the established budget. They evaluate and recommend new technology to support WTNH’s operating goals and objectives and in times of technical and/or operational crisis, managing and guiding other station employees to a successful outcome, while protecting personnel and hardware. This is a full-time, exempt position.Tech Skills

A strong background in RF technology, digital, broadcast equipment and IT is required. Managing all technical equipment including cameras, SNG/ENG vehicles, servers, transmitters, towers, IT equipment, studio production equipment Ensuring compliance with FCC rules and regulations Working with News, and other departments regarding equipment problems as well as taking into account immediate and future needs Managing a technical team that supports the station’ s operations Strong communication skills written/verbal.

Hardware:

Transmitter Automation Systems

Chyron

GV K2 Summit

GV Stratus

Miranda

Operating System:

Windows

Linux

Software:

Crispin

Overdrive

EdiusJob Skills

A strong background in RF technology, digital, broadcast equipment and IT is required. Managing all technical equipment including cameras, SNG/ENG vehicles, servers, transmitters, towers, IT equipment, studio production equipment Ensuring compliance with FCC rules and regulations Working with News, and other departments regarding equipment problems as well as taking into account immediate and future needs Managing a technical team that supports the station’ s operations Strong communication skills written/verbal.Minimum Education

Technical SchoolMinimum Experience

Candidates should have experience managing a team. Developing and tracking goals managing a budget Executing capital purchases and projects engineering experience in a broadcast facility.To apply for this position go to the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal.

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