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WOAI-TV and KABB- TV in San Antonio, TX is currently seeking a full time Chief Engineer!
A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station by performing the following duties:
• Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician's activities
• Assist and advise in planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
• Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the station
• Establish the procedures to insure that all IT equipment is operational and secure
• Keep software versions up to date. Insures software license compliance. Follows all corporate directives for IT security
• Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; including but not limited to: cameras, video equipment and/or audio switching equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
• Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance of all transmitters
• Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (sometimes after regular hours and weekends)
• Other duties as assigned.
• A minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast television
• A great team-oriented attitude and a dedication to quality
• Strong leadership skills and exceptional communication are absolutely essential for the successful candidate to possess
• A strong IT background
• A college degree, SBE certification, and A+ certification are highly desired