Assistant Chief Engineer Bay News 9


Posted Under: St. Petersburg, Florida jobs in Engineering; Engineering jobs
Posted On: 2017-06-19 13:00:00

Client Reference Code: 195977
Assist the Chief Engineer with the managementof the assigned News/Sports engineering staff and projects
  • Manage the News/Sports engineering staff, including scheduling of personnel and task management
  • Coordinate technical support for the News/Sports products
  • Supervise facilities maintenance
  • Assist team members when resolving engineering and IT issues
  • Assist personnel with operational issues
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment/systems
  • Manage assigned engineering projects
  • Light general facilities maintenance
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Must be able to work effectively in a complex 24/7 news environment by diagnosing and resolving or developing alternate methods to overcome issues and maintain continuity in on-air broadcast
  • Knowledge of Windows 7 workstations
  • Knowledge of Windows Server and SQL Enterprise server a plus
  • Must be familiar with TCP/IP Network topologies, VLANS and Cisco WAN/LAN switches, routers, firewalls
  • Knowledge of ENG/DSNG trucks, satellite systems, fiber networks and studio automation
  • Time Management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Interpersonal: ability to interface with internal company and division personnel at various levels and outside equipment vendors and suppliers
  • Communication: excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate solutions
  • Requires adaptability, enthusiasm, initiative and a positive approach to problem solving. Must enjoy working with people and assisting staff with technical support issues
  • Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision
  • Must adhere to schedule guidelines
  • Must be able to work under time pressure deadlines and willing and able to work different shifts or longer shifts due to \"breaking news\" and severe weather emergencies. Willing and able to work weekends and holidays. Individual could be asked to be on call
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid driver s license for authorized driving in the state of residence

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
Related Work Experience Number of Years
  • Requires three years of experience in the installation and maintenance of digital television systems

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • AS Degree or equivalent work experience
Related Work Experience Number of Years
  • Previous experience in television news a plus
Working Conditions
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Works inside and outside throughout the year. May be subjected to various weather conditions, which could include extreme hot and cold
  • Requires travel to remote locations including news bureaus, microwave receive sites, sports venues, fiber hub sites, cable headends and other locations
  • Can require long periods of personal computer use and phone communications
  • Communicates in person, by phone and by email
  • Drives company vehicle to and from different locations in a safe manner by obeying all traffic laws
  • Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to distinguish colors and discern sounds

Charter Communication is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

Job Code : TWCRGN400 Sup, Eng - Programming Exempt