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The E.W. Scripps Company

TV: Chief Engineer- F/T

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 4th May 2017
Tuesday, 4th July 2017
Location: Boise, Idaho

Job Description:

Assist with the design, specifications, documentation, oversight and installation of all systems and equipment for multiple stations. Develop and maintain thorough understanding of existing facilities and work toward making units safer, cohesive and responsive to departments within station environment.
Effectively manage the planning, design, installation and repair of all television, mobile and internet systems and equipment.
Evaluate and maintain the spectrum and broadband usage of the facility.
Motivate and manage a staff of professional maintenance engineers, operators and IT technicians.
Coordinate projects; manage the scheduling of personnel; and plan, design and document on-going and future television and online systems.
Work with related departments; in the determination of current and future studio and transmission needs; in the preparation and tracking of capital, expense, repair and maintenance budgets; in the evaluation of equipment prior to purchase.
Communicate professionally with individuals and groups within and outside of the station. Communicate on a frequent basis with all other departments.
Maintain good personnel labor relations. Identify training needs, motivate and develop staff to meet the on-going and future technological needs of the station.
Keep the station compliant with the FCC Rules and Regulations, as well as related local, state and federal regulations. Work with Corporate personnel in particular areas of common interest.
Perform other duties as needed and as directed by the General Manager and Sr Dir, Engineering.

Preferred Skills:

An associate degree in electrical or electronic engineering from an accredited institution is preferred.
A BSEE degree is advantageous
Skills & Abilities
Must have an understanding of electronic, electrical, mechanical and information systems.
Work Environment
Standard office environment
The E.W. Scripps Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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