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The E.W. Scripps Company

RADIO: Chief engineer F/T

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Friday, 10th March 2017
Wednesday, 10th May 2017
Location: Boise, Idaho

Job Description:

                Responsible for technical administration and staffing as well as maintenance and repair of broadcast systems and equipment.
Communicate well with technical and non-technical personnel.   Keep up to date with technical credentials and keep pace with technological advancements.
Key activities
    * Manage and direct engineering and technical support for radio station(s), offices, and studios.
    * Manage skilled contract RF maintenance engineer.
    * Maintain facilities in compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations.
    * Ensure that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering best practices.
    * Monitor health of stations.
    * Provide technical on-call support.
    * Supervises the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of equipment utilized in radio studios.
    * Maintains records for billing purposes and assesses charges
    * Manages the unit budget; prepares periodic reports and budget estimates.
    * Maintains parts and supply inventory; trains new personnel in the repair and maintenance of equipment.

Preferred Skills:

    * Bachelor's degree in Engineering or comparable experience in Broadcast Engineering.
    * FCC General Class License or equivalent.
    * SBE Certification at the Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer level or higher is preferred.
    * Minimum 5-10 years of experience in an advanced technical position within the field of Radio Broadcast Engineering or a related field.
    * Supervisory experience preferred.
Skills & Abilities:
    * Strong communication skills; orally and writing.
    * Strong attention to detail
    * Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations pertaining to radio and television engineering operations
    * Knowledge of radio engineering operations including installation, testing, operation, and maintenance of radio networks.
    * Knowledge of radio-television safety standards
    * Ability to plan, organize , and direct the maintenance and repair of radio equipment
    * Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
    * Ability to supervise the work of others
    * Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics and wiring diagrams
    * Skill in the use of specialized equipment commonly used in radio engineering
    * Skill in the design of electronic equipment
 Scripps Media, Inc. | KIVI/KSAW Ch. 6
 1866 E. Chisholm Dr. Nampa, ID 83687
 Ph: (208) 381-6600 | Fax: (208) 381-6682
                The E.W. Scripps Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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