SBE Chapter 37
SBE Chapter 37
April 20, 2021  

Jobs - Positions Wanted

As a service to its members, SBE Chapter 37 publishes DC - area industry related job openings. Additionally, we are pleased to post positions wanted.

Should you wish to post your job or position here, please drop us a line.

Engineering Manager

Digital Video Group, Inc.

Help Wanted

Digital Video Group Logo

Department: Engineering
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Reports To: VP of Broadcast Systems
Status: Non Exempt

Oversee project management by scheduling multiple projects at a time, ordering materials, coordinating with purchasing for equipment ordering and deliveries, scheduling commissioning and training. Assign staff to projects based on availability and priority of project schedule.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manage engineering and install team’s day to day schedule and workload and offer in house training and development opportunities
• Technically consult and provide feedback for television broadcast engineering, developing workflows and signal flows for new or existing projects. Must have extensive experience with HD and UHD technologies.
• Assist project engineers with commissioning as required
• Assess RFP and bid opportunities from a technical and logistical perspective
• Assist sales team in determining potential project scope and labor pricing


Additional Capabilities we would Consider a Plus:
• Commission broadcast systems including but not limited to routers, switchers, mixers, intercoms, cameras, and miscellaneous gear and provide training and post install support
• CAD design for special projects and CAD review for projects handled by other team members. WireCad, VidCad, AutoCad


Job Requirements:
• Up to 50% travel may be required
• Must be able to climb ladders up to 20’ high.
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 60 lbs.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* Solid written and verbal communication skills
* Understanding of broadcast video, audio, and control connectors and cabling
* Ability to read schematic drawings

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.


Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.


Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.


Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.


Education/Experience: Four year engineering or technical degree in low voltage electronics, and/or networking or related work experience preferred. Must have minimum of five years of television broadcast experience as a senior level project engineer.


Certificates and Licenses:
Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Additional Certificates and Licenses we would Consider a Plus:
SMPTE Member – Certification
SBE Member – Certification
CTS Certification


Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds, be able to climb ladders up to 20’ tall and be able to work in small spaces and on uneven surfaces.


E-mail resumes, no phone calls please.

(Entered: 03/19/2021. Posted: 03/19/2021-06/19/2021)

Video Distribution Engineer

Fairfax County Public Schools

Help Wanted

Fairfax County Public Schools

Fairfax County Public Schools has an hourly position for Video Distribution Engineer at their Sprague Technology Center.  The job posting is pasted below and is available on their web site (scroll down a bit).

Description: Performs activities related to the integration, and support of digital, analog, and server based (streaming) video production and transmission systems. Implements and oversees the integration and support of all video systems, cable, Internet, and satellite broadcasts, including television production studios, distance learning classrooms, video conferencing sites, and digitally equipped mobile production vans; monitors and follows standards of practice to integrate and support hardware-based infrastructure and facilitate live and on-demand video-streaming capabilities; supports the in-house and contracted server-based video storage programming technologies and video streaming. Provides school board office, Leadership Team, and senior FCPS staff members direct support by consulting on technical details and providing services regarding video-based presentations for School Board meetings, virtual conferencing, and technical recommendations for FCPS facilities; provides integration and training support to school-based personnel for all distance learning platforms; and provides assessments and oversight to systems integrators, contractors, their designs, work, and installations.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in electrical or broadcast engineering or a related field, plus two years of progressive video and data communications experience, one year of which shall have been in broadcast system operation. Demonstrated knowledge in analog and digital video system design, systems integration, networking, video compression, streaming, software-based control systems, satellite communications and knowledge of broadcast and television engineering standards. Certifications in current technologies highly desirable. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; and sufficient strength, agility, and dexterity to move computer equipment and perform all required tasks.   

To Apply: Interested applicants should send their resumes to James Lomax at

(Entered: 02/23/2021. Posted: 02/23/2021-06/23/2021)

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