SBE Chapter 37
SBE Chapter 37
April 6, 2020  

Jobs - Positions Wanted

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Broadcast Engineer

ABC7-DC (WJLA-TV)

Help Wanted

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ABC7-DC (WJLA-TV) is looking for a Broadcast Engineer! This individual will be responsible for installing and maintaining video, audio, and other equipment associated with television broadcasting. This includes server-based record and play-out systems, non-linear editors, production switchers, routing switchers, MPEG encoders, decoders, automation, news room computer systems, data networks, and broadcast transmission equipment.

In addition, job responsibilities will include…

• Maintain and repair transmitters (AM, FM, TV, Microwave, Fiber, satellite, etc.), receivers, cameras, switchers, graphic systems, audio equipment, video tape systems, routers, automation/editing systems, intercoms, two-way radios, monitors and display systems
• Provide budget information to support the implementation of new systems
• Provide technical support to operational users
• Consult and communicate with engineering management and other engineers on technical issues as required
• Provide specific engineering signal flow diagrams for CAD documentation on all work performed on technical systems
• Perform all technical work to engineering standards and practices

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?
• Minimum of 5 years’ broadcast experience
• Solid understanding of core hardware, computer systems, and electrical systems
• Experience working with microwaves, transmitters and satellites is preferred
• Self-motivated and the ability to work efficiently without direct supervision
• Confidence in troubleshooting problems and effectively communicating solutions to internal and external customers
• Ability to read and understand technical materials
• Hold a valid driver's license
• Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings
• Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.
• Associates degree or higher in electronics or a related field is preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Us Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: 100% company-paid life and disability, 401K match, employee stock plan, education reimbursement, and the ability to design your own comprehensive benefit package to suit you and your family’s every need. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

For details and more information, use this link!

 


(Entered: 03/04/2020. Posted: 03/04/2020-06/04/2020)

Engineering Assistant

Radio One

Help Wanted

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Mandate: To competently *and professionally* assist with installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Responsibilities also include telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Administration
  • Self-Management
  • Professional Development

Objectives (by Responsibility)

Administration

  • Take direction from the Chief Engineer.
  • Maintain station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Follow routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all equipment as set forth by Chief Engineer.
  • Perform initial troubleshooting and maintenance on audio consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
  • Provide maintenance and support of computer networks and related systems.
  • Provide regular performance feedback to management.
  • Work with promotions department to coordinate and maintain remote broadcasts as needed.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Administration
  • Self-Management
  • Professional Development

Self- Management

  1. To ensure that appropriate Self-Management is exercised at all times, as it applies to the overall function and specifically as it relates to:
    • Overall Professionalism*
    • Judgement
    • Propriety
    • Dress code (should be consistent with your job function, including appropriate grooming)
    • Confidentiality (at all times)
    • Managing Emotions ( Emotional Maturity and control in all situations)
    • Taking Initiative (may include taking risks)
    • Being self-directed
    • Accepting responsibility
    • Being accountable
    • Self-critiquing
    • Accepting and growing with others Critique
    • Being objective (issue relevant)
    • Building and maintaining workable relationships
    • Suspending judgment (when relevant)
    • Not discriminating
    • Being accepting rather than judgmental (when appropriate)
    • Allowing others their feelings
    • Extending common courtesies
    • Behaving out of a sense of urgency (when appropriate)
    • Striving for Balance
    • Appropriately delegating
    • Evolving self-awareness
    • Problem Solving and Decision Making (within scope of the function)

Professional Development

  • To attend all relevant skill building workshops as requested.
  • To stay current with all relevant industry information as it applies to the overall job responsibility.
  • To drive your own Performance Appraisal every 12 months.
  • To expand knowledge of appropriate rules necessary to operate a radio station as set forth by the FCC, FAA, OSHA and any and all entities that govern our operations.

Qualifications

  • Some knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
  • Computer literacy in applicable software packages (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Scott Studios/Wide Orbit automation, etc.).
  • Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing.
  • Some knowledge of HVAC, electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators.
  • Some knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits.
  • Interact with management and staff at all levels.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of audio amplifiers, mixers, audio editing/processing software and ancillary equipment and their analog and digital interconnectivity as well as connection methods.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have at least text book knowledge of each main responsibility 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.

Education and/or Experience
Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Broadcasting Technology or related field; or have an equivalent level of experience; SBE Certification recommended.

Licenses and Registration
Must possess valid state driver’s license and proof of personal vehicle insurance.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively and persuasively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Physical Demands
May be required to lift or move up to 75lbs, climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces (e.g. rooftops). This position requires good manual dexterity for soldering, use of hand and power tools and working on small components. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and on 24 x 7 x 365 callout to respond to transmission systems failures to various locations.
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear.

Work Environment
May be required to lift or move up to 75lbs, climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces (e.g. rooftops). This position requires good manual dexterity for soldering, use of hand and power tools and working on small components. Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and on 24 x 7 x 365 callout to respond to transmission systems failures to various locations.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

* Professionalism is described as being consistently appropriate in all situations and at all times.
* Competence is defined as using “effectiveness and efficiency” in equal measure at all times.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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(Entered: 02/09/2020. Posted: 02/09/2020-05/09/2020)

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