Promoting and Advocating for the Broadcasters of Nevada, While Serving the Public

Nevada Broadcasters Association
Category:
Engineering
Position/Title:
Engineer III, Chief
Details:

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is America’s largest local television and media company with 198 full power stations (including partner stations) in 116 markets addressing nearly 62% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices.  Learn more at www.nexstar.tv

EEO Statement:  Equal Opportunity Employer / Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled

 

Position Summary:

The Chief Engineer oversees the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
4/13/2021
Closing Date:
6/13/2021
City:
Las Vegas – 89109
State:
Nevada
URL:
http://www.8newsnow.com/
Experience:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of the Engineering Department
  • Plans and manages staffing, training, and performance evaluations for the Engineering Department
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotions and separation of employees
  • Works closely with station Department Heads in the justification and budgeting of capital expenditures
  • Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station
  • Ensures station compliance with FCC rules and regulations, as well as all local, state and federal regulations applicable to the station
  • Works with corporate leadership to develop and implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station
  • Manages the information technology staff and system
  • Assigns projects to staff and ensures that deadlines are being met
  • Works with corporate leadership to manage engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements:

Requirements & Skills:

 Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience

  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Minimum five years’ experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment
  • Minimum of three years experience in a leadership role
  • Experience guiding, directing and motivating subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance
  • Experience establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them
  • Ability to identify the developmental needs of others and to coach, mentor or otherwise help others to improve their knowledge or skills
  • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment
  • Strong PC/MS Office experience
  • Experience with fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems
  • Experience with digital transmitters, microwave equipment, and other broadcast-related equipment
  • Significant experience evaluating, selecting, installing, servicing and maintaining broadcasting industry equipment and information technology systems
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

 

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The Chief Engineer must be able to sit, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, work in close proximity to others, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  In addition, the Chief Engineer must be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls.  Repetitive movements are required.  Work may be conducted in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.

EEO Statement:  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Contact:
Apply online at: https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
Apply Online URL:
https://nexstar.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/nexstar
Job Req #:
8961
***** EOE/MINORITIES/FEMALES/VETERANS/DISABLED *****
Station/Company

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Post Date: April 14, 2021
Closing Date: June 13, 2021