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WPEC in West Palm Beach, Florida is currently seeking a Chief Engineer.
A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station by performing the following duties:
- Plan, manage, train, and coordinate technician's activities
- Assist and advise in planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations
- Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the station
- Establish the procedures to insure that all IT equipment is operational and secure
- Keep software versions up to date. Insures software license compliance. Follows all corporate directives for IT security
- Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on almost any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; including but not limited to: cameras, video equipment and/or audio switching equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment
- Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance of all transmitters
- Respond to trouble calls with broadcast or computer equipment (sometimes after regular hours and weekends)
- Other duties as assigned.
- A minimum of 7 years experience in broadcast television
- 21st century skill set, a great team-oriented attitude and a dedication to quality
- Strong leadership skills and exceptional communication are absolutely essential for the successful candidate to possess
- A strong IT background
- Hands-On Digital RF Skills - FCC License desirable
- Highly Skilled with Computer Assisted Drawing Software, Spreadsheet, and Database Management Tools
- A college degree, SBE certification, Project Management, and A+ certification are highly desired
- Military Service is Highly Valued
Job Location West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Company Location HR.WPEC.West Palm Beach.West Palm Beach.FL
Position Type Full-Time/Regular
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