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Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
Blueridge PBS
Position Name :-
Director of Engineering
Company Location :-
Roanoke, VA 24015
Job Category :
 Management jobs

Full Job Description :-
Position Title: Director of Engineering
Department: Engineering Salary Grade: Non-exempt
Reports To: CEO Date: April 4, 2022
Summary of Position
Blue Ridge PBS is searching for a Director of Engineering to supervise and perform broadcast and IT equipment installation and maintenance in a broadcast station environment. This position will ensure that the station operates efficiently and in compliance with all federal, state and local agencies. The Director of Engineering will also be responsible for managing the physical plant and transmission facilities including all electronic television equipment as well as building-related issues. This person will also develop foresight into the technical future of broadcasting, identify cost reductions and business opportunities through technology, and develop strategic planning for capital acquisitions for the broadcast station.
Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to

Manages the daily operations of the studio and transmitter facilities including modernization, new construction, safety, and security.
Manages personnel of the Technical Department and oversees maintenance of all station broadcast equipment.
Effectively communicates with staff and other departments within the station. Participates in staff meetings and takes action to ensure information is disseminated between staff and other departments – news/promotion/ and production especially.
Prepares and manages the annual fiscal operating budget for the technical department. Ensures department spending is within budget.
Oversees project management of plant improvements, new construction and production assignments.
Maintains the physical plant (studio/transmitter) to acceptable levels of operational requirements by OSHA, FCC, federal, state and local agencies. Performs hands-on technical equipment maintenance.
Prepares and manages the department and capital equipment budget. Reviews equipment and facility requirements for purchase of additional and replacement items.
Others duties as assigned to help Blue Ridge PBS succeed in its mission.

The successful candidate must be able to:

Demonstrated experience in technical personnel management
SBE certification preferred
Thorough understanding of FCC rules and regulations
Fullfill FCC Chief Operator Duties and maintain relevant records
General knowledge of all engineering fields including electrical, electronics, mechanical and civil engineering.
Ability to operate the station within allotted operational budget and capital expenditures
Ability to design and implement changes to meet current and future plant needs
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills
Travel: as assigned
Be familiar with IT technology and oversee its implementation
Provide superb customer service to all departments

Physical Demands
Must be able to lift/carry up to twenty pounds or more on occasion. Must be willing and available to work flexible hours when needed and/or some weekends to meet the needs of the station. Must be able to climb ladders and work around high power transmitters and equipment.
Required: High school diploma, or GED, proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word).
Highly Desired: A technical degree or coursework in broadcast production/operations or related media field OR a combination of education and experience in any broadcast field and/or public television environment that prepares and demonstrates the candidate’s ability to lead the broadcast television technical department.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $70,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Vision insurance


Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:Blue Ridge PBS follows CDC guidelines.

Management: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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