Director of Engineering
January 4, 2017
Join our award-winning team! WBNS 10TV, Central Ohio's News Leader in Columbus, is dedicated to providing compelling content on all platforms, owning breaking news and ensuring a great future for our employees. We are currently seeking applicants for Director of Engineering. 10TV seeks an innovative, visionary leader who will keep WBNS on the cutting edge of digital technology on all platforms.
This critical senior management position oversees and manages all Engineering, Master Control, and Quality Control Personnel. The DOE manages and maintains all broadcast equipment/systems responsible for daily on-air operation of the station with an eye toward evolving and innovating technologies. Uses RF knowledge to maintain and repair all technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, satellite downlink/uplink, microwave transmission systems and SNG and ENG vehicle maintenance. Manages and maintains all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation (i.e., HVAC, networking, generators, changeover switches, UPS systems electrical, and mechanical). Also manages the station's FCC licenses, implements changes with regard to FCC requirements and exercises knowledge of FCC rules and regulations to protect the station's license.
A thorough understanding of all broadcast disciplines and future technologies, including ATSC 3, spectrum modifications, and implementation of multiple streaming platforms with a strong IT background.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in broadcast engineering and operations management. Degree in electronics, engineering or related field is preferred. SBE Certification in both broadcast and IT disciplines is a plus.