ABC10 has an immediate opening for an experienced Chief Engineer reporting directly to the General Manager. ABC10 is the TEGNA station located in the Sacramento, CA, a top 20 market. ABC10 serves the communities of Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto.
The Chief Engineer is responsible for leading the Operations, Maintenance, Transmitter and Information Technology team, which supports ABC10’s broadcast technologies in a 24/7/365 environment. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the broadcast engineering and studio activities day-to-day, including during live broadcasts. Other responsibilities include managing the implementation and documentation of capital and special projects, managing and maintaining the compliance to FCC requirements, advising and assisting in the creation of operational and capital budgets, assisting in the technical support of critical hardware and software, monitoring and scrutinizing daily on-air technical quality and supporting improved workflows for both on-air and online products.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of five years’ experience in a broadcast operations/technology management role. Demonstrated strong leadership, team management, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. In-depth knowledge of broadcast technologies including; Transmitters, Antennas, Broadcast Switchers, Router Systems, ENG and DSNG Transmissions, Field Cameras, Signal Path Workflows. Working knowledge of other technologies including; Camera Robotics Controls and Information Technology Infrastructure. Demonstrated strong project management experience. Ability to work well and make quick decisions under pressure. Must be able to work a flexible schedule in support of a 24x7x365 operation.
ABC10, the TEGNA station, is located in Sacramento, CA--the 20th-largest television market. Not only are we in the capital city, Sacramento is nearby it all--beautiful wine country, mountains, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco and the coast.
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