Cox Media Group is looking for a Director of Engineering responsible for management of all engineering functions including security, RF operations, all broadcast and digital distribution systems, equipment and building maintenance, towers operations, engineering and IT personnel management, budgets including capital planning and operations/maintenance, and vehicles. This position requires a strong leader with an ability to direct and motivate technical staff. Varied and extended hours may include some weekends, holidays, and required travel.
Develop and implement current and long-range technical operation plans with an emphasis on emerging technology and competitive ENG
Manage and assist in negotiation of station purchases
Ensure that all projects are properly implemented and executed
Responsible for station compliance with FCC, OSHA and FAA regulations as well as all company policies and procedures
Establish procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and proper studio operations
Oversee the management and development of engineering and IT personnel
Develop and implement systems for technical redundancy
Other duties as directed.
Five years’ broadcast engineering management experience
Extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems and knowledge of government regulations and industry standards required ensuring the station's technical compliance
Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation and maintenance of television station facilities, including RF facilities and IT
Must be able to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills
Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software
Excellent written/verbal communication skills
Bachelor's Degree in electronics/electrical engineering
Internal Number: 188568
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, two daily newspapers and more than 80 digital sites. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 2 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.