Chief Engineer in Eureka, CA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 10/20/2021

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Job Summary

Redwood Television Partners LLC, part of Cox Media Group, has an immediate opening for a motivated, versatile, and knowledgeable Engineer to manage technical operations across 2 television networks – KIEM (NBC) and KVIQ (CBS) in beautiful Eureka, California.

Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

The Engineer must be hands-on and capable of handling multiple tasks, sometimes under pressure and tight deadline restrictions.  This position is primarily responsible for the day-to-day broadcast operations of two television networks as well as the IT management on-site.   Ideal candidate will: oversee employee safety and quality control; oversee equipment maintenance and system design; maintain computer networks and user experience; maintain the interior and exterior of the building; maintain transmitters; and such other necessary tasks as required.   The ideal candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Organization and time management skills are a must.  Position reports directly to the General Manager.

  • Reliable, positive, and self-motivated individual with strong personal integrity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks.
  • Capable of meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to forecast and budget.
  • Proficient computer skills and able to operate MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, ENPS, Windows, adobe premiere pro, final cut pro, Mac, PC and other professional video equipment.
  • Knowledge of FCC broadcast rules. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of broadcast operations a plus.
  • Technical Degree in electronics or related field.  
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Capable of lifting 50 lbs.



What we look for

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the broadcast operations.
  • Management of compliance with all regulatory and governmental agencies.
  • Management of station assets, information technology, transmitter facilities and building operations.
  • Responsible for ensuring superior broadcast operations.
  • Effectively strategize, build, and execute systems plans.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining engineering’s station operations budgets.
  • Strong computer, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Other tasks as may be required.

If you wish to work for a company that rewards excellence and you are a motivated, goal-oriented self-starter, please send your Resume to

Redwood Television Partners LLC and Cox Media Group are EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS.


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