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.

Chief Engineer in Greenville, MS at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 1/14/2022

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Job Summary

CALA Broadcasting LLC, part of Cox Media Group, has an immediate opening for a motivated, versatile, and knowledgeable Engineer to manage technical operations across 4 television networks – WABG(ABC), WXVT(CBS), WNBD(NBC) and WABG-2 (FOX).

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 four 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

 

 

What we look for

If you wish to work for a company that rewards excellence and you are a motivated, goal-oriented, please send your Resume to jturnbough@deltanews.tv.

CALA Broadcasting LLC and Cox Media Group are EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS.

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