KBZK-TV IN BOZEMAN Chief Engineer in BOZEMAN, Montana

POSITION: Chief EngineerCOMPANY: Evening Post PublishingSTATION(S): KBZK-TV, KXLF-TVJOB TYPE: Full time COMPENSATION: Annual SalaryDATE AVAILABLE: AUGUST 2018JOB DESCRIPTIONThis may be your opportunity to work in the Last, Best Place. KXLF Communications, a Cordillera Communications company, has an immediate opening for Chief Engineer at KBZK Bozeman and KXLF Butte in Montana. The Chief Engineer is responsible for all technical aspects of the installation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of computer, studio, microwave, translator, and transmitter facilities. Other responsibilities include strategic planning for all aspects of technical and engineering functions and management of the stations technical maintenance and master control staff.DUTIESPlan, manage, train, and coordinate engineering staff activitiesSupervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting on any electronic device or support electronics whether in-house or installed at transmitter; including but not limited to: cameras, video equipment, audio equipment, processing and monitoring equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance of all transmittersAssist and advise in planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications on systems throughout the stationEstablish the procedures to ensure that all IT equipment is operational and secureKeep software versions up to date. Insures software license compliance. Follows all corporate directives for IT security Respond to trouble calls with broadcast/computer equipment and physical plantOther duties as assigned by Station Manager and VP of EngineeringHOURSDue to the nature of the business (we broadcast between the hours of 5am-1am) the hours require considerable flexibility however; a typical day is Monday-Friday 8am-5pm with a one hour lunch built in.BENEFITSMedical and Dental insurance available after 30 days.EDUCATION REQUIRED:Bachelors degree in electronics or electrical engineering and/or a two-year electronics degree is preferred. RF Engineering experience is a plus.EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Minimum of 5 years experience in Broadcast Television EngineeringOTHER REQUIREMENTS:Valid Drivers LicenseStrong IT backgroundSolid background with RF expertise relating to microwave and transmitters as well as experience with the maintenance of computers and broadcast software. 21st century skill set, a great team-oriented attitude and a dedication to quality Strong leadership and management skills Excellent communication skillsEEO StatementThis company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the creation of a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. We recruit, hire, train, promote, compensate, and provide benefits and privileges to individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Our company is committed to a fair and equitable workplace where everyone is a respected and valued member of the team.