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Sinclair Broadcast Group Chief Engineer in Las Vegas, Nevada

KSNV is looking for a Chief Engineer!

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all engineering functions of the station, including, planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations

  • Manage training and hiring processes for engineering staff

  • Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications

  • Ensure software license compliance and all software versions are up to date

  • Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting of broadcast electronical equipment, including but not limited to, cameras, audio and video equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment

  • Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance

  • Work with Corporate leadership to ensure security and FCC compliance

What skills do you need to be successful in our role?

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in broadcast electrical system and equipment maintenance

  • Experience training and managing technicians with a positive and constructive attitude

  • Proficiency in evaluating, troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining broadcast equipment and IT systems

  • Dedication to quality and time management while upholding to all FCC regulations

  • Hold a valid driver's license

  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings

  • Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.

  • Technical degree in electronics or a related field, or an equivalent of work and educational experience

  • SBE certification and A+ certification is preferred

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair, Inc., a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! Sinclair has consistently led the broadcast industry since inception. Sinclair owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets affiliated with all the major broadcast networks; owns Tennis Channel and multicast networks Comet, CHARGE!, TBD and The Nest; and owns and provides services to 21 regional sports network brands. Sinclair's content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and the nation's largest streaming aggregator of local news content, NewsON. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

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