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CBS Corporation Engineering Manager in Miami, Florida

Engineering Manager

REF#: 33822

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Miami, FL

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Manage all technical aspects of the WBFS/WFOR Engineering Department reporting to the Director of Operations and Engineering.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsible to the Director Engineering for the technical performance of the television station. This includes all federal, local and corporate regulations and policies and the documentation of it.

  • Manage the technical maintenance employees and provide technical support to the station both on preventative and emergency issues.

  • Manage the technical design and implementation of all new technology.

  • In tandem with the Director Engineering, manage the department budget for capital and labor.

  • Manage the WBFS and WFOR TV transmitters operations and remote ENG sites.

  • Responsible for adherence to FCC rules and regulations, acts as Chief Operator, OSHA & SOX compliance.

  • Work with scheduling to provide proper technical support across all WFOR newscasts.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Complete knowledge of on-air automation software and hardware.

  • Complete knowledge of signal acquisition equipment and theory.

  • Proven record of accomplishment in project management.

  • Experience in control room and live production preferred.

  • Able to multi-task, make quick, clean decisions and able to manage conflicting priorities.

  • Able to excel as a self-starter in a collaborative environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Computer Technology (or)

  • 3-5 Years of technical/trade school in electronics, computers and systems.

  • Basic bench level technical repair and troubleshooting.

  • Working knowledge of transmitter & transmission operations.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a top 25 market environment.

  • Working knowledge of contemporary desktop based television production.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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