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Assistant Chief Engineer - WAOW

WAOW is an award-winning station known for great people and a great culture, and now we need an Assistant Chief Engineer to help us with our expanding operations. Even more, we need a great teammate who is both curious about technology and anxious to lear

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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WAOW, the ABC affiliate in Wausau, WI. As Assistant Chief Engineer, you will assist with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department and will be responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the station and transmitter sites. Other duties will include:

· Assists in managing all aspects of the Engineering Department

· Maintains all broadcast technology and equipment for the station and transmitter sites

· Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, and federal, laws

· Works closely with Chief Engineer to implement new technologies and technical infrastructure for the station

· Assists with managing engineering and technology capital projects to the established budgets.

· Manages and coordinates fiber connectivity, production setups, A/V routing and patching, audio equipment, graphics systems and editing systems

· Evaluates, selects, installs, services, and maintains station equipment and information technology systems

· Repairs and maintains station building infrastructures

· Assists in maintaining station vehicle fleet, including live satellite trucks

· Communicates with and coordinates equipment maintenance and training with vendors/contractors

· Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements & Skills

· Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred

· Minimum three years' experience with a television broadcasting environment

· Familiarity with Bit Central, Overdrive, iNews or ENPS software/hardware products a plus

· Fluency in English; strong communication, both verbal and written

· Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

· Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

· Ability to work extended hours, as needed

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, reel, and references to:

Jeff Fass

Chief Engineer

WAOW-TV jfass@waow.com

Disclaimer: you must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law). In addition, any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug test and a background screening.

WAOW is an EOE-M/F/D/V

WAOW is part of Allen Media Broadcasting. Throughout AMB, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit https://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers or links to all stations and opportunities.