Assistant Chief Engineer for WHSV

Highly-skilled technically savvy broadcast engineer with good communication and people skills to fill this critical position within our broadcast operations. Good driving record is required. Drug Free workplace. Send resume to Tina Wood, WHSV, 50 North Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. twood@whsv.com

Essential Functions:

• Installation, maintenance and repair of all technical equipment
• Must be familiar with information systems infrastructure relating to broadcast technical systems
• Must have working knowledge the latest operating systems software, including server and desktop operating systems
• Perform preventative maintenance and safety inspections to reduce equipment failure or accidents
• Ascertain and satisfy other departments’ needs for service
• Familiar with network routing and IP addressing
• Have expert knowledge regarding equipment, technology, and systems and be able to step in an assist in emergency situations
• Assist in developing and implementing Capital and Operating budgets
• Stay current with emerging technologies and industry changes
• Must be available to work during breaking news situations, severe weather, new system integrations and updates, and provide on-call services 24-7
• Display and maintain professional appearance, based on station standards, and professional demeanor

Essential Problem Solving:

• Ability to meet deadlines and be resourceful to solve technical issues
• Able to work with other departments’ needs and schedules to accomplish goals
• Must be resourceful and proactive in overall problem solving
• Must be solution-oriented, willing to dig to find a sound resolution

Essential Skills & Abilities

• Verbal and written communication must be clear, precise and accurate
• Must possess the ability to explain technical issues clearly and patiently to all levels of technical users
• Must possess excellent technical skills and be able to troubleshoot difficult technical issues
• Ability to effectively multi-task, meet deadlines, and work independently in a fast-paced environment
• Self-directed and self-motivated
• Must have excellent customer service skills to best service other department’s needs, especially news
• Ability to consistently prioritize and adhere to deadlines
• Ability to work with different personalities and take constructive criticism well
• Must demonstrate situational flexibility and adaptability
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publishers, Access)
• Ability to promptly transition among and between job assignments, projects, and functions

Educational Requirements:

* Associates Degree in Electronics or Equivalent College Degree

Experience Requirements:

*3-5 Years in Broadcast Television
* Strong IT networking experience and experience with operating systems software including server and desktop
* Must have a working knowledge of Avid software packages, AutoCAD LT, Microsoft Office, Editing software, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro/Avid Edit, automated production systems, master control systems, and Motion Graphics

Physical Requirements:

* Stand, sit, read a computer terminal, lift up to 50 lbs

Work Schedule:

* 5 days a week, full time hour shifts, weekends and holidays required for special events
* Schedule may change based on business needs
* On-call for technical emergencies


WHSV-TV3
50 North Main Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801 540-433-9191 - Switchboard 540-433- 4028 - Fax 540-433-2700 - News Fax

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