Manager, Technical Operations

To apply for this position go to the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal.

Job Title
Manager, Technical Operations

Education
Bachelor’s Degree

Career Level
Manager

Location
Nexstar – WTNH – New Haven, CT 06510 US (Primary)

Category
Engineering

Job Type
Full-time

Job Description
Nexstar’s WTNH, New Haven, CT seeks A Chief Engineer.
This position is responsible for current and future technical operation of the station and the overall facility. They are responsible for the daily management of broadcast and IT Engineers. They ensure that the WTNH technical facilities operate at the highest quality within required guidelines and the established budget. They evaluate and recommend new technology to support WTNH’s operating goals and objectives and in times of technical and/or operational crisis, managing and guiding other station employees to a successful outcome, while protecting personnel and hardware. This is a full-time, exempt position.

Tech Skills
A strong background in RF technology, digital, broadcast equipment and IT is required. Managing all technical equipment including cameras, SNG/ENG vehicles, servers, transmitters, towers, IT equipment, studio production equipment Ensuring compliance with FCC rules and regulations Working with News, and other departments regarding equipment problems as well as taking into account immediate and future needs Managing a technical team that supports the station’ s operations Strong communication skills written/verbal.

Hardware:
Transmitter Automation Systems
Chyron
GV K2 Summit
GV Stratus
Miranda

Operating System:
Windows
Linux
Software:
Crispin
Overdrive
Edius

Job Skills
A strong background in RF technology, digital, broadcast equipment and IT is required. Managing all technical equipment including cameras, SNG/ENG vehicles, servers, transmitters, towers, IT equipment, studio production equipment Ensuring compliance with FCC rules and regulations Working with News, and other departments regarding equipment problems as well as taking into account immediate and future needs Managing a technical team that supports the station’ s operations Strong communication skills written/verbal.

Minimum Education
Technical School

Minimum Experience
Candidates should have experience managing a team. Developing and tracking goals managing a budget Executing capital purchases and projects engineering experience in a broadcast facility.

 

To apply for this position go to the Nexstar Media Group Career Portal.

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