Sinclair Broadcast Group
Director of Engineering
At a glance
Location: US-VA-Lynchburg Map
Posted: 06/17/2021
Closing: 07/16/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

WSET is looking for a Director of Engineering!


  • 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, station vehicles, 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!


Director of Engineering