Job Description:

This is professional work providing technical and advisory support to the Assistant General Manager - Technology Services for the technical administration of the ETV Broadcast Network System. The incumbent maintains responsibility for a variety of functions concerning broadcast and/or production equipment as well as supervising the personnel who direct the operation of such equipment; performs related work as required. 

Responsible for the day-to-day technical operation and maintenance of the Broadcast Network Operation Center, Media Operation Center and/or production center, transmission systems including associated equipment. Assumes responsibility for the entire network system in the absence of the Assistant General Manager - Technical Services. 

Coordinates ordering of parts from suppliers and distributes to appropriate engineering areas. Evaluates technical performance of broadcast and /or transmitter systems. Assumes operational responsibility and control for certain engineering areas, including budget assigned to those areas. Acts as principle coordinator for network distribution and supervises statewide interconnection service. Initiates television engineering research and participates in the design of modification of technical operation procedures. 

Supervises the construction and implementation of new or modified technical systems. Coordinates staff and equipment and assigns work priorities within areas of responsibility. Evaluates technical specifications and operating standards of equipment as well as personnel requirements and the performance of staff. Formulates technical standards of operations for review and approval of the Assistant General Manager - Technical Services. 


At least eight years of experience in broadcasting electronics - television, radio and cable operations; including varied broadcast areas involving both operational and maintenance experience AND at least three years' experience in a supervisory capacity. Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering may substitute for four years' experience in broadcasting electronics. 

Preferred: SBE certification(s) is plus or may acquire within six months from date of hire. 

Knowledge of: ETV and FCC policies, procedures, rules and regulations; Broadcasting, production and transmission equipment; microwave and terrestrial delivery system theory, design and installation; high power systems, analog digital and IP systems and communication systems; studio and remote electronic equipment; hardware associated with a network system; FCC rules and regulations; personnel management of a technical staff. 

Ability to: Interpret and enforce proper ETV and FCC policies, rules and regulations; plan and modify system procedures and equipment; supervise statewide interconnection service and network distribution; assume responsibility for entire network system in absence of Assistant General Manager - Technology Services; project and budget planning and management; operate and troubleshoot technical equipment associated with broadcast network systems; direct a sizable technical staff; communicate effectively with others; formulate technical standards of operations and establish and assign work priorities. 

Job Location: 
Lincoln, NE
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time