Details for Chief Engineer - Minnesota
KIMT-TV, the CBS Affiliate in Rochester, Minnesota, has an immediate opening for the position of Chief Engineer.
Rochester, Minnesota is a growing family friendly community, consistently rated as one of the best cities to live in the Midwest and the home of the world renowned Mayo Clinic.
KIMT’s Chief Engineer is responsible for all studio and transmission technical operations, maintenance, and information systems. As part of the station’s senior management team, this position plays a vital role in station strategic planning, budgeting and day-to-day operations.
You must be time flexible 24/7, be self-motivated and have the ability to motivate and manage others to accomplish goals. A minimum of 5 years of experience as an engineering manager, with a demonstrated background in a competitive television news environment, is preferred. An in-depth knowledge of microwave systems, transmitter systems, both analog and digital, studio, building, and information systems planning and management with an understanding of FCC rules is essential.
This is a great opportunity for an Assistant Chief or Senior Maintenance Engineer to work into a challenging, but equally rewarding, position as Chief Engineer.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon successfully passing a substance abuse test and a background screening. Successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.