Assistant Director of Engineering.

A Baltimore TV stations has an opening for an Assistant Director of Engineering.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to organize, plan, manage, document, and execute assignments within a demanding live broadcast environment. This person is responsible for the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple channels, maintaining regulatory compliance, and assuring quality control of on-air product. This position involves supervisory roles.

  • Directly manage and oversee broadcast operations engineers and maintenance technicians, which include Master Control Operators, and other technical staff.
  • Effectively manage and motivate the department personnel to attain maximum focus to ensure smooth and efficient operations to produce the highest level of quality to the viewer.
  • Deploy and train personnel in new and existing equipment/technology/procedures including the station’s broadcast automation system, live newscast production, and digital workflows.
  • Exhibit a good working knowledge of television maintenance and IT systems, as well as FCC requirements and licensing.
  • Document and maintain engineering and operational policies and procedures.
  • Ability to adapt to multiple priorities and follow through until successful resolution.
  • Requires excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations.
  • In-person attendance is required


  • 5 years of experience in Television Broadcast Operations/Maintenance
  • Computer literacy is mandatory.
  • Attention to details is imperative.
  • SBE certification a plus
  • Lifting 50 pounds, climbing ladders and other physical activity associated with equipment installation.
  • Must have a current driver’s license.
  • Operational knowledge and experience with functions of television station.
  • Ability to learn specialized software applications
  • Aptitude for operating electronic equipment for broadcast and production requirements.

Pay:  DOE

Schedule:   Hours vary

Application Instructions:  Coach should forward interested client’s resume immediately to MF for submission to employer.

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