Engineer

Website KOBI-TV NBC5

DESCRIPTION/DUTIES: California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc. (COBi) has an opening for a full-time Engineer in the Corporate Engineering Department. This position is responsible for assisting the Senior Project Engineer with broadcast television maintenance and repair in addition to installing new and replacement equipment. Knowledge of electronic circuits and troubleshooting, RF transmission systems and basic knowledge of IP networks is required. Knowledge of power systems, generators and solar power is a plus.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Install, remove, test and repair electronic equipment at various studio and field sites. Troubleshoot problems and failures at various studio and field sites. Modify and repair microwave transmission equipment. Install, maintain and repair UHF and VHF transmitters. Build up various electronic and mechanical devices as required. Determine the test equipment and packing list for the installation, or repair at sites. Work with field crews and in making sure the jobs are done correctly and are complete. Maintain the studio and communications sites CAD drawings. Maintain the site generators and charging systems. May be required to work extended hours and weekends to repair outages. Overnight stay may be required to complete field projects. Other duties as assigned by the Senior Project Engineer.

EXPERIENCE: Must have working knowledge of desktop computers, servers, IT networks, microwave transmission systems, television transmitters, test equipment, and construction tools. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely manner. Must be flexible to accommodate 24/7 on-call response to consult with station engineering staff on critical technical issues. Broadcast engineering experience preferred. A technical school or college degree in engineering is a plus.

REQUIREMENTS: A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. COBi holds licenses issued by the FCC; therefore, we must follow federal guidelines. Since marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, if offered a position, a candidate would be required to pass a 10-panel drug screen, which does include marijuana. A 3-yr driving record check and a 7-yr criminal background check are also pre-employment requirements. We require all new hires to be COVID-19 vaccinated and up-to-date, which does include booster(s).

Our full-time benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, prescription drug plan, 401K retirement plan, flex spending account, life insurance, short-term disability, paid sick leave, paid vacation, paid holidays, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

If you meet the qualifications above, send your Cover Letter and Resume via one of the options below.  You will be sent an application to complete. You are not considered an “applicant” until an application is returned to us. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. Email to: [email protected]. Please include the following in your email message:
  • The Job Title in the Subject Line
  • Resume and Cover Letter in Word or PDF format only
  1. Mail to the physical address below:

KOBI-TV NBC5
Kris Clarke
Director of HR
125 South Fir Street
Medford, OR 97501

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply for this job email your details to hr@kobi5.com

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