Senior Project Engineer

Website KOBI-TV NBC5

California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc. (COBi) has an opening for a full-time Senior Project Engineer in the Corporate Engineering Department. This
position is responsible for covering all technical and operational aspects of digital broadcast studios and multiple transmitter sites in support of COBi’s broadcast televisions stations. The candidate must have skills managing projects related to broadcast systems design and implementation including system design, identifying, analyzing, and recommending suitable equipment, procurement, documentation, installation, and maintenance. Additional skills in mechanical layout, power control system design (solar and generator), IP system design, and configuration. Knowledge of television, transmitters, and RF transmission system design are required. Works closely with Corporate management, station General Managers, and station Engineering staff.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years experience in a broadcast engineering environment. 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. 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:

Kris Clarke
Director of HR
125 South Fir Street
Medford, OR 97501

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

KOBI-TV NBC5/KOTI-TV NBC2, owned by California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc., is the longest continuously independent broadcast group in the West, and one of the two oldest in the country. The founder of our company, Bill Smullin, often said “most people work 50 weeks a year in order to spend two weeks’ vacation in the beauty of Northern California and Oregon – the area we are fortunate enough to live, work, and play in every day.”
It is the mission of COBi to provide an environment that encourages our staff to enthusiastically join with our viewers and clients in the fun of creativity, service, and work that serves all individuals with quality broadcast.
COBi is continually looking for individuals who embrace our culture and possess skills that will complement our company.

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