top of page

Chief Engineer

Rochester, NY, USA


Job Type


About the Role

WHAM-TV/WUHF-TV has an immediate opening for a Chief Engineer! The Chief Engineer will oversee all engineering functions of the station. A qualified candidate will coordinate or perform maintenance of computer and broadcast equipment of the television broadcasting station.


  • Oversee all engineering functions of the station, including, planning of future equipment installations, requirements, and budgetary recommendations.

  • Manage training and hiring processes for engineering staff Supervise maintenance of computer software, hardware, and local area network applications.

  • Ensure software license compliance and all software versions are up to date.

  • Supervise preventive maintenance and/or troubleshooting of broadcast electronical equipment, including but not limited to, cameras, audio and video equipment, microwave transmitters and receivers, satellite receivers, and computing equipment.

  • Supervise and/or perform transmitter maintenance.

  • Work with Corporate leadership to ensure security and FCC compliance.


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in broadcast electrical system and equipment maintenance.

  • Experience training and managing technicians with a positive and constructive attitude.

  • Proficiency in evaluating, troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining broadcast equipment and IT systems.

  • Dedication to quality and time management while upholding to all FCC regulations Hold a valid driver's license.

  • Must be flexible to accommodate shift changes including extended hours, weekends, and evenings.

  • Ability to work on ladders, stand for long periods of time, and lift computers or equipment up to 50 lbs.

  • Technical degree in electronics or a related field, or an equivalent of work and educational experience SBE certification and A+ certification is preferred

About the Company


bottom of page