Univision Jobs – Assistant Director

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Job Description:

Univision Local Media in Los Angeles California is seeking a highly motivated, experienced, hands-on Assistant Director of Technology. The Assistant Director of Technology participates in the installation, maintenance and repair of TV and Radio studio/transmitter equipment to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Responsibilities include maintaining telecommunications equipment, computers, networking systems and integrating platforms for online content based in Los Angeles, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with Radio programing, TV news and Operations departments to address critical equipment and operational needs.
  • Must have the ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays and on short notice if needed.
  • Help Develop short and long-term plans to support the growth of the stations’ capabilities in accordance with business needs, corporate plans, and changing market requirements.
  • Provides maintenance and support of computer networks and related systems.
  • Help Develop strategies and scenarios for the digital broadcasting evolution within our facilities.
  • In concert with the DOT, research emerging technologies and develops plans articulating new service opportunities for the stations.
  • Supports DOT with supervision of engineering staff.
  • Basic MEP troubleshooting and operational maintenance, including water cooling systems.
  • Performs necessary measurements of Broadcast Equipment per established industry best practices to ensure FCC compliance and reliability
  • Maintains and develops preventive maintenance routines for TV/Radio Studio, Production, News Gathering, Compression, and Transmission Systems
  • Ensures station compliance with rules and regulations applicable to FCC, local, state, OSHA, and federal, laws.

Job Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of computer networking technology.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair high-power FM and TV transmitting facilities.
  • Familiarity with RCS, Avid, and Ross Overdrive software/hardware products a plus.
  • Knowledge of critical MEP systems and their maintenance requirements.
  • Spanish a plus.
  • Good understanding of applicable FCC rules and regulations
  • Computer literacy in applicable software packages (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, radio and television automation, etc.)
  • Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level.
  • Ability to read and interpret design documentation, including elevations, connection drawings and schematics.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and excellent team leadership skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

Job Details:

Company: Univision

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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