Director, Broadcast Operations and Engineering-KTVT

Ref#: 32471
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

KTVT/KTXA, the CBS O&O in Dallas, Fort Worth, TX is looking for a Director of Engineering to lead our IT, broadcast and maintenance staff. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional IT and broadcast technology skills and understand the interrelationship of  both.  Extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems, including evolving technologies and systems is a must.

The Individual must possess strong attention to detail, accuracy and strong organization and leadership skills.  This individual must maintain procedures and standards for operation and maintenance of equipment and studio operations. Knowledge of news and master control automation environments is vital.


Bachelor’s Degree in electronics/electrical engineering preferred and a minimum of ten (10) years broadcast engineering experience required. Proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint and AutoCAD software a must. SBE certification is desirable. Knowledge of television transmitters and RF facilities a plus.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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