Engineering Manager

Ref#: 33822
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Miami, FL, 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.).


Manage all technical aspects of the WBFS/WFOR Engineering Department reporting to the Director of Operations and Engineering.



  1. Responsible to the Director Engineering for the technical performance of the television station. This includes all federal, local and corporate regulations and policies and the documentation of it.

  2. Manage the technical maintenance employees and provide technical support to the station both on preventative and emergency issues.

  3. Manage the technical design and implementation of all new technology.

  4. In tandem with the Director Engineering, manage the department budget for capital and labor.

  5. Manage the WBFS and WFOR TV transmitters operations and remote ENG sites.

  6. Responsible for adherence to FCC rules and regulations, acts as Chief Operator, OSHA & SOX compliance.

  7. Work with scheduling to provide proper technical support across all WFOR newscasts.



  1. Complete knowledge of on-air automation software and hardware.

  1. Complete knowledge of signal acquisition equipment and theory.

  1. Proven record of accomplishment in project management.

  1. Experience in control room and live production preferred.

  1. Able to multi-task, make quick, clean decisions and able to manage conflicting priorities.

  1. Able to excel as a self-starter in a collaborative environment.




  1. B.S. Electrical Engineering, Computer Technology (or)

  1. 3-5 Years of technical/trade school in electronics, computers and systems.

  1. Basic bench level technical repair and troubleshooting.

  1. Working knowledge of transmitter & transmission operations.

  1. Minimum 5 years’ experience in a top 25 market environment.

  1. Working knowledge of contemporary desktop based television production.

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