Chief Engineer

March 6, 2024 by Comments Off on Chief Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix

Website KAZT TV CW7


KAZT-TV CW 7 in the Phoenix (Prescott) DMA has an opening for the position of Chief Engineer. Responsibilities include oversight of all engineering and technical operations:

·         Continued maintenance of full power transmitter (Prescott), Class A transmitter (Phoenix) and four additional translators throughout Arizona

·         Developing and maintaining all aspects of broadcast transmission routes, including cost projections and negotiation of purchase terms

·         Maintenance of all station broadcast and IT equipment

·         Managing technical staff

·         Knowledge base of current and emerging technologies

Qualifications include:

·         Three-five years pertinent RF experience

·         Up-to-date knowledge of FCC rules and regulations for broadcasters

·         Society of Broadcast Engineers certification as a Broadcast Television Engineer

·         Strong IT/network knowledge and experience

·         Great communication skills and creative thinking

Station Master Control is in Prescott, Arizona, Home office is Phoenix, Arizona. Travel State wide is a requisite.

Email resume to: with “Chief Engineer” in the title.

KAZT-TV is an equal opportunity employer.

IT’S ALL GOOD! CW7 Arizona (KAZT-TV), the only locally owned station in the Phoenix (Prescott) DMA, is home to the CW Network as well as today’s top syndicated programs including Family Feud, The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, Mom and more!  We also deliver national and international sports coverage as the broadcast home to LIV Golf, ACC football and basketball games, “Inside the NFL”, WWE NXT beginning in 2024 and NASCAR Xfinity Series beginning in 2025.  CW7 Arizona is also home to the locally produced lifestyle morning show – the Arizona Daily Mix – that shines a spotlight on locally owned businesses.  Our mission is to be the most-loved station in Arizona.  We utilize media to both entertain and create a sense of community.  We engage with local businesses and events, sharing peoples’ stories and offering opportunities to support and connect with your neighbors.

Nexstar Media Inc. (“Nexstar”) and KAZT, L.L.C. (“KAZT”) are parties to a time brokerage agreement (“TBA”) under which some Nexstar employees will provide services to KAZT in certain areas including production and procurement of programming, promotion, ad sales and collections, continuity and traffic, engineering, and distribution.

Nexstar’s services to KAZT are governed by the terms of the TBA and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”). Certain duties must be performed by employees of KAZT, and not by Nexstar employees.

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