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Position: Chief Engineer
Company: LIFE Outreach International
Location: Euless TX US

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establish technical and engineering standards for LOI that comply with accepted standards and assure compliance with these standards. Supervise all engineering personnel. Advise other technical personnel and oversee all use of Broadcast equipment. Position includes advising, supervising, overseeing the use and repair of all LOI technical equipment: television, data processing, telephone, security and energy management systems. Paperwork, research, design, construction and development, and installation and maintenance are involved.

DIRECTION:

Chief Engineer should be able to oversee a wide variety of functions, directing and depending on others to do much of the hands on work. Consulting with executive staff and department managers on their needs; giving advice and researching options will be important.

KEY ELEMENTS:

Hands on work of engineering, as well as the visionary capacity to review “the broader picture” and look to the future; designing new technical systems. Meshing work involving several departments. Managing time and personnel wisely. Good techniques in interfacing with management, employees, co­ workers, vendors and community agencies.

EXPERIENCE:

BS Degree in Engineering and 5 to 10 years’ experience in similar position required. Knowledge and at least 5 years’ experience in the engineering of all broadcast equipment, as well as strong knowledge in data processing and telecommunications required. Able to design, install, repair and also supervise others performing these functions. Understanding of budget management.

SUCCESS FACTORS:

Strongly motivated to use modern technology to tell people about Christ and His Good News. Being inventive and able to see the “total picture.” Finding satisfaction in a job well done: flexibility; willing to go the extra mile, even when called in at “off’ hours; ability to function under questioning and scrutiny will be helpful. Someone who is willing to work long and varied schedules, who enjoys helping others perform their duties and finds satisfaction in lightening the loads of others will be more likely to enjoy the position.

REPORTS TO /EVALUATED ON:

Management of areas of responsibility. Management of Engineering Staff. Contribution to the entire LOI “team”. Technical knowledge of the several areas related to this position. This position will report directly to the VP of Media.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $78,000.00 to $87,000.00 /year

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