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03/13/20

Title: Television and Video Engineer (On Call) - Technology Services

About Our Job

This is an on-call position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules. This position's schedule will depend on the client's needs.

The City and County of Denver is taking its marketing efforts to the next level. Denver Marketing and Media Services is embracing an opportunity to break out of the traditional government box and grow The Mile High City brand with innovative, video, and digital-led marketing solutions that speak to our customers – the people who live, work, and play in Denver. We are seeking an experienced and passionate individual to join our team.

Denver Marketing and Media Services manages the city's brand identity and works to create and support strategic efforts aimed at promoting the City and County of Denver. The department serves as a resource for all city agencies, advising them on marketing opportunities and best practices; traditional and emerging tools; design and messaging tactics; and helps to facilitate and leverage citywide sponsorship opportunities.

Denver 8 TV, our video production and online presence are vital parts of the city's global marketing endeavor. We are working to enhance customer experience by aligning digital technologies with marketing and communications efforts. Denver 8 TV provides live coverage of city council and committee meetings, public hearings, news conferences, election events, public policy forums, music shows, magazine show, and other original public policy programming.

Denver Marketing & Media Services for the City and County of Denver is seeking an On-Call Television & Video Engineer to support the operation, repair, and maintenance of television technical systems and equipment at Red Rocks, Levitt and Denver 8 TV production locations.

As an On Call Television & Video Engineer, you will provide engineering and technical support for various video productions at Red Rocks and Levitt concert venues. This will include set–up, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, monitoring of various audio, and video equipment. These items include but are not limited to recording and production equipment such as: cameras, microphones, public address speakers, mixing boards, fiber connectivity, network, video monitoring, wiring/cabling, lights, lighting systems and any other related electronic equipment required to successfully record and distribute video products and programs.

Additionally, as an On-Call Television Engineer, you will:

  • Be responsible for performing corrective, routine, upgrades and maintenance on video production equipment.
  • Work closely with the Denver Marketing & Media Services clients, Chief Engineer, technical directors, editors and the producers to ensure productions meet our quality standards & rules for compliance. Your work will be reviewed for adherence to instructions, accuracy, completeness and conformance to standard practice or precedent.
  • Be a contact for the public or employees where explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, defended, gathered and discretion and judgment are required within the parameters of the job function.
  • Drive a City vehicle to various work locations, which will also include hauling equipment to/from Red Rocks and Levitt.
  • Have the ability to work all shifts required by a 24/7 operation

About You

We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you meet the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunications, Electronic Engineering Technology, Computer Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience: Three (3) years of professional experience designing and installing video broadcast facilities and repairing other telecommunication devices to the component level.
  • Education & Experience: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements
  • Licensure & Certification: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.

About Everything Else

Job Profile

CI2903 Television Engineer Hourly

To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here.

Position Type
Oncall

Position Salary Range
$65,085.00 - $104,136.00

Starting Pay
$31.29/hourly

Agency
Technology Services

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. 

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02/22/20

Title: City of Louisville Seeks Management for KLEP

BACKGROUND, OVERVIEW, AND GOALS

A.              Background

The City of Louisville (City) holds an FM Radio Station License (KLEP-LP 95.3 MHz, Louisville, Colorado) allowing the City to operate the station in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). 

B.              Overview

The City is now inviting proposals from interested parties to provide the day to day management, engineering, programming and content, marketing, et al. (more fully described below), for the radio station.  These services are currently provided by a retiring citizen volunteer with extensive broadcast management, engineering, and production experience.  The City desires engaging, informative, and accessible FM Radio Programming that is promoted widely to the Louisville Community, and becomes a trusted source for Louisville residents to get their local community information, while maintaining KLEP’s primary mission and function to provide Public Safety information and education including both day-to-day and emergency public communications.

The Studio/Control Point Site and Transmitter Site, at separate locations, are within the Louisville city limits and within three miles of each other.  Louisville is located in eastern Boulder County a few miles east of the City of Boulder adjacent to the Boulder/Denver Turnpike and within the Denver Metro area.

C.              Goals                      

•                Maintain and provide Public Safety Information and Education as required by KLEP’s class of license and as stated in the original granted FCC Construction Permit
•                Operate and maintain KLEP to meet FCC regulatory, operational and, engineering standards including requirements and processes for Studio, Remote, Emergency Alert System, and Transmitter systems
•                Provide dynamic, accessible, local programming to the community.
•                Provide techniques for assessing community needs and new opportunities.
•                Provide greater community radio-station effectiveness
•                Provide innovations for advancing the station in the ever-changing technology of radio infrastructure and production.
•                Identify metrics to show the impact of services in the community

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

TECHNICAL

A.              Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•                Must have working knowledge of 47 CFR Part 73 FCC Rules and Regulations including Subpart G
•                Must fulfill the functions of the FCC required “Chief Operator” designation on an as-needed basis as delegated by the Chief of Police.
•                Must have working knowledge of and prepare FCC required weekly station log
•                Must have working knowledge of required FCC Emergency Alert System operations, required weekly log reports, and other reporting requirements including ETRS

•                KLEP’s tower has no transmission tower aircraft warning lights.  Daily FAA required tower lights functioning logging is not required
•                Must be available after hours for resolution of equipment failures affecting on air broadcast and Internet streaming service
•                Must be available after hours for operational response to community emergencies
•                Must visit and check broadcast facilities at Studio/Control Point Site and Transmitter Site at least monthly and more often as necessary to maintain technical operations, prepare logs, maintain air playout, and produce content/programming
•                Must have extensive technical experience with analog, digital, and IP audio radio broadcast equipment including production, studio, remote, transmission (PTP, STL, Microwave), RDS (Radio Data Service) implementation and content maintenance, FM broadcast transmitters, and IP networks and associated equipment
•                Understanding of customary equipment, design, documentation and integration of radio broadcast systems.
•                Knowledge of essential broadcast IT concepts
•                Expertise with IP networking, firewall and IP Switches
•                Proficient in Microsoft Visio or other technical concept and documentation applications.
•                Experience maintaining and supporting FM transmission systems including transmitter, transmission line and antenna
•                Strong ability to successfully perform and verify software updates on broadcast equipment and associated computer systems
•                Experience in radio station renovations or facility build outs, and general maintenance including coordination with other City departments including Facilities (e.g., building maintenance and HVAC), grounds maintenance,  IT IP network services, etc.
•                Strong communication skills
•                Ability to express complex concepts verbally and in written documentation
•                Ability to work alone or as part of a team
•                Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and motivation
•                Ability to maintain knowledge of technology and industry trends.
•                Ability to perform functions under tight time constraints is critical to this position

B.              Education or Formal Training:
•                Bachelor’s degree preferred in Communications, Broadcasting or Radio/TV/Film, or equivalent work experience
•                SBE certification preferred as a Certified Radio Broadcast Engineer (CBRE) and Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist (CBNT), and/or equivalent work experience

C.              Experience:
Experience utilizing the aforementioned skill set in day-to-day support of a radio broadcast facility. Primary focus during this work experience should have been operating and supporting a varied array of radio broadcast equipment and completing FCC regulatory requirements.

CONTENT/PRODUCTION

A.              Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•                Knowledge of research, acquisition, and ingest of available federal, state, regional, local and private sector Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and other program content
•                Content production experience creating original content including audio mixing, recording,  editing, and creation of audio clips for air within FCC requirements and generally accepted radio broadcast industry practices including high quality audio of even levels and fidelity
•                Writing and editing of copy for local PSAs and other program and marketing content
•                Good working knowledge of broadcast quality analog, digital, and IP audio equipment and computer ingest, editing, and air playout systems including radio automation systems for performing previously described tasks

B.              Education or Formal Training:
•                Bachelor’s degree preferred in Communications, Broadcasting or Radio/TV/Film, and/or equivalent work experience
C.              Experience:
Experience utilizing the aforementioned skill set in day-to-day support of a radio broadcast facility. Primary focus during this work experience should have been operating and supporting a varied array of radio broadcast ingest, production and air playout equipment.
           

 

SCOPE AND REQUIREMENTS

A.              Scope of Services

The City seeks a management approach incorporating regulatory, engineering, broadcasting, programming, community outreach, marketing, metrics, and financial/budgeting processes. Where an item is indicated as “Additional Scope”, it is intended as an option the City is interested in rather than a firm requirement.

1.              Regulatory and Engineering -- the successful offeror will provide basic engineering services to include; reporting required by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), maintenance, minor repairs, and adjustments to equipment, and overall management of procedural and technical systems.

2.              Broadcasting – the successful offeror will produce and broadcast professional quality programming for on air broadcast.  Implement streaming on the Internet.

a.              Additional Scope 1 – provide a phone app and push notifications to notify the public of programming.

3.              Content/Programming – the successful offeror will produce a variety of Public Safety related messages with various durations (30 seconds – 3 minutes) and other content, including at a minimum:

a.              Recorded public safety related messages.

b.              Music programming.

 

c.              On an as needed basis, emergency messaging affecting the Louisville Community.
 
d.              Documentary-style programs about local issues

e.              Research and propose radio broadcast automation system, or research and recommend programming management service in support of above desired programming.  Research and propose any additional production and/or transmission equipment needed in support of above.

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4.              Community Outreach – the successful offeror will coordinate a Public Safety related public access program.  The offeror will work with various information outlets in partnership for innovative programming/involvement.

5.              Marketing – the successful offeror will develop an ongoing marketing plan to communicate the programming created and broadcast, including in City publications and calendars (traditional paper publications, email, and Web site), City’s Cable TV channel, regular advertisement on social media platforms, through electronic subscription and reminders for the public on various programming and other innovative strategies deemed appropriate by the offeror.  Coordination with appropriate City departments via the Chief of Police. 

6.              Metrics – the successful offeror will propose appropriate metrics to measure success. This may include measures such as public knowledge of important issues and amount of civic engagement. The offeror will propose/define the measures, collect the data, measure success and provide a quarterly report to Louisville Police Chief and City Manager.

7.              Financial/Budget – Assist Chief of Police in the preparation of annual budget for operations and capital funding.     .

B.              Period of Award

The anticipated effective date of providing the required product and services shall be from * to *, and may be renewable for 4 additional one-year periods.

If the City desires to extend the contract, not later than thirty (30) days prior to expiration, the City shall send a notice in writing to the awarded offeror requesting firm pricing for the next 12-month period. After the City evaluates the firm pricing proposal, it will determine whether to extend the contract. All awards and extensions are subject to annual appropriation of funds. The provisions of the foregoing paragraphs with respect to extensions of the terms of the contract shall be null and void if the contract has been terminated or revoked during the initial term or any extension thereof. All decisions to extend the contract are at the option of the City.

 

To Apply:
please contact

David D. Hayes
Police Chief
Louisville Police Department
992 Via Appia Way
Louisville, CO 80027
303.335.4633 Office
DHayes@LouisvilleCo.gov

 

06/05/19

Job Title:
Application Engineer

Location:

Denver, Colorado

Experience:
3-7 years of directly related work

Position Summary:
Interra Systems is seeking a highly motivated, talented individual to be a key contributor to the Company’s growth. The ideal candidate is looking for a rewarding career opportunity as an application engineer fully involved in the pre and post sales processes for Interra’s digital media product lines.

Job Description:
Provide technical support to existing and potential customers and business partners for Interra’s Orion product line, a real-time content monitoring product used in broadcasting and streaming. Other products in Interra’s DVT product family include a Baton, file based QC tool, and Vega, a suite of media analyzers. Support is typically provided through:
- Conducting sales/product demonstrations
- Providing pre-sales and post sales technical support
- Directly offering installation, configuration, tuning, troubleshooting of Interra tools – either onsite or using commercial remote support tools.
- Developing sample mini-applications based on customer requirements to demonstrate feasibility/functionality
- Conducting on-site and/or web based training
- Interfacing with engineering teams to address customer issues in the software tools (if any) and responding to the customer with issue resolution
- Working with the engineering team to provide customers’ requirements for product development and road map.

Job Skills and Qualifications:
- Three to seven years relevant experience in the digital media industry
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, IT or Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
- Demonstrated broad understanding of most major technical disciplines necessary for analysis, integration, and support of digital video broadcast and delivery systems. These include, but are not limited to technologies and practices in the areas of:
      - MPEG-4 H.264/AVC/ VC1/MPEG2/ DVB/ AC3/ AAC/ WMA
      - Video system solutions (off-air, cable, telco, etc.)
      - Video signal processing and video quality for Standard and High Definitions
      - Knowledge of Video-on-Demand (VOD), IP TV, Broadcast, Studio and Post Production set up
- Proficient in scripting using Perl, Python, etc.
- Significant interest in the digital media market and emerging technologies as applicable to Interra’s customers and products.
- Self-motivated and hands-on person with a desire to elevate Interra’s solutions and solve customers’ problems.
- Strong verbal, written communications and interpersonal skills.
- Travel (both domestic/international) is required.


Application Process:

If interested and qualified, please send your cover letter and resume to hrusa@interrasystems.com Principals only. Please, no recruiters. Please indicate the position title and send your resume to: Interra Systems 1601 S. De Anza Boulevard, Suite 212 Cupertino, CA 95014 Phone: +1 408 579 2000 Fax: +1 408 579 2050 or Email: hrusa@interrasystems.com

 

03/22/19

Title: Chief Engineer

KSE Radio Ventures in Denver (KWOF, KXKL, KIMN) is seeking a Chief Engineer. They would also be open to contract engineering assistance.

JOB OVERVIEW:
This position is responsible for the deployment, monitoring, maintenance and repair of broadcast radio equipment and Broadcast IT computer, data network assets and sports networks.

MINIMUM RESPONSIBILITIES:
Have full understanding of technical facilities, complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast production environment.
Ability to rapidly diagnose problems and provide alternative solutions if needed to maintain production deadlines. Ability to comprehend complex concepts and workflows.
Participate and contribute to the design, development and deployment of complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast Engineering environment.
Participate and contribute to the training of staff radio operators, promotions staff and air talent in the operation of studio and remote broadcast equipment and systems.
Occasional direct execution or participation in major or high-visibility remote broadcasts and/or promotions.
The employee must be able to work evening, weekend and/or overnight as needed to accommodate projects, facility availability, and emergency service.
The employee, along with the Director of Engineering will be on 24-hour call and will serve as the standby when the Director of Engineering is unavailable.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
Strong technical experience with radio broadcast equipment.
Understanding of customary equipment, design, documentation and integration of radio broadcast systems.
Knowledge of Wide Orbit Automation for Radio.
Knowledge of Harris (GatesAir) Vistamax routing and mixing systems.
Knowledge of Telos Axia / Vx Audio over IP and telephone systems.
Familiarity with the Wheatnet Audio over IP Routing and mixing systems.
Knowledge of essential broadcast IT concepts including (but not limited to); Microsoft client and server operating systems, IPV4 (IPV6 a plus), SAN/NAS systems, Broadcast IT architecture, system wiring and network performance analysis.
Awareness of, (if not proficiency with) Cisco networking, firewall and IP Switches.
Proficient in Microsoft Visio or other technical concept and documentation applications.
Knowledge of Burk Arc+ and Arc 16 facilities control and monitoring systems.
Experience maintaining and supporting AM and FM transmission systems.
Directional AM transmission and FM master antenna environment experience a plus.
Experience in radio station renovations or facility build outs is a plus.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to express complex concepts verbally and in written documentation.
Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and motivation.
Ability to maintain knowledge of technology and industry trends.
Work in a 4-station AM & FM radio broadcast facility with a shared studio complex and 5 transmission locations supporting music, talk, & network-based radio products.
Ability to perform functions under tight time constraints is critical to this position.
Ability to acquire or produce and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license and meet company vehicle driving standards.

Education or Formal Training:
Bachelor’s degree preferred in Communications, Broadcasting or Radio/TV/Film, or equivalent work experience.
SBE certification preferred as a Certified Radio Broadcast Engineer (CBRE) and Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist (CBNT).

Experience:
A minimum 5 years’ experience utilizing the aforementioned skill set in day-to-day support of a radio broadcast facility. Primary focus during this work experience should have been operating and supporting a varied array of radio products.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:
Stand up to 1/3 of time.
Sit and/or walk up to 2/3 of time.
Lift up to 50 lbs. up to 1/3 of time.
Moderate to very loud noise.
Frequently will be in a studio or at a live event with unforeseeable environments.

To Apply:
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01/13/19

Title: On-Call Television & Video Engineer - Technology Services
Downtown Denver

Job Summary: About Our Job

The City and County of Denver is taking its marketing efforts to the next level. Denver Marketing and Media Services is embracing an opportunity to break out of the traditional government box and grow The Mile High City brand with innovative, video, and digital-led marketing solutions that speak to our customers – the people who live, work, and play in Denver. We are seeking an experienced and passionate individual to join our team.

Denver Marketing and Media Services manages the city's brand identity and works to create and support strategic efforts aimed at promoting the City and County of Denver. The department serves as a resource for all city agencies, advising them on marketing opportunities and best practices; traditional and emerging tools; design and messaging tactics; and helps to facilitate and leverage citywide sponsorship opportunities.

Denver 8 TV, our video production and online presence are vital parts of the city's global marketing endeavor. We are working to enhance customer experience by aligning digital technologies with marketing and communications efforts. Denver 8 TV provides live coverage of city council and committee meetings, public hearings, news conferences, election events, public policy forums, music shows, magazine show, and other original public policy programming.

Denver Marketing & Media Services for the City and County of Denver is seeking an On-Call Television & Video Engineer to support the operation, repair, and maintenance of television technical systems and equipment at Red Rocks, Levitt and Denver 8 TV production locations.

This is an on-call position which will work no more than 39 hours per week and is not eligible for benefits. On-call positions may have routine or variable work schedules. This position's schedule will depend on the client's needs.

As an On Call Television & Video Engineer, you will provide engineering and technical support for various video productions at Red Rocks and Levitt concert venues. This will include set–up, operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, monitoring of various audio, and video equipment. These items include but are not limited to recording and production equipment such as: cameras, microphones, public address speakers, mixing boards, fiber connectivity, network, video monitoring, wiring/cabling, lights, lighting systems and any other related electronic equipment required to successfully record and distribute video products and programs.

Additionally, as an On-Call Television & Video Engineer, you will:
• Be responsible for performing corrective, routine, upgrades and maintenance on video production equipment.
• Work closely with the Denver Marketing & Media Services clients, Chief Engineer, technical directors, editors and the producers to ensure productions meet our quality standards & rules for compliance. Your work will be reviewed for adherence to instructions, accuracy, completeness and conformance to standard practice or precedent.
• Be a contact for the public or employees where explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, defended, gathered and discretion and judgment are required within the parameters of the job function.
• Drive a City vehicle to various work locations, which will also include hauling equipment to/from Red Rocks and Levitt.
• Have the ability to work all shifts required by a 24/7 operation

About You:
We recognize your time is valuable, so please do not apply unless you meet the following required minimum qualifications: Education Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunications, Electronic Engineering Technology, Computer Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
Experience Requirement: Three (3) years of professional experience designing and installing video broadcast facilities and repairing other telecommunication devices to the component level.
Education & Experience Requirement: One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements
Licensure & Certification: Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application. Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment.

About Everything Else:

Job Profile
CI2903 Television Engineer Hourly

To view the full job profile including position specifications, physical demands, and probationary period, click here.

Position Type
Oncall

Pay Range
Pay Range $56,954.00 - $91,126.00

Agency
Technology Services

Assessment Requirement

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

 

10/3/18

Title: Belden Grass Valley Technical Customer Support Engineer

Job Summary:
The Technical Customer Support Engineer (Services and Support Engineer) performs tasks associated with providing technical support and field services to Grass Valley’s customers and internal field engineers via phone, remote access tools, or onsite as necessary. This position provides professional services, including product commissioning, solution implementation, training, system maintenance, and problem troubleshooting. This position is best suited in Denver, CO but will require travel and an after- hours tech support rotation.

Responsibilities:
• Works with call center to identify/verify customer issues, and determine proper handling including warranty, Service Agreement, billable hours or goodwill.
• Understands and evaluates customer issues to determine if escalation is necessary and if so, clearly identifies & documents the problem including steps to reproduce the issue.
• Works cross functionally to resolve performance issues and defects within Grass Valley hardware and software products. Such resolution routinely requires analysis of complex systems and customer use cases, and in some instances may require escalation and coordination with other groups within Grass Valley.
• Listens to customer to understand and evaluate reported issues then clearly identifies the problem for the internal audience and documents steps to reproduce problem.
• Participates in the ON-CALL Rotation within assigned product group.
• Follows prescribed professional services plan while at the customer facility, which may include a formal project plan developed by a Grass Valley project manager, standard product commissioning checklists, training curriculum, or problem troubleshooting guidance provided by the supervisor, peers, and/or R&D.

Required Skills and Experience:
• Minimum five years’ experience in technical support in the broadcast and video production industry. BS/AA in technical fields a plus.
• Excellent IT background and knowledge, including Windows Server and SQL
• Experience with Service Installation of complex IT and Broadcast Systems
• Technical Experience on a variety of broadcast equipment and workflows including, but not limited to: Video Routers, Multiviewers, Encoders, Multiplexes, Modulators, Transcoders, Video and Audio probes. Video over IP, Monitoring iControl solutions, configuring complete Windows/Linux-based video systems, advance computer network, file-based workflows, digital video compression formats, non-linear editing, RAID storage, and server virtualization.
• Flexibility to easily adapt to customer needs including travel or adaptation to schedule changes.
• Excellent analytical skills including the ability to clearly document and analyze customer issues.
• Ability to deal with demanding customers in live broadcast environments.
• Ability to communicate effectively with customer personnel at all levels, including executive management. Such communication, whether by phone, email, or in person, must maintain diplomacy while presenting technical information in a clear manner.

To Apply:
Candidates can apply through the link below, or by emailing sherry.karr@belden.com directly.
https://career4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=285&company=beldeninc