HPM Chief Engineer

Updated: about 18 hours ago
Location: Houston, TEXAS

HPM Chief Engineer - (STA006616) HPM Chief Engineer 
: H0018 KUHF Radio 



Daily management of all aspects of Houston Public Media (HPM) technical facilities. Manages the installation, maintenance and on-air presentation of the station.

  • Ensures that both long-range technical performance of the station and overall performance of station equipment meet Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements, station requirements and all other appropriate licensing authorities.
  • Directs and supervises the use of all engineering personnel.
  • Manages the technical operations and utilization of station equipment.
  • Plans future maintenance and installation activities.
  • Oversees budget management for departmental personnel, parts and materials.
  • Monitors changing regulatory requirements and adjusts procedures and operations as necessary.
  • Designs and documents technical facilities; interacts with other departments who use technical facilities and services.
  • Maintains knowledge of industry standards and practices.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.
  • EEO/AA  



    Bachelors and 5 years experience.


    Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed. Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience. 


    Requires technical certification or licensing directly related to the job, as specified on a job description addendum.


    Additional Information / Preferred Qualifications:

    • Shall be well versed in modern IT and engineering practices.
    • Knowledge of vision for station utilize ATSC 3.0.
    • Demonstrable experience building and maintaining fully redundant systems.
    • Previous experience in Public Media in higher education a plus.

    Note:  Please attach 3 professional references with your submission.

    Salary: 5,792.00 - 7,675.00 
    Required Attachments by Candidate: Resume, Cover Letter/Letter of Application 
    Employee Status
    : Regular/Benefits 
    Job Posting
    : Jan 4, 2021, 11:10:08 AM
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