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Assistant Chief

Bend, OR
June 6, 2024
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OPB is pleased to announce that we are hiring an Assistant Chief Engineer to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has broadcasting engineering experience and is seeking a path to transition into a management position. This position will have some influence in building the team of engineers in Eastern Oregon. A fun perk of the job is working outdoors and traveling. We have 34 sites and occasionally this position will travel from central Oregon to as far as the Oregon /Idaho border. If your approach to work is to be conscientious, methodical but also innovative, the Assistant Chief Engineer position may be just the opportunity you’re looking for! Position Details The Assistant Chief Engineer works under the Chief's direction, providing the Eastern Region team leadership and technical ability to maintain stable broadcast operations. The Assistant Chief works with a small staff of engineers, or independently, but regularly coordinates with OPB’s other technology teams, and with other work groups, such as accounting and legal. When the Chief is unavailable, this position fulfills the duties of the Chief and serves as FCC-designated Acting Chief Operator for transmitter sites in the Eastern Region. Additional Information · This position reports to the Chief Engineer and is benefits eligible. · The probable hiring range for this exempt position is between $78,000 - $88,000, depending on qualifications. · For the safety of our employees, the contractors/vendors we work with, and the public we serve, OPB has a mandatory COVID vaccination policy and all employees are required to show proof of vaccination. · This position has access to highly sensitive data and therefore must pass a background check. · This position requires a valid driver's license and will requires consent to OPB conducting a driving record check. Employees will not be allowed to use a company or personal vehicle for work purposes without completion and satisfactory results of this check.

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