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Company Name:
Weigel Broadcasting Co.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Chicago, Illinois
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 8 years
Education level:

Director of Engineering

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the Movies! Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the DECADES Network in partnership with the CBS Television Station Group, and H&I, Heroes & Icons. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Director of Engineering

General Job Description:

Weigel Broadcasting Co has an immediate opening for a Director of Engineering to join our growing Chicago Broadcast and Networks NOC. The Director of Engineering will manage the Maintenance and Construction Engineers, Facility Engineer, and RF/Transmissions Engineer, and will oversee all local broadcast and studio operations that originate from our Chicago NOC. This person will also work with and report to the VP, Technology for all of Weigels network operations.


Oversee all local broadcast and studio operations originating from Chicago NOC.

Manage local engineering team.

Other duties, as assigned.


The ideal candidate will have proven experience in the management of broadcast studio technical equipment and RF systems.

Previous management experience with projects involving multiple staff members and hard deadlines.

Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in broadcast or cable network engineering management.

Must be willing and able to be on call and accessible after normal business hours on nights, weekends, and holidays to ensure continuous operation of the station.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plans

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

Open air office environment

One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.


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