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Assistant Chief Engineer

Posted: 03/08/2023

WFXG has an immediate opening for an Assistant Chief Engineer.  




Summary of Duties


Responsible for performing and assisting the Chief Engineer in the maintenance of all broadcast equipment in the WFXG transmission systems. Duties also include serving as the assistant FCC Chief Operator.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Perform maintenance of all RF transmission equipment in the WFXG broadcast systems. This includes troubleshooting and repair of electronic broadcast equipment to the component level.
  • Responsible for all electronic maintenance at the WFXG transmitter plant.
  • Serve as assistant FCC Chief Operator for WFXG. Responsible for compliance with FCC technical rules including EAS and transmitter remote control systems.
  • Assist with maintenance of WFXG RF equipment including microwave equipment, weather radar, and the station vehicles. Also includes assistance with the maintenance of various switchers, remote control, monitoring/test equipment, and DTV equipment.
  • Assist Chief Engineer with planning and design of new and replacement broadcast electronic and computer systems.
  • Install new equipment into existing plant systems. Perform equipment tests for technical compliance after installation is complete.
  • Support and assist all other departments’ technical needs to ensure departmental and station goals are achieved.
  • Assist viewers with off-air or cable signal reception issues. Diagnose problem and recommend solution.
  • Must be available for on-call emergencies.

Job Type: Full-time


Salary: $45,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year



  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • On call

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Augusta, GA 30907: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • High school or Equivalent (Required)


  • Broadcast television: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: In person


Qualified applicants, please apply directly to Chris Pullium, Chief Engineer at Please reference WFXG-Assistant Chief Engineer in the subject line and attach your resume.


Augusta TV LLC, WFXG FOX54 is a proud member of Lockwood Broadcast Group. Pre-employment drug screen, driving record, and background check required. No phone calls. 


We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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