Director of Engineering

The Director of Engineering oversees the management of all gear for the Production Department, and assists the Technical Director with executing timelines for new gear installation and deployment to campuses. Engineering covers both mechanical and technical functions of all production gear. The Director of Engineering determines the preferences in the choosing of brands usage, infrastructure, systems of communication, and signal flow between the areas of audio, video, lighting, and master control, as well as interfacing with Information Technology.

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  • Team-oriented leader
  • Ability to create opportunities
  • Fundamental understandings of technology and signal flow
  • Understanding of time and project management
  • Ability to effectively communicate with Senior Leadership as pertaining to Production aspects of a service
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven, and high-accountability work environment
  • Ability to plan and organize in advance, as well as adapt to changes in real time
  • Ability to perform strategic planning and to execute events successfully
  • Ability to make sound, critical decisions under pressure
  • Ability to self-evaluate, seek & respond to constructive feedback, and maintain

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Establishing standards for engineering systems and assisting teams in achieving and maintaining the standards set forth
  • Physical execution or oversight of all department projects to include managing vendors while working on new campus buildings, renovations, and installs, as well as smaller projects handled internally
  • Collaborating regularly with IT department
  • Ensuring all needed supplies are stocked (bare cable, connectors, miscellaneous accessories) as pertaining to engineering (zip ties and velcro, not batteries and gaff tape)
  • Ensures regular maintenance of all Production equipment – projector lamp replacement, air filters on gear
  • Handles all gear repairs- at a campus location when possible, at the office location when returned from campus when needed, or shipped to manufacturer for repair

Work Location

Fredericksburg, VA

Employment Status

Sunday through Thursday
45-50 hours/week

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