Posted on 2016-12-05
By SC Broadcasters Association
iHeartMedia Savannah Chief Engineer. The successful candidate will oversee all technical aspects of a Radio market and must be highly skilled not only in technical matters, but also have strong management and communication skills. This position has substantial hands on requirements.
-Accountable for planning, developing, implementing and administering one or more technology functions of the Market, including information technology, broadcast and/or digital media technologies.
-Organizes and directs all technology functions of the market or station, including local area network and software infrastructure development and maintenance, telecommunications, data security and disaster recovery.
-Organizes and directs the broadcast technology functions of the market or station including broadcast equipment engineering, broadcast studios and transmission facilities.
-Organizes and directs digital media technology including digital media equipment and infrastructure.
-Ensures broadcast equipment and systems are available, maintained, robust and upgraded in a manner that ensures reliable, continuous operations compliant with all local and federal Rules and regulations.
-Fluent understanding of FCC part 1, 73 and 74 Rules and regulations necessary.
-Ensures timely troubleshooting and engineering support to keep broadcasts reliably on-air and on streams.
-Plans and coordinates new installations or changes to technology infrastructure.
Position is on 24 hour duty call.
Required Skills and Experience:
-Nexgen audio playout systems
-Both High and Low power RF Transmission systems and transmitters
-Microsoft operating systems
-Bench Electronics troubleshooting and repair
-HP/Dell Computer Hardware
-Audio Routing and management
-Audio mixing consoles, processing and management
-Power generators and UPS systems
-5 + years of experience in broadcast engineering or related electronics field
-Ability to design, install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and/or repair radio broadcast equipment, Including information systems
-Knowledge of broadcast systems circuitry, design, and/or installation.
-Records maintenance skills
-Ability to test systems and/or operations in compliance with published standards
-Windows/OSX and networking skills required
-Proficient in studio, transmitter and digital media maintenance
-Computer automation systems,
-FCC and OSHA rules
-Power generation systems
-Excellent communication skills with technical and non-technical personnel alike
-Minimum 5 years broadcast engineering experience
-Technical education or similar experience
-SBE certification and/or FCC General license a plus
-Valid drivers license with excellent driving record
SBE certification at CBRE or higher preferred
Cisco, A+ certification a plus
2 years Technical School or military training in electronics very helpful
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply please go to http://www.iHeartMediaCareers.com