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Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities:
-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.

 

REQUIREMENTS:


Required Skills and Experience:


-Nexgen audio playout systems
-Both High and Low power RF Transmission systems and transmitters
-Microsoft operating systems
-Cisco IOS

-Bench Electronics troubleshooting and repair
-HP/Dell Computer Hardware
-Printers
-Audio Routing and management
-Audio mixing consoles, processing and management
-Power generators and UPS systems
-Satellite systems
-Tower management
-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 administration
-Computer automation systems,
-Remote broadcasts
-FCC and OSHA rules
-IT infrastructure
-STL systems
-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

 

 

Education/Certification
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

DEADLINE: 2017-03-01