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ASSISTANT CHIEF ENGINEER

JOB DESCRIPTION:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Description:

  • Maintain integrity of on-air product for 100% reliability of on-air product when assigned; must be on call 24/7 to aid in emergency issues.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot & repair an entire broadcast technical plant, equipment and systems.
  • Install technical equipment & systems at studio, transmitter, STL, in company vehicles, remotes, promotions and at two-way sites in keeping with good engineering practice.
  • Document, using a computerized database, word processor & drawing program, plus manual drafting; equipment & wiring of systems & equipment.
  • Assist in planning & development of all aspects of AM & FM radio technical facilities, including telephone, satellite, STL, two-way systems and vehicles, computers and networks.
  • Support station & field operations, as necessary, especially during major studio & field efforts involving complex technical operations.
  • Create instructional materials and train others on proper operation of new technical equipment.
  • Perform facility & vehicle industrial health & safety inspections under direction of the Chief Engineer/Industrial Health & Safety Officer.
  • Some supervisorial duties will be required.
  • Back up Chief Engineer as necessary for weekly review of logs for correct and complete entries, EAS tests and tower lighting requirements.
  • Specifies orders and coordinates common carrier phone services as part of field operations.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

2 years experience in broadcast facilities with minimum 2 years Associates degree in electronics or 5 years hands-on maintenance experience with AM and/or FM analog and HD transmission systems, two-way, STL & studio audio at a professional radio or television facility. Basic knowledge of personal computers is a must. Knowledge of digital audio, AudioVault and logic techniques & systems is highly desirable. SBE Certification preferred; knowledge of CAD systems & techniques desirable. Valid state driver’s license for operation of company vehicles is required. Personal vehicle is required for 24hr. response for emergencies. Management experience and/or training desirable: excellent customer service skills are required.

HOW TO APPLY:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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DEADLINE: 2017-04-17