Chief Engineer

Website iHeart Media St. Louis

Maintains overall digital broadcasting electronic systems and related equipment for optimum transmission/broadcast performance. On call 24/7.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains traditional radio and digital broadcasting electronic systems and equipment used to ensure optimum transmission and/or broadcast performance including electromechanical equipment such as switchers, consoles, transmitters, transceivers, and radio/voice modems.
  • Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems in a timely manner.
  • Conducts diagnostic testing, repair and replacement activities.
  • Provides information technology solutions and services in the design, development, modification, implementation, and maintenance of cost-effective infrastructure.
  • Documents equipment maintenance, repair, and replacements.
  • Decides test equipment, parts, and related tools needed for use in maintenance and repair. Installs, maintains, and supports desktop computer equipment for internal users.
  • May maintain and repair information technology systems for assigned stations/locations.
  • May have responsibility for maintenance and upkeep of company-owned facilities, buildings, and transmitters.
  • Works directly with Market Engineering Director on technical issues, facility systems and operations that affect revenue.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in high-pressure/fast pace environment
  • 24/7 On-call
  • Works well with others
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Work Experience:

  • 3-5 years RF experience
  • FM,AM directional array and associated transmission equipment
  • Chief Operator fulfillment
  • Knowledge of networking and digital systems (not limited to streaming and audio storage/playout/production systems)

Education:

  • SBE Certification preferred

To apply for this job please visit iheartmedia.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com.

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