Engineer/IT Position

Mississippi River Radio

The Engineer/IT candidate will troubleshoot, maintain, install and repair broadcast equipment and transmitter systems for an 8 station cluster in Cape Girardeau, MO. The successful candidate will be able to exercise sound judgment, be able to plan projects, be well organized, and detail-oriented. Must have a high level of competency in all areas of radio engineering to include audio processing, RF, and station automation (Wide Orbit preferred but not required).  In addition to the Engineering duties, the candidate will also maintain the IT infrastructure in the Cape Girardeau, MO market and server as IT support for the River Radio station cluster in Carterville, IL, and Poplar Bluff, MO.

Duties include scheduling and performing regular equipment maintenance, equipment installations, and capital projects, planning and managing budgets, and implementing FCC compliance standards to ensure compliance, Knowledge of FCC Rules and regulations. Maintain AM directional antenna system. Monitor, evaluate, manage and provide hands-on technical expertise to ensure maximum operating efficiency in supporting the strategic initiatives of the radio stations. Manage the building facility functions. Maintain records and studio documentation.  Serve as the first point of contact for staff seeking IT technical assistance over the phone or email.  Install, configure, administer and troubleshoot all in-house related hardware and software.  Perform troubleshooting, remotely or in person, of computer hardware and software through diagnostic techniques.  Perform routine support, maintenance, and testing for proper upkeep of IT network infrastructure; document and report network failures and conflicts and contact ISP as needed.

Minimum of (5) years of broadcast engineering experience. Management experience is a plus.
Two-year college-level or technical school electronics training OR BS in electronics or related broadcast field OR FCC General Class License.  Two years of IT help desk or support experience.  Experience with Windows operating systems and Windows Server.  Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe Audition 2020) and IT networking and switches.

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Mississippi River Radio

Attention: Engineer/IT Position

324 Broadway

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701


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