Chief Engineer

New Orleans, LA
Posted: 2018-09-04

Description:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems, and computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be responsible for all aspects of a large market operation.

iHeartMedia New Orleans operates 5 FM, including HR Radio, and 2 AM stations. Also, we operate 1 FM translator and may add other translators in the future.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for all aspects of a large market operation
Install, maintain, and repair all broadcast equipment (both studio and transmitter hardware) related to the 5 FM and 2 AM stations in New Orleans.
Manages a 3 person engineering team, and has daily interaction with executive management, accounting,  programming, sales and an active news department.
Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7.

Requirements:

This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications, personable interaction with fellow employees and organizational skills.
You must be able to work independently and as a team leader/member of this 3-person engineering department.
Familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems and computer/IT skills.
Ability to troubleshoot GatesAir/Harris, BE and Continental transmitters is preferred.
Must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.
Experience:

A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required
Education:

An Associate degree or greater in a technical field or equivalent experience is required.
Certification:

SBE certification is a plus. 

Contact:

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

 

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http://www.iHeartMediaCareers.com

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