Full Time Job

Broadcast Engineer / On-Location Broadcast Lead

Entercom

Houston, TX 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Entercom Houston is looking for a talented and energetic Broadcast Engineer / On-Location Broadcast Lead. This position will report to the Director of Technical Operations, based in Houston. You must be a ''self-starter'' able to work independently and fulfill responsibilities without constant supervision, with a proven track record of excellent customer service and communication skills.

In this role, you will:
• Coordinate and direct all out of studio broadcasts, including those for our sports franchise partners.
• Serve as the on-location, game day technical producer for all sports franchise broadcasts, including those that are out of market. Substantial travel is required, some international.
• Supervise other technical department personnel for successful on-site broadcasts.
• Assist in maintenance of all on-air and on-line products, including high power FM, HD, AM directional antenna systems, digital audio & audio streaming.
• Assist with installation of broadcast equipment at studios, transmitter sites, in company vehicles, at remote broadcast locations, and at two-way sites in keeping with good engineering practice.
• Assist in planning and development of all aspects of technical facilities including studios, transmitters, telephone systems, satellite, STL, computers and data networks.
• Create instructional materials and teach operators to use technical equipment and systems.

Qualifications:
• Availability to work various hours / days, including weekends and some holidays.
• Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure.
• Must have a valid driver's license and if a personal vehicle is required, insurance.
• Minimum two years of experience in broadcast facility maintenance with associates degree in electronics preferred, or minimum of two years full time hands on experience, including hands-on support of FM/AM radio transmitters including HD, and modern studio equipment at a radio station.
• Familiarity with high voltage, generators, satellite downlink facilities and receivers.
• Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antenna's, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment.
• Experience with modern digital audio systems including Wide Orbit, VoxPro, Axia Livewire and Dante AoIP is highly desirable.
• Knowledge of computers and IT & Network systems.
• Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations.
• Experience in project planning, management and execution.
• Experience with Computer based audio storage and playout systems – WOAFR and VoxPro preferred.
• Experience with digital audio and audio streaming.
• Strong verbal and writing communication skills; excellent customer service are critical.
• Proven time management skills including the ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment.
• Experience in project planning, management and execution.
• Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, climb ladders, grasp objects and work in a physically active setting
• Availability to work various hours / days, including weekends.
• FCC General Class License or SBE Certifications are a plus.
• A valid driver's license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant's own vehicle, proof of insurance is required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; climb ladders; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and work in a physically active setting. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkkz10-3-227-0-150-42 in your application.

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