Full Time Job

Radio Broadcast Maintenance Engineer


Los Angeles, CA 05-30-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Entercom Los Angeles is looking for a talented and energetic Broadcast Engineer. This position will report to the Director of Technical Operations, based in Los Angeles. This is an IBEW covered position (''Technician''). 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:
• Maintain integrity of all on-air and on-line products, including high power FM + HD, AM, digital audio & audio streaming
• Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antennas, STL, satellite downlinks, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators and backup power systems, telephone system and related equipment. Ability to do component level troubleshooting desired
• Install and maintain broadcast IT systems at studios and transmitter sites, such as WideOrbit, Newsboss, Syncoricity, MusicMaster systems and servers
• 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


• 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, including hands-on support of FM/AM radio transmitters, analog and digital formats, and modern studio equipment at a radio station. Associate's degree in electronics preferred
• Familiarity with high voltage, RF exposure and safety, generators and backup power systems, satellite downlink facilities and receivers
• Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, transmission lines, antenna's, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment
• Experience with modern digital audio systems including WideOrbit, VoxPro and Axia Livewire, and Dante is highly desirable
• Knowledge of computers, IT security and network systems
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office is a must (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
• Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations
• Experience in project planning, management and execution
• 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
• FCC Commercial Radio Operators License or SBE Certifications are a plus

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; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 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.

NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

''It is the continuing policy of Entercom to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, or sexual orientation, national origin, age or physical or mental disability, veteran or disabled veteran status, and to conform to applicable laws and regulations. We solicit assistance on these openings and future openings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.''


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5b1vz-54-224-117-125-42 in your application.