DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL OPERATIONS - CHICAGO

Job Locations USA-IL-Chicago
ID
2022-4591
Category
Engineering
Type
Regular
Telecommute
No

Overview

Audacy Chicago seeks a talented  individual to serve as the Director of Technical Operations for its seven local radio stations.  You will oversee all local and corporate directed technical needs and activities for a goal of 100% uptime for station On-Air and streaming products.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  •  Plan & develop all aspects of radio technical facilities, including telephone, satellite, STL,  computers and   networks.
  •  Maintain and install as necessary high-power transmitters and all associated equipment; modify and document all broadcast circuitry.
  •  Recommend the purchase of needed studio equipment; maintain mixing consoles and all associated in-studio  equipment.
  •  Review logs weekly for correct and complete entries and EAS tests and tower lighting requirements.
  •  Supervision and maintenance oversight for emergency Generator and UPS systems 
  •  Supervise a team of Broadcast Engineers and Technicians,and IT personnel
  •  Create instructional materials and teach proper use of technical equipment.
  •  Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.
  •  Reports to Market Manager and Corporate Regional Engineer

Qualifications

Qualifications include:
 
  • Minimum of five years of radio broadcast technical management (large market preferred)
  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong management and communication skills and abilities
  • SBE Certification a plus

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.