Chief Engineer / Director of Technical Operations

Job Locations USA-MO-St. Louis
ID
2023-4941
Category
Engineering
Type
Regular

Overview

Audacy seeks a talented and energetic individual to serve as Chief Engineer / Director of Technical Operations for our St. Louis market. This position is represented by the IBEW Local 4 union.

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

  • Plan & develop all aspects of radio technical facilities
  • Select, install and maintain high-power transmitters and all associated equipment; modify and document all broadcast circuitry
  • Maintain mixing consoles and all associated in-studio equipment 
  • Handle telco problems and service calls; order services. Work with technicians to troubleshoot circuits; cross connect in-house circuits.
  • Review logs weekly for correct and complete entries and EAS tests and tower lighting requirements
  • Generator testing, fueling and supervision of maintenance.
  • UPS testing and supervision of maintenance
  • Supervise Engineering and IT staff
  • Effectively communicate and partner with programming staff as well as outside partners

Qualifications

Required:

  • Minimum five years broadcast engineering experience with Hands-on FM, HD, AM transmitter experience, as well as Non-directional Antenna AM experience
  • Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antenna’s, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, studio telephone system and related other equipment
  • A knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations
  • Availability to work various hours / days, including some weekends and holidays
  • Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure
  • Must have strong verbal and written communications skills, as well as strong proven time management skills including ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment
  • Experience in project planning, management and execution.
  • IT & Network knowledge and experience required as well as experience with digital audio and audio streaming.
  • Must have at least four years of college or technical school and/or training; or equivalent work experience
  • 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
  • Experience in project planning, management and execution.
  • IT & Network knowledge and experience required as well as experience with digital audio and audio streaming

 

Preferred:

  • SBE or other relevant Certifications / Licenses is a plus
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.

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.