Staff Chief Engineer

Job Locations USA-MO-St. Louis


Audacy has an opening for a talented radio broadcast engineer for its six-station cluster in our St Louis market.  This is a hands-on position with emphasis on proven engineering skills.  This position is represented by the IBEW Local 4 union.


What You'll Do:

  • Maintain, inspect and repair all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, satellite downlinks, network infrastructure, automation systems, studio equipment, AOIP networks, UPS’s, remote control equipment, generators, VOIP and telephone systems.
  • Maintain and Review weekly transmitter and studio logs for correct and complete entries including EAS tests and tower lighting requirements per F.C.C. Rules and Regulations 
  • Provide support 24/7 in case of equipment failure; available to work various hours/days, including weekends and holidays
  • 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 in keeping with good engineering practices 
  • Install and maintain broadcast IT systems at studios and transmitter sites, such as WideOrbit, Axia and Newsroom including workstations and servers.  
  • Assist in planning and development of all aspects of technical facilities including studios, transmitters, VOIP, AOIP, satellite, STL, computers and data networks
  • Create instructional materials and teach operators to use technical equipment and systems
  • Handle telco problems and service calls. Work with technicians to troubleshoot circuits; cross connect in-house circuits.
  • Generator testing, fueling and supervision of maintenance.
  • UPS testing and supervision of maintenance
  • Effectively communicate and partner with programming staff as well as outside partners
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary


Required & Preferred:

  • Minimum 3 years broadcast engineering experience
  • Associate’s degree in electronics preferred 
  • IT networking skills preferred
  • Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations
  • Ability to provide support 24/7 in case of equipment failure; available to work various hours/days, including weekends and holidays
  • 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
  • Strong verbal and writing communications skills

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, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


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.