Chief Engineer

Job Locations USA-MN-Minneapolis
Engineering / Software Development


Audacy Twin Cities seeks a talented and energetic individual to serve as Chief Engineer for our 3 radio stations; WCCO-AM, KZJK-FM, and KMNB-FM.


At Audacy Twin Cities, we're looking for the best people in local media to help build dominant brands that connect consumers and advertisers to build better businesses and communities. We succeed by always doing the right thing with focus, urgency, and passion. 


If you possess the following skills and experiences, then please contact us to discuss this opportunity.


What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for integrity of on-air product.
  • Plan & develop all aspects of radio technical facilities, including telephone, satellite, STL, two-way systems and vehicles, computers and networks.
  • Select, install and maintain high-power transmitters and all associated equipment; modify and document all broadcast circuitry.
  • Purchase studio equipment; 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.  Keep record of telephone circuits; maintain ISDN and broadcast loops.
  • 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 Broadcast Engineers and Technicians. 
  • Create instructional materials and teach proper use of technical equipment.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.


More About You:


Required & Preferred:


  • 10 years experience in broadcast engineering including experience with directional antenna arrays and broadcast transmission systems.
  • Must understand FCC regulations and keep station(s) technically compliant.  Vast knowledge of digital and analog studio equipment required
  • SBE Certification required; knowledge of CAD systems & techniques desirable
  • Valid state driver’s license for operation of company vehicles is required
  • Personal vehicle is required for 24hr. response for emergencies. 
  • Management experience and/or training desirable: excellent customer service skills are required; must be extremely organized and detail-oriented.



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently 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 45 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. 


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.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD; OTC: AUDA) 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), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc), Instagram (@lifeataudacy) and Threads (@Audacy_Corp).


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.


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