Broadcast Engineer in San Francisco, CA at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 3/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | San Francisco is searching for a Broadcast Engineer.  The Engineer assists the Engineering team with the installation, maintenance/repair of studio equipment, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements.  Includes: assisting with telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

Who We Are: 

CUMULUS | San Francisco is home to six of the Bay Area's favorite radio stations –KNBR-AM (680 & 1050) & KNBR-FM, KSAN (107.7 The Bone), KGO, and KSFO. Our award-winning stations feature Classic Rock on The Bone; Legendary News and Talk on KGO & KSFO; and the best sports coverage and live broadcasts of the Giants and the 49ers on KNBR, The Sports Leader. At Cumulus San Francisco, we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success.     

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
  • Performs necessary measurements of equipment performance
  • Installs and performs maintenance on broadcast consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
  • Assists with maintenance and support of computer networks and related systems
  • Facility HVAC troubleshooting and operational maintenance
  • Travel to towers and stations may be required
  • Provide coverage in the absence of other engineering staff
  • 24/7 on call

 

Job Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations preferred
  • Computer literacy in or the desire to learn applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, OpX automation, etc.)
  • Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level preferred
  • Ability to assist in troubleshooting and repairing AM and FM transmitting facilities
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and the UPS and standby generators 
  • Troubleshoot HVAC systems problems and minor maintenance as needed
  • Knowledge of telephone systems including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits, and VOIP
  • Interact with management and staff at all levels
  • Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines and skills in prioritizing
  • May be required to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
  • Minimum 2+ years in broadcast engineering or related field

Education and Licensing:

  • Associates or technical degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
  • SBE Certification a plus
  • Must possess valid state driver’s license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

For immediate consideration, please visit https://www.cumulusmedia.com/careers/

For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at:  https://www.cumulusmedia.com/

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

 

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