Engineer/IT in Indianapolis, IN at Cumulus Media

Date Posted: 9/9/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

CUMULUS MEDIA | INDIANAPOLIS is searching for an Engineer.  The Engineer assists the Engineering Managers in this fast pace market 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 Indianapolis is the largest radio group in the state and currently features six radio stations in the Indianapolis area and surrounding counties: Active Rock 93.9 WNDX-FM, Country 95.5 WFMS-FM, CHR 99.5 WZPL-FM, Classic Hits 104.5 WJJK-FM, Hot AC 107.9 WNTR-FM and Sports 1430 WXNT-AM.  The cluster of six radio stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.     

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Tracking of station vehicle maintenance
  • Follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment 
  • Follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for building maintenance at studios and towers
  • 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 station towers and other markets may be required
  • Provide coverage in the absence of other engineering staff
  • 24/7 on call

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

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).