Radio Broadcast Engineer - Denver

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Ref#: 30899
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Denver, CO, US

Description:

Entercom Denver (KALC/KQKS/KQMT/KEZW/COMEDY), a well-known Denver radio broadcasting company, is looking for a rock-star radio broadcast engineer to assist in the operation and maintenance of studios and transmitter sites. Knowledge of the use and repair of both analog and digital equipment is required. The engineer needs to have project and team experience.  A bachelor's degree or related certification is listed as a plus. 

Job Overview:

This position is responsible for the deployment, monitoring, maintenance and repair of broadcast radio equipment and Broadcast IT computer and data network assets in the in collaboration with the director of engineering and station staff.

Duties will include:

  • Participate and contribute to the design, development and deployment of complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Broadcast Engineering environment
  • Occasional direct execution or participation in major or high-visibility remote broadcasts and/or promotions.
  • Work with DOE as directed with studio matters, transmitter sites and other various technical tasks
  • The employee, along with the Director of Engineering will be on 24-hour call and will serve as the standby when the Director of Engineering is unavailable.

Qualifications:
Required:

Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

  • Knowledge of technical facilities, complex broadcast production equipment systems as well as computer and data network assets in the Radio Broadcast environment
  • Ability to rapidly diagnose problems, and provide alternative solutions if needed to maintain deadlines.
  • Ability to work evening, weekend and/or overnight as needed to accommodate projects, facility availability, and emergency service.
  • Experience maintaining and supporting AM and FM transmission systems is a plus.  

* Experience with Directional AM transmission and FM master antenna systems is a plus.

  • Ability to express complex concepts verbally and in written documentation
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, motivation, and sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities.
  • Ability to work alone and/or part of a team.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to drive in various road and weather conditions required. 

Experience:

  • Must have at least two years of college or technical school training; or equivalent combination of education & experience.  Primary focus during this work experience should have been operating and supporting a varied array of radio and or broadcast products.  

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

·         Lift up to 40 lbs. up to 1/3 of time.

·         Moderate to very loud noise.

·         Frequently will be in a studio or at a live event with unforeseeable environments.


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About Us:
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 100 million people each week through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
EEO Statement:
Entercom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Entercom 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 Entercom, 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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