Technical Operator

Ref#: 30499
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US


This is a hands-on part time position on the front lines of engineering operations to work in our modern and complex facility of six radio stations, a nationwide radio network, 35 broadcast studios and our new performance space, the Live Theater, with a focus on servicing our performance space.    As part of the Technical Operations Center, you must have a background in radio engineering and operations.  

Duties include:

  • answering phones
  • initiating and dropping remote codec connections
  • monitoring operation of all of our transmitter and studio facilities and taking action when required
  • taking regular readings of plant operating parameters
  • assisting with EAS operations
  • escalating trouble issues to the appropriate personnel (including placing service calls with vendors)
  • basic studio cleaning and maintenance
  • being the first set of eyes on studio and newsroom operating issues for the department

This position may be scheduled for any of three daily shifts in our Technical Operations Center, and overnight or weekend hours may be required

  • Must have at least six months radio engineering or operations experience, whether part-time or full-time capacity
  • Experienced with ISDN and IP codecs and Basic IT skills are a must.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, and skills in Visio are desirable. 
  • Able to perform basic network configuration tasks and troubleshoot broadcast IT systems. 
  • Will be required to learn and support AudioVault, Burli, NeoScreener, and VistaMax platforms, as well as Comrex, WorldNet, and Musicam IP codecs.

Knowledge of basic electronic theory for application engineering and troubleshooting to the system, board, and occasionally component level as applicable, is a plus

Capable of effectively managing your own time and objectives; able to shift priorities as conditions warrant, while balancing the needs of a large, complex facility

Must be able to work well under pressure while remaining calm – day or night – and be able to effectively triage in challenging situations with a customer service focus and positive attitude.

This is an IBEW position that requires excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.  Prior union membership not required.  Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, climb ladders, grasp objects and work in a physically active setting.  SBE Certification is a plus.  Bachelor’s degree or related certifications a plus.


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, 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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