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iHeartMedia Broadcast Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Job Summary:

Initial resource for troubleshooting malfunctioning electronic components and circuits.


  • Participates in designing, configuring, deploying and maintaining various types of electronic equipment for optimum transmission and/or broadcast performance with scalability, performance and reliability.

  • Assists clients, fellow technicians, and service personnel in the installation, training and support of software, hardware, and related 3rd party peripheral components, including but are not limited to file servers, commercial grade workstations, networking switches, NICs, monitors, KVMs, and radio equipment.

  • Tests faulty electronic components and circuits to locate defects and applies knowledge of electronic systems to diagnose causes of malfunction.

  • Responds promptly to client needs; troubleshoots problems to ascertain issue and develops solutions in a timely manner.

  • Implements planned maintenance support (e.g. installs tools, applies upgrades, etc.) as a preventative/precautionary measure.

  • Aligns, adjusts, and calibrates equipment according to specifications.

  • Creates pre-production backups, new code and configuration file updates.

  • Interacts with technical team to understand issues with database querying, log file analysis, error correlation, scripting, and data analysis.

  • Maintains internal tools used by the department and records repairs, calibrations and tests.

  • May participate in after-hours production/deployment/releases.

  • May serve as after-hours support on call rotation for service trouble incidents.


  • A strong interest in or experience surrounding RF systems, electronics, audio, and computer systems/networks.

  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • The ability to design, install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair electronic and mechanical equipment.

  • The ability to test systems and/or operations in compliance with published standards.

  • Organizational skill and the ability to communicate clearly with a wide variety of personalities.

  • An ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • The ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays.

  • A clean driving record.

  • The ability to lift 60 pounds.

  • Maintain legal transmitter and EAS operation, and required FCC documentation.

  • Troubleshoot , install, repair, upgrade, and maintain transmitter and studio sites and related equipment including AM/FM/HD transmitters, high level combiners, RF switches, STL equipment, RF/landline T1 systems, satellite uplink/downlink, remote control systems, production, news, multi track recording studio facilities and 60+ workstation RCS Systems NexGen automation system.

  • Offer IT service including Windows PC and server upgrades, installation, LAN/WAN configuration.

  • Troubleshoot, upgrade, and maintain various telecommunications systems and related equipment including T1, ISDN, and POTS circuits.

  • Maintain AC generators, UPS systems and associated equipment.

  • Can gather and analyzes information skillfully

  • Experience with the following components: Windows Operating Systems, Remote Access Applications (VNC, Remote Desktop, Team Viewer, etc.), network technologies, systems security, Cloud technologies and network monitoring tools

  • Experience with .NET 3.5, 4.0, Web Application Configuration and Architecture, IIS 6.0, 7.0 strongly preferred

  • Understanding of web and mobile standards

  • Solid understanding of code deployment practices and SDLC

  • Proven experience in group problem-solving situations; strong analytical skills

  • Independence; ability to work under minimal supervision, independently and/or as a member of a project team

  • Stress tolerance, especially when dealing with tight timeframes and difficult and/or emotional client situations

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workload under deadlines in a fast-paced environment; can escalate appropriately

  • Compelling detail orientation with strong attention to accuracy and problem solving, following up until issues are resolved

  • Ability to develop, read and Interpret technical documentation

  • Excellent verbal and written skills; ability to communicate at detailed technical level as well as to distill advanced concepts into fundamental principles for teammates; can edit work for spelling and grammar

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in general information technology

  • Radio background a plus


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Technology and/or equivalent experience


None required


Minneapolis, MN: 1600 Utica Avenue South, Suite 500, 55416

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iHeartMedia, Inc. is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies specializing in radio, digital, podcast, mobile, live events, and on-demand entertainment and information services across the nation and providing premier opportunities for advertisers.

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