iHeartMedia Regional Engineer - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington
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iHeartMedia has an immediate opening for a full-time regional engineer based in Seattle WA.
Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, Transmitter RF equipment, directional AM antenna systems and computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be responsible for all aspects of a large market operation.
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 and test tools to diagnose causes of malfunction.
Implements planned maintenance support (e.g. installs tools, applies upgrades, etc.) as a preventative/precautionary measure.
Aligns, adjusts, and calibrates RF transmission equipment according to manufacturer specifications and FCC regulations.
Maintains the integrity of mission critical data and audio file storage and backups.
Maintains reliable operation of audio automation system.
Maintains internal tools used by the department and records repairs, calibrations and tests.
Makes capital improvement recommendations to engineering management.
Make facilities maintenance recommendations of transmitter sites for safe and reliable technical operation.
May participate in after-hours production/deployment/releases.
Provides 24/7 on-call response to all studio and transmission technical operations issues.
Excellent written and oral communication
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7
Must be able to climb ladders, work in small spaces and have the ability to lift 50 pounds
Valid state driver’s license and an excellent driving record
- Associate degree or greater in a technical field or 5+ years equivalent experience
- SBE certification is a plus
Seattle, WA: 645 Elliott Avenue West, Suite 400, 98119
iHeartMedia’s benefits offering is flexible and offers a variety of choices to meet the diverse needs of our changing workforce, including the following:
Employer sponsored medical, dental and vision with a variety of coverage options
Company provided and supplemental life insurance
Paid vacation and sick time
Paid company holidays, including a floating holiday that enable our employees to celebrate the holiday of their choosing
A Spirit day to encourage and allow our employees to more easily volunteer in their community
A 401K plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost – services include telephonic counseling sessions, consultation on legal and financial matters, emotional well-being, family and caregiving
A range of additional voluntary programs, such as spending accounts, student loan refinancing, accident insurance and more!
The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
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iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – we specialize in radio, digital, social, podcasts, influencers, data, and events across the nation and provide premier opportunities for advertisers.
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