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iHeartMedia Regional Engineer in Somerset, Kentucky

iHeartMedia Stations

Job Summary:

Successful candidates should have a familiarity with radio broadcast operations including maintenance of broadcast automation and studio equipment, transmitter site RF equipment as well as possessing strong computer/IT skills. Successful applicant would be part of a regional team responsible for all operational aspects of a large market operation.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains overall digital broadcasting electronic systems and related equipment for optimum transmission/broadcast performance

  • Maintains traditional radio and digital broadcasting electronic systems and equipment including but not limited to RF switchers, transmitters, transceivers, studio consoles and associated audio equipment

  • Responds to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems

  • Conducts routine diagnostic testing, repair and replacement of all equipment used for radio stations broadcasts

  • 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

  • Documents equipment maintenance, repair, and replacements

  • Makes decisions on test equipment, parts, and related tools needed for use in maintenance and repair

  • Installs, maintains, and supports desktop computer equipment for internal users as well as company-owned sites within market

  • Periodic travel to other iHeartMedia locations to assist in equipment installation or troubleshooting

  • Occasional night and weekend work is expected and must be on-call and available to respond 24/7

  • This is a service oriented position requiring excellent written and oral communications as well as daily and personable interaction with executive management, programming and sales departments

Qualifications

  • Must be able to work independently and as a team member

  • Must possess a valid state driver's license and have an excellent driving record

  • Must be able to climb ladders, work in small places and lift 50 pounds

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years radio broadcast engineering experience is required.

Education

  • An associate degree or greater in a technical field or equivalent experience is required

Certifications

FCC General Class License or SBE certification is a plus

Location

Somerset, KY: 101 First Radio Lane, 42503

Position Type

Regular

Benefits:

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.

Some positions in certain divisions of the iHeartMedia family of companies are subject to mandatory vaccination requirements as a condition of employment. Candidates who have been offered employment for these positions at iHeartMedia, subject to applicable law, will be required to demonstrate they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation from the vaccination requirement by their start date (which may be extended for such purposes). If the aforementioned requirements are not met, candidates who have accepted offers for such positions will have their offers rescinded and/or employment terminated in accordance with applicable law.

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