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Salem Media Group

Radio Broadcast Chief Engineer

Salem Media Group
San Antonio, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 04/07/2014
Categories: Engineering - Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Posting:                       Radio Broadcast Chief Engineer

Posting Date:                     April 2014

Start Date:                          As soon as possible

Position Overview:         The Radio Broadcast Chief Engineer will also:

  • Operate, maintain and repair studio and transmitter equipment.
  • Perform required FCC measurements and logging; must maintain facilities in compliance
    with FCC Rules and Regulations.
  • Ensure that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance
    with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices.

The position of Chief Engineer for our stations requires hands-on tech skills and will be a key member of the local management team.

Responsibilities, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or comparable experience in Broadcast Engineering
  • At least 10 years of experience in an advanced technical position within the field of Radio Broadcast Engineering.  SBE Certification at the Certified Broadcast Radio Engineer level or higher.
  • Must have exceptional communication and organizational skills and be capable of tracking and budgeting expenses with the General Manager.
  • Proven experience in studio transmitter, RF and IT systems planning, development & project management experience.
  • Operational experience with satellite uplink/downlink equipment; RF transmission remote control gear, STL.
  • IP Streaming, station automation and Internet audio delivery systems.
  • An advanced level of understanding of high-power FM transmitters and all related equipment as well as the skills to troubleshoot problems with RF, digital and analog systems.
  • Good working knowledge of computer-based digital audio systems (Enco preferred) and computer networking, transmitter remote control systems, RDS and HD Radio technologies and I/P based audio distribution and routing systems.
  • Knowledge of FCC technical rules and regulations.

Compensation and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit packing including medical, dental, life, 401(k) to full time employment.

To submit a resume, send to:

KSLR/KLUP/THE FISH – Salem Communications
Attention:  Jan Johnson
9601 McAllister Freeway, Suite 1200
San Antonio, TX  78216

Phone:  210-526-3621


KLUP and KSLR are San Antonio’s Conservative News Talk and Christian Talk and Teaching stations.  The Fish San is San Antonio’s Contemporary Christian Music, online.  We are owned by Salem Communications, Corp.  (Nasdaq” SALM) headquarted in Camarillo, California.  KSLR/KLUP/THEFISH is an equal opportunity employer.