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Salem Media Group

Chief Engineer KNTH / KTEK / KKHT

Salem Media Group
Houston, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 03/02/2012
Categories: Engineering
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
The Chief Engineer will be responsible for the proper operation of all broadcast related technology, which includes a high level of preventive maintenance at all related site locations. The general responsibilities include maintaining the daily technical operations of our facilities, including towers, transmitters, on-air studio operations, automation systems, and all other broadcast-related operating systems. The Chief Engineer also works to maintain existing broadcasting capabilities and to provide quick solutions to technical problems. The position ensures that all broadcast related equipment is operating and maintained in accordance with all applicable regulations and good engineering practices. The Chief ensures that all licensed operations are maintained in compliance with FCC Rules & Regulations.

Certifications and experience required include the following:

• SBE certification, FCC General Class license or equivalency required; any IT certification a plus.
• Minimum of 10 years of radio broadcast engineering.
• Extensive knowledge of AM directional arrays.
• Knowledge of high power FM transmission systems, Internet audio delivery systems, IP streaming, studio operations, satellite delivery systems, STL, remote control, I/P based audio distribution & routing systems.
• Good working knowledge of computer-based digital audio systems (Enco preferred).

Work involves physical activity such as handling objects up to 50 pounds and standing and/or walking for more than 4 hours per day. Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks such as high voltage equipment, radio frequency energy, and chemicals used in cleaning electronic components. Candidate should be able to demonstrate his/her ability to safely limit their exposure to such hazards.

Compensation & Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including Medical / Dental / Life / 401(k) to full time employment.

Please submit your resume to:
Attention: Chuck Jewell, General Manager
6161 Savoy Dr., Suite 1200, Houston Texas 77036


KNTH, KTEK and KKHT are Houston’s Conservative News Talk, Business News, and Christian Talk and Teaching stations and are owned by Salem Communications, Corp. (Nasdaq: SALM) headquartered in Camarillo, California.
KKHT, KHNR and KTEK Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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