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Chief Engineer - Denver, CO

Salem Media Group
Denver, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 02/09/2018
Categories: Engineering - Media/Video/Radio
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Salem Media Group offers an exceptional opportunity for a full-time Chief Engineer in Denver, CO


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. This role 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 CE 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, STL, remote control, I/P based audio distribution & routing

                systems (AXIA preferred).

•             Good working knowledge of computer-based digital audio systems (NexGen preferred).

•             Ability to work with varied working groups with varied priorities.


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.


Come see how Salem is DIFFERENT and why we’ve been awarded as a “Great Place To Work” and as a “Best and Brightest” employer.”  Salem Media Group is an equal opportunity employer.