Engineer

Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Cody
  • Salary: DOE

Website Legend Communications of WY / Big Horn Radio Network

Cluster of 18 radio stations and21 signals in Northern Wyoming.

Description:

Job Description:

Install, maintain, & repair broadcast equipment.
Perform installation & maintenance to microwave & satellite equipment.
Repair equipment to the module level.
Ensure that all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely & legally.
Fill role as Station Chief Operator as defined under FCC rules Part 73, (73.1870)
Responsible for station compliance with FCC technical regulations
Ensure that needed operational and maintenance procedures and guidelines for modern new production systems editing, graphics and playback equipment are followed
Provide input to capital budgeting process
Basic Broadcast Facility and communication site maintenance
Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:

Broadcast Engineer Duties and Responsibilities Install Broadcast Equipment The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for receiving and installing all new audio and visual equipment. They must be capable of reading and understanding schematics and technical manuals in order to effectively follow installation instructions. Maintain Broadcast Equipment The Broadcast Engineer is responsible for performing regular maintenance on all broadcast equipment as well as preventative maintenance. This includes performing regular software and hardware updates. Broadcast Engineers must be extremely knowledgeable regarding all broadcast technology to effectively care for equipment and ensure that it does not fail. Troubleshoot Problems Often working within time-sensitive environments or for live broadcasts, the Broadcast Engineer must be able to quickly troubleshoot and diagnose video and audio issues. This includes performing extensive testing before a recording or transmission, as well as solving any problems that arise once a broadcast has begun. They may also have to communicate with third parties, such as the equipment vendors, to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues. Repair Broadcast Equipment Once a problem is diagnosed, the Broadcast Engineer, sometimes in conjunction with other team members, is responsible for finding a solution and completing repairs to the equipment until it is functioning well again. Often these repairs must be completed in a timely manner. The Broadcast Engineer is also responsible for identifying when repairs are not possible and new equipment must be ordered. Recommend Enhancements To stay updated with changing technologies and maintain excellent broadcast quality, the Broadcast Engineer must come up with solutions for continual broadcast improvement. This includes providing the company or studio with recommendations for equipment updates, enhancements, and modifications, and then performing them. Broadcast Engineers also make suggestions for new technology and equipment when necessary

Requirements:

Required Skills / Experience: 3+ years of experience in a radio engineering role. SBE Certification highly desirable. Possess understanding of radio frequency emission theory & application. User-level knowledge of MS Office. Maintains valid driver’s license; acceptable motor vehicle record, acceptable criminal record report Travel will be required to other markets. Must be insurable. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds

Contact:

Jake Hogan / jhogan@bhrnwy.com
email resume to GM Jake Hogan jhogan@bhrnwy.com

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