Radio broadcast Chief Engineer

Radio broadcast Chief Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Philadelphia
  • October 31, 2024




Salem Media Group has an exceptional opportunity for a Radio Broadcast Engineer in our Philadelphia cluster of stations:   WFIL (AM560 – Philadelphia’s Christian Radio) and WNTP (Philadelphia’s AM990 The Answer) – serving Christian and Conservative audiences.

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Salem Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Duties: •         Handle the installation, maintenance and legal operation of all audio, electronic and broadcast transmitting equipment necessary for the stations to function •         Monitor the overall technical operation of the stations to insure compliance with FCC, Federal, EPA, OSHA, State and local regulations •         Execute maintenance and repair and/or coordinate maintenance and repair for station office, studios and transmitter facilities •         Instruct and assist operators in the proper operation of the station’s broadcast equipment, FCC procedures and requirements, and any computer equipment necessary for the operators to perform their required duties •         Readily demonstrate the ability and willingness to work with department heads to promote the company’s interests and success •         Strive to enhance the efficiency of the engineering and technical operation •         Oversee remote broadcasts and personal appearances where electronic equipment is involved. •         Maintain the public file and complete all applicable reports •         Responsible to follow all Salem policies & procedures •         Reports directly to the General Manager


Qualifications: •         High power AM transmitter experience •         Knowledge of directional and non-directional AM Arrays •         SBE certification •         3 + years’ experience •         Knowledge of Audio Over IP console systems •         Knowledge of Wide Orbit automation system preferred •         This position requires around-the- clock response to equipment problems and outages. •         This is a physically demanding position.  Position requires frequent physical exertion including standing, crawling, fitting into tight spaces, climbing stairs and ladders, and lifting and carrying materials and equipment weighing 50-100 pounds •         Valid driver’s license required


To apply, visit, click on the Careers tab and search for the Chief Engineer-Philadelphia position.