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Chief Engineer

San Francisco, CA, USA | Entercom

  • Industry:
    Media / Entertainment
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Entercomis seeking a Chief Radio Engineer with a successful track record that knows radio to serve as Chief Engineer for our Northern California radio stations (San Francisco and Sacramento). This is a critical position in our company. The person we are looking for is someone who sees the future of radio and is excited about it. 


Minimum 7 years broadcast engineering experience

Oversee local technical staff

Manage activities for a goal of 100% uptime for station On-Air Products

Hands-on FM, HD and AM transmitter experience

AM Directional Antenna experience

Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antenna’s, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment

Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations

Strong verbal and writing communications skills

Strong proven time management skills including ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment

Experience in project planning, management and execution

IT & Network knowledge and experience

Strong PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

Experience with Computer based audio storage system, Scott Systems/Google/WOAFR/VoxPro preferred

Experience with digital audio and audio streaming


Must have at least four years of college or technical school and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Availability to work various hours / days, including some weekends and holidays

Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure

Must have a valid driver’s license

FCC General Class License or SBE Certifications are a plus

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