Chief Engineer
Cumulus Media

Green Bay, Wisconsin

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CUMULUS MEDIA | Appleton | Green Bay Wisconsin is looking for a Chief Engineer. The Chief Engineer directs and coordinates installation, maintenance and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer and networking systems, and transmitter site facilities maintenance. Maintain all required FCC logs and local and corporate technical records and reports.

Who We Are:

CUMULUS |Appleton currently features 5 brands in the Northeast Wisconsin area and surrounding counties. Our stations include: 103.9 WVBO FM the valley's Classic Hits station, 99.5 WPKR FM Country, 96.9 WWWX FM Fox Valley's Choice for Alternative Rock, 1280 WNAM AM, News Talk 1490 WOSH AM | 93.9 FM

CUMULUS |Green Bay currently features 4 brands in the Northeast Wisconsin area and surrounding counties. Our stations include: WDUZ AM FM Wisconsin's Leading Sports Talk station, 100,000 Watt WQLH FM super serves Women 25-54, 106.7 WKRU is Green Bay's Classic Rock leader targeting men 35-64, and when it comes to classic hits in NE Wisconsin 103.1 WOGB brings home a 50/50 mix of adults 35+

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Establishes and follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
  • Installs and performs maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, AM and FM transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
  • Works closely with Cumulus regional and corporate engineering offices on capital budgets, project management, systems maintenance, and equipment upgrades.
  • Works with programming/promotion departments to coordinate and maintain remote broadcasts as needed
  • Provide and coordinate 27/7 emergency response coverage.
  • Coordinate and supervise sub-contractors; electricians, HVAC, and tower crews, others as needed.

Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
  • Advanced experience with cluster-wide audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone and engineering IT systems
  • Computer literacy in applicable software packages (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, OpX Automation Systems, etc.)
  • Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level
  • Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities
  • Extensive IT skills including local area and wide area networking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing • Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators.
  • Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including IP phone systems, POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits
  • Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines
  • Minimum 5 years as Station Assistant or Chief Engineer
Education and Licensing:
  • Associates or technical degree in Broadcasting Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
  • SBE Certification a plus
  • Must possess valid state driver's license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance
Other Requirements

Must be fully vaccinated against COIVD-19 and show vaccination card

What we offer:
  • Competitive pay
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask "what if" and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • Company vehicle provided
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE


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