SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM
Department: Engineering
Station/Call Letter: KLAX, FM
Job Title: CHIEF ENGINEER
Contact: HERBELLA TORRES
Contact Email: HTORRES@SBSLOSANGELES.COM
Contact Phone Number: 310-229-3200
Fax Number: 310-229-3212
Experience needed: EXPERIENCE PREFERRED: • Minimum 10 years’ experience in radio broadcast facilities or a related field preferred. • Hands-on maintenance experience with radio studio systems, automation, FM transmitters, desktop PC’s, Servers, routers. • SBE Certification desirable OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Valid CA driver's license for operation of company vehicles is required. • Personal mobile phone for emergency on call contact. EDUCATION PREFERRED: • Bachelor in Electrical Engineering Preferred • Minimum associates degree in Electronics REPORTS TO: Vice President of Engineering
Description:
DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintain KLAX and KXOL FM radio stations within the parameters specified by FCC rules. Will also maintain all records required by the FCC including the station log, maintenance logs, and other logs required by SBS.
• Assume the responsibilities of the station(s) chief operator in accordance with FCC rule 73.1870.
• Maintain, repair, recommend, and install equipment necessary for the operation of the stations. This equipment shall include, but is not limited to: Studio Equipment, Transmitter Equipment, Telephone System, Computers, STL Equipment, Wide Orbit Automation for Radio equipment.
• Document equipment and wiring systems, using software as well as manual drafting.
• Assist in planning and development of all aspects of radio station technical facilities, including studios, transmitters, telephone systems, STL systems, vehicles, computers and networks.
• Support station on-site and field operations during major events.
• Assist in teaching proper use of technical equipment and compliance with FCC Rules and company policies.
• Primary contact for disaster recovery
• On Call 24/7 for emergencies.
• Maintain an accurate inventory of the equipment at the station, transmitter sites, and remote vehicles

SPECIAL SKILLS PREFERRED:

• Working knowledge of FM Stereo Systems and Transmission
• Working knowledge of various O.S. platforms
• Working knowledge of LAN networking technologies
• Team player with good interpersonal skills, and willingness to assist others
• Must be self-motivated and organized with a desire to learn new skills as needed
• Good organizational skills with attention to documentation accuracy and detail
• Good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills in system design
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing
• Spanish speaking desirable but not required
• Experience with MS Excel and MS Word

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