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Position: Engineer
Company: Cumulus Media
Location: Los Angeles CA US

Job Summary :
Assists the Engineering Managers with the installation, maintenance/repair of studio equipment, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes; assisting with telecommunications, computer and networking systems.

Who We Are:
A leader in the Radio Broadcasting industry, Cumulus Media combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 452 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 90 US media markets (including eight of the top 10), more than 8,200 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels.

Together, the Cumulus/Westwood One platforms make Cumulus Media one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. Cumulus/Westwood One is the exclusive radio broadcast partner to some of the largest brands in sports and entertainment, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, and the GRAMMY’s. Additionally, it is the nation’s leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, NASH Country Weekly Online, concerts, licensed products and Television / Video.

General Responsibilities:
Reports directly to Engineering Manager.

Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance

Follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment

Performs necessary measurements of equipment performance

Installs and performs maintenance on broadcast consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.

Assists with maintenance and support of computer networks and related systems

Facility HVAC troubleshooting and operational maintenance

Provide coverage in the absence of other engineering staff

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Working knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations preferred

Computer literacy in or the desire to lean applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, OpX automation, etc.)

Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level preferred

Ability to assist in troubleshooting and repairing AM and FM transmitting facilities

Knowledge of electrical systems and the UPS and standby generators

Troubleshoot HVAC systems problems and minor maintenance as needed

Knowledge of telephone systems including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits, and VOIP

Interact with management and staff at all levels

Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines and skills in prioritizing

May be required to lift 50 pounds

Minimum 2+ years in broadcast engineering or related field

Education and Licensing:
Associates or technical degree in Information 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

What We Offer:
Competitive pay commensurate with experience

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with HAS and company match

401K with company match

Paid Vacation & Holidays

For more information about Cumulus Media or to apply, please visit www.cumulus.com

Cumulus Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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