Max Media of Hampton Roads is searching for an Engineer. The Engineer maintains 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. For us, the broadcast business is more than just playing music, it is about serving our communities, our listeners, our employees, and our advertisers. The center of GREAT radio is a GREAT signal so we “darn near” worship a solid engineer. We are looking for a radio engineer with a successful track record. The person we are looking for is someone who sees the future of radio and is excited about it. This is a critical position in our company. (That you would get to work in an area that is full of every outdoor experience possible is simply a plus). Includes: assisting with telecommunications, computer, and networking systems.
Max Media of Hampton Roads currently features 5 stations in the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and surrounding counties.
Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
Oversee a cluster of 5 radio stations – 4 FM’s / 1 AM as well an HD 2 (possibly more to come).
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
24/7 on call
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
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
Knowledge of Wide Orbit System is a plus
Troubleshoot HVAC systems problems and minor maintenance as needed
Knowledge of telephone systems including 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 fifty pounds
Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
Minimum 5+ 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:
Professional growth and career path
Focused, responsible, and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask, “what if” and try innovative solutions
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
Paid Vacation & Holidays
For immediate consideration, please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Max Media of Hampton Roads is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).