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Westwood One Engineer/IT – Cumulus Media – Atlanta, GA

Cumulus Media in Atlanta, GA

Cumulus Media

Cumulus- Atlanta is offering a great opportunity for the position of Westwood One Engineer/IT. Our ideal candidate should possess work ethic, be a self-starter and highly organized with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Who We Are:

At Cumulus Media Atlanta (WWWQ-FM, WKHX-FM, WNNX-FM, WYAY-FM, WWWQ-HD2 and WWWQ-HD3) we strive to hire passionate, driven, resourceful, problem solvers who have the ability to drive the evolving, diverse culture of the Power of Radio to success.

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 454 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 GRAMMYs. 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 magazine, concerts, licensed products and television / video.

Our Opportunity:

Job Summary:

Assists the Chief Engineer in 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.

General Responsibilities:

  • Assists in maintaining station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Follows routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
  • Installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
  • Works with programming/promotion departments to coordinate and maintain remote broadcasts as needed
  • Responsibilities include compliance with FCC rules and regulations, and 24/7 on call.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines
  • Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing
  • Experience with cluster-wide audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone, engineering IT and back office systems
  • Computer literacy in applicable software packages (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Automation Systems, Novel, Linux, etc.)Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities
  • Advanced IT skills including local area and wide area networking
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators and record keeping Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits
  • May be required to lift 50 pounds
  • Minimum 3+ years in broadcast engineer or related field preferred

Education and Licensing:

  • Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
  • SBE CBT and/or CBNT 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 HSA and company match
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

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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Westwood One Engineer/IT – Cumulus Media – Atlanta, GA

Cumulus Media job in Atlanta, GA