Assistant Chief Engineer

Location: NC – Charlotte

Description

Assistant Chief Engineer

Assist the Chief Engineer with installation, maintenance of all aspects of studio broadcasting equipment and transmitter site infrastructure while insuring compliance with FCC rules and regulations.

 

Responsibilities:

  • To routinely and competently perform maintenance of all the technical systems and equipment that include:
  • IT Systems installation, maintenance and support. Maintain local business network, and digital media network, WIFI access points and provide user desktop support. Must have a good working knowledge of, and be able to repair PC’s, servers and other network equipment.
  • Wide Orbit automation configuration and maintenance including programming for automated content.
  • AM and FM transmitter equipment installation and maintenance including STL infrastructure, audio processing and remote control.
  • Studio installation and maintenance including audio router, consoles, digital playback systems, PC’s, TV’s and any other specialized equipment utilized including specialized office and studio telephone systems and technology. This includes knowledge of POTs, SIP, PRI, ISDN, VoIP and AoIP protocols.
  • Work with other department staff members on common technical matters such as remote broadcasts and special events. Maintain remote broadcast equipment and train others in the use of that equipment.
  • Installation and maintenance of satellite receivers and point to point wireless links and a good working knowledge IP audio CODECS.
  • To competently assist in the design and installation of new equipment on a project basis as assigned by the Chief Engineer.
  • To provide backup to the Chief Engineer when he is unavailable.
  • Ability to work after hours and be on call 24/7 on occasion for emergencies or scheduled maintenance

Qualifications:

  • Two year certificate from college or technical school; three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. SBE certification is a plus.
  • Able to perform extensive physical tasks at times including the lifting of up to 75lbs.
  • Able to multitask and work long hours in order to maintain a 24/7 facility. Must hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to interact effectively with the station staff, clients and listeners.
  • Other duties may be assigned. 

Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.

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Mandatory Vaccination Requirement:

Urban One, Inc. and its divisions (collectively “Urban One” or the “Company”) have implemented a mandatory vaccination policy pursuant to which all employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment to safeguard their health and well-being, as well as that of their families and the community at large, from the risks associated with COVID-19. Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status, which will be kept confidential. Urban One is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.