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Chief Engineer

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WVRC Media has a rare position for a Chief Engineer to join, train, and work with one of the best engineering and highly skilled I.T. staffs in the country. We are looking for a self-motivated and dedicated individual that would have a burning desire to oversee digital audio and transmission systems from studio to the final air product. The candidate should be able and willing to perform the following functions and duties:

* Serve as designated Chief Operator by maintaining accurate transmission and maintenance logs and operate within established FCC guidelines and rules.

* Possess a working knowledge of the Emergency Alert System.

* Have advanced knowledge of AM-FM transmission systems and antennas.

* Maintain directional and non-directional AM transmission systems.

* Be proficient with computers, networking, and AOIP systems.

* Demonstrate an immediate sense of urgency during emergency situations.

* Maintain all transmitter sites and associated facilities.

* Possess an advanced knowledge of electronic theory and troubleshooting.

* Must be willing to learn new skills and procedures by working with our trained staff, reading technical manuals, and updated bulletins and periodicals.

* Oversee the daily operation of the entire broadcast plant to ensure delivery of a quality product to the listeners and advertisers.

* Maintain constant communications with programming, sales, and management personnel.

* Must be willing to occasionally travel to other markets to assist with special projects or cover for other engineers on leave.

* Any SBE certification and I.T. experience is highly desirable.


The open position will be based in the Charleston, WV market. The facilities include 4-FM stations, 2-directional AM stations, and one main studio building. One of the heritage AM stations is also a FEMA Primary Entry Point and back-up transmission facility. If you think you possess the necessary skills and can accept responsibilities with the right attitude, then submit your cover letter and resume to and join us for a lasting and rewarding relationship.

WVRC Media is an equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to providing broad outreach regarding job vacancies. We seek the help of local organizations in referring qualified applicants to our company. Organizations that wish to receive our vacancy information should contact Kelly Ayersman at West Virginia Radio Corporation by calling 304-296-0029.

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Name Job Description
Business Name WVRC Media
Education Trade School
Job Type Full Time
Job Status Interviewing
Job Shift As Scheduled
Required Travel As Assigned
Link To Apply Apply Online

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