JOB OPEN IN PORTLAND
Alpha Media – Portland, OR is seeking an experienced full-time Broadcast Engineer for our radio stations located in downtown Portland. Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the Broadcast Engineer will assist with the maintenance of equipment, maintaining broadcast systems and technologies, build-out projects, and ensure FCC compliance. The successful candidate will be familiar with radio related technologies including, but not limited to, networking and IT, PC/software maintenance and repair, AM and FM transmitter repair and installation, VHF and UHF radio technology, digital and analog audio, EAS equipment and studio equipment maintenance.
Alpha Media is a diverse multimedia company sharing your favorite music, sports and news across a variety of platforms. Whether it’s on your phone, desktop, tablet, Alexa, Google Home or in your car, our stations will enhance your journey. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world-class events, and building strong relationships in our communities.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates radio stations in multiple markets all across the United States covering all formats.
Come work for the fastest-growing company in radio today. We are live, local, and can’t wait to talk to you!
Responsibilities of this position may include the following:
Installs and performs maintenance on control consoles, boards, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, controls, remote equipment, etc.
Performs necessary measurements of equipment performance.
May have responsibilities relating to IT.
Assists Chief Engineer in assigned duties.
Any and all other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
Technical knowledge of electronics and electromechanics.
Experience with cluster-wide studio equipment and operations, audio routing, AES and AoIP protocols, digital audio delivery and radio automation systems, EAS, studio telephone and engineering IT systems.
Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators and recordkeeping.
Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, 1A2, ISDN, T1, DSL, VoIP, and PRI circuits.
IT skills including PC/server troubleshooting and repair and knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, and local area networking.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing.
Interact with management and staff at all levels in a personable and professional manner.
Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines.
Education and Licensing Requirements
Associates or technical degree in Broadcasting Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience.
SBE Certifications a plus.
Must possess a valid state driver’s license, a clean driving record, and have proof of insurance.
Ability to lift and/or move loads up to 75 lbs.
Ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces.
Ability to be on 24 x 7 x 365 callout for after-hours emergencies or routine maintenance as needed.
Alpha Media is a company dedicated to its employees. We invest in those who devote their time, energy and talents toward our common goals. In addition to a competitive compensation package, we offer benefits to ensure that our employees have choices to stay healthy and plan for their financial futures. We offer Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage as well as company-provided life, short term, and long term disability insurance. Employees also have the option to make regular 401K and Roth contributions.
Alpha Media aims to provide pay and benefits that attract, motivate and retain the best talent. You can expect to receive a competitive pay package that recognizes the experience, skills, and abilities you bring to the company.
Alpha Media has a generous time-off policy, which includes a Birthday PTO day along with 10 paid Holidays.
If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast-moving, growing entity, submit your cover letter and resume ASAP by clicking on the Apply button at:
Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.
Thor Waage CBRE
Chief Engineer – Portland
Alpha Media LLC
1211 SW 5th Ave Suite 600 Portland OR 97204
JOB OPEN IN EUGENE
2940 Chad Drive, Eugene, Oregon 97408 * Phone (541)683-3434 * Fax (541)683-8016
POSITION TITLE: Chief Broadcasting Engineer
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Eugene, OR KLSR/KEVU_
DATE OPEN: Immediately
SALARY RANGE: DOE
RESPONSIBLE TO: General Manager
DESCRIPTION/DUTIES: KLSR-TV/KEVU-TV has an opening for a full time Chief Engineer.
This position is responsible for overseeing technical aspects of a digital broadcast studio and multiple transmitter sites, which includes equipment procurement, installation, and maintenance. In addition, manage and maintain all ancillary systems responsible for supporting the on-air operation, such as HVAC, networking, electrical and mechanical.
The ideal candidate will also support our staff with all computer-related hardware and software needs; manage local computer networks and local phone systems.
Works closely with General Manager, Production Manager, Corporate Engineering, and pertinent cable systems.
EXPERIENCE: Two-year technical school or equivalent college courses. 3-5 years experience as a broadcast technician. Must have working knowledge of desktop computers and IT networks, microwave transmission systems, television transmitters, test equipment, vehicle maintenance, and construction tools. The ideal candidate will be successful in working well with staff, thinking clearly under pressure, and applying creative solutions in a timely manner.
REQUIREMENTS: A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. Drug testing is a pre-employment requirement.
SBE Certifications preferred.
Please send resumes to :
Chief Engineer Position
2940 Chad Drive
Eugene OR 97408
COBI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, sex, religion, age or national origin. Persons who believe they have been discriminated against are encouraged to bring the matter to the attention of the COBi company president. Complaints may also be made to the Federal Communications Commission, Washington D.C. 20554 or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 414 Olive Way, Seattle, Washington 98101.
KLSR, Fox Television and KEVU TV, Eugene, Oregon are a division of California Oregon Broadcasting, Inc., Medford, Oregon. Established 1933