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Job 6205: Staff Engineer

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Deadline: 12/31/2020
Media: Radio
Department: Engineering
Description: CUMULUS MEDIA | Topeka, KS is looking for a Staff Engineer to join our team. The Staff Engineer assists the Engineering Managers with 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. Includes; assisting with telecommunications, computer and networking systems. Who We Are: Cumulus Topeka currently features 6 stations in the Topeka metro area. Majic 107.7, V100, Nash FM 1029, 99.3 The Eagle, 1490 KTOP and 1440 KMAJ reach thousands of listeners on a daily basis. At Cumulus Topeka 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. General Responsibilities: Reports directly to Engineering Manager Maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance 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 Facility HVAC troubleshooting and operational maintenance Provide coverage in the absence of other engineering staff
Qualifications: Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills Working knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations preferred Computer literacy in or the desire to learn applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, OpX automation, etc.) 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 Troubleshoot HVAC systems problems and minor maintenance as needed Knowledge of telephone systems including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits, and 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 50 pounds Minimum 2+ 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
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Cumulus Topeka
825 South Kansas Avenue
Suite 100
Topeka KS 66612
Phone: 17852700801
Fax: 785-270-0803
Notes: What We Offer: Competitive pay commensurate with experience Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance with HAS and company match 401K with company match Paid Vacation & Holidays For immediate consideration, please visit For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at: CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).