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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

 

A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) 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 433 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 88 U.S. media markets (including eight of the top 10), approximately 8,000 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels. Together, the Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One platforms make CUMULUS MEDIA one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. The Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One are the exclusive radio broadcast partners to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, and more. 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, exclusive digital content, and live events. For more information, visit www.cumulusmedia.com.


Engineer

Department: Engineering and Technical
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Cumulus Media | Albuquerque is searching for an Engineer. The 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 | Albuquerque currently features 8 stations in the Albuquerque area and surrounding counties. Our stations include: 1050AM KTBL, 95.5FM/610AM KNML The Sports Animal, 94.5FM/770AM KKOB News Radio, 96.3 FBZU-FM Nash Icons, 99.5 KMGA-FM Magic 99.5, 103.3 KDRF-FM ED-FM, 93.3 KKOB-FM The Pop Music Channel and 92.3 KRST Nash FM. The cluster of 8 stations reaches thousands of listeners on a daily basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Travel to other markets or towers and stations may be required
  • Provide coverage in the absence of other engineering staff
  • 24/7 on call

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations preferred
  • Computer literacy in or the desire to lean 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
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
  • 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

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

For immediate consideration, please visit www.cumulus.com/work-here/

For more information about Cumulus Media, Inc., visit our website at:  https://www.cumulus.com

Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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