Learfield

  • Engineer - Broadcasting

    Req No.
    2018-2335
    Location Name
    Learfield Communications, LLC
    Location
    US-MO-Jefferson City
    Category
    Broadcast Engineering
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Staff Engineer is responsible for basic maintenance and monitoring of all broadcast equipment in studio and game-day production booths, as well as remote broadcast equipment during radio and internet streamed programs. Ensures proper satellite programming in the X-Digital system, corrective audio routing from sources to satellite channels, and confirms high quality broadcast audio is delivered to all radio network affiliates. Monitors and routes broadcast audio to Internet Streaming encoders and monitors feeds for accuracy and quality.

    Responsibilities

    • Understand, operate, and maintain radio studio and remote broadcast equipment.
    • Report problems and assist in necessary repairs to equipment.
    • Monitor broadcast transmissions.
    • Establish IP/POTS/ISDN connections with remote crews during sporting events and ensure quality audio between facilities.
    • Assist On-Air staff with operational equipment issues or failures.
    • Trouble-shoot with affiliated radio stations personnel for satellite signal, proper programming and audio quality.
    • Maintain, modify or manufacture proper audio and RF cables.
    • Ensure audio equipment, levels and relays function properly before scheduled programs.
    • Perform basic necessary building maintenance requests.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED required
      • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in related field from an accredited institution preferred
      • Specialized Certificates or Training Certifications in related field preferred
    • Combination of previous work experience in the Broadcast Engineering field may be substituted for education and certifications.
    • Willing to work long hours during sports seasons from late August through May.
    • Willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays as required by the position

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