Chief Engineer - WSTR - Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA
Department: Engineering


QUALIFICATIONS:   10 years’ experience in broadcast engineering including experience with directional antenna arrays and broadcast transmission systems.  Must understand FCC regulations and keep station(s) technically compliant.  Vast knowledge of digital and analog studio equipment required.   SBE Certification required; knowledge of CAD systems & techniques desirable. Valid state driver’s license for operation of company vehicles is required.  Personal vehicle is required for 24hr. response for emergencies.  Management experience and/or training desirable: excellent customer service skills are required; must be extremely organized and detail-oriented.


Entercom Atlanta is hiring for a Chief Engineer for an immediate opening.


  • Responsible for integrity of on-air product.
  • Plan & develop all aspects of radio technical facilities, including telephone, satellite, STL, two-way systems and vehicles, computers and networks.
  • Select, install and maintain high-power transmitters and all associated equipment; modify and document all broadcast circuitry.
  • Purchase studio equipment; maintain mixing consoles and all associated in-studio equipment.
  • Handle telco problems and service calls; order services. Work with technicians to troubleshoot circuits; cross connect in-house circuits.  Keep record of telephone circuits; maintain ISDN and broadcast loops.
  • Review logs weekly for correct and complete entries and EAS tests and tower lighting requirements.
  • Generator testing, fueling and supervision of maintenance.  UPS testing and supervision of maintenance.
  • Supervise Broadcast Engineers and Technicians.
  • Create instructional materials and teach proper use of technical equipment.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

NOTE:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Entercom Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

“It is the continuing policy of Entercom Radio  to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, or sexual orientation, national origin, age or physical or mental disability, veteran or disabled veteran status, and to conform to applicable laws and regulations.  We solicit assistance on these openings and future openings.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.”

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