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About CUMULUS MEDIA 

 

CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion consumers every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 428 owned-and-operated stations across 87 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the American Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and offers listeners a dynamic network of popular podcasts that define culture with original content and commentary on today’s world. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with local impact and national reach through on-air, digital, mobile, and voice-activated media solutions, as well as access to integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.


Staff Engineer

Department: Engineering and Technical
Location: Topeka, KS

Job Summary:

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

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 driverís license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance

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 more information about Cumulus Media or to apply, please visit www.cumulus.com

Cumulus Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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