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Field Engineer - Southern CA / Las Vegas

at K Love

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Reference #: 1360

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-CA-Riverside | US-CA-Yucaipa | US-CA | US-CA-San Bernardino
    Posted Date1 week ago(10/7/2019 3:26 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1360
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Our Field Engineers are the behind-the-scenes heroes of the ministry.

    They are on the road a lot, working tirelessly, in remote locations, facing challenges in weather & terrain to make sure that our broadcast facilities are up and running.

    Thanks to them, millions of our listeners are able to get the hope & encouragement that they need from K-LOVE & Air1.

    Responsibilities

    As a Field Engineer, here's what you will be doing...

    • Evaluate the overall technical operation of facilities within the Southern California & Las Vegas territory, and take corrective action as needed, to ensure equipment is functioning.
    • Install, maintain, and repair broadcast equipment (such as audio processors and mixers).
    • Install and maintain microwave and satellite equipment.
    • Regularly operate equipment that regulates the signal strength, clarity, and sound.
    • Maintain knowledge of applicable FCC rules and regulations and ensure all equipment within area of responsibility is operating safely and legally.
    • Analyze and fix technical faults on equipment and systems to the module level.
    • Partner with contract engineers to resolve technical problems.
    • Occasionally, carry out work on non-broadcast equipment (such as electrical generators, air conditioning units, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, etc.) as conditions dictate.
    • Make trips to sites to perform installations or repairs; and EMF headquarters for training or special projects. The length of these trips varies depending on the specific needs.
    • If assigned, serve as Chief Operator/Engineer for one or more broadcast station(s).

    Qualifications

    To qualify for this position, here's what you'll need....

    • 5+ years experience troubleshooting and repairing radio broadcast electronic equipment
    • Good understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain
    • Understanding of satellite technology
    • Understanding of radio frequency emissions
    • Ability to solder and desolder electronic components
    • Knowledge of applicable, broadcast-related FCC rules and regulations
    • Proficiency using standard broadcast test equipment, such as VOMs, oscilloscopes, and RF spectrum analyzers.
    • SBE Certification highly desirable
    • Candidates currently residing in the San Bernardino, Riverside, Yucaipa area preferred.

    Employment Requirements:

    • Must pass a pre-employment background & reference check.
    • Must provide proof of legal authorization to work in the US.
    • Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable motor vehicle report.
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