Engineering Manager - Orlando Radio


Orlando, FL, US, 32804

Location: FL-Orlando-John Young

Job Title:  Engineering Manager - Orlando Radio


Position Overview

CMG Orlando Radio is looking for a Manager of Engineering who will be responsible for executing all broadcast related engineering functions for Cox Media Group (CMG) radio stations in the local market. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, all radio frequency (RF) operations, broadcast and digital distribution systems, studio equipment, tower site operations, and security systems. Planning, execution, and timely completion of all projects and maintenance while ensuring compliance with all FCC, FAA, FEMA, and company rules, regulations, and guidelines. Maintain, maximize, and service the station’s transmitter, studio, and station facilities. Advise management in the long-range planning for the replacement of station equipment and systems. The Manager of Engineering is responsible for improving operational capabilities and supporting all revenue and audience-producing efforts. They will work closely with other departments in the maintenance and operation of their equipment. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain, and support all broadcast equipment including transmission systems, transceivers, satellite receivers, and broadcast automation equipment for optimum performance 
  • Mange remote, on-location broadcast scheduling, site coordination, timely broadcast equipment setup and operation.  Safely store and maintain remote broadcast equipment 
  • Document equipment installation, wiring, maintenance, repair, and replacement 
  • Ensure that all projects are properly implemented and executed per agreed-upon schedule 
  • Work varied and extended hours may include some weekends, holidays, on-call, and required local travel for scheduled after-hours projects or when emergencies or failure of critical equipment occurs to the operation of the station 
  • Respond to equipment outages, malfunctions, and related technical problems at studio, transmitter, and translator locations 
  • Ensure operation and oversee maintenance of company vehicles with the safety of the operator, other personnel, and the public in mind, according to the guidelines of the station and CMG 
  • Update, improve and implement our business continuity plan and contribute as a member of our crisis management team 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in radio station studio and transmission systems engineering and/or college degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • A Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) Certification is desired 
  • Extensive knowledge of all broadcast systems throughout the audio chain 
  • Possess a deep understanding of compliance regulations required by the FCC, OSHA, FEMA, and FAA, as well as all company policies and procedures 
  • Extensive audio engineering knowledge and experience with state-of-the-art broadcast audio processor equipment, automation systems, and studio design 
  • Strong working knowledge of high-powered multi-station FM transmission systems. Extensive HD radio knowledge and experience 
  • Excellent written and oral communications, personable and timely interaction, and response with fellow employees 
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with excellent attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills 
  • Heavy computer usage, including repetitive hand use and movement, is required 
  • Some lifting is required 
  • Some climbing and crawling may be required 
  • Must be able to climb ladders, work in small places, and lift 50 pounds 
  • Work performed primarily in engineering shop, in studios and transmitter facilities, both indoors and outdoors, and in an office environment 
  • Must possess or obtain a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record 
  • Must be able to deal confidentially with sensitive information 
  • Exude superior customer service and foster teamwork 
  • Significant technical expertise in the planning, implementation, and maintenance of radio station facilities and equipment, including RF and IP systems 

About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 49 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 10 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit

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