Chief Engineer

December 3, 2021 by Comments Off on Chief Engineer

Website Bonneville Phoenix

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Bonneville International is an integrated media company, providing advertising and digital marketing solutions across 23 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL-TV 5, in Salt Lake. As a leader in broadcasting and advertising for over 50 years, our purpose is to build up, connect, inform, and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We’re proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!


This is an on-site role that requires the employee to work at our Phoenix site.  In order to work on Company premises, or with clients / members of the public at other locations, Bonneville employees must provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or evidence of a negative COVID-19 test within the previous seven days.



Bonneville Phoenix is looking for a Chief Engineer to manage engineering and local IT functions for Bonneville Phoenix, including studio and transmitter/remote locations. This position will make a full contribution to the success of the department and the stations by being an effective team leader and by ensuring stations stays on the air, and that the department’s human assets and all studio and transmitter technical equipment function at optimum capability in accordance with FCC Rules and Regulations, BIC and station Policies and Procedures.



Dynamic team culture that values teamwork, supporting our communities and collaboration
Excellent benefits such as a 401k with matching, with no waiting period
100% employer-funded retirement account, immediately 100% vested
High value health care plans at low prices (Medical, Dental, Disability, FSA, Vision)
We strive to build up, connect, inform and celebrate the communities we work in on and off the air

Participate with management team in strategic planning for radio stations.
Ensure the electronic operating systems of the radio stations are properly maintained and that the equipment meets or exceeds FCC performance standards.
Perform equipment repair and maintenance as required.
Manage and participate in the design, construction, and purchase of equipment for projects being assembled by all departments.
Schedule engineering personnel to meet the needs of the radio stations.
Ensure that all personnel are aware of FCC rules and regulations and that radio stations operate within those regulations.
Prepare recommendations for the stations annual capital budgets and prepare Engineering department budget. Review same with VP/Market Manager. Operate within approved budget. Oversee capital budgets.
Advise other department heads in the need and use of electronic equipment.
Be responsible for the technical success of all remote broadcasts, including ordering lines and assigning and checking equipment.
Coordinate with BIC Vice President of Engineering and Technology to maintain entire system in a competitive and upgraded condition.
Maintain a valid FCC license for the stations.
Keep abreast of changes in the state of the art in broadcast technology and equipment.

Minimum of a two-year technical degree.
A minimum of 5 years Radio Broadcast Engineering experience.
Proficient with FM transmitters including HD
EAS, as well as IT based systems including:Studio audio distribution

Broadcast consoles

Routing switchers

Digital editors

Automation systems

And remote broadcast equipment
Strong wiring, design, and documentation skills.
FCC/SBE/computer license/certification (A Plus), ability to do component level repair and RF experience/knowledge.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and a proven ability to safely drive company vehicles without exposing the company to serious liability risks.
Unquestionable ethics and integrity.
A focus on complete customer satisfaction. Strives for continuous quality and productivity improvement.

Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively.
Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Bonneville is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.


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