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Director of Engineering (DOE) - Dallas

Post by tdailey63 » Wed Jun 09, 2021 9:45 am

CUMULUS MEDIA | Dallas searching for a Director of Engineering. The Director of Engineering (DOE) manages the installation, maintenance, and repair of studio, transmitting and ancillary equipment in order to maintain competitive signals in the market while complying with all FCC technical requirements. Includes responsibility for telecommunications, computer and networking systems.
Who we are:
Cumulus Media Dallas currently features 6 stations in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area: KTCK 1310 The Ticket, KPLX 99.5 The Wolf, KSCS 96.3 New Country, WBAP 820 News/Talk, KLIF-AM 570 News/Talk, & KLIF-FM Hot 93.3. At Cumulus Dallas 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.

Key Responsibilities:
• Oversees staff that maintains station operation through preventative and corrective maintenance
• Establishes routine maintenance procedures and schedules for all broadcast equipment
• Oversees and assist with the installation and maintenance of control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antennas, control systems, remote equipment, etc.
• Works with local management to coordinate remote broadcasts as needed
• Responsibilities include compliance with FCC rules and regulations, budgeting
• Travel to other markets or towers and stations may be required
• Manages a staff of three or more people
• 24/7 on call
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Interact with management and staff at all levels and ability to multi-task, delegate and handle pressures and deadlines
• Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
• Advanced experience with cluster-wide audio routing, digital audio delivery, EAS, Studio Telephone and engineering IT systems
• Computer literacy in applicable software packages which may include (Microsoft OS and Office Suite, Automation Systems, Novel, Linux, etc.)
• Ability to troubleshoot broadcast equipment to the component level
• Ability to work independently to troubleshoot/repair high-power AM and FM transmitting facilities
• IT skills including local area and wide area networking
• Knowledge of electrical systems, UPS, and standby generators and record keeping
• Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols including POTS, ISDN, T1, DSL and PRI circuits
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Ability to climb stairs and ladders is required
• Prefer Minimum 7+ years as Chief Engineer
• All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally-mandated accommodations

Education and Licensing:
• Associates or technical degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field or equivalent level of experience
• SBE CBRE Certification a plus
• Must possess valid state driver’s license and provide required proof of personal vehicle insurance
What we offer:
• Competitive pay
• Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
• Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
• 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
• Paid Vacation & Holidays
For immediate consideration, please visit
For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at:

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

No phone calls Please.

3090 Nowitzki Way, Suite #400, Dallas, Texas 75219
Telephone: 214-526-2400 Fax: 972-708-4146

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