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WUNC Public Radio

WUNC Assistant Chief Engineer


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Post Date:Jul 06, 2022Type:Full time
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Location: United States - North Carolina - Chapel Hill Job Reference:
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Assistant Chief Engineer

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC, Chapel Hill

North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is hiring an Assistant Chief Engineer.

 

The Assistant Chief Engineer will aid in maintaining and improving the transmission, quality, and reliability of our 10 licensed signals and 14 broadcast studios. This includes 9 transmitter locations, our principal studios in Chapel Hill and Durham and three remote studio locations in Greensboro and Raleigh. Responsibilities include quality of signal for the entire signal path from studios to over-the-air plus digital streams. Assistance with buildings & facilities are included in this position, including emergency generators, HVAC systems, roofing, plumbing, locks, and security. This position reports to the Director of IT/Engineering under Direction of the Chief Engineer and works with a team of technical co-workers and contractors to create, maintain, and repair broadcast and audio systems.

The candidate should be able demonstrate a working knowledge of:

  • Best Practices for:
    • Facility wiring, grounding and equipment interconnect.
    • RF and High Voltage Safety.
    • Network security.
  • Electronic mathematics and formulas:
    • Arithmetic, geometry, and algebra.
    • Ohm's Law, VSWR, Impedance.
    • Electronic theory.
  • Skills should include:
    • Soldering. 
    • Electronic troubleshootin.
    • Reading and understanding electronic schematic diagrams.
    • Audio, rf and network wiring and termination.
    • Use of test and monitoring equipment including:
      • Multimeter, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, power meters

 

Preferred candidates will have:

  • An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and six (6) years progressive experience in the maintenance and repair of radio production, broadcasting, computer, and   transmitter systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • FCC General Class License and/or SBE Certification preferred.
  • FCC Compliance knowledge.
  • Communication and Documentation skills.
  • Project Management Skills.

 

Interested applicants must apply at: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/234051

Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV or resume and cover letter, you may also attach a link to work with a description of your involvement. The deadline to apply is 8/12/2022

 

WUNC-FM and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply without regard to age, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.




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Contact Information
WUNC Public Radio
Ayla Ocasio
120 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1045
United States
Ph: 9194459179
Email/URL: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/234051
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