Educational Media Foundation

Field Engineer I - Albuquerque, NM

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/15/2022 5:43 PM)
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Regular Full-Time


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.


This position will be located in New Mexico; preferably the Albuquerque area. 


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

  • Evaluate the overall technical operation of facilities within Indiana area, 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).


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

  • 2+ years experience troubleshooting and repairing radio broadcast electronic equipment.
  • Good understanding of the components necessary in a broadcast air-chain.
  • Elementary understanding of satellite technology.
  • Basic 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.
Please note, as a Field Engineer with EMF Broadcasting, you will be provided with an expense account, vehicle or mileage reimbursement, technology allowance, tools & resources needed to perform your job in an excellent manner including iPad or laptop, and field equipment. In addition to your paid compensation, we offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401K, generous paid vacation (3 weeks first year), sick and holiday. 


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