Z88.3 is one of the most listened to Christian radio stations in Central Florida. We are a non-commercial, non-profit, listener supported station and we strive for excellence in all that we do, to the glory of God. We are looking for gifted people with a calling to do the same.
Orlando’s Z883 radio has a rare opportunity for an experienced Chief Engineer to join our company assisting with the maintenance of broadcast equipment and maintaining the broadcast systems and technologies that help our air talent make great radio..
AOIP studio equipment including digital consoles and distribution equipment.
Nautel and GatesAir transmitters including liquid cooled.
Support and maintenance of broadcast automation systems.
Knowledge of network technologies LAN/WAN, routers, switches, and IP configuration and troubleshooting of equipment.
Support of broadcast telephone hybrids and recording systems such as VOXPro.
Transmitter sites maintenance including regular visits to sites to check on their health and operational status.
EAS equipment support and compliance.
Assistance with FCC required logging and documentation.
Assist in studio and transmitter site buildouts.
Generator maintenance including regular generator operational inspections
Maintain and repair all technical and electronic equipment at the studios and transmitter.
Install, monitor and perform maintenance on control consoles, audio routers, recording equipment, microphones, digital audio systems, transmitters, antenna systems, meters, control systems, and remote equipment, including accurate record keeping.
Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair local computer infrastructure to include local area network, on-air automation system, and office workstations.
Interact with management and staff at all levels in a personable, professional manner.
Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.
Experience in computer based broadcast automation.
Experience with cluster-wide studio equipment and operations, audio routing and distribution of analog, digital and audio-over-IP protocols, EAS, satellite receivers, studio telephones and broadcast IT systems.
Proficiency in basic electronics theory and principles including Ohms law and the ability to read schematics.
Ability to use test equipment, i.e. Multi-meters, Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, and field strength meters in troubleshooting.
Ability to work independently to troubleshoot and repair high-power FM transmitting facilities including troubleshooting down to the component level when practical.
Knowledge of telephone systems and protocols.
Knowledge of building systems, HVAC, electrical, UPS, and standby generators.
IT skills including PC/server troubleshooting and repair as well as knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP and local area networking.
Proven ability to communicate technical information and interact easily with all levels of staff.
Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:
Rivendell Automation, Axia AoIP and WheatNet, SBE Certified
Associates or Technical Degree in Broadcast Engineering Technology or related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
HVAC certification or experience.
Plumbing and electrical background.
Ability to lift and/or move loads up to 50 lbs.
Ability to climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces.
On-call after hours for emergencies or routine maintenance as needed
Must possess a valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.
Performs a variety of routine semi-skilled maintenance for multiple facilities. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, electrical trades work, carpentry, plumbing, and general facility maintenance. Operates a variety of tools and equipment; and performs related work as required. Conducts routine inspections and maintenance of heating, electrical, mechanical, and air conditioning equipment; identifies and reports more complex maintenance needs to supervisor. Follows safe working practices and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required
- High School Diploma or GED; One year of relevant work experience.
- Any combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
- Must possess: strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to work around machines, to climb and descend ladders, to operate a variety of tools and equipment, and to operate a motor vehicle; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and to distinguish colors in wiring, etc.
- Will be assigned an occasional on-call and irregular work schedule, including weekends, early mornings, evenings, and holidays.
Z Ministries, Inc. and Central Florida Educational Foundation, Inc., WPOZ-FM/HD, WMYZ-FM/HD, WHYZ-FM/HD, WDOZ-FM, has established religious faith as a qualification for employment, as permitted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Z Ministries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please submit your resume along with your “statement of faith” to HR Department email@example.com or mail to:
Z88.3 HR Department, 1065 Rainer Dr., Altamonte Springs, FL 32714-3847.
No phone calls please.