Broadcast Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Hartford-New Britain-Middletown,CT



Audacy Hartford is looking for a talented and energetic Broadcast Engineer. This position will report to the Director of Technical Operations, based in Boston.  You must be a self-starter, able to work independently and fulfill responsibilities without constant supervision; with a proven track record of excellent customer service and communication skills.


Audacy offers full time employees with a comprehensive benefits package to include:  health care coordinator, medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, disability, life insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal, parental, volunteer), 401(k) retirement plan, discounted employee stock purchase, student loan payment assistance program, legal assistance, life assistance program, identity theft protection, discounted home and auto insurance, and pet insurance.


What You'll Do:

  • Maintain integrity of all on-air and on-line products, including high power FM + HD, AM, digital audio & audio streaming
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, antennas, STL, satellite downlinks, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators and backup power systems, telephone system and related equipment
  • Install and maintain broadcast IT systems at studios and transmitter sites, such as WideOrbit, Newsboss, Syncoricity, MusicMaster systems and servers
  • Assist in planning and development of all aspects of technical facilities including studios, transmitters, telephone systems, satellite, STL, computers and data networks
  • Create instructional materials and teach operators to use technical equipment and systems
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager


Required & Preferred:

  • Ability to do component level troubleshooting desired
  • Availability to work various hours / days, including weekends and some holidays
  • Ability to provide on-call status 24/7 in case of equipment failure
  • A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant’s own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required
  • Minimum two years of experience in broadcast facility maintenance, including hands-on support of FM/AM radio transmitters, analog and digital formats, and modern studio equipment at a radio station.
  • Associate’s degree in electronics preferred
  • Familiarity with high voltage, RF exposure and safety, generators and backup power systems, satellite downlink facilities and receivers
  • Ability to inspect, repair, and maintain all broadcast radio station equipment, including transmitters, transmission lines, antenna’s, satellite downlinks, automation system, studio equipment, remote equipment, generators, telephone system and related other equipment
  • Experience with modern digital audio systems including WideOrbit, VoxPro and Axia Livewire, and Dante is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of computers, IT security and network systems
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace is a must (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Knowledge of FCC Rules and Regulations
  • Experience in project planning, management and execution
  • Experience with digital audio and audio streaming
  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills; excellent customer service are critical
  • Proven time management skills including the ability to multi-task in a multiple project environment
  • Experience in project planning, management and execution
  • FCC Commercial Radio Operators License or SBE Certifications are a plus
  • A valid driver’s license, satisfactory completion of a motor vehicle record check, and, if the position requires use of applicant’s own vehicle, proof of insurance, is required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 


Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best radio broadcasting group, a leader in virtually every segment of audio, and America’s #1 creator of original, premium audio.  Audacy engages over 170 million consumers each month, bringing people together around the news, sports, podcasts and music that matter to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).


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