Posted: July 5, 2024

Chief Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Salem Media

Salem Media Group has an exceptional opportunity for a Radio Broadcast Engineer in our Philadelphia cluster of stations:   WFIL (AM560 – Philadelphia’s Christian Radio) and WNTP (Philadelphia’s AM990 The Answer) – serving Christian and Conservative audiences.


•         Handle the installation, maintenance and legal operation of all audio, electronic and broadcast transmitting equipment necessary for the stations to function

•         Monitor the overall technical operation of the stations to insure compliance with FCC, Federal, EPA, OSHA, State and local regulations

•         Execute maintenance and repair and/or coordinate maintenance and repair for station office, studios and transmitter facilities

•         Instruct and assist operators in the proper operation of the station’s broadcast equipment, FCC procedures and requirements, and any computer equipment necessary for the operators to perform their required duties

•         Readily demonstrate the ability and willingness to work with department heads to promote the company’s interests and success

•         Strive to enhance the efficiency of the engineering and technical operation

•         Oversee remote broadcasts and personal appearances where electronic equipment is involved.

•         Maintain the public file and complete all applicable reports

•         Responsible to follow all Salem policies & procedures

•         Reports directly to the General Manager


•         High power AM transmitter experience

•         Knowledge of directional and non-directional AM Arrays

•         SBE certification

•         3 + years’ experience

•         Knowledge of Telos AXIA Audio Over IP console systems

•         Knowledge of Wide Orbit automation system preferred

•         This position requires around-the- clock response to equipment problems and outages.

•         This is a physically demanding position.  Position requires frequent physical exertion including standing, crawling, fitting into tight spaces, climbing stairs and ladders, and lifting and carrying materials and equipment weighing 50-100 pounds

•         Valid driver’s license required

To apply, visit www.SalemMedia.com, click on the Careers tab and search for the Chief Engineer-Philadelphia position

Salem Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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