Career Opportunities at AM 830

We seek the help of local community organizations in referring qualified job candidates to the station or distributing information about job vacancies.

Station KLAA, Orange/Los Angeles, California, provides broad outreach regarding job vacancies at the station. We seek the help of local community organizations in referring qualified job candidates to the station or distributing information about job vacancies.

Interested community organization that wish to receive job vacancy information must fill out the attached “Community Organizations Notification Request Form” and submit it via the website, or print it and fax the completed form to 714-940-2589, or mail the completed form to the following address:

2000 Gene Autry Way
Anaheim, Ca 92806

KLAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage all qualified persons of any race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and age to apply for job vacancies.

Thank you!

Click HERE for our PDF Employment Application.

Job Title: Asst. Chief Engineer

Location: CA – Anaheim

Full Time, with Benefits, 401k

Posting Date: 12/6/2018

Job Description

The Assistant Chief Engineer will assist the Chief Engineer with overseeing the day to day operations of the Engineering Department and is responsible for the maintenance of all broadcast technology and equipment at the studio, transmitter and remote sites. The position requires not only extensive experience in engineering work but also proven experience in the ability to communicate complex technical information to non-technical broadcast staff. The station is the flagship for both an MLB team network and an NHL team. There is no out of market travel required.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

-Responsible for providing timely/urgent response in resolving technical and operational problems including but not limited to on an off air situations, equipment and transmitter issues 24/7.
-Maintain, troubleshoot, install and repair broadcast technical plant, equipment and systems, including transmitters, related equipment, remote control, studio equipment, telephone, digital transmission of a multi-site facility as well as station equipment in station vehicles with little or no supervision.
-Use Radio Frequency engineering knowledge to maintain and repair all RF technical equipment in studio and transmitter facilities, including digital AM transmitting equipment, AM directional antenna system, Studio to Transmitter Links and satellite uplinks/downlinks and microwave transmission systems.
-Implement new engineering projects as assigned.
-Perform remote broadcast setups.
-Provide technical support to the travelling Producer/Engineer.
-Use working knowledge of PC’s, networking, routers, switches, operating systems, network security and Microsoft applications software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Access Database and PowerPoint.
-Use comprehensive knowledge of basic electronic theory for troubleshooting to the system and boards to the component level where applicable.
-Assist in the maintenance of all aspects of 38 acre AM transmitter site, towers and facility.
-Work closely with programming, promotions and sales departments in a productive, communicative way, in order to help achieve their needs and goals.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Candidate must be highly motivated and passionate about the Radio Broadcast industry.
-Understanding of broadcast systems configurations, workflows and multiplatform distributions.
-Strong troubleshooting skills.
-Knowledge of FCC rules and regulations.
-PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft office suite; IT & Network skills on broadcast related, IP based equipment and applications.
-Ability to work on both IP based broadcast equipment and legacy broadcast equipment.
-Ability to multitask and prioritize workload under deadlines in a fast-paced environment; can escalate appropriately.
-Ability to read and interpret technical documentation.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Associate Degree in Electronics, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
-Minimum five years’ experience with a radio broadcasting environment. 5 kW or greater AM experience preferred. AM Directional Antenna experience also preferred.
-Fluency in English; clear and concise communication, both verbal and written.


-Strong interpersonal, organizational skills, and willingness to assist others.
-Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
-Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all aspects of the position.
-Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
-Ability to work extended hours, as needed i.e. weekend, evening and holidays.
-Available for emergency response 24/7, as needed.
-Act as responder for station disaster recovery.
-Have valid state driver’s license. Acceptable driving record. Background check for driving record is required.
-Have the right to work in the United States.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

-Must be able to stand, sit, reach, climb, work in close proximity to others, work outdoors in all weather conditions, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
-Must be able to lift, set up and operate equipment weighing up to 75 pounds, and be able to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls. Repetitive movements are required.

We are an equal opportunity employer. 

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